Zigic laughs off Sporting transfer talk

Birmingham striker Nikola Zigic has played down reports linking him with a January move to Sporting Lisbon and insists he is happy at St Andrew's.

Malcolm Allison dies aged 83

Former Manchester City manager Malcolm Allison has died, it was announced today. He was 83.

Transfer Talk: West Ham close to a fifth summer signing

West Ham United are hoping to sign New Zealand World Cup defender Winston Reid for £4m from Danish club FC Midtjylland.

Portugal deny Nani rift reports

The Portuguese Football Federation have dismissed reports Nani was sent home from the World Cup for reasons other than a shoulder injury.

Nani ruled out of World Cup

Portugal suffered a major injury blow today after it was announced winger Nani would play no part in the World Cup after damaging his collar bone.

Nani signs new Manchester United deal

Portugal winger Nani has committed his future to Manchester United by signing a new four-year contract.

Arteta targets Europe with Everton

Mikel Arteta intends to be playing on the European stage with Everton next season - and David Moyes expects him to break onto the international scene.

Everton look to extend Donovan loan

Everton are hoping to extend Landon Donovan's loan spell at Goodison Park.

Fernandez crushes Everton's last hope

Sporting Lisbon 3 Everton 0 (Sporting win 4-2 on aggregate)

Everton star Donovan stunned by Facebook campaign

Landon Donovan has been left stunned that Everton supporters have started a campaign on social networking site Facebook in the hope he will remain at Goodison Park.

Distin sees red as Toffees fail to land knockout punch

Everton 2 Sportin Lisbon 1

Sam Wallace: Nani seizes centre stage after flailing in the wings

The winger's display at Arsenal suggests that the shy boy from the wrong side of Lisbon's tracks is emerging from Ronaldo's shadow

Moyes lauds Everton's fresh start

Wigan Athletic 0 Everton 1

Tranfer Talk: McLeish chases 'great player' Pavlyuchenko

Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish has confirmed the club's interest in the Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko. "He is a great player," McLeish said. "If the wages were not too outrageous, that would be something that would be reasonably attractive." McLeish hopes to build on the Blues' fine recent form and is also monitoring the Lens forward Aruna Dindane, currently on loan at Portsmouth, although reports of a £4m bid are premature.

Wigan keep faith in Stojkovic

Wigan Athletic's manager Roberto Martinez has backed on-loan goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic to survive what could be a tough Premier League baptism at Blackburn tonight.

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