UK time is: 02:59:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McAuley transfer confirmed

Northern Ireland international Gareth McAuley completed his move from the Foxes to Ipswich Town for an undisclosed fee earlier today.

This comes after reports yesterday that McAuley had taken a medical at Portman Road and that Jim Magilton had finally got his man.

The undisclosed fee was reported yesterday to be around 1.5 million but now more around the region of 1.2 million.

McAuley, who arrived at the Walkers Stadium on a free transfer from Lincoln City during the summer of 2006 has been a rock at the back for Leicester and one of the true performers during last season in which City were relegated.

The centre-half, had played a total of 84 times during his time at City and in that period contributing 7 goals.

On the situation, City chairman Milan Mandaric was quoted as saying: 'Gareth came to see me last week and told me of his desire to leave the club, we would have liked Gareth to assist us in our quest for promotion next season but his wish was to play elsewhere'

Mandaric also acknowledged the achievements of McAuley: 'He has been an excellent servant to the club during his two years at The Walkers Stadium and we wish him all the best for the future.'

From all City fans, we wish Gazza all the best in the future with Ipswich and where ever else it may lead and with Northern Ireland.




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: FatherTed Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday June 18 2008

Time: 4:27PM

Your Comments

To get 1.2 million for a player you got on a free only two years ago is great business.
dazza71
Definitely dazza71 ;)
FatherTed
Good business isn't it.
Filbert Fox
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leicester City Articles

Hamer & Ulloa Talk Stoke (Monday September 15 2014)

Pearson Credits Willingness & Desire (Monday September 15 2014)

Stats: Stoke v Leicester (Saturday September 13 2014)

Pearson - Stoke Are An Example (Thursday September 11 2014)

Real test yet to come for Leicester City (Thursday September 4 2014)

Vardy Was A Welcome Return (Thursday September 4 2014)

Pearson Names Our 25 Foxes (Thursday September 4 2014)

Schlupp - We Have Confidence & Belief (Wednesday September 3 2014)

Cambiasso Makes Debut In Friendly (Wednesday September 3 2014)

Archived Leicester City Articles

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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Liverpool 5 2 0 3 -1 6
11. Man Utd 4 1 2 1 3 5
12. Everton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
13. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5
14. Stoke 5 1 2 2 -1 5
15. Sunderland 5 0 4 1 -1 4
16. Q.P.R. 5 1 1 3 -8 4

Breaking League News

Arsenal`s Control Freaks Take The Points
Arsenal : 21/09/2014 00:41:00
Liverpool : 20/09/2014 21:58:00
Swansea : 20/09/2014 21:23:00
Bodymoor Closed For Business After Arsenal Loss
Aston Villa : 20/09/2014 21:19:00
Report - Bony Sent Off As Southampton Win 1-0
Swansea : 20/09/2014 19:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By:  Svens
Hamer 1%
De Laet 0%
Morgan 0%
Moore 0%
Konchesky 0%
Schlupp 0%
King 0%
Mahrez 0%
Hammond 0%
Nugent 0%
Ulloa 66%
Sub - Cambiasso 33%
Sub - Drinkwater 0%
Sub - Vardy 0%