Southend United had made a concerted effort to land disgruntled Rangers midfielder Harry Forrester at the start of the summer, however manager Phil Brown doesn’t reckon it will come off according to the Basildon, Canvey and Southend Echo. In spite of Southend’s interest, the Rangers midfielder chose to stay put at Ibrox and, instead, fight [...] The post Southend United manager “does not expect” Rangers midfielder capture appeared first on The72.
Published 16 hours ago on The 72
Leeds United attacking midfielder Kemar Roofe is being backed to net double figures for The Whites this season according to the latest odds offered by English Football League sponsors Sky Bet. The 24-year-old Walsall born attacking ace joined Leeds United from Sky Bet League One outfit Oxford United on a four-year deal last summer and [...] The post Leeds United attacking midfielder backed to hit the goal trail appeared first on The72.
Published last Thursday at 07:56 pm on The 72
The Herald have reported that Northampton’s bid Matt Crooks has been accepted. The defender was on loan at Scunthorpe last season. However, The Irons are still interested in bringing him in permanently. Graham Alexander also confirmed that the club had a bid accepted from Rangers. Crooks played twelve games for Graham Alexander’s side last year [...] The post Northampton and Scunthorpe have bids accepted for Rangers defender appeared first on The72.
Published Friday at 12:11 pm on The 72
Ex-Rochdale midfielder Donal McDermott has signed for Town after a successful trial period. McDermott joins new additions James Dunne, Chris Robertson, Amine Linganzi, Olly Lancashire, Chris Hussey, Harry Smith, Paul Mullin and Ben Purkiss. McDermott started his career with Man City. While he was with City he went out on loan to MK Dons, Chesterfield, [...] The post Swindon make their ninth signing of the summer appeared first on The72.
Published Thursday at 08:01 pm on The 72
Sheffield United have made a bid for Charlton Athletic’s Ricky Holmes that matched their original valuation of the player only to have that bid rejected according to a report from the Sheffield Star. The Blades have been interested in signing Holmes since the start of the summer but have had trouble trying to get him [...] The post Sheffield United match initial valuation for Charlton Athletic forward only for bid to be rejected again appeared first on The72.
Published Thursday at 02:21 pm on The 72
With pre-season in full flow, Bradford City have flown off to Austria to begin preparing for the new season ahead. Most of the Bantams transfer business has been done; although they are still yet to sign a new centre-back to fill the void Rory McArdle has left. Lewin Nyatanga is currently a free agent and would [...] The post Should Bradford City try to sign this former international centre-back? appeared first on The72.
Published Wednesday at 12:41 pm on The 72
The Star, Sheffield has reported that Sheffield United look set to miss out on signing their main transfer target Ricky Holmes from Charlton Athletic. The midfielder has now signed a three-year deal with the Addicks which will mean that he could be staying in London until 2020. Sheffield United have seen two bids rebuffed for the [...] The post Sheffield United: Blades set to miss out on transfer target appeared first on The72.
Published Monday at 03:26 pm on The 72
Northampton Town manager Justin Edinburgh says he wants 6 more additions to his squad before he will be happy with it, for their upcoming campaign in Sky Bet League 1, according to The Northampton Chronicle. Northampton, who finished a steady 16th last season in their first season back in League One, will be looking to [...] The post Northampton boss wants 6 more signings appeared first on The72.
Published Thursday at 03:21 pm on The 72
Ball playing midfielder Yaser Kasim has joined The Cobblers after he rejected a new contract with Swindon. Yaser has signed a two-year deal with the club. The “Iraqi Pirlo” started his career with Brighton & Hove Albion and made one senior appearance. While he was with Albion he went out on loan to Luton and Macclesfield. [...] The post Northampton sign Iraqi international appeared first on The72.
Published Thursday at 03:01 pm on The 72
League One clubs Blackburn Rovers and Bradford City are two of a whole host of clubs eyeing Exeter City winger David Wheeler, according to TEAMtalk. Wheeler, 26, was a key player for Exeter last season as they finished fifth in League Two, eventually losing out to Blackpool in the play-off final. The winger scored 21 [...] The post Blackburn Rovers and Bradford City two of clubs eyeing League Two winger appeared first on The72.
Published Wednesday at 08:36 am on The 72