UK time is: 04:47:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Tykes in talks with Rams youngster


Another Rams player has entered the Pride Park revolving doors, and is set to leave the club on loan. Lewin Nyatanga has struggled to earn a regular place at Derby this season, after being a regular last campaign, and the club have given Barnsley permission to hold talks him over a possible three-month loan move. He is under contract with Derby until next summer, but will travel to Oakwell today for further talks.

Having developed as a player through the Rams academy, he signed professional forms for the club in August 2005. That month also saw him captain the Welsh Under-21 side prior to his seventeenth birthday, and also make his Derby debut in a League Cup tie against Grimsby Town.

Nyatanga made the record books in March 2006, aged 17 years and 195 days, he made his full international debut for Wales in a friendly match against Paraguay in Cardiff, breaking Ryan Green's record as the youngest ever Welsh international. Despite his inexperience, with only 17 first team appearances for Derby behind him, he played well on his debut and was praised by Manchester United's Ryan Giggs.

In 2006, Nyatanga won the Welsh Football Writers' Young Player of the Year award, but with Billy Davies taking charge at the club, his first team appearances were limited and he moved on loan to Sunderland, but returned in January this year. Nyatanga made 11 appearances during his spell at the Stadium of light.


The talented Wales international has started five games for his country this season, ironically one more than he has for the Rams, and in a bid for first team football he will now discuss a loan switch to aid the Tykes' battle against relegation from the Championship.




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:Tuesday February 13 2007

Time: 12:32PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Derby County Articles

Top Of The League (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Stats: Blackpool v Derby County (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Butland In Line To Start? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Martin Puts Derby Second (Monday October 20 2014)

Stats: Reading v Derby County (Monday October 20 2014)

International Round-Up - Ireland (Friday October 17 2014)

International Round-Up - Scotland (Thursday October 16 2014)

International Round-Up - England (Wednesday October 15 2014)

Buxton And Coutts Play In Friendly (Wednesday October 15 2014)

Bennett Recalled From Loan (Tuesday October 14 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. RichORam92 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 13 7 5 1 +13 26
2. Watford 13 7 4 2 +11 25
3. Middlesbrough 13 7 2 4 +7 23
4. Wolves 13 6 5 2 +5 23
5. Norwich 13 6 4 3 +10 22
6. Forest 13 5 7 1 +9 22
7. Charlton 13 5 7 1 +4 22

Breaking League News

The Reds unbolt the Trotters.
Charlton : 22/10/2014 23:06:00
LUFC Who should replace Doukara in attack?
Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 21:26:00
LUFC Cellino backs defender in race row
Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 20:50:00
LUFC Young defender wants a run in the side
Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 20:33:00
Brentford vs Sheffield Wednesday Match Review
Brentford : 22/10/2014 20:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do The Rams still need to strengthen?
Suggested By:  MikeC
Goalkeeper 6%
Fullback 10%
Central Defender 41%
Midfield 8%
Wide Attacker 6%
Central Striker 23%
Nowhere 6%