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Koeman takes on tough job as latest Dutch national coach

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Zeist (Netherlands) (AFP) – Dutch former star player Ronald Koeman was Tuesday anointed coach of the national team, given the Herculean task of restoring the country’s pride after a series of humiliating defeats.

The Royal Dutch Football Federation (KNVB) said in a statement that it had “reached an agreement with Ronald Koeman over his appointment as the Dutch national coach.

Burnley manager Dyche signs new deal

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London (AFP) – Burnley manager Sean Dyche has signed a new contract that will keep him at Turf Moor for a further four-and-a-half years, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

The 46-year-old, in charge of the northwest side since October 2012, is widely regarded as one of the best of the current crop of young English managers along with Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe.

Burnley manager Dyche signs new deal

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London (AFP) – Burnley manager Sean Dyche has signed a new contract that will keep him at Turf Moor for a further four-and-a-half years, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

The 46-year-old, in charge of the northwest side since October 2012, is widely regarded as one of the best of the current crop of young English managers along with Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe.

Everton legend backs Allardyce; Toffees look too big at 9/4 to continue good run

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Former Everton captain Kevin Ratcliffe has backed manager Sam Allardyce to add some style to his team after resolving their defensive frailties.

The Toffees are unbeaten under Allardyce since he took over from Ronald Koeman and are up to ninth in the Premier League table.

Two 0-0 draws against Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion over the Christmas period have highlighted Everton’s new-found resilience, but Ratcliffe insists more polished performances will follow.

Giggs rules himself out of running for Swansea job

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London (AFP) – Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant manager’s job at Premier League strugglers Swansea following the dismissal of Paul Clement.

With the Swans looking for a third boss in less than 12 months, Giggs had been talked about in relation with the role along with Ronald Koeman, Tony Pulis and Louis van Gaal.

Giggs rules himself out of running for Swansea job

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London (AFP) – Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant manager’s job at Premier League strugglers Swansea following the dismissal of Paul Clement.

With the Swans looking for a third boss in less than 12 months, Giggs had been talked about in relation with the role along with Ronald Koeman, Tony Pulis and Louis van Gaal.

Allardyce arrives at Everton for Rooney’s Hammer-blow hat-trick

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Liverpool (AFP) – Sam Allardyce saw Wayne Rooney cap his first Premier League hat-trick in six years with a wonder strike as Everton beat fellow strugglers West Ham United 4-0 on Wednesday after the Merseysiders announced he was finalising terms to become their new manager.

Allardyce’s imminent appointment will end Everton’s long hunt for a successor to Dutch boss Ronald Koeman, who was sacked last month.

Allardyce arrives at Everton for Rooney’s Hammer-blow hat-trick

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Liverpool (AFP) – Sam Allardyce saw Wayne Rooney cap his first Premier League hat-trick in six years with a wonder strike as Everton beat fellow strugglers West Ham United 4-0 on Wednesday after the Merseysiders announced he was finalising terms to become their new manager.

Allardyce’s imminent appointment will end Everton’s long hunt for a successor to Dutch boss Ronald Koeman, who was sacked last month.

Everton set to appoint Allardyce as manager

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Liverpool (AFP) – Sam Allardyce arrived to watch Everton’s home game with West Ham United on Wednesday after the Premier League strugglers announced he was finalising terms to become their new manager.

The former England manager was shown arriving outside Goodison Park on Sky Sports, while social media videos showed him walking down the touchline inside the ground.

Everton set to appoint Allardyce as manager

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Liverpool (AFP) – Sam Allardyce arrived to watch Everton’s home game with West Ham United on Wednesday after the Premier League strugglers announced he was finalising terms to become their new manager.

The former England manager was shown arriving outside Goodison Park on Sky Sports, while social media videos showed him walking down the touchline inside the ground.

Everton fans need to get real over Sam Allardyce appointment

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It’s taken them five weeks, but Everton have finally replaced Ronald Koeman.

I expect Big Sam to be officially announced as Manager later today

- Alan Myers (@ALANMYERSMEDIA) November 29, 2017

Sam Allardyce has been appointed – as we suggested should happen back in October – but it’s fair to say there’s plenty of Everton fans unhappy at the news.

Everton could be forced to spend to survive – Unsworth

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London (AFP) – Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth says the club could be forced to spend again in the January transfer window if they are to pull themselves away from the Premier League relegation zone.

The Merseyside club, who sacked manager Ronald Koeman last month, were soundly beaten 4-1 by Southampton on Sunday and are just two points clear of the bottom three.

Everton could be forced to spend to survive – Unsworth

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London (AFP) – Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth says the club could be forced to spend again in the January transfer window if they are to pull themselves away from the Premier League relegation zone.

The Merseyside club, who sacked manager Ronald Koeman last month, were soundly beaten 4-1 by Southampton on Sunday and are just two points clear of the bottom three.

Everton can forget about appointing this manager,

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A Spanish football expert insists Everton can forget about luring Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone to Goodison Park.

