Tag: Jan Vertonghen

Leeds United scrap ‘pie tax’ on tickets

Leeds United introduced the ticket price increases in December 2015 Leeds have scrapped a controversial “pie tax” that had been introduced on some match-day tickets at Elland Road. The club raised the price of adult tickets in the South Stand by £5, which also included a “meal deal” voucher. A statement on the club website

Cardiff win two out of two in Germany

Forward Frederic Gounongbe joined Cardiff City from Belgian side KVC Westerlo. Cardiff City beat St Pauli 2-1 to secure back-to-back wins in the Osnabruck Tournament in Germany. Following a 3-0 win over hosts VFL Osnabruck earlier in the afternoon, Lex Immers gave Cardiff the lead against St Pauli. Maurice Litka equalised for but Lasse Sobiech’s

Striker fears rubbished

West Ham have rubbished fears Andy Carroll has suffered another injury setback after he sat out the team’s latest pre-season game. Speculation over the striker’s fitness has emerged recently after it was reported Carroll had suffered a groin injury and was set to be sidelined for the next two weeks. Were it to be true

Gunter set for Tigers move

Hull are set to pip Celtic and Swansea to the signature of Reading defender Chris Gunter, reports have claimed. Gunter jumped on to the radar of all three clubs after it was revealed the Wales international has a £1.1million release clause in his contract with the Championship club. Gunter also caught the eye when

Recruitment is crucial – Allardyce

Sam Allardyce has won nine of his 29 games in charge at the Stadium of Light to lead Sunderland to safety Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce says recruitment is key next season to avoid the club doing a “lap of honour avoiding relegation”. The Black Cats beat Everton 3-0 on Wednesday to secure their Premier League

Rivals enter winger race

Swansea face a battle to land Wales international midfielder Hal Robson-Kanu after Watford entered the race for his signature. The versatile 26-year-old, who can operate as a wide man or in the centre of the pitch, is set to depart the Madejski Stadium at the end of the season when he will be available on

MK Dons ‘should have used Alli money’

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘Getting relegated takes its toll’ MK Dons made a mistake not investing in the squad with money from Dele Alli’s sale, says boss Karl Robinson, after being relegated from the Championship. Alli joined Tottenham in February 2015, but was loaned back to the Dons to help them

Saints braced for Lazio Pelle raid

Southampton striker Graziano Pelle has emerged as a top summer transfer target for Italian side Lazio. The Biancocelesti are after a new forward this summer as veteran Miroslav Klose, 37, is tipped to leave and they have, according to the Corriere dello Sport, targeted Saints ace Pelle. The 30-year-old has just over a year left