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Steve McClaren's Dutch agent Rob Jansen has revealed the former England manager is in official talks over a return to FC Twente.

Steve McClaren left Nottingham Forest after a couple of months in charge

McClaren back on Twente radar

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<b>October 2 - Steve McClaren (Nottm Forest) </b><br/>
Former England manager Steve McClaren lasted just 112 days at this historic club, although his departure was no great surprise. Forest represented McClaren's first job in English football since his disastrous reign of the national team was brought to an end. Yet quickly things didn't look rosy at the City Ground amid reports of unrest when McClaren was unable to bring in new players during the summer transfer window. McClaren oversaw six defeats in 10 Championship games, the last result being a 3-1 home defeat to Birmingham City. After the match the club announced his resignation, and said he would not be seeking compensation.

Steve McClaren linked with return to FC Twente

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Fulham 2 Odense BK 2

<b>WIGAN v FULHAM, Saturday 3pm</b> <br/>
This match sees the meeting of two sides in desperate need of a win, they both have just one each. Fulham, aided by a woeful miss from Bobby Zamora somehow managed to lose their game against Everton last week when victory seemed certain and they will be desperate to put that behind them and record a much needed win here. Wigan are also in need of a win to dispel the growing sense that they will be one of the teams in serious trouble when relegation rears its head. While previous meeting of these sides have been a little short on goals, this match is all set up to be a fiercely fought contest.
<br/><br/><b>Recent results:</b> Wigan 1-1 Fulham (15/01/2011, PL), Fulham 2-0 WIgan (30/10/2010, PL)
<br/><br/><b>One to watch:</b> <b>Bryan Ruiz</b> opened his goal scoring account for Fulham last weekend with a fantastic chip against Everton which is surely a contender for goal of the month and his team will hope that goal will be the first of many as they look to record their second win of the season. If the Costa Rican striker can start to put in good performances for his team then he will add to what is on its day an already formidable attacking force at Fulham.
<br/><br/><b>Did you know?:</b> This fixture has only been won by the away side once in the last 25 league and cup meetings: a 1-0 Premier League victory for Wigan in October 2006
<br/><br/><b>Fantasy pick:</b> Ali Al-Habsi, 41 (Wigan), Danny Murphy, 42 (Fulham)*
<br/><br/><b>Tweet of the week:</b> 'After a very disappointing result, my wife and I have just sat down at Royal Albert hall to watch/listen to George Michael. Can't wait:)', @1MarkSchwarzer, Mark Schwarzer, Fulham.
<br/><br/><i>* Based on Fantasy Premier League, the official Premier League fantasy game</i>

Bryan Ruiz confident he can provide Fulham goals

Bryan Ruiz believes he can help provide the goals Fulham have lacked so far this season.

Late drama as Twente see off Cottagers

FC Twente 1 Fulham 0

Ruiz warns Fulham that his former club will be 'offensive'

Bryan Ruiz has not exactly started his Fulham career with a bang – more of a pop, barring one superb chipped goal against Everton – but the Londoners would be delighted to have him on the pitch tonight in the Netherlands as they face Twente in the Europa League. That they will not is thanks to Twente, from where the striker was signed for £10.6m in August and for whom he had already played in Europe this season.

Fulham delighted with Bryan Ruiz coup

Fulham gazumped Newcastle to complete the signing of FC Twente attacker Bryan Ruiz for a fee believed to be £10.6million.

Newcastle frustrated by failure to sign striker

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew was left frustrated last night as his search for a striker ended in defeat.

Tottenham, Fulham, Stoke and Birmingham learn Europa League fate

Tottenham will face Irish giantkillers Shamrock Rovers in the Europa League group stage.

Chelsea defender Slobodan Rajkovic signs for Hamburg

Hamburg have confirmed the signing of defender Slobodan Rajkovic for an undisclosed fee from Chelsea.

Fulham told to increase Nacer Chadli offer

Fulham have been told to double their reported offer of five million euros (£4.37million) for winger Nacer Chadli by FC Twente chairman Joop Munsterman.

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