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Charlton Athletic: The club that never gives up

Charlton Athletic has always been known as a team who never stands down even in the darkest of times. The Addicks have endured hugely tiring times in their 114-year history from losing The Valley to Roland Duchatlet’s ownership of the club, but Charlton never gave up. The South-London outfit is once again suffering at the hands of rogue owners, this ...

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United waive loan fees

Manchester United have decided to waive the loan fees for some of their young stars. The Premier League clubs have a number of young players and reserve s out on loan with lower league clubs, and it would be normal practice for them to get a loan fee in return to those teams being able to utilise their services. Three ...

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Clubs could present united front against players

Premier League and Championship clubs are considering joining forces to present a united front, by agreeing an unprecedented “no-poaching” deal, which would see them voluntarily consent not to try to sign players from a rival unhappy about being asked to take a pay cut. It comes after informal discussions between executives of clubs who believe that a collective approach may ...

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Chelsea linked with Derby midfielder

Chelsea are being linked with a summer move for Derby County midfielder Max Bird, who played under Frank Lampard when he was in charge of the Championship side. The 19 year old midfielder, who came through the academy system at Derby, was given his first-team debut by Lampard, and he has since gone on to make 27 appearances for them. ...

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Changes to transfer window announced

FIFA has announced big changes to the transfer window and players’ contracts as it reacts to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled to open on July 1st, the summer transfer window will now only start when the current seasons finish. Whilst they have set no firm dates for this, they have stipulated that it should fall between ...

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United target on verge of completing Dortmund switch

Manchester United are set to miss out on one of their top transfer targets, with news that Birmingham City teenage Jude Bellingham is on the verge of signing for Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund. The 16 year old, who became the youngest ever player to appear for Birmingham last August, is highly sought across Europe, and United had been strongly linked ...

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Summer Transfer window could be extended

The summer transfer window could be extended until January next year, as the coronavirus epidemic continues to cause havoc to football. Currently the transfer window is due to open for Premier League and EFL clubs in July and August but, with nobody having any idea when football is likely to resume again, those plans will need to be revisited. EFL ...

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Players set to be given temporary contracts

The decision to suspend football in England because of the coronavirus outbreak threatens contract chaos if the decision is taken to extend the season into the summer to complete the league fixtures. That is because hundreds of footballers will be out of contract on 30th June, which means, theoretically, they will not be available if the season would continue past ...

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Tottenham eye QPR midfielder

Tottenham have emerged as the favourite to sign Queens Park Rangers midfielder Eberechi Eze. The 21 year old was watched by chief scout Brian Carey in their most recent win away at Preston, and impressed as the West London side won 3 -1 . QPR want at least £20 million for him a price tag that has deterred other suitors ...

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Teenage midfielder visits Arsenal training ground

Birmingham City teenage midfielder Jude Bellingham has visited the Manchester United training ground with his parents. The 16 year old, who, in August, beat the record of Trevor Francis to become the youngest man ever to play for Birmingham City, is a player much in demand, both domestically and across Europe. Recently it was reported that Borussia Dortmund were prepared ...

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