Paul Heckingbottom opens up about his sacking as Leeds United manager

first_img Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January RANKED The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti 1 LIVING THE DREAM moving on Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade IN DEMAND Former Leeds United manager Paul Heckingbottom has told talkSPORT he hopes the club back new boss Marcelo Bielsa and ‘give the fans what they have been crying out for’.Heckingbottom spoke with Jim White on Thursday and opened up about his brief spell at Elland Road and his surprise departure.The 41-year-old was axed by the Championship club on June 1 after just four months in charge, replacing him with former Argentina boss Bielsa.In his interview with talkSPORT, he explained he has no hard feelings about the club’s decision to part ways.He also said he hopes Leeds can push on under their experienced new chief – and perhaps even secure promotion back to the Premier League after 14 long years outside the top flight.“I really wish everybody at Leeds United well,” he told Jim White.“It was a great experience for me, I had good time there and I worked with some really good people.“It was just a change of direction from the club – they’ve gone with an experienced manager who is known all over the world. Bielsa was most recently in charge of Ligue 1 side Lille LATEST targets “I just hope they back him and give him the support to make changes and give the fans there what they are crying out for.“For me the Championship this season is wide open – there are no stand-out teams.“All three relegated clubs are going to do really well, I see those three being really strong.“But I think if Leeds invest and bring the players in, there’s no reason why not.”Listen back to talkSPORT’s interview with Paul Heckingbottom IN FULL above REVEALED Latest transfer gossip on talkSPORT.com targets Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ last_img read more

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UPDATED: DONEGAL IN THE EYE OF HURRICANE KATIA STORM

first_img3.30PM LATEST: Donegal is being hit by storm force winds this afternoon with gusts of up to 137 km/hr recorded on Arranmore Island, but the winds are easing inland.Malin Head reported a gust of 66knots (122kmph) between 12-1pm.There are trees down in a number of areas including near Glenties, Drumkeen, Ardara, Ballyshannon and Ramelton as ex-Hurricane Katia hits the county. At one stage a huge trampoline was blocking the road from Dunfanaghy to Falcarragh – blown from a garden.And just moments after Met Eireann said the winds probably wouldn’t affect power supplies, the ESB reported 6,000 homes had lost power and telephone lines are now also down in many areas in the west of the county.ESB told donegaldaily.com that power has biw been restored to 5,800 homes, with just 200 homes in the county now without a supply – but ESB emergency crews say more cuts could happen throughout the afternoon.The Mulroy Bridge is closed and the AA is warning motorists to slow down following reports to this website from several drivers that some other road users are “driving as mad as usual.” Peter O’Donnell from irishweatheronline had just reported: “We are expecting winds to gradually decrease this evening although it will remain very gusty for the next few hours.”Out of electricity? Get www.donegaldaily.com on  your phone.* Got pictures? Send them to [email protected]: DONEGAL IN THE EYE OF HURRICANE KATIA STORM was last modified: September 12th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Doengaldonegaldaily weatherGlentieshurricane katialast_img read more

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