UK time is: 05:30:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Talbot - View From The Iron

Vital Sheffield Wednesday talks to a Scunthorpe United season-ticket holder to get the lowdown on Drew Talbot's current loan-deal with the League One high-flyers.

---------------------------------------------

1. How has Drew settled in since making his move?

Saturday`s game was his first start for us, so it was the first chance we have really had to judge him. His other appearance came as a sub against Oldham and we were down to 9 men at the time. I would say that Talbot has settled in well since making his move from Sheffield Wednesday, we have some good forwards at the club so the extra competition should bring out the best in all of them.

2. What were your expectations when he arrived and how has he lived up to them?

Like any forwards we sign we have high expectations, it`s not easy for forwards to come to us at the moment because our expectations have been raised with the two quality forwards we have (Sharp and Keogh). He arrived as back up for our deadly duo Sharp and Keogh (now gone to Wolves!). In my opinion I like to see a forward who has a good work rate and from what I have seen of Talbot so far he is that sort of player.

3. What are his stats like at the moment for you? Is he getting a fair crack at the whip?

He has scored 1 goal from 1 start so he`s doing alright so far. He'll get a fair crack as we're going down to the bare bones at the moment with injuries and suspensions and of course the sale of Keogh to Wolves.

4. Would you fancy keeping him permanently, and if so, do you think your manager wants to?

Laws has already said there is no chance we will be getting him permanently but if we had the option of extending his loan then I certainly wouldn`t complain. You never know he may end up being the replacement for Andy Keogh who looks like he is Wolves bound - we have some cash to spend now we've sold Keogh.

5. What have been his strengths and weaknesses?

It`s not easy to judge because he has only made one start. His work rate is top notch and he doesn`t stop running, he also has a bit of pace. From my early impressions he looks like a confidence player, his goal on Saturday seemed to give him a big lift.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 24 2007

Time: 9:00AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
One for the future.
JoshOwl
Report Abuse
23/01/2007 22:03:00

So long as he gets through a year or so without injury. We all know what happened to Matty Hamshaw, Owen Morrison etc.
nickswfc
Report Abuse
24/01/2007 13:45:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Forest 39 15 12 12 8 57
10. Blackburn 39 14 12 13 1 54
11. Charlton 39 13 15 11 -2 54
12. Sheff Wed 39 13 14 12 -4 53
13. Leeds Utd 39 14 10 15 -4 52
14. Cardiff 39 13 12 14 -2 51
15. Birmingham 38 11 14 13 -12 47

Breaking League News

LUFC Four see red as Eire claim last gasp draw
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 20:44:01
RUFC - Reserves Get Away Draw
Rotherham : 31/03/2015 20:11:00
LUFC Double blow for Cook
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 19:51:01
LUFC Leeds Midfielder having trial with Scunthorpe
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 19:06:00
Countdown To Bournemouth Showdown Begins!
Ipswich : 31/03/2015 18:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What can Vital Wednesday do better?
Suggested By:  VitalWednesday
Nothing, You're Perfect! 1%
Social Media Promotion & Interaction 0%
Presentation & Lay out 83%
Writing Style 0%
All Of The Above 16%