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2016–17 Coventry City F.C. season

The 2016–17 season is Coventry City's 133rd season in their existence and fifth consecutive in the English third tier, League One.[5] Along with competing in League One, the club participated in three cup competitions: FA Cup, EFL Cup and EFL Trophy.

Coventry City
2016–17 season
Chairman Tim Fisher
Manager Tony Mowbray[1]
(until 29 September 2016)
Russell Slade[2][3]
(21 Dec 2016 to 5 Mar 2017)
Mark Robins[4]
(from 6 March 2017)
Stadium Ricoh Arena
League One 23rd (relegated)
FA Cup Second round
vs Cambridge United
EFL Cup Second round
vs Norwich City
EFL Trophy Winners
vs Oxford United
Top goalscorer League: George Thomas 5
All: George Thomas 9
Highest home attendance 11,946 vs Bristol Rovers
(25 March 2017)
Lowest home attendance 7,466 vs Southend United
(14 March 2017)
Average home league attendance 9,111
Biggest win 2–0 vs Port Vale
(1 October 2016)
2–0 vs Rochdale
(22 October 2016)
2–0 vs Chesterfield
(1 November 2016)
Biggest defeat 3–0 vs Charlton Athletic
(15 October 2016)
4–1 vs Oxford United
(19 November 2016)
4–1 vs Bristol Rovers
(26 December 2016)
3–0 vs Northampton Town
(28 January 2017)
Home colours
Away colours
All statistics correct as of 30 April 2017.

The season covers the period between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017.

Contents

Review and eventsEdit

CompetitionsEdit

Pre-season friendliesEdit

On 24 May 2016, Coventry City announced they will visit National League North side Nuneaton Town on 9 July.[7] Three days later, the Sky Blues announced they will face Championship side Norwich City on 26 July.[8] On 24 June, Coventry announced their full pre-season schedule.[9]

On 10 July 2016, Coventry City confirmed they will play Ettifaq on Saturday 16, July.[10] Three days later, the club announced a change to the friendly against the Saudi Arabian side and instead will now play Sturm Graz.[11]

League OneEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
20 Gillingham 46 12 14 20 59 79 −20 50
21 Port Vale (R) 46 12 13 21 45 70 −25 49 Relegation to EFL League Two
22 Swindon Town (R) 46 11 11 24 44 66 −22 44
23 Coventry City (R) 46 9 12 25 37 68 −31 39
24 Chesterfield (R) 46 9 10 27 43 78 −35 37
Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
(R) Relegated.

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 9 12 25 37 68  −31 39 8 7 8 22 24  −2 1 5 17 15 44  −29

Last updated: 30 April 2017.
Source:[citation needed]

Results by matchdayEdit

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ResultLDDLDLDDLDWLWWDWLLLLLLLDDLLLLLDWLLDLLLWWLWDLWL
Position17181821222323242424232423211918181920212121232322242424242424242424242424242424242424242323
Updated to match(es) played on 30 April 2017. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

ResultsEdit

On 22 June 2016, the fixtures for the 2016–17 season were announced.[12]

FA CupEdit

EFL CupEdit

The draw for the first round was made on 22 June 2016, via a live stream on Facebook. Coventry City were drawn at home to League Two side Portsmouth.[13]

EFL TrophyEdit

The 2016–17 EFL Trophy group stage draw was made on 27 July 2016. Coventry City faced Northampton Town, Wycombe Wanderers and West Ham United Academy during this phase of the competition.[14]


Pos Div Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 L1 Coventry City 3 3 0 0 0 11 5 +6 9 Advance to Round 2
2 L2 Wycombe Wanderers 3 2 0 0 1 8 4 +4 6
3 ACA West Ham United Academy 3 0 1 0 2 3 8 −5 2
4 L1 Northampton Town 3 0 0 1 2 2 7 −5 1
Source: EFL.com

