Tag: Brentford

Derby’s Sammon agrees to Hearts switch

Conor Sammon spent the season on loan to Sheffield United Conor Sammon has agreed a three-year contract with Hearts as the striker prepares to leave Derby County. The 29-year-old Irishman is expected to formally sign for the Scottish Premiership club next week on his return from holiday. Sammon has negotiated an early release from his

Arsenal and Manchester United to battle it out for Wolfsburg’s £19m defender Ricardo Rodriguez

Arsenal and Manchester United are ready to battle it out for the signature of Ricardo Rodriguez, according to reports in Germany. The defender has been a regular for Wolfsburg since joining the club in 2012, racking up over 150 appearances. The 23-year-old has also excelled for Switzerland in major tournaments and clubs are now taking

David Haigh ‘beaten’ in Dubai jail

Media caption“I was hit in the face”: David Haigh speaks to Newsnight’s Mark Lobel The former managing director of Leeds United, David Haigh, says he was mistreated and beaten while in prison for fraud in Dubai. Speaking to BBC Newsnight in his first interview since his release last month, Mr Haigh said there had been

Season must not ‘fizzle out’ – Rowett

Gary Rowett has been linked to the permanent manager’s job at Derby County this season Manager Gary Rowett does not want to let Birmingham City’s season peter out after conceding their play-off challenge is now effectively over. The Blues’ 2-1 defeat by promotion-chasing Brighton at St Andrew’s left them 11 points off the top six

Man Utd were ‘shambolic’ – Scholes

Manchester United have lost their past three away games in Europe. Manchester United were “shambolic” and had no plan during their 2-0 Europa League defeat at Liverpool, says former United midfielder Paul Scholes. Daniel Sturridge and Roberto Firmino scored, with only keeper David de Gea preventing a heavier first-leg loss. Scholes, who made 718 appearances