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Swansea agree fee for Barnsley’s Mawson

Alfie Mawson was on loan at Wycombe from Brentford in the 2014-15 season Swansea City have agreed an undisclosed fee for Barnsley defender Alfie Mawson, who is set to hold talks over personal terms with the Premier League side. The 22-year-old moved to the Tykes from Brentford in June 2015 on a three-year deal, and

Bilic on verge of striker deal

Slaven Bilic has confirmed West Ham are close to wrapping up the signing of Juventus striker Simone Zaza. The Italy international is closing in on a £24million move from Juventus as boss Bilic attempts to add to his threadbare attack. The Hammers have lost Andre Ayew and Andy Carroll to injury and were also without

Tasered footballer had CPR for 35 minutes

Image copyright Ipswich Town Image caption Atkinson started his career at Ipswich Town, before moving to Sheffield Wednesday, Real Sociedad, Aston Villa and Fenerbahçe Doctors battled in vain for 35 minutes to save ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson after he was Tasered by police, the inquest into his death has heard. He died 90 minutes after the

Celtic vs Hapoel Be'er Sheva: Brendan Rodgers praises major shareholder after surviving Champions League scare

Boss Brendan Rodgers placed major shareholder Dermot Desmond and chief executive Peter Lawwell at the head of those he mentioned after Celtic reached the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Hoops lost 2-0 to Israeli outfit Hapoel Be’er Sheva in the Turner stadium but a 5-4 aggregate score ultimately vindicated the Parkhead board’s decision to appoint the

Defender set to continue in star’s absence

Ryan Bertrand misses out again as Claude Puel takes his Southampton squad to face Manchester United at Old Trafford on Friday night. The England international was sidelined for Saints’ 1-1 draw with Watford last weekend and is still not ready to return. Matt Targett is set to continue at left-back but there could be a

CONFIRMED! Everton sign Yannick Bolasie from Crystal Palace on five-year deal

Everton have completed the signing of Yannick Bolasie from Crystal Palace. The 27-year-old winger has signed a five-year deal with the Merseysiders after a £25m fee was agreed with Palace. Bolasie the fourth signing by Everton boss Ronald Koeman this summer, following deals for Maarten Stekelenburg, Idrissa Gueye and Ashley Williams. “I’m looking forward to putting on

Pogba to wait for Red Devils’ bow

Manchester United will be without suspended duo Paul Pogba and Chris Smalling for their trip to Bournemouth on Sunday. The Red Devils only found out on Wednesday that their £89million world record signing Pogba would be carrying a one-game ban over from the Coppa Italia final with Juventus. Smalling is also banned following his sending

Big Sam’s career in pictures

Sam Allardyce is the new England manager. Affectionately known as Big Sam, the 61-year-old has beaten off competition from Hull boss Steve Bruce. England fans won’t need reminding of their team’s abysmal showing under Roy Hodgson at the Euros. He resigned just minutes after the final whistle blew on a 2-1 defeat to Iceland, remember?