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Fulham’s Slavisa Jokanovic becomes the first Premier League managerial casualty

Fulham’s Slavisa Jokanovic becomes the first Premier League managerial casualty

Football, Sport
Fulham have announced the appointment of Claudio Ranieri as first team manager, sacking Jokanovic after just 12 games.  The West London side currently sit bottom of the Premier League table with just one win and five points and have conceded the most goals – 31. Ranieri is making his return to English football after his sacking by Leicester in February 2017, the season after guiding them to their first Premier League title. He has since spent one season at Nantes. Fulham chairman Shahid Khan told the club website: “I wasn’t anticipating having to make this announcement related to Slavisa and wish the circumstances were such that I didn’t have to, but our path this season has led me to make what I know is the correct decision, at the right time, for our players, the Club and our su
Cities are turning down the Olympics, and they’re blaming London 2012

Cities are turning down the Olympics, and they’re blaming London 2012

Featured, Sport
  Six years on, London 2012 has almost no legacy and cities are lining up to reject the Olympic movement, so where did it all go wrong? On Tuesday residents in Calgary go to the polls to decide whether their city should mount a bid for the Winter Olympics in 2026. If Calgary rejects the idea, the city will join Rome, Hamburg, Oslo and Budapest in turning down the Olympics after referendums, and other cities such as Boston whose proposals also collapsed without public support. So why have cities become reluctant to host the Olympics since London 2012, which were supposed to be the best Games in history? It only takes a visit to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to start to realise. The park now largely stands empty; a couple of cyclists stop at a Heineken-branded cafe, a...
Arsenal vs Liverpool: Klopp looking to extend unbeaten record

Arsenal vs Liverpool: Klopp looking to extend unbeaten record

Football, Sport
Arsenal face Liverpool this evening with both teams looking to solidify their title credentials. Liverpool sit in second place and are yet to lose after 10 games this season. Arsenal will be looking to prove they can beat the ‘big teams’ having lost to Chelsea and Manchester City but winning 11 of the 12 games they’ve played since. The Gunners sit four points behind Liverpool in fourth place. The game kicks off at 17:30 and will be live on BT Sport 1 Head to head Since taking charge of Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp hasn’t lost against Arsenal. The German has picked up 11 points from a possible 15, scoring 17 goals in those five games. Unai Emery was in charge of Sevilla when the Spanish side beat Klopp’s Liverpool 3-1 in the 2016 Europa League final – the only meeting between the
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