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Former Swansea City star is one of only seventeen players at Riga's disposal

McClaren resigns from Twente after his second spell in charge

Steve McClaren back in England at QPR: Factfile

Former Three Lions manager Steve McClaren has returned to English football, after joining QPR's coaching staff.

Kinnear's appointment as Newcastle's director of football sent shock waves through the club

Joe Kinnear insists he is 'head and shoulders' above every other director of football in Premier League

Former manager also claims he was at Wimbledon for 10 years

Manchester United transfer news: Who are David Moyes' new coaches?

Who are Steve Round, Jimmy Lumsden and Chris Woods

Harry Redknapp will stay at QPR and try to rebuild his squad

Championship fixture list unveiled: QPR begin at home against Sheffield Wednesday

The Hoops are looking to bounce back to the Premier League at the first attempt

England striker Andy Carroll

Deal for Liverpool striker Andy Carroll could cost West Ham up to £46m

The England striker will have a medical tonight

Joe Kinnear has yet to be confirmed in his new role

Joe Kinnear accuses Newcastle supporters of 'talking out their backsides' during bizarre rant to explain appointment as director of football

The former Magpies manager repeatedly got the name of the club's players wrong and made numerous factual errors

The Newcastle manager during his spell at the club previously
England’s Nathan Redmond despairs as Norway celebrate their third goal

England Under-21's 'did not have enough desire' says Norwegian FA chief

Peter Taylor hopes to avoid humiliation Stuart Pearce suffered with Under-21's as he prepares his side for the Under-20 World Cup

A memorial outside Anfield for the 96 fans who died in the Hillsborough Stadium disaster

New Hillsborough police investigation accused of pointing finger of guilt at families again

Revelation in stark contrast to jubilation of families in December when the original verdicts of accidental death were quashed and a fresh inquest was ordered

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

George Boyd signs for Hull City

Hull have made their first signing since winning promotion to the Barclays Premier League, turning George Boyd's loan deal into a permanent contract.

Hartlepool appoint Colin Cooper as new manager

Pools were relegated to npower League Two last season

Gareth Bale, left, of Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal's goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, right

Kevin Garside: Final day coverage lifted by a penalty row, a cold sponge and a Gareth Bale screamer

The assumption Spurs would bury Sunderland was universally made

Michael Dawson: 'You can’t describe it when you have worked 10 months of the season and it comes down to the final day'

Tottenham face nail-biting finish as Arsenal look to secure Champions League place on final day of the Premier League season

Fate has often conspired to deny his side a Champions' League place but Michael Dawson prays not this time

Callum McManaman

Wigan forward Callum McManaman among Stuart Pearce's England Under-21 squad for the European Championships

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling misses out through injury

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Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Let's talk about loss

We need to talk about loss

Secrecy and silence surround stillbirth
Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Women may be better suited to space travel than men are
Oscar Pistorius sentencing: The athlete's wealth and notoriety have provoked a long overdue debate on South African prisons

'They poured water on, then electrified me...'

If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, his experience will not be that of other inmates
James Wharton: The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
Ebola in the US: Panic over the virus threatens to infect President Obama's midterms

Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell