Gaz and Pete's news & views
 
Transfer pace setters for July
 


fW has pulled together the transfer for July after just two days!

Of note to fW:

Nick Carle from Bristol City to rivals Crystal Palace after just 7 months at City. We understand that City doubled their money on the deal. Maybe that had something to do with the quick change, plus the 20 starts without a goal!

Adam Griffin [Stockport - Darlington] Free
Alan Sheehan [Leicester - Leeds] Undisclosed
Albert Serran [Espanyol - Swansea] 80,000
Alex Babtiste [Mansfield - Blackpool] Undisclosed
Andrew Cave-Brown [unattached - Leyton Orient]
Andy Butler [Scunthorpe - Huddersfield] Free
Anthony Le Tallec [Liverpool - Le Mans] Undisclosed
Barry Nicholson [Aberdeen - Preston] Free
Ben Sahar [Chelsea - Portsmouth] Loan (six months)
Cameron Mawer [unattached - Weymouth]
Daniel de Ridder [Birmingham - Wigan] Free
Danny Knowles [unattached - Weymouth]
Danny Schofield [Huddersfield - Yeovil] Free
David Poole [Stockport - Darlington] Free
Davie Ross [Aberdeen - Peterhead] Free
Diarmuid O'Carroll [Celtic - Morecambe] Undisclosed
Frank Sinclair [unattached - Lincoln]
Guy Moussi [Angers - Nottingham Forest] Undisclosed
Jabo Ibehre [unattached - Walsall]
Joe Burnell [Northampton - Oxford] Free
Joel Ledgister [unattached - Woking]
Liam Dickinson [Stockport - Derby] 750,000
Lionel Djebi-Zadi [SC Verl - Inverness CT] Free
Lloyd Dyer [MK Dons - Leicester] Free
Martin Albrechtsen [West Brom - Derby] Free
Martin Skinner [Aberdeen - Peterhead] Free
Michael Morrison [Cambridge Utd - Leicester] Undisclosed
Neil McVitie [Aberdeen - Peterhead] Free
Nick Carle [Bristol City - Crystal Palace] Undisclosed
Nicky Adams [Bury - Leicester] Undisclosed
Paul McLaren [unattached - Bradford]
Paul Taylor [Vauxhall Motors - Chester] Loan
Rob Burch [unattached - Lincoln]
Russell Hoult [unattached - Notts County]
Samuel Di Carmine [Fiorentina - QPR] Loan (12 months)
Stephen Roberts [Doncaster - Walsall] Free
Steve Collis [unattached - Crewe Alexandra]
Thomas Buffel [Rangers - Cercle Brugge] Undisclosed

www.footballwinners.co.uk

 
 
Have your say on the footballWINNERS blog
 

Read what other members have to say!
There are (0) comment(s) to read!

Post a comment about this blog entry

You must be a member to post a comment. If you havent got an account then Register!

 
 

Rangers in Administration
 

How can one of the top two teams in Scotland end up in Administration?  Why are football clubs so badly run?  There is so much greed in football this is why clubs like Rangers and Portsmouth end up in Administration.

I am a Bristol City supporter and I would hate to see my club in administration or go bust and disappear but why is it the football clubs are immune from normal business practices?  We are in a recession that has seen some well known, well loved brands disappear from our high streets, so why are football clubs allowed to continue.  It is about time the government stopped stepping in and allowed clubs to go bust and disappear.  That has to be the only way to get the message out to the rest of the operators of the football clubs that this is a business and must be run like one.  Need to learn to balance the books and stop paying ludicruios wages to average players.

I don't want to see anyone's club go bust but at the same time this nonsense must stop.



Read what other members have to say!
There are () comment(s) to read!
Post a comment about this blog entry

 
 
Have your say on the footballWINNERS blog
 

Read what other members have to say!
There are (0) comment(s) to read!

