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Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson agrees new deal

Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson has signed a new three-year contract with the club.
Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson has signed a new three-year contract with the club. Credit: PA

Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson has signed a new three-year contract with the club.

Posh missed out on promotion via the League One play-offs last season but Ferguson did guide them to success in the Football League Trophy at Wembley.

Assistant manager Kevin Russell is leaving London Road.
Assistant manager Kevin Russell is leaving London Road. Credit: PA

Meanwhile, Assistant manager Kevin Russell is leaving London Road.

Gavin Strachan has been promoted to first team coach as part of a management restructure.

Aston Villa make Swiss defender first summer signing

Senderos in action for Fulham Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Aston Villa have secured the services of Swiss defender, Philippe Senderos, after agreeing a two-year deal to make him their first summer signing.

The 29-year-old former Arsenal and Fulham man will join up with the squad after he returns from World Cup action with Brazil.

Senderos told the club website:

I'm really delighted to be joining Aston Villa, a great club with such a big history, and for me this is a great step in my career.

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Birmingham City make first summer signing

Grounds in action for Oldham Credit: Nigel French/EMPICS Sport

Birmingham City have made their first signing of the summer, as former Oldham Athletic and Middlesbrough defender, Jonathan Grounds has joined the club.

The 26-year-old has signed a two-year deal at the club after two years at Oldham, where he made 106 appearances and scores three goals.

Read: Former Swindon chairman in talks to buy part of Birmingham City

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Ronaldo should be first name in England team, PM told

David Cameron was given a surprising answer when he asked children at the National Football Centre which footballer should be the first name on England's World Cup team sheet.

The group of youngsters at the FA centre in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, answered Ronaldo - who plays for Portugal.

ITV News Correspondent Richard Pallot tweeted from the FA centre:

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PM asks kids at the FA centre which player should be the first name on England WC team sheet. Answer Ronaldo http://t.co/CkG1FKDea2

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*Read: Prince Harry gets stuck in at training *

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Hundreds of Burton fans head to Wembley for play-off

Hundreds of Burton Albion fans are on their way to Wembley Stadium as the club takes on Fleetwood Town in the League Two play-off final.

Early risers: Hundreds of Burton fans caught a coach to Wembley this morning
Early risers: Hundreds of Burton fans caught a coach to Wembley this morning Credit: ITV News Central

The fans gathered outside the Pirelli Stadium to catch coaches to the match, which kicks off at 3pm today.

Victory will seal Burton Albion's promotion, pushing them up into League One for next season.

Burton Albion will take on Fleetwood in the League Two play-off final
Burton Albion will take on Fleetwood in the League Two play-off final Credit: ITV News Central
Fans gathered outside the Pirelli Stadium to catch coaches to Wembley
Fans gathered outside the Pirelli Stadium to catch coaches to Wembley Credit: ITV News Central
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