peo­ple on the move

ap­point­ments, sack­ings and loans

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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.

sOUtH aMER­iCa

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.

Quit...gus Poyet

liga job... gianni de Bi­asi

Cali call­ing...amer­ica boss Jorge da silva

sec­ond chance ...nigel Pear­son

gone...Jay Heaps left new Eng­land

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