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November 2014

This page gives you a diary of events as they have happened at the club. 
News of current and former players will be included, as well as any other Spurs related story, rumour or innuendo.

The MEHSTG spin story is our own unique take on some of the big breaking stories of the day ... with our 
"spin" (and little truth) attached to it !!  There are also "no spin" stories, which are strange but true !! 
You couldn't make them up !!

 

Sunday 30.11.14
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   Tottenham beat Everton 2-1 at White Hart Lane this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.


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Saturday 29.11.14
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Federico Fazio will be available after sitting out Thursday's game because of suspension, but Kyle Naughton serves the second of his two match ban for getting sent off in the last home Premier League match versus Stoke City.  A number of players are now back in training and they will be monitored for their fitness to see if they can return.  These include Danny Rose, Younes Kaboul, Emmanuel Adebayor and Etienne CapoueKyle Walker is still out with his return from hip surgery not happening for a couple more weeks.
   EVERTON TEAM NEWS : -  The Toffees could be without Steven Naismith, Leighton Baines, Gareth Barry and Steven Pienaar, who will all face late fitness tests.  Ruled out of the game are defenders John Stones, Antolin Alcaraz and Bryan Oviedo as well as midfielder Darron Gibson.  Arouna Kone has returned form injury, but is most likely to be a substitute.
   For a preview of the Everton match, click here.
   Spurs Under-18s beat Norwich City away 3-0 today, with goals from Ryan Loft, Cy Goddard and Armani Daly.


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Friday 28.11.14
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   Tottenham are being charged by UEFA's Disciplinary committee after three men ran onto the pitch last night.  All were arrested for entering the field of play and one is alleged to have been charged with handling stolen goods.
   Roberto Soldado and Mousa Dembele will not face punishment from UEFA for trying to stop the morons who ran on the pitch as it was nto include din the referee's report.
   AS Roma are keen to sign Vlad Chiriches, with a loan to the Italian side likely in January, with a right to buy in the summer..


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Thursday 27.11.14
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   Tottenham beat Partizan Belgrade 1-0 at White Hart Lane tonight in the Europa League.  For a match report click here.


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Wednesday 26.11.14
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   Tottenham announced that the former Southampton Head of Scouting and Recruitment Paul Mitchell has joined the club as Head of Recruitment and Analysis.
   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : - Nabil Bentaleb is back in the squad after a few weeks out with an ankle injury, but Etienne Capoue, Younes Kaboul and Emmanuel Adebayor are all doubtful for the game with Partizan Belgrade.  Federico Fazio is suspended after his sending off against Asteras in the last Europa League match.
   For a brief look ahead to the Partizan Belgrade game tomorrow night, click here.
   Tottenham's Under-18s beat West Ham United 4-3 at Hotspur Way today.  The Spurs goals came from Joe Pritchard, Anton Walkes, Ismail Azzaoui and Anthony Georgiou.
   Tottenham face Blackburn Rovers in the Third Round of the FA Youth Cup and the game will kick off at 19.00 at Dagenham & Redbridge FC on Monday 8th December.
   Former Spurs striker Darren Bent has joined Brighton and Hove Albion on loan from Aston Villa.


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Tuesday 25.11.14
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   A Spurs XI drew 4-4 with Norwegian side Rosenborg at Hotspur Way in a friendly today.  Harry Winks scored twice (one a penalty) and the two other goals came from Nathan Oduwa and Will Miller.
   Spurs are being linked with Chelsea and Liverpool, with an interest in Internazionale's 21 year old Argentinan striker Mauro Icardi, who would cost around 28 million, according to the Express.
   The paper also reckons Spurs and Liverpool will challenge Internazionale for the signing of Paris St. Germain's 17 million rated Argentinan striker Ezequiel Lavazzi, with the 29 year old wanted in Italy to ease the pressure on Icardi !!


