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Eriksson leaves as Magpies ownership changes

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by PA

Sven-Goran Eriksson has resigned as Notts County director of football following the club's takeover by Ray Trew. The former England manager has now taken up the role of joint-life president at the Coca-Cola League Two side. Former Lincoln chairman Trew paid £1 for the club, but the Magpies are said to have debts totalling over £1.5million. New chief executive Jim Rodwell told the B...Full Story »

Pressley steps into Falkirk hot seat

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by Goal.com

LONDON (AFP) - Former Scotland defender Steven Pressley was Thursday appointed as the new manager of struggling Scottish Premier League (SPL) club Falkirk following the departure of Eddie May. Pressley, 36, steps up from his role as May's assistant for his first job in management and will be aided by veteran former Aberdeen and St Mirren boss Alex Smith, who had been director of football under ...Full Story »

Inter’s Mourinho fined 18,000 euros for derby outburst

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by reuters.com

ROME, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho has been fined 18,000 euros for his outburst after last month’s Milan derby, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) said on Thursday. Mourinho was charged with casting doubts about the regularity of Serie A for saying “everything was done for us not to win” after his side beat AC Milan 2-0 despite having two players sent...Full Story »

New owners for Notts County

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by PA

Notts County have new owners after a consortium of investors bought out executive chairman Peter Trembling's majority shareholding. Trembling, who completed a management buy-out of the Coca-Cola League Two club from the Munto Finance group in December, has signed over his 90% shareholding and left the club with immediate effect. Former Lincoln chairman Ray Trew is thought to be the man behin...Full Story »

Cole suffers injury blow

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by PA

Chelsea have announced that defender Ashley Cole will be out of action for approximately three months after fracturing his left ankle in Wednesday's match against Everton. The England left-back limped off the pitch in the second half after picking up the injury in a challenge with Landon Donovan. It means Cole faces a fight to regain his fitness in time for this summer's World Cup, with Engl...Full Story »

Pressley takes charge at Falkirk

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by PA

Steven Pressley was unveiled as Falkirk's new manager on Thursday evening following the departure of Eddie May by mutual consent. Pressley, 36, has stepped up from his role as May's assistant for his first job in management. He will be assisted by veteran former Aberdeen and St Mirren boss Alex Smith, who had been director of football under May. May's tenure began with an embarrassing exit f...Full Story »

Grant charged after ref row

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by PA

The Football Association have charged Portsmouth manager Avram Grant with improper conduct for confronting referee Kevin Friend at half-time during the 1-1 draw with Sunderland on Tuesday. Grant squared up to Friend after the half-time whistle after seeing two penalty claims turned down and having Ricardo Rocha dismissed for conceding the penalty which led to Darren Bent's 12th-minute opener ...Full Story »

Pressley takes charge

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by PA

Steven Pressley was unveiled as Falkirk's new manager on Thursday evening following the departure of Eddie May by mutual consent. Pressley, 36, has stepped up from his role as May's assistant for his first job in management. He will be assisted by veteran former Aberdeen and St Mirren boss Alex Smith, who had been director of football under May.Full Story »

Agbonlahor joins Villa injury list

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by PA

Aston Villa's leading scorer Gabriel Agbonlahor has joined skipper Stiliyan Petrov in being a fitness doubt for Sunday's FA Cup fifth-round clash with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Petrov suffered an ankle injury in a challenge by Manchester United's Nani on Wednesday night, which saw the midfielder sent off. And Villa boss Martin O'Neill revealed today that Agbonlahor also sustained a le...Full Story »

Gerrard backs Reds to beat City

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by PA

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has set his sights on beating Manchester City in 10 days' time as the race for Champions League places heats up. Wednesday night's 1-0 defeat at Arsenal - where the Reds have not won for a decade - along with a similar reverse for Tottenham at Wolves and Aston Villa's goalless draw with Manchester United handed the initiative to City. They are level on points...Full Story »

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