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Kinnear axed in San Jose, Nemjana Matic to Manchester United?: Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/26/17

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Philadelphia Union News

Quick Hits from Jim Curtin's post-game press conference from Union's 1-0 win against DC United
Some thoughts from Coach Curtin on the last game.

Toronto 2, Revolution 0 - New England's Offense Sputters Again
Union face New England this weekend, let's see how their last game went.

Who is Jim Curtin?

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Who exactly is the Union's new interim head coach. We did a little research to find out

Jim Curtin is a 34 year old Oreland, PA native who played youth soccer in Bucks and Montgomery Counties, even catching a few matches with Chris Albright. Curtin played at Villanova with distinction, was drafted by the Chicago Fire in 2001 and the big (6'4") defender plied his trade in MLS for the next 10 years, lifting the US Open Cup in 2003 and 2006.

Wilmer Cabrera named Chivas USA head coach

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The search is over. The man responsible for turning Chivas USA around has been found.

Chivas USA announced on Thursday that they have appointed Wilmer Cabrera as their new head coach. Cabrera joins the struggling Goats after serving as an assistant coach under Oscar Pareja at the Colorado Rapids and has also previously managed the Under-18 and Under-17 U.

RSL promote assistant Cassar to head coach

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By DAN KARELL

Only eight days after the departure of Jason Kreis as head coach of Real Salt Lake, the club have already appointed his successor.

Deciding to promote from within, RSL announced today that long-time assistant coach Jeff Cassar will be the team's third head coach in franchise history.

AFP

Juventus bar Zidane’s path to history with Real Madrid

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London (AFP) – Only Zinedine Zidane’s former club Juventus stand between the Real Madrid coach and football history in Saturday’s star-studded Champions League final in Cardiff.

A head coach for only 17 months, the former France playmaker can become the first manager to win back-to-back European Cups in the post-1992 Champions League era.

Barca assistant Unzue takes over at Celta

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Madrid (AFP) – Luis Enrique’s assistant coach at Barcelona for the past three years, Juan Carlos Unzue will step out on his own next season after being named Celta Vigo coach on Sunday.

Unzue signed a two-year deal to return to the Galicians, where he also served as assistant to Luis Enrique for the 2013/14 season.

Barca assistant Unzue takes over at Celta

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Madrid (AFP) – Luis Enrique’s assistant coach at Barcelona for the past three years, Juan Carlos Unzue will step out on his own next season after being named Celta Vigo coach on Sunday.

Unzue signed a two-year deal to return to the Galicians, where he also served as assistant to Luis Enrique for the 2013/14 season.

Rui Almeida replaces Ciccolini as Bastia coach

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Bastia (France) (AFP) – Rui Almeida has replaced Francois Ciccolini as coach of struggling Ligue 1 club Bastia.

Portuguese Almeida, sacked by Ligue 2’s Red Star in December, takes over a club which lies second from bottom of France’s first division, just one point off bottom team Lorient.

England’s Peter Taylor to help coach New Zealand

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Wellington (AFP) Former England player and coach Peter Taylor is to join New Zealand's All Whites as a Europe-based assistant coach, New Zealand Football announced Friday.

Taylor, who played four internationals for England in 1976 and was caretaker coach for one game in 2000, starred at Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur.

England’s Peter Taylor to help coach New Zealand

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Wellington (AFP) Former England player and coach Peter Taylor is to join New Zealand's All Whites as a Europe-based assistant coach, New Zealand Football announced Friday.

Taylor, who played four internationals for England in 1976 and was caretaker coach for one game in 2000, starred at Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur.

D.C. United

D.C. United academy coach Tom Torres becomes head of Washington Spirit’s Girls DA program in Virginia

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A D.C. soccer veteran moves from one local pro club to the other

The Washington Spirit named D.C United academy coach Tom Torres to lead the NWSL club's Virginia-based U.S. Soccer Girls' Development Academy. The newly-formed league will start play this fall. The Spirit are also running a program in Maryland with Spirit assistant coach Denise Reddy in charge.

Monday Freedom Kicks: Complexy Esky

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A DCU alum opens up, minor news and notes and It Came from the Sky.

Hi there. I'm going to presume you're away due to the holiday. If not? Well, kismet then.

United promote current academy director Nolan Sheldon to assistant coach | D.C. United: ICYMI, some actual news Friday.

Soccer's Unspoken Problem | The Players' Tribune: If you read any one thing today, make it this piece from former D.

D.C. United assistant coach Enzo Cocina looks to be headed to Montreal Impact

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D.C. United's Italian assistant looks to be headed to the most Italian of all MLS teams.

As per TSN reporter Tony Marinaro, it looks like D.C. United assistant coach Enzo Concina is leaving D.C. United to head to the Montreal Impact, serving as an assistant coach under Frank Klopas.

BREAKING: Hearing former DC United Asst Coach & former #IMFC defender ENZO CONCINA will join @impactmontreal as Assistant Coach to F.

