Monthly Archives: May 2015

Did Carlo Ancelotti deserve to be sacked by Real Madrid?


Real Madrid had just won the European Cup but within days, the manager had been sacked. Despite it being the fourth European Cup on the bounce – and Luis Carniglia’s second – the Argentine born manager did not keep his job. His fault; he had refused to play Ferenc Puskas in the final of the 1958-1959 European Cup.

That represents the ruthlessness of the Real Madrid managerial position. It is in effect a reality steeped in the Read the rest of this entry

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