Wayne Rooney gained plenty of plaudits for his work at Derby County. In his first managerial role he was right up against it, dealing with administration, a 21-point deduction, and a squad hardly worthy of the Championship made up of academy graduates and free transfers. The Derby fans were won over by his commitment, open … Continue reading Wayne Rooney has a lot to prove
England’s fans finally got the win they’d been waiting for. A confident, crushing victory leaving China in their wake. The Lionesses scored goal after goal. At Sydney’s fan zone most of the crowd backed China, but a few England groups also watched the late-night game. “I’m so happy I’m absolutely buzzing,” Maya Walden said. She … Continue reading England fans excited after crushing victory
Manager Wiegman made three changes to her Lionesses starting line-up - with Katie Zelem starting in the World Cup for the first time, and Jess Carter and Hemp returning to the starting XI. Five players that lifted last year's Euros were unavailable for the showdown with China. But England weren't fazed and delivered their most … Continue reading Wiegman: It’s not nice to lose players
Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe has called for lessons to be learned after a Leeds United fan confronted him on the touchline at Elland Road. The Magpies had to settle for a 2-2 draw as Leeds came from behind to claim a point, but one of the main talking points after the match was how … Continue reading FAN ATTACK: Eddie Howe calls for security improvement after Leeds incident
Reports have claimed that Mauricio Pochettino is about to bring in one Tottenham favourite if he gets the Chelsea job. According to the Mirror, the Argentine will bring assistant manager Jesus Perez with him to Stamford Bridge if he is selected as the next manager at Stamford Bridge. Pochettino has emerged as the new favourite for the … Continue reading Will Pochettino lure Perez to Chelsea?
Chelsea are still yet to reach a consensus over the appointment of Mauricio Pochettino, according to reports. The Times claims that Chelsea were locked in talks with Mauricio Pochettino last night. It is explained that the Blues are closing in on appointing the 51-year-old as their new head coach, with sources ‘increasingly confident’ that he’ll end up in … Continue reading Chelsea in talks with Pochettino, agreement expected soon
Luiz Felipe Scolari, who led Brazil to its last World Cup title in 2002 and took Portugal to the final of the European Championship in 2004, confirmed his retirement as a club coach on Sunday. The 74-year-old Brazilian made his farewell after Athleticos 3-0 home win on Sunday against Botafogo in the final round of … Continue reading Former Chelsea and Brazil coach retires from football
Bristol Rovers manager Joey Barton has been cleared of assaulting his wife after a judge ruled he could not have a fair trial because prosecutors would not call the alleged victim to give evidence. The former Premier League midfielder, 40, was accused of pushing Georgia Barton, 36, to the floor before kicking her during a … Continue reading FAIR TRIAL: Bristol Rovers manager Joey Barton cleared of assaulting his wife
Mauricio Pochettino won't be at PSG next season, that is for certain. That statement was inspired by results from a meeting between Pochettino and the club last week. The outcome of that was pretty much mutual. Everyone agreed that now was the right time for Pochettino to move on. The final details of that departure are being finalised … Continue reading What’s the latest on Pochettino?
Pep Guardiola Pep Guardiola says he has learned not to let his emotions get the better of him as his coaching career has progressed. The Manchester City boss admits his managerial approach has changed with age, with the Catalan now preferring to delay addressing issues with performance until he has had a chance to properly … Continue reading How Pep Guardiola has changed as a manager
Newcastle have appointed Eddie Howe as new manager to replace Steve Bruce, who was sacked last month, making him the first permanent boss hired by the new PIF ownership. Eddie Howe Graeme Jones has been in charge on an interim basis for the last few weeks, overseeing 1-1 draws with both Crystal Palace and Brighton … Continue reading Newcastle appoint Eddie Howe as head coach
Santi Cazorla commented on the Barcelona coaching search this week. Specifically, he was asked what Xavi Hernández could bring to Barca at this stage of their story. Santiago Cazola currently plays for Xavi at Al-Sadd One of the main questions around Xavi is his being prepared or not. Cazola, who plays for Xavi at Al-Sadd … Continue reading Cazorla tells Barcelona fans what to expect from Xavi
Italians are having a great summer of sport and former coach Fabio Capello told Gazzetta dello Sport “I’ve never felt so Italian”. Capello spoke on various topics in the interview. One of them was Lionel Messi and his move to Paris Saint-Germain. “With the crisis caused by COVID-19, the rich clubs are owned by Arabs … Continue reading Paris has become the new Mecca since Messi joined PSG – Fabio Capello
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will leave the club at the end of the season, Onda Cero have revealed. The radio station reported that Zidane informed the players of his decision before the game against Sevilla last Sunday. On Saturday, Zidane increased the doubts on his future at Madrid, explaining that "there are moments when … Continue reading Zidane to step down as Real Madrid coach
Victor Lindelof admits he misses his former manager Jose Mourinho being in football, following his departure from Manchester United last season. Mourinho has been out of managerial work since being sacked by United in December 2018, after he oversaw the club's worst start to a campaign in 28 years. The Portuguese, 56, has been linked … Continue reading Manchester Utd star wants Mourinho back at Old Trafford