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On this day in 2015: Leicester appoint Claudio Ranieri as first-team manager

Claudio Ranieri was appointed first-team manager at Leicester, on this day in 2015.Ranieri took over at the King Power Stadium after an 11-year Premier League absence following his dismissal at Chelsea in 2004 but was appointed by the Foxes on a three-year contract.The appointment came after previous boss Nigel Pearson was sacked Leicester in July 2015 following a fallout between club and manager.Ranieri, then 63 years old, took his 16th position in football management and his reign was remembered for the Foxes’ shock Premier League title-winning campaign in the 2015-16 season.Less than a year after being appointed, Ranieri had guided...
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Roy Hodgson to replace Claudio Ranieri at Watford - sources

Former England coach Roy Hodgson is set to be announced as the new Watford manager, sources have told ESPN. Hodgson, 74, is due to sign a six-month contract at the struggling Premier League club. Hodgson will replace Claudio Ranieri, who was sacked as manager on Monday after just 14 matches...

Roy Hodgson appointed Watford manager after Claudio Ranieri sacking

Former England coach Roy Hodgson has been appointed as Watford manager, the club announced on Tuesday. Hodgson replaces Claudio Ranieri, who was sacked as manager on Monday after just 112 days in charge. The 74-year-old will be the club's third manager of the 2021-22 campaign, after Ranieri replaced Xisco Munoz in October.

Claudio Ranieri becomes latest victim of Watford’s extreme short-termism

Claudio Ranieri was always doomed to failure at Watford. The 70-year-old has been sacked after a shambolic run that generated just one point in eight Premier League games and culminated in the embarrassing 3-0 defeat by Norwich City on Friday night.When the floodlights failed at Vicarage Road with Watford trailing to their relegation rivals, it was already clear. The lights were going out for Ranieri. The Italian was in charge for just 13 league games. He is well-liked and respected across the sport but he was just about the worst appointment that Gino Pozzo, the club’s owner, could have made....

Watford appoint Roy Hodgson as new manager to succeed Claudio Ranieri

Watford have announced the appointment of Roy Hodgson as their new manager.The former England boss, 74, will be joined at Vicarage Road by assistant Ray Lewington, who managed the Hornets from 2002 until 2005.Claudio Ranieri was sacked by the Premier League strugglers on Monday after only 16 weeks in charge following a nine-game run without a win.We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Roy Hodgson as the club's manager.Welcome to Watford, Roy!— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) January 25, 2022Hodgson is the Hornets’ 15th permanent manager in the last 10 years and their third this season following the dismissal of...

Premier League: Watford part ways with head coach Claudio Ranieri

Hertfordshire [UK], January 25 (ANI): Watford FC on Monday announced that the Premier Club has parted company with their head coach Claudio Ranieri. Ranieri, 70, leaves following a 3-0 home defeat by Norwich City last Friday that left Watford second from the bottom of the Premier League table with 14 points from 20 matches.

Claudio Ranieri: Is Watford's sacking policy justified as Hornets appoint 16th permanent manager in 10 years?

As Watford appoint Roy Hodgson as their 16th permanent head coach in under 10 years, are the Hornets right to pull the plug when things start going south?. Watford's hire-'em-fire'-em policy has won them few admirers across the English game. Before Claudio Ranieri even had a chance to take his first training session following his appointment in October, jokes had already been made about how long he would last in the Vicarage Road dugout.