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21 May 2012 23:30:57
Leeds to sign joel ward from pompey on wednesday on a four year contract for a fee in the region of 500k(21)(17)Just get on with it this has been dragged out for far to longSo he is signing for little Ipswich, dirty Leeds and massive owls?Truth is nobody knows until he signs for somebody on Wednesday (that is the date reported for a decision to be made). According to the press Leeds are still the most likely destination although Wednesday have 1 day to hijack that.He has already rejected Leeds, and Sheff Wed have pulled out. Realistically it is between Palace and Ipswich"little Ipswich, dirty Leeds and massive owls?"

Some people are so immatureSheff Wed have pulled out, and Palace look to have lost interest, Leeds wont or cant pay out 500'000, so we think its Ipswich now in the driving seat, expect Joel Ward's decision by WednesdayWard will sign for Palace trust meSo immature they are worth ignoring!Ward has all but signed for leeds...had a medical today... another cog in the warnock machine which is destined for the premireship...MOT!!He hasn't rejected anyone. If anyone is favourite at the moment it is Leeds due to Pearce and Ward being "two peas in a pod". But nobody knows where he will be going yet.

TeejLUFC

 


21 May 2012 21:34:27
after a first season in the football league danny kedwell has been linked with a move to crewe and former team afc wimbledon(12)(9)Haha great signing a club on the up... :p notHe'll have another year or two left on a decent wage for Lge 2 - Be very surprised if he came back to us. I wouldn't have thought he'd sign for a northern team - he didn't like travelling to London from Kent when he played for AFCW!

 


21 May 2012 21:31:47
Dani Pacheco will snub Norwich ciy and moe to serie A newboys Torino. The italians could also move for unsettled arsenal star Sebastien Squillacci(7)(37)It depends upon who the next Liverpool manager is!'star'? 32 year old defender who is slow and can't defend for cheese

 


21 May 2012 21:30:48
Mansfield Town to sign defender John Dempster on a free transfer,Michael Coulson from Grimsby,Stuart Fleetwood from Luton for a big fee,Gary Seddon from Fleetwood and re-sign Colin Larkin who has been released from Hartlepool.Also players to leave are :Kendrick,Bolland,Bell,Hutchinson,Mitchley,Craven and possibly Smith while Briscoe will be up for sale with Forest Green interested.(10)(7) 


 
Having failed again to get promotion there is no doubt that the squad will need to be changed, especially with the chairman promising promotion in 2012/13 !!!

 


21 May 2012 21:25:30
Nico Yennaris(season loan), Lloyd Sam an Lateef Elford-alliyu to sign for Scunthorpe this week(8)(11)

 


21 May 2012 21:15:39
Argyle are looking at bringing in the following players
Ashley Hemmings
Steve Howard
Rory Drake
Damien McCrory
Jonathan Read
Ryan Rowe
Juhvel Tsoumou
Alex MacDonald
Tom Wood
Dan Crane

A few of these have been playing in the lower leagues this year but Fletcher looks ready to test his luck(16)(5)

 


21 May 2012 21:23:02
Released baggie Somen Tchoyi attracting inteest from Blackburn, West ham and Cercle brugge(23)(1) 


 

 


21 May 2012 21:02:33
Burnley are close to signing Geal Bigirimana from Coventry City, Burnley made a loan bid that was rejected before the season ended. Now with only 1 year left on Geal contract Coventry are looking to get a good fee for the player.(10)(7)What rubbish, he signed a new four year deal at the start of the season.Not true just signed new 4 year dealHopefully burnley are more intersred in david bellRUBBISH he signed 4 year deal at the begining of the season !!!!!!!

 


21 May 2012 21:01:37
Blackburn will start their transfers this wekk with up to 12 players leaving and James McFadden and Ramon Nunez coming in.(16)(12)Nunez? You were relegated to the championship not league 1 why would you want a mediocre league 1 player?Actually, why would anyone want to sign for a dreadful outfit like Blackburn? Even mediocre players would do better going elsewhere.

 


21 May 2012 20:59:38
Izale McLeod to Yeovil after his release from Barnet(2)(22)Hope so hes classVery likely he already said that he wanted to play in league 1How do you knowSaw someone who looks exactly like him in asda in yeovil. I swear it was him!Also heard this, let hope theres some truth in it... but it seems that rotherham and swindon want him also... but they are also fighting over andy williams... id swap andy williams for izale mcleod any day!

 


21 May 2012 20:56:43
any MILLERS rumours ed(0)(16)Millers unsettle any player possible!

 


21 May 2012 20:31:13
Matthew Connolly has agreed a deal with Reading
MrRfc(22)(3)That's good newsAccording to who? I am not sure I would feel comfortable with him in the premier leagueI cant say how i know but a few sources have confirmed this. I would hope hes only cover but he did look good before injury. lets hope Birmingham game was down to his injury
MrRfcI thought he looked OK in the games he played. Hardly any of the existing squad have PL experience eitherGetreading (local newspaper) said we are in talks and he is not in first team plans- so very likely he'll come to us for 1 -1.5 mil

 


21 May 2012 20:20:51
Plymouth Argyle are relying on free agents to fuel their new signings for next season.
some of the main targets include former players Simon King, Damien McCrory, and Ashley Hemmings.
Other targets include
Byron Anthony
Rory Drake
Izale Mcleod
Mark Ellis (Who can be signed cheaply)
Keith Lowe (expected to be leaving Cheltenham)(14)(11)Seems legitI have heard that we are getting Logan from Exeter City after they released him . Dont know if he is any good though .Apart from Hemings and McLeod I don't see any other of theses players making much of a impact

 


21 May 2012 20:17:20
barnsley to sign darius vassell after his release from leicester(17)(21)

 


21 May 2012 20:14:41
Burnley are close to signing 20 year old wigan stirker/winger Nouha Dicko.(21)(9)Absolute tripe, we won't sell him. He will either go out on loan until Jan or be part of 1st team squad.Heard that its a definite if as expected rodriguez leaves Burnley....He will sign for us if Jay leaves, or just come on loan to us if Jay decides to stay.No way santos will got to Ipswich, ward is going to burnley, Andrews is staying at west brom and Barrett isn't coming to burnley

 


21 May 2012 20:07:32
Reading are in talks with Carlos Sanchez and have approached Crystal Palace for Jonathan Parr. The TSI takeover will be completed when Reading officially become a Premier League team.
Reading look to have missed out on Bjrn Bergmann Sigurdarson after a first bid being rejected. Everton and Aston Villa have been watching him.

MrRfc(11)(8)Just like to add TSI deal is almost 100% so expect announcement soon

MrRfcPlease dont buy j.parrRather we go for Chris Gunter than Parr, solid right back that's also a threat going forward on counter attack. Also seems like him and jem get on great, chat fair bit on Twitter nd allAny other Reading fans starting to panic slightly about this TSI takeover? It's supposed to have been completed months ago and it continues to drag on.No way will reading get parr. But its nice to see so many of our players attracting premiership teamsParr is a fantastic but happy at palace and is going nowhereNot really. It's dragging on because the premier league are taking their sweet time. Plus Reading aren't an official premier league team until the AGM on June 1st so we might not hear anything till then.

I have no worries SJM knows what's best for Reading.Not really, TSI deal is done and dusted as far as it goes between Sir John and them its just the background check goign on and most likely as they have seen what has been done to pompey in recent years they are wanting to be extra careful about it all. dont think it'll take more than a couple more weeks :)No need to worry. The reason for the delay is because we were promoted. The Premier League now have to ratify the takeover as opposed to the FA.I was but i'm not now, my main concern was part of the consortium were turned down for a bid for Everton around 2004 but as they have a lot more financial clout, not to mention the clubs finances were alraedy up to scratch no concerns here.As stated above the only delay with takeover is premier league, but will go through soon. delay doesn't look to have prevented early transfer activity
MrRfcThe Everton deal falling through was nothing to do with Anton or Chris Samuelson. That was Kenwrights fault.Parr wouldnt be welcomed by us fans after his theatrics getting Roberts sent offYou MIGHT have to change your opinions of him soon, ive been told that there's interest and by another source we have approached Palace

 


21 May 2012 20:04:39
Grant Holt to join QPR for 4.5 million(11)(58)Dream on, this would never happen.Why ?Qpr won't get Holt but he will leaveHolt ? QPR should be aiming higher than that. Del Piero would be ideal as back up to Cisse in the goal scoring side of things.It's almost a done dealWhy won't he go to QPR?Because holt hates qprEven thou he put a transfer request deep down he DOESN'T want to leave, he's having talks with the club to see idf they can sort out 1or 2 little problem Holt has, i believe everything will be ok & Holt will stay at Norwich.Whats almost a done deal and forget holt we dont want holt KEEP HIM !Why would a mid-table team's top scorer hand in a transfer request to go to a smaller club, that should have been relegated ?We don't want him at rangers he 'd empty the canteen on his first dayDon't want him at QPRHolt is a fat lump. half his goals were flukes... I can't see anyone coming in for him, he should stay at Norwich. QPR are looking at better players & will finish above Norwich next season.

 


21 May 2012 18:59:04
chelsea will land luka modric this summer after miissing out last summer.theplayerwill push for a move and hand in a transfer request to force o move if his request for champions league football is not granted(21)(31)I cant see levy selling to chelseaHe did same last year look what happenedOnly if chelski give us torres +10ml.Torres form at the minute puts him in the 20ml bracket so seems fair.50million or he just won't sell. Not saying he's worth it, but Levy won't sell to Chelski for lessFor all you crazy spurs fans,you are not a big club,you are over achieving and have got lucky with finding some good players.understand that wen a BIG CLUB comes in for your players,they will want to leave,jus look at modric last season and probly again this season along with bale

 


21 May 2012 18:55:58
arsenal and fiorientina are in talks over a swap deal for 1 each of there unwanted players.arsene wenger is keen to bring in playmaker adam lljacic whilst fiorientina are very interested in signing striker chamackh(18)(11)

 


21 May 2012 18:55:35
hearing news that man city will use macclesfeild as a feeder club for young player. two names i have are reece wabara and young lad called harris both played for the under 18s last season and played well glad were going to give our young talent a chance else where cant see any british talent progressing through city any more.(14)(10)Can't see city letting Reece wabara go hes an up and coming talent , seen bobby play for the under 18s fast as hell but can't last 90 minutes already been given a trial too stockport fc ,both too young for league 2 maybe one day thoughReece wabara Is a quality defender will probably progress to the prem so can't see him coming to league 2. Seen the other kid come through the Bolton academy quick legs but very greedy

 


21 May 2012 18:54:42
Doncaster have agreed a deal with peterborough over captain grant mccan
Also hull have accepted a offer from doncaster for arron McLean
Leeds utd have shown intertrest in both george friend and tommy spurr(11)(21)Aaron will be going this summer but to peterborough not doncaster

 


21 May 2012 19:50:20
Kyle McFadzean could be on his way to Rotherham as part of the deal taking Lewis Grabban to Crawley.

Rotherham will announce a signing tomorrow, and hopefully two more by the end of the week.(18)(15)The otherh two signings are a left back and a striker meant to be marc richards after he chose he dosent want to go to chesterfiled

 


21 May 2012 19:39:38
Bristol City are rumoured to be interested in signing Cheltenham Right back Sido Jombati after the portuguese player has had a marvellous first season in Gloucestershire, picking up the player of the year award. He is a attacking minded, quick and composed right back and would provide great competition to Rickie Foster.

Would cost around 200K(7)(9)City need a left back more than a right backIt's Pack we are after not the fella mentioned.
Del boy is up to something at BCFC so watch this guy, he's very, very good.Pack is a very good player. His free kick last week showed that.
However sido picked up player of the season and can also play left back. He is a very useful player and I for one wpuld welcome him with open arms to Ashton GateCTFC fan- if you get sido he will make your first team not at the start but as the season progresses you will see his skill. One of the best players i have seen playing for us and is still learning. Also a really nice guy! Packs not bad either

 


21 May 2012 19:29:00
Tom Heaton is set for talks with Peterborough after his contract at Cardiff expired.(19)(16)He is heading for Sheffield Wednesday so doubt it.He's had a very average season, premiership, no way!He's going to Sheffield Wednesday mate to be with Dave Jones again.Heaton is signing for Sheffield Wednesday

 


21 May 2012 19:08:30
Jack rod well going to man united for 12million plus berbatov good business for both parties Ferguson needs new midfielder and moyes needs strike partner for jelavicalso Liverpool interested in berbatov but Ferguson won't let him go there and apparently berbatov wants to join everton anyway according to his agent(9)(48)Good - thank god for thatBerbatov is out of contractWho exactly at liverpool is interested in berba? The manager? The dof? Oh wait there are none, so stop talking nonsense.
JayoHe's not out of contract at all, but can't see this move happening either. More likely Spurs or overseas - Anzhi for example.This is not true

 


21 May 2012 19:05:05
danny gabbidon has been released by qpr. Danny gabbidon said he wanted to join cardiff city before he retired. This is his chance(26)(5)Very trueHe will join the bluebirds on a two year dealStep up for the guy - prem next year on a sustainable basis

 


21 May 2012 19:04:00
Shrewsbury Town captain Ian Sharps has rejected a contract and is set to sign for Tranmere Rovers.

He has also indicated no desire to re-sign for Rotherham.(10)(10)Ian sharps and ronnie moore dont get on so its Rotherham who will be signing him.That would be great always confident with himYou can think what you want, i know for a FACT he is signing for Tranmere Rovers due to personal reasons.I know for a fact he is signing for Rotherham United.Currently having a medical at Rotherham

 


21 May 2012 18:48:45
wba are in talks with released bolton fullback steinnsson and released cardiff keeper tom heaton to replace players released from the club(22)(4)Heaton is going to Bristol city end ofWhy would he choose lowly Bristol over West BromWhy on earth would heaton go to bristol city. if he dose he might as well as stayed at a good club with cardiff city

 


21 May 2012 18:39:19
Ipswich ins:

Ricardo Fuller - Stoke
Giovanni Dos Santos (loan) - Tottenham
Magnus okuonghae - Colchester
Ben Williams - Colchester
Tomasz kuszczak - Man United
Joel Ward - Portsmouth
Danny Collins - Stoke
Keith Andrews - WBA

Ipswich outs:

Ronan Murray - Colchester
Josh Carson (Loan) - Charlton
Joe Whight (Loan) - Huddersfield
Arran Lee-Barrett - Burnley(1)(36)Why would Keith Andrews leave WBA where he's wanted and playing regular Premier League Football, for Ipswich Town?As an ipswich season ticket holder, i can tell everyone on here this whole squad of players are the worst i have seen yet. the club needs a clean out of all dead wood and as it looks like most of the business conducted this pre-season will be done in the free transfer and loan market, they could do a lot worse than looking at the SPL for the out of contract players.

Motherwell- Tim Clancy & Steve Jennings

Dundee United- Dusan Pernis, Paul Dixon, Scott Robertson, Danny Swanson, Garry Kenneth

Rangers- Sone Aluko

St Mirren- Nigel Hasselbaink & Jeroen TesselaarThe only players at Ipswich that would get into the Charlton team are Lee Martin, Jason Scotland (on a good day), Jimmy Bullard (maybe) and Ricky Wright. Unless its one of those players leave us out of the list of interested parties.Andrews was released by WBA so that shows he is wanted by them doesnt it......Let's correct shall we.

Poster one WBS have released Andrews so really wanted isn't he?

Poster 3 Ricky Wright who I assume is Richard Wright is a shadow of his former self and will to be honest not good enough for any pro team anymore so you kind of ruined your argument about how good Charlton are and being up with current events. As for the rumour it's rubbish"Poster 3 Ricky Wright who I assume is Richard Wright is a shadow of his former self and will to be honest not good enough for any pro team anymore so you kind of ruined your argument about how good Charlton are and being up with current events"

The point illustrates how poor Ipswich have become not how good Charlton are.I would cry if Charlton signed Richard Wright - awful keeper.Keith andrews is out of contract this summer so he is GOING TO IPSWICH TOWN

 


21 May 2012 18:32:00
hearing manuel fernandes could be on his way back to Everton on a free.

aswell it looks like steven pienaar is trying to get a move back to everton after spurs fans called him a disgrace for congratulating chelsea

also hearing Howard is trying to persuade dempsey to join also.(4)(4)Be sooo happy if we get fernandes on a freebieHope this is true, but, could we also have donoven, PLEASE !Yep you can have him 5 million please ha ha

 


21 May 2012 18:30:51
Ipswich Town are the frontrunners for the signature of out-of-contract Dundee United midfielder Scott Robertson, according to reports in Scotland. The 27-year-old is expected to leave Tannadice this summer with League One MK Dons and Brentford previously mentioned in connection with the twice-capped Scot.(1)(5)Yes, saw this on TWTD this morning as well, but you missed a further report that said no contact had been made.Know for a fact contact has been made. A little birdie told me!He is going to leeds or brightonBrentford have already held talks and things look promising, He knows Alan Kernaghan (Assistant Manager - Brentford) from their time together at Dundee before he joined Dundee United.Has now joined Ipswich on a 2 year dealAs an Ipswich fan I admit that things have gone downhill recently, however I can't see a player choosing to play for Brentford over Ipswich.He hasn't joined Ipswich on a 2 year deal you egg!

And I could see players signing for Brentford over Ipswich, Clayton Donaldson (Who is shocking) rejected Watford and Barnsley last year to sign for Brentford.
If the price is right and he gets a feeling about a club, then he will join, despite recieving offers from other clubs because Ipswich yes they are a bigger and better club no doubt.Ipswich are hardly a better team than brentford!Clayton donaldson isnt shocking!! what you on about?! haha!Ipswich are a club who spend money but get no where! therefore that doesnt make them a big club.

 


21 May 2012 18:27:40
Southampton are said to be interested
in the following players:

Ben Foster - £5m
Paul Pogba - Season loan
Carlos Munoz - £1m(15)(2)Pogba is out of contract and leaving permanently to juventusPogba's joining juventusNo, Pogba isn't joining Juventus. Wait and see.The Pogba situation seems to be back and forth, one min hes staying the next hes leaving. And Foster WONT leave the midlands, hes already stated that he wont uproot his family!So pogba is going to choose southampton over juventus?Before every one starts screaming ang shouting did any one think that Pogba could join on loan from Juventus,Havent seen him play but alot of fuss has been made over him yet Man u still brought Scholes out of retirement before giving him a go!

 


21 May 2012 18:22:08
Real Madrid's Royston Drenthe will have a second loan spell in the Premier League this time with Fulham after a poor loan spell at Everton last season.(13)(21)Loan spell from where? He's a free agent after leaving Real Madrid!To clarify, it wasn't his loan spell that was poor, just his attitude. Virtually all Evertonians would tell you that, on his day, he could be the most exciting player on the field. It was just his habit of repeatedly turning up late (and purportedly worse for wear) to training and pre-match prep that let him down. Very talented but I for one wouldn't have him back at Goodison.Interesting player at his best, but Fulham have other serious targets as wingers/attacking midfielders as well as already having good mature players and young prospects in these positions. I don't think Drenthe is good enough to change that situation - particularly if he has attitude/discipline issues - not our style {Ed025's Note - as the everton ed...stay well clear, he is a loose cannon..

 


21 May 2012 18:19:16
Bristol Rovers monitoring the situation of Steve Howard closely, who it is thought would be willing to take the step down with the guarantee of first team football.(6)(12)Steve Howard has all but signed for Notts County after his release from Leicester.Why would he drop two divisions? I'm sure there's a number of League 1 clubs who'd happily snap him up.Hope we don't sign himHes in talks with notts county so doubt bristol rovers will win the race

 


21 May 2012 18:18:42
Nicky Maynard will re-sign for Bristol City for 1.2 Million plus add on's, will rise to 1.6 million,(9)(6)Would be very supprised if this happens!Hmm, so he leaves the no hopers and goes in search of Prem football, he then achieves Prem football and promptly returns to the no hopers, who, btw, couldn't afford him at that price - silly billyThis simply cant happen, dont want him back tbh not after the way he treated the fans and his performances on the pitch last season were dire to say the very least. he may get his premiership 'dream' but he wont be a first teamer at west ham thats for sure. whats this no-hopers anyway? we've been in the championship for 5 seasons with 3 top 10 finishes including a playoff final, annoys me when people who clearly dont have a clue about bristol city post rubbish!This will not happen. Especially not using them figures anyway!IF we wanted him back... We couldn't afford to buy him? We bought him for 2m+.... So why could we now not afford 1.2-1.6m?

 


21 May 2012 18:16:46
Swindon to sign izael mccloud after his release from barnet(17)(12)Definitely notPaolo will only sign players who work hard, he clearly doesn't fit the bill and we already have enough players sitting on their lazy arses collecting 10k a month for F all

 


21 May 2012 18:13:16
matt oakley is set to sign for charlton in the next few days(8)(10)Matt Oakley is 34, he is too old for CharltonYoung and hungry? No!Charlton are going to have a squad of 900 players at this rate! get real,Any Charlton fan would know that this is not true.

 


21 May 2012 18:12:38
Barnsley to sign Paul Quinn following release from cardiff(22)(5)

 


21 May 2012 18:09:37
Wycombe in talks with Izale Mcleod following his release from Barnet. They are also interested in resigning Charlton CB Gary Doherty & free agent Scott McGliesh.(13)(5)Doherty was released by us so you can have him for free.Unfortunately Wycombe are currently under a transfer embargo as a result of not filing their accounts for last year. Also the ownership / control of the club is very much up in the air at present, so I'd think there's little chance of any transfers just yet.Does that mean Beavon will go?Millwall have but a bid in for him apparently, it's on sky sports news

 


21 May 2012 18:05:29
official news crawley sign lewis grabban(14)(6)O.K how much they paid for him??????Rumors around 175k but probably be bout 275k

 


21 May 2012 18:05:17
Newcastle are rumoured to be in talks with the agents of Ricardo Vaz Te Mathieu Debuchy to boost therenoptions as they head to the Europa League also Luuk De Jong will be Demba Bas replacement if he leaves for London(12)(21)

 


21 May 2012 18:03:39
Liverpool forward Dani Pacheco is to be announced as a Norwich City player on Wednesday after the Adam Drury testimonial match. He is also playing in the match so Lambert can see how he would fit in with the current squad. This news means that Grant Holt has been persuaded to accept a new contract with the Norfolk club and put pen to paper on a new 3 year deal making him the highest paid player at the club.(19)(8)Deffo saw him at ColneyAt Colney to train for Tuesday, so that ^ is a lie. He may join but not definitely.So signing a forward has made grant holt (a forward) to stay at norwich!
does this not add up to any1 else.Sounds like a muppet storey to me ........Not really a forward... more of an attacking midHolt and Pacheco linked up fantasticly together the first time they played with each other and we won 6.0... holty scored a hat trick. after the game he expressed how much he enjoyed playing with him so i would not be surprised if he can't wait to play with him again.

 


21 May 2012 17:59:56
Jacob Walcott, the 19 year old cousin of Theo, attracting interest from SPL sides following his release from Reading.(13)(5)

 


21 May 2012 17:58:14
Colchester outs:

Magnus Okuonghae - Ipswich
Ben Williams - Ipswich
Steven Gillespie - Charlton
Anthony Wordsworth - Blackpool
Karl Duguid - Southend

Colchester ins:

Amari Morgan-Smith - Luton
Ronan Murray - Ipswich
Lua Lua - Blackpool
Mark Tierney - Norwich(7)(16)Haha, no chance mate. Tierney was one of our best players till he got injured. LuaLua applies to that as wellDoubt Duguid would ever come to us and I don't think anyone at Southend really wants him.Doogie signed a contract a month agoIts wordworth thats going to charlton anyway he has signed a pre contract and will officially sign on the 1st of julyHope charlton got 7 figures for wordsworth cause col u already turned down 600 k from bournemouth in janAccording to my sources its 800-950k"Anthony Wordsworth - Blackpool" Why would Charlton need seven figures for a player Blackpool are buying (according to the rumour)?Why would duguid come to us and why would we want duguid2012/ 13 squad
GK Doyle
RB Ward
CB Smith
CB Collins
LB Cresswell
RW JET
LW Judge
CM Robertson
CAM Martin
ST Chopra
ST Sigurdarson

Subs 7 this season!
GK Kuzscack
CB Delaney
RB Edwards
CM Drury
LW Murphy
ST Scotland
ST Dos SantosBlackpool aren't buying him! Charlton ate getting him for 800k+ as we are in the championship and in London, whilst Blackpool isn't a nice area {Ed025's Note - how very dare you...blackpool is lovely!I can't ever see us signing both Doyle and kuszcak (however you spell it). Nor can I see Collins coming back or dos santos on loan. Although I would love to see dos santos back here, he's a real talent. Plus, if he did come back, how would he not make the first team?Dos Santos on the bench are you avin a laugh. Not as though any of these signings are going to happen but I would put Ward at CB. Place Edwards a RB and I would send smith back to New Zealand.Dobbie and Naismith are true as Karl Oyston could be forking out a bit of money to get Blackpool automatically promoted.It really isn't lovely {Ed025's Note - yes it is!..

 


21 May 2012 17:49:46
Tottenham reject Giovanni Dos Santos is set for his second loan move to Ipswich following a few years with limited chances with Spurs(8)(19)He's going to Brighton or Leeds

 


21 May 2012 17:48:33
Joel Ward has agreed to sign for Ipswich with the deal being confirmed Wednesday(13)(27)Don't know where you have heard that mate. Load or crap if you ask me. He wants to go to a club going places and will be a Sheffield Wednesday player in next few days.Why on earth would he want to move to Ipswich. He wants to move to bigger club than that.Another relegation fight for him this year thenHe had agreed a deal with Ipswich until Portmouth's administrators decided to keep him. Only place he'll go with Wednesday is the Xmas Outing!Back to league 1 then if he goes to wedsSadly for me as Ipswich fan it seems he is on way to leeds,Trevor birch(administrator)at Pompey says wards 1st choice is leeds and deal is imminent.wednesday are at the back of the queue for ward,why would he go to a newly promoted L1 club when he can take his pick from bigger clubs who are established at championship level.Bigger clubs . Don't make me laugh when have Ipswich been a big club?
You may be established championship side and that's it, he wants ambition and to go higher with a team not stay in championship. We may have been away a while but now were debt free and have money available we will see won't we. 38,000 for a league one game is big in my eyes. What was your highest in a higher league?Leeds or Blackpool.Hes goin to leeds or brightonSheffield Wed club going places?? Ha ha they've spent many years in League One last decade and now they think they are destined to big things. I'm not saying we (Ipswich) are world beaters but at least we have never graced League One.38,000 for Sheffield Wed a league one game is big in my eyes?? 20 000 of their fans came out of woodwork for the most important game of the season and they will be telling everyone in years time : we had 38 000 for a League One game....... Sheffield Wed are a comedy ! Will those 20 000 come back for the first game of the season?He is 100% signing for leeds. I know most peoplke say they have inside information but i actually do as I know the person whi signed the cheque for the transfer fee and it wasnt ken bates.Right, Update, Sheff Wed have pulled out, Leeds are looking shakey as Bates has stated sell before buy, Ipswich are strong favourites for his signatureSame with every team isn't it we all have woodworkers but some have more than others. Simply stating that were moving in the right direction I.e debt free, money to spend , ambitious chairman and manager. Did you say same about Norwich and Southampton when they flew through the championship?Spent many years haha 4 seasons in I don't know hoe many decades. Get your facts right. Everyone has woodworkers just some more than others. I was simply stating that we are debt free, ambitious manager and chairman with cash to spend, hence moving forward. Bet you said same about Norwich and Southampton when they sailed straight by you all from league 1 to prem.Sheffield Wed 4 seasons in League One in the last decade and now they think they're gonna do Southampton or Norwich.... They've always been one of the most deluded group of fans in England... Ha ha, last year Megson was a God after winning a few games in a row.... now they think Mandaric will buy them a Premiership hahaSheffield Wed will not finish higher than 15th next season. Moreover they might be involved in the relegation battle as they have no players who can shine in the Championship..... Madine? don't make me laugh...... We (Ipswich) will easily finish higher than them, any money on it

 


21 May 2012 17:35:50
Released Gillingham Striker Jo Kuffour is being linked with a move to league one side Walsall, Kuffour was a shock release by the Gills as he scored 10 in 31 games last season for the league 2 side(11)(5)Wouldn't be a bad signing but he's getting on

 


21 May 2012 17:35:42
Barnsley FC:
Ins:
James Mcfadden- free (free agent)
Ricardo Gardner- free (free agent)
Robbie Blake- free (free agent)
Oliver Norwood- season loan (Manchester United)
Paul Pogba- 3 month loan (Manchester United)
Nile Ranger- season loan (Newcastle United)
Paul Digby- 5 year contract
Kallum Higginbotham- Season loan (if Huddersfield Town fail to get promoted)
Outs:
Jacob Butterfield- Newcastle United free(10)(21)Why would any of these want to go to the dongles lolYeh right and north end are signing messi,drogba and kaka tooSend me what your on mate it must be top gear
ps butterfield will not go on a free fee will
be decided at tribunalButterfield signing for middlesbrough not newcastle,promise of first team football convinced him to come to teessideYou wont get mcfaddenPogba? reallyAnd who,s going to pay all the wages GET REALButterfield, free? Are you crazy? Players like him don't just go for 'free'Nile Ranger says he will not go back to Barnsley, wants to go to a big club and would love another spell at HillsboroughWell if he wants a big club, he wont be stopping in s6, sorry to tell you boys Norwich are biggerHe wants to go to a big club like hillsborough... Who are you kidding? You were in league last season your not a big club!

 


21 May 2012 17:31:54
Kuqi will 100 % sign for Oldham athletic as he has given his word to Dickov.(6)(10)Please be wrong!Please be rightAll yo kuqi haters make me laugh, take away his 16 goals and we were down, not only him that didnt play well towards the end

 


21 May 2012 17:27:24
Speaking to Filipe Morais neighbour in Oldham yesterday he said morais has three clubs that want him. Preston, Stevenage, and Barnsley. But he has not ruled out staying at Oldham as he loves where he lives in delph and his teammates and is very settled.

I hope Oldham get there finger out and he stays, along with all the other players out of contract that Oldham should be working hard to keep. Eg Simpson, wesoloski, and kuqi.(6)(8)

 


21 May 2012 17:19:39
Having been released by Exeter City, David Noble is keen to stay local and has already spoken to ex-boss Gary Johnson at Yeovil where he had a previous short loan spell. Could be a quick transaction this week(10)(5)Very Likely! Him and Upson in the midfield could be a great combination!This could be a good move, williams and blizzard not likely to play every game. get in there quick GJGood cm and a great partner for upsonHe would be a great signing. Je's quite creative as wellHes average at best if we're pushing for play-offs next year we need to be aiming a little higher than relegated players... hes nothing special but reasonable cover for upson and whoever else takes that midfield slot

 


21 May 2012 17:12:49
Charlton are set to make a shock move for unsettled leicster striker Jermaine Beckford(6)(30)He's not unsettledYes he isNot a cat in hells chance that he will come to little old Charlton - get realVery unlikley!Bigger than leicester, they have just plonked in the middle of the champ for ages when we were finishing 10+ in the prem and your still doing it now despite the money you have spent, cheers for the 6 points in advance, although it feels mean to take points off of little old leicesterHe's not good enough for Charlton, so don't get ideas above your station.Charlton are trying to sign a player from Leicester but, it is NOT Beckford!I hope we keep him next season but not a chance he would be interested in joining a newly promoted L1 club.only club in championship he would be happy to go to is leeds going by his antics at elland rd few weeks back.Charlton bigger than Leicester get real, whats your avg gate?Charlton can have him, he's lazy and selfish on the ball, not a team player, very negative, enough saidHe is joining Leeds.Your av gate doesn't matter man city get less than man u but they're betterHe didn't say better, he said bigger...

 


21 May 2012 17:12:42
It's all very well saying PDC is going, Caddis, Ritchie..... Are going, if this is you're hunch then its your hunch say so.

I'd put good money on PDC not leaving swindon Town FC for quite some time, yes after fat Sam PDC will be manager of West Ham thats a given, lets keep to facts.

Fact PDC has said he wants to stay for another yr to see STFC into the Championship.

Fact he said a few months ago he was ready to quit everyone was miffed as to what this was, but then it turned out that around the same time Trehoe, it appears accused PDC of racism, which seems to be unfounded.

Fact none of the regular first teamers want to leave, they have all said so.

Fact Mcevely and Holmes have both said that they want to work out a deal at STFC

Rumour:
Andy Williams from Yeovil
Mcloed Barnet(9)(8)Paul Caddis signed one year contract extension to 2014 SSNI'm sure that PDC will honor his contract, he will be aware that he is only one year into a new career and needs to get more experience first. That should be to the benifit of STFC aswell as PDC.Spot on with your comments PDC will do another season with us but his managerial test will be this season as there is a big difference from L2 to L1 but he is very astute and intelligent and i believe we will have another successful season under Paolo then the vultures will be swooping to sign him up.
As you said the current squad of players enjoy playing for him and can see where he is going with the club and they will all stay.
Paolo is an honourable guy and if he gives his word he will honour his contract with us.

 


21 May 2012 17:05:28
charlton will sign westhams nicky
maynard as westham feel he is not
good enough for selection in the
premire league.(9)(28)Your thinking of boldock, maynard is good enough and wouldnt want to join us anyway probably!Because of all the silly post from charlton fans hope westham dont loan u any playersAnd you know this is from a Charlton fan how?Thank you ( comment above) why does everyone think just because it's a cafc rumour, a cafc fan HAS to post it! If I find someing about sound I could post it but I'm a cafc fan!

 


21 May 2012 17:03:54
spurs possible move for scott loach(7)(19)

 


21 May 2012 17:02:41
preston north end are in talks with ex
portsmouth player benjani on a 2 year
deal(3)(21)Yh right pne wont sign him ,why would they want himBenjani wouldnt last the weekend with Graham Westley.....Benjani would want to play free flowing football and Westley wouldnt know what to do with himWhere did you find this out?If u care to watch pne u wud see they football not long ball u person you a lasher or a dingleI wouldn watch a 15th placed League 1 side who havent managed 3 wins in the last 4 months.....You must be the intellegent PNE fan....

 


21 May 2012 17:00:05
charlton are after henry lansbury from
arsenal.(12)(26)Can't see that he could of played in prem with norwichWill Charlton fans stop pulling names out of a hat, they get promotion and think that they are a major draw for players, well your not so deal with it.^^^^your stupid thinking that just because a charlton rumour has popped up a charlton fan must of wrote it, well no! i could write a york rumour if i heard one so stop crying and go to bed its school tomorrowCharlton will go back down next season,they will not be able to attract good enough players and current players are not good enough for championship^you obviously don't know much about football. Charlton are VERY unlikely to go down next year.

 


21 May 2012 16:58:38
Walsall fc's william grigg is apparently being looked at by several league 1 and championship sides due to his recent call up to northern ireland. PNE, Doncaster and MK Dons are the front runners(4)(8)Never .You must be joking, no one will ever sign Grigg

 


21 May 2012 16:57:07
JAY ROD TO EVERTON 6M

bid accepted(26)(27)

 


21 May 2012 16:55:49
Doncasters Jonathan Maxted wanted by top flight premiership clubs said to be the most talented English keeper watch this space.(4)(12)Alex McCarthy is 10 times better...George willis jordan pickford have to be up there can name a few more that are hell of alot better hence being in the england setupWhat utter rubbish hes very average,played against him twice this season and got to say nothing special.

 


21 May 2012 16:54:53
everton close to Signing jay rodriuguiz(burnley player) for 6 million(9)(27)Good move for jayNever smelt 6 million. 8mill or no chance. Would be great move for Jay!Jay has already agreed a deal, he is good friends with David moyes and I've heard this from a very reliable source

 


21 May 2012 16:51:25
Aproach made by stoke for peterboroughs Lee tomlin(10)(13)Great news ..... how much do they want to take him?Dont you have to be over 6 foot to play for stoke?No.....

