Thomas Eisfeld

Arsenal transfer news: Fulham capture Thomas Eisfeld - billed as 'a Robert Pires type' by Arsene Wenger

The highly-rated German midfielder is the eighth summer signing by the relegated side

Coventry City fans do Klinsmann dives in during torrential rain after the match against Nuneaton Town was abandoned

Coventry City fans do Klinsmann dives after shocking weather causes Nuneaton match to be called off

Sky Blues fans dive around in the driving rain at the Liberty Way Stadium

Blackpool players warm-up ahead of their pre-season match against Penrith

Blackpool post hilarious team-sheet for pre-season match against Penrith with five players named 'Trialist' as club attempts to survive with eight squad members

The situation at Blackpool is beyond farcical after they feature eight players on trial in an 18-man squad

Louis Tomlinson arrives for his Doncaster Rovers debut

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson's takeover of Doncaster Rovers 'in serious doubt'

Lack of funding means takeover might be cancelled

Jose Riga 'could quit' after just five weeks in charge

Blackpool manager Jose Riga 'on the brink' as crisis at Championship club continues

Conflicting reports state Riga may or may not quit after just five weeks

Blackpool manager Jose Riga

Blackpool cancel pre-season tour of La Manga after chairman-manager stand-off leaves the club with just EIGHT players

Jose Riga has made just one signing since taking the job five weeks ago

Blackburn Rovers have released a bizarre new video to promote their new kit

Blackburn Rovers new kit: Rovers release bizarre new #Birdysdate video to unveil 2014-15 strip

The launch video is so bad it has to be seen

'The atmosphere was strange too. Only two of the stands are opened so it is like watching a reserves game at times'

Barry Hearn on Leyton Orient sale: 'All our clubs will be foreign owned'

After selling Leyton Orient to an Italian, Barry Hearn predicts a similar fate for the rest of the League, writes Alan Hubbard

Brede Hangeland blasts Felix Magath as he makes Fulham exit

Former captain criticises German manager

Ross McCormack is the Leed's United's top scorer

Ross McCormack joins Fulham: Striker leaves Leeds in £11m deal after 'disrepecting' Massimo Cellino

McCormack has completed his switch to Championship rivals Fulham for a fee in the region of £11m

'The atmosphere was strange too. Only two of the stands are opened so it is like watching a reserves game at times'

Leyton Orient takeover: Barry Hearn sells stake to Italian businessman Francesco Becchetti

The Italian takes over after weeks of negotiations over the 90 per cent stake

Paddy Kenny has reportedly been sacked by Leeds owner Massimo Cellino

Paddy Kenny 'sacked' by Leeds owner Massimo Cellino after new owner discovers he was born on the 17 May - Cellino's unlucky number

Kenny has been left at home for the pre-season tour of Italy amid reports that the goalkeeper has been sacked or his birth date

Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy

Mick McCarthy agrees new three-year contract extension to remain in charge of Ipswich Town

The club also confirm that assistant manager Terry Connor has also agreed a new three deal deal

Coventry City's Ricoh Arena

Coventry City dealt blow in hunt to return to Ricoh Arena after owners lose court case to City Council

Sky Blues have been playing at Northampton's Sixfields last season

Adam Taggart, in action for Australia, has signed a three-year deal with Fulham

Fulham sign Australia World Cup striker Adam Taggart on three-year deal

Newcastle Jets striker joins the Championship club for an undisclosed fee and has signed a contract until 2017

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The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

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