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Monday 24.11.14
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   Spurs are supposedly ready to battle with Liverpool for 28 year old FC Porto and Colombian international striker Jackson Martinez.
   Tottenham, Everton and are said to be watching the situation of Arsenal youngster Chuba Akpom, as the 18 year old striker is highly rated across Europe, but feels his future may be better served away from Highbury.
   Manchester United, Arsenal and Spurs are keen on Portuguese midfielder Joao Moutinho, who it is said will leave AS Monaco in January, but may cost 30 million.


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Sunday 23.11.14
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   Tottenham beat Hull City 2-1 at the KC stadium this afternoon.  Click here for a match report.
   The Sun on Sunday claims Spurs and Aston Villa are talking about a swap deal which would see Fabian Delph moving to White Hart Lane and Lewis Holtby moving to the Midlands.


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Saturday 22.11.14
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   For a preview of the Hull City game, click here.
   Spurs Under-18s beat Southampton at Hotspur Way this morning with Shayon Harrison netting both goals against the Saints.


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Friday 21.11.14
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Andros Townsend (ankle) and Danny Rose (ribs) will be checked in Saturday's training session to see if they can over come their injury problems to play, but both are doubtful.  Kyle Naughton serves the first of a two match ban for his sending off against Stoke City.


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Thursday 20.11.14
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   Manchester United are keen on signing Jan Vertonghen in the January transfer window.


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Wednesday 19.11.14
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   Tottenham are being linked with 23 year old Croatian striker Andrej Kramaric, who plays for Rijeka.  The forward is out of contract next summer and has a 4 million release clause in his deal, but both Milan clubs are watching his situation with interest according to the Daily Star.
   Two 15 year old Belgian players are also mentioned as Spurs targets today.  Striker Adrien Bongiovanni and defender Zinho Vanheusden are both with Standard Liege and while the Belgian club would want to retain their services, Internazionale are also interested in snapping them up. 
   Spurs and Internazionale are interested in signing Marseille's French international striker Andre-Pierre Gignac.
   Emmanuel Adebayor played for Togo in the 1-3 defeat to Ghana in the African Cup of Nations qualifying match today.
   A Spurs XI lost to Southend United at Hotspur Way 0-3 today, with Tottenham goalkeeper Harry Voss saving a penalty.


   OTHER NEWS ... Wigan Athletic have appointed Malky Mackay as their new manager ... 

Tuesday 18.11.14
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   The London Evening Standard reports that a survey of Spurs fans reveals that 60% would not attend games at MK Dons should the club move there while the new Northumberland Park stadium is being built.  135 out of 200 said they would not travel to Milton Keynes to watch the club if they relocate temporarily.
   Hugo Lloris was an unused substitute for France, who beat Sweden 1-0 in a friendly in Marseille tonight.
   Denmark lost 0-2 to Romania in Bucharest in tonight's friendly match.  Vlad Chiriches played 70 minutes for Romania and Christian Eriksen was an unused substitute for the Danes.
   Erik Lamela came on as a 61st minute substitute in Argentina's 1-0 friendly win over Portugal at Old Trafford tonight, while Federico Fazio was an unused substitute.


   OTHER NEWS ... FIFA have laid charges in a Swiss court over corruption in the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar ... 

Monday 17.11.14
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   Harry Kane scored twice for England Under-21s in their 2-3 friendly defeat in Brest tonight.  Alex Pritchard played the first half and Tom Carroll completed the 90 minutes for the Under-21s.
   It is believed that Southampton's Head of Recruitment - Paul Mitchell - has handed in his resignation and is set to join Tottenham to be re-united with Mauricio Pochettino according to the BBC.
   In return, the paper carries a story saying that if Tottenham want Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez in January, then they will expect Harry Kane and Andros Townsend to be part of the deal.
   Teo Gutierrez, the RIver Plate striker and Colombian international, has been watched by Spurs scouts, who flew to Argentina last week, the Mirror reports.
   AS Roma are the latest club interested in Hugo Lloris, with a 20 million price tag mentioned.


