Stephen Keshi, the coach of the Nigerian Super Eagles national soccer team, said South Africa is among countries that have approached him about a coaching their national team after the World Cup in Brazil ends next month.
West Ham United appointed Avram Grant as manager on a four-year contract today, a month after the club avoided relegation from the English Premier League by one position.
West Ham manager Avram Grant got a two-match touchline ban and a 6,000-pound ($9,700) fine for his comments about match official Mike Jones during his team’s 2-1 F.A. Cup loss to Stoke last month.
West Ham’s six-year Premier League stay came to an end as it squandered a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 at Wigan, which boosted its fight against relegation. The Hammers are also looking for a new coach.
West Ham United, the last place soccer club in England’s Premier League, is “committed to retaining” manager Avram Grant, the team said today on its website.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
West Ham United said Avram Grant has been appointed as manager of the Premier League soccer club on a four-year contract, subject to receiving a U.K. work permit.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the web.
West Ham United co-owner David Gold said investors have been scared off by the team’s winless start in the English Premier League.
Premier League soccer team West Ham United’s fiscal-year loss widened because of costs related to firing its former manager and a lower league position last season.
"You need to bring results and good football, this is the target of Chelsea."
- Avram Grant on Mar 04, 2012