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Billy McNeill: Former Celtic captain & manager dies aged 79

A statue of Billy McNeill with the European Cup stands outside Celtic ParkLegendary former Celtic captain Billy McNeill - the first Briton to lift the European Cup - has died aged 79.McNeill led Celtic when they beat Inter Milan 2-1 in 1967 and captained the club to nine successive titles, seven Scottish Cups and six…

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was the wrong choice as Man Utd manager...

Solskjaer has lost two league games since being named United bossOle Gunnar Solskjaer was the wrong choice as Manchester United boss, says ex-England midfielder Jermaine Jenas.Solskjaer, who scored United's winner in the 1999 Champions League final, replaced Jose Mourinho in December, initially for the rest of the season.He won 10 of his first 11 games…

Steve McClaren: QPR sack ex-England manager after less than year in...

Steve McClaren took charge of QPR in May 2018Queens Park Rangers have sacked manager Steve McClaren following a run of one win in 15 Championship games.The 57-year-old, who was England boss between August 2006 and November 2007, was appointed in May 2018.Rangers have won just once in the league since 26 December and are 17th…

Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed permanent manager

Manchester United have appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as permanent manager on a three-year contract.The Norwegian, 46, arrived at Old Trafford on an interim basis in December to replace Jose Mourinho.Solskjaer spent 11 seasons as a United player, scoring the winning goal in the 1999 Champions League final."This is the job that I always dreamed of…

Celtic: Neil Lennon replaces Brendan Rodgers as manager

Neil Lennon won three league titles and two Scottish Cups in his previous stint as Celtic bossNeil Lennon says it is "an honour" to have been asked to manage Celtic for a second time after Brendan Rodgers completed his move to Leicester City.Lennon, 47, will take charge until the end of the season, starting with…

David Hopkin: Bradford City manager resigns

David Hopkin led Livingston to successive promotions to the Scottish Premiership before leaving at the end of last seasonDavid Hopkin has resigned as manager of League One strugglers Bradford City after less than six months in charge.The 48-year-old Scot replaced Michael Collins in September, but only won seven of his 35 matches.Hopkin's final game saw…

Roy Hodgson: The Premier League’s oldest manager – by those who...

Roy Hodgson is in charge of his fifth Premier League club - only Mark Hughes (six) and Sam Allardyce (seven) have managed moreAccording to former England defender Gary Neville, Roy Hodgson deserves to be recognised as "one of the great English coaches".But for the first 31 years of his career, the Crystal Palace manager had…

Paul Scholes: Oldham Athletic name ex-Man Utd midfielder as manager

Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles with Manchester UnitedPaul Scholes has been named manager of League Two club Oldham Athletic.The former Manchester United and England midfielder, 44, has taken his first managerial role, signing a one-and-a-half-year contract with the team he supported as a boy.He was cleared by the English Football League to take…

Paul Scholes: Oldham Athletic cleared to name ex-Man Utd midfielder as...

Paul Scholes retired from playing in 2013 and has since worked as a television punditPaul Scholes has been cleared to become manager of Oldham Athletic following an English Football League meeting.The ex-England midfielder, 44, co-owns National League club Salford City along with five of his former Manchester United team-mates.EFL rules prevent a person holding roles…

Jurgen Klopp: FA seeks observations from Liverpool manager after comments about...

Jurgen Klopp spoke to referee Kevin Friend after Monday's game against West HamThe FA has sought written observations from Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp after his comments concerning the referee in his side's draw at West Ham on Monday.Klopp admitted James Milner was offside in the build-up to Sadio Mane's goal and felt that mistake influenced…

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