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O'Neill on Transfer Window AUDIO

Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill is full of criticism of the transfer window, claiming that all the top sides in Europe look to January and thus making it a difficult job to strengthen squads.


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Date:Friday January 12 2007

Time: 2:48PM

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blimey, he absolutely blasts 'the foolish rule', he hates the transfer window and sounds totally frustrated and not willing to be held to ransom.
The Fear
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12/01/2007 14:59:00

Quit the whinging and get some signings
Christo
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12/01/2007 15:16:00

MON is absolutely right, Clubs should be free to buy and sell players at any time. What's so special about football? Every other enterprise is free to "hire and fire" at anytime. After all, every employmee is on a contract, whether 1 week or 1 year. An open system would get rid of the "cattle auction" mentallity which currently prevails in football, surely designed to push-up transfer fees and in turn, agents fees and taxation!
villacross
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12/01/2007 16:28:00

Agree villacross. This January transfer window is a 'pot of crock', serving no purpose, causing only frustration, pressure, unrest, and over-inflated transfer fee's.
glensider
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12/01/2007 18:58:00

I don't like the the January sales but thems the rules so just pull your head in MON and get on with it!
myleftfoot
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12/01/2007 19:22:00

i agree with christo and myleftfoot. the rules are in place, every manager and club knows this, so deal with it. excuse the pun.
leftfoot
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12/01/2007 21:52:00

 

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