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Paul Scholes: Oldham Athletic name ex-Man Utd midfielder as manager

Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles with Manchester United Paul Scholes has been named manager of League Two club Oldham Athletic. The former Manchester United and England midfielder, 44, has taken his first managerial role, signing a one-and-a-half-year contract with the club he supported as a boy. There were concerns his 10% stake in Salford City, the National League club he co-owns, would prevent him from taking charge of the Latics. But he was cleared to do so on Friday at an English Football League meeting. Salford could be…

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Peter Schmeichel: Ex-Man Utd keeper considering applying for director role

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel won nine major trophies with the club Manchester United great Peter Schmeichel says the club should appoint a director of football and believes he would make a good candidate. United sacked Jose Mourinho as manager on Wednesday and have named ex-player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker boss, with the side thrashing Cardiff 5-1 in his first game in charge on Saturday. They do not have a director of football but are expected to recruit one. “I’m actually thinking about putting my name in there,”…

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Jose Mourinho: Where next for ex-Man Utd & Real Madrid boss?

Jose Mourinho: How Manchester United manager’s season collapsed Is the Special One no longer special? Jose Mourinho was sacked as Manchester United manager on Tuesday after two and a half years in charge. During his career he has also coached at Benfica, Porto, Chelsea (twice), Inter Milan and Real Madrid but has never been at one club for more than four years at a time. Where will he end up next? BBC Radio 5 live’s Euro Leagues panel of Steve Crossman, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Raphael Honigstein look at…

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Newcastle United: Ex-Man Utd & Chelsea chief Peter Kenyon heads takeover consortium

Peter Kenyon was Manchester United chief executive from 2000 to 2003 and then held the same post at Chelsea until 2009 Former Chelsea and Manchester United chief executive Peter Kenyon is heading a consortium that is in talks to buy Newcastle United. Current owner Mike Ashley said in an interview this week that discussions over a sale “are at a more progressed stage than they have ever been”. It is believed a potential deal with Kenyon is what Ashley was referring to. Kenyon is understood to be working with the…

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