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Report: Sakiewicz admits Muelensteen is up for Union job, but denies job is already his

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By DAN KARELL

Rene Meulensteen could become the next European coach to move stateside.

According to a report byESPN FC, the former Fulham manager and Manchester United assistantis being considered for the Philadelphia Union's head coaching position by Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz,but a decision on the team's next manager won't be coming any time soon.

MLS Week 10: SBI Live Commentary

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By IVES GALARCEP

John Hackworth will be coaching for his job while Eddie Johnson will be trying to secure his place on the U.S. preliminary World Cup squad when the Philadelphia Union take on D.C. United in the latest installment of their I-95 rivalry (4pm, Direct Kick).

The Union are mired in an eight-match winless streak that could cost Hackworth his job if they don't snap that skid today against a D.

Red Bulls sign Petke to new contract

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By DAN KARELL

All Mike Petke did in his first year as a head coach in Major League Soccer was lead the New York Red Bulls to a Supporters Shield, the first silverware in franchise history.

On Wednesday, the Metrostars/Red Bulls legend was rewarded for the 2013 season's success with a new contract to remain head coach.

Rapids name former captain Mastroeni head coach

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By DAN KARELL

The Colorado Rapids wanted to hire a club legend to be their next head coach. On Saturday, they did just that.

The Rapids announced that former captain and midfielder Pablo Mastroeni has been named the team's head coach, just one week before the Rapids play their season opener.

SBI MLS Season Preview: Colorado Rapids

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By DAN KARELL

The Colorado Rapids finished the 2013 Major League Soccer season with plenty of positive momentum.

Then, head coach Oscar Pareja left for his old stomping grounds at FC Dallas and the question has become, now what?

Nearly two months since Pareja departed, the Rapids still have not named a head coach, with recently-retired club legend Pablo Mastroeni currently taking the reigns as an interim head coach.

Philadelphia Union

Curtin, Meola, Harkes, Marsch on Union’s head coach short-list

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The Philadelphia Union are getting closer to identifying their next head coach, and their short-list for the position holds quite a few interesting names.

Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz identified to MLSsoccer.

HOT TOPIC QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who Should the Union Hire?

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My original HOT TOPIC was rendered useless after the news of John Hackworth's departure. Now the search begins, who should the Philadelphia Union get as their new coach?

As expected as some of us thought the Union's eventual firing of John Hackworth would be, it happened to be quite surprising.

Manchester United

Man Utd Hire Sohail Rehman, Professional Football’s First Ever Wheelchair-Bound Coach

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By Chris Wright

Manchester United have announced the club have addedSohail Rehman to their back-room staff, a youngcoach fromYorkshire who also just so happens to be the first wheelchair-bound coach to have ever been hired to train able-bodied professional players.

Rehman, who suffers fromspinal muscular atrophy and has been in a chair since the age of 13, gained his requisite FA badges in 2013after coaching at Sunday League level for years,with United signing him up to help nurturetheir young flock at the club's academy.

Former Manchester United Striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy Named Dutch Assistant Coach

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The Dutch football association (KNVB) released a statement today naming former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy one of the Netherlands national team assistant coaches.

Van Nistelrooy played at numerous European clubs, but the striker's longest stint was with Manchester United where he made 150 appearances while tallying 95 goals.

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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.

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.

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The Brazilian dinosaur

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Brazilian football suffered a terrible humiliation in this World Cup, and with the exit of Scolari it was perhaps time to find some renewal in Brazilian football. Not so. Brazil has not learned, and seems determined to continue its slide further down the modern and beautiful game, and losing more of its many admirers.

The strong man who will lift Manchester United

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It has been confirmed that Louis Van Gaal will be Manchester United manager next season, after he has taken the Netherlands to the World Cup. Mr. Van Gaal is a controversial but highly successful coach. With Ajax Amsterdam in the mid-1990s he won everything, including the Champions League. He was then in FC Barcelona where he won the league and the cup, but left amid controversy with players and

"Football is emotion. No more than that"

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I found it very interesting to read this interview with Jose Mourinho in the Esquire Magazine. Surely Mourinho is a controversial man, easy to dislike, but there is no doubt he is a genius as a football coach, most notably that so many players adore him. It is fascinating to read about that in the interview.

