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Micah Richards will be out of action for far longer than originally feared and expects to be sidelined for up to four months after having surgery on the knee injury he suffered on Saturday.

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Manchester City's stuttering Champions League campaign suffered another potential blow last night as winger David Silva was almost certainly ruled out for next Wednesday's game at Ajax.

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A two-year-old boy was served whisky instead of fruit juice at his birthday party at a Frankie and Benny's restaurant.

Swansea goalkeeper Michael Vorm signs new long-term contract

Swansea goalkeeper Michael Vorm has signed a new four-year deal to remain with the club until 2016.

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QPR register complaint over 'abusive' messages from Kenny

Mike Rigg, the Queen's Park Rangers technical director, has written a formal letter of complaint to Leeds United after goalkeeper Paddy Kenny allegedly sent abusive messages to him and the QPR chairman, Tony Fernandes, over the weekend.

Matt Jarvis: Sam Allardyce hopes to sign the England winger in time to face Swansea tomorrow

West Ham close to sealing £10.75m deal for Jarvis as Ki swaps Scotland for Wales

West Ham United have agreed a deal worth a potential £10.75m for Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Matt Jarvis. The fee was settled between the clubs on Wednesday night and the 26-year-old England international is in London to discuss personal terms. West Ham will pay £7.5m up front with add-ons taking the deal beyond £10m. West Ham manager Sam Allardyce is hopeful of completing a deal before tomorrow's trip to Swansea City.

Scott Sinclair scored eight league goals for Swansea last season

Swansea midfielder Scott Sinclair set for £5m move to Manchester City

Scott Sinclair could soon be on his way to Manchester City, following reports that the Premier League champions have made a £5m bid for the 23-year-old goalscorer.

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Chelsea's England U-21 midfielder Josh McEachran will spend this Championship campaign with Middlesbrough after the clubs agreed a season-long loan deal.

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