Conor Shaughnessy was much discussed last season, a player who was moved to play centre-back early in his first-team career and someone who impressed. As the season ticked on he was moved into what was seen as his more natural role, but he struggled before an injury meant the end of his season. Shaughnessy has [...] The post Irish youngster back in contention for Leeds United after long injury lay-off appeared first on The72.
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This week’s Championship action saw goal-fests take place at Pride Park, Carrow Road and Villa Park. Whilst Leeds United were 4-1 winners away at Derby County, West Midlands sides, West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa earned dramatic 4-3 and 3-2 wins over Norwich City and Wigan Athletic respectively. With two games taking place in midweek, [...] The post FL72 Championship Team of the Week- Matchday 2: Leeds raise Roofe appeared first on The72.
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Blackburn Rovers head to Brunton Park tomorrow evening to play League Two side Carlisle United in their first round Carabao Cup tie. Manager Tony Mowbray plans on fielding a strong Blackburn Rovers side in their Carabao Cup first round match with Carlisle United. Mowbray is keen to put on a strong showing tomorrow night, but [...] The post Tony Mowbray provides injury update ahead of cup clash with Carlisle – Team News appeared first on The72.
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Ian Holloway hasn’t always been the most friendly when it comes to talking Leeds United. He’s one of the most honest coaches and pundits around though and last night he spoke very highly of Marcelo Bielsa. As well as calling him “the business” he also labelled him a “genius”. In terms of adapting to a [...] The post Marcelo Bielsa a “genius” – Ian Holloway raves about Leeds United head-coach appeared first on The72.
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Middlesbrough could still sign Everton duo Mo Besic and Yannick Bolasie on loan deals, according to the Yorkshire Post. Boro saw a £6 million move for Besic, who spent last season on loan with them in the Championship, fall through on deadline day yesterday. This was much to the frustration of their manager, Tony Pulis, [...] The post Middlesbrough could land Everton duo on loan deals appeared first on The72.
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Former Millwall manager Ian Holloway has described new Leeds United Head Coach as a “fantastic tactician”. New Leeds United boss started his managerial spell at Leeds United in style, beating Stoke City 3-1 at Elland Road. Stoke City who were relegated from the Premier League last season, were second best throughout the game as goals [...] The post Former Millwall manager describes Marcelo Bielsa as a “fantastic tactician” appeared first on The72.
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Middlesbrough were linked with nearly 10 players on deadline day, but failed to get any deals over the line to add to the acquisitions made earlier in the window. Middlesbrough were looking likely to be one of the busiest teams in the Football League on deadline day. After being linked to players from both the [...] The post Should Middlesbrough’s deadline day failures determine the success of their transfer window? appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United had been linked with a late swoop for Everton midfielder Muhamed Besic, and HITC Sports reported that he was likely to be a Leeds United player by the end of the permanent transfer window. However, Middlesbrough came in with a late offer, and agreed a £6m deal which would see Besic move to [...] The post Leeds United should move for this Premier League midfielder after missing out on Muhamed Besic appeared first on The72.
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BBC Journalist Steve Crossman had tweeted to suggest that Middlesbrough had completed the signing of Mo Besic – although news is now beginning to surface that the midfielder has failed to agree personal terms with the club. Boro have completed the deal for Mo Besic, at this stage I could not tell you if it’s [...] The post Transfer drama as Middlesbrough fail to sign Everton midfielder – but there could still be a surprise addition appeared first on The72.
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News has emerged that Wigan Athletic are set to sign Lee Evans from Sheffield United in a shock transfer, just 50 minutes before the transfer window is set to slam shut. Reliable journalist Alan Nixon has tweeted to say that a deal appears to be definitely on for the midfielder to move from Sheffield United [...] The post Wigan Athletic set to sign midfielder from Sheffield United – remarkable coup appeared first on The72.
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