Tag: season

15 April 2024 0

Kieran McKenna: Championship manager of season says Ipswich will ‘give it everything’

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Ipswich's Kieran McKenna with his Championship manager of the season award
Ipswich’s Kieran McKenna is Championship manager of the season

Kieran McKenna says Ipswich will “give it everything” in their bid to clinch promotion after he was named Championship manager of the season.

Town are one point clear at the top of the table with three games left as they look to return to the Premier League for the first time since 2002.

Although they drew with Middlesbrough in their last

14 April 2024 0

Ollie Watkins: Aston Villa striker should win player of the season, says team-mate Emi Martinez

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Emery proud of ‘competitive’ Villa players

Aston Villa goalkeeper Emi Martinez believes team-mate Ollie Watkins should win Premier League player of the season.

Watkins is just one goal behind Manchester City’s Erling Haaland in the race for the golden boot.

“He should be a really, really good contender,” Martinez told Sky Sports.

Watkins has led the charge for Unai Emery’s side, who are now fourth with five matches left –

13 April 2024 0

Chelsea spent £747m on transfers in 2022-23 season

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Todd Boehly
Chelsea finished 12th in the Premier League in 2022-23, the first full season since the Todd Boehly-led consortium took over

Chelsea spent £747m on transfers last season, according to accounts published by Companies House.

The wage bill rose by 18% to £404m, the second highest in the Premier League.

Players costing £592m were sold for £203m, although accounting rules mean that generated a profit of £63m.

As of 30 June

12 April 2024 0

Leicester City: Foxes to avoid points penalty this season after EFL admission

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Leicester City flag
Leicester City are looking to return to the Premier League at their first attempt

Leicester City are not at risk of a points deduction this season after the English Football League said it does not have the power to punish clubs for Premier League breaches.

Leicester followed up by taking legal action, arguing a points penalty while in the Championship would be unlawful.

The EFL has now admitted regulations will

11 April 2024 0

Premier League: Profit and Sustainability Rules to remain next season ahead of vote change

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Everton confused by latest points deduction – Dyche

The Premier League’s current profit and sustainability rules are to remain in place for next season.

That is despite the fact that clubs agreed unanimously to change the rules in principle at a meeting on Thursday.

At present, clubs cannot report losses of more than £105m over a three-year period.

A vote on whether to move to a model adopted by Uefa,

11 April 2024 0

Semi-automated offside technology approved by clubs for 2024-25 season

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Semi-automated offside technology was trialled at the Arab Cup and Club World Cup in 2021

Premier League clubs have approved unanimously the use of semi-automated offside technology (SAOT) for the 2024-25 season.

The plan is to introduce the system after one of the international breaks in September or October, the Premier League said.

Fifa first used the technology at the 2022 men’s World Cup in Qatar.

It is anticipated SAOT

4 April 2024 0

Steve Davison: Sunderland chief operating officer to leave club at the end of the season

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Steve Davison watches Sunderland in action
Steve Davison arrived at Sunderland in January of 2021

Sunderland have announced that chief operating officer Steve Davison will leave at the end of the season.

The lifelong supporter will step down just over three years after taking the post during the 2020-21 season.

Davison has overseen non-football affairs as Sunderland gained promotion back to the Championship.

Chairman Kyril Louis-Dreyfus told the club websiteexternal-link that “his contribution ensures

3 April 2024 0

EFL manager of the season: Kieran McKenna, Daniel Farke and Liam Rosenior nominated

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Kieran McKenna, Daniel Farke and Liam Rosenior
Kieran McKenna (left), Daniel Farke (middle) and Liam Rosenior are the three nominees for the Championship’s manager of the season

Ipswich Town boss Kieran McKenna, Leeds United manager Daniel Farke and Hull City boss Liam Rosenior have been nominated for the Championship manager of the season at the EFL awards.

Ipswich are top of the table, while Leeds are second and Hull 10th.

Leeds’ Crysencio Summerville, Leicester’s Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall and

2 April 2024 0

Brighton announce record profit after best Premier League season

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Brighton owner Tony Bloom watches from the stands
Brighton owner Tony Bloom took over the club in 2009 when they were playing in League One

Brighton have announced a record profit of £122.8m in the 2022-23 financial year – the most successful season in the Premier League club’s history.

Profit after tax increased annually by almost £100m from £24.1m, with turnover going up by 17.2% to a record £204.5m.

Albion finished sixth in the Premier League in 2022-23,

28 March 2024 0

Darko Gyabi: On-loan Plymouth Argyle midfielder likely to miss rest of season

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Darko Gyabi in action for Plymouth
Darko Gyabi started in nine of his 10 Championship appearances for Plymouth

On-loan Plymouth Argyle midfielder Darko Gyabi is set to miss the rest of the season with a groin injury and will return to parent club Leeds United.

The 20-year-old made 10 appearances for the Championship strugglers after joining on loan in January.

Gyabi will miss at least six weeks with the injury, suffered in training, and will receive