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Football News Roundup – July 21, 2013

  • Spireites suffer first loss
    Chesterfield suffered their first defeat of pre-season with a disappointing 2-1 defeat to non-league Southport on Saturday afternoon.
  • Reid admits to other offers
    Steven Reid has revealed that he snubbed more lucrative offers from the Championship in favour of staying at West Bromwich Albion.
  • Gera: No rush with new deal
    Zoltan Gera remains confident that he will be offered a new deal at West Bromwich Albion and is unfazed by being out of contract.
  • Leeds slip up against Walsall
    Craig Westcarr's strike ensured Walsall claimed the scalp of Championship side Leeds 1-0 in an entertaining pre-season friendly at the Banks's Stadium.
  • Robinson runs riot for Rams
    Theo Robinson scored a hat-trick and set up Derby's other goal as the Rams continued their pre-season preparations with a 4-1 win at Buxton.
  • Villa held to Wycombe draw
    Aston Villa twice had to come from behind as they drew 2-2 with League Two outfit Wycombe Wanderers at Adams Park.
  • Barnsley show fighting spirit
    Barnsley twice came from behind to share a 2-2 pre-season draw with Wolves at Oakwell.
  • McGurk earns a draw for Blues
    Trialist Adam McGurk secured a 1-1 draw for Birmingham in a pre-season friendly at Oxford and was denied a late winner at the Kassam Stadium.
  • Paterson stunner saves Forest
    A superb solo goal from summer signing Jamie Paterson saw Nottingham Forest fight back for a 2-2 draw against Royal Antwerp at the City Ground.
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