• Shanghai SIPG buys Hulk from Zenit for record Russian transfer fee
    China's Shanghai SIPG, coached by the former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson, bought Brazilian striker Hulk from Zenit St. Petersburg for a Russian record $62 million, plus add-ons.
  • Ancelotti: Conte will face challenges at Chelsea
    Italy coach Antonio Conte will take over as the manager of Chelsea as soon as Euro 2016 ends, and he will face several challenges, according to fellow Italian Carlo Ancelotti, who spend two seasons at Stamford Bridge (2009-11) and will coach Bayern Munich next season.
  • Chile could face European champion in intercontinental one-off game
    Conmebol president Alejandro Dominguez said Chile, the 2016 Copa Centenario champion, could face the winner of Euro 2016 in a battle of European and South American champions. A potential date for the match is yet to be agreed upon.
  • Romanian doctor faces manslaughter charges in Ekeng's death
    Elena Duta, the emergency doctor in the ambulance that took former Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng to the hospital after he collapsed during a match for Dinamo Bucharest in May and died of heart failure, has been charged with manslaughter for making no attempt to resuscitate the player.
  • Southampton lures Frenchman Puel from Nice to replace Koeman
    Southampton have hired 54-year-old Frenchman Claude Puel as its manager for the 2016-2017 season, replacing Dutchman Ronald Koeman.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo? Pressure? No problem, says Portugal coach
    Cristiano Ronaldo has never won a championship with Portugal, and Euro 2016 might be his best chance, despite a poor tournament. On the eve of the quarterfinals against Poland, Portugal coach Fernando Santos said he was confident his 31-year-old star can handle the pressure.
  • Lewandowski grows in role as Poland captain
    Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski scored 13 goals for Poland in World Cup 2018 qualifying, but he has no goals in four games at Euro 2016 and just eight shots. Still, Poland players respect their captain for the others things he's done on the field and off as they've advanced to the quarterfinals.
  • Wales' Bale: 'It's our time to shine'
    Wales' Euro 2016 quarterfinal game against Belgium on Friday is its biggest since its World Cup quarterfinal game against 17-year-old Pele's Brazil in 1958, and its star, Gareth Bale, says its run in France is an amazing achievement.
  • Douglas Costa joins Neymar on Brazil Olympic roster
    Neymar and Douglas Costa head Brazil's men's team for the 2016 Olympics.
  • Wales players don't regret celebrating England's demise
    After video went viral of Wales players, including Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey, celebrating wildly while watching Iceland eliminate England from Euro 2016, Wales defender Neil Taylor said, "We don't regret it. The lads were having a bit of fun and enjoying Iceland doing so well."
  • Klinsmann among England coach candidates?
    U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who played in England in the 1990s, is on The Guardian's long list of candidates for England's head coach position. Also on the list: Gareth Southgate, Eddie Howe, Glenn Hoddle, Slaven Bilic, Arsne Wenger, Gary Neville, Brendan Rodgers, Claudio Ranieri, Alan Pardew, Sam Allardyce and David Moyes
  • Unai Emery takes Paris St. Germain helm
    Spaniard Unai Emery, most recently coach of three-time Europa League defending champion Sevilla, has signed a two-year contract with Paris St Germain. He replaces Laurent Blanc, who had parted company with PSG after three seasons in charge.
  • Loew: 'We don't have an Italy-complex'
    Germany has never beaten Italy in tournament play, but ahead of Saturday's Euro 2006 quarterfinal, Germany coach Joachim Loew said, "I am not a fan of digging things up from the past. We don't have an Italy-complex. This is cold coffee. I prefer a fresh expresso. And we need to make sure it tastes good on Saturday."
  • England's Hodgson quits after loss to Iceland
    England coach Roy Hodgson quit after his team's 2-1 loss to tiny Iceland at Euro 2016 on Monday night at the Allianz Riviera in Nice.
  • Sevilla hires former Chile boss Sampaoli
    Argentine Jorge Sampaoli, who led Chile to the 2015 Copa America title, has signed a two-year contract at three-time Europa League champion Sevilla, replacing Umai Emery. Sampaoli, 56, resigned as Chile coach in January.
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