Birmingham Senior CupEdit

Squad informationEdit

Squad detailsEdit

No. Name Position Nationality Place of Birth Date of Birth (Age) * Club apps * Club goals * Signed from Date signed Fee Contract End
Goalkeepers
1 Lee Burge GK   Hereford (1993-01-09)9 January 1993 (aged 23) 32 0 Academy 1 June 2010 Trainee 30 June 2017
23 Reice Charles-Cook GK   Lewisham (1994-04-08)8 April 1994 (aged 22) 39 0 Bury 1 August 2014 Free 30 June 2018
34 Corey Addai GK   London (1997-10-10)10 October 1997 (aged 18) 0 0 Academy 1 June 2014 Trainee 30 June 2018
Defenders
2 Jordan Willis RB   Coventry (1994-08-24)24 August 1994 (aged 21) 81 0 Academy 1 June 2011 Trainee 30 June 2018
3 Chris Stokes LB   Frome (1991-03-08)8 March 1991 (aged 25) 54 3 Forest Green Rovers 21 February 2015 Free 30 June 2017
4 Jordan Turnbull CB   Trowbridge (1994-10-30)30 October 1994 (aged 21) 0 0 Southampton 15 August 2016 Undisclosed 30 June 2019
7 Nathan Clarke CB   Halifax (1983-07-30)30 July 1983 (aged 32) 0 0 Bradford City 1 January 2017 Free 30 June 2017
19 Farrend Rawson CB   Nottingham (1996-07-11)11 July 1996 (aged 19) 0 0 Derby County 17 January 2017 Loan 30 June 2017
21 Kevin Foley RB    Luton (1984-11-01)1 November 1984 (aged 31) 0 0 Charlton Athletic 6 January 2017 Free 30 June 2017
24 Ryan Haynes LB   Northampton (1995-09-27)27 September 1995 (aged 20) 45 1 Academy 27 March 2013 Trainee 30 June 2017
29 Cian Harries CB     Solihull (1997-04-01)1 April 1997 (aged 19) 1 0 Academy 1 June 2014 Trainee 30 June 2020
30 Dion Kelly-Evans RB   Coventry (1996-09-21)21 September 1996 (aged 19) 1 0 Academy 1 June 2014 Trainee 30 June 2017
37 Jacob Whitmore CB   Coventry (1998-05-06)6 May 1998 (aged 18) 0 0 Academy 1 July 2016 Trainee 30 June 2017
38 Darragh Leahy CB   Dublin (1998-04-15)15 April 1998 (aged 18) 0 0 Academy 1 July 2016 Trainee 30 June 2018
Midfielders
5 Gaël Bigirimana CM     Bujumbura (1993-10-22)22 October 1993 (aged 22) 41 0 Newcastle United 26 August 2016 Undisclosed 30 June 2017
6 Andy Rose CM     Melbourne (1990-02-13)13 February 1990 (aged 26) 12 2   Seattle Sounders 2 January 2016 Free 30 June 2017
8 Rúben Lameiras RW   Lisbon (1994-12-22)22 December 1994 (aged 21) 32 2 Tottenham Hotspur 24 July 2015 Free 30 June 2017
10 Jodi Jones RW   Bow (1997-10-22)22 October 1997 (aged 18) 6 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 10 May 2016 Undisclosed 30 June 2020
11 Kyel Reid LM    Deptford (1987-11-26)26 November 1987 (aged 28) 0 0 Preston North End 28 July 2016 Free 30 June 2018
12 Callum Reilly CF   Warrington (1993-10-03)3 October 1993 (aged 22) 0 0 Burton Albion 1 January 2017 Loan 30 June 2017
13 Vladimir Gadzhev CM   Pazardzhik (1987-07-18)18 July 1987 (aged 28) 2 0   Levski Sofia 24 March 2016 Free 30 June 2017
