Oldham to pull the plug on Ched Evans deal

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The Ched Evans saga continues. It appears that League One side Oldham Athletic could rescind their interest in former Sheffield United striker, Ched Evans after a 20,000 man petition insisting the club don’t sign him. Evans, 26, was convicted of rape and sentenced to prison; since his release, Evans has been sacked from Sheffield United and is seeking a new …

Jessica Ennis-Hill warns Sheffield United not to re-sign Evans

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Sheffield United clearly have a dilemma on their hands. Do they re-sign Ched Evans and risk losing advocates of the club or do they reject the option to sign a former player? To make their decision tougher, one high profile advocate, Olympian, Jessica Ennis-Hill has revealed to BBC Sport that she wants her name removed from the club stand that was named …

Manchester United Update – Rojo dislocates shoulder

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Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat to arch rivals Manchester City was dealt an even bigger blow after summer signing Marcos Rojo dislocated his shoulder. The Argentinian defender went in for a sliding tackle and left his arm out as a support but it bucked underneath him and his shoulder popped out of joint. United are already down to bare bones in …

Ched Evans released from prison

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Former Sheffield United footballer, Ched Evans has been released from prison after serving half of his 5 years sentence according to BBC Sport. The 25-year-old was found guilty of rape back in April 2012 and was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment. However, Evans has been released from his sentence early and is now pondering whether to get back into football. Sheffield …