Reading Football Club News Feed: June 2018

Reading FC: Doubt cast over Tommy Elphick's permanent transfer; Royals linked with Nottingham Forest winger

18 June 2018
By Chronicle

TOMMY Elphick’s permanent switch to Reading FC has been cast into doubt.

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Dean Henderson: Manchester United keeper joins Sheffield United on loan

18 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Manchester United keeper Dean Henderson joins Sheffield United on a season's loan following his loan at Shrewsbury.

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Reading FC: Royals to host Birmingham City in Carabao Cup; 2018/19 Championship fixtures released this Thursday

18 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC will host Birmingham City in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

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West Ham close to signing Swansea's Fabianski

18 June 2018
By BBC Sport

West Ham are close to completing the signing of Swansea and Poland keeper Lukasz Fabianski.

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Paddy McNair: Sunderland accept Middlesbrough bid for Northern Ireland defender

18 June 2018
By BBC Sport

League One Sunderland accept a bid from Middlesbrough for defender Paddy McNair which could rise to more than £5m.

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Joe Allen: Wales midfielder signs new four-year deal at Stoke City

18 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Stoke City's Wales international midfielder Joe Allen signs a new four-year contract with the Championship club.

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James Maddison: Norwich accept Leicester bid of about £20m

18 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Leicester have a bid of about £20m for Norwich attacking midfielder James Maddison accepted.

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Jack Fitzwater: West Brom defender signs new two-year contract

17 June 2018
By BBC Sport

West Brom defender Jack Fitzwater signs a new two-year contract with the Championship side.

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Bournemouth make £10m bid for Brentford's Mepham

15 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Bournemouth make a £10m bid for Brentford and Wales defender Chris Mepham.

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Welcome to the gloriously eccentric world of new Leeds boss Bielsa

15 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Revered, held in esteem and eccentric - meet Marcelo Bielsa, the new manager of Leeds United.

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Marley Watkins: Bristol City sign Norwich and Wales forward for £1m

15 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Bristol City sign Wales international Marley Watkins from Championship rivals Norwich City for £1m.

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West Bromwich Albion: Government asked to reconsider safe-standing proposal

15 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Labour ask the government to reconsider their decision to reject West Bromwich Albion's safe-standing application.

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Reading FC transfer latest: Royals eye Stephen Ireland and Tommy Elphick deals but look to have missed out on Marcus Maddison

15 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC are being linked with former Stoke City midfielder Stephen Ireland – but appear to have missed out on Peterborough United’s Marcus Maddison.

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Ex-Argentina coach Bielsa appointed Leeds United boss

14 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Former Argentina coach Marcelo Bielsa signs a two-year contract to become the new manager of Leeds United.

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Nottingham Forest pay record £13.2m for Carvalho

14 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Nottingham Forest sign Benfica's Joao Carvalho for a club-record fee of £13.

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Nigel Adkins: Hull City boss hopes for early end to transfer dealings

14 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says he hopes to complete most of his summer transfer deals before the end of the month.

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Reading FC: 'Free agent' Joseph Mendes says farewell to Royals teammates

14 June 2018
By Chronicle

JOSEPH Mendes is a free agent after leaving Reading FC.

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Reading FC: Lee Herron pays emotional tribute to Royals colleagues after joining Arsenal

14 June 2018
By Chronicle

LEE Herron firmly believes the Reading FC Academy is producing the best young players in the club's history.

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Alan Hutton: Aston Villa right-back signs new contract

14 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa right-back Alan Hutton signs a new contract to stay with the Championship side until the end of next season.

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Reading FC: Bodvarsson relishing 'surreal' World Cup adventure in Russia

14 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC striker Jon Dadi Bodvarsson has described Iceland’s World Cup involvement as ‘unreal’ and ‘surreal’.

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Birmingham City rename St Andrew's ground

14 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Birmingham City rename their ground the 'St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium' as part of a sponsorship deal with the club's owners.

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Graham Burke: Preston North End sign Shamrock Rovers striker

13 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Preston sign Republic of Ireland striker Graham Burke from Shamrock Rovers on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

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Craig Conway: Blackburn Rovers winger signs new initial one-year deal

13 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Blackburn Rovers winger Craig Conway signs a new one-year deal, with the option of a further 12 months.

