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Football News: Review Of The Day 19th January 2021

Review Of The Day 19th January 2021
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Review of the Day

 



Contracts

Hull City's teenage forward Keane Lewis-Potter has extended his contract by 2 years to end in 2023.

Swansea City have agreed a new deal with midfielder Jay Fulton which will run until 2024.

 


Transfers

Barrow have made a triple signing. Ollie Banks has signed on a permanent deal from Tranmere Rovers. Winger Dan Bramall has arrived from Barnsley on loan and also on loan is Bristol Rovers defender Tom Davies.

Hibernian full-back Tom James has joined Salford City on loan.

Rollin Menayese has been loaned to Grimsby Town by Mansfield Town.

Leyton Orient have taken midfielder Nick Freeman on loan from Wycombe Wanderers.

Daniel Leadbitter's season-long loan to Yeovil Town has been cut short by Newport County.

Harrogate Town have signed Simon Power from Norwich City on a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee.

Portsmouth have allowed Bryn Morris to join League One rivals Northampton Town on loan. Joining Pompey on loan is midfielder Harvey White from Tottenham Hotspur.

Former Aston Villa and Arsenal youth player Dan Crowley has joined Hull City on loan from Birmingham City.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have sold young striker Niall Ennis to Plymouth Argyle for an undisclosed fee.

Warren O'Hora has signed for MK Dons on a permanent deal from Brighton & Hove Albion for, yes you guessed it, an undisclosed fee.

Free agent former West Ham United and Arsenal malingerer Jack Wilshere has returned to Bournemouth on a deal until the end of the season.

Crewe Alexandra's captain Perry Ng is set to sign for Cardiff City after the two clubs agreed an initial £350,000 fee, which could rise to £500,000.

Swansea City are set to sign US international forward Jordan Morris on loan from Seattle Sounders.

Chelsea flop Danny Drinkwater has made yet another loan move, this time to Turkish side Kasimpasa.

Eibar have signed Aleix Garcia from Dinamo Bucharest on a free transfer.

1.FSV Mainz 05 have signed Dominik Kohr on loan from Eintracht Frankfurt. Mainz's defender Dimitri Lavalee has left on loan to Sint-Truiden in Belgium.

Japanese defender Naomichi Ueda has signed for Nimes Olympique on loan from Cercle Brugge.

Free agent Portugese centre-back Nuno Reis has signed for Melbourne City.

In Major League Soccer there has been a trade between Houston Dynamo and Montreal. Aljaz Struna has joined Montreal from Houston, while Maximiliano Urruti has gone in the opposite direction.

Angers' striker Stephane Bahoken is of interest to West Bromwich Albion according to his agent, who revealed that he had spoken with Sam Allardyce over a move for the forward.

 


Injury Round-Up

Port Vale's caretaker boss Danny Pugh is having to self-isolate after testing cv positive.

Shrewsbury Town's manager Steve Cotterill was taken to hospital as his cv infection worsened on Friday. The 56 year old spent the weekend in intensive care but has now begun to recover, his assistant revealed to the BBC. Aaron Wilbraham told BBC Radio Shropshire: "I can tell he's getting better as he's begun to crack jokes. He's told me to tell the boys to say he'll be watching from his hospital bed, so they'd better be at it. We've really missed his energy around the place. He's been really poorly with it for the last two weeks and he was in intensive care over the weekend. But his voice now sounds a lot better."

Celtic have confirmed that one of the players who was self-isolating after Christopher Jullien's positive test has now also tested positive.

Southampton's young midfielder Will Smallbone has been ruled out for 6 months after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury during the weekend's 2-0 defeat to Leicester City.

 


Managerial Changes

Former Nottingham Forest midfielder Andy Reid has returned to the club as manager of their under-23 side. Reid began and ended his professional playing career with the Tricky Trees and was in caretaker charge of the U-23s but his role has now been confirmed.

Phil Neville has left his role as manager of England's women and taken charge at Major Soccer League side Inter Miami. The MLS side are part-owned by Neville's close friend David Beckham. Chris Henderson has also joined them as sporting director.

FC Andorra, the Segunda B club owned by Barcelona defender Gerard Pique, has appointed Eder Sarabia as new manager. Sarabia was Quique Setien's assistant coach at Barcelona.

 


Disciplinary Charges

FIFA have dismissed Atletico Madrid's appeal against Kieran Trippier's 10-week ban for breaching betting rules in England. The full-back will now have to serve the full ban after FIFA ruled that "sanctions imposed on the player by the English FA to have worldwide effect". Atleti are considering an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

The French Football Federation (FFF) has been ordered to pay Stade Reims 4.78m euros by a local court over their relegation in 2016. While Reims finished the season in the automatic relegation places, they have claimed that SC Bastia should have been relegated instead due to their financial situation at the time. The court ruled that the FFF should have taken account of Bastia's financial and accounting documents. Bastia were demoted to the 3rd tier of French football in 2017 due to their finances.

Written by Tris Burke January 19 2021 05:13:18

 

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