Wednesday Kickoff: Allardyce, Tevez, Vardy and more



Sam Allardyce’s England reign has ended before it could get started, while one of the game’s top strikers could be inching towards retirement.

After just one game in charge, Sam Allardyce has left his job as England manager by mutual consent after being filmed discussing how to circumvent rules on third-party ownership. (REPORT)

Carlos Tevez says he is considering retirement due to the “terrible” organization of the Argentinian league. (REPORT)

Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy says he rejected a move to Arsenal due to a difference in style and the inability to be the “main man” in the Gunners attack. (REPORT)

Jose Fonte insists there is “nothing on the table” when it comes to a new Southampton contract as Manchester United has reportedly shown interest in the Portuguese defender. (REPORT)

Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic says he hopes to rejoin his teammates for training next month after recovering from rib surgery. (REPORT)

Pep Guardiola is targeting the Oct. 19 Champions League clash with Barcelona for the returns of Vincent Kompany and Kevin de Bruyne. (REPORT)

Sunderland winger Adnan Januzaj is set to miss six weeks due to an ankle injury. (REPORT)


The Seattle Sounders face an uncertain future as Clint Dempsey misses out on the rest of the season. (READ)

Christian Pulisic helped create a goal against Real Madrid to headline Tuesday’s Americans Abroad. (READ)

SBI takes a closer look at the FIFA 17 ratings for the U.S. Men’s National Team, U.S. Women’s National Team and MLS sides. (READ)

Bob Bradley reportedly met with Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins as the club mulls changing managers. (READ)

Atlanta United hire Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino as the club’s first manager. (READ)

Maryland reclaimed the top spot in the latest SBI College Soccer Top 25. (READ)



  • johnnyrazor

    Glancing at a few English sites, and the odds makers pages it seems JK is less of a favorite for England this time around. Still the leader among foreign options, but that’s probably because he isn’t managing a club in season like Wenger or Ranieri.


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