Archive for July, 2013

 

Tito Vilanova is stepping down as coach of Barcelona

July 20th, 2013Posted by BJ Pheasant

In his single season in charge, he led Barcelona to the Spanish league title with a record-tying 100 points. Vilanova, 44, had twice previously taken a medical break from his duties at Barcelona, once during his time as Pep Guardiola’s assistant in the 2011-12 season and again as when he became head coach last season. [...]

Sepp Blatter to ask committee to move Qatar World Cup to Winter

July 17th, 2013Posted by BJ Pheasant

Sepp Blatter plans to ask the governing body’s executive committee to consider moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to the winter in order to avoid the searing summer heat. “If this World Cup is to become a party for the people, you can’t play football in the summer,” Blatter said Wednesday. “You can cool [...]

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