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Stoke City cut £18.3m losses with 29-word Imbula statement

It took Stoke City just short of three years and less than 30 words to cut out £18.3 million of record buy in releasing Gianelli Imbula from his contract at The Potteries with confirmation coming via the club’s official website. Imbula arrived in a blaze of glory as Stoke’s record signing in early February 2016 [...]
Published 4 hours ago on The 72

Leeds United face transfer battle with Portuguese giants as both target Koch – price set

German defender Robin Koch is one of many players that Leeds United have in their scouting database – 8079 at the last count. News of this came via an interview with Victor Orta by Graham Smyth and published in the Yorkshire Evening Post. However, Portuguese source A Bola say that the Whites have company in [...]
Published 14 hours ago on The 72

Sunderland snap up Smith, but what have they got in the former Ipswich defender?

Sunderland have swooped to sign Tommy Smith (BBC Sport) until the end of the season, to patch up the defence in a bid to make promotion at the second time of asking. Arguably, the mistake that led to Mick McCarthy losing the fans at Ipswich was allowing Thomas Jefferson Smith to leave for Colorado Rapids. [...]
Published 15 hours ago on The 72

Charlton Athletic loanee Aiden McGeady unsure of long-term future

Charlton Athletic loanee Aiden McGeady has admitted he is unsure what the future holds for him, as per a report by the Sunderland Echo. The experienced winger joined the Addicks on a loan deal until the end of the season in January having fallen out-of-favour at Sunderland. However, he still has 18 months left on his [...]
Published yesterday at 02:51 pm on The 72

Charlton McGeady blames manager “disagreement” as reason for Valley move

At times, football is fluid and there is always movement to-and-fro when it comes to transfer windows. Some of those decisions are spontaneous whilst others have a longer trajectory and backstory. One of the latter was Aiden McGeady who spoke to the South London Press and gave the reasons behind his move to The Valley [...]
Published yesterday at 09:46 am on The 72

Ex-Middlesbrough striker Martin Braithwaite completes move to Barcelona

Former Middlesbrough striker Martin Braithwaite has completed a move to Barcelona, as announced by their Twitter account (see tweet below). 🔵🔴 @MartinBraith, the newest Barça player!👋 Welcome! — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) February 20, 2020 The Denmark international has joined the Spanish giants from fellow La Liga side Leganes in a controversial switch. Barcelona have paid [...]
Published last Thursday at 11:31 am on The 72

Sunderland suffer injury blow with loan man Wright ruled out for 8-12 weeks

Speaking to the club’s official website, Sunderland manager Phil Parkinson has confirmed that loaned in centre-back Bailey Wright will be out of action for eight to 12 weeks after suffering an ankle injury in the late stages of the Black Cats’ win over Oxford United. Since signing for Sunderland on loan for the rest of [...]
Published last Wednesday at 03:41 pm on The 72

Leeds United fans respond after Radebe “Glory days are coming back” tweet

Lucas Radebe earned the right to be termed a ‘Leeds United legend’ for his displays whilst at the Elland Road club. All this despite coming to the Whites as a makeweight in the deal which brought countryman Philomen Masinga to LS11. From makeweight to mainstay, Radebe spent 11 glorious seasons at the West Yorkshire club [...]
Published last Tuesday at 11:06 am on The 72

Noel Whelan claims Leeds United ‘missed a trick’ in not signing Callum Robinson

Former Leeds United striker Noel Whelan has claimed that they ‘missed a trick’ in not signing Callum Robinson from Sheffield United and West Brom are now reaping the benefits in an interview with Football Insider. Whelan said he wishes they had signed someone of the calibre of Robinson as opposed to their January signing Jean-Kevin [...]
Published last Monday at 02:51 pm on The 72

Sky Sports pundit makes bold claim about West Bromwich Albion

Sky Sports pundit Scott Minto has made the bold claim that West Bromwich Albion are the best team in the Championship this season as reported by the Birmingham Mail. Minto believes that the recruitment made by Albion in January has made them stronger than the rest and are currently well on course for promotion back [...]
Published last Monday at 12:06 pm on The 72

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