Sport Norwich player Leroy Fer celebrates after scoring the second goal

Redknapp will have to fight off late interest to sign Dutch star from Norwich

Scott Parker

Transfer news: Harry Redknapp hopeful that QPR will complete signing of Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker by the end of this week

Former Spurs boss wants to link up with the 32-year-old once again as he attempts to lead the west London club back to the Premier League at the first time of asking

Troy Deeney celebrates scoring against his boyhood-club Birmingham to give Watford a 1-0 win (Getty Images)

Transfer news: Watford striker Troy Deeney emerges as a shock target on Tottenham radar

Andre Villas-Boas is interested in the 25-year-old with Jermain Defoe likely to leave White Hart Lane

Huddersfield 1 QPR 1 match report: Junior Hoilett rescues a point as Rangers fail to cash in on possession and chances

James Vaughan opened the scoring but defensive display earns hosts a point against Championship favourites

France midfielder Etienne Capoue

Transfer news in brief: Etienne Capoue nears
Tottenham switch; Stewart Downing set to leave Liverpool; Anton Ferdinand let go by QPR

Tottenham are close to completing a £9m deal for the France midfielder Etienne Capoue from Ligue 1 club Toulouse.

Transfer news: QPR midfielder Park Ji-sung rejoins former club PSV Eindhoven

South Korean returns to the club he played for before Manchester United move

Transfer news: QPR sign former West Ham midfielder Gary O'Neil on a free transfer

O'Neil joins on a one-year deal after spending the last fortnight training with the club

QPR’s Adel Taarabt shows frustration at a point but City felt the pain

Transfer news: Fulham confirm loan deal for QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt

Moroccan international will return to the Premier League with west London rivals after a season-long loan move was agreed

QPR striker Loic Remy

Transfer news: Loic Remy completes loan move from QPR to Newcastle

The striker will spend the season on loan at St James' Park

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 6 August 2013

England retain urn after sodden draw

Jermain Defoe in pre-season action for Tottenham

Transfer news: Andrew Johnson feels Harry Redknapp can tempt Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe to leave the Premier League for QPR and the Championship

Redknapp worked with Defoe at West Ham, Portsmouth and Spurs but Defoe is unlikely to drop down a league in a World Cup year

QPR’s Adel Taarabt shows frustration at a point but City felt the pain

Transfer news: Fulham 'expected' to complete loan signing of QPR midfielder Adel Taraabt

Moroccan international will return to the Premiership on a season-long loan with the Cottagers

QPR striker Loic Remy

Transfer news: QPR striker Loic Remy to have medical at Newcastle ahead of proposed loan deal

Newcastle are yet to complete a deal for any new players but are close to securing both Remy and Bafetimbi Gomis

Wigan’s Leon Barnett, left, celebrates after scoring

Championship Review: Owen Coyle’s Wigan make initial charge through second-tier minefield

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.

Andy Johnson celebrates his return to action after he scored the winner against Sheffield Wednesday

Queens Park Rangers 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1 match report: Andrew Johnson lifts Rangers to show fans it's not all doom and gloom

Johnson marked his return from a long-term injury with winning goal after Nedum Onuoha cancelled out Atdhe Nuhui opener for Wednesday

Henri Lansbury

Nottingham Forest 1 Huddersfield 0 match report: Henry Lansbury gives Billy Davies' side opening day victory

Nottingham Forest netted just their second goal in seven opening day fixtures to start their Sky Bet Championship campaign with a closely-fought win over Huddersfield.

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