Vital Football

Latest Walsall FC News

Walsall in transfer bid Shock

Walsall in transfer bid Shock

But Walsall don't pay transfer fee's it is a well known fact they would rather spend the budget on wages and signing on fee's if required, ask any agent and they will tell you they don't get much cash out of the Saddlers coffers either. However the news has broken from Kidderminster that we have had a bid turned down for midfielder Russell Penn...no relation to Don by the way.

The England C International, who has a year left on his contract with the Blue Square Premier outfit, has attracted a lot of interest over the summer. It is possible that the fact Kiddy have broken the news in an attempt to start a bidding war and up the price.

Jimmy Mullen has now made a firm bid but Kidderminster chairman Barry Norgrove said the offer was 'nowhere close' to what they think he is worth. It will be intersting to see if we go back with a second offer especially since Kidderminster have used the fact to there own advantage, this may upset some of the guys down the Banks's

Barry Norgrove also told the club's official website: ' We received an offer from Walsall for Russell but it was nowhere close to matching our valuation of the player.

Performed excellently
'He's one of our best players and has also performed excellently for the England C team last season, and we didn't think the bid reflected his ability.'

A former Scunthorpe Youth Team player, Penn joined the club in 2005 and has since made 129 appearances.

so watch this space



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Jorge's Jottings
Date:Thursday July 10 2008
Time: 9:56AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Comments

0
Watched him at the scummers, stood out from what was a good crop of youngsters. you'll do well.
C T E
13/07/2008 14:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Walsall Articles

Whitney Update On Chambers, Oz And Rico

Chambers and Oz in contention for Saturday - Whitney staying tight lipped over Rico comeback.

Walsall 1-2 Charlton Athletic

They say a week is a long time in politics, and the same description could apply to life at the Banks`s Stadium as a Nicky Ajose brace condemned the Saddlers to back to back league defeats. Last Satur

Walsall Team To Face Charlton

Chambers still missing, Whitney starts with same team that lost 2-0 against Chesterfield.

Bristol Rovers (A) Postponed Due To International Call Ups

Etheridge, Jackson and Makris have been called up to represent their countries - Bristol Rovers game postponed.

Archived Vital Saddlers Articles

Vital Saddlers articles from

Site Journalists

Kev
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where Will Walsall Finish?
Suggested By:
Automatic Promotion14%
Play Offs40%
Mid Table Medicority30%
Relegation16%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Bolton 4 4 0 0 12 4
2 Scunthorpe 4 3 1 0 10 8
3 Bradford 4 3 1 0 10 4
4 Chesterfield 4 2 1 1 7 3
5 Charlton 4 2 1 1 7 2
6 Port Vale 4 2 1 1 7 2
7 MK Dons 4 2 1 1 7 1
8 Millwall 4 2 1 1 7 0
9 Swindon 4 2 1 1 7 0
10 Gillingham 4 2 1 1 7 -2
11 Peterborough 4 2 0 2 6 3
12 Fleetwood 4 1 2 1 5 1
13 Oldham 4 1 2 1 5 -2
14 Bury 4 1 1 2 4 0
15 Northampton 4 0 4 0 4 0
16 Southend 4 1 1 2 4 -1
17 Walsall 4 1 1 2 4 -1
18 Bristol Rovers 4 1 1 2 4 -2
19 Oxford 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Shrewsbury 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Coventry 4 0 2 2 2 -3
22 Rochdale 4 0 1 3 1 -3
23 Wimbledon 4 0 1 3 1 -4
24 Sheff Utd 4 0 1 3 1 -5
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Walsall Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.craig p1