UK time is: 17:08:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Whelpdale Signing Unlikely

Chances of signing Chris Whelpdale now look unlikely as Peterborough United are close to completing a move for the Billericay winger.

Swansea boss Roberto Martinez revealed he was one of many targets a month ago but denied they had an officoal approach to sign him.

The 20 year-old is currently playing in the Ryman League, two levels below the Conference but he is an and coming star, and it's no surprise that a number of clubs have shown an interest.

He has lots of pace and his comfortable playing on either wing. This season he won the Supporters' Player of the Year award.

He is soon expected to sign a 4-year deal with the League Two club.

Billericay boss Matt Jones said:

'Chris is a wonderful talent who can play in a variety of positions and full deserves his chance to move up.

'At the moment it looks like he'll go to Peterborough, who have offered him a four-year deal, which is very unusual for a non-league player.

'At the moment they have made the best offer for Chris and Billericay, and all he and ourselves would love now is for him to say farewell by us winning today.'


Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson said:

'Chris Whelpdale is an exciting young player who has been watched by several clubs, but I believe he will certainly be joining us.

'I've seen him a couple of times and he's very quick and very skilful. He's one we hope to confirm as our player very soon, but there are one or two things to sort out with the others.

'I want a squad of 22 players with competition and cover for all 11 first-team places.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 12 2007

Time: 11:00PM

Your Comments

oh well sounds like we've got loooaaads of other targets we can go for according to martinez.
GThomas
Hope we are not too laid back and lose out on players.
willow
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swansea City Articles

Archived Swansea City Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. shearers boots 69
2. eye_nose_hat 20
3. KevinE 18
4. Phil W 9
5. GThomas 9
6. 1871_Biscuit 3
7. Swan_Lady2 2
8. yugo23 1
9. NMASON137 1
10. johnjubal1958 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 2 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 1 Arsenal
Everton 0 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 0 Leicester City
Stoke 2 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 2 Newcastle

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Man Utd 12 5 4 3 4 19
5. Newcastle 12 5 4 3 -1 19
6. West Ham 12 5 3 4 4 18
7. Swansea 12 5 3 4 3 18
8. Arsenal 12 4 5 3 5 17
9. Everton 12 4 5 3 3 17
10. Stoke 12 4 3 5 -2 15

Breaking League News

Vital Report: Crystal Palace 3-1 Liverpool
Liverpool : 23/11/2014 16:02:00
The Ped Report...City 2-1 Swansea City
Man City : 23/11/2014 13:50:00
Liverpool: Palace vs. LFC Team News
Liverpool : 23/11/2014 12:41:00
United Line-Up Keeper Swap deal?
Man Utd : 23/11/2014 12:00:00
Burnley Stoke Fire And Get Warm Glow!
Burnley : 23/11/2014 11:40:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Manchester City
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 75%
Rangel 0%
Williams 0%
Bartley 25%
Taylor 0%
Ki 0%
Carroll 0%
Dyer 0%
Montero 0%
Sigurdsson 0%
Bony 0%