Tag Archives: Javier Pastore

New England manager ‘getting close’

20 Jul

Media playback is not supported on this device England manager appointment close, says FA chief executive Martin Glenn The appointment of a new England manager is “getting close”, says the Football Association’s chief executive. Hull City manager Steve Bruce and Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce have been interviewed about succeeding Roy Hodgson, who resigned after the […]

Liverpool’s Bogdan signs for Wigan

20 Jul

Adam Bogdan joined Liverpool last summer on a free transfer from Bolton Championship side Wigan Athletic have signed goalkeeper Adam Bogdan from Liverpool on a season long-loan deal. The Hungarian made just six appearances for the Reds in his one season after joining on a free transfer from Bolton. The 28-year-old began his career in […]

Martin Glenn: Next England boss will NOT be ‘short-term mercenary’ and WILL help build strong identity in all Three Lions sides

20 Jul

Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn insists the new England manager will not be a ‘short-term mercenary’ and will help develop an identity with the senior and younger Three Lions sides. Glenn is heading up a three-man selection panel, alongside FA technical director Dan Ashworth and vice-chairman David Gill, which has already spoken to “a […]

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

20 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 […]

No Messi, no rush for Forest – Montanier

20 Jul

Lionel Messi and Neymar helped Barcelona to La Liga title last season, while Nottingham Forest finished 16th in England second tier Unless Lionel Messi or Neymar are prepared to swap Barcelona for Nottingham Forest, the Championship club will stay patient in the transfer market, says boss Philippe Montanier. He has signed Apostolos Vellios and Thomas […]

Norwich forward Kyle Lafferty: I’m looking for a new club

1 Jul

“When I come back I will probably be looking for a new club” Kyle Lafferty The striker, who scored seven times in the qualification process for Euro 2016, recently got married and when he returns from his honeymoon he anticipates seeking a new employer. He said: “When I come back I […]

Newcastle to confirm signing of Bournemouth midfielder Matt Ritchie

1 Jul

Ritchie, 26, flew to St James Park to undergo a medical after being offered a double his £25,000-a-week Bournemouth wages to drop into the Championship. The Scotland international has been snapped up by Rafael Benitez to replace Crystal Palace bound England winger Andros Townsend.

EXCLUSIVE: Diego Costa wants to leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid return

1 Jul

But Costa, who still has three years left on his contract, is their top target. The Madrid club held talks with his agent in the Spanish capital this week. Atletico boss Diego Simeone demanded the club sign a big-name striker before he would agree to stay on as coach, and Costa has always been his […]

Tomas Rosicky focusing on Euro 2016 rather than securing future after Arsenal

19 Jun

Having made one appearance during the ten-month English season Tomas Rosicky will be making his second in five days when he plays for Czech Republic against Croatia on Friday. The midfielder said playing such an intense tournament is difficult after so little regular football, but he is fit to play. “Everything is fine for me,” […]

Which clubs travel the furthest? The Premier League’s longest away days revealed

18 Jun

CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO SEE HOW FAR YOUR CLUB WILL HAVE TO TRAVEL NEXT SEASON IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE The 2016/17 season is edging ever closer and fans of English top flight clubs can now begin to start making travel arrangements for matches. The fixture list for the upcoming campaign was released on […]