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Football News: Review Of The Day 25th June 2022

Review Of The Day 25th June 2022
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Review of the Day


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Leicester City midfielder Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall has agreed a new 5-year contract.

Sunderland goalkeeper Anthony Patterson has signed a 4-year contract.

Veteran forward Ryan Taylor signs a 1-year deal with Grimsby Town.

Teenage defender Luke Mbete has signed a 5 year contract with Manchester City.

Olympique Lyonnais youngster Urvyn Lomami has agreed to stay until 2025.

Former Everton, Fulham and Southampton goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg has signed a 1-year extension with Ajax.

Reading have signed up Nelson Abbey until 2024.

Southampton have given Matthew Carson a 1-year contract.



Nottingham Forest have paid a club record fee of £18.45m for former Liverpool forward Taiwo Awoniyi from Union Berlin. Liverpool will receive 10% of the fee due to a clause in the transfer which took him to Berlin.

Manchester City have agreed a fee with Leeds United for England midfielder Kalvin Phillips.

Newcastle United have finally managed to come to an agreement with LOSC Lille over the price of Dutch defender Sven Botman. They tried unsuccessfully to sign the centre-back in January.

Former Manchester United youngster Joe Rothwell has signed for Bournemouth on a free transfer from Blackburn Rovers.

Ivory Coast striker Simon Adingra has signed for Brighton & Hove Albion from FC Nordslaelland in Denmark at a cost of £7.2m.

Veteran former Celtic winger Aiden McGeady has signed for Hibernian following his release from Sunderland.

Watford winger Philip Zinckernagel, who spent last season on loan at Nottingham Forest, has moved to Olympiakos for an undisclosed fee of £1.8m. The Greek club are owned by the same man who owns Forest.

Middlesbrough have signed Darragh Lenihan from Blackburn Rovers on a free transfer.

Stoke City have released Joe Allen.

Bristol Rovers have completed the permanent signing of loanee James Connolly from Cardiff City.

An undisclosed fee has taken Conor Grant to MK Dons from Rochdale.

Hartlepool United have signed Euan Murray from Kilmarnock, Alex Lacey from Notts County and Jake Hastie from Rangers.

After being released from Newport County, Dom Telford has signed for Crawley Town on a free transfer.

Swindon Town have signed Reece Devine on a free transfer from Manchester United.

Millwall have paid £2.61m for Fortuna Sittard midfielder Zian Flemming.

Chamois Niort have sold Darline Yongwa to Lorient for £1.35m.

Brighton & Hove Albion left-back Alex Cochrane has signed for Heart of Midlothian.

Hearts Edinburgh rivals Hibernian have taken Elie Youan on loan from St Gallen.

Olympique Lyonnais have sent Habib Keita to KV Kortrijk in the Belgian Jupiler Pro League on loan.

AC Ajaccio have signed Kevin Spadanuda from FC Aarau.

Real Betis attacker Raul Garcia has signed for Mirandes of the Spanish second tier.

Toulouse have paid £1.8m for Zakaria Aboukhlal from AZ Alkmaar.

Benfica have signed Enzo Fernandez from River Plate for £9m.

Eintracht Frankfurt have given Bayer Leverkusen £5.4m for Lucas Alario.

Reading midfielder Andy Rinomhota has joined Cardiff City on a free transfer.

Paul Pogba's older brother Florentin Pogba has moved to Indian Super League side ATK Mohun Bagan from Sochaux.

Sassuolo have sold Jens Odgaard to AZ Alkmaar for £3.69m.

Major League Soccer's FC Dallas have paid £900,000 for Maarten Paes from Utrecht.

A £4.5m fee has taken Salis Abdul Samed from Clermont Foot to Racing Lens.

Nestor Araujo has joined Club America in Mexico's Liga MX from Celta de Vigo for £2.7m.

Hertha Berlin have received a fee of £900,000 from MLS side St Louis City for Eduard Lowen.

Parma have signed experienced defender Simone Romagnoli from Empoli on a free transfer.

Middlesbrough have released Sammy Ameobi.

Saint-Etienne have signed Jimmy Giraudon on a free transfer from Troyes.

Villareal have signed veteran striker Jose Luis Morales on a free transfer from Levante.

Paris FC have paid £900,000 for Pierre-Yves Hamel from Lorient.

RB Leipzig midfielder Eric Martel has joined 1. FC Koln after they paid a fee of £1.08m.

Greuther Furth have signed Armindo Sieb from Bayern Munich.

Huddersfield Town right-back Pipa has signed for Olympiacos.


