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Transfer Deadline Day blog: EFL comings and goings

1 September 2016

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23:00 - Well, that was fun! Deadline Day is done and dusted. Remember, all transfers are subject to EFL approval. Right, time for bed...

That’s that for #DeadlineDay!

Recap on the comings and goings in the #EFL on our blog >>

— EFL (@EFL) August 31, 2016

22:59 - There's always one.

As the clock is about to strike 11pm...BOOM!


They sneaked that one in there - @CardiffCityFC sign Rickie Lambert! ✍

— EFL (@EFL) August 31, 2016

22:58 - Here we go!

- Chris Martin completes a last-minute loan switch from Derby County to Fulham, thanks to some help from north of the border...

Many thanks to the @EdinburghClinic for their assistance with Chris' medical this evening!

— Fulham Football Club (@FulhamFC) August 31, 2016

22:54 - A late-in-the-day signing from Coventry City - a few more to come, no doubt...

SIGNING: #CCFC agree loan terms with @WBA striker Andre Wright. More:

— Coventry City (@Coventry_City) August 31, 2016

22:52 - We couldn't have put it better - bring on the football!

A very long day in the office. Welcome to the new lads @NathanByrne_@A1F1E9@Reeceburke5@kaiyneewoolery! Time to get back to football! 🔵⚪️

— David Sharpe (@DavidSharpe91) August 31, 2016

22:50 - 10 minutes to go!

- Scunthorpe United have brought in striker Jonathon Margetts from non-league Lincoln City. He's already got five goals this term, and boss Graham Alexander believes the front man can have a big impact >> Click here to read more.

- Look who's back in the EFL; it's Ikechi Anya!

SIGNING: @IkechiAnya signs a four-year deal with #DCFC and joins for an undisclosed fee: 📝

— Derby County (@dcfcofficial) August 31, 2016

22:45 - This is when things get interesting on Deadline Day...

- Marvin Emnes has signed for Blackburn Rovers >> Click here to read more.

- Morecambe have secured the services of full-back James Jennings >> Click here to read more.

- Barnsley have signed Celtic's Saidy Janko...

Welcome to Oakwell, @SaidyJanko2!

— Barnsley FC (@bfc_official) August 31, 2016

- Port Vale have brought in Gezim Shalaj and Miguel Santos

22:30 - "Sign Atsu" - those words have been Tweeted to us for a while now by Newcastle United fans, and the club has answered those calls...

ANNOUNCE ATSU, you said. 🗣

Announce Atsu, they have. ✍@NUFC get Atsu >>

— EFL (@EFL) August 31, 2016
- Elsewhere, Shrewsbury Town have completed the double signing of Jack Grimmer and Sylvan Ebanks-Blake; and there's a familiar face back at Boundary Park...

Buzzing to have signed for @OfficialOAFC can't wait to get started, would like to thank @BurnleyOfficial for everything they have done🙌⚽️❤️

— Cameron Dummigan (@camerondummigan) August 31, 2016

22:05 - Bolton Wanderers have stole the show, announcing FOUR signings in one go! No messing...

James Henry, Sammy Ameobi, Keshi Anderson, Ben Alnwick...@OfficialBWFC have signed all four!😎 #DeadlineDay

— EFL (@EFL) August 31, 2016

21:50 - "Where's Johnson?", "Announce Johnson" - that's what we were getting from Oxford United fans earlier, and the club has come up with the answer...

Pleased to announce the signing of Marvin Johnson on a 3 yr deal for an undisclosed fee

— Oxford United FC (@OUFCOfficial) August 31, 2016

- Fellow Sky Bet League One club Charlton have also confirmed another deal; that of Norway international Fredrik Ulvestad. Russell Slade believes he offers something different >> Click here to read more.

21:40 - Another significant signing in the Sky Bet Championship sees Everton's Aiden McGeady join Preston on loan.

Another addition at @pnefc...

Aiden McGeady has signed on loan from @Everton!

— Sky Bet Championship (@SkyBetChamp) August 31, 2016

21:10 - BIG NEWS! Sheffield Wednesday have completed the signing of Middlesbrough's Adam Reach >> Click here to read more.

- Sky Bet League One Gillingham have signed Bournemouth's Baily Cargill on loan.

