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'They shed a lot of tears' – England boss Sampson after semi-final defeat

Media playback is not supported on this device England head coach Mark Sampson said there were “24 devastated women in the dressing room” after the 3-0 semi-final defeat by the Netherlands at Euro 2017. With holders Germany already out, Sampson’s ...

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Hearts sack boss Cathro after seven months

Hearts have sacked head coach Ian Cathro after seven months in charge. The 31-year-old, who was in his first managerial role, appears to have paid the price for a shock League Cup exit. A Hearts statement read: “The board wishes ...

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Chelsea boss Conte questions Spurs' title ambitions

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has questioned Tottenham’s ambition, suggesting they have lower expectations than their Premier League title rivals. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy this week defended a lack of signings and railed against “unsustainable” spending. They were runners up to ...

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Van Dijk training alone and wants move, says Saints boss

Southampton captain Virgil van Dijk is training alone and wants to leave the club, says manager Mauricio Pellegrino. Pellegrino has ordered the centre-back to train separately from the rest of the first-team squad because he feels the player is “not ...

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UCI boss Cookson has been poor – presidential rival

Media playback is not supported on this device Brian Cookson’s leadership of world cycling has been “poor”, says the man challenging him for the International Cycling Union presidency. French candidate David Lappartient told BBC Sport that Briton Cookson was “not ...

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More to come from England after 6-0 win – boss Sampson

England can still improve despite thumping arch-rivals Scotland 6-0 in their opening match at Women’s Euro 2017, says manager Mark Sampson. Jodie Taylor scored a hat-trick, while Ellen White, Jordan Nobbs and Toni Duggan were also on target. The Lionesses, ...

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Boss Conte signs new two-year Chelsea deal

Media playback is not supported on this device Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has signed an improved two-year deal with the Premier League champions. The new deal does not extend Conte’s commitment to the club, as he signed a three-year contract ...

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Mauricio Pellegrino: Southampton appoint former Alaves boss as manager

Southampton have appointed Mauricio Pellegrino as their new manager. The 45-year-old Argentine replaces Claude Puel, who was sacked earlier this month after one season in charge. Pellegrino stood down as Alaves manager in late May, after losing the Spanish Cup ...

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Team boss Kaltenborn leaves Sauber

Sauber have parted company with team principal Monisha Kaltenborn, according to sources close to the Swiss Formula One team. Kaltenborn has been team boss of Sauber since 2012, when she was given the role by founder Peter Sauber. The 46-year-old, ...

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Serie A boss cycles length of Italy after his team avoided relegation

A Serie A manager has completed a 1,300km bike ride up the length of Italy, after telling his players he would do so if they avoided relegation. Davide Nicola made the deal in April, when Crotone looked certain to go ...

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