The Frenchman had guided the Saints to the league cup final (their first appearance in a final for 14 years) and eighth place in the Premier League, not a bad balance sheet after one season in charge.
The 54-year-old has managed Stoke, QPR, Fulham, Man City and Blackburn without ever being relegated from the top-flight, although it's fair to say that after the sleep-inducing football under Claude Puel and Pellegrino, Hughes doesn't represent the most inspiring of appointments.
"There are all sorts of managers mentioned; Mark Hughes has a lot of Premier League experience and I think that will count in his favour".
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Crufts blamed the incident on animal rights group PETA and accused the man of putting the competitors' safety at risk. Ms Short had just proudly stepped up to the podium with her Best In Show victor when the commotion unfolded.
Given that the Saints only have eight league games to go then club legend, and caretaker, Kelvin Davis could well be an option until the end of the season.
"With a three-week gap before the next Premier League game, they realised this was their last chance to make a change as it did not seem they were going to get themselves out of danger as nothing was changing on the pitch".
If Southampton are prepared to wait until the summer in their search for a new long-term manager they would no doubt boost their chances of luring over a boss who is now in employment.
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Off the course, Els is the player Woods sought out in the 1996 British Open when he was trying to decide whether to turn pro. The last playing captain in Ryder Cup history was Arnold Palmer in the 1963 match at Atlanta Athletic Club.
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Naturally, this gets "I Kissed A Girl" singer Katy to sneakily plant one on the flabbergasted singer. "It's disgusting", she said. I'm into this whole thing. "Definitely a once in a lifetime experience". "Nothing's gonna stop me from pushing toward my dream".
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After the incident with Robert Wickens as the two were battling for the win, Rossi wasn't penalized by INDYCAR race stewards. The incident took Wickens out of the race and slowed Rossi enough that Bourdais moved into the lead and Rahal into second.
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Following the allegations, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) withheld its annual contract with Shami. Lalabazar sources on Sunday said they have lodged a case based on the specific allegations made by Hasin.