Beswicks Sports Managing Director Gary Mellor speaking to the national press…
A summary of the FIFA guidlines…
First of all everyone here at Beswicks Sports hopes that you and your family are safe during this world crisis. Good luck to all #TeamBeswicks Clients who are returning to training today as COVID 19 restrictions are eased slightly. We are very much looking forward to seeing you all return and take part in the […]
A summary of the FIFA guidlines…
Beswicks Sports Managing Director Gary Mellor speaking to the national press…
Aaron Lewis is a 21 year old Welsh right back who began his career at Swansea City making his debut during the 2016-17 season playing in the EFL Trophy. In January 2019 he moved on loan to Doncaster Rovers making his professional debut on 2nd February away at Portsmouth. In July 2019 he signed for […]
In the current uncertain economic climate football faces unprecedented problems arising from Covid-19. Beswicks Sports remains on hand to provide support and assistance to players, clubs and businesses involved in or connected with football. We all face important issues relating to the effect of changes in regulation of the sport, whether that be rescheduling the […]
Dominic Gape has signed a new contract with Wycombe Wanderers keeping him at the club until 2022. The 25 year old has been fantastic for the Wanderers since arriving from Southampton in 2016 where he became a fan favourite scoring the goal that clinched their promotion to League 1. Dominic has made 28 appearances so […]
Good luck to all Beswicks Sports Clients as the 2020 USL Season begins! Looking forward to another photo of a #TeamBeswicks Client lifting the trophy! Eby Ackon – San Antonio FC Leland Archer – Charleston Battery Danny Barbir – Swope Park Rangers Jim Barkei – Memphis 901 FC Johannes Bergmann – Birmingham Legion Robert Boscovic […]
Laurence Wyke has signed an MLS Contract with Atlanta United after making his debut last weekend in their 2-1 win against Nashville. His short term contract allowed him to play 45 minutes but coach Frank De Boer wanted Laurence long term. He made 29 appearances last season for Atlanta United 2 during his rookie season […]
Jack Price has signed a new long term contract with the Colorado Rapids ahead of the upcoming 2020 MLS Season. The 27 year old midfielder joined the club from Wolves on an undisclosed fee on 8th January 2018. Jack has now made 58 appearances for the club and broke an MLS record finishing the 2019 […]
Lewis Morgan has made his first MLS Appearance as the Scottish International was named in the starting line up for Inter Miami against LAFC. Lewis played 79 minutes on his debut in their 2-1 loss but will be looking for his new side to pick up their first points of the 2020 MLS Season next […]
Jake Dunwoody is a Northern Irish central midfielder who has been at Stoke City since he was 16. The 21 year old is a vital member of the Stoke City U23 squad and was named captain of the side last year. Jake has represented Northern Ireland at U21 level making his debut when he was […]
Daniel Iversen has signed a new contract with Leicester City keeping him at the club until 2025. The 22 year old is currently on loan at Rotherham in League One at the top of the table. The Danish international made 49 appearances on loan last season keeping 16 clean sheets for Oldham Athletic in League […]
The first weekend of the 2020 MLS Season has been completed so below is a quick recap on how the season has begun for our clients. Inter Miami CF began their inaugural MLS Season away at LAFC. Lewis Morgan played 79 minutes on his MLS Debut for his new Miami side since his transfer from […]
Tom Bloxham is an English Striker who is currently completing his scholarship at Shrewsbury Town. Tom is capable of playing anywhere along the front 3. The 16 year old began his youth career at Leicester City at 8 years old after being scouted playing for a local side. He signed for Shrewsbury at 15 and […]
Patrick Seagrist is an American left back who attended Marquette University between 2016-19 making 65 appearances for the Golden Eagles. Seagrist was selected 10th overall in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft by the New York Red Bulls before signing his professional contract on February 27th. He made his debut last night at home playing 90 minutes […]
Laurence Wyke is an English defensive player who currently plays in the USL Championship for Atlanta United 2. He made 29 appearances for them as a rookie in the 2019 season scoring 3 goals. The 23 year old began his career at Manchester United between 2004-13 before he pursued a move to North America to […]
Cameron Harper has signed a long term deal with Nike lasting until 2023. The 19 year old Celtic forward continues to score goals and has impressed regularly for the Reserves since making the transition from Celtic’s U18s. Cameron has represented the USA at various levels but has become a vital part of the U20 side […]
On this day in 2019 Sean Longstaff scored his maiden Premier League Goal for the Magpies to secure a 2-0 victory against Burnley at St James Park. Sean broke through into the first team after successful spells at both Kilmarnock and Blackpool. He went through an exceptional run of form before an injury cut short […]
Charlie Bell is an English central midfielder who plays for Portsmouth’s U18 and U23s. He is a first year scholar who scored 26 goals and got 18 assists last year in the U16s playing in the #10 role. Since joining up with the U18/23 sides he has been playing slightly deeper as an #8 to […]
Harry Toffolo has scored his first goal for Huddersfield Town since joining in the January transfer window. The left back scored the equaliser in the 81st minute for the Terriers in their 1-1 draw away at Derby County. Congratulations Harry!
