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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'

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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.

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

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