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I Now Get A Trophy Every Week, Jokes Wenger After Receiving LMA Award

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger joked he now "gets a trophy every week" after being honoured by the League Managers Association (LMA). Wenger left the Gunners in May after winning three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups in a 22-year spell. He was awarded the LMA Service to Football Award at Wembley on Thursday. "The LMA is proud to recognise Arsene's remarkable career in football management," said LMA chief executive Richard Bevan. "The role of the football manager has changed beyond recognition since…

Southampton Sack Manager Mark Hughes After 1 Win In 14 Premier League Matches

Mark Hughes has been sacked as manager of Southampton FC, despite earning a 2-2 draw at Manchester United on Saturday, the Saints are third from bottom in the Premier League table with nine points from 14 matches. Southampton confirmed the move in a statement on Monday, “We would like to express our thanks to Mark and his staff for all of their efforts during their time at St Mary’s. “The search for a new manager to take the club forward is already underway.” Before the draw against Man United, Southampton were…

Aaron Ramsey To Leave Arsenal After Contract Talks Fall

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is set to leave the club next summer after failing to agree a new deal with the club. The BBC reports that a four-year agreement for a final contract was in place but Arsenal pulled out. The 27-year-old who is the club’s longest-serving player, has featured in all of Arsenal's five Premier League games this season. Following the development, the Wales international, who is currently on just over £100,000-a-week with the Gunners, will be able to sign a pre-contract agreement with…

Victor Moses Retires From International Football

Super Eagles Winger Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football. The 27-year-old, who plays for English topflight Chelsea, made the announcement in a statement posted on his official Twitter account on Wednesday. He said the reason he called the time on the national team was to “focus fully on club career”. Moses ends his international career with 37 caps and 12 goals. He played in two World Cups, and also helped Eagles lift the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. His statement read: “I…

Jose Mourinho: Two Years, £413m Spent, No Premier League — What Went Wrong?

Jose Mourinho arrived at Old Trafford with a task to make Manchester United the envy of the Premier League once again. Since Sir Alex Ferguson stepped down in 2013 as the club's most successful manager, the Reds have failed to win a Premier League title and slipped away from being recognised as serious contenders among Europe's elite. David Moyes tried and won nothing, and he was sacked after less than a year. Louis van Gaal came in next (following Ryan Giggs' brief interim role) and won the FA Cup in 2016, but he…

Antonio Conte To Sue Chelsea Over ‘Sack’

Antonio Conte is set to take legal action against former club Chelsea, according to The Times The 48-year-old’s two-year spell at Stamford Bridge came to an end when the Blues announced his sack last week. “Chelsea Football Club and Antonio Conte have parted company,” the statement read. “During Antonio’s time at the club, we won our sixth league title and eighth FA Cup. In the title winning season, the club set a then-record 30 wins in a 38-game Premier League season, as well as a club-record 13 consecutive…

Chelsea Confirm Conte’s Departure

Chelsea have confirmed the departure of its Italian manager Antonio Conte from Stamford Bridge. Rumors of the 48-year-old’s departure from Stamford Bridge had circulated across both local and international tabloids on Thursday but both the Club and the Italian had remained silent about it. But Chelsea in a statement on Friday confirmed the news and announced that Conte had “parted company" with the last season FA cup winners. “Chelsea Football Club and Antonio Conte have parted company,” the statement read.…

Fellaini Extends Manchester United Contract

Marouane Fellaini has signed a new two-year contract at Manchester United, the club said on its website. The new contract will see the 30-year-old stay at Old Trafford until 2020, with the option to extend for a further year. Jose Mourinho had faced the prospect of losing the Belgium international on a free transfer at the end of this month as his deal was due to expire. “I am very happy Marouane is staying with us. “I always believed in his desire to stay with the club and I am delighted that he has signed a new…

Winter Break, VAR – English FA Announce New Changes To Premier League

England’s Football Association on Friday, announced new changes in Premier League, FA Cup and EFL starting from the 2019/20 season. In the new regulations, Premier League clubs will have a two-week winter break in February. Each weekend during the break will feature five matches on the first weekend and five the following weekend. This historic move will also mean that the FA Cup fifth round will now move to midweek to accommodate the break and replays will be abolished in that round, having already been scrapped in…

2018 World Cup: Kane Named England Captain

England have named striker Harry Kane as their captain ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia this summer. England’s coach Gareth Southgate named the Tottenham’s star striker as his skipper for the tournament during a meeting with the squad at St. George's Park on Monday night. The 24-year-old has won 23 caps and scored 12 goals for his country, and also has captained England four times under Southgate in the World Cup qualifier matches against Lithuania, Slovenia and Scotland and a friendly against France. Southgate…
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