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What is Going on at Everton?

After just six months in charge, and having won only one Premier League game since September, Everton sacked manager Rafael Benitez after a 2-1 defeat to relegation-threatened Norwich in mid-January. Having since lost 1-0 to Aston Villa at home, the Toffees themselves now sit 16th in the table, only three points above the relegation places. […]

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Lampard beats Mourinho – has the student become the master?

Ahead of the Carabao Cup clash against his former boss José Mourinho last month, Frank Lampard – Derby County manager – referred to himself as ‘‘a baby in managerial terms’’. The fact that Lampard became a father for the first time only days before the tie is a witty but, I think, unintended irony. Lampard […]