BREAKING NEWS:The #Gills sign Premier League defender Baily Cargill on loan from Bournemouth

— Gillingham FC (@TheGillsFC) August 31, 2016

20:55 - Leyton Orient have secured the services of France U20 international Ulrich N'Nomo, while Newport County have brought in striker Rhys Healey.

✍ - France U20 international Ulrich N'Nomo has joined @leytonorientfc!

— Sky Bet League Two (@SkyBetLeagueTwo) August 31, 2016

20:40 - Adam Murray has described his newest recruit at Mansfield Town as an "old-school centre half" >> Click here to read more.

- Elsewhere, a flurry of loan signings have been announced...


D. Lafferty ➡️ @SUFC_tweets
G. Kamara ➡️ @ColU_Official
A. Collins ➡️

— EFL (@EFL) August 31, 2016

20:30 - Burton Albion are up and running on Deadline Day, bringing in Nottingham Forest's Jamie Ward on loan.

📝 #BAFC make their first signing of #DeadlineDay..


— Burton Albion FC (@burtonalbionfc) August 31, 2016

20:10 - There's a double Deadline Day deal for a defensive duo at Preston North End, who have secured the services of Alex Baptiste and Marnick Vermijl.

- Brentford fans have been treated to some contract news, with Ryan Woods extending his stay at Griffin Park until 2020.

✍️ @RyannWoods4 has put pen to paper on a four-year deal to stay until 2020 ➡️

— Brentford FC (@BrentfordFC) August 31, 2016

20:00 - Plenty more comings and goings...

- Oxford United have taken Charlie Raglan on loan from Chesterfield, with Michael Appleton saying "he fits the bill perfectly" >> Click here to read more.

- Elsewhere, Fleetwood Town have completed a season-long loan deal for Watford's Alex Jakubiak; Southend have signed Crystal Palace defender Ryan Inniss, also on loan, and Bradford have taken Haris Vuckic on loan from Newcastle United.

SIGNINGS! ✍@OUFCOfficial: Charlie Raglan.@ftfc: Alex Jakubiak.@SUFCRootsHall: Ryan

— Sky Bet League One (@SkyBetLeagueOne) August 31, 2016

19:30- Northampton Town's first Deadline Day deal is the signing of winger Paul Anderson.

Buzzing to have signed for @ntfc 👍🏻👍🏻. Can't wait to get started with a nice opener this weekend!!

— Paul Anderson (@P18NDO) August 31, 2016

19:20 - Leeds United have completed the signing of Eunan O'Kane on a two-year deal from Bournemouth >> Click here to read more.

19:00 - The clock strikes 7pm and Peterborough United and Bristol Rovers get in on Deadline Day!

- Posh have signed Tottenham Hotspur duo Luke McGee and Nathan Oduwa.

- The Gas, meanwhile, have brought in Jake Clarke-Salter and Charlie Colkett from Chelsea.

SIGNINGS: Rovers sign @ChelseaFC duo on loan until the end of the season

— Bristol Rovers (@Official_BRFC) August 31, 2016

18:55 - Colchester United have completed a loan deal for Reading's Tariqe Fosu - a youngster who won a Sky Bet League Two Player of the Month award last term, whilst at Accrington Stanley.

- Nathan Byrne also Tweeted his delight at his move to Wigan from Wolves...

So happy to complete the move to @LaticsOfficial

Let's Go !!!!


— Nathan Byrne (@NathanByrne_) August 31, 2016

18:25 - Birmingham City boss Gary Rowett tells "Everyone will be tuning in at 10.55pm wondering if anyone else is going to go out or come in" - that's Deadline Day for you!

- In Sky Bet League Two, Stevenage have signed South African international defender Kgosi Ntlhe, who was most recently with Peterborough United.

- In the Championship, meanwhile, Nathan Byrne has swapped Wolves for Wigan.

CONFIRMED: @NathanByrne_ joins Latics from @OfficialWolves! >>

— Wigan Athletic (@LaticsOfficial) August 31, 2016

- Swindon Town have brought in Sean Murray from Watford, and he believes playing for the Robins will bring out the best in him...

