Coach

BREAKING: Barcelona Sacks Manager

BARCELONA have sacked Juvenil A head coach Victor Valdes with immediate effect, amid rumours of a bust-up with Patrick Kluivert behind the scenes. The 37-year-old rose through the La Masia ranks before earning legendary status at the club during a trophy-laden 12-year spell in the senior team, winning six La Liga titles and three European Cups. He was expected to oversee the development of Barca’s next generation of stars, but his coaching stint has been cut short prematurely. Widespread reports have suggested that Valdes and the club’s director of youth, Kluivert, do not see eye to eye, with friction between the pair reaching boiling point over the last week. Barcelona [Read]

REVEALED: Why Libya Coach Resigned few days before Double Header against Nigeria

Adel Amrouche has revealed that he quit his position as head coach of the Libya national team over interference in his job and the failure of the soccer authorities to pay his salary for the past six months. “The first problem is about my two assistants. It was stipulated in my contract that I will be the one to pay the assistants, but the flight tickets and hotel accommodation was to be sorted by the federation in all games and camp meetings,” Amrouche told Soka25east.com. “After our game against South Africa, some people in the federation took a decision to stop my two assistants from working for no apparent reason [Read]