Day: July 5, 2018

World Matchplay draw

Top seed Michael van Gerwen will play fellow Dutchman Jeffrey De Zwaan in the first round of the World Matchplay. James Wade, the only former champion in the 2018 field apart from Van Gerwen, will begin against Jermaine Wattimena in pursuit of the Phil Taylor Trophy, named after last year’s winner who retired in January. […]

Jay-Roy Grot joins VVV-Venlo on loan from Leeds

Leeds forward Jay-Roy Grot has joined Dutch Eredivisie side VVV-Venlo on a season-long loan deal. The 20-year-old featured 23 times for Leeds during his debut season following a move from NEC Nijmegen last August. His one goal came in the Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road in March. Director of Football, Victor Orta, […]

Naby Keita and Fabinho set to make Liverpool debuts

Naby Keita and Fabinho are set to make their Liverpool debuts against Chester on Saturday, while Loris Karius is also expected to play. Keita, who will wear the No 8 shirt, finally became a Liverpool player on Sunday after his protracted move from RB Leipzig. He was joined at pre-season training by fellow summer signing […]

Mickael Simon signs new two-year Catalans Dragons contract

Catalans Dragons prop Mickael Simon has signed a new two-year contract which will keep him at the Gilbert Brutus Stadium until the end of the 2020 season. The 31-year-old France international is in his second spell with the Perpignan club, for whom he made his 100th Super League appearance in last Saturday’s 44-16 win over […]

Tom Cairney signs new five-year deal with Fulham

Tom Cairney has signed a new five-year contract with Fulham to end the speculation surrounding his future at Craven Cottage. The 27-year-old club captain has signed a deal which will see him remain with the Cottagers until the summer of 2023, with the option of a further year. “I’m obviously delighted to extend my contract, […]