This month the Government announced further changes in an effort to streamline and clarify the Immigration Rules in certain areas. In sport we will shortly have the new International Sportsperson visa route to replace the T2 and T5 Temporary Worker routes for professional sportspeople with simplified, dedicated visa arrangements. There’s no change in substance to […]
The tongue-in-cheek saying, ‘Could he do it on a cold Tuesday night in Stoke?’ has become widely used when debating whether footballers could adapt to the conditions of the English game. Fortunately, having hailed from Dublin, James O’Connor was already made of tough stuff by the time he crossed the Irish Sea to link up […]
Harry Allen has been rewarded with a contract extension at the premier league club Burnley. Harry has experience with premier league environments after spending time with Manchester United youth team, before transferring to Burnley FC. Harry is a young, growing goalkeeper who is showing great potential. He is also surrounded by other top goalkeepers at […]
The young forward joins the Championship club on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee. The 19-year-old had linked up with Forest on trial back in April. Salmon told the club’s website after signing: “I can’t wait to get started. “I’ve been with Altrincham for 18 months and been on loan a couple of times, […]
Harry Paton is looking forward to finally being able to show what he can bring to his national team. The Ross County midfielder has been named in Canada’s 23-man squad for the Gold Cup – the North American equivalent of the European Championships. He had previously played for the Canadian under-17s and under-20s, and has […]
Everyone at Beswicks Sports is pleased to have assisted VM Agency on the transfer of Vaclav Hladky. The Czech goalkeeper is on the move down south from Salford FC to Ipswich Town. When it comes to experienced goalkeepers Hladky is second to know with an outstanding record of 18,000 playing minutes. He certainly knows what […]
The defender joined the club in the previous transfer window and has now earnt himself the reward he deserves, meaning he has put pen-to-paper on a contract that will see him remain at Rodney Parade until summer of 2023. After signing the new deal, Lewis said: “I’m buzzing, I’m really excited to be back, obviously […]
One of our many promising young talents we have a Beswicks has completed the move to Port Vale after establishing himself with Mansfield Town. Stone began to prove himself predominately last season where he secured the starting position over healthy competition amongst the goalkeeping position at Mansfield. The young goalkeeper has also had spells with […]
Aberdeen boss Stephen Glass has called on his old Atlanta United contacts again after signing defender Jack Gurr. Former Gateshead academy player Gurr moved to America as a teenager after winning a place at Georgia Gwinnett College. He went on to play with Georgia Revolution in the fourth-tier of the American football system, where he […]
Connor Taylor is on the move, as he sets out to gain some experience with a loan spell at Bristol Rovers. The big, quick lad who is extremely comfortable on the ball is keen to put his stamp on the football world next season and with his ability to stride out from the back we […]
Our highly rated forward has finally been given the professional contract he deserves with Shrewsbury. Tom recently has been involved with the under-18s squad and truly earnt himself a professional contract with the senior set up at Shrewsbury Town. Highly rated by the Salop coaching staff, Tom made his Salop league debut under Steve Cotterill […]
The 21-year-old has been given the annual award for his dedication towards supporting Football in the Community in a number of projects over the last 18 months, predominantly championing a healthy eating campaign with partner school Wynndale Primary School. The young keeper collected his award at the RH Academy following a recent training session and […]
A massive congratulations to Sam Barrett from Fleetwood who helped Fleetwood under-18s to league success. Sam led the Cod Army to win the division despite opposition from Championship Preston North End and a host of other League One and League Two clubs, including local rivals Blackpool. Well Done Sam!
Walsall recently hosted their end of season awards and, deservedly so, Luke Zona picked up the apprentice of the year award. A lovely way for our youngster to be recognised for all the hard work he put into his training. An early sign into Luke being recognised as a future talent! Well Done Luke!
A special well done to Carl Dickinson who surpassed the 100-appearance mark for another club in his career. He recently obtained his 100th cap for Yeovil town. He has led the side by example, a no nonsense, never give up, style defender who’ll whip a cross in with finesse and track back to make a […]
As the old adage goes, there’s a fine line between genius and madness. For Burnley manager Sean Dyche, it’s clear on which side of the coin Michael Duff – a Beswicks Sports client both on and off the pitch for over two decades – felt his former boss fell when taking the Cheltenham Town managerial […]
Congratulations to Simon Eastwood after signing a new contract with Oxford United. Simon has made over 215 appearances for the U’s since signing back in 2016 having previously been with the club for a season in 2010/11. Congratulations Simon!
