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Avram Grant

Born: February 6, 1955 (age 66)

Hometown: Petah Tikva, Israel
Nationality: Israel Israeli

Role: Manager
Career History
Senior2010-2011West Ham United
Sports Mole has 73 articles about Avram Grant. Articles 1 to 40:
Avram Grant pictured in May 2011
Avram Grant denies speculation of Chelsea return
Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant confirms that he has had no official approach from the London club about a return.
Jan 15, 23:51
Avram Grant pictured in May 2011
Avram Grant set for Chelsea return to work alongside Frank Lampard?
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich reportedly wants to bring former manager Avram Grant back to Stamford Bridge in order to provide assistance to Frank Lampard.
Jan 12, 18:37
Avram Grant pictured in May 2011
On This Day: Portsmouth name Avram Grant as head coach
Avram Grant led Pompey to the FA Cup final but could not prevent relegation from the Premier League.
Nov 26, 08:24
Man Utd celebrate winning the Champions League in 2008
Can you name the 2008 Champions League final squads?
On the 12th anniversary of the 2008 Champions League final, Sports Mole challenges you to name Manchester United's and Chelsea's matchday squads.
May 21, 10:30
Jack Collison pictured for West Ham in 2013
Jack Collison warns West Ham United are not too good to go down
Former West Ham United midfielder Jack Collison warns the club's current crop against thinking that they are too good to suffer relegation this season.
Jan 30, 14:00
Jack Collison pictured in 2012
Interview: Jack Collison on West Ham's struggles, the club's best youngster and a rivalry brewing with Beckham
Former West Ham midfielder Jack Collison speaks to Sports Mole about his career, the challenges that came with early retirement, and a rivalry brewing with David Beckham.
Jan 29, 07:30
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their third goal with Anthony Martial on August 11, 2019
Result: Manchester United thrash Chelsea in Premier League opener
Manchester United make an early statement of intent with a 4-0 thrashing of Frank Lampard's Chelsea in their opening match of the 2019-20 Premier League season.
Aug 11, 18:24
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on August 4, 2019
Preview: Manchester United vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's blockbuster Premier League opener between Manchester United and Chelsea, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
Aug 10, 18:52
Avram Grant pictured in May 2011
Avram Grant "very proud" of Chelsea's anti-Semitism stance
Former Chelsea manager Grant will join a host of Chelsea representatives on the annual March Of The Living in Poland on May 2.
Apr 29, 12:28
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates on December 30, 2018
Five managers who surprised you in the Premier League
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has defied the odds to win his opening six games as Manchester United boss, but which other managers have caused a surprise in England's top flight?
Dec 17, 08:36
Diego Costa eats his medal during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Avram Grant: "You should not release a striker like Diego Costa so easily"
Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant believes that Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa should not have been allowed to leave the Blues so easily in January.
Apr 11, 20:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Harry Redknapp 'in contention for Ghana national team job'
Harry Redknapp emerges as a surprise contender to replace Avram Grant as Ghana coach.
Mar 16, 22:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Marcel Desailly tipped to land Ghana job
Veteran Ghanaian coach JE Sarpong backs former Chelsea and France centre-back Marcel Desailly to become the new manager of Ghana.
Feb 22, 14:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Avram Grant steps down as Ghana boss
Avram Grant resigns as manager of Ghana after more than two years in charge of the African nation.
Feb 7, 16:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Burkina Faso beat Ghana to seal third-place finish at Africa Cup of Nations
Alain Traore scores late on to earn Burkina Faso a 1-0 win over Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations third-place playoff.
Feb 4, 20:59
Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo before his side's Championship match against Nottingham Forest at Villa Park on September 11, 2016
Former Aston Villa boss attracting interest from 1860 Munich?
Former Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo reportedly emerges as a managerial target for 1860 Munich.
Nov 26, 09:46
An unused Durex condom
Ghana squad 'having too much sex'
Former Ghana manager Malik Jabir suggests that the country's players are underperforming on the pitch due to 'too much sex'
Oct 5, 15:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
In Off The Post: The Sam Matterface Column - Jose Mourinho special
In his latest Sports Mole column, commentator Sam Matterface has his say on Jose Mourinho's Chelsea departure.
Dec 18, 11:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Garry Monk expresses "sadness" at Swansea City sacking
Garry Monk speaks out for the first time since being sacked as Swansea City manager, claiming that he will take fond memories from his time at the club.
Dec 10, 17:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Alan Curtis 'to take caretaker charge of Swansea City'
A report claims that Alan Curtis will take caretaker charge of Swansea City for the weekend trip to Manchester City, with no appointment likely to be made beforehand.
