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Ajax have confirmed coach Martin Jol has left the club by mutual consent.

Kevin Nolan stunned by Chris Hughton departure

Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan admits the club's players are in shock following the sacking of manager Chris Hughton - but says the squad must stick together under his successor.

Comolli is no threat insists Roy Hodgson

Liverpool manager denies arrival of controversial former Spurs man to oversee transfers weakens his position

Eredivisie: El Hamdaoui compared to Dennis Bergkamp

Signed by Martin Jol whilst he was manager of Tottenham Hotspur, Mounir El Hamdaoui failed to make a single appearance in the Premier League. His only game for Spurs of note was in the Peace Cup in 2005. This season though he is leading the goal-scoring charts.

Bradley confirms interest in Aston Villa job

United States manager Bob Bradley would love the opportunity to take over at Aston Villa - although he has not yet had any contact with the club.

Simon Rice: Forget Martin Jol. Fulham should appoint Diego Maradona

Fulham have a habit of surprising people more than a fiercely hit Jabulani.

Bent hits out at Redknapp treatment

Sunderland new boy Darren Bent admits his two years at Tottenham were the worst of his career.

Bent attacks Spurs for 'worst two years'

Sunderland's new signing felt unwanted by Redknapp during time at Tottenham

Jol named as Ajax manager

Martin Jol has been appointed Ajax head coach on a three-year contract, the club have confirmed.

Ramos 'the gentleman' had to go, says Levy

Tottenham chairman defends Spaniard's sacking and director of football role

Tainio relishes the challenge posed by Keane's Sunderland revolution

Twelve months ago Roy Keane embarked on his anti-WAG, anti-London rant, caused by his frustration over the difficulties of signing players for Sunderland. This summer has been easier and one of Keane's four new signings, Teemu Tainio, revealed a fresh reason why, at least for him, Wearside was no bar to leaving Tottenham, and London.

Ramos 'nothing' to do' with cup win, says Kaboul

The Tottenham Hotspur defender Younes Kaboul has launched an astonishing attack on his manager, Juande Ramos, claiming their Carling Cup triumph in February was "nothing to do with him" and that they would still have won the trophy under Spurs' former manager Martin Jol.

Collins and Hoddle in line after Fulham sack Sanchez

John Collins is understood to have already been sounded out by Fulham to succeed Lawrie Sanchez who yesterday became the seventh Premier League manager to be sacked this season.

Murdoch's wife gets MySpace role in China

Rupert Murdoch, the septuagenarian media mogul, is planning to appoint his wife, Wendi Deng, to the board of MySpace China, the latest overseas offshoot of the social networking website he bought last year.

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