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Owls Stall On Contracts

Owls Stall On Contracts

Wednesday will wait on offering new deals to youngsters Richard Wood and Tommy Spurr, but Brian Laws insists they're both vital to the club's future.

It was hoped that both players would put pen-to-paper on new deals in the famous blue and white stripes before the start of the new Championship season.

But Laws admits talks over new deals won't take place until later in the calendar year, further adding fire to speculation linking the pair with a move away from the club, especially Richard Wood.

Wood, stripped of the captaincy during the pre-season, had already made public his desire for a move away from the club last season, with Coventry City showing plenty of interest.

And Vital Wednesday believes the Wakefield-born defender is unhappy with the salary offered to him by the club on his new contract.

But Laws insists the duo are both part of the club's long-term future.

Laws told the official SWFC website: 'Tommy and Richard are core to my plans for developing this team and everyone is happy to leave this until later this year, at which point we hope to have seen a conclusion regarding the club's investment process.'

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Writer:Nick
Date:Friday July 24 2009
Time: 10:46AM

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Comments

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in other words we cant afford there new contracts and if we dont get investment it bye bye
Barton6435
24/07/2009 10:52:00
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thats pretty much it, basically no wage budget without more season tickets, no more season ticket sales without new contracts signed and improving squad
wesp
24/07/2009 10:56:00
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Hmmm same old Wednesday. I have a feeling we are gonna lose these two at the end of their contracts for nothing and it seems we're losing out on France too, and where's this bloody striker we need?
Danigol_10_SWFC
24/07/2009 11:01:00
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dont know if its just me but after reading this on swfc web seems to me we are being blamed for the stalling of contracts all because we didnt reach the 16.5k mark on season tickets. i mybe wrong
leedsowl1
24/07/2009 11:40:00
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leedsowl1 - we are definitely being blamed for not buying enough season tickets.
CLIFFANDJ
24/07/2009 11:49:00
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The big question is. how long will Brian Law's patience last? He must find all this incredibly frustrating!
dobby1
24/07/2009 11:50:00
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absoloute joke, by what there saying, we wont sign anyone else at all and we all know that going forward were not strong enough
smiggyswfc
24/07/2009 11:54:00
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why shouldnt some so called wednesday fans take some of the blame!!..its shocking that we cannot sell a mere 16500 season tickets!..when we play all the big games they will all want a ticket wont they!..i have done my bit!
WORKSOP..OWL
24/07/2009 11:54:00
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leedsowl and cliff thats what im saying but i seem to be the only 1 on the forum every1 else seems blind to that fact
mansfieldowl
24/07/2009 12:13:00
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if a player can generate £2million+ by being sold why does BL want to keep him-surely sellin MT would allow brian to buy 2 or even 3 new players-instead it seems that the squad that we have nopw is the squad were going to start the season with!!! absolute joke wednesday. play-offs-dont make me laugh!!!!!!!!!!!!! as if that squad is good enough!!! spurr and wood will be off in january when they both reject a new deal so we'll only get half of what theyre worth. its just a absolute joke!!!!!
supersibon
24/07/2009 12:29:00
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