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Football News Roundup – July 4, 2015

  • Transfer Fund finalists
    Ten fans are in with the chance of winning a £250,000 prize for their Sky Bet Football League club to spend on players in the summer transfer window.
  • Richards: Best is yet to come
    Micah Richards says his best years are ahead of him after he was unveiled by Aston Villa following his move on a Bosman.
  • Duffy goes to Burton
    Burton have signed winger Mark Duffy on loan from Birmingham.
  • Derby sign Ince from Hull
    Derby County have signed forward Tom Ince from Hull City on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee.
  • Coady seals Wolves transfer
    Wolves have completed the signing of midfielder Conor Coady from Huddersfield for an undisclosed fee.
  • Patient approach from Mowbray
    Coventry manager Tony Mowbray has confirmed it has been a challenge trying to lure players to the club this summer.
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3Jul/15Off

Football News Roundup – July 3, 2015

  • Premier League games on Sky
    Chelsea will start their Premier League title defence exclusively live on Sky Sports, with Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City also on a bumper opening-weekend bill.
  • Peace expects WBA takeover
    West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace has confirmed that exclusivity has been granted to one unnamed party interested in purchasing the club, which should be completed by the end of July.
  • Leicester's Austin bid refused
    QPR have rejected a £12million bid from Leicester for Charlie Austin, according to Sky sources.
  • Gueye having Villa medical
    Midfielder Idrissa Gueye has agreed personal terms on a four-year contract at Aston Villa and will undergo a medical on Friday morning, according to Sky sources.
  • Sport remembers Tunisia victims
    Sports events throughout the country will fall silent today in tribute to the victims of the Tunisia terror attack.
  • Clement confirms Ince talks
    Derby County manager Paul Clement says the club are determined to sign Hull winger Tom Ince this summer and he suggested Burnley's Jason Shackell is also of interest.
  • Ex-Notts' Jones a free agent
    Veteran midfielder Gary Jones is looking for a new club after former club Notts County failed to offer him a new contract.
  • Hammond stays with Leicester
    Leicester midfielder Dean Hammond has signed a new contract with the club after his previous deal expired.
  • Who is Idrissa Gueye?
    Aston Villa are closing in on the £9m signing of Lille midfielder Idrissa Gueye, but who exactly is the Senegalese?
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2Jul/15Off

Football News Roundup – July 2, 2015

  • Walsall snap up Etheridge
    Walsall have signed goalkeeper Neil Etheridge from Charlton on a two-year deal.
  • Transfer Centre LIVE!
    The latest as Aston Villa agree a fee for Idrissa Gueye, and the future of Bastian Schweinsteiger remains unclear.
  • Villa agree price for Gueye
    Aston Villa have agreed a transfer fee of £9m with Lille to sign their midfielder Idrissa Gueye, according to Sky sources.
  • Spector extends Blues stay
    Defender Jonathan Spector has extended his stay at Birmingham after penning a new two-year deal.
  • Birmingham sign Kuszczak
    Sky Bet Championship side Birmingham have signed former Manchester United goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak on a two-year contract.
  • Evatt extends Chesterfield deal
    Chesterfield defender Ian Evatt has signed a contract extension, keeping him at the club until 2017.
  • Benteke backed for Reds move
    Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke has been backed into odds-on to join Liverpool following a surge of betting activity.
  • Maynard signs new Burton deal
    Kelvin Maynard has signed a new one-year deal with Burton Albion.
  • Mills makes Forest move
    Nottingham Forest have completed the signing of defender Matt Mills. The 28-year-old centre-half was a free agent after his contract at Bolton came to an end this summer.
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1Jul/15Off

