Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Why Hugo Sanchez Deserves the Sack
Goal.com, March 28th, 2008 2:45PM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

El Tri emerged victorious against Ghana on Wednesday, but some still think Mexico coach Hugo Sanchez should head for the exit. Goal.com's Sergio Tristan says the 2-1 win overshadowed another tepid performance, and the Mexican fans' attitude towards Sanchez best be summed up by a sign in the stands that read "Hugo, La Ultima y Nos Vamos" ("Hugo, one more and we're out").

It wasn't just the poor performance against Ghana, but also the U-23 national team's failure to qualify for this summer's Olympics, and before that, the failure to beat the United States on American soil for a third time that has many in Mexico praying for Sanchez to get the sack. "Most of us admire Hugo for all his accomplishments as a player, but unfortunately he could not -- and most likely never will -- duplicate them as a coach," Tristan said.

Meanwhile, Tristan hears the Mexican coach has outsourced the team's tactical training to his assistants, barely participating in practices at all. And when it comes to supplying motivation, he says Sanchez likes to pop in old videos of himself scoring goals.

Read the original story...



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Bookmakers Slash LVG Exit Odds    
British bookmakers reacted to Manchester United's humiliating 4-0 defeat against Milton Keynes Dons in the Capital ...
Atletico Appeals Simeone's Ban    
Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo on Tuesday said the club would appeal coach Diego Simeone's eight-game ...
Eto'o Signs Two-Year Deal with Everton     
Samuel Eto'o on Tuesday completed a free transfer to Everton, signing a two-year deal with the ...
Warnock Appointed Coach of Crystal Palace     
Crystal Palace on Tuesday signed former coach Neil Warnock on a two-year contract. Warnock, who most ...
Barca Target Douglas to Sign Five-Year Deal     
Barcelona on Tuesday announced that Brazilian right back Douglas will join the club before the end ...
Deila: Celtic 'Not Good Enough' for UCL     
Celtic coach Ronny Deila said his team was "not good enough" to play in this season's ...
Di Maria: I was Forced Out by Real Madrid    
In an open letter to Real Madrid fans, Angel Di Maria reveals that he did not ...
Yeagley: 'They all want to beat Indiana'    
A Big Ten title extended Indiana's streak of consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances to 27, but it ...
Belmont Abbey freshman McGuire remembered on campus    
Belmont Abbey freshman Michael McGuire collapsed following a pre-season fitness test Aug. 16 and died five ...
Report: Benatia Joins Bayern Munich from Roma     
AS Roma on Tuesday sold central defender Mehdi Benatia to Bayern Munich on a five-year contract. ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives