Andy Cole, Manchester United's pounds 7m striker, made an impressive return to action playing the whole 90 minutes for the reserves and scoring the opening goal in a 2-2 draw against Derby last night.
Hibernian last night signed the Aberdeen midfielder Brian Grant for pounds 70,000.
Birmingham have signed Birkir Kristinsson, the 32-year-old Icelandic international goalkeeper, on loan from the Norwegian side SK Brann as cover for Ian Bennett as the regular deputy, Steve Sutton, is expected to be out for a month after breaking a finger in training.
Football Monthly, Britain's oldest football magazine, is in danger of going out of business. The magazine, founded over 40 years ago, has three weeks left to find a buyer or go out of existence.
West Bromwich will be showing live their FA Cup third-round tie against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, 4 January, courtesy of a giant video screen to be used at The Hawthorns.
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