Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Gold delighted with Dann capture

Gold delighted with Dann capture

Birmingham chairman David Gold is delighted that Birmingham have completed the signing of Scott Dann from Coventry City.

Dann has come to Blues for an undisclosed fee, thought to be in the region of £4 million and becomes Alex McLeish`s third signing of the closed season.

Stephen Carr and Christian Benitez are already signed up and Gold is confident that the latest addition is a player of considerable potential.

'It's a very exciting signing for us, it's very important for us because we've lost a couple of our central defenders,' Gold told Sky Sports News.

'Sadly, Liam Ridgewell has been injured and we probably won't see him back before close to Christmas.

'He's a very exciting player and he scores goals from defence, which is an extra. He's a record signing for our defence. We've broken the record and for us it's a substantial signing.

'He was a must-have player, we've been tracking him for a long time and we've fought off some ferocious competition from a number of serious clubs.

'It's always a great feeling when you beat off competition to win the battle, and by competition I mean clubs that will be battling with you next season.

'If you can outmanoeuvre those clubs then you've got a greater chance of survival.'



For the very latest Championship odds

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

Writer:Foxxy
Date:Saturday June 13 2009
Time: 3:27PM

Comments

0
Congratulations on your promtion and hope you have a good season Buzz Lightyear
Buzz Lightyear
18/06/2009 07:47:00
0
Hoping to seesome good football from you guys this season. McLeish will get you well drilled, but buying Dann from Coventry? You must be getting Desperate.
Sindbad
19/06/2009 09:45:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Blues NOT in for Watford Striker

Reports suggest Blues are lining up a bid for Watford striker Matej Vydra

Rowett still learning, but Blues are lucky to have him

Rob Wildey reacts to a social media comment

Would this Cardiff City striker be the answer for Blues?

Vital Birmingham editor Tom Heslop discusses the possibility of bringing in a former Wolverhampton Wanderers loanee

With Newcastle sniffing around, Blues must act quickly

Newcastle United showing an interest in Che Adams, according to reports.

Archived Vital Birmingham Articles

Vital Birmingham articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Heslop
Editor email
Profile
Christopher Handy
no email
Profile
Saskia Bowes
no email
Profile
Rob Wildey
no email
Profile
Luke Turner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do we need to strengthen in the emergency loan window?
Suggested By: Tom Heslop
In goal6%
In defence17%
In midfield4%
In attack73%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.WayCoolBlue68
2.Rob Wildey26
3.BcfcTom22
4.sotv198420
5.Matthew Elliott112
6.David Village6
7.LukeTurner4
8.Plynch3
9.Darren3aaa2
10.William Gavin12