Vital Football

Latest Walsall FC News

Walsall's Fox asks for transfer

Walsall's Fox asks for transfer

Daniel Fox today hit Walsall with a written transfer request in another hammer blow to DD and a major concern on top of Sweeneys departure to Leeds.

The Express and Star reported that DD was rocked this morning when Fox submitted a transfer request in writing, putting Leeds in pole position to land the 21-year-old full-back.

Leeds are hoping to prise away Fox before January is out, having already had a bid worth more than £250,000 turned down by Walsall.

Many Saddlers fans will be disappointed to see Foxy go. However most fans would agree to let him go if the price was right. It has to be remembered that Fox started the season as second choice behind Paul Boetien at left back and it was only the injury to Paul that let him back into the left back slot, a chance which he has grabbed with both hands. With Paul nearly ready to return Fox's departure would not be unrecoverable. However the loss of Sweeney and Fox, our whole left hand side is a major blow losing one or the other wouldn't be an issue.

So how much is he worth, our poll says over the 250k we have already turned down, whilst local radio station says he should be worth 750k, in truth we will have to waitand see, DD has stated that he is willing to wait until the summer and go to tribunal, in truth it now seems likely that he will leave in January.

So how do we spend the money, hopefully it will go back ito the team. I would like to see Ricketts signed up if possible and another experienced striker as back up. Perhaps a couple of loan players are also needed.......how far will the budget stretch.

Writer:Jorge's Jottings
Date:Monday January 7 2008
Time: 1:04PM

Comments

0
Colchester have had a bid accepted for him of 250k, hope he signs.
StevieG Col U
14/01/2008 11:13:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Walsall Articles

Wembley 2015 - Where are they now?

A look at where the history making starting eleven from the JPT Final against Bristol City, are now.

Walsall v Port Vale rearranged

New date for Staffordshire derby.

EFL Goal Of 2016 Contenders Named

Ten EFL professional footballers find themselves nominated for the treasured Goal Of The Year gong for 2016.

More Reliable Than A League 1 Octopus? (21/3/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League One positions for 2016/17.

Archived Vital Saddlers Articles

Vital Saddlers articles from

Site Journalists

TP1992
Editor email
Profile
Kev
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where Will Walsall Finish?
Suggested By:
Automatic Promotion8%
Play Offs22%
Mid Table Medicority51%
Relegation19%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 38 23 9 6 78 30
2 Bolton 38 21 9 8 72 26
3 Fleetwood 38 19 11 8 68 19
4 Bradford 39 16 18 5 66 16
5 Scunthorpe 39 18 10 11 64 20
6 Southend 38 16 12 10 60 11
7 Millwall 37 16 12 9 60 9
8 Bristol Rovers 39 15 12 12 57 0
9 Oxford 38 16 7 15 55 5
10 Rochdale 37 15 9 13 54 4
11 Walsall 39 13 14 12 53 -2
12 Peterborough 39 14 10 15 52 0
13 Wimbledon 38 12 15 11 51 3
14 Northampton 39 14 7 18 49 -6
15 Charlton 39 10 17 12 47 3
16 MK Dons 38 12 11 15 47 -1
17 Bury 39 12 9 18 45 -7
18 Gillingham 39 11 12 16 45 -16
19 Oldham 39 10 14 15 44 -12
20 Shrewsbury 38 11 10 17 43 -12
21 Port Vale 37 10 11 16 41 -17
22 Swindon 39 9 9 21 36 -19
23 Chesterfield 39 8 9 22 33 -26
24 Coventry 39 6 11 22 29 -28
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Walsall Results (view all)

Walsall Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Bradford City (a)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Oxford United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Shrewsbury Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Swindon Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Coventry City (a)
Sky Bet League One
Apr 25 2017 7:45PM : Port Vale (H)
Sky Bet League One
Vital Football Comment