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Football News: Review Of The Day 28th October 2020

Review Of The Day 28th October 2020
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Preston North End trio Andrew Hughes, Josh Earl and Adam O'Reilly have all signed new deals with the club. Hughes' contract expires in 2022, while both Earl and O'Reilly have signed up until 2023.

TSG Hoffenheim's Austrian defender Stefan Posch has signed a 4 year deal.

Fiorentina full-back Cristiano Biraghi has also inked a 4 year deal.



Reading goalkeeper Jokull Andresson has joined Exeter City on an emergency loan, initially for a week, after the Grecians two first team keepers picked up injuries. Exeter had a 15 year old on the bench as back up keeper at the weekend!

Russian free agent goalkeeper Anton Mitryushkin has signed for Fortuna Dusseldorf.

Free agent veteran centre-back Alan Sheehan has joined Northampton Town on an appearance-based contract.


Injury Round-Up

Millwall's entire first-team coaching staff have gone into isolation following a further two member of the first-team coaching staff testing CV-positive, following the manager Gary Rowett doing so on Friday. Under-23s manager Kevin Nugent will be in charge of their next two Championship matches while Rowett is out.

Alfie Mawson, currently on loan to Bristol City from Fulham, has undergone knee surgery following an injury picked up during the weekend's defeat against Middlesbrough.

Scunthorpe United's next 2 games have been postponed because of a covid outbreak at the club. 8 players have tested positive, with another 10 also needing to self-isolate after being in close contact with them, leaving the club with just 10 players. Their match with Salford City, which had been due to play on Tuesday, was also postponed just 7 hours before kick-off.

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could be out for up to a month with a muscle injury. The Argentine goal grabber had been playing just his third game after being rushed back following knee surgery.

League One side Accrington Stanley have now recorded 19 positive tests amongst players and staff and the club has gone into isolation, with all their games up until 7th November called off.


Managerial Changes

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has resigned, along with the entire board of directors, and revealed in his parting speech that he had already accepted and begun proceedings for Barca to join a European Super League. La Liga president Javier Tebas hit out at Bartomeu, saying that it "confirms his ignorance about the football industry" and that it was a "weak and imaginary competition which would be their ruin".


Disciplinary Charges

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert has been handed a one-match touchline ban for "abusive and insulting language" aimed at a match official. The Scot has also been fined £1,000 after he admitted improper conduct during the 1-0 defeat to Lincoln City.

South Africa's Kaizer Chiefs have been banned from signing players. The club had appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after FIFA punished them over the signing of Malagasy player Andriamirado Aro Hasina Andrianamimanana who FIFA's Dispute Resolution Chamber decided was still under contract with Madagascan side Fosa Juniors. The player and Kaizer Chiefs are also ordered to pay $40,000 in compensation to Fosa Juniors, as well as the two window transfer ban. Andrianamimanana is also banned from playing for 4 months.

Everton left-back Lucas Digne's 3-match ban for his red card against Southampton has been reduced to one game on appeal.


Bilic Unhappy With Baggies

West Bromwich Albion's head coach Slaven Bilic is "really disappointed" with the club after they sold defender Ahmed Hegazi to Al-Ittihad after promising Bilic the player would stay. Bilic told reporters that Hegazi had been in his plans for the match against Brighton & Hove Albion then Hegazi was gone just before the game. Bilic told the BBC: "I wanted him to stay and he wanted to stay and then something happened and then he is off although I had assurances from the club that he would stay. That happened yesterday. Of course I am not pleased. I am really disappointed because we need players. There is of course the economic side but we are a football club."


The Latest List

Transfermarkt have come up with a new list following Ajax's 13-0 win at the weekend - the highest wins in the top 10 leagues since 2000:
1. 2020 VVV Venlo v Ajax 0-13
2. 2019 Benfica v CD Nacional 10-0
3. 2010 PSV Eindhoven v Feyenoord 10-0
4. 2020 Sochi v Rostov 10-1
5. 2001 Ajax v Sparta Rotterdam 9-0
6. 2016 Troyes AC v Paris Saint-Germain 0-9
7. 2019 Southampton v Leicester City 0-9
8. 2004 RAEC Mons v Club Brugge 0-9
9. 2000 Lokomotiv Moscow v Uralan Elista 9-0
10. 2002 KRC Genk v Mechelen 9-0
11. 2019 Paris Saint-Germain v Guingamp 9-0
12. 2007 Heerenveen v Almelo 9-0
13. 2015 Real Madrid v Rayo Vallecano 10-2
14. 2015 Real Madrid v Granada 9-1
15. 2009 Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic 9-1
16. 2000 Ulm v Bayer Leverkusen 1-9
17. 2015 Bayern Munich v Hamburg 8-0
18. 2014 Southampton v Sunderland 8-0
19. 2003 Mechelen v Club Brugge 0-8
20. 2019 Manchester City v Watford 8-0
21. 2017 NAC Breda v Ajax 0-8
22. 2010 Almeria v Barcelona 0-8
23. 2010 Chelsea v Wigan Athletic 8-0
24. 2017 Bayern Munich v Hamburg 8-0
25. 2017 Feyenoord v Go Ahead Eagles 8-0
26. RB Leipzig v 1.FSV Mainz 05 8-0
27. 2000 Anderlecht v Lokeren 8-0
28. 2015 Cordoba v Barcelona 0-8
29. 2016 Deportivo La Coruna v Barcelona 0-8
30. 2001 PSV Eindhoven v Groningen 8-0
31. 2011 Barcelona v Osasuna 8-0
32. 2000 Westerlo v Mechelen 8-0
33. 2005 LOSC Lille v Istres 8-0
34. 2018 Paris Saint-Germain v Dijon 8-0
35. 2012 Chelsea v Aston Villa 8-0
36. 2018 Ajax v De Graafschap 8-0
37. 2020 Bayern Munich v Schalke04 8-0
38. 2013 Bayern Munich v Hamburg 9-2

Written by Tris Burke October 27 2020 22:58:29


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