Alex Neil appointed as Sunderland head coach

Sunderland have announced the appointment of Alex Neil as their new manager. The Scot, 40, has penned a one-year rolling contract with the Black Cats. Upon completing the deal, former Preston and Norwich boss Alex Neil said; “It is a privilege to be Head Coach of Sunderland AFC.” “Everything that I saw from the players this morning made me really confident and gave me belief, so what we…

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Sadio Mane has stadium named after him in Senegal

Sadio Mane is to have a stadium named after him in the south-western city of Sedhiou after helping Senegal to their maiden continental success. The Liverpool forward scored the winning penalty as the Teranga Lions beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties to clinch their first-ever Africa Cup of Nations, after the game ended goalless following extra time. His three goals and two assists…

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Manchester United drop more points with a draw against Southampton

Manchester United had to settle for another 1-1 draw after being left frustrated by an impressive Southampton in the Premier League. Ralf Rangnick’s men are getting used to that scoreline, which has now cropped up in three successive games – leading to a penalty shootout defeat by Middlesbrough in the FA Cup and a league draw at Burnley. United had…

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