Marcos Rojo granted Manchester United work permit

New summer Manchester United signing Marcos Rojo has finally been granted a work permit following his move from Sporting CP. Fox Sports journalist Christian Martin, who specialises with Argentinean football, confirmed on Twitter that the paperwork has been finalised and he will head to Manchester today. The left-sided centre-back cost the Red Devils £16m on 19 August but failed to gain …

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Gareth ThomasMarcos Rojo granted Manchester United work permit

John Guidetti’s move to Celtic on hold

Manchester City’s John Guidetti’s proposed move to Scottish Champions Celtic fell through on deadline day after the paperwork was not submitted on time according to Sky Sports. However, Celtic have appealed to FIFA asking for the decision to be ratified leaving the deal back in the balance. The Swede has spoken out ahead of his move that currently lies in …

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Oliver BainesJohn Guidetti’s move to Celtic on hold

Stoke City goalkeeper makes it into the Guinness Book of Records

Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has made it into the Guinness Book of Records for the “longest goal scored in football”. In November, 2013, Begovic scored after just 13 seconds from a goal kick which caught the wind on a blustery afternoon. The goal has now been credited as the longest goal in football and is now an official record. …

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Oliver BainesStoke City goalkeeper makes it into the Guinness Book of Records

Van Persie – “Falcao must fight for his place”

Manchester United striker, Robin Van Persie has offered a warning to Radamel Falcao that walking into the first team may not be as easy as first presumed. Despite the Colombians impressive goal-scoring record, Falcao has also walked into one of the stronger looking attacks in the Premier League; with the likes of Wayne Rooney, Robin Van Persie, Juan Mata and …

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Oliver BainesVan Persie – “Falcao must fight for his place”

Ronaldo to return to United?

Cristiano Ronaldo – currently voted the best footballer on the planet, has revealed his plans to one day re-join Manchester United. The 29-year-old forward told Sky Sports: “I love Manchester.” “Everyone knows that – I have said it many times. Manchester is in my heart. I left many good friends there, the supporters are amazing and I wish I can …

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Oliver BainesRonaldo to return to United?

England win but remain uninspiring

Last night saw England overcome a resilient Norwegian side 1-0 at a subdued Wembley Stadium. A single Wayne Rooney penalty was enough to secure the win for Roy Hodgson’s men, but work is still required if the Three Lions wish to improve. An experimental squad was selected ahead of the Norway and Switzerland games during the international break, with four …

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Oliver BainesEngland win but remain uninspiring

Crystal Palace re-sign Andrew Johnson on a free

Crystal Palace have today confirmed that Andrew Johnson has rejoined the club on a free transfer. The 33-year-old striker scored 74 goals in his first spell at the Eagles. Andrew Johnson (AJ) was once an English forward with great promise and between 2002-2006 he made his name for Crystal Palace with some excellent displays. In the 2004/05 season Palace were …

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Gareth ThomasCrystal Palace re-sign Andrew Johnson on a free

Former Chelsea assistant named new Jordan coach

57-year-old Ray Wilkins has today taken up a new role in international management by accepting the Jordan head coach job. The former Chelsea assistant who was most recently assistant at Fulham till February will begin planning for his first game against Malaysia on 11 October. Ray Wilkins had a career that spanned 24 years and saw him play 695 career league …

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Gareth ThomasFormer Chelsea assistant named new Jordan coach

Three agents much wealthier after summer transfers

  Every transfer window there tends to be a big move, even in the winter January window. Whilst the players are the ones who make the headlines, earn the mega wages and sell the shirts with their names on the back, there is a group of people who allow all that to happen… Agents. Agents are often given a bad …

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Gareth ThomasThree agents much wealthier after summer transfers

Strootman tops Manchester United’s January list

Manchester United’s squad at the end of the summer transfer window has been labelled “Galacticos” in reference to the great Real Madrid side of the early 2000s. The Daily Mail believe that come January 2015, the spending will continue with Kevin Strootman top of the list. After spending over £150m in the summer, Kevin Strootman of AS Roma, could be set …

