Cardiff City fired team coach Malky Mackay after losing nine of its first 18 games in English soccer’s Premier League.
Tottenham Hotspur coach Andre Villas-Boas left the Premier League soccer club a day after a 5-0 home loss to Liverpool, its worst home defeat this century.
Fulham manager Martin Jol has left the Premier League soccer club, with head coach Rene Meulensteen taking responsibility of the first team.
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Fulham, in the relegation zone of English soccer’s Premier League, hired former Manchester United assistant Rene Meulensteen as head coach alongside manager Martin Jol.
AFC Ajax NV, the only listed Dutch soccer club, appointed former Dutch international Frank de Boer as its new head coach with a contract that will last until June 30 2014, the Amsterdam-based club said in a statement today.
Martin Jol said he’ll stay on as coach of Ajax, following speculation he was poised to join Fulham in the English Premier League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Frank Lampard scored his 200th goal for Chelsea as the Blues beat West Ham 2-0 to overtake Tottenham and move into third spot in English soccer’s Premier League. Spurs lost 1-0 at home to Fulham.
"You always feel better after wins than after defeats, especially when you are a bit proud and I think all the managers at that level are proud."
- Martin Jol on Nov 08, 2013