Spanish Soccer Federation Fires Women’s National Team Coach Weeks After World Cup Win

Posted on AllSides September 5th, 2023
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Less than three weeks after Spain won the Women’s World Cup, the Spanish soccer federation on Tuesday fired national team coach Jorge Vilda, as it attempted to repair the damage caused by federation head Luis Rubiales’s forcible kiss of a player during the celebrations. Spanish soccer’s governing body didn’t give a reason for Vilda’s exit, simply stating that he had been dismissed. “The [federation] would like to express its gratitude to Jorge Vilda for the services he has provided, for his professionalism and dedication during all these years, wishing him...

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