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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 24 / 17

Former League One side Northampton Town Manager GRAHAM CARR  returned to the club as an associate director. Carr left his post as Premier League side Newcastle United's chief scout in June after seven years with the club. The 72-year-old previously worked for Man City and Tottenham in scouting...

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Tennis Australia has "responded to increasing concern for the integrity of the sport by naming ANN WEST  the governing body's first-ever head of integrity and compliance." The appointment, "which is an executive position and the first of its kind in Australian tennis, comes after January's Aus ...

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National League side Woking Commercial Manager NICKY BANGER  is "the latest to leave his post" at the club. The former Southampton forward, in the role for two years, "was understood to have reported for work on Tuesday morning before departing after a discussion" with Operations Dir PET ...

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Argentina coach GERARDO MARTINO  said that LIONEL MESSI will prepare with the squad in Buenos Aires for June's Copa America Centenario, "before flying back to Catalonia to give evidence in a tax case" and then traveling to the U.S. for his team's first game in the competition. Messi and ...

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