Rhyl pupils gather £2,000 for RNLI Mayday Mile campaign PUPILS ran a mile together to raise £2,000 for a life-saving charity. Ysgol Brynhedydd took part in the RNLI campaign Mayday Mile, which encourages people to complete a mile. Pupils ran in a large group to raise donations for the campaign as coastal areas get busier during the warmer weather and RNLI volunteer services have increased demand.
Dwight Gayle has now been recommended to West Brom. Not for the first time, the Newcastle United striker finding himself linked with a return to the Baggies. No wonder, as when he spent the 2018/19 season on loan at The Hawthorns, Dwight Gayle scored 24 goals in 34 Championship starts (plus six sub appearances).
West Brom may not have a manager but work will be going on behind the scenes to have transfer targets lined up for the new boss. For many fans, a priority this summer would have to be a traditional number nine that can allow the likes of Grady Diangana, Callum Robinson and Karlan Grant to thrive around him.
West Brom will be targeting promotion back into the Premier League at the first time of asking this season, following their relegation from the top flight under the management of Sam Allardyce. The Baggies showed glimpses of their qualities in their first season back in the top flight, but ultimately it wasn’t enough to see them avoid dropping into the Championship.
Matt Phillips and Callum Robinson issue clear message of intent to West Brom fans ahead of Championship return
West Brom’s Matt Phillips and Callum Robinson have taken to Instagram to share clear messages of the Baggies’ intent to return for next season stronger. The Baggies will be needing to rebuild somewhat following their relegation to the Championship, and it will be vital that West Brom make a decision on who is going to be their next permanent manager swiftly now.
This summer could be one of the biggest in recent memory for Preston North End as they look to capitalise on a good run of form at the end of the 2020/21 campaign. After the 2019/20 season finished late due to COVID-19 delaying it, not much time was left to prepare for the restart in September, and North End only brought one player in before the transfer window closed – that being Emil Riis.
Sheffield United defender Egan has been relegated to the Championship John Egan insists that Championship players can hold their own at international level. Norwich City youngsters Adam Idah and Andrew Omobamidele - who are both in this week’s Ireland squad - are Premier League-bound after the Canaries’ promotion.
West Brom will be in the hunt for a new striker this summer, says the club’s former midfielder Carlton Palmer. West Brom are currently being linked with a move for Taiwo Awoniyi, with Goal claiming that the Midlands outfit and Fulham are both interested in the Liverpool man.
Peterborough's Sam Szmodics helped Posh earn promotion to the Championship in 2020/21; Darren Randolph, Callum Robinson and Aaron Connolly have all withdrawn from the Republic of Ireland squad; head coach Stephen Kenny still searching for first win in charge Peterborough midfielder Sam Szmodics has received his first call-up to the Republic of Ireland squad for their June friendlies against Andorra and Hungary.
Peterborough midfielder Sam Szmodics has been called into the Republic of Ireland squad for the first time after manager Stephen Kenny's plans were hit by injuries once again. The 25-year-old, who qualifies through his grandmother, is one of two men drafted into the party for next month's friendlies against Andorra and Hungary after keeper Darren Randolph, who has a hip problem, and strikers Callum Robinson (Achilles) and Aaron Connolly (foot) were ruled out.
West Brom require a number of additions in the summer transfer window, but they do have, as Sam Allardyce says, a core group to work with and build on Sam Allardyce’s parting message as West Brom boss was a poignant one. He might not have wanted to stay on and oversee the extensive task in hand, but through his heavily experienced managerial eyes which have followed the Albion players around the training pitches for the last six months he sees a reason for optimism.
Sam Szmodics receives first Ireland call-up as three players ruled out of Andorra and Hungary friendlies
Stephen Kenny has called in Peterborough United midfielder Sam Szmodics to his Ireland squad as three players have been ruled out of the upcoming friendlies against Andorra and Hungary. Goalkeeper Darren Randolph (hip) and forwards Callum Robinson (achilles) and Aaron Connolly (foot) have all withdrawn from the squad through injury.
Matheus Pereira misses out for West Brom - Callum Robinson, Dara O’Shea and Matt Phillips all start, while Hal Robson-Kanu drops to the bench West Brom will be without Matheus Pereira for their final day meeting against Leeds United at Elland Road this evening. The Brazilian playmaker, one of the best - if not their best - performers in a struggling campaign, is an absentee today and, conceivably, it means that the defeat to West Ham on Wednesday evening could well be the very last time Pereira has played for the club.
West Brom will be playing in the Championship next season. The Baggies struggled in their first campaign back in the Premier League and their relegation was confirmed earlier this month. One of the main reasons for their struggles was the lack of a top quality forward. Karlan Grant was signed for big money last summer but has scored just one Premier League goal this campaign.
Preston North End are set for a busy summer transfer window as Frankie McAvoy gets to grips with his squad, but you’re unlikely to see any big players head out the exit door at Deepdale.Since they’ve returned to the Championship, the Lilywhites have had a few players that they’ve cashed in on, which is necessary due to the lack of financial turnover the club produces compared to many of their league rivals.
Aston Villa is asking for Sutton families to come forward and host their academy players and get a 'valuable extra income' Aston Villa has put out a call to families in Sutton Coldfield who could host and look after future star players.The club is looking for families who can offer homes for its academy players, aged from 14 to 23.
West Brom chiefs are confident there won't be a massive exodus after their relegation.Goalkeeper Sam Johnstone is interesting Tottenham and West Ham while defender Semi Ajayi and playmaker Matheus Pereira are also attracting suitors.But Albion are confident they can keep the bulk of their squad at The Hawthorns as they target an immediate return to the Premier League.
West Brom must win at the Emirates Stadium against Arsenal this evening or relegation will be confirmed on Sunday West Brom boss Sam Allardyce has made two changes to his side for the clash with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium this evening.It’s a game that Albion simply must win - anything else will confirm their relegation - but they’ll be without Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who has played in every game since joining on loan from the Gunners in the January transfer window but who is unavailable for selection this evening because he is ineligible to face his parent club.