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/ 10 January 2008

Allardyce leaves Newcastle

Newcastle United have parted company with manager Sam Allardyce with immediate effect and by mutual agreement, the English Premier League side announced on Wednesday. Newcastle chairperson Chris Mort said in a statement on behalf of himself and owner Mike Ashley: ”Mike and I would like to place on record our thanks for Sam’s efforts.”

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/ 4 November 2007

Portsmouth frets that Nations Cup could wreck dream

Harry Redknapp fears the African Nations Cup could wreck Portsmouth’s European ambitions after his side’s impressive 4-1 victory over Newcastle strengthened their top four credentials. Redknapp acknowledged that Portsmouth’s challenge will be affected more than most of their Premier League rivals by the tournament early next year.