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Football News: Review Of The Day 27th June 2019

Review Of The Day 27th June 2019
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Review of the Day

 


Contracts

Rochdale midfielder Matty Done has signed a 2 year deal.

Leyton Orient's director of football Martin Ling has signed a new 2 year contract.

Norwich City defender Ben Godfrey has agreed a 4 year deal.

Brazilian centre-back Felipe has extended his Hannover 96 contract by 2 years.

St Mirren defender Gary MacKenzie has a new one year deal.

 

Transfers

Port Vale have made a double signing of Mark Cullen and Ryan Lloyd. Striker Cullen left Blackpool last season and Lloyd left Macclesfield.

Tranmere have signed four players. Defender Calum Woods after his release by Bradford City, Sid Nelson on a free from Millwall, Kieron Morris from Walsall and Corey Blackett-Taylor from Aston Villa's youth system are the quartet.

Bournemouth have sent forward Mikael Ndjoli to a season-long loan to Gillingham.

Chelsea defender Richard Nartey has joined Burton Albion on a season-long loan deal.

Luke Gambin has signed for Colchester United on a free transfer from Luton Town.

Midfielder Elliott Hewitt has joined Grimsby Town after leaving Notts County following their relegation from the Football League.

Barnsley have signed Austrian goalkeeper Samuel Radlinger from Hannover 96 for an undisclosed fee.

Stoke City have made their 6th signing of the summer in the shape of former Republic of Ireland international left back Stephen Ward, who has left Burnley after 5 seasons.

Defender Tom James has signed for Hibernian from Yeovil Town for an undisclosed fee.

Young Aston Villa keeper Matija Sarkic has joined Livingston on loan for the season.

English goalkeeper Dean Lyness has re-signed for St Mirren five months after leaving the club.

Brighton & Hove Albion have completed the signing of Leandro Trossard from Genk for about £18m.

Chelsea youngster Jay Dasilva has made a permanent move to Bristol City.

Spanish midfielder Javi Fuego has made a free transfer move from Villareal to Sporting Gijon.

Valenciennes have signed French goalkeeper Jerome Prior on a free transfer from Girondins Bordeaux.

Valencia have paid over £30m for Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen.

Portugese defender Ruben Semedo has made a £4m move from Villareal to Olympiakos.

Genoa have released Serbian midfielder Darko Lazovic.

SPAL have signed Mohamed Fares from Hellas Verona for about £2.5m, and Brazilian centre-back Igor from RB Salzburg for a little bit more.

Brazilian defender Danilo has joined Bologna from Udinese.

VfL Wolfsburg have signed Austrian midfielder Xaver Schlager from RB Salzburg for about £13.5m.

Mallorca have spent just over £1m to add Slovakian defender Martin Valjent to their ranks from Chievo Verona.

Eibar have signed Alvaro Trejo on a free transfer from Real Madrid.

Australian winger Ryan Williams' dream is over as the 25 year old has left Rotherham United to return to Portsmouth.

 

Bury Face Points Deduction

Bury owner Steve Dale has put forward a CVA proposal to clear off some of the club's debts. In the proposal Dale has proposed paying off the football creditors in full, while unsecured creditors, including HMRC, will receive 25% of what they are due under the proposal. If accepted the deal would count as an insolvency event under English Football League rules and it could lead to the club being deducted 12 points. The club is due in court on 9th July to meet with creditors and agree a resolution as Dale admits that the financial troubles "turned out to be far in excess of what we could have comprehended".

 

Macc Face Third Court Appearance In As Many Months

Macclesfield Town are due in court for a third time in three months, despite settling their outstanding tax bill of £73,000. The case has instead been taken over by Egerton Youth Club, where the Silkmen used to train, who are still owed £20,000. They have been struggling with financial troubles which left players paid late in recent months, to the point they considered boycotting the final game of the season in protest. Despite their off-field problems Sol Campbell managed to keep them in the Football League last season.

 

Swans Add England Coach To Staff

England's goalkeeping coach Martyn Margetson is set to work with Swansea City as well as England next season. Margetson is not the only England staff number to follow new manager Steve Cooper to the Welsh club as England's performance coach David Tivey is leaving his FA post to work for the Swans.

 

Kearney Leaves St Mirren

After weeks of speculation St Mirren have finally confirmed that Oran Kearney has left the club, just 10 months after taking charge. St Mirren have now been through 10 managers in the last 10 years. Kearney stated on social media: "I am gutted. But, my time was up, that was crystal clear. I gave 100% commitment to the cause as I've done at any club I've been at as a player or manager. I am very proud of the job I did and the turnaround I made, just sad not to be seeing it through." He also went on to thank the staff and fans.

 

Hornets Suspend Miller Over Royal Ascot Brawl

Teenage Watford striker Reece Miller has been suspended and is under disciplinary investigation after video footage of the 18 year old brawling at Royal Ascot was seen. A Watford statement read: "As soon as the footage was brought to the club's attention, an immediate decision was taken to suspend the player. He will now face an inquiry with all disciplinary options available to the club."

 

Spurs Close On Clarke

Leeds United's teenage winger Jack Clarke is close to completing a move to Tottenham Hotspur. The 18 year old has travelled to take his medical ahead of him becoming the first player to sign for Spurs since Lucas Moura joined from Paris Saint-Germain in January 2018.

 

Warda Sent Home By Egypt

Egyptian midfielder Amr Warda has been kicked out of the AFCON squad for disciplinary reasons. The Egypt Football Federation said that the PAOK player was thrown out "to maintain discipline, commitment and concentration. The head of the Egyptian Football Federation, Hani Abu Reda, has decided to dismiss Amr Warda from the team's camp after consulting with the team's technical and administrative staff." It is believed that social media conversations between the 25 year old and many different women were released and the team's director, Ihab Leheta, revealed that he received videos of Amr Warda, though Warda denies being the person seen in the footage. Or at, more properly, Warda denies it is his bits seen in the footage with woman after woman after woman....

 

Benfica Claim £100m+ Offer For Felix

Portugese side Benfica have revealed that they are considering an offer of around £113m for teenage forward Joao Felix from Atletico Madrid. The offer exceeds the exciting attacker's release clause but Atleti have proposed to pay for the deal in instalments. It would still make it the 5th most expensive transfer in history for a player who only made his senior debut in August. Benfica stated to the Portugese stock market: "Atletico Madrid submitted a proposal for the acquisition of [Felix] for a total amount of 126,000,000 euros which is being analysed."

Written by Tris Burke June 27 2019 05:36:54

 

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