Former Southampton manager Mark Hughes, who  was sacked on Monday morning. His long-serving assistants, Mark Bowen and Eddie Niedzwiecki, have also left the club. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Southampton have identified the former RB Leipzig manager Ralph Hasenhüttl as the club’s preferred choice to replace Mark Hughes, who was sacked on Mo(...)

New Stoke City manager Paul Lambert speaks during a press conference on Tuesday.  Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Paul Lambert has stressed it did not matter to him if he was “15th or 50th choice” to become Stoke’s new manager as he expressed his delight at landin(...)

 Anthony Martial scores  Manchester United’s  second goal during the Premier League match against Stoke City at Old Trafford. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Manchester United 3 Stoke City 0 Manchester United took advantage of Manchester City’s defeat at Liverpool to close the deficit to 12 points with thi(...)

 Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill  during the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers Association of Ireland Awards at The Conrad Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Martin O’Neill’s future has been resolved with the 65 year-old set to stay in the Ireland job after having failed to agree terms with Stoke City to su(...)

 RCD Espanyol’s coach Quique Sanchez Flores did not comment on speculation that he is to be the next Stoke City manager. Photograph: PA

Stoke managerial target Quique Sanchez Flores refused to answer questions about his future following Espanyol’s Copa del Rey tie on Thursday night. I(...)