Friday 14 December 2018

Ex-Fulham boss Magath wants an English job

Former Fulham manager Felix Magath plans to stay in England and wait for the right offer to come along.

Magath's reputation took a knock during a troubled seven-month stint in the Cottagers' hotseat, but he insists he still has something to give - and that his future lies in England.

"I'm going to stay in England and I will see what comes," said the 61-year-old, who left Craven Cottage a week ago, with the team at the foot of the Sky Bet Championship. "I still believe my methods can still help at some clubs."

He added: "I certainly don't doubt myself."

Magath previously led Bayern Munich to back-to-back Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal doubles, before arguably topping both by guiding an unfancied Wolfsburg to their first ever Bundesliga title in 2009.

His most recent success was a second-place finish with Schalke in 2010, but a return to Wolfsburg did not work out and he oversaw Fulham's relegation from the Premier League last season.

Irish U-17s beat Faroes

IRELAND'S Under-17 side beat the Faroe Islands 4-2 in last night's European U-17 Championships qualifying group game at Eamonn Deacy Park, Galway.

Corey O'Keeffe opened Ireland's account after just seven minutes when he pounced on a free-kick from Jake Doyle-Hayes to fire home.

Josh Barrett then doubled Ireland's lead in the 35th minute with a clinical chip after a pass from Trevor Clarke.

However, the Faroes pulled a goal back just after half-time through Paeter Petersen, but Steven Kinsella restored Ireland's two-goal advantage in the 68th minte.

But that lead last just minute as the Faroes replied through David Muller, but Clarke headed home Ireland's fourth in the 81st minute.

Promoted articles

Entertainment News