Steven Gerrard tests positive for Covid-19

Aston Villa head coach Steven Gerrard will miss the next two Premier League games after testing positive for Covid-19. Gerrard will miss Sunday’s Boxing Day game at home to Chelsea and Tuesday’s trip to Leeds. It is the second time this season that Gerrard has been sidelined by Covid-19. The 41-year-old was forced to isolate earlier this year during his…

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Gerrard announced as new Aston Villa manager

Aston Villa have appointed Steven Gerrard as manager, ending his three-year reign at Rangers. The former Liverpool captain, 41, leaves the Scottish champions having guided them to a first league title in 10 years last season. Gerrard replaces Dean Smith, who was sacked on Sunday after a run of five successive defeats. “Aston Villa Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment…

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Steven Gerrard set to replace Dean Smith at Aston Villa

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard remains high on Aston Villa’s list of potential targets to replace Dean Smith. But other contenders are under discussion. Villa’s hierarchy are impressed by Gerrard’s work in revitalising Rangers in what is his first managerial job. He has long been seen as a future Liverpool boss, but Villa may be ready to try to tempt him…

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Neil Lennon resigns as Celtic manager

Neil Lennon has ended his stint as Celtic FC manager following his side’s poor form. Lennon has resigned with his side 18 points adrift of Rangers in the Scottish Premiership. Neil Lennon took charge for a second spell in February 2019 when Brendan Rodgers left for Leicester City. He led the club to two titles, two Scottish Cups and a…

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