English Championship side Newcastle United would lose their player Jonjo Shelvey for five games after he was banned for racial abuse.

Shelvey would also pay £100,000 after the FA found him guilty of misconduct.


Former Senegal international El-Hadji Diouf in one player who will not be sending his farewell message even after Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from football.

The African previously blamed the failure of French striker Mario Balotelli on the former Reds star. As the Ex-Three Lions player announced his retirement after being released by LA Galaxy, Diouf slammed the player again.


Phil Brown took did not hesitate to take to the media to hail his players after their match with MK Dons.

With Southend’s brutal 3-o win over MK Don, Brown has urged his players to keep on smiling. Goals from Anthony Wordsworth, who drove home a brace and a single goal from Simon Cox was enough to ensure that all three points from the game were secured by the Shrimpers.

Anton Ferdinand has recently picked up an injury

Anton Ferdinand of Southend United sustained an injury back on September 3 when his club faced off with Bolton Wanderers and the match concluded in a 1-1 draw as both teams had to settle with 1 point from this battle.

Charlton Athletic relegated into League One

A disappointing 2015-16 season saw Charlton Athletic relegated into the League One of English football.

However, the club are planning to get back into the top division once again. This led to the swift appointment of former Cardiff City manager Russell Slade as the new boss of Charlton. He has been eyeing several new signings in the hope of putting together a quality squad before the start of the new campaign. One of the reported transfer targets for Charlton Athletic is defender Anton Ferdinand, who is unable to get much first-team football at Reading.


Anton Ferdinand’s brother Rio says that the injury that happened to Cristiano Ronaldo was not a fault of Dimitri Payet.

Payet was involved in the tackle which caused the injury and cut short the presence of the Portugal skipper on the pitch.

Some people, including the mum of the Blancos player, are taking on Payet, but, Rio, a one-time teammate of Ronaldo, is not of the opinion that there was any intention of the Frenchman to do what happened.


There were reports that the captain of the Spain national team Andres Iniesta was set to quit international football after they were knocked out of the Euro 2016 in France despite being among the favourites to lift the trophy.

Spain are straight two-time winner and were gunning for the third one until they knocked out by Italy in the Round of 16 as they didn’t finish top of their group.

Ferdinand Praises Dele Alli

If you have been following the comments that Anton Ferdinand has been made on different social media platforms the recent ones are about Dele Alli of Tottenham and good thing about him. Anton Ferdinand is a former player for West Ham.

This time he had good things to say about the star of Tottenham Hotspur. Indeed, comments made by former players about upcoming star players are what makes others sit up and take notice. You would probably not have heard of Dele Alli or the contributions he has been made to his team’s games. He is being considered a rising star of Tottenham Hotspur.


Former Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers Centre back is open to offers as he eventually leaves Reading this summer when his contract expires at the English club.

The summer shake-up at Reading has started with Simon Cox and Hal Robson-Kanu all set to join the 31-year old defender as they leave the club this summer.

Rio Ferdinand wished his brother a happy birthday

Reading’s Anton Ferdinand reached the age of 31 back on February 18 and his brother Rio Ferdinand wished him a happy birthday by posting a childhood picture of them.

Anton Ferdinand is reaching the point in time when it’s time to start considering whether or not to hang up his boots. Rio Ferdinand left the world of playing competitive football at the age of 35 and even though both of the brothers are widely known for their respective playing careers, the path that each player has taken has been significantly different.

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