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Uwe Rosler: Fleetwood Town appoint ex-Leeds, Wigan and Brentford boss

League One side Fleetwood Town have appointed Uwe Rosler as their new manager on a two-year deal. The 47-year-old replaces Steven Pressley, who resigned on Tuesday.[1] Rosler’s last job was as head coach of Leeds United, where he was sacked by chairman Massimo Cellino in October 2015 after just 12 games in charge. The former East Germany international[2] and Manchester ...

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Did the 1966 World Cup change England?

England’s victory in the 1966 World Cup is now a part of the national legend – an almost mythical time when the nation’s footballers could rightly claim to be the world’s best. But the England of the 1960s was quite a different place from today. How did it change the country and what was it like to live through it? ...

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Kevin Gameiro: Atletico Madrid sign French forward from Sevilla

Atletico Madrid have signed French forward Kevin Gameiro from fellow La Liga side Sevilla for an undisclosed fee, reported to be around £28m. The 29-year-old has signed a four-year-deal and will have a medical at the club on Saturday. Gameiro scored 29 goals in all competitions last season, but was not selected in France’s Euro 2016 squad. He joined Sevilla ...

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Hull City: Chris Coleman in frame to succeed Steve Bruce as Tigers boss

Wales boss Chris Coleman is among the candidates Hull City want to take their vacant managerial position following Steve Bruce’s resignation. Coleman, 46, guided Wales to the Euro 2016 semi-finals a month after signing a new two-year contract[1] with the Football Association of Wales. Bruce left[2] Premier League new boys Hull after a breakdown in his relationship with vice-chairman Ehab ...

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Walter Zenga: Wolves name former Italy international as head coach

Wolves have appointed former Italy international Walter Zenga as their new head coach. Zenga, who played 58 times for his country, has managed Catania, Palermo and Sampdoria, and was most recently coach of Al-Shaab in the UAE. The 56-year-old succeeds Kenny Jackett, who was sacked on Friday,[1] eight days after the club were taken over by a Chinese conglomerate. Director ...

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Ex-Guatemala football chief Jimenez pleads guilty to bribes

Brayan Jimenez, a former head of Guatemala’s football federation, has pleaded guilty in a US court to racketeering and wire fraud. The 62-year-old now faces up to 20 years in prison for each count. Prosecutors say he received hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to award lucrative marketing rights to his country’s World Cup qualifying matches to a Florida ...

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Chelsea's £57m Lukaku bid rejected & Berahino to sit out contract – gossip

<!– For a list of all the completed deals, check out the transfers page.[1] Arsenal will make an improved £35m bid for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, 25, after having an initial £29.3m offer rejected by the French club. (Telegraph)[2] The Gunners are interested in signing Torino full-back Bruno Peres, 26, with the club wanting £16.9m for the player. (Gazzetta World)[3] ...

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Scott Sinclair: Celtic confirm interested in Aston Villa winger

Celtic are interested in signing winger Scott Sinclair from Aston Villa, the Scottish champions’ first-team coach John Kennedy has confirmed. Kennedy was asked about reports that the English Championship club had rejected bids from the Glasgow outfit. “There are a number of targets we’re looking at,” he said. “He is one that has been mentioned, but he’s still an Aston ...

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