UK time is: 02:50:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Baggies after Bodde

Swansea City's lynchpin midfielder Ferrie Bodde is apparently a target for West Brom. According to the Birmingham Evening Mail West Brom manager Tony Mowbray is preparing a bid for the former ADO Den Haag player. Although sources in Wales suggest that the deal may be further advanced than that.

Paul Jewell has been attempting to sign Bodde since pre season began and has seen a 750,000 bid turned down already.

Ferrie Bodde joined Swansea in July 2007 after playing in the Dutch top division for four years. He cost the Swans 85k and they would have to pay the Dutch club 50% of any future transfer fee.

Bodde is known to be tactically aware, a very good passer of the ball and aggressive. He received two red cards and six yellows last season so the aggressive nature of the player is pretty well confirmed.

Standing at just under 5ft 10ins and weighing in at 12 stone Bodde could well be the midfield hardman who can play that the club have been crying out for since Michael Appleton's retirement from the game. If he is that player then the reported 2m fee could prove to be a bargain.

In other news West Brom confirmed today that they will meet the Swans on Saturday 2 August for the testimonial match of Kristian O'Leary. That should now complete the Baggies' pre season fixtures.





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: Lord Shepherd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 24 2008

Time: 8:59PM

Your Comments

Hope you manager to stay in the premier league this season. Otherwise you will become a yoyo club
codbater
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Stats: WBA v Crystal Palace (Saturday October 25 2014)

Mixed Injury News Ahead Of Palace (Thursday October 23 2014)

Irvine Asking For More (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Irvine Hails The Berahino (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Stats: West Brom v Man U (Monday October 20 2014)

Irvine Backs Berahino Form (Sunday October 19 2014)

Brunt Back In Training, Yacob Out (Friday October 17 2014)

Gardner Feels He's Developing At Albion (Thursday October 16 2014)

Archived West Bromwich Albion Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Crystal Palace
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Liverpool 2 - 1 WBA
WBA 4 - 0 Burnley
Spurs 0 - 1 WBA
WBA 0 - 2 Everton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Hull City 9 2 5 2 0 11
10. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11
11. Stoke 9 3 2 4 -2 11
12. WBA 9 2 4 3 -1 10
13. Aston Villa 8 3 1 4 -8 10
14. Everton 8 2 3 3 0 9
15. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9

Breaking League News

Three Points And No Mistake!
Arsenal : 26/10/2014 00:35:00
Swansea : 25/10/2014 23:45:00
Monk: We'll Work On Our Decision Making
Swansea : 25/10/2014 22:43:00
Report - Swansea City 2-0 Leicester City
Swansea : 25/10/2014 22:15:00
Much More To Come
Man Utd : 25/10/2014 22:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Palace MotM
Suggested By:  Baggy Boy
Foster 0%
Wisdom 0%
Dawson 0%
Lescott 0%
Pocognoli 0%
Morrison 0%
Gardner 0%
Dorrans 0%
Sessegnon 0%
Brunt 0%
Berahino 0%
Sub - Anichebe 0%
Sub - Blanco 0%