Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Dobbie Joins Orlandi At Brighton & HA

Dobbie Joins Orlandi At Brighton & HA

Stephen Dobbie will join former Swansea City team-mate Andrea Orlandi at Brighton & HA after signing a three-year contract with the Championship club.

Reports earlier today said that the attacking midfielder said farewell to his Swansea City colleagues as he was set to leave, with three Championship clubs showing an interet, including Bristol City and Middlesbrough.

The Scot struggled to get anywhere near the first team last season under former boss Brendan Rodgers and it's not too surprising to see manager Michael Laudrup decide to let him go before tonight's 11pm transfer deadline.

Blackpool were very interested in signing Dobbie after enjoying having on loan on two seperate occasions, but they couldn't meet Swansea's asking price. It's not been revealed yet as to the fee Brighton will pay for his services.

Brighton manager Gus Poyet was delighted with his arrival and he told their official site:

"He is a quality striker, who will complement our existing forwards and give us different attacking options.

"He has great quality which will unlock defences and I have no doubt he will also score plenty of goals.

"He has played and proven himself at this level and in the Premier League. His goals helped Blackpool win promotion in 2010 and he returned on loan to help them reach the play-off final last season."



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Friday August 31 2012
Time: 9:57PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Swansea City Articles

Rate The Players: Swansea City 1-2 Leicester City

Rate the players' performances out of 10 as Swansea City suffer a 2-1 home defeat against Leicester City

Clement Talks of Another 'Marginal Loss'

Paul Clement gave his reaction after another 'marginal loss', but Leicester City really should have won by a bigger margin

Stats: Swansea City v Leicester City

All the stats from Swansea City (1) vs (2) Leicester City, Liberty Stadium, 21st October 2017 Att: 20,521

Team Line-Ups: Swansea City vs Leicester City

Team line-ups as Swansea City host Leicester City at the Liberty Stadium

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 Leicester City
Suggested By:
Fabianski96%
Naughton0%
Fernandez0%
Mawson2%
Olsson0%
Britton0%
Sanches0%
Carroll0%
Ayew0%
Abraham0%
Narsingh0%
Ki0%
Dyer2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W11
2.GThomas5
3.Dennis Downing3
4.yugo231
5.Vital Swansea City1
Vital Football Comment