Thursday, January 04, 2007

Latest Football Transfers

 4 January 2007

Richard Barker                [Mansfield - Hartlepool] £80,000
Luke Chadwick                [Stoke - Norwich] £200,000
Jonny Evans                    [Man Utd - Sunderland] Loan
David Jones                     [Man Utd - Derby] £1m-plus
Michael Leary                 [Luton - Brentford] Loan
Vincenzo Montella          [Roma - Fulham] Loan
Glenn Murray                 [Carlisle - Rochdale] Undisclosed
Joe O'Cearuill                  [Arsenal - Brighton] Loan
Nicky Rizzo                      [MK Dons - Grimsby] Loan
Danny Rose                     [Man Utd - Oxford] Loan
Paul Thirlwell                  [Derby - Carlisle]  Undisclosed
Neal Trotman                  [Oldham - Halifax]  Loan
Lee Harper                   [Northampton - MK Dons] Undisclosed

3 January 2007

Vincent Fernandez      [Nottingham Forest - Grays]  Loan
Tore Andre Flo            [Unattached - Leeds]
John Hardiker              [Fleetwood Town - Forest Green] Undisclosed
Ben Harding                 [MK Dons - Grays] Loan
Glynn Hurst                 [Shrewsbury - Bury] Undisclosed
Tresor Kandol              [Barnet - Leeds] Undisclosed
Joe Keith                      [Leyton Orient - Brentford] Undisclosed
David Lucas                 [Unattached - Barnsley]
Grant McCann             [Cheltenham - Barnsley] £100,000
Paul Musselwhite        [Unattached - Port Vale] Free
David Partridge           [Bristol City - Brentford] Loan
Mark Roberts              [Crewe - Northwich Victoria] Loan
Alan Rogers                 [Unattached - Accrington Stanley]
Brian Stock                  [Preston - Doncaster] Undisclosed
Stephen Vaughan       [Chester - Rochdale] Loan

2 January 2007

Ben Alnwick                   [Sunderland - Tottenham] £900,000
Craig Brewster              [Unattached - Aberdeen] Free
Michael Bischoff            [Coventry - Brondby] Free
Iyseden Christie            [Rochdale - Kidderminster] Undisclosed
Gavin Cowan                 [Shrewsbury - Grays] Free
Tommy Doherty           [QPR - Wycombe] Loan
Carlos Edwards             [Luton - Sunderland] £1.5m
Anthony Elding             [Boston - Stockport] Undisclosed
Martin Fulop                 [Tottenham - Sunderland] £500,000
Dean Holden                  [Peterborough - Falkirk] Undisclosed
Liam Lawrence             [Sunderland - Stoke] £500,000
Aaron McLean              [Grays - Peterborough] £150,000
Craig Morgan                [Mk Dons - Peterborough] Undisclosed
Fola Onibuje                  [Swindon - Wycombe] Loan
Ryan Stevenson           [St Johnstone - Ayr] Undisclosed
Gavin Strachan             [Hartlepool - Peterborough] Loan
Adel Taarabt                 [Lens - Tottenham] Loan

1 January 2007

Ade Akinbiyi                  [Sheff Utd - Burnley] £750,000
Moses Ashikodi             [Rangers - Watford] Nominal fee
Stephen Black               [Kansas City - Montrose] Loan
George Boyd                 [Stevenage - Peterborough] £260,000*
* Pending - transfer due to be completed 8 January
David Forde                  [Derry City - Cardiff City] Undisclosed
Stephen Fraser            [Montrose - St Andrews Utd] Loan
Michael Fulton             [Morton - Largs Thistle] Loan
Alan Gilbridge              [Morton - Largs Thistle] Loan
Morgaro Gomis            [Cowdenbeath - Dundee Utd] Nominal fee
Stefan Gonet                 [Morton - Clydebank] Loan
Dean Holden                 [Peterborough - Falkirk] Undisclosed
Paul Keegan                  [St Patrick's Athletic - Motherwell] UD
Michael Kightly            [Grays - Wolves] Nominal fee
Scott Marshall              [unattached - Cowdenbeath]
David MacLeod            [Morton - Largs Thistle] Loan
Neil McCallum              [St Johnstone - Alloa] Loan
Mark McChrystal         [Derry City - Partick] Undisclosed
Paul McGowan             [Celtic - Morton] Loan
Michael McIndoe         [Barnsley - Wolves] £250,000
Derek McInnes            [Millwall - St Johnstone] Undisclosed
Trevor Molloy              [St Patrick's Athletic - Motherwell] Undisclosed
Kevin Moon                  [St Johnstone - Forfar] Loan
Michael Mullen            [Queen of the South - Stranraer] Loan
Danny Murphy            [Cork - Motherwell] Undisclosed
Neil Stephen                 [Peterhead - Montrose] Undisclosed

Courtesy : BBC Sports

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Todays Headlines

 Real Madrid's David Beckham To Discuss A New Deal:
Beckham who will be out of contract in June 07 will hold talks with Real Madrid next week over a new two-year contract.

