UK time is: 03:58:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Birmingham to turn away from Turner?

Birmingham City were strongly linked with a move for Coventry City central defender Ben Turner on Monday, the commanding stopper being seen as the ideal replacement for former Ricoh Arena man Scott Dann should his expected move to the Premier League become reality before the transfer deadline.

Reaction to a move away for Turner was generally negative among Sky Blues supporters, not convinced by either of the arguments for his departure, one being that Andy Thorn has a number of centre-halves at his disposal already and another being the (questionable) assumption that some of the money would be spent on a new striker.

Turner's value to City when in the side is more than just that of a very good and still improving defender but also one of a leader and goal threat from set-pieces.

But with financial uncertainty at St Andrews perhaps Birmingham are looking elsewhere at the free agent availability of former Tottenham man Anthony Gardner.

Having left Hull City in the summer and declined moves to both Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest, Gardner looks set to sign a deal with Blues and could face Coventry in this weekend's Championship clash between the two sides.




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: CCFC Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 9 2011

Time: 4:10PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

One In, One Out for City (Wednesday October 29 2014)

O's Miss Chance to Leapfrog City (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Home Draw For Sky Blues (Monday October 27 2014)

Super Sky Blues Lift the Gloom (Saturday October 25 2014)

Play Up Sky Blues (Friday October 24 2014)

Stats: OIdham Athletic v Coventry City (Thursday October 23 2014)

Business as Usual for CCFC on Wednesday (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Oldham Push Pressley To The Brink (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Oldham Athletic v Coventry City (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Coventry City Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. houchen 36
2. roberts 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
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
18. Walsall 15 3 6 6 -3 15
19. Leyton Orient 15 3 6 6 -5 15
20. Doncaster 13 4 3 6 -8 15

Breaking League News

Pope Out For Three Months
Port Vale : 30/10/2014 21:11:00
Page Keeps Colchester Focus
Port Vale : 30/10/2014 21:01:00
Johnson - No Sentiment For City Return
Oldham : 30/10/2014 20:48:00
DRFC Bradford City v Doncaster Rovers Team News
Doncaster : 30/10/2014 20:37:00
Neil Etheridge signs Short Term Deal
Oldham : 30/10/2014 20:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Now City Are Back, Where Will They Finish?
Suggested By:  Editor
Top Two 8%
Play-Offs 17%
Top Half 23%
Bottom Half 29%
Bottom Four 23%