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Pachuca Parts Ways with Pako Ayesterán

Hours after Pachuca’s 3-0 loss to América, the club announced the departure of Francisco “Pako” Ayestarán as head coach.

OFFICIAL STATEMENT. Through this medium we are announcing that Professor @PakoAyestaran has ceased to be the coach of our institution. We wish him much success in his next project. 

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Gerardo Martino Announced as Mexico Coach

The Mexican Football Federation (FMF) officially announced today that Gerardo “Tata” Martino has been hired as coach of the Mexican national team.

The head coaching position has been vacant since Juan Carlos Osorio’s departure after the 2018 World Cup last summer, with Ricardo Ferretti serving as the interim coach during Mexico’s fall friendlies.

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Díaz Out, Ambriz In at León

After León’s 3-0 loss to Santos Laguna this weekend, the club parted ways with coach Gustavo Díaz. In a statement, León said that the club’s poor results – La Fiera is currently sitting in 15th place with 10 points from nine games – led to the “difficult” decision to make a change.

To replace Díaz, León has brought in Ignacio Ambriz, a familiar face on the sidelines of Liga MX.

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Guillermo Vázquez Resigns from Veracruz

Veracruz announced today that Guillermo Vázquez and his coaching staff have tendered their resignations, which the club has accepted.

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Santos Laguna Coach Robert Siboldi Resigns

Santos Laguna’s Apertura 2018 season had gotten off to a good start, with the reigning Liga MX champions winning two of their opening three games. However, coach Robert Siboldi and his entire coaching staff have abruptly resigned after “a conflict with a player”, the club reported in a statement.

Santos cited “a series of differences between the coaching staff that derive from a conflict with a player breaking the code of ethics in an irreparable manner” and said that “the coaching staff, recognizing the seriousness of its actions and omissions, presented its resignation and the club decided to accept it”.

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Juan Carlos Osorio Leaves El Tri

Juan Carlos Osorio has parted ways with the Mexican national team. The Colombian manager has turned down contract extension offers from the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) following the 2018 World Cup, where El Tri bowed out in the Round of Sixteen.

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Lobos BUAP Parts Ways with Rafael Puente del Río

Following their loss to Toluca this weekend, Lobos BUAP has announced the dismissal of Rafael Puente del Río.

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Atlas Parts Ways with José Guadalupe Cruz

Atlas has announced that José Guadalupe Cruz is no longer coach of the club.

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Diego Cocca Named New Coach of Tijuana

Tijuana has announced the hiring of Diego Martín Cocca as head coach of the Xolos for the upcoming Clausura 2018 season.

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Cruz Azul Parts Ways with Paco Jémez

Cruz Azul has confirmed that, “by mutual agreement”, Francisco “Paco” Jémez has left the head coaching position with the club. La Máquina and Jémez decided not to renew the coach’s contract for the Clausura 2018 season.

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