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O'Leary fired by Al-Ahli

April 23, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Al-Ahli have sacked manager David O'Leary only eight months into his tenure in Dubai, after the former Leeds and Aston Villa boss only managed to win six of his 15 league games in charge.

O'Leary, 52, joined Al-Ahli last August as the UAE league side aimed to increase their profile and attract larger crowds.

The Dubai club also secured a massive coup when they signed Italy's 2006 World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro, but they have been unable to mount a title ...

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