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Stocks stall as weak earnings outweigh strong GDP report

Stocks were little changed Friday as traders weighed better-than-expected economic data against a mixed batch of quarterly earnings. Dow rose 15 points as the S&P 500 climbed 0.1% and the Nasdaq slipped 0.1%. First-quarter gross domestic product was 3.2%, the Commerce Department said on Friday, topping the consensus economist estimate

Gareth Southgate: FA keen to extend England manager’s contract

The Football Association wants Gareth Southgate to remain as England manager beyond Euro 2020 but accepts it cannot compete on salary if a Premier League club tries to lure him away. Southgate’s standing soared as England reached a first World Cup semi-final for 28 years in Russia this summer. Having initially come

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager says he ‘doesn’t care about pressure’

Jurgen Klopp says he “doesn’t care” about the “increasing pressure” at Liverpool after spending nearly £170m on four new players this summer. The Reds have signed goalkeeper Alisson and midfielders Naby Keita, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri as they look to close the gap on Manchester City. Liverpool finished 25 points

South Korea warn media against manager speculation; Louis van Gaal, Andre Villas-Boas linked

 The Korea Football Association (KFA) has warned domestic media that speculation over the potential arrival of big name bosses such as Louis van Gaal, Andre Villas-Boas and Luiz Felipe Scolari could harm the search for a new national team coach. The KFA announced that it is are looking at a

Manchester United’s Daley Blind could sign for Ajax – manager Erik ten Hag

Ajax are eager to re-sign defender Daley Blind from Manchester United if the Dutch side fail to recruit Boca Juniors centre-back Lisandro Magallan, the Eredivisie club’s manager Erik ten Hag has said. Sources told ESPN FC last week that United are open to selling Blind and teammate Matteo Darmian, but will

Spain to appoint ex-Barcelona manager Luis Enrique to replace Julen Lopetegui

 Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is set to be named as the new manager of the Spain national team, according to widespread reports in the country. The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) have scheduled a news conference on Monday to announce changes to the organisation’s structure. Fernando Hierro, who stepped

Juan Carlos Osorio has to choose: Mexico, U.S. or Europe?

The debate has already begun in Mexico over whether Juan Carlos Osorio should continue as Mexico manager after the team fell out of the tournament at the round of 16 stage for the seventh consecutive time. The victory against Germany in El Tri‘s first group game was rightly heralded as Mexico’s best win ever at