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McLeish appointed for second spell as Scotland manager

McLeish appointed for second spell as Scotland manager

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Alex McLeish has agreed to become Scotland manager for the second time - 11 years after leaving the post.McLeish, 59, will sign a deal until 2020 and is the unanimous choice of the Scottish FA board. He replaces his former Aberdeen and Scotland team-mate Gordon Strachan, who left in October after the country did not qualify for the World Cup. The Scottish FA failed in its attempt to recruit Michael O'Neill, who instead chose to stay with Northern Ireland.McLeish 'has right credentials'Walter Smith was also linked with the role, but ruled himself out of a return to the job he held for three years before leaving for Rangers in 2007.McLeish's first games in charge will be against Costa Rica and Hungary next month, followed by further friendly matches in Peru in May and Mexico in June.His debu...
Jose Mourinho: Manchester United manager signs new contract to 2020

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United manager signs new contract to 2020

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has signed a contract extension until 2020, with the option of a further year.The 54-year-old's previous deal at Old Trafford was due to expire in 2019. Mourinho said he was "delighted" that United "feel and trust that I am the right manager for this great club for the foreseeable future". He added: "I would like to say a big thank you to the owners and to [chief executive} Ed Woodward."Sanchez swapped 'fantastic' Arsenal for 'giant' Man Utd - MourinhoThe Portuguese, appointed as Louis van Gaal's successor in May 2016, won the EFL Cup and Europa League in his first season.This season United are second in the Premier League, behind runaway leaders Manchester City, with the club still in the Champions League and FA Cup."We have set very high standards ...
Wales to announce new manager on Monday

Wales to announce new manager on Monday

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Craig Bellamy and Ryan Giggs are leading candidates for the jobSunday, January 14, 2018Wales will name their new manager on Monday.The Football Association of Wales has arranged a press conference for 2pm where Chris Coleman's successor will be presented to the media.Ryan Giggs is the favourite for the role, having been interviewed for the role last week, but Craig Bellamy, Coleman's former assistant Osian Roberts and Mark Bowen, who has left his position as Stoke assistant manager, are also thought to be contenders.The FAW said it would revealed the identity of the new manager on Twitter ahead of the press conference at Hensol Castle.A Twitter announcement from the FAW added: "Yfory (Tomorrow). A new era begins 󠁿#TogetherStronger"Let's block ads! (Why?)
Confirmed: Tony Pulis sacked as West Brom manager

Confirmed: Tony Pulis sacked as West Brom manager

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Tony Pulis Monday, November 20, 2017Tony Pulis has been sacked as West Brom head coach, the club have announced.The Welshman had come under pressure from fans after a dreadful start to the season from the Baggies.Albion currently sit just one point above the relegation zone after claiming only two wins from their opening 12 games - and have scored only nine goals in the Premier League.More to follow...Let's block ads! (Why?)
Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini rules out becoming Italy's next manager

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini rules out becoming Italy's next manager

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Roberto Mancini Friday, November 17, 2017Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has no plans to become the new manager of Italy.The Azzurri are on the hunt for a new head coach after sacking Giampiero Ventura following their failure to qualify for next summer's World Cup in Russia.Mancini has been linked with taking over, while the likes of Antonio Conte and Carlo Ancelotti have been touted as viable replacements too.But Mancini has now revealed he is happy at Zenit St Petersburg and looking to succeed with them."I am not surprised my name has been mentioned on the list, seeing as they also discussed colleagues with experience who won in various different countries," Mancini told Russia TV channel Match TV."But I am happy at Zenit and in St Petersburg, so I am not thinking about the N...