Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).
SBD Global/June 12, 2013/People and Pop Culture
Published June 12, 2013
COACHES: Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala said that coach GUUS HIDDINK "will extend his contract for a year" (AP, 6/11). ... Austrian football Bundesliga club Admira Wacker "has terminated the contract with head coach" DIETMAR KÜHBAUER. The 42-year-old, "who had a contract until June 30, 2014, took over the club in April '10" (KURIER, 6/11). ... Former La Liga side Atlético Madrid coach QUIQUE SANCHEZ FLORES "is going back to Spain" after quitting UAE side Al Ahli on Tuesday "to become the latest high-profile departure" from the UAE's Pro League. He "had been widely expected to sign a new two-year contract, having led Al Ahli to second place in the league this season" (REUTERS, 6/11). ... Scottish Premier League Kilmarnock coach KENNY SHIELS "has left Kilmarnock with immediate effect by mutual consent." The departure of the 57-year-old Northern Irishman "comes as no surprise following days of speculation about his future." Killie finished ninth in the Premier League, "but a four-match ban handed to Shiels last week following outspoken media comments -- two of which were suspended -- was also taken into consideration by the club" (PA, 6/11). ... Premier League Sunderland has appointed Italian duo ROBERTO DE FANTI and VALENTINO ANGELONI as its new director of football and chief scout, respectively. The pair "have worked together previously on player recruitment at both Udinese and Inter Milan." De Fanti "takes on a newly created role at the Stadium of Light" (BBC, 6/10).
Do you have an executive announcement? If so, please send to: firstname.lastname@example.org.