A goalie, especially a young one, might be the worst player to ask about how a successful head coach manages and prepares a team. ... Read the whole story
"A trick? I wouldn't say so. It's up to the referee to decide if it should be penalized, otherwise I don't see where the problem is ... Good taste is relative."
-- Pietro Lo Monaco, chief executive of Italian Serie A club Catania, whose coach, the former MLS goalie and coach Walter Zenga, has been accused of using dirty tricks in having his players dropped their shorts to block the sight of the opposing goalie on free kicks. The Sicilian team carried out the maneuver to perfection Sunday when three players dropped their shorts practically to their knees so Torino goalie Matteo Sereni couldn't see the kick by Giuseppe Mascara, who scored during Catania's 3-2 victory. (AP)
[USA-GUATEMALA] Guatemala will face the United States Wednesday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., with a new coach, Benjamin Monterroso, but ... Read the whole story
[SPAIN] Real Madrid coach Bernd Schuster has been given a vote of confidence by the team's sporting director, Predrag Mijatovic, despite the team's recent ... Read the whole story
[WORLD CUP 2010 QUALIFYING] Australia hopes to preserve its 100 percent record in the final group phase of Asian World Cup qualifying. In Group ... Read the whole story