He becomes the first black English manager to coach in European competition
Bale becomes only the third player to take both awards in the same year
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The new England manager Roy Hodgson hopes to speak to Rio Ferdinand within the next week to gauge the Manchester United defender's feelings about playing for England at the European Championships next month.
It is almost 16 years since Stuart Pearce scored his penalty against Germany in the shoot-out at the end of England's semi-final at Euro '96, a brief moment of exhilaration in what turned out to be another famous disappointment chalked up by the national team.
City only criticised because of big spending, insists club's hard-tackling Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong
Kenny Miller has accepted with honour the Scotland captaincy for the first time in his career – and will use the former England captain Paul Ince as his role model.
The factual accuracy of The Social Network, the film about the founding of Facebook, is disputed by those it depicts. Now it seems that those involved in the movie took little trouble to learn about its subject.
First black manager in league hailed as 'pioneering figure' in anti-racism fight
Paul Ince, the Blackburn Rovers manager, knows only a return to winning ways can ease the pressure which is growing over his short tenure at Ewood Park.
Blackburn chairman John Williams has set the team a target of nine wins to save their season.
Robbie Fowler is poised to make a surprise move back to the Barclays Premier League after Cardiff announced he is set to join Blackburn.
Blackburn Rovers' new manager, Paul Ince, has been given a £3m boost to his transfer funds after the Jack Walker Trustees decided to reinstate their annual payment to the club.
Blackburn have confirmed the addition of Archie Knox to new manager Paul Ince's backroom staff.
Roberto Di Matteo has always come across as being as cool as Christmas so it was no surprise to hear him saying yesterday, on his first day in his new job, that he can handle the pressure of succeeding Paul Ince as manager of League One newcomers MK Dons. On the face of it, the Italian and the Milton Keynes club seem an unlikely match but Di Matteo believes it is the perfect role for someone who wants to learn his way in management from the bottom up.