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Cherries last night completed the signing of Swindon's Matt Ritchie for a fee of around £500,000.

  • Ritchie's arrival took Eddie Howe's signings in this window to four, with Brett Pitman, Ryan Allsop and Ryan Fraser having joined Cherries earlier in January.
  • Dan Seaborne, meanwhile, signed on loan from Southampton, while Howe also completed a deal for young Christchurch winger Harry Cornick to join the club in the summer.
  • Boss Howe is expecting no other arrivals at Dean Court today.
  • Lorenzo Davids has completed a move to Danish outfit Randers.
  • Wes Thomas joins Birmingham City on loan until the end of the season.

  • Comments


    coops1965 10:29am Thu 31 Jan 13

    Oh my god what a signing, talk about a coupe de ta' this will not only cement our promotion push but send one of our nearest rivals into the abyss !

    U T C I A D..

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    smhinto 10:33am Thu 31 Jan 13

    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position.
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    Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way.
    .
    Regards

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    andyjb10 10:38am Thu 31 Jan 13

    smhinto wrote…


    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position.
    .
    Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way.
    .
    Regards

    No.

    Just more negativity from you.

    Give it a rest.

    Regards

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    smhinto 10:53am Thu 31 Jan 13

    andyjb10 wrote…


    smhinto wrote…

    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position. . Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way. . Regards
    No. Just more negativity from you. Give it a rest. Regards

    Obviously you do not see this as being a problem then ? We have two quality left sided midfielders and of course it will not be long before one of them gets fed up. You cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time in the same position. Not to mention McDermott of course.

    Regards

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    andyjb10 11:06am Thu 31 Jan 13

    smhinto wrote…


    andyjb10 wrote…


    smhinto wrote…

    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position. . Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way. . Regards
    No. Just more negativity from you. Give it a rest. Regards
    Obviously you do not see this as being a problem then ? We have two quality left sided midfielders and of course it will not be long before one of them gets fed up. You cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time in the same position. Not to mention McDermott of course.

    Regards

    Once again you clearly have not looked in to things or simply know naff all about football, which seems to be the case.

    Ritchie can play on the left OR RIGHT side of midfield. He also operates behind the strikers in a central roll.

    He has also been known to play at left back, a position EH wanted strenghtening.

    Now taking the above in to account, why would Pugh, seeing as he's recently signed a new contract, suddenly be shown the door?

    You really do not have a clue and each time you post you make youself seem even more foolish.

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    smhinto 11:15am Thu 31 Jan 13

    Yes good point, he can play on the right also, which of course raises the point of what we are going to do with Ryan Frazer.
    .
    I did not say that Pugh would be shown the door did I ?? (not reading the post again!). I in fact inferred was that Pugh may want away as his position may be under threat, especially if any club makes a bid for him. I hope he stays of course. But when players get their feathers ruffled this is what happens.
    .
    My knowledge of the game is reasonably advanced - Thankyou.
    .
    Regards

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    redNblack 11:16am Thu 31 Jan 13

    andyjb10 wrote…


    smhinto wrote…


    andyjb10 wrote…


    smhinto wrote…

    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position. . Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way. . Regards
    No. Just more negativity from you. Give it a rest. Regards
    Obviously you do not see this as being a problem then ? We have two quality left sided midfielders and of course it will not be long before one of them gets fed up. You cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time in the same position. Not to mention McDermott of course.

    Regards
    Once again you clearly have not looked in to things or simply know naff all about football, which seems to be the case.

    Ritchie can play on the left OR RIGHT side of midfield. He also operates behind the strikers in a central roll.

    He has also been known to play at left back, a position EH wanted strenghtening.

    Now taking the above in to account, why would Pugh, seeing as he's recently signed a new contract, suddenly be shown the door?

    You really do not have a clue and each time you post you make youself seem even more foolish.

    The only place Pugh is going is into the Championship with us. Great player and great family man who loves living in our part of the world - a credit to our club.

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    RichGo 11:20am Thu 31 Jan 13

    To smhinto

    No concerns about Pugh leaving. He plays on the left winger - Matt Ritchie is a right winger (though can play in other positions).

    The Gorv

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    smhinto 11:20am Thu 31 Jan 13

    andyjb10 wrote…


    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position. . Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way. . Regards
    No. Just more negativity from you. Give it a rest. Regards
    Obviously you do not see this as being a problem then ? We have two quality left sided midfielders and of course it will not be long before one of them gets fed up. You cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time in the same position. Not to mention McDermott of course. Regards
    Once again you clearly have not looked in to things or simply know naff all about football, which seems to be the case. Ritchie can play on the left OR RIGHT side of midfield. He also operates behind the strikers in a central roll. He has also been known to play at left back, a position EH wanted strenghtening. Now taking the above in to account, why would Pugh, seeing as he's recently signed a new contract, suddenly be shown the door? You really do not have a clue and each time you post you make youself seem even more foolish.

