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Sam Allardyce turns down Newcastle United approach to return as manager

Sam Allardyce turns down Newcastle United approach to return as manager

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Former England boss Sam Allardyce says he turned down the chance to return to Newcastle United as the club's manager.Allardyce was in charge of the Magpies from 2007 to 2008 and was considered as a replacement for Rafael Benitez, who left the club at the end of June.Benitez departed after his contract expired, saying the Premier League club "did not share his vision". "I was very flattered that I was considered but it's that thing - don't go back," Allardyce told Talksport."It never got to the type of talks people are suggesting but it wasn't for me. I politely said no."Sheffield Wednesday boss Steve Bruce is the latest name being considered by Newcastle owner Mike Ashley."I never got to talk...
Frank Lampard: Chelsea legend leaves Derby County to become Blues manager

Frank Lampard: Chelsea legend leaves Derby County to become Blues manager

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Chelsea have appointed former midfielder Frank Lampard as their manager on a three-year deal.Lampard, 41, has left Championship side Derby County to take over at a club where he spent 13 years as a player.He succeeds Maurizio Sarri, who left Stamford Bridge in June to take charge of Italian champions Juventus. Lampard led Derby to the Championship play-off final, where they lost to Aston Villa, in his first season as a manager.The former England international made 648 Chelsea appearances, winning 11 major trophies with them.He takes over with Chelsea under a transfer embargo after the club were given a two-window transfer ban by world governing body Fifa - a decision they are appealing agains...
Stan Lee’s former manager arrested for allegedly stealing $262,000 from late comic book legend

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested for allegedly stealing $262,000 from late comic book legend

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Stan Lee in his office in Beverly Hills, California.Getty images | Washington PostThe former manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on charges of financial elder abuse and false imprisonment against the late comic book legend, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.Keya Morgan allegedly mishandled Lee's money. This included $ 262,000 that Lee never received from autograph signing sessions.  "Mr.Lee had a large estate worth over an estimated $ 50 million with no clear protection from opportunists who could insert themselves into his life and take control of it," the LAPD said on Saturday in a press release.In June of last year, Morgan removed the 95-year old Marvel Comic Book creator from his Hollywood Hills residence to a condominium in Beverly Hills to gain more control over h...
Mauricio Pochettino: I would be stupid to stay with no plan, says Tottenham manager

Mauricio Pochettino: I would be stupid to stay with no plan, says Tottenham manager

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he would be "stupid" to stay at the club if they expect similar levels of success without changing the way they are run.The Champions League finalists have not signed a player since 31 January 2018.Pochettino plans talks with chairman Daniel Levy this summer after five years in charge. "I am not open to start a new chapter with no plan, with no clear idea, with not being transparent," he said.Pochettino, who has four years left on his contract, hinted before Wednesday's stunning Champions League semi-final second leg victory over Ajax that he could quit and go home to Argentina if they won the competition.Spurs manager in tears after famous win at Aj...
The volatility in stocks right now is 'abnormal,' says manager of $200 billion pension fund

The volatility in stocks right now is 'abnormal,' says manager of $200 billion pension fund

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Investors should be careful as the recent spike in market volatility is far from normal, according to the manager of the California State Teachers' Retirement System, which has more than $ 200 billion in assets. "The last few days have been abnormal volatility," Christopher Ailman, chief investment officer at CalSTRS, told CNBC during a special aired Thursday night. "The volatility we saw earlier in October and November, I went on and said that was expected. That's typical when you have a bull market that's so old and so late in the economic cycle. But the last few days are abnormal because the machines are really picking over more than human beings." ...