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Farke gives first Canaries press conference

New Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke has been unveiled at Carrow Road - and spoken of his plans for the Championship club.

The German is the first foreign coach to be chosen by the Canaries.

He joins Norwich from Borussia Dortmund, which boasts Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp among its former bosses.


Norwich City announce Farke as head coach

Daniel Farke is Norwich City's new head coach. Credit:

Norwich City have appointed Daniel Farke as their head coach.

Farke joins from Borussia Dortmund II along with Edmund Riemer, who will take on the role of Assistant head coach.

The German pair have each agreed two-year deals at Carrow Road.

Southend United considering striker Nile Ranger's future

Ranger admitted switching over £2,000 from a woman's account to another in 2015. Credit: PA

Southend United say they'll take time to consider striker Nile Ranger's future, after he was jailed for online banking fraud.

The 26-year-old joined the Shrimpers last August, and signed a new three-and-a-half year contract with the League One club in December.

He's been jailed for eight months after admitting to charges of conspiracy to defraud by obtaining bank details and transferring money.

The club needs time to consider its position and also the impact of this startling, unexpected, outcome...

This offence occurred long before Nile joined the club and everyone deserves a second chance, which the club has afforded Nile.

Nile Ranger is unlikely to ever be a model professional, however during his time at Southend his behaviour has been acceptable and improved.

– Ron Martin, Chairman


Norwich City duo in Scotland squad for England clash

Russell Martin (left) and Steven Naismith (right) could both face England. Credit: PA

Norwich City pair Russell Martin and Steven Naismith have both been called up to the Scotland squad for their crucial World Cup qualifier against England next month.

Scotland are currently languishing in 4th in Group F and realistically need to avoid defeat on June 10 at Hampden Park to keep their qualification hopes alive.

Defender Martin and forward Naismith will both be hoping to force their way into manager Gordon Strachan's starting XI, while recently released Ipswich Town defender Christophe Berra has also been selected.

  • Scotland squad to face England

Craig Gordon (Celtic), Jack Hamilton (Hearts), David Marshall (Hull City), Allan McGregor (Hull City), Ikechi Anya (Derby County), Christophe Berra (Unattached), Stephen Kingsley (Swansea City), Russell Martin (Norwich City), Charlie Mulgrew (Blackburn Rovers), Mark Reynolds (Aberdeen), Andrew Robertson (Hull City), Kieran Tierney (Celtic), Stuart Armstrong (Celtic), Barry Bannan (Sheffield Wednesday), Scott Brown (Celtic), Tom Cairney (Fulham), Darren Fletcher (West Brom), James Forrest (Celtic), Ryan Fraser (Bournemouth), James McArthur (Crystal Palace), John McGinn (Hibernian), Kenny McLean (Aberdeen), James Morrison (West Brom), Robert Snodgrass (West Ham), Steven Fletcher (Sheffield Wednesday), Chris Martin (Derby County), Leigh Griffiths (Celtic), Jamie Murphy (Brighton), Steven Naismith (Norwich City)

David Oldfield makes Peterborough United return

David Oldfield has returned to Peterborough United. Credit: PA

Former Peterborough United player David Oldfield has returned to the club to become manager Grant McCann's new assistant.

Oldfield has signed a two-year deal with Posh after initially carrying out the role for the final few weeks of last season.

It will be the second time that the 48-year-old has been part of Peterborough's coaching staff having previously worked there between 2008-2011.

He replaces Lee Glover who was sacked back in March.

It was a no-brainer from my point of view and I am over the moon. To have his expertise and experience around me and my staff is fantastic.

Since he joined us at the end of last season, the boys bought into his ideas. He is an excellent coach and has great experience of this league.

– Grant McCann, Peterborough United Manager

Peterborough have also confirmed that Mark Tyler has been appointed Goalkeeping Coach on a permanent basis, but highly-rated midfielder Jermaine Anderson has turned down the offer of a new contract.

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