New Manager

  • Chelsea should have named Redknapp, says Hudson November 22, 2012

    European champions Chelsea would have been better served putting former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp in charge rather than Rafael Benitez, according to former Stamford Bridge great Alan Hudson. Spaniard Benitez, 52, was appointed as interim manager on Wednesday following the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo six months after the...
  • Liverpool are going backwards: Mark Lawrenson May 29, 2012

    Liverpool: Former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson has warned that the best that the team can hope for next year is to finish sixth, as they are losing ground on their rivals in the transfer market the longer they go without a manager. The long-time Reds servant also hit out at...
  • Solskjaer in surprise talks with Aston Villa May 18, 2012

    London: Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has opened talks with Aston Villa about becoming the English Premier League club's new manager. He is believed to have been flown over in club owner Randy Lerner's own private plane to meet him in Birmingham on Friday. The 39-year-old Norwegian, who...
  • Hodgson set to be England coach after FA talks April 30, 2012

    London: Roy Hodgson was unexpectedly approached about filling the England coaching vacancy on Sunday, with the well-travelled West Bromwich Albion manager opening talks about the job barely a month before Euro 2012 begins. The Football Association has overlooked Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp, who had been considered the favourite by the bookmakers...
  • Who next for Chelsea? - Possible Contenders March 5, 2012

    London: Arguably the hottest of hot seats in soccer is vacant yet again after Chelsea's ruthless Russian owner Roman Abramovich removed Andre Villas-Boas on Sunday. The callow Portuguese lasted just 256 days at Stamford Bridge before "the project", as he usually referred to the task of revitalising the west London club's...