Hérita Ilunga http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/48249/all en Cup offers St Etienne and Rennes rare trophy chance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/cup-offers-st-etienne-and-rennes-rare-trophy-chance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Julien Pretot</p> <p>PARIS (Reuters) - St Etienne president Roland Romeyer has already started his four-day bike ride to Paris for Saturday's League Cup final where his club face Stade Rennes with both sides chasing a first trophy for more than 30 years.</p> <p>While this cup is not as prestigious as the French Cup or even a Champions League qualifying spot, for the clubs meeting at the Stade de France it is a big deal as shown by Romeyer's vow to pedal there if his players reached the final.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/cup-offers-st-etienne-and-rennes-rare-trophy-chance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in France Hérita Ilunga Thomson Reuters Thu, 18 Apr 2013 03:00:53 +0000 5818930 at http://www.globalpost.com