Eriksson not the ideal candidate

September 18, 2006
By Jen Chang
When considering applicants for a job vacancy, it's generally advisable that one examine candidates' most recent performance in addition to their historical credentials. Yet, with the revelation by The New York Times last week that U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati had met recently with former England national team coach Sven-Goran Eriksson to gauge his interest in the U.S. job, this rule of thumb seemingly is being discounted.

It's clear that, in Eriksson's case, the USSF ...

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