Stoke City are in the hunt for a new manager following their relegation to the Championship. Here are five potential candidates for the job- Gary Rowett, Derby County- He is the 11/10 favourite for the Potters on SkyBet. The 44-year-old got Derby into the Play-Offs this season but is now being tipped for a summer switch [...] The post Five potential candidates for the Stoke City job appeared first on The72.
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English Premier League hopefuls Aston Villa have started work on ripping up the aged playing surface at Villa Park according to Birmingham Live. The surface proved problematic for Steve Bruce’s side midway through this season. This winter saw the greatest level of snowfall descend upon the UK for several years and Villa’s pitch suffered as [...] The post Aston Villa set to tackle mid-season pitch problem appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa have already sold around 21,000 tickets for their Sky Bet Championship Play-Off final clash against Fulham at Wembley next weekend according to Birmingham Live. Villa find themselves just one step away from a return to the top flight after a 1-0 semi-final aggregate victory over Middlesbrough. Tickets for the final went on sale [...] The post Wembley tickets selling well as Play-Off fever surrounds Villa Park appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce shall launch a huge bid to sign Moussa Marega from Porto if the side gain promotion to the Premier League. The Porto player impressed in Portugal during the 2017/18 season and, according to the Birmingham Mail, if Aston Villa gain promotion to the Premier League, then he could be on [...] The post Aston Villa plotting mega-money move for striker appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has been voted by you as the 14th best player in the EFL. Over the last month, we have been gathering votes from you to find the best managers and players in the EFL. And after counting the votes, we have discovered you think that Grealish is the 14th best [...] The post Top 50 Players of the EFL – 14th: Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) appeared first on The72.
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Birmingham City are not renewing the contracts of Jason Lowe and Andrew Shinnie, as confirmed by their official website. The midfield duo are both out of contract at St Andrews next month and will be leaving the club on free transfers. Birmingham boss Garry Monk is looking to put his own stamp on his newly [...] The post Birmingham City announce first-team duo will be leaving the club appeared first on The72.
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Earlier today, the72 reported that Birmingham City goalkeeper David Stockdale was set to leave the Blues this summer after being placed on the transfer list by boss Garry Monk. Stockdale has only been at Birmingham since last summer, but reports have suggested that Monk could be looking to offload him in order to cut down [...] The post Three possible destinations for transfer listed David Stockdale appeared first on The72.
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According to Phil Hay of the Yorkshire Evening Post, Birmingham City goalkeeper David Stockdale is to be made available for transfer. Stockdale has spent the past season at St Andrews after his shock move from Brighton & Hove Albion, but Garry Monk is seemingly happy for him to move on. Hay covers Leeds United, and [...] The post Leeds monitor as Birmingham set to make star player available for transfer appeared first on The72.
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Wolverhampton Wanderers have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Brazilian attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca, but they still face competition from a number of Premier League giants for his signature according to the Birmingham Mail. The 24-year-old has been linked with a move to Wolves for a number of weeks now, but was reported [...] The post Wolves, Man United and Liverpool go head to head for Brazilian star appeared first on The72.
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We have again enquired the help of our buddies at EFL Stats to give us a hand to determine which club used the most players in the 2017/18 Sky Bet Championship season. There is an outright ‘winner’ of this category, with a further four sides sitting in joint second-position. It would be fair to say [...] The post The 2017/18 Championship clubs which used the most players appeared first on The72.
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