“After travelling many kilometres together, the Spanish Football Federation and Fernando Hierro have put an end to their relationship,” the federation said.Hierro declined to return to his previous job as the federation’s technical director and “will undertake new professional challenges”, the federation wrote.Spain were tipped among the favourites until Lopetegui caused chaos by announcing he would become Real Madrid’s new coach after the World Cup.The federation, fearing a split between players from Barcelona and Real, sacked Lopetegui two days before Spain’s opening game against Portugal.He described it as the saddest day of his life since the death of his mother.Andres Iniesta, the former Barcelona great who scored the winning goal in the 2010 World Cup final, retired from the international team after the defeat to Russia.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Fernando Hierro led Spain during their World Cup campaign in Russia © AFP/File / OZAN KOSEMADRID, Spain, Jul 8 – Fernando Hierro, who stood in as Spain coach when Julen Lopetegui was sacked on the eve of the World Cup, will not continue in the role, the Spanish football federation said Sunday.Under the former Real Madrid and Spain defender, who had little previous coaching experience, 2010 winners Spain lost on penalties to host nation Russia in the last 16.
JIMMY GALLAGHER (CANADA)The death has occurred in Canada of Jimmy Gallagher formely Cloghglass, Burtonport, brother of Kate McGovern. A mass will take place in St Columba’s Church, Acres on Monday at 7pm.JOSEPH DOHERTY The death has occurred of Joseph Doherty, 318 Curragh, Killygordon. Suddenly, at his home. Sadly missed by his sons Joseph, Michael, Kieran and Laurence, daughters Maureen and Frances, brother Vincent, sister Celine, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, relatives and friends. Remains will be reposing at his home from 2pm on Saturday. Funeral mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Crossroads, on Monday at 11 am, followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2012 was last modified: May 26th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:2012DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR SATURDAYMAY 26