Chennaiyin FC have appointed England's John Gregory as their Head Coach for the 2017-18 season of the Indian Super League. The 63-year-old Gregory will succeed Italian Marco Materazzi, who guided Chennaiyin to the title in the 2015 season.Gregory has over four decades of experience as a player and coach, having made his professional debut in 1972. The former midfielder made 600 league appearances in English football and represented the England national team six times.
EXCLUSIVE: Sunshine Coast’s Zac Anderson has signed a two-year deal with Emirates Club in Ras al-Khaimah.
The 25-year-old, who parted ways with A-League glamour club Sydney FC in May, said he was “over the moon” after linking with one of the Middle East’s iconic outfits.
It represents the next chapter of a promising career for the rugged defender.
After forging his skills as a junior on the Coast, he linked with the Queensland Academy of Sport and then with Gold Coast United.
It was with that now-defunct outfit he made his A-League debut in 2009.
Pahang FC have appointed Zesh Rehman as their new captain ahead of the new Malaysia Super League season, replacing Razman Roslan, who has moved to Selangor.
The 32 year-old defender is arguably one of the most experienced player within the squad, alongside Saiful Nizam, who was also being linked with the position. But it now appears that the Elephants have opted to have the ex-Fulham defender spearhead their squad.
We are on the verge of the 2016 Malaysia Super League (MSL) and I have been handed the captaincy for what could be a challenging season for Pahang, with so many new players coming in.
The responsibility of leading the squad in my third year in Kuantan is a huge honour, which I am very excited about.
Steve Kean is a hero in Brunei after winning their first Singapore League title and being named manager of the year.
The former Blackburn Rovers boss has just led Brunei DPMM FC to a historic triumph in the 10-team S League.
The Myanmar-based club Shan United have added central defender Patrick Kanyuka to their roster from Limerick ahead of the start this weekend of the 2016 Myanmar National League season.
Kayuka has previous experience in Asia, having played for Thai club Roi Et United for two seasons, before appearing on trial for Limerick in their friendly against MK Dons in July 2015. The Congolese defender later signed on for the SuperBlues and made his debut in Limerick’s first league win of the season when they beat Sligo Rovers 3-2 in August.