UK time is: 16:22:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Robins Is No Big Spender

As quickly as reports appeared in the papers that the Reds were ready to launch a 2m swoop for David Healy and Jason Scotland the club have issued a statement signalling that there is no intent to splash the cash.

In an article posted on the club's official website Barnsley have stressed that the board will not sanction large transfer fees for the sake of it and are keen instead to secure the club's long term future.

Bang go the hopes of a play-off push.

While it's good to know that the club are acting 'responsibly' it shows a lack of ambition in an entertainment business to come out and say that there will not be any money spent in the current transfer window.

Basically then are we to believe that the club will simply be keeping the money we made from the sale of Jamal Campbell-Ryce - a reported profit of over 500,000? While loan signings are profitable for both the parent club and the borrowing club, they are not a long term solution.

The board are forsaking the short term success of the club for the long term fincial future of the club. Let's hope it doesn't mean being one of the most financially solvent clubs in League 1.




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: gooderzone Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 24 2010

Time: 6:00PM

Your Comments

Scotland yes but take it from me, Healy is a NO!
Putney
how comes?
gooderzone
he needs to spend money as you need a few new players .
kimbo
too right kimbo...looks like it won't happen though
gooderzone
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Barnsley Articles

Stats: Coventry v Barnsley (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Barnsley v Coventry Head to Head (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v Millwall (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Reds Sign Cole (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Rose Completes Permanent Bury Switch (Monday August 18 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
Barnsley 0 - 1 Crawley
Crewe 1 - 2 Barnsley
Coventry 2 - 2 Barnsley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Leyton Orient 3 1 1 1 1 4
13. Gillingham 3 1 1 1 0 4
14. Coventry 3 1 1 1 0 4
15. Barnsley 3 1 1 1 0 4
16. Notts County 3 1 1 1 0 4
17. Rochdale 3 1 0 2 1 3
18. Sheff Utd 3 1 0 2 -1 3

Breaking League News

Team News: Bradford City v Peterborough United
Peterborough : 23/08/2014 14:02:00
Bantams v Posh - Your Score Predictions
Peterborough : 23/08/2014 14:02:00
DRFC Tyson to torment the U's?
Doncaster : 23/08/2014 09:02:00
Bantams Favourites To Beat Posh
Peterborough : 23/08/2014 09:00:00
Bradford City v Peterborough United - Preview
Peterborough : 23/08/2014 08:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where Will Barnsley Finish?
Suggested By:  
Top 9%
Top 2 2%
Play Offs 10%
Top Half 30%
Bottom Half 30%
Relegation 12%
Bottom 7%