New Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce had been enjoying his sabbatical from football since leaving West Ham in May. "Big Sam" had cut a relaxed figure in his many punditry assignments following that departure, especially during an August appearance on Sky's Fantasy Football Club in which he chose to wear no socks under a pair of stylish loafers.
But a good football man cannot stay out of the game for too long, even if the job on offer has been turned down just a few months before. Allardyce was just...
New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said he did not speak to Bayern Munich about succeeding coach Pep Guardiola.
On Friday, Klopp was presented as Liverpool's replacement for Brendan Rodgers, who was sacked last Sunday, after the German agreed a three-year contract at Anfield.
The former Borussia Dortmund coach had been linked with the post at Bayern, with Guardiola's contract due to expire next summer, but he has insisted talks were not held over the position.
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New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has targeted turning "doubters to believers" in his bid to improve the club's form.
The Reds are currently 10th in the Premier League table, having won three of their opening eight matches of the season under former manager Rodgers.
"This would be a really good moment for a restart," Klopp said. "If someone...
Highly-rated Everton youngster Antony Evans has signed his first pro deal with the club.
The attacking midfielder has been with Everton since the age of nine and turned 17 last month.
Evans, who broke into Everton's Under-21s side last season as a 16-year-old is tipped for a bright future at Goodison Park and he admitted it was a wish fulfilled to sign professional terms.
"It's a dream come true and all I've wanted since I was a kid starting out playing football," Evans told the club's official website.