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Spurs building for the future – King

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is building a side that compete for the title for years to come, according to legend Ledley King. Spurs are pushing Leicester at the top of the league and appear to be the only remaining side in with a chance of denying the Foxes the title, as they sit in second

Crystal Palace sign Margate’s Ladapo

Freddie Ladapo’s form for Margate has earned him a move to FA Cup semi-finalists Crystal Palace Crystal Palace have signed striker Freddie Ladapo from non-league Margate for an undisclosed fee. Ladapo, who has attracted interest from a number of clubs this season, has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract. The 23-year-old joined National League South side Margate

Pardew had Gutierrez ‘concerns’ in 2011

Jonas Gutierrez joined Newcastle from Spanish side Real Mallorca in 2008 Ex-boss Alan Pardew had concerns about Jonas Gutierrez’s future at Newcastle four years before he was released. Pardew said the midfielder was unlikely to be a regular starter despite offering him a four-year deal in 2011. The 32-year-old, who was released in 2015, is

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

Sports Direct boss brands MPs ‘a joke’

Image copyright PA Image caption Sports Direct was founded by billionaire Mike Ashley – who also owns Newcastle United Football Club Sports Direct’s Mike Ashley has branded MPs “a joke” and confirmed he will not give evidence in Parliament about how his workers are treated. Mr Ashley responded after being summoned to appear in Parliament