Fabio Cannavaro: Guangzhou Evergrande give Italian manager a very unusual vote of confidence

Cannavaro briefly managed China earlier this yearFabio Cannavaro has been reprieved by Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande, but it is not exactly the ringing endorsement he might have hoped for.Last week the 46-year-old former Italy captain was temporarily stood down from managerial duties and replaced by captain Zheng Zhidai while he attended a “corporate culture class”.The…

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Jose Mourinho, Fabio Capello and Andre Villas-Boas: How Largs shaped them

The Inverclyde National Sports Centre in the 1990s (left) and today (right)As the men descended on the bar and ordered pints, the young Portuguese in their midst was gently teased. Earlier in the week he had mentioned some impressive contacts in European football while his business card carried the Barcelona crest. His new-found friends feigned…