Steve Tongue

Steve Tongue is a Football Correspondent for The Independent.

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Gus Poyet, left, believes the transfer window should close before the start of the domestic season

Redknapp and Poyet expecting a long day on the phone

Lassana Diarra is coming in, to Redknapp’s delight

Neil Warnock wants to bring in three or four new players after taking over at Crystal Palace

Neil Warnock returns to finish what he started at Crystal Palace

Manager back at Selhurst Park four years after leaving amid the mayhem of administration

Jack Cork celebrates after scoring Southampton's opener
Lewis Grabban scored the winner as Norwich beat local rivals Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town vs Norwich City match report: Canaries claim bragging rights against rivals

Ipswich may be back in the same division as their neighbours but the gulf in class is wide

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has gone from 'the king of Manchester to the devil'

Dutch coach attacked fickle nature of media and fans

The two managers Steve Bruce (left) and Harry Redknapp watch the action unfold at Loftus Road

QPR transfer news: Harry Redknapp targets Leroy Fer and new striker after defeat to Hull City

Rangers missed a penalty at Loftus Road as they tried to draw level on their return to the Premier League

James Chester makes it 1-0 to the visitors, heading home from a corner early in the second half

Queens Park Rangers vs Hull match report: James Chester disrupts Rio Ferdinand’s ‘masterclass’

QPR 0 Hull 1: Former England defender’s single mistake and Austin’s late penalty miss ruin Rangers’ return

Bartosz Bereszynski of Legia Warszaw

Legia Warsaw accuse Celtic in row over Champions League spot

The Polish side had brought on a suspended player in the tie

Fulham manager Felix Magath

Ipswich Town vs Fulham match report: Fulham face a hard climb back to top on this showing

Ipswich Town 2 Fulham 1: After 13 years in the top flight an inexperienced side find themselves outplayed by Ipswich

Bob and Mike Bryan (left) lost in five sets to Jack Sock and Vasek Pospisil

Defeat forces defiant Bryan brothers back into the gym

After 26 Grand Slam finals, it might be expected that the Californian twins Mike and Bob Bryan, the most successful doubles pairing in the history of tennis, can treat victory and defeat much the same. Not a bit of it, which could help explain their success and insatiable desire for more of it.

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