Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Williams Agrees To £400,000 Swansea Move

Williams Agrees To £400,000 Swansea Move

Swansea City have broken their transfer fee record by signing Stockport County defender Ashley Williams for £400,000.

Signing on for two years with the possibility an year extension when he makes the required amount of appearances, Williams becomes the most expensive player in the clubs history and surpasses Colin Irwin's long standing record.

The Welsh international had featured in the run in to the end of the season and was in the starting eleven that secured the vital three points that secured promotion to the Championship, beating Gillingham 2-1.

Highly rated by the Stockport club , his move will come as a huge blow to the the league two club who are in play off final.

Williams has made his international début this year, facing Luxembourg.Securing championship football for the 2008/09 season has capped off a truly remarkable three months for the Tamworth born defender.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday May 22 2008
Time: 6:17PM

Comments

0
I respect Martinez's judgement. For a player who was excellent in Division 2 in March and 5 months later, jump 2 divisions into the championship is a dream for him but a big gamble by the club. CB was a problem position for us last season, so I am hopeful that Ashley Williams will be the "rock" we need.
willow
22/05/2008 20:32:00
0
Hope it's not a lot of money wasted
cyjax
22/05/2008 23:47:00
0
Spent all your money now.......what, who next
Tiny T
23/05/2008 07:28:00
0
£400,000 isn't an upfront fee, it includes all add ons. Lets hope he's a good little signing.
welshboy78
23/05/2008 15:34:00
0
cant be any worse than Laurence and as for Tiny T at least we can afford a transfer fee
taylor2078
23/05/2008 19:08:00
0
£400,000 TO MUCH FOR HIS TYPE HE DID NOT PLAY YHAT WELL 4 US
mumblesjack98
24/05/2008 10:56:00
0
No need to shout dude WE ARE NOT DEAF thank you.
col8
25/05/2008 05:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Leighton James Suggests Switch to 3-5-2

Former Swansea City player Leighton James has suggested a switch to a 3-5-2 formation in his weekly Evening Post column

Carroll 'Excited To be Back' At Swansea City

Tom Carroll said he was 'excited to be back' as he completed a £4.5m move from Spurs today

Swansea City Complete Signing of Left Back Olsson

Swansea City have completed the signing of Norwich City left back Martin Olsson

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Arsenal
Suggested By:
Fabianski12%
Naughton0%
Fernandez7%
Mawson30%
Naughton1%
Ki41%
Cork1%
Sigurdsson1%
Routledge3%
Dyer3%
Llorente1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 12:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 1:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 12 2017 4:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Dennis Downing14
2.Phil W5
3.KevinE3
4.yugo232
5.forest fan2
6.williams1
7.adihanbury156@msn.co1
Write for Vital Football