To put that into even sharper focus, the sacking came just 16 days after Leicester City publicly pledged their “unwavering support” for Ranieri. It felt like the wrong move for Leicester to deliver that pledge, although, to be charitable, it may have been their last throw of the dice to try and convince the players he was going nowhere. Not that Leicester wanted to sack Ranieri.
An automotive brand whose manufacturing and research and development operations weave across Ohio will now be woven into Crew SC kits for the foreseeable future. Crew SC announced Acura its new jersey partner today, kicking off a three-year partnership term. Financial terms were not disclosed, but Andy Loughnane, president of business operations for the team, said the agreement represents the largest annual commercial deal in club history. “The integration of a premium brand into the fabric of our jerseys and the fabric of our identity represents another bold step forward for our evolving brand,” Loughane said. “Today is a celebration of two companies that both believe in the power of soccer
The round of 32 in the Europa League has come to an end with 16 teams making it to the next stage of the competition. Tottenham Hotspur were the biggest casualty in the previous round when they went down 3-2 on aggregate to Belgian side Gent. The draw will be streamed live on UEFA.com.