Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Wolves Rid Of Keogh, So Sign Marcus Bent ?!?

Wolves Rid Of Keogh, So Sign Marcus Bent ?!?

Wolverhampton Wanderers have secured the signing of much travelled frontman Marcus Bent, the striker has joined from Birmingham City on loan.

Bent is hardly an inspirational signing for Wolves, and has failed to make an impact since joining Birmingham City. In order to make that move, Bent turned his back on the Bluebirds and a £1m transfer - but has failed miserably at Brum. Incidentally, we then moved to sign Jay Bothroyd for a fraction of that money (from Wolves) - one of the best pieces of business in CCFC history. If Birmingham City had offered Bent plus cash for Bothroyd today - I'd have wanted £5m for sure.

However, it seems that Wolves do want Bent, and were able to get him after allowing Andy Keogh off the wage bill in order to join us last week. This of course suggests that Bent is better than Keogh.

However, that doesn't tally with the reports from Wolves fans and management, all of whom seem to rate Keogh very highly.

A strange move, but when it comes to strikers, it seems Cardiff City, Birmingham City and Wolverhampton Wanderers are inextricably linked - I cant help feeling that in Keogh and Bothroyd - we've done very well indeed !!



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Tuesday August 31 2010
Time: 2:56PM

Comments

0
He scored 5 goals in pre-season friendlies. It's not like he's crap. Birmingham have quality strikers that is all.
Mark Thomas
31/08/2010 16:46:00
0
just heared antonhy gerrard has signed for hull city on a season long loan. so who are we going to bring in?
aderynglas
31/08/2010 17:50:00
0
Right you are Bluebirdshroom, as a lifelong Wolves fan I wasnt happy when we sold Jay and Im even more perturbed that we've let an extremely talented Andy Keogh go out onloan. Consensus seems to be that Andy may have requested the tx, and with Mick sorting out Bent, allowed it to take place, whatever the reasons it's certainly looking rosey for your lot. See you in the prem next season !!
Ad Mant
01/09/2010 14:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Storm Caroline To Disrupt Weekend Action?

Fans are being urged to pay attention to the weather reports this weekend with parts of the United Kingdom set for snow.

EFL Goal Of November - 2017

The EFL have now released the candidates for the November Goal of the Month competition for the Championship, League One and League Two.

November MotM Nomination - Warnock (Cardiff)

The November nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month Award are in.

Morrison In Team Of The Week (5/12/17)

Cardiff City are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

Cardiff City Archived Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Cardiff
Write For Vital Cardiff
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By:
Murphy9%
Peltier7%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Richards35%
Gunnarsson14%
Ralls0%
Bennett0%
Pilkington7%
Zohore14%
Hoilett0%
Sub-Whittingham7%
Sub-M Harris0%
Sub-Lambert7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment