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Former Denmark forward Brian Laudrup has revealed he is undergoing treatment for cancer.

Insua joins Galatasaray on loan

Emiliano Insua has left Liverpool for Turkish giants Galatasaray on a season-long loan with an option to make the deal permanent.

Liverpool snap up Konchesky in Fulham swap deal

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Italy coach backs Inter to win Serie A

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Prandelli takes heart from debut defeat as Italy look to rebuild

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Jordan hopeful over Defoe's fitness

Tottenham assistant manager Joe Jordan hopes Jermain Defoe will win his fitness battle to face Manchester City in the opening game of the new Barclays Premier League season.

Transfer Talk: Redknapp grows frustrated over Spurs' lack of movement

Tottenham Hotspur's attempts to bring reinforcements to White Hart Lane this summer have been hampered because the Londoners have struggled to sell peripheral members of their squad, manager Harry Redknapp has claimed.

King focuses on regaining fitness for opener against City

Ledley King is confident of being fit for the start of the season after coming through his first 45 minutes of football since the World Cup unscathed.

Redknapp rages at timing of international friendlies

Harry Redknapp has delivered a strong personal attack on the upcoming international fixture programme, warning that it could wreck Tottenham's preparations for their most important start to a season in years.

Hodgson looks to add Bridge in Liverpool rebuilding job

New manager keen to sign City left-back while Cole describes move as 'no-brainer'

Celtic keen to sign David James

Neil Lennon hopes to convince David James to join Celtic after describing the England goalkeeper as an ideal replacement for Artur Boruc.

Cole goes north after snubbing Tottenham and Arsenal offers

Midfielder signs £90,000-a-week deal at Anfield in major coup for new manager

Liverpool sign Joe Cole on four-year deal 

Liverpool have signed former Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole on a free transfer.

Hodgson not concerned by Mascherano silence

Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson insists he is not concerned that he has not heard from Javier Mascherano since trying to contact the midfielder last week.

Football round-up: Downpour means Hodgson must wait to take the plunge

Roy Hodgson will have to wait until Wednesday for his first game in charge of Liverpool after their planned friendly match in against Al-Hilal in Austria had to be called off because the pitch was waterlogged. That means he will start the latest chapter of his interesting and varied career against one of his former clubs, Grasshopper, in Switzerland.

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