 


21 May 2012 16:51:18
Burnley have accepted a 6.5M bid from Everton for Jay Rod

Source-Radio Merseyside(25)(23)If we sign him 4 6mil then he better be better than jelly then agen he's only 22 he can improve {Ed025's Note - if he,s half as good as the jelly man... then its a bargain..I am a burnley fan and can definately tell you that Jay Rod is a class player with potential to be a very good standard premier league striker... he would be perfect for everton and i really hope you get him( at the right price 5-7 mill)...We can't afford Madine, they want 3million and gabbidon is going to leeds

 


21 May 2012 16:49:14
Villareals Rossi to join Sevilla for 17million euro's(8)(21)

 


21 May 2012 16:44:50
Kara Mbodj, 22 year old Senegalese defensive midfielder currently playing for Norwegian side Tromso IL to Arsenal.

Wenger has apparently been watching him for a while, and is now ready to put in a bid.(8)(5)

 


21 May 2012 16:43:30
Colchester are in the hunt for Luton Town forward Amari Morgan-Smith(6)(5)

 


21 May 2012 16:40:33
Chesterfield have signed ex Sheff.Wed goalkeeprer Richard O'Donnell on a free transfer.
Also Port Vale striker Marc Richards is having a medical at Chesterfield and is close to sealing the deal.
And rumours going round on twitter and Leon Clarke stated "I'd love to go back to Chesterfield, it was great there".(13)(7)Bring back Leon he is class and will get us 20-30 goals easyClarke won't be in a town shirt next season unless Bowery is sold.I'd have Leon back without a doubt!!

 


21 May 2012 16:39:46
West Ham will sell Maynard to Middelsboro for 2M and Replace him with Charlie Austin or David Nugent(12)(34)David nugent won't leave Leicester !I could'nt agree more Nugent will not be leaving Leicester !Maynard would be a useful addition to the Boro squad,with lead bitter, butterfield and loovens also set to sign, Boro look set to be a real force next seasonI am a boro fan and no way will gibson spend 2 million on one player. that will be the total mogga has for new signings if he is lucky .chairman has no ambition for the club.rk days ahead for boro.CAFC Fan, I'd love to get Charlie AustinAustin's staying at Burnley.

 


21 May 2012 16:37:46
Burnley News

In
Pugh-Bournemouth-Free
Madine-Sheff Wed-1.5M
Gabbidon-QPR-Free
Coke-Bury-100,000
Dicko-Wigan-Loan
Barnes-Doncaster-Free
Westwood-Crewe-450,000

Out
Mccann-Swansea-1M
Wallace-Celtic-700,000
Jay-Southampton-6M(18)(15)Madine isnt going nowhere
And giles coke is under wednesday not bury
EPIC FAILU wont get pugh on a free this season his contract not up till next summerCeltic are not interested in re-signing ross wallaceMaxine for 1.5m!! You're having a laugh. We've turned 3m down. He's on a five yr contract and scored 18 in each of last 2 seasons (league goals).Coke does not play for Bury,Sheff Wed playerCoke is a Wednesday player not bury. Madine to burnley in your dreams.Above it says he off to everton.come on guys make ur minds up!!Jay never was and never will go to Saints,there are big clubs in for the lad so please behave yourselvesLol for the last time celtic are not signing ross wallaceIn the past couple of week Jay has signed with 5 different clubs at least! I think its fair to say he will move, but where? well time will tell. Saints have always been linked with him, but they are more interested in Hooper from Celtic.Gabbidon I dont think so to old, howe likes young playersGiles Coke is at Sheffield Wednesday...What other big clubs are there interested in jay then?Wont get in swans teamPugh is out of Contract in a years time! Not now! Also you will not sign Madine!Marc Pugh's contract does not run out this Summer, so I don't think you'll be getting him for free."Jay was and never will go to Saints..bigger clubs interested"

Come on let's be realistic. I support Saints so I am biased but it wouldn't be a bad club for him to go to with our emphasis on bringing through talent, decent fans, great facilities (etc. you get the point, I won't labour it - this isn't a self indulgent rant, just hopefully correcting some above idiocy).

Jay R might come to Saints, who knows. And it won't be a question of size or wealth, it will be if the two clubs can agree on a valuation of the player. Don't always make light rumours into a mud throwing match about size of club etc. We're talking about Jay Rodriguez here, not messi.As a burnley fan i do not agree with the above said lists . dont paint us all as the same . however wherever jay does go to i am sure every burnley fan would wish him all the best he is a cracking player and will do a job in the prem . i have no doubt he will go on to represent england at some stage . i think he will go to everton or fulham if they come in with another bid

 


21 May 2012 16:34:25
Happy for James Husband, to say he's only recently progressed through the youth system with a friend of mine Harry Middleton (1st year DRFC youth, One-To-Watch), being scouted by premier league clubs is massive. Would like to see the young talent play in the first team this year. Also wouldn't mind Jon Parkin back on loan this year if not on a permanent basis. If he does well at Scunthorpe, then surely he wouldn't mind coming back to a bigger club.(4)(4)How is Doncaster any bigger ?

 


21 May 2012 16:32:27
Notts Count to sign Fitz Hall on a 2 year deal(10)(12)I doubt 'one size' will sign for Notts

 


21 May 2012 16:31:06
Derby will sign ex-leicster striker Darius Vassell following his release, and derby lose the chase to sign dixon and bristol city beat them to it. Also, as matt oakley has departed lcfc, he will consider a player-coach role to kick-start his new career. Derby, Barnsley, Charlton are intrested(6)(13)Yeah, because Charlton are interested in everyone!Charlton are NOT interested in this player! Nor most of the others post on here. We signed 23 players last year because we needed a clear out, it will not happen again (unless the albran works).Nor for Bristol City!

 


21 May 2012 16:28:38
ed any rumours on wolves in and outs(4)(8)

 


21 May 2012 16:28:10
Shrewsbury Town Captain Ian Sharps rejects offer of a new contract ,looks like heading to either Tranmere or Rotherham(8)(6)I hate to say it but it seems true.It's TranmereClose source to Sharps has indicated to me , it's Tranmere. Also stated he has moved for his family.Makes sense for him to go to either club as he was regarded the best player from his time at the millers but seen as though tranmere are in L1 he is set to link back up with ronnie mooreYes its tranmereFamily? His family is settled in Shrewsbury. Its a football decision

 


21 May 2012 16:26:25
tubbs will not go to rotherham becaue they offerd t they wanted him for 200k and
bournemouth paid 800k for him an their a league2 team(7)(7)Bournemouth paid 150.000 upfront so why wont he go to Rotherham?Agreed - they can have arter for nowt!

 


21 May 2012 16:23:15
The Hammers are determined to keep
Vas Te but Cardiff , Swansea and Everton
want him so it is not looking good for the
hammers(10)(27)Cardiff??Under contract until June 2014, so West Ham don't have to sellWest ham are richer than cardiff swansea and everton and hes a guaranted starter he won't leave {Ed025's Note - he is a guaranteed starter for the hammers....but would not get anywhere near evertons reserves, never mind first team!..Not likely but it could be a great buy for cardiffWhy on earth would Vaz Te join any of those clubs?As CCFC fan this rumour is ridiculous. Vas Te showed great promise first time in the prem, now he is older and more experienced so I can see him being a success in the prem and going to a better team in jan or next summer.Where r these ridiculas rumours comin from Cmon be serious will yaYer 'avin a giraffe !

even if you counted Vaz Te and Carlton Cole combined as one player they wouldn't make Everton's team {Ed025's Note - i agree

 


21 May 2012 16:17:06
Dear ed, Stephen Henderson has joined West Ham on a 3 year deal making him West Ham's first Premier League signing. It's for an undisclosed fee so you can add this to the confirmed transfers page(11)(8)Why do 4 people think is unbelievable...lol??Stephen Who ?

 


21 May 2012 16:11:50
Watford are interested in free agent Tomasz Cywka. Also rumoured to interested ex-team mate Chris Maguire. After a successful loan spell at portsmouth Nigel Clough still classed Maguire as a fringe player.

Watford also chasing QPR's winger/striker Tommy Smith to sign him for a third time.

-James Collins from shrewsbury (although he is discussing his future with Shrewsbury)(10)(3)Tommy smith would be a great signing james colins is ten times better then iwelumo so this looks goodSmith and Collins are still possibilities. Collins will depend on whether he is ready for Championship football

 


21 May 2012 16:11:18
Ryan McGivern to sign for Bristol City on season loan from Manchester City.(7)(7)Man city would want to sell him rather than loan him again. he is not good enough for man city.He's not good enough for bristol city either

 


21 May 2012 16:09:40
James Beattie and Alan Lee - Plymouth Argyle, free.(6)(11)Good luck

 


21 May 2012 16:09:20
Crawley planning to announce Grabban tomorrow and Rotherham planning to announce a signing tomorrow.... Is there s swap deal going on?! HOPE NOT!(10)(2)Yes the Millers are getting your centre back.Done deal, 175,000 and Crawley only offered 100 k in January not 250 k , Grabban to be announced in morning , in sussex now having medical275k actully rising up to 350k from add ons

 


21 May 2012 16:07:18
Richard Keogh in talks with Bristol City over a £200,000 move.(15)(11)Keogh is too good for Bristol, think again.If he's too good for Championship Bristol City, what's he doing at League 1 Coventry then?
I gather he is getting married to a Bristol girl so it fits!Not really too good for bristol city when he plays for a league one club like coventry and spent 3 years at ashton gate previously... its 500k as well.Richards so good that hes in league one with coventry and we're the only ones to be linked with him! yeah so good! we should never have let him go in the first place, good player but not too good for us!

 


21 May 2012 16:05:16
Mustapha Carayol to join Bristol City for £350k(5)(22)

 


21 May 2012 16:01:24
Reading are trying to sign 26 year old Carlos Sanchez from VALENCIENNES nicknamed the Rock. Currently in talks.(13)(6)Going to saintsWould be a great buy... The Colombian is a rock indeed, he shut messi down in the copa America last year.

RonillzGood replacement for gunnarson, in the khalifa cisse mould, and good back up to legeirtwood i hope

 


21 May 2012 16:00:17
ricardo rocha, jamie ashdown and benjani released by pompey, balram chainrai portsmouth will buy again(9)(2)Ashdown must be because of wages he is quility at pompeyBoth are excellent players. It's down to wages, age, and the manager's desire to simply start from a fresh base. Personally, think Pompey have made a mistake as they were not particularly high earners.

 


21 May 2012 15:59:49
Where do all these mickey Mouse rumours come from.
Dicannio has 1 year left on his contract,and if he did go expect Swindon to get some mega
compensation.
Still he does need backing from the Board and that has gone very quiet,JW as hospitalized so expect news soon.However Dicannio is going nowhere just yet.(6)(6)

 


21 May 2012 15:49:17
Manchester City will allow goalkeeper Gunnar Nielsen to go on loan to League One side Shrewsbury Town.(14)(2)

 


21 May 2012 15:44:26
Chelsea are ready to make a £30m move for Edison Cavani despite having no manager . Fernando Torres wants out of London where he has failed to settle after his whopping £50m move from Liverpool. Chelsea will have to take a massive hit on the Spaniard though as he will only likely fetch £25-30m.(21)(8)He will go back to athletico :DThey will be lucky to get 25-30m, more like 10-15m

 


21 May 2012 15:30:43
Dani Pacheco arriving in Norwich today but it seems he has brought Rayo Vallecano team mate Michu with him also to discuss a potential move to the Canaries(13)(10)Michu In talks with southamptonNo he's in Norwich just saw them both at ColneyMichu isnt in talks with saintsHe is in talks with vallecano so he can speak to saints again

 


21 May 2012 15:26:41
Charlton going in for out of contract Jo Kuffour.(6)(12)Luff our. That's your level. HahaYeah cos that makes sense?!Anyone out of contract someone points at Charlton!Charlton have been intrsted in Kuffour since his arrival at gills.

 


21 May 2012 15:25:09
Dani Pacheco will be announced as a Norwich city player on Tuesday before Norwich play celtic in a testimonial match. Pacheco has already been announced as playing for Norwich in the game itself.(19)(2)

 


21 May 2012 15:23:15
Liverpool have now been rejected by Jurgen Klopp,Pep Guardiola,Brendan Rodgers and Frank de Boer while Wigan manager Roberto Martinez is close to joining Aston Villa. Andres Villas-Boas is the current favourite but he also has an offer from AS Roma. Liverpool are considering an approach for Alan Pardew while Paul Lambert,Michael Laudrup,Frank Riijkard and former manager Rafael Benitez are also in the running.(10)(13)Martinez will not go to Villa, he turned them down when they finished above us so definitely won't go when they finished below us.Roma have already appointed a new manager mate and Rafa not in contention according to some journalists.I love seeing how far liverpool have fallen:)getting rejected by every manager they go for.theyre a joke now and only gonna keep gettin worseThe only managers rejecting are the ones who know they are not capable of getting the club into the champions league.Things will change this seasonYeah, the anfield moggy will take over, and be named "Queen Kitty"

 


21 May 2012 15:17:50
Norwegian Hannover 96 striker Mohammed Abdellaoue is Flying into England to hold talks with Norwich City(16)(4)

 


21 May 2012 15:10:54
Crawley to complete the double striking swoop of James Hayter and Lewis Grabban tomorrow. Hayter will arrive on a free transfer after his release from Doncaster - Grabban is another leaving Yorkshire; joining from Rotherham for a fee of £175,000.(15)(9)Rotherham refused 250,000 in january so why take that nowEvans has said no ex-Rotherham players are set to re-sign so unlikely this will happen.Not a cat in hells chance at 175.000
dream on.Its 350k actually

 


21 May 2012 15:09:17
Despite missing out on promotion, Luton still remain hopeful of signing top target Delroy Facey.

Craig Stanley is also a target.(8)(6)

 


21 May 2012 15:07:41
Paddy Kenny and Fitz Hall to join Neil Warnock at Leeds(19)(12)Can QPR find decent replacements?Why would he leave the prem to play for a bog standard Championship side get realWhy does everyone think thtPaddy kenny follows warnock around like a lost dog

 


21 May 2012 14:57:38
Wolves ins & Outs-

Ins-
Alex Smithies (Goalkeeper)
Emmanuel Frimpong (Midfielder,Loan)
Kenwyne Jones (Striker)
Patrick Van Aanholt (Defender)

Outs-
Hennessey (Goalkeeper)
Berra (Defender)
Foley (Defender)
Elokobi (Defender)
O'Hara (Midfielder)
Jarvis (Midfielder)
Hunt (Midfielder)
Fletcher (Striker)
Doyle (Striker)(12)(2)So that is most of the first team out then is it ?If we sell fletcher and doyle but only sign jones it would leave us with 3 strikers and 1 of those vokes appears to want out aswell.Kenwyne Jones to Wolves?Lol smithies jones n van anaholt
we got McCarey ikeme de vries henno
ward rekord cranston
doyle vokes SEB cassidy winnall fletcher

so we dont need a new keeper we do need a new left back

n henno wants to stay o'hara told people he was staying at the awards jarvis will only go for very silly money

hunt berra elokobi foley stearman ward henry can all leave for meObvs not a wolves fan posting this rubbish...would have more brains...off the list of outs...jarvis at a push and thats for 10 mill if people actually will pay that...fletcher i will be sorry to see go but we shall see what happens with him wouldn't say hes 100% going...as for the ins you say...frimpong would be welcome back jones not a chance can we afford those wages in the championship if we fail at our first attempt and smithies don't need him ikeme all day long"Obvs not a wolves fan posting this rubbish...would have more brains"

He would've been unique.

 


21 May 2012 14:55:27
Redmond, Ince and Phillips will all go to Premier league clubs this summer. Ince and Phillips to Norwich for 6mil + add-ons.(2)(27)Not to sure about thatI'll have a bet that Norwich won't pay transfers fees that high and that is why Lambert wants outDespite West Ham fans enjoying to boo anyone with the name Ince on their shirt, there are whispers that The Hammers are considering making a bid for young Tom.That's 6 players I@ve just read are going to Norwich. Has Dehlia just got another cook book out?Not a chance!Everyone's going to Norwich, must be loaded, or the players must be desperate - you decide6mil + add ons for 2 players is well within our budget. We spent similar to this on Bennet and Pilkington last year. However im not sure we will go for both if we are interested. We have money to spend which we know, as the board have said we have similar to spend as last season.

We spent approx:
E Bennett - 2 Mil
Pilkington - 2 Mil
Morisson - 2.5mil
Ayala - 800k-1 mil
R Bennet - 3.5 mil
Howson - Believed to be approx 2 mil
Vaughan - 2.5mil
Kyle Naughton Loan fee rumoured 5-800k
Johnson - Free but large sign on fee

So id say we will have again 15 mil + any fees recieved. So 6 mil for 2 players doesnt seem all that expensive for us considering we dont need a major overhaul.There is no way Phillips and Ince will go to Norwich.Hoolahan did lolHoolahan went for 250k, cant see Norwich stump up 3m - 4m when their best player is handing in a transfer requests because he's earning 16k a week. Ince & Phillips are both on 8k + bonus at Pool so they wont be going to the back of beyond unless there getting the same as Holt'They wont be going to the back of beyond'..........this is Norfolk were talking about not the outback in Australia.

 


21 May 2012 14:52:40
My sources so far on Leicester's out of contract players.

Steve Howard: Notts County have already began talks with the striker. But according to my source Sheffield Utd could be preparing to hijack County's bid regardless of whether they gain promotion or not.

Matt Oakley: Portsmouth could go for the former saint. He would give them good balance and experience in the centre of midfield. Other teams in the hunt for Oakley are; Exeter, Chesterfield and Preston.

Darius Vassell: MK Dons are pondering on whether to make a move. Their biggest worry is whether Vassell can last a 46 game season. Coventry and Doncaster are the 2 other teams at the moment being linked with the striker. Though according to my source Vassell is keen on a move away from England.

Chris Weale: Hartlepool, Yeovil, Preston, and Crawley have all made a move for the keeper.(6)(9)Great keeper even at scoring headers for Yeovil from a Yeovil town fan!xComplete garbage about darius vassellLooks likly that vassell will call time on his playing career unless one last payday comes calling

 


21 May 2012 14:48:18
Swansea closer to agreeing a fee(1MILLION) with Burnley for Chris Mccann(14)(2)Try 33, as in 300,000 he is without a doubt one of the worst players I have ever seen play for Burnley. Before his injury he was fairly decent, now looks scared to tackle, head, shoot and dribble. They can have him.You obviously arent a burnley fan and dont have a clue about football....Chris McCann is a quality player , his injury set him back abit but hopefully next season he will start to show his class abit morePlease take him off us

 


21 May 2012 14:47:23
Brighton linked with David Connolly after his realease from Southampton.(10)(13)Would be a top signing for us if we could pull it offCome on seagulls sign him up !!Well past his best and not exactly a tall bustling striker that Poyet is after. Hopefully we will stay well clear of Connolly. Yakubu would be nice, could do for us what Roberts did for Reading.Yeah cuz yakubu would play for brighton :/ think about itDavid Connolly was great for saints and probably kick started our promotion this year. He was playing decent until he got an injury and by then we had already signed Sharp and Lee. He's a natural goalscorer and could maybe give any champ club a kickstart out of that league!

 


21 May 2012 14:46:52
Malaga cf linked with a summer move for Gaston Ramirez a bigger lure than Liverpool due to champions league(11)(4)

 


21 May 2012 14:46:50
Hazard to Arsenal!(3)(44)I wish...Yeah, Micky Hazard to pick up rvp to take him to the Etihad stadium. Dream on plonkers.Got to love arsenal fansYeah, maybe Thorgan Hazard!

 


21 May 2012 14:42:39
Norwich City to offer Brighton cash plus Andrew Crofts for the services of midfielder Liam Bridcutt.(3)(9)A number of clubs may be interested in Bridcutt but a swop with Crofts would need 2m+ added to it. Problem is that Crofts can't play Bridcutt's role and would be no more than a squad/bench player. Brighton have moved on since he leftCrofts isn't exactly to Brighton's standards any more and would be a bench warmer if he came back.

 


21 May 2012 14:42:16
Leicester City are monitoring midfileder Alan Navarro after Brighton confirmed he is not be to offered new contract.(9)(8)Ha ha! Are you Alan Navarro? Seriously. It's not going to happen is it. Good honest pro but for Leicester if they don't throw a million or two at it they ain't going to be good enoughYou may want to check sky sports you so called football fan. Just because it's Leicester you automatically assume they GOT to buy and not sign freebies.

 


21 May 2012 14:41:30
Barnsley to sign Jamie Cureton after released by Leyton Orient(8)(23)Complete ,utter tripe!Weve had him 3 years ago he wont b backHes going to colchester count on itExeter More likeWhat person wrote that! Wont be able to get into barnsley vet team!

 


21 May 2012 14:40:11
The Argus newspaper are today reporting that Brighton are on the verge of signing Dundee United's attacking midfielder Danny Swanson. Swanson is a much sought after midfielder and libe long Hibs fan - but wishes to play south of the border(8)(5)Erm no it doesn't? Poyet's exact words: 'Why would I sign him when I can have the best attacking midfielder in the Championship?'No they are not! Todays Argus quote:

"Albion were linked with Dundee United’s out-of-contract playmaker Danny Swanson last week.

Poyet responded: “Why would I sign him when I can have the best attacking midfielder in the Championship?"

Get your facts right before you post rubbish on here please!Poyet has pretty much said he is not interested in him.

Poyet- "why would I need to sign him if it looks like Vicente is staying"No it's not!What is the point of posting a blatant lie?Calm down people, calm down. If you click the link to the story in the argus then that story says 'on the verge of signing'.Errrrm !! Yes it does say that. Look at the link that the story takes you to.3 days previous it said that! In YESTERDAYS Argus (21/05/12 when this was posted!) it said that Gus wasn't interested as Vicente is almost certain to re-sign, check the date!!

 


21 May 2012 14:36:14
Yeovil Town defender Bondz N'Gala is attracting interest from a number of clubs after his no nonsense defending caught the eye of several clubs both north and south of the border. Rumoured strong interest from Port Vale and Aberdeen.(4)(9)Bondz N'gala is awful from a Yeovil town fan!xPlease !!

 


21 May 2012 14:34:34
Brighton's Liam Bridcutt is linked has been linked to Nowrich, Swansea, Fulham and Reading.(15)(3)

 


21 May 2012 14:29:48
Manchester City are to loan a goalkeeper to Shrewsbury Town.(7)(6)Would be nice to see Joe Hart back at the meadow, he doesn't seem to have settled at City!

 


21 May 2012 14:26:45
Hartlepool United to sign:

James Hayter Free (released by Doncaster Rovers)
Ryan Noble Season Loan (Sunderland)


Monkey Man(10)(8)James Hayter will return to somewhere near his New Forest base.

 


21 May 2012 14:22:48
Nottingham Forest are close to agreeing deals for both Hibernian captain Ian Murray and Sone Aluko who is available on a free transfer from Rangers. Other players that interests Cotterill are: Giles Barnes, Kyle McFadzean, Gary Madine.(4)(16)The. Only way you'd get madine is if we wanted rid. You're just not massive enough for himMadine will struggle next season and we have better with blackstock. We need a nippy striker to play off blackstock.Murray can't even get a game for Hibs so why would Forest want a very average SPL player?How are hibs a big club i know we forest fans go on about old times but when was the last time you won anythingGiles Barnes was rejected by forest last year and he's not done much in the meantime has he..And how are they gonna get barnes madine and mcfadzean they have no money hense why all there players are leaving ....Where is the money coming from Notts Forest dont have any!Forest do have money and its Nottingham

 


21 May 2012 14:22:06
Charlton to offer Rudi Skacel a contract at The Valley.(10)(7)Charismatic player who was worshipped at Hearts but prone to "going missing" in some games.Saints fan here. Skacel can be a very good player on his day.
Problem with his time at Southampton was he kept getting played at left back instead of midfieldI love him whenever I hear Scottish footie I think him and Gary hooper, sign him up!

 


21 May 2012 14:22:04
stoke city are showing an interest in former west brom midfielder somen tchoyi after his relwase from the midlands club(2)(9)He's well over six foot so he'd fit in well at Stoke. All together now ..... HOOF!!Quality player misused at the Albion, can't believe we've released him one of our biggest threats bad move Albion, TEO TEO TEO ...it's TEO time just someone else's time now1.5 for Graham what aload of crap he is at atleast 6Hoof? another glory hunter who watches from his armchair? shame, i feel sorry for you, you'll never know what it's like to be passionate about your local clubOne thing this site does is shows some idiots up for their lack of knowledge about football. :-) Stoke do deploy wide men probably more than any other Prem side so could see this happeningTchoyi was very overrated at WBA. Threatened every so often but very little footballing intelligence and never looked in control of the ball. Incredibly frustrating player, glad he's been released (from a WBA fan)Class player very under rated at the Albion TEO TEO TEO from an Albion fan big mistake letting him go

 


21 May 2012 14:20:18
Seems that this window will be quiet for most clubs as according to this MB- West Ham and Southampton are signing up every player going.

9 players set to leave Stoke but no big names apart from maybe Huth who is attracting a lot of interest from Germany and the Prem and Kenwyne Jones who has been out of favour. Fuller will not be offered a new deal and Sorensen may leave after the Euros again to Germany.

Pulis has had a short break and has already contacted several players on his shopping list. 4 names expected to replace the outgoing fringe players along with a young keeper linked also rumoured to be Jake Kean and the already publicised Owen deal. Matt Jarvis will almost certainly be a Stoke player after contact in January's window. A player Pulis tried to sign previously. Fletcher has interested the Potters also but NOT their No 1 striking target.

There may me more business with Stoke and Spurs which was close in the last window.

One Championship players interesting the Potters from MBoro

Two out of contract players are interesting the Potters , one a midfielder and one a full back.

I did break the Crouch/Palacios and Woodgate stories last season just for the record(10)(3)Would be a shame if Huth goes as he has become part of the spine of Stoke City, but if Stoke cash in on him now and get another decent centre-back it would be much better than getting nothing for him next summer.Seems Huth wants to move on with both Spurs and two German club waiting on him

 


21 May 2012 14:16:17
Blackpool are ready to splash the cash this summer on 4-5 players that Ian Holloway believes can fire the Tangerines to the prem via automatic promotion.

Sam Baldock, West Ham, LOAN or £1.5m
Graham Dorrans, West Brom, £1.5m
Steven Naismith, Rangers, £750,000
Stephen Dobbie, Swansea, £750,000

(Blackpool will face tough competetion from numerous clubs for all 4 players signature).(3)(24)Naismith is not 750k no matter what rangers are financiallyFunny. Dorrans for 1.5m, you have to be joking. He's getting back to his best and he is far to good for Blackpool and the ChampionshipDorrans 1.5m? Keep dreaming! Looking more around 4m - 5m for himDorrans isn't going anywhere after just getting back into the West Brom team and getting his form back.Naismith is currently worth 2m only due to the current financial state Rangers are in. Normal process and Naismith is worth 5-6m. Keep dreaming.As a blackpool fan i would hope and dream but oyston would probs only sign dobbie thereSplashing cash doesn't describe oystonDorrans 1.5 million no way. He won't leave anyway he's to good for the championshipSwansea won't accept less than 1m for DobbieIs this a joke.....graham dorrans 1.5m :S

 


21 May 2012 14:14:08
WHAT NO WEST BROM RUMOURS/STORYS.ALLIS QUIET.WHOS THE NEW MANAGER(3)(6)In englishHoughton by the weekend. {Ed003's Note - Ray ?? }

 


21 May 2012 14:13:33
Is there any news on the next Gillingham Manager?(1)(5)I'm not sure but i think jurgen klopp might be interested in the job possibly andre villas-boas

 


21 May 2012 14:11:24
Barnsley set to sign Oliver Norwood for 500k!(15)(5)Didnt he sign a new contract? loan is possible thoughYes he did sign new contract at man u but they will sell him for half a million.Danny drinkwater signed a new contract with man utd, six months latter he was sold!!!

 


21 May 2012 14:05:34
Luke Young to sign for Spurs this summer from Plymouth Argyle for 5 Million plus add ons including a bonus should he play for England, but to be loaned back for the season to gain more first team experience(2)(20)Too good, local lad, we had to sell mason to cardiff but we'll keep young thank you goodbyeYou are having a laugh he is good but not that good . I have heard that Robert Earnshaw may be joining us though .Just signed a new contract, so doubt that! He is better off down here anyways. To get first team football, will develop better then in a youth set upDon't see Young ever being good enough for PL, Believe it when I see it!

 


21 May 2012 13:56:55
middlesbrough open talks with somen tchyoi, glen loovens and Ivan Klasnic

deal for grant leadbitter 95% done(13)(7)How can a deal be 95% done for goodness sake?Nice realistis rumours there, hope its all true to be honest id take all three of those players at boro.Klasnic ? He's 32.. !Bolton or boro klasnic wont come to us

 


21 May 2012 13:55:48
Why no news from the Swindon Board or Dicannio???
Reason is there looking to find an instant replacement as believe me all these Fairy stories about Dicannio and his loyalty.
No he is off this week for Money/prestige and a far better club in a higher division.
Nothing new for Swindon,they Lost Hoddle/Wise.
So look for the announcement as he has gone for sure(4)(5)Yeah yeah yeah another jealous Oxford fan - wont happen and he wont be going to west ham. Concentrate on your own club. If Di Canio was going the key players woudlnt be signing extended contracts as they all want to play for him.

So go away and think up another story.Dream on, DiCannio will be here for another season at least!Do you think its a coincidence that this was posted after school time?What a load of Tosh, Maybe he is on holiday as the season has finished, maybe because most players are on hols there is nothing to report, maybe he doesnt like Oxford and maybe neither do we !!Seems that you poxford fans care more about us than you do about your own. Care about your own team and who you playing against other than us all the time, because we are not interested in you. Then you might not be sat in league 2 with a bowling alley and 3 stands :)Another deluded poxford fanOnly a matter of time
before he walks

 


21 May 2012 13:50:53
Burnley are in talks with Giles Barnes after ending his time with Doncaster.(10)(4)Really liked barnes when he was at Derby! Well worth a chance

 


21 May 2012 13:38:28
West Ham to sign Junior Hoilett on a free transfer. They are in prime position to sign him as he is great mates with Big Sam which could swing the transfer in West Hams favour.
WATCH THIS SPACE!(3)(29)Hoillett would not be a free transfer FACT. As he is under 24 years old Blackburn Rovers at the very least would be entitled to compensation.Bet he doesn't go to West Ham, you've only clinched promotion saturday and you've already started deluding yourselves. I know you won the world cup and all that but face it you ain't big enough to sign the likes of Hoilet. Oh and he ain't free you would have to pay compensation because he is under 24No - he's shown a lot of potential, several established Prem teams are interestedWhat with clubs like tottenham everton and liverpool interested your in dream land mateNo way will this happen.

 


21 May 2012 13:33:29
Scouts from 2 English teams, thought to be Tottenham Hotspur and Ipswich Town watched Siyabonga Sangweni and Andile Jali in the final game of the South African PSL.

Rumour from a Sunday Tribune (south African newspaper) journalist at the game in Durban South Africa.(11)(1)

 


21 May 2012 13:21:38
Rumours now picking up that Neil Warnock could be on the verge of a shock resignation as Leeds manager.

What is known for sure is that Leeds were somehow unable to provide funds to finance Joel Ward's move from Pompey.

Wouldn't surprise me personally, as I don't think Bates will be prepared to match NW's investment expectations.(14)(14)Small time club nowAbsolute tosh. That makes no sense whatsoever. Warnock knew what he was taking on when he agreed to stay at Leeds this summer. It is true that the signing of Ward has been delayed (which is actually to be the double-signing of Ward and Halford, as I have posted), and this is because Bates does not want to be paying the wages of two extra players in the days leading up to June 1st. Interest from other clubs has meant though that he's set to finance the moves now anyway, so that Neil can get his targets. Pearce was the priority signing, which was why he was snapped up early, but Ward is too important for Neil to let slip away.

It is worth reminding people that Leeds have NO financial restraints outside Ken Bates and his affairs. And seeing as we paid more than 400k for Pearce, Ward's fee is not an issue. The combined fee for the two players is what is causing Ken to fold his arms, but the deal has NOT stalled. At least, it hasnt yet.
wallyThe signing of Ward has not been delayed, he hasn't made his mind up where he is going yet- direct quote from Trevor Birch, nothing to do with Leeds signing Halford. However there are rumours circulating that Leeds are having issues with the fee, posted by Leeds fans.Wally,
You should know by now that Bates does not want to invest huge sums in transfer fees or wages, although all Leeds fans keep on about being a big club because you get great support, the simple fact is that while Bates rules the roost you have little or no chance of promotion to Premier league unless he actually starts to release some funds. The Season Norwich went straight up to premier you had a team capable of promotion had Bates invested approx the same as Norwich did around 4M on new players.
You have since lost Johnson & Howson to Norwich both of whom have proved their talent in premier (especially Howson), and I fear you may well lose Snodgrass and a couple more of your better players simply because they must be getting very frustrated by club policy on new additions.Neil Warnock has no intentions of resigning.
They do have the money for Joel Ward.
Its just down to him where he chooses to go.Get a grip..............you will never come close to being as big a club as leeds............EVER!.. FACT. Nar stop talking drivel...........muppets. M.O.T. White.E.Yorkshire Evening Post at the weekend said that Phil Hay (chief football writer) has had it from THREE separate sources that Ward has agreed in principle, and what is holding up the deal is Bates being unable to produce the cash, because he's spent it all on corporate boxes we can't fill.

Whatever you say about Ken Bates - he sure is a GOOD businessman.Wouldnt surprise me in the slightest. As a Leeds fan ive seen it all before, think everyone realises that Warnocks not a man to work on a limited budget and thats exactly what it is at leeds.

 


21 May 2012 13:47:19
Darius Vassell has agreed a 1 year contract with League 1 club Shrewsbury Town.(4)(15)Carnt believe pearson let him go, he was our best player the only player that could take someone on and beat them!Hmmm, that would be our wage budget smashed for the year!Is this serious!Give over im sure there is championship sides that will take him

 


21 May 2012 13:17:36
there are rumours spreading that real madrid foward gonzalo higuain is on his way out to fenerbache for 25mil(8)(9)

 


21 May 2012 13:11:44
Burton looking a Harry Pell from Hereford and also looking at Dean Howell(8)(2)

 


21 May 2012 13:06:55
Leeds United contract rebel Ross McCormack is being monitored by Yorkshire neighbours Huddersfield Town. Town manager Simon Grayson brought McCormack to Elland Road and would be interested in bringing him to the Galpharm should they gain promotion. Leeds have admitted they may listen to offers for the Scot this summer rather than let his deal expire. Rumours in Leeds suggest any sale of McCormack may be used to part fund a bid for transfer listed former Leeds man Jermaine Beckford.(15)(21)Rubbish. he aint going to drop a division. stop making up such nonsence.Bates is too tight, 1st and 2nd division players 4 u now coyrThey dont get on 1 of the reasons he was sack was because he lost the dressing room and fell out with bruce and mccormackNot a small time club just a small time "Chelsea loving' Chairman with no affection for the clubHe will not go to work for that muppet when lower Premiership teams will be in for him.RUBBISH! why would he join a newly promoted team when there a good chance he can play in premObvious McCormack is on his way out as he now has big ideas about himself and has refused a contract. He should remember that he was a sub before he went to Leeds. Leeds can only sign when they sell. Bates is keeping them in the Championship through his refusal to spend and that ain't possible. Beckford has wages that Bates won't pay - christ, he can't even keep the players he already has by paying good wages, it's hardly likely that 'anyone' of any notability will want to sign for Leeds given that Bates does not reward improvement and has a history of failed and empty promises. The club are just a status symbol to boost his own ego, he cares nothing for Leeds United or the club's loyal fans.

 


21 May 2012 13:04:13
Spurs will raid Wigan for goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi and Victor Moses - £15million will net the pair(12)(9)15 million !! dont be silly.No offence, but I think Spurs are looking at players of better quality despite what happened on Saturday.Doubt itNot a chance, 15Mill will only get u Moses and Ali loves Wigan and the fans who have taken him to their hearts. Total CodswallopAl Habsi wont go he loves wigan and spurs aint stupid enought to buy moses for more that 10 millionAl Habsi will not be leaving Wigan . His family are settled in the area , he's happy at Wigan and the fans love him . Sorry no chance .Al habsi will never leave we love him!

