MIKEL Arteta marked his first European game as Arsenal manager with a 1-0 victory at Olympiakos in the first leg of their round-of-32 meeting in the Europa League on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Manchester United was held to a ...
Feb 21, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - Spain coach Julen Lopetegui will take over as Real Madrid manager after the World Cup, the club said on Tuesday in an announcement that comes just three days before the national team's first game at the tournament.Madrid ...
Jun 13, 2018
ROME - Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp won't discuss why his assistant of 17 years has left the club until the end of the season for personal reasons.Speaking ahead of the second leg of the Champions League semifinals at Roma on ...
May 2, 2018
LONDON - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will leave the English club at the end of the season after more than 21 years in charge.The 68-year-old Frenchman has won the Premier League title three times and the FA Cup ...
Apr 20, 2018
WATFORD, England - Antonio Conte's future as Chelsea manager was cast into further doubt when the struggling English Premier League champion was thrashed by Watford, 4-1, on Monday.The west London club, which lost 3-0 at home to Bournemouth ...
Feb 6, 2018
MADRID - Sevilla fired Eduardo Berizzo on Friday, a week after the Argentine coach returned from treatment for prostate cancer.The Spanish club said his firing was due to the "streak of bad results of the team."Sevilla had lost at Real Madrid, ...
Dec 23, 2017
BOSTON - The Boston Red Sox hired Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora as manager on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), turning to a player from their 2007 World Series championship roster to help the team out of its current playoff slump."Returning to ...
Oct 23, 2017
DETROIT - The rebuilding Detroit Tigers will start fresh next season with a new manager.The Tigers announced on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) that Brad Ausmus will not return in 2018. General manager Al Avila said the team was not extending Ausmus' ...
Sep 23, 2017
Silva setback: Watford loses in cup to 2nd-tier Bristol CityLONDON - Marco Silva's promising start as Watford manager came to a halt when the Premier League team was knocked out of the League Cup by second-tier side Bristol City ...
Aug 23, 2017
LE PUY-EN-VELAY, France - Mikel Landa has been so strong over the last two weeks that there is no doubt he could be a team leader at the Tour de France.Despite riding in support of Chris Froome, Landa has been ...
Jul 17, 2017
NANTES, France - Claudio Ranieri will try to revive his career in France after the French soccer league gave permission to Nantes to hire the former Leicester manager on Tuesday.According to several media reports in France, the Italian coach will sign a ...
Jun 14, 2017
LEICESTER, England - Leicester hired Craig Shakespeare as the club's permanent manager on a three-year deal on Thursday following his successful interim spell in charge of the 2015-16 Premier League champion.Shakespeare replaced title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri in ...
Jun 9, 2017
MADRID - Spanish club Sevilla says it has reached a deal to hire Argentine coach Eduardo Berizzo for the next two seasons.The former Celta Vigo coach will replace countryman Jorge Sampaoli, who left Sevilla to guide Argentina's national team.Sevilla ...
Jun 8, 2017
CARDIFF, Wales - Not a bad start for Zinedine Zidane.Only 18 months into his first head coaching job, the France great is lifting his fifth trophy with Real Madrid.Zidane managed the Spanish club to a second successive Champions League crown with ...
Jun 4, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy underwent a minor heart procedure in San Diego on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), forcing him to miss the team's two-game series against the Royals.Bochy, who has a history of ...
Apr 19, 2017
LONDON - Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke signaled a desire to convince Arsene Wenger to stay on as manager by telling The Associated Press on Monday that the club remains "very high" on the Frenchman and he would be "very hard" to replace.Wenger ...
Oct 25, 2016
WOLFSBURG, Germany - Wolfsburg parted company with coach Dieter Hecking on Monday after a poor start in the Bundesliga season, with one win and six points from seven matches.The club said the decision was reached "by mutual agreement" following a meeting between ...
Oct 18, 2016
MANCHESTER, England - Ask people to describe Swansea's style of play and most would detail the free-flowing, possession-based approach that has been the hallmark of teams under managers such as Roberto Martinez, Brendan Rodgers and Michael Laudrup over the ...
Oct 14, 2016
HAMBURG, Germany - Hamburger SV fired coach Bruno Labbadia on Sunday after a poor start to the season earned the club only one point from five matches, with the dismissal delivered by telephone.Labbadia, who was also dismissed by Hamburg in 2010, was ...
Sep 26, 2016
MADRID - Valencia has fired coach Pako Ayestaran after the team started the season with four straight losses in the Spanish league.The club said in a statement on Tuesday that the decision was made "after analyzing the current sporting situation and results." ...
Sep 21, 2016
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