League Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion "are set to announce former Barcelona midfielder OSCAR GARCIA as their interim manager." With GUS POYET currently appealing his dismissal, "the club cannot name a full-time manager." Garcia arrives in Brighton after coaching Israeli Premier League side Maccabi Tel Aviv last year (London DAILY MAIL, 6/26). ... Int'l media rights company MP & Silva named Spanish broadcaster Prisa Group Sports Dir STEFANO TURCONI its new senior VP for Americas (MP & Silva). ... Former Croatian football player SLAVEN BILIC "has agreed to become coach" of Turkish side Besiktas (REUTERS, 6/26).
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