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  • Leicester's Simpson to miss season finale after assault conviction

    Leicester's Simpson to miss season finale after assault conviction

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    Leicester's Simpson to miss season finale after assault conviction

    Leicester City on Friday confirmed they will not consider Danny Simpson for selection while they examine the assault conviction against the defender. The 28-year-old former Manchester United player denied the charge at Manchester Magistrates Court but was convicted and will be sentenced next month. Leicester finish their season at home to QPR on Sunday, having secured their status in the Premier League for another year, and the club revealed Simpson won't be involved at the King Power Stadium. …

  • Hull boss Bruce hoping for a favour in survival fight

    Hull boss Bruce hoping for a favour in survival fight

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    Hull boss Bruce hoping for a favour in survival fight

    Hull City manager Steve Bruce is desperate for a favour in the fight for Premier League survival but friend and West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce may not be the man to offer it in the final round of matches on Sunday. Hull are 18th with 34 points and not only have to beat Manchester United, having lost all their seven games against them in the Premier League, but must also hope 17th-placed Newcastle United fail to defeat West Ham. …

  • Bayern's critics should show more respect, fumes Guardiola

    Bayern's critics should show more respect, fumes Guardiola

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    Bayern's critics should show more respect, fumes Guardiola

    Pep Guardiola says his Bayern Munich side deserve more respect as he fired back at critics of the German champions, who have lost five of their last six games. Bayern will be crowned German league champions for the 25th time on Saturday, but have suffered a nightmare four-week period since their title was confirmed. "People involved in football in Germany talk far too much," fumed Guardiola on Friday. …

  • Sunderland have offered me new deal, says Advocaat

    Sunderland have offered me new deal, says Advocaat

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    Sunderland have offered me new deal, says Advocaat

    Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat said on Friday he has been offered a deal to stay at the Premier League club but will make a decision on his future next week. The 67-year-old, who replaced Gus Poyet as head coach in March on a contract until the end of the season, steered Sunderland away from Premier League relegation with a game to spare following a 0-0 draw with Arsenal on Wednesday. …

  • Advocaat sets Thursday deadline to decide Sunderland future

    Advocaat sets Thursday deadline to decide Sunderland future

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    Advocaat sets Thursday deadline to decide Sunderland future

    Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat has revealed he will wait until next Thursday before telling the Premier League club whether he will accept their offer to remain in charge. "They have made me an offer, yes," Advocaat told reporters on Friday. …