Crewe Alexandra - Baptiste Sticks With Mansfield
UK time is: 22:21:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Baptiste Sticks With Mansfield

Mansfield Town's Alex John-Baptiste was a well known target for the Alex this summer. The young defender was expected to be one of the many summer signings until Mansfield slapped a 300,000 price tag on him just a couple of weeks ago.

Baptiste had a year left on his contract this summer with clubs such as Norwich City and Hartlepool thought to be tracking him. It was only Crewe who made the move for him though, but when Mansfield demanded 300,000 for the 21 year old, in the same week Danny O'Donnell signed, Dario dropped all interest.

Despite being hyped up by his agent in the media, Baptiste has obviously not attracted anyone willing enough to pay the fee for his services and today signed a new contract that will keep him at Mansfield till 2010.

Baptiste told the Mansfield Town Official Website: 'Naturally I want to play at a higher level, and I've re-signed in the belief that we will be challenging next season.'




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:Tuesday July 3 2007

Time: 12:47AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
his agent did a sterling job then. nobody prepared to take a risk on him. shows gradi may be right, perhaps O'Donnell will be the better bet.
mowen23
Report Abuse
03/07/2007 10:18:00

The 300.000 valuation put on Bappa's head by the Stags was in many Stags fans opinion to low ! This guy will play at the highest level one day ... watch this space ! Dario has got this one wrong ... he would have been a snip at that valuation ... but hey , your loss is our gain ...THANKYOU
West Country Stag
Report Abuse
04/07/2007 06:43:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Midfielder joins Robins (Monday June 29 2015)

Cup tie moved back (Saturday June 27 2015)

Defender rejoins former club (Saturday June 27 2015)

Keeper leaves Crewe (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Midfielder joins rivals (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Crewe ready to take offers (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Keeper could return (Tuesday June 23 2015)

Defender deal looks doubtful (Tuesday June 23 2015)

Defender can step up (Saturday June 20 2015)

Davis wants job (Saturday June 20 2015)

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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Colchester 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Coventry 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Crewe 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Doncaster 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Fleetwood 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Gillingham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

International Set To Sign?
Walsall : 30/06/2015 20:50:00
Defender Agrees Sky Blues Switch
Coventry : 30/06/2015 20:13:00
DRFC Rover sign former Rangers defender
Doncaster : 30/06/2015 20:04:00
Posh Visit Gets Sky Treatment
Southend : 30/06/2015 19:47:00
Wigan Trip Changed
Scunthorpe : 30/06/2015 19:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 48%
No 52%