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This is not shoestring, this is a bucket holiday flip-flop budget
The life expectancy of a manager in the Championship is now between eight and 10 months, which is only marginally better than an officer in the trenches on the Western Front.
No matter how hot it is, the most highly prized spot in Bournemouth tomorrow will not be a square foot of the sandy beach but a plastic seat at the Goldsands stadium.
Seven days too late as far as Brentford fans are concerned, but the London side's captain, Kevin O'Connor, last night converted an injury-time penalty in a key promotion encounter.
Sky Sports News broadcast footage that appeared to show some of the London club's fans hurling insults at the Senegalese striker
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Compensation has been agreed with Doncaster
Dean Saunders has been named Wolves manager, taking over from Stale Solbakken, who was sacked on Saturday night after a poor run of form ending with the 1-0 FA Cup third-round defeat to non-league Luton Town.
He created a record when his first three goals of the 1953-54 season were all for different clubs
A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Carrow Road
The former Manchester City and Norwich manager John Bond has died at the age of 79. Bond was the last man to lead City to the FA Cup final before they won the competition last season, losing 3-2 to Tottenham Hotspur in a famous replay in 1981.
Pavel Pogrebnyak’s late backheel saw Reading come out on top 3-2 last night in an enthralling third-round Capital One Cup tie at Queen’s Park Rangers, in which they twice had to come from behind.
The West Ham United defender George McCartney has warned his team-mates against complacency as they look to keep up the pressure at the top of the Championship.
English football still cherishes the identity and continuity of its clubs, big or small
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A date will be set for Birmingham City majority shareholder Carson Yeung's trial on charges of money-laundering in the next few days, with the trial likely to start in May or November.