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Sunday 16.11.14
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   The Mail on Sunday claims that Roberto Soldado will also be up for sale in January, as well as Emmanuel Adebayor, with David Moyes' new club Real Sociedad keen on taking the striker back to Spain.  The Mail says that they will be replaced with West Bromwich Albion's England Under-21 striker Saido Berahino and Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez.
   Mauricio Pochettino was in Barcelona last night to watch their B team take on Numancia, with a possible target being young winger Adama Traore.
   Juventus, Internazionale and AS Roma are all said to be interested in signing Erik Lamela in the January transfer window, the Sunday Mirror claims.
   Ben Davies was an unused substitute in Wales' 0-0 Euro 2016 qualifying draw with Belgium in Brussells tonight, with Jan Vertonghen doing a 90 minute shift for the home team and Nacer Chadli playing 62 minutes before being substituted.  Mousa Dembele was an unused substitute for Belgium.


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Saturday 15.11.14
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   Emmanuel Adebayor was a scorer from the penalty spot for Togo, but they lost 1-4 to Guinea in the African Cup of Nations qualifying match today.
   Republic of Ireland Under-21s lost 0-1 to the USA in Marbella, with Kenny McEvoy playing the first half of the match for the Irish.
   Kyle-Walker Peters played all of England Under-19s 3-1 friendly win over Poland in Gdansk and Joshua Onomah was a 79th minute substitute.
   Filip Lesniak came on as a 67th minute substitute for Slovakia Under-19s in their 3-0 European Under-19 Championship qualifier against Hungary today.
   Spurs are being linked with a 25 million move for Chelsea's German winger Andre Schurrle, along with Liverpool.
   Manchester City's Matija Nastasic has been offered to Spurs and Arsenal for just 5 million, but he has a wage bill of 75,000 a week.
   The Mirror claims that Mauricio Pochettino is looking to sell Emmanuel Adebayor in the January transfer window.
   In the Metro, they reckon Manchester United are ready to let midfielder Ander Herrera leave after just six months and for a s little as 19 million, with Spurs keen to land the Spanish international.


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Friday 14.11.14
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   Hugo Lloris was in goal for France as they drew 1-1 in Lorient in a friendly tonight.
   Christian Eriksen played 90 minutes of Denmark's 3-1 win over Serbia in the European qualifying group match tonight in .
   Vlad Chiriches played the whole of Romania's 2-0 home win over Northern Ireland in the Euro 2016 qualifier tonight in Bucharest.
   DeAndre Yedlin played 85 minutes of USA's 1-2 friendly defeat by Colombia at Craven Cottage tonight.


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   MEHSTG's no-spin story ... Hans-Joachim Eckhardt, who "mis-interpreted" Michael Garcia's report into FIFA corruption showed today where the problem may have arisen.  The German Judge said, "I'm surprised, not shocked. I'm a long time in the job here. I don't think anything surprises me."  Lost in translation ??  I wouldn't be surprised.

Thursday 13.11.14
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   Andros Townsend has left the England squad after suffering an ankle injury and he will not be available for the two international matches in the coming week.
   Eric Dier has asked to leave the England Under-21 squad to concentrate on training to play at centre-half rather than at right back for club and country.  Manager Gareth Southgate agreed to this and as Dier was not likely to play, it was decided that this would be the best option for him in the long run.
   England Under-21s played Portugal at Turf Moor in a friendly tonight and won 3-1.  Tom Carroll played the whole game, while Alex Pritchard was a 73rd minute substitute.  Harry Kane was an unused sub.
   Newcastle United, West Ham United and Spurs are reported to be interested in former Newcastle and Chelsea striker Demba Ba in January.
   Stoke City are believed to be interested in Aaron Lennon should he be allowed to leave Spurs.


   OTHER NEWS ... Wigan Athletic sacked their manager Uwe Rosler today ... Burton Albion named Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink as their new boss today ...


