Zidane insists being top of La Liga is meaningless
27 September 2019 | 4:40 pm
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists that being top of the league at this moment doesn't count for anything
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Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni says it is "alarming" and "worrisome" that the Copa America is now slated to be hosted in Brazil amid the pandemic.
14 Jun 2021
Denmark's head coach Kasper Hjulmand admits he regrets the decision to restart the country's opening Euro 2020 game against Finland on Saturday, saying, "we shouldn't have played," because the players didn't know "if they lost their best friend". The Danish team were given the option to continue the game or postpone it, after midfielder Christian Eriksen suddenly collapsed in the 43rd minute.
19 Jun 2021
It's an unorthodox approach, but Taiwan's Chou Tien-chen is hoping his decision to go without a coach will help him win badminton gold at the Tokyo Olympics.
17 Jun 2021
"Every match is difficult. Every game is tricky, you always have to go out there and play," says Italy manager Roberto Mancini, after his team sealed their place in the Euro 2020 last 16 with a game to spare after a rampant 3-0 win over Switzerland in Rome.
18 Jun 2021
Sergio Ramos breaks down in tears, saying leaving Real Madrid is one of the most difficult moments of his life as he bids farewell after 16 years at the club.
18 Jun 2021
Netherlands national football coach Frank de Boer at a press conference after Dutch 2-0 win over Austria.
7 Jul 2021
Following an Italian victory over Spain, coach Roberto Mancini says "it's not over yet" at a press conference, as the team advances to the Euro 2020 finals. Italy secured a 4-2 shoot-out victory in a match that had ended 1-1 after extra time.
10 Jul 2021
Russia have sacked manager Stanislav Cherchesov after they finished bottom of their group at the European Championship, the country's governing Football Union (RFS) said on Thursday. In the run-up to the tournament, Russian sports officials had said they wanted to reach the knockout stage, building on their success at the 2018 World Cup in Russia where they dazzled fans by reaching the quarter-finals for the first time.
19 Aug 2021
Bayern coach Nagelsmann eyes first title with first win at Super Cup
27 Aug 2021
When she was growing up in Australia's biggest city of Sydney, Liz Mills dreamt of one day becoming a professional basketball coach. Little did she know that she would end up having fame thrust upon her thousands of kilometres away in Africa, where she has made history as the first woman to coach a men's basketball team in a continental tournament.
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With Real Madrid hoping to sign Kylian Mbappé, coach Carlo Ancelotti agrees that Paris SG's French striker "is a great player", but declines to comment further on the possible transfer ahead of their La Liga match against Betis Sevilla.
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