Valencia appoint Celades to replace sacked Marcelino

Marcelino leaves Valencia due to his unhappiness with owner Peter Lim over transfer policy. (AFP pic) MADRID: Marcelino has been sacked as Valencia coach after an indifferent start to the season, with former Spain Under-21 boss Albert Celades replacing him, the Spanish La Liga club said on Wednesday. It is a first senior role in club management for Celades, […]

German ambassador summoned by Beijing over Joshua Wong’s visit

Joshua Wong had earlier in Berlin insisted he is not a separatist and said his goal was to reform the election system in Hong Kong. (AFP pic) BERLIN: China has summoned the German ambassador in Beijing following a meeting between Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and Germany’s foreign minister, Beijing’s envoy in Berlin said Wednesday. […]