   MEHSTG's no-spin story ... FIFA's report on corruption in the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup Finals has been released, but has been appealed against by the man who compiled the evidence, as he claims it has been mis-interpreted.  What a farce for the organisation who runs World football !!

Wednesday 12.11.14
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   A consortium of businessmen from the California, backed by the Carlyle Group - one of the most wealthy companies in the States - are said in the London Evening Standard to be talking to Joe Lewis about buying out ENIC's stake in the club.  The take over would still leave Daniel Levy as chairman according to the report.
   The Daily Mirror reckons Spurs will lead the chase fro Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph in the January transfer window, as the England man would be able to leave on a free in the summer of 2015.
   Various reports are also linking Spurs with a 19.8 million move for Bayern Munich's Swiss international striker Xherdan Shaqiri in the January transfer window.
   Paulinho is said to be considering his future with Tottenham and may be ready to return to Brazil.
   Kyle Walker has returned to training after being out for eight and a half months with a pelvic condition.  Bongani Khumalo has also resumed training after a long injury.
   Jan Vertonghen played 90 minutes and Mousa Dembele 45 minutes of Belgium's 3-1 friendly win over Iceland in Brussells tonight.  Nacer Chadli was an unused substitute.
   Erik Lamela was a 77th minute substitute in Argentina's 2-1 win over Croatia in a friendly tonight at the Boleyn Ground, while Federico Fazio played the whole match for Argentina.
   A plaque commemorating the life and achievements of Ron Burgess was unveiled today at the Cwm Welfare Ground in Ebbw Vale.


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Tuesday 11.11.14
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   Tottenham and Aston Villa have been fined 20,000 each for failing to control their players when a melee occurred in the Premier League match at Villa Park on 2nd November.
   The away game at Crystal Palace on 10th January will now kick off at 17:30 to allow live coverage on Sky Sports.
   Kyle Naughton will miss league games against Hull City and Everton later this month after an appeal against his red card picked up in Sunday's loss to Stoke City was not upheld.
   Daniel Levy is said to be ready to tempt Paul Mitchell from his post as Head of Recruitment to a similar post at White Hart Lane, where he would link up again with Mauricio Pochettino.
   Tottenham may well make a move for Mexican central defender Hector Moreno in January when the Espanyol man returns to action after breaking his leg in the World Cup finals.  The story in the Daily Mail goes on to say Pochettino is still keen on Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin and striker Jay Rodriguez, who might cost a combined fee of 20 million, with the club raising some money for those deals with a clear out including Paulinho, Andros Townsend, Vlad Chiriches and Aaron Lennon.
   Kenneth McEvoy has returned to Tottenham after his loan spell at Peterborough United had been terminated early.  Without a start with the League One club since late September, it was felt that he was better off coming back to Spurs.


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Monday 10.11.14
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   Emmanuel Adebayor has criticised the Tottenham supporters at White Hart Lane, saying their negative attitude has made playing at home no fun.
   Emmanuel Adebayor has allegedly been criticised by his team-mates for happily chatting with two Newcastle United players directly after the club's 1-2 loss two weeks ago and he is alleged to have invited them into the Spurs dressing room.
   Tottenham are one of a number of clubs watching Fulham youngster George Williams.  The 19 year old winger is also attracting interest from Arsenal, West Ham United and Everton.
   Arsenal and Spurs are rumoured to have entered the chase for Barcelona right back Dani Alves.
   DeAndre Yedlin is included in the US squad for friendlies against Colombia and the Republic of Ireland next week.


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   MEHSTG's no-spin story ... Following Adebayor's comments today, we can assure him that it is no fun watching him play at the moment.

Sunday 09.11.14
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   Tottenham lost 1-2 to Stoke City at White Hart Lane this afternoon.  For a match report, click here.
   Spurs are being widely lined with a 20 million move for Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez in the January transfer window.


