Neill Lennon Named Bolton Wanderers Manager

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Neill Lennon Bolton

~~ After the success that Lennon had at Celtic, you knew it was only a matter of time until an English club took a chance on him….

via BWFC

Bolton Wanderers are delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Lennon as the club’s new manager.

Lennon, 43, joins the club after a successful four-year spell at the helm of Scottish giants Celtic, where he won three league titles, two domestic cups and led the side in European competition.

Lennon also enjoyed a decorated playing career, most notably with Crewe Alexandra, Leicester City and Celtic, as well as representing Northern Ireland on the international stage. The extensive list of high calibre applicants demonstrated how those candidates viewed the opportunity to manage the club, even in its present position at the bottom of the Championship table.

Following a process of first and second interviews with a shortlist of initial candidates, a unanimous decision was taken by Eddie Davies, Brett Warburton and Phil Gartside. The club are delighted and excited to appoint Neil Lennon. He brings with him experience at the highest level and an infectious enthusiasm to take the club forward.

He will officially take charge of the Bolton Wanderers team from Monday morning in the run up to our upcoming game away at Birmingham City. Lennon will be joined by assistant manager Johan Mjallby and first team coach Garry Parker.

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Berlusconi :: ‘I Remember Balotelli Was Bought Against My Advice’

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Balotelli Picture

~~  Convenient timing isn’t this?

via Gazetta

‘I remember [Balotelli] was bought against my advice,’ Berlusconi told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

‘We have many champions: (Jeremy) Menez, (Keisuke) Honda, (Stephane) El Shaarawy, (Fernando) Torres, (Nigel) De Jong.

‘The base is there. And we no longer have a rotten apple in the dressing room.’

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Jermaine Jones Signs Boot Deal With Under Armour

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#Repost from @underarmour with @repostapp — @jermainejunior of the USMNT is now powered by Under Armour. Welcome to the family, Jermaine! #TeamUA

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~~  Man… Under Armour is on that ‘Puma movement’ we’ve seen over the last couple of years…. Wait for a big name to come to the end of their boot deal and POUNCE…..

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#TBT :: 1996 MLS Poster

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#TBT :: The 1996 version of @mls – where kids in the US finally realized their dreams of being ‘professional soccer players’…. #DickButkasOfSoccer

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~~  I can vividly remember Beans (@bumpypitch) and I heading to the very first MLS :: LA Galaxy game at the Rose Bowl as they took on the NY/NJ MetroStars…. Seeing Kenny Hess, Danny Barber and Brad Wilson repping CSUF on the field that day made us realize that our dreams of playing professionally in the United States were right around the corner…..

Got this poster a couple of games later and it went straight up on the wall in my room.

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Trailer :: Black Sea starring Jude Law

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Two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law captains the cast of Black Sea, the suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald (One Day in September, The Last King of Scotland).

Black Sea centers on a rogue submarine captain (Jude Law) who, after being laid off from a salvage company, pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival.

Release :: January 23rd, 2015

Trailer - Black Sea

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#TBT :: Landon Donovan In A US Jersey

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~~ People can talk as much ish as they want on social media, but the pure and simple fact is that Landon Donovan is THE best American player ever produced…… And his consistency both domestic and internationally speaks not just through his stats, but shown through the respect of his teammates.

I’ve know LD since he was 15 years old and he’s always had the desire to be the best every single time he takes the field.

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Mario Balotelli :: Super Mario Snood

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Just finish training with my new snood!! ????????

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~~  #Swagotelli about to hit 2 Million followers on Instagram…. One of the best follows out there.

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Columbus Crew SC

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Introducing Columbus Crew SC. #NewCrew

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~~  Honored to be a part of the new Columbus Crew SC unveiling…. To see first hand what the ownership and organization is doing to guide the club into the next phase is nothing short of impressive.

Well done Anthony, Dave, Tony, Gregg, Mike, Arica and everyone else involved in the process from beginning to activation.

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