Congratulations to Aidan Stone who made his League Two debut for Mansfield Town over the weekend. He helped his side to the 3 points while keeping a clean sheet in their 1-0 win against Newport County. Well done Aidan!
The 26 year old defender began his career for Nacional in Uruguay before a loan to Orlando City in 2016. A permanent move followed before he was traded to Vancouver Whitecaps in exchange for $125,000 of Target Allocation Money and a Second Round MLS SuperDraft pick for 2021. The 6’4 Centreback signed for Minnesota on […]
James Beadle is a 15 year old English goalkeeper at Charlton Athletic who has been with the club since the foundation phase. The young Addick has already represented England at U15 level when he made the trip to Gradisca to take part in the Torneo Delle Nazioni where he started in their 6-0 win against […]
Rob Kiernan has become the latest #TeamBeswicks player to move from the UK to North America as he joins up with Orange County SC ahead of the 2020 USL Championship season. Rob began his career with Watford where he was moved from his original position of central midfielder to play as a centre back where […]
Jack Ruddy is a 22 year old 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 […]
Lewis Morgan has signed for Inter Miami CF ahead of the upcoming 2020 MLS Season. Lewis will wear the #7 shirt for the new expansion side since joining from Celtic for an undisclosed fee. The 23 year old winger started his career in the Rangers youth system before joining St Mirren in September 2013 going […]
Isaac Ogundere is a first year scholar who’s versatility allows him to play across the back 4 as he is so comfortable on the ball but he predominately plays as a CB.Isaac has appeared often for the U23s with his attitude towards training and matches has been noticed by the first team staff. Welcome to […]
Canice Carroll has completed his Deadline Day move to Stevenage from Brentford. He developed through the youth system at Oxford United before signing his scholarship in July 2015 before making his debut for the club in November. The 21 year old midfielder was then named Oxford United Young Player of the Year in 2016/17. In […]
Chris McCann signs a new contract at Oldham Athletic after joining the club in October on a short term contract making his debut the following day against Macclesfield Town. Chris progressed through the youth system at Burnley making his senior debut in the 2005/06 season against Coventry in a 4-0 win. His Premier League season […]
Andrew Fisher has completed his deadline day move as he has joined MK Dons on loan for the remainder of the season. The 21 year old keeper spent the first half of the season on loan at Northampton Town. Fisher developed through the academy before signing his first professional contract in January 2016 at Blackburn Rovers […]
Harry Burgoyne has completed his deadline day move to Shrewsbury Town from Wolves. He joined the club at 12 before signing his professional contract in March 2015. The 6’4 keeper made his debut for Wolves on 10th December 2016 getting Man of the Match against Fulham. Good luck Harry!
Congratulations to Luke Woolfenden who has scored his first goal for Ipswich in their 1-0 victory over Lincoln City. His match winner has taken Ipswich Town back to the top of the Sky Bet League One table with 17 games to go. The 21 year old Centreback finished with an 82% passing accuracy, 100% dribbling […]
Beswicks Sports have completed another international transfer to North America as Jordan Doherty joins Tampa Bay Rowdies from Sheffield United. After spending the 2019 season on loan the 19 year old midfielder has joined the Rowdies on a permanent transfer on 24th January 2020. Jordan has played for the Republic of Ireland at U17,18 and […]
Latest #TeamBeswicks signing Patrick Metcalfe has signed a Homegrown contract with Vancouver Whitecaps. Patrick is a midfielder who has been with the club since March 2016 when he joined the U18s. He has progressed through the Academy playing for the Development side while training with the MLS side. Patrick became the 20th Whitecaps FC Academy […]
Peter Kioso has signed for Luton Town on 22nd January for an undisclosed fee. The 20 year old fullback has impressed for Hartlepool United during the 2019/20 season making 27 appearances at Victoria Park. Peter has become the Hatters first signing of the transfer window. Good luck at Kenilworth Road Peter!
