#TeamPO Summer Summary 2018

As the heatwave came to an end this week, so did the transfer window, concluding a busy period for Platinum One. Early summer moves for Dean Parrett to Gillingham and Reise Allassani to Coventry City were followed by new contracts for Alan Sheehan at Luton Town, Derrick Williams at Blackburn Rovers and Kadell Daniel at…

Duane Holmes makes deadline day transfer to Derby County

#TeamPO were involved in a summer deadline day transfer as Duane Holmes moved from Scunthorpe to Derby County on a three-year deal. The American-born midfielder made 94 appearances in total for the League 1 side, scoring ten goals last season as he helped them towards a play-off finish. Moving up a division to play with…

#TeamPO’s James McClean transfers from West Brom to Stoke City

Platinum One’s James McClean has sealed a transfer to Stoke City, signing a four-year contract as he moves to the bet365 stadium with the Potters targeting promotion back into the Premier League. The Irish international has 59 caps for his country, along with 158 Premier League appearances with Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion. Gary Rowett,…

Salford City complete the signing #TeamPO’s Adam Rooney from Aberdeen

A busy summer window for Platinum One continued this week as #TeamPO’s Adam Rooney transferred from Aberdeen to Salford City. The Irish striker scored an impressive 87 goals in 194 appearances for the SPL side over his 5 seasons at the club, as well as netting the winning penalty in Aberdeen’s 2014 Scottish League Cup…

#TeamPO’s Derrick Williams signs new long-term deal with Blackburn Rovers

Platinum One’s Derrick Williams has signed a new long-term deal with Blackburn Rovers. Derrick has made 93 appearances for Blackburn over the last two seasons, including starts in all but one of their 46 league games last year. This consistency was vital in their promotion to the Championship. Last season he also gained his first…

Transfers: Ezri and Erhun on the move

In a busy opening to this summer’s Transfer Window, there were moves for no fewer than five Platinum One clients in the past week, with Ezri Konsa, Erhun Oztumer, Graham Burke, Rory Gaffney and Oscar Gobern all joining new clubs. Ezri, an England Under 21 international, signed for Championship side Brentford on Monday, from Charlton…

Modest Liam Miller a kind young man who will be sadly missed

Platinum One CEO, Fintan Drury, remembers former client and close friend Liam Miller, who sadly passed away at the weekend (The Irish Times). The eulogy has become such a part of our culture it’s often hard to distinguish truth from fable. It doesn’t matter a great deal I suppose; it’s important to speak well of…

Rapid rise continues for Ethan

Taken from Sky Sports – 10 January 2018 Chelsea wonderkid Ethan Ampadu has made the breakthrough this season but how good can he become? Nick Wright spoke to those who knew him at boyhood club Exeter City about a remarkable rise which is only just beginning… Chelsea supporters have grown accustomed to seeing a big-haired…

Paolo Vernazza speaks to BBC Sport on life as an Intermediary

#TeamPO‘s Head of Football – UK, Paolo Vernazza spoke to BBC Sport’s Emma Saunders last week, prior to the Premier league clash of his former clubs, Watford and Arsenal – which the Hornets ran out 2-1 winners. Having began his career at Arsenal, Paolo joined Watford in 2000, going on to make 96 appearances for…

Liam Brady appointed as Football Director of Platinum One

The Board of Platinum One Sports Management (UK) Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Liam Brady to the position of Football Director. Commenting, the company’s Chairman, John Coulter, said, “When Liam finished with Arsenal last May, it presented us with an opportunity to recruit, to a senior executive role, someone who has a…