Previous
SC Freiburg
Hertha Berlin
0
0
LIVE 17'
Game Details
Elche
Eibar
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Bordeaux
Evian Thonon Gaillard
0
0
LIVE 17'
Game Details
Real Salt Lake
Colorado Rapids
2:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Tijuana
Santos
2:30 AM GMT
Game Details
FC Arsenal Tula
Mordovia Saransk
0
1
FT
Game Details
Elche
Eibar
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
SC Freiburg
Hertha Berlin
0
0
LIVE 17'
Game Details
Bordeaux
Evian Thonon Gaillard
0
0
LIVE 17'
Game Details
Partick Thistle
St Mirren
0
0
LIVE 2'
Game Details
Carpi
Trapani
2
2
LIVE 85'
Game Details
Spezia
Virtus Entella
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
FC Erzgebirge Aue
St Pauli
3
0
FT
Game Details
TSV Eintracht Braunschweig
SV Darmstadt 98
2
0
FT
Game Details
VfR Aalen
SV Sandhausen
0
1
FT
Game Details
AJ Auxerre
AC Ajaccio
1
1
LIVE HT
Game Details
Ajaccio GFCO
Dijon FCO
2
0
LIVE HT
Game Details
Brest
Arles
1
0
LIVE HT
Game Details
Chateauroux
AS Nancy Lorraine
0
2
LIVE HT
Game Details
Créteil
Clermont Foot
0
1
LIVE HT
Game Details
Niort
Valenciennes
1
0
LIVE 39'
Game Details
Sochaux
Nimes
1
0
LIVE 45' +2'
Game Details
Stade Laval
Angers
1
1
LIVE 41'
Game Details
Tours
Orléans
3
2
LIVE HT
Game Details
Willem II Tilburg
NAC Breda
1
1
LIVE HT
Game Details
Achilles '29
FC Oss
0
1
LIVE HT
Game Details
FC Den Bosch
Helmond Sport
2
0
LIVE HT
Game Details
Fortuna Sittard
FC Eindhoven
0
1
LIVE 40'
Game Details
Jong PSV
Sparta Rotterdam
0
1
LIVE 43'
Game Details
MVV Maastricht
De Graafschap
0
0
LIVE 26'
Game Details
SC Stormvogels Telstar
Jong FC Twente
0
1
LIVE 28'
Game Details
VVV Venlo
Almere City
2
0
LIVE HT
Game Details
Guimaraes
Paços de Ferreira
7:30 PM GMT
Game Details
FC Arsenal Tula
Mordovia Saransk
0
1
FT
Game Details
Randers FC
Silkeborg IF
1
0
FT
Game Details
IFK
Gefle IF
4
0
LIVE 81'
Game Details
SK Brann
Sandnes Ulf
1
1
LIVE 87'
Game Details
Athlone Town FC
Bohemians
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Bray
St Patricks
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Dundalk
Derry City
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Real Salt Lake
Colorado Rapids
2:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Morelia
UNAM
2:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Tijuana
Santos
2:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Quilmes
Lanús
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Colón de Santa Fe
San Martín de San Juan
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Atlante
Mineros de Zacatecas
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Coras Tepic
Dorados de Sinaloa
1:30 AM GMT
Game Details
América RN
Portuguesa de Desportos
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Joinville
Goianiense
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Ceará
Avaí
12:50 AM GMT
Game Details
General Díaz
Guaraní
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Nagoya Grampus Eight
Vantforet Kofu
6:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Atlético Nacional
Deportivo Cali
12:45 AM GMT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 1
Game Details
Next

WhoScored: Cesc driving Chelsea on

Tactics And Analysis 1 day ago
Read
Oct 6, 2009

Wolves accuse rivals Bolton in tapping-up row

Wolverhampton Wanderers have made an official complaint to both the Premier League and the Football Association after accusing Premier League rivals Bolton Wanderers of making an illegal approach for an academy player.

The complaint, confirmed by the club on Tuesday morning, relates to the departure of defender Mark Connolly who moved from Molineux to the Reebok Stadium on transfer deadline day.

A fee reported to be £400,000 and rising to £1.25 million was agreed between the two clubs to avoid taking the transfer to a tribunal but it has emerged that Wolves were deeply unhappy with the conduct of their top-flight counterparts.

Now the promoted club allege that the Trotters made an illegal approach for Connolly, who has represented Republic of Ireland at Under-19 level, pointing the finger at former Wolves academy boss Chris Evans who is currently assistant to Gary Megson at Bolton.

"We have lodged an official letter of complaint, supported by considerable amounts of documentary evidence, with both the Premier League and the FA," Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey told the club's official website. "The complaint relates to Bolton Wanderers and their assistant manager Chris Evans, a former Wolves employee.

"We allege that there has been a breach of the Premier League and FA rules in place to protect a club's academy programme, maintain player contract stability and prevent illegal approaches of players.

"It is not an issue about money or the level of compensation we received for a player we did not want to leave. It is about the protection of the club's academy programme and its development of young players, something which is of paramount importance to us at Wolves. We cannot sit on our hands and allow the events surrounding Mark Connolly's departure to pass unchallenged or unnoticed."

The issue of youth recruitment has been a contentious one in recent weeks, particularly in light of a FIFA transfer ban imposed on Chelsea for their acquisition of Gael Kakuta from Lens after the English club were adjudged to have induced the player to break his contract - a ruling they are appealing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Bolton have responded by insisting they have yet to be approached by the authorities about the case.

"We are aware of the statement issued by Wolverhampton Wanderers but we have had no official contact from the Premier League or the Football Association and have no comment to make,'' a spokesman said.

A number of other cases involving prominent Premier League sides have since come to light but the Connolly complaint is something of a rarity involving as it does two top-flight clubs.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.