Craig Short takes charge at Notts County

5 06 2010

Photo by Németh Miklós

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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Tony Stokes Leaves Újpest & Gary Martin Follows

28 04 2010

Photo by Yabush

Tony Stokes has left Hungary to return to England after Újpest FC agreed to putting his contact on hold until the summer transfer window.

The 23 year old was allowed to leave before the end of the season as he was suffering from home sickness after spending just over a year in eastern Europe.

Stokes originally went to Újpest on loan from West Ham United, the club the Londoner first signed professional terms with, in February 2009.

He then went on to join the Hungarian outfit permanently in the following summer, signing a three year deal. Read the rest of this entry »

Video – Highlight of the Week – Anthony Elding

16 04 2010

To go with the Weekend Roundup of last weekend here is the best highlight video from that period, former Stevenage, Stockport and Crewe striker Anthony Elding’s wonder strike for Ferencváros. Read the rest of this entry »