Watford reject approach from Cardiff for Malky Mackay

Watford have rejected an official approach from npower Championship rivals Cardiff for manager Malky Mackay.

Chris Hughton favourite for Birmingham job

Birmingham have lined up six possible candidates to replace Alex McLeish as manager with former Newcastle boss Chris Hughton the current bookmakers favourite.

Talks with Cardiff were 'unsuccessful' says Shearer

Alan Shearer has confirmed he will not be the new manager of Cardiff.

Birmingham to sue if McLeish takes rival job

City plan to demand £5m compensation for manager and threaten to involve Premier League in dispute

Newcastle prepared to part with Barton as Campbell leaves

Newcastle United have effectively put midfielder Joey Barton up for sale on the same day that they released the veteran defender Sol Campbell.

West Ham have not approached Dave Jones insists David Gold

West Ham co-owner David Gold maintains the club have not approached Cardiff manager Dave Jones about the managerial vacancy at Upton Park.

Allardyce and Jones are now top of West Ham's wish-list

Sam Allardyce and Dave Jones have emerged as front-runners for the West Ham job as they prepare for life in the Championship.

Caretaker Kevin Keen hopeful of landing West Ham job

West Ham caretaker manager Kevin Keen believes he has served his apprenticeship and hopes to be considered for the job on a permanent basis.

Pardew awards Newcastle 'eight out of 10, must achieve better'

Newcastle's manager Alan Pardew has awarded the club a mark of eight out of 10 for their first season back in the Premier League.

West Ham hope to appoint British manager

West Ham expect to appoint a British manager to replace Avram Grant, co-owner David Sullivan has claimed, ruling out a potential return to Upton Park for fans favourite Paolo di Canio.

Wenger ready to change tack and target West Ham's £6m Parker

Age no barrier as Arsenal manager sees 30-year-old as key Emirates recruit

Ashley is desperate for success and ready to invest, says Pardew

Newcastle manager says he is in talks over summer signings and plans to rebuild St James' Park side

Alan Pardew expects Newcastle spending spree

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew remains convinced he will be given the bulk of the £35million the club raked in when they sold Andy Carroll to strengthen his squad.

Alan Pardew challenges Leon Best to prove he has Newcastle future

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has challenged striker Leon Best to prove he has a long-term future on Tyneside.

Newcastle assistant John Carver signs new contract

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew secured the services of assistant John Carver for five and a half years by handing him a new deal.

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