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Jurgen Klinsmann And His Role In Germany’s 2014 World Cup Win

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Klinsmann With Big Choices To Make

Jurgen Klinsmann is a legend of German football, as a player. As a coach, his reputation may be more notable for the 3rd place finish in Germany's own World Cup 8 years ago, and the spectacular flameout at Bayern Munich 3 years later. Now his reputation may have been rehabilitated by his former assistant Joachim Low, as the process Klinsmann largely started finally paid off with this World Cup win.

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann concerned with referee for Belgium match

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SALVADOR, Brazil — U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann is concerned about the Algerian referee assigned to the Americans' second-round World Cup match against Belgium on Tuesday.

FIFA announced Sunday that Djamel Haimoudi will work the game. Haimoudi is a veteran of the last two African Cups of Nations.

His team next-to-last in attacks, coach Jurgen Klinsmann wants U.S. men to create more scoring chances vs. Belgium

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U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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SAO PAULO — No wonder the United States is having problems scoring at the World Cup: The Americans are hardly attacking.

Coach Jurgen Klinsmann is eager for the U.S. to create more chances in Tuesday's second-round game against Belgium.

Myriad of influences shaped German-born U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann

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U.S. men's soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann (AP Photo)

FROM WIRE REPORTS

SAO PAULO — Jurgen Klinsmann was 19 years old and playing for his hometown Stuttgarter Kickers in Germany's second division when he touched down in the United States for the first time.

The team president had wanted to challenge his players to achieve more in 1983-84.

The cold-hearted German

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Jurgen Klinsmann has announced his final 23-man roster for USA's World Cup side, and the most surprising of this is that he has left the veteran Landon Donovan out of the roster. Landon Donovan, 32-years old, is surely the best player the USA has produced and played three World Cups. To be fair to Mr.

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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.

On Women’s Soccer: After Sermanni, USWNT coach choice is about vision for the future

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By CAITLIN MURRAY

When the U.S. Soccer Federation names a new U.S. Women's National Team head coach, the decision will obviously end up dictating the future of the squad.

But it is the way the decision, and U.S. Soccer's choice, dictates the future that will matter most.

New USWNT coach to be named by mid-May

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By CAITLIN MURRAY

The wait for a permanent replacement for fired U.S. Women's National Team head coach Tom Sermanni shouldn't last too much longer.

A new coach should be hired in the next few weeks, U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati told NBC Sports on Saturday.

"I'm pretty sure we'll be done by the middle of May," Gulati said.

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SBI Season Preview: Chivas USA

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By DAN ITEL

Oh, Chivas USA.

Let's just say there have certainly been better times for the "other" club in Los Angeles. Yet another dismal year on the field in 2013 – resulting in the dismissal of two head coaches – led to what was perhaps MLS' biggest news item of the offseason: the purchase by the league of the club from former owners Jorge Vergara and Angelica Fuentes.

Liga MX side Veracruz hires ‘El Chelis’ as head coach

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By IVES GALARCEP

If you were wondering whatever happened to outspoken for Chivas USA head coach Jose Luis Sanchez Sola, otherwise known as 'El Chelis', wonder no more.

Liga MX side Veracruz has hired 'Chelis' as the team's new head coach. Veracruz has started the season in poor fashion, dropping three straight to drop to 17th place in the 18-team Liga MX.

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Briefs: Playoff Experience not trivial for FC Dallas coach Oscar Pareja

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COMMERCE CITY, CO - OCTOBER 18: Head coach Oscar Pareja leads FC Dallas against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on October 18, 2014 in Commerce City, Colorado. FC Dallas defeated the Rapids 1-0. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

FRISCO —Oscar Pareja knows a great deal about every member of his roster.

Marcelo Bielsa Coffee Video- Marseille coach sits on a hot cup of Coffee!

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Marcelo Bielsa Coffee Video- Marseille coach sits on a hot cup of Coffee! is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Funny scenes from Ligue 1, as Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa accidentally sat on a hot cup of coffee which had been left there by his assistant.

North East United vs Kerala Blasters 2014 Highlights- Koke goal gives ex All-Whites coach a win

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North East United vs Kerala Blasters 2014 Highlights- Koke goal gives ex All-Whites coach a win is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter North East United vs Kerala Blasters 2014 (NE United Kerala Blasters VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- North East United vs Kerala Blasters 1-0 (Koke) Indira Gandhi Stadium, [.

