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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 22 / 17

Serie A side Udinese fired coach LUIGI DELNERI  on Tuesday and "immediately replaced him" with MASSIMO ODDO . Oddo led Pescara to promotion to Serie A in '16, but was fired the following February. Udinese is "three points above the relegation zone" ( AP, 11/21 ). ... Essex County Cricket Cl...

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Arsenal midfielder MESUT ÖZIL said that "he wants to know the long-term future" of Manager ARSÈNE WENGER  before committing to a new contract at the club. The Germany int'l, who has 18 months remaining on his contract, "is in talks with the Gunners about a new deal but has been l ...

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