Sunday, July 5, 2015   

(Football) Luis Enrique as Barcelona coach
(05-21 18:50)

Former Barcelona player Luis Enrique has signed a two-year contract to become the team's coach.
Enrique signed the deal with club president Josep Bartomeu a day after it was announced by the club, which was two days after coach Gerardo Martino stepped down when Barcelona finished its first season without a major trophy in six years.
The 44-year-old Enrique won two league titles as a player for Barcelona from 1996-2004 and coached its "B'' team from 2008-11.
Enrique also coached at Roma and led Celta Vigo to a respectable ninth-place finish this season after installing an attractive passing attack on the Barcelona model. --AP   
Other Sports breaking news:
(Wimbledon) Official headband breaks rules (07-03 22:26)
(Wimbledon) Wawrinka, Gasquet breeze through (07-03 22:23)
(Cricket) Sri Lanka in a spin against Pakistan (07-03 20:51)
(Golf) Tiger shoots his best round of the season (07-03 14:13)
(Australian Rules football) Son charged with murder of Aussie coach (07-03 14:04)
(Wimbledon) Murray overcomes Haase (07-02 22:02)
(Wimbledon) Wozniacki struggles against debutant (07-02 21:22)
(Wimbledon) Rain delays play (07-02 19:11)
(Women’s World Cup) USA promise ‘A game’ for Japan matchup (07-02 15:00)
(Rugby Union) Wallabies recall flyhalf Giteau, winger Mitchell (07-02 14:49)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.