"Coming to a club like this will benefit me.” - Sean Murray on his move to SN1 #STFC

— Swindon Town FC (@Official_STFC) August 31, 2016

18:00 - A busy day at Barnsley isn't easing up as Sam Morsy arrives on a loan from Wigan Athletic for the remainder of the 2016/17 season >> Click here to read more

Welcome to Oakwell, Sam Morsy!

— Barnsley FC (@bfc_official) August 31, 2016

17:45 - Wycombe Wanderers make two quick signings to kick their Deadline Day off in the early evening, with the signings of Dominic Gape and Scott Kashket.

- Read more:

Well, the last loanee we took from #SaintsFC didn't work out too badly...

— Wycombe Wanderers (@wwfcofficial) August 31, 2016

17:30 - Peterborough United sign one of the stars from Sky Bet League One last season, George Moncur on loan from Barnsley.

Posh chairman, Darragh McAnthony was ecstatic with the signing.

Delighted to announce loan signing of G Moncur from @bfc_official till January. Got there in the end 😉

— Darragh MacAnthony (@DMAC102) August 31, 2016

17:25 - QPR complete the loan signing of Pawel Wszolek from Hellas Verona.

💬 ‘The tradition, the fans, the ambition’ - Pawel Wszolek reveals why he chose #QPR.

— QPR FC (@QPRFC) August 31, 2016

17:15 - Charlie Mulgrew departs Celtic for Blackburn Rovers. The defender has been capped 24 times by Scotland >> Click here to read more.

✍️ @Rovers make #DeadlineDay swoop for @ScottishFA international defender Charlie Mulgrew >>

— EFL (@EFL) August 31, 2016

- MK Dons sign Wigan Athletic midfielder Ryan Colclough on a season-long loan >> Click here to read more.

16:45 - Brentford sign England youth international Rico Henry from Walsall for an initial £1.5m fee, the highest the club have paid for a teenager.

An #EFL Young Player of the Month last term.

Now @ricohenry14 is a @BrentfordFC player >>

— EFL (@EFL) August 31, 2016

- Aston Villa sign Ghana international Albert Adomah from Middlesbrough on a four-year contract >> Click here to read more.

Some #DeadlineDay#WednesdayWisdom from boss Roberto Di Matteo…

— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) August 31, 2016

16:20 - Adam Le Fondre joins Wigan Athletic on loan from Cardiff City. He's looking forward to getting out on the pitch!

Can't wait to get my season fully up and running with @LaticsOfficial and get back to scoring goals!! ⚽️

— Adam Le Fondre (@A1F1E9) August 31, 2016

16:00 -
Jeff Hendrick departs Derby County to join Sky Bet Championship holders Burnley.

15:50 - Wolves sign Portugal international Ivan Calaveiro from AS Monaco.

"It’s a good challenge for us so it’s exciting and I want to help the team join the Premier League" >> Click here to read more.

- Ipswich seal a loan deal for Jonny Williams, he's a familiar face to most at Portman Road...

HE'S BACK! Jonny Williams returns to Portman Road for a fourth loan spell as he signs up for the season

— Ipswich Town FC (@Official_ITFC) August 31, 2016

15:35 - Signing number 12 for Bristol City! The Robins add Swedish international striker Gustav Engvall from IFK Gothenburg for an undisclosed fee.
Engvall is a signing that has got Head Coach Lee Johnson very excited.

“He’s a Swedish international who has excellent finishing ability. I’m sure he will adjust quickly to the pace and tempo of the Sky Bet Championship and when he does he’ll be really dangerous.”

Click here to read more.>> player. #BristolCityPLAYER HD: Watch Gustav Engvall's exclusive first interview as a

— Bristol City FC (@bcfctweets) August 31, 2016

15:00 -
Stevenage sign Tyler Walker - son of former England defender Des Walker - on loan from Nottingham Forest. The striker has made 21 appearances for Forest >> Click here to read more.

NEWS: #stevenagefc sign Tyler Walker on a season-long loan from @NFFC. #DeadlineDay


— StevenageFC Official (@StevenageFC) August 31, 2016

14:40 - It's another loan deal! Exeter City have signed Reading midfielder Jack Stacey until 23rd January.

The 20-year-old is the Grecians’ second loan signing of the day following the arrival of Crystal Palace defender Luke Croll.