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Gareth ThomasStrootman tops Manchester United’s January list

Liverpool sign Spain U17 international

Liverpool have completed yet another signing but this time beyond deadline day. The club have announced the signing of Spain U17 international Madger Antonio from La Liga club Villarreal. The Daily Mirror confirm the transfer is for a nominal fee as the Antonio’s contract was set to expire at the end of this season and Villarreal feared losing the player on …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool sign Spain U17 international

Andorra’s pitch cleared for Wales Euro kick-off

Wales will be pleased to hear that plans for their qualifier with Andorra on 9 September can go ahead in the knowledge that the pitch has been cleared for competitive football. UEFA had previously been unhappy at the quality of the 3G surface which made the ball role too quickly. This afternoon though, the Football Association of Wales have tweeted …

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Gareth ThomasAndorra’s pitch cleared for Wales Euro kick-off

5 under the radar transfers from the Premier League

Transfer Deadline Day is always a media sensation with deals ongoing throughout the day; with the constant 24 hour coverage, fans are never going to miss a thing. However, sometimes with the big deals stealing the headlines; some deals do go under the radar and clubs often snap up a decent player or two. Here are our top 5 under …

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Oliver Baines5 under the radar transfers from the Premier League

Bad news for Arsenal – Reus to Real?

Bad news for Arsenal. Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Borussia Dortmund to have first option on signing Marco Reus next summer, according to El Confidencial. No fee has been definitively agreed with Dortmund for the Germany international, who has also been linked with the likes of Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City and Manchester United. The German was heavily tipped to make a transfer deadline day move to the Emirates, …

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Oliver BainesBad news for Arsenal – Reus to Real?

Are Liverpool stronger than last season?

The loss of Luis Suarez has taken many Liverpool fans back and damaged their confidence. However, a strong transfer window by Reds boss Brendan Rodgers has rejuvenated some belief once again at Anfield. The question is, are Liverpool stronger than last season? 31 goals in 37 games is a phenomenal fate whilst in the Premier League, something only Luis Suarez …

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Oliver BainesAre Liverpool stronger than last season?

Will Joel Campbell ever get a run out at Arsenal?

Arsenal fans will be questioning Arsene Wenger’s inability to use Joel Campbell despite the excitement that has been attached to his name of late. The Costa-Rican striker showed glimpses of his quality at the World Cup and got Arsenal fans excited for the coming season. A striker who has shown a lot of promise and development over the years, Gunners …

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Oliver BainesWill Joel Campbell ever get a run out at Arsenal?

Cleverley joins Aston Villa

Tom Cleverley has joined Aston Villa on loan despite the transfer window being shut, according to BBC Sport. Aston Villa have completed the loan signing of the Manchester United midfielder with the view to sign Cleverley permanently at the end of the season according to reports, however, United also have the option to recall their player in January if need be. …

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Oliver BainesCleverley joins Aston Villa

England v Norway Preview

England take on Norway in tonight’s International friendly match at Wembley (20:00 k/o). It is the Three Lions first match after succumbing to a 0-0 draw against Costa Rica; enough to put them out of the World Cup in the Group Stages. Manager Roy Hodgson has selected a youthful side to start against the Scandinavian outfit, Hodgson last night confirming …

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Oliver BainesEngland v Norway Preview

Top 5 transfers of deadline day

There were a host of surprise signings and some top quality moving to the Premier League after last nights transfer deadline day antics. We take a look at the top 5 transfer of deadline day –  5. Abel Hernandez – Hull City –  Hull City have completed the signing of Abel Hernandez for an undisclosed fee, said to be around £9.5m …

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Oliver BainesTop 5 transfers of deadline day

Arsenal sign Danny Welbeck on deadline day

Arsenal last night completed the signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United on transfer deadline day for a fee of £16m. Arsenal had been in the hunt for a striker after first choice striker, Olivier Giroud broke his foot in a match against Everton which sees him out of action until the new year. Meanwhile, Welbeck’s future at Manchester United …

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Oliver BainesArsenal sign Danny Welbeck on deadline day