UK time is: 12:14:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Foot In Mouth Time, Dario

Dario says footballers are greedy and it's embarrassing. The great man may have a point but what about our football club?

We all know it's madness that a League One footballer can earn up to 6,000 a week whilst the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Ronaldinho mull over 200,000 p/w offers but when you're running a football club in this day and age it's probably best to pander to the players needs.

Dario told Radio Stoke:'I could talk for two or three days about how footballers are getting greedier.

'When you think of people that live in poverty then it is embarrassing but that's not to say that there aren't good people in the game.'

Which may explain as to why we're being rejected by League Two and 'Conference' fodder every week, and may explain as to why we can't even compete with Leyton Orient or Hartlepool at this level.

It may well be this attitude that is taking the club backwards. Starting contract talks with 'In my day...' probably isn't going to make players listen and it seems Dario is well and turly stuck in the 1960's.

Unfortunately players do earn vast amounts, silly amounts but if we want a league club in years to come we can't exactly go on a crusade to stop that trend.












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



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

The Journalist

Writer: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 19 2008

Time: 11:10AM

Your Comments

I am not sure if its the players or the agents that are the problem.
dazza71
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Defender on trial (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Good news on midfielder (Monday October 27 2014)

Crewe receive home tie (Monday October 27 2014)

Davis praises spirit (Saturday October 25 2014)

Defender dismissed as run ends (Saturday October 25 2014)

Striker goes on loan (Friday October 24 2014)

Crewe in good spirits (Friday October 24 2014)

Davis expects tough clash (Friday October 24 2014)

High hopes for striker (Friday October 24 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
Crewe 1 - 0 Peterborough
Crewe 0 - 3 Notts County
Crewe 2 - 1 Port Vale
Crewe 0 - 3 Colchester
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley
Crewe 0 - 1 Sheff Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Walsall 15 3 6 6 -3 15
19. Leyton Orient 15 3 6 6 -5 15
20. Doncaster 13 4 3 6 -8 15
21. Gillingham 15 3 5 7 -7 14
22. Yeovil 15 3 4 8 -14 13
23. Crewe 15 4 1 10 -19 13
24. Scunthorpe 15 3 3 9 -12 12

Breaking League News

Sheffield Wednesday Striker Makes City Return
Coventry : 30/10/2014 12:02:00
Burton makes York move
Scunthorpe : 30/10/2014 10:32:00
Clive Platt Retires
Walsall : 30/10/2014 10:16:00
Blades Host Southampton
Sheff Utd : 30/10/2014 09:45:00
Leyton Orient 0-2 Preston North End
Preston : 30/10/2014 09:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 51%
No 49%