UK time is: 10:38:23
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Crewe To Swoop For Owen

Crewe look set to raid rivals Port Vale this summer for defender Gareth Owen with some reports suggesting a deal to bring the 28 year old to Gresty Road is as good as done.

Owen is currently nearing the end of his two and a half year contract at Vale Park and, with the unrest around the club this season, it's thought he is looking for more certainty over his future.

The former Stockport man has been a long term target for Dario having tried to sign him just prior to the appointment of Gudjon Thordarson in January 2009. Back then Owen turned down the move in favour of a two and half year deal at Vale Park having been unconvinced by the Alex's uncertain management situation.

Owen now faces the same situation at Vale on top of turmoil at board level for the Burslem club. It's left the door wide open for Dario to finally add Owen to his back line.

A defender is pretty much number one priority this summer, as always seems to be the case, and having seen Owen as an integral part of one of the division's strongest defences at Vale Park, it's one signing you wouldn't turn your nose up at.

Radio Stoke this morning are reporting that Owen has received offers of a two year deal from both Vale and Crewe whilst fan talk suggests the deal between the Alex and Owen has been signed and sealed already.

Watch this space I suppose.




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 April 28 2011

Time: 12:33PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Striker determined to impress (Thursday October 30 2014)

No risk policy on Brad (Thursday October 30 2014)

Teenager could make full debut (Thursday October 30 2014)

Duo in contention (Thursday October 30 2014)

Davis prepared to be flexible (Thursday October 30 2014)

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)

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

Pope Out For Three Months
Port Vale : 30/10/2014 21:11:00
Page Keeps Colchester Focus
Port Vale : 30/10/2014 21:01:00
Johnson - No Sentiment For City Return
Oldham : 30/10/2014 20:48:00
DRFC Bradford City v Doncaster Rovers Team News
Doncaster : 30/10/2014 20:37:00
Neil Etheridge signs Short Term Deal
Oldham : 30/10/2014 20:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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