Sky Sports claimed that Simeone is majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri’s top target to take over from Ronald Koeman, but ESPN journalist Dermot Corrigan has dismissed the idea via his Twitter page.

Tuesday Kickoff: Arsenal eyes Keylor Navas, Everton after Diego Simeone and more

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English coaching searches headline the news while one Premier League club could be eyeing a CONCACAF star.

Arsenal is reportedly eyeing Keylor Navas as Petr Cech's replacement. (REPORT)

Everton's ownership reportedly wants to bring in Diego Simeone as club manager following the firing of Ronald Koeman.

4/6 favourite gives his verdict on the task facing new Everton manager

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Sam Allardyce has revealed his blueprint for getting Everton out of trouble.

The former England boss is currently 4/6 favourite to be appointed as the club’s new manager following Ronald Koeman’s sacking two weeks ago.

David Unsworth has overseen three defeats as Everton’s caretaker manager and Allardyce has now staked his claim to take over at Goodison Park.

Dyche departure would be ‘blow’ for Burnley

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London (AFP) – Burnley’s Jack Cork said it would be a “massive blow” for the club if manager Sean Dyche leaves for Premier League strugglers Everton.

Dyche celebrated five years in charge last week but remains heavily linked with the Toffees, whose caretaker boss David Unsworth is striving to make an impression before this month’s international break.

Four big surprises after the first 10 Premier League gameweeks

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With the Premier League match week 10 officially over, and the season more than 25% in the books, now is a good time to take a look back at some early surprises in the 2017/18 campaign. Some of these happenings are positive, and some are negative. While the ‘big six’ are currently about where they should be, let’s focus on four particularly surprising instances when looking at the table right now.

Four big surprises after the first 10 Premier League gameweeks

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With the Premier League match week 10 officially over, and the season more than 25% in the books, now is a good time to take a look back at some early surprises in the 2017/18 campaign. Some of these happenings are positive, and some are negative. While the ‘big six’ are currently about where they should be, let’s focus on four particularly surprising instances when looking at the table right now.

Top quality manager open to an approach from Everton, he would be a terrific addition

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Everton have sacked Ronald Koeman after a poor start to the season and the Toffees have put their U23s manager David Unsworth in charge for now.

However, it is believed that Everton are looking for a quality long-term replacement for the Dutch manager and they have identified the former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel as a target.

Everton put Unsworth in temporary charge after Koeman sacking

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London (AFP) – Everton on Tuesday appointed their Under-23 coach David Unsworth as caretaker manager following the sacking of Ronald Koeman.

The 44-year-old will be in the dugout for Wednesday’s intimidating trip to champions Chelsea in the last 16 of the League Cup.

Unsworth is a firm favourite with the fans having served the club with distinction as a player, making 350 appearances during two spells at Goodison Park.

Michy Batshuayi, Harry Kane, the end for Ronald Koeman…Names of the Premier League Week 9

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In the past week we had the first managerial casualty of the season with Craig Shakespeare losing his job at Leicester City. The weekend's Premier League fixtures added to the drama with high scoring...

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Bilic seeks Cup respite to league troubles

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London (AFP) – West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is under even more serious pressure after Ronald Koeman’s sacking by Everton on Monday but he will hope for a filip in Wednesday’s Last 16 League Cup action.

Media reports suggest that Bilic, who made his name as Croatian national coach, has been given two matches to salvage his job but a trip away to in-form Tottenham Hotspur is probably not the sort of challenge one would want as one of them.

Bilic seeks Cup respite to league troubles

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London (AFP) – West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is under even more serious pressure after Ronald Koeman’s sacking by Everton on Monday but he will hope for a filip in Wednesday’s Last 16 League Cup action.

Media reports suggest that Bilic, who made his name as Croatian national coach, has been given two matches to salvage his job but a trip away to in-form Tottenham Hotspur is probably not the sort of challenge one would want as one of them.

Everton need to act fast – Sam Allardyce is their man

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Everton’s sacking of Ronald Koeman has sparked plenty of rumours about who should take over, but only one man should be in the frame – Sam Allardyce.

Sean Dyche, Chris Coleman, David Moyes and Carlo Ancelotti have all been linked to the job and while there are arguments to be made for each of them, Allardyce is the standout candidate.

Koeman comes unstuck at Everton

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London (AFP) – Ronald Koeman became the third Premier League managerial casualty of the season on Monday when he was sacked by Everton.

The 54-year-old Dutchman - who guided Everton to seventh in his first season in charge last term - paid the price for a desperate start to the campaign despite having spent £140million ($185mn) in the close season.

Koeman comes unstuck at Everton

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London (AFP) – Ronald Koeman became the third Premier League managerial casualty of the season on Monday when he was sacked by Everton.

The 54-year-old Dutchman - who guided Everton to seventh in his first season in charge last term - paid the price for a desperate start to the campaign despite having spent £140million ($185mn) in the close season.

