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Should Leeds United play more like Barnsley and less like Bielsalona?

Sparking, fizzing, effervescent  – there’s a triplet of words that sum up a lot of Leeds United’s football this season under Marcelo Bielsa. At times it has been football to take the breath away. Yet, sides have become accustomed to hustling Leeds’ high-press game, often nicking the ball and finding inroads into the United midfield [...]
Published an hour ago on The 72

AFC Bournemouth still interested in Brentford defender

AFC Bournemouth are still interested in Brentford defender Chris Mepham, according to journalist Alan Nixon on Twitter. The Premier League side tried to sign him over the summer but the Bees are standing firm in their attempts to hold onto the highly-rated centre-back. Mepham, who is 20-years-old, has burst onto the scene for Brentford in [...]
Published yesterday at 06:21 pm on The 72

Premier League clubs targeting Aston Villa defender

Aston Villa defender Mitchell Clark is being tracked by West Ham United and Newcastle United, according to Birmingham Live. The 19-year-old is currently on loan at League Two side Port Vale and has been shining for the Valiants. His form has reportedly caught the attention of Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez and Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini, [...]
Published yesterday at 04:36 pm on The 72

The72 Championship Team of the Week Matchday 13: Brilliant Besic puts Boro top

Middlesbrough have returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table after beating Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 at Hillsborough on Friday night. Sheffield United suffered their first defeat in six matches as they were beaten 2-1 at Pride Park by Derby County, who have moved up to fifth in the table. West Bromwich Albion were also [...]
Published yesterday at 11:31 am on The 72

Aston Villa linked with move for highly-rated Sheffield Wednesday full-back

Aston Villa could consider making a move for highly-rated Sheffield Wednesday full-back Matt Penney according to Birmingham Live. The 20-year-old Chesterfield-born left-back is one of the most talented young stars to come out of the Sheffield Wednesday academy in recent times and several clubs are thought to be watching the player. The Owls are said [...]
Published last Friday at 07:01 pm on The 72

Five available managers who would do a job in League Two

There are various experienced and available managers who would do a good job in League Two. Here are five- Nick Daws- He was harshly dismissed by League One side Scunthorpe United after just four games this season. Daws is an experienced coach and got the Iron into the Play-Offs last season. Therefore, he deserves another shot [...]
Published last Thursday at 10:51 am on The 72

Five available managers who would do a job in League One

There are plenty of managers out there who would be ideal for clubs in League One. Here are five- Simon Grayson- He has guided four teams, Blackpool, Leeds United, Huddersfield Town and Preston North End, to promotion to promotion to the Championship in his career. His most recent spells at Sunderland and Bradford City didn’t work out but [...]
Published last Thursday at 10:31 am on The 72

Former Birmingham City winger calls time on 14-year career

Former Birmingham City winger David Cotterill has called time on his playing career at the age of just 30 according to reports by Birmingham Live. The Welsh wideman had most recently been playing in the Indian Super League with Kolkata-based club ATK but returned to the UK after just two months in Asia and has [...]
Published last Wednesday at 09:11 pm on The 72

Middlesbrough defender cuts short St Mirren loan spell

Hayden Coulson has returned to Middlesbrough from his loan at St Mirren, as per BBC Sport. The 20-year-old joined the Scottish Premier League side on a season-long loan in the summer but has gone back already. Birmingham City striker Nicolai Brock-Madsen has also seen his loan at St Mirren cut short prematurely, as reported by [...]
Published last Wednesday at 07:21 pm on The 72

Dean Smith interested in making free agent defender first Aston Villa signing

Dean Smith is looking to make his first signing as the new manager of Championship side Aston Villa, and could look to the free agent market to bring former West Ham United defender James Collins to Villa Park, Birmingham Live have revealed. Former Villa manager Steve Bruce was close to bringing in Welsh defender Collins [...]
Published last Wednesday at 07:16 pm on The 72

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