Steve Bruce wants to sign TOTTENHAM striker Peter Crouch - and believes the giant hitman would be perfect for SUNDERLAND.

BARNSLEY want to sign former MORECAMBE man David Perkins from COLCHESTER UNITED. Perkins played for Tykes boss Keith Hill at Rochdale.

Goalkeeper Scott Davies could be set for a Football League return. The Fleetwood man has attracted interest from CHESTERFIELD, BURY and NOTTS COUNTY.

MORECAMBE manager Jim Bentley wants midfielder Craig Stanley to stay at the Globe Arena - but Stanley is keen on staying at TORQUAY, where he spent much of last season on loan.

Former ACCRINGTON striker Bobby Grant is wanted on a full-time basis by CREWE ALEXANDRA.

WOLVES and QPR are leading the chase to sign West Ham's England defender Matthew Upson, 32.

MILLWALL want to sign HUDDERSFIELD hotshot Jordan Rhodes - and will big £1m as they look to bag the Terrier.

TOTTENHAM are preparing to make a move for Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra, 26.

STOKE are considering a move for Marseille's 23-year-old Burkina Faso midfielder Charles Kabore.

Sir Geoff Hurst fears England will never win the World Cup again in my lifetime. Hurst, 69 believes the players no longer see the national side as a priority.

MANCHESTER UNITED are ready to move for Aston Villa’s Ashley Young and are set to offer the England man a mouthwatering deal to move to Old Trafford.