The Italian, who was sacked by Chievo in November, has seen his odds of becoming manager at Vicarage Road cut dramatically
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Friday 18 May 2012
It is one of the signings of the Premier League era, one that ranks up there with the acquisition of Thierry Henry by Arsenal or Roy Keane by Manchester United. For all the money that has been thrown around by Roman Abramovich in the last nine years, Chelsea have probably never spent a better £11m than that which they paid for Frank Lampard almost exactly 11 years ago.
Monday 12 March 2012
Chelsea 1 Stoke 0: After second win stand-in manager hopes Arsenal's heroics and Chelsea fans will inspire comeback
Monday 23 January 2012
Birmingham 3 Watford 0: Manager steers Birmingham into play-off places despite club's financial uncertainty
Glenn Moore: New owners always want their own man in charge, but change doesn't necessarily bring success
Saturday 14 January 2012
The Weekend Dossier
Monday 09 January 2012
Shock decision by owner Tony Fernandes ends veteran's reign following slide to 17th in the table
Sunday 04 December 2011
Monday 04 July 2011
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard and £35million record signing Andy Carroll both returned to pre-season training alongside one player who was back at Melwood for the first time in almost a year.
Thursday 23 June 2011
Sam Allardyce has a plan for West Ham now he has arrived at the Championship club as manager. This involves promotion back to the Premier League, at the first attempt if possible but certainly before moving to the Olympic Stadium in 2014. Then it is a question of challenging for honours and qualifying for Europe.
Monday 20 June 2011
Birmingham are stepping up their attempts to appoint a quickfire replacement for Alex McLeish, who will be unveiled as Aston Villa's new manager today.
Tuesday 14 June 2011
Birmingham have identified six targets as they step up their bid to replace Alex McLeish as manager.
Friday 27 May 2011
Gianfranco Zola has claimed Harry Redknapp would be a success if appointed Chelsea manager.
Thursday 19 May 2011
West Ham caretaker manager Kevin Keen believes he has served his apprenticeship and hopes to be considered for the job on a permanent basis.
Tuesday 17 May 2011
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.
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Tuesday 14 December 2010
Avram Grant's future at West Ham may continue to be the subject of intense speculation, but the Israeli remains fully focused on dragging his side off the bottom of the Barclays Premier League.
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