Italy Appoints Antonio Conte As Head Coach On 2-Year Deal

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Former Juventus coach, Antonio Conte, has been appointed as the new coach for the Italian national team, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) confirmed today. Since the unexpected resignation of former Italian coach, Cesare Prandelli, in the wake of their dismal World Cup 2014 group stage elimination, the position had remained vacant.

Dollah's Debut

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DOLLAH Salleh is excited to lead Malaysia for the first time in an international friendly but he lamented that his job as the coach is tougher than when he was as a national player. The 23-member squad, along with Dollah and his coaching staff, left for Dushanbe yesterday for Friday's friendly against Tajikistan.

Flashback: When U.S. coach Jürgen Klinsmann scored two World Cup goals for Germany in the 120-degree Dallas heat

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Germany survives S. Korea heat Defending champ blocks rally, 3-2, advances in Cup

The following appeared in the Jan. 28, 1994 editions of The Dallas Morning News.

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By DAVID MCNABB / Staff Writer

Germany, like a heavyweight on wobbly legs, held off a flurry of second-half shots by South Korea to remain undefeated in the World Cup.

Dallas-ex Jeff Cassar off to winning start as coach of Real Salt Lake

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By STEVE HUNT / Special Contributor

When former Dallas Burn scoring star Jason Kreis left Real Salt Lake to lead MLS expansion team New York City FC, it was no surprise when another Dallas-ex was chosen to replace him as coach.

Ungrateful Barcelona

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Barcelona is a great team with lousy fans. After having given them so much, they were not big enough to support Lionel Messi when the young lad is obviously going through a different time. I doubt they would have done the same to Xavi, Puyol or Busquets, their Catalonian boys. Messi will be staying in Barcelona for at least two years more.

Kelantan Opt For Untested Boateng

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Dutchman George Boateng is joining Kelantan as head coach with some good recommendation from his former club, T-Team.

Announced as the replacement for Steve Darby by Kelantan manager Azman Ibrahim yesterday, Boateng, 39, who played for T-Team last season, has the backing of his former teammates and coaches.

Klinsmann shakes up USMNT coaching staff for World Cup run

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By CAITLIN MURRAY

Jurgen Klinsmann is bringing in some help for the upcoming World Cup and moving a long-time assistant out of the fold.

Berti Vogts will join the U.S. Men's National Team as a special adviser and Under-20 men's coach Tab Ramos will replace assistant coach Martin Vasquez, who will transition "to other responsibilities within U.

Amarikwa gets a new start under Yallop - Fire trade for Vancouver's Watson

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With the introduction of a new coach some players on the Chicago Fire looked for new opportunities to make their mark during the 2014 MLS preseason. One such player is striker Quincy Amarikwa. The 26-year old continued to impress as the Fire closed out preseason play last Saturday night against Chivas Rayadas, scoring a late goal to seal the victory and give Chicago the 2-0 win in the final of the Desert Diamond Cup in Tucson, Arizona.

Bundesliga Round Up: Week 23 – Stuttgart lose again

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It's definitely crisis o'clock at Stuttgart. The Swabians are one of the Bundesliga's biggest clubs and regular European competitors who last won the championship as recently as 2007. Their coach back then was a guy call Armin Veh. He is now the coach of Eintracht Frankfurt, who were responsible (in part at least) for Stuttgart eighth consecutive defeat on Sunday.

Morten Olsen Interview

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The Danish Special One!

After San Marino's Giampaolo Mazza, Denmark's Morten Olsen is the longest serving international manager in Europe in charge of the national team since July 2000. Andy Greeves speaks to the former star midfielder about his playing days, managerial ambitions and an upcoming friendly with England.

Exactly 4 Weeks Until The Opener...Who's The Coach?

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This is being posted exactly 4 weeks before the opening kick of the Rapids season at 2pm on March 15th. As of this moment the Rapids still officially have no head coach. Not only that, the only rumors we've heard about when it comes to specific candidates is the on-going talk around Pablo Mastroeni. This was most evident in the quote from Jose Mari earlier this week:
I know that the coach, Pablo, is an institution at the club, that he's been here for many years and is a very important man for the Colorado Rapids organization.