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What’s the point of testimonials?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wayne Rooney’s testimonial will be held at Old Trafford on Wednesday Wayne Rooney is marking 12 years at Manchester United with a testimonial match against his former club Everton. But, considering the traditional aim of testimonials has been to raise much-needed money for players as they leave the game,

Pearson running ‘strict’ regime at Derby

New Derby County manager led Leicester City to Premier League survival in 2015 Derby County striker Nick Blackman says new manager Nigel Pearson is running a strict regime at the club. The former Leicester City boss was appointed in May on a three-year deal, replacing Darren Wassall. And the 26-year-old believes the Rams’ players are

£3m striker fee set

Hull have been told they will have to pay £3million if they are to have any chance of signing Oxford United forward Kemar Roofe. The 23-year-old was a revelation for the U’s last season when bagging 18 goals in League One and his form has caught the eye of Tigers boss Steve Bruce. There will

It’s not my call who Swans sign – boss

Francesco Guidolin had been linked with a switch to Watford before signing his new deal at the Liberty Stadium Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin has admitted he will not have the final say on transfers this summer. However, Guidolin, appointed permanent head coach at the Liberty Stadium on a two-year contract, has praised his relationship

Bolton’s Wilkinson in Pompey loan move

Conor Wilkinson has made only two league starts for Bolton Portsmouth have signed striker Conor Wilkinson on loan from Bolton Wanderers until the end of the season. Wilkinson, 21, who has recently been on loan at Newport, would be eligible to play in the League Two play-offs should Portsmouth be involved. He is not available

Harriers sign keeper O’Leary on loan

Max O’Leary played both games of Bristol City’s FA Cup third-round tie against Premier League side West Brom, with the Robins eventually losing the replay 1-0 National League strugglers Kidderminster Harriers have signed Bristol City goalkeeper Max O’Leary on loan until the end of the season. O’Leary, 19, made his senior Robins debut against Premier