Walsall - Where was the Butler?
UK time is: 23:42:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Where was the Butler?

It seems that a snowball effect has started regarding the absence of Martin Butler from the Walsall squad against Carlisle United. Richard Money remained tight lipped but it's now surfacing from various surfaces that the club have received a bid from Peterborough United (Westwood, Keates, McKeown). Apparently the Posh were keen on acquiring Butler during the summer but were put off by the transfer fee required for the contracted striker. As Richard Money dropped him from potential selection it would appear Butler is keen to speak to the Posh. But on the trail of this story it seems the money acquired will be put towards the transfer of more prolific Darren Byfield. The 'wantaway' striker has now questioned his future at the New Den, it was mutually decided he wouldn't appear on the Milwall team photograph and he too wasn't considered for squad selection for Millwall's opener at Doncaster. One of the biggest stumbling blocks in the Byfield transfer has always been his wages, but wage money freed up by Butler's possible departure would seem to solve this matter.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Alsop Richards Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 11 2007

Time: 7:42PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Look guys, this might be a bit of fiction on your front, but Byfield will cost between 300-400k, have you got that spare? No, so forget about him, cos peterborough also want him!!!
Report Abuse
11/08/2007 19:57:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Walsall Articles

The Guest Blog 2015/16 - Episode 7 (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Stats: Swindon v Walsall (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Smith Feels Defeat Was Criminal (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Walsall Team News v Swindon Town (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Man City Star Extends Loan Until January (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Swindon v Walsall - Preview (Monday November 23 2015)

Match Officials v Swindon (A) (Monday November 23 2015)

Walsall 1-1 Sheffield United (Sunday November 22 2015)

Walsall Team To Face Sheff Utd (Saturday November 21 2015)

Archived Walsall Articles

List All Vital Saddlers Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. john baker 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Coventry 19 11 5 3 17 38
2. Gillingham 19 11 4 4 14 37
3. Burton 18 11 2 5 3 35
4. Walsall 18 9 6 3 13 33
5. Wigan 19 9 6 4 10 33
6. Bradford 19 8 7 4 3 31
7. Peterborough 19 9 3 7 11 30

Walsall Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Dan's Big Game Report - Latics 0 Burton 1
Wigan : 25/11/2015 23:19:01
What The Bosses Said - Latics 0 Burton Albion 1
Wigan : 25/11/2015 23:00:00
PWU Latics Podcast - Walking With Elephants
Wigan : 25/11/2015 22:27:01
The Guest Blog 2015/16 - Episode 7
Walsall : 25/11/2015 20:29:00
Walsall : 25/11/2015 18:03:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

After our great start where will we finish at the end of the season?
Suggested By:  
Champions! 22%
Automatic Promotion 36%
Play Offs 30%
Mid-Table 9%
Relegation 3%