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Newcastle United

Rafa Benitez Takes The Advice Of His Doctors

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It will be a test of the coaching staff and our players today at Swansea since Rafa has decided not the take the helicopter trip down to Swansea today as he tries [...]

Gabby Obertan So Upbeat With New Coaching Staff

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Gabriel Obertan has given a good interview with nufcTV today, and his English is quite good and of course he's good pals with Massadio Haidara so that seems to help them on the filed down the left hand side. Gabby tells the truth and says he's not a natural left-sided player (we knew that) [...]

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World Cup top-scorer Klose retires

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Berlin (AFP) Germany's prolific Miroslav Klose, the all-time World Cup top-scorer, announced his retirement on Tuesday at the age of 38.

The striker, Germany's record scorer with 71 goals in 137 internationals, was without a club after his Lazio contract expired last season and he will now join the national side's coaching staff.

World Cup top-scorer Klose retires

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Berlin (AFP) Germany's prolific Miroslav Klose, the all-time World Cup top-scorer, announced his retirement on Tuesday at the age of 38.

The striker, Germany's record scorer with 71 goals in 137 internationals, was without a club after his Lazio contract expired last season and he will now join the national side's coaching staff.

Manchester United

Moyes ignored advices

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Former United coach Rene Meulensteen has revealed that David Moyes repeatedly "ignored advices" of the coaching staff and made a series of fundamental mistakes that ultimately led to his demise and to him losing his job barely 10 months into his Old Trafford career.

Along with Mike Phelan, Meulensteen was one of the members of Sir Alex Ferguson's coaching staff that in July were deemed surplus to requirements by Moyes, who opted to bring in his Everton lieutenants Jimmy Lumsden, Steve Round, Chris Woods and Phil Neville and the Dutchman claimed that Moyes only has himself to blame for his failure.

Paul Scholes adds to Man Utd’s class of 1992 coaching staff

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#483356467 / gettyimages.com Manchester United appear to have added another member of the class of 1992 to their coaching setup after revealing that...

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Man Utd coach nicknamed “F**k off, (name)”

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A member of Manchester United's coaching staff has reportedly been given the nickname "F**k off, (name)" because that is usually the response of any player he attempts to coach. The staff member's pearls of wisdom are habitually greeted by expletives behind his back, claims The Guardian. However, the nickname is unbeknownst to the coach in [.

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Steve CLARKE warns: He must keep playing well or face being DROPPED...

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Martin Skrtel is having a superb season for Liverpool, and alongside Daniel Agger, he is part of one of the most formidable central defensive partnerships in the Premier league. Liverpool Assistant manager is not getting carried away though, and suggests that Skrtel can still be dropped if he doesn't maintain his high standards.

Steve Clarke selects rival keeper over Reina as 'No 1 in England''. Is he right?

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Many Liverpool fans believe that Pepe Reina is currently the best goalkeeper in England, Kenny Dalglish's assistant Steve Clarke clearly doesn't agree. In an interview on LFC TV last night, Clarke was previewing today's Carling Cup semi-final first leg, and he inadvertently admitted that he believes Reina is behind City keeper Joe Hart in the overall quality stakes.

STEVE CLARKE admits: "He knows he made a mistake..."

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It doesn't happen often, but when Pepe Reina makes a mistake, it usually ends in an opposition goal, and his howler at Craven Cottage on Monday night unfortunately handed Fulham victory, and ended Liverpool's 11 game unbeaten run. Liverpool now have to pick themselves up, and according to Assistant Manager Steve Clarke, Reina's confidence won't be affected.

LFC Coach blasts: "He's been rushed into too many bad loan moves..."

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Sending young players out on loan to build experience is standard practice at top Premier League clubs, and Liverpool is no exception. However, Reserve team coach Rodolfo Borrell is worried that some loan moves can be counter-productive, and he argues that this has been the case for promising young striker Nathan Eccleston.

STEVE CLARKE: "It's a big step and a brave decision to make..."

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Uruguayan defender Sebastian Coates underwent a baptism of fire at Liverpool when he was unexpectedly thrown into action during the 4-0 horror show at Tottenham a couple of months ago. Fans have seen glimpses of the player in action since, but what does Liverpool Assistant Manager Steve Clarke make of him so far?

STEVE CLARKE: "That's why Liverpool made an investment in him..."

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Liverpool's assistant manager Steve Clarke has been singing the praises of Jordan Henderson today, waxing lyrical about the quality of his pass to set up Luis Suarez's second goal against Stoke City.

Clarke told the LFC TV Channel that Henderson is 'one for the future', but the midfielder also 'has the quality to turn games' now.

Comolli: Gerrard is a top Liverpool captain, but lacks one vital quality...

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What type of captain is Liverpool FC's Steven Gerrard? The prevailing fan perception seems to be that Gerrard leads by example on the pitch, but is somewhat lacking in the verbal leadership stakes. What does Liverpool's Director of Football, Damien Comolli, think?

