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Name change for Reading's Madejski Stadium?

There has been a mixed reaction from fans to reports that Reading Football Club's Madejski Stadium could be renamed.

An aerial view of the Madejski Stadium in Reading

One of the Thai owners has said she is in talks with several companies to bring in more sponsorship money. The club says there are no immediate plans to change the name which has been in place in since 1998 in tribute to the co-chairman, Sir John Madejski.

Here's what some people in Reading said when we asked for their opinions.

Sir John Madejski, Reading FC co-chairman

Rugby trophy tour continues: Latest stop, Leeds Castle!

The Cup arrives at Leeds Castle, Kent Credit: George Fuller, ITV Meridian

The international Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour has been continuing through the region today. Its latest stop, Leeds Castle, near Maidstone in Kent.

The 100-day trophy tour - with the Webb Ellis Cup - marks the countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2015.

Rugby fans - and the Cup - at Leeds Castle Credit: John Ryall, ITV Meridian
Ruckley The Bulldog, the official England Rugby mascot, at Leeds Castle Credit: George Fuller, ITV Meridian


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Max Gradel suffers huge injury blow at Bournemouth

Gradel has been ruled out for at least six months. Credit: PA

Ivory Coast winger Max Gradel has been ruled out for six months with cruciate ligament damage sustained in last weekend's 1-1 draw against Leicester.

Bournemouth's £7m signing from St Etienne was one of the most eye-catching acquisitions of the window having scored 17 goals in Ligue 1 last season.

But he ruptured the cruciate ligament in his knee midway through the second half of Saturday's Premier League fixture.

The former Leeds United man, 27, suffered a similar injury in 2013 and faces a fight to return to fitness in time to play at least some part in the Cherries' attempts to avoid relegation this season.

Heathrow Airport weighs in on #DeadlineDay

It seems like Deadline Day is enough to make even airports take their eye off the ball if only for a moment.

Whoever is tweeting from the Heathrow Airport account can't quite take their mind off of #DeadlineDay.

For the latest announcements on the day of new deals, go to the ITV News Sport page.

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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."

Southampton FC beat Norwich City FC at St Mary's

Southampton Football Club have netted their first Premier League win of the new season. The Saints beat Norwich 3 - 0 at St Mary's Stadium.

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