USL side Ottawa Fury FC has announced that GM and head coach Paul Dalglish has resigned his positions and will be replaced on an interim basis by Julian de Guzman.
Fury FC president John Pugh said that Dalglish intended to leave after the end of the season for personal reasons, but the club and Dalglish decided jointly that it would be better for the team to make the switch now.
"This decision will give Julian the opportunity to get the rest of the season under his belt," said Pugh via a club release.
Major League Soccer rejected a $4 billion global media rights deal from international media company MP & Silva, as reported by the Sports Business Journal.
The offer, which would have quadrupled the annual rate of MLS' current deal, came with the significant contingency that MLS would have to institute a system of promotion and relegation.
The proposed deal would have run for 10 years starting in 2023, after the current deal with ESPN, Fox and Univision expires.
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Florent Malouda has opened the door to a reunion with former Chelsea teammate Didier Drogba at United Soccer League side Phoenix Rising.
Drogba, 39, became a player-owner of the USL outfit in April after ending his two-season stint at Montreal Impact, and is hopeful of pushing his new side into Major League Soccer.
Frenchman Patrice Carteron was appointed as the Rising's head coach in May, and worked with former France international Malouda, 37, at the Cairo-based club Wadi Degla last year.