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O'Grady Nails Colours To Reds' Mast

Friday July 4 2014


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DANNY Wilson has said it is "music to his ears" that top-scoring striker Chris O'Grady has seemingly pledged his future to the Reds.

The frontman, who bagged 15 goals last term, had been the subject of a £500,000 move to Charlton Athletic before talks between the player and the London club reportedly broke down due to personal terms.

Wilson said: "Chris O'Grady has nailed his colours to the mast and that's music to my ears. He will play a big part next season.

"As far as I'm concerned, all the players signed to us at the moment will start the season with us, which is great."

Former Rotherham United hitman Will Hoskins is also on trial with the club. The 28-year-old, who hasn't played for 17 months after an injury-ravaged spell with Brighton, is a proven goalscorer.

Wilson believes that if the Nottingham-born striker proves his fitness, he could bag 20 goals next term.

If signed, Hoskins will be added to the club's current attacking roster of O'Grady, new signing Kane Hemmings and academy graduates Danny Rose, Rhys Oates, George Maris and Nana Boakye-Yiadom.

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Reply Posted by Red on Friday July 4 2014 at 12:31
Be very happy to see big Chris stay. He'd get a bagfull in this league, that's if he is played in his proper position not wide on the left.

Reply Posted by guy fawkes on Friday July 4 2014 at 15:44
All bodes well for next season.

Reply Posted by grinds my gears on Friday July 4 2014 at 19:35
In other words got greedy with charlton and no one else wants him

Reply Posted by aa on Monday July 7 2014 at 09:47
He didn't get greedy, he has always said it would take a big wage package to make him move from the area. His family are settled at the moment and he would like driving distance if not to stay.

Reply Posted by Div2 Dingles on Monday July 7 2014 at 14:00
That's interesting because he's already moved house

Reply Posted by True red on Friday July 4 2014 at 19:35
O'grady will improve in this div giving him the confidence to carry it forward when we return to the championship in a seasons time come on the tarn

Reply Posted by Conference Dingles on Monday July 7 2014 at 14:01
And the moon is made of cream cheese

Reply Posted by grinds my gears on Monday July 7 2014 at 10:43
Really, not greedy, already proved he wants to leave, you said would take a big wage package to leave,due to leave and couldn't agree terms i.e, pay package too small hence got greedy. Thank you for making my point

Reply Posted by bananas on Monday July 7 2014 at 10:53
nobdy else wanted him, so his only option was tarn. so get on wi it lad and smash them goals in.

Reply Posted by Boring dee dars on Monday July 7 2014 at 14:35
Zzzzzzzzzz

Reply Posted by Ha ha ha on Monday July 7 2014 at 20:32
Ogrady never put a transfer request In That's a fact. He has always expressed that if he moved clubs he didn't to move far. He probs asked for big wages so that they would turn him down

Reply Posted by grinds my gears on Tuesday July 8 2014 at 09:31
In talks with sheff utd

Reply Posted by Another Red on Wednesday July 9 2014 at 20:52
People keep bleating on about players being greedy.Its a short term career and at this level they need to be earning to their potential to support their families in future.Its not premier league wages they are earning.
I'm sure all those calling these players greedy would stick with their own job if they were offered a grand or two more at another firm...NOT.!!