Review Of The Day 20th February 2021


Review Of The Day 20th February 2021
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Contracts

Barry Bannan has extended his Sheffield Wednesday contract until 2023.

 

Transfers

Free agent winger Ricky Holmes has joined Southend United for the rest of the season. Also re-signing for Southend is former Newcastle United forward Nile Ranger.

Charlton Athletic have turned Andrew Shinnie’s loan move from Luton Town into a permanent deal.

Atlanta United have taken Aberdeen full-back Ronald Hernandez for the forthcoming Major League Soccer season.

Ryan Shawcross has left Stoke City after his contract was cancelled by mutual consent.

Atlanta United have loaned Argentine centre-back Fernando Meza to Defensa y Justicia.

 

Injury Round-Up

Teenage Peterborough United defender Bobby Copping has had to retire from playing at the age of just 19 due to a recurring head injury. Copping will stay with the club in a business operations role with the academy.

Watford captain Troy Deeney has been ruled out for an unknown amount of time after he suffered an Achilles injury. The Hornets are to give him another scan in two weeks to assess the problem.

Sheffield United have lost defender John Egan for 8 weeks with a dislocated toe. The Republic of Ireland international is to have surgery on the problem.

 

Managerial Changes

Sunderland chief executive Jim Rodwell has stepped down from the post following the completion of the takeover by Kyril Louis-Dreyfus. Louis-Dreyfus has taken over as chairman of the Mackems.

Rochdale chairman Andrew Kilpatrick has stepped down for personal reasons.

 

Disciplinary Charges

Referee Darren Drysdale has been charge with improper conduct over his actions in the Ipswich Town against Northampton Town League One game. The 49 year old squared up to Ipswich midfielder Alan Judge, before putting his head into Judge’s head. Drysdale has been dropped from the officials’ list until the case is heard.

Accrington Stanley and Northampton Town have been fined £2,500 each following a melee at the end of their League One game earlier this month.

Middlesbrough have successfully appealed against the red card shown to their defender Paddy McNair on Tuesday as Boro beat Huddersfield Town.

Malian duo Mohamed Camara and Sekou Koita have been banned for three-months each after they tested positive for a banned substance. The pair are on the books of Red Bull Salzburg.

 

Pointless List

Another record for Erling Haaland is the fastest player to 10 UEFA Champions League goals for a single club. Here, pop-pickers, is a list of the top 40:
1. Erling Haaland – Borussia Dortmund – 7 games
2. Roy Makaay – Bayern Munich – 10 games
3. Sadio Mane – Liverpool – 11 games
4. Roberto Firmino – Liverpool – 11 games
5. Mohamed Salah – Liverpool – 11 games
6. Cristiano Ronaldo – Real Madrid – 11 games
7. Adriano – Inter Milan – 11 games
8. Filippo Inzaghi – AC Milan – 11 games
9. Neymar – Paris Saint-Germain – 12 games
10. Harry Kane – Tottenham Hotspur – 12 games
11. Wissam Ben Yedder – Sevilla – 12 games
12. Roberto Soldado – Valencia – 12 games
13. Ruud van Nistelrooy – Real Madrid – 12 games
14. Simone Inzaghi – Lazio – 12 games
15. Luis Enrique – Barcelona – 12 games
16. Seydou Doumbia – CSKA Moscow – 13 games
17. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Paris Saint-Germain – 13 games
18. Ruud van Nistelrooy – Manchester United – 13 games
19. Luis Suarez – Barcelona – 14 games
20. Karim Benzema – Olympique Lyonnais – 14 games
21. Ronaldinho – Barcelona – 14 games
22. Vincent Aboubakar – Porto – 15 games
23. Edinson Cavani – Paris Saint-Germain – 15 games
24. Hernan Crespo – Inter Milan – 15 games
25. Hristo Stoichkov – Barcelona – 15 games
26. Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich – 16 games
27. Jari Litmanen – Ajax – 16 games
28. Cristiano Ronaldo – Juventus – 17 games
29. Buruk Yilmaz – Galatasaray – 17 games
30. Robert Lewandowski – Borussia Dortmund – 17 games
31. Filippo Inzaghi – Juventus – 17 games
32. Andriy Shevchenko – Dynamo Kiev – 17 games
33. Alessandro Del Piero – Juventus – 17 games
34. Kylian Mbappe – Paris Saint-Germain – 18 games
35. Karim Benzema – Real Madrid – 18 games
36. Samuel Eto’o – Barcelona – 18 games
37. Jan Koller – Borussia Dortmund – 18 games
38. David Trezeguet – Juventus – 18 goals
39. Sergiy Rebrov – Dynamo Kiev – 18 games
40. Edin Dzeko – Roma – 19 games

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Written by Tris Burke February 20 2021 06:22:46

 



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