October 13 2015 Latest news:

Football writer Sian Trimble-Davey takes a look at today’s hottest football rumours...

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- Newcastle – It’s been reported that Newcastle’s Fabricio Coloccini is close to walking out on the Magpies and possibly football altogether. After a dispute over his request to return to South America, the centre-back has now told his bosses that he doesn’t want to play another match for the struggling side.

(The Independent)

- Tottanham – Tottenham have been told to act upon their alleged interest in Hamburg’s Son Heung-min.

The striker, who refuses to renew his contract, has been priced at £10 million and the club want to sell him before his contract runs out in 18 months and he leaves on a free transfer.

(Mail Online)

- AC Milan – After bosses from AC and Manchester City tried to set straight rumours about Balotelli leaving City, it’s been reported that the Italian club has told City to lower their price for the striker or they won’t make a bid.

City are allegedly asking for €28 million (£23.5million) for the player they brought three years ago for €22 million (£18.5m) and vice president of the club Adriano Gallani has told the Gazzetta dello Sport that if the price on the self confessed Milan fan comes down he would fly over to Manchester asap.

(The Telegraph)

- Celtic – Celtic striker Gary Hooper has been advised by former Celtic captain, Gary Caldwell that he should wait for the bids from Permier League clubs to improve rather signing for the first one to come along.

Celtic have rejected the revised £5 million bid from Norwich but manager Chris Hughton has threatened to turn his attention to QPR’s Jamie Mackie and his possible £3 million move to Carrow Road if they continue to make things difficult.

But Caldwell has told Hooper to wait until summer so he can take Celtic to the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time and take his pick of clubs.

(Mail Online)

- Swansea – Although Swansea have had success in the Capital One cup, they need to keep an eye on their best defender Ashley Williams.

The 28 year old appears to be a summer target for both Liverpool and Arsenal and although he signed a three year contract extension last October an £8 million bid could be enough

(The Mirror)

- Chelsea – Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is yet to break his record of spending no longer than three years at a club, but has admitted that he regrets not staying at Stamford Bridge for longer. This has fuelled speculation over who will be the next manager of The Blues. Though it sounds like he may have competition as papers are reporting that Roberto Di Matteo has been in constant contact with Chelsea owner Andre Vilas Boas in the hope that he will be asked to return to the job.


- Manchester United – United have found yet another Mexican to join their squad after signing Javier Hernandez in 2010.

The Red Devils have reportedly given Jurgen Damm a trial at Old Trafford Stadium, snapping him up from Spanish side Oviedo.

United have also been linked to Benifica defender Ezequiel Garay as Alex Ferguson tries to fix the back of the squad before Rio Ferdinand’s contract expired this summer.

(Daily mail & Marca)

- QPR – Harry Redknapp is seeking out defenders with Premier League experience to help his team out of its relegation battle.

Papers have reported that Redknapp is targeting Blackburn Rovers’ Scott Dann and Martin Olsson but may have to fight West Ham for Olsson’s £3 million signature while Dann will cost them around £4 million. (The Sports Campus)

- Arsenal – Now that the club have finally pinned down Theo Walcott to a new contract, they now turn their worry to their right-back Bacary Sangna.

The French defender mentioned how unsure he is about the length of time he will stay at the Emirates with Inter Milan and PSG reportedly interested in the £5 million player.


Theatre Square artists impression

Construction work to tidy up the former Civic Centre site in the heart of Ipswich – and to create a new public square in front of the New Wolsey Theatre.

The former Croydon's store in Ipswich - set to become a Jack Wills store.

One of the best-known new clothing chains in Britain is set to take over the former Croydon’s store in Ipswich’s Tavern Street.

The Kent Lodge Nursing Home.

Kent Lodge was rated inadequate by the CQC this year – one of five homes in the county to be given the rating this year

Dimitri Gayle had his bike stolen days after he got it for his Birthday. Halfords replaced the bike free of charge. Dimitri is pictured with his new bike in Ipswich.

“There are so many bad things going on in the world, it’s nice to know there are nice things that happen too.”

Users have been sharing autumnal photos of Suffolk on Instagram

With more than 300 million active users and 70 million photos posted each day, Instagram is one of the fastest-growing forms of social media.

The Reverend Anthony Howe, the new chaplain at Hampton Court Palace’s Chapel Royal.

A former Suffolk resident and pupil at Ipswich School has been appointed chaplain and priest in charge at The Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace.

The cycle safety awareness event on Barrack Corner in Norwich Road has been cancelled.

Police have issued a new date for a bike safety event abruptly cancelled yesterday after officers failed to turn up.

Proposed housing site in Poplar Lane, Sproughton, behind the Holiday Inn.

Two Suffolk councils are set to lock horns over the proposed construct of 475 homes on the edge of Ipswich.

Police are at the scene

A three vehicle crash has blocked one lane of the A14 eastbound at Copdock.

Families are campaigning against the closure of the Crossroads Saturday Club for children on the autistic spectrum.

Parents have launched a campaign to re-open a Saturday club which provided support for children on the autistic spectrum in Suffolk.


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