The last word on D.C. United's CONCACAF Champions League group-stage results

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Another CCL match, another win for D.C. United. This game was in Panama, with the reserves, and an assistant coach calling the shots. The Black-and-Red were good enough to beat Tauro 1-0, and now they are the top CCL seed.

Soccer is a game of relative results. Yes, it helps if your team plays at a consistently high level on an absolute basis, but as long as your team beats their competition in individual games and in the overall standings, then they are getting the job done.

Amos Magee joins D.C. United as U-23 head coach and first team assistant coach

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D.C. United announced today that Amos Magee, formerly of the Portland Timbers, has joined the team as an assistant and as U-23 head coach.

D.C. United is on a tear of announcing new assistant coaches: first, it was Enzo Concina, and now they have announced that Amos Magee has joined the club as an assistant coach for the first team and as the head coach of the U-23 team.

Freedom Kicks for 6 March 2014: The regular season is upon us

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Enzo, Snow, Seaton, and more!

Only two more days until the regular season begins, and I am so excited. Let us start the antepenultimate day with news about D.C. United, Michael Seaton, USL PRO, and more!

Inter Milan’s Enzo Concina joins United as Assistant Coach | D.C. United: After being rumored for months, and actually seeing him on the sidelines throughout the preseason, D.

Revs Name Soehn Assistant

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The New England Revolution added experience to its technical staff on Friday as former D.C. United coach Tom Soehn was named an assistant coach.

Soehn, who coached D.C. United from 2007-09 before a brief stint in Vancouver during the 2010 season,joins Jay Heaps' coaching staff two weeks prior to the start of the preseason.

Will Enzo Concina join D.C. United as an assistant coach?

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Enzo Concina, an assistant with current Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri when both were at Napoli, may be coming to join Ben Olsen's staff.

Rumors out of Italy have Enzo Concina, a former assistant coach under Walter Mazzarri when both were at Napoli, coming to D.C. United as an assistant coach.

Josh Wolff leaves D.C. United to take an assistant's role with the Columbus Crew

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Former D.C. United striker Josh Wolff is leaving his post as an assistant to Ben Olsen to go to Columbus with new coach Gregg Berhalter.

D.C. United announced today that assistant coach Josh Wolff is leaving the team to go to the Columbus Crew, where he will serve as an assistant to new head coach Gregg Berhalter.

Sporting Kansas City

New Contracts for Zavagnin and Savic, Dufty Promoted to Sporting Position

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Sporting KC made further announcements about their game day coaching staff today in a press release. The team announced that assistant coaches, Kerry Zavagnin and Zoran Savic had signed new contracts with the club. At the same time, the club promoted Swope Park Rangers goalkeeping coach, Alec Dufty to the same position with Sporting KC, taking over the position vacated by John Pascarella as he leaves to take over the Des Moines Menace of the PDL.

Pascarella Leaves Sporting for Des Moines Menace

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For the first time in a while, Sporting KC will have to replace a member of their coaching staff. Today it was announced that assistant coach, John Pascarella, was departing the club, taking the head coaching position with the Des Moines Menace of the PDL. Pascarella departs after spending eight years with the club under two different head coaches.

New England Revolution

Revolution add former New York Cosmos coach to staff

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The Revolution have added Carlos Llamosa as an assistant coach and scout.

Jay Heaps will have additional help in 2017, as former New England Revolution defender Carlos Llamosa as rejoined the club as an assistant coach and scout.

"Carlos was an excellent player and an even better teammate, and we are thrilled to add his passion and energy to our team," Heaps said in a team press release.

Report: Former Revolution Players Matt Reis, Pat Noonan to Join Arena's USMNT Coaching Staff

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Pat Noonan, USMNT Assistant Coach. Matt Reis, USMNT Goalkeeping Coach. I like it, has a good ring to it.

Bruce Arena isn't wasting any time getting to work as the new head coach of the United States Men's National team.

According to an article from Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl, Arena will carry over the bulk of his staff from the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Philadelphia Union

Oka Nikolov named Philadelphia Union Assistant Coach

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The former Eintracht Frankfurt and Philadelphia Union player will re-join the club as the new goalkeeper coach.

Former Philadelphia Union and Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Oka Nikolov will join the Union's technical staff as an assistant coach, the club said in a press release. Nikolov was signed by John Hackworth in 2013 as a backup to Zac MacMath, and didn't play a single game for the club before departing for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the NASL in 2014.

Paid Their Dues: Rob Vartughian joins New York City FC

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New York City FC announces ex- Philadelphia Union First Assistant Coach and Technical Director Rob Vartughian has joined their ranks as a goalkeeper coach.

Orlando City SC isn't the only expansion team welcoming someone who has spent the better part of the past five years on Seaport Drive.

New York City FC announced yesterday that Rob Vartughian has joined the club as an assistant coach.

John Hackworth Named U.S. U-15 Coach

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The former Philadelphia Union manager will return to the U.S. Youth National Team set-up.

John Hackworth is now the coach of the United States U-15 side. The hire comes nearly five months after the Philadelphia Union relieved him of his managerial duties.

