Bellamy completes Cardiff loan switch

Craig Bellamy today insisted there were no hard feelings about his departure from Manchester City and he moved to Cardiff to "come home".

West Ham take lead in race to sign £10m Santa Cruz

Manchester City, who need to shed a third of their squad in order to meet Premier League requirements, may see forward Roque Santa Cruz depart for West Ham after just one season at Eastlands .

Transfer talk: Ben Arfa downs tools to demand Newcastle move

Marseilles midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa said yesterday that he will never play for the club again as he tries to engineer a move to Newcastle. The French international has attracted the interest of the newly promoted Magpies and is determined to ensure his move to St James' Park is secured.

Hughes ready to move for Bellamy as he battles to keep Schwarzer

If – or rather when – Craig Bellamy leaves Eastlands, he will not be short of suitors, with Mark Hughes, the man who signed him for Manchester City and Blackburn Rovers, yesterday declaring his interest in the striker.

Something For The Weekend: 14/08/10

Squeaky bum time for...

Fans at Twenty20 finals day

It's meant to be perfect weather for ducks at the Rose Bowl today, (as in raining cats and dogs, not the sort of climate that leads to scoreless innings) which could lead to problems for Twenty20 finals day punters.

Hughes joins the race to sign Bellamy

Mark Hughes has become the latest manager to declare an interest in signing Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy.

City close in on Balotelli after Inter drop £28m asking price

Young Italian striker set for Eastlands but Mancini faces battle to conclude Milner deal before season opener

Sunderland closing in on Welbeck

Sunderland boss Steve Bruce hopes to complete the signing of Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck on a season-long loan later today.

Celtic make move for Bellamy

Celtic have opened discussions with Manchester City and Craig Bellamy over a loan switch for the out-of-favour striker.

Bellamy talks himself out of Mancini's plans

Welshman threatens to walk away from the game if he misses City manager's 25-man cut at Eastlands

Hughes set to raid Manchester City

Mark Hughes could be set to raid his old club after being confirmed as Fulham's new manager.

Redknapp blames West Ham for unsettling Parker

Harry Redknapp insists West Ham are to blame for unsettling Scott Parker as he refused to rule out an improved offer for the midfielder.

The Week Ahead (25/07/10)

Tottenham admit Pletikosa interest

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has revealed he could be set to sign Croatia goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa.

Mancini clears the air with Tevez and earns ‘happy’ striker’s full commitment

Roberto Mancini met Carlos Tevez on Thursday to discuss the Argentinian striker's future and has received a categoric assurance that he wants to be at Eastlands next season, the Manchester City manager said yesterday.

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