Swansea City – Swans want Rhodes of Blackburn

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Blackburn Rovers have had a tough January so far, firstly with heavy interest from Premier League club in their striker Rudy Gestede and now because of interest in Jordan Rhodes, their other talisman. According to the Daily Telegraph, the Swans see Rhodes as the perfect Wilfried Bony replacement. Jordan Rhodes is still 24-years-old and began his career with Barnsley before …

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Tottenham Hotspur – Delph bid ready at £3m

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Aston Villa fans are desperate for their club to hold on to important midfielder Fabian Delph as his contract is set to expire in the summer. However Delph is stalling on a new deal and now the Daily Mirror believe Tottenham Hotspur will be just £3m for his services. Fabian Delph is 25-years-old and was born in Bradford before joining …

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Liverpool update – Joel Ward a surprise target?

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Liverpool’s defence has been woeful at times this season, only sometimes masked by the criticism of £16m signing Mario Balotelli. Now The Guardian believe 24-year-old Crystal Palace defender could be a possible target for Brendan Rodgers. Joel Ward began his career on the South Coast with Portsmouth in 2006 and worked his way through the club’s academy. He spent the …

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Birmingham City seek Karl Robinson as new boss

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Yesterday Birmingham City sacked their manager Lee Clark following a difficult start to the season that continued the poor form from the last campaign. Now Sky Sports News report the Midlands club have approached MK Dons for permission to speak to their manager Karl Robinson. 41-year-old Lee Clark joined Birmingham City in June 2012 after a successful and long spell with …

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Sheffield United ‘hold talks’ with rapist Ched Evans

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Sheffield United manger Nigel Clough has answered questions from the media today about the future of convicted rapist and striker Ched Evans. Clough spoke to BBC Radio Sheffield that the club’s owners will make the final decision on whether they will re-sign the Welshman. Ched Evans was born in North Wales and had spells with Rhyl and Chester City before beginning …

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New Cardiff boss Russell Slade to stand up to Tan

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Cardiff City were finally able to appoint Russell Slade last night as the Bluebird’s new Head Coach, this followed a period of turmoil as legal disputes took place with Leyton Orient. Slade will take the reigns at Cardiff, replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who was sacked following a difficult start to club’s life back in the Championship. Whilst the debate over …

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Liverpool close in on hot prospect Dele Alli

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Liverpool are thought to be close to completing a deal to bring MK Dons wonder-kid Dele Alli to Anfield. CaughtOffside.com understand that the 18-year-old will cost the Reds about £8m. The boyhood Liverpool fans has been growing in renown of late and is believed to have been scouted by a number of Premier League clubs and even German giants Bayern Munich. …

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Is Russell Slade the right man for Cardiff City?

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  It is days like today I am very thankful I get paid to write about football. With Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade on the verge of taking over the Cardiff City hot-seat following his resignation request last night. However, before the man is even appointed the insults have already begun. I have been a Cardiff City season ticket holder …

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