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Coppell resigns as Reading boss

13 May 2009 05:40:27

Coppell resigns as Reading boss

Steve Coppell has resigned as Reading manager after Tuesday's defeat by Burnley denied the Royals a place in the Championship play-off final.The 53-year-old took charge in 2003 and guided Reading into the Premier League three years later but they were relegated in 2008. Coppell's men lost 2-0 to Burnley on the night and 3-0 on aggregate. "Following our play-off exit I feel it's the best thing, for both the club and myself, for me to leave," he said. "I have thoroughly enjoyed my time.... read more


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