Championship newcomers Sunderland are close to signing Bournemouth’s Lewis Grabban on a season-long loan, according to Chronicle Live. This comes after the club missed out on a similar deal for Grabban’s teammate Max Gradel last week. The 29-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Jaap Stam’s Reading, helping them progress to [...] The post Sunderland set to sign former Reading and Norwich striker appeared first on The72.
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Swindon suffered a disappointing 2016-17 campaign. The Robins were relegated but much has changed since relegation. Town have brought in a new manager and they have signed many new players. So here are four reasons why Swindon will gain promotion this year. 1.) David Flitcroft has done it before Swindon’s new gaffer David Flitcroft has been promoted from [...] The post Opinion: Four reasons why Swindon will gain promotion appeared first on The72.
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Blackburn Rovers have signed Paul Caddis on a free transfer after he had a successful trial with the club as confirmed by the club website. Caddis started last season at Birmingham City where he was hailed as a hero for scoring the goal that saved them from being relegated from the Sky Bet Championship in [...] The post Blackburn Rovers sign former Birmingham City defender after successful trial appeared first on The72.
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Shrewsbury Town have signed James Bolton from Gateshead for an undisclosed fee as confirmed by the club website. The the 24-year-old right-back is an established player in the Vanarama National having played for the likes at Macclesfield Town and Halifax before landing at Gateshead in 2016. In his year in the North East he made [...] The post Shrewsbury Town complete signing of Gateshead defender appeared first on The72.
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Jordan Veretout could be joining Saint-Étienne according to the Birmingham Mail, however, interest in the player is high. Veretout started his career with Nantes, and he played 130 times for the club scoring fourteen goals. He joined Villa in 2015 for an undisclosed fee. However, it is thought that the deal was in the region [...] The post Aston Villa midfielder could be joining Ligue 1 side appeared first on The72.
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Blackburn Rovers boss Tony Mowbray is set to make a decision on the future on former Birmingham City defender Paul Caddis in the coming days, according to The Lancashire Telegraph. Caddis, 29, has spent his pre-season training with Blackburn following his release from Bury and could be set to sign for the club. The defender [...] The post Blackburn Rovers to make decision on former Birmingham City defender appeared first on The72.
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Freddie Woodman could be on his way to Bury according to The Bury Times. The 20-year-old was on loan at Kilmarnock last season who were managed by current Bury boss Lee Clark. Woodman hasn’t yet made a first-team appearance for The Magpies. He has been on loan to Hartlepool, Crawley and Kilmarnock. Woodman was praised [...] The post Newcastle United keeper is a target for Bury appeared first on The72.
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Former Leeds United and Birmingham City winger Jermaine Pennant will continue his search for a new club after being released by Scottish Premiership outfit Hibernian following an unsuccessful trial with the club according to the Daily Record. The 34-year-old Nottingham born midfielder has been without a club since leaving Bury following a short spell with [...] The post Hibs end trial of former Leeds United and Birmingham City man appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa have re-signed Sam Johnstone on loan from Manchester United for the season as confirmed by club website. One of the main priorities that Villa head coach Steve Bruce had when he was appointed last year was to sign a new goalkeeper. And in the January transfer window he was finally able to do [...] The post Aston Villa re-sign Manchester United goalkeeper on loan appeared first on The72.
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MK Dons have signed Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Ethan Ebanks-Landell on a season-long loan deal. The defender is a product of Wolves academy. He went out on loan to Bury for the 2012-13 campaign. Ebanks-Landell played 26 games for Bury, but he couldn’t help the club avoid relegation to League Two. The 24-year-old played ten times for [...] The post Sheffield United target joins MK Dons on loan appeared first on The72.
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