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Saturday 08.11.14
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   Tottenham's Under-18 away game against West Bromwich Albion was abandoned just after Spurs had taken a 1-0 lead, but the match will now have to be replayed.
   Arsenal are keen on signing Vlad Chiriches in the January transfer window.  Juventus and Internazionale are also interested in the Romanian international.
   For a preview of tomorrow's game against Stoke City, click here.


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Friday 07.11.14
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   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Spurs will still be without the services of Kyle Walker (hip) and Nabil Bentaleb (ankle), but the players rested from Thursday's trip to Greece are available to play against Stoke City.
   There will be no trains running through Northumberland Park station on Sunday due to rail replacement works.  Supporters are advised to use White Hart Lane station, where more trains will be laid on.
   The Daily Mail claims that cash problems has led Jimmy Greaves to put his World Cup 1966 winners medal up for sale at Southeby's in London next week.  The medal is up for auction just five years after a campaign to award medals to those players who did not play in the final was successful.
   Spurs could be interested in Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph, who is reported to be ready to tell his club that he will not be signing a new contract when his current deal expires in the summer.  Liverpool and Everton are both said to be interested too according to the Daily Express.


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Thursday 06.11.14
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   Tottenham beat Asteras Tripolis 2-1 tonight in Greece in the Europa League.  For a match report, click here.
   Andros Townsend is in the England squad for their match in the European Championship qualifier against Slovenia and the friendly against Scotland.
   Harry Kane, Tom Carroll and Alex Pritchard are in the England Under-21 squad for friendlies against Portugal at Burnley and against France Brest in the week ahead.
   Dominic Ball has been called up for the England Under-20 squad who have two matches next week .
   Ben Davies is included in Wales' squad for their Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium next week.


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Wednesday 05.11.14
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   Spurs and Aston Villa have been charged with failing to control their players in the incident surrounding Christian Benteke being sent off at Villa Park on Sunday.
   TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TEAM NEWS : -  Michel Vorm is set to start in goal after Hugo Lloris was sent off at the end of the first match between Spurs and Asteras in this group.  Kyle Walker (hip) and Nabil Bentaleb (ankle) are both out injured, while Emmanuel Adebayor, Aaron Lennon, Kyle Naughton and Younes Kaboul are not travelling with the squad.
   For a preview of the Asteras match, click here.
   Spurs are being linked with three players in the January transfer window.  Teofilo Gutierrez of River Plate - a 29 year old, gun-toting striker, Patrick Hermann of Borussia Moenchengladbach and Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez.


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   MEHSTG's no-spin story ... Click here for the BBC guide on how to score free-kicks by getting Lee Glover to pull Gary Mabbutt out of the defensive wall.

Tuesday 04.11.14
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   Ryan Mason may be in for a wage rise and a contract extension according to the London Evening Standard.  The paper claims that Spurs are looking to tie him in to a deal that will run until 2018 and take his wages up to a reasonable level, as he is one of the lowest paid members of the squad at the moment.


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Monday 03.11.14
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   Spurs are once more being linked with AS Roma striker Mattia Destro, along with Chelsea.
   25 year old Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal, who plays for Cagliari, is being watched by Franco Baldini according to some sources.


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   MEHSTG's no-spin story ... Jack Wilshire is sick (and not in a street talk style way).

Sunday 02.11.14
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   Tottenham beat Aston Villa 2-1 at Villa Park this afternoon.  For a match report click here.
   Spurs are being linked to FC Porto's Algerian midfielder Yacine Brahimi.
   Bayern Munich's Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is said to be a target for Tottenham, as well as Liverpool.


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Saturday 01.11.14
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   For a preview of the Aston Villa match tomorrow, click here.
   Spurs Under-18s  won 3-2 against Fulham at Motspur Park this morning.  The Tottenham goal-scorers were Anthony Georgiou, Ryan Loft and Armani Daly.


   OTHER NEWS ... Neil Redfearn has been named as the new manager of Leeds United ... 

 

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