Category: News Story

23 September 2021 0

Cooper unfazed by Nottingham Forest challenge

By Total Football News

New Nottingham Forest head coach Steve Cooper says he won't be daunted by the club's recent tumultuous record for sacking managers after taking charge at the City Ground and is "all in" for the challenge that lies ahead.

The former Swansea boss becomes Forest's 11th different manager in seven years and the two-time European champions have appointed a new incumbent every year since 2010.

Cooper, who twice led Swansea into …

23 September 2021 0

Clarke-Harris handed four-match ban over historical social media posts

By Total Football News

Jonson Clarke-Harris was found to have breached FA Rules E3.1 and E3.2 over social media posts made between 2012 and 2013; the player has been handed a £5,300 fine, banned for four matches and will be forced to attend an education programme

Peterborough striker Jonson Clarke-Harris has been banned for four matches and fined £5,300 by the Football Association (FA) over

23 September 2021 0

Six buyers interested in Derby | Rooney: Morris ‘dishonest’

By Total Football News

Derby County's administrators say they have already received interest from six potential buyers for the club, while manager Wayne Rooney has accused owner Mel Morris of a lack of honesty.

It was first announced on Friday that the club would go into administration, and on Wednesday the Championship side confirmed that Andrew Hosking, Carl Jackson and Andrew Andronikou from Quantuma would serve as joint administrators, a move which triggered an

22 September 2021 0

Derby enter administration and suffer 12-point deduction

By Total Football News

Derby County have entered administration and been deducted 12 points by the English Football League amid ongoing financial problems at the club.

Andrew Hosking, Carl Jackson and Andrew Andronikou, managing directors at business advisory firm Quantuma, have been appointed joint administrators of the Sky Bet Championship club, who according to owner Mel Morris are losing between £1.3m and £1.5m per month.

Derby, managed by former England captain Wayne Rooney had …

22 September 2021 0

PL, Championship clubs can trial safe standing this season

By Total Football News

Clubs in the Premier League and Championship will be able to offer licensed standing areas in their stadiums from January 1 next year as part of a pilot programme.

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) set out the plans in a statement on Wednesday.

The introduction of designated safe standing areas would mean an end to the blanket ban on standing in the top two divisions of English football which …

21 September 2021 0

Deeney: I get up to 40 racist messages a week

By Total Football News

Birmingham City striker Troy Deeney urges all footballers to report every instance of racism to the police; He says: "If I was to react and say the same level of abuse back I'd be on Sky, I'd be everywhere, there'd be punishments for me - but there isn't for these individuals"

Troy Deeney has revealed he experiences "30-40

21 September 2021 0

Nottingham Forest appoint Cooper as head coach

By Total Football News

Nottingham Forest have appointed Steve Cooper as head coach on a two-year contract.

Cooper took his first training session as Forest boss on Tuesday morning, with the Championship's bottom club next in action at home to Millwall on Saturday.

Forest then travel to Barnsley next Wednesday, September 29 - live on Sky Sports.

Cooper becomes Forest's 14th permanent managerial appointment in the past 10 years.

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21 September 2021 0

Widespread concern for Derby jobs as administration looms

By Total Football News

There is widespread concern for job losses at Derby County as the crisis-hit club prepare to enter administration, Sky Sports News have been told.

While some individual consultations happened on Monday, the bulk of the Derby workforce will be told on Tuesday what they can expect from the process.

With the club believed to be losing between £1.3m and £1.5m per month, administrators are expected to be appointed either on …

21 September 2021 0

Cooper agrees to become Forest boss

By Total Football News

Steve Cooper has agreed to become the new Nottingham Forest manager.

A deal for the 41-year-old to take over at the City Ground has been finalised and an announcement is expected later on Tuesday.

Forest agreed compensation with his former club Swansea late last week because Cooper was still technically contracted to the Welsh club.

He left the Liberty Stadium as head coach in July after leading them to the …

18 September 2021 0

Two Birmingham fans arrested over alleged racist abuse at Peterborough

By Total Football News

Peterborough defender Nathan Thompson alerted Jarred Gillett to the alleged racist abuse during the second half of their 3-0 home win against Birmingham City; Elsewhere, police launch investigation into alleged racist abuse aimed at Swansea's on-loan Liverpool defender Rhys Williams

Two Birmingham City fans have been arrested on suspicion of aiming racist abuse at Peterborough defender Nathan Thompson during Saturday's Championship