Football: Death of top French football journalist

26th March 2008, Comments 0 comments

Thierry Gilardi, who commentated on major football matches on the TF1 private station, died on Tuesday

   PARIS, March 26, 2008 - French journalist Thierry Gilardi, who
commentated on major football matches on the TF1 private station, died on
Tuesday following a heart attack, sources close to TF1 said.
   Gilardi, who formerly worked at France Inter radio station and for Canal
Plus satellite television, rejoined TF1 on January 2005 to replace Thierry
Roland as commentator on big football occasions.
   Gilardi was also vice-president of the Stade Francais rugby club.

AFP 

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