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The top 25 most valuable club brands in world football… how much is your team worth?

24 Aug

The business valuation company published their 10th annual Football 50 report over the summer. The document works out the value of a football club’s brand by estimating “what the owner would have to pay for the use of the brand if it were not already owned.” They take into account a number of factors, including […]

‘Bare bones’ Sunderland NEED more signings before transfer window shuts, insists David Moyes

21 Aug

Sunderland manager David Moyes insists he NEEDS to sign more players before the transfer window shuts to bolster his ‘bare bones’ squad. The Scot tasted defeat in his first game in charge at the Stadium of Light on Sunday as his Black Cats were beaten 2-1 by Middlesbrough in the Wear-Tees derby. And his lack of […]

Pic Special: Liverpool’s awful third kit ranks among the worst football shirts ever seen

21 Aug

Many throughout the country spend their Saturday afternoons nursing painful hangovers and watching the footy. So when they’re confronted with a revolting florescent green kit it doesn’t tend to go down too well. The vomit-inducing Reds strip is truly one of the worst ever seen in Premier League history – and supporters were rightly disgusted. […]

Man Utd’s Wilson joins Derby on loan

21 Aug

James Wilson spent last season on loan in the Championship at Brighton James Wilson has joined Championship side Derby on loan from Manchester United for the rest of the season. The 20-year-old striker spent last season with Brighton, helping the Seagulls to the Championship play-offs with five goals in 28 outings. Wilson’s last Premier League […]

Klopp backs under-fire full-back Moreno

18 Aug

Theo Walcott missed the penalty conceded by Alberto Moreno but soon put Arsenal ahead at the Emirates Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp insists he will not be swayed by recent criticism of Reds left-back Alberto Moreno. The 24-year-old Spain player conceded a penalty in last week’s win at Arsenal and BBC pundit Garth Crooks claimed Liverpool […]

Foxes defeat a reality check – Morgan

13 Aug

Leicester defender Wes Morgan talks to team-mate Daniel Amartey at the final whistle after their defeat at the KCOM Stadium Leicester captain Wes Morgan says his side’s shock opening-day defeat at Hull was the “reality check” they needed at the start of their title defence. The Foxes, who lost only three out of 38 Premier […]

McCarthy ‘fuming’ after Ipswich loss

11 Aug

Mick McCarthy led Ipswich to the third round of last season’s League Cup, where they lost at Manchester United Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he is “fuming” with his side after their 1-0 loss at home to League Two side Stevenage in the EFL Cup. Despite fielding a strong side, the Championship club went […]

Charlton sign Botaka and Magennis

11 Aug

Josh Magennis made three appearances for Northern Ireland at Euro 2016 Charlton Athletic have signed Josh Magennis from Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock for an undisclosed fee and Leeds winger Jordan Botaka on loan. Northern Ireland international Magennis, 25, has agreed a two-year contract with the League One club. The former Cardiff and Aberdeen player scored […]

Defender deal not done

10 Aug

Sunderland, Updated: August 10, 2016 7:21 AM[.[views].], BY ClubCall Sunderland and Everton have yet to agree a deal for defender Lamine Kone that will suit both parties. Kone will return to training on Wearside on Wednesday amid speculation that Everton have tabled an £18million bid for him. The 27-year-old Ivory Coast international is understood to […]

Exeter City 1-0 Brentford (AET)

10 Aug

Ethan Ampadu has represented England and Wales at youth international level League Two side Exeter City stunned Brentford in extra time in the EFL Cup first round as 15-year-old Ethan Ampadu made his debut and became the club’s youngest player. Welsh defender Ampadu, who is the son of ex-West Brom and Swansea midfielder Kwame, started […]