Greece picks interim coach for friendly with Serbia
Greece picks interim coach for friendly with Serbia

Under-21 coach Kostas Tsanas will be in charge of Greece on Tuesday in a friendly against Serbia, replacing Claudio Ranieri who was sacked from the position on Saturday, the Greek football federation announced Sunday.

Claudio Ranieri sacked as Greece coach
Claudio Ranieri sacked as Greece coach

Claudio Ranieri on Saturday was sacked as coach of Greece, paying the price for a humiliating 1-0 loss at home the previous evening to minnows the Faroes Islands in a Euro 2016 qualifier.

Claudio Ranieri looks finished in Greece
Claudio Ranieri looks finished in Greece

Greece`s embarrassing defeat by the tiny Faroe Islands looks likely to cost coach Claudio Ranieri his job as the Greek football federation said it would hold an emergency meeting on Saturday.

Claudio Ranieri`s job safe says Greek federation
Claudio Ranieri`s job safe says Greek federation

The Greek football federation Monday denied media reports that it has lost confidence in national coach Claudio Ranieri.

Giorgos Karagounis to work with Claudio Ranieri in Greek team
Giorgos Karagounis to work with Claudio Ranieri in Greek team

Recently retired Greece international captain Giorgos Karagounis was handed a new role on Friday where he is set to work alongside coach Claudio Ranieri, the Greek football federation said.

Claudio Ranieri forced into another change for Euro qualifier
Claudio Ranieri forced into another change for Euro qualifier

New Greece coach Claudio Ranieri on Sunday made his third change from the original 24-man squad for the first Euro 2016 qualifier against Romania at home on September 7.

Ranieri replaces Santos as Greece manager

Sacked Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri on Friday signed a two-year deal to manage Greece, the country`s football federation announced.

Football WC: Wilmots enjoying playing the guessing game

Belgium coach Marc Wilmots could well be described as `Tinkerman II` as at the World Cup finals he has followed the Claudio Ranieri line on selection policy by changing his line-up constantly and has so far given 20 of his 23 man squad some playing time.

Ranieri stands down as Monaco coach

Italian Claudio Ranieri has stood down as coach of French Ligue 1 club Monaco, club vice-president Vadim Vasilyev said on Tuesday.

Ranieri and Monaco seek derby redemption

Monaco host Nice in a Cote d`Azur derby on Sunday looking to get back to winning ways in Ligue 1 after the blow of losing in the French Cup semi-finals.

Guingamp stun Monaco in French Cup semi-final

Ligue 1 strugglers Guingamp beat much-fancied Monaco 3-1 after extra time in the semi-finals of the French Cup on Wednesday to set up a final date with Brittany rivals Rennes.

Monaco slip to rare defeat

Monaco suffered a surprise 1-0 defeat away to Evian on Saturday to leave Paris Saint-Germain 13 points clear at the top of the Ligue 1 table with just seven games left.

Abidal risks World Cup place after Monaco no-show

Eric Abidal did his chances of earning a place in France`s World Cup squad no good by going AWOL on Sunday after the defender was overlooked for Monaco`s Ligue 1 game against Lille.

Monaco edge Lyon as ref leaves his mark

Monaco beat Lyon 3-2 in a game marked by a series of dubious calls from the referee who later conceded all Monaco`s goals resulted from off-side situations.

Ibra fires PSG past St Etienne, Monaco edge Lyon

Paris Saint Germain, fresh from progressing to the Champions League quarter-finals, capped a profitable week with a 2-0 win over Saint Etienne on Sunday.

Late equaliser salvages point for Monaco in Brittany

Monaco saw their championship chances dented on Saturday as they were forced to come back twice before snatching a 2-2 draw at Lorient to fall five points behind Paris Saint-Germain.

Protect players more, Ranieri urges refs after Falcao injury

Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri called on referees to protect players more after Colombia striker Radamel Falcao sustained a serious knee injury in a French Cup game which has put his World Cup participation in doubt.

Niang goal denies Monaco

Monaco`s prospects of overhauling Paris Saint-Germain at the top of Ligue 1 appeared to take another blow on Friday, as Claudio Ranieri`s side were held to a 1-1 draw by struggling Montpellier.

Ranieri admits to Traore talks

Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri on Friday admitted that the principality club are in discussions to sign Ivory Coast striker Lacina Traore from Anzhi Makhachkala.

Falcao to return to Monaco squad, says Ranieri

Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri announced on Wednesday that Colombian striker Radamel Falcao, the club`s record signing, will return to the squad for Friday`s Ligue 1 game against Valenciennes.