3. SPAIN: Two coaches fired in 24 hours
In the space of 24 hours, two La Liga clubs fired their coaches.
Last-place Gimnastic Tarragona dropped Julio
Cesar Sunday evening after its 3-2 defeat at home to Real
Mallorca. On Monday, Athletic Bilbao dumped Felix Sarriugarte after its 3-1
loss at home to Sevilla left it third from last in the La Liga
standings. Sarriugarte had only been promoted from the Athletic reserve
team last summer to replace the former Spain coach Javier Clemente as head coach.
Last month, Real Sociedad, Athletic's Basque rival, made the first
coaching change of the Spanish season when it fired Jose Mari Bakero and replaced him
Spain's tally of three fired coaches matches that of Italy's Serie A.
Winless Ascoli is looking for a coach to replace Attilio Tesser following a third
straight defeat suffered over the weekend. Torino replaced Giovanni De Biasi with Alberto Zaccheroni few days
before the first Serie A opener, while Chievo Verona, also seeking its
first win, dropped Giuseppe Pillon and
replaced him with Luigi Del Neri
after six games.
In other major coaching moves on the European scene this fall ...
Only one manager has been replaced in England's Premier League so far
this season. Les Reed took
over at Charlton, succeeding Iain
Dowie. At Hannover, the longtime German home of American Steve
Cherundolo, Coach Peter Neururer was sacked and replaced by Dieter Hecking. In France,
struggling Monaco fired Hungarian Laszlo
Boloni and replaced him with
Laurent Banide. Boloni wasn't unemployed for a long time. In
early November, he was named Hungarian national team coach.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily Nothing but net for Arsenal youngster Gedion Zelalem July 28, 12:56 a.m. |
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] In our latest addition of soccer players excelling at other sports ... What They're Saying: Sigi Schmid July 28, 12:36 a.m.
"It's been sort of a strange rhythm ... it's going to be a hectic August for ... Manchester City romps before record Pittsburgh crowd July 28, 12:29 a.m.
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] English clubs made it three-for-three in the Guinness International Champions Cup as Manchester City ... Kleberson winner gives Indy Eleven second win July 28, 12:07 a.m.
[NASL: Fall Week 3] Brazilian World Cup 2002 champion Kleberson scored deep into stoppage time to ... Naho paces Reign in rout of rival Thorns July 27, 11:58 p.m.
[NWSL: Week 16] The Pacific Northwest battle of this year's leader, Seattle, and last year's champion, ... Ocala Stampede shocks defending champion Austin July 27, 11:35 p.m.
[PDL] The Ocala Stampede got goals from Karamba Janneh and Ilija Ilic to beat the defending ... Rochester ends Orlando's unbeaten streak at 18 games July 27, 11:25 p.m.
[USL PRO] Colin Rolfe's goal gave the Rochester Rhinos a 1-0 win over first-place Orlando City, ... Valeri does it against for Portland July 27, 11:17 p.m.
[MLS: Sunday] For the second week in a row, Diego Valeri scored a late winner to ... Diskerud's Rosenborg falls off pace July 27, 9:42 p.m.
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Mix Diskerud's Rosenborg dropped a 3-1 decision at first-place Molde, falling 12 points behind ... Cal South teams clean up Sunday at National Championships July 27, 9:30 p.m.
[U.S. YOUTH SOCCER] Cal South teams won five of the 10 titles decided on Sunday as ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives