Mumbai, 06 November 2014: FC Pune City has signed English footballer and former Arsenal and Liverpool player Jermaine Pennant as a replacement to injured Colombian Omar Andres Rodrigues Martinez. Omar Rodrigues has will not play the rest of the Indian Super League season due to a kidney complaint.

Jermaine Pennant joined Arsenal in 1999, at the age of 15 years, from his first club Notts County and remained there until 2005. In 2006 he moved to Liverpool on a four year contract, and played over 50 times for them. He was instrumental in Liverpool’s run to the 2007 UEFA Champions League Final, where he was one of the stand-out performers.

During his career he also played for Premier League sides Stoke City, Birmingham City and Portsmouth, and also played in Spain’s La Liga for Real Zaragoza. Though never capped as a full England international, he played for the England under-21 team more than 20 times. Pennant’s signing will come as a blessing in disguise for the struggling FC Pune City.

Press Release

Image Courtesy: rte.je

  • SHARE

    Related Posts

    PKL Season 5: Patna Outshine Haryana, To Face Pune

    Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Defending champions Patna Pirates outclassed Haryana Steelers 69-30 in the second Eliminator of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 5 on...

    Over 20,000 Register For Shifted Kolkata Semi-Final Tickets

    Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Demand for tickets for Wednesdays Brazil-England FIFA Under-17 World Cup semi-final tie, shifted to Kolkata from Guwahati, has hit a high...

    England-Brazil Semi-Final Shifted To Kolkata

    Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final between England and Brazil was on Monday shifted to Kolkata's Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on...
    Umesh Yadav | Indian Cricket team |

    Ranji Trophy 2017/18: Umesh Yadav, Karn Sharma To Play For Vidarbha Against Chhattisgarh

    Vidarbha Ranji team is all set to avail the services of their star players Umesh Yadav and Karn Sharma in their next contest of...
    Yuvraj Singh | IPL | Indian cricket team | BCCI | Indian selectors |

    Ranji Trophy 2017/18: Yuvraj Singh To Miss Punjab’s Next Tie

    Experienced all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is all set to miss Punjab's next Ranji Trophy encounter against Goa in Porvorim. The senior all-rounder did not travel...