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Six Men Who Could Replace Claudio Ranieri At Leicester

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Claudio Ranieri, Manager of Leicester City is dejected during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Millwall and Leicester City at The Den on February 18, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Yesterday evening, Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri was sacked by the club, just months after winning the most unlikely of Premier League titles. We now look at the potential replacements for the Italian. Roberto Mancini Mancini had a spell with the Foxes in 2001 and shares the honour with Ranieri of being a Premier League winner. The former Manchester City boss …

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Derby County Reject Third Bid For Ireland International Jeff Hendrick

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Jeff Hendrick of Derby County during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Northampton Town and Derby County at Sixfields Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Northampton, England.(Photo by Marc Atkins/Mark Leech/Getty Images)

Jeff Hendrick’s chances of playing in the Premier League nest season have taken a serious hit. News broke earlier that Burnley were back in for the midfielder, raising their offer to £7m. However, according to the Derby Telegraph, the Rams have flatly rejected the bid. Burnley, having already seen offers of £3m and £5,5m rejected by the Championship club, signalled …

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Sunderland In Talks With Ex-Man United Boss To Replace Sam Allardyce

METHIL, SCOTLAND - JULY 12: David Moyes manager of Real Sociedad looks on during the pre season friendly match between St Johnstone and Real Sociedad at Bayview on July 12, 2015 in Methil, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Sunderland are set to lose yet another manager today, as Sam Allardyce will be confirmed as the new England manager in the next few hours. The Black Cats have already been looking ahead in terms of a replacement, with Sky Sports reporting that they have spoken to former Manchester United manager David Moyes about taking the role. Sunderland responded to …

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Aston Villa In Talks With Former Manchester United Manager

SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 13: David Moyes during a press conference after he was presented as Real Sociedad's new head coach at Estadio Anoeta on November 13, 2014 in San Sebastian, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

After over six months out of a job, former Manchester United and Everton boss David Moyes could be set for a return to football with relegated Aston Villa. As one Alex Ferguson successor is set to be fired today, another could be back in gainful employment in the coming days. Moyes has been out of the game since being sacked …

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Confirmed: Aston Villa Sack Manager Rémi Garde

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Remi Garde, Manager of Aston Villa looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on November 8, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

In a move that will surprise absolutely no one, Aston Villa have tonight confirmed that manager Rémi Garde has left the club by mutual consent. Club statement: Rémi Garde. Information is here: https://t.co/BCfTjBxWT8 #AVFC pic.twitter.com/qy74q7kdtz — Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) March 29, 2016 A statement on the club’s website thanked Garde for his efforts but did not give any hints …

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Aston Villa Set To Sack Manager Rémi Garde Within 48 Hours

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Remi Garde Manager of Aston Villa looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The Aston Villa “drop like a stone” project continues apace. Rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table since October, it looks for all the world like it would take an absolute miracle for them to avoid relegation to the Championship. Here is how the bottom of the @premierleague looks after @SwansOfficial‘s win: #SNF https://t.co/P4iyP9iK1C pic.twitter.com/Yb40JfW06I — Sky Sports …

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Leicester Aren’t Lucky, They’re Lethal

Fans in other countries might have to rub their eyes in disbelief when they see Leicester City on top of the Premier League in December, but everyone concerned with English football can see they are not just a flash in the pan. As dominant as Chelsea were last season, Leicester City are only four points off the tally the champions …

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Pants & Penalty Decisions: Top 10 Manager Quotes From 2014/15

Pants and penalty decisions are all discussed in Sky Sports’ brilliant top 10 football manager quotes from the 2014/15 season.  This year has see many a media storm, once more, due to managers voicing their opinions on contentious topics. It’s not just issues which have gotten managers in a huff that feature however, Sky have also included some moments of hilarity such as Burnley’s ‘title …

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Staring Into The Abyss – PL Managers Facing The Drop

The final few weeks of the season can heap untold pressure on a manager, especially those chasing the holy grail of the 40 points mark. Here we look at the managers facing the drop and the probability of them being able to keep their side up.  With the title wrapped up and with just three games to go it is the …

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Five Thoughts From The Weekend’s Premier League Action

Here we discuss five thoughts from the weekend’s Premier League action, including Chelsea’s hugely important win over Manchester United. 5. City Now Dead Set For Champions League After today’s victory over West Ham, Manchester City are now nailed on to compete in next season’s Champions League. They are now just one point behind Manchester United, who are in third, and lead …

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Graham Cummins Column: Nigel Pearson Deserves To Stay

Graham Cummins comes to the defence of Nigel Pearson and champions the case for promotion winning managers who expereince rough EPL starts. It seems in football nowadays that the worst achievement a manager can do, is to get his side promoted to the Premier League. Clubs seem to forget too quickly just how good a job their manager has done …

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Liverpool vs Leicester: Defence Still The Reds’ Weak Link

Liverpool overcame Swansea City 4-1 on Monday night but here Rob Lyons argues that this scoreline did not tell the whole story and once again the Reds’ defence comes into acute focus ahead of their clash with Leicester City.  At times against Swansea the organisation of Liverpool’s defence was abysmal and the frantic period at the beginning of the second half …

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Premier League Preview – Southampton Vs Leicester City

Southampton, the surprise package of the season, host a Leicester City side struggling for form this weekend, Gavin Bergin previews the game. What a feeling it must be to be a Southampton fan this season. They continue to roll on despite the very public clear-out at the club during the summer. They’ve unearthed a new hero, or rather two new heroes, in …

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Leicester City Boss shrugs off ‘pressure’

Boss Nigel Pearson has dismissed any extra pressure as “ludicrous” despite Leicester slipping into the drop zone. The Foxes go to Southampton on Saturday having lost four of their last five games to fall into the Barclays Premier League’s bottom three. Leicester earned plaudits for their start, beating Manchester United 5-3 and drawing with Arsenal and Everton before their mini-slump. …

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