Tag: club

8 July 2024 Off

Scott Parker: Burnley boss says everyone at club has ‘something to prove’

By Total Football News

Everyone at Burnley has “something to prove” after relegation from the Premier League last season, says the club’s new head coach Scott Parker.

The 43-year-old succeeded Vincent Kompany, who joined Bayern Munich in a shock move despite the Clarets suffering an immediate return to the Championship.

Parker’s most recent job was at Belgian side Club Bruges, where he was sacked in March 2023 after lasting just 12 games, which he

14 June 2024 Off

Everton: Friedkin Group agrees deal for takeover of Premier League club

By Total Football News

The Friedkin Group has agreed a deal in principle to complete a takeover of Everton, BBC Sport understands.

Chairman Dan Friedkin, who also owns Roma, is now strong favourite to purchase the Toffees after jumping ahead of four other bidders.

A decision over whether Friedkin wants to exercise the option of buying current owner Farhad Moshiri’s 94% stake could come by the weekend.

American businessman Friedkin, who has a reported

13 June 2024 Off

Everton: UK-based investor fourth to make bid for Premier League club

By Total Football News

A UK-based investment firm, backed by two ‘western billionaires’, has become the fourth party to make a bid to buy Everton.

Vici Private Finance began initial talks with Toffees owner Farhad Moshiri earlier this year and has now made an all-equity offer without taking on additional debt.

The firm has provided proof of cash, believed to be in the region of £1bn, which allows the capability of getting a deal

11 June 2024 Off

Erik Ten Hag: Manchester United manager to remain in charge of the club

By Total Football News

Erik Ten Hag will remain as manager of Manchester United following a post-season review by the club’s board.

It is understood they are now talking to Ten Hag about extending his contract, which is about to enter its final season.

United instigated their review immediately after the FA Cup final.

Ten Hag went into the game against Manchester City at Wembley amid a backdrop of reports claiming he was going

11 June 2024 Off

Preston: Club fined for offensive chants in Chelsea and Huddersfield games

By Total Football News

Preston North End have been fined a total of £40,000 for two incidents of offensive supporter chants at away games during the 2023-24 season.

The club were charged with crowd control misconduct by the Football Association over a chant in their Championship fixture at Huddersfield Town in December and another in their FA Cup tie at Chelsea in January.

They admitted both charges, which related to failing to ensure their

7 June 2024 Off

Jamie Vardy: Leicester City striker signs new one-year deal with the club

By Total Football News

Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy has signed a new one-year deal with the Premier League club.

Vardy has played for Leicester since 2012 and has scored 190 goals in 464 appearances.

The 37-year-old won the Premier League with the club in 2015-16.

Centre-back Jannik Vestergaard, 31, has also signed a new deal until the summer of 2027, while Marc Albrighton, Kelechi Iheanacho and Dennis Praet will leave the club as

4 June 2024 Off

Watford to sell 10% of club to fans and investors

By Total Football News

Watford have been owned by Gino Pozzo since 2014 and have twice won promotion to the Premier League in that time, as well as reaching the FA Cup final in 2019.

But they were relegated from the top flight of English football in 2022 and finished 15th in the Championship last season, 17 points adrift of the play-off places.

They have had nine different bosses since the summer of 2020,

30 May 2024 Off

Leeds United: Red Bull takes minority stake in Championship club

By Total Football News

Leeds United have announced that Red Bull has taken a minority ownership stake in the club, as well as taking over as their front-of-shirt sponsor.

The energy drink brand owns RB Leipzig in Germany’s Bundesliga, Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg and MLS side New York Red Bulls, as well as Red Bull Bragantino in Brazil.

They have also invested in ice hockey, extreme sports, motorsports and two teams in Formula

24 May 2024 Off

Bruno Fernandes: Manchester United captain wants to stay at club

By Total Football News

Manchester United captain Bruno Fernandes says he would like to stay at Old Trafford but wants the club to match his expectations.

The midfielder, who joined the club from Sporting Lisbon in 2020, has scored 79 goals in 232 appearances for United.

Fernandes gave an interview to DAZN in April in which he appeared to cast doubt on his future at Old Trafford.

Erik ten Hag says the club want

23 May 2024 Off

Premier League injuries table: Which club had the most injuries this season?

By Total Football News

Dinnery says that their initial findings suggest the total days lost to injury of 25,131 across the 20 clubs is the most they have recorded.

Compared to 2022-23, the total days lost to injuries was up 19%.

The list does not include the likes of Aston Villa’s Emi Buendia, Manchester United’s Tyrell Malacia or Chelsea’s Wesley Fofana because they were injured before the start of the campaign.

But in terms