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France Set To Reject Owls

Former Hull City man Ryan France is set to turn down the chance to play for his hometown club after receiving tempting offers from other clubs.

France looked nailed on to be wearing the famous blue and white stripes next term after impressing boss Brian Laws on trial.

But it seems, after the Owls offered him a deal at S6, that France could well be looking elsewhere after new clubs showed their interest in his services.

Laws revealed that the offer Wednesday made to France was one in-line with a knee problem that the club have noticed during his time at the club.

Laws said: 'Our offer to Ryan reflected this risk because the club has a policy to protect themselves from any financial risks now and in the future. I wish Ryan all the best wherever he goes.'

It's though Plymouth Argyle are also interested in the versatile player.




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Date:Friday July 24 2009

Time: 10:26AM

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Laws has spoken about squad development on the SWFC web site today. Woods & Spurr contract talks deferred until later in the year. Doesn't sound like we will be getting an additional striker either! Not exactly a positive note on which to start the season.
CLIFFANDJ
Financial risk ? Is that the clubs way of saying we cant afford him. I thinks its honourable the way the club have got him fit for somebody else !
Skeggy Owl
bet its the pigs
wesp
Shame, I like the thought of players who support Wednesday wearing the stripes but if he does have a knee problem the last thing we want is another booking for the injury suite.
robc
yeh heard from a pig friend last night that utd have got him
we are the owls
i guess so, he is injury prone and there'd only be more people moaning that we only sign crocks, still i liked the look of him
wesp
Blunts have got him along with some Blackburn lad and Ched Evans...
GameBurton07
big brother syndrome im afriad lads. you can't blame the lad!!
bladesforlife1889
got rid of your season ticket yet love?
wesp
its always been the same blades1889 we will never progress and just keep going round in circles. 3m for evans is a bloody rip off. bladesforlife1889 you said it s.h..it bag. big brother yeah right you havent beaten us for years and who was the last team to win silverware? whe was the last time you even TRIED to hold onto one of your better players. beattie walker naughton. oh dear. remember brian deane?
ozzietheowl
A no brainer for the lad really, he was worried he might have to brush up his painting skills if he went to rustborough.
gloucblade
 

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