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Leagues: EPL

/ 236 days ago

Ratcliffe to name familiar EPL figure as Man Utd sporting director

The prospective takeover of Manchester United by Sir Jim Ratcliffe, a British billionaire, appears to be gaining momentum, pending approval from the Glazer family. Although initially a minority investment, Ratcliffe seems increasingly confident about securing the initial phase of a potential buyout. Notably, his principal competitor, Qatari banker Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, recently […]

Oguchi Onyewu

/ 401 days ago

US Soccer names Oguchi Onyewu as Vice President of Sporting

Oguchi Onyewu is joining the team at US Soccer in a newly created role. The former USMNT representative is going to be the Vice President of Sporting, working closely with new sporting director Matt Crocker. In terms of permanent roles, Onyewu will help manage relationships with clubs and leagues in the United States and the […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 417 days ago

US Soccer names Matt Crocker as next sporting director

US Soccer is on the verge of hiring Matt Crocker to be its next sporting director. Crocker would replace Earnie Stewart, who departed the position at the beginning of 2023. US Soccer plans to announce Matt Crocker as its new sporting director on Tuesday, April 25. Still, The Athletic spoke to those close to the […]

Earnie Stewart

/ 465 days ago

Oguchi Onyewu in the running for US Soccer Sporting Director

Former United States men's national team defender Oguchi Onyewu is reportedly a candidate for US Soccer's vacant sporting director job. According to sources at FOX Sports, the 40-year-old retired player is being considered for the role. The news outlet reached out to both Onyewu and U.S. Soccer for comment, but both neither confirmed nor denied […]

Arsenal

/ 574 days ago

Arsenal raise Edu up to sporting director after success

Arsenal promoted Edu to the club's sporting director on Friday. Previously, the Brazilian held the position of technical director at Arsenal. The difference between sporting and technical director is what Edu oversees. In his prior role, Edu played a key role in transfers involving the men's and women's teams. Now, Edu adds the academy to […]