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The Bargain Hunter: 100 holidays for £100

If you're thinking about booking a low-cost holiday this autumn, look no further than EasyJet's 100 holidays for £100 sale. Breaks include seven nights in a three-star hotel in the Algarve (departing from Belfast) for £57 per person, two nights in a four-star hotel in Tallinn, Estonia (departing from Liverpool) for £67 per person and two nights in a four-star hotel in Bologna, Italy (departing from Gatwick) for £88 per person. Visit http://ind.pn/nnmDQC for the full list of holiday offers.

Ruthless pursuit of Premier cash begins

The Championship is once again wide open with clubs prepared to spend big to win a promotion worth £100m. Paul Newman reports

Leroy Lita on verge of Swansea move

Middlesbrough striker Leroy Lita today edged closer to a move to Swansea after agreeing personal terms with the Barclays Premier League newcomers.

Swansea agree loan deal for Tottenham defender Steven Caulker

Swansea have agreed a deal with Tottenham which will see defender Steven Caulker join the Welsh club on a season-long loan.

Watford appoint Sean Dyche as manager

Watford have confirmed the appointment of Sean Dyche as their new manager.

West Ham begin Championship life against Cardiff

Sam Allardyce will start his career as West Ham manager with a tasty-looking npower Championship opener at home to Cardiff on August 6.

Outside the Box: Blackpool on big dipper as Villa rule once again in the Midlands

The final week of the season is the worst possible time to drop to your lowest position of the campaign, which was the fate of three Premier League clubs.

Danny Wilson named as manager of Sheffield United

Sheffield United have announced the appointment of Danny Wilson as their new manager.

15 arrests in violent protests in Bristol

More than a dozen people have been arrested after a demonstration in Bristol turned violent leaving police and protesters injured.

Round-Up: Rodgers outraged by Swansea's slump

Brendan Rodgers, the Swansea manager, reacted bitterly to his side's 2-1 defeat at Burnley on Saturday, their fourth successive reverse on the road, which leaves them five points behind big rivals Cardiff in the race for the second automatic promotion spot.

Lansbury's late strike sends Norwich second

Norwich City 3 Bristol City 1

Round-up: Norwich eye second after rivals falter

Norwich City will seek to capitalise on weekend slip-ups by their fellow promotion hopefuls when they entertain Bristol City at Carrow Road this evening.

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