There have been plenty of deals around the Premier League on Transfer Deadline Day and with just over five hours to go we can expect plenty more. [ STREAM: Deadline Day show ] Three big money moves have already occurred with Marcos Alonso signing for
MILAN (AP) Sassuolo’s victory over Pescara has been reversed to a 3-0 loss. Sassuolo won Sunday’s Serie A match 2-1 but the league now says it fielded an ineligible player. The league says the paperwork for the signing of Antonino Ragusa, who played the final 25 minutes, had not been filed by noon the day before the match – as its rules demand. Sassuolo says it followed the rules and will appeal. The club was one of four teams to win both its opening matches, along with Genoa, Juventus and Sampdoria.
By Brian Homewood NYON, Switzerland, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Europe's top coaches pondered the idea of abolishing extra-time after drawn matches in European competition and going straight to penalties at their annual meeting on Wednesday. Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, UEFA's coaching ambassador, said he did not like to see players "walking" around the pitch exhausted and that extra-time rarely succeeded in producing a winner. "Some coaches said it could be direct to penalties, others thought that could be an advantage for the smaller teams who could defend more," said UEFA's chief technical officer Ioan Lupescu.