Writer: Auckland Owl
Date:Friday May 18 2007
So, interest in Billy Sharp dies down.. interest in a certain Greek stopper builds back up.
As reported here on Vital Football on May 9th - click here for that story - Hartlepool keeper Dimitrios Konstantopoulos is a supposed Owls target. If it's true, we're pleased about that, don't get me wrong, because the position of keeper has been a problem one, and a permanent solution needs to be found.
Now that the Owls reported bid for Billy Sharp has been turned down, the newspapers have to have something to write about, so Dimi is at the top of their list now when it comes to Owls rumour-mongering.
Vital SWFC can reveal that the Owls Superstore is already rubbing it's hands at the thought of all that extra dosh from the letters 'KONSTANTOPOULOS' on the back of the goalie shirts they'll sell.. lets hope Dimi comes to S6!
It's said Watford boss Adrian Boothroyd is looking to fill the gap left by Ben Foster's return to Manchester United following two seasons on loan for the Hornets, and Cardiff are also thought to be in the running for the Greek international following Neil Alexander's departure from Ninian Park. All very sensible.
Slightly less sensible was the article printed yesterday on the Tribal Football web site that Brian Laws was in the north east keeping an eye on Chris Riggott.. well, Tribal Football is an Australian web site.. methinks you should be concentrating on the Super 14, gentlemen.
News also that Norwich are on the verge of signing Crewe defender Jon Otsemobor... allegedly beating the Owls and Leeds to his signature (if indeed we were ever chasing him!)
Talk is cheap, eh? But should it turn out to be true, you read it here on Vital SWFC first.
'Off the record, on the QT & very hush hush!' as Danny De Vito says in LA Confidential!
Date:Friday May 18 2007
Owls sign Watford's McGugan on loan (Wednesday November 19 2014)
Football Aid 2015 - Play at Hillsborough! (Monday November 10 2014)
Madine joins Coventry City on loan (Thursday October 30 2014)
Westwood called up to Ireland squad (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Everton recall Hope from Owls loan (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Owls out to improve Hillsborough form (Wednesday October 22 2014)
Gray pleased with Brentford point (Wednesday October 22 2014)
Milanič: Derby days are special matches (Friday October 3 2014)
Loovens: Job to be done at Elland Road (Friday October 3 2014)
Owls youngster makes England U20 squad (Thursday October 2 2014)
|13. Sheff Wed||18||4||10||4||-2||22|
|16. Leeds Utd||18||5||5||8||-5||20|
|Halford Extends Loan Spell
» Brighton : 28/11/2014 22:02:00
|Rate the Ref: Millwall at home
» Bournemouth : 28/11/2014 21:06:00
|LUFC Former keeper released by Crawley
» Leeds Utd : 28/11/2014 20:24:00
|LUFC Striker admits he has no future at Leeds
» Leeds Utd : 28/11/2014 20:16:00
|Vital Preview: Watford v Cardiff
» Cardiff : 28/11/2014 20:13:00