Category: News Story

12 October 2021 0

Ashley not among Derby bidders, administrators confirm

By Total Football News

Derby's administrators have confirmed several interested parties have submitted 'serious' bids for the club - but Mike Ashley is not one of them.

The Rams went into administration last month and there has been speculation that Ashley is among those interested in buying the Sky Bet Championship club.

The retail billionaire sold Newcastle to a consortium led by Saudi-based Public Investment Fund last week, but Derby's administrators say he has …

11 October 2021 0

Former Swansea winger Routledge announces retirement

By Total Football News

Former Swansea winger Wayne Routledge has called time on his playing career.

Routledge, 36, who spent the last 10 years at Swansea, turned down the offer of a new one-year contract by the Welsh club in the summer after working his way back from knee surgery.

The former Crystal Palace forward revealed in August he had played his last game for Swansea, but did not say what the future held.…

11 October 2021 0

Preston owner and National winner Hemmings dies aged 86

By Total Football News

Successful businessman Hemmings is credited with helping to save Preston from financial difficulties; A major supporter of National Hunt racing, he owned many top horses, including three Grand National winners

Trevor Hemmings, owner of Championship club Preston North End, has passed away at the age of 86.

Hemmings was also a major supporter of National Hunt racing and saw his famous

11 October 2021 0

Derby lodge appeal against 12-point deduction

By Total Football News

Derby County's administrators have lodged an appeal against the 12-point deduction imposed by the English Football League (EFL).

The Pride Park-club were dealt the points penalty after entering administration in September amid ongoing financial problems.

Administrators Andrew Hosking, Carl Jackson and Andrew Andronikou, managing directors at business advisory firm Quantuma, were placed in charge after Derby owner Mel Morris revealed the club were losing between £1.3m and £1.5m per month.…

10 October 2021 0

Premier League B teams in EFL not happening – Parry

By Total Football News

Introducing Premier League B teams into the EFL is "non-negotiable", the league's chair Rick Parry has insisted.

The idea, which was core to last year's rejected 'Project Big Picture', was recently reiterated by Pep Guardiola - manager of Manchester City, who are keen on the idea to help their development of young players.

But Parry says "I just don't see it" as he commented on the future plans for English …

8 October 2021 0

Brereton Diaz, Parker win September Championship awards

By Total Football News

Blackburn's Ben Brereton Diaz has been named the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month for September.

A summer away with Chile appears to have given Brereton Diaz the missing piece to his game. Six goals, including a hat-trick against Cardiff, and an assist were claimed with a willingness to beat defenders and add a flourish to his finishing.

Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray said: "Ben's contribution last month, and during …

8 October 2021 0

VOTE: Championship, L1 & L2 Goal of the Month

By Total Football News

Voting for Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two Goals of the Month is open until Monday, October 11 at 3pm.

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Tom Dele-Bashiru - READING vs Peterborough United - September 14

Some shots are unstoppable. Posh 'keeper Christy Pym could only watch on transfixed as Dele-Bashiru arced his 20-yard curler inches inside the post and under the bar with pace and precision.

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7 October 2021 0

Earnshaw: ‘I am ready to be a manager’

By Total Football News

"People say, 'Footballers do not talk like this.' I am sorry. I don't fit in that box and it is not going to happen because I have bigger experiences than being a footballer."

Rob Earnshaw is discussing the tweets that turned him into a social media phenomenon in football circles. He has shared thoughts on the nature of friendship and whether we are more likely to discover aliens or the …

5 October 2021 0

Met and Derbyshire forces investigate abuse of Robinson

By Total Football News

Robinson was sent monkey emojis on Instagram in reply to a post after scoring twice in West Brom's win at Chelsea; West Midlands Police have now transferred the investigation to their counterparts in London and Derbyshire

The Metropolitan Police and Derbyshire Police are now investigating the online racist abuse sent to West Brom forward Callum Robinson.

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5 October 2021 0

14-year-old referred to Youth Offenders over Brewster abuse

By Total Football News

The incident occurred on March 18 and was subsequently passed on to South Yorkshire Police who launched an investigation; officers in Staffordshire then spoke to a 14-year-old boy who accepted full responsibility for abusing Rhian Brewster

A 14-year-old boy has been referred to Youth Offending Services after racially abusing Sheffield United striker Rhian Brewster on Instagram.

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