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Cellino cleared to become Leeds director

PA Sport | April, 10 2014

The Football League has accepted an independent QC's decision to allow Massimo Cellino to take over Leeds United and has given him the green light to become a director at Elland Road. The league's governing body originally blocked the deal aft...

Leeds owner Cellino targets top flight by 2016

PA Sport | April, 6 2014

New Leeds owner Massimo Cellino has promised to steer the club back to the Premier League in two years' time. Cellino made a successful appeal against the Football League's decision to block his takeover of the Championship club after being conv...

Leicester City promoted to Premier League

ESPN staff | April, 5 2014

Leicester City have been promoted to the Premier League following a 10-year absence. Leicester defeated Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 on Friday, and required Queens Park Rangers and Derby not to win their matches on Saturday. QPR were beaten 2-1 by Bou...

Goalkeeper Schmeichel's header saves Leicester

ESPN staff | March, 25 2014

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel was the hero for the Championship club as his header helped salvage a dramatic 1-1 draw against Yeovil Town.  • First XI: Goal-scoring goalkeepers Leicester, who are top of England's se...

Cellino disqualified from taking over Leeds

PA Sport | March, 24 2014

Italian businessman Massimo Cellino has been disqualified from taking over Leeds by the Football League's board. The League said his recent conviction for a tax offence in Italy constituted "a disqualifying condition under its owners' and di...

Referee accused of mocking player over scoreline

ESPN staff | March, 13 2014

A referee has been accused of mocking a player about the scoreline during a match and is set to be reported to the Football Association. • Player gets 10-game ban for biting opponent Birmingham manager Lee Clark hinted he may report J...

U.S.' Holden has another surgery, out 6-9 months

Associated Press | March, 11 2014

Bolton's American midfielder Stuart Holden has undergone another operation to repair ligaments in his right knee and will be sidelined for six to nine months. Bolton made the announcement Tuesday, eight days after the 28-year-old lasted less than...

Stoke recall Shea from loan spell at Barnsley

Kristan Heneage | March, 10 2014

Brek Shea's loan deal with Barnsley has been terminated early and he has been returned to his parent club, Stoke City, Barnsley said in a club statement Monday. The recall is a result of a recent breach of club discipline at Barnsley, a source clo...

Birmingham owner Yeung jailed for six years

PA Sport | March, 7 2014

Birmingham owner Carson Yeung has been sentenced to six years in prison for money laundering by a court in Hong Kong. Businessman Yeung, the club's majority shareholder, was found guilty on five counts of money laundering on Monday and was dul...

Queens Park Rangers reveal big losses

PA Sport | March, 6 2014

Queens Park Rangers' debt has rocketed to 177 million pounds after the club lost 65.4 million pounds last season, when they were relegated from the Premier League. Loans from QPR's owners totalling 72.7 million pounds, plus a short-term bank l...

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