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Wigan boss Roberto Martinez has vowed to continue strengthening his squad through the winter transfer window.

Wigan complete Stojkovic transfer

Wigan have completed the loan signing of Serbia international Vladimir Stojkovic after the goalkeeper received his work permit.

Dave Hadfield: Unforgiving supporters glad to see the back of Megson

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Inter yet to give Mourinho 'indelible memories'

Internazionale coach Jose Mourinho claims his achievements in Italy do not rank among his career highlights. The Portuguese coach has won the Champions League with former club FC Porto and enjoyed great success at Chelsea.

Everton braced for 'tough' Benfica tie

Moyes' men will face Portuguese giants in Europe while Fulham meet Roma

Sir Bobby Robson: Esteemed football player and manager who led England to the World Cup semi-finals

With his rumpled features and crooked smile, he could look crushed and weary, but when Bobby Robson began holding forth on his beloved game, those rheumy eyes would sparkle and his overwhelming enthusiasm would captivate all but the most cynical of listeners.

Mark Wright: 'I'll miss the spirit of a truly wonderful man'

The former Liverpool and England defender – and key member of Robson's 1990 World Cup squad – remembers the man who gave him his international debut and then inspired him as a manager

Former England manager Bobby Robson has died

Sir Alex Ferguson and Fabio Capello have led the tributes to former England manager Sir Bobby Robson, who died today aged 76.

Extraordinary life of a miner's son

Sir Bobby Robson was a man who never knew when he was beaten.

Transfer talk: Zola after reinforcements

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Caicedo joins Sporting Lisbon on loan

Manchester City striker Felipe Caicedo is looking for a fresh start with Sporting Lisbon after dropping down the pecking order at Eastlands.

Chelsea sure that Terry will follow Drogba's lead

Having appeared to secure Didier Drogba on a new three-year deal, Chelsea are increasingly confident that John Terry will be the next major Stamford Bridge figure to pledge his commitment to new manager Carlo Ancelotti. But Manchester City were standing their ground last night and refusing to concede the England captain is lost to them. They have been given no sense whatsoever that Terry is intent on staying put.

Pandev certain of Lazio exit

Lazio striker Goran Pandev has told club president Claudio Lotito that he definitely wants to move on this summer.

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