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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

Meulensteen's Fulham exit confirmed

Fulham has confirmed the departure of Rene Meulensteen almost a week after Felix Magath replaced him in charge of the Premier League 's bottom team. Magath became Fulham's third manager of the season last Friday when he was hired to replace Meulensteen, who lasted just 75 days at the helm after succeeding Martin Jol. Fulham also said four other members of the coaching staff, Alan...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fulham axes Meulensteen as manager

Fulham have announced the appointment of Felix Magath as first-team manager on an 18-month contract. The club have named German Magath as their new boss in a statement on their official website. The statement made no mention of Meulensteen, but the former Manchester United coach, who had been in charge since the sacking of Martin Jol last December, confirmed to Sky Sports that he...
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February 14, 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

Fulham vs Swansea: Preview, Team News and Prediction

Fulham vs Swansea: Preview, Team News and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.comFulham will welcome Swansea City at the Craven Cottage on Saturday, where manager Martin Jol will be looking to avoid fifth consecutive defeat in all competitions. The Cottagers appointed former Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen as the head coach during the international break and it...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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