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Where are they now? Nottingham Forest’s 2008 League One promotion winning side

It is nearly 12 years since Nottingham Forest secured their return to the Championship in 2008. Here is where their League One promotion winning side are nowadays- The starting XI used on the final day of the season against Yeovil Town- GK- Paul Smith- The experienced goalkeeper retired in 2016 and is now an academy [...]
Published Monday at 09:16 am on The 72

Future Forecast Part Two – the first matchday

August 5th, 2028. Thirty football grounds open their gates for the first time since Covid-19 struck back in March 2020. Some obvious trepidation was present – what could happen? Over the last three months, the grounds had been under deep cleansing, renewed hope in the sporting community was creating a buzz. Tickets kept from the [...]
Published Thursday at 08:12 am on The 72

Full List of Teams and Players for the Ultimate Quaran Team Cup

Here are the full list of teams and their players that will be competing in the Ultimate Quaran Team Cup. With football being suspended due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, football teams social media have been doing their best to keep fans entertained during this tough time. Leyton Orient came up with one of the most [...]
Published Wednesday at 07:52 pm on The 72

QPR starlet Shodipo nearing first-team chance says Warburton

Speaking to QPR’s official club website (quotes via the Brent and Kilburn Times), Queens Park Rangers boss Mark Waburton has said that young winger Olamide Shodipo’s chance in the first-team is “very, very close”. 22-year-old winger Olamide Shodipo has been in and around the senior side at Queens Park Rangers over the course of the [...]
Published Thursday at 06:01 pm on The 72

New deal for Charlton Athletic assistant manager

Charlton Athletic assistant manager Johnnie Jackson has signed a new three-and-a-half year deal with the club according to The Addicks’ official media sources. The 37-year-old Londoner has been a member of the Charlton Athletic coaching staff since the 2017/2018 season when he transitioned from playing into coaching. Jackson has been working as an assistant to [...]
Published 1 month ago on The 72

Who are the next ‘Wonderkids’ in football?

So, with the window closed, we can all say that even if we didn’t know who Jude Bellingham was before, Manchester United have brought him to the fore now. Bidding an alleged £30million for a teenager with fewer than 30 first-team appearances for second-tier Birmingham, it is safe to say United have either scouted excessively [...]
Published 1 month ago on The 72

An updated five potential candidates for the Cambridge United job

Cambridge United remain in the hunt for a new permanent manager to replace Colin Calderwood. Here is an updated five candidates for the vacant position- Ian Evatt- The ex-Derby County, QPR, Blackpool and Chesterfield defender has been linked with U’s after an impressive season at the helm at Barrow. His side are currently top of the National [...]
Published 1 month ago on The 72

QPR, Charlton Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday after Tottenham Hotspur striker Troy Parrott

QPR, Charlton Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday are all interested in taking Tottenham Hotspur striker Troy Parrott on loan, according to a report by the Evening Standard. The highly-rated youngster could leave Spurs on loan before the end of the transfer window for some first team experience and has a host of Championship clubs tracking him. [...]
Published 2 months ago on The 72

Surprise transfer interest in Ipswich Town’s Donacien

Janoi Donacien’s Ipswich career could have another twist in the tale, according to the East Anglian Daily Times. Right-back or central defender Janoi arrived in the Paul Hurst management era, although the saga was less straight forward than most. The former Aston Villa Youth is a subject of St Lucia by birth, which meant his [...]
Published 2 months ago on The 72

Ipswich preparing to fend off bids for starlets

Ipswich Town are preparing for a fight to keep hold of the clubs trio of youth prospects, suggested Lee O’Neill, the Suffolk club’s General Manager to the East Anglian Daily Times. Flynn Downes and Luke Woolfenden a centre half, comfortable on the ball and not easily flustered, are both expected to attract attention this January, [...]
Published 2 months ago on The 72


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