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Schalke sign Chelsea’s Rahman on loan

Baba Rahman made 23 Premier League appearances for Chelsea last season Schalke have signed Chelsea defender Baba Rahman on a season-long loan. The Ghana international, 22, made 51 appearances for Bundesliga side Augsburg before moving to Stamford Bridge on a five-year deal last August. Raman made his Chelsea debut in the Champions League and went

NK Domzale 2-1 West Ham United

Mark Noble’s penalty gave West Ham an away goal that could be crucial in next week’s second leg West Ham endured a tricky start to their season as they lost 2-1 to NK Domzale in a Europa League qualifier in Slovenia. The Hammers are well placed to progress in next week’s second leg – the

Liverpool’s Allen completes Stoke move

Joe Allen played in every game for Wales at Euro 2016 Stoke City have signed Wales midfielder Joe Allen from Liverpool for £13m. The 26-year-old, who had a year left on his contract, was also a target for the Potters’ Premier League rivals Swansea, whom he left to join Liverpool in 2012. “It’s been a

O’Neil happy to wait on future

Norwich midfielder Gary O’Neil says he is not thinking about his future at the club and is focused on staying in the Premier League. The 33-year-old is due to fall out of contract at the end of the season, but quite understandably Norwich have not discussed a new deal while they battle to beat the

Pennington put on standby for Wembley

Everton have recalled Matthew Pennington from his loan at Walsall and Roberto Martinez says the defender will make his Wembley squad. The Toffees could be without a number of defenders against Manchester United in Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final with Seamus Coleman out and Phil Jagielka known to be struggling. Jagielka’s absence would be a massive

Foxes and Spurs neck and neck

Leicester and Tottenham both have four players selected in the PFA Team of the Year 2015-16. The Foxes and Spurs are both fighting it out for the Premier League title and their exploits have now been recognised. Leicester quartet Wes Morgan, Riyad Mahrez, N’Golo Kante and Jamie Vardy made the XI along with Toby Alderweireld,

Brentford 2-1 Cardiff City

Anthony Pilkington heads just wide for Cardiff in the first period at Griffin Park Cardiff City’s Championship play-off hopes suffered a blow as Scott Hogan’s late double earned Brentford victory. All three goals were scored in the final five minutes, leaving the Bluebirds six points outside the play-off berths with three matches left. Hogan scrambled