Tag Archives: Mircea Lucescu

“We needed to leave Donetsk but life didn’t end”

21 Feb

Luiz AdrianoI wasn’t able to watch the Shakhtar Donetsk vs Bayern Munich match this past Tuesday. I did, however, read this insightful article by Alec Luhn in The Guardian about Shakhtar Donetsk and how the club and its players are dealing with the ongoing troubles in the Ukraine. Continue reading

UEFA Elite Club Coaches Forum

4 Sep

Sneakers? Really Pep, Luis?

Every September UEFA holds this two-day forum for a select group of managers to come together and discuss a variety of football issues, get shit-faced, and talk smack about the other managers. Or so I speculate. This year’s forum is being held right now in Nyon, Switzerland, and is being chaired by UEFA’s coaching ambassador, Sir Alex Ferguson. Continue reading