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Z-C KINUSPORT NEWS Thursday, Jtauary 7, 1971 Fire Head Goach ST. - : · ' LOUIS (UPI) . ' · -. Chart*/: Winner,, the 46-year- old head coach of .the St. luls Cardinals for the past five seasons, was. fired Wednesday, following iho : Club's · collapse. In the final three games of the National Football Conference's Extern Wvlslori rac*. . .. ,. Winner's cumulative record With the'Cdrdlnals was 35-36-5. Charles VV. (Stormy) Bidwill .made '. , the .'announcement . Shortly after noon, following a meeting with Winner. BMweH said -the · deeiston Was "a -combination of things. It .wasn't 'made overnight, but after' a- lot of conversation." But the :major reason was the coll apse during the final Stages / o f the .division Scramble ; after the Cardinals had . led the . way much of t h e season. . - . ' - · "You get a shot 'at. the title very few'.times,'' Bidwill said. "The team didn't hold together and tee was nothing to. stop 11. '"Tom .; Landry held the Dallas Cbwboys together when they were catching criticism from everybody," lie added. "Now that's a head coach." Bidwill said the club planned All Invites Russian To Go 2 Rounds . 'NEW YORK (UPI)^-Kamo Saroyan,' - a / R u s s i a n heavyweight, has been invited by Casslus Clay to box two rounds with him on Jan. 19 at the former heavyweight champion's- training camp in Miami Beach, Fla. The invitation was sent to ' Moscow. by Dr. Ben Becker of Albany, chairman of the National AAU B o x i n g Committee. . . . Saroyan, who will be accompanying · the Russian team of 13 boxers to the United States for the team matches against an American squad at Las Vegas Jan. 23, has boxed in 15 international tournaments and has lost only .Dine of 98 bouts. Saroyan, a 25-year-old Army regular, won a match In the second dual meet between the U.S. and USSR in. February of 1970 at Minsk.; Noted as it good boxer and. a hard tuncher', Saroyan will 'meet the American heavyweight -Expected to be Ron Lyle of Denver -- In one of the 11 bouts on - . t h e - card in this year's competition at Caesar's Palace. Clay, who is meeting Joe Ffazier In New York on March 8 in an attempt to regain his heavyweight crown, defeated Russian Gihnadly Shakkov In Rome In 3960 en route to winning the Olympic gold medal in the light heavyweight class. Francisco Wants Plunkett ! SAN FRANCISCO (UPI)- Tney probably have plenty of company, but the San Francisco Forty Niners appear interested In trading for the draft rights to Stanford · quarterback Jim PJunkett. Piunkelt has said he would like- to play for the Forty Jfincrs, but is expected to go to Boston as the nation's top draft pick. Lou Spadia of the Forty Niners Monday denied a report that the team was dangling players l i k e defensive end Stan Hindman and tight end Ted Kwalick and maybe a Ugh draft choice for the Patriots' pick. "No offer has · been made to the Patriots," he said. But then he was asked if the Forty Niners are talking to the Patriots and he hedged on that one. Meanwhile, San Francisco's loss to Dallas Sunday got the Forty Niners thinking of what rtinor improvements might be needed to move the team up a notch to the tip-top. Coach Dick Nolan gave little Indication what he was looking for in the draff, but did confirm that the team needed speed more than muscle. Martin Scores Ace James Martin of Kingsport got off to a good start on his round of golf Sunday. On the second hole at Bays Mountain Golf Course in Church Hill, Martin, playing with Verlln Crawford, used a five-iron and scored a hole- in-one on the par 3, 172-yard bole. LAKE STAGES Ktfitucky HW KtnliKky TW Boqni K. Pal Htwv Cfierntci 7 A.M. MIDNIGHT 3M.O Rill 0, SJ4.4 Rln 0.« 1H»,I Fill (.«, 1HJ.4 FIUCIUIK Itt4.» FkKtat« IOU.I RiK 0.9, to "arcept all applications" for the head Job. The Cardinals, after an openiflg season' loss to Los Angers, 34-lS, proceeded to ·Whl-,V;foUr.» straight . befW6 dropping'·*'.' 35-ir verdict to thfi Glanti in New York. , : Then: the , team rebounded for fhrw consecutive shutouts, 44-0 ov«r. : Hpusfon, 31-0 over Bostftn and · 38-0'wer Dallas -- 'the second victory over ·the Cowboys'.