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Bristol City sign O’Neil from Norwich

Gary O’Neil has previously helped Portsmouth, QPR, West Ham and Norwich into the top flight Bristol City have signed midfielder Gary O’Neil on a free transfer from recently relegated Norwich City. The 33-year-old, who made 27 Premier League appearances for the Canaries in 2015-16, has signed a two-year deal. The former Middlesbrough and West Ham

NI star recalls glory years of ’82 and ’86

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Billy Hamilton (second left) with Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill, 1958 World Cup star Peter McParland (left) and legendary goalkeeper Pat Jennings (far right) at the announcement of the squad for the Euro 2016 finals Billy Hamilton knows all about the disappointment of missing out on a European Championship. The

Sunderland starlet attracting interest

Sunderland, Updated: May 23, 2016 8:09 AM[[views]] Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford is believed to be a target for both Spurs and Manchester United. Pickford managed 13 clean sheets in just 27 appearances during a loan spell at Preston North End in the first half of the campaign and his performances in the Championship seem to

LVG arrives at United training ground

7:58 AM GMT print Louis van Gaal arrived at Manchester United’s Carrington training ground on Monday morning and was soon joined by a League Managers Association (LMA) lawyer amid widespread reports he is set to leave the club. Sources close to the deal told ESPN FC at the weekend that Jose Mourinho is set to

Swansea had ‘shot across bow’ – Curtis

Former Wales forward Alan Curtis played for Swansea over three spells between 1972 and 1990 Swansea City coach Alan Curtis says the turbulent 2015-16 season was “a shot across the bow” for the club. The 62-year-old briefly took charge of the Swans prior to Francesco Guidolin’s appointment in January. Swansea had been in the relegation

Stoke’s Ireland breaks leg in training

Stephen Ireland has six caps for the Republic of Ireland Stoke City midfielder Stephen Ireland has broken his leg in training. The 29-year-old former Republic of Ireland international “is facing an extended spell on the sidelines”, said a Potters statement. The former Manchester City and Aston Villa player has made 16 appearances in all competitions

Saints striker agrees terms

Southampton striker Juanmi has reportedly agreed personal terms with Real Sociedad ahead of a summer switch. The 22-year-old arrived in England last summer after completing a move worth 7million euros from Malaga, although his chances have been limited at St MaryÂ’s. Saints boss Ronald Koeman has preferred Shane Long and Graziano Pelle in his front

Brighton ‘must not be overwhelmed’

David Stockdale has kept 17 clean sheets in 45 league appearances for Brighton this season Brighton goalkeeper David Stockdale says the squad must treat their final-day promotion decider at Middlesbrough as “just another game”. Only goal difference separates the Seagulls in third and second-placed Boro in the Championship table. Albion must win to finish in