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Fatih Akyel joins PAOK from Bochum

Published: Saturday 28 May 2005, 17.20CET
Round up: PAOK FC have signed Turkey defender Fatih Akyel on a free transfer from VfL Bochum 1848.

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Published: Saturday 28 May 2005, 17.20CET

Fatih Akyel joins PAOK from Bochum

Round up: PAOK FC have signed Turkey defender Fatih Akyel on a free transfer from VfL Bochum 1848.

PAOK FC have signed Turkish international defender Fatih Akyel on a free transfer from German side VfL Bochum 1848. The 27-year old, who has signed a three-year contract, said: “PAOK is a great team and hopefully we can play high-level football and next season book a place in the UEFA Champions League."

West Bromwich Albion FC midfield player Ronnie Wallwork has signed a new two-year contract. Wallwork joined West Brom on a free transfer from Manchester United FC in the summer of 2002 and was the club's player of the year this season. "This contract keeps me settled here for another two years and I can't wait for the new season to start,” he said.

Aris Thessaloniki FC have parted company with coach Georgios Hatzaras by mutual consent following their relegation from the top flight in Greece. Hatzaras signed a five-year contract as coach last summer. No announcement has yet been made regarding a successor. Despite their relegation, Aris will participate in the UEFA Cup next season after reaching the final of the Greek Cup.

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Last updated: 28/05/05 21.44CET

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