 


21 May 2012 13:01:30
Leeds are heavily linked with Free agents Aaron Wilbraham and David Connolly. Connolly, 34, and Wilbraham, 32, were both released by Southampton and Norwich respectively. Warnock is also still continuously linked with Bristol City front man Jon Stead.(8)(16)Apparently Connolly going to brighton.Think you are way off the mark on all three there, better players are being targeted for a promotion push - Leeds have let better players than these go on free's.David Connolly would majorly improve leeds team-saints fan.You got no chance of sign stead he loves it at citySteady loves living in the best major city in England. If Huddersfield came calling then maybe as it's his hometown club but Steady seems to love living in Bristol so I can't see it.

 


21 May 2012 13:00:42
west ham are looking at junior hoillet and joe cole a very good source tells me,however theres a lot of interest in hoillet but 'big sam' had him at blackburn which could be a big factor in the move. Other few names on shortlist are a return for villas james collins, a loan move for keiran gibbs and an audacious move for citys adam johnson although the latter 2 are dependant on there own clubs signing players in there positions, you heard it here first.(16)(17)Also jamie o'hara is another strong possibility

 


21 May 2012 12:56:48
released crawley town fullback dean howell to port vale as they recently sold their best left back lee collins to barnsley(10)(2)

 


21 May 2012 12:53:40
the talk at the mighty spurs is that bale and modric had a meeting yesterday and today and both handed in transfer requests in the search for champion league football(21)(9)Mighty spurs? ha ha ha your finishrd!That would have been tough Luka is already on holidayModric is currently with the Croatian national team

 


21 May 2012 12:52:05
Manchester city to confirm deal for eden hazard in the next 24 hours and are looking to offload strikers roque santa cruz or emmanuel adebayor possibly as a part exchange(16)(21)He said he wont be deciding until after the euros so this aint trueWhy would he wait til after the Euros. Belgium didnt qualifyPlayer said he wants to go to Old TraffordHes going to stamford bridge;)

 


21 May 2012 12:44:50
18 year old highly-rated Doncaster full-back James Husband is attracting interest from the Premier League(11)(7)Hayter only scored 5 this season for us, i doubt charlton will want to sign himWouldnt surprise me he looks a good player 1 for the future,good lad aswell.Grounded

 


21 May 2012 12:09:43
Charlton are about to sign James Hayter who has been released by Doncaster Rovers. Hayter, who is regarded as one of the best headers of a ball outside the premiership is very keen on a move down south as he originally hails from the Isle of Wight

He really isn't? and this is from a Rovers fan(11)(11)No! We are not signing him either!

 


21 May 2012 12:30:54
Riccardo Fuller is a reported target for
Ipswich Town(7)(11)Heard Fuller favours a move to Leeds under Warnocks new regime.Or even a Chinese side from ShanghiI heard it was a pay as you play deal

 


21 May 2012 12:27:09
West Ham are interested in several ex-players including Joe Cole, Nigel Reo-Coker, Kieran Richardson, Yossi Benayoun and Rio Ferdinand who will take a player/coach roll to help develop James Tomkins and Winston Reid.

I am not saying that these will happen but these are rumours I have heard from inside the club.(13)(18)

 


21 May 2012 12:23:02
Emile Heskey will return to Leicester
following his release from Villa.(15)(7)No thanks, we're trying to build a team for the future not go backwards, youth is the way forward not players in their mid 30's

 


21 May 2012 12:09:14
Eden Hazard to Arsenal 100%. Arsenal to break wage structure to keep RVP and land Hazard. Hazard wants regular football and will link up with his Belguim team mate Vermalem.(17)(34)So snub ManU and City for Arsenal? I don't think so.Wenger to tight to get hazard
thats why he aint won anything
for years
and nothing going to changeIf Wenger was serious about signing Hazard he would've done it in 2001 when we were first linked with him. Not now that he's wanted by every club in the world.

 


21 May 2012 12:20:02
Finally some good news for Spurs fans. Jan Vertonghen has told Ajax he will only sign for Tottenham and that there is now point in holding out for another club to make a bigger offer. Apparently Daniel Levy and the club's lawyers are to fly out today to thrash out a deal.

Source:De Telegraaf(19)(13)

 


21 May 2012 12:17:48
preston north end to morecambe goalkeeper barry roache as stuckman is set to leave to go to leeds united will sign for around 50k and stuckman will go for around 250k(6)(5)Hope you're wrong with that one, he's the one player we don't wanna lose!No he wont stuckmann wont go for that littleDONT BE SILLY MATE WE WONT SELL STUCKMANNo chanceHe is the best keeper outside the premStuckman is the only reason PNE are still in League 1. Hasnt signed a contract yet and he's on very, very low wages, so any good offer of a long term contract and a decent League 1 wage and he will be off like a shot.I know Roache is good but that's a bit extreme...No chanceIf there was any substance to this rumour then the originator would have spelled Barry Roche's name correctly.Stuckmann IS under contract with PNE so you're talking rubbish!Sell stuckmann he on loan you dingbats on an 18 month contract we got half way through the season when the transfer window was closed

 


21 May 2012 11:59:45
huddersfield town will keep jordan rhodes if they beat sheff united in the play off final? Simon grayson is talking to jermaine beckford about beconming rhodes strike partner for next season only if there promoted(10)(18)Get real Rhodes is on his way and no way on earth would Huddersfield be able to meet any wage demands set by Beckford.Huddersfield will not go up and Beckford will not go down a division so no chance there.
As for Rhodes he will be out of there like a flash either way.Rhodes will stay if they go up but no way Beckford. Silly wage demands and unliked by the fans.They will keep rhodes if they dont gain promotion there chairman said they have no reason to sell

 


21 May 2012 11:58:51
can reading actually sign anyone with the impending take over still ongoing? i thought that any club changing owner was put under a transfer embargo or is tht just a myth?(6)(6)Complete myth !It is a myth. We've just signed McCleary, albeit on a Bosnan.Seeing as we signed McCleary last week I'll go with no transfer embargo.Signing Mccleary was strange though, there usually pics of him and Brian signing paperwork but there was nothingI think it's mainly just that outgoing managers don't want to spend their money on new players if they won't be able to reap the rewards - Madjeski is keeping some shares, supports Reading and has far too much money so he's still willingThere is a little reward for going into the prem, so i doubt Madjeski is dipping into his pockets too much and fair play to him he's a business man and always admited he's not the kind of owner to take Reading to the next level.I doubt he will touch any of his personal fortune to delve into the transfer market, that's why he has sold the majority share. Madjeski alwyays admitted his fortunes weren't enough to make Reading a main stay prem team, especially as his main passion is art.Outgoing managers? Brian's going nowhere. If Anton sacked him he'd really annoy the fans.Might be cause its not fully processed yet but clubs and player have agreed it, remember seeing one of our players tweeting him on Twitter saying be good to have you round the mad stad in a couple of weeks, or something to that effect.

 


21 May 2012 11:42:02
Reading now face stiff competition from West Ham for targets Whittingham and Rhodes. However there has been a gentleman's agreement between Reading and Huddersfield since January (part of the reason Sean Morrison went on loan there in the first place!) that Rhodes will join Reading after the play off campaign.(9)(15)Malky Makay has today announced Whittingham is staying at Cardiff. (WalesOnline)The transfer window is a long time...a lot can change.They will need a fair bit of cash to sign him as he's only recently signed a new contract.Not sure Rhodes is the man for us. We need cover for Roberts and Rhodes isn't it, neither is Matt Philips. Rumours that Yakubu is coming seem to have dried up. ShameGentleman's agreement - absolute rubbish. Stop making stuff up. Sean Morrison's loan was nothing to do with Rhodes.

 


21 May 2012 11:35:38
Versatile Tunisian Bilel Mohsni of Southend is interesting Watford after impressing last season(11)(3)Mariappa is likely to be leaving so this looks like it could happen.Bit risky he has a bad temperWould be a quality signing and he's desperate to get away from Southend.What makes you think hes desperate to leave southend?Because he hates Paul Sturrock! Sturrock has banned him on numerous occasions for his behaviour (he calls it passion!). Bilel will depart for Watford I believe.He's happy there!He doesn't hate paul sturrock you tool, he loves the fans and said after our play off 2nd leg he wont leave till he gets the club promoted, so jog on thinking you know anything

 


21 May 2012 12:21:22
cardiff city could sign steve morison for 1million(7)(12)DreamerWould be good signing. I don't think so thoughLol 1 million for someone who scored 9 in the prem that would be a nice dealHe is out of favor with norwich and could want more first team footballYou'd have to pay at least 2 million to be even considered hes scored 10 goals in the prem to be precise and cost 2.5 in the first placeSteve Morison NOT out of favour at Norwich, i know its a rumour site, but this is rubbish at best. Im a Norwich fan & i know for a FACT he is VERY happy at Norwich.

 


21 May 2012 11:38:41
mk dons to sign scott laird and clinton morrison, alistair slowe, lee croft, and stuart beavon.(4)(8)The Northampton legend that is Alastair Slowe would never lower himself as far as MK.

 


21 May 2012 11:35:32
Crawley aggree Lewis Grabban deal(9)(4)Is it really a player Crawley want, just another signing that isn't a prolific goal scorer

 


21 May 2012 11:45:59
Former Crawley Captain Pablo Mills to return to former club Rotherham United. Medical today and will be signed Tuesday am if passes medical.(12)(6)

 


21 May 2012 11:44:40
Super rich saudi club al nassr are willling to offer millions for midfielder come striker Tim Cahill because he is an 'asian' player and would bring in spectators and massive shirt sales SOURCE: OFFICIAL EVERTON WEBSITE(7)(14)Dont know wether he would relish the thought of being a fringe player at goodison, think he'll go, along with Neville been the catalyst of all that is good at EvertonJust to be clear - Tim Cahill is in no way "Asian". He is from Australia, which is part of the continent of Oceania.

Not Asia. Thank youHes samoan actually

 


21 May 2012 11:29:22
MK Dons are going to bid for recently transfer listed Grant McCann(11)(10)How old is grant mccann ?McCann is 32

 


21 May 2012 11:28:24
Crawley Town have agreed a deal with Rotherham for striker Lewis Grabban(20)(5)

 


21 May 2012 11:28:23
Burnley to sell Chris mccan to Swansea(11)(11)

 


21 May 2012 11:25:15
Mccan of burnley to Swansea. No bull about 1,5 mill(8)(13)Swansea have had a 1M bid turned down already(bid made last week)

expect a second bid of 1.2-1.5MGood deal if it happens we could get a couple of similar type players for that amount

 


21 May 2012 11:22:02
Swindon town close to bidding for Grant McCann, Alan Lee and are set to sign Lee Holmes, Jay McEveley, Andy Williams and Enoch Showunmi on free transfers(8)(6)Beavon and kee Ive heard

 


21 May 2012 11:20:20
Blackpool's Matt Phillips, 21, could still be playing Premier League football next season despite missing out on promotion, after catching the eye of Reading boss Brian McDermott.(17)(8)Along with every other club like everton /stoke/southampton/west ham ectI'd be surprised. After just signing McCleary we don't exactly need any more wingersNewcastle are also interested because he was at wembley watching himI dont know if you noticed, but Alan Pardew said after the play off final that he has looked at Matt Phillips, but he thinks that he needs to develop in the Championship for another year first. So Newcastle are not exactly interested yet.

 


21 May 2012 11:16:14
Town looking for a big centre forward and Jewell believe's free agent Didier Drogba fits the bill quite nicely. Ipswich are likely to offer a 2 year deal with an option of a 3rd on a £2,500 a week. {Ed025's Note - a japanese club have offered him £250,000 per week tax free...i wonder which he will choose(5)(21)Chinese club- shanghai shenuha

 


21 May 2012 11:31:46
Luka Modric has handed in another transfer request at Tottenham

Ph49(30)(10)Another one? he never handed in a first one

 


21 May 2012 11:08:49
leicester are after jordan roades if he does not sign for norwich jamaine beckford will be offerd in part exchange pluss cash. they want roades to play up front with nugent and vardy next season. info from club insider,(5)(21)Rhodes not Roades, Jermaine not Jamaine.If you are going to post spurious rumours at least have the common courtesy to spell the players names correctly!!!!Roades...where we're going, we don't need Rhodes (Obvious but funny....right?)Rhodes will not end up at Leicester, wake up and smell the coffee.

 


21 May 2012 11:08:06
Interest in Matt Phillips has been reignited by Reading, and will be making a 2.5m bid for him(15)(10)

 


21 May 2012 10:50:52
Swindon Town captain Paul Caddis has signed a one-year contract extension with the Robins so is now contracted until the summer of 2014(11)(4)True enough!

 


21 May 2012 10:48:41
As said in the papers over previous weeks now West Ham are promoted they have new targets to improve the squad. they include:

Joe Cole-West Ham haven't had much creativity on the right wing this season and as a fans legend at West Ham and he is available cheap after his loan spell with Lille has ended is moving away from Liverpool but looking to stay in England. Seems like he is the number 1 target. Could be difficult if Liverpool appoint a new manager who wants him to stay.

Nigel Reo-Coker-avaliable on a free transfer. A player liked by Big Sam and would be seen as a good addition on a bosman.

Kieran Richardson-West Ham need a good right back as Joey O'Brien is not always fit and Guy Demel looks a bit out of sorts. Surplus to requirements at Sunderland.

George McCartney-There is a gentlemans agreement with Sunderland that if West Ham were promoted he would sign for the Hammers. Has looked good all season anyway.

Paul Robinson, Manuel Almunia, Craig Gordon and Fraser Forster-New goalkeeper targets if Green leaves. Almunia and Gordon could still join if Green stays as they are free transfers and can provide competition for the number 1 jersey.

Victor Moses-Has rejected a new contract at Wigan. Very highly thought of by David Gold and David Sullivan. Would be willing to pay highly as one of the owners wanted players.

Roger Johnson-Availible cheaply from relegated Wolves as a replacement for Abdoulaye Faye who will be 35 during this campaign.

Nathaniel Clyne-Most unlikely of the targets as he is wanted by Manchester United and Chelsea but bearing in mind that West Ham have a 30 Million transfer kitty a deal does not seem impossible.

Ahmed Elmohammody-Surplus to requirements at Sunderland. A back-up option if the Joe Cole deal falls through.

A Striker-Every transfer window West Ham buy a striker. Possible ones are from the relegated clubs with Ivan Klasnic, Yakubu and Steven Fletcher the best options. Jordan Rhodes linked as always.

Peter Whittingham-Always linked with West Ham in every transfer window but nothing ever materialises.

Only about half of these deals will happen but as mentioned West Ham have a 30 million transfer kitty so all of the deals could happen.
I could see Joe Cole and Nigel Reo-Coker re-signing as well as a 5 million joint fee for McCartney, Richardson and Elmohammody.
West Ham to finish 15th in the league ideally.

COYI(15)(27)Good post, not a Hammers fan myself but most of that makes sense, i'd like to see Joe Cole back at West Ham, perhaps he'd return to the player he once was.Start by getting a new managerSince when was Richardson a right back?Richardson the left sided player is our target at right back? yakubu who the chairmen didnt sign because they said he wasnt good enough to play for the club the year we went down?reo coker who gets booed by us? i agree with joe cole,richardson down the left side and would love moses but the rest is nonsenseKieran Richardson as RB.... I'll have what ever your having .. Richardson is a LB!West Ham 30 mil to spend , dont make me laugh . They have lost a fortune this season by still having a premier league wage bill . Im sure the owners will want to re-coup some of this seasons loss so no 30 mil . Maybe some good free transfers and maybe 10 mil at the very most .I'll happily drive Elmohammady down to London for you...please, please take him.Richardson is left footed so why buy him as a right back?Keiran Richardson is a left-back. He has been converted from a leftwinger where he played when making his debut for Man Utd and England.They dont have 30m to spend ..gold said they would of had to spend that to cover the costs if they didnt make it to the prem so get ur facts right..and all the above players will have other premship clubs ahead of the hammers..the hammers will have do what made then bankupt in the first place...off more wages then everyone elseStop dreaming mate most of these players play on the floor, they wont fit into your team. HOOFFletxher supposibly turned down sunderland s why would he go to west ham who have a good chance of getting relegated first seasonCraig gordon's going arsenal as fabianski and almunia are leaving.Moses has not turned down a new deal as he hasn't been offered one, it's just his agent stirring the pot. He will sign a new deal once Martinez confirms he's staying. Also Kieran Richardson is a left back not a right back

 


21 May 2012 10:47:37
leroy lita back to city(3)(16)

 


21 May 2012 10:34:07
West Ham to sign Burnley striker Charlie Austin for 2.5M(12)(22)No. He's too good for wet spamAustin Powers maybe!Why would west ham want yet another striker ? stop posting rubbish . he aint good enough for premiershipNo he is now, because the premiership does not existAustin is going no where, has great potential and the hammers don't need another striker of his quality

 


21 May 2012 10:24:05
Apparently Steve Evans of Rotheram is now chasing Bournemouth's Wes Thomas after failing in his bid to get Matt Tubbs. Both players used to be at Crawley with Evans. A bid of around £200,000 is apparently being tabled.(8)(4)Have heard this one too.Rotheram? who? oh that lg 2 side! wes thomas is far better then that!Good, Thomas is dog poo, they can have Arter as well.Let them have Thomas and Tubbs and sign someone decent..They can have Thomas for nowt....good riddance

 


21 May 2012 10:21:14
Charlton are about to sign James Hayter who has been released by Doncaster Rovers. Hayter, who is regarded as one of the best headers of a ball outside the premiership is very keen on a move down south as he originally hails from the Isle of Wight.(6)(13)Interesting option... Wouldn't mind him.We have Kermorgant, THE BEST HEADER OF ANY FOOTBALL.Why would Charlton need another striker who's good in the air, when we have Danny Haynes and Yann Kermogant?Charlton is a long way from the Isle of Wight!Agree with all the comments above apart from the first one, London is hardly close to IOW and Kermorgant is 100% the best header in the football league, and he had a awful scoring record at Donny, someing like 30 in 120? So no thanks considering we want to be in the prem in 3/4 seasons

 


21 May 2012 10:19:22
ed, what are the chances of michael owen going to leicester do you think? And do you know if Shlupp is going out on loan? {Ed001's Note - highly unlikely Owen will go to Leicester, why would they want him? His main priority is his horses, not football. No decision has been made on Schlupp, I believe he will be assessed in pre-season, though a good loan offer might make up the club's mind.}(4)(9)Owen wouldn't drop down, not while there are Premier League suckers out there wanting to sign him plus, as said, Leicester don't need him. I think the decision regarding Shluup has more to do with Beckford than anything else. Pearson knows Shluup and knows what he can do but with Vardy, Waghorn and Nugent in the mix, one from Shluup or Beckford will probably move on.

There were rumours of a fall-out between Pearson and Beckford during the season but the player still finished 2nd behind Nugent with 15 goals and will no doubt do better next season with a revamped squad around him.

A serious offer for Beckford (3m from West Ham has been rumoured) would make the decision easy, but Leicester obviously don't need to sell so if the player is happy, it'll be Shluup who heads out on loan, if not, and Beckford leaves, Shluup will stay put.Wouldnt shock me if Schlupp went to Charlton with the Chris Powell link.Owen has stated dropping down to the championship is not an option. Also, leicester have Nugent Beckford Vardy Waghorn Schlupp, so would not want another striker of this form. Pearson looks to be assembling a youthful squad and has also said that he will keep fair play regulations in mind, something that Owen's high wages will make difficult.Oh my sides are aching from laughing at the Michael Owen idea. If you were him would you really go to Leicester.

 


21 May 2012 10:01:42
nick barmby to sign 1 year deal to play at hull, the club hes supported all his life.

Apparently.(2)(31)May well be true! Manuel Jose resigned from his position on Friday eveningKeegan will be named manager within the next week.

 


21 May 2012 09:58:26
I have seen on TV2 here in Norway that Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson is interesting Everton, Ipswich and Anderlect. He plays for Sogndal.(13)(3)He plays for LillestromNo...he plays for Lillestrom SK.No he doesn't ... He plays for Lillestrøm. He scord against Sogndal yesterday.Add wolves and reading to the list.Sorry, my mistake. LSK were playing Sogndal last night. He did score the only goal of the game. He now has 11 goals in his last 5 games.He plays for lille so how can this be?Also interesting wolves and reading, but said in an interview that he wanted to stay in Lillestrom until a prem club came in for him {Ed025's Note - reading are a prem club..Solbakken tried to sign him for Cologne and will try again now he is at Wolves, only Wolves have the money, Cologne wouldn't pay the fee.Does anyone know how much LSK are asking for him?Looking at this guy on youtube he looks pretty good. Would be a big gamble for a team to place in a punt of 4m though.

 


21 May 2012 09:57:54
fernando torres to stay at chelsea and cry some more!!(17)(12)He's probably gutted that he missed out on the Carling CupHe's not enjoyed his time with Chelsea by the sounds of it?? Talks planned for this week.

 


21 May 2012 10:15:54
hey ed, is heskey going to Leicester? {Ed001's Note - no idea, sorry.}(11)(10)I dont think heskey will be joining leicester pearson is assembleing a young squadIf Sven were there, yes, but Sven isn't there and Leicester already have 4 Strikers on the books and have only just released Vassell, why they'd replace one has-been with another is anyone's guess.

 


21 May 2012 10:14:45
ipswich to sign southends neil harris and chris barker on a bosman(6)(8)Absolute rubbishDoubt that barker will stay and harris will finish career with usAgree, Harris will not move on now - unless forced to and Barker had a less effective season so will probably move on.

 


21 May 2012 10:13:05
Manuel Jose Has Emerged As A
Favrouite to take Over From Nick
Barmby At Hull
Manuel Jose Is The Former Ahly's Portuguese coach Manuel Jose Da Silva Ahly's Boss
And Very sucseful In Egypt
Also Steve Bruce Is 2/1 but in my Opinion wint last beacuse of the funds will be thight
Gregg Abbott Could Also Be In The Running as he steps up his chances of managing at a higher leverl

Mick M Has Ruled His Self Out(3)(6)Right on!!

 


21 May 2012 09:39:50
Emile Heskey is to sign a 1 year contract with Hull City.(6)(22)You don't get voted the fastest growing city you either grow faster than all other micro cities or you don't. it seems that for all readings good points education is not one of them

 


21 May 2012 09:37:27
Spurs are looking to revive their interest in Brazilian Leandro Damiao. This story was back doing to the rounds yesterday.(12)(8)

 


21 May 2012 09:30:24
ANY BRISTOL CITY TRANSFER NEWS PLEASE.(3)(12)Jon Stead is wanted by Leeds.Rumour is Ian Black could end up there. Terrific footballer in centre mid but disciplinary record is not brill !Ian Black and Rudi Skacel looking likely to sign, expect all signings to be Hearts/Hibs/Motherwell/St Johnstone/Dundee Utd due to managers links

 


21 May 2012 09:10:53
Stoke look certain to sign matt philllips for £3.2 MILLION
WATCH THIS SPACE(15)(23)

 


21 May 2012 09:01:24
West Ham interested in Man City winger Adam Johnson on a permanent or loan deal to add creativity to the right wing as the currently have none. Collison is a good player but his crosses are not great and Vaz Te is a striker(18)(20)Join the cueWest ham will be intrested in every 2nd rate player..but fail to attract any1 with any real classWhy would Johnson go to a club just promoted? He is a top player which is why he is at city, he isn't going to go to a team like west ham who are likely to just drop back down.Johnson is an excellent winger - he will want to play for a Europe-challenging team, top half at least. And there will be plenty of offers from those sort of teamsWest ham can't afford johnson, its as simple as that.

 


21 May 2012 09:00:15
Ipswichs Damien Delaney off to Leeds on loan for the season.(5)(19)Leeds won't be signing players on loan this seasonHave him, he's a donkey.Given we only have 2 centre backs inthe whole squad I doubt this somewhat

 


21 May 2012 08:58:13
West Ham to re-sign ex-players Joe Cole and Nigel Reo-Coker as well as free agent ivan Klasnic, Jordan Mutch and Danny Simpson. these transfers are realistic targets but West Ham are also looking at Matt Phillips, Tom Ince, Victor Moses, Ahmed Elmomammody, Nathaniel Clyne, Danny Guthrie, Wilfred Zaha, Maynor Figeroua, Hugo Rodellga and Adrian Marriappa. After the first 5 targets West Ham might get 1 of the other 10 if they are very lucky,

COYI(10)(18)I really hope we do not go and get x players as they are now too old and past there BEST.Rio could join as well if utd sign a defender from montpellier,he will take on a player/coach role at the end of the season if it goes through.sam is trying to hijack readings bid for marriappa with baldock as bait.expect west ham to bid again for tevez,zaha & whittingham although all unlikely to sign.I live in Australia l am a mad hammer supporter l would defenetly want J.Cole back Pederson, A.Johnson ,K Richarson .H.Rodellega ,V.Moses and A Experience tall DefederPie in the skyDeluded hammers thinking they are a massive club that can attract top players, only just got promoted and will probably go straight down again. Dream OnWe are a Big club, bigger then all of the prem apart the 2 manchester clubs and Chelsea, Arsenal. FACT

 


21 May 2012 08:58:04
Fegor ogude has been Given a
Conditional British work Permit.(7)(4)Ed Will this mean he is about to sign for Derby if the rumours are true? {Ed001's Note - he must be lined up for a club or he would not have been able to get the permit, so it seems likely, if true.}

 


21 May 2012 08:47:39
Now Villareal have been relegated, could the striking duo of Nilmar and Giuseppe Rossi make a move to the premier league?(13)(5)I would love to see Rossi back at OT. An ideal player although he has spent nearly a year injured.He's out till march 2013

 


21 May 2012 08:36:41
tottenham are targeting more modest signings-those being rob green junior hoillet,philipe mexes and possible loan deal for dzeko.Moderic will leave for around £36 mil,bale will stay as he will honour club.Ade back to city,defoe up for grabs at £8 mil,gomez bassong bently corluka kranjker and nelson all to leave.Caulker returning dawson fit and huddleston all back to fold,harry will also look at grant holt as alternate sriker.Not what spurs fans were looking for but its the real world and feel they should go for eufa cup shows that they should respect where they are right now..COYS(10)(12)

 


21 May 2012 08:01:11
It's understood that Cardiff City have bid £1.4 million + Dekel Keinan for the highly rated Rosenbourg midfielder Marcus Henriksen(5)(13)Ha ha PsG have had a 8 million bid turned down and they are oil rich.Looks good on youtube - he's not an 8mill player maybe 2.5mill max + nothing about an 8mill offer from PSG looks like a celtic target !

 


21 may 2012 07:55:33
any rotherham united rumors?(4)(9)

 


21 May 2012 02:12:30
Reading FC - Adrian Marriappa will sign a contract early this week after the two clubs agreed a fee of 1.8m with add ons should reading stay up in the first season.(13)(14)Not a chance that Watford would bet a penny on Reading staying up - having seen you twice last year - Wolves look a good side!Yes we were obviously terrible last year. So terrible we won the league.....Reading are better than Watford. If we are the only premier league side to make an offer then he'll be off to us.Such a terrible team that we overcame a play off final defeat by winning the league the following year. Get realistic, you are just another one of those fans that talk rubbish without knowing the facts.Mariappa may be joining you, but he's away on International duty at the momentWe were so bad we conceded the least amount of goals in the league...TEAM CHEMISTRY
100 :pOuch - hit a nerve there i think - honestly if you lot think that you have even half a chance - start taking some anti psychotics now - the championship was a terrible league last year - yes you won - but look who was second - you don't have a prayer between you - you will need to spend v v v big just to stay up - name a single player in your squad who is Premier League quality - the nearest i can get is Kebe - the rest are too old or too slow or too bad!Don't worry Reading, their just jealous fans. I would give you a massive chance of staying up. Just look at the 2006/07 season, it was your first time in the premier league and everyone was writing you off straight away. But you surprised everyone by coming 8th, closer to champions league than relegation! Yes you were a bit lucky winning the league instead of us (southampton) this year, but I'm backing you next year :)Wow...kebe karacan pearce connolly gorkss leighertwood le fondre roberts mcanuff...need i go on?This Watford fan slagging Reading off. Is he for real? Take a look at the final league tableSecond Southampton a team with a bunch of history and a massive club, third West Ham, wasn't a bad year this year , was tough cause at least all top half of the teams were decent squads.Id like to point out that Kebe is nowhere near our best player, in fact we looked a better team when McAnuff took the right side and Hal Robson-Kanu took the left. You clearly no nothing about football. A teams success is not based on player ability alone. I dare you to try and find a team with better chemistry or work rate then Reading. We Reading fans will be the first to admit that we do not have the best players, but thats not what Reading is all about. Thankyou to the people that are not jealous of our success and I wish your teams the best of luck in the future as long as it does not mean relegation for us next season.Reading DO NOT want Parr, especially after he got Roberts sent off at the end of the season.I don't like kebe

 


21 May 2012 01:09:54
It is thought that Crystal Palace have had a number of bids for their players over the last week, most of which have been rejected although two are believed to be accepted. Information below:

John Parr - Reading - Rejected
Mile Jedinak - Cardiff - Rejected
Dean Moxey - Sheffield Wednesday - Accepted
Wilfried Zaha - Newcastle - Rejected
Glenn Murray - MK Dons - Accepted(11)(14)Moxey wont go to sheff wed and murray wonts to stay a selhurstWho would Reading want John Parr?Murray is staying !Why would Cardiff want Mile Jedinak?Murray to MK is complete rubbish!

 


21 May 2012 00:57:37
Manchester United a set to complete the £3m transfer of Nick Powell from Crewe. Ferguson is looking to loan him out to a championship club as soon as he buys him. Front runners at this stage to loan him are Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest.

Manchester United are also now close to the capture of Nathaniel Clyne. To stop it from going to a tribunal, the two clubs have agreed an initial £2m fee, rising up to £3.5m depending on appearances.(22)(19)We wont sell clyne for 3mill he is worth at least 5 at the very lowest anyway clyne is out of contract so why spend money when you can get him for freeHe's under 24, so United have to pay compensation. ^We would buy him for 2m to avoid a tribunal as he stated. It is an easy way of settling a dispute, outside of court.Is Clyne good enough for United?

I guess the 3m to Crewe will save them from going under.

 


21 May 2012 00:35:22
Blackpool will try sign kevin davies for 750k and thomas ince {Ed003's Note - No }(2)(32)How will blackpool sign ince when he already plays for themDavies signed a one year extension at Bolton.This must be from a PNE fan.....!!This is supposed to be a rumours site. Not fantasy island. State your sources...Oh dear, we signed Ince on a free how can he then only be on loan? Get your facts before posting :L

 


20 May 2012 23:41:44
Chris Powell looks set to bolster the Charlton Athletic back-line with the signing of Norwegian U21 starlet Vegard Forren. A cultured left footer, Forren has shot to fame this season under Ole Gunnar Solksjaer at Molde FK.

It is believed the centre back, who was closely monitored by Everton back in 2010, would command a fee in the region of £750k.(10)(3)Hes worth at least 4m! hes world class!This would be a great signing if it's true!I'm not saying it will happen but this looks to be the most likely of all the rumours on here."hes world class!" OMG some one does not watch a lot of football!

 


20 May 2012 23:35:04
Charlton are set to beat Ipswich and Watford in the race for Sam Baldock's signature. The Addicks are believed to be willing to part with up to a million pounds (incl. clauses) to strike a deal with the Hammers, whereas Ipswich and Watford were believed to be interested in a season-long lone deal.(6)(23)Thats because west ham are interested in a season long loan deal.Good we need to sell him ang get more money but do a millionThat's correct, Big Sam only wants a loan deal for Baldock, so Ipswich have offered to have him on a season long loan, to get him games, just like we done with Mark Noble, we allowed him games and he aint looked backIts on the bbc webisite if you wanna lookAdrian Marriappa is in Jamaca playing for the National Team so he wont be signing for anyone untill he returns in a couple of weeks so no deals are doneWhat has "Adrian Marriappa" got to do with it?Nothing on the bbc website so you lie!Yes thats is true Baldock will sign for Charlton in the next few days or So cause im one of his mates.

 


20 May 2012 23:21:20
Watford rumours---
Adrain marriappa to leave for around £3.5/4 million. Watford also looking to offload chris iwelumo after a dissapointing season.

In response they are looking to sign either sam baldock or nathan delfonso on loan for the season. Also are hoping to tempt james coppinger from doncaster after there relegation to league 1.(3)(17)Coppinger is on contract with Doncaster until 2014, and Watford are only looking for out of contract players and loans after the signing of James CollinsWe don't even need delfouneso! Buaben, Hogg, McGinn returning, Eustace already compete for centre midfield. ND is not a striker either so I dont see where he would fit it.

 


20 May 2012 23:03:22
Colchester to sign out of contract Blackpool star Lua Lua(4)(19)He's already gone too a Turkish Club.

 


20 May 2012 23:02:17
Jay Rod from Burnley to saints defo (undisclosed fee) will be revealed this week as now they can sign players as play offs has finished.

Pugh from afc Bournemouth to Burnley replacing Jay rod. Around the 1 mil Mark(23)(18)Nonsense. Rodriguez might go to Saints or he might end up about at any one of about half a dozen other Prem clubs. Nothing is yet decided. Quite happy for people to make their own minds as to who's info is correct and there's quite a simple way to check - if we get to the end of the week and there's been no announcement, this is just another posting from an ill informed, over excited, Southampton fan. Getting a bit bored now.Who is Jay Rod? I know Burnley have a player called Jay Rodriguez. Is he the forward that plays with ChaAusHow will pugh, a winger, replace jay rodriguez, a striker?Haha a million for pugh your having a laugh bournemouth would have to sell him for much less than that try about 300,000 !

 


20 May 2012 22:31:43
Middlesbrough could sign Glenn Loovens depending on wage demands and budget(14)(5)I heard that he was also linked with Sheffield Wednesday.Aye he's in demand, solid defender bound to have a few in for himHeard from a Cardiff City fan (Loovens used to play for them) that he is a solid defender, good in the air and good with the tackles. Never afraid to go in for the challenge; just what we need.

 


20 May 2012 21:50:44
Watford Rumours:


-Watford have asked Aston Villa for a possible loan deal for Nathan Delfouneso. Watford are hoping for a season long loan.


-Watford are hoping to sign young Shrewsbury Town striker James Collins, Watford hope to sign the forward for 450k plus add ons.

-Watford will accept a £4.5million bid from Reading for defender Adrian Mariappa. Mariappa will sign a 4 year contract at Reading.(13)(9)4.5 millon? having a laugh?2 million max for mariappaWe already rejected around 2.5-3.5 mil in january so fat chance of 2 milI heard 2.2 possibly rising to 4.5, over time it would probably equate to 3.5m in realised revenue for the clubNo squabbling - neither of you know! - it will be more than 2.5 - but it won't be 4.5m eitherMariappa is not 4.5m!2.5-3.5 seems like a big difference...Dont you know the exact amount? Reading wont pay 4.5 mill for anyone before the takeover is completed let alone an unproven prem player.2.5m-3.5m is a big difference..... but transfer fees are usually undisclosed... especially ones that don't even go through.Mariappa is a good player, but 3m-3.5m is the most Reading would spend on him. If he was worth 4.5m then I couldnt see them playing thatI wish we could of got delfounsoThe transfer will go through for less than 2 million around the 1.75 -1.8 mark. He is a good player and 2 million will represent value for money.Prices are inflated in January anyway. 2m tops, and I'd expect no more than 1.2m up front. Good championship defenders don't go for much, just look at Gorkks, only cost 900kAmes collins 450k ? sorry why ?
hes on a free and will be compensation.
get your facts right!^ They're saying that the compensation is 450k obviously. Though I do think that that sounds steep.

Matt Mills went for 5m and Mariappa is arguably a better player. They overpaid but Mariappa is worth more than 2m and we've rejected higher bids so don't get your hopes up Reading...all that promotion money will loosen your purse. Competition from the likes of Wigan, Southampton and others will drive the price up too.If a confrence striker is 1million then that isnt steep

 


20 May 2012 21:38:02
man United to offer Van Persie £200k per week and Arsenal £27million(24)(62)Nope.Van Persie will become another overpaid City mercenary i.e. bench warmer.Behave.

