Tag Archives: Ivan Rakitic

Liverpool’s Allen completes Stoke move

26 Jul

Joe Allen played in every game for Wales at Euro 2016 Stoke City have signed Wales midfielder Joe Allen from Liverpool for £13m. The 26-year-old, who had a year left on his contract, was also a target for the Potters’ Premier League rivals Swansea, whom he left to join Liverpool in 2012. “It’s been a […]

CONFIRMED: Norwich City sign Northern Ireland’s Euro 2016 hero Michael McGovern on free transfer

25 Jul

Norwich City have signed Northern Ireland goalkeeper Michael McGovern on a free transfer. The 32-year-old has penned a three-year deal at Carrow Road, having left Hamilton Academical earlier this summer. McGovern played under Canaries boss Alex Neil when he was player-manager of the Scottish Premiership side. The experienced shot-stopper moves to Carrow Road on the back of a fine […]

REVEALED: Crackdown on staggering £3.1bn benefit fraud could CLEAR NHS debt

20 May

The majority of universal credit fraud is through claimants saying they live alone when they share property with a partner, or failing to inform the DWP they are working. ESA fraud rocketed, driven by people who are living abroad but still claiming handouts. The rate of housing benefit fraud also increased sharply, with officials paying […]

Football League proposal met with backlash

20 May

Bradford‘s joint chairman Mark Lawn has branded the Football League’s proposals to introduce a fifth division to the English professional ranks as “ridiculous.” The league wants to create four divisions of 20 teams below the Premier League in time for the 2019-20 season, increasing the number of professional clubs in England from 92 to 100, […]

Rowett ‘deserves Birmingham commitment’

18 May

Gary Rowett took charge at Birmingham City in October 2014 following the departure of Lee Clark Birmingham City must do everything they can to keep manager Gary Rowett, says director Panos Pavlakis. Rowett, 42, has been linked with both Fulham and Derby County this season and Pavlakis believes Blues must show the right level of […]

Hull City hand deal to former Peterborough youngster Jonathan Edwards

12 May

Promotion-chasing Hull City have snapped up promising teen frontman Jonathan Edwards. The 19-year-old has impressed during a trial with the Tigers, during which he played for the club’s under-21 side. And now Hull, who are in the Championship play-offs having finished fourth, have handed Edwards a one-year deal. The striker started his career at Peterborough […]

Transfer rumours: The craziest deals that could happen this summer

12 May

The summer transfer window opens on July 1 and the rumour mill is slowly but surely picking up speed. From Alexis Sanchez to Cristiano Ronaldo, a whole host of big names – predictably – are being linked with major moves ahead of the new season. So talkSPORT has taken a look at 10 potentially huge deals that could happen […]

Carvalhal proud of Owls’ play-off spot

11 May

Carvalhal’s side had drawn three Championship games in a row before beating Cardiff Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal is proud that his team have secured a play-off spot, despite being “outsiders” for promotion. The Owls comfortably beat Cardiff 3-0 on Saturday to guarantee a top-six finish in the Championship. “I said from the beginning that […]

Transfer rumours and Sunday newspaper gossip: Arsenal Sturridge bid, LFC midfielder on the move and more

8 May

Here is a selection of the top stories and transfer rumours in Sunday’s newspapers… Arsenal are planning a £30m bid for Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge. (Sunday Mirror) Ryan Giggs has been tipped to quit Manchester United if Jose Mourinho is appointed boss. (Sunday Mirror) Leicester want Crystal Palace’s Yannick Bolasie and Watford’s Troy Deeney and are preparing a £40m […]

Carvalhal proud of Owls’ play-off spot

2 May

Carvalhal’s side had drawn three Championship games in a row before beating Cardiff Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal is proud that his team have secured a play-off spot, despite being “outsiders” for promotion. The Owls comfortably beat Cardiff 3-0 on Saturday to guarantee a top-six finish in the Championship. “I said from the beginning that […]