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Sam Allardyce has spoken to FA about England coaching job

Sam Allardyce has spoken to FA approximately England coaching job

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce was given permission by the Premier League club to speak to the English Football Association approximately becoming the next coach of the national team.

The 61-year-old Allardyce requested to talk to the FA approximately replacing Roy Hodgson, Sunderland said Wednesday. He is the favorite with British bookmakers to take over as England coach.

''We want him to remain as manager of our football club,'' Sunderland said in a statement.

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Sam Allardyce has spoken to FA about England coaching job

Sam Allardyce has spoken to FA approximately England coaching job

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce was given permission by the Premier League club to speak to the English Football Association approximately becoming the next coach of the national team.

The 61-year-old Allardyce requested to talk to the FA approximately replacing Roy Hodgson, Sunderland said Wednesday. He is the favorite with British bookmakers to take over as England coach.

''We want him to remain as manager of our football club,'' Sunderland said in a statement.

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Sam Allardyce has spoken to FA about England coaching job

Sam Allardyce has spoken to FA approximately England coaching job

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce has spoken to the English Football Association approximately becoming the next coach of the national team.

Sunderland says in a statement that the Premier League club accepted the 61-year-old Allardyce's request to talk to the FA approximately replacing Roy Hodgson, whose contract expired after the European Championship.

Sunderland says the ''ongoing speculation over Sam's position is extremely damaging to Sunderland, particularly at this crucial time of the season, & we urge the FA to respect the disruption that this process is causing & bring approximately a swift resolution to the matter.''

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Sam Allardyce has spoken to FA about England coaching job

Sam Allardyce has spoken to FA approximately England coaching job

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce has spoken to the English Football Association approximately becoming the next coach of the national team.

Sunderland says in a statement that the Premier League club accepted the 61-year-old Allardyce's request to talk to the FA approximately replacing Roy Hodgson, whose contract expired after the European Championship.

Sunderland says the ''ongoing speculation over Sam's position is extremely damaging to Sunderland, particularly at this crucial time of the season, & we urge the FA to respect the disruption that this process is causing & bring approximately a swift resolution to the matter.''

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Soccer-West Ham name Bilic as manager

Soccer-West Ham name Bilic as manager

LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) – West Ham United have appointed Croatian Slaven Bilic as their manager, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

The 46-year-old has signed a three-year contract to replace Sam Allardyce who left Upton Park at the end of last season. (Editing by Ed Osmond)

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Hull go down, Newcastle survive on final day of drama

Hull go down, Newcastle survive on final day of drama

By Mike Collett

LONDON (Reuters) – Hull City were relegated & Newcastle United survived the drop on a dramatic final day of the Premier League season on Sunday while West Ham United announced that manager Sam Allardyce's contract was not being renewed at Upton Park.

While the spotlight shone brightest at St James' Park, where Newcastle preserved their top flight status by beating West Ham United 2-0, the mood was a lot darker at KC Stadium where Hull drew 0-0 with Manchester United to complete in the bottom three.

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Soccer-Hull go down, Newcastle survive on final day of drama

Soccer-Hull go down, Newcastle survive on final day of drama

* Hull relegated

* Newcastle survive last day nerves

* Drogba chaired off in ecstatic farewell

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City return to winning ways but suffer Silva scare

City return to winning ways yet suffer Silva scare

London (AFP) – Manchester City strengthened their grip on fourth place in the Premier League with a 2-0 win at home to West Ham on Sunday yet at the cost of seeing David Silva carried off on a stretcher.

The influential Spanish playmaker was on the receiving end of what appeared to be an accidental elbow from West Ham's Cheikhou Kouyate midway through the second half & needed lengthy treatment on the field before being taken off the field amid concerns he might miss the rest of the season.

Reigning champions City's hopes of a successful title defence were all yet over before last week's 4-2 derby defeat by Manchester United.

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City aim to avoid Hammer blow in top-four bid

City aim to avoid Hammer blow in top-four bid

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City's attempt to remain in the top four of the Premier League has been hampered by a five-man injury list & the news that captain Vincent Kompany may not play again this season.

Manuel Pellegrini's side, who have slipped to the fourth & final Champions League qualifying place, will be without Kompany, strikers Stevan Jovetic & Wilfried Bony, in-form midfielder James Milner & defender Gael Clichy for the home game against West Ham United at Eastlands on Sunday.

Belgium defender Kompany injured his groin in last weekend's devastating 4-2 Manchester derby defeat at Old Trafford & Pellegrini conceded he cannot say whether he will play again over the remaining six games of a disappointing campaign.

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Soccer-Allardyce hopes 'terrific' season will bring new contract

Soccer-Allardyce hopes 'terrific' season will bring new contract

LONDON, April 10 (Reuters) – West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce is planning for next season without knowing whether he will still have a job after what he described as a "terrific" campaign.

Allardyce's contract expires in May & a recent run of offensive results has led to renewed speculation approximately whether he will be offered a new one.

"We sat down yesterday & began to plan for next season, when we're coming back for pre-season, where we're going to go & who we're going to play," he told reporters on Friday.

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