Zinedine Zidane returns for second stint as Real Madrid coach

Soccer Mar 12, 2019

Zinedine Zidane returns for second stint as Real Madrid coach

Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid after Santiago Solari's firing was finally confirmed on Monday. "When the president called me the first thing I thought was: go," Zidane said at a news conference. "I could not say no, I ...

Didier Deschamps, Zinedine Zidane head FIFA coaching award nominees

Soccer Jul 24, 2018

Didier Deschamps, Zinedine Zidane head FIFA coaching award nominees

Didier Deschamps and Zinedine Zidane head the 11 candidates in a likely French domination of FIFA's best men's coach award. Deschamps led France to win the World Cup, and his 1998 World Cup-winning teammate Zidane coached Real Madrid to a third straight Champions League title. Zidane, ...

Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach

Soccer May 31, 2018

Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach

Zinedine Zidane quit as Real Madrid coach on Thursday, less than a week after leading the team to its third straight Champions League title, saying the club needed a change in command. The 45-year-old Zidane, who was coach for two-and-a-half seasons, said he felt it ...

Real Madrid focused on winning Club World Cup crown

Soccer Dec 14, 2016

Real Madrid focused on winning Club World Cup crown

by Andrew McKirdy

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane believes four-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo is capable of adding more awards to his bulging trophy cabinet and will prove it this week in Japan at the Club World Cup. Madrid takes on Mexican side Club America in Thursday's ...

Zidane thanks lucky stars for spot in CL final

Soccer May 27, 2016

Zidane thanks lucky stars for spot in CL final

Zinedine Zidane couldn't have asked for much more after only five months as Real Madrid's head coach. The former France great has a chance to end the season celebrating the Champions League title, just like he did 14 years ago as a player for ...