Friday, August 22, 2014
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Salford Red Devils

I’m going nowhere, says Marwan Koukash

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has insisted although he is dismayed with the way the game is being run, he will not walk away from Rugby League, insisting he is “addicted’ to the sport. Koukash told a press conference on Thursday that he believes the RFL should step aside in their running of Super League, and begin to let ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils owner rips into RFL

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has launched an astonishing tirade on the RFL, insisting he has lost all confidence in those running Super League, after yet more disappointment with his marquee player proposal. Koukash told reporters on Thursday that the issue wasn’t even voted on this time around, after a number of clubs blocked the vote. He believes that ... Read More »

Locke happy to be a Salford Red Devils player

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Salford Red Devils star Kevin Locke admits it was an easy decision to move across the world and sign for the club, admitting he is incredibly happy to be here. Locke arrived in England last week after a turbulent ending to his time in New Zealand with the Vodafone Warriors, after he fell out with coach Matt Elliott about his ... Read More »

Chasing crowds is a devil of a job for Salford

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Regular TotalRL.com columnist Louise Woodward-Styles (@MsCityRedGirl) has some suggestions to help Salford boost their attendances. Delia Smith, the much-celebrated TV chef and Norwich City Football Club shareholder once took to the Carrow Road pitch at half time to grab a microphone and utter her infamous ‘Where are you, let’s be ‘avin’ you!’ rant at disgruntled supporters of the Canaries. Amusing ... Read More »

More frustration for Marwan Koukash

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Ambitious Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has once again failed in his bid to bring in a marquee player ruling in Super League, after taking to social media to once again vent his frustration over the decision. Koukash tried in February to push through a move for clubs to have a player that is exempt from the salary cap, ... Read More »

Red Devils too hot for Giants

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Two debutants with widely differing degrees of experience made a crucial contribution to Salford Red Devils’ emphatic 10-36 victory over Huddersfield Giants at the John Smith’s Stadium today. The Red Devils’ Kiwi Test fullback Kevin Locke settled in immediately to his new role, scoring a try and kicking six goals from as many attempts, while also shoring up the last ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils next target – Fuifui Moimoi?

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The transfer rumour mill at Salford Red Devils continues to churn out headlines, and reports suggest Marwan Koukash’s next big target is a former Test prop. At the age of 34, Fuifui Moimoi is being heavily linked with a move to Super League, after a career in the NRL with the Parramatta Eels. He has played internationally for both Tonga ... Read More »

Opinion: Heaven and Hell for Harris at Salford Red Devils

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Regular TotalRL.com columnist Louise Woodward-Styles (@MsCityRedGirl) reflects on another defeat for the Salford Red Devils, but can begin to see light at the end of a gloomy tunnel.. Since the arrival of Iestyn Harris as Salford Red Devils coach, the mood amongst the Salford faithful appears to be that of acceptance and calmness. This change in mood can perhaps be ... Read More »

Fans must repay Koukash, says Salford Red Devils boss

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Salford Red Devils boss Iestyn Harris has called on his fans to turn up in numbers over the remainder of the 2014 season, and back Marwan Koukash’s extravagant spending at the club. Koukash has brought in a raft of top names during his first 12 months at the club – with Kevin Locke the latest big name to arrive earlier ... Read More »

Kevin Locke arrives in UK, trains with Red Devils

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New Salford signing – Kiwi international full-back Kevin Locke – has arrived in England and begun training with the Red Devils. The 25-year-old, who played against England in the World Cup semi final last year, is widely considered to be one of the finest running full-backs in the game. It is unknown when he will make his debut for the ... Read More »