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Sports Chris Coleman set to take over as Sunderland manager
Author: 0 Chris Coleman set to take over as Sunderland manager

It's claimed the 47-year-old will be in charge for the trip to Aston Villa on Tuesday night. Michael O'Neill, Ally McCoist and Paul Heckingbottom had also been linked to the job with the Black Cats. Coleman's future was discussed by the Football Association of Wales yesterday, but speculation that he could be a contender for the Black Cats had initially been greeted with scepticism after a series of other potential candidates had distanced themselves from the vacancy.

Sports West Ham skipper explains what has changed following Moyes' arrival
Author: 0 West Ham skipper explains what has changed following Moyes' arrival

Such was the backlash against Moyes' appointment at West Ham United that the club nearly had second thoughts, and yet nobody connected to Everton is questioning the fact they have offered £10 million in compensation to try to take Silva from Watford , just 12 games into his Vicarage Road career.

Sports Peru is the latest member of the 2018 world Cup
Author: 0 Peru is the latest member of the 2018 world Cup

The Peruvians, who last went to the World Cup finals in 1982, celebrated with abandon when the final whistle went and were guaranteed a day to recover after the government promised a national holiday. The qualification of Peru in the early hours of Thursday (in Nigeria) meant all 32 finalists for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals taking place in Russian Federation between June 14 and July 15, 2018 are now known.

Sports Aly Raisman Gets 'Sexy' Dig From Gabby Douglas Over Abuse Revelation
Author: 0 Aly Raisman Gets 'Sexy' Dig From Gabby Douglas Over Abuse Revelation

Douglas responded to a tweet from Raisman that detailed the victim shaming she has recently received after launching the allegations because she had once done a "sexy photoshoot." USA Gymnastics has been reeling since team doctor Larry Nassar was charged a year ago with sexual assault, prompting more than 130 gymnasts to come forward to accuse the doctor.

Sports Italy Had Already Booked Their Accommodation In Russia For The World Cup
Author: 0 Italy Had Already Booked Their Accommodation In Russia For The World Cup

FIGC president Carlo Tavecchio later told reporters that he had spoken to Ventura and "told him we no longer had need of his services, so as of today, Italy does not have a coach". The move was widely expected following Italy's goalless draw with the Sweden in Milan on Monday. Conte has reportedly already chose to leave Stamford Bridge in the summer following a number of disagreements over the club's transfer policy but refused to commit when asked directly whether he would consider a return ...

Sports Jameis Winston says groping allegations are 'false'
Author: 0 Jameis Winston says groping allegations are 'false'

Winston has since been banned from using Uber and Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter has announced that the team will be making a statement concerning the allegations later on in the day on Friday. "While we were stopped, this rider reached over and put his fingers on my crotch, and it was only for a very brief moment", the driver wrote in the incident report that got Winston banned from the vehicle service.

Sports Danica Patrick confirms Indy 500 return in 2018
Author: 0 Danica Patrick confirms Indy 500 return in 2018

However, this isn't the end of her career as she will compete in two races next season: the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500. "I've never had sponsor issues", Patrick said. Her best finish this season was 10th at Dover, Del. "My sister told me I was supposed to get emotional". "That is my plan", Patrick said. Her victory in the 2008 Japan 300 remains the only win by a female racer in Verizon IndyCar Series history.

Sports West Brom good enough to shock Chelsea - Tony Pulis
Author: 0 West Brom good enough to shock Chelsea - Tony Pulis

However, Pulis has delivered just two wins from his last 20 top-flight fixtures , and the Welshman has acknowledged that results must improve if he is to keep his job at The Hawthorns. "We're disappointed that he's played the two 90 minutes and has ended up getting an injury on Thursday in training. We brought in a lot of good players, players we hoped would gel straight away, and we've been unfortunate".

Sports Welsh boss Coleman to become Sunderland manager - Twitter reacts
Author: 0 Welsh boss Coleman to become Sunderland manager - Twitter reacts

Sunderland are set to appoint Chris Coleman as their new manager after he made a decision to step down after a successful five years in charge of the Wales national team. The Wales boss is out of contract at the end of the year but FAW bosses were in talks to extend his contract until 2020. Appointed as the late Gary Speed's successor in January 2012, Coleman will go down as the most successful manager in his country's history after leading Wales to the European Championship semi-finals a ...

Sports Aubameyang punished by Dortmund over behaviour
Author: 0 Aubameyang punished by Dortmund over behaviour

It has emerged that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was left out of Borussia Dortmund's squad to face Stuttgart because he went to Barcelona nightclub during visit to see former team-mate Ousmane Dembele, according to BILD via The Daily Mail .

Sports Huge relief for Man City ahead of Leicester clash
Author: 0 Huge relief for Man City ahead of Leicester clash

Pep Guardiola says last year's 4-2 league defeat at Leicester was the lowest moment of his Manchester City managerial career. City were quick to dismiss initial reports Aguero had lost consciousness after fainting, emphasising he was able to leave the stadium unaided.

Sports Larry Fitzgerald signs one-year extension with Cardinals
Author: 0 Larry Fitzgerald signs one-year extension with Cardinals

Fitzgerald, 34, playing on a one-year, $11 million contract this season, has been coy about his future leaving many to wonder whether 2017 would be his last in the NFL . Last offseason, it wasn't reported until February 1 that Fitzgerald was returning for the 2017 season. He is just 868 yards behind Terrell Owens for second place in reception yards and five touchdowns behind Antonio Gates for sixth all-time.

Sports Lakmal stuns India on weather-affected first day
Author: 0 Lakmal stuns India on weather-affected first day

Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lahiru Thirimanne, Niroshan Dickwella (wicket-keeper), Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Gamage, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando, Dasun Shanaka and Roshen Silva.

Sports Barcelona ready to ditch Philippe Coutinho interest and move for Mesut Ozil
Author: 0 Barcelona ready to ditch Philippe Coutinho interest and move for Mesut Ozil

Mundo Deportivo has reported that Barcelona will send representatives to Liverpool to meet with Coutinho later in the month. The German is more appealing for two major reasons: firstly, he is out of contract in the summer and would be significantly less expensive then Coutinho, who Liverpool value at over £100m.

Sports Cris Cyborg-Holly Holm Made Official For UFC 219
Author: 0 Cris Cyborg-Holly Holm Made Official For UFC 219

With the UFC struggling to get its 145-pound women's weight class up and running since it was introduced in February, the clash of Cyborg and Holm will only be the third bout to have taken place in the division. MMA Fighting reported on November 8 that Holm's agent declared the bout "dead" as the two sides could not agree on financial terms before talks restarted this week.

Sports Cavs players tease LeBron James on Instagram after win vs. Knicks
Author: 0 Cavs players tease LeBron James on Instagram after win vs. Knicks

You ain't coming into my house playing that water-bottle-flip game again. I don't care who you are, King, whatever you call yourself. And if you think that this isn't going to be my go-to reaction for any mildly interesting storylines in the future, you are sadly mistaken.

Sports Australia announce Ashes Test squad
Author: 0 Australia announce Ashes Test squad

Opening batsman Bancroft is in line to make his Test debut at the top of the order after being included in Australia's squad for the first two Ashes Tests against England . Hohns said the selection panel did not feel Renshaw was batting well enough at this stage to earn Test selection. Veteran batsman Shaun Marsh won a recall and is likely to bat at No.6, while SA seamer Chadd Sayers added to Australia's bowling stocks.