UK time is: 14:04:30
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Preston Angers Dario

Preston manager Billy Davies has angered Dario Gradi by going public over his attempts to sign Steve Jones.

The Northern Ireland international is out of contract at the end of the season and Preston aren't willing to pay cash, they have offered a player swop instead.

'He (Davies) hasn't got any money,' said Gradi. 'All he's done is come up with nonsense. He's spoken to everybody else, but he hasn't spoken to me.

'They want to know if we are interested in a player exchange, but I haven't returned the calls. He's no business talking to the Press about what he's done.'

'We have offered Steve a very good contract and nothing has changed on that at the moment,' he said. 'So we will have to wait and see what happens when the January transfer window reopens, but we are certainly not interested in what Preston have to offer.'

Preston manager Davies said: 'He is a player we admire and a player we like. We've made phone calls over him.'


As far as [Crewe manager] Dario [Gradi] being annoyed I can understand where he is coming from but my conscience is clear and I can only put it down to bad journalism. I can confirm that we did make an enquiry about Jones, however that's as far as it went. As far as I'm concerned it was an enquiry and nothing more."



No doubt this is going to run and run.




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 27 2005

Time: 9:58AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Successive wins for Crewe (Saturday October 18 2014)

We felt good - Davis (Saturday October 18 2014)

Stats: Walsall v Crewe Alexandra (Saturday October 18 2014)

Crewe seek further success (Friday October 17 2014)

Defender on the move (Friday October 17 2014)

Harry's game (Tuesday October 14 2014)

Crewe keen on winger (Tuesday October 14 2014)

Tipped for success (Monday October 13 2014)

Hard work paid off - Davis (Saturday October 11 2014)

Crewe complete second win (Saturday October 11 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
Bradford 2 - 0 Crewe
Crewe 2 - 5 Rochdale
Crewe 0 - 3 Notts County
Crewe 2 - 1 Port Vale
Crewe 0 - 3 Colchester
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Gillingham 13 3 4 6 -6 13
19. Yeovil 13 3 4 6 -9 13
20. Leyton Orient 12 2 6 4 -2 12
21. Walsall 13 2 6 5 -3 12
22. Port Vale 13 3 3 7 -6 12
23. Scunthorpe 13 3 2 8 -11 11
24. Crewe 13 3 1 9 -19 10

Breaking League News

Preview: MK Dons vs Fleetwood Town
MK Dons : 20/10/2014 13:44:00
Walsall Keen To Extend Butler Loan
Sheff Utd : 20/10/2014 13:28:00
Villa Agree To Robinson Extension
Preston : 20/10/2014 13:27:00
The Time Is Right For Oli
Bradford : 20/10/2014 13:25:00
Cotterill Touched By Fans Reaction.
Bristol City : 20/10/2014 12:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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