Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Dudek Key To Owls Carson Deal

Dudek Key To Owls Carson Deal

Liverpool's Polish stopper Jerzy Dudek holds the key to whether Owls boss Paul Sturrock can secure a deal to bring Anfield and England goalkeeper Scott Carson to Hillsborough next season.

The Owls have been closely linked with a season-long loan move for the former Leeds United stopper after his successful loan spell with the club at the end of last season - which saw the Owls secure their Championship status.

But Carson could soon shoot up to second choice 'keeper at Anfield behind current number one Jose Reina, should Jerzy Dudek and Chris Kirkland both be sold this summer. Should such a scenario unfold, the Owls interest in Carson would surely be ended.

Owls boss Paul Sturrock hoped to secure a deal for Carson sooner rather than later as he aims to get his squad together for the start of pre-season. But Carson's involvement in the World Cup has put the move on hold.

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez also seems in no rush to complete the deal, as he waits to decide on the future of Dudek and Kirkland.

Kirkland has been strongly linked with a summer move to Wigan Athletic after his loan spell with West Bromich Albion ended. Second choice stopper Dudek has also been linked with a move away from the club to Portsmouth.

With David Lucas rejecting his latest contract offer to stay at Hillsborough, the Owls have just one goalkeeper at the club in Chris Adamson. Sturrock will be keeping his eyes on the progress of Dudek and Kirkland in a hope to bring Carson to Hillsborough.

Should Carson become available, the Owls will face strong competition from Championship rivals Cardiff City for his signature.

Keep checking Vital Sheffield Wednesday for ALL the latest news on Scott Carson.


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

Writer:Nick
Date:Saturday June 3 2006
Time: 11:01AM

Comments

0
i cant see dudek wanting to stay on at liverpool so he will proberly want to find a new club
green giant 12
03/06/2006 11:02:00
0
it was always going to be the case if dudek went or kirkland goes that carson would stay at liverpool lets all hope it goes our way
carlton owl
03/06/2006 16:35:00
0
Let's watch the situation: there were times last season that I thought Dudek would be definitely outta there, but he's hanging on. Who knows, they might keep Kirkland as #2.
Auckland Owl
03/06/2006 22:00:00
0
I think both will leave, but I also think Bentiz will want Carson to get some experience and will sign another back-up for Reina.
newman87
05/06/2006 11:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Whyte Wins on US Debut

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Wednesday Duo Get Scotland Call (23/8/17)

Barry Bannan and Steven Fletcher have been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

Safe Standing - The Time For You To Act Is Now!

The EFL supports safe standing, the FA chairman wants it and the EPL clubs are discussing it. After many years of campaigning, we are almost at the point where...

Write About Sheffield Wednesday

Join the Vital team...

Stats: Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield Wednesday

All the stats from Bolton Wanderers (3) vs (2) Sheffield Wednesday, Macron Stadium, 22/8/17 Att: 6,385

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Sellers
Editor email
Profile
Ed Jepson
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

LC - Bolton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Wildsmith1%
Reach0%
Pudil0%
Lees0%
Palmer0%
Forestieri0%
Bannan0%
Abdi0%
Wallace0%
Rhodes66%
Winnall0%
Sub - Morais0%
Sub - Pratley33%
Sub - Le Fondre0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg4
2.CHOWLER1
3.swfcjambo1
Write for Vital Football