A fantastic performance from Jamille Matt earned him his Team of the Week honours. He was vital for Newport County in their 2-0 victory over Swindon Town providing the assist for the first goal before scoring himself in the 49th minute against the League Two Leaders. Well done Jamille!
Rocco Romeo has signed a Homegrown contract with Toronto FC ahead of the 2020 MLS Season. Rocco joined Toronto FC Academy in 2013 before making his professional debut in 2015 for Toronto 2. A contract extension was completed in 2017 before his loan move to Denmark for the 2019 season. Rocco then signed his MLS […]
Congratulations to Charlie Lakin who scored his first professional goal in Stevenage’s 4-0 victory away at Cambridge United. Charlie has made 10 appearances for Birmingham City in the Championship but joined Stevenage on loan on 22 August for the 2019/20 League Two season. Congratulations Charlie!
Harry Toffolo has signed for Huddersfield Town on 17th January for an undisclosed fee. He had played 71 consecutive games in the league for Lincoln City since he joined the club on 12 June 2018 playing a major role in their promotion and taking his place in the PFA League Two Team of the Year. […]
Cameron Harper has had a really successful trip with the USA U20’s for their January camp. He played a major role in their 2-0 victory over Mexico scoring one goal. Gregg Berhalter clearly liked what he saw as he brought the Celtic winger up to train with the first team the following day where they […]
Mitchell Curry is heading to Gateshead on loan from Middlesborough for the rest of the season. The 20 year old forward spent the first half of the season on loan in the Scottish Championship with Inverness. Good luck Mitch!
Anton Walkes has signed for Atlanta United ahead of the upcoming 2020 MLS Season. He has played for ‘The Five Stripes’ previously in the 2017 MLS Season where he made 20 appearances. The 22 year old began his career at Tottenham Hotspur progressing through the academy captaining the side in the UEFA Youth League. Anton […]
Yet again Beswicks Sports finished the MLS SuperDraft with 3 First Round picks. Congratulations to all of the #TeamBeswicks MLS SuperDraft picks below: Patrick Seagrist was selected by New York Red Bulls at #10 (Traded up to select Patrick for 100K) Nyal Higgins was selected by Toronto FC at #19 Jesus Perez was selected by […]
Tom Elliot has signed for Salford City joining the club from Millwall after making 57 appearances for the club. The 6’4 forward joined ‘The Ammies’ on 9 January 2020 on a two and a half year contract. Tom is a former England youth international who graduated from Leeds United Academy where he made his first […]
Billy Clarke has signed for Grimsby Town after becoming Ian Holloway’s first signing for the club. He has made 9 appearances so far in the 2019/20 season for Plymouth before his move to ‘The Mariners’. Billy has played at various levels for the Republic of Ireland making 45 appearances at U16,17,18,19 and U21 levels scoring […]
12 years ago, a young 18 year old local lad made his debut for Burnley vs Bristol City (29th December 2007). What a career Jay Rodriguez has had since that moment with the forward going on to score numerous goals in the Premier League for Southampton, West Brom and Burnley. His England debut came back […]
Alfie Doughty joined Charlton Athletic’s Academy at U9 and his impressive performances helped him progress very quickly through the ranks. He made his Championship debut for the club against Cardiff City on 23rd November and scored his first goal on 26th December scoring the winner in the 82nd minute for the Addicks. Well done Alfie!
Matty Longstaff strikes early for Newcastle United yet again! The England U20 midfielder has scored against Manchester United again to score his second Premier League goal for his hometown club. His first came at St James Park in the 1-0 win against Manchester United back on 6th October on his debut. Well done Matty!
Lincoln City left back Harry Toffolo set a 21st century outfield player record as he made his 66th consecutive league appearance. The imps left back who joined the club in 2018 has played in every game since his arrival. Well done Harry!
