UK time is: 22:20:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Keane Stead fast - No Rams return

The short stint at Pride Park of Jon Stead seems to be over with the 23-year-old close to signing for another club. The Black Cats have said that Stead was heading to an unnamed club for talks today after they were given permission to speak to the player. The Rams, who were keen to sign the talented striker, had a bid turned down last week and the Black Cats coach Roy Keane said: 'Last night I gave permission to Stead to speak to the club, and I`m not going to reveal who that is.
'We have accepted a bid and it is not Derby. They made a bid last week which was turned down, but we accepted a bid last night from another club.
'I spoke to Jon last night after training and he has gone for talks.
"Obviously, I do need to balance the squad and try to balance the books.'
Keane was giving little away about the destination of Stead, or the likely hood of signing the Rams defender Lewin Nyatanga, who has been on loan at the North-East club.
It`s not been reported if the Rams will raise their bid, or has Billy Davies his eye on another target, the transfer roundabout continues.

Meanwhile tickets for Saturday`s home clash with Sheffield Wednesday are selling fast with 26,000 tickets already sold, with the Owls selling around 4,000 of their allocation. The Rams are hoping for a 30,000 plus crowd for the visit of the Yorkshire side.




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: Peter Simcox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 10 2007

Time: 12:35PM

Your Comments

Anybody have an idea where he's off to?
Pbennyboy
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Martin Happy With Play-Offs (Thursday April 24 2014)

Thorne Could Return (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Rams Will Keep Going (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Stats: Derby County v Barnsley (Monday April 21 2014)

Thorne Happy With Strike (Monday April 21 2014)

McClaren - Buxton Deserves Award (Sunday April 20 2014)

Rams Secure Play-offs (Saturday April 19 2014)

Archived Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. diddyram 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Leicester City 44 29 9 6 +37 96
2. Burnley 44 25 14 5 +34 89
3. Derby County 44 24 9 11 +30 81
4. Q.P.R. 44 22 10 12 +15 76
5. Wigan 43 20 10 13 +15 70
6. Reading 44 18 13 13 +12 67
7. Brighton 44 17 15 12 +12 66

Breaking League News

Beevers - We Can Get Three QPR Points
Millwall : 24/04/2014 22:11:00
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Reading Team News
Doncaster : 24/04/2014 22:11:00
Richardson Hoping For Permanent Deal
Ipswich : 24/04/2014 22:00:00
Mick - Burnley Won't Be A Soft Touch
Ipswich : 24/04/2014 21:48:00
Team News - Injuries mount for Leeds
Leeds Utd : 24/04/2014 21:44:00
Jones - You Can't Be Sentimental
Brighton : 24/04/2014 21:34:00
McDermott - Promotion by 2016 is realistic
Leeds Utd : 24/04/2014 21:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who is your player of the season?
Suggested By:  MikeC
Lee Grant 3%
Andre Wisdom 0%
Richard Keogh 0%
Jake Buxton 13%
Craig Forsyth 0%
John Eustace 6%
Will Hughes 6%
Craig Bryson 46%
Jeff Hendrick 0%
Jamie Ward 0%
Simon Dawkins 0%
Chris Martin 20%
Johnny Russell 0%
Patrick Bamford 6%