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Huth commits future to Stoke

Robert Huth to remain with Stoke Credit: PA

Stoke City have moved swiftly to ensure one of their key players remains a part of the squad until 2016.

Robert Huth was a record Stoke transfer when he joined Tony Pulis' side for £6 million from Middlesbrough in 2009 and has now signed a three-year contract extension.

The German international, has been a near ever present in the Stoke team over the last three yearsand has made 130 appearances in total, scoring 17 goals.

The defender, who will celebrate his 28th birthday on the opening day of the 2012-13 BarclaysPremier League season, still had another year to run on his present contract, but City were eager to secure his long term future.

Notts County sign new striker

Enoch Showunmi has signed to Notts County Football Club from Tranmere Rovers Credit: PA

Notts County Football Club has signed Enoch Showunmi as its first summer signing.

The 6ft 5ins attacker transferres from Tranmere Rovers to join Notts on a two-year deal having completing his medical this afternoon.

The Nigerian born, 30-year-old started his career at Luton Town in 2003, where he scored 15 goals across three seasons.

The powerful attacker scored 17 goals during 79 appearances for Tranmere Rovers.

Nottinghamshire's Lee Westwood high hopes for US Open

Worksop-born Lee Westwood said he is feeling confident about the US Open.

The world number three flew to California today and he says he has high hopes of making it three European wins in a row at the US Open.

Ranking as world number three the 39-year-old stormed to a five-stroke victory at the Nordea Masters in Sweden, making it his third win in the event in three different decades.

He will tee off on Thursday and play the first two rounds at the Olympic Club with Luke Donald and Rory Mcllroy, the only two players ahead of him in the rankings.

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