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Henderson On Laws' List

Strikers here, strikers there, strikers everywhere...While Patrick Kluivert is invited for a trial, Brian Laws reveals Darius Henderson is also on his shopping list.

The Wednesday boss must have gone through more strikers on his shortlist than Neil Warnock ever has (or is that a bit extreme?), including rejected bids for Grzegorz Rasiak, Billy Sharp and Kenwyne Jones.

But while Laws is hopeful of bringing former Ajax, Milan and Barcelona hitman Patrick Kluivert to S6 to bolster his attack for next season, he also has a 'plan B' with Watford's Darius Henderson attracting his interest.

But Laws has revealed to BBC Radio Sheffield today that he could also face competition from another club for the services of the striker.

I've been talking to a lot of clubs and I can confirm that Darius is a player I've asked about,' Laws told BBC Radio Sheffield.

'I've talked to their manager and I'm aware there's a bid from another club.'

The Doncaster-born striker has netted 17 goals in 51 league starts for the Hornets since moving to Vicarage Road for 450,000 from Gillingham in August 2005.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 24 2007

Time: 1:11PM

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from not very far away so he might look at a bid from SWFC with more favor then a bit form any other club, UTO
S26OWL
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24/07/2007 14:47:00

Darius Henderson - big brick s-h-i-thouse, with the emphasis on s-h-i-t.
onedeaddj
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24/07/2007 15:00:00

I agree onedaeddj he is exactly that hed ruff a few centre halves up but definateley not consistent goalscorer wouldnt get in to double figures, not what we need !
Updaowls
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24/07/2007 15:18:00

according to the BBC he got to 15 in a season the last time he played in this division (without taking penalties), which is more than a certain billy sharp has ever scored in this division and more than any of our strikers scored last season including penalties. certainly not a big name but a proven goalscorer in this division
wednesday4europe
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24/07/2007 17:38:00

sheff u and preston are also said to be interesed in him.
S26OWL
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24/07/2007 19:44:00

A waist of money, let the pigs have him!
will it ever happen
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24/07/2007 22:02:00

I cant believe we've missed out on so many players. Players who were affordable targets and yet not even any interest in them, players like.... Leon Best, Jamie Cureton and Freddy Eastwood. I just hope we've got an ace up our sleeve........i doubt it'l be henderson or kluivert. I would like to see Jermaine Easter at hillsbrough at a snip of around 700k too
Bigash
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25/07/2007 00:11:00

henderson may have got 15 goals that season but watford finished 2nd and he played most games our lads nearly got that by plaing in a rotation system and finishing ninth I think theyd be better signing my grandand he once scored 24 goals for rotherham reserves back in 1964 and he only played as many games
fozzyp
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25/07/2007 11:11:00

Don`t want him let him go too the Blunt he will be there latest donkey, we have Leon Clark as ours.
Nightowl
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25/07/2007 22:46:00

yer but its betta than havin david graham he was our donkey
up the owls 2k7
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26/07/2007 20:11:00

 

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