Quiz: Can you name every Real Madrid manager this century?

A Real Madrid fan holds aloft a Zidane cut-out Zinedine Zidane returned as Real Madrid manager on Saturday and oversaw a 2-0 home win over Celta Vigo. His latest stint is the 17th managerial reign at Real this century. But can you name the 16 managers who preceded him? It’s a tough one so we’ll give you a clue to get you started – Zidane … Continue reading Quiz: Can you name every Real Madrid manager this century?

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri may be sacked during international break following Everton defeat

The west Londoners are struggling to break into the top four this season, lost the Carabao Cup final after a bizarre on-pitch disagreement between Sarri and goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, and will not replicate last season’s FA Cup success after being knocked out by Manchester United. Despite a recovery in recent weeks, yesterday’s 2-0 defeat to… Continue reading Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri may be sacked during international break following Everton defeat

Kelly Smith: Female Premier League manager ‘not in my lifetime’

Kelly Smith speaks to ESPN about the the possibility of female coaches taking charge in the Premier League. England legend Kelly Smith fears she will not see a female coach in charge of one of the country’s top division men’s teams in her lifetime, unless attitudes within boardrooms significantly change. Smith enjoyed a 19-year international career with England and is the country’s record female goal … Continue reading Kelly Smith: Female Premier League manager ‘not in my lifetime’

Ole Gunner Solskjaer: Man Utd manager says side ‘can go all the way’ in Champions League

Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer spent 11 seasons at Old Trafford as a player, scoring the winning goal in the 1999 Champions League final Manchester United manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer believes his side “can go all the way” in the Champions League after drawing Barcelona in the quarter-final. The draw sees caretaker boss Solskjaer return to the Nou Camp 20 years on from … Continue reading Ole Gunner Solskjaer: Man Utd manager says side ‘can go all the way’ in Champions League

Sevilla sack manager Pablo Machin after Europa League exit

Pablo Machin was sacked after 10 months in charge Sevilla have sacked manager Pablo Machin, a day after they were dramatically knocked out of the Europa League by Slavia Prague. The five-time Europa League winners suffered a 4-3 defeat in the Czech Republic, thanks to Ibrahim Traore’s extra-time goal in the 119th minute, which saw them lose 6-5 on aggregate. Machin, 43, joined from Girona … Continue reading Sevilla sack manager Pablo Machin after Europa League exit

Paul Scholes: Oldham manager resigned by text, says owner Abdallah Lemsagam

Paul Scholes played more than 700 times for Manchester United during his playing career Paul Scholes resigned from his position as Oldham manager by text, according to owner Abdallah Lemsagam. The 44-year-old lasted 31 days at the League Two club but said he could not “operate as I intended and was led to believe prior to taking on the role”. But Lemsagam said he was … Continue reading Paul Scholes: Oldham manager resigned by text, says owner Abdallah Lemsagam

Steven Gerrard: Rangers manager says he ‘will improve’

Highlights as Aberdeen stun Rangers at Ibrox to progress into Scottish Cup semis Steven Gerrard is “well aware” of the job he signed up for and says “without a doubt” Rangers have improved. The Ibrox side were knocked out of the Scottish Cup on Tuesday, losing to Aberdeen in a cup competition for the second time this season. Gerrard’s team are second in the Scottish … Continue reading Steven Gerrard: Rangers manager says he ‘will improve’

Schalke sack manager after Manchester City thrashing

Domenico Tedesco’s position was under threat before Schalke suffered a heavy defeat at the Etihad on Tuesday evening Schalke have sacked manager Domenico Tedesco following their 7-0 thrashing at the hands of Manchester City in the Champions League last 16. Former boss Huub Stevens and ex-midfielder Mike Buskens will take charge of their next match against RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Schalke have … Continue reading Schalke sack manager after Manchester City thrashing

Paul Scholes: Former Manchester United and England midfielder leaves role as Oldham Athletic manager

Former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes has left his role as Oldham Athletic manager after just 31 days. The 44-year-old took over on 11 February and was in charge for just seven games, winning only one. Scholes said in a statement that he had taken the decision with “great regret”. “It unfortunately became clear that I would not be able to operate as … Continue reading Paul Scholes: Former Manchester United and England midfielder leaves role as Oldham Athletic manager

Schalke sack Tedesco as manager after 7-0 loss to Manchester City

Steve Nicol can’t figure out whether Manchester City were just that good or Schalke just that bad in City’s 7-0 win in the second leg. Schalke have sacked Domenico Tedesco as coach and brought back Huub Stevens to oversee their next game. Schalke, who were routed 7-0 by Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday, are without a win in seven Bundesliga games and … Continue reading Schalke sack Tedesco as manager after 7-0 loss to Manchester City

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: Nobody gets rid of us in title chase

Liverpool moved back within a point of Manchester City thanks in part to a two-goal effort from Sadio Mane, but Burnley made them work for it. Jurgen Klopp has no worries about Mohamed Salah’s run of four games without a goal. ESPN FC’s Steve Nicol explains why Man City’s experience as Premier League title holders could make all the difference in this season’s race. LIVERPOOL, … Continue reading Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: Nobody gets rid of us in title chase