Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Owls In Lunt Chase

Owls In Lunt Chase

The Owls have emerged as one of a number of Championship clubs chasing the services of highly-rated Crewe Alexandre midfielder Kenny Lunt.

The 26-year-old midfielder is tipped to leave the Gresty Road side after they suffered relegation to League One last season, and is attracting a high amount of interest.

Leicester City, Wolves, Crystal Palace and Southampton are all said to be interested in Lunt, who has been advised by boss Dario Gradi that a move away from Crewe may be his best option if the right offer comes along.

He told the official Crewe Alexandre website: 'He is training with us and as I have said before the longer he doesn't sign for anyone then the better chance we have.'

'If Glenn Hoddle is telling Kenny that he wants him to play in central midfield in his first team next season at Wolves, then I have to turn around to him and advise Kenny that that is the best move for his career.'

Owls boss Paul Sturrock has expressed his desire to strenghten the midfield for next season and is said to want his squad together as early as possible. Chairman Dave Allen has also promised extra funds for player wages which could help the Owls secure Lunt's services.

For all the latest news on the Owls links with Kenny Lunt, keep checking Vital Sheffield Wednesday throughout the week!


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

Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday May 24 2006
Time: 10:47AM

Comments

0
i dont think u have much chance with southampton palace and wolves chaseing him
green giant 12
24/05/2006 10:54:00
0
Why not? It's not like he's going to cost a bucket load. I don't know too much about him really, would prefer Folly!
welshyowl
24/05/2006 12:00:00
0
Lunt's a top player, we at QPR should be after him.
markohaire
24/05/2006 12:09:00
0
"i dont think u have much chance with southampton palace and wolves chaseing him" green giant 12........... .......What are u talking about ....Saint finished a few point above us with no prospect ahead of them. Palace...have no manage..and AJ on his way out, again no prospect. Wolves are prob the team who will beat us to it....GREEN GIANT you talk *****e!
whites11
24/05/2006 12:57:00
0
Wolves didn't have a good season last season and Hoddle may be leaving. I dont see why we should any disadvantage over signing this guy. The question is, is he the right man?
welshyowl
24/05/2006 13:09:00
0
ZT the end of the day it will no doubt come down to money offered and How much his agent can make out of the deal.
miked_joker
24/05/2006 13:31:00
0
Sad, but true, and you know how the club are with regards to dealing with agents who want too much, they tell them where to go ala Hume!
newman87
24/05/2006 14:57:00
0
But how well did Hume do at Leicester, don't know much about Lunt though I have heard that many rate him, I'll put my faith in KPS.
robc
24/05/2006 15:10:00
0
That's what Im saying, we lost out on a really good player because of our 'policy' not to pay agents over the top fees, which is fair enough I suppose.
newman87
24/05/2006 20:37:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

EFL Awards 2017 Shortlists Revealed

The Football League have now confirmed the shortlists for the awards categories for this years EFL Awards.

Championship 2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (27/3/17)

The final international break of the Championship 2016/17 season ticks on by and this year could see a number of players break the 20 goal mark.

Getting Shirty

We take a look at Wednesday's new 3rd strip, selected by the fans, for the 150th year of Sheffield Wednesday.

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Wednesday finish in the top six?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes, dont panic!66%
Yes, if Carlos is replaced!0%
Agony as we just miss out0%
No, we wont this season34%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 12:30PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 5:30PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg2
Vital Football Comment