Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Wigan Interest In Blues 'Striker'

Wigan Interest In Blues 'Striker'

Wigan Athletic's assistant manager Chris Hutchings has admitted that they are interested in signing Birmingham City striker Emile Heskey.

Hutchings told Manchester Evening News: 'We are interested in Heskey and we plan to be very active in the transfer market over the coming weeks.' Adding 'There's a lot of paper talk right now but I'm sure quite a lot of new faces will be here, come the start of the new season. We have people at the World Cup looking at players, we have targets in mind and we're going to be very busy.'

Not sure he should be talking about a player who is contracted to another club, whether they are interested in putting a bid in or not? Still, if they want to match the £5million price tag the board have apparently put on Heskey, who scored just four goals last season, I'm sure we won't mind?


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

Writer:
Date:Tuesday June 13 2006
Time: 1:24PM

Comments

0
Pay the money and then talk about the player.
Tilton Honour
13/06/2006 13:26:00
0
be a good signing for wigan, i cant see heskey wanting to ply in the championship
green giant 12
13/06/2006 13:39:00
0
Surely this could be deemed tapping up?
Blackeye
13/06/2006 13:42:00
0
I think that they've already put a bid in, so that would make it quite ok to talk about it to the press.
FEn_100
14/06/2006 16:27:00
0
I cant see why Wigan want Heskey! He had a bad season with Birmingham - i can't see anything attractive with him!
richy23
18/06/2006 10:17:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Rowett Steps-Up Recruitment Plans

The search for new players is set to intensify as Gary Rowett and his scouting team step-up their summer recruitment plans

Under 21's striker moves to League Two side

Birmingham City have agreed to the sale of Denny Johnstone to League Two side Colchester United

Opinion: Will Arthur Shine?

Sask's opinion on Koby Arthur.

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

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 goal4%
In defence21%
In midfield6%
In attack69%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.WayCoolBlue54
2.BcfcTom36
3.Rob Wildey11
4.sotv19847
5.David Village5
6.Sask3
7.Le Hane1
8.rob_wildey1
9.Mark Jones11
10.Linda Anne Goodman1