With Premier League clubs getting richer and richer each and every year as the league grows in both stature and global appeal through the recent TV deal and increased commercial prospects; life gets tougher and tougher financially for clubs in the lower echelons of the football pyramid right through to grassroots level, where most would say the heart of the game really sits. 1,139 more words
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Joe Partington has made his Eastleigh stay more permanent after impressing whilst on loan with the Spitfires from now former club, Bournemouth.
Having made nineteen appearances during his loan stay at the Silverlake Stadium (after arriving from the Cherries in January), which included their play-off semi-final matches and the run in to the end of the season, Partington will complete his move to the Hampshire outfit on 1st July – having been released by the Premier League new boys. 43 more words
Ryan Taylor is the next to join the U’s following on from the additions of Kemar Roofe and Liam Sercombe a fortnight ago.
The target-man was not offered a contract from Portsmouth after Paul Cook arrived from Chesterfield and has signed a two-year deal with Oxford. 213 more words