Liverpool appear to be edging closer to a deal to bring maverick striker Mario Balotelli back to England from AC Milan.
The Johnstone's Paint Trophy is the Football League Cup for the 48 clubs in English Leagues 1 and 2. Peterborough are the defending champions.
Andy Schooler and Ben Coley preview Saturday's games in the Premier League with Swansea and Everton fancied to win.
Tom McDermott offers his verdict on some of the players tipped to move in the final stages of this summer's transfer window.
Mario Balotelli has added credence to reports linking him with Liverpool by suggesting he is poised to leave AC Milan.
Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke is closing in on return to action following his Achilles injury.
Sky Sports presenter Ed Chamberlin looks back at the start of the Premier League season and ahead to this weekend's live games.
Blackburn have rejected an initial bid from Hull for striker Jordan Rhodes.
Angel Di Maria has told Real Madrid he wants to leave the club and Sami Khedira could also be on the move.
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Newcastle boss Alan Pardew insists Cheick Tiote remains a key part of his plans despite being linked with a move to Russia.