Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Austin Signs Contract Extention

Austin Signs Contract Extention

Swansea City Defender Kevin Austin has signed a Contract Exention with the club.

Austin signed a One year deal today at the Liberty Stadium and has become the first out of contract player to sign a new deal with Swansea city.

The Official Announcement on the official site of the club:

'Roberto Martinez is delighted that Kevin has decided to extend his stay at the Liberty Stadium.'


There are 5 other new contract extentions with Swansea City players that are still to be resolved.Kristian O Leary , Steven Watt, Bayo Akinfenwa, Izzy Ireikpen and Garry Monk have all failed at this stage to put pen to paper on new deals.

There have been concerns that the negotiations have not been proceeding well.


An unnamed source at the club stated to the South Wales Evening Post

''The offers have been made to the players in good faith and yet the club have been left in limbo at a time when we need to push on, finalize our budgets and see what money is available to strengthen the squad....but the impression we're getting is that they aren't that bothered about staying...frustration is certainly growing within the club.'


It is hoped that Austin can perform in the 2007/08 season after a Heart Scare at Huish Park vs Yeovil last season. The scare threatened his footballing Career but Kevin was able to bounce back from his heart concerns.

There is no word on the progress of negotiations with the other out of contract players but it is growing increasingly likely there will be more departures in the club.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:sbrjack
Date:Friday June 1 2007
Time: 4:55PM

Comments

0
I can't cay we really need him but I'm still glad that he signed!
barrydoom
01/06/2007 18:02:00
0
He's far too slow and vulnerable at this level. Very unlikely he'll play that many games this season.
KevinE
02/06/2007 00:35:00
0
Its a real shame, at another club i think he could do really well. Although he is showing his loyalty to you, you could of done better. Good luck anyway for next season
pandapops
02/06/2007 13:58:00
0
At least he has signed. With our defence already looking frail we need as many defenders as we can get. Even if he does only play a supporting role next season at least he is doing it with us not another club!!
jack hammers
02/06/2007 19:57:00
0
We now have 5 backs to choose from. We need the cover as 3 Centre Backs have still not re-signed.
willow
03/06/2007 11:18:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Match Day Officials v West Ham (7/5/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against West Ham this weekend.

Guidolin's Record at Udinese - Top 5 Serie A & 119m Profit

Francesco Guidolin had an excellent 4-year spell at Udinese, achieving 3 top 5 Serie A finishes whilst the club made nearly 120m profit via transfers alone

Who Will Swansea City Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Ayew In Team Of The Week (2/5/16)

Swansea City are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

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 Liverpool
Suggested By:
Fabianski2%
Rangel2%
Williams2%
Amat6%
Taylor2%
Cork66%
Britton4%
Routledge0%
Montero0%
Sigurdsson2%
Ayew14%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 36 22 11 3 77 30
2 Spurs 36 19 13 4 70 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 36 19 7 10 64 30
5 Man Utd 35 17 9 9 60 12
6 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
7 Southampton 36 16 9 11 57 14
8 Liverpool 35 15 10 10 55 11
9 Chelsea 35 12 12 11 48 7
10 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 Swansea 36 11 10 15 43 -13
14 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
15 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W2
2.Vital Swansea City1
3.Andyjack781