RUMOUR MILL: Jose Mourinho close to signing new Manchester United contract | Everton set to complete Theo Walcott deal | Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang asks Dortmund to let him join Arsenal | Swansea favourites to sign AC Milan’s £35m-rated Andre Silva | Chelsea want Andy Carroll on permanent deal | Real Madrid willing to let Cristiano Ronaldo join Man United or PSG | Fulham in talks over deal for Argentine winger Sebastian Leto

Here are the latest transfer window stories in the media today.

James Crane is taken off on a stretcher after dislocating his shoulder last September

Rocks favourite Crane gets funding boost for shoulder op

Defender James Crane could be back in contention for the Rocks sooner than feared after the instant success of a fundraising campaign to pay for surgery.
Cristiano Ronaldo

RUMOUR MILL: Ronaldo wants Manchester United return | Arsenal in talks to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang | Jose Mourinho ‘not confident but unconfident’ about bringing Alexis Sanchez to Old Trafford | Liverpool’s Emre Can says he’s not signed agreement to join Juventus in the summer | Everton hope to seal Theo Walcott deal this week | West Ham concerned that Andy Carroll wants Chelsea loan move | Burnley targeting move for Brighton winger Solly March

Here are the latest rumours about transfer deadlines.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

RUMOUR MILL: Arsenal want Manchester United to include Henrikh Mkhitaryan in Alexis Sanchez deal | Man City drop interest in Chilean over high wage demands | Chelsea still interested in West Ham’s Andy Carroll | David de Gea to be offered lifetime contract at Old Trafford | Liverpool pull out of deal for Monaco’s Thomas Lemar | Leicester boss Claude Puel not worried about Riyad Mahrez leaving Foxes in January | PSG make N’Golo Kante top summer target | Bayern Munich set to snatch Leon Goretzka from under the noses of Liverpool and Arsenal | West Ham manager David Moyes wants Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar on loan

Here are the latest football transfer stories in the news today.
The ball's in the net and the crowd can't believe it after Jimmy Muitt's superlative equaliser / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Brave Rocks bow out after pushing Leyton Orient all the way

Jimmy Muitt's wonder goal might have been worthy of winning any game of football but it could not prevent battling Bognor losing 2-1 to Leyton Orient - after extra-time - and bowing out of the FA Trophy.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Rocks take on Leyton Orient in the FA Trophy

It was an afternoon to cherish at Nyewood Lane - despite the result.

VIDEO REACTION: Dabba takes pride as Rocks push Leyton Orient to limit

Coach Darin Killpartrick spoke of his pride in his Bognor players after they pushed Leyton Orient all the way before bowing out of the FA Trophy.
Alex Collighan's goal helped Chi Ladies to an FA Cup win over Luton / Picture by John Holder

Women’s FA Cup: City beat Luton ... new role created at Chichester

Two goals in the final five minutes earned Chichester City Ladies a 2-0 win over Luton Ladies and a place in the fourth round of the Women’s FA Cup.

Jake Goulding in action for the Blues against Steyning / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Goulding strikes but it’s a day of frustration for Blues

Another Saturday brought another case of dropped points for Selsey as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Steyning.

The Rocks celebrate a goal at Grimsby in their 2016 Trophy semi-final second leg / Picture by Tim Hale

Rocks v Leyton Orient: Views from both camps

It’s potentially Bognor’s game of the season - a glamourous-looking FA Trophy second-round tie at home to National League premier side Leyton Orient.

Lorenzo Dolcetti on the ball for Chi City at Horley / Picture by Steve Robards

City making the most of time in FA Vase limelight

Chichester City’s bosses reflected on making club history in the FA Vase – and vowed to enjoy the run to the full.

Jimmy Muitt scores his second at Whitehawk - now he will be out to repeat the trick against the Os / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks out for Trophy upset against Leyton Orient

The Rocks are confident they can put their stuttering league form to one side and give Leyton Orient a run for their money in Nyewood Lane’s big FA Trophy tie on Saturday.

Action from the reserves' win over AFC Varndeanians / Picture by Roger Smith

It’s one to forget - but point keeps Pagham in second spot

It’s been another busy week at Pagham FC, with the first team, reserves and under-21s all in action.

The Rocks management look on at Whitehawk / Picture by Tommy McMillan

French midfielder joins Rocks - but will striker search bear fruit?

Bognor have boosted their midfield ranks - and are trying to do the same to the forward line.

BRTFC under-12s with their new sponsored kits

Bognor’s under-12s go global

WAIglobal UK, a leading after-market parts manufacturer and distribution and logistics company, has stepped in to sponsor Bognor Regis Town Youth FC under-12s.

Action from Chi City's win at Horley / Picture by Steve Robards

All you need to know about Chichester City's next FA Vase opponents

Chichester City will visit 1874 Northwich in the next round of the FA Vase.

Luke Kilner battles for possession in Chi City's win at Horley on Saturday / Picture by Steve Robards

Chichester City off to Northwich in FA Vase... Ladies go to TNS in FA Cup

Chichester City have been handed a tough test - and a long trip - as they try to edge nearer a dream Wembley visit in the FA Vase.

REPORT and VIDEO REACTION: Chichester City buzzing with place in last 16 of FA Vase

History-making Chichester City are jubilant at reaching the last 16 of the FA Vase - and say they fear no-one in the next round.
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FA Vase 4th round: Horley Town 1 Chichester City 2 - Sussex side book place in FA Vase last 16

Horley Town were knocked out of the Buildbase FA Vase by Chichester City thanks to a goal in each half by Harry Williams and Steve Hutchings.


REPORT, PICTURES, HIGHLIGHTS: Muitt double isn't enough for Rocks at Whitehawk

Bognor will rue missed chances at the Enclosed Ground after they let slip a 2-1 lead - earned through a Jimmy Muitt double - to give Whitehawk a share of the spoils.
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