Strachan wants 'something different' at Middlesbrough

Gordon Strachan has joined Middlesbrough in search of "something different" from his previous managerial experiences.

Strachan accepts Middlesbrough job

Middlesbrough have confirmed the appointment of Gordon Strachan as their new manager.

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Football in Brief: Premier League ties up new deal with Barclays

The Premier League and Barclays have agreed a new three-year title sponsorship deal worth £82.25m to top-flight clubs. The new deal, agreed yesterday, has come after league officials initially rejected a lower offer from the bank. Barclays has sponsored the Premier League since 2004 and its current three-year contract, which expires next year, was worth £65.8m.

Middlesbrough delay unveiling manager

Middlesbrough are not now expected to make any announcement about their new manager over the weekend.

Boro aiming to replace Southgate with Strachan

Middlesbrough could have beaten Derby County 10-0 and it would have made no difference to the fate of their manager, Gareth Southgate, who was sacked two hours later to pave way for the anticipated arrival of Gordon Strachan.

Promotion fears prompted Southgate sacking

Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson today said he sacked Gareth Southgate because he feared the club would fail to win promotion back to the Barclays Premier League this season.

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Scotland manager awaits SFA decision after campaign to reach World Cup ends in failure

Mowbray's arrival has revitalised us, claims Donati

Massimo Donati believes every single Celtic player is benefiting from having Tony Mowbray at the helm – not just him. Midfielder Donati has been so impressed by his new manager, he recently revealed his desire to remain at Parkhead this season and ditch plans to return to his native Italy.

Mowbray tells Celtic fans to be patient

Tony Mowbray has warned Celtic fans that it will take time to fashion his own side at Parkhead after watching his men come up short in their Champions League defeat by Dynamo Moscow.

New Burnley deal for Coyle

Burnley manager Owen Coyle has signed a contract extension to keep him at Turf Moor until 2013.

Mowbray lands Celtic job

Tony Mowbray has been appointed Celtic manager, the club have confirmed.

West Brom demand £2m Mowbray compensation

West Bromwich albion were yesterday still waiting to discover whether Celtic will meet their compensation demands for manager Tony Mowbray. Albion are adamant that the compensation clause in Mowbray's current contract – which has two years remaining – is legally binding.

West Brom wait on Celtic over Mowbray

West Brom were today still waiting to discover whether Celtic will meet their compensation demands for manager Tony Mowbray.

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