Coaching

Venezuela Coach Beats Messi, Immediately Offers Resignation

Venezuela national team coach Rafael Dudamel pulled off an impressive 3-1 win over Argentina on Saturday in Madrid. 

After the match, he said he was offering his resignation as Venezuela national team coach.

Paul Scholes Quit His Coaching Gig After 31 Days — Via Text Message

The short-lived Paul Scholes coaching career might be over after 31 days.

Scholes took over for Pete Wild at League Two Oldham Athletic in February, the 44-year-old's first ever full-time coaching gig. About a month later, the former England midfielder quit after recording one win in seven matches. 

Now the manner in which Scholes quit has come to light, and it’s not flattering for the Manchester United legend.

Schalke Sacks Domenico Tedesco After Champions League Embarrassment

Schalke finally let go of Domenico Tedesco today. The young German manager had a fantastic first season with the Gelsenkirchen side after moving from Ezgebirge Aue in the 2. Bundesliga. Tedesco guided Die Königsblauen to a second place finish in the Bundesliga last season and a Champions League berth.

Zidane Returns, Performs Tekkers And Probably Wins The 2020 Champions League

After being reappointed Real Madrid manager Monday, Zinedine Zidane oversaw his first training session, part deux, Wednesday. The Frenchman’s first order of business will be to hammer 18th-place Celta Vigo at Real’s recent house of horrors, the Santiago Bernabéu, on Saturday. 

The18 has exclusive footage of Zidane’s return to Valdebebas, and we’re willing to share it with you for a small price — one minute of your precious time.  

The Best Soccer Training Equipment For Players (2019 Edition)

When it comes to improving your skills as a player, Allen Iverson said it best: "We talking about practice." No, we don't mean it in the sarcastic way he said it. When it comes to ensuring on-field success during a match, it starts with training the right way during your practice sessions. And to train the right way, you need the right equipment. From goals to rebounders, pinnies to balls, there's no shortage of gear you could spend your money on.

Zinedine Zidane Named Real Madrid Manager (Again) With Contract Through 2022

Only 284 days after shocking the footballing world by stepping down as manager of Real Madrid days after securing a third straight Champions League title, Zinedine Zidane has again been named Los Blancos coach on a contract running until June 2022.

5 Managers That'll Decide The Fate Of The 2019 Women's World Cup

We’re now just a few months away from the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, and the hype is starting to build apace. Here at The18, we’ve already covered 18 players to watch at this summer’s tournament, but here are five coaches that are worth following come June. Some have served as pioneers of the women’s game, while others are taking their respective countries to new found heights.

Which Country Has The Most Coaches At The Top Level?

When Claude Puel was fired by Leicester City over the weekend, there were no more French head coaches at a top-flight Big 5 league outside of France. It got us thinking, which country produces the best coaches by nationality? 

Is it Italy, with its highly tactical league? Or England, the inventors of the sport? How about Germany, with the largest population in Europe? Spain’s gotta be up there with the deepest league in Europe, right? Or maybe France, which just won the World Cup?

Celtic Boss Brendan Rodgers Is Heading To Leicester City

After unbelievable success in the Scottish Premiership, Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is heading back to the Premier League to take over Leicester City.

 

Manchester United Would Be Foolish Not To Appoint Solskjaer As Permanent Manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer undoubtedly has made his mark at Manchester United. Even if the changes that were made to the side were small, the fruits of those changes are obvious. United haven't lost a single Premier League match since the Baby-faced Assassin took charge, the only blip on the radar being the PSG match.

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