Looking forward to the next stage of my career on loan at @OfficialECFC 👍🏼⚽️

— Jack Stacey (@jackstacey_) August 31, 2016

14:20 - Zak Vyner links up with Accrington Stanley on loan from Bristol City.

Welcome to the

— Accrington Stanley (@ASFCofficial) August 31, 2016

14:05 - Newport County secure the loan signing of Reece Grego-Cox from Sky Bet Championship side QPR. County manager Warren Feeney seems very pleased with the signing.

Reece will give us another dimension up front and I'm sure he will score goals."

Click here to

until January excited to get started 👌🏽@NewportCountyVery Pleased to have signed a loan move to

— Reece Grego-Cox (@reececox9) August 31, 2016

13:40 - Birmingham make it two signings in an hour as Rhoys Wiggins joins on loan until 2nd January from AFC Bournemouth >> Click here to read more.

- Sky Bet League Two's Blackpool make their first signing of Deadline Day with the capture of free agent Dean Lyness.

📝 Dean Lyness returns to Blackpool. #DeadlineDay

— Blackpool FC (@BlackpoolFC) August 31, 2016

13:00 -
Birmingham City secured the services of front man Lukas Jutkiewicz on loan from Burnley.

NEWS: @Lukeyjuke has joined on loan from @BurnleyOfficial


— Birmingham City FC (@BCFC) August 31, 2016

12:30 - Barnsley announce the signing of QPR's Cole Kpekawa on a three-year deal >> Click here to read more.

- Scunthorpe United sign left-back Harry Toffolo from Norwich City on loan until January.

Delighted to sign for @SUFCOfficial! Looking forward to meeting up with the boys tomorrow! ⚽️😁

— Harry Toffolo (@Harry_Toffolo) August 31, 2016

11:30 -
England U20 international Alex Gilliead joins Luton Town on loan from Newcastle United >> Click here to read more.

- Another Newcastle youngster is on the move - Kyle Cameron joins Newport County on loan.

Very happy to have moved on loan to @NewportCounty cant wait to get down there and get started ⚽️ thanks for all the messages ❤️

— Kyle Cameron (@Kylecam49) August 31, 2016

11:00 - Richard Stearman rejoins Wolverhampton Wanderers on a season-long loan from Fulham.

#DeadlineDay Richard Stearman rejoins @OfficialWolves on a season-long loan from @FulhamFC.

— EFL (@EFL) August 31, 2016

- Exeter City sign Luke Croll on loan from Crystal Palace until January. Croll spent time on loan at Plymouth last season, and made his league debut against the Grecians.

TRANSFER NEWS: Palace defender Luke Croll joins Exeter City on loan

— Exeter City FC (@OfficialECFC) August 31, 2016

- Grimsby Town sign striker Shaun Tuton on loan from Barnsley until the end of the season >> Click here to read more.

10:30 - Marc McNulty joins Bradford City on a season-long loan deal from Sheffield United.

BREAKING | #BCAFC can confirm the signing of @SUFC_tweets forward Marc McNulty on a season long loan deal.

— Bradford City AFC (@officialbantams) August 31, 2016

- Newport County sign Kyle Cameron on loan from Newcastle United >> Click here to read more.

09:52 -
Tune in to Sky Sports today as some of their coverage is coming live from the EFL offices!

🎥 - @SkySports are at the #EFL offices today for their #DeadlineDay coverage!

— EFL (@EFL) August 31, 2016

09:45 - Here we go. Are you ready for what today has in store for your club?

Here's what has happened so far:

- Sky Bet League One's Coventry City pulled off the first deal of deadline day with the loan capture of Newcastle United's young defender Jamie Sterry >> Click here read more.

#DeadlineDay is under way!@NUFC's Jamie Sterry has been loaned to @Coventry_City >>

— EFL (@EFL) August 31, 2016

- QPR completed their sixth signing of the summer late on Tuesday with the arrival of Idrissa Sylla from Belgian side Anderlecht, he has signed a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee >> Click here to read more.

- Also on Tuesday, Newcastle United forward Adam Armstrong joined Sky Bet Championship side Barnsley on loan until January >> Click here to read more.

- Wigan Athletic were delighted to announce West Ham United defender Reece Burke has joined the club on a season-long loan deal >> Click here to read more.

Note: All transfers are subject to EFL approval.

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