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# Paulo Bento

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# Paulo Bento
Bento steps down as South Korea coach after last-16 exit
The 53-year-old former Portugal coach took over following the 2018 World Cup, succeeding Shin Tae-yong.
# Conflict
Paulo Bento proud to sing both national anthems as he faces home nation
The South Korea boss will serve a touchline ban against Portugal.
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# exit door
Paulo Bento leaves Portugal job after last week's embarrassing defeat to Albania
After a group-stage exit at the summer’s World Cup, the 45 year-old seemed on borrowed time.
# The Morning After
We're not good enough: Ronaldo delivers Portugal a cold, hard dose of reality
“We have to be humble and recognise our limitations,” says CR7 as Portugal stay alive by the skin of their teeth.
# Patience
Scolari tells Portugal to keep the faith following German mauling
The Brazil coach urged Paulo Bento and his players to stay the course.
# Reaction
Portugal manager Paulo Bento downplays Ronaldo, praises (his own) approach
While the Portuguese manager sought to lessen the hype around his megastar, Czech manager Michal Bilek was gushing about the man that sent his team crashing out of Euro 2012
# Controversial
Bento springs surprises in Portugal Euro 2012 squad
The manager has chosen to omit Besiktas midfielder Manuel Fernandes from the travelling party.
# Crunch time
The Finals countdown: how the other ties are shaping up
While we’re all busy gloating about Ireland’s imminent qualification, six other European countries are experiencing varying degrees of anxiety about their Euro 2012 fate.