Beginning the 1970, France team was coach by Georges Boulogne replaced Louis Dugauguez following his early struggles in qualification for the 1970 FIFA World Cup. Friendly match against Belgium in November 15, 1970 at Brussel. From 1970 through 1972, French sportswear manufacturers Le Coq Sportif unique round neck was introduces with the long-sleeve shirts only. France shirt sleeve with the black armband in mourning with the death in November same year, tribute the death of the president of the republic General de Gaulle.
The shirt included quite an elaborate wrap-over round neck trimmed and cuffs with the national team flag colour bands. The position of Le Coq Sportif logo in the short would vary from leg to leg.