 


20 May 2012 21:37:46
Ruiri Brennen of dunboyen is on his way to play for acrington stanly only costing 21k(8)(2)

 


20 May 2012 21:33:53
Ricardo Fuller to sign for preston on a ee?(8)(31)Nope.You mean free mate absolutely no chance.He's off to Wigan or VillaFirst have heard re Villa- especially now they have no manager so how do you work that out?

Sunderland have made a passing enquiry as have Blackburn.He needs to be realistic, he wouldnt get played at a prem club, and meets westley description of what he wants - free, tall experienced. used to be a north end man. you never knowAbsolutely dead in the water!Fuller is one of the best players we've had in recent years, but there's no chance of Westley signing him.Agreed to go to Wigan as long as Martinez doesnt leave.

 


20 May 2012 21:30:15
southampton manager was at the play off final yesterday looking at ince and phillips, any deal would probaly see puncheon going in the opposite direction(26)(13)Not a chanceHe was at the final, Ince or Phillips would be ideal signings..Would be a coup if we managed to buy one of them.Could be or he just wanted to watch the match :PSouthampton are already signing 57 new players for next season......just think of a name and some Saints fan will tell you how big a club they are and that the player cant wait to join......just not going to happenSouthampton wil sign 5 or 6 new players before the new season but theres probaly 12 or more players there looking at right now, someones got green eyes there lolAlso many skates come on here pretending 2 b saints fans cos as all true saints fans no NC does his business behind closed doors eg hooiveld and tad lee -no one saw them coming^^ behaveHow could he be at the play off final when he was scouting the talent on display at the CL final. Private jet with the boss maybe...drogba, van buyten and that left back bayern played I heard ;). Real saints fan.Adkins was at the play-off final, im sure ur a real saints fan ;) mayb radio 5 live were talking about a different nigel adkins being at the game lol

 


20 May 2012 21:25:13
fitz hall anthony gardner and zat knight all coming in this summer apparantly warnock wants 4 big center backs and its rumoured he wants them 3 along with jason pearce battling for 2 centre back spots.he sees young lees as a right back and wants him concentrating on that position next season hopefully with joel ward.all coming from a very very reliable source.(12)(11)LOL a "reliable source" also said Leeds have to sell before they buy. Stlll Norwich will soon a come a callingHall likely,Knight perhaps but Gardner, I doubt he will come to Leeds.

 


20 May 2012 20:52:07
Any Burton Albion rumours Ed(1)(7)Ed anything on Burton {Ed001's Note - no mate, sorry.}

 


20 May 2012 21:01:09
Manchester city will make a 25mil bid for arsenal superstar robin van persie but there is also rumoured that Barcelona and real Madrid are interested!(36)(16)Anzi offerd 45 million he can go to them if city or who ever top that then they can have him. if he does not sign for arsenal again.I don't think he would be tempted by a Russian club and city are reporting to give him 300k a week!

 


20 May 2012 20:27:49
Southampton are holding talks with Crystal Palace with the possible sale of Nathaniel Clyne. Southampton will offer £4m, plus Lee Barnard and Danny Butterfield to help the deal go through.(23)(19)Y would they offer that When he a free agent in the summerThey have to offer something because he's under 25They would get him on a free, but I reckon Palace would take the money and players in addition!Could happen, would be very happy to see him in a saints shirt but can see him at a top team.When someone produces a Saints rumour and detail a fee you know it is rubbish. They do not give any indication of what is offered or paid for a player-always an undisclosed fee.They would not offer two players + 3 million for 1 player no matter how good he isI am a saints fan and although he would be a decent signing he is going to a higher club. Manchester United had an offer rejected in January but i can see him going there on a free now.

 


20 May 2012 20:24:49
Hibs are to sign James Berrett as a creative midfielder on a Bosman(6)(4)This boy will do well

 


20 May 2012 20:23:08
peter coates has said stoke have interest in owen and wolves have said that 2omill bid would be accepted for fletcher and jarvis

my source sentinel newspaper (local)(16)(9)Better off sticking with Jarvis & Fletcher , twenty million is a good deal for both players.Owen is too injury prone.Stoke seem to have a pretty big squad so would they have to sell before buying ?20 mil for jarvis and fletcher is not a good deal mayb 10 - 15 mil otherwise id bid for victor moses and jermain defoe

 


20 May 2012 20:19:41
Bates has given Warnock funds for Leeds to sign Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Davy, Dan'l Whiddon, Harry Hawke, Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all(8)(13)And Ali SloweIs this a northern joke? i havn't got a clue.

 


20 May 2012 20:18:27
The recently released Paul Robinson has agreed to go on trial with MK Dons once they return to pre-season training(7)(19)

 


20 May 2012 20:17:19
Norwich city defender Marc Tienery looks set to leave Norwich next season on loan, most likely back to Colchester as part of a sort of peace offering over previous events. Tienery has failed to impress in the premier league this season for me ~ Frank87NCFC(7)(15)Cant have been that bad played every single game he was availableThe original poster is clearly not a Norwich fan. He was one of our stand out players in the first half of the season, right up until his injury. Will 100% not be leaving.I suspect there have been some issues with this player. He may leave in the summer.Tierney a very good left back one of the best attacking defenders norwich have had for many yearsIf he leaves it will be for non football reasons. Know one coyld fault the way he has played.Ask steve morrison what the problem with him is, i bet he will tell yaI think he has really stepped up for Norwich this season and agree any move will be for non-football reasons. I won't repeat the rumours i have heard as its not in anyones interests for it to come out. I have also heard his injury has been overplayed and it is off pitch reasons which have kept him sidelined.Tierney is off, due to off field issues his injury was nothing
It is due to the whole situation with morrison and tierney holt wants to go he feels club havent backed him in the situation and the same reason.until the last couple matches holt and morrison were never on the pitch togetherIf Tierney is off it is to a prem club not silly little ColchesterYou say 'silly little Colchester' but you do realise Norwichs team is built on Colchester foundations. Norwich all in truth should be ashamed that their success was built on alledged illegal doings. I hope somone like villa come along and poach lambert without your permission and aload of your players, you can then know how 'silly little Colchester' feel

 


20 May 2012 20:17:08
charlton will offer millwall paul hayes
for the swap of danny n'guessan.(7)(5)I'd like to see it happen, but i think Millwall are more sensible then thats.He will be aloud to leave, but im quite certain there will be a fee or a swap and fee with jonnie jacksonJohnnie Jackson? In your dreams.Jackson would be a bad deal he's captain and twice the playerHis a league 2 player he might be good but not championship.Ha jackson will not go millwall? why would he? hes finally in the championship he dont want to go back down next yearPaul Hayes and johnny Jackson for n'guesson.. I'd take that"He will be aloud to leave" oh the intellect of the Millwall supporter.Shame it will never happen then ^^^"he will be aloud to leave" was about N'guessan.

Jackson will be similar to bailey. can be at a higher club""he will be aloud to leave" was about N'guessan." You cant make this stuff up can you, brilliant!For gods sake,it's allowed.Yes I am millwall,we are not all mindless thugs.Why do charlton fans take the moral high ground on intgellect. you employed iain dowie.......... er hello thats not vey smart

 


20 May 2012 20:15:47
Grant Holt's agent has released a message saying they are demanding higher wages or wanting a club who will offer more wages.
But, remember what happened to Rooney? He asked to leave. A few weeks later he signed brand new deal with more wages. Yes, I know there's a big difference between Holt and Rooney, but still.(25)(7)I've not seen any of those Norwich fans who said that Holt loves them and would never leave posting much lately, they're probably all feeling a bit silly now to be honest.There is also a big diffence between Man United & Norwich, Holt may be able to do better than Norwich, Rooney's choices were limitedIs grant holt leavingHe has a lot of front for a 31 year old in his debut season. I think he is looking for a final big pay day as he will be unheard of by next season. Another Emile Heskey/Kevin Phillips, One good season and thinks he is bill big balls.Is the "billy big balls" post from a Norwich fan, getting a little bitter about Holt now are we.The agent's statement did not say that at allThe agents statement on the radio show was that holt wants to stay at norwich and is having meetings with David McNally to iron out the issues which have prompted the transfer request. He may leave, he may not

 


20 May 2012 20:14:47
charlton will announce the signing of
striker Francois Zoko with in the next
few days.(11)(8)88 appearances and 18 goals, I think not.He is going to reading actually

 


20 May 2012 20:12:42
Burnleys Jay Rodriguez has emerged as a surprise target for Sir Alex ,as he looks to good young English talent and he sees Rodriguez as the modern day Sherringham ,Sir Alex would look at loaning Burnley boss Eddie Howe two of his young reserves who the Clarets boss as already enquired about ,a fee in the region of 7m would secure the deal as boss Howe wants to get his business done early and his targets in place(7)(31)Hes signing for charlton
cafc!Is he hell signing for charlton, get back to your league one where you belong.Hope he doesn't, he would flourish more at a mid-table side where he would get first team action! Going places this lad! {Ed003's Note -I agree}No way would Utd sign him

sir alex has said hes signing provan players this summerJay Rodriguez wont be going to Man unted , he's on his way to saints

 


20 May 2012 19:42:52
Birmingham are said to be struggling to keep Jack Butland with big-money moves to Man City, Spurs and Arsenal looking at him. All 3 clubs want to loan him out next season for first team football(8)(15)So another young English player has his career ended by signing for a Premiership top 6 side to spend his career on the bench,

 


20 May 2012 19:24:52
ed any news of any players coming in to blackpool {Ed003's Note - Can't see anything imminent }(1)(8)

 


20 May 2012 20:03:45
charlton have offered 250k for striker
Ben Solly from Luton who is the
brother of charlton player Chris solly.(9)(3)Ive heard this too hope he signs along with seb lewis and Dave Lockwood.

 


20 May 2012 19:44:20
Southampton are interested in signing
rangers striker Sone Aluko for a fee of
3 million pounds. Even though Aluko has
only been at rangers for 7 months, he
is interested in playing in the premier
league with newly promoted southampton
and is desperate to get away from the
financially stricken club. {Ed007's Note - For the last time, Aluko is out of contract, if he leaves Rangers there will be no fee involved.}(5)(20)The fact he is out of contract may change this a tadGood player and he's youngAluko paid to play for Rangers out of his own pocket last season......desperate to leave...hmmm......he will be rewarded handsome if he stays as Rangers can still re-sign out of contract players who were allready at the club !Rangers have an option for a two year contrct

 


20 May 2012 19:40:51
Following the on-going financial problems at Rangers, i've been told, by my reliable source, that Sone Aluko is set to join Ipswich Town.

Although he recently came out and stated he would like to carry on with Rangers this season, he also knew that it might not well happen, and Ipswich have jumped the queue.

Im told he is set to sign a 2 year deal, with an option 12 month deal on top of that, by wednesday this week. Should be down to complete his medical tomorrow/tuesday.(15)(15)You're 'reLOLiable' source is not very reliable.

He will go to a PL club, not a FLC.Hes going to leeds or brightonYou sure Charlton aint in for him as well, they seem to be after every player going at the moment lol

 


20 May 2012 19:37:43
Carlisle United contract rebel Francois Zoko is to join French Ligue 2 champions SC Bastia when his deal expires on July 1st. The French side have been impressed by the Ivorian striker's contribution this season and agent Louis Denolle has spoken extensively with representatives from the club. [Source - L'quipe](8)(4)What club is francois zoko not joining next on the list will be real madrid, Barcelona and manchester united

 


20 May 2012 19:37:17
Close sources say that Eden hazard has changed his mind about joining man utd and join champions of Europe Chelsea!(22)(27)

 


20 May 2012 19:13:04
Santa Cruz to leave Man City. QPR
looking out for a cheap deal(16)(19)Yes, old favourite of Hughes'Would be a good signingThis could happen and sooner rather than later would be brilliantHe's a bit past it. He'll stay at Betis, the Premier League is too quick for him, he will stay in Spain.The premier league is not too fast for him! he's only 30/31/32 not 400

 


20 May 2012 19:04:19
The transfer of Adrian Mariappa to Reading FC is all but completed.(21)(7)

 


20 May 2012 18:53:00
BREAKING NEWS

Watford agree deal with Reading to sell Adrian Mariappa(23)(15)This isnt going to happen. mariappa says hes happy at the club^ He said he's happy but that "things change" i.e. if a good offer comes in he'd take it. Let's be realistic here....He will be off and it will benefit both Reading and Watford

 


20 May 2012 18:52:42
Charlton are going to sign raheem sterling on loan from Liverpool charlton are first choice because of the partnership agreed on loanees from the jonjo shelvey deal(8)(9)There is no such agreement,sterling has been told he is very much part of the 1st team next season,we would not loan him to a newly promoted L1 club to spend fighting to stay in championship all season."newly promoted L1 club to spend fighting to stay in championship all season" No you'll keep ahold of him and fight your way into the top half of the prem.Sterling is not going on loan but is fixing to Chelsea due to his mother wanting to move to londonCharlton are in london!!Dont go sterlingCharlton are in London correct but something tells me Chelsea are a bit more attractive as a move

 


20 May 2012 18:51:58
Sources claim Sanchez, Mariappa, Parr are very close to being a done deal at Reading.

John Guiedtti may join on a season long loan, if a deal for Rhodes cannot be agreed

Mark Davies is set to join after takeover is claimed

Jay Rodriguez rumored if this fails Stephen Dobbie may be signed(12)(21)Most of that is rubbish!- Mariappa is bang on.

-Sachez is 'rumoured' on. Medical apparently this week. (apparently)

- Parr almost joined last summer, but talk of going back in for him is just speculation.

- The rest is nonsense.Rhodes is way out of Readings depth and anyway they wont be able to afford the 15 million pound price tag we want for himI doubt Jonathan Parr would want to join Reading we were all booing at him at the palace game when he got the ball after jason roberts got sent off for elbowing him in the face.To anyone who thinks Rhodes is worth 15million is complete trash. He is only proven at League One level. I'd rather pay 15mil for someone actually proven at Premier League level like Darren Bent. Although I guess huddersfield fans value him at 50million and Torres and 250million.Personally I'd love to see Guiedtti and seeing as though city are just loaning him out and not giving him first chance and lets face it most likely wont get into it could be one to go for :) 20 goals in 23 this year is a great stat!15 million for Rhodes hes good but hes not that good! come on that has to be a joke? 5 mill tops and even then who ever gets him is over paying for a proven LEAGUE 1 player.True I went to that gameWe can't sign parr...everyone at the madejski hates him since he got roberts sent off!15 million price tag? Give me strength. You're totally deluded.Jordan Rhodes for 15m ha. You're having a laugh. He's worth 3m maybe 4m max. Thats saying he is more than twice as good as Gylfi Sigurdsson who banged 8 goals in half a season for SwanseaLOL At the bloke who thinks Rhodes is Better than Gylfi!!15 million get real.

 


20 May 2012 18:46:48
Watford intrested in Aston Villas Nathan Delfonso(15)(4)Dream on watford fansHe's overated and unproven in the championship, wouldnt be worth the money even if it was trueOn loanIt would be on loan, but he sucks so please notNo thank you.We wont get him villa have no other good strikersRubbish

 


20 May 2012 18:43:18
Reading to sign:-

LB-Jonathan Parr (currently negotiating)

CB-Adrian Mariappa (almost done deal)

CM-After Butterfield rejecting 2 year deal, attention switched to Mark Davies of Bolton, but he is also wanted by newcastle, meaning attention may again be switched to Henri Lansbury.

CM-Carlos Sanchez (contract negotiating)

ST-A large chunk of the TSI budget is believed to be spend on a big out ant out goalscorer with Jordan Rhodes/ Steven Fletcher the main two targets, with Yakubu also rumoured.

ST-Michael Owen was to be expected considered by McDermott but the transfer is highly unlikely. Stephen Dobbie on the other hand looks set to join and is currently negotiating a deal with swans allowing him to leave(13)(15)Believe it when I see it!No transfer for Owen - he's a free agent
Rhodes is about your level - NOT Fletcher - he's off to one of the top six clubsSince when has Rhodes been a big out and out goal scorer?

Certainly a very different sort of [player to the other two strikers you mention.Your not getting jonny parr!Butterfield has not rejected any offers yet
as no offers have been put to him or his agentNo way are Palace selling Parr. He's resting after playing 70 games last season and says he loves being at Palace

 


20 May 2012 18:29:06
Various source saying toon have nearly tied up a deal for luuk de jong ed can u confirm this(7)(14)

 


20 May 2012 18:30:53
hey eds any leicester city news? {Ed003's Note - same reply as to the Barnsley fan}(2)(7)

 


20 May 2012 18:07:44
I can,t see barnsley getting luke moore. Ed have you any solid info for us real barnsley fans? {Ed003's Note - I've not been around all weekend,I'll try and find out and post if we do}(6)(6)

 


20 May 2012 18:09:09
Northampton winger Michael Jacobs is Graham Westley's top target this summer and the only player that Preston will sign whom requires a transfer fee which is beleved to be in the region of 400k.(0)(15)We dont have 400 never mind 400,000.....already said players will be bosmans (i.e. Their own clubs dont want them) or loans.....so any fee and Ridsdale cant pay it.It's from a reliable source mate, just watch this space..To be honest i am a Preston fan and we do have a lucrative budget to spend on new players as the chairman backs westley but i wish Phil brown was given funds to spend on players alsoYou're a melon, he wouldn't go to a bottom end league 1 club with that person in charge! He is getting offers from decent championship clubs, your 'reliable' source is utter tripeJust watch. Keiran Agard is close to joining PNE too..

 


20 May 2012 18:11:36
Modric to real Madrid as tottenham didn't get champions league. 25m(21)(5)Tottenham rejected a 40mil bid from Chelsea in the summer so why would they sell him at that price, he also has about 4 years left on his contract..Go modric go... but for high money k to help tottenham buy players better then u. am fedup of u modric

 


20 May 2012 18:10:49
Barnsley have around £2.5m to spend:

Vaz Te - £500,000 (plus £500k for going up)

Butterfield - £1.5m Tribunal (to Toon)

In :

Norwood - £500k
Hayes - free (inverness)
Doran - £300k (inverness)
Westcarr - £235k (chesterfield)
button - £200k (spurs)


Digby to sign 5 year deal !!!!!(12)(14)Vaz te willNOT sign for barnsley when he has prem football beckoningThink this post was that Barnsley are going to get another 500000 for Vaz te cos Hammers going up not they are going to sign him!He was just saying what we have got for vaz te now hammers got promoted you numpty.What makes u thing will get 1.5 m for Butterfield if goes to tribunal more like 300-400k.Can't see Barnsley adding such a clause in Vaz Te transfer deal with the owners they have.Has a west ham fan makes perfect sense ,considering they have been in the top3 most of the season to get some add ons didnt pay over the odds for himHaha westcarr isn't worth that much!No chance on barnsley having that much money to spend. most money i have known then to spend was when they got hume and that did not realy work out for us. stop dreaming and open your eyes, barnsley are not going to spend that much money even if they had it. they might spend around 200k on 1 player, a few player that are out of contract might join us aswell but that about it!Why spend money when you dont need too, we picked vaz te up for nothing< I repeat nothing and sold him for 500,000, in six months, you dont need to spend to aquire good players, youve just got to have the right man in the managers seat!!Digby signed an new deal in jan think it was a 4 year contract so y would be sign an other?If Barnsley offer anything for Westcarr I would be very suprised after a very poor season at CFC

 


20 May 2012 18:07:30
Sone Aluko could well be on his way to championship side Ipswich Town for a fee believed to be in the region of £1.2million. This coming after Ipswich registered their interest in the Nigerian last Thursday, with Neil Alexander and David Healy giving an insight on the club as well as former Wigan man Lee McCulloch expressing his respect for former manager Paul Jewell. Kyle Bartley could also make a loan move to the Suffolk club after interest in the Arsenal CB last season being renewed.

{Ed007's Note - Aluko will be available for free. His short term contract with Rangers expires this window and Rangers are struggling to meet the terms of the pre-determined contract offered to Aluko when he signed in November.}(3)(9)I did hear about Aluko heading there. Would be a very good transfer especially if on a free. Will be sad to see him leave though especially after his performance against St Johnstone last saturday!Rumours that leeds are also making an offerWouldnt suprise me, Warnock and Jewell same to have the same transfer targetsGoing to leeds or brightonIf i were aluko i'd move to a top championship club/bottom half prem team cos he's been doin gr8 recently

 


20 May 2012 17:58:34
Some fairly reliable transfer gossip:
Norwich:
Lambert will stay as well as Holt. Lambert has identified 5 permanent signings to bolster his squads depth and quality. He wants Robert Snodgrass but will have to pay over 6m for him which is a significant proportion of his budget. Naughton will either sign on a permanent, not on loan. Curtis Davies is the man they want at centre half and will bid about 3m for the Birmingham player. Gunter is high on Lambert's wanted list again but faces competition from Southampton and Swansea for his signature. Luke Chambers is almost a definite to sign on a free. A striker may be signed with Doyle and Beckford being touted but if Lambert cannot find the right man he may look at the loan market.

Reading:
Mullins and Connolly will be signed permanently. Along with the already signed McCleary, incoming will be Mariappa for 4-5m and Butterfield from Barnsley. Jay Rodriguez is being looked at as well as Doyle from Wolves but Rodriguez is favoured at the moment. Stephen Hunt is being linked but its doubtful he will sign. McDermott still wants a RB and Wide Midfielder but names have not been heard yet.

Swansea:
They are willing to bid as much as 8m for Sigurdsson but Newcastle, Aston Villa, Arsenal, Fulham, QPR, Man U and Liverpool are all holding interest in the Icelandic midfielder but his first option is to return to Swansea. Rodgers will try again for Bates but will not overpay for him, 3m at the max. If not he will go for Collins of Villa but again will not pay over 3m. Caulker wants to return to Swansea but Spurs are not likely to allow him to leave on any basis. Marvin Emnes will likely sign for around the 3m mark. Gunter and Clyne are both wanted by Swansea as well but the stumbling block may be that Rodgers cannot agree a first team space which both are currently looking for. Swansea will attempt to sign another striker, likely one from abroad as Rodgers is running under a tight budget and cannot overpay for Championship or veteran Prem Strikers. John Guidetti is wanted on loan from Man City and a contract offer may be made to Andy Johnson.

The Insider(12)(14)Personally Mullins never really impressed me and as hes not exactly young hes not worth giving a chance, Conolly worth a punt if we can get him for a decent price but personally I'd rather the likes of Ben Mee (Burnley), Mariappa rumour looks like it has some substance, though at the moment i've heard its just a call to Watford as to the availability, no talks with agents or anything yet, Jay Rodriguez is worth a shot, Doyle may be too but again as long as it's at a decent price, Hunt's a no go, still comes aroudn to watch Noel play but very much doubt hes coming back, as for your wide midfielder comment, we just signed him, McCleary is naturally a winger but can play attacking mid too.The swansea bit is very good but we wont get bates he out for months with a knee injury so we'll go for collins and a defender from abroad..No offence to Swansea but Sigurdsson is way too good for you now. I think he'll end up at Arsenal or Spurs. I even think he could be a great long term replacement for Paul ScholesNo offence but sigursson knows what he is doing he wants to play week in week out and play some stylish football why would you go to man utd when they are playing vetrens like giggs and scholes plus hes made some importend aquatences since his time in swansea and want to stay wiv his new mrs ....inside sourceAnd get his salary at Hoffenheim/Swansea tripled by going to a top club and then getting first team football once big guns retire. He'll be playing in the champions league one day, something Swansea will never be inNo offence to the united fan but Sigurdsson is a completely different player to scholes, sigurdsson is an attacking mid where sholes is an ourstanding passer of the ball. So Sigurdsson not an ideal "replacement". I hope he goes to Swans but he is good enough as a squad player in a top 6 team. Swans fan.

 


20 May 2012 17:58:00
hate to say it but it can be confirmed scouts are watching gillingham shote stopper paulo gazzaniga. clubs such as liverpool and fulham are the bigger of the clubs(5)(3)Tell him to wait till a big club comes in !Every Premier League side has had a scout at Priestfield last season looking at Paulo

 


20 May 2012 17:56:42
Grant Holt being linked with a proposed move to Everton - hence the transfer request(19)(11)Holt is done deal to sunderlandNo everton would be most likelyYou are most wecome, one hit wonder, won/t make 10 goals next yearPeople live in deeam world on here, everton are skintHolt is not a done deal to Sunderland. Holt, his agent and our CEO are due to sit down for clear the air talks in an hours time. There has been no offer for Grant as stated by David McNally just yesterday. His agent has said Grant doesnt want to leave the club but there are 1 or 2 issues which need to be resolved, which if not resolved mean he will push for a move. If they are, which i have faith they will be, he will stay. Unless of course a stupid offer comes in 6mil+ then id let him go with my blessing.

But as i say, the club have been very open with the situation this weekend and nothing is even close to being done in terms of a move away from the club.

 


20 May 2012 17:49:02
Robert green discussing new contract at west ham. If he does not sigh paul robinson to be heading to upton park(20)(8)Robinson had nightmare last season would defo not want him in goal .he was to slow ,unsighted to often and conceded weak goals. el absi of wigan would be a better choice if martinez leaves wages would not be a prob and could get him for a gd price

 


20 May 2012 17:47:17
BURNLEY are lining up a double swoop for Leeds midfielder Adam Clayton and Portsmouth right-back Joel Ward.

Pompey are keen to cash in on Ward in order to ease their money problems, with Burnley likely to pay £500,000 for his signature.

But Leeds, Ipswich and Crystal Palace are also interested in Ward.(9)(13)I am a burnley fan and clayton would not leave leeds utd for us,if they have a bigger wage budget than we had in prem so if they won't pay him what he wants then we deffinately won't.Pompey need more than 500k to ease there money troublesI'm amazed that some supporters(saints mainly) are still moaning about Pompey buying the FA cup, didn't we beat Man U on the way surely they have bought most things and no mention of City , Chelsea or even Blackburn sorry petty green eyed excuses. we won it and it was great we are now in the mire wich is not but i wouldn't swap it great times if your going to be there at least compete.Wrong on Clayton and wrong on Ward, both players will have better offers than BurnleyIf pompey bought fa cup man city bought premier league saints supporters dont rave about them buying the premTrue dat.

 


20 May 2012 17:08:17
MK Dons interested in signing Matty Blair from York(1)(11)

 


20 May 2012 17:19:43
West Ham Transfers

Ins

J.Cole
Yakubu
McCartney
Reo Coker
James Collins
Matt Jarvis

Outs

O'Neil
Sears
Nouble
Faubert
Faye
Pape Diop(14)(18)Cole possible on loan, Yakubu unfortunately looks to join reading, Reo-Coker looks very likely, Jarvis is joining west bromWe will be a 15 th place team give or so 1 or 2 places if they all signThe last team in the premier league that Jarvis would sign for, would be wba.Didn't Reo-Coker leave West Ham under a bit of a cloud?? said wasnt wanted there etc etc. Think O'Neil will stay and why should Cole sign for Hammers?West Ham need 2 quality full backs. Demel good enough maybe but not fit enough. McCartney no more than a squad player at that level. Try harder next time.There are at least 8 players that need to be moved on we need to solid cb like huth /james collins we need another striker because baldock needs more game time chp loan and we need fast wingers who can provide gd service and support to the front guys we have to be much more solid at the backI think 15th is a bit optimistic - may just scrape it - but I'll be surprised

 


20 May 2012 17:11:07
Crawley Town to sign Leyton Orients
out of contract Captain Matt Spring
on a two year contract.(5)(12)Rubbish spring has signned a 2 year deal at the orient

 


20 May 2012 16:59:51
mark davies to newcastle for about3m(22)(10)Davies is negotiating a deal with reading fc, doesn't want to be stuck behind cabaye and tiote in the line-up.

 


20 May 2012 16:57:44
THFC Spurs squad in danger
of breaking up over the
summer. Bale, Modric and
Walker likey to be subject to
big bids. Adebyeor off leaving
a scant squad who won't fancy
the Europa league fiasco(27)(6)I will love for that to happen :pObvious that Modric and Bale will look to move to a big club. Think Spurs may hang onto Walker.Walker only signed a new deal less than 2 weeks ago. Bale wont go, He has already said he is happy. Only club he would consider is Barca and even then he said he is ont thinking of the move but it is nice to be noticed. Modric possibly but again all Spurs key players are on long deals and Levy is a tough nut to crack.

 


20 May 2012 16:32:55
Aberdeen signings this summer!

Ins: Jonny Hayes - Inverness - free
Nigel Hasselbaink - St Mirren - free
Farid El Alagui - Falkirk - free

All good signings El Alagui is a personal favourite scoring 20 goals in 30 games for falkirk this season. COYR(19)(11)

 


20 May 2012 16:29:47
I told you a few weeks ago about McCleary was joining Reading from Forest.

I also told you that Reading had made a bid for Watford's Adrian Mariappa, and that it was said to be a done deal.

Well now it's breaking on Twitter that a fee has been agreed and he is close to finalising a move to the Royals, beating off interest from Newcastle, Wigan and Southampton.(9)(17)Mariappa of Watford interested Newcastle in January as COVER until the summer as they were short in the defensive areas. He DOES NOT interest Newcastle now so i cant see how Reading have `` beaten off interest from them ``

 


20 May 2012 16:24:25
Stoke city transfers

In - matt Jarvis - 5M
Matt Phillips-3/4 M
Owen-free pay as you play contract
Fletcher - 7 M
Martin Olsen - 4M
Tony pulis will also look at Roger Johnson or Scott Dann
Steven Nzonzi-5M


Outs - Collins
Tonge
Soares
Jones
Higginbotham

Players to be released
Nash
Fuller
Woodgate
Davies
Diao
Sidibe


Large exodus of players at stoke , with TP having to reduce his squad size due to the lack of European football and to reduce the current wage bill.(6)(31)Wolves want ten million for Fletcher so dream on with that one.Utter fiction, jarvis 5M and Fletcher 7M who told you the tea lady?God stop with the silly price tags wolves wont sell fletch for what they paid for him n wolves want 20 for both of em but im sure wolves could sell at 7 or 8 no lower 3 year contracts can play hardballReckon 4 of those players coming in will actually happen. Jarvis, Phillips, Owen & OlssenTheres no way fletcher is worth 10mil if stoke got crouch for 10, fletcher is worth around 6-8 and jarvis 5-6Crouch 10mil , fletcher i think has only got 2 be worth 6, very lucky 2 get 7, fullers not worth 6-7 and hes got strengthJarvis and Owen are both looking very likely at Stoke but can't put a finger on a fee for Jarvis and no point bickering about it as no-one knows. Has been talk of Fuller and Higginbotham going to Wolves.Crouch>FletcherFletcher is a better player than crouch. At this point in crouch's career fletcher will score more goals, he can hold the ball up and has a good resale value in relation to age. Crouch will get a few goals, physically to weak so cant hold the ball up and is wrong side of 30 so reducing resale value.What a load of garbage. When Fletcher gets 20 plus international goals then come back.

 


20 May 2012 16:23:49
motherwell looking to steal jonny hayes from under aberdeens noses. Stuart Mccoll considers him a threat to teams and could need him in the cl(8)(2)

 


20 May 2012 16:17:07
Watford are interested in signing Anthony Straker, Nicky Featherstone, Ryan Hall and Eunan O'Kane.(2)(13)Where did you se this?

 


20 May 2012 16:13:25
according to this website reading are going to sign around 850 players...(28)(7)Just like Southampton, maybe they need about 850 players to make sure they stay up, sad really innit lolReading & Southampton are both massive clubs don't you know LOLHow many times? If ur not posting a rumour, don't bother posting at all. Key word here is RUMOUR!!Other Reading fans can't help what utter trash some of the fellow fans are posting around here.Half of them will all been on a free transferFree transfer for most of 850 players



bargain

 


20 May 2012 14:22:18
ed any blackpool rumours {Ed025's Note - only that a lot of teams are interested in ince and phillips..(9)(4)Everton after both of themHollaway will be w.b.a managerYou wish.......! Ince already said he's staying and Phillips should cost any club 2m+. Funny but you "big" clubs could have got these 2 for peanuts just 12months ago but it's Ollie thats turned them into quality players. If they end up at WBA or Stoke...you may as well stick them in your reserves and loan them out in 18months time as you couldnt bring on new players. Everton has'nt got ANY money so that's not going to happen either.....!

 


20 May 2012 15:53:37
Cardiff Ins:

Lewis - free

Shorey - free

Lawrence - £800,000

Swanson - free

Le Fondre - £1 million(14)(13)Le Fondre is Reading's best finisher. He wont be going anywhere.

Shorey's ego wont let him drop to the Champ yet.Le Fondre wont be going any where, but if he did it would be at least three times that!Le Fondre will not be going back to the championship when he is in the Priemer League. And even if he did, hes worth like 3/4 millionLe Fondre will only be leaving, on loan if he messes up big time in the Prem

Swanson will not be joining Cardiff either, Blackburn, Leicester, Middlesboro' or Bristol City are all more likelyReading wont need le fondre when they are in the premier leagueI hope u hurry up and get Lawrence, pompey need the moneyBrighton are reportedly winning the race to sign Danny Swanson.Brighton can dream on about Swanson why would he want to go to a mid table clubWouldn't mind swanson. lawrence not bad lewis decent back up le fondre yes purely cos he scores goalsWhat about the three Norwegians we have been linked with.

 


20 May 2012 15:53:32
Newcastle are looking to spend big this summer to challenge in europe next season with van der wiel, adam johnson, lukaku (on loan) and rodwell(16)(27)

 


20 May 2012 15:50:47
Everton will offer blackpool 1million plus 500k in future fees and coleman on loan for thomas ince.(4)(22)Ince's value has gone up after the play off final - out of Evertons price range now sadlyColeman's time with Pool turned him into a real star of the future....Everton killed that and he's gone down hill ever since...what a shame to do that to Tom Ince as well.

 


20 May 2012 15:44:49
Reading's Mikkel Andersen does not want another season in the shadows so the brilliant Danish keeper wants a season long loan to a Championship club to gain some first team experience.(10)(5)Just signed a new long term contract and is available for loan next season, but to a Championship club only (lowest level) and Brondby are keen as well.I could see us loaning him to say Ipswich or Derby

 


20 May 2012 15:44:12
Jonathan Franks to Hartlepool from Middlesbrough

Grounds to follow and Curtis Main on loan(9)(8)He signed for them last week.Lol curtis main out on loan, dont think soCurtis Main on loan what a joke he is a first team playerCurtis main is top quality he'll play a big part next season

 


20 May 2012 15:30:22
mk dons are seven players .clinton morrison [free] .lee croft scott laird .stuart beavon and many more(8)(3)Franchise are 7 players? What about the other 4 they need? Is it rush goalie next season?

WinkLOLemanGrant mccann matt blair alistair slowe and paul robinson and finnaly alan smith and a goalkeeperWe are mk super mk we are mk dons fc

 


20 May 2012 15:21:55
mk dons are after scott laird(8)(3)No chance will be a preston player tmz

 


20 May 2012 15:21:49
Adam clayton has just been seen
leaving the amex this morning(8)(21)Ha ha ha good one, you should be on the stage with material like that !!

 


20 May 2012 15:10:34
Andre Gray is attracting interest from Peterborough and Doncaster(14)(5)Just seen him play in the playoff final for Luton, He Was poor At best lol.Judging by the time this was posted, you have made this up 5 minutes after he scored in the playoff final.

 


20 May 2012 15:42:34
Liverpool's new manager will be AVB and he will sign James Rodriguez, Seydou Doumbia and Lassana Diarra.(6)(10)Hope the manager is true n james rodriguez signing and also a few othersRafa to be new manager he's got money now an can get the best out of the players plus no problems with the owners!

 


20 May 2012 15:42:29
Bjorn Sigurdsson and Dame N'Doye are highly linked with Berkshire club Reading FC as they search for a prolific striker to lead their charge to a mid table Premier League finish in 2012/13.(11)(11)It's Sigurdason -- not to be confused with Gyfli Sigurdsson.It's actually Sigurdarson but yeah according to Icelandic newspapers it seems we have made a bid for around 1mill but they want 3.5 mill min for him, looks like a good prospect but I feel we won't be making another move until the TSI takeover gets verified by the premier league.

