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Bolton sign former Stoke and Man City midfielder on short-term deal

Bolton Wanderers have signed former Stoke City and Manchester City midfielder Stephen Ireland on a short-term deal. That is according to The BBC who reports that the 32-year old Irish international was available as a free agent after being released by Stoke in June following their relegation from the Premier League. Ireland began his career with Manchester City, eventually breaking ...

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New Twist in Aston Villa manager saga

A new twist in the ongoing saga over who is going to be the next Aston Villa manager has emerged, after news that Thierry Henry may be set to take over at Monaco. The 41 year-old former Arsenal star had emerged as favourite to take over the vacant Villa job, perhaps as part of a “dream team” with John Terry, ...

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West Brom lining up January move for Blackburn star

West Bromwich Albion will make another attempt to sign Blackburn midfielder Bradley Dack in January, as Darren Moore looks to strengthen his squad as they look to bounce back to the Premier League at the first time of asking. The 24-year old was reportedly a player that the Baggies were interested in during the summer, but their interest was rebuffed ...

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Bournemouth eye January bid for Brentford centre-half

High flying Bournemouth are considering a January bid for Brentford centre-half Chris Mepham. Eddie Howe’s side were linked with a move for the Welsh international in the summer, but saw a £10 million bid turned down by the West London side. However, according to The Sun, they are ready to make another play for him, once the January transfer window ...

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David Moyes now favourite for the Villa job

Former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes has been installed as favourite by the bookmakers to become the new manager of Aston Villa. That is according to The Daily Express who report that Moyes is in prime position to take over from Steve Bruce who was sacked on Wednesday, with leading bookmakers pricing him at 6/4. That is ahead ...

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Contenders line-up for the Villa job

Steve Bruce may just have left the hot seat at Villa Park, but already the field of contenders waiting to take his job is starting to swell. Bruce was sacked as manager on Wednesday after a disappointing start to the season, which has seen Villa flounder in mid-table in the Championship. The final straw was Tuesday’s home draw with bottom-side ...

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EFL Championship Game Week 11 Roundup

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Leeds return to the top of the Championship table: Leeds beat their Yorkshire rivals Hull one nil on Tuesday night to regain top spot in the Championship table. A second-half goal from Tyler Roberts proved to be the winning goal for Marcelo Bielsa’s side. Leeds wasted some guilt edge chances to kill off the game in the first half. The ...

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Former Palace and Wolves striker set to sign for West Brom.

Former Wolverhampton Wanderers and Crystal Palace forward Bakary Sako is set to sign for West Bromwich Albion, with Sky Sports reporting that the Midlands’ club are hoping to get the player registered in time for the team’s visit to Preston on Saturday. The Mail international has been a free agent since leaving Palace in the summer after rejecting a new ...

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Aston Villa open talks with James Chester

Having tied Jack Grealish down to a new four-year deal, Aston Villa are now turning their attention to his team mate, James Chester. The 29-year old Welsh international is under contract until 2020, but Villa are keen to secure his long-term future at the club and, according to The Daily Telegraph, have opened talks with the player’s representatives about a ...

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Jack Grealish set to sign lucrative new deal

Jack Grealish is set to sign a new 5-year deal with Aston Villa. The news will cheer fans of the Midlands club but it is bad news for Tottenham because his new contract, according to The Daily Express will reportedly include a £60 million clause which is set to put a definitive end to their pursuit of the 23-year old ...

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