Rooney lands first managerial job

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Derby County Football Club have sacked their coach, Philip Cocu, and placed Wayne Rooney in charge as interim manager.

Rooney had agreed a deal to return to England as a player-coach along side Cocu with the EFL Championship side back in August 2019, and now that Philip Cocu has been sacked, Rooney has temporarily taken over the managerial position on his own.

It has already been announced that Ronney is not in the running to be given the job on a permanent basis and the search for a new full-time coach has already begun.


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Lewis Hamilton wins 7th F1 world title equalling Michael Schumacher’s record

 - Celebrities - Nov 15 SHARE ON:

35-year-old British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton won the Turkish Grand Prix after coming from sixth on the grid to clinch his 7th world title, equaling Michael Schumacher’s record.

Hamilton has written his name into the Formula One record books as he has become the most decorated racer Formula 1 has ever seen after clinching more wins, more poles and more podiums than any driver in the history of the sport.


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117 new cases of COVID-19 & 63 recoveries in the past 24 hours

 - COVID-19 - Nov 15 SHARE ON:

Malta has registered 117 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,120 swab tests, while 63 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 19 cases were family members of previously known cases, 2 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 2 cases were from direct contacts with positive cases and 1 case was imported.

To date, Malta has registered 8,034 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 5,765 have recovered, 97 died and 2,172 are still active.


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Deadliest week of coronavirus pandemic so far in Malta

 - COVID-19 - Nov 15 SHARE ON:

Statistician Vincent Marmara noted on The Malta Independent how during the past week Malta had the most Covid-19 related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, with a total of 19 deaths announced.

Marmara also noted how in the past week 903 cases were identified, with the r-factor remaining like the previous week at 1.50.


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