Mourinho Taunts Man Utd:
Jose Mourinho has claimed that Manchester United & Sir Alex Fergusson have wasted their chance to possibly increase their lead over Chelsea to 11pts rather than the present tally of 6 pts. He also said that Man Utd couldn't utilise the oppurtunity of increasing their lead when Chelsea are experiencing a rare dip in form due to injuries to their key players who will return to action in couple of weeks.

Barcelona Snubbed Ronaldo:
Ronaldo's agent reveals that he had offered Man Utd's Christiano Ronaldo's service to spanish & european champions FC Barcelona before the World Cup last year, but they turned it down  as they were trying to sign Thierry Henry from Arsenal.

Monday, January 01, 2007

January Transfer Targets

 As the January transfer window has opened, it gives clubs a chance to buy some quality players and a hope for teams to revive their chances of winning competitions or to climb out of the relegation zone.
Here are some of the January transfer targets of the EPL clubs,

1 Manchester United: 
The Reds are looking to sign England World Cup star Owen Hargreaves to strengthen their midfield from Bayern Munich, also possible Janary targets are defender Gareth Bale from Southampton and possibly a summer deal for Athletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres also Nigel Reo Coker from West Ham, Defoe from Spurs & Manuel Fernandes from Benfica.

2 Chelsea:
Chelsea's main target will be someone to plug their defensive poblems, and a possible target is Man City's Micah Richards who has a price tag  of £20m, also defensive targets are Sol Campbell from Portsmouth, FC Porto defender  Anderson.

3 Liverpool:
Liverpool will pursue David Villa from Valencia and also will try to sign Blackburn captain Lucas Neil. Other targets are Mathew Upson from Birmingham, Ashley Young from Watford, Beckham fom Real Madrid. 

4 Bolton:
Bolton will be very active this transfer window as they fight for the top 4 in the league. Possible targets are  Vikash Dhorasoo from Paris Saint-Germain, James Beattie from Everton, David Beckham from Real Madrid, Aldo Pedro Duscher from  Deportivo La Coruna, Yang Changpeng from Wuhan, Alan Smith from Manchester United.

5 Arsenal:

Arsenal look to strengthen their squad for the FA Cup & European competitions as they are the only realistic chance of silverware they can hope to add to their trophy room. Possible targets are Ashley Young from Watford, Glen  Johnson from Chelsea, Micah Richards from Manchester City, Nigel Reo-Coker from West Ham, Gareth Bale from Southampton.

6 Portsmouth:
The players linked with a move to Portsmouth are Matthew Upson from Birmingham, Luke Varney from Crewe, Robert Earnshaw from Norwich, Zoltan Gera from West Bromwich, Andre-Pierre Gignac from Lorient, Glen Johnson from Chelsea, Manuel Fernandes from Benfica, Michael Ball from PSV Eindhoven, Peter Crouch from Liverpool, Shaun Wright-Phillips from Chelsea, Stephen Appiah from Fenerbahce, Tal Ben Haim from Bolton.

7 Tottenham:
Martin Jol looks to strengthen their squad to achieve a league position which they missed out last season. The players rumoured with the Spurs are Curtis Davies from West Bromwich, Matthew Upson from Birmingham, Craig Bellamy from Liverpool, David Beckham from Real Madrid, Giles Barnes from Derby County.

8 Everton:
David Moyes would like to get in a player to fill the gap of the injured Tim Cahill. Players linked with Everton are Billy Clarke from Ipswich, Giles Barnes from Derby County, Alan Smith from Manchester Utd.

9 Reading:
Reading looks to continue their splendid results in their first season after promotion to the top league by getting in new players. Players linked to Reading are John Mensah from Rennes, Boaz Myhill from Hull, Kevin Thomson from Hibernian, Scott Brown from Hibernian, Bobby Zamora from West Ham.

10 Manchester City:
Possible January targets for Stuart Pearce are Billy Jones from Crewe, Shaun Wright Phillips from Chelsea, Izale McLeod from MK Dons, Jairo Patino from River Plate, David Dunn from Birmingham, Kevin Davies from Bolton,Yossi Benayoun from West Ham.

11 Blackburn:

12 Fulham:
13 Newcastle:
14 Aston Villa:
15 Middlesbrough:
16 Sheffield United:
17 Wigan:
18 West Ham:
19 Charlton:
20 Watford: