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Football News: Review Of The Day 25th January 2020

Review Of The Day 25th January 2020
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Review of the Day



Daniel Bessa has signed until the end of the year with Hellas Verona.

Montreal Impact have given Orji Okwonkwo a 1 year deal.

Ilsinho has signed a 1 year contract with Philadelphia Union.

Craig Sibbald has signed until 2022 with Livingston.

Chievo Verona have given teenage midfielder Ibrahim Karamoko a deal until 2022.

Riccardo Sottil has extended his Fiorentina deal until 2024.

Experienced midfielder Graham Dorrans has extended his Dundee deal until 2021.

Defender Dara O'Shea has signed a 3 and a half year deal with West Bromwich Albion.

Stoke City have attempted to ward off interest in young striker Tyrese Campbell by awarding him a 4 and a half year deal.



Angelo Rodriguez has left Minnesota United and signed for Deportivo Cali.

Benevento have taken Federico Barba on loan from Chievo Verona.

Newcastle United have paid a £1.35m loan fee to take Valentino Lazaro on loan from Inter Milan.

Kevin Bonifazi has joined SPAL on loan from Torino.

St Gallen have signed teenage forward Lorenzo Gonzalez on a free transfer from Malaga.

Barnsley have paid £450,000 for Austrian defender Michael Sollbauer from Austrian side Wolfsberger AC.

Monaco have loaned Julien Serrano to AS Beziers.

Aaron Mooy has made his loan move to Brighton & Hove Albion from Huddersfield Town a permanent move for a £5.4m fee.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have sent Jesus Vallejo on loan to Granada.

Bayer Leverkusen have loaned Finnish striker (I was so tempted to use finisher rather than striker!) Joel Pohjanpalo to Hamburg.

Former Queens Park Rangers midfielder Stephane Mbia has joined Shanghai Shenhua on a free transfer from Wuhan Zall.

Brazilian youngster Matheus Pereira has returned to Juventus from his loan with Dijon.

Parma have paid £2.25m for Uruguayan midfielder Gaston Brugman from Pescara.

Bristol City's Spanish forward Rodri has joined Real Oviedo on a free transfer.

Udinese have signed Marvin Zeegelaar from Watford.

Celta Vigo have taken Filip Bradaric on loan from Cagliari.

Lewis Alessandra has signed for Carlisle United on a short-term deal.

Forest Green Rovers have made a triple loan signing of Conrad Logan from Mansfield Town, Odin Bailey from Birmingham City and Rob Hall from Oxford United.

Manchester United have sent George Tanner on loan to Salford City, following his recall from a loan with Morecambe. Also leaving Manchester United to join a League Two side on loan is Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, who has joined Oldham Athletic.

Barnsley striker Victor Adeboyejo has joined Cambridge United on loan.

Scunthorpe United have signed Jordan Gabriel on loan from Nottingham Forest.

Crawley Town have taken Brighton & Hove Albion keeper Tom McGill on loan to replace Michael Luyambula, who was recalled by Birmingham City.

Leyton Orient's veteran goalkeeper Dean Brill has retired from playing and joined the club's coaching staff.

Crewe Alexandra defender Christian Mbulu has signed for Morecambe on loan.

Gillingham have paid an undisclosed fee for Lincoln City forward John Akinde.

Blackpool have signed Chris Maxwell on loan from Preston North End.

Released veteran midfielder Glenn Whelan has joined Fleetwood Town as a free agent after claiming he was "thrown under a bus" by previous club Heart of Midlothian's new manager Daniel Stendel.

Wycombe Wanderers have signed Birmingham City goalkeeper David Stockdale on loan.

Leeds United have completed the signing of Ian Poveda on loan from Manchester City.

Fulham have paid an undisclosed fee for Cardiff City's former Bristol City forward Bobby Decordova-Reid.


Injury Round-Up

St Mirren midfielder Kyle Magennis's injury has been confirmed as a cruciate ligament injury, ruling the Scotland under-21 international out for the rest of the season.

Burnley have injury fears over right-back Phil Bardsley, who is struggling with a back problem.

Norwich City midfielder Todd Cantwell is ruled out this weekend with a hamstring injury.

Leicester City have been boosted as Jamie Vardy's injury is not as serious as they initially believed. The England striker was subbed off before half-time on Wednesday against West Ham United with what seemed to be a hamstring problem but manager Brendan Rodgers revealed: "It's not his hamstring it's a glute, so we're hopeful for Tuesday. But there's a little bit of work to do. He'll get some work in with the medical team. He'll stay with them for the weekend."

Liverpool have fears over in-form winger Sadio Mane who limped off early in the Reds 2-1 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers. Manager Jurgen Klopp said: "Sadio felt something in his hamstring. We don't know yet. We have to wait."


FA Charges

Leyton Orient and Northampton Town are facing an FA charge after a late penalty award sparked a mass brawl in their League Two match on Tuesday. Both clubs have been charged with "failing to ensure their club officials and/or players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and/or refrained from provocative behaviour". The Cobblers are under the spotlight after their players surrounded an official when the spot-kick was given in the 84th minute. After the penalty was converted, a 14-man brawl broke out with both Orient's James Dayton and Cobblers' Scott Wharton sent off.

Middlesbrough and Birmingham City are also facing the same charges after a brawl which included players and coaches during their Championship match on Tuesday. Birmingham had a late winner chalked off, in a 1-1 draw, by referee Andy Woolmer because of a head injury to Marcus Tavernier. Boro's coach Leo Percovich and Birmingham's head of performance Sean Rush were both sent off and face individual charges of improper conduct.

Manchester United were fined £20,000 for the same charges as above, after their players surrounded referee Craig Pawson over his award of a goal to Liverpool. VAR later ruled out the goal due to a foul on United keeper David de Gea.


Orient Plan Edinburgh Stand

Former head coach Justin Edinburgh is to be immortalised by Leyton Orient with the renaming of the West Stand as the Justin Edinburgh Stand. His wife Kerri said: "It is with enormous pride and excitement that we will be attending the official unveiling of The Justin Edinburgh Stand. Over the past months we can't thank Leyton Orient enough for their continued support to us all. We'll be forever grateful for that, and know why Justin loved this club and the people involved with it so much." Justin passed away in June 2019, at the age of 49, just weeks after leading Orient to promotion back to the Football League.


Wanderer Gets Gambling Ban

Wycombe Wanderer's Scott Kasket has been banned from "all football activity" for 2 months, with a further 4 montsh suspended, after he admitted breaking the Football Association's better rules. The 23 year old forward has also been fined £3446.13 for placing 183 bets on matches between September 2014 and August 2016, while playing for Leyton Orient. The bets included 65 on matches in competitions Orient were competing in, 19 on Orient matches and 10 of those 19 were against Orient. His £946.13 winnings from betting on Orient were added to the initial £2,500 fine.

Written by Tris Burke January 24 2020 22:01:31


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