 


20 May 2012 15:41:05
JORDI ALBA TO MAN UTD ?

Both Utd and Barca have expressed interest in the promising young left back and Valencia coach Unai Emery has recently hinted that the player had already been sold. He did not disclose which club Alba had been in talks with but it was assumed that that the Nou Camp would be his destination. Yesterday however, Valencia's technical director announced that Alba had not been been approached by Barcelona but does not seem to want to extend his stay with Valencia. Sir Alex Ferguson is noteably on the lookout for someone to fill Patrice Evra's boots and at a reasonable £15m, Jordi Alba appears to be on his way to Old Trafford to do exactly that.(13)(17)

 


20 May 2012 15:40:57
Reading look to add a right back and Nathaniel Clyne looks likely to be their man, with Chris Gunter as a secondary option. Clyne has attracted a lot of interest from Premiership clubs so it looks highly unlikely he'll be an Eagles player in 12/13.(10)(14)Clyne is being courted by United and Liverpool. We wont get him!

Gunter we have bid 2m and it's been rejected.Would like to see clyne in premier league, he looks quality!Clyne will be going to a bigger club, think Newcastle are after him aswell and UnitedClyne is more likely to be a Fulham player next year, but yeah as shown on this site reading probably will need a whole new team next year

 


20 May 2012 15:39:00
Brian McDermott wants to add an attacking midfielder to his Premier League squad and Joe Cole on a season long loan looks likely to happen as Hoffenheim look to keep Gylfi Sigurdsson after his successful loan spell at Swansea City.(5)(14)Reading have spoken to Liverpool, BUT he will go to a bigger club.Matt phillips to swansea 4mGyflis swansea bound mate

 


20 May 2012 14:58:32
Leeds boss Neil Warnock looks set to bring in 2 striker in the next month. Surprisingly Jon Stead is top of Warnocks list with Leeds looking to offer £1m for his services. Also on Warnock's radar is QPR striker DJ Campbell. Leeds preparing to make a loan move for the out of favour striker.(10)(22)I heard that if qpr sack barton warnock said he will take him at leeds with paddy kenny,also joel ward,and dj cambell.....so if that happens...if....leeds will be in with a gret chance of getting promotion..Are u serious joey barton to leeds. even though wanrock and barton left on bad terms with barton saying that warnock was a useless manager. i dont think so.

 


20 May 2012 14:58:18
many rumours in norway today. Brentford are looking at Patrik Ingelsten. dont know whether there is any truth behind it though.(5)(2)

 


20 May 2012 14:57:06
Burnley to sign Chris Taylor or Marc Pugh to replace Ross Wallace who is going to either Ipswich or Celtic(9)(3)Taylor will join Leeds or Burnley

I am a friend of his family and they said that both clubs had made contact with himRoss wallace is not coming to celtic! why do people keep saying that, he has been before and he couldnt get in our first team so why would we re-sign himRoss wallace to leeds or brighton

 


20 May 2012 14:54:25
We have heard rumours that Mariappa might be going to Newcastle but if he didn't go he said that he would of been happy at Watford. But this is Very Unlikely if Clubs in the Premier League want his signature.(8)(3)Newcastle haven't bid for him.

Reading have had a bid accepted.

See Twitter. Also see @Fridays_Legacy on Twitter, as he broke this weeks ago and has been spot on with the leaks about TSI as well. Also see @maffff. He also talked about Mariappa to Reading weeks ago!Whether it's on Twitter or not, there's been nothing official and until this is announced it's just a rumour

 


20 May 2012 15:10:28
Dicannio will sign 3 year deal for West Ham this week,so much for loyalty.
Still he did warn the Swindon board 2 weeks ago funding was needed.Number of names in the hat for the job are Marin Ling/Chris Wilder/Steve Evans plus a host of no hopers.
So sad for Swindon Fans yet it was on the cards(9)(27)There is no way Evans would be welcome at Swindon,the players and fans hate himI think you only got this rumour half right. After his shambolic first season with us resulting in getting promotion at the first time of asking, but only through the playoffs instead of automatic, Allardyce will indeed be sacked. Di Canio will be given a 25 year contract and a transfer kitty of 500 million. And Barack Obama will be the new director of football at West Ham since he has been a fan for 40 years and spent his childhood in the Chicken Run at Upton Park cheering on the mighty Hammers.
What a painstakingly stupid rumour.
If anything, Allardyce will be given a contract extension, but Di Canio won't be taking his job anytime soon...Ridiculous rumour,WHUFC will not get rid of Big Sam after getting the Hammers promotedRubbish why would Steve Evans leave Rotherham when he's building a strong team thereHe may go as a strikers coach heard that rumour some time agoI ain't a Swindon fan but I think you are saying this to unsettle Swindon because you are jealous of what a wonderful job he has done! Anyway, why would they sack big as, after he just got promotion, don't stir!

Afc Wimbledon fanWe dont need him

 


20 May 2012 15:07:44
Derby County have contacted Craig Beattie's agent. Its believed that the Rams have failed with bids to sign Jon Daly and Simon Cox and now they look to the Hearts forward. Should be able to get him on a free transfer. Derby are also looking at Joe Mattock after Bristol City have won the race for Paul Dixon.(8)(4)He is out of contractHow you know thisGreat, Another Unprolific Striker To Add To The Collection, We Have Davies And Robinson Who Can Score So No Striker Is Really Needed.City linked with hilberhain defender sean o`hanlonBristol city are looking to sign aston villa vetran andy marshall keeper who is free agentOh yes good striker swap going on Davies for Beatie

 


20 May 2012 14:47:17
Reading have made a bold offer to Mathieu Flamini who is a free agent this summer.(7)(15)I wish that was true, but wages would be an issue

 


20 May 2012 14:44:40
Big-spending Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala are prepared to offer Arsenal's 28-year-old striker Robin van Persie £300,000 a week to play for them.
Chelsea could be ready to make a move to tempt Harry Redknapp to take over at Stamford Bridge.(12)(17)Van Persie will stay in Western Europe and Redknapp will not be appointed.As a spurs fan lets hope the story abt hr is true

 


20 May 2012 14:43:23
Burnley will sign Dicko on Loan from Wigan next week on a season long loan after Blackpool opted not to sign him up for another season(7)(2)Reply 2 Burnley will sign Dicko on Loan from Wigan nextHow do you know we decided not to sign him his is class

 


20 May 2012 14:42:13
Notts County are set to sign Andy Gray on a 2 year deal after missing out on Danny Bogdanovic(14)(2)

 


20 May 2012 14:42:01
George Porter set to move from Leyton Orient to Charlton. To be announced in the next few days. Tribunal supposed to be up to £150,000(4)(7)As an Orient fan, I hope this is true. Porter isn't as good as has been reported.I went school with him and guess what...he aint moving... he had a trial with charlton before signing for leyton orient and didnt get inI'm a Charlton fan and he has just signed a new contract at Orient so I can see it being higher than that price tag!He hasn't signed a new orient deal yetKeep Me Posted On The Porter Situation. I Would Hate To See Him Leave. Speak To Him After The Home Games, One Of My Favourites At The Orient.Top man probably only an impact sub at the moment, but is young...pace to burn. Hope O's keep him!

 


20 May 2012 14:38:38
Romelu Lukaku is either joining West Ham, QPR or Fulham next season on loan. Chelsea want him to move to a club still down south.(20)(15)So Tottenham, Reading, Saints aren't down South any more??

Also, not wanting to call you a blatant liar or anything... BUT Chelsea wouldn't care whether it was North, South, East or West... why would they??

Bore off!Lakaku is going to werder bremen fc on loan as part of marko marin deal.....We don't want to improve chelsea's youngsters when we have our own coming through if we take him its permanent or nothing FTIDQpr look to give up on him....LOL he's more likely to give up on QPRBecause Chelsea are going to so business with their rivals for an 18million player? Qpr never.

 


20 May 2012 14:38:38
Michael Owen has been booked for a heart check in Reading adding to the fact that reading has one of the best places to keep horses in the country and he wants to stay in the premier league it's all adding up that he could be signing for us. You heard it here first!(14)(13)Pretty certain that he's off to stoke!Berkshire - not Reading.

And no, he isn't coming here. We had a chance to get him in Jan and we said no and went for Roberts.

Stoke's chairman has just gone public saying they want him, and that's a lot closer to him don't ya think? (clearly not)He's too concerned about his horses and houses to care enough about playing for Reading. Great player but plays for himself and not the team - not what Reading needs.Heart check? The way he left Liverpool and Newcastle for Manchester U proves Thai he got no heart!So he's going to move his horses and stables from Cheshire down South to join Reading or opt to join Stoke............mmmmmmmmm tricky one. His Dad used to attend Stoke games and Owen filmed a TV show there. He lives 30 odd miles away.

 


20 May 2012 14:38:31
Stevenage trio Bostwick, Freeman and Wilson to Peterborough for £1.9m(13)(13)Chairman would want more than that for 3 players.Cant see us spending another 1.9 million on players, hope its true thoughHope this is true....probably will get a rid of a few of our listed players in part of the dealIts 1.9mil for just Bostwick & Freeman not Wilson. Bostwick is extreamly keen on a move to the posh as it means he and his family could remain in livining in the stevenage area.Bostwick was awful in play offs, no thank u

 


20 May 2012 14:37:16
Luke Moore (Swansea striker) to join Barnsley for an undisclosed fee(18)(8)Can't see Moore coming to Barnsley but what a good signing for Hill to make if it were possible.

 


20 May 2012 14:34:34
Baldock is 100% leaving West Ham on a loan deal to a Championship club after West Ham's recent promotion. The most likely destination for him seems to be either Charlton, Watford or Ipswich. Barnsley are also looking at him but that deal seems highly unlikely.(16)(3)I know this too it is charlton 100% but it's whether it's a loan or perminantI know this as well its 150% Ipswich on loanToo bad - it is 1000% WatfordAnd I know it's Watford 200%TWTD says that Allardyce has agreed with his 'close friend' Jewell that if they got promoted (which they clearly did), Ipswich would be the first in line to get Baldock on loan. Who knows whether this is true or not but I suppose time will tell.If he's going out on loan it will be up to the player where he goes.

 


20 May 2012 14:28:16
Plymouth Argyle are taking advantage of the Romain Laurrieu - David Frio connection and are showing an interest in French Ligue 2 side Chateauroux pair:

21 year old Striker Maxime Bourgeou and 24 year old midfielder Claudio Beauvue.(10)(2)Bourgeou is a talent and would be a great signing for any league 1 or championship side. He was a youth player at st.ettiene for 6 years. Fast, strong and good in the air. Mpenza type player.

 


20 May 2012 14:26:28
Ipswich will sign Watford winger Sean Murray for £2m this week.(2)(17)Murray is as good, maybe even better than Young was at his age. We keep hold of him this season and then if people want to pay eight figures we'll listen.This is funny!! you cant be serious! you must be dreamingNeed more than 2 milMurray will be going to prem and has already turned down Liverpool and Man city as a scholar. He would also probably cost a closer to 3 million at leastThis is the worst one ever - no change out of 20m my little tractor friend - he is worth more than your ground and squad added together - 2m -pmslUnlikely to move sideways when he could play in the premIf he said no to man city I doubt it he will go to IpswichOn what planet are you living!Ipswich wish they could have him, unfortunate for them they dont have a youth academy good enough to produce their own murrayNever in your life...he wants a career !RubbishDream onHe signed a new contract not long ago and dyche said he was worth 25mill so your a bit offGet off your high horse. He might be good but at his age you can't start going around demanding '8 figures' for him, and stop slagging off other people's clubs. This is a rumours site not a naming calling game at the playground.^ Alright. We'll take Cresswell for 100k and JET for a donut.

Murray is worth 8 figures and he's our player under contract, of course we can demand what we want.You say get off your high horse but wasn't it only last season when you sold wickham for 8 million and he had only scored about 10 goals. murray managed 7 goals since february and plays RM! he was absolute class, one of the best midfielders in the league, and still only 18 so 2 million is nonsense at this point in time although i would also agree 10 million is a gamble, but thats football these days and im in no doubt that whether it be with watford or not, he will be playing premier league football in the next few seasons.Ipswich fans are deluded. Making up BS rumours continously.I dont doubt the players ability, especially at his age he sounds like one for the future. However, we (Ipswich) did not demand '8 figures' for him as a previous poster (crystal palace fan) said they would want for Murray. We simply could not refuse the 8 million offered to us. It would be barmy if we did. And to be honest, I think that if you received a similar offer for Murray, you would do the same thing.No way murray will go to ipswichhim being Wickham

 


20 May 2012 14:22:05
Holt to stay at Norwich(17)(18)Computer says noFound that out time agoComputer also said Ronaldo won't leave Manchester UnitedQPR and Everton want Holt and he wants away.
Think Norwich might struggle next seasonHolt does not want away, he just wants to up his wages despite having two years left on his current deal, personally I think Holt will struggle to have same impact on premier league next season, so if the right offer came in for him I would seriously consider selling himPosh spice to become Prime Minister seems as likely as Holt staying at Naaaaaarwich.Like he'd go to qpr they're a nothing club they'll go down next year ! hes loved at norwich

 


20 May 2012 14:20:19
doncaster have made a £250,000 bid for liverpool reserve player Nathan Eccleston.(2)(20)He's highly rated. I can't see this at all.

 


20 May 2012 14:14:52
Marc Pugh of bournmouth going to Watford along with shrewsburys James Collins(8)(11)Pugh is a decent player, but not what Watford need. They may consider loaning Iwelumo to Bournemouth according to rumours

 


20 May 2012 14:02:58
Man City Players IN:

Edinson Cavani - £40 million
Hazard - £25 million
Ezequiel Lavezzi - £30 million
Neven Subotic - £20 Million

Man City Players Out:

Adam Johnson - £7 million - Sunderland
Slavic - £2.5 million - Back to Serbia
Tevez - £20 million - Milan
Kolo Tourse - £5 million - Milan(13)(36)All those millions just trip off the keyboard as if they were nothingThat means breaking the fair play rules by 40.5 M, do you really think Man city want to be disqualified from the champions league after doing so much to get in?If you cant even spell their names correctly how can we belive youFair play rules dont come into effect till 2013-2014 season.they can spend wat they want.youll see a lot of clubs spending big this summer before the rules come inFirst person, Man City spend around 110 million per season so no the millions didn't just trip off.
Second person, fair player is not for next year.
Third person the names are spelt right.
Read about football chaps it might help you out in the future.No its not spelt right, SAVIC,kolo TOURE and EDISON cavani

 


20 May 2012 14:02:42
Holt staying at NCFC. PL will make him clubs highest earner and make good signings to take the club forward. ie Pacheco, Lansbury, Rhodes and Curtis Davies.(6)(22)He would be wasting his time if he stays, Norwich lack ambitionYour going down next year fools so how you think your going forward dream on your skint with no ambition this is why most of your team wants outWhen lambert was asked would he be staying at Norwich he said "Ummmm don't know" that was on Sky sportsYeah I saw that, club look as though they might self-destruct after superb first season, egos will kick inSome of the reply's border on stupidity, Norwich skint - of course they are after all income from premier league prize/TV money alone was over 45M.
No ambition - that's why we have Lambert as Manager, and we have had three very successful seasons, Holt does not want to leave , he just wants to try and up his wages.Paul Lambert doesn't talk to the media like Harry Redknapp does! he hasn't given anything away or been the most charasmatic interviewee all season. So I wouldn't look too much into that. Also weren't we meant to be going down this year?? and also struggling in the championship last year?? continue under estimating norwich as always, not saying we are going to go higher, but still not relegation next season {Ed025's Note - i agree

 


20 May 2012 14:01:30
Black and Skacel to Bristol City, why break up a successful partnership?

Davidson to replace Skacel

McPake joining Hibs but Griffiths may choose to return to the Midlands and hope for some games at Wolves, learning from Fletcher

Gordon to Celtic(7)(10)

 


20 May 2012 13:46:22
Paul Lambert to jump ship from Norwich City. This is why Grant Holt handed in a transfer request as he wants to link up with Paul Lambert at Aston Villa. Talks will take place with Mr Lambert when Randy Lerner returns from the U.S.(11)(24)RL returns on Monday afternoon.

 


20 May 2012 13:46:04
Joel ward going to Sheffield Wednesday he up in Sheffield early this coming week with his agent to discuss personal terms! A Portsmouth fan(10)(17)Joel Ward to Watford more LikelyHe was at Hillsborough yesterdayNah He'll choose Ipswich wants to stay down south east area

 


20 May 2012 13:45:47
Colchester United are looking to strengthen their squad with the possibility of signing
Adam Boyes Borrow
Matty Blair York City
Waide Fairhurst Macclesfield
All on two year deals(9)(2)

 


20 May 2012 13:40:43
After last night Drogba 100% will leave Chelsea. He will leave on a high and is likely to join a team in the Middle East.(17)(5)He off to hollywood to be an actor hes had plenty of practice playing for chelsea over the years

 


20 May 2012 13:40:01
A clayton will sign for norwich next week, j ward will replace him after turning down ipswich, he has belived to have said if i have to play in stadium that does not belong to football club it has to be good one bulit for premier L not on an old rubbish tip witch is portman road. More to point ward wants to play with a team on the up witch leeds is . A true sleeping giant, not an also. Ran like ipswich town(8)(17)Bloody cheeky budgie, Portman Road entrance turnstiles have jut been painted, better than carrott road, pewky green & yellow pahThats why he is signing for wednesdayMany seem to be upset about the success of Norwich over the last two seasons. 1) Norwich did not win the lottery, but we did gain over 40M for finishing where we did + Tv bonus. McNally has hinted towards a 20-25m summer transfer budget.

 


20 May 2012 13:31:18
Reading and swansea have 2 million pound bid rejected for nottingham forest full back Chris Gunter.(13)(6)

 


20 May 2012 13:27:21
James Milner to leave man city this summer with Chelsea his likely suiters(15)(13)Milner is one of the most over-rated players in the Premiership.

Chelsea?? Get out of it.

Some muppet at Liverpool will want him, but he really should go back to a Villa or an Everton which is about his level.He will probably leave but not to ChelseaDonkey,far to overatedWest London, but not Chelsea

 


20 May 2012 13:17:48
Wolverhampton Wanderer's have made an enquiry for Shrewsbury Town's Connor Goldson.(1)(19)I've also heard this , 3 figure fee would be needed though.Whooooo...and now we get linked with all kinds of rubbish3 figure? thats saying it will only be up to 999 , surely you mean 6 figure6 figure fee indeed!

 


20 May 2012 13:15:51
Southend's Ryan Hall is set to sign for Shrewsbury Town for a fee of 55k.(9)(9)Too good for league two now, been our best player last two yearsMore like 550,000 KHall is worth at least at a minimum 750k with the amount of money being spent on League Two and Conference players these days!750k? next joke...Well if Tubbs is worth 800k, Barnett 1.7 million and Vardy 1.7 million then Hall is worth at a minimum 750k!Well Barnett was 1.1million and Jamie Vardy was 1 million so your already talking nonsense. Ryan Hall is in the last year of his contract at Southend and there is no chance that anyone would bid more than 200K - fact.With the add-ons on the deals for Barnett and Vardy the deals can reach 1.7 million so get your facts right and if you believe Hall would go for only 200k then you are living in a dreamland!I think you are deluded. They are all Strikers. they go for double a winger. And lets face it they where ridiculous fees. Grant Holt left Shrewsbury for half a million. Hall isnt half the worth of HoltThat is the amount of money League Two players are going for now not 5 years ago and Hall has scored 14 goals and got the highest amount of assists in professional football in England so I would say he is worth at least the amount of Tubbs.Joe hart had the most clean sheets in england and he was 600k so i very much doubt that hall will be half as much as thatWait and see, Hall will leave on a free next year!Holt isn't even that good he just has great service from pilkington and bennett!Hart was a youngster when he left Shrewsbury he had POTENTIAL. Hall is consistently performing to a high standard NOW so is worth more than the ridiculously small amounts all you Shrewsbury fans keep coming up with!Hall had a good run during the season but failed miserably to continue the run and get Southend promoted, quite simply he was poor. 200k no more.Hall has been good all season no less then 750k will take him away. Club's top goalscorer and has the countries most assists.200k? you are completely clueless and deluded, he has 20 assists and 14 goals, he is our top scorer from midfield, he is worth at least 750kHart was epic and young. Holt scored near 30 goals in a crap Shrewsbury side. Hes a winger.... 200k is steepClueless and deluded? Did he get you promotion? No he did not. He had a good run mid way through the season then tailed off at the end. He is a good player, but nowhere near the money you think. 200k no more.You really don't have a clue what your talking about do you?Are you serious? I have watched in excess of 50% of Southend's games this season. Hall is a half decent winger, he is not worth anything more than 200k max.No club would pay more than 200k for Hall. Only Southend fans think he is worth more. Good League 2 wingers do not go for 1 million etc can't believe how dull Southend fans are.And i've watched all home games and 18 away games, how many southend games have you attended to judge our players, holt and hart were unproven talents and the fees you mention don't include appearence add onsWait how is it halls fault we didn't go up, it was the managers fault for playing hoofball to benyon and eastwood who are half the size of centre backsHolt scored 30 goals and we payed 170k for him. Hall has had one good year.
Hart had one add on which was an England apperance one. I think that tells his quality. Hall is a WINGER. he wont go near what you wantAre you even a football fan? Do you even know what it is? The things that you are saying is making me doubt this!Hall has played left back, right mid, left mid, and striker, while he has been at the club we have never played with a winger

 


20 May 2012 13:13:12
Morgan Leonard Gould, central defender national player of South Africa, is in negotiations with Partizan Belgrade. Vladimir Vermezovic a new coach of Partizan, was a coach in South Africa and he remembered this player and had a good opinion about his qualities. Morgan is free player for about one month.(14)(1)

 


20 May 2012 13:08:47
Come on Maximus send us a Post?(2)(5)Ha ha up the hammers ,all your players will leave a long with hollowhead

 


20 May 2012 13:03:07
Bristol City Ins:

Paul Dixon - Dundee united - free

Micheal Jacobs - Northampton -£850k

Francisco Sandaza - St Johnstone -Free

Andre Amougou - Burnley - had a succesful loan spell

Murray Davidson - St johnstone - Not sure if this will happen

Suso Santana- Hearts

Mustapha Carayol - rovers want 1mil but i dont think city will pay it

marlon pack - cheltenham - waiting for playoffs to finish they may agree a fee

Mcincess being linked with all of these..,

HEARD THIS FROM RELIABLE SOURCES(17)(17)Sheffield united
Ins(if Promoted):
Beavon-Wycombe
Hill-Blackpool( after a successful loan spell)
Higgingbottom- Huddersfield
John Carew-west ham
Freeman-Stevenage

Outs:
Taylor
Parrino
Mcallister
BeatieWhere is all this money coming fromNO-ONE has a source that delivers a shopping list of players!

YawnAnd HOW can Jacobs cost 850k when he's out of contract and the compo expected to be around 250k?

No wonder BCFC are in financial trouble.Northampton are reportedly attempting to sign West Ham striker Sam Baldock for a fee worth to be around 1.25 million, also Emile Heskey and Micheal Owen will sign 3 year contracts after the new massive investment by the chairmen.Bristol City fans are becoming as deluded as Leicester/Charlton/Southampton. Jacobs and Dixon are both going to Derby, a big club, in a big stadium, on the up. Why would they go to Bristol City, who will continuously struggle on low gates and low income?Suso Santana has already declared he wants to go back to Spain where his family is based !Sandaza is ste, not even league one standard when he was at Brighton.Jacobs due to sign for Derby. Im a Northampton fan and thats what ive been toldPlease explain what finacial dificulties Bristol City are in?Bristol city have just sold nicky maynard for 1.7 million , steve lansdown is putting alot more money into the club over the summer and we have a new chairman , i think they are going to back there manager all they canIf u look on bbc u person it says northampton want a compensation of 800-900k !Muzzy wont go to you..you cant afford himWhere do you get this Bristol City in financial trouble , yes we have debt , not many clubs dont ..the biggest difference is we have one of the richest ENGLISH owners in the business, take a look Steve Lansdown personal wealth in excess of 750Million and growingSandaza has several championship clubs to choose from. Bristol City cant afford the wages he looking for.I clearly love everyone saying financial trouble we are buy a new stadium lansdown just brought bristol rugby and dont think he would ever see the football club go under because he wants TWO sports club in the top leagues in his power.

 


20 May 2012 13:02:31
Huddersfield set to sell Rhodes to Reading for around £5m.
Expected swap deal with Sean Morrison and Michail Antonio coming the over way to the Galpharm if the terriers are promoted(9)(18)He's Norwich boundAntonio going to the owlsAntonio was at Hillsbro yesterday along with Joel ward. Both in advanced talks. Antonio loves the fans and club in sheff so hudds no chanceWhy would he go to townThe hammers offerd 7 mil but it was a no

 


20 May 2012 13:02:08
Man Utd need to sell before they buy this summer with bebe, macheda and howard webb looking to be sold {Ed025's Note - webb got them more points than the other two..(23)(10)LOL, though I thought Howard Webbs link up play with Young was very good

 


20 May 2012 12:47:22
Leon Clarke will be sold on free transfer to Crawley(17)(6)How can you sell a player on a freeHe is under contract, but they don't want him so they sell him for free/0Did nothing in his loan spell at Crawley. The rest of the time he was injured. Cannot see this happening.

 


20 May 2012 12:46:27
What has Reading got to do with Hull City?(3)(4)There're in the same countryNo idea.

One club is in a scenic part of the country, with vibrant and growing employment, and has recently been voted the fasted growing micro City in Europe, and the other is Hull...This won't happen, McCleary has stopped all interest we had in Phillips. An attacking midfielder, a right back and a couple of forwards are all we need.I have no idea, except that very little reading goes on in hull

 


20 May 2012 12:44:26
Got word from a very reliable source about the situation at Leeds.

Apparantley Joel Ward will be signing, but Leeds are doing all they can to delay him joining in order to save on wages over the summer. The are apparantley confident he will sign but Ken Bated genuinely resents paying the players over the summer months.

Greg Halford will also sign, and these deals are set to be finalised this week.(12)(12)Ward signing for Owls done dealHalford is not the kind of player leeds need very poor

 


20 May 2012 12:43:00
Pogba to stay at united. Story from the England camp.

CTID(17)(16)Yeah? Already signed a pre-agreement with Juventus.The clues in the wording. Pre contract agreements only tie the player to that club should there be a move. It does not mean he can't stay put.

 


20 May 2012 12:39:22
Torres is said to be the subject of discussion between Chelsea and Manchester United. Chelsea need to finance, SAF looking to land a big name. Chat from the England camp.

More soon
CTID(7)(31)Torres stopped being a big name the season before he left Liverpool.Yeah i guest it must be a mute discussion.....

 


20 May 2012 12:37:53
walsall are interested in signing former loanee jordan cook after his relese from sunderland on saturday with carlisle united also interested(12)(2)Jordan cook will be looking to stay closer to Sunderland meaning Carlisle are favourites to sign the player after a successful loan spellGood luck to the lad, whatever side he chooses, #FTM

 


20 May 2012 12:37:38
After Chelsea Memorable win in
Germany Last night

3 keys things will happen

1.Di Matteo will be offered the job
after big name/players linked to the
club have requested him to be the
manager.

2.Drogba will sign a 1 year contract
and second year to do his badges and
be a coach for the youth

3.Di matteo is going to bring in 4 big
names to challenge for the league

Hulk-Fc Porto
Doumbia-Cska
Van de Wiel-Ajax
Ganso-Santos

This will happen.

Ps im not a chelsea fan(24)(27)Memorable?

Like CheLOLsea's history pre-Abramovich's BILLION 's...Hulk worth 80mill with his current contract? not seeing Abramovich buying him.

 


20 May 2012 12:30:43
There are rumours circulating that john carew has been given a tour of the valley and that charlton have offered west ham a 2.5 million pound deal for him with him being paid £20,000 a week(7)(28)No chance! owners would never pay out 20k a week for an over the hill strikerCharlton will not pay 20K a weekIsn't he out of contract?Carew aint worth 20 let alone 20k, well over the hill nowHe's out of contract. Fact.Oh do me a favour, Charlton dont want cant afford old has beens like Carew.Carew was great 4/5 years ago - been downhill ever since. Not worth 2.5 k now never mind 2.5 m

 


20 May 2012 12:28:58
Roberto Martinez will turn down the Liverpool job.(26)(18)Yeah right!Not a chance he will turn it downOh yes he will. A rival offer is on the table from a foreign clubHasn't got the expierence to manage LiverpoolMartinez won't join a sinking ship like Liverpool, he will continue his project to establish Wigan as a top 10 premier league side.It's a poison chalice for him - Liverpool fans will hound him out.

 


20 May 2012 12:26:01
Bristol rovers are in for former Bristol city goalie David James(2)(16)No chance. His wages would be far too much and we've already signed a new keeper.No thanks, rather keep Bev

 


20 May 2012 12:21:55
David James to sign for Exeter City. I know the lad. He wants to remain in the area and lives in Chudleigh.

CTID(15)(10)Was doing some work nr his house and he said he didn't want to join Exeter but lets wait and see

 


20 May 2012 12:14:48
With Blackpool not going up, Reading look certain to fight off other Premier League clubs such as Stoke and Sunderland to Matt Phillips' signature.(19)(10)Liverpool are also interested!We have plenty of wingers, doubt another will be on brians listHe wont go to Reading, he will end up at a bigger club.Because Reading is such a BIG club now they got promoted. Nothings changed. Stoke and Sunderland are much better propositions than Reading isWe're not in for him! HTH's.It's not all about whose the biggest club it's about whether he'd get a chance at a bigger club. Players may join a smaller club just because they know they'll get game time where as at a big club they will just bench warm.Blackpool wont sell him at all stop putting up rumors saying otherwise and if we/ they did along with ince i can see holloway walking out and i wouldn't blame him with the reported clubs after himHe would easily get into stoke's teamKebe, McAnuff, Robson-Kanu, McCleary, Antonio (if he doesn't end up at wednesday) think we're fine for wingers atm doubt we'll be looking for another, may be wrong of course as our game relies heavily on them but we wont be attracting him to us if he's going to have to compete with Kebe and McAnuff for first place slots, Prob going to Stoke or Sunderland as he is easily better than any winger they have atm.Better than James McClean? You wanna put that glue bag down sunshine, Adam Johnson is on SAFC radar, We also have seb Larrson, Best dead ball man in the prem, Swap him for Elmo tho.Do you genuinely think that list of championship players is better than the likes of mclean and larsson?!None of those wingers are better than McLean pennant etherington or Larson

 


20 May 2012 12:14:43
Alexandre Mendy looks likely to join Watford in the summer after his release from Chesterfield. Leeds United are also interested.(5)(11)Alex Mendy was on loan at Leeds United last year and he stated that he liked the club.He had a trial at Leeds last year but they didn't want him. They said they had to many widemen.

 


20 May 2012 12:07:15
Holt will stay at Norwich as Paul Lambert has told him he will get increased wages and be playing with:
Pacheco
Lansbury
Rhodes
Naughton
Zaha
Holden
Davies
Holt will be playing in Adam Drury's Testimonial and will get a huge reception and reminded why he is CAPTAIN... LOVED... LEGEND GH9(2)(20)Sing up for Holty!! OTBCHa ha dream on little club, losing your star muppet that thinks he is pele for getting a couple of headersHave little Norwich suddenly won the lottery then?Zaha, over rated
Holden and Davies, no thanks. The others would definitely be welcome next year!He is too good for Norwich!15 prem goals not 2 headers, get your facts right. We are that little we are 12th best surported club in england. Thats how little we are. We might couple above list. As they will all cost abitNonsenseLeeds are the fith most supported club in England so 12th is quite rubbish in comparison

JordLUFCPilkington is the only good player at Norwich! The others just get luckyComment for JordLUFC

we might only be 12th supported club, but at least our chairman gives his Manager complete financial backing, and our Manager says very little instead preferring to do his talking with the teams performances.
Leeds on the other hand, Chairman who is tight and a Manager who never has anything good to say about any other team or players especially when he does not win, get use to hearing him winge, because Leeds will really struggle next season with Warnock in charge.............Were are leeds again? oh bottom half of champioship and were the little club haha, leeds need to face that there not as big as they use to be and are only going to get worse with Warnock and Bates in charge

 


20 May 2012 11:57:31
Paul huntington confirmed to stay for another 2 years at Yeovil, paperwork to be completed on Monday(11)(1)Really, really hope so!We want you to stay, We want you to stay Paul Huntington We want you to stay!Paul huntington is defo stayingThis would be the best news ive heard in the last 2 years if its trueConfirmed? By whom? The only time it's 'confirmed' is when it's said so by the club and they haven't confirmed anything on Hunts yet.I have also heard he will be staying from a reliable source, sadly he has had a recent bereavement so clearly he wont want to rush into thingsHe's rejected Yeovil confirmed on site

 


20 May 2012 11:54:48
Barnsley put a bid in for Kelvin Etuhu(12)(5)Depends wether can pass a medical this time as failed one last time Hill tried to sign him.

 


20 May 2012 11:52:46
any MIDDLESBROUGH NEWS!!!(1)(17)Glenn loovens and somen tchoyiDude who wrote about tchoyi and loovens loovens is true however where did you hear about Simon tchoyiLuke varney :)Varney Leddbitter Tchoyi :)

 


20 May 2012 11:45:58
Charlton are after Sone Aluko, whos contract is about to expire.(9)(2)Gers are unlikely to let him go with a transfer embargo in place are they?Yes please!!Im a charlton fan and this is ridiculous.They're hardly in a position to turn down offers for any of their players though - or hadn't you heard that they're in administration? {Ed007's Note - Aluko is out of contract, there is an option for a renewal but due to Rangers current financial problems it will be difficult for them to meet the terms of it.}The administrators have a duty to pay back monies owed by the club. Achieving that goal may mean selling assets but, I doubt it will mean letting assets go for nothing. There are parties interested in buying the club and the job of selling it will be a lot easier if they have a reasonable chance of competing in next season's league title race.

With a transfer embargo in place they are unlikely to let an asset like this go for nothing, when they cannot replace him.

 


20 May 2012 11:29:46
Lee Holmes to Cardiff City on free transfer.
Tom Heaton is joining Dave Jones at Sheffield Wednesday on a free.
David Marshall is to sign 4 year extention deal whilst Joe Lewis is to sign in the next 2 weeks.
Bothroyd may be returning next season for a season long loan.(6)(9)Your correct about Beaton but bothroyd also in talks with shef wedsBothroyd still has house in Cardiff and has been in contact with MM about a return to city.

 


20 May 2012 11:29:22
Watford Transfers
Ins
James Collins 500k Shrewsbury
Craig Gordon Free after being released by Sunderland
Todd Kane 350k Chelsea

Outs
Lee Hodson Ipswich 250K
Adrian Mariappa Newcastle 5million
Chris Iwelumo Bournmouth 300k
John Eustace Takes up coaching role at club
Scott Loach 1million Ipswich(6)(19)If marriapa leaves we will spend more than thatEustace take up a coaching role! in 3 years maybe. youre clearly no watford fan as you would know we wouldnt get gordan and that eustace is playing the best football he's played at the momentYou have no chance of getting gordonAs much as I would love to see Loach at Ipswich, I can't see us signing him anytime soon. And I know that Mariappa is supposed to be good but seriously, 5 million? I highly doubt Newcastle would pay that when they bought cabaye for around 4 million.HA! Just shows how easy it is to make up figures. Iwelumo 300k :LMariappa, if he goes, will go for no more than 4 million but more likely around 3300k for 33 year old player in the last year of their contract? ok thenHodson to Ipswich for 250K-no way. Mariappa will go for closer to 3 million but not to Newcastle. Iwelumo move is a possible. Eustace was our most consistent player and probably most effective outside Deeney towards the end of the season. Loach is a possible I guess though.

 


20 May 2012 11:22:29
Preston manager Graham Westley also in the running to sign Conor Casey from Colarado Rapids(10)(3)Is he a striker?