Football News Roundup – July 1, 2015

  • Leeds sign Leicester's Wood
    Leeds United have signed striker Chris Wood from Leicester City for an undisclosed fee.
  • Premier League transfer guide
    The summer transfer window is open and clubs have been doing plenty of business as they prepare for the 2015/16 season.
  • Pearson 'had no warning'
    Nigel Pearson had no idea he would be sacked by Leicester and was shocked by their decision, Sky sources understand.
  • Transfer Centre LIVE!
    The latest transfer news as West Brom reportedly eye a £10m move Charlie Austin and Nathaniel Clyne nears Liverpool.
  • Ince holds Hull talks
    Tom Ince will hold talks with Hull over his future today, according to Sky sources, with both Newcastle and Derby County interested in signing the winger on a permanent deal.
  • Leicester sack Pearson
    Leicester City have sacked manager Nigel Pearson.
  • Stokes returns to Coventry
    Coventry have signed former on-loan defender Chris Stokes on an initial one-year deal.
  • Day, Burton leave West Brom
    West Brom have announced the departures of technical director Terry Burton and head of recruitment Mervyn Day less than a year into their jobs.
  • WATCH: Gardner hails loan move
    Aston Villa's Gary Gardner has spoken of the benefits of his loan move to Nottingham Forest, which was paid for by the Sky Bet Transfer Fund.
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30Jun/15Off

Football News Roundup – June 30, 2015

  • Bennett swaps Town for Forest
    Huddersfield Town's academy goalkeeping coach Ian Bennett has left the club in order to take up a similar role at Nottingham Forest.
  • Transfer Centre LIVE!
    Manchester City reportedly chase £15million Monaco defender Fabinho, plus the latest on Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos.
  • Ex-City winger among Tunisia dead
    Birmingham City say they are "deeply shocked and saddened" by the news that former player Denis Thwaites was among the victims of last Friday’s terrorist attack in Tunisia.
  • When does your season start?
    The 2014/15 Premier League season came to an end on May 24 – but some Premier League stars won't be getting much time off this summer.
  • WATCH: Walsall pay respects
    Walsall are remembering the three fans who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks in Tunisia last week.
  • Naylor makes Burton move
    Burton have announced the signing of former loanee Tom Naylor on a two-year contract.
  • Schlupp signs new Leicester deal
    Leicester City defender Jeffrey Schlupp has signed a new contract with the Premier League club.
  • New Blues deal for Arthur
    Birmingham midfielder Koby Arthur has signed a new two-year contract.
  • Sherwood welcomes Wilkins
    Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood is looking forward to working with Ray Wilkins after the 58-year-old joined the club’s backroom staff as assistant manager.
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29Jun/15Off

Football News Roundup – June 29, 2015

  • Peacock takes Derby position
    John Peacock is stepping down from his role as England’s U17 manager to become Paul Clement’s first-team coach at Derby.
  • Schlupp to sign new Leicester deal
    ​Sky sources understand Leicester defender Jeffrey Schlupp will sign a new four-year deal on Monday.
  • Football reacts to Tunisia
    Leicester City have offered their condolences to Marc Albrighton and his partner Chloe after her mother died during Friday’s terrorist attack in Tunisia.
  • Coach Simpson leaves Derby
    Steve McClaren moved a step closer to assembling his Newcastle coaching staff when Derby announced that Paul Simpson is to leave the club.
  • Ba joins Shanghai Shenhua
    Former Chelsea forward Demba Ba has signed for Didier Drogba's old club Shanghai Shenhua in a deal reported Sunday to be a record for the Chinese Super League.
  • 'Chelsea closing on Begovic'
    Chelsea are favourites to secure the services of goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, according to Sky sources.
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28Jun/15Off

Football News Roundup – June 28, 2015

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27Jun/15Off

Football News Roundup – June 27, 2015

  • Transfer Centre LIVE!
    All the latest transfer news and rumours as reports suggest Fabian Delph has a release clause of £10million.
  • Leicester agree Okazaki deal
    Leicester have signed Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki from Mainz, subject to a work permit and international clearance.
  • Dicko extends Wolves stay
    Striker Nouha Dicko has signed a new three-year deal to keep him at Wolves until the end of the 2017/18 season.
  • Jacques Maghoma joins Blues
    Birmingham have signed winger Jacques Maghoma following his release by Sheffield Wednesday.
  • Swerts not put off by League Two
    Notts County's relegation to League Two did not deter Gill Swerts from signing for the club.
  • Sacked duo find new clubs
    Adam Smith and Top Hopper, two of three players sacked by Leicester City over events on the club tour to Thailand last month, have found new clubs.
  • El Khayati commits to Burton
    Burton striker Abdenasser El Khayati has signed a new two-year contract with the League One newcomers.
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26Jun/15Off

Football News Roundup – June 26, 2015

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25Jun/15Off

Football News Roundup – June 25, 2015

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