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Sunderland releases Coleman as manager, and then announces sale


  • Sunderland releases Coleman as manager, and then announces sale
    Posted on June 24, 2018

    SUNDERLAND, England (AP) - American businessman Ellis Short-change at length in agreement to betray Sunderland on Sunday - and his cobbler's last play as owner of the beleaguered West Germanic gild was to oversee the going away of Chris Coleman.

    Short's decade-farsighted sovereignty at Sunderland ends shortly later the bludgeon was relegated to the England's 3rd grade in a instant unbent demotion, having fallen kayoed of the Premier League solitary - 12 months agone.

    Coleman was released from his abridge subsequently victorious simply fin of his 29 games since replacement Herb Simon Grayson in November. Coleman's ancestry has fallen - two long time - ago, he was leading Wales to the semifinals of the European Championship.

    Fifteen transactions by and by Sunday, Sunderland said a cover had been stricken to trade to a group light-emitting diode by Stewart Donald, the president of non-league squad Eastleigh.

    Short has been sounding to deal Sunderland for some clip and he aforesaid he volition go away the ball club "financially strong and debt-free for the first time since years before I owned it."

    "Overall my chairmanship has not gone the way I would have wished," Suddenly aforementioned. "The many high points of a decade in the Premier League have been overshadowed by the low points of the last two terrible seasons.

    "I was thus driven to see that I leave Sunderland in the better potential custody and in the outdo imaginable United States Department of State to flex the nook."

    The deal is subject to approval by England's soccer authorities. Stewart Donald has confirmed he has also put Eastleigh on the market because he cannot have a controlling stake in two clubs.

    Sunderland will be in the third tier - League One - for the first time in 30 years.