Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Owls Linked With Grant

Owls Linked With Grant

Derby County's out-of-contract goalkeeper Lee Grant is the latest name to be linked with a summer move to Hillsborough according to sources.

Owls boss Brian Laws has made a goalkeeper his top priority in the close season and Grant is said to be one of a number on his list to fill the vacant number one jersey at S6, with his contract due to expire next month.

The former England under-21 international has slipped down the pecking order at Pride Park behind Stephen Bywater and Lee Camp and his agent has revealed he looks certain to leave the Derbyshire club and find a new club before the start of next season.

His agent, Gino Culbertson, told the Derby Evening Telegraph: 'There has been a great deal of interest in Lee and as soon as we are able to, we will be looking to sort out his future. Lee has always given his best to Derby County and deserves an opportunity to restart his career.'

The 24-year-old has made 69 league starts for the Rams since coming through the Derby County youth ranks and has been on loan at Oldham Athletic and Burnley in recent seasons.

But he's made just eight starts for the club this season and declined a new offer in January, sparking interest from a number of other clubs including Coventry City.

But Wednesday boss Laws won't be able to speak to the player about a possible move to South Yorkshire until four days after the Championship play-off final, with Derby facing West Brom to battle for a place in the Premiership.



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

Writer:Nick
Date:Monday May 21 2007
Time: 12:20PM

Comments

0
I'll have a bit of this. Cant see why he cant get into the Derby side, but if we can get him that would be fantastic.
will it ever happen
16/11/2007 10:30:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Stats: Brighton v Sheffield Wednesday

All the stats from Brighton (2) vs (1) Sheffield Wednesday, Amex Stadium, 20/1/17 Att: 27,162

Match Day Officials v Brighton (20/1/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Brighton this Friday.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Vital View From The Dugout - Carlos Before Brighton

Michael Cass covers Carlos' pre-Brighton comments

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brighton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Westwood0%
Hunt0%
Lees0%
Loovens0%
Pudil0%
Wallace0%
Hutchinson0%
Bannan100%
Reach0%
Forestieri0%
Winnall0%
Sub - Palmer0%
Sub - Fletcher0%
Sub - McManaman0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 26 17 6 3 57 24
2 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 27 13 6 8 45 5
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 3 2017 7:45PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 10 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 21 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg6
2.swfcjambo4
3.Nobsworth1
4.CHOWLER1
Vital Football Comment