Congratulations to Mark Ridgers on making his 150th appearance for Inverness Caledonian Thistle in the Scottish Championship. Mark has spent time previously at clubs in the UK such as Ross County, Heart of Midlothian and St Mirren before a move to North America in 2016 when he played for Orlando City B for a season […]
Tim Bailey to provide insight into the FIFA regulations at virtual seminar.
We are excited to announce that we are moving to West Court, Campbell Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 4FB.
The New York Red Bulls have acquired USA U20 winger Cameron Harper from Celtic. Cameron joined Celtic in September 2018 and after spending time with their youth sides made his professional debut in a 1-1 draw with Hibernian on 11th January 2020. Harper began his youth career at Pateadores FC, a U.S. Soccer Development Academy […]
Jesus Perez has signed for Dundalk after spending some time on trial with the Lilywhites at the beginning of 2020. The 23 year old opted to return to the USA after being selected by New York City in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft. He subsequently moved to Seattle to place for Tacoma Defiance in February going […]
MK Dons have signed former Chelsea, Brentford and Birmingham City midfielder Josh McEachran on a short-term contract. The former Chelsea midfielder arrives at Stadium MK with 217 appearances to his name for the likes of Middlesbrough, Vitesse Arnhem, Brentford as well as the two Blues – Birmingham and Chelsea. Born in Oxford, McEachran joined Chelsea’s […]
Congratulations to Archie Matthews on making his League Debut for Swindon Town in a 2-1 victory over Northampton Town! He signed his first progressional contract on 9th May 2019 and the 19 year old keeper was given less than half an hour’s notice before being thrust into the starting line-up for his first senior appearance […]
Congratulations to Jack Stevens who has signed a new three year contract with Oxford United. The academy graduate made his senior debut for the U’s near the end of the 2018/19 season having signed his first professional contract in May 2016. Well done Jack and looking forward to seeing you progress further next season!
Congratulations to Conor Grant who has made his EFL Debut for Rochdale in their 0-0 draw last night against Northampton Town. Conor signed a 2 and a half year contract on Deadline Day joining the club from Sheffield Wednesday. He joined the Owls as a scholar in 2017, following spells as a youngster at Irish […]
Congratulations to Chituru after the USA U20 goalkeeper made his debut for Leicester City’s U23 side in a 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion. Chituru signed for Leicester after impressing in January 2018 on trial from MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps. The 6’8 keeper had a history of playing in England with a variety of […]
Mackenzie Chapman is an English goalkeeper who currently plays for Oldham Athletic. He played for Accrington Stanley from U8-11 before completing a move to Burnley where he remained until his scholarship. He joined Manchester United for the first year of his scholarship before joining Oldham where he has been on the bench 9 times for […]
Newport County have announced the signing of Aaron Lewis until the end of the season.. Aaron spent the first half of the season on loan from Lincoln before joining the Exiles on a permanent deal. The defender progressed through Swansea City’s academy ranks before a loan move helped him make his professional debut for Doncaster […]
Grimsby have announced the signing of Jake Eastwood on loan from Sheffield United for the rest of the season. The 6’3 keeper teams up with manager Paul Hurst who took Jake on loan at Scunthorpe United. Jake spent the first half of the 2020/21 season in Scotland on loan with Kilmarnock but unfortunately injury prevented […]
Rochdale have announced the signing of Conor Grant on a permanent deal from Sheffield Wednesday. Conor joined Sheffield Wednesday as a scholar in 2017 where he signed his professional contract in December 2018 going on to make his debut earlier this season in the Carabao Cup against…. Rochdale. Good luck Conor!