    Yes good point, he can play on the right also, which of course raises the point of what we are going to do with Ryan Frazer.
    .
    I did not say that Pugh would be shown the door did I ?? (not reading the post again!). I in fact inferred was that Pugh may want away as his position may be under threat, especially if any club makes a bid for him. I hope he stays of course. But when players get their feathers ruffled this is what happens.
    .
    My knowledge of the game is reasonably advanced - Thankyou.
    .
    Regards

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    East Stand Kook 11:20am Thu 31 Jan 13

    i don't understand what you are on about shminto? Richie plays right side, and both pugh and richie can play on both wings. Why would Pugh have his feathers ruffled, he's just signed a new deal? We are weak on the right, its clear to see that this season the right wing has been our weakest link, seeing as its mostly been taken up by fogden and mcquoid, who have both been very inconsistent. Richie can also play left back, so if steve cook isn't successful in his trial, then perhaps we will see richie start at left back on saturday.

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    andyjb10 11:28am Thu 31 Jan 13

    smhinto wrote…


    andyjb10 wrote…


    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position. . Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way. . Regards
    No. Just more negativity from you. Give it a rest. Regards
    Obviously you do not see this as being a problem then ? We have two quality left sided midfielders and of course it will not be long before one of them gets fed up. You cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time in the same position. Not to mention McDermott of course. Regards
    Once again you clearly have not looked in to things or simply know naff all about football, which seems to be the case. Ritchie can play on the left OR RIGHT side of midfield. He also operates behind the strikers in a central roll. He has also been known to play at left back, a position EH wanted strenghtening. Now taking the above in to account, why would Pugh, seeing as he's recently signed a new contract, suddenly be shown the door? You really do not have a clue and each time you post you make youself seem even more foolish.
    Yes good point, he can play on the right also, which of course raises the point of what we are going to do with Ryan Frazer.
    .
    I did not say that Pugh would be shown the door did I ?? (not reading the post again!). I in fact inferred was that Pugh may want away as his position may be under threat, especially if any club makes a bid for him. I hope he stays of course. But when players get their feathers ruffled this is what happens.
    .
    My knowledge of the game is reasonably advanced - Thankyou.
    .
    Regards

    Frazer is 18 years old and as good as he looks already, he is one for the future and who will develop with the club. It really is that simple.

    Why do you see the need to look for a double meaning behind everything.

    You seem very very negative as slight deranged

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    seuthsayer 11:28am Thu 31 Jan 13

    ...like to see a swap deal involving Tom Pope and Matt Tubbs or Thomas with Port Vale...though doubt Thomas would want the move downwards?

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    Yorkie Cherry 11:57am Thu 31 Jan 13

    I see Randers FC who are interested in Davids is managed by Colin Todd

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    smhinto 12:28pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    andyjb10 wrote…


    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position. . Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way. . Regards
    No. Just more negativity from you. Give it a rest. Regards
    Obviously you do not see this as being a problem then ? We have two quality left sided midfielders and of course it will not be long before one of them gets fed up. You cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time in the same position. Not to mention McDermott of course. Regards
    Once again you clearly have not looked in to things or simply know naff all about football, which seems to be the case. Ritchie can play on the left OR RIGHT side of midfield. He also operates behind the strikers in a central roll. He has also been known to play at left back, a position EH wanted strenghtening. Now taking the above in to account, why would Pugh, seeing as he's recently signed a new contract, suddenly be shown the door? You really do not have a clue and each time you post you make youself seem even more foolish.
    Yes good point, he can play on the right also, which of course raises the point of what we are going to do with Ryan Frazer. . I did not say that Pugh would be shown the door did I ?? (not reading the post again!). I in fact inferred was that Pugh may want away as his position may be under threat, especially if any club makes a bid for him. I hope he stays of course. But when players get their feathers ruffled this is what happens. . My knowledge of the game is reasonably advanced - Thankyou. . Regards
    Frazer is 18 years old and as good as he looks already, he is one for the future and who will develop with the club. It really is that simple. Why do you see the need to look for a double meaning behind everything. You seem very very negative as slight deranged

    I am just puzzled as to why we would pay alledgedly of around 300k for a player for just development purposes. I don't think so somehow.
    .
    As for being deranged I would be surprised after trying to penetrate some of the thick skull I encounter on here sometimes.
    Regards

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    JHC2 1:10pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    Brilliant picture of 'Arry and the Robin Reliant - pleased you still have humour at the Echo - even without Nashy .

