Category Archives: Sacked

Was sacking Jol Fulham’s only chance?

Martin Jol comes across as a very likeable man. The softly-spoken Dutchman has often been portrayed as a gentle giant of sorts, one of football’s good men. However, sad as it might be to see him departing the Premier League, … Read more…

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Sunderland: Replacing Di Canio could be a poisoned chalice

As the tyrant who ruled Wearside with an iron fist departs, and Sunderland players look forward to having ketchup on their bacon sandwiches once more, the club have a tough task on there hands in appointing a new manager – … Read more…

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The Twitter Timeline QPR: From Mark Hughes to Harry Redknapp in 54 days

As Mark Hughes lines up down the job centre along with the cast of the Jeremy Kyle show this morning, he probably feels hard done by after his time at QPR. I mean come on, he only had 34 games … Read more…

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Chelsea FC and Rafa Benitez: No Likey, No Lighty

Rafa Benitez’s appointment as Chelsea’s latest short-term manager was a surprising one. Not only because he has been out of the game so long and never quite secured another job he had been in the running for, but because Chelsea … Read more…

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Harry Redknapp pays the price for crossing Levy, but where next for Spurs?

The news of Harry Redknapp’s departure from Tottenham Hostpur has rocked the football world. The charismatic and likable Redknapp was a man who had taken Spurs to the ‘next level’ and also transformed his own image from a ‘wheeler dealer’ … Read more…

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Bye bye McLeish, but who next and where next for Aston Villa?

I remember the appointment of Alex McLeish as Aston Villa manager last summer, full scale war nearly broke out as the Villa fans made it clear that the ex-Birmingham City manager was not a welcome appointment at Villa Park. Fans … Read more…

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