The problem with English rugby is that it is never allowed to win. Just to win. Amass more points than the opposition, shake hands and go home.
Barnsley forward Ricardo Vaz Te is poised for a move to Championship rivals West Ham.
Everton have followed up their interest in Paris St Germain striker Guillaume Hoarau and are mulling a bid to sign him on loan.
Chris Hughton is interested in signing Ajax striker Mounir El Hamdaoui on loan – if he can shift Nikola Zigic off his wage bill.
West Ham centre-back signs new four-and-a-half-year contract to stay with Championship leaders following defeat of Nottingham Forest.
Japan striker Ryoichi Maeda's transfer to England's West Ham United has collapsed, his J-League club Jubilo Iwata said on Sunday.
West Ham are set to complete the loan signing of FC Dallas defender George John and the deal could become permanent.
West Ham striker Rob Hall has extended his loan stay with League Two outfit Oxford for another month.
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U18s captain Dan Potts has signed a two-and-a-half year professional contract