KEVIN RATCLIFFE'S proposed move to Manchester City on a month's loan has fallen through, which could earn the former Wales and Everton captain a contract with Cardiff City, where he has been playing on non-contract terms, until the end of the season.
BERNIE SLAVEN, the Republic of Ireland international striker, has been taken off the transfer list by Middlesbrough.
SAMESH KUMAR was formally voted out as chairman of Birmingham City, after a four-year reign, at an extraordinary general meeting yesterday. His brothers - vice-chairman Ramesh and director Bimal - were also voted off the St Andrews' board. The long-serving director Jack Wiseman will now serve as acting chairman until new owners of the club are installed.
MEL STERLAND, the Leeds United full-back, is likely to miss the rest of the season after being told he needs a fourth operation this year on his right ankle.
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