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Sunderland agree deal for Ballard

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Sunderland have agreed a deal with Arsenal to sign central defender Daniel Ballard. The Northern Ireland international had been on the verge of joining Burnley last week, and had got as far as having a medical with the recently relegated club., only for the deal to break down at the last minute when personal terms could not be agreed. However, ...

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Best quotes on Jordan Henderson

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The receiver of the honorary MBE last year due to his services to football and his charitable work during the coronavirus pandemic, Henderson is now rated as one of the premier midfield players for both Liverpool FC and the England national football team. With over 300 league games already completed for the Merseyside club, we take a look at some ...

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Best quotes about Steve Bruce

Currently the manager of English football team West Bromwich Albion, Bruce was a talisman in the Manchester United defence during the late ‘80s and early ‘90s when the club won a host of titles. We take a look at some of the best quotes about Steve Bruce from the people around him. Starting his career with Gillingham and then Norwich ...

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Injuries Ruined Their Career (Part Three)

The third part in the series looking at players whose careers were either cut short by injury, or whose potential was never fully realised because of them. For Part One click here and Part Two click here. Dean Ashton At the age of 23, Dean Ashton was looking upwards. He had risen through the football ranks, from Crewe in League ...

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Newcastle vs Sunderland rivalry: History, Head to Head, Trophies

Introduction The Tyne-Wear derby describes the rivalry between the two clubs of Newcastle United and Sunderland.  It is one of the most hotly contested rivalries in English football, focused on two cities that are located some 11 miles apart in the North-East of England. It is so-named because each city has a major river running through it – The Tyne ...

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Manchester United agree deal for teenage striker

Manchester United have agreed to sign teenage striker Joe Hugill from Sunderland for £250,000. The 16 year old, who stands at 6 ft. 2 in, and blessed with a strong left foot. has already been promoted to Sunderland’s under-23 side and showed his promise for them with two goals in a victory over West Ham in February. Spurs were also ...

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Arsenal leading race for teenage defender

Arsenal have edged ahead of Manchester United in the race to sign the highly regarded 15 year old defender Logan Pye from Sunderland. The teenager had been linked with United for some time, and the Manchester club had considered making a move for him earlier this summer, but dithered over the decision. However, that hesitation appears to have cost them, ...

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Manchester City and Chelsea tracking Sunderland starlet

  Both Manchester City and Chelsea are tracking Sunderland midfielder Bali Mumba. Despite the fact that he has just turned 17, Mumba is already attracting attention from some of the biggest clubs in the Premier League, and both teams had scouts at Halifax on Wednesday night to watch him play a big part in Sunderland’s 1 – 0 win in ...

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