Andrew Fisher has committed his long term future to MK Dons by signing a new contract with the side. The 22 year old arrived at Stadium MK on a permanent deal from Blackburn Rovers in the summer after enjoying a successful loan spell with the Dons during the second half of the 2019/20 season. Since […]
Curtis Anderson is an English Goalkeeper who currently plays for Wycombe Wanderers in the English Championship. He signed for the side on 2 September 2020 on a one year contract. Curtis began his career with Blackpool before a transfer to Manchester City aged 11 in 2012 for a fee of £15,000. He remained with their […]
Lewis Salmon is an English forward who currently plays for Altringham. The young attacker has had 2 loans to gain more first team experience playing for Trafford FC and Stalybridge Celtic. He has played for English colleges in 2018. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Jeevan Sang is an English/Canadian attacking player who currently plays for Marbella FC in Spain. The 16 year old currently trains regularly with the first team but is yet to make his debut. Jeevan began with Stoke City between u10/11s before he was scouted by Chelsea FC where he remained for a few years before […]
Rob Elliot has signed for Watford FC until the end of the season. The former Charlton Athletic and Newcastle United keeper brings experience and depth to the keeping department at Vicarage Road after making 52 Premier League Appearances during a 222 game professional career. The 34 year old also has 4 senior appearances for the […]
Good luck to Tom Edwards as he has completed his loan move to New York Red Bulls for the 2021 MLS Season. The Potters Academy graduate made his debut for Stoke City in the Premier League against Manchester City and since went on to make over 50 appearances. The fullback has also featured regularly for […]
Peter Kioso has joined Northampton Town on loan from Luton Town for the rest f the season. The 21 year old enjoyed an impressive first half of the season on loan at Bolton Wanderers scoring 3 times in 14 appearances from right back. Kioso started his career at Hartlepool United making 70 appearances and made […]
Good luck to Alfie Doughty as he joins Stoke City after the Potters paid an undisclosed fee to secure his services from Charlton Athletic. The 21 year old is currently recovering from a hamstring injury but is looking forward to showing the Stoke fans the type of player he is. Alfie caught the eye of […]
Congratulations to Cameron Harper as he made his Celtic debut last night against Hibernian in a 1-1 draw. Cameron started the match and played 60 minutes at Celtic Park. Cameron joined Celtic’s Academy in August of 2018 at the age of 16. Since then he has featured for the Celtic U-18s and Reserves while also representing […]
Tim Bailey explains how Brexit affects the regulation of UK football.
Congratulations to Joe, named Stoke City’s player of the month for December.
Adrian Mariappa has extended his stay at Bristol City until the end of the season after joining the club on a short term deal in November. Adrian joined the Robins as a free agent after leaving Watford when the Hornets were relegated from the Premier League. Since his arrival he has made 7 appearances helping […]
Congratulations to Jack Stevens who is the winner of the Cabling Company Player of the Month for December. Jack was fantastic in December keeping 4 out 5 which made him the overwhelming fans favourite for the award. Well done Jack!
Preston North End have completed their third signing of the January transfer window as Daniel Iversen joins from Leicester City on loan until the end of the season. The Danish international has worked with Preston’s goalkeeper coach before at Rotherham United where he spent the 2019/20 season on loan making 38 appearances in their promotion […]
Congratulations to young Canadian midfielder Harry Paton as he wins Ross County’s Player of the Month award for December. Harry played in all 7 games for Ross County over the month with some impressive performances in the middle of the park. Harry has racked up 48 appearances since joining the club from Hearts in July […]
St Johnstone have announced the signing of Millwall’s James Brown until the end of the season. The Dover born defender arrives at McDiarmid Park having made first team appearances for the Lions and has also had loan spells previously with Carlisle United, Livingston and Lincoln City. Good luck James!
Congratulations to Rhys Bennett as he extends his stay with the Blues until the end of the season. Rhys has scored 3 goals in his 13 appearances since joining the club in November. This has coincided with an excellent run of results which has seen his side clim to the top of the table. Bennett […]
Good luck to Hayden Campbell as the midfielder joins Marine AFC on loan from Salford City. The 20 year old midfielder joined the Ammies in July 2020 and is an attack minded midfielder who can also play just behind a striker as a number 10. He has already made his first team debut for Salford […]
Aaron made his debut last night for Newport County getting the start against Leyton Orient. The Welsh U21 rb joined the side on 16 October 2020 joining until 2nd January 2021. Congratulations on your debut Aaron!
Congratulations to Billy Clarke on making his 150th appearance for Bradford City in their 1-0 win against Cambridge United yesterday. The striker has played for the club over 3 separate spells before he returned to the Bantams on 16th July 2020. Congratulations Billy!
