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Monday 24 June 2013

On this day: June

In the series on Premier League's history, looks at significant events

Clubs have fought for the Barclays Premier League trophy for 21 seasons rifles through the annals of the Barclays Premier League to find significant events.

30 June 2010 - David Silva moves to Man City
Manchester City completed the signing of Spain international David Silva from Valencia as the club made a series of marquee signings during a busy summer period. Read more >>

29 June 2005 – Aston Villa sign Kevin Phillips
After suffering relegation with Southampton, Kevin Phillips, 31, was snapped up by Aston Villa as manager David O’Leary sought to add more firepower to his attack. Read more >>

28 June 2006 - Glen Johnson joins Portsmouth on loan
After three years on the fringes of the side at Chelsea, Glen Johnson opted to spend a season on loan at Portsmouth. Read more >>

27 June 1997 - Howard Kendall returns to Everton again
After the departure of Joe Royle from Goodison Park in April the previous season, Everton called upon Howard Kendall to manage the club for a third time. Read more >>

26 June 1995 - Savo Milosevic joins Aston Villa
Aston Villa completed the signing of Yugoslavia striker Savo Milosevic from Partizan Belgrade during the summer of 1995. Read more >>

25 June 2001 - Leicester City sign Dennis Wise
Dennis Wise ended his 11-year spell at Chelsea when he signed for fellow Barclays Premier League club Leicester City in the search for regular first-team football. Read more >>

24 June 1998 - David Unsworth makes fleeting Villa switch
David Unsworth swapped West Ham United for Aston Villa in an ill-fated union that would barely last seven weeks. Read more >>

23 June 1995 - Mark Hughes joins Chelsea
In the summer of 1995, Chelsea sought to bring in experienced players who had won trophies in an attempt to bring silverware to Stamford Bridge. Read more >>

22 June 2011 - Sebastian Larsson moves to Sunderland
Sunderland secured the services of out-of-contract Sweden international Sebastian Larsson ahead of the 2011/12 Barclays Premier League campaign. Read more >>

21 June 2001 - John Aarne Riise swaps Monaco or Liverpool
Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier made his first signing of the summer of 2001 with the capture of left-back John Arne Riise. Read more >>

20 June 2000 - Eidur Gudjohnsen signs for Chelsea
Eidur Gudjohnsen was signed by manager Gianluca Vialli following two productive seasons at Bolton Wanderers. Read more >>

19 June 1993 - Spurs appoint Ossie Ardiles as manager
With the departure of managing director Terry Venables at the end of the previous season Tottenham Hotspur chairman Alan Sugar turned to the popular former player Ossie Ardiles, who had been in charge of West Bromwich Albion after spells as manager at Swindon Town and Newcastle United. Read more >>

18 June 2002 - Jay Jay Okocha joins Bolton
Bolton Wanderers completed the signing of Nigeria's World Cup star Jay Jay Okocha from Paris Saint-Germain, and he would go on to be a hero at the Reebok Stadium. Read more >>

17 June 1997 - Arsenal sign Marc Overmars
Arsenal continued their busy summer of spending ahead of the 1997/98 season with the capture of Dutch star Marc Overmars from Ajax. Read more >>

16 June 2004 - Rafael Benitez takes over at Liverpool
Liverpool announced they had found a successor to Gerard Houllier in appointing Rafael Benitez as their new manager. Read more >>

15 June 2009 - Roberto Martinez confirmed as Wigan manager
After the departure of manager Steve Bruce to Sunderland Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan selected Swansea City’s Roberto Martinez to lead his team. Read more >>

14 June 2001 - Frank Lampard moves to Chelsea
England midfielder Frank Lampard completed his move to Chelsea from fellow Barclays Premier League Londoners West Ham United and went on to fulfil an ambition to win trophies in a record-breaking spell with the club. Read more >>

13 June 2012 - Jussi Jaaskelainen agrees to join West Ham
West Ham United strengthened their squad ahead of their return to the Barclays Premier League with the capture of the experienced goalkeeper. Read more >>

12 June 1997 - Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink lands at Leeds United
Jimmy-Floyd Hasselbaink arrived as a little-known striker from Portuguese Liga side Boavista in the summer of 1997. Read more >>

11 June 1997 - Ed de Goey signs for Chelsea
Ed de Goey joined Chelsea from Feyenoord at the age of 30, having won five major honours at the Eredivisie club. Read more >>

10 June 2001 - Gustavo Poyet joins Tottenham
Having already signed striker Teddy Sheringham from Manchester United, new Tottenham Hotspur manager Glenn Hoddle dipped into the transfer market again to snap up Gustavo Poyet from Chelsea. Read more >>

9 June 2011 - Jordan Henderson joins Liverpool
Liverpool completed the signing of 20-year-old England international Jordan Henderson from Sunderland ahead of the 2011/12 Barclays Premier League season. Read more >>

8 June 2007 - Tottenham agree Adel Taarabt deal
Tottenham Hotspur agreed to sign 17-year-old Adel Taarabt from Ligue 1 side Lens on a permanent transfer. Read more >>

7 June 1993 - Liverpool sign Nigel Clough
Ahead of the second season of the Barclays Premier League, Liverpool manager Graeme Souness signed Nigel Clough from relegated Nottingham Forest. Read more >>

6 June 2005 - Manchester United sign Edwin Van der Sar
Manchester United dipped into the transfer market to complete the signing of Dutch goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar from Fulham. Read more >>

5 June 1998 Alan Thompson moves to Aston Villa
Aston Villa completed the signing of midfielder Alan Thompson from Bolton Wanderers, who had just been relegated from the Barclays Premier League. Read more >>

4 June 1997 - Emmanuel Petit signs for Arsenal
It was the first official summer of Arsene Wenger's reign at Arsenal and defender Emmanuel Petit was one of a raft of new players brought to the club in 1997. Read more >>

3 June 2009: Steve Bruce becomes Sunderland manager
The former Manchester United captain succeeded Ricky Sbragia, who had stepped down two weeks earlier after narrowly steering Sunderland away from relegation. Read more >>

2 June 2004: Jose Mourinho joins Chelsea
Jose Mourinho made a splash when he was announced as Chelsea’s new manager, declaring to the media at his first press conference at Stamford Bridge that he was "the Special One". Read more >>

1 June 2012: Brendan Rodgers takes over at Anfield
Brendan Rodgers became the youngest manager at Liverpool since Graeme Souness when he was appointed. Read more >>

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  • looks back through the annals of history of the competition
  • A piece of action from each day of the year will be selected
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