UK time is: 14:51:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Bishop to Bloomfield?

Pool boss Simon Grayson was understood to have made a substantial offer for the former York City man in the now shut transfer window. A bid of over 100,000 was allegedly offered for the services of Bishop. Bury turned this down, and have since renewed their efforts in trying to keep their prolific marksman.

Bishop was Bury's top scorer last season, finishing with 20 goals in a fairly average League 2 side. The striker has already hit the back of the net three times this term, prompting Pool to make a move. However, since our bid was rejected Bishop has been offered new, improved terms to stay on at Gigg Lane. If Bishop signs on, he would become the highest earner at Bury. This clearly shows how highly the Bury hierachy rate the youngster. Boss Chris Casper told Bury's official website, 'Andy signing will be a great boost for us. It's no secret that he would go for nothing in the summer' (hence Bury wanting to sign Bishop up in order not to lose out).

So it seems as though Simon will have to move onto a fresh target, if, as expected, Bishop committs his future to Bury. But would the striker have been good enough to cut it at Championship level anyway? We may never know. It is interesting to note that Bury do have a reputation of blooding young players who have gone onto bigger and better things, ex and current nobbers Nugent and Whaley being the prime examples. Expect some movement on the transfer scene at Bloomfield Road in the lead up to the massive derby on Saturday, with Andy Wilkinson predicted to sign on loan, with a view to a permanent move to Pool in January.




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.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The journalist

Writer: TangerineLordy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 10 2007

Time: 7:46PM

Your Comments

http://www.crewe.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=81147 not the only club after him, this was on the 30th of August
j_campbell
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

why not join up to our forum (Monday September 29 2014)

MEET THE REF: V Middlesbrough (Sunday September 28 2014)

Blackpool 1-3 Norwich (Sunday September 28 2014)

HALF TIME: Blackpool 0-0 Norwich (Saturday September 27 2014)

Blackpool team V Norwich (Saturday September 27 2014)

Head to Head v Norwich City (Friday September 26 2014)

Last time out (Friday September 26 2014)

Cubero could make debut (Friday September 26 2014)

Miller turns to old team mates (Friday September 26 2014)

Spirit keeping us going (Wednesday September 24 2014)

Archived Blackpool Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. premier 1 468
2. Bear1951 424
3. SmartBloke 222
4. Layton_Seasider 218
5. BobHatton 176
6. Albert Ramsbottom 151
7. SaskPool 150
8. Bribaba 123
9. whitey1942 101
10. Hastings 96

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Wigan 9 2 2 5 -2 8
19. Rotherham 9 2 2 5 -6 8
20. Huddersfield 9 2 2 5 -10 8
21. Birmingham 9 1 4 4 -8 7
22. Bolton 9 1 2 6 -8 5
23. Fulham 9 1 1 7 -12 4
24. Blackpool 9 0 2 7 -9 2

Breaking League News

Boro ideal for Spaniard
Middlesbrough : 30/09/2014 14:45:00
Boro welcome strugglers
Middlesbrough : 30/09/2014 14:34:00
Karanka expects tough test
Middlesbrough : 30/09/2014 14:29:00
FSF Awards - Vote For Your Latics Favs
Wigan : 30/09/2014 13:45:00
Millers v Blackburn Preview
Rotherham : 30/09/2014 13:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can blackpool get their first 3 points?
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 50%