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Frank Lampard has withdrawn from the running to replace Daniel Farke as the next Norwich head coach.

According to reports, Frank Lampard turned down the chance to manage Norwich City.

Lampard is understood to have held good conversations with Norwich, who were impressed by the former Derby and Chelsea boss, but he does not feel the job is right for him at this stage of his career.

The former West Ham, Chelsea and England midfielder’s removal from the process appears to leave Dean Smith as the leading candidate for the job at Carrow Road.

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Smith, who was sacked by Aston Villa on Sunday, was also said to have impressed Norwich during his interview on Thursday.

The 50-year-old is believed to have shown an in-depth knowledge of Norwich’s squad and playing style, as well as an understanding of the culture at the club.

Smith, who is currently taking time to visit his son in New York after leaving Villa, is seen by the Norwich hierarchy as a good fit for the club.

Frank Lampard rejects Norwich City job offer – Report

He also has plenty of experience in the Premier League and Championship from his time in charge of Villa and Brentford. However, Smith has not yet decided whether he would like to take the job if offered it.

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Lampard was seen to offer a different set of skills and was viewed by Norwich as a young and inspiring candidate who could help attract top players.

The 43-year-old, who is currently in Dubai, held further talks with Norwich on Friday, but those discussions have now come to an end.

Norwich have not offered the head coach job to any candidate yet are not expected to make a decision until Sunday at the earliest, Skysport reports.

They are keen to take their time over the appointment, which they see as a key one for the future direction of the club.

Norwich sacked Farke just hours after they recorded their first Premier League win of the season, away to Brentford on November 6.

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The Canaries are bottom of the table after collecting just five points from their first 11 games since returning to the top flight.

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Dennis Wins Watford Player, Goal Of The Month Awards For November

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Emmanuel Dennis has won Watford November Player and Goal of the Month awards, Completesports.com reports.

Watford made the announcement in a statement on their official website on Saturday.

“In-form forward Emmanuel Dennis has been crowned the winner of both the Stake Player of the Month and Goal of the Month awards for November.

“The Nigeria international has enjoyed a highly successful start to life at Watford, with this his second Player of the Month gong of the season, having won it previously in August.

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“Dennis scored two goals and provided two assists over a month which saw the Hornets face stiff competition, with matches against Arsenal, Manchester United and Leicester City.

“The 24-year-old also won a penalty in the final game of the month, which was ultimately converted by Joshua King. Dennis’ fine showings have also resulted in a nomination for the Premier League Player of the Month award.

“In a competitive poll, Dennis topped the supporter vote ahead of Joshua King, Leanne Bell and Anne Meiwald.

“The pick of the bunch from last month’s goals was Dennis’ clever finish against the Foxes on November 28. Despite the snowy conditions around him, Dennis showed composure and skill to take a stuttered touch in front of goal to trick the opposition, before lifting the ball over goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.
“Dennis’ fifth goal of the season beat strikes from King, Bell, Emma Beckett, João Pedro and Ismaïla Sarr.”

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58 out of many interested youths were selected in Mbu Community grassroot boxing hunt

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58 out of many interested youths were selected in Mbu Community grassroot boxing hunt

Community secondary school Mbu in Isiuzo LGA Enugu State was the school where Mazi Comr Ikechukwu Okoronkwo discovered master Isreal Obodo in a similar grass root boxing talent hunt exercise as being witness in today 03/12/21 event.

Isreal obodo represented Enugu State in bantam weight and won bronze medal for Enugu State at National Sports Festival at Edo State (Edo 2020) for National unity and was decorated on 4th April 2021 at National Sports Festival at Benin city Edo State.

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The exercise is very important to that Community because of the trending success of Isreal obodo the National Sports Festival medalist

There are many more interested youths that participated in Mbu Community grassroot Boxing talent hunt conducted by Mazi Ikechukwu Okoronkwo on 03/12/21. among the lucky ones for further development are
1. Ayogu Henry Chibuzor
2. Asuke Esther Chidera
3. Onah Emmanuel M.
4. Ossai Prosper Ugochukwu
5. Agbo Calab Kenechi
6. Ugwunnaji Ezikiel Uche
7. Ogbodo Solomon Chibuike
8. Nnamuchi Samuel C.
*9. Nnabuchi Gideon
10. Nnamuchi Solomon .C.
11. Ugwu Michael Onyedika
*12. Ngwu Faith Ozoemena
13. Nnamuchi Judith Ada
14. Ugwu Mary Cynthia Udo
15. Agbo Daniel Chibueze
16. Agbo Michael Ekene
17. Ogbodo Charles
18. Alumona Esther Chisom
19. Onuabuchi Emmanuel O.
20. Abonyi Paul Okechukwu
21. Ugwoke Emmanuel Sunday
22. Ugwuanyi Gift
23. Agbo Augustine
24. Nnamdi Emmanuel
25. Eze Joseph
26. Duhu Richard
27. Eze Emmanuel S.
28. Eze Cypril .C.
29. Nnaji John .C.
30. Ugwuede Godsfavour .C.
31. Agbo Michael .I.
32. Nnamani Rebuem
33. Ogbodo Emmanuel
34. Agbo Victor .C.
35. Amadi Martina .O.
36. Ugwu Joy .K.
37. Nnamdi Felicity .O.
38. Ike Divine Favour .A.
39. Duhu Emmanuel .A.
40. Ogbodo Stanley .M.
41. Ezembu David .O.
42. Onah Wisdom .G.
43. Ugwuanyi Maryann
44. Duhu Felicia Chioma
45. Nnamani ThankGod .G.
46. Eze Levi Chikezie
47. Asuke Emmanuel.T.
48. Nnamani Divine Favour .C.
49. Agbo John .O.
50. Ugwu Emmanuel .C.
51. Ugwu Agbo Kelvin .K.
52. Ugwu Agbo Divine .O.
53. Ugwu Anieke Obumneke
54. Nnamani Moses
55. Agbo Miracle .E.
56. Nwachi Edith .A.
57. Ezembu Maureen .K.
58. Onugwu Collins .C.

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Ronaldo Scores 800th Career Goal As Man Utd Defeats Arsenal

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The forward has continued to pour in goals in important situations for the Red Devils.

Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 800th career goal in all competitions on Thursday against Arsenal to briefly give his side a 2-1 lead before converting the match-winning penalty for No.801 after the Gunners had equalised.

The forward is recognised as the all-time top men’s goalscorer, and he has continued to reach significant milestones upon his return to the Red Devils.

Ronaldo has made a habit of netting in important moments this year, as he’s scored at least once in each of his five Champions League appearances, including two late winners, and scored six times in the Premier League

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