13 Feb 2018 09:51:35
Reading that Danny Wilson wanted to stay at the club. It just doesn't make sense that the club wouldn't offer him a new contract. He's a damn fine footballer and playing at his best when he left.

1.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 10:30:33
These things happen the DoF obviously felt that his wage would be better used elsewhere for the rest of the season and moving forward. I feel we need better in the long run in order to be challenging year in year out but very grateful for his service in this 2nd stint here!

2.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 10:30:02
Its also reported he got sickened by pedro by being left out so organised things from then, guess pretty much everything was organised for him to go

3.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 12:27:42
I think Wilson has been unfortunate here. With Martin deal on the table we couldn't keep Wilson alves and cordosa and unfortunately for Wilson nobody wanted the other 2 .

4.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 11:53:25
One in one out? don’t think Martin would have been brought in if Danny was to stay

5.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 13:13:50
Feel slightly sorry for Wilson but he had also been keeping his options open and had the USA gig lined up.

As much as like Bruno as a leader and player I don’t believe he will play for us again. His World Cup hopes are decreasing by the day and if he has any remainjng hopes he needs to cancel his contract with us and get deal in Portugal or Italy. The best solution would have been for Bruno to leave in January and for Wilson to extend his contract as he was playing well under Murty and although fitness has been a concern, at 26 he had much to give.

Anyway young Bates looks like a young McLeish, let’s get the boy signed and he and McClorie can form backbone if the defence in the longer term.

6.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 13:30:43
How can you say he won’t play for us again? What happens if Martin or Bates gets injured or suspended or has a loss of form?

7.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 18:57:49
Even if he does cancel contract he can't play for anyone else until window reopens! So that won't happen

8.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 19:14:42
ArthurD, we only have 11 league games left and 3 in the cup. Bruno is no where near fit and ready to play. In unlikely circumstances that Martin or Bates get injured Cardoso would come in. Also hopefully McCrorie will be available soon. I love Bruno but it’s clear that at this stage in his career he does not have the physicality or fitness to play in SPL. Big concern is that unless both parties agree an exit he will be on the payroll next season. Hope some Portuguese team take in the next month and we save a substantial wage.

9.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 20:03:32
Not really interested in Alves. Been abit of disappointment. I'm sure he has helped young players in training but on the pitch not done much. Is he on 2 year contract? If so sell him.

10.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 20:13:39
Personally think the reason Wilsons contract was not renewed was down to Bruno Alves deal with the Italian team collapsing, Mark Allen has a budget and targets and if the Alves deal went through you would probably find Wilson would have had a new contract .

11.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 20:19:30
Bankie, that's some comparison to say that our centre half david bates is a young alex mcleish! Hope you're right though pal! If bates gets anywhere near as good a centre half that big mcleish was, then we'll have a terrific no nonsense out and out class centre half, on our books!

12.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 21:49:55
Bates will never be the same as McLeish. He was one of the best centre halves Scotland has ever produced Bates is nowhere near that

13.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 21:57:07
I flew out to Prague for a couple of days on Saturday from Edinburgh and Bruno was in the departure lounge (I'm guessing he was going back to Portugal as gate 1A's flight was going to Porto) .
It doesn't really sit right with me that he's had so many injuries in his short spell with us and seems to spend a large amount of his recuperation time back in Portugal.
Then again maybe I'm getting cynical in my old age.

14.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 23:30:01
Bates still young guy but reads game very well , you can't compare him with anyone as he is still learning but def rate him, too many on here want youngsters in yet slate them if they make a mistake give the guy a chance .