On this day in 2004 long term client Carl Dickinson made his debut for Stoke City against Coventry City at the Britannia Stadium. Various moves for Dicko have followed playing for clubs such as Portsmouth, Watford and Port Vale. He has made over 450 professional appearances and the 34 year old is still currently playing […]
Jay Chapman is a Canadian midfielder who played his college soccer at Michigan State before signing a Homegrown contract with Toronto FC on 15 January 2015. He made his professional debut for their USL side in March of the following season before making his Toronto FC debut in the 2015 Canadian Championships. Jay’s impressive performances […]
Leading global sports management organisation Beswicks Sports has launched a new website highlighting the scope of its work on both sides of the Atlantic. The timely launch coincides with the team’s presence at Soccerex Miami on 21 and 22 November – a major event in the calendars of leading senior football industry specialists. The new […]
Real Monarchs beat Louisville City 3-1 to finish the USL Championship season as champions in front of a sell out crowd of 7,025 at Lynn Stadium in Louisville. Monarch’s captain Jack Blake and Real Salt Lake player Justin Portillo played a huge part in the Monarch’s success throughout the season. Their victory over the two-time […]
Not many people can have a Premier League Debut quite like Matty Longstaff and it was definitely one to remember as he scored in the 72nd minute against Manchester United to give his Newcastle United side a 1-0 victory. This goal from distance resulted in the 19 year old midfielder winning the Premier League Goal […]
Congratulations to Jack Blake and Justin Portillo as their Real Monarchs side have won the Western Conference. Their Monarchs side finished 4th in the regular season before the playoffs began. Real Monarch’s Path to the Final: Defeated Orange County 6-2 in the Round of 16 Defeated Phoenix Rising 2-1 in the Last 8 Defeated El […]
Congratulations to Paco Craig, Magnus Rasmussen and Geoffrey Dee as their Louisville City side have won the Eastern Conference. Louisville finished 4th in the regular season before the playoffs. Louisville’s Path to the Final: Defeated Tampa Bay Rowdies 2-1 in the Round of 16 Defeated Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2-1 in the Last 8 Defeated Indy Eleven 3-1 […]
Gary Mellor, director of Beswicks Sports, has addressed a flagship international sports conference in Athens, speaking alongside some of football’s biggest names. As a guest speaker at The Economist Sports Business Summit, Gary shared a stage with AC Milan chairman Paolo Scaroni, CEO of Benfica Domingos Soares de Oliveira, Board Member at FC Barcelona Marta […]
Beswicks Sports Tom Edwards has been crowned as Sir Stanley Matthews Stoke City Footballer of the Year .Tom is the first homegrown Stoke player to take the award since it was launched a decade ago and follows in the footsteps of stars including Joe Allen, Jack Butland and Ryan Shawcross Tom lifts the Stoke prize […]
Jack Price has broken David Beckham’s record from 2010 as he finished the 2019 season with 10 assists which is now the most set piece assists in a single Major League Soccer Season. The 26 year old joined the Colorado Rapids back on 8th January 2018 after the midfielder joined from Wolverhampton Wanderers on an […]
Hayden Campbell is a 17 year old central midfielder who is currently a second year scholar for Port Vale and is their U18 Captain. Hayden has predominantly used as a #8 but can play various positions in order to get on the ball more and make things happen for his side. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Peter Kioso is a 21 year old right back at Hartlepool United who was a former MK Dons academy player before a move to Hartlepool where he went on to play over 40 games last season and becoming a vital member of the squad. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Harry Allen is a goalkeeper who is currently a second year scholar at Burnley FC. He developed through Manchester United’s academy before his move to Burnley for his 2 year scholarship. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Luis Gil is a 25 year old American footballer currently playing in the Czech National Football League for Viktoria Zizkov. He began his career in the MLS with Real Salt Lake in 2010 making 134 appearances for the club before playing for a variety of clubs in the MLS including Orlando City, Colorado Rapids and […]
20-year-old midfielder Charlie Lakin is on loan to Stevenage for the rest of the season.
Laurence Wyke is an English footballer who plays for Atlanta United 2 in the USL Championship. The 22 year old has made 18 appearances scoring twice from his CB/CDM role for the club. He spent time in Manchester United’s academy from 2004-2013 before heading to America to study and play. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Ugandan international Michael Azira leaves Montreal to join Chicago Fire.
Kyle McAllister has signed to St Mirren on a 3 year contract following a successful loan spell at the club.
