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West Brom to stick with caretaker – for now

West Bromwich Albion are going to continue with James Shan as caretaker manager, at least for the time being. Shan took over on a temporary basis on March 9h when Darren Moor was unexpectedly fired, and has since gone on to win all three games of which he has been in charge. That run has seen the team consolidate their ...

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Candidates emerge for QPR job

McClaren’s assistant, John Eustace, has been placed in temporary charge of the side, but the club are looking to appoint a permanent successor soon as that they have time to prepare for the summer, with chairman Tony Fernandes wanting to trim their wage bill, already one of the lowest in the division, even further. Names are already being touted as ...

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Boss to stay despite Huddersfield relegation

Jan Siewert will remain as boss of Huddersfield Town, despite the team’s relegation to the Championship. Saturday’s defeat at Crystal Palace, combined with victories for Burnley and Southampton, confirmed that the team would be playing in the Championship again, after two seasons in the elite league. There were suggestions that Siewert, who was only appointed as manager in January following ...

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Rondon too old for Mike Ashley

The hopes of Newcastle fans that the club will turn the loan signing of Salomón Rondon into a permanent deal are set to be dashed. That is because the Magpies’ chairman, Mike Ashley, thinks that he is too old to justify the £16.5 million option to buy that is the Venezuelan’s loan agreement. Rondon, who turns 30 in September, is ...

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Farke signs new Norwich deal

Norwich City, who moved back to the top of the Championship on Wednesday after beating Hull 3-2 have been given a further boost by news that manager Daniel Farke has signed a new deal with the club until 2022. Another protégé of the Borussia Dortmund coaching school, Farke joined Norwich in May 2017 and struggled in his first season with ...

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Former Premier League managers eye West Brom job

  Two men who have left their jobs with Premier League clubs this season, Slaviša Jokanović, formerly of Fulham, and ex-Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner, have both been linked with the vacant post at West Bromwich Albion. The job is open after Darren Moore was controversially sacked as manager less than an hour after the club’s disappointing draw with Ipswich ...

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Arsenal identify cheap Cech replacement

Arsenal have identified a cheap replacement for the retiring Petr Cech. With transfer funds likely to be limited in the summer, Unai Emery knows that he needs to husband his resources carefully, and with Bernd Leno firmly established as the club’s number one goalkeeper, believes that other areas of the team are in need of greater investment. That is why, ...

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Billy Sharp set to sign new Blades deal

Sheffield United have been handed a boost with the news that striker Billy Sharp is set to sign a new deal for the club, as they look to win promotion back to the Premier League. That is according to The Telegraph who reports that the 33-year old is prepared to effectively commit the rest of his future to the Blades ...

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Stoke looking to sell Saido Berahino

Stoke  will try and sell striker Saido Berahino after the 25-year old was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning on suspicion of drunk-driving by the police. Although the ex-England under-21 international pleaded in mitigation that he was trying to escape a gang who had already grabbed his watch and were trying to steal his car, that cut little ...

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Daniel Farke set for new Norwich deal

Daniel Farke, manager of Championship high-flyers Norwich City is set to sign a new deal with the club. The 43-year old German was appointed at Carrow Road in May 2017, but came under fire from Norwich supporters after he could only steer them to 14th place in the league in his first season in charge. However’ the club’s Board held ...

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