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World Cup: Jose Mourinho on England’s underachievers and why Chelsea’s Brazilians belong in their national side
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone reveals plans for Azerbaijan to stage its own Grand Prix before the 2016 season
Professional coaches may be a hard-bitten bunch, capable of surviving serious shocks to the system while remaining in gainful employment, but defeat by Zebre, the weak Italian Pro 12 team who barely know what it is to celebrate victory, is a trauma too far. Phil Davies, the former Wales No 8 who has run Cardiff Blues as rugby director since 2012, resigned yesterday and left the Arms Park with immediate effect less than 24 hours after a humiliating reverse in Parma against opponents who had been forced to call on a number of part-time players.