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Roma appoints Jose Mourinho as manager for next season

Soccer May 5, 2021

Roma appoints Jose Mourinho as manager for next season

AS Roma has named Jose Mourinho as their new head coach on a three-year contract, the Italian first-division club announced on Tuesday, 15 days after the Portuguese was sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspur. The 58-year-old will replace Paulo Fonseca for the start of next ...

Samurai Blue head coach says Takuma Asano 'not someone who betrays'

Soccer May 5, 2021

Samurai Blue head coach says Takuma Asano 'not someone who betrays'

Japan manager Hajime Moriyasu on Tuesday said Takuma Asano is "not someone who betrays people or his team" after the forward terminated his contract with Serbian club Partizan over alleged unpaid salary. Moriyasu managed the 26-year-old when they were together at Sanfrecce Hiroshima, and was ...

Transgender soccer referee makes Israeli sports history

Soccer May 4, 2021

Transgender soccer referee makes Israeli sports history

Sapir Berman made sports history on Monday, officiating at a soccer match in Israel's Premier League for the first time since coming out as transgender. "This is the first step in a long and wonderful journey. Sapir, we are proud to do it with you," ...