25 Jack Finch DM   Fenny Compton (1996-08-06)6 August 1996 (aged 19) 21 0 Academy 1 April 2014 Trainee 30 June 2017
28 Devon Kelly-Evans LM   Coventry (1996-09-21)21 September 1996 (aged 19) 0 0 Academy 1 June 2014 Trainee 30 June 2017
31 Ben Stevenson AM   Leicester (1997-03-23)23 March 1997 (aged 19) 0 0 Academy 1 July 2015 Trainee 30 June 2020
32 Kyle Spence LM     Croydon (1997-01-14)14 January 1997 (aged 19) 1 0 Unattached 15 February 2016 Free 30 June 2017
33 Bilal Sayoud AM     London (1997-05-05)5 May 1997 (aged 19) 0 0 Nike Academy 24 March 2016 Free 30 June 2018
35 Callum Maycock CM   Birmingham (1997-12-23)23 December 1997 (aged 18) 0 0 Academy 1 July 2016 Trainee 30 June 2018
36 Jordan Shipley CM   Coventry (1997-09-26)26 September 1997 (aged 18) 0 0 Academy 1 July 2016 Trainee 30 June 2018
Forwards
9 Charles Vernam CF   London (1996-10-08)8 October 1996 (aged 19) 0 0 Derby County 23 January 2017 Loan 30 June 2017
14 Kwame Thomas CF   Nottingham (1995-09-28)28 September 1995 (aged 20) 0 0 Derby County 1 July 2016 Free 30 June 2018
16 Stuart Beavon CF   Reading (1984-05-05)5 May 1984 (aged 32) 0 0 Burton Albion 1 January 2017 Free 30 June 2018
17 Michael Folivi CF   London (1998-02-25)25 February 1998 (aged 18) 0 0 Watford 31 January 2017 Loan 30 June 2017
20 Marcus Tudgay CF   Shoreham-by-Sea (1983-02-03)3 February 1983 (aged 33) 50 9 Nottingham Forest 29 July 2014 Free 30 June 2017
27 George Thomas CF     Leicester (1997-03-24)24 March 1997 (aged 19) 17 0 Academy 25 October 2013 Trainee 30 June 2017
Left before the end of the season
9 Dan Agyei CF     London (1997-06-01)1 June 1997 (aged 19) 0 0 Burnley 18 August 2016 Loan 3 January 2017
12 Chris McCann DM   Dublin (1987-07-21)21 July 1987 (aged 28) 0 0   Atlanta United 2 August 2016 Loan 31 December 2016
15 Lewis Page LB   Enfield (1996-05-20)20 May 1996 (aged 20) 0 0 West Ham United 9 August 2016 Loan 5 January 2017
17 Marvin Sordell CF   Harrow (1991-02-17)17 February 1991 (aged 25) 0 0 Colchester United 4 July 2016 Free 30 June 2017
18 Sam Ricketts CB    Aylesbury (1981-10-11)11 October 1981 (aged 34) 46 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 6 July 2015 Free 30 June 2017
19 Jack McBean CF     Newport Beach (1994-12-15)15 December 1994 (aged 21) 0 0   LA Galaxy 19 August 2016 Loan 5 January 2017
21 Andre Wright CF   Sandwell (1996-12-07)7 December 1996 (aged 19) 0 0 West Bromwich Albion 31 August 2016 Loan 5 January 2017
22 Jamie Sterry RB   Newcastle upon Tyne (1995-11-21)21 November 1995 (aged 20) 0 0 Newcastle United 31 August 2016 Loan 4 January 2017
22 Yakubu Aiyegbeni CF   Benin City (1982-11-22)22 November 1982 (aged 33) 0 0   Kayserispor 13 February 2017 Free 5 April 2017
26 Ivor Lawton CM   Coventry (1995-09-05)5 September 1995 (aged 20) 1 0 Academy 26 November 2013 Trainee 31 December 2016

