Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

Billy Jones Fee Set At £500,000

Billy Jones Fee Set At £500,000

Crewe will be guaranteed just £500k from Preston North End for Billy Jones, but it could rise to £1million, it was decided at today's tribunal.

Preston had already paid £200,000 to see the transfer through but the Football League ordered an extra £50,000 to be paid immediately. Another £250,000 will be paid in the new year to take the guaranteed fee to £500,000.

Crewe will also be entilted to add-ons. For every 15 appearances Jones makes for Preston, Crewe will recieve £62,500 up to his 60th appearance for the club (an extra £250,000 if all appearances are met).

An extra £250,000 will be paid if Preston achieve promotion to the Premier League in Billy's spell at Preston.

Crewe will also take a 20% of any profit Preston make from any future sale of Billy Jones.

In total, Crewe could receive £1million plus a sell on.

Is this fair? Discuss it in the Vital Crewe Forums.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Date:Friday August 24 2007
Time: 3:37PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Alex Go Out Of FA Youth Cup At Colchester

Youngsters lose 2-0 in Essex in 3rd Round.

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Blackburn Rovers

All the stats from Crewe Alexandra (0) vs (1) Blackburn Rovers, Alexandra Stadium, 13/12/17 19:45 Att: 2,241

Match Report - Crewe Alexandra vs Blackburn Rovers

A look at last night's FA Cup 2nd Round replay.

Crewe Alexandra Loan Report - December 11th

Found out how our loanees have done for their loan clubs this week including Daniel Udoh's debut for Chester.

Crewe Alexandra Archived Articles

Vital Crewe articles from

Site Journalists

Steve Johnson
Editor email
Josh Ravenscroft
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the Match - Blackburn (H)
Suggested By: Steve Johnson
Sub - Kirk100%
Sub - Bowery0%
Sub - Reilly0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Results (view all)

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football