UK time is: 20:04:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Snubbed Dublin signs for Celtic

Dion Dublin has had his contract at Leicester City terminated by mutual consent and one can only wonder why he has been apparently ignored in the current situation.

Thirty-six-year-old Dublin has now signed for Celtic on a six months contract with one year option.

Leicester City's caretaker manager Rob Kelly said of Dion: 'He is a terrific individual and a terrific pro. He is very popular and is a very good example for young players.'

And yet, when the management changes were made post-Levein there was no mention of any new role being offered to the former England man and club's most senior professional.

Dublin thanked Leicester for helping his contract get-out go smoothly and stressed that he wanted to join Celtic regardless of who was appointed City manager.

But was that decision also accelerated by the fact he appeared to have no great future at Leicester?

It could, of course be that Dublin was offered a position of some kind but turned it down. If, so the club have never mentioned it. If not what a wanton waste of ability, experience and knowledge of the players.

Certainly the timing of Dublin's move seems remarkably coincidental and especially following so soon after a reported altercation with Craig Levein which did nothing for his future playing chances under that regime.

Question is, did he sort out his future after that incident or after realising that nothing was on the cards in the new City era.

One day a book will doubtless tell all. It will make an interesting chapter, no doubt.






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 30 2006

Time: 2:41PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leicester City Articles

Pearson's Swansea Delight (Sunday April 19 2015)

Leicester City 2 Swansea 0 (Saturday April 18 2015)

Stats: Leicester v Swansea (Saturday April 18 2015)

Pearson - Focus & Give Your Best (Friday April 17 2015)

Fearless Foxes For Pearson (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Vardy - We Aren't Giving Up (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Leicester Learn Soccer Sevens Draw (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. jamie 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Newcastle 33 9 8 16 -20 35
15. Aston Villa 33 8 8 17 -21 32
16. Sunderland 32 5 14 13 -23 29
17. Hull City 32 6 10 16 -16 28
18. Leicester City 32 7 7 18 -17 28
19. Q.P.R. 33 7 5 21 -21 26
20. Burnley 33 5 11 17 -25 26

Breaking League News

Carver - We're In A Relegation Battle
Newcastle : 19/04/2015 20:00:00
Ashley's Made Newcastle Boring
Newcastle : 19/04/2015 19:52:01
Delph On Wembley Skipper Honour
Aston Villa : 19/04/2015 19:31:01
Baker Out For The Campaign
Aston Villa : 19/04/2015 19:25:00
Sherwood Elated With Liverpool Win
Aston Villa : 19/04/2015 19:20:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Schmeichel 0%
Wasilewski 0%
Huth 0%
Morgan 0%
Albrighton 0%
King 0%
Cambiasso 100%
Schlupp 0%
Kramaric 0%
Ulloa 0%
Vardy 0%
Sub - De Laet 0%
Sub - Mahrez 0%
Sub - Drinkwater 0%