Good luck to Connor Taylor as he joins Chester FC from Stoke City on a month loan. The 19 year old defender is set to join up at the Deva Stadium having already had a loan spell at Ashton United. Connor progressed through the ranks at Port Vale as well as playing for England Schoolboys. […]
Gary Mellor brokers deal between Global Institute of Sport and Inter Miami CF.
Matthew Wright made his SPL debut for Ross County against Rangers.
The FA has published its new criteria for the issue of a Governing Body Endorsement – essential for overseas players. Tim Bailey explains all.
Congratulations to Jay Rodriguez as he extends his contract at Burnley until June 2022. The striker has scored 11 times this season for the Premier League side since returning to the club from West Bromwich Albion in July 2019. The former England international has scored 98 times and is looking to reach 3 figures against […]
Congratulations to Joe Bursik as he made his England U21 Debut last night where he kept a clean sheet in a 5-0 win against Albania in the UEFA Euro U21 Qualifying round. Joe is currently on loan at Doncaster Rovers for the 2020 season having made 11 appearances so far. Congratulations Joe
Congratulations to Matthew Wright who made his debut for Ross County in a 3-0 win over Stirling Albion.
Rhys Bennett has signed for Carlisle United on a short term deal since leaving Peterborough at the end of the 2019/20 season. Rhys began his career at Bolton Wanderers where he signed his first professional contract in 2009. In 2012 he moved to Rochdale where he went on to make 110 appearances for The Dale […]
Congratulations to Hayden Campbell as he made his debut for Salford City last night as they won 2-1 against Rochdale in the Football League Trophy Group Stage. The first year pro came off the bench in the 59th minute with the score tied at 1-1 before playing a role in the winner! Well done Hayden!
Congratulations to Charlie Bell as he made his debut for Portsmouth last night as they lost 1-0 to West Ham United in the Football League Trophy Group stage. The second year scholar played 79 minutes in a Man of the Match performance where he was rated at a 9.1/10. Congratulations Charlie!
Congratulations to Sam Barratt as he made his debut for Fleetwood Town last night as they won 2-1 against Sunderland in the Football League Trophy Group Stage. The second year scholar came on in the 89th minute to get his first experience of professional football. Congratulations Sam!
Congratulations to Andy Fisher who made his debut for MK Dons yesterday in their defeat to Blackpool. Andy signed for MK Dons on Deadline Day ending his 9 year association with Blackburn Rovers. Congratulations on your debut Andy!
Dillon Phillips has signed for Cardiff City on a 3 year contract for an undisclosed fee. The 25 year old goalkeeper joined Charlton Athletic when he was 8 years old before progressing through their academy to become their #1 during their promotion winning season of 2018/19. Dillon made 46 Championship appearances last season keeping 9 […]
Aaron Lewis has signed for Newport County on loan as he joins the League Two side from Lincoln City. Aaron progressed through Swansea’s academy and made his professional debut during a loan spell with Doncaster Rovers in the 2018/19 season. The Wales U21 rightback departed the Liberty Stadium last summer before signing a deal with […]
Andy Fisher has signed for MK Dons on a permanent deal from Blackburn Rovers. He played on loan for the side last season. The 22 year old goalkeeper progressed through the academy at Blackburn Rovers signing his first professional contract in January 2016. He made his senior debut for Rovers in August 2017 keeping a […]
Good luck to Tom Edwards as he joins Fleetwood Town on a season long loan from Stoke City. The 21 year old right back joins the Cod Army with more than 50 Premier League and Sky Bet Championship games under his belt since his debut in October 2017 against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. […]
Peter Kioso has joined Bolton Wanderers on loan from Championship side Luton Town until the end of the season. The 21 year old right back has featured twice for the Hatters playing in their Carabao Cup ties against Reading and Manchester United where he collected the Man of the Match awards at Old Trafford. Peter […]
It’s been a busy few days at Beswicks Sports with a move completed for the impressive Cameron Harper from Celtic to New York Red Bulls who will be joining attacking full back Tom Edwards who has moved on loan from Stoke City until the end of the 2021 season.
Over two decades Gary Mellor has played an important role in growing football in the US.
