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Martin O'Neill wants to return to management

Martin O'Neill wants to return to management after settling his dispute with Aston Villa following his abrupt departure from the midlands club last August.

Arbitration panel to meet over Martin O'Neill departure from Aston Villa

A Premier League managers' arbitration tribunal will meet today to consider the circumstances that led to Martin O'Neill's abrupt departure from Aston Villa, Press Association Sport understands.

Houllier backed to win Villa's fight against relegation

The Aston Villa chief executive, Paul Faulkner, has backed manager Gérard Houllier to keep the club in the Premier League. The Frenchman has been criticised by Villa fans after failing to impress since taking over early in the season following the departure of Martin O'Neill.

O'Neill dispute referred to tribunal

The dispute between Martin O'Neill and Aston Villa over the former manager's departure from the club has been placed with the Premier League managers' arbitration tribunal.

Fabian Delph signs new Aston Villa deal

Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph has signed a new four-year contract tying him to the club until 2015.

Grant has fresh worries as transfer deadline nears

At times Avram Grant must wonder why he bothers.

West Ham publicly back Avram Grant

West Ham say they are committed to retaining manager Avram Grant after weeks of speculation over his future at Upton Park.

Grant given lifeline after O’Neill rejects West Ham

Ex-Villa manager spurns £3m bonus as desperate owners to talk to Allardyce

Avram Grant remains in limbo at West Ham

West Ham were mulling over the future of Avram Grant today as David Gold and David Sullivan came under attack for their failure to end speculation about the manager's increasingly precarious position.

Former captain Julian Dicks labels West Ham a 'laughing stock'

Former West Ham captain Julian Dicks has accused David Gold and David Sullivan of turning the club into a "laughing stock" over their failure to end the growing speculation over Avram Grant's future.

Board backs Houllier to 'change culture'

Aston Villa's board have backed Gérard Houllier after his poor start as manager of the club and said they want to work with him to change the culture there.

Mike Ashley wants swift Newcastle appointment

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is hoping to appoint a replacement for sacked manager Chris Hughton by the weekend.

Newcastle face loss of Carroll after 'shock' Hughton sacking

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Derby captain was written off but is leading Rams' charge towards top flight

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