José Couceiro has left Sporting Clube de Portugal by mutual consent. The coach, who was caretaker manager in 2011 – and managed to save at least some face by leading Sporting to a third place position.
There was speculation that José Couceiro would take on a different role in the club, either as head of the academy or as a director of football. It seems now with his release that perhaps the rumours of his return to Turkey to manage again.
The club released an official statement on their website.