Wolves - Hoddle's Agent Speaks Out
UK time is: 17:08:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hoddle's Agent Speaks Out

Glenn Hoddle's agent, Dennis Roach has spoke to The Independent regarding Luton Manager Mike Newell's claims of widespread corruption in transfer dealings in England.

Labelling the claims 'pathetic' Roach said :

'You can't come out and say something like this. He has got to put enough evidence together before he speaks out. If he hasn't got it he is in trouble. In recent years the level of wages make any talk of bungs - particularly at the top level - pathetic.'

Roach isn't the only agent to be making statements contrary to Newells viewpoint. Which has led Newell to question why so many not yet accused are already declaring their innocence.

Newell has stated he is more than happy to speak to the FA explaining his claims, but the chances of them making any real impact are negligeable.

Without evidence, any statement given will probably be regarded as purely anecdotal, and not sufficient to launch a full scale investigation.

But the can of worms Newell has opened is bound to create calls for greater transparency and accountability within the game, that still likes to conduct much of its business behind closed doors.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 15 2006

Time: 5:48PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Wolves Articles

Wolves top bad behaviour tables (Friday November 27 2015)

Wolves miss out on Man Utd striker (Friday November 27 2015)

Iorfa rewarded for excellent year (Thursday November 26 2015)

Jackett sympathy for Enobkahare (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Enobakhare mystery to remain a mystery (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Join Vital Wolves Today! (Monday November 23 2015)

Stats: Ipswich v Wolves (Monday November 23 2015)

Archived Wolves Articles

List All Vital Wolves Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Brentford 17 7 3 7 -1 24
12. Fulham 17 5 6 6 1 21
13. Blackburn 17 4 8 5 1 20
14. Wolves 17 5 5 7 -1 20
15. Q.P.R. 17 5 5 7 -3 20
16. Leeds Utd 17 4 7 6 -4 19
17. Preston 17 3 8 6 -3 17

Breaking League News

RUFC - Another Addition For Millers
Rotherham : 27/11/2015 16:56:00
Vital Preview - Hull v Derby
Hull City : 27/11/2015 16:53:00
Put Your Money On The Town Tonight!
Ipswich : 27/11/2015 16:35:00
Audio and Tweets Pre Rovers Vs Owls Press Conference
Sheff Wed : 27/11/2015 16:30:01
Fulham Youngster Off On Loan
Fulham : 27/11/2015 16:14:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you back Kenny Jackett?
Suggested By:  
Yes - Automatic promotion 2%
Yes - Promotion via the Play-Offs 4%
Yes - But we won't win promotion 68%
No, time for a change 26%
Undecided 0%