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DONE DEAL! Aston Villa sign Fulham striker Ross McCormack for Championship-record £12million

Aston Villa have announced the signing of striker Ross McCormack from Fulham for a Championship-record £12million. The 29-year-old Scotland international has penned a four-year contract at Villa Park. The fee also the second-highest transfer in the club’s history, equaling the £12million it took to buy Stewart Downing from Middlesbrough in 2009, with Darren Bent’s £24million arrival in 2011 the club’s

Sunderland ‘must now avoid struggle’

Goalkeeper Vito Mannone kept a clean sheet to help Sunderland beat Everton and secure survival Sunderland need to use their “incredible” escape from relegation in the Premier League as a springboard to avoid further battles against the drop, says goalkeeper Vito Mannone. The Wearsiders lost just one of their past 10 games and won two

Injured Kompany to miss Euro 2016

Vincent Kompany was substituted after 10 minutes of the Champions League semi-final second-leg defeat by Real Madrid Belgium and Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will miss Euro 2016 with a groin injury, according to a statement on his Facebook page. The defender, 30, was substituted after 10 minutes of City’s Champions League semi-final second-leg defeat

Southampton v Manchester City

Sadio Mane and Fabian Delph jostle for the ball in the reverse fixture, won 3-1 by Manchster City TEAM NEWS Southampton striker Graziano Pelle could return after sitting out last weekend’s win at Aston Villa. Charlie Austin has returned to training following a hamstring injury and may be included on the bench. Manchester City playmaker

Guidolin says Swansea City are not safe

Francesco Guidolin has been tipped to stay as Swansea manager by defender Federico Fernández Swansea City are not safe from Premier League relegation, even after reaching 40 points for the campaign, according to manager Francesco Guidolin. The Swans were well beaten by Newcastle on Saturday and Guidolin has warned Swansea must avoid complacency. “We can’t

‘Conte as good as Mourinho & Guardiola’

Conte was appointed Italy manager in 2014 following the resignation of Cesare Prandelli Chelsea’s incoming manager Antonio Conte is one of the best in the game alongside Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola, says Gianfranco Zola. Italy boss Conte will take over at Stamford Bridge after Euro 2016, replacing interim coach Guus Hiddink. The 46-year-old won

Preston North End 1-2 Fulham

Moussa Dembele (centre) struck the winner after a Ross McCormack effort was only parried Fulham eased their relegation fears by moving seven points clear of the relegation zone with a win at Preston. Ross McCormack capitalised on poor defending to round the goalkeeper and slot Fulham ahead early on. Marnick Vermijl’s fine solo effort drew