Luciano Becchio scored 75 goals in 190 league appearances for Leeds United Forward Luciano Becchio and goalkeeper Adam Collin are among 11 players set to leave Championship side Rotherham. Becchio, 32, joined the Millers on loan in 2014 before making two appearances this term after signing until May. Collin was involved in the Millers’ promotion
Chris Wilder’s Northampton Town finished the season 13 points clear at the top of League Two Northampton Town manager Chris Wilder has been unable to reach an agreement with Charlton Athletic following talks with the relegated Championship club. Charlton were given permission to speak to Wilder and assistant Alan Knill, after the pair led the
Despite a third successive top-half finish, Mark Hughes’ side closed the BBC’s Premier League highlights show on nine occasions. West Brom were next on the list, on last eight times, while Bournemouth, Everton and Swansea all received bottom billing on seven occasions. Every club except Arsenal and Manchester City ended the programme at least once.
Stoke boss Mark Hughes says Giannelli Imbula has settled in well since arriving at the club and his best form has yet to come. Imbula arrived at the Britannia Stadium during the transfer window for a club-record Â£18.3million fee and Hughes is happy with the way he has adapted to life in England and the
Russell Slade’s tenure as Cardiff manager ended with a 1-1 draw against Birmingham in the SkyBet Championship. Slade, who will move into a new head of football role over the summer, saw his side fall behind to David Cotterill’s low drive in the 11th minute, but Anthony Pilkington’s close-range finish ensured a share of the
According to reports, Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is on the verge of penning a new contract. Spurs were given a huge boost on Friday when head coach Mauricio Pochettino verbally agreed fresh terms that will tie him to the North London outfit until 2021.
It now appears the club have also convinced their number
Karl Darlow is hoping his moment of inspiration will be remembered as the one which secures Newcastle’s Premier League status. The 25-year-old’s 70th-minute penalty save from former Magpie Yohan Cabaye helped to secure a priceless 1-0 victory over the Eagles, lifting Rafael Benitez’s side out of the bottom three for the first time since February
Alex Mowatt’s red card against Birmingham was his first as a professioinal BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website TEAM NEWS Leeds have midfielder Alex Mowatt available after a three-match ban and defender Giuseppe Bellusci could also be in line
He said: “If Renato has to leave at the end of the season, it’s a question that needs to be placed before Luis Filipe Vieira, because it is the president who defines the structure of club and the squad. “What I can say that Renato has passed all the tests with distinction at Benfica.” The
IN November Starsport was the only British paper to reveal Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Arijan Ademi has tested positive for stanozolol. The anabolic steroid was found in a urine sample given after a Champions League match against Arsenal. UEFA later confirmed it was the same drug used by Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson at the 1988 Olympics.