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Uefa, European football's ruling body, said yesterday that it wanted to have a new transfer system in place across the whole of Europe by the start of next season.

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Port Vale's First Division fixture at Wolverhampton today could be their last in the Football League, the club's chairman, Bill Bell, warned yesterday.

Football: Players vote for strike over TV money

England's footballers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action and are likely to withdraw their labour for the first time in their history a fortnight today.

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