Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Got Ourselves A CORKer?

Got Ourselves A CORKer?

Saints today signed promising youngster Jack Cork on loan from Chelsea. He will be wearing the number 30 shirt until New Years Day (at least).

Its good to see that Jan has moved quickly to replace the gap left by Andrew Davies and hopefully the quality of his replacement will be of equal value. And whos to say it wont be? After all the lad is on the books at Chelsea.

Cork has found it difficult to break into the Chelsea ranks, but most would. After all Terry, Cole and Ferreira are all in front of him. Something tells me we have got someone special here. Lets hope he is, and that he is given the chance to show his talent.

Our friends over at Chelsea Vital had this to say:
'Cork, who was featured on Chelsea TV last night after competing in a first team against the reserves match, at Cobham, will stiffen the Southampton defence whilst also giving them the option of deploying the England U19 captain as a holding midfielder'.




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

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

Writer:therainmaker
Date:Thursday August 21 2008
Time: 5:49PM

Comments

0
never heard of him. good thing or bad thing? will he be given the chance to show what he can do? will he be an ample deputy for svensson?
th3saint
21/08/2008 17:56:00
0
he is considered a hot prospect for chelsea if not he would be for sale rather than on loan gaining experience, last year he was on loan at s****horpe and although got relegated he did much to impress walking away with all there player of the year trophies
makelele4eva
21/08/2008 18:26:00
0
He will do well for you. He played over 30 games for Scunthorpe and scored a couple of crackers as well. He has good breeding too - his dad is Alan Cork who played for the Crazy gang!!
since66
21/08/2008 19:42:00
0
He was captain of the reserves as well, I hope he does well!
Mikeyblue
21/08/2008 19:56:00
0
he also won loads of awards whilst at Scunny - they wanted him back but you were the better option - look after him!
merlin
21/08/2008 19:57:00
0
He was good at the youn Euro tournament. Played all games for England. Grat promise, needs hardening and that he will get next to Killer Svensson.
Lindy
21/08/2008 20:19:00
0
Do you think the move could be made permanent makelele4eva? Some good comments about him there. Looks like we've done a good deal
therainmaker
22/08/2008 01:00:00
0
i dont know i guess there is a possibility it would be made permanent as at chelsea we seem to buy established players and the amount of players he would have to overtake in the pecking order is very high, i dont want to see him leave as he is a good prospect but im sure he will be loaned out for another couple of years. also he plays a number of position, centre back, right back and holding role in midfield so he should be a good buy for you. hopefully he will flourish
makelele4eva
22/08/2008 09:23:00
0
Best of luck to the Lad.
rslack
31/08/2008 23:58:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

Saints Section - Sunderland 27-08-16

A late Sunderland goal looked to have seen them to a win before a later Southampton equaliser meant the Saints secured a one-one draw at St Mary's.

Premier League Predictions From A Neutral

Alex Roberts is back, and this time he's turned pundit and given his Premier League predictions for 2016/17.

Premier League Deals So Far In 2016/17

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

Forster Gets England Call

New England manager Sam Allardyce has made his first 23 man international pick and goalkeeper Fraser Forster is in from Southampton.

Archived Vital Saints Articles

Vital Saints articles from

Site Journalists

SFC Forever
no email
Profile
Vital Saint
Editor email
Profile
Matt Gardner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Forster0%
Soares0%
Fonte0%
van Dijk50%
Targett0%
Romeu0%
Hojbjerg0%
Davis0%
Tadic0%
Austin0%
Redmond10%
Sub - Long0%
Sub - Rodriguez40%
Sub - Ward-Prowse0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 3 3 0 0 9 6
2 Chelsea 3 3 0 0 9 5
3 Man Utd 3 3 0 0 9 5
4 Everton 3 2 1 0 7 2
5 Hull City 3 2 0 1 6 2
6 Middlesbrough 3 1 2 0 5 1
7 Spurs 3 1 2 0 5 1
8 Arsenal 3 1 1 1 4 1
9 Leicester City 3 1 1 1 4 0
10 WBA 3 1 1 1 4 0
11 Liverpool 3 1 1 1 4 -1
12 West Ham 3 1 0 2 3 -2
13 Burnley 3 1 0 2 3 -2
14 Swansea 3 1 0 2 3 -2
15 Southampton 3 0 2 1 2 -2
16 Sunderland 3 0 1 2 1 -2
17 Crystal Palace 3 0 1 2 1 -2
18 Watford 3 0 1 2 1 -3
19 AFC Bournemouth 3 0 1 2 1 -3
20 Stoke 3 0 1 2 1 -4
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SFC_Alex1