In a recent interview, Comolli gave his views on Gerrard's strengths as a captain:

"If everyone in the group has the right attitude, then you need leaders.

DAMIEN COMOLLI: "I lose sleep over this on a regular basis..."

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Liverpool Director of Football Damien Comolli plays a key role in the recruitment of players at Anfield, and he's keenly aware that choosing the right player can be a delicate balancing act; and as we've seen with the Carlos Tevez situation at Man City, getting it wrong can have dire consequences.

DAMIEN COMOLLI: "I lose sleep over this on a regular basis..."

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Liverpool Director of Football Damien Comolli plays a key role in the recruitment of players at Anfield, and he's keenly aware that choosing the right player can be a delicate balancing act; and as we've seen with the Carlos Tevez situation at Man City, getting it wrong can have dire consequences.

"Kenny, Kevin and myself are a bit old fashioned..."

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Liverpool Assistant Manager Steve Clarke discusses the club's philosophy; the management team's 'old fashioned' approach to assessing the players, and also praises the impact of first team coach Kevin Keen.In an interview at Melwood, Clarke underlined the importance of the age-old Liverpool principle of pass and move football:"The philosophy is to pass the ball – pass the ball, move, and find

The Rest

Many Sounders are going to watch USA-Panama just like you will

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Mostly for fun, but also to check on the health of key players.

On a team crowded with United States national team hopefuls, many of the Seattle Sounders will be watching the United States against Panama Tuesday night (7 PM, BeIN Sports, Telemundo). That includes the coaching staff, as assistant Djimi Traore explains "We watch all the games because our main guys are with the national teams.

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.

Gary Neville sacked – come back to United?

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Valencia have confirmed today that Gary Neville has been sacked, having spent the past week with the England team as part of the national's side coaching staff.

Valencia won three of their 16 league games with Neville as manager, and 10 of 28 games overall. They were ninth in the table when he took charge, and they are now 14th.

Rochester Rhinos Continuing Quietly Through Preseason

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While the staff are putting in work behind the scenes, fans should put faith in Bob Lilley's ability to find talented players. The team has signed a couple of players who are waiting on final league approval and others who are close.

I spoke with Rochester Rhinos Head Coach Bob Lilley on Friday afternoon about the team's preseason campaign.

Steel add three more to coaching staff

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Comisky, Khan, and Peck round out BSFC coaching staff.

We already knew that Brendan Burke is the head coach and that he'll be joined by Reading United head coach Stephen Hogan as well as former Union Academy coach Jeff Cook. Now we can add three more coaches to the staff.

First will be Dave Peck, who is being brought on as the athletic development coach for Bethlehem Steel.

Fire coaching staff set - Pause, Mitrovic officially named as assistants

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Veljko Paunovic's assistant coaches will include Logan Pause and two members of his staff while with the Serbian U20 program. Marko Mitrovic and goalkeeper's coach Aleksandar Saric round out the match day technical staff. Jordan Webb has been named as the new strength and conditioning coach. Mitrovic's 14 year career as a midfielder in Serbia, Hungary, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan was followed by an assistant's position in the Serbian first division with FK Banat.

Fire notebook - Rodriguez addresses draft, roster, more

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This week's notebook is all about Nelson Rodriguez's Tuesday afternoon press tele-conference. There's a lot to digest, so let's get right to it. Rodriguez on the lack of news so far "I know that announcements haven't been publicized yet, I wouldn't want that to be misconstrued as there hasn't been work that's been conducted or results that have been achieved.

Report: Jason Kreis to join USMNT January camp coaching staff

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Out the door as head coach of New York City FC one day, joining the U.S. Men's National Team's coaching staff for January camp the next.

According to ESPN FC, former NYCFC and Real Salt Lake head coach Jason Kreis has joined Jurgen Klinsmann's coaching staff for the upcoming training camp.

BREAKING NEWS: Rob Vartughian Fired As Assistant Coach And Technical Director Of The Philadelphia Union

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For the second time in two days, the Philadelphia Union have sacked a key member of the coaching staff.

For the second time in two days, the Philadelphia Union have sacked a key member of the coaching staff as the club announced that Assistant Coach and Technical Director Rob Vartughian had been relieved of his duties.

Toronto FC courting Orlando City’s Heath for assistant role

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Toronto FC's nightmare 2012 season isn't quite over yet, but they are already working hard to prepare the team for 2013.

Part of that preparation is trying to build a revamped coaching staff, and sources have told SBI that Toronto FC has targeted highly-regarded Orlando City head coach Adrian Heath for a role on that staff.

Defoe just needed his confidence back

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According to Spurs head coach Andre Villas-Boas, Jermain Defoe's excellent start to the season is down to the faith shown in him by the coaching staff and AVB himself. Defoe has been trusted with the lone striker's role at White Hart Lane this season and has repaid that trust with four goals in the league – while he has also struck twice for England.