 


20 May 2012 11:11:11
stevenage would like to re sign defender
jamal lascelles on a season long loan
from notts forest(9)(1)Stevenage would like to but I doubt that they will

 


20 May 2012 11:06:55
Reading are set to sign highly rated Wycombe Wanderers striker Stuart Beavon this week for a fee believed to be £950,000 rising to £1,250,000 with a 15% sell-on included.

Beavon is the son of former Royal and name sake, Stuart Beavon.(5)(18)Why would a Premiership side buy a 28-year old for 1.25m who's spent most of his career in non-league?We need a striker with Premiership experience and quality. Can't see this happening personally.Beavon is joining huddersfield when rhodes leaves - 600kSo we're signing a player who's barely scored 1 in 4 games for wycombe and couldn't even keep them in league 1Got the wrong end of a complicated rumour.

Rhodes > Reading
Beavon > Huddersfield

 


20 May 2012 10:58:27
Ballack to QPR for free.(14)(10)Ballacks

 


20 May 2012 10:57:35
somen tchoyi will move to wigan athletic after he was released by west bromich albion!!!(12)(6)Why would Wigan want a WBA cast off, we're better than thatTBH im a Wigan fan and I cant see this but it wouldnt suprise me :/I think Wigan would do well to get Tchoyi, especially since a few of Wigan's forwards will be leaving in the summer. He did play really well for us at times and deserves a regular place in the Premier League.TEO TEO TEO class player will be class at a team that gives him a chance and don't mind attacking players, can't believe released him, it TEO timeI always liked tchoyi at the Albion just to unpredictable. Don't think even he knew where he was going at times but he did produce some quality momentsGood player but not consistent exactly like arsenal's theo walcott

 


20 May 2012 10:56:49
West Brom to sign DC United goalkeeper Bill Hamid due to Marton Fulop leaving.(9)(3)

 


20 May 2012 10:55:48
West Ham's Ins/Outs

Ins: Gordon (Free), Owen (free), Joe Cole (£3m), Rodallega (free) Butterfield (£1.5m), Scott Brown (£2m)

Outs: Maynard, O'neil, Faubert, Baldock, Sears

Reliable source has admitted that Big Sam has got a set list of player he was initially looking to offload if they went up.

Jimmy Hampson has said to be scouting the above players(17)(25)Rodallega won't go to a probable relegation struggler, will go to Everton or SpainComplete waffleScot brown signed for celtic for 4.4 million and west ham will need to offer more than 4.4 to sign himLol what a dreamer at least make something up people will believeOwen will go stoke , cole wont cum bak english football for a few more years and rodallega will go spurs

 


20 May 2012 10:48:20
Michael Owen has hinted he may join Southampton this summer after being told he's been released by Man United
Source-(15)(9)No chanceWould be a good move for him
a fit Owen would be fantastic up top with Lambert but I cannot see Owen moving to far away from his race horsesSaints might go for owen if they cant get hooper, on twitter le tiss tweeted moving down south? owen replied hes open to offersHe wont join because Nigel Adkins has a habit of buying younger players also by the looks of it hooper might join southamptonTheres every chance he could join Saints as he said hes open to it, but wether they go in for him is another matter.No hes not at all hes said on twitter he wants stay local to cheshire lol dont believe anything this mugg writes on hereHow has he hinted anything when he hasn't been interviewed about his release in recent weeks?

Saints need to get their feet back on the old terracotta.For the 2 posts above, you have no clue im afraid....Le Tissier said to him about moving down south to Saints and Owen replied he was open to it...100% on his twitter account you can see for yourself..This has also been picked up by other sources of media too. It wont happen, but it was said. Check your facts before making yourselves look like fools.He will join stoke with kenwyn jones being sold for around 6milWhy would anyone want to sign him!? I am a Southampton fan and I wouldn´t want him anywhere near our club.
He is 32, only made 4 apps for man u last season, will more than likely get injured and be out for the most of next season and on top of that he will want and expect big wages.
...We can do much better.

 


20 May 2012 10:42:24
Burnley offered a deal to Chris Taylor of Oldham

Leeds and Sheff Wed are also Interested(13)(8)As a replacement for Chris Taylor Oldham in contract talks with Huddersfield duo Gary Roberts (bosman) and Kallum Higginbotham, as Simon Grayson decides to opt for his preferred signings in the summer.Higginbotham oldham cant afford himWe cant afford anybody if you believe corneys ramblings almost daily, relegation for us i fear next season

 


20 May 2012 10:40:42
Leeds to beat middlesborough to the signing of former ipswich midfielder grant leadbitter on a free transfer(14)(12)That's a surprise...

 


20 May 2012 10:38:46
Leeds to sign pompey duo joel ward and greg halford sometime next week?(22)(10)Halford yes Ward no, he's off to IpswichWard to sign for wednesday

 


20 May 2012 10:34:23
Grant hall to join tottenham from Brighton when his contract run out in the summer(8)(7)He's still under contract!Y unsettle players dont make up bullHall's contract is up and he's a free agent in July although BHA would still be due compo due to his age.

 


20 May 2012 10:33:05
Afc Wimbledon fans want released Southampton player Connolly
Source: Wimbledon fans forum(17)(5)Too good for Wimbledon.Would be a great signing as i am a saints fan and he would score goals for fun

 


20 May 2012 10:31:36
Nathanial Clyne will go to Newcastle to replace Danny Simpson who will be going to Everton...other people high on Evertons list:
- Steven Pienaar (priority) 4mill+
- Steven Naismith 2 mill
- Michael Owen Free
- Manuel Fernandes Free
- The Annual 'surprise' loan

Looking to offload
- James McFadden (Released)
- Marcus Hannemhan (Released)
- Stracqualursi & Drenthe will both go back to their respective clubs
- Anichebe may make way for 3mill
- Yobo - Fenerbache - 3-5 mill
- Disitin - end of contract
- Rodwell or Jagielka to fetch the much needed money(11)(20)Why was McFadden released ?He was on a short term deal to help add experience to the struggling squad...at the time he was signed everton were in dire need of uplift3-5million for Yobo? Someones being ripped offCoz he was bad?Why would we sell peanut to you for 4 when Sunderland offer 5^ Did you see the pls sign or is 5 your favourite number you know? 5 for pienaar and on channel 5 next seasonIf Pienaar want's to play for Everton next season then he will no matter how much money anyone else offers. He won't go anywhere else and will only kick up a fuss a spurs to get what he wantsHaha yobo worth 3m, even 5 maybe! Won't sell anichebe and I don't think manuel Fernandez will go thereWhy would simpson go from Newcastle (5th) to everton (7th)? You cannot afford him. This is what you want to happen, not what is going to happen! Yobo 3-5m? Haha thats got to be a wind up?

 


20 May 2012 10:29:42
Former Hibernian and Nottingham Forrest striker Junior Agogo has been offered a trial at league one side Walsall

Source Birmingham mail Journalist(9)(2)

 


20 May 2012 10:26:27
Hearts Midfielder Suso Santana linked with £500,000 move to Ipswich town.(5)(2)Going to leeds or brighton

 


20 May 2012 10:05:00
Reading waiting to offer Matt Phillips his Premier league chance afer Blackpool failed to win promotion.(16)(9)He wont be going to Reading, will be at a bigger clubWas a lot of Paper talk about this deal a few weeks ago - just wonder if we'll still be interested now we've signed McCleary - we have already have 4 wingers now.Bigger club, like blackpool?That's why I was hoping that West Ham won yesterday, credit where credits due they deserve it.When he said he will be going to a bigger club he meant a bigger club in the Premier League.West ham didn't deserve it at all I hate clubs who just throw good money after bad at this type of situation anyway blackpool had more shots on target and both of west hams goals were debateable at bestI mean over the course of the season. The final was a very tightly run affair. With West Ham dominating the first half of the game and Blackpool coming on strong in the latter part of the game.

 


20 May 2012 09:46:52
Huntingdon to leave Yeovil - Club informed on Friday, low key announcement to be made on Monday in an attempt to bury the news.(2)(7)Obviously not a ytfc fan if you don't know how to spell his name and that noone else knows this.Nobody called Huntingdon at Yeovil anyway ;)Source?

 


20 May 2012 09:44:56
Danny Shittu is a hot target for Watford as Mariappa is going to a Premiership club next season. QPR, West Ham are interested in the Watford captain.(8)(2)Mariappa may go to QPR. Hardly likely Shittu will return to Watford as they have enough quality in that position.Mariappa to QPR is possible, I believe him and his family are QPR fans.Mariappa in a swap for Smith, Helguson and Shittu?

 


20 May 2012 09:43:38
holt pienaar and adam johnson all on oniells radar(14)(14)

 


20 May 2012 09:41:30
Now that Blackpool are not going to the Premiership... Kevin Phillips will return to Warford in loan for next season but will an option to recalled when needed.(3)(21)How's that then?

Blackpool have activated the final year in his contract and Phillips has agreed to stay.

Source: SSN last week in the build up to the Play-off Final.

 


20 May 2012 09:37:21
Leeds close to Paddy Kenny signature as QPR have replacement targets(21)(8)Poor old Leeds Warnock busy dismantling a team that came close to the play offs and signing Sheffield United rejects.Eyy m8 we never came close to play offs nd rumours have it owen might come to QPR if he does we going bk to championshipChampionship pfa team of the year is hardley a sheffield utd reject, look at the facts and then come back

 


20 May 2012 09:36:45
Derby County will confirm the signing of Michael Jacobs next week after beating Bristol City and Watford,(10)(18)You been saying this for the last two weeksMe? This is the first time ive posted on this website

 


20 May 2012 09:07:20
Yeovil could sign released Southampton duo David Connolly and Lee Holmes who was on loan at Oxford and Swindon last season.(6)(9)Holmes to Swindon is the rumourHolmes will go Swindon.

 


20 May 2012 08:51:50
Preston North End are stalling on the free transfers of Nicky Wroe and Shane Cansdell-Sherrif in a bid to offer Scott Laird better terms and conditions since Bristol City put a contract offer on the table(1)(16)Surly you would pick bcfc above preston any day champion ship of league oneWhy...what is he going win at bristol? more chance of getting a promotion medal with preston and then pushing up the championship next seasonThe 2 of them have already signedNicky Wroe and Shane Cansdell-Sherrif have signed for pne last weekIf only BCFC had put an offer in for Cansdell-Sherrif & Wroe and they would have signed...but they were out of contract and had to sign for Preston...they must be gutted knowing that BCFC wanted them.Why ?

 


20 May 2012 08:41:59
West Ham are to make a move for £2m rated Millwall defender Jack Smith.(4)(22)2m for Millwall FB Jack Smith. My missus will drive him to Trumpton Park to sign.2mill for jack smith.. Mmmmm....Good one!! As a Millwall fanatic I loathe West Ham with a passion, but not even I am so evil that I would like the worst defender in the World to play for them! If ANYONE want Smith, they should have him, for FREE!2 mill
jack smith aint worth 2 quidJack smith terribleThink West Ham will need to cough up more than 2m.Jack Smith is not terrible, he's a very capable Championship defender who is good on the ball, has good distribution and is very calm and collected. He is also not worth 2M by a million miles. Few hundred k at most.How can you say he is terrible....clearly never seen him playI went to watch jack smith in a trial match against Dartford a few years back before he signed. one of the worst players i had ever seen didnt know why we signed him. since then in the coming seasons he has come on as a really good player and had 2 brilliant games against west ham so it wouldnt suprise me if they were interested in him at all.

2 million would be a fair price but to a differant team (not a rival) i see it lowerHmmm, upon reflection, Jack Smith is NOT terrible, he is exquisite, and he has got great hair too!As i said jack smith terribleHe wouldnt go to west ham

 


20 May 2012 08:33:39
Sheffield United plan move for Heskey if promoted to fill Evans place for the new season(8)(26)

 


20 May 2012 08:24:56
Kyle McFadzean, Michael Bostwick, Michael Jacobs, Marc Pugh & Ben Amos have agreed deals to join Peterborough(7)(25)As mentioned before stevenage wont sell unless its big money, so unless peterborough pay big money then bostwick wont go

 


20 May 2012 08:22:50
Luke Chadwick & Stephen Gleeson will leave MK Dons for local rivals Peterborough with Grant McCann & Nicky Ajose coming to MK Dons(14)(10)Grant mccann will not go to mk dons and luke chadwick will not leave mk dons for peterbourgh . stephen glesson is offered a new contractGrant McCann is being sighted by cardiffChadwick is injured and has gone under a knee op. Cant see him moving whilst in contract either.Chadwick has just had a knee operation, he is about 30 years old and he has 2 years left on his contract. So no he's defo not. But sadly its becoming more of a reality for Gleeson. I despise Peterborough"You despise Peterborough", in other words you are jealous. Come and join the love machine with Fergie at the wheel, there's plenty to go aroundPosh will never take gleeson he is rubbishExcept Posh bid for him last summer...
Gleeson hasn't yet made up his mind about whether to sign a new contract or not, but I can guarantee he won't be going to PeterBogHorror in his career.
As for Chadwick - he's not going anywhere and that is common knowledge.
Grant McCann is tosh compared to the quality of midfield currently at MK Dons. I fully expect him to rock up at a struggling League One side or promoted side from League Two (might fit in at Shrewsbury).
Ajose I don't know about so I'm not going to pretend I do know^ this guy knows his football.... Like all other mk dons fans, listen to them and learn!

 


20 May 2012 08:21:21
David Button Spurs-Peterborough(13)(4)This certainly wont be happening, Peterborough where openents to Button twice this season once when he played for Doncaster and also at Barnsley on loan. He was awfull both times and Fergie Jnr was not imprssed by his performances.

 


20 May 2012 08:19:04
Dundees's Johnny Russell will sign for Peterborough next week(5)(16)Johnny Russell plays for Dundee United not Dundee and would cost you around 2 - 3MDundee"United"Right club, but wrong player - it's Danny Swanson.

 


20 May 2012 08:17:47
West Brom pair Chris Wood and scott allen to join posh(6)(18)Only on loan not full transfer

 


20 May 2012 08:16:18
Peterborough United striker Paul Taylor will join Everton for £1.8m. Fulham, Blackburn & Reading also interested(8)(12)Don't get me wrong, Mariappa would be a class signing but who does he step in for? Gorkss and Pearce are a solid force! Pearce will be the next JT, so I would guess he'd replace Gorkss, although it would be a shame to push such a leader the bench.Why are you on about mariappa? ..

 


20 May 2012 08:13:35
Benik Afobe to Peterborough(4)(15)Yep, I'm sure the highly rate Arsenal youngster that RVP raves about is about to drop to the FLC and sign for no mark P'Boro.

He will be involved in the first team in some capacity next season - cups mostly I imagine.In my opinion, he's absolute crap, was average in L1 for Huddersfield and got screwed over by Zakuani and Bennett in the playoff final

 


20 May 2012 08:03:45
Dean Lewington to Peterborough(5)(10)PMSL! I would love for this to happen
Lewington is pony and so are Posh, it would be a perfect match. He could help you on your way down the leagues :D

 


20 May 2012 08:03:13
overheard a former ipswich player saying they are close to administration(13)(7)You're some sort of person aren't you !Got to laugh at budgie fans who comment on and make up stories about us...quite tragic but flattering that you think about us all day! Seriously have you nothing better to do? LolThat would mean Marcus Evans himself putting his own club in to administration as he owns all the debt. Check your facts before making stuff up.

 


20 May 2012 08:01:22
jamie cureton is desperate to sign for colchester(13)(6)Yes so am I, but not going to happen.

 


20 May 2012 08:01:07
Ben Amos HAS signed for Peterborough United, it will be announced this week.(8)(15)

 


20 May 2012 07:59:27
Up and coming stars George Porter of Leyton Orient and Michael Jacobs at Northampton are set to join Peterborough United.(6)(9)Peterborough? Dont be silly... why would jacobs go to a small champ team when there are massively bigger clubs in for him...

 


20 May 2012 07:57:40
Peterborough United are to re-unite the Mac Attack with bids made for both Craig Mackail -Smith & Aaron Mclean who are now at Hull and Brighton respectively.(3)(12)Wrong way round numptyProves that this was made up, haha

 


20 May 2012 07:51:55
Bristol City are coming close to a few signings

City are looking increasingly likely to pip Derby County to the signing of midfielder Michael Jacobs from Northampton

City has also agreed a fee with Cheltenham Town for Marlon Pack, the league 2 outfit are currently competing in the play-offs so Bristol City are being made to wait

Scott Laird has already come down for talks and is very close to signing

Paul Dixon is a near enough a done deal, Just dotting the i's and crossing the t's

There has been talks betwwn the two Bristol clubs for Mustapha Carayol, It is believed that Rovers wouldn't drop below £1mil

Jack Butland has been subject to a few major money offers from Bristol City with the most recent one in the region of £2mil Birmingham are not interested in selling

Adnan Januzaj looks set to be first summer signing :-)(6)(12)You are deluded.. Prem teams want Carayol for more then 1 mil as well. To even mention Butland is a joke. Jacobs is very close to joining derby.Just don't understand why he would go to a team on the down rather than a team who are known to bring through young players and the club has got loads of Premiership potential.LOL at Bristol City offered 2m. YOU WISH!

You are still very close to administration. Get your feet back on the ground!Where you get getting your facts from? Bristol City are no where near administration.Bristol City are not very close to administration, get your fact correct before posting,Close to administration? what planet are you on?Sadly the gasheads on here are so funny and they are the ones who are near administration not the reds, Carayol has never been mentioned by prem teams fans so he isnt heading that way.Administration? I wonder if Steve Landsown knows about it as he is paying 92M for the new stadium and all debt is owed to him.
As said before, he has stated 'he is in for the long term' and his son is Vice Chairman. Admin? Don't think so but good effort gas head!Comment to the comment previous... How are Bristol City nearing administration when they sold Nicky Maynard for nearly 2 Million and they are having a brand new stadium i heard to be worth 90 Million? They may have 11 Million debt but David James was on 15k a week and Maynard was on a high wage too. Players have also not been given contracts because Bristol City have got some money to spend, including the owner digging into his pocket who is worth i believe to be near 200 million? - From a Birmingham City fan.Lansdown is worth between 750-900 million according to rich list magazines... jealous gasheads perhaps who cant take the fact that we have a rich owner who is alos a bristol city fan! keep dreaming that you'll rise above us again 12 years and countingSpot on but the 200M is actually 900M. Financial fair play rules mean that massive wages in the Championship (apart from the or bust clubs) have gone. BCFC are fine financially and will move on once the new stadium gets past the daft rule holding it up. A club to watch IMO.Why do people think everyone is going to bristol? they are relegation fodder!

 


20 May 2012 05:29:11
Neil Warnock has blasted some of Leeds United's transfer listed players in a meeting on Thursday. Apparantley he has been told by Ken Bates that there are to be no more signings until players players leave.

I understand that in response to this, Warnock met with Paul Connolly, Ramon Nunez and Adam Clayton, where he told them to up the ante in terms if finding a new club.(8)(8)This is rubbish, since warnock has arrived Parker, o'dea, webber, Delph, smith, Townsend, Vayrynen, Forrsell, Bruce, Taylor, Sam (10 players) have been left the club which frees up alot of space for Clayton Obrien Nunez rachubka connolLy and paynter to find new club, (6 players listed) if that was true then it's 6 out 6 in which hmm still leaves us well short as a squad, your talking rhubarb my friend

 


20 May 2012 04:43:05
Pienaar, Manuel Fernandes, Rodallega to all sign for Everton.(19)(11)Everton dont have the money^we don't have 5 mil? Am sure we do

 


20 May 2012 01:16:04
chelsea to sign edison
cavani from napoli for £28m after euro
2012(16)(10)Why after euro's ? He is Uruguayan?!?!?!?

 


20 May 2012 00:55:45
Stevenage

Smith will raid the United Soccer Leagues (USA) for Danny Barrera. He will also try to acquire Steve Zakuani from Seattle Sounders, and free agent Andy Iro.(4)(6)Done deal.

 


20 May 2012 00:16:59
Ed. How much is barnsley keeper luke steele worth?(2)(11)How much you got?3million of anybody,s moneyAs much as someone is willing to pay !!Having seen him a few times last year - more than half a mill - less than a mill in my viewPeople probs wont believe me coz people see barnsley as a small champ side but hes it one of he best keepers in the league and i would says hes worth 3-5 millMinimum 3 million surely best goalkeeper in league last season kept us from relegationIf he was anywhere else ypur talkin 4-5mill but because is barnsley maybe 2mill max!

 


19 May 2012 23:46:14
Any news on Cardiff Ed {Ed015's Note - Apart from Joe Lewis,no.}(1)(6)

 


20 May 2012 00:34:52
Reports from Daily Mail saying that Man United have bought Crewe's Nick Powell for £4million. What a ridiculous amount of money if true for a league two player! This means cobblers Michael Jacobs is worth at least £2-3million then!(7)(19)You clearly do not know anything about this young man! He is going to be a top top player, and the fee rises to 4m, but is 2m initially.Considering his potential 4million is not alot

 


19 May 2012 23:49:27
Sheffield Wednesday to place bid for Rotherham striker Lewis Grabban some time next week(5)(16)We are not in league 1 no more. We can go for better playersLike LeFondre!Course you can because youre massive.Like league 2 n fleetwood next year!You did not get him either cos you are MASSIVEI think it proves we didn't need him after finishing 2nd..... Where did u finish? 10th/11th?? Oh yeah have fun in league 2 next year..... I suppose you'll be massive promOtion favorites cos uve got loads of money to spend we'll c u at hillsborough in a friendly though cos ul never catch us because we're MASSIVE!! UTOYou'll need him next year when you are struggling at the bottom of the league and wondering where youre next goal is coming from..how MASSIVE is that?UTO why r u botherd about little old Rotherham I Wish we could play u at the sty every week

UTMMight be ok for minnows like Rotherham but not good enough for Owls

 


19 May 2012 23:48:41
drogba to barcelona free(7)(42)After he wins them the European cup? Doubt it, he has one more year

 


19 May 2012 23:46:59
Rudi Skacel, Iain Black and Craig Beattie are all set to leave Hearts on free transfers with the trios contracts running out in the summer. All are keen to stay on at Hearts but Hearts owner 'Mad Vlad' is looking to cut wages. Skacel is set to join Middlesbrough, Black is set to join Cardiff and Beattie is set to join Millwall.(5)(8)As a Hearts fan I understand the need for financial prudence but to let three very influential players go when we have the Europa Cup ahead does not seem wise !Thought Skacel wouldnt move again. Didnt exactly go swimmingly last time.Malky doesn't buy players with attitude problems.Beattie will only come to Millwall if Henderson leaves.Where did this one come from?No more players from across boarder not good enoughGood chance Gary O'Connor will be joining Millwall from Hibernian also Jackett will move for Edu and Whittaker from Rangers. Just heard Bialkowski is in line for a move to the den too. Michael Owen is the boy we want so get yer cheque book out wall! Canning Town old guard.You forgot Drogba... he's been keeping his move to wall quietI support Boro and Hearts, so I'd love to see Skacel move to Boro. He's available on a free, and scores goals from midfield. Absolute class, even at 32.

 


19 May 2012 23:44:43
Craig Gordon is set to join QPR after being released by Sunderland. Gordon is wanted by Rangers as a new first choice keeper with them looking to offload Paddy Kenny, who is set to join Brighton & Hove Albion.(13)(11)Fantastic keeper who has been unlucky with injuries but who is now back to full fitness- good signing for whoever gets him!Kenny going to leedsWhy would he go to leeds over Brighton they are a growing club and leeds arent doing anything but going down next season!

 


19 May 2012 23:43:14
Rumour has it Paul Jewell is speaking to out of contract Emile Heskey after he has not been offered a new contract at Aston Villa. The Ipswich Town manager will be looking to reunite with Heskey in order to bolster his attack and build a promotion push(8)(10)Bolster his attack ??? Look at his goalscoring record- it's dreadful and he spends more time lying on the pitch than playing on it !!Hes going to leeds or brightonWhat a suprise an ipswich transfer rumour which leeds want as well get your own targetsHe is obviously coming to Watford with Iwelumo and Heskey as the two main strikers lol

 


19 May 2012 23:42:15
Oldham defender Kieran Lee's potential move to Sheffield Wednesday has collapsed. The fullback had initially agreed a two year deal with the Owls however Dave Jones has pulled the plug on the move after complications with the player's medical arose with results showing that Lee was/is suffering from a severe knee problem which could impact the player's future. The defender is now considering a future away from the game.(4)(7)Lol don't be stupidLoad of rubbish he will sign this weekRubbish!Rubbish he doesn't have a knee problem or any injury problem. Oldham fan.OR wednesday didnt have enough funds to complete the transfer that sound more like itHe's joining on a free you blunt so don't be giving it all this that we can't afford him you tool!Done deal, im happy for him , cracking lad and cracking player, and im an oldham fan, he deserves better

 


19 May 2012 23:42:05
Steven Dobbie has attracted attention from suiters as Swansea City are happy to let him go on a permanent deal. It is thought that £1 million will secure his signing, with Birmingham favourites to sign him but Blackpool also interested.(14)(5)Can see dis happeningDon't Birmingham have a transfer embargo?

 


19 May 2012 23:40:27
Swansea City set to permanantly sign Gylfi Sigurdsson next week, the transfer fee is set to be £7 million with add-ons up to £8.5 million.(7)(25)Alll the people who have clicked the unbelievable button havent seen the evening post ;)I dont understand how he hasn't gained any value since reading sold him to hoffenheim. he went for 7.5 rising then so i cant believe that they will want to sell for the same amount seeing as reading have a sell on clause too.... delusionalLove it how all other fans are jelous that a player like gilfy actually will pick the swans over bigger teams anwser swansea is a grat club to play for best fans grat manager and might i add we have got the best pitch in all four divisions that helps.Swans have signed him, will be announced next week.

 


19 May 2012 23:40:26
Doncaster are to sign Damien Reeves (Altrincham), Ramon Nunez (free agent), Brian Howard (free agent), Stuart Beavon (Wycombe), Fabien Robert (loan) and Paul Huntington (Yeovil) £250,000!(9)(8)Huntington out of contract and not worth that but w will happily take it :)
DevonGreenFor the fiftieth and last time. Ramon. Nunez. Is. Not. A. Free. Agent. Now stump up or shut up.Nunez is not a free agent {Ed013's Note - He isn't, but due to his big contract at Leeds they may be forced to let him leave for free}Huntington is never signing for doncaster, they will be relegated this year and will be back to the conference before too long.We've got more chance of winning the champions league than getting relegated to the conference and a true fact is that was the first time Doncaster got relegated in 12seasons so shut it!Rovers fan here, this could happen but thing is his workrate is dreadful

 


19 May 2012 23:38:30
Reading can afford the bigger wages now. As a result of promotion Jason Roberts will be on £35,000 a week as of the new football year on July 1st.

Also Adam Le Fondre is going no where.
Takeover will be done 'imminently' according to the PL.

They will also sign Marriappa.(5)(27)You know nothing about reading, just because we have more money (or will have soon) doesn't mean we will be paying stupid wages, that's not how we do things.Rubbish apart from le fondre thingReading aren't signing MarriapaAs a Reading fan I'd take CMS, he's not had the best season but he's quick and can finish, would be a great signing along side Jason Roberts. He works his socks off every game!As a Norwich fan I am so pleased we did not complete the transfer of CMS, I stated months ago when Norwich were rumoured to be going back for him that he has a very poor first touch and he may be able to finish but you have to control the ball first, it was no surprise to me that he did not do well in championship, and I suspect if you sign him for premier league football he will barely get a game, because despite his 110% energy he just does not appear to have the technical ability to compete at the highest level.35 k is chicken feed he will more likely be on 50 k at least with the rest of the first teamTBH CMS is essentially a Hunt type of player with a lot more pace, he hasn't really had a strong frontman to hold up the ball for him to do his thing at Brighton, depends how much we'd be paying for him, if its not too much due to this years record worth a punt, if not then leave it not really worth the risk for a faster version of a player we currently have.

 


19 May 2012 23:32:41
Nathan Redmond to Norwich!(6)(22)Reference this post and the one about Hooper-I think you are a little deluded to think such players would consider joining a club when their manager and star player are looking as if they are about to leave.
You will need to sort out those aspects before you can move forward again.No way...where are you getting these "Facts" from ?!?!?

 


19 May 2012 23:18:38
Swindon town are to sign Lee McCormick. He is due to be released from prison next month.(3)(7)Who?
you thinking of LUKE mccormick, ex-plymouth keeper?
DevonGreen

 


19 May 2012 23:11:29
Wolves look set to sell 3 strikers this summer.

Sam Vokes, Bournemouth, Tranmere, Crawley £500,000
Leigh Griffiths. Barnsley, Hibernian, St Mirren, £500,000
Steven Fletcher, Sunderland, Stoke £7m(9)(21)I believe Sunderland or Stoke will be the destination of Fletcher however I think Wolves will push them more towards the 12million markFletcher is maybe worth 12 million rupeses at a push. There is no way he is worth 12m. Stoke already have 5 strikers, are looking at bigger names (as are Sunderland) and not likely to break their transfer record on the likes of Fletcher, average at best, 5m - 6m is a more likely figure.Wolves got Griffiths for around 100k and he's never played. Can't see anyone forking out 500K then.Wolves want ten million for Fletcher , the reason is not that he is worth ten million it is just to put clubs off buying him.Griffiths - 500K
Fletcher - 12 Mill (auction just about to start)If fletcher is average why does everyone seem to want to sign him? And why would wolves sell him for a loss?Fletcher 5-6million, whats wrong with you? We bought him for 7million in the first place and look how much he has improved. The board have said he wont leave for under 10million and he is definitely worth at least 11million.Can't see Wolves selling Fletcher for less than they paid. Therefore bids will need to be north of 8m.Tranmere cannot afford vokes Nevermind bfh eitherWould stoke pay 12m for Fletcher when they paid 10m for crouch? doubt itWhere do you think St Mirren or Hibs have 500k? 500 maybe10clubs looking at him 8 in England 1in Russia n 1 in GermanyGriffiths 500,000 not a chance anyone would pay that let alone barnsleyFletcher has scored 12 goals and they say a million a goal for the average striker. Being a wolves fan I think he's worth 12millFletcher scored 12 goals in a team that finished bottom of the league so therefore for a mid table team like stoke or sunderland where more chances are likely to be created he will score plenty more and therefore would be worth the investment by anyone. Also Wolves wont take a loss on him so a bid of at least 8 million will be needed but once an auction starts that figure will most likely rise to around the 10-12 million pound mark

 


19 May 2012 23:09:08
Chris Taylor on his way to Burnley according to one of his relatives.(4)(3)

 


19 May 2012 23:08:22
To the Reading fan that said no thanks to Mckail Smith, you obviously have no faith in your manager. The deal will be finalised on Tuesday. Yes we did pay too much for him but he is signing as a squad player who will work his nuts off even if it is coming on for twenty mins! Brighton fans love him even though it wasn't his best season, for his work rate and endless running. Good luck in your one season in the prem. when u finish bottom the last laugh will be on you. Ps to your mate Aaron McLean plays in the championship for Hull! Sleep well!(1)(10)Blimey. this is a rumors site! if you want to moan, start writing a blog or something. Fair play there is always the possibility Reading will go down again next season BUT at least they made it to the PL, Brighton didn't even make the play offs!CMS couldn't hit a barn door if he was sitting on the handle. No thanks. We won't be signing him.GarbageYou paid 2m too much - no one in prem or realistically top half of championship needs him and 1m is top side of his real worth - you got hustled seagulls - welcome tho the big boys league!Mystic megs are out in force, nobody even knows what team we will put out yet let alone where we will finish.

Look up the word envious in the dictionary, you will find your names in the descriptionTbf cms to reading is plausible and brian mcdermott has been after him for around 2 seasons. We wanted him last season but were priced out by others and went back for him in January when TSI came in.See this is just jealousy down to the core. We will stay up and you will look like a fool for letting the green-eyed monster get to you.

Plus im not even against signing CMS, however if you think we will overpay like you did then you are sorely mistaken.To that brighton fan enjoy playing league 1 football again after you finish bottom with 5 pointsAs a Brighton fan I would be stunned If cms went to reading. I wouldnt call him a flop, as he still scored 11, but he is not prem standard. He just got way over hyped last summer. I for one am glad to see reading go up as they are a decent team with a good manager, and don't have the awful bug club syndrome of west sham or brum. I wish you lot the best of luck and hope that when we do play each other next, it'll be in the prem!I saw both the brighton-reading games and can only say he is woeful and not worth the petrol money...Bottom with five points!? I really hope you are not a reading fan as that pathetic and idiotic statement will make me loose respect for a club which I rather liked. However you are probably a palace fan as only they could be so deluded. By the way palace, the bookies think you are going to get relegated!I sent the post regarding CMS pending transfer from Reading to Brighton. Just for the record I'm not jealous of anything Reading have achieved...in fact well done to them. If anybody was at both games this season then they will tell u that We (Brighton) were outclassed at Reading and then we battered Reading but never got the result at the Amex. Our time will come but maybe not for a few seasons! You will sign CMS this week and hopefully he will do u a good service. Unfortunately no man is bigger than the team and it was clear to see his way is not suited to Poyets style of play. All that said thanks for all the effort Craig and good luck. Reading...back your manager and stop slating genuine players with a good work ethic!@comment 3 above ^^ cheers man, gotta say as a royal who's lived close to brighton for over 10 years its a shame you didn't hit playoffs, carry on like you did the latter half of the season (excusing the wet sham game) then you are looking strong for promotion, for that reason too, hope we dont snatch CMS up hopefully he'll find his shooting boots next season, potentials there, and then we'll snatch up Sigurdarson or someone like that hopefully, but yeah same as you guys said back at ya, seagulls, remind me of us a decade ago, coming into a golden age, new stadium team on the up, great manager, some great players, a few finishing touches and you'll be a force to be reckoned with!

 


19 May 2012 22:54:54
celtic to buy yakubu from blackburn as neil lennon wants to strengthen up for the champions league(8)(18)Must admit it would be good having him and hooper up front

 


19 May 2012 22:54:45
Norwich look to have agreed a 6 million deal with Celtic for Gary hooper, personal terms sorted out Tuesday night(13)(36)He's off to saints for 7m+2m in add ons been reported by sky sports announcement to be made monday along with the free transfer of a goalkeeper.Never in a million yearsCeltic rejected 7mil from Southampton 6 month ago Celtic may sell but will be nearer 10 mil before Celtic would consider it that's a factOh how I hope Hooper's coming to NorwichHooper isnt going to Norwich.Hooper's staying at celtic...contract talks in the next few weeksBe closer to 10 mil for Celtic to even think about itHes stayin at celtic tae get champions league football

 


19 May 2012 22:53:24
Why do we want so many new strikers? What about "Barry corr" "Barry corr" Barry Barry corr" back next season injury depending(5)(3)

 


19 May 2012 22:52:13
Is Ryan hall leaving?(7)(4)

 


19 May 2012 22:27:04
Charlton are rumoured to be looking at free agent alessandro del peiro recently released from juventus on a free transfer.(6)(34)When will Charlton fans stop putting daft,stupid and barmy rumours on here,so far in may there supposed to have signed 100 players by now - calm downNo they aren't.Oh please. Enough!!Why do charlton fans do this when they know that is never gonna happen.Chris Powell is looking at him - he got out his 2002 world cup Panini sticker album only last week i hearTHIS IS NOT A CAFC FAN SO STOP COMPLAINING! Any cafc fan with half a brain would realise that a football legend like del piero would go to the prem and not to a championship club even though we are amazing !Perhaps it's not Charlton fans, most of these posts seem to know little about Charlton.Charlton couldnt attract a tin can with a six foot magnet lol. Why would a legend play for a tinpot side like charlton. hes just as likely to sign for the mighty chairboysIt's a joke, keep your knickers on lads!I know who started this rumour and he is a tubby city fan trying to make charlton fans look bad. We all know we won't get him"Charlton couldnt attract a tin can with a six foot magnet lol" Yeah and Jorge Costa never played there, Charlton made it up.

 


19 May 2012 22:22:22
John Carew is going to Molde on a free(31)(4)John Carew ,Carew, he's bigger than me or you , he's going to score one or two John Carew John Carew.

