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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

172,000 miles – Premier League on tour

More than 109,000 people watched Man Utd v Real Madrid in Michigan in 2014 – a record football crowd in USA Premier League teams will clock up an estimated 172,413 miles in total during pre-season for friendlies and tours. Tottenham travel furthest with 22,468 miles, including a trip to Australia, followed by Chelsea’s 14,345 miles.

Koeman wary of Southampton ‘fights’

Media playback is not supported on this device Everton’s Ronald Koeman wary of ‘fights’ with Southampton New Everton boss Ronald Koeman says it would be “difficult” for him to sign players from former club Southampton. Koeman, who spent two seasons as Saints manager, was reported to be interested in signing defender Virgil van Dijk. The

Stoke keen on Baggies man

West Brom striker Saido Berahino is understood to be attracting interest from Premier League rivals Stoke this summer. The Baggies stood firm 12 months ago when offers in the region of £20million arrived from the likes of Tottenham, however his price has now dropped hugely after a lack of football. The England Under-21 international

MK Dons to sign Millwall’s Upson

Ed Upson helped Yeovil win promotion to the Championship in 2013 League One-bound MK Dons will sign midfielder Ed Upson on 1 July when his contract with Millwall expires. The 26-year-old ex-Yeovil man has been a Lions player since 2014, but was one of seven to be released after the League One play-off final loss.

McCarthy injury no concern for O’Neill

James McCarthy’s inclusion in Republic of Ireland’s 23-man squad for Euro 2016 is not in doubt despite his latest injury setback. The Everton midfielder, who looked fit and back to his best on the final day of the Premier League season when he scored in the 3-0 win over Norwich, will not feature for his