• Allardyce gets England coach job at second time of asking

    Sam Allardyce is the new England manager after the Football Association officially appointed him on Friday, 10 years after he failed to convince them he was the right man for the job. The 61-year-old Englishman -- who lost out to Steve McClaren 10 years ago after Sven-Goran Eriksson left -- signed…

  • Sam Allardyce 'more than ready' for England, says Mourinho

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Thursday backed Sam Allardyce's impending appointment as England manager saying he is a "good choice" for the job. "I think it's the right person for that job," Mourinho told a news conference in Shanghai on the eve of his side's International Champions Cup…

  • Allardyce set for England job confirms FA chairman Dyke

    Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has confirmed Sam Allardyce will be hired as England's next manager at an FA board meeting at Wembley on Thursday. Allardyce has been selected by a three-man panel who decided the Sunderland boss was the best bet on a short-list that also included Hull…

  • Allardyce set to be named new England football manager

    Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is expected to be named the new England manager inside the next 24 hours, British press reports said Wednesday, tasked with guiding the under-performing national side to the 2018 World Cup. The 61-year-old former Bolton, Newcastle and West Ham manager will take over…

  • England opts for Sam Allardyce as new Three Lions manager (and further stagnation)

    It seems like Sam Allardyce will, at long last, be appointed England manager. Following the recent debacle at Euro 2016, wherein England was bounced by puny Iceland in the round of 16, Roy Hodgson resigned. The habitual names of unremarkable managers were trotted out, headlined by Allardyce and…

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  • Watch: Landon Donovan is preparing his 6-month-old baby for the 2038 World Cup

    Landon Donovan is already one of the most important figures in United States soccer history. For years, he was the face of Major League Soccer. Donovan is already looking to further his legacy in the game.

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  • England boss won't be 'short-term mercenary': FA exec

    Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn claimed on Wednesday that the new England manager won't be a "short-term mercenary". Glenn is on a three-man panel tasked with finding a replacement for Roy Hodgson and the group have so far formally interviewed Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce and…

  • A potential USMNT manager goes back to work in MLS

    Jason Kreis is employed once again. Once one of the most promising young managers in the American game, the 43-year-old was announced as Orlando City Soccer Club’s new head coach on Tuesday, 13 days after the Major League Soccer team fired Adrian Heath following months of speculation. Jason is a…

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  • Steve Bruce holds talks over England job

    Hull manager Steve Bruce has confirmed he is in the race to be appointed England coach after being interviewed by the Football Association on Tuesday. Bruce's meeting with FA chiefs had earlier been described as "informal discussions", but the 55-year-old revealed he had been in an official…

  • Five leading candidates for England manager

    Has never won silverware in England but is respected for his ability to get the most out of players even with limited ability. A tough spell at Bayern Munich has been followed by happier times with the United States. The young buck greatly admired for what he has achieved with limited resources…

  • Allardyce interviewed for England manager job

    Sam Allardyce looks to be in pole position to become the next England manager after his club Sunderland revealed Wednesday they granted at his request permission to speak to the Football Association. The 61-year-old Englishman, who was interviewed for the England job 10 years ago but lost out to…

  • Reports: Jurgen Klinsmann 'in discussions' to become next England manager

    Former German international Oliver Bierhoff, who has worked with Klinsmann and currently works behind the scenes with the German national team, told The Guardian that Klinsmann, the current United States men’s national team manager and technical director, is “in discussions” with the English…

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  • There's more to this Klinsmann-to-England rumor than originally thought

    There’s a chance Jurgen Klinsmann could be taking over England after all. After word emerged last week that Jurgen Klinsmann had declared his interest in succeeding Roy Hodgson in the newly vacant England manager job, we wrote that we were skeptical that he’d make such an advance, and more cynical…

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  • Loew takes flak despite decade of German success

    In reaching the Euro 2016 semi-finals, Joachim Loew has maintained his impressive record of guiding Germany to the final stages of major tournaments, yet is facing criticism at home. Germany face France or Iceland in next Thursday's Marseille semi-final as die Mannschaft look to add a fourth…

  • Grading the big summer transfer moves

    Arsene Wenger already has a logjam in central midfield, where Mesut Ozil, Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey, Francis Coquelin, Santi Cazorla and Mohamed Elneny can all play. There’s no questioning Mane’s abilities, but this transfer is one of the first signs of the hyperinflation that will likely sweep…

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  • Germany coach Loew won't be fooled by Italy in Euro 2016

    Germany coach Joachim Loew said Friday he won't be fooled: when it comes to Italy and major finals, he is taking nothing for granted ahead of their battle for a semi-final spot at Euro 2016. Barely four months after humbling Italy 4-1 in a friendly in Munich, Germany go into Saturday's…

  • US national team to play October football friendly in Cuba

    The United States national men's football team will play its first international friendly in Cuba in nearly 70 years in Havana on October 7, the US Soccer Federation announced Thursday. The match -- which comes as the United States and Cuba pursue a thaw in ties -- will be the first American…

  • US men to play exhibition game in Cuba on Oct. 7

    The United States will play Cuba in a friendly for the first time since 1947 on Oct. 7 in Havana. It will be just the second visit to Cuba in the last 69 years for the American men, who won 1-0 on Sept. 6, 2008 in a World Cup qualifying match. The exhibition game comes a month after the United…

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