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Preston North End have parted company with manager Phil Brown after less than a year in charge at Deepdale. Brown, 52, who had guided Hull City into the Premier League via the play-offs in 2008, was appointed in January but was unable to save them from relegation from the Championship.

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Trailing 2-0 at the interval at Oakwell and facing an eighth consecutive league defeat, Ipswich Town staged an astonishing second-half revival to thrash Barnsley 5-3.

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Former Manchester United midfielder Ronnie Wallwork has been jailed for 15 months for selling on parts from stolen high-performance cars.

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Southampton continued their strong start to the Championship last night with a 5-2 win at Ipswich Town, with two goals each from Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana.

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Swansea have secured the future of captain Garry Monk after the defender signed a new three-year contract at the Liberty Stadium.

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