Matthew Wright is a Scottish forward who currently plays for Ross County. He was selected by North of Scotland U15 squad which is where he was originally scouted by the club. Matthew received his 2 year scholarship from Ross County when he was 15 where scored over 30 goals over the 2 years. He got […]
Well done to Sam Barratt as he got his first inclusion with the first team at Fleetwood Town as the 18 year old defender was named on the bench for their 3-0 win against Aston Villa U21s in the Football League Trophy. The defender currently sits in 3rd place with his U18 side in their […]
Rhys Brailsford is an English defender who is a first year scholar for Derby County. Rhys was born and raised in Derby and has been with the Rams academy since he was eight years old. He has played various different positions as he came through the academy but is most comfortable at right back where […]
The upcoming star Aidan Stone has been pushing for the number 1 shirt at Mansfield this past season and all his work has paid off now earning himself a new contract with the team for the upcoming season. Stone made 4 appearances last year for the Stags, starting 3 times in the League. Stone has […]
Mansfield Town’s solid back man shows his loyalty to the club and signs a new contract deal for the upcoming seasons. James Clarke played a crucial role for the squad last season’s making 17 appearances for the 1st team, 12 of which in the league. James is a young 20-year-old defender who shows real potential […]
Adam Davies has won Stoke City’s Player of the Month for September driven by Acorn Motor Group. The Welsh international kept 4 clean sheets in 5 games and fully deserved the fans votes to win the award. It’s his first award since joining The Potters in June 2019 after a promotion season with Barnsley where […]
Charlie Lakin has signed for Ross County on loan from English Championship side Birmingham City. He spent last season on loan for Stevenage making 20 appearances in League Two. Charlie made his Birmingham City debut in February 2018 and last played for the side in their EFL Cup loss to Cambridge United. Good luck Charlie!
Michael Petrasso has joined English National League side Barnet FC on loan from Canadian Premier League side York9 FC. The 25 year old Canadian International has signed a new contract with his CPL Side and will rejoin them at the end of June 2021. The winger began his career as an academy player in Toronto […]
Brody Paterson has joined Queens Park on a season long loan ahead. The 19 year old athletic left back is looking to get his first experience of first team football. The Celtic youngster recently signed a 3 year contract with The Bhoys keeping him at the club until the summer of 2023. Brody was a […]
Jamille Matt has scored his first goal of the season for Forest Green Rovers in their 1-1 draw with Walsall. His side has 26 shots compared to Walsall’s 2 but unfortunately couldn’t break down their resolute defence. Jamille joined Forest Green on 20th July as the 6’4 forward joined from Newport County where he played […]
Everyone at Beswicks Sports was delighted to see Hayden Campbell involved with the first team yesterday in Salford City’s 2-0 victory over Morecambe in the Football League Trophy. It was Hayden’s first time on the bench for Salford since joining the club from Port Vale. Congratulations Hayden
Hayden Campbell has signed for Salford City after spending 11 years at Port Vale. He captained the side in his second year completing his scholarship where he played predominately as a #10 just off the striker after being pushed further forward from his usual box to box midfield position. Salford announced Hayden signing on 23rd […]
Congratulations to Tom Bloxham as the young forward made his first team debut last night in Shrewsbury Town’s 3-0 victory against Newcastle United U21s in the Football League Trophy Group stages. The 16 year old began his youth career at Leicester City at 8 years old after being scouted playing for a local side. He […]
Mitchell Curry is an English 21 year old striker who progressed through the academy at Middlesborough before signing his first professional contract in 2016. Sunderland announced the signing of Mitchell on Thursday 17th September 2020. Good luck Mitchell!
Luke Zona is a central defender who currently plays for Walsall Under 18s. He joined the club for his scholarship after progressing through Burton’s Academy from U12s. He played every game last year for The Saddlers U18s as a first year scholar and broke through to their U23s for the second half of the season. […]
Adam Davies and his Stoke City side opened their 2020/21 Championship season with a goalless draw away to Millwall. Michael O’Neill introduced the 3-5-2 system at the end of last season to help secure Championship survival for The Potters and he chose to utilise it again during yesterday’s campaign opener against Millwall. It’s a structure […]
Charlton Athletic fans were over the moon with the performance of Alfie Doughty yesterday after he scored his first goal on the opening day of the League One season vs Crewe Alexandra. Doughty played on the right of a front 3 for Charlton yesterday showed his qualities once again as he gave his side the […]
Congratulations to Elliot Osbourne as he made his League Debut for Stevenage in their 1-1 draw away at Barrow on the opening weekend of the League Two Season. The 24 year old attacking midfielder joined The Boro from from Stockport County where he made 82 appearances since joining them in 2018 where he had played […]
Good luck to Cameron Breadner as he heads to Station Park on loan until 3rd January 2021. The 19 year old forward was born in Paisley and progressed through St Mirren’s academy before featuring in their first team squad on a number of occasions. Good luck Cameron!
