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Erik ten Hag: Friends tried to talk Manchester United boss out of taking ‘impossible’ job

Manchester United finished fourth in the Premier League in Erik ten Hag’s first season in charge of the club Erik ten Hag said friends tried to talk him out of taking over as Manchester United manager because they thought he faced an “impossible job”. The Dutchman left Ajax to take over at Old Trafford in […]

Chris Davies: Tottenham Hotspur coach a leading candidate for Swansea City job

Chris Davies spent more than four years working alongside Brendan Rodgers at Leicester having been on his staff at Celtic, Liverpool and Swansea Swansea City have drawn up a shortlist of managerial targets, with Tottenham’s Chris Davies emerging as a leading candidate to succeed Michael Duff. Davies, 38, joined Spurs in the summer as Ange […]

Drunk and Asleep on the Job: Air Traffic Controllers Pushed to the Brink

One air traffic controller went into work drunk this summer and joked about “making big money buzzed.” Another routinely smoked marijuana during breaks. A third employee threatened violence and then “aggressively pushed” a colleague who was directing airplanes. The incidents were extreme examples, but they fit into a pattern that reveals glaring vulnerabilities in one […]

England 3-2 Netherlands: Lionesses get job done but will mistakes prove costly eventually?

Lauren James was one of several players who looked disappointed at full-time despite England winning 3-2 England did just enough to scrape past the Netherlands in a must-win encounter at Wembley Stadium – but Sarina Wiegman’s side are still being punished for costly mistakes. With Olympic qualification on behalf of Team GB in the balance, […]

United States GP: Max Verstappen rivals have job on their hands, says Lewis Hamilton

The United States Grand Prix is live on 5 Live and the the BBC Sport website Lewis Hamilton says the leading cars will “have a job on their hands” to prevent Max Verstappen winning Sunday’s United States Grand Prix. Hamilton said: “He has at least half a second on all the cars ahead of him, […]

Qatar Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton says Max Verstappen has done ‘exceptional job’

Max Verstappen celebrated his 13th win of the 2023 campaign at the Japanese Grand Prix two weeks ago Lewis Hamilton has praised Max Verstappen for doing “an exceptional job” as the Red Bull driver stands on the brink of a third consecutive title. Verstappen will win the Formula 1 drivers’ championship in Saturday’s sprint race […]

Rangers: Frank Lampard keen on talks for Ibrox manager’s job

Former Chelsea and Everton manager Frank Lampard is interested in replacing Michael Beale at Rangers. Lampard, 45, would be open to talks with the Ibrox club, who parted ways with Beale on Sunday after three defeats in the first seven Scottish Premiership matches of the season. He was most recently caretaker boss at Chelsea from […]

PFL Europe 3: Simeon Powell ‘had to win’ last fight so he could quit day job

Powell has won all eight fights since making his professional debut in 2021 Simeon Powell’s ascent to main event stardom came so quickly that he was still working his day job. Londoner Powell, 24, who was employed full-time as an apprentice engineer, faced Mohamed Amine in the headline bout when the Professional Fighters League (PFL) […]

Scotland 45-17 Tonga: Scots dominate to get job done amid Tonga tempest

Darcy Graham scored the last of Scotland’s seven tries against Tonga Hosts: France Dates: 8 September to 28 October Coverage: Full commentary of every game across BBC Radio 5 Live, Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and Radio Scotland, plus text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app. Scotland were expecting some brutality from the […]

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