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    STEADY EDDIE 1 for the road 1:58pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    Just found a winning lottery ticket down the back of my sofa.
    I wonder if we could nick Fodringham from Swindle for £10.00. Tee hee.!!!!!

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    CherryFarmer 2:00pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    smhinto wrote…


    andyjb10 wrote…


    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position. . Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way. . Regards
    No. Just more negativity from you. Give it a rest. Regards
    Obviously you do not see this as being a problem then ? We have two quality left sided midfielders and of course it will not be long before one of them gets fed up. You cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time in the same position. Not to mention McDermott of course. Regards
    Once again you clearly have not looked in to things or simply know naff all about football, which seems to be the case. Ritchie can play on the left OR RIGHT side of midfield. He also operates behind the strikers in a central roll. He has also been known to play at left back, a position EH wanted strenghtening. Now taking the above in to account, why would Pugh, seeing as he's recently signed a new contract, suddenly be shown the door? You really do not have a clue and each time you post you make youself seem even more foolish.
    Yes good point, he can play on the right also, which of course raises the point of what we are going to do with Ryan Frazer. . I did not say that Pugh would be shown the door did I ?? (not reading the post again!). I in fact inferred was that Pugh may want away as his position may be under threat, especially if any club makes a bid for him. I hope he stays of course. But when players get their feathers ruffled this is what happens. . My knowledge of the game is reasonably advanced - Thankyou. . Regards
    Frazer is 18 years old and as good as he looks already, he is one for the future and who will develop with the club. It really is that simple. Why do you see the need to look for a double meaning behind everything. You seem very very negative as slight deranged
    I am just puzzled as to why we would pay alledgedly of around 300k for a player for just development purposes. I don't think so somehow.
    .
    As for being deranged I would be surprised after trying to penetrate some of the thick skull I encounter on here sometimes.
    Regards

    smhinto.....everytim
    e you post on here you get peoples backs up. You sit there in Lincoln pretending to be lord god almighty and put down anyone who dares question your postings. You keep stating that your knowledge of football is extensive and that you watch games on behalf of other clubs. I would say that, from your postings, i would not pay a bean for your thoughts as you constantly make foolish and ill-informed posts and i can only imagine that any clubs you might work for are on a rapid trip downwards. In short.....you haven't got a clue.

    Regards

    Score: 0
    bmb 2:21pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    "1:41pm

    Burnley boss Sean Dyche tells the media in Burnley that former Poole Town striker Charlie Austin will not leave today unless it is for a ridiculous price."
    .
    Cool - we'll have him for £50k then - is that ridiculous enough for you! ;)
    .
    Thanks for the blog echo boys - nice to know what's happening outside of the money league!

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    smhinto 2:42pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    CherryFarmer wrote…


    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position. . Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way. . Regards
    No. Just more negativity from you. Give it a rest. Regards
    Obviously you do not see this as being a problem then ? We have two quality left sided midfielders and of course it will not be long before one of them gets fed up. You cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time in the same position. Not to mention McDermott of course. Regards
    Once again you clearly have not looked in to things or simply know naff all about football, which seems to be the case. Ritchie can play on the left OR RIGHT side of midfield. He also operates behind the strikers in a central roll. He has also been known to play at left back, a position EH wanted strenghtening. Now taking the above in to account, why would Pugh, seeing as he's recently signed a new contract, suddenly be shown the door? You really do not have a clue and each time you post you make youself seem even more foolish.
    Yes good point, he can play on the right also, which of course raises the point of what we are going to do with Ryan Frazer. . I did not say that Pugh would be shown the door did I ?? (not reading the post again!). I in fact inferred was that Pugh may want away as his position may be under threat, especially if any club makes a bid for him. I hope he stays of course. But when players get their feathers ruffled this is what happens. . My knowledge of the game is reasonably advanced - Thankyou. . Regards
    Frazer is 18 years old and as good as he looks already, he is one for the future and who will develop with the club. It really is that simple. Why do you see the need to look for a double meaning behind everything. You seem very very negative as slight deranged
    I am just puzzled as to why we would pay alledgedly of around 300k for a player for just development purposes. I don't think so somehow. . As for being deranged I would be surprised after trying to penetrate some of the thick skull I encounter on here sometimes. Regards
    smhinto.....everytim e you post on here you get peoples backs up. You sit there in Lincoln pretending to be lord god almighty and put down anyone who dares question your postings. You keep stating that your knowledge of football is extensive and that you watch games on behalf of other clubs. I would say that, from your postings, i would not pay a bean for your thoughts as you constantly make foolish and ill-informed posts and i can only imagine that any clubs you might work for are on a rapid trip downwards. In short.....you haven't got a clue. Regards

    Just puzzled waht the silly comment above has to do with my last post

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    Bpl333 2:51pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    Pugh on the left, Ritchie on the right - how devestating is that.....

