Rich Pickings with Richard Fidler

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WITH both Sheffield United and Wednesday without matches this weekend because of the weather and international break respectively, the chat turned to a Blades-supporting-England-capped-striker who may end up at Hillsborough.

There weren’t many of the correspondents on that were prepared to sit on the fence about Kevin Davies, that’s for sure.

sterlander wrote: “kevin is a massive utd supporter and nothing more would please him is seeing weds get relegated. whats his goal ratio? 1 in 8? lately. need a 20 a season striker not a sidebe type striker.”

Ayrshire Owl responded: “But Sterlander, 20 a season strikers are all getting picked by their own clubs. No club in its right mind would let a 20 a season striker out on loan, at any time, never mind at the sharp end of the season. Loan sigings are always a gamble for teams in our situation. The only players available are unproven youngsters, players coming back from inury, or veterans past their bet and no longer able command a place.”

chrisSWFC said: “im sick of seeing all this about loan signings... thought DJ was good enough to get the best out of the players we already had.. o grady match winner against utd and barnsley and look whats happened to him..

hilltopblade posted: “Not fickle are you ?? Big dave one week, useless the next. Big Kev may not score many but he’s a blade and he would be a great signing - take your money, take you down.”

Bob10 added: “Ayrshire, you say Dave Jones doesn’t see Madine or Maguire as the solution. I suggest your statement is incorrect. The more accurate statement is that Dave Jones doesn’t see Madine or Maguire. He misplaced them sometime around September and hasn’t seen them since. I had the same problem with my car keys.”

And Steggsy concluded: “This smacks of being a red herring, maybe Dave’s keeping his real target close to his chest. All you MM & DJ detractors, be careful what you wish for, would you prefer a Venkys type to come in?”

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