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Newcastle United complete signing of former Liverpool and Sunderland defender Javier Manquillo from Atletico Madrid

21 Jul

Newcastle have signed former Liverpool and Sunderland defender Javier Manquillo from Atletico Madrid for an undisclosed fee. Manquillo, 23, has put pen to paper on a three-year contract and is the Magpies’ fourth summer signing. “I’m very happy to be here,” Manquillo told the club’s official website. “From the first moment that Rafa Benitez called […]

England’s 2017 youth successes: which clubs supplied the most players for the Three Lions’ World Cup and Euro glory?

20 Jul

England’s youth sides have seen plenty of action this summer, and been pretty successful too. It started well when our Under-17 reached the final of the European Championships, before losing to Spain on penalties. But our Under-20 side went one better, winning the World Cup, beating Venezuela in the final. Just when you thought it […]

England’s 2017 youth successes: which clubs supplied the most players for the Three Lions’ World Cup and Euro glory?

19 Jul

England’s youth sides have seen plenty of action this summer, and been pretty successful too. It started well when our Under-17 reached the final of the European Championships, before losing to Spain on penalties. But our Under-20 side went one better, winning the World Cup, beating Venezuela in the final. Just when you thought it […]

Newcastle United poised to sign former Liverpool and Sunderland defender Javier Manquillo

18 Jul

Newcastle are on the verge of completing a deal for former Liverpool and Sunderland defender Javier Manquillo, according to reports in Spain. The 23-year-old has been deemed surplus to requirements at Atletico Madrid and is not thought to be part of coach Diego Simeone’s plans going forward. And according to Mundo Deportivo, Manquillo, who made […]

Double swoop! Sunderland sign winger Aiden McGeady and forward James Vaughan

14 Jul

Sunderland have announced the double signing of Aiden McGeady and James Vaughan. Republic of Ireland winger McGeady joins from Everton on a three-year deal and, given how he impressed for Preston in the Championship last season, will offer Sunderland fans hope of an immediate return to the Premier League. McGeady worked with new boss Simon […]

Double swoop! Sunderland complete the signing of Aiden McGeady and James Vaughan

13 Jul

Sunderland have announced the double signing of Aiden McGeady and James Vaughan. Republic of Ireland winger McGeady joins from Everton on a three-year deal and, given how he impressed for Preston in the Championship last season, will offer Sunderland fans hope of an immediate return to the Premier League. McGeady worked with new boss Simon […]

Jermain Defoe says goodbye to ‘best friend’ and Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery in emotional tribute

13 Jul

Jermain Defoe has paid an emotional tribute to ‘best friend’ Bradley Lowery after his death from a rare form of cancer. The England striker struck up a close friendship with Bradley during his time at Sunderland. He died on Friday, aged six, leading to tributes from all across the game. And Defoe, who visited Bradley in […]

Jermain Defoe says goodbye to ‘best friend’ and Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery in emotional tribute

12 Jul

Jermain Defoe has paid an emotional tribute to ‘best friend’ Bradley Lowery after his death from a rare form of cancer. The England striker struck up a close friendship with Bradley during his time at Sunderland. He died on Friday, aged six, leading to tributes from all across the game. And Defoe, who visited Bradley in […]

Jermain Defoe says goodbye to ‘best friend’ and Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery in emotional tribute

12 Jul

Jermain Defoe has paid an emotional tribute to ‘best friend’ Bradley Lowery after his death from a rare form of cancer. The England striker struck up a close friendship with Bradley during his time at Sunderland. He died on Friday, aged six, leading to tributes from all across the game. And Defoe, who visited Bradley in […]

Jermain Defoe says goodbye to ‘best friend’ and Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery in emotional tribute

11 Jul

Jermain Defoe has paid an emotional tribute to ‘best friend’ Bradley Lowery after his death from a rare form of cancer. The England striker struck up a close friendship with Bradley during his time at Sunderland. He died on Friday, aged six, leading to tributes from all across the game. And Defoe, who visited Bradley in […]