 


19 May 2012 22:21:26
Gary Brabin is to take over at York as if they lose, their gaffa will move to the Gills.(2)(8)

 


19 May 2012 22:20:40
Palace likely to sign Hume from PNE. Ipswich also interested.(7)(14)Hume had a bust up with the PNE manager a few months back and I can see him wanting to leave. But he's very injury prone and has spent most of this season on the physio bench.....not worth the effort and wouldnt make the step up as he's league 1 at very best.Hume is settled in preston no chanceWhat step up ipswich r league 1 team they cant keep fighting it come on downWhy do some fans keep saying that Ipswich will be in league 1 soon when we haven't been in that division in 50 odd years and we are the most consistent team in the championship? Some fans need to start worrying more about their own clubs.

 


19 May 2012 21:46:04
I've been told that Jay Rodriguez of Burnley will be signing for Everton, for a fee believed to be around 7-8 million, apparently it is almost a certain and done deal! :)(13)(28)I hope its true as i reckon jay rod would flourish under moyes . also him and jelavic would make a great strike force .jay rodriguez will always be a claret thoughCannot afford himHe is going to Everton but the fee is 6MDon't think so pal not for 6mill anyway ! I work with his cousin and his dad kiko and if we don't get a gud enough offer for him then jay will stay as he's claret n blue thru n thru . FACT . We rejected 5-6 mill from Southampton so he will deffo NOT go for anything less than 8 million so stop chatting out your rear ends !!Everton and Stoke are both skint mate!

 


19 May 2012 21:31:54
QPR are set to lure over a swedish youngster, Daniel Moberg. A goalkeeper from Dalsjöfors GoIF.(8)(7)

 


19 May 2012 21:15:03
Junior Stanislas to leave Burnley and return to London with Charlton Ath for 750,000(12)(17)No he isn't...Good. He's st anywayHeard that rumour that he is going to Charlton has wellWhy would he do that? This is just a lie.Hes homesickHe's not homesick, he's just st

 


19 May 2012 21:10:45
George porter has been offered a contract from Leyton orient, the club hasnt recived any offers for him so far, although several clubs are watching the situation.(8)(3)

 


19 May 2012 20:57:53
mark davies going to newcastle for 3.5 million(14)(12)My friend is the ex girlfriend of Mark Davies and he says he doesn't want to leave

 


19 May 2012 20:57:08
Manuel Fernandes (Besiktas) is now a free agent. Performed well against Stoke so may (just may) be on TPs radar.(8)(6)Why Stoke he likes the ball at his feetWas Besiktas's best player during the two europa games against Stoke

 


19 May 2012 20:56:58
A.V.B set to be new liverpool manager(35)(26)

 


19 May 2012 20:38:56
Leeds are inquiring about a possible swap + cash deal to motherwell for tom hateley. Believed to be 500kish + Nunez(7)(11)

 


19 May 2012 20:33:21
Watford to sell Marriapa to Newcastle for 5.9m!(7)(24)Alan Pardrew said in January when he didn't get him that he will be looking elsewhere for targetsC'mon over-inflated fee!!Mapps is happy to stay at Watford & will only leave if he likes the club who bid for him. I doubt that the land of the Whining Geordies is high on his list of preferred places.Not gonna happen, watford accepted a 2.5 million pound bid in january , marriappas got 1 year left on his contract i can not seeing him going for more than 3 million, especially as there is reports that reading have agreed a 1.5 million pound fee! hopefully we can have adam le fondre!Not for that much more like 3-4 million to Newcastle

 


19 May 2012 20:18:39
Reading planning a move for out-of-favou Jermaie jenas(18)(16)Well we do have a treatment table spare, no point in seeing it go to waste.

 


19 May 2012 20:15:23
Notts County to sign Bartosz bialkowski, Zak Whitbread, John Mousinho and Ounmare tounkara are frees.(10)(19)Whitbread in talks with SWFC so county not likelyJohn Mousinho is a done deal

 


19 May 2012 20:13:08
Jordan cook released from sfc may sign for cufc(10)(0)Theres only 1 cufc and colchester aint interested in himCambridgeCarlisle

 


19 May 2012 20:13:02
hazard - man city
kagawa - man united
hummels - man united
hooper - southampton
owen - sheffield united
bale - barcelona(17)(37)Owen to sheff utd !? U know nothing about football if u think that ! Owen in a hoof ball team don't make me laugh {Ed013's Note - I think it was banter mate!}Owen is sufc editor, owen the bank, owen the creditors, owen the fans for years of dross lolBarcelona are not stupid, and won't pay Tottenham stupid valuation.

 


19 May 2012 20:10:07
Gareth Bale going to real madrid if chelsea win tonight(11)(24)

 


19 May 2012 20:03:55
QPR looking to sign steven fletcher from wolves, although he doesn't want a move there... also city nearly agreed a deal with hazard, dzeko will be moving on(9)(19)Give us 10,000,000 and he is yours.Fletcher turned sunderland down supposibly so why would he go to qpr who have only scrapped staying up?Qpr are can pay big wages and look to be attracting decent footballers. Their team was too good to be in that position, they just lost 12 points because of players being sent off in winning positions

 


19 May 2012 19:30:53
To the person that said no thanks to Mckail Smith, yes we did pay too much for him. You obviously don't have faith in your manager...the deal will be announced Tuesday. He is being signed as a squad player that will run his nuts off even if it is for twenty mins. Brighton fans love him and yes it wasn't his greatest season but we applaud his hardworking ethics. Ps we don't know yet how much you are paying and yes we will probably lose on the deal but enjoy your season in the prem and when u finish bottom we will be waiting for u!(4)(7)But uh, He can't even cut it in the Championship, never mind the PL!
Face it, he is officially a flop.We may well finish bottom, but it will still be way above you!

 


19 May 2012 19:23:55
gary hooper to southampton monday, hints everywhere look at sky sports were in for him again and on our website were unveiling something monday good signing if my logic works out lol(29)(15)we are announcing jaidi is taking a coaching role otherwise a bigger deal would of been made about it.

Well we are in for hooper again will it come of this time? Who knows would be great signing but I just don't see it happening yetYou're buying a player that looks good in the SPL but my own opinion is that he's not good enough for the Premier.
Believe me, I've seen him play both in England and ScotlandUh Monday is a press conference about Jaidi retiring....?I would love it if this was true but i belive that the press confrence on monday is about radi jaihdi becoming a coach at the club not a signingJaidi retiring and the coaching role will have been organised months ago so can't see that on its own this requires a press conference. Hooper is certain looking for a move, even the Celtic supporters are thinking it will happen and Sky do seem to be indicating something is happening. Don't normally trust Sky but Celtic do leak information.Celtic leak information? southampton are a small time club,with small time ambitions ie. yoyo club!!!!!Yes, Celtic do leak information and Southampton are ambitious enough to bid for Celtic's top scoring striker. Yoyo club? Based on what?Surely a "yoyo" club would be a term used to describe a club that repeatedly oscillates between leagues? We had one bad patch of 5 years after one of the longest runs in top division football. Now we are back on the ascendency and in a better position than we have ever been. We have more ambition than Celtic, who will only every be champions of a sh1t league for their entire future as they never will have the finances to challenge europe. If Southampton get their plans in place they could easily be a top european team if things go their way and their academy gets going (which it will, it's one of the best in the world)He can't sign before the transfer window opens - doh!Why would he move to a team who is going to struggle next season when he'll be playing in the chamions league next year? silly little people!He's going to leeds hahah sorry i joke, it's just funny they think they can sign everyone!If the press conference on monday is a signing its more likely to be jay rod, now the playoffs have finished we can sign players from the championship"Celtic leak information? southampton are a small time club,with small time ambitions ie. yoyo club!!!"........ oh thats funny...No clue at all mateYes celtic do leak information, lennon talking to the press bout the hooper bid in last transfer window? actually saints have been been approved to increase capacity to 55k weve just spent 15mil on our training facilitys and our academy is now one of the best in the world, small time ambitions? lolIm pretty sure the transfer window is open?? {Ed025's Note - not yet..Hoopers got ambitions of playing for england and if he hasnt got near the squad yet he never will playing in scotlandWhen does the window open?? {Ed025's Note - 1st julyThe international transfer window opens on 1st july but ur able to sign from english clubs once play-offs have finishedIt's Monday and no announcements. Is someone's crystal ball playing up!

 


19 May 2012 19:16:09
Sightings of Michael Owen in Sheffield, both competing for his signature(4)(32)Why would owen go to 1 0f the Sheffield clubs. As already said won't drop down out of Premier league, I forget Sheffield are both "Big" clubs thoughDnt think so he has already said he wont be leaving the premSince Owen has said that he is not playing in Championship, Sheffield W is out of the question! - Sheffiel U still got a possibility to sign him :)Owls last home attendance was 38,082 with 469 away fans included (all full price tickets). Whats not big about that?What was the average attendance most of that 38k dint crawl from under their stones until the last game.MASSIVE...........I thought both of the massive clubs were battling it out for ronaldo and messi

 


19 May 2012 19:11:48
Any news on leeds united? {Ed025's Note - not yet mate..(0)(7)Ed someone told me that Joel ward and Paul Green should sign by tuesday? {Ed013's Note - Rumour, wait and see mate}Yeah wigan want snoddy but leeds want moses in exchange {Ed013's Note - Moses will not go to the Championship. He wants to play in Europa league or Champions league}

 


19 May 2012 18:57:22
Ian Holloway to be unveiled as Wolves new Director of Football this week. Deal signed and sealed last week. Was only dependant on today's result. And that fell into place nicely.(4)(38)RubbishHahhhI'm a wolves fan this is nonsense why would he want to be DOFI reckon holloways annoyed with oystons desire and ambition, he quoted this in skys play off final intervew. i still dont think he wil walk away from the best thing that ever happened to himStop posting utter garbage - Holloway is a football manager - end of.

 


19 May 2012 18:44:54
Who is the silly little boy with the green envy in his eyes, spitting out his dummy at the thoiught that Saints can't possibly be a big team? Not big on fan size - as that doesn't count - says he! Not big on playing good football? Back to back promotions would suggest we are not doing too bad. Maybe it's because we haven't played against the top flight in 7 years. Now I get you. What is your specialist subject? Stating the bleeding obvious or not accepting change? The Saints train is rolling and get used to it!(18)(15)Just watch it get derailedYou lot are completely delusional you do not have a large fan base.
You would be lucky to scrape into the premier league base on fan base alone.Derailed? Not a chance!6000 away to palace, 48000 went to wembley, higher average than a third of premiership sides whilst in championship. Sound like a poor fan base to you? Look it up.Our fan base has been struggling recently due to our downward plight but since our ascension to the premiership we have been nearing full capacity.

Premiership will bring full capacity, and you only have to look at rival neighbouring clubs and you will see that for premiership (and high quality football) Southampton have the largest catchment area for fans, we could essentially be the driving force for a quarter of the country as we are the main team in the South of England outside London.

Our championship attendance was higher than a large number of prem clubs, next year will be higher and will only be limited by the capacity of our stadium. With success it will only grow, and like I said most of the South of England outside London will see Southampton as their closest 'big' club if we can just get a few good seasons in the prem.Don't worry about replying Saints fans......we all know that they're just peeved that their little Clubs are going no-where and we've shown every fan and media member that thought we would struggle, heart, passion and a willingness to win!

From the top of the Club to the bottom its a great place to be.......BLISS!

 


19 May 2012 18:34:52
southampton are back in for hooper skysports(29)(5)

 


19 May 2012 18:28:03
Chelsea to sign James Milner this summer(12)(27)

 


19 May 2012 18:26:33
Dry your eyes MAX, theres plenty more donkeys by the sea,, your days are over lmao

Lcfcblue(4)(3)

 


19 May 2012 18:19:18
Heskey To leeds deal done(11)(30)I hear this rumour every transfer market get a gripI seriously hope notDon't make up bull- why go to Leeds
bad club bad fansBad club? Bad fans? Even if that was the case it wouldnt be any different to Villa or LeicesterBates has said that you need to sell to clear wages before you buy

 


19 May 2012 18:16:08
Saints looking to make a new offer for Gary hooper. £7m sky sports suggests(27)(7)

 


19 May 2012 18:13:26
Burnley are in talks with Giles Barnes after ending his time with Doncaster.(17)(3)Bore off

 


19 May 2012 18:09:49
Norwich are looking at Dani Pacheco, Henri Lansbury and possibly Shane Long if Holt leaves(13)(8)Holt not leaving according to clubWhat makes you think Albion would sell LongTBH there is no way in a million years WBA would sell Long to usThey dont need those players plus long wont go

 


19 May 2012 18:01:28
Southampton realistic signings Joe Lewis Free, Nathan Clyne 3.5m, Nigle Reo-Cocker Free, Matty Phillips 3m, Matt Jarvis 4m, Micheal Owen Free and Tom Huddlestone 3.5m(23)(29)I don't think so. Maybe one out of this lot.Dont you read the papers, Lewis has signed for CardiffI'd be surprised if the saints get Clyne, got half of the prem chasing him.Jarvis 4 mill. Really? Another 2 mill and you might get Messi. #dreamerWolves have publicly stated they want 10 million for jarvis. That might be a little optimistic but we aint letting him go for 4.Nathan clyne 2 toon!!!Think you should look at the number of wingers available who are better than Jarvis. You will be lucky to get 5m.Wake upOwen is app keen on a move to stoke . we have crouch an he knows him well looks set to be a done deal ... prefer him go to southampton tho .. no form or fitness anymoreHaha if these are your realistic targets? what the hell are your unrealistic targets? lol

 


19 May 2012 17:59:09
Sunderland squad play Ahmed Elmohamady will sign for promoted West ham.G Mccartney will sign permanantly also.BLACKCAT(20)(2)

 


19 May 2012 17:56:46
been away for a few days.any news on thewos the new west brom manager is {Ed025's Note - no mate..(1)(3)

 


19 May 2012 17:50:13
Ivan Klasnis is heading back to the Bundesliga where has a couple of options. He won't sign for Wolves maybe Wolfsburg but not Wolves(9)(4)

 


19 May 2012 17:49:28
Leicester City are keeping an eye on Swindon town youngster, Louis Thompson. The youngster mafe his debut for Swindon at the Walkers Stadium when the two clubs met in the FACUP this season. The Leicester board have stated Louis as one for the future after his brief apperance in the cuprunning this season.(8)(2)

 


19 May 2012 17:47:37
Kevin Davies has just signed a one year contract extension and staying loyal to Bolton V(16)(3)Or maybe no other club would want him at his ageActully he hasnt at allHe hasLol! at the people saying he hasn't and I'm pretty sure Sunderland made an offer for him last Jan a lot of clubs would want super kev

 


19 May 2012 17:43:51
Swindon Town will be in the next few
days sign two of their loan stars from
the 2011-12 campaign

Winger Lee Holmes has just been set
free from premier league inbound Southampton
and Swindon are most likely to sign the
25 year old, with other interest coming
coming from Bradford City, And Bristol
Rovers.
Former Barnsley Left back Jay Mc-
ceverly will be Paolo Di Canios second
summer signing after impressing on a
breif loan spell with the Robins. Jay has
just been set free from Championship
side Barnsley as he now lays out of
favour for them.(15)(2)Gutted we let Holmes go fantastic player he will be great at Swindon hope he stays fit!Good luck Di Canio, you're about to sign one of the worst defenders the Football League has ever seen! (Jay McEverely of course)Jay mac is not good enough for league football as 1 good day to 10 bad onesAgree McEverly was not that good last season, but Di Canio rates him so let him if he can do anything with himGood luck jay in your new adventure, im just glad its not with us!!

 


19 May 2012 17:42:09
Derby are very close to signing Martin Paterson, Michael Jacobs and James Caton.(9)(18)

 


19 May 2012 17:40:46
Falcao says he isnt leaving Mardrid(18)(3)

 


19 May 2012 17:39:56
Connelly won't be joining Watford as he is in talks with Swindon. Sam Baldock is interesting The Hornets(7)(5)He's on holiday so he isn't talking to anyone, you whiny little Swindon fan.Baldock will go to Ipswich on loan, now the spammers are in the premierWhy would David Connelly sign for a league 1 club when he could go to a championship side?That's a relief then - Swindon are welcome to the greedy little git.Sam baldock is very keen on playing for watford as it is very close to hsi hometown aylesburyBaldock is suplus to requirements at West Ham now and WHU will be looking tooan him for the season. Could interest Ipswich, Watford and MK Dons

 


19 May 2012 17:38:13
Swindon town set to sign Andrew Williams
on a 3 year contract(9)(5)Overrated and very greedy. BRFC FanI agree with tht he is very greedy even thou he scored 17 goals for us this season i wont miss him to much alot better strikers out there yeovil fan

 


19 May 2012 17:37:56
Leyton Orient have completed the signing of midfielder Anthony Griffith from Port Vale.

Source: Orient official site.(11)(4)

 


19 May 2012 17:36:13
Stevenage will complete the Transfer of Kane Ferdinand from Southend after their failure to(5)(7)Kane will aim higher than Stevenage

 


19 May 2012 17:34:53
possible southampton ins

jay rod 7.5mil
ince 3m
michu 5m
antonio 1.5m
redman 6.5m
hooper 8m(16)(21)Where did all that money come from90million from promotion.

Capacity sell outs in stadium next year.

Sale of Oxlade-Chamberlin.

That gets you up over 110million mark alone...

But I do share your scepticism that Saints will be prepared to spend that much, although I do like those signings we would need more defensive ones. Add in the 2 - 3 defensive signings we need and we are signing 9 players on that list... which isn't happening!Who on earth thinks Antonio could cut it in the Prem,if that's the sort of signing some think we should go for we might as well roll over and give it up now.He wasn't good enough when he was on loan before,put it to bed,the boy'd be pants against Premier teams.He's a League one player.You wont sign redmond hes top 6 team bpund, hooper? champions league next year.no chance! ince woud be a good signing but he'll stay at blackpool for another season,Oh and make you dont get 90 million upfront its 40 when promoted and 12 million a year for 4 year.Haha no way will Southampton spend 30m plus this summer , not a chanceAntonio was quality for us thats why we tried to get him back, and the saints fans sung we want antonio in the friendly against reading!It says possible ins im sure other teams are after some of these players aswell, weve been linked with all the above but i dout wil get all of them, antonio wil be playing in the championship or the prem next year, saints obviously rate him both pardew and adkins have tried to bring him backAntonio was not good enough.Jay Rod going to saints! Defo.. Burley replacing him with Pugh from afc Bournemouth!!"you don't get 90million upfront"

Absolutely irrelevant mate unless you are planning on doing transfers with cash in hand! It's the credit that is coming in that gives us increased capital and thus increased funds to spend in the transfer market, through loans and other financial instruments etc.Ince - no chance when he leaves it will not be to a more established Prem club...no disrespect but you may not survive next year... {Ed015's Note - So there's a chance then?}

 


19 May 2012 17:33:02
Baldock to either Charlton or Ipswich on loan.
Steven Fletcher to Arsenal(9)(20)Fletcher would be good signing,the guy is old fashioned striker and i mean that in a good way.Whoever gets fletcher will land a diamond22 goals in 40 starts in a poor wolves team who have struggle to score goals. Whoever signs him will be suprised just how good he is.It wont be a loan charlton ARE looking to sign him for about 1m (might not happen but i KNOW we are interested)I would hope Fletcher does sign for a club like Arsenal instead of being linked to poison like QPR or Stoke.Baldock to leeds or brightonWell he isn't going to Leeds and Brighton so sh! They have no moneyHe is suposed to go watford aswell though and that seems o be more likelyRumour that Baldock to Blackpool on season long loan...

 


19 May 2012 17:32:38
Cheltenham Town are set to snap up
free agent goalkeeper, Philip Smith.
The Former Swindon town man has been
out of favour at Swindon and has been
left with no further intentions for a new
contract!
The Robins showed interest in Philip in
august also, with the former Swindon
man being seen at a cheltenham pre season
game it looked likely for him to sign there
and then, but a year on, the deal is on
the cards(5)(3)

 


19 May 2012 17:31:45
Lloyd Sam, Billy paynter, Daniel bogdanovic, Stuart beavon and Alex Bruce are all expected to sign permanent deals at notts county in the near future. You heard it here first!(10)(14)Let's hope soI would love it to happen but i doubt it because there is 3 strikers thereQuite likely as we have no strikers apart from Hughes. Hawley and Burgess are likely to stay at Cheltenham and Crawley.

 


19 May 2012 17:26:56
Fleetwood are set to snap up Former
Swindon Town Spaniard 'Lander Gabilondo'
After the Spanish man has recently
been released by the Wiltshire club.(12)(1)

 


19 May 2012 17:20:37
Bristol City are looking into bringing young Lithuanian defender Vytautas Andriukevičius to the club. He currently holds one cap for his country and has one year remaining on his current contract with Lechia Gdańsk.(1)(10)Where did this come fromNot heard this one but have heard that signing a fast winger knowi dhribalotsi from ukraine club Chornomorets Odessa

 


19 May 2012 17:24:24
Who are Southend going to sign this summer?(1)(15)

 


19 May 2012 17:19:55
My brothers best mate is Junior Stanislas and he said he will be joining Charlton along with Jay Rodriguez in a deal worth £5m to Burnley.(2)(43)Yeah because Burnley will sell them both for that, Also Rodriguez will go to a much bigger and better club than Charlton(No Offence) but he'll be playing in the prem next seasonHA Wind your necks in Charlton fans! Absolute rubbish!Keep dreaming, JRod will only be sold to a PL team not league one teamYou Charlton guys are making your club look stupid.
Why would Rodriguez move to another Championship club?
You really are idiotic if you think that.What a load of kak

We turned down a 5 million bid from Fulham

Also I bet Charlton havent even got 5 Mill to spend.We have no idea on budget at charlton JRod will go prem imoIm a charlton fan and 1) this will most likely NOT have come from a charlton fan 2) we are a more attractive club than burnley (more ambition, money and in london) 3) one of our 3 owners is kevin cash (look him up) he has 100's of millions for us and we have more money than you, i no we wont be signing these players but think before you post something like 'Charlton dont have 5 million'!!!!!!!!!How much do they have 8 million?Just because he's called Kevin cash doesn't mean he has all the money in the world and can buy every player , as for charlton being a better team than burnley Pah they'd y u wer league 1 last year , u will see when we take 6 points off u st cunjys next season . UTCOmg your charlton mate, no offence but your nothing special, you wont sign players of that calibre.Nobody knows who the money behind Charlton is, that's why they have companies in tax havens owning the shares and front men running it.

Anyone can see this deal will not happen apart from the 12 year old that wrote it. Most of these posts are not from Charlton fans, this is obvious from the little knowledge they have of the club.Jay is worth at least 6 Alone, this rumour is a load of rubbish

 


19 May 2012 17:08:54
Celtic fc have entered the race to sign Jordan Rhodes they have stated that they will put a maximum bid of upto 5million to secure him(17)(15)Looks like on his way to Fulham depending on next saturdays resultNo they have notWith Hooper off to Southampton it makes senseHooper is going no where

 


19 May 2012 17:03:10
Dicanio warned the Swindon Board,now wait and see he will return to West Ham next week.
Swindon fans miss out yet again.
Where is this mega Rich Board???
Funds are not in place and with the Budget West Ham will give Dicanio he is bound to accept the job.
Who will Swindon appoint???? is so sad for the Fans(1)(20)Don't believe that for a minute. How stupid would Gold&Sullivan be to sack Allardyce now after winning the playoff final and giving the job to DiCanio.
DiCanio could become West Ham manager one day, but let's see what he can do with a League One or Championship club first.
Allardyce will continue to work towards making West Ham a team that'll be hard to beat, looking forward to it...Seeing West Ham have just won promotion, Allardyce won't be going anywhere soon.Same sad oxford fan writing all this bull about PDC. You can't even spell his name correctly.What an absolute load of bull, this is such a useless joke of a post and I'm a Leeds. FanPoor sad little boy

 


19 May 2012 17:01:30
Charlton to sign Sam Baldock now that West ham are promoted.(13)(10)

 


19 May 2012 16:59:17
cheers vaz te a little more in our kitty
up the reds(13)(6)Yes it is a little 50k that 400k on previous post was a load of rubbishIts 500,000 that west ham have to pay us for going up get it right ffs

 


19 May 2012 16:57:29
Reading to go for Scott Dobie now Blackpool are staying in the championship(5)(17)Scott dobie is a striker who was last seen playing for bradford city on loan in 2011... i think you mean stephen dobbieBristol City will also be in for him again I'm sure.They may even go for Steven DobbieAlso, Stephen Dobbie is on loan from SwanseaDobbie on loan from swanseaSteven dobbie you clown! but yeah good luck could hack the prem at all hes a championship players at best1This fool wrote this 2mins after final whistle lol his souces must be supermanDobbie isn't good enough for the premSigurdsson won't go to reading, he'll either go to swansea or he will go to a bigger side in the perm

 


19 May 2012 16:56:34
Edin hazzard has agreed to join man city on 4 year deal. Also tthey have almost agreed the signing of lorente (excuse the spelling). By the way I'm a bristol city fan who enjoys watching prem football, hopefully one day my team will get there lol(10)(24)U never willC'mon bristol city!

 


19 May 2012 16:42:29
jason puncheon going to bristol city.(7)(16)

 


19 May 2012 16:40:27
craig gordon going to ipswich
paul robinson going to southampton(7)(20)Craig gordon will be on to higher wages

 


19 May 2012 16:40:05
Shrewsbury have come to an agreement with Sheffield United over Dave McAllister.

If Sheffield United get promoted McAllister can join on a season long loan. If they fail in their bid for promotion he will remain at the club.(3)(4)McAllister spotted at Greenhous Meadow earlier on today.

 


19 May 2012 16:26:15
Michael Owen says he is not ready to retire yet. I thought he had retired 7 years ago!(18)(4)

 


19 May 2012 16:23:38
Grant Holt is going to sign for Sunderland.Sky Sports already have him at 1/1 favourites for Sunderland to sign him.Adam Johnston has confimed he also wants to leave Man City,with Sunderland the likely destination.BLACKCAT(21)(22)He has just signed a new contract (johnson)

 


19 May 2012 16:22:39
man united set to sign kagawa and hummels from dortmund, also going to sign hazard(24)(21)Hope your right 3 great signings if we get them can only realisticley see kagawa

UNITEDFORLIFE75Its gonna ahppen

 


19 May 2012 16:21:40
heard david james will sign for swindon after being released by bristol city.(11)(15)I believe he is retiringWish he did that 2 years ago

 


19 May 2012 16:20:05
southampton to sign goalkeeper paul robinson from relegated blackburn(17)(8)

 


19 May 2012 16:15:31
Exeter City are preparing a audacious bid for David James on a 1 year player/coach deal.

Also Exeter will look to sign former player Ryan Harley on a season long loan deal for next season

And Pat Baldwin will sign a 2 year deal next Week.(8)(8)Baldwins awful! Got us relegated two years agoPlease take Harley...

 


19 May 2012 16:14:33
If TP wants to sign any player he has got to get a few off the books. Stoke are willing to listen to offers for Jones, Collins, Soares & Tonge.(10)(2)Soares is free to go on a free

 


19 May 2012 16:12:08
Ipswich boss Paul Jewell has been in contact with Craig Gordan about a posible move to ipswich town, the talks are believed to be going well and Paul Jewell would love to make him an ipswich town goal keeper!(10)(6)Not the only place where ive herd this!Ipswich are apparently signing every player in the world if you listen to their deluded fansI knew it wouldn't take long for an Ipswich fan to write this rubbish.

TeejLUFCOnly because you at Leeds can't sign anybody cause your skint and a small clubHow are they going to afford his wagesIts a fact Leeds are struggling to find 450'000 for Ward, Ipswich have got a sizeable cash fund from ME, to strengthen this summerThere is no sixeable amount ,clegg already said ipswich over 100% on wages to income slashing budget expect ipswich to be challenging for league 1 again

 


19 May 2012 16:06:33
Free Agent David Connolly has caused interest from Bradford city, Rotherham united and Dagenham & Redbridge. The 34 year old doesn't plan on retiring any day soon.(10)(5)He also doesn't plan to drop a division...Don't know about dropping a division. At his age he will go where suits him best rather than aiming for a specific division. I can see him playing for a decent League 1 side, but yes generally I would imagine him to go for a middle-lower championship side.

 


19 May 2012 16:01:11
emile heskey is at huish park on a trial to see whether he fits into gary johnson's plans, the striker was released by Aston Villa and has said he has no interest in earning masses of money however would like to play at the highest possible level(6)(14)And his highest possible level is Yeovil?? Stop moking whetever you are onNorwich want heskey!

 


19 May 2012 15:57:58
Southampton looking to bring in two strikers to create a premiership class attack force. Can expect to hear the names AKINFENWA and HESKY in a saints shirt next season.
On another note, i haven't heard many rumours that have been realistic so i thought i would post a couple i think could be possible or would be nice to see happen.
Chung Yong Lee - Bolton - 3/4Million
Dirk Marcellis - AZ Alkmaar - 1.5 Million
Marten Martaens - AZ Alkmaar - 5 Million
Tranquillo Barnetta - Bayer Leverkusen - Free(i believe)
Mavuba - Lille - 6 Million [ would love to see this happen, great player would be perfect alongside cork or schneiderlin](3)(20)Most of these are a load of rubbish.

Think something might be announced on Monday.All of it is rubbish!I enjoy FIFA as much as the next man but the glitch in the program that makes some players much much better than they are in real life, beast some would say, is just that, a glitch. With that I hope that neither hesky or that northampton player arrive and I sincerely doubt they will.A premier league class attack force involving Akinfenwa I'll have a pint of what you're having! Sounds like you've just read down the page and bundled all the rumours into one massive load of rubbish!Chung-Yong Lee will have better offers than Southampton.Akinfewa and Hesky were obviously jokes you muppets.

The others are just names you've heard elsewhere then tried to quantify a tranfer fee for, nothing new or groundbreaking here.Chung Yong Lee won't leave until January, the big clubs need to be sure that he can get back to full fitness again.Chungy isn't going anywhere. especially for 4 million and especially to Southampton

 


19 May 2012 15:52:09
Man utd ins
Hazzard 46 mil
Kagawa 13 mil
clyne 7 mil
mcclean 8.5 mil

out
anderson 6 mil
bebe 3 mil
mecheada
keane
gavin barry barlow
berbatov 7 mil(16)(28)MU fans wake up u have no money over 500 mill in debt the owners wont put anymore money into the club your surviving on champions league moneyMcclean going nowhere not even united46million for a player who is allowed to leave for at most around 35? Yeah okay and Clyne is also on a free transfer.. and McClean wont leave the mackems just yetMaclean 8.5, think you missed a digit 18.5 at least.

 


19 May 2012 15:48:16
Huddesfield RB Jack Hunt is set to join Southampton for a fee around £1.5m(7)(14)Hes coming to ipswich if ward fails to sign!

 


19 May 2012 15:40:19
Robbie Fowler to link up with old pa Dean Saunders at Doncasster Rovers.(13)(6)

 


19 May 2012 15:38:48
we could do with bale and walcott again with there pace be aint got no one with pace we will struggle and go down :((3)(3)Pompey fanNot a pompey fan, possibly a small child though? One who doesn't quite understand the basic finances and management of football clubs.

 


19 May 2012 15:35:16
Supposedly West Brom are looking at 22 year old gavin barry who is playing for cork city in ireland great player {Ed025's Note - cheers gavin..(5)(2)Ed have you seen him play? {Ed025's Note - no mate...have you?Ya he comes from the same club as kevin doyle. good playe but i dont know if he could make it in the premIts all over the irish newspapersIf he like the other barry he can stay in ireland

 


19 May 2012 15:28:34
LUKE VARNEY WILL BE LEICESTER CITYS NEXT SIGNING AS HE IS FROM LEICSTER(6)(23)Your quick is was all over the news yesterday you plum!!!I think you'll find it was Jamie Vardy in the news yesterday, this bloke is on about Luke Varny, plum!!He comes from SheffieldNo is isn't he is from qournOH MY GOD!! Read the post your moron!!

LUKE VARNEY, is not Jamie VARDY, they are different people. VARDY, who is a Sheffield lad has signed, VARNEY who is a Leicester lad, has not. That is the rumour, that he is next to sign!!

It's not Rocket Science is it!?

 


19 May 2012 15:21:19
Ben Amos has signed for Peterborough Utd on a 4 year deal after bring tempted by first team football.(9)(10)

 


19 May 2012 15:21:14
18 May 2012 23:52:11
Warren Cummings, recently released at Bournemouth set to join Tony Pulis at Stoke

this is believable(1)(11)Thank you, that gave me a good laugh

 


19 May 2012 15:13:58
Ex Shrewsbury Town player Lionel Ainsworth has turned down a contact offer from Rotherham and has opted to sign for Walsall instead.(8)(7)He wont come to us having a laugh

 


19 May 2012 15:13:42
Colchester and Swindon are interested in Southampton's recently released left winger Lee Holmes.(10)(2)

 


19 May 2012 15:12:37
Nigel Reo Coker looks destined to join stoke after he left Bolton.(19)(4)Reo coker to newcastle - on a free he used to be pardews captain and he knows what hell get from him, low wages and ideal to replace guthrie at a profit - even thoufh our policy is to buy young with a high sell on we will take older players on a free - we did it with kuqi and loverkrandsNigel back to west ham!As a Bolton fan, I reckon NRC will head back down South.I think hes not good anougth for either of them clubsStoke tried to sign him years ago but to be honest I wouldn't particularly want him.Apparently newcastke are going to swoop for him and Mark Davies for roughly 4 million

 


19 May 2012 14:58:11
North End to sign strikers Marc Richards in the next week and Collins for a fee from Shrewsbury.

Kieran Lee to Sign from Oldham,(2)(4)Firstly you can't afford to pay transfer fees, so won't sign Collins. Secondly Collins has been linked with Champ teams, so why would he sign for Preston. Thirdly Kieran Lee is very close to signing for Sheffield Wednesday.And fourthly, he has signed for WednesdayFifthly you can't afford the wages he will be on now at Sheff Wed. Bit behind with whats actually happened to some players.Collins contract is up , hes on compensation!!!

 


19 May 2012 14:54:40
Michael Owen will NOT be joining any Championship team as stated by himself. More than likely he will stay up north.(17)(4)He is going to Stoke, he wants to stay in Cheshire & Sir Peter Coates has already admitted interest in him, wouldn't be a bad signing on a Pay as you play deal.Watch him sign for Yeovil then !!

 


19 May 2012 14:54:34
Stephen Ireland set to be re united with Mark Hughes at QPR as his disastrous career at Villa Park comes to an end(13)(4)He's just won player of the seasonMy mum could've won 'Player of the season' at Villa this year. It's hardly worth shouting about!

 


19 May 2012 14:52:02
Preston North End looking into the possibility of signing Kyle Mcfadzean and Dean Howell from Crawley Town(1)(10)

 


19 May 2012 14:49:44
After impressing for WBA, Sir Alex Ferguson is lining up a £4.8 million bid for young English right back Billy Jones to provide cover for Rafael next season(5)(20)Man Utd can have jones in a swap,we,ll have vidic and hernandez .

 


19 May 2012 14:47:27
hang on to your hats people Celtic are going to buy all the world class players.........................................and end up with no one except third rate players from english league 1(12)(5)How long did it take you too think that one up ya numptyHaha good one ya clown considering celtic have never bought someone from league 1

 


19 May 2012 14:42:45
Jermain Defoe set to hold discussions over a summer transfer to Newcastle(14)(17)Rubbish - newcastle policy is to buy young players with high sellon value not expensive 30 year olds doesnt matter how well he has done - + why would he leave spurs to sit on a bench at newcastle - he can stay there to do thatWould love this to be true, make our strikeforce class. But not our policy and he would not London/SouthCan only see this happening if Ba or Cisse leaves as Defoe wants first team football

 


19 May 2012 14:41:19
Carlton Cole will hold talks over a transfer to QPR regardless of the play off final result. Also, Preston North End have been linked with a move for striker Josh King, who spent time on loan as Preston 2 years ago(2)(15)I for one was very impressed with Josh King, when he was on loan with us from Man Utd, and would be delighted if it happens.

