Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

O`Grady Deal Complete

O`Grady Deal Complete

Barnsley striker Chris O`Grady has joined Championship side Brighton for an undisclosed fee believed to be in the region of £500,000.

O`Grady has penned a three year deal with the Seagulls.

O`Grady was voted player of the year for the reds last season and netted 21 times in 59 appearances after joining in January 2013, initially on loan.

The transfer fee, whilst it represents a profit on what Barnsley paid, is substantially lower than I would expect for a striker who bagged 15 goals in a relegated team.

I would like to wish O`Grady every success at Brighton; he was certainly a grafter during his time at Oakwell.

Again however, I do think it is poor business by the reds and despite needing his wages off the books, I think they could and should have held out for at least another £250k, especially when you look at some of the recent transfer fees involving Championship strikers.




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Vital Tyke
Date:Tuesday July 22 2014
Time: 3:46PM

Comments

0
Ulloa scored ONE goal more than O'Grady and he went for £7m... it's ridiculous.
LosLegado
22/07/2014 18:09:00
0
When you put it like, it is ridiculous.
chiefred
23/07/2014 13:55:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Barnsley Articles

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

Reds Ratings v Forest

Barnsley 2 - 5 Nottingham Forest

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

Barnsley Battered

Barnsley 2 - 5 Nottingham Forest

Archived Vital Barnsley Articles

Vital Barnsley articles from

Site Journalists

Vital Tyke
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Forest man of the match
Suggested By:
Davies0%
Bree0%
Roberts0%
Jackson0%
Yiadom0%
Watkins0%
Scowen0%
Hourihane25%
Hammill0%
Winnall0%
Armstrong0%
Sub-Bradshaw25%
Forest-Lansbury0%
You're having a laugh50%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
15 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
16 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
17 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)

Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Write for Vital Football