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Peter Thompson
Peter Thompson made his debut for NI against Portugal in 2005

Linfield striker Peter Thompson is set to remain at Windsor Park next season after an improved bid from SPL side Kilmarnock was turned down.

Killie's offer, believed to be around £150,000, is well short of the Linfield's valuation of Thompson.

"The offer demeaned the player and Peter is happy to stay," Blues chairman Jim Kerr told the News Letter.

However, the N Ireland star has reiterated his desire to play ... Read more »

Category: Transfer News | Views: 804 | Added by: itwp | Date: 05-Jul-2008 | Comments (0)

Hearts winger Andrew Driver
Driver scored five goals for Hearts last season

Andrew Drivers' agent will meet with Hearts officials next week to discuss the winger's future following summer interest from other clubs.

Burnley have rejected suggestions that they are about to make a third offer for the 20-year-old likely to be in the region of £1m.

But Scott Fisher told BBC Sport: "I will be speaking to Hearts next week."

A Burnley spokesman said: "We can categorically state there has been ... Read more »

Category: Transfer News | Views: 803 | Added by: itwp | Date: 05-Jul-2008 | Comments (1)

Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor
McGregor's injury saw him miss the Uefa Cup final

Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor has been given permission to return to full training after recovering from ankle and knee injuries.

The 26-year-old has not played since sustaining damage to his ankle during an Old Firm defeat in April.

During his absence, McGregor underwent an operation to cure a knee problem.

Manager Walter Smith told the club website: "I would hope that, within the next week, he will be in among the rest of th ... Read more »

Category: SPL News | Views: 785 | Added by: cfc_mikee_cfc | Date: 04-Jul-2008 | Comments (0)