Thursday 30 May:
GS’s former club Wigan Athletic have announced that Alan Pardew will take over the reins for the new season. Pardew was fired by Newcastle United as they flirted with the bottom three back in November 2012 after a poor start to the season. At his first press conference at the DW Stadium, he indicated that Norwich’s central midfielder Bradley Johnson would be a transfer target.
- Borussia Dortmund have added to the backroom staff. Jorg Sievers has joined as a coach from Hannover, and Michael Kraft has also joined the coaching staff. Upon joining the club earlier this week, new Borussia Dortmund manager GS requested that the club chairman Reinhard Rauball hire all backroom staff outside of the bench.