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Millwall sign Reading midfielder on loan

26 Sep 2011

Millwall have signed midfielder Brian Howard on a three-month loan from Championship rivals Reading. The 28-year-old has made 70 appearances for the Royals since signing from Sheffield United two years ago.

Green on fine form for the Hammers

26 Sep 2011

Robert Green has been in top form for West Ham United this season. That is the view of Hammers’ goalkeeping coach Martyn Margetson, who praised the England international for his mentality. ...

Montano making moves

26 Sep 2011

West Ham have living proof that a good player in the reserves and youth system does not automatically mean you can make the big step up. Freddie Sears was one of the most prolific youngsters in England at Under 18s and reserves level,...

Villa recall Watford striker

25 Sep 2011

Aston Villa have recalled Austria Under 21 striker Andreas Weimann earlier than planned from his Watford loan spell. The 20-year-old was expected to stay at Watford until January, but Villa had an option to end the...

Church: Don't call me the new Long

24 Sep 2011

Reading's Wales international striker Simon Church says that he doesn't want supporters to think of him as a replacement for Shane Long, who left in the summer to join West Brom. “A lot of people are saying I can replace Shane but I am my own...

New keeper for Blackpool

23 Sep 2011

Blackpool have signed goalkeeper Mark Howard on a short-term contract. The 25-year-old left Aberdeen in the summer. The former Arsenal player received several offers to stay in Scotland, but opted to sign for...

Doncaster appoint Dean Saunders as their new manager

23 Sep 2011

Former Wrexham boss Dean Saunders has been appointed as Doncaster Rovers' new manager on a three-year contract, after the club relieved Sean O'Driscoll of his managerial duties. O'Driscoll had been in charge...

Kebe doubtful with knee injury

22 Sep 2011

Reading's Mali international winger Jimmy Kebe is not yet back in training after picking up a knee injury during the 2-0 win over Doncaster on Saturday and is a doubt for the Royals' visit to Coventry this weekend. Kebe was instrumental...

Pugh swaps Stoke for return to Elland Road

22 Sep 2011

Former Stoke City utility player Danny Pugh has rejoined his old club Leeds United initially on loan. Pugh made 57 appearances for Leeds in two seasons between 2004 and 2006 and United boss Simon Grayson wants to make the move permanent...

The bubble blower - part 2

22 Sep 2011

Leigham Stone's weekly look at the trials and tribulations of supporting West Ham Are the Hammers turning dirty in 2012? West Ham United co-chairman David Gold admitted earlier in the...

New deal for Taylor-Fletcher

20 Sep 2011

Gary Taylor-Fletcher has signed a new one-year Blackpool contract, with an option for a further year. The striker, who has scored two goals so far this season, joined Blackpool from Huddersfield in July 2007.

Hammers heading in the right direction

19 Sep 2011

Disappointment was the buzz word around Upton Park last season as numerous horrible home performances and a lack of effort and class combined for some miserable viewing for Hammers fans. The 2011-2012 season has a glow of optimism,...

Unlucky break for Bailey

19 Sep 2011

Derby midfielder James Bailey is likely to be ruled out for three months with an ankle fracture and ligament damage. The 23-year-old sustained the injury during a training sesssion. A scan revealed he has a...

McDermott praises Royals' goalscorers

18 Sep 2011

Reading manager Brian McDermott was full of praise for strikers Simon Church and Adam Le Fondre who scored for the Royals in their 2-0 win over Doncaster. It was Reading's first win at home this season and lifted them into 14th place. “I...

Rovers rooted to the bottom

18 Sep 2011

Defeat against Reading on Saturday, in a clash between the Championship's bottom two, marked a new low point for Doncaster Rovers this season. They have taken just one point from their first seven Championship games and are now four...

Middlesbrough sign loan striker

16 Sep 2011

Middlesbrough have signed striker Alex Tchuimeni-Nimely from Manchester City on a three month loan. The 20-year-old, who signed a four year deal at City in April 2010, has made two first-team appearances...


15 Sep 2011

In a weekly ritual of the like that only West Ham fans will truly relate to, Hammers follower Leigham Stone will take us through the trials and tribulations of supporting one of the world's most famous clubs in his new column. Renowned for its...

Eriksson factor is key for Foxes

15 Sep 2011

It is 10 years since Sven Goran Eriksson guided England to that famous 5-1 win against Germany - and it's no surprise that there is a sense of expectation among Leicester City's fans. In five...

Brighton the new Arsenal?

15 Sep 2011

Remember a time when Arsenal fans could regularly be heard singing one of their favourite chants? "One-nil to the Ar-se-nal" was a favourite theme tune back in the days when David Seaman, Tony Adams and Lee Dixon were so...

Leeds sign Finnish star

15 Sep 2011

Leeds United have signed Finnish midfielder Mika Vayrynen on a one year deal, with the option for a second year. The 29-year-old, who left Dutch club Heerenveen in the summer, was poised to sign for Derby County...