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  1. NittanyKnight

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    Villa has sacked Alex McLeish today.

    Aston Villa can confirm that Alex McLeish's contract has been terminated with immediate effect.
    The club has been disappointed with this season's results, performances and the general message these have sent to our fans.
    The board wishes to assure supporters that we are conscious in every sense that Villa expects and deserves more and we will strive to deliver this.
    Villa chairman Randy Lerner said: "We need to be clear and candid with ourselves and with supporters about what we have lacked in recent years.
    "Compelling play and results that instil a sense of confidence that Villa is on the right track have been plainly absent.
    "The most immediate action that we can take is to look carefully at our options in terms of bringing in a new manager who sees the club's potential and embraces our collective expectations."
    Chief Executive Paul Faulkner said: "We'd like to thank Alex for his hard work and efforts throughout this tough season.
    "We are mindful of the club's need to prepare thoroughly for the new campaign and for the new manager to be able to begin working with the board so that he is quickly immersed in these preparations and also in the long-term objectives of the club.
    "Our focus now will be driven by these imperatives and we will update when appropriate."

     
  2. Quick

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    I know of another Scot that they could have.
     
  3. tne

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  4. NittanyKnight

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    Early favorites for the Villa job is Lambert from Norwich and Martinez from Wigan. Dont see either leaving their current sides.
     
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    I can easily see Martinez peacing. But I think it'll be Hughton.
     
  6. El_Pato

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    I believe Martinez has already said he's going to leave Wigan. Villa would be a good place, he'd actually be supported with money and his team wouldn't have to play on a rugby pitch.
     
  7. Corky Bucek

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    Solskjaer is supposedly the front runner for Villa
     
  8. Jimmy the Saint

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    Di Matteo also seems to be in the running for the Villa job
     
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    Rubber Guard said in the United thread that Ole has already turned down the Villa job.
     
  10. El_Pato

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  11. NittanyKnight

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    So Rodgers to Liverpool. Martinez to stay at Wigan. Villa to talk with Norwich about Lambert.
     
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    Villa should be after Hughton but they're pretty fucking dumb so I doubt they give him a shot.
     
  13. Wu

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    Easily the best move the scouse have made in years.
     
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  14. Wu

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    They should hire...

    Sven
     
  15. tne

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    time for the Bob Bradley comeback
     
  16. Taques

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    so now we get to watch pool play a half hearted tiki-taka style for ~half a season
     
  17. prerecordedlive

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    And now the Albion scum will probably hire him just so I'll have to hate him. :(
     
  18. tne

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    with Jordan Henderson, Charlie Adam, and Andy Carroll

    yes, I am excited
     
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  19. Taques

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    oh god adam and the "big lad up top"

    yes this will be awesome to watch
     
  20. Andy Reocho

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    Why Hughton isn't getting more EPL talk is confusing to me
     
  21. Taques

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    because he has 3 years experience as a manager
     
  22. prerecordedlive

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    I just endured Terry Connor for 3 months.

    Hughton just took a club that decimated its wage bill after being relegated and had a transfer embargo in place to the brink of promotion. I think one of Swansea, WBA, or Villa would be absolute geniuses to bring him in. There's 3 clubs that love a tight transfer budget and already have a bit of talent in place.
     
  23. NittanyKnight

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    This Lambert saga is playing out like Hughes last season.
     
  24. Andy Reocho

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    Sure, but he bounced Newcastle right back up when he wasn't able to spend money(at least nothing of major substance)

    Then he takes over at Birmingham who are in a similar situation to Newcastle, and almost brings them straight back.

    Great coach, great person, deserves to get a shot at a mid-bottom table club
     
  25. Taques

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    hoping villa takes martinez and lambert has to manage hull city or whatever the fuck
     
  26. prerecordedlive

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    Fuck Lambert. Norwich inducts him AND Grant Holt into its HoF and they both ask to leave. Martinez is too loyal to leave Wigan now that he's pledged his allegiance to them. Villa will hire Lambert, WBA will get Rangnick, and Norwich will hopefully be the ones to give Hughton a chance. Can't hate the Canaries and Hughton absolutely deserves a Prem post.
     
  27. NittanyKnight

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    Lambert confirmed at Villa.

    Mackay (Cardiff) is the odds on favorite to take the job. Hughton, Lee Clark, Steve Bruce, and Neil Lennon are the next favorites with the bookies.
     
  28. prerecordedlive

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    To take what job, scumbag Nittany?
     
  29. prerecordedlive

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    I assume Norwich. I hope they sign up a good replacement.

    And I hope Villa gets relegated now. Fuck them and fuck Lambert.

    Also, fuck Rodgers. Glad he can't touch any Swansea players for a year.

    Rangnick looks about set to take over Albion and as me and 514 have discussed, he should bring a LOT of dysfunction with him. He leaves teams under very sketchy circumstances and doesn't have a stellar managerial record to offset that. Should be fun for the Baggies.
     
  30. Quick

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  31. Andy Reocho

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    Hughton to Norwich
     
  32. prerecordedlive

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    Awesome.
     
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  33. Andy Reocho

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    He's gonna get such an awesome welcome when they play at St James this year
     
  34. Wu

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    Think I called this a week or two ago.
     
  35. prerecordedlive

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    I wanted it to happen. I figured WBA would've been all over his nuts. Just a great replacement for Lambert.
     
  36. NittanyKnight

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    West Brom named Steve Clarke. Hull have named Steve Bruce.

    Also Manolo Precidado died from a heart attack less then 24 hours after agreeing to be the manager of Villarreal.
     
  37. prerecordedlive

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    Sinking submarine.
     
  38. prerecordedlive

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    Hope Clarke drags that team to hell. I have no idea what to make of him though, seeing as he's got managerial experience of 1 game. If I had to guess, he'll probably make European champions of WBA.
     
  39. Taques

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    that seems like a really good hire to me for hull
     
  40. prerecordedlive

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    For Hull, yes. Anyone else, no.
     
  41. Taques

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    fair enough
     
  42. Owsley

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    Laudrup to Swansea
     
  43. snowfx2

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    Such a :ohgosh: player in his day
     
  44. Owsley

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    My favorite of all time.
     
  45. NittanyKnight

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    Lee Clark looks to be ready to take over at Birmingham City.

    Great hire by them if they pull the trigger.
     
  46. El_Pato

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    Reports are coming out that Bielsa has quit Bilbao
     
  47. NittanyKnight

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    Thankfully Tottenham signed AVB.

    :pray: he finds his way to England.
     
  48. NittanyKnight

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    Van Gaal takes over the Dutch National Team.
     
  49. Topper Bottoms

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    Bielsa obviously coming to add our tactical superiority.

    Bielsa Seems like a great manager but a terrible person to work with. Kind of like Martin O'Neil only better
     
  50. ucgators21

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    Marseille ended up naming Ellie Baup to replace Deschamps. Looks like they went for the cheap decision as he has been out of coaching for a couple years. Wish they would have at least tried to get Blanc or Rene Girard.