Former Sunderland chairman Sir Bob Murray has told the Newcastle Chronicle that he was approached by the Labour government to rename the Stadium of Light to be a monument to the then recently deceased Princess Diana. In July 1997, Princess Diana was killed in a car crash that took place in a tunnel in Paris, [...] The post Sunderland turned down approach from government to rename Stadium of Light as monument to Princess Diana appeared first on The72.
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In news just filtering through from sources such as the Daily Mail, Sunderland have bolstered their attacking options by signing Premier League striker Lewis Grabban on a season-long loan deal from Bournemouth. The London-born striker has dropped back down to the Sky Bet Championship for a second successive season with the relegated Black Cats after [...] The post Sunderland Grabban a piece of the action with Bournemouth striker appeared first on The72.
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Nottingham Forest manager Mark Warburton is understood to be weighing up a move for free agent Cedric Carrasso according to the Nottingham Post. The 35-year-old Avignon born goalkeeper is looking for a new club after leaving French club Bordeaux last month and the player is thought to be attracting interest from England. It has been [...] The post Nottingham Forest linked with move for veteran keeper appeared first on The72.
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West Bromwich Albion are interested in signing Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson, according to Sky Sports News. The 24-year-old made his professional debut against Coventry City back in 2011, but it wasn’t until the 2013/14 season that Gibson made his presence known in the Middlesbrough first-team. Last term, the defender revelled in his taste of the Premier [...] The post West Brom interested in Middlesbrough star appeared first on The72.
Published last Monday at 07:01 pm on The 72
Hull City ended their pre-season warm-weather camp in Portugal last night with a 1-0 win over Primeria Liga winners Benfica. It ends a rocky month for Hull City in which they’ve lost several key names, and had little activity in the transfer market. But with a positive result in the bag ahead of the new [...] The post Hull City 5 things learned from pre-season victory over Benfica appeared first on The72.
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Premier League side Everton are planning an offer to Hull City for Polish winger Kamil Grosicki following the Tigers’ relegation to the Sky Bet Championship, according to the Daily Mirror. Grosicki was an ever-present feature in the Tigers’ squad that got relegated last season, despite joining from French club Rennes in the January transfer window, [...] The post Everton plan swoop for relegated Hull winger appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa are preparing to offer a contract to Christopher Samba according to a report from the Daily Mail. The 33-year-old defender is well known for England for playing for clubs such as Blackburn Rovers and QPR but over the last few players he has been playing for teams mostly in Eastern Europe. He would [...] The post Aston Villa ready to offer contract to free agent defender appeared first on The72.
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As reported by the Liverpool Echo, Joe Williams is set to join Barnsley on loan until January. The midfielder hasn’t moved away from Goodison Park yet, so this will be his first stint away from The Toffees. He is expected to sign for Barnsley later this week. The 20-year-old was included in first-team squads last [...] The post Barnsley set to sign Everton midfielder on loan appeared first on The72.
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Hull City have made Liverpool midfielder Kevin Stewart their next priority signing, according to BBC Sport. A deal worth as much as £8 million is expected to be completed later this week, with the 23-year old leaving the Reds’ pre-season training camp in Hong Kong to return home and complete the deal. The news comes [...] The post Hull City make Liverpool midfielder their priority in £8 million deal appeared first on The72.
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Hull City are close to signing Frazier Campbell for the second time according to a report from the Daily Mail. The 29-year-old striker is currently a free agent but most recently was at Crystal Palace, signing for them in 2014 and staying there until his eventual release this summer. However he struggled with injuries during [...] The post Hull City set to sign former Crystal Palace striker for the second time appeared first on The72.
Published Tuesday at 07:21 pm on The 72