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Leicester manager Nigel Pearson considering changes for West Brom game

Manager Nigel Pearson is considering changes ahead of the weekend as Leicester host West Brom without a win in four games. City's only point during that run came at home to bottom side Burnley, and Pearson has a surfeit of fit players going into Saturday's match. Anthony Knockaert, Danny Simpson, Nick Powell and Tom Lawrence all featured for the club's development squad in a 6-2 win over Manchester ...
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Manchester United striker James Wilson hopes to prove his worth to Louis van Gaal

Manchester United's young striker James Wilson has admitted it is an important time for him to prove himself to manager Louis van Gaal. The youngster is keen to impress following the departure of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal and Javier Hernandez going on loan to Real Madrid. Wilson came on as a substitute in the 1-1 draw with Chelsea on Sunday and is battling for a starting place with Wayne Rooney, ...
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Swansea appeal red card shown to Federico Fernandez at Liverpool

Swansea City have appealed the red card shown to Federico Fernandez in Tuesday night's 2-1 defeat at Liverpool in the Capital One Cup. The Argentine faces a three-match ban after he was shown a straight red card by referee Keith Stroud for a challenge on Philippe Coutinho. The FA will make a decision on the appeal ahead of the Welsh side's Premier League trip to Everton on Saturday.  A ...
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Liverpool legend Ian Rush has faith in Mario Balotelli

Liverpool legend Ian Rush is confident the team will see a significant improvement from Mario Balotelli after the Italy striker ended his goal drought against Swansea. Balotelli climbed off the bench to spark a 2-1 Capital Cup victory at Anfield on Tuesday, ending a barren run of eight games. "He’s missing the likes of Sturridge as well, someone to help him." Ian Rush Rush, ...
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Port Vale name Rob Page as their new manager

Port Vale have appointed Rob Page as their new manager. Page took over the role on a temporary basis following Mickey Adams’ departure in September and he has been rewarded for some positive performances and results with the job on a permanent deal.   The former defender, who initially joined the club as a youth team coach, guided Vale to victories over Barnsley, Yeovil and Leyton Orient ...
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Andy King agrees new Leicester deal

Leicester City midfielder Andy King has signed a new four-year contract with the club. The Welshman, who made his Foxes debut seven years ago, has agreed deal to keep him at the King Power Stadium until 2018. King, who signed the deal on his 26th birthday, came through the club’s academy and has represented Leicester in the top three tiers of English football. "I’m absolutely ...
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Nottingham Forest target Tom Ince loan deal

We understands Nottingham Forest are close to signing Tom Ince on loan from Hull City. Ince has also been linked with Derby and Blackburn but our sources have been told Forest are at an advanced stage with the deal, as they look to strengthen following a disappointing run of results.   Forest remain seventh in the Sky Bet Championship table but their promotion challenge has faltered somewhat, ...
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Luis Suarez reveals he was close to joining Juventus in new autobiography

Luis Suarez has revealed that he was close to leaving Liverpool in the summer of 2012 to join Italian side Juventus. Suarez, who left the Premier League club last summer to join Barcelona for £75m, claims in his new autobiography that Brendan Rodgers met with him prior to the Northern Irishman’s appointment as Reds boss and convinced him to stay.   The Uruguayan striker went on ...
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David Somers predicts bright future for Rangers after Mike Ashley's injection of funding

Rangers PLC chairman David Somers is confident the club is entering a new successful era, despite the lack of fans at the League Cup quarter-final win over St Johnstone. The Light Blues reached the semi-finals of the competition with a 1-0 victory over the Scottish Premiership side, but only 13,023 were at Ibrox due to a boycott by supporters.   There were also protests outside the stadium ...
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Alan Irvine vows to protect West Brom striker Saido Berahino

Alan Irvine has defended his decision to rest rising star Saido Berahino in West Brom's shock 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth on Tuesday in the Capital One Cup. Berahino was among 10 changes made by the Albion boss from the side that snatched a 2-2 Barclays Premier League draw with Crystal Palace on Saturday.   The Baggies manager insisted he is determined not to overuse the 21-year-old with the ...
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