The Offside Daily – Arsenal and England legend retires, Manchester United boss in teamsheet mix-up and QPR in search for new manager

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10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. Harry Redknapp has resigned as manager of QPR, citing a “knee operation” he will be having in the coming weeks.

2. England Women’s top scorer Kelly Smith has announced her international retirement aged 36.

3. It is reported that Daniel Levy personally blocked a deadline day move of Emmanuel Adebayor to West Ham.

4. Football agent Jorges Mendes has suggested it is ‘impossible’ to replace Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.

5. West Ham have been fined £71,000 for fielding Diafra Sakho in the FA Cup.

6. Burnley Defender Kevin Long has enjoyed some deadline day fantasy football. (Twitter)

7. A Cambridge United player has been promised Angel Di Maria’s shirt, but can’t offer him his in return due to kit shortages. (Daily Mail)

8. Jamie Redknapp looks to have done some shrewd business on behalf of his dad this deadline day, live on air. (Metro)

9. Louis Van Gaal showed how little he remembered of deadline day, accidentally including Darren Fletcher’s name on last night’s team sheet. (Daily Mail)

10. Samuel Eto’o has reportedly fallen out with his new club Sampdoria just days after signing for them. (Daily Mail)

Today’s Offside Daily is brought to you by Johnny Bland.

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