Spain sack Julen Lopetegui one day before World Cup
Spain sack Julen Lopetegui one day before World Cup
Portugal vs Spain
13 June, 2018, 23:16
Just weeks after taking over as the president of the Spanish football federation (RFEF), Rubiales was announcing the sacking of national team coach Julen Lopetegui. "I know there's going to be criticism whatever I do", said RFEF president Luis Rubiales, who was told of Lopetegui's new role five minutes before it was announced.
"I'm sure this will, in time, make us stronger".
"There are decisions that we are obliged to take based on an understanding of how you should behave and on ethics", Rubiales said. One was to say no, one was to leave, the third was to be present, to take a step forward for the Spanish FA and Spanish football'.
Lopetegui was appointed Spain's coach in July 2016 and never tasted defeat in the job, leading the team through 20 unbeaten games ahead of the World Cup. Lopetegui had recently signed a new deal with Spain on May 22 extending his contract until 2020.
Former Real Madrid star Hierro has been working in the Spanish national team set-up since his appointment as sporting director last November, with the move to appoint him as Lopetegui's replacement created to dilute the confusion around the squad.
Fed hikes rate for second time this year The statement omitted previous language saying that the main rate would remain "for some time" below longer-run levels. All those countries have vowed to retaliate against any US tariffs with their own penalties against USA goods.
United Bid Selected to Host the 2026 FIFA World Cup Of the 16 host cities, 10 will be in the United States while the remainder will be split evenly between Canada and Mexico. Putin said this while welcoming delegates from more than 200 countries at the FIFA Congress at Moscow's Expocentre.
Attackers access 5.9 million card details Yesterday also saw Yahoo's United Kingdom arm fined £250,000 for a data breach in 2014 which affected more than 500 million users. It also confirms it has informed the UK's data watchdog the ICO, financial conduct regulator the FCA, and the police.
The 50-year-old's only previous coaching experience came at second division Oviedo, but he believes the players are ready to put the change behind them and focus on winning a second World Cup starting against European champions Portugal in Sochi. I told them we have an exciting challenge in front of us, and we can not let this affect our focus.
"The values of the national team are above everything", he said on Twitter.
The decision, made one day before the World Cup begins, sent shockwaves through the footballing world. We know we must compete - three games to continue in the World Cup.
Lopetegui, unbeaten in 20 games as coach, winning 14 and drawing six, was sacked after being named as Real Madrid coach on Tuesday.
Spanish newspaper AS claim Lopetegui could now be unveiled at the Bernabeu as early as Thursday afternoon.
"I admire and respect Lopetegui a lot". Rubiales repeatedly dodged questions over whether he had taken their advice before making the decision to fire the coach. Rubiales said that although the federation's financial situation was not ideal, money was "not the most important thing in a moment like this".
But many advocates expect that sooner or later, broadband providers will act in ways that would have violated the former rules. Republican FCC Chairman Ajit Pai defended his agency's repeal of Obama-era network neutrality rules in an op-ed for C-Net .
The proposal hopes to split the state into three separate states of California , Northern California and Southern California . It would consist of Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey and San Benito counties.
Independent experts say the North could have enough fissile material for anywhere between about a dozen and 60 nuclear bombs. Mr Trump will depart Singapore from Paya Lebar Airbase at about 7pm, said the White House.
And while purchases have waned as shale production has grown, America is traditionally one of the biggest customers for Saudi oil. Russia , the leading country outside OPEC that's part of the current agreement, is also pushing for higher production.
You can enter buildings, Mega Buildings exist as well with multiple floors and multiple areas to explore within a single building. Ever since the reveal of Cyberpunk , fans of developers CD Projekt Red have been eagerly anticipating it's release.
She pulled the tick out and placed it in a plastic bag, then rushed to the hospital with Kailyn, WTXL reported. Scary is a UNDERSTATEMENT! Here is more about how and why ticks can cause paralysis and worse.
Her mum, the Duchess of Cambridge , who often likes to coordinate Charlotte's outfits with hers, was also wearing a summery frock. Kate Middleton has become beloved for her often accessible and down-to-earth style-and for recycling her favorite outfits.
Disney releases teaser trailer for 'Dumbo'
It's also a surprising departure for Burton, whose name has become synonymous with a Gothic flair and kabuki-mask faces. Tim Burton , obviously, is definitely the right person for the job when it comes to reviving Disney's Dumbo vibes.
Africa's Oldest Baobab Trees Dying At 'Shocking' Rate
They have been surveying the trees since 2005 and have developed a theory of how they grow, while also documenting the losses. Is Climate Change To Blame? Patrut believes the trees are under pressure by rising temperatures and unforgiving droughts .
Trump's top economic adviser accuses Trudeau of 'backstabbing'
President Donald Trump , seated at right, during the G7 Leaders Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, on Saturday, June 9, 2018. In this photo made available by the German Federal Government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with U.S.
NY suspends Uber driver’s license for booting kissing women
She said they were in lower Manhattan when the driver pulled over, opened a rear door and ordered them to "get out of my auto ". As a passenger, if you need to make a phone call, keep your voice down to avoid disturbing your driver or other riders.