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Paul Robinson: Former Birmingham City defender joins Blues coaching staff

13 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Birmingham City appoint former defender Paul Robinson as an Under-23 coach following his retirement as a player.

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Greg Cunningham: Cardiff City sign Preston North End defender

13 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Cardiff City complete a deal to sign defender Greg Cunningham from Preston North End on a three-year deal.

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Erhun Oztumer: Bolton Wanderers sign Walsall midfielder on a two-year deal

13 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Bolton Wanderers sign midfielder Erhun Oztumer on a two-year deal following the expiry of his contract at Walsall.

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Reading FC: Derry City winger reveals why he rejected Royals approach to sign for Portsmouth

13 June 2018
By Chronicle

RONAN Curtis has revealed his reasons for rejecting an approach from Reading FC to sign for Portsmouth.

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Benik Afobe: Stoke City sign Wolves striker 11 days after Molineux move

12 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Stoke City sign Benik Afobe from Wolves on a six-month loan deal, with an "obligation" to purchase him next January.

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Jordan Storey: Preston North End sign Exeter City defender

12 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Championship side Preston North End sign defender Jordan Storey from Exeter City for an undisclosed fee.

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Ramadan Sobhi: Huddersfield Town sign Stoke City winger for £5.7m

12 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Huddersfield Town sign Egypt winger Ramadan Sobhi from Stoke City for £5.

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Reading FC: A series of phone calls to Paul Clement convinced John O'Shea to sign for Royals

12 June 2018
By Chronicle

JOHN O’Shea revealed a series of phone calls to Paul Clement convinced him to sign for Reading FC.

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Paul Hurst: New Ipswich Town boss keen to excite supporters

12 June 2018
By BBC Sport

New Ipswich manager Paul Hurst says he will look to play an exciting style and add wingers to a "slightly unbalanced" squad.

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Ezri Konsa: Brentford sign defender from Charlton Athletic

12 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Championship side Brentford sign England Under-21 international Ezri Konsa from Charlton Athletic for an undisclosed fee.

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Graham Potter: Swansea's new manager will lead player recruitment

12 June 2018
By BBC Sport

New manager Graham Potter says he will take the lead on Swansea City recruitment as he outlines plans to "change and restructure" the club.

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Danny Graham: Blackburn Rovers striker signs new one-year deal

11 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Blackburn Rovers striker Danny Graham signs a new one-year deal with the newly-promoted Championship club.

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Wyness to sue Aston Villa after leaving CEO role

11 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa confirm the departure of chief executive Keith Wyness, who is taking legal action against the Championship club.

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Forest agree club-record fee of £13.2m for Carvalho

11 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Nottingham Forest agree a club-record fee of £13.

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Carabao Cup: Vietnam to host 2018-19 first-round draw

11 June 2018
By BBC Sport

The draw for the first round of the 2018-19 Carabao Cup, involving 70 EFL clubs, is to take place in Vietnam on Friday.

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Seb Larsson: Hull City midfielder joins AIK Solna on two-year deal

11 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Hull City midfielder Seb Larsson joins Swedish side AIK Solna on a two-year deal.

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Stoke City sign Nigeria midfielder Etebo for £6.35m

11 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Championship side Stoke City sign Feirense midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo for £6.

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Graham Potter named new Swansea City manager

11 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Graham Potter will be in charge when Swansea City begin life back in the Championship after relegation from the Premier League.

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READING FC: Noel Hunt reveals ambition to manage Royals one day

11 June 2018
By Chronicle

FANS' favourite  Noel Hunt admitted he would grasp the opportunity to manage Reading FC one day.

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Josh Murphy: Cardiff City sign Norwich City winger

11 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Cardiff City complete the signing of Norwich City winger Josh Murphy for a fee believed to be around £11m.

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Pierluigi Gollini: Aston Villa sell goalkeeper to Atalanta after loan spell

10 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa sell goalkeeper goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini to Atalanta after the Italian side exercises their option to buy him.