* Player age and appearances/goals for the club as of beginning of 2016–17 season.

AppearancesEdit

Correct as of match played on 30 April 2017
No. Nat. Player Pos. League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
1   Lee Burge GK 33 3 3 39
2   Jordan Willis DF 36 3 2 5 46
3   Chris Stokes DF 5+2 2 9
4   Jordan Turnbull DF 36 3 7 46
5   Gaël Bigirimana MF 28+2 2 5+2 39
6   Andy Rose MF 19+2 1+1 1 4 28
7   Nathan Clarke DF 18 18
8   Rúben Lameiras MF 14+13 2 1+1 5+1 37
9   Charles Vernam FW 3+1 4
10   Jodi Jones MF 11+23 1+1 0+1 3+5 45
11   Kyel Reid MF 19+10 2+1 1+1 3 37
12   Callum Reilly MF 17+1 2 20
13   Vladimir Gadzhev MF 13+1 2 2 2+2 22
14   Kwame Thomas FW 8+6 14
16   Stuart Beavon FW 13+1 3 17
17   Michael Folivi FW 0+1 1
19   Farrend Rawson DF 12+2 14
20   Marcus Tudgay FW 21+7 1 1+5 35
21   Kevin Foley DF 11+1 12
23   Reice Charles-Cook GK 13+2 2 5 22
24   Ryan Haynes DF 17+2 1 1 5+1 27
25   Jack Finch MF 0+1 1+2 4
27   George Thomas FW 23+5 0+1 1 6 36
28   Devon Kelly-Evans MF 0+1 1
29   Cian Harries DF 6+2 2 2 4 16
30   Dion Kelly-Evans DF 13+12 1 1 5+1 33
31   Ben Stevenson MF 22+6 1+1 2 2+2 36
32   Kyle Spence MF 0+1 0+1 2
33   Bilal Sayoud MF
34   Corey Addai GK
35   Callum Maycock MF 0+2 1+2 1+1 7
36   Jordan Shipley MF 0+1 1
37   Jacob Whitmore DF
38   Darragh Leahy DF
41   Chris Camwell DF 1 1
42   Jordon Thompson DF
Left before the end of the season
9   Dan Agyei FW 12+4 1 2 19
12   Chris McCann MF 13 0+1 1 3 18
15   Lewis Page DF 22 1 1 2 26
17   Marvin Sordell FW 18+2 3 3 26
18   Sam Ricketts DF 6+1 2 0+1 10
19   Jack McBean FW 0+2 1+1 2 6
21   Andre Wright FW 7+4 1 12
22   Jamie Sterry DF 16 2 2 20
22   Yakubu Aiyegbeni FW 0+3 3
26   Ivor Lawton MF

GoalscorersEdit

Correct as of match played on 30 April 2017
No. Nat. Player Pos. League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
27   George Thomas FW 5 0 0 4 9
17   Marvin Sordell FW 4 2 0 1 7
2   Jordan Willis DF 3 0 0 2 5
8   Rúben Lameiras MF 1 0 1 3 5
9   Dan Agyei FW 4 0 0 1 5
20   Marcus Tudgay FW 4 0 0 0 4
24   Ryan Haynes DF 0 0 1 3 4
6   Andy Rose MF 2 0 1 0 3
14   Kwame Thomas FW 3 0 0 0 3
16   Stuart Beavon FW 2 0 0 1 3
4   Jordan Turnbull DF 0 0 0 2 2
5   Gaël Bigirimana MF 0 0 0 2 2
10   Jodi Jones MF 1 0 0 1 2
11   Kyel Reid MF 2 0 0 0 2
13   Vladimir Gadzhev MF 1 0 1 0 2
21   Andre Wright FW 2 0 0 0 2
31   Ben Stevenson MF 2 0 0 0 2
12   Chris McCann MF 1 0 0 0 1
22   Jamie Sterry DF 0 1 0 0 1
Own Goals 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 39 3 4 20 64

Yellow cardsEdit

Correct as of match played on 30 April 2017
No. Nat. Player Pos. League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
5   Gaël Bigirimana MF 8 0 0 1 9
4   Jordan Turnbull DF 5 1 0 2 8
12   Chris McCann MF 5 0 0 1 6
17   Marvin Sordell FW 6 0 0 0 6
30   Dion Kelly-Evans DF 5 0 0 1 6
13   Vladimir Gadzhev MF 3 1 1 0 5
22   Jamie Sterry DF 4 1 0 0 5
31   Ben Stevenson MF 3 0 1 0 4
8   Rúben Lameiras MF 1 1 1 0 3
10   Jodi Jones MF 3 0 0 0 3
24   Ryan Haynes DF 2 0 0 1 3
29   Cian Harries DF 2 0 0 1 3
2   Jordan Willis DF 2 0 0 0 2
15   Lewis Page DF 2 0 0 0 2
19   Farrend Rawson DF 2 0 0 0 2
20   Marcus Tudgay FW 1 0 0 1 2
21   Kevin Foley DF 2 0 0 0 2
35   Callum Maycock DF 1 1 0 0 2
7   Nathan Clarke DF 1 0 0 0 1
11   Kyel Reid MF 1 0 0 0 1
18   Sam Ricketts DF 1 0 0 0 1
41   Chris Camwell DF 1 0 0 0 1
Totals 61 5 3 8 77

