Explaining The Genius That Is Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola is, in my humble opinion, the best manager in the game right now. There will be others who one day usurp his position as managerial king, but that day shall not arrive for a number of years, even decades. 

We saw his genius work for Manchester City last season, as the Citizens reached the 100 point mark as well as setting multiple other records.

While it’s all well and good to sit here and marvel about the product Guardiola produces on the field, isn’t it worth investigating how and why he can garner his team to annihilate every opponent in front of them? 

Gerrard vs. Lampard: Which Legend Will Make The Better Manager?

This scenario is like Football Manager once you get deep enough into the game — eventually, all the top players start to become managers. Some experience considerable success and bounce around the top teams in the world, while others are stuck meddling around with teams in the lower divisions of various leagues.

Our Six-Man Wish List For Next Mexico Coach

Juan Carlos Osorio stepped down as coach of the Mexican national team on Friday. Now El Tri fans turn their attention to who will be the next Mexico coach.

JCO surprised no one with his announcement on Friday. While the Mexican federation (FMF) reportedly offered him a new contract to extend his stay as coach, the Colombian was widely expected to pursue other challenges. 

Chelsea Fire Antonio Conte With Napoli's Maurizio Sarri Set To Take Over

After just over two years as manager of Chelsea FC, Antonio Conte has been officially fired from the English club and is to be replaced by former Napoli FC coach Maurizio Sarri. Conte now joins Carlo Ancelotti (who'll actually replace Sarri at Napoli), Claudio Ranieri and Roberto Di Matteo as the fourth Italian manager at Chelsea to be, how do you say, relieved of his duties.

Could Mexico Really End Up With Argentina Manager Jorge Sampaoli?

With Mexico failing to advance beyond the Round of 16 for the seventh consecutive World Cup and South America failing to send a representative to the semifinals for the first time since 2006, a myriad of coaching changes are expected in both CONMEBOL and CONCACAF over the coming weeks. Key to all this is Mexico manager Juan Carlos Osorio, who’s expected to step down from his role when his contract expires at the end of the month.

Gareth Southgate And England Are Ready For Sweden

After England broke its penalty curse against Colombia, coach Gareth Southgate and the Three Lions are rejuvenated with a new hope. Though England goes against Sweden on Saturday at the Samara Stadium in Russia, there is a question that begs itself to be echoed in the ears of all who cheer for England: 

Germany Keeping Joachim Low Despite Abject World Cup Showing

He’s the bowl-cut donning, navy shirt wearing, finger-sniffing mastermind behind Germany’s masterful national team. Joachim Low is also the coach who showed up with an appalling team during this year’s World Cup. Before the World Cup, Low renewed his contract as manager till 2022, but after Germany’s embarrassing way out this year, speculations ran wild about Low’s premature departure. 

How Gareth Southgate Copied The Welsh Success

Monday’s match against Tunisia was England’s best performance at a major international tournament for close to a decade. After trying and failing and trying even more desperately and then failing even more stupendously than ever before, the Three Lions finally have an opening game in which they can take great pride.

Twitter Does Not Speak Fondly Of Peru Coach Ricardo Gareca, Or Is That Steven Tyler

Consider Peru coach Ricardo Gareca the foil to Morocco coach Hervé Renard. As much as Twitter loved Renard on Friday, the lovely people of the internet were not so kind to Gareca on Saturday.

Renard was the lone bright spot for his country in a disappointing 1-0 loss to Iran on Friday, winning fans over across the globe with his undeniably good looks