Jake began his youth career at Wolverhampton Wanderers before he ended up at Birmingham City where in 2009 he helped Birmingham reach the semi final of the FA Youth Cup. Jake went on to make his debut on 23 January 2010 in the FA Cup against Everton before signing his professional contract in March 2010. […]
Orlando City forward Santiago Patino celebrates Olympic call-up.
Bailey Aisthorpe is a 16 year old left back who has recently signed his scholarship at Leicester City. Bailey progressed through the academy at Stoke City before moving to Leicester for his 2 year scholarship. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
After impressing on trial from MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps, Chituru has signed for Leicester.
Chituru Odunze is a 16 year old goalkeeper who has recently signed his scholarship at Leicester City after signing from Vancouver Whitecaps in the MLS. He holds citizenship for England, United States, Canada and Nigeria but is a regular with the USA U17 National Team. The 6’8 shot stopper grew up in England playing for […]
Jake signed for Sheffield United’s youth academy at the age of 10 and has progressed through the club using a variety of loans for first team experiences. He signed his professional contract in April 2016 and started the 2017/18 season as back up before making his senior first team debut on 9 August 2017 in […]
After two years at West Brom Jay is returning to his hometown of Burnley.
Archie Elmore is a 17 year old forward who is heading into his second year scholarship with Shrewsbury Town. He had a fantastic first year scoring 18 goals throughout the season and will be looking for more in the upcoming season. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Sam Barratt is a 16 year old midfielder who has recently signed his scholarship at Fleetwood Town. Sam progressed through the academy at Stoke City before choosing Fleetwood for his scholarship with the idea to get more minutes and push on and get time with the U23s throughout the season. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Jake has signed a new deal at The Valley with Lee Bowyer delighted to see him commit to Charlton.
Jake Eastwood is a 22 year old Goalkeeper who progressed joined Sheffield United at 10 years old. He signed his professional contract in April 2016 making his senior debut on 9 August 2017 against Walsall at Bramall Lane. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Max Chimenes is a 17 year old forward who is heading into his second year scholarship with Port Vale. Max scored 13 goals last season and has progressed through the academy since joining as a 12 year old. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Colton Storm is a 25 year old fullback who has recently signed for North Carolina in the USL. Colton played four years of college soccer for UNC before being selected with the #14 pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft by Sporting Kansas City making his professional debut on 25 March 2017. He signed for North […]
Brad Dunwell is an American midfielder who played college soccer for Wake Forest between 2015-2018 making 91 appearances before captaining the side in his senior year. On 14th January Brad was selected with the 56th overall pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft by Houston Dynamo. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Dayne St.Clair is a 6’5 Canadian goalkeeper who was at Maryland between 2015-2018 and was their starting goalkeeper for their national championship victory where he earned the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Soccer Tournament Most Outstanding Player for the best defensive performances in the national tournament. He signed a Generation Adidas contract with the MLS ahead […]
Santiago Patino is a Colombian forward who moved to Orlando when he was 12 to join their development academy before playing college soccer at Florida International University from 2015-2018 scoring 37 goals while captaining the side in his senior year. He was named MAC Hermann Trophy semi-finalist and also a three time All Conference USA […]
Janos Loebe is a left footed German footballer who played his college career at Fordham as an attacking winger scoring 26 goals over his 79 appearances between 2015-2018. On 11th January 2019 he was drafted in the first round by New York Red Bulls with the 22nd pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft where they are […]
Geoffrey Dee is an American midfielder who played college soccer 41 times for Tulsa between 2014-2015 before transferring to the Louisville Cardinals where he went on to make 37 appearances between 2016-2018. Geoff signed for Louisville City FC in the USL Championship on 6th March 2019. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Tanner Hummel is an American fullback who played college soccer at Kentucky from 2015-2018 making 74 appearances and captaining the side in his senior year. Tanner signed for Orlando City B ahead of the 2019 season. Welcome to #TeamBeswicks
Ben has signed with Charlton where the playoff final hero is ready to get back with his teammates.
Kaye has had a breakthrough season with three goals and five assists in his 15 appearances so far this season
Dominic has resigned at Wycombe extending his stay for the club.
The Middlesborough striker has joined Inverness on loan
Adam started his career with Everton joining their youth system at the age of 14 before progressing through the ranks.
Aidan has signed for Mansfield following a spell on trial at the end of last year.
Jake has signed a new deal at The Valley with Lee Bowyer delighted to see him commit to the club.
Canice Carroll has continued to move up the ranks for the Republic of Ireland