-- and then managed a W tie with Kansas City. It then beat Philadelphia 2S-14 and seemed to be in command heading into the final stretch of the 1S70 campaign. . But disaster struck. Playing in Detroit, fte.Uons whippet thfr Cardinals 1S-3. New York, came to St. Louis and bombed the dub 34-17 t o ' dump Winner's team but of first place, and for all practical purposes/ out of. the title picture. - . - . . , rThen In the. seasort finale, With the ' p7«sti«'- off at Washington, iho Cardinal droftped a cl6se oH6 to the Redskins, 2^-27. SQ11, it was a vast Impi'overnent to finish 4-5-1 for ' 1S70, nearly a' cornplclft reversal from fhe 196Jfirn'sh of 4-9-1. ; Ahd the' BidvyilP decision took Winner by surprise. "1 Was 1 .'shocked "Wherl this came about," Ire said. TTie coach had arrlvifd )n his office about.9 a.mMovwork on.ths upcoming college dcaft. '.'I-'had been in' to see Stdrrriy BldwlH about another matter In ..the - morning, 1 ' Wlriner said, ."and. then hb called me .In at,noon and toM me he had Wd -iieivS." ' The coach said he was formulating plans .for next season. "I. .thought we 'had out prftblertis straightened out with the'team arid the'team had ' shftwed - jtfrJgfcSs this year. I'm sorry I'm not going to be here,to see it develop." · Winner - said he had no future .plans, but, "I'd . like to have the opportunity to be a head coach." Washington Redskins Fire Coach BUI Austin WASHINGTON (DPI) The,: Washington Redskins fired head coach BUI Austin Wednesday, clearing the way for the expected Wring of George Allen who; was let go by the Los Angeles Rams last week. Redskin President Edward Bennett Williams declined to confirm immediately Allen would be fired. .But he : issued this statement: "I 'advised Coach. Bill Austin .today that his : Contract as. .Coach of the RedsHhs wiirnpt be renewed in 1971. I expect to have a further announcement on the Redskins' 1971 plans later this week." Austin, who took over the Washington coaching reins when Vince Lombard! died just before the season began, had been demanding a two- year contract. Under his. command, the Redskins' sagged to a record of six wins and eight losses despite such stars as Sonny Jurgenseh, Charley Taylor and Larry Brown, pro football's leading rusher for the year. .. Aljen, dismissed by Los Angeles Owner Dan Reeves after several years of ill- concealed personal animosity, compiled a five year winning record of 49-19-4 With the Rams but,was,never able to bring them a championship, Austin, formerly head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, was the first assistant selected by Lombard! when he took on the job as head Coach, vice president and general manager in 1969. At Pittsburgh, Austin failed to come up with a winning season in three years at the helm from 1966 through 1968. However, .when"Lombard! became fatally ill with cancer and was unable to attend the opening of the Redskin training camp, Austin was first named acting co-coach avitH another assistant, Marian Svare, then promoted to the head coaching job.. ; . A club spokesman declined lo say if Williams' 'had talked with Allen but it was understood the former Los Angeles coach . had been offered hot only the head coaching sp^ol with the Redskins but the general managership of Che club which has been vacant · since Lombardi's death. Austin,. who played his college ball at Oregon State, first became associated with Lombard! as A player "'with the New York Giants, where Lombardi was an assistant -coach. After his. retirement as a pro player in 1957 he was an assistant coach at Witchita University for.a year and was the first assistant to be hired when Lombardi went to Green Bay lo begin his brilliant career with the Packers. IT'S A MAN'S SAIE, FIRST FIOOR suits sport coats top coats Fashion Forecast; 'Seasonal wins' accompanied by GREAT savings, MUCH satisfaction! Savo SUBSTANTIAltV on KINGSRIDGE suits, sport coats and top coali. .. new, this season styles from our regular stock of impeccably failored men's fashions. 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