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Debate: Could the marquee player ruling benefit Super League?

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Once again, colourful Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash is in the news after an extraordinary press conference this past Thursday. In it, he revealed that his “marquee player” ruling he has been trying to get commissioned by the RFL didn’t even get voted on this week, after several clubs came together to block a potential vote. Koukash – and ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Salford Red Devils in hunt for Cameron Pitman

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Salford Red Devils’ recruitment drive for 2015 is reportedly scouring the Championship, with top Leigh Centurions centre Cameron Pitman supposedly on the radar of Marwan Koukash, according to the MEN. The young Aussie has been in sensational form for the Centurions so far this season, and has played a big role in their undefeated start to the season. That has ... Read More »

More recruits to join Salford Red Devils for 2015

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Salford Red Devils chief executive Martin Vickers has warned that the club are far from done in their transfer recruitment for next season, but has stated there will not be a huge overhaul in the squad like there was last year. Dr Marwan Koukash’s first off-season at the Red Devils saw 14 new players arrive in time for the 2014 ... Read More »

Kevin Locke heading for Super League?

Could this man be Salford's next huge signing?

New Zealand star Kevin Locke could be Super League-bound, with media outlets in Australia reporting that the Warriors star is set to take up a contract with Salford Red Devils. The 25-year-old has managed to secure an early release from his contract with the NRL club, and is seemingly heading for the English game after months of fevered speculation. Locke ... Read More »

Marwan Koukash issues warning to Salford squad

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Marwan Koukash insists that another below-par performance from his Salford Red Devils stars is unacceptable, and is demanding a response from his side this weekend. After the Devils slipped to 30-8 defeat against Hull FC, they head back to the KC Stadium for a Challenge Cup 4th Round clash. And Koukash wants his side to hit back in style against ... Read More »

Koukash refutes Rangi Chase rumours

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has poured cold water on claims star signing Rangi Chase has been plagued by alleged off-field problems, and hopes he will be back in action this weekend. England international Chase has missed the last four games for the Red Devils, but could be in line for a sensational return against former club Castleford Tigers ... Read More »