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Whatever happened to Wolves flop Roger Johnson? From Birmingham City glory to non league
Sheffield Wednesday and West Ham United. Indeed, his time with the Hammers kicked off with a 6-0 debut defeat at Manchester City in the
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West Ham manager Sam Allardyce admits that he would love to sign Belgium international Thomas Vermaelen on loan from Arsenal, but also confessed it is unlikely that the Gunners will let their team captain leave.
Roger Johnson has apparently joined Premier League strugglers West Ham United on loan for the rest of the season, according to reports.
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp played down talk of a Spurs title challenge, after his side drew 1-1 at home to Wolves on Saturday afternoon. Spurs are still in touch with the top two in 3rd place, but Redknapp rued the two points lost today.
Arsenal have decided to make an approach for Scott Dann. The Birmingham City defender has told club representatives that he wants to leave this summer, and a 10m GBP fee could be enough to secure his departure.
Roger Johnson has completed a move to Wolves from Birmingham in a 7m GBP deal. The deal comes as a coup for Wolves, who add Johnson as their second major signing of the summer.
Wolves are close to completing a transfer deal with Birmingham City defender Roger Johnson. The transfer fee mentioned totals £7.25 million, with £5 million up front and £2.25 million dependent on Wolves' success next season.
West Brom boss Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Liam Ridgewell is a player very high up his shortlist. The centre back, valued at around 3m GBP, is keen to leave Birmingham as he wants Premiership football.
Blackburn Rovers are also considering a move for Birmingham's want away centre back Roger Johnson. Blackburn are set to sell Phil Jones to Man Utd and believe Roger Johnson would be a suitable replacement.
It comes as no surprise that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has, according to reports in England, made Roger Johnson his primary transfer target in the January transfer window.
Birmingham City are exactly the sort of club that will be eyeing up the Carling Cup as a possible chance of lifting some silverware this season. While the bigger club’s eye the the more major trophies this season, Birmingham will have a decent chance if they play their strongest side in the tournament, something a lot of the other top flight sides do. McLeish certainly has an eye on a possible trip to Wembley, the Scot said: “Why not think of reaching Wembley? We've got to think that way but we do realise there are some incredible competitors out there.”
Portsmouth defeated Cardiff City 1-0 at Wembley Stadium to win the FA Cup; their first FA Cup success since 1939. Kanu's first half goal was enough to secure the trophy.