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Monday Ticker: Hodgson, Alves, Sevilla and more


In the aftermath of a shock upset, Roy Hodgson’s tenure has ended, while Brazilian star Dani Alves has officially found his new home.

Following Monday’s defeat to Iceland, Roy Hodgson has resigned from his job as England manager after five years on the job. (REPORT)

Dani Alves has officially joined reigning Serie A champions Juventus on a free transfer. Prior to the move, Alves spent the past eight seasons with Barcelona while collecting 23 total trophies. (REPORT)

Former Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli has been hired to manage Sevilla in the aftermath of Unai Emery’s move to Paris Saint-Germain. (REPORT)

Marseille has reportedly accepted a €38 million bid from Crystal Palace to acquire Belgian forward Michy Batshuayi. who scored in his country’s 4-0 win over Hungary on Sunday. (REPORT)

Brazilian striker Raffael  has agree a contract extension with Borussia Monchengladbach that will keep him at the club until 2019.

Southampton is nearing a deal to appoint Claude Puel as the club’s new manager following the departure of Ronald Koeman. (REPORT)

What do you think of Hodgson’s resignation? How will Alves fare with Juventus? What do you expect from Sampaoli and Sevilla?

Share your thoughts below.


  1. Sorry the next manager needs to be American, foreign managers just cannot understand and develop our youth system. The size and structure of it is like nothing they have ever seen and its not easily adaptable.

    How has Iceland developed, a coach can watch every 13 year old in Iceland play in person in a weekend, it would take you years to do that in the US if you had no other job. The next weekend they can hold a clinic with every coach and give them direct feedback on how to improve their teams.

    • “Sorry the next manager needs to be American, foreign managers just cannot understand and develop our youth system”
      For decades, American managers have been unable, or unwilling, to develop our youth system. Probably because they don’t know what a proper youth system looks like.

    • Oh, please, please, please!!! I would love to see Klinsmann hop the pond!!!! Let them wallow through his double speak, and have the fun of seeing him use Kane as a left winger.

      • Didn’t Hodgson play Vardy as a winger in the Euros?

        Silver speaking out of position did Finlay really play CF for the Crew last weekend? That’s where he was listed on the lineup diagrams I saw?

  2. Hardly a surprise about Hodgson. It was resign or get fired. At least, in part, done in by the very poor play of Joe Hart to let in the second goal.


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