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Reading are locked in talks with the Football League over a points deduction which is likely to plunge them into a Championship relegation battle.
Nottingham Forest appoint Steve Cooper as new head coachFormer Swansea manager took training on TuesdayHe replaces Chris Hughton, who was sacked last week Steve Cooper pictured in April during his time in charge of Swansea. Photograph: Athena Pictures/Getty Images
Paul Merson comes to the door of his house holding a baby. Somehow it is not what you expect of Paul Merson. A pint pot or a betting slip or a rolled up £20 note in his hand, perhaps. But, no, here he is with his eight-month-old daughter Sadie gurgling cheerfully in his arms.