Injury Round Up

Bristol City centre-back Nathan Baker is not expected to play in the forthcoming season. Nigel Pearson has revealed that he has ongoing problems due to a concussion he suffered in November, shortly after returning from a concussion injury he suffered in October. The Robins are also set to begin the season without striker Antoine Semenyo who suffered an injury while on international duty with Ghana.

Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus is expected to be fit for the start of the season despite suffering an injury while on international duty recently.

Job Changes

Wayne Rooney has quit as Derby County head coach, with the League One club still in turmoil and just 5 senior players contracted to the club. Rooney had thrown his considerable weight behind the failed takeover by Chris Kirchner.

Probably the best bit of news for the Premier League since it began has arrived today as Mike Riley, the hopeless head of PGMOL, has stepped down, at long last. Riley said: "Now is the right time to plan for the future and allow the new leadership team to build on the strong foundations that we have in place." Personally I would say the right time for him to go was the day before he was appointed, but better late than never! I think the most damning statement on his poor performance came from FA Chief Executive Mark Bullingham, who said: "Mike Riley has played a crucial role in the development of refereeing over recent years, both as an elite referee and during his tenure at PGMOL." While I think he probably meant it as a compliment, considering how far the quality of refereeing has deteriorated under him, it is far from complimentary.

Former Nottingham Forest and Rangers (both of the Queens Park Rangers and Scottish variety) boss Mark Warburton has become an assistant coach to David Moyes at West Ham United.


Disciplinary Charges

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been cleared of corruption by a Swiss appeals court. The charges were related to World Cup TV rights for BeIN Sports, with Al-Khelaifi being accused of inciting then FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke to commit aggravated criminal mismanagement, which he was acquitted of. It was found that Valcke had received "undue advantages" from Al-Khelaifi but the court decided that it did not adversely affect FIFA financially as there was no better deal on offer than the one from BeIN. Valcke, who is currently in the midst of a 10-year ban from football, was cleared of corruption too, however he was found guilty of accepting bribes and forging documents in a different case regarding the allotting of Italian and Greek media rights.

Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood's bail on suspicion of rape and assault has been extended.

Bristol Rovers have ben hit by an FA charge for failing to control their fans during the 7-0 win over Scunthorpe United on the final day of the season. Rovers clinched automatic promotion to League One with the win. The 85th minutes goal by Elliot Anderson sparked a pitch invasion which caused a 20-minute delay to the match. They have also been charged with failing to control spectators after the final whistle when some fans again returned to the pitch to celebrate promotion.

Sheriff Tiraspol, the Moldovan club that shocked Real Madrid last season in the Champions League, have been told by UEFA to find a new home ground for European fixtures. Tiraspol is in the Moldovan breakaway region of Transnistria and UEFA stated: "FC Sheriff Tiraspol... have been invited to propose an alternative venue/stadium outside the region of Transnistria for its home matches in UEFA club competitions for as long as the prohibition to play in the region remains in force."


Hope For The Rams

A local property developer, David Clowes, has bought Derby County's Pride Park stadium and is now attempting to buy the football club to put in it. Clowes company, Clowes Developments (UK) Ltd, has loaned the club the money to allow them to start the season. The purchase of the stadium had been causing problems, but Clowes managed to buy it just over a week ago, with the sale kept confidential until the loan agreement was completed. The EFL has confirmed that they have begun their Owners and Directors' Test process.


Everton Fans Protest

A total of over 20,000 people have signed an online petition to protest against Everton's new sponsor, which is a online gambling company called casino stake.com. Everton had previously said that betting sponsors are "not ideal" but took a commercial decision to take the money after posting £372m in losses over the last 3 seasons. Though it should be pointed out that most of those losses were due to overspending by themselves on poor quality players.


Today's Pointless List

After Sadio Mane completed his move to Bayern Munich from Liverpool a list of the 9 (not sure why only 9) highest paid African players in world football was released, with the Senegalese star sitting top of the tree.
1. Sadio Mane - Bayern Munich - £250,000-a-week
2. Mo Salah - Liverpool - £220,000-a-week
3. Thomas Partey - Arsenal - £200,000-a-week
3. Riyad Mahrez - Manchester City - £200,000-a-week
5. Andre Ayew - Al Sadd (Qatar) - £180,000-a-week
6. Achraf Hakimi - Paris Saint-Germain - £176,000-a-week
7. Nicolas Pepe - Arsenal - £140,000-a-week
8. Wilfried Zaha - Crystal Palace - £130,000-a-week
9. Naby Keita - Liverpool - £120,000-a-week


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Written by Tris Burke June 25 2022 16:55:03


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