We’re six games into the 2017-18 season, and Southend United haven’t had the start they would’ve hoped for, after narrowly missing out on a play-off spot finish to Millwall last season. The Shrimpers have so far managed to win one of their first six league games. So, where have they been going wrong? It’s clear [...] The post Southend United must make this change to save their season appeared first on The72.
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On Tuesday promotion hopefuls Wigan host 17th placed Northampton Town at The DW Stadium as the home side look to carry on their good start to the season. Wigan finished 23rd in the Championship last season and were relegated back to League One. However, since relegation, the Latics have brought in former Portsmouth boss Paul [...] The post MATCH PREVIEW: Northampton Town vs Wigan Athletic appeared first on The72.
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Championship side Sunderland are looking at bringing Blackburn’s Charlie Mulgrew to the Stadium of Light in January, according to the Sun journalist Alan Nixon. Sunderland boss Simon Grayson is believed to be a big fan of the Scotland international. The Black Cats have endured a difficult start to life in the Championship after relegation from [...] The post Sunderland interested in a move for Blackburn star in January appeared first on The72.
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Championship side Sheffield United are keen on a move for Brentford defender John Egan, according to the Sun journalist Alan Nixon. The Blades have made a great start to life in the Championship this season. Their boss Chris Wilder is looking to further bolster his ranks with a move for John Egan at Brentford in [...] The post Sheffield United keen on January move for Brentford star appeared first on The72.
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According to FourFourTwo in research done by YouthHawk.co.uk, Reading and Fulham have the highest amount of players from a Football League club who played as part of England’s youth set-up. Reading had two players called up for England’s U17 squad and six players called up for England’s U16 team whilst Fulham had a more diverse [...] The post Reading, Fulham and Nottingham Forest lead the way for England’s youth appeared first on The72.
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Goals from Daniel Agyei and Erhun Otzumer proved the killer blow for Plymouth Argyle despite a late Graham Carey consolation goal as the League One newcomers fell to a 2-1 defeat at the Bescot Stadium. The Pilgrims are now without a win in three games following last weekend’s 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Scunthorpe [...] The post “Absolutely spineless” – Plymouth fans react to Walsall defeat appeared first on The72.
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End of deadline day and all the deals (and any that followed late) have been announced, so how did sides shape up against their Championship opponents over the summer.
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Sky Bet League One outfit Southend United have warned both Millwall and Sheffield United that transfer target Ryan Leonard will be staying at Roots Hall beyond the current transfer window according to the Southend Echo. The 25-year-old Plympton born midfielder has been the subject of transfer bids from both The Lions and The Blades this [...] The post Millwall and Blades warned off midfielder by Shrimpers appeared first on The72.
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Defender Adam Thompson has joined Bradford City on a season-long loan from Bury, Sky Sports understands. The centre-back only joined Bury this summer on a free transfer from Southend. However, he has left the Shakers already to join League One rivals Bradford City on a season-long loan. This deal has raised a few eyebrows considering [...] The post Defender leaves Bury having only joined this summer appeared first on The72.
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Scunthorpe United are set to make a move to sign Crystal Palace’s Freddie Ladapo on loan according to a report from journalist Alan Nixon. Even though Ladapo is only 24-years-old, he has already been around a lot. He started his career in the Southend United academy before moving onto Colchester United. He spent three years [...] The post Scunthorpe United to make move to sign Crystal Palace starlet appeared first on The72.
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|Southend United's Results|
|Sep 16||Northampton Town||2 - 2||H|
|Sep 12||Shrewsbury Town||0 - 1||A|
|Sep 9||Charlton Athletic||1 - 2||A|
|League One Table|