Youth coaching is not anything new to Hackworth, who worked with the U.

Union hire Mike Sorber as assistant coach

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Union fans will be relieved to hear that the Union have replaced Brendan Burke with a Spanish-speaking coach with MLS and USMNT experience.

Awaiting official word from Philadelphia Union on the hiring of Mike Sorber as an assistant coach #mls #usmnt

- Steven Goff (@SoccerInsider) February 1, 2014

I can confirm that former #USMNT and #IMFC assistant Mike Sorber will replace Brendan Burke on the Union's coaching staff.

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Fenerbahce's New Coach is Former Assistant Coach !

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Fenerbahce named assistant coach Ismail Kartal as coach on Tuesday to replace Ersun Yanal who resigned at the weekend, the club said in a statement.

Kartal had been serving as the assistant coach since 2010, three seasons under Aykut Kocaman and one under Yanal.

Yanal resigned from his post on Saturday, leaving the defending champions without a coach only three weeks before the start of the domestic league after reported difficulties with chairman Aziz Yildirim.

Sources: Jill Ellis to be named USWNT coach

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By CAITLIN MURRAY

The search is over and the U.S. Soccer Federation didn't need to look far.

U.S. Soccer will name Jill Ellis the new head coach of the U.S. Women's National Team on Friday, a source with knowledge of the hiring process confirmed to SBI on Thursday evening.

NASL Ticker: Scorpions name Marcina full time head coach; FC Edmonton sign new striker; and more

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By MARC SERBER

After sifting through over 200 candidates, the San Antonio Scorpions decided to give Alen Marcina the head coaching job on a full time basis.

Marcina took over for San Antonio on an interim basis following the sacking of Tim Hankinson on August 27, and went 3-5-1 in the final eight games as the Scorpions finished the Fall season in last place.

World Cup

USMNT Assistant Coach Andreas Herzog Extends Contract to 2018

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The US Soccer Federation has extended the contract of assistant coach Andreas Herzog until the 2018 World Cup in Russia, according to a reportfrom Germany.

Herzog, an integral part to Jurgen Klinsmann's team that oversaw the United States' impressive performance in the 2014 World Cup, will not only be a part of the preparations and lead up to the World Cup, but also to the Gold Cup in 2015, Copa America 2016 and, if qualifying, the Confederations Cup of 2017.

Iran Will Have Upper Hand Against Nigeria, Says Assistant Coach

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Written off as Group G's underdogs, Iran have yet to get out of the group stages in any of their World Cup appearances. As one of Asia's powerhouses, they entered the World Cup after topping their group in the 4th round of qualifying and beat South Korea twice on their way there, and suffered surprising loses against Uzbekistan and Lebanon.

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Rafa Up Against His Former Assistant Coach – Can We Finally Win At St. Mary’s?

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Most of our International players should be back in Newcastle by now so Rafa can work with them and prepare for the 4pm kickoff game on Sunday afternoon which will be televised [...]

Hoiberg’s long-rumored move to NBA starts ISU coaching search

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Fred Hoiberg To the surprise of absolutely no one, Fred Hoiberg is leaving Iowa State for the Chicago Bulls.

Despite being known as "The Mayor" because of his beloved status in his hometown of Ames, Iowa, Hoiberg is moving on to the next challenge in his career.

"When the Bulls called, that's where I had the decision to make and we felt comfortable with it — that we could sustain success," Hoiberg told reporters in Chicago, where he was introduced Tuesday as the Bulls's new coach.

Honoring Pablo

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7:15 tomorrow night Mastroeni goes into the Gallery of Honor
The Rapids are back home tomorrow night for the first time in three weeks. They'll be facing former assistant coach and the rest of the Under-A-Chivas. We'll also see former Rapids Martin Chavez and Nathan Sturgis, but not Martin Rivero who's season is over after a knee injury.

Berti Vogts joins USMNT as advisor, Ramos named assistant coach

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced on Sunday that Berti Vogts joins the USMNT staff and Tab Ramos is now an assistant coach. Read More

GK Phillips Named Breakers Assistant

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Former Boston Breakers goalkeeper Ashley Phillips was named assistant coach of the same squad she starred for in 2013 and 2010, per a club release on Tuesday.

Phillips, whooriginally joined the Breakersduring their 2010 WPS campaign,returned to the team in 2013.

CJ Brown returning to Chicago

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Sources have confirmed to Fire Confidential that CJ Brown is returning to the Fire as an assistant coach under Frank Yallop. Brown joined Real Salt Lake's staff after retiring at the conclusion of the 2010 season and now has a chance to rejoin the club he started his MLS career with. An official announcement is expected tomorrow.

Former AC Milan Star Alessandro Nesta Linked With Lazio Return

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Something I'm sure will rekindle many fond memories for a certain portion of Serie A fans is Alessandro Nesta recently being linked with the assistant coach role at his former club Lazio.

The 37-year-old saw his first day not kicking a ball about just yesterday, 7/11/13, after seeing out his career with Canadian side Montreal Impact in the MLS.