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Trio Chase Ward?

Former Villa youngster Jamie Ward is being chased by three clubs.

The 20-year-old was released by Villa as they decided not to extend his contract this summer.

His agent Gino Culbertson said: 'The three clubs that have been most prominent and have actually made offers are Torquay United, Stockport County and Wrexham. We would probably make a decision over the next couple of days. He wants to weigh up all the options and it's just a case of him deciding what's best for him. We've had in-depth talks with all three clubs.'

Ward impressed on loan at Stockport and I've mates there, so I'm biased. COME ON STOCKPORT!


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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Wednesday June 7 2006
Time: 11:27AM

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0
Shame we released him, he looked a good little player..
GaztonVilla
07/06/2006 11:32:00
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Didnt even realise we'd released him. So let me get this straight.... we loan him out to see if he can compete at a competitive level. He gets rave reviews and we release him. Makes a farce out of the loan system if you ask me.
DeanoVilla
07/06/2006 11:32:00
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Yeah but he got rave reviews at Stockport, remember. There's a world of difference between that and Premiership football. Ward is quite short so maybe it was decided he didn't have the physical qualities needed.
GaztonVilla
07/06/2006 11:35:00
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How do you explain the sale of Peter Crouch then? lol ;)
DeanoVilla
07/06/2006 11:38:00
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Seen Wardy play a few times at County and he will be able to compete at a higher level (though not neccessarily Prem level - so should be OK for Villa in 2007-8 - just a little joke guys!). Several Villa lads come up to see County (beer and women as well as the footy!) and passed favourable comments about Jamie. To Jamie, if you are reading this - you know things are on the up at County DO THE RIGHT THING AND BECOME A HERO) Regards SCFC
cropped
07/06/2006 11:39:00
0
hopefully torquay can snap him up. he would do better there
green giant 12
07/06/2006 11:44:00
0
To be fair, none of the academy youngsters we've realised have done it at Premiership level. Only one who looks likely is Boaz Myhill...I hear there's a few prem clubs interested in him
DougInABox
07/06/2006 11:58:00
0
released not realised....proof read!!!!! ;-p
DougInABox
07/06/2006 11:59:00
0
if he was goog enogh he would have been given his chance dol seems happy to give the younger players a go.
south coast villain
07/06/2006 12:34:00
0
Here you guys are talking sadly about some bloke who isn't going to make it, good little player? Are Villa already on the same footing as Wrexham and Stockport. Deano, Peter Crouch is about 8 foot tall hardly "short"
Hoddlesleftnut
07/06/2006 12:51:00
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