Ian Goodison is on the threshold of achieving legendary status at Tranmere Rovers. Despite approaching his 39th birthday his athleticism shows no sign of diminishing and he remains the pivotal figure at the heart of Rovers? defence. With some 330 appearances for the club, he remains the first name on Les Parry's team sheet each week and even earned a recall to the Jamaica international squad, although he eventually declined to add to his record haul of caps-during the summer of 2011. Commanding complete respect from team mates and fans alike, his imperious performances, often playing through injury, were occasionally garnished by a cavalier dash forward resulting in goals which proved crucial to avoiding relegation.
Wayne Rooney has returned to Everton after 13 years at Manchester United.
Germany defender Antonio Rudiger has joined Chelsea from Roma on a five-year contract.
Wayne Rooney has returned to Everton after a record-breaking career at Manchester United.