Dec 10, 17:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Swansea City 'interested in appointing Avram Grant as Garry Monk successor'
Swansea City are reportedly interested in appointing Avram Grant as Garry Monk's successor.
Dec 10, 14:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Avram Grant criticises media treatment of Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho
Avram Grant criticises the media's treatment of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the club's poor spell in the Premier League.
Dec 1, 17:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sam Allardyce says Sunderland fans make him "feel wanted"
Sam Allardyce says the Sunderland fans make him 'feel more loved' than the supporters at West Ham United and Newcastle United.
Oct 11, 12:09
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Shaun Wright-Phillips at the double on Manchester City return
Seven years ago today, Shaun Wright-Phillips marked his second Manchester City debut by scoring two goals in a 3-0 win away at Sunderland.
Aug 31, 08:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
OTD: Chelsea sign Florent Malouda
On this day in 2007, Chelsea paid a fee in the region of £13m to sign French winger Florent Malouda from Lyon.
Jul 10, 08:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England U21 boss Gareth Southgate rules himself out of Aston Villa job
Gareth Southgate says that he is not interested in taking charge of Aston Villa because he is happy coaching the England Under-21s.
Feb 13, 18:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Avram Grant not interested in Aston Villa job
Avram Grant rules out taking the Aston Villa job as he intends to continue his coaching role with Ghana.
Feb 13, 18:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Ivory Coast clinch AFCON title by defeating Ghana on penalties
Ivory Coast clinch the Africa Cup of Nations title for the first time since 1992 by defeating Ghana on 9-8 penalties as keeper Boubacar Barry scores the winning kick.
Feb 8, 22:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Avram Grant: 'Ghana are fully motivated for Africa Cup of Nations final'
Ghana coach Avram Grant insists that his side are fully prepared and motivated to take on the Ivory Coast in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Feb 7, 14:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Ghana boss Avram Grant feared for players' safety during chaotic semi-final
Ghana manager Avram Grant says that he was concerned for the safety of his players when violent scenes disrupted their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.
Feb 6, 01:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Ghana 3-0 Equatorial Guinea - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole all the action from the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations clash between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea.
Feb 5, 18:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Ghana 3-0 Guinea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Ghana's comfortable 3-0 win over Guinea in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
Feb 1, 15:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Ghana 1-2 Senegal - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the Group C Africa Cup of Nations match between Ghana and Senegal.
Jan 19, 15:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Avram Grant: 'Door is open for Sulley Muntari, Kevin-Prince Boateng'
Avram Grant reveals that Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari can return to the national side but must be willing to give their all.
Dec 4, 19:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Ex-Chelsea boss Avram Grant named new Ghana manager
Ghana appoint former Chelsea boss Avram Grant as their new national coach.
Nov 27, 18:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Chelsea hit Manchester City for six
Seven years ago today, Chelsea scored six unanswered goals against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Oct 27, 09:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Liverpool end Chelsea's 86-match unbeaten home run
On this day in 2008, Chelsea's 86-game unbeaten Premier League home run came to an end as Xabi Alonso's strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge.
Oct 26, 10:15
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Patrick Kluivert rules out international management
Former Netherlands international Patrick Kluivert says that he has no interest in managing Ghana or any other international side.
Oct 15, 14:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Patrick Kluivert, Avram Grant included on Ghana shortlist
Patrick Kluivert and Avram Grant are both on the shortlist to become Ghana's new head coach.
Oct 8, 02:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Thai club BEC Tero Sasana appoint Avram Grant
Thai club BEC Tero Sasana appoint former Chelsea, Portsmouth and West Ham United boss Avram Grant as their new technical director.
Sep 18, 06:30

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CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina32211669
United StatesUnited States24282173
JapanJapan1961136
AustraliaAustralia1441533
Olympics flagRussian Olympic Committee13211852
Great BritainGreat Britain13171343
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Wednesday's key events


SKATEBOARDING
· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

SAILING
· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

CYCLING
· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

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