Victor Anichebe has confirmed his departure from West Bromwich Albion via social media after three seasons at the club. The Nigerian forward, 28, is out of contract this summer and the Baggies have decided not to renew his deal.
Anichebe tweeted: “Thank you to all the @WBAFCofficial fans for the support during my time at
West Brom ran the rule over several Tony Pulis old boys on Saturday when an Albion scout watched Stoke and Sunderland draw 1-1. The Baggies boss was responsible for signing five of the Stoke players on view, including 35-year-old striker Peter Crouch, who set up his side’s goal.
Crouch is rumoured to be unsure of
Rochdale Independent MP Simon Danczuk said the Government was “hell-bent” on making it as difficult as possible to provide services amid the influx of new arrivals, with spending power also cut by up to five per cent. He listed the top five local authorities with the most asylum seekers as Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Rochdale and
Liverpool keeper Simon Mignolet is hoping the Reds’ fans will help them over the line against Villarreal on Thursday night. Jurgen Klopp’s men go into the semi-final second leg 1-0 down on aggregate after Adrian Lopez’s injury-time strike last week but Mignolet believes they can overcome that deficit.
The Belgium keeper is looking for
The cost of a replica 2016/17 Chelsea home kit has been met with astonishment on social media. The Blues today unveiled the strip they will wear next season, with Eden Hazard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek appearing in an awkward video on Facebook in which Hazard made a strip tease joke. But the laughs ended when Chelsea
Allardyce says Sunderland’s ex-Arsenal keeper Vito Mannone was right to quit the Gunners in 2013. The Italian, 28, won the struggle for the Black Cats’ No 1 spot with Costel Pantilimon, who Allardyce sold to Watford in January. And Allardyce reckons the return of England Under-21 keeper Jordan Pickford, 22, from a loan spell with
Crouch, a £10m signing five years ago, said: “I’m realistic so I know I’m not going to play every single game, but I do need to play a little bit more than I have done this season. “I feel I still have plenty to offer. I’m not the sort to knock on the manager’s door
Florin Gardos expressed his delight at coming through his first action this season with Southampton’s Under-21s on Monday night. The 27-year-old central defender, who moved to St Mary’s from Steaua Bucharest in summer 2014 and made just 11 appearances last term, has not played since picking up a serious knee injury in a pre-season clash