GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Steve Clarke extended his contract Friday with Scotland's national soccer team through the 2026 World Cup, which would make him the Tartan Army’s longest-serving coach in more than 20 years. The Scottish Football Association announced the deal ahead of European Championship qualifying games against Cyprus and Spain. Clarke led Scotland to Euro 2020 for its first major tournament since the 1998 World Cup. After Scotland lost to Ukraine in the playoffs for last year's Worl
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich midfielder Joshua Kimmich praised Julian Nagelsmann as an “outstanding” coach Friday amid reports that the 35-year-old manager is set to be fired and replaced by Thomas Tuchel. Both Kicker magazine and German tabloid Bild reported Thursday that Bayern was ending Nagelsmann’s spell in charge following the team’s 2-1 loss at Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga on Sunday. "I can only say that Julian Nagelsmann is an outstanding coach. Really, I've had a lot of
Clarke, who was appointed Scotland boss in May 2019, has signed an extension until after the 2026 World Cup campaign.