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EFL Championship Game Week 7 Roundup

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Bielsa’s Leeds show “bottle” in London: An 89th-minute strike from on-loan winger Jack Harrison earned Leeds a 1-1 draw at The Den. The draw means Leeds are one point clear at the top of the table and remain the only unbeaten side in The Championship. After a scrappy first half, Millwall took the lead ten minutes after the break when ...

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Derby County surprise new favourites to sign John Terry

Bookmakers have made Derby County the new favourites to sign John Terry after the former England and Chelsea’s move to Russia fell through. Free agent Terry was on the verge of a lucrative move to Spartak Moscow, but the deal fell through after Terry decided that relocating his family to Russia was not in their best interests. That led many ...

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Former England striker interested in Rangers move

Former England striker Darren Bent has indicated that he wants to join Rangers if given the chance. The 34-year old forward is currently training with League One side Burton Albion after being released by Derby County at the end of last season, and is actively looking for a new club, despite Burton boss Nigel Clough offering him a pay if ...

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Former Aston Villa striker linked with Celtic

Former Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor has been linked with a move to Celtic after making a “come and get me” plea after playing in a charity match at Parkhead over the weekend. The 31-year old is currently a free agent after being released by Villa and, after scoring in the match, the former England international made unabashed appeal to ...

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Aston Villa ready to sign free agent Huth

Aston Villa have been linked with a move for former Premier League winner Robert Huth. Villa had been expected to re-sign former England captain John Terry, who spent last season on loan with the Championship club, but following the shock news that the 37-year old is set to complete a lucrative move to Spartak Moscow, they have been forced to ...

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English transfer deadline set to be moved back again

The experiment of moving the closure of the English transfer window to before the start of the season looks like it is set to be abandoned after just one year, with leading clubs labelling it a failure. That is according to The Sun who report that the issue will be discussed at a meeting of the Premier League clubs later ...

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Nottingham Forest in talks to sign ex-West Brom star

Nottingham Forest are in talks to land free agent Claudio Yacob who was one of the players released by West Bromwich Albion following their relegation to the Championship at the end of last season. The 31 year old ex-Argentine international spent 6 years at The Hawthorns, and made more than 170 appearances for The Baggies before he was deemed surplus ...

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West Brom trialling former Norwich duo

West Bromwich Albion are considering signing former Norwich City players Wes Hoolahan and Russell Martin after it emerged that both men had been training with the Baggies this week. Both players are free agents after leaving Carrow Road in the summer, which means that they can sign for a new club even though the transfer window for both permanent and ...

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Aston Villa want to re-sign John Terry

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce wants the club to re-sign veteran defender John Terry. The former Chelsea and England skipper spent a season at Villa Park last season and captained the side that eventually lost to Fulham in the play-off finals in May. Shortly afterwards, with the club facing severe financial problems, Terry left the club by mutual consent, with ...

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EFL Championship Game Week 6 Roundup

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Friday night’s clash between Leeds and Middlesbrough produced an extremely dull scoreless draw. Tony Pulis set up his Middlesbrough side in an ultra-defensive system with the away side relying on set pieces to create goalscoring chances. Leeds who were missing their influential Spanish playmaker Pablo Hernandez controlled the majority of possession but were unable to break down the well marshalled ...

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