people on the move
appointments, sackings and loans
ROy HOdgsOn, who had been out of management since resigning as England boss after a Euro 2016 defeat by Iceland, replaced Frank De Boer at Crystal Palace.
gianni dE Biasi, who took Albania to the finals of Euro 2016, took over from Luis Zubeldia as coach of Alaves, who lost their first four games in La Liga this season without scoring. Villarreal promoted B team boss JaviER CallEJa after sacking Fran Escriba. Former Mainz boss MaRtin sCHMidt replaced Andries Jonker at Bundesliga strugglers Wolfsburg.
COsMin COntRa left his role as coach of Dinamo Bucharest to replace Christoph Daum in charge of Romania’s national team. Defending Greek champions Olympiakos appointed takis lEMOnis after firing Besnik Hasi following a 3-2 loss to AEK. Former Ivory Coast defender kOlO tOURE, who played 17 games for Celtic last term, joined the Scottish club’s coaching staff. Sacked by Leicester City in 2015,
nigEl PEaRsOn was named coach of Belgian second-tier side OH Leuven – who, like the Premier League club, are owned by King Power International.
JORgE CEliCO was appointed interim coach of Ecuador.
JORgE da silva replaced Hernan Torres in charge of Colombian side America de Cali. aFRiCa
PHakaMani MaHlaMBi will become the first South African to play in Egypt after joining Al Ahly from Bidwest Wits in his homeland.
Englishman gaRy WHitE was appointed coach of Chinese Taipei’s national team.
REnE WEilER, who guided Anderlecht to the Belgian title last term, was sacked after a poor start to this season. Oostende dismissed yvEs vandERHaEgHE. Ross County sacked manager JiM MCintyRE with the team 10th in the Scottish Premiership.
New England Revolution parted company with coach Jay HEaPs.
Santos Laguna fired coach JOsE ManUEl dE la tORRE after just one win in their opening nine games in the Mexican Apertura.
Former France midfielder alain giREssE resigned as coach of Mali.
Former Brighton & Hove Albion boss gUs POyEt quit as coach of Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua.
liga job... gianni de Biasi
Cali calling...america boss Jorge da silva
second chance ...nigel Pearson
gone...Jay Heaps left new England