Coaching

A Farewell To Sigi Schmid, A Legend Of American Soccer

In an unexpected announcement, Sigi Schmid, an incredibly important figure in American soccer, passed away at the age of 65 on Tuesday. It was reported that he was admitted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center due to a heart-related condition.

Reports: LA Galaxy To Hire Boca’s Guillermo Barros Schelotto As Coach In Huge Coup

Boca Juniors hero Guillermo Barros Schelotto spent four illustrious seasons in Major League Soccer with the Columbus Crew. Now he’s coming back to MLS — as the new LA Galaxy coach.

Manchester United Shows How Bad Jose Mourinho Was With 5-1 Rout Of Cardiff

Think Manchester United is enjoying life without Jose Mourinho?

In the club’s first match since firing the embattled, bitter coach, the Red Devils crushed Cardiff City 5-1, the first time since Alex Ferguson’s final match in 2013 that United scored five goals in a Premier League match. 

5 Potential Managers To Replace Jose Mourinho At Manchester United

Well, it was coming. 

Jose Mourinho was finally sacked as manager of Manchester United. Manchester United’s form this season has been nothing short of poor, recently winning only two of its last seven games — one of the wins coming against bottom-of-the-table Fulham and the other against Champions League strugglers Young Boys.

Media Circus Complete, Gregg Berhalter Gets Down To Business As USMNT Manager

After being officially unveiled as the next manager of the USMNT on Dec. 2, Gregg Berhalter went on a whirlwind media tour where he was asked how he’d fix U.S. Soccer and deliver the 2022 World Cup by recreating the style of play American fans have come to expect when watching Manchester City play from their couch on Saturday mornings. 

Berhalter handled himself in a refreshing manner after the fool’s paradise of Jurgen Klinsmann and warbling smugness of Bruce Arena, although that obviously won’t placate exceptionalists who demand he be named Zinedine Zidane.

7 Keys To Designing The Perfect Pre-Game Warm Up

Warming up has plenty of benefits, such as: it increases muscular temperature, improves flexibility, promotes concentration, elevates your motivation, etc. Basically, soccer warm up drills lead you to the proper pre-competitive state, and this is very important and very obvious, so I will not go much further on the subject.

How Top Coaches Look At Soccer: Understanding The Beautiful Chaos

Many years ago, there was once a time when I was an economist, and believe it or not, over the years I've realized that economics and soccer have many things in common. 

Hold on, wait a minute ... WHAT??!!

Maradona Drinks Beer And Punches People During Ascenso MX Final Defeat

Diego Maradona’s attempt to lift the 2018 Ascenso MX Apertura title with Dorados fell agonizingly short on Sunday night after Atlético San Luis triumphed 4-3 on aggregate after extra time.

Dorados won the first leg 1-0 back on Nov. 29, but Maradona was ultimately sent off during the game for threatening San Luis manager Alfonso Sosa with a clenched fist. 

Gregg Berhalter Named USMNT Manager Through 2022 World Cup

45-year-old New Jersey native Gregg Berhalter has been named manager of the USMNT with a contract running through the 2022 World Cup, according to ESPN. Berhalter arrives from the Columbus Crew after leading the club to the MLS Playoffs in four out of his five seasons at the helm.

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