Martin Jol reveals he was offered Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale for $8million

Martin Jol claims he was offered the opportunity to sign Gareth Bale for just $8million while in charge of Hamburg. Jol was the man to take Bale to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007, with a $11million deal struck with Southampton for the exciting teenage talent. The Welshman was, however, to find it difficult to make his mark at White Hart Lane, with Spurs seeing him as more of a left-back...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ruiz joins PSV on loan from Fulham

Fulham have confirmed Bryan Ruiz has joined PSV Eindhoven on a loan deal until the end of the season. The Costa Rica striker was signed by former boss Martin Jol from Dutch side FC Twente for £10.6m on the final day of the summer transfer window in 2011. Ruiz made 51 appearances for the club, scoring eight times in the process but has found first-team opportunities limited under...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

West Brom in search of new manager after giving Clarke the sacked

Following their fourth straight loss in the Premier League, West Bromwich Albion made the decision to remove Steve Clarke as manager of the club. Getty Images After losing 1-0 away at Cardiff, West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace made the assessment that the club were underachieving and pulled the plug on Clarkes operation.  The chairman had reasonable claims for his frustrations. ...
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Gunners favorite to land Draxler

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Martin Jol was axed as Fulham boss last night after his first contact with owner Shahid Khan in two months. Stuart Pearce is ready to bounce back into management with Sheffield Wednesday. David Moyes is in no...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Seven things we learned this week in the Barclays Premier League

Ask not for whom the bell Jols, it Jols for thee Martin Jol was desperate for a good result, or at least a good performance, as his Fulham side travelled to Upton Park. The Dutchman was facing mounting speculation before the game and his sides 3-0 defeat turned out to be the final nail in the coffin. After the sides fifth defeat in a row Jol was sacked as manager on Sunday afternoon...
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Martin Jol out as Fulham manager

Fulham has fired manager Martin Jol after a disappointing start to the Premier League season. The club announced Rene Meulensteen would take over responsibility for the first team, stepping up to the top job having only been recruited last month as head coach to assist Jol. The Cottagers were beaten 3-0 at Upton Park and after 13 games of the Premier League season they stand 18th...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Jol fighting for job after Fulham loss at West Ham

West Ham ramped up the pressure on Fulham and its under-fire manager Martin Jol by ending a five-match winless run with a 3-0 victory in the Premier League on Saturday. Mohamed Diame put West Ham ahead in the 47th minute before goals by substitutes Carlton Cole and Joe Cole condemned Fulham to a fifth straight defeat, keeping the visitors in the bottom three. Jol acknowledged his...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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