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

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Wildsmith Gets England U21 Call

Sheffield Wednesday's young goalkeeper Joe Wildsmith has been called up by Gareth Southgate for England's upcoming Under 21 qualifier against Norway.

Wednesday Season 16/17 So Far - August 2016 Analysis

Molly Shepherd-Biden looks at the positives and negatives from the Owls start to the 16/17 season

Comments From Owls Injury Time Hero - Sam Hutchinson

Every celebration rolled into one says Booking Bingo Hutchison

2016/17 Transfer Deadline - A Few Days Remain

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
no email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where will Wednesday finish in the league?
Suggested By: Dooleys Left Leg
Automatic Promotion11%
Top Six - Playoffs47%
Top half17%
Bottom half4%
Just avoid relegation21%
The dreaded drop0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 5 4 1 0 13 4
2 Fulham 5 3 2 0 11 3
3 Barnsley 5 3 0 2 9 4
4 Newcastle 5 3 0 2 9 4
5 Q.P.R. 5 3 0 2 9 3
6 Bristol City 5 3 0 2 9 2
7 Forest 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Brighton 5 2 2 1 8 4
9 Wolves 5 2 2 1 8 3
10 Birmingham 5 2 2 1 8 2
11 Ipswich 5 2 2 1 8 1
12 Norwich 5 2 2 1 8 1
13 Burton 5 2 1 2 7 1
14 Brentford 5 2 1 2 7 1
15 Reading 5 2 1 2 7 -3
16 Aston Villa 5 1 2 2 5 0
17 Cardiff 5 1 2 2 5 -2
18 Derby County 5 1 2 2 5 -2
19 Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 5 -3
20 Wigan 5 1 1 3 4 0
21 Leeds Utd 5 1 1 3 4 -4
22 Rotherham 5 1 1 3 4 -9
23 Preston 5 1 0 4 3 -2
24 Blackburn 5 0 1 4 1 -8
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.OurMaurice10
2.dooleys left leg5
3.Nickolas4
4.Ron Springett saves2
5.brinsworthowl2