Vital Football

Latest Stoke City News

Hendrie joins Sheffield United

Hendrie joins Sheffield United

Lee Hendrie has turned his back on Stoke and joined fellow Championship side, Sheffield United.

Hendrie joins as a free agent after Villa did not renew his contract and has signed a three year deal at Bramall Lane.

This was not a great surprise as it had become quite clear awhile ago that the Potters could not afford Hendrie's pay demands and he had been angling for a return to the Premiership with Derby amongst the clubs quoted as being interested in the midfielder.

The Blades, whilst also now a Championship club, have the benefit of the £10m 'parachute' payments given to relegated Premiership clubs. Tony Pulis has already claimed these payments give those teams a significant advantage that is denied to others and has called for them to be banned. Today's announcement will, no doubt, reignite this argument.

Meanwhile, Pulis has denied any interest in Ipswich midfielder, Gavin Williams. He told the Sentinel: "I quite fancied him when he was at Yeovil a season or two back, but it's just a case of needing a different kind of player right now."



Please help Vital Football by spending 3 minutes on our survey: The 3 minutes Vital Survey

Writer:Chris Baldwin
Date:Thursday July 19 2007
Time: 1:27PM

Comments

0
Pretty suprised by this news! We've been linked with him a few times but, as you say, I thought he was off to either M'brough or Derby! How was he for u guys anyway? I'm fairly happy we've signed him for a bit more creativity in midfield!
Blade1889
19/07/2007 13:40:00
0
He should do well for you. Promotion again maybe.
miked_joker
19/07/2007 13:47:00
0
he was always a nearly player at villa. possible because of his inconsistency. brilliant one week and anonymous the next.
Dales_Dad
19/07/2007 13:56:00
0
Did well for Stoke at the start but the performances after Christmas were nothing to write home about. But he wears his heart on his sleeve and works the crowd up well. Shame he didn't stay, but I think we had been expecting it for a long while now
chrisb
19/07/2007 17:51:00
0
I Don't Think You Have Missed Out On Much Here....!
horseworrier
27/07/2007 18:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Stoke City Articles

Instant Reactions - Stoke v Huddersfield (20/1/18)

Following today's clash between Stoke City and Huddersfield Town, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Stoke City v Huddersfield Town

All the stats from Stoke City (2) vs (0) Huddersfield Town, Bet365 Stadium, 20/1/18 Att: 29,785

Stoke v Huddersfield - Follow On Twitter - 20-1-18

Stoke are at the Bet365 Stadium with Huddersfield the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

The Stoke City Injury List Improving

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Stoke City FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Stoke City Archived Articles

Vital Stoke articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Stoke
Write For Vital Stoke
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Butland0%
Bauer0%
Shawcross20%
Zouma40%
Pieters0%
Fletcher0%
Adam0%
Shaqiri40%
Allen0%
Choupo-Moting0%
Diouf0%
Sub - Cameron0%
Sub - Crouch0%
Sub - Sobhi0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Stoke City Results (view all)

Stoke City Fixtures

The Vital Football Members League