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Crewe sign non-league youngster Udoh

(photo by Steve Walker) Crewe Alexandra have completed the signing of Ilkeston striker Daniel Udoh for an undisclosed fee. The 19-year-old turns professional by joining the Alex on a contract set to expire in the summer of 2018 and adds to Steve Davis’ attacking arsenal alongside Marcus Haber, Tom Hitchcock, Lauri Dalla Valle, and Callum […]

Millwall sign Chris Taylor on loan from Blackburn

League One play off chasers Millwall have re-signed midfielder Chris Taylor on loan from Blackburn until the end of the season. The 29-year-old has played 50 times for Blackburn since joining them from Millwall in 2013. Taylor spent the the 2012-13 season with Millwall where he made 22 Championship appearances and scored three goals. The […]

Rochdale ace Grant is dancing again

(photo by Pro Sport Images) by Paddy von Behr ROCHDALE’S prodigal son is back and after he netted a senior goal for the first time in 16 months last weekend, Grant Holt feels like he never went away. Ten years ago, Holt was a Spotland revelation, scoring 14 times in 21 league games in the […]

Julian Winter resigns as Notts County Chief Executive

Julian Winter has quit as Notts County Chief Executive just six months after taking up the job. The former Sheffield United CEO oversaw the appointment of Jamie Fullarton as manager in January. After making the announcement Winter told the club’s official website, “There have been a lot of changes at the club over recent weeks […]

Profile: Derby County head coach Darren Wassall

BACK in the 1980s, ‘You’ll Never beat Des Walker’ would echo round the City Ground in tribute to Forest and England’s most rapid centre-half. Yet there was one person who could outsprint him. Someone who did it every single day in training. That man was Derby County boss Darren Wassall. “Darren was phenomenally quick,” said […]

Good, Bad & Ugly: Chesterfield midfielder and Hartlepool legend Ritchie Humphreys

by Chris Dunlavy AS a teenager at Sheffield Wednesday, Ritchie Humphreys was famously labelled “the next Marco van Basten” by an admiring Johan Cruyff. A debut at 17, a slew of spectacular strikes, mentored by Chris Waddle, it seemed the childhood Blades fan was set for superstardom. If the subsequent 20 years didn’t quite live […]

Blades act on defence by bringing in Baptiste

Sheffield United have signed versatile defender Alex Baptiste on loan for the rest of the season. The Blades have been on an inconsistent run of late, registering three wins, three draws and four losses in their last ten league games. United boss Nigel Adkins emphasised the former Blackpool and Blackburn player’s experience as a welcome […]

Warnock: ‘I enjoyed every second’ playing at Millmoor in the 60s

by Chris Dunlavy NEW Rotherham United manager Neil Warnock says he came out of retirement to “give something back” to a club he has always loved. The 67-year-old, who has won seven promotions in his 36-year managerial career, replaced Neil Redfearn on Friday and has been tasked with extending the Millers’ two-year stay in the […]

Where Are They Now? Luton Town 1973/74 promotion winners

by Neil Fissler ALAN WEST was one of the final pieces of the jigsaw that saw Luton Town promoted three times in seven seasons. Midfielder West had found himself out of favour at Burnley, making only two brief appearances in the side that had won the Second Division title 12 months earlier. But when Luton […]

Accrington’s Seamus Conneely commits to new deal

Seamus Conneely has put pen to paper on a new two-and-a-half-year deal with Accrington Stanley. The 27-year-old midfielder has been an ever present figure in Stanley’s push for promotion to League One and has started ever game so far this season. Conneely came through the youth ranks at Galway United before joining Sheffield United in […]