Jordan Stewart moves to Xanthi

24 06 2010

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Jordan Stewart has decided to make his first move abroad in his career as he has joined Greek side Skoda Xanthi.

Stewart was allowed to leave his former club Sheffield United by mutual consent less than a year after joining the Yorkshire club.

The 28 year old who has the ability to play at either left back or left wing made 23 appearances for the Blades last season, 15 of which were starts.

Jordan, who previously played for Leicester City, Watford and Derby County, had stated his desire to play football abroad in the pass in America. He especially expressed a desire to move to Los Angeles and play for LA Galaxy. Read the rest of this entry »


John Curtis joins Gold Coast United

17 06 2010

John Curtis have made the move to play football in Australia as he has joined Gold Coast United.

As previously reported at EFA, Curtis had been training with the Queensland side for a fortnight in May. At the end of stint he agreed personal terms before returning to England to arrange his move personally and a two week break after a full League Two season. Read the rest of this entry »

Ins & Outs of the EFA Index

11 06 2010

To begin with Craig Short is out of the EFA Index as he left Ferencváros and became the new manager of Notts County. We would like to wish Craig all the best in the upcoming season and congratulate him on the 7th place finish he achieved with FTC in the Hungarian NB I last season.

Portsmouth youngster James Hurst has joined Matt Garner at Icelandic side ÍBV on loan. It is still unsure of the exact details of the loan, it is expect to be until the end of June but that isn’t confirmed. If anyone has any details please leave a comment below. Read the rest of this entry »

John Gregory embarks on a new Israeli challenge

5 06 2010

John Gregory has been appointed the new manager of Israeli Premier League (Ligat Toto) side FC Ashdod on a three year contract.

Gregory had spent the last six months working at Maccabi Ahi Nazareth on a £67,000 a year contract.  The Arab club was relegated from the Israeli top flight on the last game on the season. This was still seen as a good result within the country however as the team was vastly adrift at the bottom of the league on John’s arrival in December.

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Craig Short takes charge at Notts County

5 06 2010

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Craig Short has been announced as the new manager of League One side Notts County. Short had been manager of Hungarian side Ferencváros before being appointed the successor to Steve Cotterill.

The move represents a return to Meadow Lane as Craig played for the midlands club in the early stages of his playing career. He made 128 league appearances in three years for the Magpies before moving to Derby for £2.5 million in 1992.

Notts County go into League One as current champions of League Two but have financial troubles to deal with after the fallout of the Munto Finance reign as owners.

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John Curtis Trains With Gold Coast

19 05 2010

John Curtis has started a two week training stint with A-League outfit Gold Coast United this week with the possibility of a permanent move if all goes well. Read the rest of this entry »

Tony Adams Takes Charge Of Qabala FC

11 05 2010

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Tony Adams has found a way back into management as the new manager of Azerbaijani side Qabala FC (Gabala FC).

The 43 year old has signed a three year deal that will reportedly earn him £1 million a year. He plans to relocate his family to Azerbaijan as part of the move.

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