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Owls Linked With Riordan

Owls Linked With Riordan

Celtic striker Derek Riordan has been linked with a move to Hillsborough as Owls boss Brian Laws looks to fill his vacant number nine shirt ahead of the new season.

Laws has tried and failed with a number of options to bolster his attack ahead of the new season with bids for Billy Sharp, Kenwyne Jones, Grzegorz Rasiak and even an offer to take former Ajax and Dutch international Patrick Kluivert on trial.

And the Owls supremo could now focus his attentions on bringing the former Hibernian striker to Hillsborough this week after falling out of favour with Celtic boss Gordan Strachan since his move to Glasgow.

Laws is thought to have around £2 million to play with to bring a new striker to Hillsborough, and with Riordan making just six starts in the SPL for Strachan's men, Celtic could well be set to listen to offers for their hitman.

And despite only featuring a handful of times for the champions since his move in 2006, Riordan's goalscoring record is still impressive with seven goals in ten competitive starts.

Writer:Nick
Date:Monday August 6 2007
Time: 9:31AM

Comments

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Mmmm not sure about this one either!
will it ever happen
06/08/2007 09:53:00
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Can never tell with players from Scotland. Good record but who knows what he'd be like down here.
Disgruntled Owl
06/08/2007 10:22:00
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nope not for me
Holl
06/08/2007 10:28:00
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Flash back...... Simon donnelly and Phil o donnell, lets not forget the quality of the scottish league, technically known as poor
mansfieldowl
06/08/2007 10:30:00
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forgot bout di canio n blinker!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
06/08/2007 10:39:00
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If he'd played 10 games and scored 7 goals then no manager would let such a striker go. I'm assuming he's only been allowed to play against poor quality opposition.
Disgruntled Owl
06/08/2007 11:58:00
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has anyone read the comments on vital celtic? they seem quite fond of him. i may well be forced to eat my words from my previous comment
mansfieldowl
06/08/2007 13:03:00
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come on laws get this lad signed at one point was a very good prospect up there
s66owl
06/08/2007 13:55:00
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Still puzzled as to why he's scored 7 in 10 but hasn't played more??
Disgruntled Owl
06/08/2007 13:57:00
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Had a falling out with Strachan I think.
Skeggy Owl
06/08/2007 14:55:00
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