Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Falkirk Want Stokes Extension

Falkirk Want Stokes Extension

Falkirk manager John Hughes has confirmed his side are in talks with the mighty Gunners with a view to extending Anthony Stokes loan deal untill the end of the season.

Stokes has been in fine form after joining the Bairns on loan, indeed he, at the time of writing, is the leading Scottish Premier League goal scorer.

'We're in discussions with Arsenal as we speak as we want to get this sorted out before the weekend,' Hughes told the Daily Record.

'The vultures are starting to circle around Anthony and that's only to be expected because of the way the lad has been playing.'

'But he is happy at Falkirk and we are happy to have him. Hopefully in the next couple of days we'll have an agreement with Arsenal for him to stay with us until the end of the season.'

'If they say no because they want him back in London then that's where he will go. But if they are happy to let him go out on loan until the end of the season we would prefer for him to stay with us.'

Stokes was on target again mid-week as his side eliminated Celtic from the Scottish League Cup.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Thursday November 9 2006
Time: 11:16AM

Comments

0
I hope he does stay there for the duration of the season, it's been nice to see the guy come on leaps and bounds, and surely better he gets first team experience than reserve league matches every other week??? »»Arsene Knows««
Wingston75
09/11/2006 15:35:00
0
he is playing just brilliantly up there in thehighlands... hopefully you will let him continue with this... no point in pulling him back to sit on the sidelines or play for th ereserves... he is getting great experiance and is top scorer... surely a great assett for you when he does return one day..................
ernshaw
09/11/2006 15:59:00
0
If anyone wants to help on the Falkirk debate: add your comments here
Ding Don Silver
09/11/2006 18:12:00
0
Well, he scored again today but Falkirk lost 4-2 to Motherwell and he was sent off after being booked twice in two minutes. Still be interesting to see what happens in January, though.
ForeverHoop
25/11/2006 18:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Arsenal Articles

Liverpool Continue 'Spending Spree' With Ox?

Liverpool's sights are set on Arsenal's England international - also linked with Chelsea & Manchester City - with 'sources' confident Oxlade-Chamberlain signing odds are increasing.

West Ham Could Save Walcott's England Dream

Theo Walcott's future could be away from Arsenal and West Ham, again, are the side to save the forwards stuttering England career.

Manchester United Forward Arsenal's Mbappe Plan B?

Arsenal, becoming less likely to sign Monaco's Kylian Mbappe, who favours Real Madrid anyway, have earmarked Manchester United's Anthony Martial as a plan B option?

Arsenal Must Pay £44m-£53m For Lacazette

Not a problem, right? Considering Arsenal were recently reportedly prepared to pay £50m for Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Arsenal
Write For Vital Arsenal
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

FA - Chelsea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ospina9%
Holding7%
Mertesacker58%
Monreal1%
Bellerin2%
Ramsey3%
Xhaka6%
Oxlade-Chamberlain2%
Ozil3%
Sanchez6%
Welbeck0%
Sub - Giroud1%
Sub - Coquelin1%
Sub - Elneny1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Naijagunner1
Vital Football Comment