‘Manners, please’ – how Janne Andersson took Sweden to the World Cup last eight | Marcus Christenson

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The Sweden coach, whose team face England in the quarter-finals on Saturday, asks his players to show respect to everyone – and to tidy up their own dressing room

Janne Andersson remembers a training camp with Halmstad in the 2000s and in particular one day when the coaching staff and  players had an evening off together.

The players had decided they were going to play charades. Andersson, as assistant coach, was second up and he picks up the story: “I walk up on to the stage and get given a little note that says ‘a dancing monkey’. I get straight into it, very energetically. I do a dance. I scratch my armpits. I peel and eat a banana.

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Written by Marcus Christenson
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jul/06/janne-andersson-sweden-england-respect-world-cup under the title “‘Manners, please’ – how Janne Andersson took Sweden to the World Cup last eight | Marcus Christenson”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.