Victor Valdes, Kolo Toure and Emmanuel Adebayor are among those on the Premier League released list Kolo Toure, Victor Valdes and Emmanuel Adebayor are among the high-profile names to have been released by their Premier League clubs. Toure, 35, leaves Liverpool after three years, playing his final game in last month’s Europa League final defeat.
George Thorne’s injury will rule him out of Derby’s Championship play-off semi-finals against Hull Derby County midfielder George Thorne will miss his side’s play-off campaign after suffering a double leg break, the Championship club have confirmed. Thorne, 23, was hurt in Saturday’s 1-0 home defeat by Ipswich and is expected to be out of action
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe is being linked with a move back to Bournemouth if the Black Cats are relegated this season. The former England man has been linked with the Cherries in the past, after a successful loan spell with them in the 2000/01 season, and those links have now resurfaced, should the worst happen.
James Wilson’s equaliser extended Brighton’s unbeaten run to 13 games Brighton’s draw with Derby means they must beat Middlesbrough on Saturday to be promoted to the Premier League. Both clubs will aim to join Burnley in the top tier after they secured a top-two finish by beating QPR on Monday. James Wilson netted a scrappy