UK time is: 04:51:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Zola To Make Surprise Alex Move?

Tranmere Rovers striker Calvin Zola is reportedly set for a 200,000 move to Crewe Alexandra. Vital Crewe were told by reliable sources that this deal was going ahead last week and today it looks as if the deal is near completion.

The Newcastle academy product was a firm target for Steve Holland in January but with Zola a regular starter for Ronnie Moore's Tranmere no deal was to take place. Holland returned to Zola this month as he started his summer of rebuilding the team and has made good progress.

A deal of 200,000 is said to have been struck by the two clubs and it will be down to if Zola decides to make the move.

After coming through the Newcastle academy, Zola had a season long loan spell at Oldham Athletic in 03-04, scoring seven in 25 starts. After his Newcastle contract expired in 2004 he signed for Tranmere Rovers and has been a regular player since. He's made over 100 appearances, though nearly half have come as a sub, and has scored 18 goals in that time. Last season he made 30 league appearances, 12 coming from the subs bench.

At 6f 3in he is the ideal big striker Holland has been searching for but doubts do remain over his fitness after injury problems that have spanned the last two seasons.





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

The Journalist

Writer: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 29 2008

Time: 10:31AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Alex in Dons test (Friday September 19 2014)

Crewe look again at striker (Friday September 19 2014)

Striker ready for impact (Friday September 19 2014)

Striker agrees deal (Thursday September 18 2014)

Davis improves standard (Thursday September 18 2014)

Crewe sign striker (Thursday September 18 2014)

Positive signs for Davis (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Crewe claim another point (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Stats: Yeovil Town v Crewe Alexandra (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Good move for striker (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Archived Crewe Alexandra Articles

List All Vital Crewe Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Fleetwood 2 - 1 Crewe
Yeovil 1 - 1 Crewe
Swindon 2 - 0 Crewe
Gillingham 2 - 0 Crewe
Crewe 2 - 5 Rochdale
Crewe 2 - 1 Port Vale

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Doncaster 7 2 2 3 -3 8
19. Leyton Orient 7 1 4 2 -1 7
20. Walsall 8 1 4 3 -4 7
21. Scunthorpe 8 2 1 5 -11 7
22. Colchester 8 1 2 5 -4 5
23. Port Vale 8 1 2 5 -7 5
24. Crewe 7 1 1 5 -8 4

Breaking League News

Team News: North End v Crawley
Preston : 19/09/2014 21:11:00
Team News: Gillingham v Walsall
Gillingham : 19/09/2014 21:09:00
Team News: Colchester v Bradford
Bradford : 19/09/2014 21:08:00
DRFC New date for Rovers clash at Barnsley
Doncaster : 19/09/2014 21:00:00
Hoskins Leaves On Loan
Yeovil : 19/09/2014 19:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 54%
No 46%