Managers

‘I Didn’t See Him’ – Maurizio Sarri Snubs Pep Guardiola Handshake After Watching Chelsea Get Eviscerated By Man City (Photo & Video) – Football Article

Embed from Getty Images Maurizio Sarri conducted football management’s ultimate sin (just ask Mark Hughes) after watching his Chelsea side get well and truly disembowelled by a rampant Man City side at the Etihad on Sunday. After falling four goals behind inside the first 25 minutes, the Blues ultimately found themselves on the wrong end of a thoroughly embarrassing 6-0 pasting. When the final whistle eventually put him out of his visible misery, Sarri just turned and started walking –…

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Is Pochettino Really Still In The Frame For The United Job? – Football Article

One gets the distinct impression that some Tottenham Hotspur fans would not be too disappointed if Mauricio Pochettino left for Manchester United in the Summer. One also gets the distinct impression that, if Spurs could get Ole Gunnar Solskjær to make the reverse trip, these same fans would be very pleased indeed. The Argentinean has very recently fallen foul of a few of the faithful by stating that trophies are not important, that they are just “ego-boosters” and don’t necessarily…

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Solskjær Is Proof That Woodward Should Stick To The Homemade Recipe And Pochettino Is Failing The Audition Anyway – Football Article

Ed Woodward likes a superstar. He likes to associate with them and he likes, whenever possible, to buy one for the club. He is typical of one suffering from “little man” syndrome. He has power at Old Trafford, of that there is no doubt, but he wields it as many little men have done over the course of history, just without the violence. He tends to be dictatorial as was shown by his immediate rush to recruit firstly Louis van…

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Could Solskjær Really Get The United Job Permanently? – Football Article

Having won his first five games in charge, albeit against opposition even one of Fergie’s first three replacements may have expected to beat, expectations are high at Old Trafford. The fans, the real ones and the plastic, are starting to feel a sense of optimism about the future. It is not only the five wins which, as we said, weren’t achieved against the highest quality opponents, but it is the way in which they were achieved particularly the style of…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær Named On United Bench Again! – Football Article

He’s back! Having failed in Cardiff to which the general reaction was “so what?”, the Norwegian returns to Manchester United as caretaker manager until the end of the season at which stage the seat will be judged to have been sufficiently warmed for the derrière of Mauricio Pochettino, (unless, of course, Solskjær can win the Champion’s League, the FA cup and finish in the top four). He will be assisted by Mike Phelan who has the undoubted experience of having…

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‘These Comments Don’t Reflect Our Political Position’ – Cardiff City Make Pains To Distance Themselves From Neil Warnock’s Pro-Brexit Parp – Football Article

Embed from Getty Images Cardiff City have pointedly distanced themselves from Neil Warnock after their manager voiced his views on Brexit during a press conference. Somewhat off-piste, Warnock said “to hell with the rest of the world” and that he “couldn’t wait to leave the European Union” after being asked about the difficulties of signing players during the January transfer window. Asked whether Britain leaving the EU in March could harm his chances of bringing in players from abroad, Warnock…

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Could Solskjær Really Get The United Job Permanently? – Football Article

Having won his first five games in charge, albeit against opposition even one of Fergie’s first three replacements may have expected to beat, expectations are high at Old Trafford. The fans, the real ones and the plastic, are starting to feel a sense of optimism about the future. It is not only the five wins which, as we said, weren’t achieved against the highest quality opponents, but it is the way in which they were achieved particularly the style of…

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Nottingham Forest: Martin O’Neill Inbound As Half-Season Managerial Tombola Affords Another ‘Romantic Option’ Shot At Insta-Promotion – Football Article

Embed from Getty Images Nottingham Forest are on the very cusp of appointing Martin O’Neill as their new manager, with Roy Keane also hired as his erstwhile assistant. Both former Forest players, the pair have been offered 18-month contracts and will replace Aitor Karanka, who was sacked last week with the team lying four points outside the Championship play-off positions with 20 fixtures remaining. As with Stuart Pearce’s ill-starred prodigal return to the banks of the Trent a year or two…

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Sky Sports pundit says Mauricio Pochettino should stick with Tottenham – Football Article

Sky Sports pundit Matt Le Tissier believes Mauricio Pochettino should ignore the advances of Manchester United and stay at Tottenham. The former Southampton man was answering the question of whether the Argentine should consider taking the job at Old Trafford? In response, Le Tissier had no doubt what he thinks Pochettino should do. He told Sky Sports:  “Given the two decisions I made in my career, I would stick with Spurs. In terms of job security, he is better off…

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