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Guus Hiddink named Chinese Olympic team coach

Guus Hiddink has been tasked with ensuring China qualified for the finals of the 2020 Olympic Games football tournament, after the former Real Madrid and Netherlands coach was handed the reins of the country’s under 21 team on Monday.
GUUS HIDDINK

Ambitious China seek Guus Hiddink’s help to fulfil Olympic hopes

Highly respected Dutch coach Guus Hiddink looks poised to take on a leading role in China’s aggressive push to finally become a force in international football.

Australia ready for France World Cup test despite team changes

Australia talisman Tim Cahill may have to settle for a World Cup cameo role while captain Mile Jedinak could start on the bench but the Socceroos say team changes will not hurt their campaign.

Ex-England skipper John Terry considers management option

John Terry admits he could face a tough decision in the summer as he considers whether to try and follow Steven Gerrard into management.

AC Milan, Chelsea, others pay tribute to Ray Wilkins

Former England, Chelsea and Manchester United midfielder Ray Wilkins died on Wednesday at the age of 61, days after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Ex-England skipper Ray Wilkins passes on at 61

Former England and Chelsea midfielder Ray Wilkins has died in hospital at the age of 61.

Tottenham aim to gun down new-look Arsenal, Mahrez AWOL

Tottenham host Arsenal at Wembley this weekend aiming to crush the optimism created by the Gunners' new-look forward line while the absent Riyad Mahrez will be missed by both teams at the Etihad.

Ronald Koeman set to be appointed Netherlands head coach

The 54-year-old Koeman has been out of work since being sacked by Everton in October after a string of defeats saw the Toffees fall into the relegation zone.

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