UK time is: 14:00:00
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 Derby County Articles

Thorne Delighted With Move (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Rams Leave For Austria (Monday July 21 2014)

McClaren - Derby Improving (Sunday July 20 2014)

Notts County 1 Derby County 3 (Saturday July 19 2014)

Thorne Deal Completed (Saturday July 19 2014)

Wolves Game Moved For TV (Thursday July 17 2014)

Christie Joins Rams (Saturday July 12 2014)

Forest Game Moved For TV (Tuesday July 8 2014)

Bryson Pays Tribute To Fans (Monday July 7 2014)

Archived Derby County Articles

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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

The Championship 2014/15 - Bolton
Reading : 24/07/2014 13:51:00
OFFICIAL: Keith Andrews Signs
Watford : 24/07/2014 13:43:00
Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained
Ipswich : 24/07/2014 13:23:00
Vital Birmingham Launch Fantasy League
Birmingham : 24/07/2014 11:30:00
Redmond Still In Demand
Norwich : 24/07/2014 10:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Whicc of the on loan players would you most like to see back next season?
Suggested By:  MikeC
Zak Whitbread 8%
Andre Wisdom 8%
George Thorne 76%
Patrick Bamford 8%