Category: Championship

18 July 2024 Off

Ebou Adams: Midfielder says he rediscovered himself at Derby County

By Total Football News

Adams joined Cardiff from Forest Green in May 2022 when the Bluebirds were managed by Steve Morison.

A tendon tear and knee injury sidelined him for 12 months, and three changes of management in that time left him struggling to hold down a spot in Cardiff’s squad when he did return to fitness last season.

By the time he left Wales on loan for a Derby County side battling to

18 July 2024 Off

Everton goalkeeper Jack Barrett joins Blackburn Rovers

By Total Football News

Blackburn Rovers have signed former Everton goalkeeper Jack Barrett on a free transfer.

The 22-year-old, released by the Toffees, has been on trial at Ewood Park, and has done enough to land a one-year contract.

He was included in the squad which faced Accrington Stanley in a pre-season friendly at the weekend.

Barrett made his professional debut in May, appearing for Cavalry FC in the Canadian Premier League while on

17 July 2024 Off

Isaac Whitehall: Blackburn midfielder signs new deal after injury

By Total Football News

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Isaac Whitehall has signed a new one-year contract at Ewood Park.

Whitehall, 22, who has been with the club since he was 12, also has the option of a further season.

Having missed over two-and-a-half years with a foot injury, he is targeting a first-team return after appearing for the Under-21s last term.

“It’s a fresh start,” he said. “Hopefully I can get a good full pre-season,

17 July 2024 Off

Gareth Southgate & Steve Holland: Stoke’s Steven Schumacher says all bosses can learn from England duo

By Total Football News

Following Sunday’s defeat by Spain, Southgate took less than 48 hours to announce he was stepping down as England boss after eight years in charge.

“It actually wasn’t too much of a surprise to find out he’d gone,” Schumacher added.

“I always felt if we didn’t win this tournament Gareth would fancy a new challenge but he has done an unbelievable job considering where England were as a team, the

17 July 2024 Off

Andreas Hountondji: Burnley sign Caen striker on four-year deal

By Total Football News

Burnley have signed striker Andreas Hountondji from French side Caen on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old Benin international joins the Clarets having scored 16 goals in all competitions for Rodez during a loan spell with the Ligue 2 side last term.

Hountondji has won six caps for Benin and has also previously had loan spells with Quevilly-Rouen and Orleans during the 2022-23 season.

“I chose to

17 July 2024 Off

Ebou Adams: Derby County re-sign Cardiff City midfielder on permanent deal

By Total Football News

Derby County have re-signed Ebou Adams from Cardiff City for an undisclosed fee after the midfielder helped the Rams to promotion from League One last season.

The 28-year-old Gambia international moves to Pride Park on a three-year deal having featured 17 times on loan for Paul Warne’s side last term as they sealed their return to the Championship as runners-up in the third tier.

Adams was an instrumental figure

16 July 2024 Off

Burnley sign Brazilian defender Luca Pires from Santos

By Total Football News

Burnley have signed Brazilian left-back Lucas Pires on a four-year deal.

The 23-year-old has joined from Santos, where he made over 70 appearances, for an undisclosed fee.

The defender is a product of Corinthians but a year after signing a four-year contract with Santos in 2022 he was fined 50% of his wages and transfer-listed for disciplinary reasons.

That led to him last season going on loan to Spanish club