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Southampton continued their strong start to the Championship last night with a 5-2 win at Ipswich Town, with two goals each from Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana.

McClaren admits to England errors

The former England manager Steve McClaren admits he made mistakes during his spell in charge of the national team.

League Cup round-up: McClaren's men survive scare from city rivals

Steve McClaren's Nottingham Forest survived a huge scare at the hands of city rivals Notts County before emerging victorious in a dramatic penalty shootout at the City Ground last night. With the score at 2-2 after 90 minutes, Lee Hughes looked to have scored the winning goal for the League One side in the eighth minute of extra-time, only for Wes Morgan to level with a sensational 25-yard shot.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink joins Nottingham Forest coaching staff

Former Chelsea and Holland striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has been confirmed as Nottingham Forest's new first-team coach.

McClaren brings veteran Boateng to Nottingham Forest

Steve McClaren has signed 35-year-old midfielder George Boateng, who played under him at Middlesbrough, on a free transfer.

Robert Earnshaw returns to Cardiff

Striker Robert Earnshaw has rejoined Cardiff on a free transfer from Nottingham Forest.

Colin Calderwood says future in Hibernian's hands

Hibernian manager Colin Calderwood insists any decision over his future lies solely in the hands of club chairman Rod Petrie.

McClaren fires back: I've had failure and I don't fear it

Once derided England manager is relaxed but determined to rebuild career at Forest

Nottingham Forest unveil Steve McClaren

Former England head coach Steve McClaren was unveiled as the new Nottingham Forest manager at a press conference at the City Ground this morning.

Nottingham Forest promise financial backing for Steve McClaren

Nottingham Forest's new manager Steve McClaren has been assured his mission to end the club's 13-year exile from the Barclays Premier League will be supported financially by the board.

What England managers did next

Steve McClaren was today confirmed as the new manager of Nottingham Forest, his first job in English football since being sacked as manager of the national team.

Steve McClaren factfile

Former Three Lions manager Steve McClaren has returned to English football, having been named manager of Nottingham Forest.

Roberto Martinez rejects approach from Aston Villa

Wigan manager Roberto Martinez feels he owed it to the club and chairman Dave Whelan to reject overtures from Aston Villa.

Villa forced to widen manager search

Wigan Athletic have given Aston Villa permission to speak to Roberto Martinez about their vacant manager's position, though loyalties to his present club were weighing heavily on the Spaniard's mind last night, after a day in which Steve McClaren's hopes of the position were dashed and Rafael Benitez was told that Villa could not match his spending ambitions.

Steve McClaren on Aston Villa shortlist

Aston Villa are finalising their shortlist of candidates to replace Gerard Houllier - with former England boss Steve McClaren among their targets, Press Association Sport understands.

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