Manchester Utd identify 6ft 5 England goalkeeper as De Gea’s ideal replacement
Jan22

Manchester Utd identify 6ft 5 England goalkeeper as De Gea’s ideal replacement

Manchester United are reportedly plotting a surprise move for England international Jack Butland, according to the Daily Mail. The 13-time Premier League champions, who face Southampton this weekend, have identified the Stoke City goalkeeper as a potential replacement for fellow shot stopper David De Gea should he join Real Madrid. The 22-year-old, who has three international caps for the Three Lions, has kept nine clean sheets in all...

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Premier League Newboy: Demarai Gray (Leicester City)
Jan20

Premier League Newboy: Demarai Gray (Leicester City)

Surprise Premier League title contenders Leicester City kicked off their January transfer business with the £3.75m signing of Championship starlet Demarai Gray from Birmingham City earlier this month. But how much do you know about the Foxes’ latest addition? Shoot takes a closer look at Claudio Ranieri’s new highly-rated winger… Why have Leicester City bought him? Demarai Gray has been admired and renowned as one of...

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League Two star’s £10,000-a-week wage demands could scupper Championship transfer
Jan18

League Two star’s £10,000-a-week wage demands could scupper Championship transfer

Derby County are reportedly reconsidering their pursuit of League Two star Callum O’Dowda this month due to his wage demands, according to the Daily Mail. The Championship outfit, who were convincingly beaten 3-0 by Birmingham City on Saturday, have been heavily linked with a £1m move for the highly-rated Oxford United during the January transfer window. The 20-year-old, who is a Republic of Ireland Under-21 international, has scored...

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Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough beaten while Hull thrash lowly Charlton
Jan18

Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough beaten while Hull thrash lowly Charlton

Hull City are now just two points behind the leaders Middlesbrough as they closed the gap at the top of the Championship with a sensational 6-0 victory over Charlton, ensuring Jose Riga’s second spell in charge at the Addicks got off to the worst possible start. Abel Hernandez’s first-half hat-trick sealed the win with barely 40 minutes played, along with a wonderful finish from Robert Snodgrass that gave the Tigers a 4-0 lead at the...

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Championship Preview: Managerless Bristol City host leaders Middlesbrough
Jan15

Championship Preview: Managerless Bristol City host leaders Middlesbrough

Table-toppers Middlesbrough travel to the West Country to take on a struggling and now managerless Bristol City side. Boro are five points clear at the top and not conceded a goal in any of their last nine matches, in which they’ve recorded eight victories. Meanwhile, the Robins, who are two points adrift of safety, sacked boss Steve Cotterill on Thursday after going six matches without a win. Remarkably, City recorded their...

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Aston Villa submitted loan move for ex-Birmingham City hero
Jan15

Aston Villa submitted loan move for ex-Birmingham City hero

Aston Villa reportedly made an offer for former Birmingham City hero Obafemi Martins, according to the Birmingham Mail. The Premier League side, who defeated Crystal Palace 1-0 in midweek to record their first league win since the opening day of the 2015-16 campaign, were understood to want to sign the Nigeria international striker around four weeks ago. The 31-year-old, who has 42 international caps for his country, scored an...

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