Crystal Palace scout League One’s 5ft 3in midfield maestro
Jan18

Crystal Palace scout League One’s 5ft 3in midfield maestro

Crystal Palace are reportedly keeping close tabs on League One star Erhun Oztumer, according to The Sun. The Premier League side, who suffered a third straight defeat at the weekend against Manchester City, are monitoring the Peterborough United playmaker’s impressive performances this campaign. The 24-year-old, who was released by Charlton Athletic when he was 16 for being too small, has scored five and assisted six goals in 16...

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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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Reading close to signing Charlton and Bristol City target
Jan14

Reading close to signing Charlton and Bristol City target

Reading are reportedly closing in on the signing of Bournemouth striker Yann Kermorgant, according to the Sun’s Football League Reporter, Tom Barclay. With Cherries boss Eddie Howe signing two strikers – Benik Afobe and Lewis Grabban – this month, the Frenchman has fallen further down the pecking order at the Vitality Stadium, and now looks set to complete a move to the Championship. A number of teams from...

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Charlton reappoint Jose Riga as Head Coach
Jan14

Charlton reappoint Jose Riga as Head Coach

Charlton Athletic have reappointed Jose Riga as their new Head Coach an an 18-month contract. The Belgian will take charge of the Addicks for a second time after having a two-month spell as boss at the end of the 2013/14 season. That time he guided the South East London outfit to safety, and he has been tasked with doing the same again as this time the club are three points from safety after going nine Championship games without a...

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Everton join Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool & Man City on scouting £5m-rated Championship teen
Jan14

Everton join Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool & Man City on scouting £5m-rated Championship teen

Everton have reportedly joined the long list of high-profile potential suitors for Championship starlet Ademola Lookman, according to The Independent. The Premier League side, who drew 0-0 at Manchester City on Wednesday night, are understood to have joined Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and the Citizens in monitoring the young Charlton Athletic forward during the January transfer window. The 18-year-old, who was playing Sunday league...

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