Europe was calling but outgoing Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou's next coaching job will be in Japan.
The Asian Cup winner has accepted the job in charge of City Football Group (CFG)-aligned J.League club Yokohama F.Marinos and will take up the reins in the new year.
The deal fulfils Postecoglou's ambitions to return to club soccer, having successfully steered the Socceroos to next year's World Cup.
The 52-year-old announced his departure as national team coach four weeks ago after becoming the...
It was only four weeks ago, in Round 23 of the A-League season, that Melbourne City's classy display brought the 11 match unbeaten run of Adelaide United to a screeching halt. Head coach John van 't Schip hailed it as "the best team performance overall this season."
With a solid shot stopper in place -- Thomas Sorensen -- defensive frailties seemingly sorted, arguably the best striker-midfielder combination in the league in Bruno Fornaroli and Aaron Mooy, City looked to be true title contenders.
Manchester City have expanded their growing global portfolio by announcing the purchase of a minority stake in Japanese J-League club Yokohama F Marinos.
The deal will bring the Marinos into a network which also includes new Major League Soccer franchise New York City FC and Australian club Melbourne Heart, as well as City's senior, youth and women's teams.
The partnership was announced in conjunction with the Marinos' owners, car manufacturer Nissan, and will see...