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Swans Offer Oakes 1 Year Contract

Swans Offer Oakes 1 Year Contract

Swansea City have offered former Walsall goalkeeper a 1 year contract after a successful trial with the club.

The 29 year-old is available on a free after Walsall released him this summer.

He also played 45 minutes in our first pre-season friendly against Carmarthen. He played in the second half and managed to keep a cleansheet. The match ended in a 3-3 draw with Trundle, McLeod and Knight on target for the Swans.

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Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday July 20 2006
Time: 6:04PM

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yay we gor unuva goalkeeper
swanz_gal_05
20/07/2006 18:18:00
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We Got another goalkeeper****
philmix
20/07/2006 18:28:00
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Hope he's good!!
Jackman2006
20/07/2006 18:32:00
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Oakes is nor gd, i no this cause is team went dwn last season and that says it all!!
swanzboichris
20/07/2006 18:32:00
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The defence would have played a part in their relegation as well. When we nearly got relegated from the whole FL, who was in goal? Roger Freestone! You can't just base it on that. He hasn't even signed the contract yet either!
KevinE
20/07/2006 18:46:00
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swansea gal and Swansboichrsplease stop using text language . I just hope he can shake willy into improving , I hope that he will be agood addition to our side and also will be able to communicate effectivly.
sbrjack
20/07/2006 18:51:00
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"I just hope he can shake willy into improving" haha lol!
KevinE
20/07/2006 19:23:00
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Hes a goalkeeper. Not a great one. he'll do as back up.
bdazzler1
20/07/2006 19:57:00
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I suppose he'll do as backup, but we want a keeper that can compete with Gueret for the no.1 spot, not sure Oakes can do that.
KevinE
21/07/2006 00:04:00
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No Kev. Nor am i. But i dont think theres much else about. Never know tho, he might suprise us all.
bdazzler1
21/07/2006 06:30:00
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