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The shortest careers in football

Notts County have confirmed Sol Campbell has left the club "by mutual consent" after the former England defender asked to cancel his contract following only one game into a proposed five year deal agreed with Sven-Goran Eriksson.

Notts County confirm Sol Campbell exit

Notts County have confirmed Sol Campbell has left the club "by mutual consent" after the former England defender asked to cancel his contract following only one game.

Is Sol Campbell's Notts County dream over?

Sol Campbell's future as a Notts County player is in doubt after only one game, according to reports this morning.

League enquiries to continue over Notts County

The Football League are analysing information from Notts County as they continue their inquiries into the ownership of the club.

Gray sacked as Northampton manager

Northampton Town have confirmed that manager Stuart Gray has left the Coca-Cola League Two club.

Outside the Box: England can make history by naming three Coles in same team

West Ham striker Carlton Cole, who is expected to be named in the England squad this evening, needs to keep his place in the squad until Joe Cole is fit to join him and Ashley in the team, allowing England to bewilder opponents by fielding three players with the same name down the left flank: "Watch Cole!" "I can't, I'm marking Cole!" Sven Goran Eriksson came close to this cunning ploy by naming Ashley, Joe and Manchester United's "Andrew" Cole in the same squad but never the same team; and although nine Browns and no fewer than 19 Smiths have an England cap, no three of them are ever believed to have played together in the same game.

Campbell in talks with Notts County

Former England defender Sol Campbell is in talks with League Two side Notts County over a proposed move.

Hughes turns on the style to launch Sven's County affair

Notts County 5 Bradford City 0

Going down: Big names at small clubs

After former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson was named as the new director of football of League Two Notts County, we take a look at some other examples of lower league teams springing a surprise with the appointment of a big name.

Fan's eye view: 'Let's see what he makes of Saltergate's wooden benches'

As a third generation County fan who's only ever seen his club struggle along at the bottom of the Football League, it came as a shock to find Sven Goran Eriksson set for a position at our club. Sven smiling and signing autographs as a few hundred delirious fans chanted anti-Forest songs in front of him is one of the most surreal yet delightful images I've seen. The brilliance of it won't be fully confirmed until our early-season derby at Chesterfield, seeing what Sven makes of the wooden benches that pass as a directors' box in north Derbyshire.

Sven Goran Eriksson: The hits and the missus

Sven Goran Eriksson's career as a football manager has, lest we forget, produced a string of successes - the sort of trophy haul that made England fans delighted when he was appointed manager.

Eriksson says Notts County role is greatest ever challenge

Sven-Goran Eriksson has set his sights on taking Notts County all the way to the Barclays Premier League after signing a five-year contract at Meadow Lane.

County complete Eriksson coup

Sven Goran Eriksson last night agreed to join Notts County as director of football, the League Two club succeeding in attracting the former England manager on a salary understood to be worth £40,000 a week.

Caicedo and Garrido prepare to leave City

further vestiges of Manchester City's Sven Goran Eriksson era seem likely to be swept away, with a loan deal under discussion that would take striker Felipe Caicedo to Sporting Lisbon and a possible move to Racing Santander for Javier Garrido.

Party Of The Week: Quick on the draw for a slice of Sally Ann Lasson

"I've come straight from Ascot," announced Nancy Dell'Olio, as her eight-inch heels (Louboutins? We were too polite to ask) clattered up the steps of Mark Wilson's Cross Street Gallery in Islington, North London, on Tuesday evening. "I've been there all day." Waitresses flew into action. "Someone get Nancy some champagne," they hissed to one another. Someone did, thank goodness, and a small crisis was averted.

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