Cardiff City - Loovens Leaves Cardiff City For Celtic
UK time is: 07:10:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Loovens Leaves Cardiff City For Celtic

The protracted speculation regarding Glenn Loovens' future at Cardiff City can now be finally put to bed after Glasgow Celtic agreed a deal with the Bluebirds beating rivals Rangers to the defender.


Loovens is an excellent player, and will surely have a future in the top flight. At 24 he is still experienced, commanding and reads the game superbly. It will inevitably come as a disappointment to Cardiff fans but in reality the price, 3m, was too good to turn down for a want-away player able to leave for nothing next year.


Loovens cost 250k from Feyenoord having spent a year on loan at Ninian Park previously and centre-back is a strong position for City. Dave Jones has an excellent track record for unearthing defensive talent with Purse, Loovens and Johnson all proving astute signings.


Purse will move alongside Roger Johnson but there will be money to spend on a replacement. Darren Dennehy, recently signed from Everton will provide immediate cover in the meantime.



Best of luck Glenn. It was refreshing to hear so little from a player and he showed good respect to the club and fans.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

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

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 15 2008

Time: 10:33AM

Your Comments

Good luck to the boy. He deserves it. But in terms of finances, are we going to ever see this 3million? That's plenty of cash to find a decent replacement. I just can't see it happening..
ozbluebird
Half of that will be made available for certain. Expect to see a transfer fee maximum of 1m. Loovens' wages were lower than most of the squad but the replacement is unlikely to be
Aderyn las
Good Luck - as least he recognises what CC has done for him.
bluebirdlewis
We also have to pay Feyenoord 25% of the transfer fee, for the add-on or something? Oh well.. I'm just being negative. Also, I thought he was keen on the Premiership? Maybe he had cold feet..
ozbluebird
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Ameobi Loan Planned (Monday June 29 2015)

Welsh Role For Cardiff Coach (Sunday June 28 2015)

Slade - August Will Be A Yardstick (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Ajayi Signs Cardiff Deal (Thursday June 18 2015)

Cardiff City Fixtures 2015-16 (Wednesday June 17 2015)

Theophile-Catherine Departs (Tuesday June 16 2015)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Burnley 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

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Winger Maguire Set To Leave Wednesday?
Sheff Wed : 03/07/2015 07:00:01
New 2015/16 Wednesdayite Memberships are now on sale
Sheff Wed : 03/07/2015 06:00:00
Boro winger completes move
Middlesbrough : 02/07/2015 21:39:00
LUFC Rosler denies Byram approaches
Leeds Utd : 02/07/2015 20:48:01
LUFC Wood excited to have signed for a massive club
Leeds Utd : 02/07/2015 20:09:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Forest MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 9%
Peltier 4%
Morrison 0%
Turner 4%
Fabio 9%
Kennedy 14%
Gunnarsson 0%
O'Keefe 0%
Ralls 0%
Mason 47%
Doyle 9%
Sub - Revell 0%
Sub - Pilkington 0%
Sub - Moore 4%