According to Colin Tattum*, Nathan Redmond is going to Norwich City; this is no surprise but it is very sad. Everyone knows the financial mess the club is in and we’ve had to sell other players, such as Curtis Davies, to raise the cash to keep going. We’ve also let good players go because we couldn’t afford to give them contracts. I’m thinking of players like Paul Caddis and Keith Fahey. Fahey was one of my favourites and though I can understand why the club didn’t give a contract to someone with injury problems, I can’t help feeling that the club might have kept him if it hadn’t been so skint. Continue reading
The good news is that Keith Fahey played 90 minutes in a development squad game this afternoon. Any player returning to action after a long absence is good news and Fahey has always been one of my favourites. I do have a tendency to overestimate the skills of players that the boo-boys denigrate so my regard for him may be due to the fact that some sections of the crowd used to treat him as their scapegoat. Yes, some of his passes went astray but that’s true of all our players. I felt that he usually did try to pass the ball rather just boot it away.