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Gary Rowett: New Stoke City manager has full accountability for signings

08 June 2018
By BBC Sport

New Stoke City manager Gary Rowett will have full accountability for new signings at the Championship club.

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Emi Buendia: Norwich City sign Getafe forward on four-year deal

08 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Norwich City sign Getafe forward Emi Buendia for an undisclosed fee on a four-year deal.

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Paul Gallagher: Preston North End midfielder signs new one-year contract

08 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Preston North End midfielder Paul Gallagher signs a new one-year contract at the Championship club.

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Jason Lowe: Bolton Wanderers sign midfielder on two-year deal

08 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Bolton Wanderers sign midfielder Jason Lowe on a two-year deal after his release by Birmingham City.

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Marc Bircham leaves Queens Park Rangers coaching role as Matt Gardiner joins

08 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Queens Park Rangers first-team coach Marc Bircham leaves as Matt Gardiner joins the backroom staff at the Championship club.

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Leicester complete £3.5m Evans signing from West Brom

08 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Leicester City complete the signing of Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans from West Brom for £3.

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Safe-standing: Labour announces backing for scheme in top two tiers

08 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Labour moves to increase the pressure on the government over safe-standing at football grounds by announcing its support for the scheme.

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Reading FC: 'He knows what it takes to win' - new signing David Meyler cannot wait to get to work under boss Paul Clement

08 June 2018
By Chronicle

DAVID Meyler is relishing the chance to play under Paul Clement and take Reading FC to the next level.

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Rowett ready to help Stoke players 'atone for last season'

07 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Stoke City's players are determined to atone for a miserable 2017-18 season, says new manager Gary Rowett.

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John O'Shea Agrees Move To Reading

07 June 2018
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Reading have agreed the signing of defender John O'Shea, who will complete his move from Sunderland when his contract expires this summer.

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READING FC: Ex-striker Simon Cox hails Royals' transfer business

07 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC fan and former striker Simon Cox hailed Royals’ transfer activity after the club secured the signatures of John O’Shea and David Meyler.

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Tom Pearce: Leeds United full-back signs four-year deal

07 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Leeds United full-back Tom Pearce signs a new four-year deal with the Championship side.

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Aston Villa reach deal with HMRC over £4m tax bill

07 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa say they have reached an agreement with HM Revenue & Customs over their £4m tax bill.

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Bolton Wanderers: Darren Pratley released as David Wheater has contract extended

07 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Bolton Wanderers release three more players - including captain Darren Pratley - while David Wheater has his deal extended.

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Aston Villa expected to settle £4m tax bill to allay short-term administration fears

06 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa are expected to settle their £4m tax bill to stave off any immediate fears of administration.

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John O'Shea: Reading sign ex-Manchester United defender after Sunderland exit

06 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Reading will sign defender John O'Shea on a one-year deal when his contract at Sunderland expires at the end of June.

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SIGNED: Reading FC sign former Manchester United defender John O'Shea

06 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC have bolstered their defensive options by signing veteran defender John O'Shea.

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Michael Crowe: Preston North End sign ex-Ipswich Town goalkeeper

06 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Preston North End sign former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Michael Crowe on a two-year deal.

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Aston Villa 'went to casino and it hasn't worked', says ex-finance director

06 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Former Aston Villa finance director Mark Ansell says the club have "gone to the casino and it hasn't worked" after missing out on promotion.

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David Meyler To Join On A Free

06 June 2018
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Midfielder David Meyler has become Reading's second confirmed signing of the summer, following full back Andy Yiadom who will sign a four year contract with Reading next month when his contract at Barnsley expires.

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READING FC: Meyler determined to get Royals back in Premier League after signing two-year deal

06 June 2018
By Chronicle

PAUL Clement has strengthened his Reading FC squad with the signing of Irish midfielder David Meyler on a two-year deal.

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Reading FC Women: Goalkeeper Mary Earps joins German champions Wolfsburg

06 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC Women goalkeeper Mary Earps has joined German side Wolfsburg.

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READING FC: Meyler determined to get Royals back in Premier League after signing two-year deal

05 June 2018
By Chronicle

PAUL Clement has strengthened the squad with the signing of Irish midfielder David Meyler on a two-year deal.

