UK time is: 10:17:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Howard wants to leave

Speculation has been rife all Summer as to the future of Brian Howard and today his fate was sealed after the following statement:

Released onwww.barnsleyfc.co.uk part of the Club statement reads as follows:

On Monday September 22nd, 2008, the Board of Barnsley FC met with Brian Howard and his representatives. Patrick Cryne and manager Simon Davey were also in attendance. Brian confirmed directly to the parties present that he wished to leave the Club and did not wish to discuss a new contract with the Reds.

As a consequence the board resolved that, in the interests of all parties, Brian Howard would be allowed to leave the Club at the earliest opportunity, subject to Barnsley FC receiving compensation.


Howard has been a great servant to the Club and of course played a vital role in the Tyke's amazing run in the F.A Cup last season.

A free transfer from Swindon back in 2005, the 25-year-old was snapped up by former manager Andy Ritchie as part of his rebuiding of the squad.

Howard clocked up 137 appearances for the Reds, netting 28 goals, and looks to set to join one of two teams on-loan, one of the teams is believed to be Barnsley's South Yorkshire neighbours Sheffield United.

Wherever you go, Brian, you have the backing of Vital Barnsley - good luck with your future career and thanks for the memories.




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: MattyG Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 29 2008

Time: 5:12PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Barnsley Articles

O`Grady Set For Brighton Switch (Friday July 18 2014)

Steele Set For Greece (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Reds in Italy (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Reds Take on Man U (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Stats: Halifax v Barnsley (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Hoskins on Trial with Reds (Friday July 4 2014)

McKnight Lands Reds Deal (Friday July 4 2014)

O`Brien Signs For Coventry (Friday July 4 2014)

Mellis Leaves (Friday July 4 2014)

BFC Fixtures April & May (Friday July 4 2014)

Archived Barnsley Articles

List All Vital Barnsley 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
1. Barnsley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Bradford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Colchester 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Coventry 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Crawley 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Bantams Bring In Sunderland 'Keeper
Bradford : 22/07/2014 08:35:00
Ossett Replaces Farsley Friendly
Bradford : 22/07/2014 08:33:00
Osborne Picks Up Nasty Injury
Bristol City : 22/07/2014 08:07:00
City Notch 3-0 Win Against Gunners
Bristol City : 22/07/2014 07:55:00
Walsall win League 1 Fair Play Award
Walsall : 21/07/2014 22:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Season?
Suggested By:  
Cranie 36%
O'Brien 4%
Dawson 7%
Kennedy 15%
Steele 7%
O'Grady 9%
Jennings 6%
Ramage 2%
Mvoto 2%
Mellis 2%
Cywka 3%
Etuhu 2%
Wiseman 2%
Perkins 3%