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New Cardiff boss Paul Trollope insists he won’t be distracted by Wales role

New Cardiff boss Paul Trollope insists being part of the Wales coaching staff at Euro 2016 will not hinder the Championship club. Trollope was confirmed as Russell Slade’s successor on Wednesday, although Cardiff chairman Mehmet Dalman declined to disclose the length of the contract at a hastily-arranged press conference. The 43-year-old joined Wales manager Chris

Martinez sacked by Everton after poor run

3:23 PM GMT print Everton confirmed the departure of manager Roberto Martinez with immediate effect on Thursday. Martinez, who took charge in 2013 following David Moyes’ exit, has been under heavy pressure for several weeks after a disappointing run of form and leaves the club 12th in the Premier League. Everton have won just one

Wales’ Ledley limps off in Palace win

Joe Ledley joined Crystal Palace from Celtic in January 2014 Midfielder Joe Ledley has given Wales a Euro 2016 fitness worry after coming off during Crystal Palace’s 2-1 win over Stoke City. Ledley, 29, replaced the injured Yohan Cabaye for the second half but limped off 11 minutes later. Palace travel to Southampton for their

‘I would do exactly the same again’

Media playback is not supported on this device Pellegrini questions team’s ‘motivation’ Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he “would do exactly the same again” after playing a weakened team at Southampton, with Wednesday’s game against Real Madrid in mind. He made eight changes from Tuesday’s 0-0 Champions League semi-final first leg draw with the

Swansea City 3-1 Liverpool

Andre Ayew scored a brace as Swansea guaranteed Premier League football next season with a 3-1 home win against ten-man Liverpool. Ayew went into the game celebrating the birth of his baby daughter and capped a great weekend at a rain-soaked Liberty Stadium with a double either side of a Jack Cork strike to make

Reading 1-2 Hull City

Jake Cooper scores the opening goal of the game Andrew Robertson’s late winner secured victory for Hull over Reading as Steve Bruce’s men confirmed at least a place in the Championship play-offs. Jake Cooper gave the hosts the lead, heading home an Oliver Norwood cross. But Hull levelled shortly afterwards as influential midfielder Tom Huddlestone