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Your guide to all the departures since the season started

Paul Diggin

Paul Diggin agrees player-coach deal with Northampton

The 28-year-old will combine roles

Carl Hogg

Worcester appoint Carl Hogg as new head coach

The former Scotland international leaves Gloucester

Phil Neville has been linked with the Everton manager's vacancy

Phil Neville 'flattered' to be linked with Everton job

Former England international has a decision to make as he is tipped for both the Everton and Stoke City vacancies

Manchester United fans could expect no more from Sir Alex Ferguson - he always gave his all

His outbursts, against referees and opponents, were seen as a dark side, but that rage explains a great deal of Ferguson’s success

David Moyes

David Moyes wary Everton need major overhaul in summer

Manager not certain to remain beyond this season

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson questions the need for international friendlies

Remarks come after England manager Roy Hodgson claimed his efforts were being undermined by clubs

David Luiz is a doubt for today’s match against Swansea

Gary Neville clarifies views on Chelsea defender David Luiz

Sky Sports pundit likened the Brazilian to a footballer on Playstation

Cuneyt Cakir shows Nani a red card

Sir Alex Ferguson and Nani to learn Uefa fate following Champions League indiscretions

Sir Alex Ferguson and Nani are likely to discover today what punishments they will face for their indiscretions during and after Manchester United's Champions League exit to Real Madrid.

Chris Hughton wants a reaction from his players after the 5-0 loss to Liverpool

Van is £8m man for Chris Hughton: Norwich track Sporting Lisbon striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel

Sporting Lisbon have confirmed they are negotiating the sale of striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel to Norwich City.

<b>Phil Neville</b><br/>
The Everton skipper was recently hailed by boss David Moyes for his longevity at the top level after joining an exclusive club of players to make 500 appearances in the Premier League. Neville himself has said he hopes to continue playing at this standard for two or three more years and with his contract up in the summer, this could be his final swansong.

Everton captain Phil Neville to join England Under-21 staff

The 36-year-old previously worked with the Young Lions in February 201

Sky Sports' <b>Gary Neville </b>provides an interesting analysis of Chelsea's David Luiz...<br/><br/>

Gary Neville admits coaching role has come sooner than anticipated

Former Manchester United defender is among the England coaching staff

Perri Shakes-Drayton, 400m: The 400m hurdler is in great shape on the flat.

More medals, fewer rows – Peter Eriksson fires GB start gun

New team head coach promises changes from Van Commenee era prior to championship debut

England’s Ben Youngs, Tom Youngs and Tom Wood (from left) try their hand at archery at Pennyhill Park yesterday

England taken to the limit by cycling guru's fitness push

Lancaster's side beating opponents thanks to methods of Matt Parker, the ex-Team GB expert

<b>SUNDERLAND</b><br/>
Craig Gordon's stay at Sunderland is over, after being supplanted by Sebastian Mignolet this season, and he has said he would like a return to Scotland. The £9m goalkeeper is one of three departures from the Stadium of Light.
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<b>Craig Gordon, 29</b> – Goalkeeper, signed for £9m in 2007, played 95 times.
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<b>Jordan Cook, 22</b> – Striker, played 3 times.
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<b>Ryan Noble, 19</b> – Striker, played 6 times.

Former Sunderland goalkeeper Craig Gordon considering retirement

The 30-year-old is without a club after leaving Sunderland at the end of last season

Ivan Lendl watches anxiously during Andy Murray's win

Ivan Lendl warned he faces a 'fight' with callow coach

Like Ivan Lendl, Kerei Abakar is enjoying his first experience coaching a senior professional. There, however, the similarities between the coaches of Andy Murray and Jérémy Chardy, who meet here tomorrow in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open, end. Lendl is 52 and won eight Grand Slam titles. Abakar is 27 and has never played on the senior tour.

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