Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Swindon chase Best

Swindon chase Best

Southampton striker Leon Best is proving to be a wanted man.

The forward has had loan spells at Bournemouth and Yeovil in league one this season, clocking up 13 goals in total.

He returned to Southampton on Wednesday and has already picked up the attentions of League One side Oldham Athletic, but now Swindon Town manager Paul Sturrock has spoken about his intentions to try and tempt Best to the league two side.

He told the Swindon Advertiser: "The next problem I have is when I go for players a lot of them don`t want to come to this league.

"The McGoldrick kid at Southampton chose to go to Bournemouth because they are in a higher league than us.

"Leon Best would be one we`d be very interested in. He was with me at Sheffield Wednesday.

"His contract at Southampton finishes at the end of this season.

"If they get him to sign a new contract and move him back out on loan again I will be there with my begging bowl. George owes me a favour because he sold me Alex Mathis for £600,000 when he was at Ipswich. I will be calling that favour in.

"I`m sure there will be a lot of other clubs looking at him but we`ll give it a go."

Join Vital Saints

It's easy to register for Vital Saints, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board

To visit the Vital Saints message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Saint.


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

Writer:
Date:Thursday February 22 2007
Time: 11:13AM

Comments

0
He should be given a chance with us before we send him out to the basement division!
Giddyred
23/02/2007 15:28:00
0
Thought is attitude was suppose to be bad? Perhaps Burley doesn't rate him?
Archer
24/02/2007 10:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Southampton Articles

Soares To Juventus?

It was being reported this week that Southampton were already in discussions with Juventus over a potential sale of European Championship winner Cedric Soares.

Pellegrino Appointed Southampton Gaffer

Southampton have within the last hour confirmed that Mauricio Pellegrino will be our new manager going into the campaign of 2017/18.

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

A Managerial Battle With Palace?

It's being reported that both Southampton and Crystal Palace have both Frank De Boer and Mauricio Pellegrino high on their lists of potential managerial replacements.

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)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By:
Forster6%
Soares2%
Stephens19%
Yoshida2%
Bertrand4%
Davis4%
Romeu7%
Tadic2%
Ward-Prowse2%
Redmond42%
Austin4%
Sub - Boufal2%
Sub - Gabbiadini2%
Sub - Pied2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bpehti1
2.Vital Saint1
Vital Football Comment