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    andyjb10 3:02pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    smhinto wrote…


    CherryFarmer wrote…


    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    andyjb10 wrote…

    smhinto wrote…

    Good signing for us. Just worried as Pugh is also a left midfielder. We cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time unless one of them is out of position. . Doe anybody believe that Pugh could be on his way. . Regards
    No. Just more negativity from you. Give it a rest. Regards
    Obviously you do not see this as being a problem then ? We have two quality left sided midfielders and of course it will not be long before one of them gets fed up. You cannot accommodate both of them on the field at the same time in the same position. Not to mention McDermott of course. Regards
    Once again you clearly have not looked in to things or simply know naff all about football, which seems to be the case. Ritchie can play on the left OR RIGHT side of midfield. He also operates behind the strikers in a central roll. He has also been known to play at left back, a position EH wanted strenghtening. Now taking the above in to account, why would Pugh, seeing as he's recently signed a new contract, suddenly be shown the door? You really do not have a clue and each time you post you make youself seem even more foolish.
    Yes good point, he can play on the right also, which of course raises the point of what we are going to do with Ryan Frazer. . I did not say that Pugh would be shown the door did I ?? (not reading the post again!). I in fact inferred was that Pugh may want away as his position may be under threat, especially if any club makes a bid for him. I hope he stays of course. But when players get their feathers ruffled this is what happens. . My knowledge of the game is reasonably advanced - Thankyou. . Regards
    Frazer is 18 years old and as good as he looks already, he is one for the future and who will develop with the club. It really is that simple. Why do you see the need to look for a double meaning behind everything. You seem very very negative as slight deranged
    I am just puzzled as to why we would pay alledgedly of around 300k for a player for just development purposes. I don't think so somehow. . As for being deranged I would be surprised after trying to penetrate some of the thick skull I encounter on here sometimes. Regards
    smhinto.....everytim e you post on here you get peoples backs up. You sit there in Lincoln pretending to be lord god almighty and put down anyone who dares question your postings. You keep stating that your knowledge of football is extensive and that you watch games on behalf of other clubs. I would say that, from your postings, i would not pay a bean for your thoughts as you constantly make foolish and ill-informed posts and i can only imagine that any clubs you might work for are on a rapid trip downwards. In short.....you haven't got a clue. Regards
    Just puzzled waht the silly comment above has to do with my last post

    Making yourself look foolish again smhinto

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    CherryChimes 4:25pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    SKY says Davids to Randers FC is a done deal 4.23pm

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    Barnet_Red 10:16pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    STEADY EDDIE 1 for the road wrote…


    Just found a winning lottery ticket down the back of my sofa.
    I wonder if we could nick Fodringham from Swindle for £10.00. Tee hee.!!!!!

    Fcuk off w*nker

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    Court Side 10:57pm Thu 31 Jan 13

    Just had a nosey on the Swindon Advertiser site to see what they were saying about losing Ritchie.They're not happy!,(stating the bleeding obvious).
    Quite funny really when you think a few of their strays were on here the other week giving it the big one and now we've saved their club from going to the wall,after Max coughed up some loose change he found down the back of the sofa,you would have thought they might be grateful and come on here offering their thanks but,alas,i see there are no posts indicating this.That's gratitude for you!
    Matt Ritchie is THE signing of the transfer window,(for many a transfer window),and for a bargain price aswell.Credit to everyone that made it happen.Can't wait to see him and Pughey in full flow marauding down the wings.
    And just a word for Shminto,although this has been pretty much covered,Marc Pugh isn't going anywhere as he's just signed a long term contract.Matt Ritchie plays prodominently on the right wing,although he can play left,and therefore isn't a threat to Pughey's position.Ryan Fraser is 18 years old and is probably to be used sparingly for now and to be developed over the coming years.Injuries and loss of form will dictate who plays,it's all about the man in possesion of the shirt.
    Come along my good fellow,you claim to be very knowledgable about the game and to be an AFCB die hard but your "knowledge" betrays you at times and it's not often you have a good word to say about transfer fees/players/tactica
    l decisions/predictive results/etc...etc..
    In short you pretty much come out with the same old guff each time and get up everybodys nose!

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