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David Meyler: Reading sign Republic of Ireland midfielder after Hull exit

05 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Reading sign Republic of Ireland midfielder David Meyler on a two-year deal following his release by Hull City.

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Bolton goalkeeper Alnwick signs new contract

05 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Ben Alnwick signs a new two-year contract with the Championship side.

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Keith Wyness: Aston Villa chief executive suspended by Championship club

05 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa suspend chief executive Keith Wyness, while it emerges the club are also working to resolve an unpaid tax bill.

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READING FC: Noel Hunt tips John O'Shea to prove critics wrong with the Royals

05 June 2018
By Chronicle

NOEL Hunt has tipped John O’Shea to prove his critics wrong should the 37-year-old defender complete a move to Reading FC this week.

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Reading FC Women: Club stalwart named Unsung Hero at FA Women's awards ceremony

05 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC Women stalwart Jackie Batten-Lincoln has been honoured with the Unsung Hero Award at the FA Women’s football awards in London.

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Reading FC transfer latest: John O'Shea on verge of Royals move

05 June 2018
By Chronicle

JOHN O’Shea is set to join Reading FC on a one-year contract.

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Marcelo Bielsa: Leeds United hold further talks with ex-Argentina boss

05 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Leeds United hope to have a new head coach in place by the end of the week, with Marcelo Bielsa favourite for the role.

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READING FC: Garath McCleary set to miss start of new season after fresh injury setback

05 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC winger Garath McCleary is set to miss the start of the coming season after going under the knife.

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Government holds safe-standing talks with Premier League and EFL

04 June 2018
By BBC Sport

The Government is set to commission a fundamental review into the issue of standing at matches in the Premier League and Championship.

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Jody Morris: Chelsea youth coach joins Derby County as Frank Lampard's assistant

04 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Jody Morris leaves his role as a youth coach at Chelsea to become Frank Lampard's assistant manager at Derby County.

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Swansea set to name Potter as new boss after agreeing terms

04 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Swansea City are set to name Graham Potter as their new manager next week after agreeing personal terms and a compensation package.

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Abel Hernandez: Hull City striker to leave Championship club

04 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Hull City striker Abel Hernandez will leave the club after turning down a new contract offer.

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Transfer rumour: Reading FC are on the verge of signing former Manchester United star John O'Shea

03 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC are close to signing former Manchester United star John O'Shea, according to reports.

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READING FC: Royals want £15m for Liam Moore as Brighton step up interest, club sources say

03 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC will command £15m if they are to let Liam Moore leave the Championship club this summer, the Chronicle has been told.

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READING FC: Royals flop Sandro Wieser's contract cut short

01 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC flop Sandro Wieser has today (Friday) cancelled his contract a year early after failing to make a single first-team appearance for the Royals.

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READING FC: Royals schedule pre-season fixture with Premier League side Fulham FC

01 June 2018
By Chronicle

READING FC have scheduled a pre-season fixture with Premier League new boys Fulham FC.

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Safe standing: Majority of fans want choice, according to an EFL survey

01 June 2018
By BBC Sport

A large majority of football fans want the choice of safe standing, according to an EFL survey of more than 33,000 people.

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Leeds United: Can you name 10 managers of Championship side since 2012?

01 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Can you name the 10 coaches to have managed Leeds United since 2012 in under three minutes?

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Tom Clarke: Preston North End captain agrees new two-year contract

01 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Preston North End captain Tom Clarke signs a new two-year contract with the Championship club.

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Paul Heckingbottom: Leeds United sack head coach after less than four months

01 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Leeds United sack head coach Paul Heckingbottom after only four months in charge.

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Brentford: Austria midfielder Konstantin Kerschbaumer joins Ingolstadt

01 June 2018
By BBC Sport

Brentford sell Austria international Konstantin Kerschbaumer to German side Ingolstadt for an undisclosed fee.

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Thousands of supporters call for safe standing

01 June 2018
By Chronicle

AN OVERWHELMING majority of football fans believe they should have the choice to stand at a match, a survey has revealed.

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