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Derby County unveil memorial to Dave Mackay

A memorial to Derby legend Dave Mackay was unveiled this evening Credit: ITV News Central

Derby County have unveiled a memorial to their former player and manager Dave Mackay at the iPro Stadium.

The Edinburgh-born midfielder died in March at the age of 80.

Most of the members of the Championship winning team from 1974/75 attended the unveiling.

This evening a dinner is being held to celebrate 40 years since the Rams won the league.

More: Sir Alex Ferguson leads tributes at funeral of Derby legend Dave Mackay


Derby County sign two players on deadline day

Derby County have signed two players on transfer deadline day.

Jacob Butterfield became their eighth signing of the summer. The 25-year-old midfielder has joined the Rams from Huddersfield Town for an undisclosed fee.

Jacob Butterfield has signed from Huddersfield Town Credit: Simon Cooper/EMPICS Sport/PA

Bradley Johnson became the ninth signing of the summer before the window closed at 6:00pm.

The midfielder, who is 28, has signed from Norwich City for an undisclosed fee.

Bradley Johnson has moved from Norwich City Credit: Richard Sellers/PA Wire/Press Association Images
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Spurs target Berahino slams West Brom over treatment

West Brom star striker Saido Berahino, who has been subject to four failed bids from Tottenham Hotspur during this transfer window, has hit out at his club on Twitter.

The Baggies have instantly dismissed Tottenham's approaches and remain determined to keep the England Under-21 striker at The Hawthorns, which has prompted Berahino to tweet: 'Sad how i cant say exactly how the club has treated me but i can officially say i will never play Jeremy Peace' (West Brom Chairman).

Berahino had a transfer request rejected last month, with Albion angered by Tottenham's continued pursuit of the 22-year-old.

The Baggies are understood to be unhappy with Spurs' approach to the deal which has only strengthened their resolve to keep Berahino.


Joleon Lescott joins Aston Villa from Midlands rivals WBA

Defender Joleon Lescott has joined Aston Villa on a two-year-deal from Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion.

Joleon Lescott Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The 33-year-old England international has previously played for the Baggies, Man City, Everton and Wolves.

He is the eleventh signing for club this Summer.

Lescott won the Premier League title at the Etihad Stadium in 2012 and 2014, the FA Cup in 2011 and the League Cup in 2014.

Villa sign goalkeeper Matija Sarkic

Aston Villa have signed goalkeeper Matija Sarkic from Anderlecht.

The 18-year-old has penned a three-year deal with the claret and blues.

He has come through the youth system at the Belgian club and has been playing for their U19 team.

Internationally, Sarkic featured for Montenegro in the U17 European Championships of 2013 and has just been called up into the U21 squad for their European Championship qualifier in Moldova, which takes place this Friday.

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Aston Villa close to deal for striker Berbatov

Dimitar Berbatov could be on his way to the Premier League. Credit: PA

Aston Villa could pull of a surprise move for Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov on deadline day.

The Bulgarian has plenty of experience in the Premier League have played for Spurs and Manchester United.

Berbatov is already in Birmingham, but will need to complete a medical in order to get his move back to England.

Southampton sign Shrewsbury keeper Harry Lewis

Southampton have signed goalkeeper Harry Lewis from Shrewsbury on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

The Barclays Premier League side announced the deal for the 17-year-old England age-group international on Monday.

Lewis told the Saints' official website: "It was a no-brainer really for me to make this move.

"I've been at Shrewsbury since I was eight and it is my hometown club.

"I'm always going to be close to them but when an opportunity like this comes around you don't say no."

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