Day: August 2, 2018

Joel Pereira leaves Manchester United on loan to Vitoria Setubal

Manchester United goalkeeper Joel Pereira has joined Portuguese club Vitoria Setubal on a season-long loan. Pereira, 22, was a key part of Jose Mourinho’s squad for their pre-season tour of the United States this summer. He was third choice behind David De Gea and Sergio Romero last season, but has been temporarily offloaded to gain […]

Crystal Palace sign Max Meyer on three-year deal

Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Germany international midfielder Max Meyer on a three-year contract. Meyer was a free agent after leaving Bundesliga club Schalke at the end of last season, with Sky Sports News reporting on July 31 that he was in talks with Palace. The 22-year-old becomes the Eagles’ third summer arrival […]

Virat Kohli battles to terrific ton on fascinating second day

Michael Atherton reflects on an enthralling second day’s play to the first Test at Edgbaston, as India captain Virat Kohli battled through to a first Test century in England, but the hosts eked out a slender 22-run lead by stumps… It has been a truly fascinating day’s cricket. Particularly the hour either side of lunch when […]

Birmingham City face new transfer curbs from EFL

Birmingham City’s transfer embargo has been lifted but the club will only be able to sign up to five new players under EFL restrictions. Birmingham recorded losses in excess of the permitted amounts for the three-year period 2015/16 to 2017/18, the EFL said. The club will now be referred to a Disciplinary Commission which has […]