Hansi Flick Plans To Quit Bayern After Season, Potentially Eyeing Bigger Job

WOLFSBURG, Germany — Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick said on Saturday he had told the team and club bosses that he wanted to leave the German champions at the end of the season despite his contract running until 2023.

The former Germany assistant coach, who initially took over on an interim basis in November 2019, led the club to a spectacular winning run that earned them six domestic and international titles in the following months, including the Champions League and the club World Cup crown.

Italy’s Daniele De Rossi, 37, Hospitalized With Covid-19

Former Italy captain and the national team's technical coach Daniele De Rossi has been hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19 during last month's World Cup qualifiers, Sky Italy reported on Friday.

The former AS Roma midfielder, who is fourth on Italy's all-time appearance list having played 117 times for the Azzurri, tested positive along with three other staff and several players in the national camp during the international break.

Sky reported De Rossi, 37, is under observation at the Roman Institute for Infectious Diseases as a precaution.

‘Same Coach, Different Players,’ Mourinho Says When Asked About Crumbling Reputation

NEWCASTLE - Tottenham Hotspur manager José Mourinho said they were the architects of their own downfall after failing to hold on to the lead in a 2-2 Premier League draw at Newcastle United on Sunday.

Spurs led 2-1 at the break thanks to a quick-fire double from Harry Kane but an 85th-minute equalizer from Joe Willock prevented Mourinho's side from provisionally moving up to fourth in the table.

Fiorentina’s Cesare Prandelli Writes The Hardest Hitting Resignation Letter Ever

Cesare Prandelli has resigned as manager of Fiorentina after a disappointing second spell in charge, the Serie A club confirmed on Tuesday.

The former Italy national team coach returned to Florence to take over from Giuseppe Iachini in November, managing the club for the second time following a spell between 2005 and 2010. But the veteran coach's return did not go to plan as he oversaw just five league wins to leave Fiorentina languishing in 14th in the Serie A standings and, in a lengthy resignation letter, he hinted this job could be his last.

Xabi Alonso Set To Take Over As Borussia Mönchengladbach Manager

Borussia Mönchengladbach have agreed to hire former Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso as their manager for next season, German newspaper Bild reported on Monday without identifying its sources.

Alonso, who won the World Cup and two European Championship titles and was a Champions League winner at Liverpool and Real Madrid, became coach of boyhood club Real Sociedad's youth team in 2019 and has led them to the playoffs in the third tier.

Real Sociedad declined to comment on the Bild report, saying Alonso was focused on his side's promotion campaign.

Real Madrid’s Biggest Rejects: The Ones Who Got Away

Real Madrid is a team that millions of players around the world want to be on. It's probably the most desired team to play for amongst youngsters. As the club with the most Champions League titles ever, they've always had very good players in the side, but talent isn't always given a long-term opportunity to perform at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Former Captain Daniele De Rossi Joins Italy’s Coaching Staff

Former Italy captain Daniele De Rossi has joined Roberto Mancini's national team staff as technical coach, the Italian Federation said on Thursday.

Ex-Roma midfielder De Rossi is fourth on Italy’s all-time appearance list having played 117 times for the Azzurri, and takes up his first coaching role after retiring from playing last year when he left Boca Juniors.

El Tata Martino Sugiere A Los Árbitros De La Liga MX No Cortar Tanto Los Partidos

Dos años son los que lleva Gerardo "Tata" Martino al frente de la Selección Mexicana. En ese período, el argentino ha visto más de cerca la Liga MX y si pudiera recomendarle algo al fútbol local sería que los árbitros hicieran los partidos más fluidos, ya que eso ayudaría un poco al espectáculo y al nivel de los jugadores.

Desde que es entrenador del Tri es recurrente ver a Martino en los estadios de la Liga MX y en la experiencia ha notado que los partidos se cortan mucho por el trabajo de los silbantes. Por eso mismo cree que una mayor fluidez sería buena para la liga.

World Cup Winner, Crotch Sniffer Jogi Löw Ending Run As Longest-Serving National Team Coach

BERLIN — Germany coach Joachim Löw will step down from the role he has had since 2006 after the end of this summer's European Championship, he said on Tuesday, ending his run as the current longest serving national team coach.

Steven Gerrard Leads Rangers To First Scottish Premier League Title In 10 Years

Rangers celebrated their first league triumph since 2011 after Celtic were frustrated by Dundee United in a 0-0 Premiership draw on Sunday to hand their bitter Glasgow rivals the title.

Rangers fans had flouted COVID-19 lockdown restrictions to gather outside Ibrox before and after Saturday's 3-0 win over St Mirren which moved the team to within a point of the title and Celtic needed a win to delay their celebrations. But despite dominating possession and having more than 25 shots during the game, visitors Celtic were unable to find a way past a determined United side.