UK time is: 15:29:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Owls Step Closer to Sharp

Wednesday boss Brian Laws has revealed he is set to enter in to talks with Scunthorpe United striker Billy Sharp within the next 48 hours.

The news is the first piece of concrete evidence that will interest Owls fans with regards to the League One top scorer from last term - after weeks and weeks of speculation linking the former Sheffield United youth product to a move to the blue and white half of Sheffield.

Wednesday were said to have had a bid of around 1.5m turned down by the Iron for the services of their key man - and told to up their price - but Laws insists the original offer is what has led to Scunthorpe allowing Sharp to speak with the Owls.

'The chairman at Scunthorpe wouldn't be allowing us to talk to Billy if he wasn't happy with what we offered several weeks ago,' Laws told BBC Radio Sheffield.

'We are aware of the interest from Norwich and Wolves and Sheffield United. But he knows what I'm all about and there's going to come a time when he has to make a decision. It's a matter of trying to do the best deal that we possibly can.

We won't be holding our breath here at Vital Sheffield Wednesday, we've been here far too many times before - but it's a step in the right direction as far as the Sharp deal is concerned, and might just justify letting Steve Maclean leave for Cardiff at the weekend.

Just don't keep us waiting much longer either way, we can't take it anymore!

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

Join Vital Sheffield Wednesday

It's easy to register for Vital Sheffield Wednesday, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board

To visit the Vital Sheffield Wednesday message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help write articles for the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Sheffield Wednesday.




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:Monday June 25 2007

Time: 5:25PM

Your Comments

Come on Billy and stop messing about, you know you want to choose us!
wednesdaytilidie
So the fact that he's an ex Blade has not bearing on the matter?
sandgroanun
Oh my god i cannot believe we are still going for him, he is going to be a major let down if he does sign.
will it ever happen
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Gray hopeful over Lees injury setback (Sunday September 28 2014)

Report: Cardiff 2-1 Wednesday (Sunday September 28 2014)

Gray: Owls will bounce back from cup woe (Thursday September 25 2014)

Report: City 7-0 Wednesday (Thursday September 25 2014)

Wednesday 1-0 Reading (Sunday September 21 2014)

Bumper crowd set for Reading clash (Friday September 19 2014)

Birmingham 0-2 Wednesday (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Owls sign former Real Madrid midfielder (Monday September 1 2014)

Owls handed Manchester City cup clash (Thursday August 28 2014)

Archived Sheffield Wednesday Articles

List All Vital Wednesday Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. OurMaurice 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Charlton 10 4 6 0 4 18
7. Wolves 10 5 3 2 3 18
8. Middlesbrough 10 5 2 3 6 17
9. Sheff Wed 10 4 4 2 3 16
10. Reading 10 4 3 3 0 15
11. Blackburn 10 4 2 4 -2 14
12. Leeds Utd 10 4 2 4 -2 14

Breaking League News

RUFC - Middlesbrough Tickets On Sale
Rotherham : 02/10/2014 13:03:00
Sagbo signing opens door for McAlinden
Wolves : 02/10/2014 12:00:00
Cherries travel to Bolton
Bournemouth : 02/10/2014 11:16:00
Wolves were shell-shocked
Wolves : 02/10/2014 10:21:00
Wolves : 02/10/2014 10:15:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Will Wednesday do this season?
Suggested By:  
Top 2 15%
Play-offs 27%
Mid-table 51%
Relegation scrap 6%
Relegated 1%