UK time is: 16:54:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Scout Report: Danny Haynes

I'm not having much luck with my 'Scout Reports' at the moment - players I'd planned to do them on seem to moving clubs left, right and centre (I'm taking that as a sign that I know a good player when I see one)!

Both Chris Burke and Craig Conway (who I was going to suggest as an alternative to Bojan Djordic) have secured moves already this month, Dale Jennings (who I said we should look at a year ago) looks set to join Bayern Munich(!), whilst Craig Mackail-Smith appears to be the subject of a ludicrious bidding war.

Never fear though, I still have a few aces up my sleeve, but tonight I thought I'd preview a player we've actually been linked with this month - Barnsley's Danny Haynes.

Now 23, Haynes signed for Ipswich having been released by Charlton.

He was part of the The Tractor Boys' youth side that won the FA Youth Cup in 2005, whilst he also became a cult hero at Portman Road by scoring a last-minute winning goal against rivals Norwich in February 2006.

In November 2006 he further enhanced his reputation by scoring a brace against the Canaries, signing a bumper new deal shortly after.

However, despite big things being expected of him, things didn't really work out for Haynes at Ipswich, although to his credit he did score 17 league goals for the club in just 36 starts (he made a further 79 appearances as a sub).

In July 2009, finding his first team opportunities at Portman Road limited, he moved to Bristol City for around half a million pounds.

However, he failed to settle at Ashton Gate (as many strikers do to be honest) and in January of this year he moved to Barnsley for around 250,000.

Haynes has enjoyed a little bit more success at Oakwell, becoming a regular and bagging 6 goals in 20 league starts.

Danny fits our bill of signing young(er) players (some of whom haven't fulfilled their potential) and polishing them up.

Although primarily a striker, he can also play on the right flank, meaning that he would suit our system well.

He's also got a superb turn of pace, and on his day is capable of turning defences inside out.

Whilst Barnsley insist that they don't want to sell the player, the Yorkshire club are known to be hard-up and may be susceptible to bids, especially if they want to strengthen the team in other areas.

However, wages may be an issue - Haynes is thought to be on a decent amount at Oakwell, an amount that we may struggle/not wish to better given the fact that at present he presumably would not be a regular starter taking into account our options in attack, especially on the right.

However, should DJ Campbell move on as has been rumoured, signing Haynes may go someway towards replacing him.

Join The Vital Debate




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: Eamonn Moore  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 27 2011

Time: 9:35PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Clark - The Start Of A New Blackpool (Tuesday April 28 2015)

Clark Reacts To Cardiff Defeat (Monday April 27 2015)

Audio - Clark On Cardiff Loss (Saturday April 25 2015)

Stats: Cardiff City v Blackpool (Saturday April 25 2015)

Team Sheets - Cardiff v Blackpool (Saturday April 25 2015)

Mendy Leaves Bloomfield Road (Friday April 24 2015)

Oyston's Will Continue Legal Actions (Wednesday April 22 2015)

Audio - Clark Talks Orlandi (Monday April 20 2015)

Oyston Appeals FA Charge (Monday April 20 2015)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. premier 1 358
2. SeasideEssexXile 356
3. Bear1951 242
4. Layton_Seasider 124
5. Albert Ramsbottom 103
6. BobHatton 96
7. DEVONLAD 68
8. 53CODGER 63
9. Hastings 58
10. suffolknwot 50

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Bolton 45 13 12 20 -12 51
19. Reading 44 12 11 21 -23 47
20. Brighton 45 10 16 19 -10 46
21. Rotherham 44 10 15 19 -22 45
22. Millwall 45 9 14 22 -32 41
23. Wigan 45 9 12 24 -22 39
24. Blackpool 45 4 13 28 -55 25

Breaking League News

Hughes Bags Supporters' Player Of The Year
Derby County : 28/04/2015 16:33:01
Ipswich Town's Doomsday Scenario
Ipswich : 28/04/2015 16:30:00
Watford In Talks Over First Premier League Signing
Watford : 28/04/2015 16:26:01
What Price 41 Minutes?
Cardiff : 28/04/2015 16:23:00
Lennon - The Better Team Won
Bolton : 28/04/2015 16:08:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cardiff MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Parish 0%
Maher 0%
Clarke 100%
Addison 0%
Dunne 0%
Cubero Loria 0%
Perkins 0%
O'Hara 0%
Osayi-Samuel 0%
Madine 0%
Cameron 0%
Sub - Orlandi 0%
Sub - Telford 0%
Sub - O'Dea 0%