UK time is: 17:45:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Colchester reject Bournemouth bid for Wordsworth

Bournemouth's attempts to sign Anthony Wordsworth have been spurned, at least for now.

John Ward has said that the offer has been rejected and the Colchester manager is not expecting an improved offer, as our friends at Vital Bournemouth tell us with DJ writing:

AFC Bournemouth's bid for Colchester United midfielder Anthony Wordsworth has been rejected by the League One side.

It had been reported that the Cherries had made a bid for the midfielder on Thursday, the same day that reports of bids for Crawley striker Matt Tubbs, Wycombe forward Stuart Beavon and Brighton striker Will Hoskins had all been unsuccessful.

23 year old Wordsworth who is a product of the Colchester youth set up, can play anywhere across the midfield, is known as a set piece specialist and has scored 9 goals in 28 appearances for the League One club so far this season.

He played the full 90 minutes against Leyton Orient today (Saturday), helping his side to a 1-0 win and after the game Colchester manager John Ward told the East Anglian Daily Times...

"We have turned down a bid from Bournemouth for Anthony, and we don't expect them to come back, We have told Bournemouth that he is not going at that figure, and I don't think they have got a bigger figure to come back with..."

"...He's a good professional, and I sat with him on Friday morning and explained the whole situation to him.

"He's put his boots on today and put in a great shift for the team, and for this football club. There was no sulking or throwing dummies out of the pram..."


Read the full article: Cherries Wordsworth bid rejected.

Ward has since spoken about his determination to hold onto the midfielder, if The U's can manage this will be known in a little over 24-hours time.

Instead of just viewing, why not login (or register as a new member) as well and leave some thoughts on this issue below...
Join The Vital Debate


Apply To Be A Site Editor




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: DJ Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 30 2012

Time: 10:02PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Colchester United Articles

Duguid Departs (Thursday October 23 2014)

The U's 2-1 Chesterfield (Thursday October 23 2014)

Stats: The U's v Chesterfield (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Team News: The U's v Chesterfield (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Scunthorpe United 1-1 The U's (Sunday October 19 2014)

Stats: Scunthorpe United v The U's (Saturday October 18 2014)

Trio Sign New U's Deals! (Friday October 17 2014)

Bean: My Days Are Numbered (Friday October 17 2014)

Wright-Off. Defender Sidelined (Tuesday October 14 2014)

Archived Colchester United Articles

List All Vital Colchester Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Fleetwood 15 5 4 6 1 19
12. Bradford 15 5 4 6 -1 19
13. Crawley 15 5 3 7 -10 18
14. Colchester 15 4 5 6 -1 17
15. Barnsley 14 4 4 6 -2 16
16. Port Vale 15 4 4 7 -3 16
17. Coventry 15 4 4 7 -7 16

Breaking League News

Bristol City : 25/10/2014 17:42:00
Gillingham : 25/10/2014 17:39:00
Port Vale : 25/10/2014 17:33:00
Oldham : 25/10/2014 17:13:00
Sheff Utd : 25/10/2014 16:56:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Swindon v Colchester?
Suggested By:  Colchester Admin
Colchester win 50%
Swindon win 50%
Draw 0%