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Santos fires coach Muricy Ramalho

Muricy Ramalho, who joined Santos in April 2011, has won four Brazilian league titles during his coaching career. (AFP)


Days after selling Neymar to Barcelona, the club announced that it is letting go of coach Muricy Ramalho.

In 150 matches during a two-plus year stint with Santos, Ramalho went 72-42-36. The club won six titles, including three in the Sao Paulo state championship, under Ramalho.

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From The Associated Press:

Santos said Friday that it decided to make the changes to put the team back on track after "one of the most successful periods in the history of the club."