UK time is: 10:03:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Dirty Danny`s Desperate Deed

Former Bolton player Danny Guthrie has escaped further censure from the FA, after doing to Craig Fagan what every Newcastle United fan would like to do to Mike Ashley. Guthrie missed with his first wild swing, but got to his man a few seconds later, leaving the Hull City striker with a broken leg which could keep him out for three months. You have to admire the persistence, even if the intent was a bit dodgy.

Guthrie was always a yellow card waiting to happen when he played for Bolton, endangering both himself and opponents with reckless challenges, but that was down to youthful enthusiasm. Some said that he lacked an end product in his time at the Reebok. That accusation couldn`t be made now, but his newly found resolve would be better demonstrated with a move that involves the ball.

The former Liverpool youth player says that he will apologise to Fagan in person. Flies on the wall are already forming an orderly queue.



Message Board

Do you think that Bolton should have hung onto Guthrie, or was he a waste of space who has turned into a violent thug?

To visit the message board click here. It's easy to register and enjoy getting involved.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

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

The Journalist

Writer: Richard McCormick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 17 2008

Time: 11:39AM

Your Comments

The FA are right not to impose further punishment. It was a horrible challenge, but anyone claiming that he broke Fagan's leg deliberately is wide of the mark. It's nothing like as bad as the incident with Ben Thatcher and Mendes.
Snout
He might not have broken his leg deliberately but it was a deliberate kick at the player, not even in the heat of the moment could you suggest he went for the ball
Red Wimp
He went in twice. He missed once and then went back for seconds, breaking Fagan's leg, with no attempt to play the ball. Why is it not worse than the Thatcher/Mendes incident? Because Fagan wasn't left unconscious? It was an act of violence. It is every bit as bad as the Thatcher/Mendes case imho. There was intent.
ph_1980
ph_1980 spot on, had this kick taken place out side of any public house and been caught on camera the police would be taking him to court for GBH (or a Joey Barton) In no other work place would this type of assault be acceptable and its time the FA allowed the player/police to take civil action.
tomog
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Bolton Wanderers Articles

Reebok Heroes: Bibi (Tuesday July 29 2014)

(Another) Eagle Has Landed (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Riley Sent Out On Loan To Oxford (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Bolton Draw At Tranmere (Sunday July 27 2014)

Andrews Departure Confirmed (Friday July 25 2014)

No Goals=No Hope (Thursday July 24 2014)

Filling the Juke's shoes (Wednesday July 23 2014)

No Bogdan Deal....Yet (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Archived Bolton Wanderers Articles

List All Vital Bolton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
2. Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
3. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
4. Bolton 0 0 0 0 0 0
5. Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

HRK injured in Stevenage friendly
» Reading : 30/07/2014 10:00:00
RUFC - Millers Not To Persue Greening
» Rotherham : 30/07/2014 09:38:00
Wolves miss out on another target
» Wolves : 30/07/2014 09:00:00
JOIN Vital Huddersfield Today!
» Huddersfield : 30/07/2014 09:00:00
Rovers Look At Cuellar And Spence
» Blackburn : 30/07/2014 08:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Watford (a) to start are you....
Suggested By:  
Happy 19%
Disappointed 27%
I'll tell you after! 54%