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  • Gent foil Spurs, Lyon cruise into Europa last 16

    Gent foil Spurs, Lyon cruise into Europa last 16

    AFP News
    Gent foil Spurs, Lyon cruise into Europa last 16

    Unheralded Gent stunned Tottenham at Wembley as their more illustrious fellow Belgians Anderlecht, Ajax and Lyon also progressed to the Europa League last 16 on Thursday. Among those joining this quartet in Friday's draw at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon were Roma, Besiktas and Borussia Moenchengladbach. …

  • Ranieri sacking a brutal reminder of football's necessary lack of sentiment

    Ranieri sacking a brutal reminder of football's necessary lack of sentiment

    Omnisport
    Ranieri sacking a brutal reminder of football's necessary lack of sentiment

    The sacking of Claudio Ranieri by Leicester City was a painful reminder of modern football's necessary lack of sentiment. …

  • Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

    Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

    Reuters
    Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Even by the standards of modern soccer management mayhem, the vertiginous rise and equally stunning fall of Leicester City coach Claudio Ranieri takes the breath away. The Italian was sacked by the Premier League club on Thursday less than 24 hours after his team battled to a creditable 2-1 defeat in the first leg of a Champions League last 16 knockout game against European specialists Sevilla. ... …

  • Soccer - Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

    Soccer - Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

    Reuters
    Soccer - Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Even by the standards of modern soccer management mayhem, the vertiginous rise and equally stunning fall of Leicester City coach Claudio Ranieri takes the breath away. The Italian was sacked by the Premier League club on Thursday less than 24 hours after his team battled to a creditable 2-1 defeat in the first leg of a Champions League last 16 knockout game against European specialists Sevilla. Leicester and the Champions League in the same sentence is …

  • English champion Leicester fires Ranieri as relegation looms

    English champion Leicester fires Ranieri as relegation looms

    Associated Press
    English champion Leicester fires Ranieri as relegation looms

    Masterminding one of the greatest upsets in sporting history wasn't enough for Claudio Ranieri to keep his job at Leicester. …