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Difficult Days At Racing Santander

Mayhem continues to reign at Racing Santander as coach Juan Carlos Unzue and Director of Football Manolo Saiz look set to be axed from the club. Unzue and Saiz both signed contracts with the Racing club earlier this summer on June 22, with Saiz agreeing to stay at the club in his Director of Football [...]

Racing Santander Relegated

Racing Santander became the first team in the Spanish Primera Division to be relegated after a 3-0 defeat to Real Sociedad on Saturday. Racing went into the game knowing that a win no matter how how vital, would not keep them from escaping the relegation axe. After 34 matches, Racing were at the bottom of [...]

Malaga’s Champions League gets even bigger as they managed to sneak into third place, surpassing Valencia after Manuel Pellegrini’s boys convincingly defeated 10 men Racing Santander 3-0. Despite missing a penalty in the early minutes, goals from Isco, Santi Cazorla and Ruud Van Nistelrooy were more than enough to lift them up a place, giving [...]

Santander sack coach Juan Jose Gonzalez

Racing Santander have parted company with coach Juan Jose Gonzalez after just four months in the post. Gonzalez was named as caretaker manager at the end of November following the dismissal of Hector Cuper and, after a successful interim period, Racing announced in December that he would remain in charge until the end of the [...]

Former Argentina captain Diego Simeone has quit as Racing Club coach fanning media speculation he might be in line to take charge of his former club Atletico Madrid. Gregorio Manzano is fighting for survival at Atletico where the fans are in open revolt against him and the board with the side in mid-table after some [...]

Racing Santander’s administrators have announced that the club has a total debt of almost €48m, a figure over €10m in excess of the one presented when the Cantabrians applied to enter bankruptcy in July. The difference was explained by the fact that investment company Western Gulf Advisory (WGA), owned by Indian businessman Ahsan Ali Syed [...]

Racing Santander Reappoint Marcelino

As expected Racing Santander have reappointed former coach Marcelino Garcia to replace the sacked Miguel Angel Portugal. Racing, who were taken over last month by Indian investor Ahsan Ali Syed, terminated Portugal’s contract on Monday and Marcelino has agreed a deal until the end of next season, a club spokesman said. The Cantabria-based side are [...]

Racing Santander Fire Portugal

Racing Santander’s new Indian owners have not wasted much time making changes as coach Miguel Angel Portugal has been sacked. “Real Racing Club have reached an agreement with Miguel Angel Portugal on the cancellation of his contract,” Racing said in a statement on their website. This season under Portugal, who was appointed to replace Juan [...]