Post a comment about this blog entry

You must be a member to post a comment. If you havent got an account then Register!

 
 

Latest news and views
 
Congratulations to Chelsea
Football Games - who is the next England Manager
Football Games we are still here.....
England let us all down
England World Cup 30
England 30 for the World Cup
Season 2010 almost over
What a season!
View latest news archive
 
 

Predictions and results
 
Rangers in Administration
World Cup Winner 2010
Congratulations Chelsea
England must win and must win well!
How well do YOU know football?
Play for fun is on its way
fW picks for week 7 - 26-09-09
fW Picks for week 6 - 19/09/09
View predictions and results archive
 
 

 

Football news
 

'We lost our heads' admits Deila
Celtic manager Ronny Deila says his side lost their heads as they were beaten 4-1 by Legia Warsaw in Champions League qualifying.

Everton complete Lukaku signing
Everton sign Belgian World Cup striker Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea for a club record fee of 28m.

Thursday's gossip column
Santi Cazorla, Fernando Torres and Javier Hernandez wanted by Atletico Madrid, Marcos Rojo to Southampton, plus more

Premier League to use vanishing spray
Vanishing spray used by referees at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be used in Premier League games next season.

Sunderland beaten by late winner
New signing Patrick van Aanholt makes his Sunderland debut as the Black Cats lose 1-0 to CD Nacional in a friendly.

Solskjaer better for 'hard times'
Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he has improved as a manager after last season's relegation experience.

Legia Warsaw 4-1 Celtic
Ronny Deila suffers a nightmare first loss as Celtic boss with a 4-1 loss to Legia Warsaw in the Champions League qualifiers.

Southampton sign Bertrand on loan
Chelsea left-back Ryan Bertrand is Southampton's third summer signing as they rebuild after selling five players for 92m.

Fifa vice-president Grondona dies
Julio Grondona, the head of the Argentine FA and Fifa's senior vice-president has died aged 82.

Glazers in 88.7m Man Utd share sale
Manchester United's US owners will pocket about $150 million by selling more of their shares in the club on the New York Stock Exchange.

Fabregas scores in Chelsea friendly win
Cesc Fabregas scores his first goal for Chelsea in their 3-1 friendly victory over Vitesse Arnhem on Wednesday.

Perez scores as Newcastle beat Owls
Ayoze Perez scores the only goal as Newcastle edge out Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 for their third straight pre-season win.

Sir Bobby's legacy five years on
Five years on from his death, Sir Bobby Robson would be "astonished" at the legacy he has left, says his widow Lady Elsie.

Ipswich complete deal for Bajner
Ipswich Town sign former Borussia Dortmund striker Balint Bajner on a 12-month deal, with the option of a further year.

Aston Villa lose to Chesterfield
A youthful Aston Villa side suffer their first defeat of pre-season, losing 3-1 to League One Chesterfield.

Leicester edge Walsall in friendly
Danny Drinkwater's 87th-minute goal gives Leicester City a 3-2 friendly win away at Walsall on Wednesday.

QPR trialist Collison plays in draw
Former West Ham United midfielder Jack Collison plays 90 minutes on trial for QPR in their 0-0 draw at Southend.

Real Sociedad v Aberdeen
Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's Europa League game between Real Sociedad and Aberdeen.

St Johnstone v Spartak Trnava
Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's Europa League game between St Johnstone and Spartak Trnava.

Scholes not expecting Man Utd role
Paul Scholes says he does not expect to return to Manchester United's coaching staff now after taking a TV pundit role.

Lazio sign Dutch defender De Vrij
Italian club Lazio sign Netherlands centre-back Stefan de Vrij from Feyenoord for an undisclosed fee.

VIDEO: Sub Lukaku scores Belgium's second
Substitute Romelu Lukaku comes on to great effect, scoring Belgium's second against USA in their last 16 match in Salvador.

