Hamren renews Sweden contract through Euro 2016

Erik Hamren will stay on as Sweden coach despite the team's failure to qualify for next year's World Cup. The Swedish Football Association on Thursday said Hamren signed a contract extension through the European Championship in 2016. Swedish FA chairman Karl-Erik Nilsson said, ''We are happy with the job Erik has done and are convinced he's the best man to lead us toward the next...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-3-12

Erik Hamren blows another save as the T-Pads lose 8-7. Adys Portillo earns his first win for the Missions as Rymer Liriano stays hot and goes 3-3. Despite Joe Ross’ stellar pitching performance, the Emeralds offense can only manage to record 2 hits, and Ross gets the loss.Hitting Prospect of the Day: Rymer Liriano Pitching Prospect of the Day: Adys Portillo/Joe RossTucson Padres...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-31-12

Erik Hamren struggles again as the Padres lose a close one to the Rainiers. Despite a great night from Tommy Medica, the Storm get blown out 12-3. Frank Garces and Justin Hancock continue to pitch well for the TinCaps and Emeralds, respectively, as both teams win close games. Hitting Prospect of the Day: Tommy Medica Pitching Prospect of the Day: Justin HancockTucson Padres 2, Tacoma...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Hamren says Sweden headed in right direction

While Sweden is headed for an early exit at the European Championship, coach Erik Hamren is convinced the team is going places in the future. The Swedes were eliminated from Euro 2012 after a second straight loss on Friday, but Hamren said the performance against England showed the team ''is heading in the right direction.'' However, Hamren said Sweden needs to get better in the...
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June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Sweden looks for answers after loss to Ukraine

Like many Ukrainians, Sweden coach Erik Hamren was up for most of the night following his team's 2-1 loss to the co-host at the European Championship. While the home supporters were celebrating in Kiev, Hamren was sitting at the team hotel watching video footage of the game until 4:30 a.m. and trying to pinpoint where things went wrong. With a must-win game against England coming...
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June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Euro 2012: Sweden coach puts wins ahead of style

Sweden coach Erik Hamren wants his team to play an attack-minded, possession-based and eye-pleasing style of football. At the European Championship, though, he's more than willing to sacrifice style for results. Hamren has brought a different philosophy to Sweden since taking over the national team two years ago, replacing an often stodgy, defensive-minded 4-4-2 system with a more...
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May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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