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Cotterill leaves Blues

Cotterill leaves Blues

David Cotterill has had his contract terminated by mutual consent.

The 30 year-old winger has departed the club after a conversation with manager Steve Cotterill.

A statement on the club's official website read- 'After talks with the Wales international winger, it was decided to release him from his present deal'.

It continued- 'It was a mutual agreement and Cotterill leaves St. Andrew's with our sincere thanks for his service'.

Cotterill joined the club in 2014 from Doncaster Rovers and scored 15 goals in 109 appearances.

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

Writer:Rob Wildey
Date:Tuesday December 19 2017
Time: 10:39AM


Fond memory of Cotterill away at Forest just after Rowett installed.Won 3-1 with Cotts scoring twice.It was Xmas and two months into Rowetts reign.We jumped from first bottom to mid-table by mid January.Teamwork the key.Now look at us.
19/12/2017 16:42:00
With SC now entering his third game out of four to save his skin,it is sickening now to hear that TTA hierarchy are not happy with the disparity of players wages and the obscene £25K per month retainer for David Dein.What on earth is going on when only now are they getting concerned.Perhaps they thought at the start of the season that this outlay would pave the way to the £120million Premier league.Very worrying that such naivety should now surface.
19/12/2017 20:39:00
One other fact that shouldn't be overlooked tonight is the case of Barnsley.Todays takeover by Chinese Billionaires has resulted in their first priority-namely securing on a very long contract for their prized asset-manager Paul Heckingbottom.What did we do? Sack Gary Rowett.Is it any wonder why I am finding myself rapidly disliking the club.
19/12/2017 20:49:00
Ohio. Where did you get info re: TTA & wages? Can you post the link please?
20/12/2017 09:19:00
Ohio. I was talking to a Derby County fan recently, and it seems GR is dividing opinion among their fans regardless of their winning streak due to his style of play. Sounds very familiar! I remember we were also in the same lofty position as them and yet still finished mid-table come May. Will be interesting to see how far he takes them, and exactly how much of a mistake it was to sack him? Only time will tell.....
20/12/2017 10:31:00
Interesting they release Cotterill when they could've sold him in 11 days. Even if they got £100k for him it would make more sense than paying out his contract. Cotterill is IMO exactly the sort we need to put crosses into the box.
Ijaz H
20/12/2017 22:11:00
BS1980.When HR summer signings emerged, it was widely reported that the following players had doubled or in some cases trebled their wages.Examples:- Stockdale £39K per week on long contract, Jota £40K on long term and Gallagher on £40K loan wages. Plus Dean and Colin getting huge wages on two/three years.Hope this clarifies a little.
21/12/2017 06:51:00
Also it is worth looking at the Often Partisan comments made regarding the massive wage increase so far from £16m to £22m at St Andrews. Disparities of wages at our club is a major,major reason why we see such awful individual performances on the pitch.If we were Barca or Real Madrid then understandable but not at a club such as ours.
21/12/2017 07:00:00
Ohio. It would clarify things better if you pointed me to the source (widely reported) so I can read it for myself and therefore make an informed decision - after analysing whether I believe the source and info provided to be credible or not? Otherwise I am having to accept things at face value which isn't very helpful. I will have a look at the Often Partisan website today thanks.
21/12/2017 09:21:00
Ohio.Am I missing something? As I can't find anything on OP relevant for 2017. Most information is regarding the CY situation.
21/12/2017 10:01:00
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