A special tribute to Claudio Ranieri
The former Leicester City Football Club gaffer a.k.a The Tinker-man, who was sacked by the management of the club as a result of the recent poor performances by the team. I guess it was a mistake on his path for putting Leicester city on the map of top flight football by winning the league the season after their promotion from the lower division. When I heard this breaking news, I was caught up with mixed feelings as I felt bad for him but hey, let's not forget that this is 'football'. Just as I was about to get caught up in my emotions, I was quick to snap back to the ugly reality of the 'beautiful game'. Job security for both players and managers are extremely slim these days and with the kind of investments being made in the game today, we can only expect many more sackings to happen.
It takes me back to 2012 when I experienced the greatest joy of being a Chelsea fan when Roberto Di Matteo won Chelsea's first and only UEFA Champions League trophy but was sacked imminently. I'm pretty sure it's not an 'Italian syndrome' in the English game.
Well, it's no doubt that Ranieri was exceptional and is still exceptional, whichever way you choose to look at it but let's be realistic enough to accept that this is
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Manchester United Sack Manager
Louis van Gaal has been sacked as manager of Manchester United, with former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho set to be named as his replacement.
Van Gaal, 64, leaves after two years of a three-year contract and is currently discussing severance terms.
The former Netherlands boss is believed to earn around £6.4m a year.
Mourinho's is expected to be confirmed as new manager after the 53-year-old Portuguese meets with senior United officials on Tuesday.
16th May 2016 – England Squad announced
Now that the Premier League is over the Euro2016 is around the corner.
This is very exciting for everyone involved and will be a great month of football for all our football predictors.
The Euros2016 will begin on the 10th June with the hosts France facing Romania - Romania has never beaten a side in their first match.
The Euros will then finish on the 10th of July. Check our outright winners market in our sportsbook.
The 34-year-old Sweden striker's contract with the French champions expires in the summer, and he has been linked with Manchester United, Los Angeles Galaxy and AC Milan.