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His defection now leaves the way clear for Rubiales to gain a second mandate in the election scheduled for August 17. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content13 kids at weddings who just don’t give a hootPlus-Size Girls Who Set The Catwalk On Fire2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The WorldBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever MadeThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love WithWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Top 10 Most Populated Cities In The WorldCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayPretty Awesome Shows That Just Got Canceled8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise You Read Also: UEFA set to decide on way forward for suspended Champions League Casillas played 167 times for Spain, also winning two Euros in 2008 and 2012, and made more than 700 appearances for Real Madrid, with whom he won five La Liga titles and the Champions League three times, before joining Porto in 2015. Named in the FIFA FIFPro World XI five years in a row between 2008 and 2012 he suffered a heart attack in May 2019 during training and has not played another competitive match since. Loading… Spain’s World Cup-winning captain Iker Casillas announced on Monday he was ending his bid to run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) due to the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Iker Casillas has decided against contesting the RFEF election “I would like to inform you that I have decided not to run for the upcoming RFEF elections,” the Porto goalkeeper wrote on social media. The 39-year-old said he was pulling out of the race for the top job in Spanish football as a result of the “exceptional social, economic and health situation that our country is suffering”. He said the COVID-19 outbreak which has claimed over 27,000 victims in the country had relegated the election into “second place”. Casillas, who led Spain to their first World Cup title in 2010, had announced his intention to stand against current RFEF president Luis Rubiales back in February.Advertisement
“Tottenham Hotspur, you know I supported them when I was eight years of age. I went there at 12, left there at 28. Went back and managed. It’s in my blood. It’s in my bones. “If I was offered the job, yes I would want to go back, even if it was for the sake of the club. (Interim manager) Tim (Sherwood) is in pole position here.” Sherwood took the side for Sunday’s 3-2 win at Southampton in a caretaker capacity and also wants a permanent position with the club. If he does not get it, though, Hoddle would be willing to take over, even on a short-term deal until the end of the season. “If the club felt that they wanted me to go in until the end of the season even, they wanted something else long term, I would be prepared to do that because I love the club,” he added. Hoddle insists he has not been contacted by Levy, and added that he would be willing to work for the man who sacked him a decade ago. “They’ve not offered me the job, so it’s all speculation, it’s all a bit of media hype,” he said. “It’s a different club completely this time. I think I had a squad that was ageing at the time, we were bringing free transfers in, we brought Teddy Sheringham and Gus Poyet in on free transfers. “This isn’t the same scenario at this club at the moment. It’s a completely different scenario to that. I think there’s a way forward.” Holland coach Louis van Gaal has ruled out combining the Oranje job with a role at Tottenham. Press Association The vastly experienced Van Gaal, who has had spells at Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich in a glittering career, has been linked with the managerial vacancy at White Hart Lane created by Andre Villas-Boas’ sacking last Monday. But the 62-year-old hinted it is not something he would be immediately interested in. He told Dutch broadcasters NOS: “Everyone who knows me knows I won’t do two jobs at the same time.” Van Gaal’s contract with the Dutch FA expires after next summer’s World Cup finals in Brazil and he suggested he would then be open to a move to England. He added: “I’ve always said that I want to work in the Premier League, so there’s a chance. “But I’ve also read that Frank de Boer and Guus Hiddink were in the picture.” Earlier Sunday, Glenn Hoddle admitted he would be interested in taking the job for a second time. The 56-year-old sat in the White Hart Lane dugout between 2001 and 2003 and is currently without a club, having last managed at Wolves in 2006. It remains to be seen if Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy wants to give Hoddle a second chance, but he is willing to take any opportunity there may be. Speaking on Sky Sports 1 he said: “Do I want the job? Well I’ve had the job there once.