Sport Hull manager Steve Bruce is delighted with the signing of both Tom Huddlestone and Jake Livermore

Tigers boss feels additions will make the rest of the Premier League 'sit up and take notice'

Tom Huddlestone

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Transfer news: Tottenham midfielder Tom Huddlestone completes Hull City switch in £5.25m deal

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Moyes finds rare profit in window shopping

Everton apart, clubs struggle to make January transfer deals work

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A Hal Robson-Kanu equaliser on the stroke of half-time signalled Reading's revival at Millwall, the substitute Adam Le Fondre scoring a 76th-minute winner as the Royals racked up a sixth consecutive win, 2-1, to move within a point of automatic promotion in the Championship. "This was about guts more than anything," said the Royals manager, Brian McDermott.

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Breaking curfew - footballers punished for staying out late

Wayne Rooney and Manchester United team-mates Darron Gibson and Jonny Evans were punished by Sir Alex Ferguson after staying out later than permitted ahead of their match with Blackburn Rovers.

Bullard chooses Ipswich return

Ipswich have fought off competition from Premier League clubs to sign out-of-contract midfielder Jimmy Bullard.

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Ipswich have fought off competition from Barclays Premier League clubs to sign out-of-contract midfielder Jimmy Bullard.

Blackburn complete deal for winger Simon Vukcevic

Blackburn manager Steve Kean has completed his fourth signing of the summer with the capture of Montenegro winger Simon Vukcevic from Sporting Lisbon.

Jewell spots gem but Bullard waits

Ipswich town manager Paul Jewell has made an approach for Jimmy Bullard, but acknowledged that the midfielder is attracting interest from other clubs.

Bullard's contract to be terminated by Hull

Hull City have moved to terminate the contract of Jimmy Bullard, their £5m record signing.

Hull start termination of Jimmy Bullard contract

Hull have moved to terminate the contract of their club record signing Jimmy Bullard.

McCoist and Lennon charged with fresh hopes

It is one of the lingering images of last season: Ally McCoist and Neil Lennon confronting each other on the touchline at Celtic Park.

Hull confirm Jimmy Bullard has been suspended

Hull have confirmed that midfielder Jimmy Bullard has been suspended as they begin an investigation into the player's conduct.

Hull quiet on Jimmy Bullard discipline claims

Hull are today refusing to comment on reports midfielder Jimmy Bullard has been suspended for a breach of club discipline.

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