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Football: Five English Premier League coaching disasters

David Moyes' 10 month stay at Manchester United is one of many managerial fiascos in the English Premier League. Here are five English football coaching disasters: Brian Clough - Leeds United Clough, one of England's greatest managers, lasted 44 days at Leeds United when they were reigning champions in 1974. The players hated his brash style and remembered his past criticism of them and never cooperated. Clough went on to twice win the European Cup with Nottingham Forest. Roy Hodgson - Liverpool

Football: Man Utd sack Moyes, Giggs appointed interim manager

Manchester United on Tuesday sacked manager David Moyes following a disastrous ten-month spell at the world-famous club, with veteran midfielder Ryan Giggs named as interim manager. Moyes, 50, succeeded Alex Ferguson at the helm of the Premier League side on July 1 but the move quickly became a fiasco with the team slumping to a series of embarrassing defeats. After feverish speculation in the British media, United confirmed Moyes's departure in a brief statement. "Manchester United announces that David Moyes has left the club," United said.

Football: United to oust Moyes

Manchester United are going to sack manager David Moyes on Tuesday after just 10 months in charge of one of the world's most famous football clubs, British media said. A club spokesman said Moyes has not been dismissed, but gave no statement of support for the manager who has had a torrid time taking over from storied Alex Ferguson. Under Moyes' stewardship, United have fallen to seventh place in the Premier League and have been knocked out of both domestic cup competitions.

Football: Man Utd sack manager David Moyes

Manager David Moyes has been sacked by Manchester United, the club announced on their Twitter account on Tuesday. "Manchester United announces that David Moyes has left the club," United said. "The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role." News of Moyes's exit comes a day after widespread reports in the British media that he was facing the sack, just 10 months after succeeding Alex Ferguson as manager of the world-famous club.

Football: Studious Giggs set for another reinvention

Following a record-breaking playing career, Ryan Giggs is poised to enter uncharted territory after being named as the interim successor to sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes. As English football's most decorated player and United's record appearance-maker, he is guaranteed to receive the full backing of the club's fans, but management represents a step into the unknown. Giggs, however, has been preparing himself for a career in the dug-out.

Football: Manager David Moyes leaves Man Utd - club

Manager David Moyes has left Manchester United, the club announced on their Twitter account on Tuesday. "Manchester United announces that David Moyes has left the club," United said. "The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role." News of Moyes's exit comes a day after widespread reports in the British media that he was facing the sack, just 10 months after succeeding Alex Ferguson as manager of the world-famous club.

Football: Man Utd statement on Moyes

Text of Manchester United's statement on Tuesday announcing the sacking of manager David Moyes: "David Moyes Leaves United "Manchester United has announced that David Moyes has left the Club. "The Club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role." afp

Football: United owners criticised over Moyes sacking

Former Manchester United star Gary Neville and fans on Tuesday blasted the team's owners for the way manager David Moyes was sacked. Neville said that Moyes should have been given more time before his ousting. The Manchester United Supporters Trust said the manner of the sacking was a "PR shambles" because of media leaks about the sacking. United's American owners, the Glazer family, ousted Moyes after less than 10 months in the post, with the team slumping in the Premier League and Europe's Champions League.

Football: City beat Baggies to close on Liverpool

Manchester City narrowed the gap to Premier League leaders Liverpool to six points with a comfortable 3-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at Eastlands on Monday. Pablo Zabaleta, Sergio Aguero and Martin Demichelis all scored for City as three different Argentinian players netted in a Premier League match for the first time. West Brom showed brief moments of skills and had pulled the score back to 2-1 through Graham Dorrans, but ultimately City had too much quality.

Argentine trio keep Man City title dreams alive

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester City kept alive their flickering hopes of a second Premier League title in three seasons, and increased West Bromwich Albion's relegation worries, with a 3-1 victory on Monday. Goals in the first 10 minutes from Argentines Pablo Zabaleta and Sergio Aguero and a third before halftime from compatriot Martin Demichelis, following a Graham Dorrans strike for the visitors, helped close the gap on leaders Liverpool to six points. Third-placed City also have a game in hand on the top two clubs.
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