Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Should Bully Get A New Deal?

Should Bully Get A New Deal?

Owls skipper Lee Bullen is out of contract this summer - and we're asking Vital Sheffield Wednesday users whether you'd offer him a new deal in this week's poll.

The Scottish jack-of-all-trades has become somewhat of a cult hero at Hillsborough after helping guide the Owls to promotion from League One in his first season with the club before going on to play in all eleven positions during his time here.

But Bullen's stay at S6 could come to an end this summer - with Owls boss Brian Laws looking to make sweeping changes to his playing squad as he looks to take the team one-step further and push for the play-offs next term.

And the 36-year-old could be one of the players to get the chop, although he has revealed he's hopeful of getting another year added to his contract following some fine performances at the back this term.

He said: 'I'm out of contract in the summer. I'm on a year-to-year deal anyway at my age and I'm waiting to hear. I had a brief chat with the manager on Friday and he is hoping to have a meeting this week with the chairman.'

The former Dunfermline man may not be getting any younger but he seems to have won the praise from his manager after forging a strong partnership at the back with Richard Wood, and allowing last season's player-of-the-year Graham Coughlan go out on loan.

Bullen's leadership skills off the pitch could also prove an advantage in contract discussions, with Laws keen to get a good team spirit going at the club - something of which the defender is central at present.

So what do you think? Should Bully be given a contract extension at Hillsborough or has he served his time in the blue and white shirt well and it's time for him to move on for the club to progress on the pitch?

Whatever your thoughts, make your vote count now, and have YOUR SAY on the official Vital Sheffield Wednesday message board by CLICKING HERE


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

Writer:Nick
Date:Monday March 26 2007
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

0
So Bully: yay or nay? Tough choice, I know..
nickswfc
25/03/2007 20:27:00
0
Bully, you have been great for us, but now is not the time for sentimental crap. Sorry old pal, and good luck for the future.
Smurf
26/03/2007 09:23:00
0
He has been a good servant but not sure whether he has another year in him.
CLIFFANDJ
26/03/2007 13:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

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...

Video - Highlights of #swfc's Late Drama Draw At Brentford

Extended highlights well worth a watch to analyse what went wrong and right in West London

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 Promotion9%
Top Six - Playoffs42%
Top half14%
Bottom half0%
Just avoid relegation35%
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