NEWS
Wednesday December 24 2014
Official: Cagliari appoint Zola

Cagliari have officially appointed Gianfranco Zola as their new Coach after sacking Zdenek Zeman.

The decision was announced on Christmas Eve and he will begin training on December 28.

"Welcome home Gianfranco," read the statement posted on the Cagliari website.

This is not only the 48-year-old's hometown club, but also where Magic Box ended his playing career.

Zola takes charge of his first Serie A club, as his only previous Italian coaching experience was as co-manager of the Italy Under-21 side.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Wednesday December 24 2014
Zola in pole, Zenga says no

Former West Ham Coach Gianfranco Zola looks in line for a return to Cagliari, as Walter Zenga says he has turned down the role.

On from sacking Zdenek Zeman this week, the Sardinian outfit have been linked with the likes of Zola, Zenga and Delio Rossi.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Tuesday December 23 2014
Official: Cagliari sack Zeman

Zdenek Zeman has been relieved of his duties as Cagliari Coach, the club has confirmed.

Rumours had been growing in recent days that the Czech Coach would leave the position after just two wins all season had seen the Isolani drop to 18th in Serie A.

“Cagliari Calcio announces that Zdenek Zeman has left as Coach of the first team with immediate effect," the club confirmed in a statement on its official website.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Monday December 22 2014
Zeman: 'Sack? President decides'

Zdenek Zeman refused to comment on reports he’ll be sacked by Cagliari. “Presidents decide, so ask him.”

There are multiple sources suggesting today that Zeman will be fired after dropping into the relegation zone on an eight-round winless streak.

“I am going to Rome for my vacation,” Zeman told Sport Mediaset after Cagliari’s last pre-Christmas training session.

“The directors wished me a happy Christmas. Will I be sacked? Usually the Presidents decide, so you’d have to ask him.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Monday December 22 2014
Zenga 'open' to Cagliari job

Walter Zenga said he “won’t close the door on anyone” after reports he’ll replace Zdenek Zeman at Cagliari.

There are multiple sources suggesting Zeman’s dismissal will be made official today and Zenga is the favourite to take over.

“I made a lifestyle choice to be in Dubai with my family, where the standard of living is excellent,” ex-Al Jazeera Coach Zenga told Radio Onda Libera.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Monday December 22 2014
Report: Cagliari sack Zeman

The Gazzetta dello Sport report that Zdenek Zeman has been sacked by Cagliari and that only confirmation from the club is now due.

Reports have resurfaced today and are growing that the Isolani have decided to take action in light of continued poor form and make a change on the bench.

Whilst SportMediaset and Sky Sport have being speculating this morning that Zeman is heading out the door, the Gazzetta dello Sport report that the 67-year-old still took training.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Monday December 22 2014
Report: Zenga for Zeman at Cagliari

Reports are gaining momentum that Cagliari will sack Zdenek Zeman to bring in Walter Zenga today.

The rumours had already emerged after crisis talks with President Tommaso Giulini on Friday, as the Sardinians are without a win in eight rounds.

They were beaten 3-1 at home by Juventus on Thursday, ending 2014 in the relegation zone.

According to Sport Mediaset this morning, Cagliari have decided to pull the plug on their Zemanlandia project.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Sunday December 21 2014
Zola or Zenga for Cagliari?

Zdenek Zeman is reportedly on the Cagliari chopping block with Delio Rossi, Walter Zenga, Davide Ballardini and Gianfranco Zola in the running.

The Coach met with President Tommaso Giulini for crisis talks on Friday after a 3-1 home defeat to Juventus.

The Sardinians are the only side without a home victory all season and have dropped into the relegation zone.

Above all, they are struggling to score goals, which is highly unusual for a Zeman team.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Friday December 19 2014
Zeman risks Cagliari sack?

Cagliari’s continued poor form reportedly has them considering the future of Zdenek Zeman as Coach.

The Rossoblu are currently sitting one point short of climbing out of relegation zone having only won twice all season.

Recent form was worsened in a 3-1 defeat to Juventus yesterday and has prompted early speculation that the Isolani are considering their Coach’s future.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/

NEWS
Thursday December 18 2014
Zeman explains Cagliari changes

Zdenek Zeman explained his tactical revolution against Juventus, although Cagliari were still beaten 3-1.

The chief proponent of the 4-3-3 surprisingly adopted a 4-4-2 system for this game.

“I chose the 4-4-2 after evaluating the Juventus team,” Zeman told Sky Sport Italia.

Enable Scroll-To-Play Video
Do Not Exclude From Feeds

Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/