Jack Ruddy is an English Goalkeeper who began his career for Rangers before emigrating to Spain in 2010 where he played for Real Murcia. In 2014 Jack returned to the the UK signing for Bury where he made his professional debut on 14th November 2015 in League One against Gillingham. The following summer he signed […]
Lasse Sorensen has made his debut for MK Dons since joining The Dons on Friday on a season long loan from Stoke City. It was a successful 90 mins for the Danish Youth International against Coventry in the EFL Cup where he finished with his passing stats of 90% Total Pass Completion with 6/6 Successful […]
Jonathan Bond has signed a new contract keeping him at The Hawthorns. On 16 July 2018 Bond joined West Bromwich Albion and was part of the 2019/20 squad that got the Baggies back promoted to the Premier League. Jonathan has 7 caps for England at U21 & U20, however he previously played for Wales at […]
David Button has arrived at The Hawthorns from Brighton and Hove Albion ahead of the Baggies’ upcoming Premier League campaign. The goalkeeper came through the ranks at Tottenham Hotspur progressing through the academy. He signed for Charlton Athletic in 2012 before completing moves to Brentford, Fulham and then Brighton who he joined in 2018. David […]
Lasse Sorensen has joined MK Dons on loan from Stoke City for the 2020/21 season where he featured 6 times for the Potters last season all coming after the 2019/20 campaign restarted in June. The Denmark U20 International will be looking to make his debut tomorrow for his new side against Coventry in the EFL […]
The Covid-19 pandemic has made 2020 a very testing year for everyone, and that’s been no different to those in the world of football. With leagues in every continent put on hold, players were tasked with keeping themselves in shape during the lockdown in order to be ready when matches resumed. But along with the […]
Liam Trotter has signed for Bromley ahead of the 2020/21 season. The experienced midfielder became the first addition to the squad having joined from Orange County SC in California,USA. He started his career at Ipswich Town breaking through to the first team before loan spells at Millwall, Grimsby Town and Scunthorpe United. He returned to […]
Stoke City have progressed to the second round of the Carabao Cup after their penalty shootout victory over Blackpool at the bet365 Stadium. After 90 minutes the game was tied at 0-0 the two sides headed to penalties before Adam Davies denied Oliver Sarkic and Keshi Anderson to help The Potters progress to the next […]
Congratulations to 18 year old forward Cameron Harper who was on Celtic’s bench for the first time yesterday in their 1-0 win against Dundee United. He was also included into the preliminary Champions League Squad for their qualifiers. Cameron signed a long term deal with Nike as the young forward continued to score goals and […]
Good luck to Romaine Sawyers and Jonathan Bond ahead of their upcoming Premier League season with West Bromwich Albion. The Baggies unfortunately got relegated to the Championship back in 2017/18 where our very own Jay Rodriguez finished the season as the clubs top scorer. Slaven Bilić’s side have been working hard in the first week […]
Ryan Jay is an English centre forward who currently plays for Stoke City. Ryan has been at Stoke City since he was 7 years old and has recently signed his 2 year scholarship with the Potters. He is a quick technical player with an eye for goal and will look to lead the line for […]
Nick Hayes has signed for Salford City ahead of the 2020 season. He played the full 90 minutes for his new side in the Ammies first pre-season friendly against Crewe Alexandra. He came through the youth ranks at Ipswich Town before signing for Norwich City The 21 year old keeper has also represented England at […]
Daniel Iversen started his career in his native Denmark with Esbjerg before his move to Leicester City in January 2016. He has since completed loan moves in League Two with Oldham Athletic making 49 appearances before joining Rotherham United for their 2019/20 season where they got promoted to the Championship. He now heads to the […]