Red cardsEdit

Correct as of match played on 30 April 2017
No. Nat. Player Pos. League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
2   Jordan Willis DF 1 0 0 0 1
4   Jordan Turnbull DF 1 0 0 0 1
15   Lewis Page DF 1 0 0 0 1
30   Dion Kelly-Evans DF 0 0 0 1 1
31   Ben Stevenson MF 1 0 0 0 1
Totals 4 0 0 1 5

CaptainsEdit

Correct as of match played on 30 April 2017
No. Nat. Player Pos. League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
2   Jordan Willis DF 29 3 0 5 37
7   Nathan Clarke DF 10 0 0 0 10
18   Sam Ricketts DF 6 0 2 0 8
20   Marcus Tudgay FW 1 0 0 1 2
6   Andy Rose MF 0 0 0 1 1
16   Stuart Beavon FW 0 0 0 1 1
Totals 46 3 2 8 59

Suspensions servedEdit

No. Nat. Player Pos. Date suspended Reason Matches missed
4   Jordan Turnbull DF 20 August 2016 1 red card Norwich City (A)
30   Dion Kelly-Evans DF 30 August 2016 1 red card (EFLT) Northampton Town (H)
5   Gaël Bigirimana MF 1 November 2016 Reached 5 yellow cards Morecambe (A)
15   Lewis Page DF 1 November 2016 1 red card Morecambe (A)
17   Marvin Sordell FW 22 November 2016 Reached 5 yellow cards Milton Keynes Dons (H)
22   Jamie Sterry DF 22 November 2016 Reached 5 yellow cards Milton Keynes Dons (H)
31   Ben Stevenson MF 26 November 2016 1 red card Cambridge United (A)
Southend United (A)
Sheffield United (H)
4   Jordan Turnbull DF 7 December 2016 Reached 2 yellow cards (EFLT) Brighton & Hove Albion Academy (H)
2   Jordan Willis DF 28 January 2017 1 red card Millwall (H)
Oldham Athletic (A)
AFC Wimbledon (A)

Monthly & weekly awardsEdit

No. Nat. Player Pos. Date Award Ref
2   Jordan Willis DF 24 October 2016 EFL Team of the Week [17]

End of season awardsEdit

No. Nat. Player Pos. Date Award Ref
27   George Thomas FW 23 April 2017 CCFC Top Goalscorer [18]
27   George Thomas FW 23 April 2017 CCFC JSB Player of the Season [18]
5   Gaël Bigirimana MF 23 April 2017 CCFC FPA Player of the Season [18]
1   Lee Burge GK 23 April 2017 CCFC Supporters' Club Player of the Season [18]
27   George Thomas FW 23 April 2017 CCFC Young Player of the Season [18]

TransfersEdit

Transfers inEdit

Player From Date Fee Ref.
  Jodi Jones   Dagenham & Redbridge 1 July 2016 Undisclosed [19]
  Kwame Thomas   Derby County 1 July 2016 Free [20]
  Marvin Sordell   Colchester United 4 July 2016 Free [21]
  Jordan Ponticelli   Strachan Football Foundation 26 July 2016 Free [22]
  Kyel Reid   Preston North End 28 July 2016 Free [23]
  Jordan Turnbull   Southampton 15 August 2016 Undisclosed [24]
  Gaël Bigirimana   Newcastle United 26 August 2016 Undisclosed [25]
  Stuart Beavon   Burton Albion 1 January 2017 Free [26]
  Nathan Clarke   Bradford City 1 January 2017 Free [27]
  Kevin Foley   Charlton Athletic 6 January 2017 Free [28]
  Yakubu Aiyegbeni   Kayserispor 13 February 2017 Free [29]

