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
Montreal Impact Make Coaching Switch
USLsoccer.com, May 15th, 2009 2:30PM

MOST READ


USL's Montreal Impact announced that Marc Dos Santos will take over as interim head coach, replacing John Limniatis. Under Limniatis in 2009 the Impact has struggled for results, winless in its first four regular-season games (0-3-1) and shut out 1-0 by Toronto FC, Wednesday, in its first game of the Nutrilite Canadian Championship. According to club technical director Nick De Santis, Limniatis will "remain in the Impact family" as he "continues to be one of our great team builders." Under Limniatis, the Impact reached the quarterfinals of last season's Concacaf Champions League.

Before joining the Impact in 2008, Dos Santos was the head coach of the Impact's reserve team Trois-Rivières Attak for two seasons, in 2007 and 2008. He also took training internships with three first division clubs in Portugal: Boavista FC (November 2004), SC Beira Mar (November 2004) and FC Porto (March 2007). "It's an honor for me to become interim head coach for the Impact," said Dos Santos. "I am ready today to take on these new responsibilities. It's a great challenge in my coaching career and it's a mandate in which I will invest myself fully. I have acquired a solid experience in the last years with the Impact and the Attak, as well as in Portugal. I will do everything I can for the team to be successful again."

Dos Santos becomes the eighth head coach in Impact history. He will coach his first game this Friday when the Impact will face the Charleston Battery at 7:30 pm (Radio-Canada, CKAC Sports, TEAM 990, USLlive.com).

 

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
Reports: Messi Close to Barca Pay Raise    
According to reports in Spain, Lionel Messi is close to agreeing a contract extension with Barcelona ...
Scholes Named Man United Assistant Coach     
Paul Scholes on Wednesday was named as an assistant coach to interim Manchester United coach Ryan ...
FIFA Suspends Barca Transfer Sentence    
FIFA on Wednesday temporarily suspended the transfer ban handed to Barcelona for violating its rules regarding ...
Donovan on Moyes     
Landon Donovan on Wednesday sounded off on the news that Manchester United had fired head coach ...
Moyes Speaks Out About United Dismissal     
David Moyes on Wednesday broke his silence after being fired as head coach of Manchester United ...
Simeone: Atleti Tried to Score vs. Chelsea    
Diego Simeone said that in contrast to Chelsea, Atletico Madrid tried to score during the first ...
Mourinho Would Field Weakened Team at Anfield     
Jose Mourinho suggested that Chelsea might have given up on the Premier League title after the ...
Scolari turns criticism back onto the critics    
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is shrugging off criticism of several players as tension and excitement ...
Qatar begins down-sizing World Cup plans    
Qatar plans to scale back plans for the World Cup it is scheduled to host in ...
German unions request leniency for late arrival during World Cup    
German union leaders want employers to show leniency towards their soccer-supporting workers by allowing them to ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives