Coventry City - Walsall chairman slams Dowie
UK time is: 06:18:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Walsall chairman slams Dowie

After Iain Dowie was quoted recently saying that Coventry City had paid 'just north of 200,000' for defender Scott Dann, Walsall chairman Jeff Bonser has responded angrily.

A statement issued by Bonser on Walsall's official website reads: 'It shows how out of touch Iain Dowie is with reality. He is quoted as saying he has paid 'just north of 200,000' for Scott Dann. For the avoidance of any doubt, Coventry City have paid an initial fee of 750,000, which will be paid in stages over the period of 12 months.

'They will also pay a further 250,000 based on appearances and a significant percentage of any future transfer fee. On top of that there will be payments if he achieves an England cap and if Coventry City gain promotion.

'Dowie's statement raises the question how a person who does not know the difference between 200,000 and 750,000 be managing a football club? It is no wonder that clubs end up in financial difficulties.'

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

The Journalist

Writer: CCFC Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 7 2008

Time: 12:33PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Coventry City Articles

League One Preview: Top Two Clash (Friday October 9 2015)

Coventry Fans Paid £14.08 per game? (Thursday October 8 2015)

Sky Blues: An ITV Digital Double! (Wednesday October 7 2015)

City Can Move On Quickly From JPT Exit (Wednesday October 7 2015)

Penalty Exit For Coventry City In JPT (Tuesday October 6 2015)

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 7

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Walsall 11 6 4 1 10 22
3. Bury 11 6 4 1 6 22
4. Gillingham 11 6 3 2 10 21
5. Coventry 10 6 1 3 9 19
6. Rochdale 11 5 2 4 3 17
7. Sheff Utd 11 5 2 4 2 17
8. Port Vale 11 4 4 3 2 16

Coventry City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Early Team News - Bury v Latics
Wigan : 09/10/2015 23:35:01
What The Boss Says - Bury v Latics - Big Game Build Up
Wigan : 09/10/2015 23:06:00
Latics Settle Power Bill
Wigan : 09/10/2015 21:51:00
Davis returns to former club
Crewe : 09/10/2015 21:39:00
Jordy Hiwula Voted Vital Latics Man Of The Match v Crewe
Wigan : 09/10/2015 20:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which 'New' Away Game Are You Looking Forward To?
Suggested By:  Editor
Blackpool 22%
Burton Albion 36%
Bury 4%
Millwall 15%
Shrewsbury Town 4%
Southend United 6%
Wigan Athletic 13%