Transfers outEdit

Player To Date Fee Ref.
  Marc-Antoine Fortuné   Southend United [a] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
  Darius Henderson   Mansfield Town [b] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
  Stephen Hunt   Retired [c] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
  Réda Johnson   Eastleigh [d] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
  Martin Lorentzson   Örebro SK [e] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
  Aaron Martin   Oxford United [f] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
  Jim O'Brien   Shrewsbury Town [g] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
  Aaron Phillips   Northampton Town [h] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
  Peter Ramage   Arizona United [i] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
  Bassala Sambou   Everton 1 July 2016 Compensation [39]
  Conor Thomas   Swindon Town [j] 1 July 2016 Free [6]
  John Fleck   Sheffield United 8 July 2016 Free [41]
  Romain Vincelot   Bradford City 23 July 2016 £60,000 [42]
  Sam Ricketts   Retired 16 November 2016 Free [43]
  Ivor Lawton   Released 31 December 2016 Free [44]
  Marvin Sordell   Burton Albion 1 January 2017 Free [45]
  Yakubu Aiyegbeni   Released 5 April 2017 Free [46]
  1. ^ Following Marc-Antoine Fortuné being released, he later signed for Southend United.[30]
  2. ^ Following Darius Henderson being released, he later signed for Mansfield Town.[31]
  3. ^ Following Stephen Hunt being released, he later retired from football.[32]
  4. ^ Following Réda Johnson being released, he later signed for Eastleigh.[33]
  5. ^ Following Martin Lorentzson being released, he later signed for Örebro SK .[34]
  6. ^ Following Aaron Martin being released, he later signed for Oxford United.[35]
  7. ^ Following Jim O'Brien being released, he later signed for Shrewsbury Town.[36]
  8. ^ Following Aaron Phillips being released, he later signed for Northampton Town.[37]
  9. ^ Following Peter Ramage being released, he later signed for Arizona United.[38]
  10. ^ Following Conor Thomas being released, he later signed for Swindon Town.[40]

Loans inEdit

Player From Date from Date to Ref.
  Chris McCann   Atlanta United 2 August 2016 31 December 2016 [47]
  Lewis Page   West Ham United 9 August 2016 5 January 2017 [48]
  Dan Agyei   Burnley 18 August 2016 3 January 2017 [49]
  Jack McBean   LA Galaxy 19 August 2016 5 January 2017 [50]
  Jamie Sterry   Newcastle United 31 August 2016 4 January 2017 [51]
  Andre Wright   West Bromwich Albion 31 August 2016 5 January 2017 [52]
  Callum Reilly   Burton Albion 1 January 2017 End of season [53]
  Farrend Rawson   Derby County 17 January 2017 End of season [54]
  Charles Vernam   Derby County 23 January 2017 End of season [55]
  Michael Folivi   Watford 31 January 2017 End of season [56]

Loans outEdit

Player To Date from Date to Ref.
  Darragh Leahy   Nuneaton Town 4 November 2016 21 January 2017 [57][58][59][60]
  Devon Kelly-Evans   Nuneaton Town 10 February 2017 End of season [61]

TrialsEdit

Player From Date Signed Ref.
  Jordan Brown   Grasshopper Club Zürich July 2016 No [62]
  Kane Smith   Hitchin Town July 2016 No [63]
  Kyel Reid   Preston North End July 2016 Yes [64]
  Fabien Robert   Swindon Town July 2016 No [65]
  Juhani Ojala   Terek Grozny August 2016 No [66]
  Jack McBean   LA Galaxy August 2016 Yes [67]
  Luciano Becchio   Rotherham United September 2016 No [68]
  Louis Robles   Limestone Saints December 2016 No [69]
  Theo Wharton   Cardiff City January 2017 No [70]
  Samba Diakite   Queens Park Rangers January 2017 No [70]
  Navid Nasseri   Birmingham City January 2017 No [71]
  Dean Hammond   Sheffield United January 2017 No [72]
  Yakubu Aiyegbeni   Kayserispor February 2017 Yes [73]

ReferencesEdit

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