Former Middlesbrough striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has told the latest print edition of FourFourTwo magazine that he had agreed a move to Barcelona before ending up on Teesside. Back in the early 2000s, Hasselbaink was one of Chelsea’s top strikers but by 2004 he had fallen foul of the millions new owner Roman Abramovich was […] The post ‘Everything was agreed’ – How Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink almost joined Barcelona instead of Middlesbrough appeared first on The 72.
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Northampton Town fans thought their season was over when the EFL decided the rest of the campaign would be decided based on a points-per-game method. However, they were given a lifeline in achieving their promotion goal when it was announced that the Football League still intends to play the playoffs when it was safe to […] The post “It’s a massive boost” – Cobblers ready for promotion lifeline appeared first on The 72.
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Northampton Town head coach Keith Curle has told the club website that his team are ready to compete in the Sky Bet League Two play-offs. While League Two has been finished early for the season, there are still some things that need to be sorted out. One of those things are the play-offs. The usual […] The post ‘We can’t wait to get going’ – Keith Curle ready for Northampton Town’s play-off bid appeared first on The 72.
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Northampton Town’s Nicky Adams has told the club website that they have been touched by how supportive the fans have been of the club. Because of the Sky Bet League Two season being ended early, clubs have started the process of refunding season tickets under a pro rata basis. However because League Two clubs rely […] The post ‘Overwhelmed by the support’ – Nicky Adams thanks Northampton Town fans for support appeared first on The 72.
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Northampton Town’s players and staff have carried out the unselfish act of giving up their play-offs bonuses to assure the club’s financial position in these uncertain times. Following a vote taken by the shareholders in the fourth tier of English football, there will be no more League Two action this season. The EFL and its […] The post Northampton Town players and staff give up playoff bonuses to help finances appeared first on The 72.
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Nahki Wells has told the Telegraph and Argus that he will always remember the goal he scored in the Sky Bet League Two play-off final against Northampton Town as the one which launched his career. Since Bradford were relegated from the Premier League two decades ago, they have had a miserable time as they have […] The post ‘It was the catalyst’ – Nahki Wells on Bradford City’s promotion seven years on appeared first on The 72.
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With some leagues across Europe already declared over, and some given the green light to resume, it was the EFL’s turn to provide football fans with answers. On Friday, League 1 and 2 clubs met to discuss the conclusion of the season. As reported by BBC Sport, League 2 clubs unanimously voted for the season […] The post League Two clubs vote to end the season – what does this mean? appeared first on The 72.
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Walsall have some decisions to make on players who are out of contract this summer. Here are three they should ensure they keep hold of- Shay Facey- He faces an uncertain future with the League Two with his contract expiring at the end of next month. The Saddlers signed him on a one-year deal last […] The post Three players Walsall FC must not lose for free this summer appeared first on The 72.
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From League Two to Serie B… Craig Davies’ move to Italy in January 2006 came out of nowhere. The 1985 Italian champions Hellas Verona paid £85,000 to sign the striker from Oxford United. He hoped the move to Europe would help his international chances for Wales and penned a five-year deal. Davies had been on […] The post Hellas Verona sign Oxford United striker- Weirdest EFL Transfers appeared first on The 72.
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Speaking to Peterborough United’s official YouTube channel, midfielder George Boyd has provided an insight into his infamous failed transfer to Nottingham Forest in January 2013. In January 2013, George Boyd had been with Peterborough United for six years – excluding a brief loan spell with Nottingham Forest. Boyd was a star performer for the Posh […] The post Peterborough United man provides insight into infamous failed Nottingham Forest move appeared first on We Love the Football League.
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