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Football News: Review Of The Day 29th September 2020

Review Of The Day 29th September 2020
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Former Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor has hung up his boots after becoming fed up of extended periods of quarantine during his time with Australian A-League side Wellington Phoenix of New Zealand. According to the club, Taylor has spend around 3 months alone in hotel rooms in self-isolation. Taylor will return to England to be with his family.

 


Injury Round-Up

Bristol City manager Nigel Pearson will be missing for their next two matches after the 58-year-old tested cv positive. Assistant manager Curtis Fleming will be in charge while Pearson isolates.

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has also tested cv positive and will be in isolation for the next 10 days.

 


Managerial Changes

Steve McClaren has stepped down as technical director of Derby County, but will stay on as a part-time senior advisor. McClaren only re-joined the Derby board in November but the club's entry into administration has seen him step down.

 


Disciplinary Charges

The 15th of September Championship match between Stoke City and Barnsley has seen both clubs fined. The two teams drew 1-1 but tempers flared after Stoke's Tommy Smith made a lunging challenge on Claudio Gomes in the 85th minute and was sent off. Heated scenes on the touchline led to Barnsley coach Joe Laumann and Stoke coaches Dean Holden and Rory Delap being sent off. Stoke were fined £10,000, plus Holden was given a one-game ban and a £2,000 fine. Delap was also banned for one-game and given a £1,800 fine. Barnsley were fined £8,000 and Laumann was given a two-match ban plus £2,500 fine. Barnsley coach Tonda Eckert was handed a three-game ban and £2,750 fine.

St Johnstone have been fined £1,900 by UEFA after objects were thrown onto the pitch during their defeat to LASK. Experienced midfielder David Wotherspoon has also been suspended for 3-matches for his straight red card for elbowing Florian Flecker.

UEFA have fined Aberdeen £4,300 for a pitch invasion during their defeat to Qarabag at Pittodrie.

 


Northern Ireland Squad

Northern Ireland have recalled Leicester City defender Jonny Evans:
Northern Ireland squad
Goalkeepers: Bailey Peacock-Farrell (Sheffield Wednesday, on loan from Burnley), Trevor Carson (Dundee United), Conor Hazard (Celtic).
Defenders: Jonny Evans (Leicester City), Craig Cathcart (Watford), Stuart Dallas (Leeds United), Shane Ferguson (Rotherham United), Jamal Lewis (Newcastle United), Michael Smith (Heart of Midlothian), Daniel Ballard (Millwall, on loan from Arsenal), Tom Flanagan (Sunderland), Ciaron Brown (Cardiff City).
Midfielders: Steven Davis (Rangers), Niall McGinn (Aberdeen), Corry Evans (Sunderland), Paddy McNair (Middlesbrough), George Saville (Millwall), Gavin Whyte (Oxford United, on loan from Cardiff City), Jordan Thompson (Stoke City), Jordan Jones (Wigan Athletic), Alistair McCann (Preston North End), Conor Bradley (Liverpool).
Forwards: Josh Magennis (Hull City), Conor Washington (Charlton Athletic), Shayne Lavery (Blackpool), Dion Charles (Accrington Stanley).

 


Scotland Squad

Goalkeepers: Craig Gordon (Heart of Midlothian), Liam Kelly (Motherwell), Jon McLaughlin (Rangers)
Defenders: Liam Cooper (Leeds United), Grant Hanley (Norwich City), Jack Hendry (Club Brugge), Scott McKenna (Nottingham Forest), Stephen O'Donnell (Motherwell), Nathan Patterson (Rangers), Andy Robertson (Liverpool), Kieran Tierney (Arsenal)
Midfielders: Stuart Armstrong (Southampton), Lewis Ferguson (Aberdeen), Billy Gilmour (Norwich City), John McGinn (Aston Villa), Callum McGregor (Celtic), Kenny McLean (Norwich City), Scott McTominay (Manchester United), David Turnbull (Celtic)
Forwards: Che Adams (Southampton), Ryan Christie (Bournemouth), Lyndon Dykes (Queens Park Rangers), Ryan Fraser (Newcastle United), Kevin Nisbet (Hibernian)

 


Wales Squad

Gareth Bale is left out due to a hamstring problem.
Wales squad: Wayne Hennessey, Daniel Ward, Adam Davies, Chris Gunter, Ben Davies, Connor Roberts, Chris Mepham, Joe Rodon, Tom Lockyer, Neco Williams, James Lawrence, Rhys Norrington-Davies, Aaron Ramsey, Joe Allen, Jonny Williams, Ethan Ampadu, Harry Wilson, David Brooks, Joe Morrell, Matthew Smith, Dylan Levitt, Daniel James, Kieffer Moore, Tyler Roberts, Brennan Johnson, Rubin Colwill, Mark Harris, Sorba Thomas.

 

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Written by Tris Burke September 29 2021 03:40:33

 

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