VIDEO: Sykes strikes Milk Cup screamer
County Antrim's Mark Sykes strikes a stunning free-kick against County Down at the Milk Cup.

VIDEO: New Liverpool striker Origi's late winner
Belgium's Divock Origi scores a late winner against Russia in their 2014 World Cup Group H game in Rio de Janeiro.

VIDEO: Van Gaal on tactics and Ferguson
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal speaks to BBC Sport about his admiration for Sir Alex Ferguson and says he is "honoured" to be compared to the former manager.

VIDEO: Chelsea win to join Birmingham at top
Chelsea's fourth consecutive home win - a 2-1 victory over Bristol Academy moves the Blues level with Birmingham at the top of the Women's Super League.

VIDEO: New Arsenal keeper Ospina's great save
Greece's Panagiotis Kone forces a fine save from Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina late in the first half.

VIDEO: Man Utd win 11-0 at Milk Cup
Premier Section holders Manchester United win 11-0 against Gold Coast Academy in their first game of the 2014 Milk Cup.

VIDEO: Spanish league most exciting - Bale
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale says the Spanish league is "the most exciting" league and home to the "world's top players".

VIDEO: Van Gaal vents over Man Utd schedule
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal criticises his club's pre-season schedule, blaming "commercial activities" for the large amount of travel his players face.

VIDEO: Is this the most ridiculous kit ever?
Spanish lower league side Cultural Leonesa have revealed their new kit for the forthcoming season - a black and white shirt designed to look like a tuxedo.

VIDEO: Madrid fans' joy at Rodriguez signing
Real Madrid have signed World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from French league club Monaco.

VIDEO: Rodriguez's six World Cup goals
BBC Sport looks back at the six goals that secured Colombia's James Rodriguez the 2014 World Cup Golden Boot.

VIDEO: Rooney gets shooting tips from Van Gaal
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal pulls up Wayne Rooney and Antonio Valencia during pre-season training to give them tips on shooting.

VIDEO: Gerrard explains England retirement
England captain Steven Gerrard explains his retirement from international football, saying: "I've had to think of me this time".

VIDEO: Qatar World Cup 'will be in winter'
FA Chairman Greg Dyke has said he believes there is "no chance" Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup during the summer and that the tournament will more likely be staged in November or December.

Aura of authority: How Van Gaal differs from Moyes
If new Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal suffers from insecurity, he does a pretty good job of disguising it, writes Simon Stone.

Transfer latest - July 2014
Track all the latest signings day by day throughout the close season.

Guns, riots & tigers: Football's craziest tour
"We knew we could get shot or a Bengali tiger was going to attack us" - the story behind football's strangest pre-season.

Has the US finally fallen in love with soccer?
Simon Stone goes out and about in Los Angeles to find out if football is just a passing fix for Americans.

Major challenges for World Cup 2018
After what was largely considered to be a successful World Cup in Brazil, international attention now turns to Russia.

Manager ins and outs - July 2014
Track the managerial ins and outs and a list of every boss in the top five leagues in England and the Scottish Premiership.

Dons ready for Real, says McInnes
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes says his team are confident they can produce a positive result against Real Sociedad.

Williams hopes Bony stays at Swansea
Ashley Williams says Wilfried Bony and Bafetimbi Gomis could form a clinical strike partnership if the Ivorian stays.

Craigan blames Mexico for fighting
Stephen Craigan blames Mexico players for the fighting which marred the Milk Cup match against Northern Ireland.

Gerrard's England career in pictures
A look back at Steven Gerrard's England career as the captain announces his retirement from international football.

The good, the bad and the quirky: World Cup in stats
A look at the best statistics from the 2014 Fifa World Cup, featuring the impressive and the downright dismal.

West Ham star in women attack charge
West Ham footballer Ravel Morrison is charged with assaulting two women.

Liverpool beat Man City in New York
Liverpool win a penalty shootout against Premier League champions Manchester City in New York after the two teams draw 2-2.