Featured Matches
Previous
Germany
Argentina
ESPNDeportes Sep 3, 2014 6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Czech Republic
United States
Sep 3, 2014 6:15 PM GMT
Game Details
England
Norway
Sep 3, 2014 7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Philadelphia Union
Toronto FC
Sep 3, 2014 11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
New England Revolution
Sporting Kansas City
Sep 3, 2014 11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Chivas USA
Seattle Sounders FC
Sep 3, 2014 2:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Crewe Alexandra
Rochdale
0
1
LIVE 42'
Game Details
Oldham Athletic
Bradford City
0
0
LIVE 44'
Game Details
Accrington Stanley
Carlisle United
1
1
LIVE 31'
Game Details
Barnsley
York City
0
0
LIVE 28'
Game Details
Fleetwood Town
Morecambe
1
1
LIVE 30'
Game Details
Notts County
Mansfield Town
1
0
LIVE 28'
Game Details
Preston North End
Shrewsbury Town
0
0
LIVE 26'
Game Details
Scunthorpe United
Chesterfield
2
0
LIVE 30'
Game Details
AFC Wimbledon
Southend United
1
1
LIVE 21'
Game Details
Cheltenham Town
Oxford United
0
0
LIVE 30'
Game Details
Crawley Town
Cambridge United
0
0
LIVE 31'
Game Details
Peterborough United
Leyton Orient
1
1
LIVE 30'
Game Details
Stevenage
Gillingham
0
1
LIVE 25'
Game Details
Wycombe Wanderers
Coventry City
0
0
LIVE 29'
Game Details
Yeovil Town
Portsmouth
0
0
LIVE 27'
Game Details
Ballymena
Institute
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Cliftonville
Linfield
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Coleraine
Crusaders
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Dungannon Swifts
Warrenpoint Town
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Glenavon
Ballinamallard Utd
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Glentoran
Portadown
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Sp. Belgrano
Huracán
7:10 PM GMT
Game Details
Atlético Tucumán
Temperley
12:30 AM GMT
Game Details
ABC
CR Vasco da Gama
10:30 PM GMT
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 1
Game Details
Goianiense
Boa MG
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Paraná Clube
Sampaio Correa-MA
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Portuguesa de Desportos
Joinville
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Next
May 13, 2014

Remi Garde to leave Lyon at season end

Remi Garde has announced he will step down as coach of Lyon at the end of the season as he feels "the need for a break." 

Garde is yet to lead Lyon to a top-two finish in France.
Garde has been on the coaching staff at Lyon since 2003.

Sitting alongside OL president Jean-Michel Aulas at a press conference on Tuesday, Garde, 48, told media he had declined the club's offer to extend his current deal beyond June, and would end his three-year tenure after Saturday's final Ligue 1 game against Nice.

"I feel the need for a break," Garde, who was in his first senior coaching role, said. "My way of life is not suited to the job of coach, which has its constraints but which I am very passionate about.

"I won't be in another dugout in July. I really need a break. I'm not concerned about the future now. I have to take a break to breathe. It was a difficult decision."

He added: "During these three years, my family has been with me. I need to get back to them to build up my reserves and come back strongly."

Ironically, it is Garde's predecessor, current Nice coach Claude Puel, who could prevent the former Arsenal midfielder going out on a high with OL requiring victory on the south coast to be certain of clinching fifth place and Europa League qualification.

"I would like to separate this announcement from the last match at Nice. It had to be done. The situation is easier to handle now. It was becoming difficult to cope with," Garde, who informed his squad of his decision only minutes before making it public, said. "I have every confidence my players will achieve the objective."

Garde was handed his first senior coaching role after Puel's own three-year stay at the Stade de Gerland ended trophyless. Garde was seen as the ideal man to implement the club's new policy of relying on their youth academy, having been its director before taking over the first team. The ex-OL and Strasbourg player brought talents such as Clement Grenier and Alexandre Lacazette to prominence, and won the Coupe de France in his first season in charge.

Garde also guided the team to fourth and third-placed finishes in his opening two league campaigns, and reached two Coupe de la Ligue finals to leave a daunting act for his successor to follow.

The favourite to succeed him is current Sochaux coach Herve Renard, but Aulas told media no decision has yet been taken on who will lead the team into the 2014-15 campaign.

"We have defined a profile. It's linked to the company's project, which is in strict accordance with financial fair play. We're not going to take a coach who doesn't speak French, or with a large backroom staff, but a coach who shares the same mentality as that with which OL has been made."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.