Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Fans speak well of City signing

Fans speak well of City signing

Distant fans who know Leicester City's new loan signing Andy Welsh believe the winger will prove a good signing for the club.

Indeed, stalwart Stockport County supporter Andy said: 'He was 'given away to Sunderland for £15,000 at a time when ex-owner Brian Kennedy was looking to get his money back out of the club.

'He was a local Manchester lad who was certainly lively if phyically a bit lightweight for the rough and tumble of Division Two football.'

Sunderland fan Lanchester Red and White had no doubts saying: 'He will be a good signing.

'We signed him from Stockport reserves 18 months ago. He played a few times in the Championship winning season for us and did well.

He is a skillful, orthodox left winger who likes to beat a man, and try to get crosses in. He gets into a fair share of goalscoring positions too.

He is a confidence player, who sometimes over-elaborates, and he can be inconsistent, but at Championship level he will do a good job.

This season due to injuries he ended up playing more games than he was ready for in the Premiership.

'He started brightly, faded badly, and hasn't been seen since before Christmas.

'Hopefully he will do well for you, and come back next season to us.'

Sadly, despite the positions he takes up, Welsh is not noted as a goalscorer recording just seven goals in 66 League and Cup appearances at Stockport, Macclesfield and Sunderland.

Although signed until the end of the season, under the terms of his loan Sunderland are entitled to recall him anytime after 28 days.

Click Club Forums, click 100% football for fans chat. Fans can now win monthly prizes for their contributions.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Wednesday March 1 2006
Time: 4:43PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Could I just add that he wasn't signed from Stockport Reserves. He was signed from the first team!
StockportJack
02/03/2006 07:26:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Leicester City Articles

Ulloa Wants Out & Other Rumours

It's being reported today that Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa has told the club he wants to move on this summer, with Swansea City already linked to him.

Ranieri Wants To Relish The Atmosphere

Manager Claudio Ranieri has told the Leicester team to relish the International Champions Cup atmosphere and use it for experience ahead of our maiden Champions League...

Walsh Heads To Everton

As expected, Head of Recruitment Steve Walsh has today left Leicester City and taken up the role of Director of Football with Everton.

Schmeichel Pleased With Oxford Run Out

Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has said it was good to be back in action in the recent friendly against Oxford United.

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile
Foxes25
no email
Profile
Simon
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Schmeichel24%
Simpson1%
Wasilewski2%
Morgan1%
Fuchs1%
Drinkwater12%
Kante6%
Mahrez44%
King1%
Gray2%
Vardy3%
Sub - Okazaki1%
Sub - Schlupp1%
Sub - Albrighton1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Arsenal 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Burnley 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)