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Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea manager ‘done’ after FA Cup exit – Chris Sutton

Highlights: Chelsea 0-2 Man Utd Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will be sacked before their next game, ex-Blues striker Chris Sutton said after their FA Cup defeat by Manchester United. Fans booed the Italian’s substitutions during the fifth-round match, and joined in when United supporters sang “you’re getting sacked in the morning”. “This is Maurizio Sarri’s last game at Chelsea. The Italian job is over for them,” said BBC Radio 5 live pundit Sutton after the 2-0 home defeat. “He’s done.” Sutton, who played for Chelsea in 1999-2000, said: “He’ll get…

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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager charged for comments about referee in West Ham draw

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaking to referee Kevin Friend after the game at West Ham Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been charged by the Football Association for comments he made about the referee after his side’s draw with West Ham. Klopp said Kevin Friend’s performance was affected by the decision to allow Sadio Mane’s goal, which should have been ruled out for offside. The FA says Klopp has been charged as the comments “questioned the integrity of the referee and/or implied bias”. He has until 18:00 GMT on Monday, 18…

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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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Frank Robinson, Major League Baseball’s first black manager, dies at 83

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Robinson stands beside a statue of himself Legendary baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson – the first African-American to manage a professional team – has died aged 83, baseball officials say. After winning Most Valuable Player awards in both US leagues – the only player in history to do so – he went on to manage Cleveland in 1975. With a total of 586, he is 10th on the list of the most home runs hit in a major league career. Robinson, who holds…

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Frank Robinson, MLB’s first black manager, dies at 83

(Reuters) – Frank Robinson, who in 1975 became Major League Baseball’s first African-American manager and is considered one of the game’s greatest players, died on Thursday at the age of 83. FILE PHOTO: Former Washington Nationals manager Frank Robinson throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 3 of the MLB NLDS baseball series between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals in Washington October 10, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo Robinson, known also for his leadership and competitive fire during a Hall of Fame playing career that spanned 21…

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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Carlos Queiroz announced as new Colombia manager

The 65-year-old Portuguese coach replaces Jose Pekerman Spent 11 years prior managing IR Iran, which included two World Cup appearances Will make his debut in March during the FIFA window for friendlies The Colombian Football Federation officially announced the appointment of Carlos Queiroz as men’s national team manager on Thursday. The presentation took place at the federation’s headquarters and included a press conference. “For me it’s an honour, and I’m happy to have the trust of the federation,” Queiroz said. “First off, I intend to take care of the great…

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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager says ‘the referee didn’t want to open the gap after offside error

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaking to referee Kevin Friend after the game Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said the referee’s performance was affected by an assistant referee’s mistake for Sadio Mane’s goal against West Ham. Mane’s opener stood despite James Milner being offside in the build-up. Michail Antonio equalised for West Ham before the break but Klopp says referee Kevin Friend “did not want to open the gap any more” in the second period. “I heard our goal was offside, I’m pretty sure the ref knew that,” Klopp told BBC Sport…

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Thierry Henry: Monaco suspend manager

Monaco have suspended manager Thierry Henry while they make a decision on his future. There had been speculation that the Ligue 1 strugglers were set to sack the France World Cup winner and replace him with predecessor Leonardo Jardim. The 2017 French champions are in the relegation zone after five wins in 20 games under Henry. A statement on the club website read: “AS Monaco has decided to suspend first-team coach Thierry Henry.” More to follow. Source link

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TV mistakes fan for new Huddersfield manager

Image copyright Getty Images/ PA Image caption Jan Siewert (l) and Martin Warhurst (r) A Manchester City fan from Wakefield has spoken of his surprise – after he was asked by a TV reporter whether he was becoming the new manager of Huddersfield Town Football Club. Martin Warhurst was in the crowd for the Premier League game at Huddersfield when cameras zoomed in on him, in the belief that he was Jan Siewert. A Sky reporter was shown – although not heard – asking Mr Warhurst if he was the…

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Paul Scholes: Oldham Athletic talk to ex-Manchester United star about manager vacancy

Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles with Manchester United Oldham Athletic are in talks with former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes regarding their vacant manager role. The League Two Latics are looking to appoint a successor to Frankie Bunn, who was sacked on 27 December. Scholes, 44, has a lifelong affinity with the club and attended Saturday’s 2-1 defeat by Sol Campbell’s Macclesfield Town. Since retiring in 2013, he has not managed in the English Football League. Academy boss Pete Wild has been in caretaker charge at…

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