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Luis Enrique, new Spain coach

Luis Enrique is the man tasked with taking the Spain national team into a new era, it has been announced, after Fernando Hierro stepped aside as coach. The 48-year-old has signed an initial two-year contract but will not be officially unveiled until next week, said Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales. “We have two very intense and important years [ahead of us] and the new coach fits all of the requirements [we were looking for],” said Rubiales, who also admitted: “We didn’t approach anyone else, we only spoke to…

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BREAKING: Molina replaces Hierro as RFEF Sporting Director

¬†Jose Francisco Molina will replace Fernando Hierro as the new sporting director of the Spanish Football Federation. Following Hierro’s decision to not resume his role with the RFEF following an interim role as Spanish national coach – Molina has now been appointed. The former Deportivo La Coruna keeper will be formally presented later on Monday afternoon at the Ciudad del Futbol and he will begin work within the next couple of days in his new role. Hierro was famously appointed interim coach of Spain just days before the World Cup…

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