July 25, 2014
Coach Jorge Luis Pinto has decided to quit World Cup quarter-finalists Costa Rica because they refused to allow him to choose his backroom staff. "I realized I would not be able to count on conditions to carry out my work," the 61-year-old Colombian said on his personal website.
FIFA remains committed to the 2018 World Cup in Russia and says a boycott would not be an effective way of reducing tensions in the region, soccer's world governing body said today.
Argentina national team coach Alejandro Sabella will finally meet next week with Argentine Football Association (AFA) President Julio Grondona, as talks between the two to discuss the trainer's continuity were postponed today.
Argentine football icon and former Albiceleste coach during the South Africa 2010 World Cup Diego Armando Maradona say today Argentina played “badly” in the Brazil World Cup, and stated Messi had a better performance playing with him than with coach Sabella.
San Lorenzo were in complete control as they thrashed Bolivar in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores, running out 5-0 winners over the hapless Bolivian team to take a giant leap towards the tournament's final.
Mexico is to return to the Formula 1 calendar in 2015 after a 23-year absence, Alejandro Soberon, president of live events company CIE, confirmed today.