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Brentford sign Danish international defender

Andreas Bjelland has joined from FC Twente. Credit: PA

Brentford have continued their summer recruitment drive by signing Denmark international Andreas Bjelland from FC Twente.

The 26-year-old, who has amassed 21 caps for Denmark since making his international debut in 2010, has signed a three-year deal.

Bjelland becomes the Championship club's fifth acquisition of the summer following Konstantin Kerschbaumer, Akaki Gogia, Ryan Williams and Yoann Barbet through the Griffin Park entrance.

I am very happy that we have brought Andreas to Brentford.

He brings a lot of experience to the squad and that is good for us as we have a lot of young players.

He is good defender but also likes to play football from the back.

Andreas is also a Danish international and it is good for the image of Brentford FC that we can attract such players.

– Brentford head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen


Man United breaks collarbone on international duty

Javier Hernandez looks set to leave Manchester United this summer. Credit: Reuters

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez was taken to hospital after suffering an injury while playing for Mexico against Honduras in a Gold Cup warm-up match on Wednesday night.

According to reports, the 27-year-old has suffered a broken collarbone, although the Mexican Football Federation has yet to confirm the nature of the injury.

Sister of England footballer 'couldn't be prouder'

The sister of England footballer Jill Scott has said she "couldn't be prouder" of what the team has achieved during the Women's World Cup.

Amanda Wilson told Good Morning Britain she was yet to speak to Jill after last night's defeat but said the team had been "brilliant to watch" during the tournament.

England lost 2-1 to Japan after an own goal in the semi-final in Canada last night.

Ms Wilson told GMB: "I always remember Jill kicking a football. Probably around 7 she played on the boy's team up to about 11. All the boys absolutely loved her and they all wanted Jill on their team - she used to run rings around them."


3,000 people evacuated after 'small fire' at Wimbledon

Thousands of people were evacuated after a small fire caught in the Wimbledon stadium the London Fire Brigade have confirmed.

The fire is now under control.

Wimbledon evacuated due to electrical fire

Emergency services at Wimbledon. Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Wimbledon has been evacuated after the close of play this evening due to an electrical fire.

An announcement was made over the public address system at Centre Court requesting that anyone remaining inside the building should immediately leave.

A further announcement was made requesting that anyone on the tea lawn between Gates 4 and 5 should also evacuate.

There was no obvious indication of a fire inside Centre Court.

Emergency services at Wimbledon. Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Minutes later, everyone within the All England Club grounds were ordered to leave immediately, with security staff conducting a swift evacuation.

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