August 9 – Lionel Messi is reported to be on the verge of joining Paris St. Germain after his 21-year association with his beloved Barcelona finally came to an end at the weekend.
August 9 – Manchester City are reported to have stepped their interest in England captain Harry Kane, having already smashed the UK transfer record for an English player by purchasing Jack Grealish for £100 million.
August 5 – Louis van Gaal is back. For a third time, the Dutchman will take charge of the Netherlands, succeeding Frank de Boer following Oranje’s disappointing campaign at Euro 2020.
August 2 – Andriy Shevchenko has left his role as head coach of Ukraine just a few weeks after guiding his country to the quarterfinals of Euro 2020.
July 28 – Bjorn Kuipers has announced his retirement from refereeing. Earlier this month, the Dutchman led the Euro 2020 final between Italy and England.
July 28 – The Nati have to look for a new coach. Vladimir Petkovic has left Switzerland for French club Bordeaux after he led the country to the last eight of Euro 2020.
July 27 – Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2024.
By Andrew Warshaw
July 11 – Gareth Southgate has rightly won plaudits for the way he and his team conducted themselves during the last four weeks at Euro 2020.
July 5 – Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira is the new manager of Premier League Crystal Palace — his third senior coaching role.
June 30 – Netherlands boss Frank De Boer has stepped down from his role after his team’s 2-0 elimination by Czech Republic at Euro 2020 in the round of sixteen, admitting his “goal has not been achieved”.
June 30 – Outgoing Germany coach Joachim Loew rued his team’s missed opportunities in their 2-0 defeat by England on Tuesday as his 15-year spell in charge of Die Mannschaft came to a disappointing end.
June 21 – They arrived as genuine dark horses to go deep into the tournament yet depart after three humbling defeats, one goal scored and without a single point.
June 17 – Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes and Harry Maguire top a ranking of players who have played the most minutes of football since 16 May 2020 going into the Euro 2020 championships.