Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC Sharp set to sign for Rovers

DRFC Sharp set to sign for Rovers

Billy Sharp looks all set to sign for Doncaster Rovers according to reports on Radio Sheffield.

Rovers had a club record bid turned down earlier in the summer for Sharp, look like finally landing their man after offering in the region of £1.1 million, smashing their previous record transfer fee paid for Matt Mills in 2008 who cost them £300,000 from Manchester City.

Sharp spent last season on loan at the Keepmoat, he scored fifteen goals in thirty-five games and as seen much speculation regarding his future throughout the summer.

Sharp recently turned down a move to Burnley who had agreed a fee with Sheffield United and Leeds United have also been strongly linked with his signature.

The former Scunthorpe United striker recently stated that he was ready to fight for his place at Sheffield United, but with him going into the final year of his contract, it looks like United have looked to recoup some of the near £2 million they paid for him in 2007.

Rovers have called a press conference for Wednesday afternoon when it`s likely to be announced.


Join Vital Doncaster Rovers!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!


You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.

Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved

Message Board

To visit the 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 Doncaster .


Bookmark and Share









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

Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Monday July 5 2010
Time: 2:26PM

Comments

0
Thats a real coup for Rovers to beat a number of clubs to his signature. I just hope they haven't put all their eggs in one basket.
dazza71
05/07/2010 19:42:00
0
This is a brilliant signing for Rovers, I think now they are just a good central defender away from being very competitive in the Championship next season.
DonnyEd
05/07/2010 19:48:00
0
Couldn't handle going to a bigger Club and he gets to still live in Pikey Land
Tiny T
05/07/2010 21:26:00
0
ah tiny t bit of jealousy from a let me guess....leeds fan
flem4515
07/07/2010 13:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Former Duo Training With The Squad

Former Doncaster Rovers duo Chris Brown and Gary McSheffrey have both started pre-season training with the club

DRFC Date Change For Sheffield Wednesday Friendly

Doncaster Rovers and Sheffield Wednesday have moved the date of their pre-season friendly

Ferguson Looking To Bring In Three More Players In Key Areas

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson says he is still looking to sign one more player in three areas during this transfer window.

Chelsea Midfielder Could Be Available During Transfer Window

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson says he has spoken with Chelsea midfielder Jordan Houghton in the past week

Archived Vital Donny Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will John Marquis still be at the club at the end of this transfer window?
Suggested By:
Yes58%
No42%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.1879Rovers28
2.DonnyEd23
3.Dblido2
Write for Vital Football