Johnson heads for Forest
Saturday 28 June 1997
Stoke have offered Mike Sheron pounds 1m over four years, a club record, in an attempt to keep him. Birmingham and Queen's Park Rangers both want the pounds 2.5m-rated striker, who turned down a two-year extension to his current deal last week.
Aberdeen are to give the former England midfielder, David Rocastle, the chance to rebuild his career. The 30-year-old, who did not play for Chelsea's first team at all last season, is available for pounds 150,000 and will have a two-week trial at Pittodrie.
Willie Carson, who joined Swindon's board of directors last season, is to take charge of public relations at the First Division club. The former champion jockey has also been appointed as an associate director, while Swindon have named a new chairman, Rikki Hunt, promoted from director of football.
Graeme Souness is to have the help of Gainluigi Lentini, formerly the world's most expensive player, as he tries to take Torino back into Serie A. The 28-year-old striker cost a reputed pounds 12m when he moved to Milan in 1992.
Rangers have counted themselves out of the race to sign Fiorentina's Swedish midfielder, Stefan Schwarz. The former Arsenal player had been linked with a pounds 4m move to Ibrox.
The entire board of the Scottish Third Division club East Stirling have resigned following the launch of an investigation by the Inland Revenue. Chairman Willie Whyte, vice-chairman Marshall Peterson and director Alex Mitchell tendered their resignations at a board meeting earlier this week.
However, a club spokesman, Tom Kirk, insisted: "There is no question of any dishonesty or criminal activity on the part of our former directors but they felt that given the circumstances of the Inland Revenue investigation it was time to resign. The club continues to function and will appoint new directors soon."
Latest in Sport
Manchester United's best XI of the season so far: No place for Angel Di Maria or Juan Mata
Which player sells the most shirts in the Premier League?
WrestleMania 31 results: Seth Rollins stuns WWE as he cashes in Money in the Bank contract to claim title from Brock Lesnar
Chelsea's best XI of the season so far: Petr Cech has been better than Thibaut Courtois
Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Arsenal's Mesut Ozil and Manchester City's Jesus Navas are the three best attacking midfielders in Europe in 2015
- 1 Replica Back to the Future Hoverboard released
- 2 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 3 Brixton squat flats now costing up to £3k per month show how out of control rent is in London
- 4 A new (old) cure for MRSA? Revolting recipe from the Dark Ages may be key to defeat infection
- 5 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
£45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits : Ashdown Group: A highly successful, glo...
£35000 - £37000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: We are 'Changemakers in retail'...
£25000 - £40000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This fast growing digital agenc...
£50000 - £100000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is a newly-created partne...