 


19 May 2012 14:36:56
Celtic are already looking for the next Gary Hooper - a striker capable of scoring 30 goals a year north of the border. Expect Emil Heskey to sign soon.(11)(10)Heskeys to good for CelticMickey mouse could score
30 goals in the north of the
border leagueYeah...Jelavic could score 30 too and is tearing up the EPLHeskeys to good for celtic ? Shut up

 


19 May 2012 14:36:45
Burnley winger Martin Paterson to join Derby for 500,000 next week on a 2 year deal(7)(13)No he isn't , y would we sell him for that stty amount of money when we rejected 2.5 mil bid not so long back ! Stop posting utter ste ! UTCNo chanceWe didn't sign him for 2.5m at all, it was 1.2m and OP he's not a wingerI didn't say we signed him for 2.5 mill read the post correctly I said we rejected a bid of 2.5 million not so long ago !! Learn to read b4 u jump ahead ov yourself

 


19 May 2012 14:32:07
Liverpool's owners will this week launch a new reality show, "Who Wants To Manage Liverpool?". Simon Cowell, Craig Revel Horwood, Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Dein will be judges. Auditions start Monday.(17)(4)Surley it should be who wants to be a millionier, sacked afder six mounths, but with a nice big pay off from those nice people at fsg.Any bets on when we get the first yanks out march. MY MONEY IS ON NOVEMBERMaybe it should be ' Nobody Wants To Manage Liverpool ' brenden rodgers said no

 


19 May 2012 14:31:29
Any reading fc rumours about ex-players eg. Sigurdsson, Long and Shorey are complete rubbish.(7)(5)The Sig rumour is true

 


19 May 2012 14:31:14
BREAKING NEWS
Man City Owners are getting bored and want to take all the money theyve put into the club back.(25)(23)Man utd supporter awwww bless yerBREAKING NEWS
Man Utd owners are getting bored and want to put all the money they've taken out of the club back .

 


19 May 2012 14:29:32
Arsenal targtting Pape Diouf, Papa Bouba Diop and Papa Smurf. They want to be the daddies again next season(11)(8)

 


19 May 2012 14:19:03
Martin O'Neil wants Grant Holt to replace Bendtner at the stadium of Light {Ed025's Note - he could get a scarecrow to do that!..(15)(6)

 


19 May 2012 14:17:35
I am a Brighton fan and I'm sick of all the ipswitch fans saying how theyare going to sign every player under the sun. It is frankly ridiculous as at the moment, you are not all that attractive. You struggled to a bottom half finish and your support have been cpromised by the success of norwich. Wake up and get real! Oh, and Norwich are a bigger, better club than you and they are not a sinking ship (if they are then ipswitch must be totally sunk!).(14)(5)Well I am not an Ipswich fan Mr Brighton but you don't half look stupid with your inability to spell.Also last year - it was Brighton this and Brighton that - biggest deal deal you did was Craig Mickail SuperflopBut we still finished way above ipsh1t...What do you have in common with door.... and a .... of butter?Tbf ipswich say it every year, makes it all the better that the only class they attract is nathan ellington!1. you can't spell
2. How do you know its Ipswich fans posting these rumours, could easily be the scmmers spreading rumourFlop is jimmy old man bullard 18 grand to sit on the bench hes proper had u lot over

 


19 May 2012 14:14:59
Everton are set to state an interest in either Craig gordon or Allan McGregor from Rangers, other targets are Villareal midfeildet Borja V & Fulhams Clint Dempsey. Moyes could sell Jack Rodwell to Celtic in order to gather in some funds {Ed025's Note - celtic can not afford rodwell, he would be at least 15m..(2)(9)I hope Dempsey stays, but if he does move I think it'll be to a CL club. He's said he would like to play CL, otherwise very happy where he is. If he moves I think either Manchester Utd or ArsenalValero wont hack the prem,he was a fish out of water when he was at the Baggies.Why on earth would Rodwell ever go to Celtic?
1) They cant afford him
2) He wants to play for England
3) He's a premier league class player
4) Premier League teams who can afford him will buy him if he's availableRodwell is worth 25 million mate u lot r in dream land u win the league by default and u are the best since sliced breed you lot r clowns just like ur managerWinning the league by default? but 20-10=10? We were 2 points clear in December, way before Rangers sold Jelavic or were in administrationI think youll find the only team to win tainted titles is rankers over last twenty year as youll find out when they get stripped off yous this is the first title thats not been tainted in the last twenty year

 


19 May 2012 14:08:16
Antonio to Sheffield Wednesday is very close to being a done deal. Reading have put a sell on clause and first refusal clause into the deal.(7)(6)

 


19 May 2012 14:06:58
Scott Laird is in preston today ready to sign(2)(8)Hope he signs - god knws how u know this u must be a stalkerNo saw him at deepdale

 


19 May 2012 14:06:35
Colchester goalkeeper Ben Williams to sign a new 2 year deal. Meanwhile Pentley will either have 6months to prove himself or leave on a free agent(2)(0)Never gonna happen williams has packed his bagsWillaims will stay

 


19 May 2012 14:06:01
Yeovil Town are expected to sign Chris Weale next week. They also want to sign Adam Lockwood who sued to play for the Glovers and Freddy Eastwood who has just been shown the door by Coventry(5)(4)Won't be able to pay freddys wages 10k a week!Sued to play for the Glovers? He was certainly eager to play for them.Why leave doncaster to join yeovileEastwood can't expect to keep his wage at 10k. He's just been released by coventry!Used to play for

 


19 May 2012 14:03:14
Sheff weds will try to sign barnsley's luke steele iff they fail to sign tom heaton(0)(15)Luke Steele not going to Sheff Weds staying at barnsleyfor next season at least.Steele would only leave for a prem team

 


19 May 2012 14:01:02
Michael Owen released from Manchester United possibly joining Cardiff City(4)(22)He has already said he wont drop down to the championship prob be off to usaHes off to stokeIm a cardiff fan and if this happens il walk round swansea in my city top whilst pissing over a jacks top at the same time BOTH not going to happen

ps who needs owen weve got the white heskey
Jon THE BEAST Parkin .........:'(

 


19 May 2012 13:47:12
Im a season ticket holder at the Amex and I know that does not qualify me as the Brighton oracle but I have it on VERY good authority that Mckail Smith is off to Reading, very much a done deal. McClean is coming to the Amex.(2)(15)Thats a much better deal for Brighton!Massive NO THANK YOU and an even bigger LOL at you for paying what you did for him!Why would mcclean drop down a divisionYour dreaming if you think we are going to buy mckail smith from you.I think me meant Aaron McClean who plays for Hull

 


19 May 2012 13:35:46
Ben Foster to QPR(4)(14)

 


19 May 2012 13:28:52
Port Vale midfielder Antony Griffith due to sign for Leyton Orient on Monday.(10)(6)

 


19 May 2012 13:25:21
Robert Green (GK) to join Tottenham regardless of West Ham's result today
Paul Robinson (GK) to West Ham
Craig Gordon (GK) to Ipswich
Paddy Kenny (GK) to Leeds(9)(19)

 


19 May 2012 13:23:18
Gary Brabin new assistant at Wolves.(3)(7)

 


19 May 2012 13:08:15
Celtic are to enter the race to sign Shrewsbury Town's James Collins.(6)(12)Absolute RUBBISH CELTIC WONT BE AFTER HIM , HE AINT THAT GOOD :PPeople want Collins on hear say. Half of you keyboard warriors have not seen him play

 


19 May 2012 13:07:22
Nigel Clough is going for quality not quantity fot next season. He wants 20 solid 1st teamers.which will involve some of the younger players in Will Hughes and Mason Bennet. He will sell fringe players like Miles Addison and Lee croft to amke way for new players like Fegor Ogude, Krystian Pearce, Michael Jacobs, James Caton and a possible emergance of now free agent James Mcfadden.(9)(2)Please not McFadden

 


19 May 2012 13:04:51
Neil warnock to raid qpr for the signature of experienced defender clint hill on a free transfer?(18)(3)When he won players player and fans player of the year andd hughs has hinted at a new contract for him?Clint hill has signed a new contract at QPR

 


19 May 2012 13:02:57
Joel ward to leeds for 450k watch this space! Mot(10)(11)I think now its Ward and Halford, for combined fee of 1mil+add-ons. Thats what I've been hearing. Portsmouth get more money, and its swung the deal.
wallyGoing to burnleyLeeds are struggling to sign Ward, so this is crap info,

 


19 May 2012 13:01:48
Leeds to sign former west brom full back joe mattock(13)(9)Hope warnock fails

 


19 May 2012 12:53:41
Sunderland to bring in Weimann from Aston Villa to bolster their attacking options with Kevin Davies from relegated Bolton another option. Nicklas Bentner's loan deal will not be renewed. Connar Wickham will be allowed to go out on loan to gain much needed first team experience.

Sunderland really should be looking to bring in a big name to the SOL to excite the fans. Something they haven't seen since Kevin Phillips.

With Gordon being released another Goalkeeper will need to be brought in. Rumour has it that they couldn't agree a new contract due to the players wage demands, with Sunderland being reluctant to pay high wages to a player who has spend a large portion of his Sunderland career on the long term injury list.

They will face a very tough challenge to hang on to Stephan Sessegnon who has been attracting attention from former club PSG. The player could hand in a written transfer request, should such an offer come in for him.

One thing the Sunderland fans do not want to see is O'Neill bringing in a load of Villa rejects.

A long summer ahead at the Stadium of Light.....(2)(14)K.Davies has signed a new contract at BoltonKevin Davies has just signed a contract with Bolton.You just guessingLoad of bcks. Gordon released because Westwood and Mignolet are better and he is too injury prone.
Sess staying unless someone bids 20 mill and no one will!
Cuellar to Sign on free.
Jonson from City
Gyan to come back ;-(
Yakubu from Blackburn/Holt from Norwich

 


19 May 2012 12:49:02
Elliott Chamberlain has been invited for a trial at Middlesbrough's Rockcliffe Park.(2)(3)

 


19 May 2012 12:33:54
Paul Jewell has turned to Marcus Evans in an effort to release funds following the release of Graig Gordan as he sees him as an outstanding keeper at this level and fills ipswich's goalkeeper problems for the long term.(3)(9)Get in there my son and get him down to Portman road, where he can rejuvinate his career

 


19 May 2012 12:15:08
Dicanio to be appointed WBA manager next week(13)(21)Get real

 


19 May 2012 12:12:44
Dicanio to join West Ham, reason Money has not been made available to bring new players in.
Seems he warned the club that they had to decide,hence reason all is quiet.
Also Mat Ritchie/Aden Flint/Billy Bodin to leave.
Candidate for Swindon Job is martin Ling(6)(15)Same old same old...getting boring nowLOL totally untrue. More money at Swindon than West Ham even though they got promoted, and Big Sam won't leave because they got promoted. Bodin is also signing a new contract.

 


19 May 2012 12:01:28
Aston Villa's search for a new manager continues.

Martinez had talks with Randy Lerner (AVFC owner) on Thursday which is why no talks with Liverpool have gone underway.
Lambert is pleading with the Norwich board to allow him access to contact with Aston Villa.
solskjaer had possible talks with Villa on Friday & Lerner has gone back to the USA for a few days to manage some family issues.

Lerner is apparently looking to find a Director of Football at Villa Park first, Gerard Houllier could apparently be set for a shock Villa return in that job capacity.
Gus Poyet has apparently been ruled out having got no top side experience.(2)(13)So if Poyet is ruled out for having no top side experience how are:
Martinez/Solskjaer/Lambert all in the frame? none have managed a top sideTop side - A EPL team not Championship/League 1Lambert pleading to go to Villa? Lambert pleading the board not to give him permission sounds more realistic...Carroll is on 80 actually {Ed025's Note - i think he deserves the full pound..

 


19 May 2012 11:54:37
Dani pacheco will sign for Norwich in the summer 90% certain(18)(3)Deffo

 


19 May 2012 11:34:39
Barnsley have held talks with former captain Brian Howard after his release from Reading, however wages are likely to be a problem.

They are also interested in Bradford Citys David Syers who is stalling over a new contract with the Bantams(10)(6)Wages no longer a problem it is a take it or leave it response nowadays so with abit of luck Howard will be leaving itAlso been in talks with Doncaster. Wages would NOT be a problem. He's struggling for interest but desperately wants to stay in the FLC. Should drop a league!Dont want him back he has done nothing since he left the big time chalie caused unrest in the dressing room to get his move the first time let him rot at donny or lower

 


19 May 2012 11:32:11
southampton striker lee barnard set to leave to free up space in first team squad with charlton, sheffield wednesday and doncaster all interested(12)(6)Barnard on his way back to SouthendBarnard on his way to Winchester prison...The matter came to trial at Salisbury Crown Court in April 2012 where Lee Barnard was cleared of all charges after the jury took less than an hour to find him not guilty of any crimeRichard naylor is the worst football player i have ever seen

 


19 May 2012 11:30:07
David Connolly is to sign for Watford on 1st July after being released by Southampton.

Why would Watford want to sign a player who when ever he has come back to the Vic is lucky that the fans cannot get to him, otherwise he would have been badly hurt.(2)(7)Watford fans hate Connolly, there's no chance it'll happen.

 


19 May 2012 11:24:19
Any BORO news ?(0)(8)Who? ;)

 


19 May 2012 10:35:11
French Bristol City starlet, Yannick Bolasie is currently being scouted by French GIANTS Paris Saint Germain!

Ed Is This True? {Ed015's Note - Doubt it, stranger things happen}.(6)(13)Given that he will not be playing any games until July, I wonder exactly HOW he is being scouted?

 


19 May 2012 11:40:19
If Crewe win play off final then Powell will stay for next season, so will leitch-smith(2)(10)Powell is leaving.Leitch smith is as good as a Watford player alreadyPowell not good enough for championsip or premier league yet, needs another seasonMax Clayton is worth at least 1 million seeing as he is only 17 and Powell 18 is worth between 2 and 4million.........Powell is going after the Play-Off final to Man Utd but max is staying put for at least another 3 years.Powell should stay for 1 more season before heading off to prem, as should max clayton. leitch-smith to sign for championship club next season

 


19 May 2012 11:38:23
Doubt Gary Doherty will come, wage will be too much(1)(3)

 


19 May 2012 11:08:38
Brighton are interested in recently
released goalkeeper Craig Gordon
of Sunderland (Cost 9m 5 years ago)(6)(16)Wages?!You are picking these up from North Stand Chat aren't you. Not true in the slightest.He'll go to IpswichHe won't go to ipswich.He'll go to QPRBullst

 


19 May 2012 11:04:39
Ipwich are after millwall midfielder James henry, they wanted him in january but did not bid, source from within the club(6)(4)You got no chance of that happening after the way millwall finished the season they will be looking to push on so selling there best players won't be an option unless they receive bids of silly amountsHes going to leeds or brighton both bigger than ipswich but then who isntHe's too good for Ipswitch. Why would he want to go there/Millwall are under NO pressure to sell players this summer. James Henry will not be going to another Championship club (except for a telephone number fee).He was out of favour in midseason, played brilliantly towards the end will not happen

 


19 May 2012 10:58:14
David connolly will not be signing for Watford. Watford dont want the greedy git back at the vic(5)(5)

 


19 May 2012 10:54:29
Charlton hope to complete the signing of Owen later this evening.(5)(23)Owen doesnt want to drop down a division.

 


19 May 2012 10:51:26
Preston are interested in Walsall LB Mat Sadler and midfielder Emmanuel Ledesma, who's current contracts ends this summer and they are yet to sign new deals with the midlands side

North End are also interested in Yeovil CB Paul Huntington who is also out of contract this summer and is yet to sign a new deal(10)(5)To late they just signed new dealsWhy would they want a left back if theyre signing laird...As cover??............not exactly blessed are we?!

 


19 May 2012 10:51:20
Jack Hunt Huddersfield Town defender to Palace, region 400k(7)(13)Not even close wi 400k, he's valued near 2millJack Hunt actually going to Blackpool,
fact, Holloway is thought to be interested and would offer 700k of 2nd year of their parachute payments.
Oyston to put hand in his pocket more from now on.

 


19 May 2012 10:49:45
sheff wed keen on signing ex cardiff keeper tom heaton on a free transfer(11)(3)

 


19 May 2012 10:49:05
Spurs looking at Ivorian striker arouna kone on a free(11)(4)Spurs always keep searching as many players they can get on a free transferBetter than wasting money on shte like arsenal/liverpool

 


19 May 2012 10:46:28
leeds have pulled out the race to sign joel ward he will be coming to ipswich in the near future!(7)(22)Whar Load of rubbish. He has already said he will make his mind up over the weekend why go to little ipswich when he can go to prem wi Blackpool if they make it or go to a big club like Wednesday or Leeds?Nah mate, apparently its agreed. We're paying more money and getting Halford too at the same time, although that won't be revealed until June 1st. Pompey need the cash so they're accepting.Nah Leeds are skint, struggling to find cash, and pompey need cash up front,Wot a load of rubbish, no way leeds are skint...

 


19 May 2012 10:46:15
Bradford's striker Nahki Wells is set to join Burnley or Peterbourgh United in search of playing football in higher leagues(4)(10)We dont need himNahki wells has just said he is at city next season

 


19 May 2012 10:38:57
Aston villa monitoring grant holt situation.(11)(9)Really depends who next manager of Villa is. If Lambert became manager, i'd say this is highly likely.Everton looking at bringing in holtMust br a tap up for him from someone

 


19 May 2012 10:34:53
QPR to bring in free agent Craig Gordon, Kenny to Leeds for £1m(16)(14)Kenny is available on a FREE and even Colin wouldn't pay a million for someone who will cost nothing

 


19 May 2012 10:22:50
Ant Griffith port vale en route to orient to sign contract(7)(7)

 


19 May 2012 10:22:01
cammy bell qpr and west ham looking at him(7)(5)

 


19 May 2012 10:21:35
Millwall are looking to balance the shape of the squad. Going out will be a striker or two (maybe on loan). Also possible departures are Mildenhall and Bouazza. KJ is looking for players with the same mental attitude as those who played in the last 7 games, but giving the team a 10% betterability level.(3)(1)Is that bounceback-abetterability

 


19 May 2012 10:19:39
andy williams set to sign for shrewsbury town next week, this will be seen as a replacement for james collins who looks destined to move on and Graham Turner doesn't want to miss out on players whilst waiting for a response(3)(6)This is true, i saw him outside the club shop but didn't know it was him at the time, it was only when the lady in the club shop said to the man in the ticket office ''look its the player from yeovil'' that i put two and two togetherThought Hereford and Shrewsbury are rivals and with him being former Hereford player doubt he would sign for youWilliams was a player there when turner was managerDoesn't matter who their rivals are, Williams has no loyalty. Goes from Hereford to Bristol Rovers then to Yeovil. All Rivals of each other. Offer him the money and he'll be there in a shot

 


19 May 2012 10:18:40
Ex shrewsbury town keeper Ben Smith to Port Vale next week(7)(0)

 


19 May 2012 10:15:16
shrewsbury town have two medicals next week at the greenhous as they are set to sign two new players, these will be seen as replacements for ian sharps and shane cansdell-sherriff(7)(3)Where's Ian Sharps going?The club is un-named but i would be assuming tranmere rovers

 


19 May 2012 10:08:52
stoke city are in talks with micheal owen who was close to joining stoke city b4 man united stepped in ..owen is keen to talk to stoke as it keeps his commitments to the north west..and with peter coats comments in the local paper stoke are now favorites to sign owen with his company bet365.com (read into that what u may) and stoke have been told by wolves 20m will secure jarvis and fletcher ..fletcher wanting to stay in the middlands aware of stokes intrested refused to talk to sunderland untill talks with stoke have been completed either way ..(19)(9)Perfect fit Stoke do tend sign players who arrive with their own treatment tableNot sure which players Stoke have signed that have spent time on this imaginary treatment table. They even got Woodgate playing regularly.

Owen is looking more and more likely to join Stoke

 


19 May 2012 10:07:19
Colchester could make a swoop for former player Craig Fagan after he was released from Bradford City. Other players on Colchestets radar are Asward Thomas & Jai Reason both Braintree, former Crawley defender Mills (who is good friends with Colchester defender Tom Eastman)(5)(2)Wont sign Fagan he left bradford to move back to the midlandsWont sign mills got 3 centre backs already

 


19 May 2012 10:04:57
Demba ba 7million to arsenal(26)(29)Ba has a 10 million contract clause, so ncfc will accept no less than thatNo his buy out clause is only 7 million, but it should be at least 10Only 7mill buy out which is ridiculousqAnd receives half of the moneyTruth is nobody knows the exact details of this buyout clause apart from the player himself, his agent plus pardew, ashley etc. my opinion is ba will hold out for a move to psg, probably for more than 7milYeah PSG his preferred optionBuy out clause is7m and ba recieves half he will go to highest wage offer

 


19 May 2012 10:00:21
Brighton could be a possible destination for unhappy Leeds striker Ross McCormack. The seagulls are keen to add a proven championship scorer to their ranks and McCormack could fit the bill.(12)(13)Wages wages wages, plenty of clubs who'd be more than happy to take him that could pay much more than we can.I'd happily take McCormack but im sure there are bigger clubs chasing his talents than us

 


19 May 2012 09:58:26
Posh given first refusaln Harry Kane from Spurs for next season. Also looking at a number of younger lads released by Spurs, Arsenal and Fulham(5)(7)Why would they get first refusal? surley if a club of a higher division offerd him better quality of football to develope him..they would sooner him go there?Why would Peterborough get first refusal, he was on loan at Millwall and they are very interested in signing him.Leicester City have also enquired about Harry Kane according to their local paper (and Radio Leicester sport)Millwall are interested in bringing Kane back to the den but spurs rate him highly and dnt want to sell him yet so a years loan would suit both parties Kane did stat that he would love to come back if spurs were to loan him out again, but if a higher placed club come in for him and spurs feel it's better for his development he will probably go there

 


19 May 2012 09:47:26
Craig Gordon set for talks with ipswich following his release from sunderland.(14)(16)Don't be so ridiculous.Utter Bocks!

 


19 May 2012 09:42:59
John Oster to Cardiff City on free transfer.(7)(15)

 


19 May 2012 09:41:59
Freddy probably moving to league one club!
So bring on akinfenwa!(4)(7)

 


19 May 2012 09:39:33
Saints released list: David Connolly, Bartosz Bialkowski, Lee Holmes, Ryan Doble, Harlee Dean and Aarran Racine will not be offered new deals and are now free to look for new clubs.(13)(2)

 


19 May 2012 09:38:27
Huddersfield Town's Lee Novak to Cardiff City (1mil)
Coventry City's James McPake to Cardiff(undisclosed fee)
Whittingham is leaving for (6mil) to West Brom, West Ham or Fulham.(7)(12)Novak would never leave us.Novak might leave if he is offered more money and has the ambition to play at a higher levelOur best player by a far this season even though Jordan has bagged 40 goalsLies, 6 mil for whittingham more like 3m

 


19 May 2012 09:34:49
David Connolly is to sign for Watford on 1st July after being released by Southampton.(8)(13)

 


19 May 2012 09:28:20
Saints announce wholesale changes but to fringe players. Connolly, Bart, Harlee dean, Holmes, Racine released.

Jaidi retires but coaching role will be announced at press conference on Monday.

Expect press conf to be media smokescreen to hide announcement of cracking signing. Word is its Johnson from city after he fell out with City's board.

4 players promoted to 1st team from academy.
As Saints fans have said for a year, Luke Shaw going nowhere as he's in 1st team squad along with Mugabe, ward-prowse, stephens.

Source: SSN and saints website.(17)(2)Chambers has also been promoted to the first team I might addJohnson? He will go top six, not to a side who will struggle next season. Get reaLOL.And Mugabe was given a contract, not 1st team.

 


19 May 2012 09:24:40
Mark Hughes planning to buy kasper schmeichel for 5m. Paddy kenny to leeds for 1m {Ed013's Note - Isn't kenny on a free after his contract is near an end}(10)(15)Kasper going nowhere keep to your craig gordon rumors

 


19 May 2012 09:23:44
Charlton are looking at the scottish keeper Craig Gordon after he was released from Sunderland. The out of favour keeper only started one league game for the black cats after finding it tough to get a chance in between the sticks due to stiff compotion from belgiam number one Simon Mingolet. The deal should be done in a rapid manner due to other teams also expressing intrest.(4)(18)He'll Go to IpswichNo he wont!.....now hurry up or you'll be late for schoolIt's Saturday!

 


19 May 2012 09:17:25
Qpr to bid for Paul Robinson next week in the hope they can lure the Blackburn keeper avoiding him playing in the championship(17)(7)

 


19 May 2012 09:01:25
West Ham want Charlton right back Chris Solly, the 21 year old is also being targeted by Tottenham & Man Utd.(8)(4)He's had a fantastic season and a lot of teams were looking at him last year. It is too early for him to move however, having only had one full season in the first team. Look at how the move to Chelsea held back Scott Parker. Having said that a playerws progress is rarely on top of the agenda when it comes to money.

 


19 May 2012 08:32:06
Brian Woodall from Dagenham & Redbridge is to join Peterborough(4)(2)

 


19 May 2012 08:30:44
Peterborough are the only club to match Northampton Town's valuation for out of contract star Michael Jacobs. The compensation is expected to be worth over £500k(4)(4)valuation of 800-900k not 500!

 


19 May 2012 08:27:37
Tom Kennedy will leave Leicester this week and sign for Peterborough(13)(2)Lol 3rd choice united goalkeeper wont sign for peterborough u say! i think u better be watching TV this week

 


19 May 2012 08:26:27
Manchester United keeper Ben Amos has agreed a 4 year deal at Peterborough United for a fee of £400k(14)(11)Who writes this rubbish?! hes 3rd choice at man utd so wouldn't be sold. hes a future england goalkeeper so the only way hes leaving is on loan providing lindergaard is back to fitness by pre season, if not he ll be their backup goalkeeper!

 


19 May 2012 08:24:00
Peterborough have agreed a fee to sign Mansfield right back Luke O'Neill.(7)(2)

 


19 May 2012 08:22:27
Cheltenham pair Marlon Pack & Kaid Mohammed to sign for Peterborough(5)(11)

 


19 May 2012 08:21:08
Liam Hearn has his sights set on leaving Grimsby this summer and he is wanted by Peterborough.(3)(5)

 


19 May 2012 08:19:05
Lewis Grabban will leave Rotherham and join championship side Peterborough United with Mark Little used as bait.(8)(8)

 


19 May 2012 07:56:53
being reported this morning that former Lewes and Northwich boss Steve King will take the Macclesfield job(4)(2)

 


19 May 2012 07:37:53
Big Rumours From Cardiff Craig Bellamy Has Said That He Would Love To Play For Caridff This Coming Season, His Main Reason For Joining Liverpool Was Daglish Without Him There He Would Prefer A Move Back To His Hometown.(12)(20)Bellamy will look for one more big signing on payday rumour has it he will be joining anelka's teamHis main reason for joining liverpool was the 80k he was picking up nothing to do with kenny

daviebhoy08 {Ed001's Note - you couldn't be more wrong! He bought out his contract and took a pay cut to play under Dalglish actually. He was offered more by Cardiff, without the need to buy out his contract either, but took the Liverpool offer to play for his hero. It was nothing to do with money, you have no idea. I don't even know where you got this 80k nonsense from, dreaming I think, not one new player, that has arrived since FSG took over, earns over 70k a week and only one player gets that much, Suarez.}

 


19 May 2012 07:16:41
Andy Johnson and David Murphy to join Bobby Zamora at QPR(8)(7)If you are referring to both of them as being Fulham players then I believe you mean Danny Murphy mateAJ will leave this summer - quite possibly to QPR.

Danny Murphy will play one more season at Fulham before taking on a coaching role. He's far too good to need to drop down to QPR

 


19 May 2012 07:02:43
Millwall and Norwich are both trailing Ipswich defender Aaron Cresswell.(9)(15)Why would norwich buy any one from ipswich?

 


19 May 2012 07:01:28
ipswich will be signing free agent richard naylor from doncaster and will be the main striker next season source twtd(8)(18)How can they sign richard naylor from doncaster when he left doncaster in january to join rotherham? and rotherham have since released him. get facts right before postingAs much as we loved Naylor when he was here, he's past it now, oh he was mainly a CB only a striker in his early days

 


19 May 2012 06:56:29
colchester will replace odejayi with akinfenwa as john ward loves a big target man and has close relations with boothroyd also dont be surprised to see jamie cureton return on a free from orient(11)(3)

 


19 May 2012 03:22:38
Ian Harte is thought to be considering his options after being told by Brian Mcdermott he will only be used as cover next season. The main interested club are believed to be his former club Leeds who he would welcome the chance to go back where he would be more wanted. Reason: Yet to sign a contract which he was offered almost a month ago(9)(14)Nonsense. He's been offered a new one year deal and is currently on holiday. He knows he could be a bit part player but he has been quoted as saying he wants to be part of one final Premiership campaign before he hangs his boots up next summer.

Chances of him turning that down for a Championship club 2/10.

 


19 May 2012 02:07:57
Following his fairly consistent season, including his prolific form towards the end of the SPL season for Celtic, it is thought that Gary Hooper could be making a move back over the border into England, with a large number of teams interested in acquiring his highly sought after signature.

From a source very close to the club, I can add fuel to the ever growing fire that Gary Hooper could infact be on his way to Carrow Road subject to the future of Grant Holt following his recent transfer request. I believe that if Norwich do infact keep hold of Holt over the Summer, a number of teams are waiting and monitoring the situation very closeley, with the front-runners being West Brom who are interested in swapping Marc Antoine Fortune with the English forward.

Watch this space.(5)(16)Norwich after Hooper to replace HoltThink you are right that Hooper will move south-but it will be a good deal further south than Norwich!
You are about to lose your manager,and your top player-why would he join an unstable club?Hooper probably if moves he will go to saints
Norwich look to miss out on Rhodes and go to Fulham and holt to everton or Newcastle due to demba ba 7mil arsenal deal!Celtic bhoy here, hoops has been fantastic this year and would like to add,
I hope he stays and at least gives the champs league a go.
Don't know what money would be involved but would like to think 7m +Hi Celtic bhoy-I think you will find Hoopers 5 goals were a swan song, and he will be away.
He stalled on his new contract negotiations for a reason, and whilst he may want to play Champions League I suspect he also rates his chances at international honours, and with due respect he will not get that showing each week that he can score against rubbish defenders.Can i just remind u lot gary hooper plays in the SPL a league that isnt better than the blue square league, and you lot think he is good enough for the EPL get a grip.It isnt better than the Blue Square? One word - JelavicEmmm............to the above poster I would like to remind you that Jelavic came to the EPL from the SPL and he seems to be scoring for fun. Hooper will score goals wherever he plays - end of. EPL is miles better than the SPL and no-one will dispute that - but it is full of foreign imports hence why the england team is not great at the minute.How is the spl not better than the blue square prem? Typical english always biast. IM not backing up the spl or anything cos il admit its not the best league in the world but if the splk is so st then why do all you english prem teams buy all the best players from scotland. Heres a list

Adam rooney - birmingham
Ricardo Vaz te - west ham
James Mcarthy - wigan
James Mcarthur - wigan
gary caldwell - wigan
Connor sammon - wigan
David goodwillie - blacburn
Shaun maloney - wigan
Jos hooiveld not good enough for celtic - southampton
Darren odea not good enough for celtic - leeds
John fleck not good enough for rangers - blackpool
And many more
All these players have only left a season or 2 ago so shove you blue square premier up your assO ye but the spl is full of scottish talent hence why the national team is doing brilliantly. In fact i forgot they qualified for a major international tournament. What a pathetic thing to say. The reason why the england team is rubbish atm is because it lacks cohesion and is holding on too what brooking called the "golden generation"All of the players are in the 2 second division or bottom of the 1st I rest my caseEngland national team is an utter joke in the next 5 years they will be a laughing stock of the giants in football and when uefa bring in the domestic caps on transfer fees and wages watch all the big players leave and your league go down the pan typical thick football fanWho would swap fortune for holt, fortune been immense this season

 


19 May 2012 02:03:30
I've been standing outside the Molineux today and I noticed Ivan Klasnic who recently got released by Bolton Wanderers and he will be making a move to Wolves over the upcoming days...

You heard it here first Lads..(7)(19)He's confirmed he's going back to the Bundesliga.A Croatian team have also expressed interest in him

 


19 May 2012 01:59:36
Stoke are looking to sign Matt Jarvis on the cheap from relegated Wolverhampton.(8)(13)Not cheap at 10m

 


19 May 2012 01:38:42
Crawley Town want Akinfenwa from Northampton(10)(7)Could be on his way to Southend, but Crawley will offer huge wage so could clinch himHe isnt going to any of them... with a year left on his contract & well in Adb's plans why would we sell lol

 


19 May 2012 01:37:01
sheffield wednesday set to sign joel ward and also chopra is having words with dave jones over a possible move to hillsbrough.(5)(26)Joel ward part is true tho!!How can he be signing when he is due to talk to Wednesday till this weekend!

 


19 May 2012 00:34:47
Eden Hazard to Manchester City - CONFIRMED.(36)(28)Confirmed where exactly?Why will he go to man city he wants to go to a club that get trophies which is obvs unitedWow, someone cancelled the 2011-2012 season out of their mind quick. MCFC CHAMPIONS OF THE PREMIER LEAGUECity will get him as they can pay him 200kp/w if they wish but the deal is far from completed.Apart from the league this season and the fa cup this previous season when was the last time city won anything? 1968 a long time ago plus man utd have a far better manager and mancini we have won more than city also we didnt have to buy our trophies
THE HEMMINATOR

 


19 May 2012 00:33:15
Wycombe are intrested in former West Ham player Calum Davenport who is thinking about returning to league football this summer from non league Wotton Blue Cross(11)(4)

 


19 May 2012 00:24:28
Thomas Hitzlsperger will rejoin West Ham in the summer if they manage promotion to the Premier League.(11)(14)Love this player

 


19 May 2012 00:22:19
Leyton Orient are close to signing Crystal Palace striker Calvin Andrew on a two year deal. The former Luton player is set to turn down Championship clubs up North to stay in the London area.(6)(12)He is awful, he'll be lucky to find a Ryman League South club who will sign himHes been released on a free they won't have to sign himIf Orient sign him - it will be one of the worst ever signings

 


19 May 2012 00:19:54
Northampton are in talks with 30 year old goalkeeper Chris Weale over the potential of signing a two year deal from Leicester.(7)(2)Chris Weale is a good keeper, Not great but solid and dependable, sorry to see him leave Leicester but he deserves regular football and he's not gonna shift Kasper easily!..he wont let you down!

 


19 May 2012 00:19:00
Aleksandar Tunchev will sign for Crystal Palace on a free transfer from Leicester.(15)(2)Tunchev and Ward, annonucement Wednesday at the PalaceI can't believe we've let Aleksander Tunchev go, he has just got injury free and we were looking forward to him coming back into the side, a very very good quality defender indeed if he can stay free from injuries, very much liked by the fans here and well rated, hope he does well for you!

 


19 May 2012 00:17:54
Matt Oakley will sign a one year deal with relegated League 1 side Exeter in the coming weeks.(7)(3)Thanks for everything you've done in steadying the ship for us in the last few seasons Matt, good luck and cheers!

 


19 May 2012 00:17:18
Ispwich Town are in talks with released Leicester striker Steve Howard over a one year deal.(3)(16)Stevie Howard, adored by the city faithful and we wish you all the best mate for wherever you end up, solid, reliable and gives his all!...you can't ask for anymore than that!..thanks for everything big man!

 


19 May 2012 00:30:52
Jamie Cureton will sign a three year deal with former club Exeter over the weekend.(5)(11)Think youll find a one year deal at colchester is more likelyI think he'll stay with Exeter, more chance of a first team football

 


19 May 2012 00:27:52
Former Bayern Munich and Hamburg winger Hasan Salihamidzic will sign for fifth division German club Eintracht Norderstedt on a one year deal.(2)(6)

 


19 May 2012 00:07:31
Cardiff City will announce the signing of Joe Lewis on a free transfer Monday while announcing that David Marshall has signed a new 4 year contract(15)(5)

 









 

 
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