- Reuters - 49 minutes ago
By Sonia Oxley (Reuters) - Alex Ferguson bowed out of management on Sunday with a smile, a wave and a bucketful of goals in his 1,500th Manchester United game but without the victory he had so wanted. The 71-year-old Scot entered retirement having watched his Premier League champions draw 5-5 at West Bromwich Albion on the final day of the season having led 5-2 with 11 minutes to go. Before the game he had spoken of his desire to go out on a high after more than 26 years in the job but he was
- Reuters - 51 minutes ago
By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Carlo Ancelotti informed Paris St Germain officials on Sunday that he wants to leave at the end of the season after leading the team to their first French league title in 19 years but the club turned down his request. "I have asked the club to leave and I am waiting for their answer because I am under contract," Ancelotti said at the Ligue 1 awards ceremony after being named coach of the season along with St Etienne's Christophe Galtier. ...
- Reuters - 52 minutes ago
By Mark Elkington MADRID (Reuters) - Champions Barcelona moved a step closer to matching Real Madrid's La Liga record of 100 points with a 2-1 win over Real Valladolid, that was the prelude to a title party at the Nou Camp on Sunday. Tito Vilanova's side wrapped up their fourth league crown in five years last weekend, but still have the chance to equal the mark set by Jose Mourinho's victorious side last season. ...
- Reuters - 55 minutes ago
(Reuters) - AC Milan scored twice in the last six minutes, the first a hugely controversial Mario Balotelli penalty, to beat relegated Siena 2-1 in Serie A on Sunday and snatch the Champions League playoff spot. Furious Siena, who went ahead in the 25th minute through Claudio Terzi, also had Christian Terlizzi harshly sent off in the 70th minute, almost immediately after Milan captain Massimo Ambrosini had been dismissed. ...
- Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Walter Mazzarri quit as coach of Napoli after just under four seasons on Sunday, despite leading the club into the Champions League for the second time in four years. Mazzarri announced his departure immediately after the end of their final game of the season against AS Roma. "I won't be the coach of Napoli next season," Mazzarri, whose side had already clinched second place, told RAI television. "I think I've got the most out of this group of players," he added following a 2-1