Everton looks for a new manager

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Monday's soccer news starts with Ronald Koeman no longer the manager of Everton. The club fired Koeman on Monday, the day after a 5-2 home loss to Arsenal in the Premier League. Everton lost 2-1 at home to Lyon in the Europa League on Thursday. The club is currently in 18th-place, at the bottom of four clubs tied on eight points.

Ronald Koeman sacked by Everton

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London (AFP) – Ronald Koeman became the third Premier League managerial casualty of the season on Monday when he was sacked by Everton.

The 54-year-old Dutchman - who guided Everton to seventh in his first season in charge last term - paid the price for a desperate start to the campaign despite having spent £140million ($185mn) in the close season.

Bilic and Koreman seek League Cup respite

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London (AFP) – Slaven Bilic and Ronald Koeman are two managers under serious pressure who will hope to ease a little of it on Wednesday with West Ham and Everton in League Cup last 16 action.

However, both former Croatian national manager Bilic and Dutch football great Koeman face monumental tasks away from home with West Ham taking on in-form Tottenham Hotspur and Everton travelling to champions Chelsea.

Netherlands

Official: Ronald Koeman Appointed New Manager Of Netherlands National Side

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Ronald Koeman has been appointed as the new head coach of the Netherlands, replacing Dick Advocaat who stepped down in November having failed to secure World Cup qualification.

Koeman has signed a contract that will put him in charge of Dutch fortunes up to and including the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with the focus very much on getting there in the first place.

Football: Koeman set to be named Netherlands coach

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The Hague (AFP) – Former Everton manager Ronald Koeman is set to be presented as coach of the Netherlands, Dutch news reports said on Monday, as the football-mad country seeks to revive its flagging fortunes.

“Ronald Koeman is the new national coach of (the) Dutch Eleven. The KNVB will present him at a press conference on Tuesday,” Dutch national news agency ANP reported, citing insider sources.

Football: Koeman set to be named Netherlands coach

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The Hague (AFP) – Former Everton manager Ronald Koeman is set to be presented as coach of the Netherlands, Dutch news reports said on Monday, as the football-mad country seeks to revive its flagging fortunes.

“Ronald Koeman is the new national coach of (the) Dutch Eleven. The KNVB will present him at a press conference on Tuesday,” Dutch national news agency ANP reported, citing insider sources.

Everton

Vardy gives Puel perfect start as Leicester boss

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London (AFP) – Jamie Vardy gave Claude Puel the perfect start to his Leicester City reign on Sunday as the former Premier league champions returned to their counter-attacking best, brushing aside managerless Everton 2-0.

In a throwback to their 2015-16 title-winning season, Leicester caused problems for the visiting side from the start, breaking with pace and purpose as Demarai Gray proved a real handful for the struggling Merseyside team on just his second league start of the campaign.

Does Mesut Ozil only perform well when Arsenal face smaller teams?

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Arsenal totally over-ran Everton on Sunday with a record amount of shots on target for this season, and Mesut Ozil himself was sublime with an assist and a goal and creating 8 chances for his team-mates, sending Everton into the relegation zone and putting the final nail into Ronald Koeman's coffin. But according to the [.

Reports: Phil Neville And Ryan Giggs Wish To Be Considered For Everton Managerial Vacancy Despite Not Really Being Managers

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Phil Neville is reportedly interested in stepping into the vacant managerial vortex at Everton, following Ronald Koeman's departure on Monday.

We suspect Neville is interested in the same way Pies would like to discover an envelope stuffed with folding money on our doormat every morning, but let's press on.

Retro Football: Rough, Tough Barcelona Defender Ronald Koeman Dresses Up As Tintin For Magazine Photoshoot, 1993 (Photo)

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Long before he was Everton's latest former manager, Ronald Koeman was a damn fine, imposing centre back with skin pale as milk and hair of the finest spun sunlight.

During his time at Barcelona in the early 1990s, Koeman aquired the nickname 'Tintin' due to the physical similarities he supposedly shared withHergé's courageous cartoon creation of the same name.

Monday Kickoff: Everton dismisses Koeman, Mbappe wins Golden Boy and more

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A Premier League club has made a change following a poor start to the season.

Everton has parted ways with Ronald Koeman following the team's poor start to the 2017 season, which currently sees the club in a relegation battle. (REPORT)

Kylian Mbappe was recognized as European soccer's Golden Boy for 2017.

Official: Everton Confirm That Ronald Koeman Has Left The Club With Immediate Effect

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October 2nd, 2017: Everton majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri gives his "full and total support" to Ronald Koeman after spending £140million over the summer and overseeing a less than impressive start to the season, including a 1-0 defeat to Burnley the previous day.

The Rest

Official: Stoke City Dismiss Mark Hughes After Being Knocked Out Of FA Cup By Fourth-Tier Coventry City

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Stoke City have terminated the contract of manager Mark Hughes in the wake of a truly miserable defeat against fourth-tier Coventry City.

Having also lost their previous three games, The Potters slumped to a 2-1 defeat that sent the Premier League side toppling out of the FA Cup at the first hurdle.