Soccer-Barcelona looking to move on after Vilanova exit (Reuters)

* Hunt for new coach takes priority * Vilanova to retain some duties (Adds Vilanova letter) By Iain Rogers MADRID, July 20 (Reuters) – Barcelona were mourning the enforced exit of ailing coach Tito Vilanova on Saturday but there was also a sense the Spanish champions were prepared to move swiftly to appoint a successor and focus on preparations for next season. Club president Sandro Rosell made the announcement late on Friday that Vilanova, who has been battling throat cancer the past two years, needed more treatment that meant he would be unable to remain in charge of the first team. …

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