Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

No Posh Return For Coutts

No Posh Return For Coutts


Preston North End midfielder Paul Coutts has rejected the chance to join Darren Ferguson for the third time in his career.



Posh boss Darren Ferguson has been a long time admirer of Coutts after originally snapping him up from Highland League side Cove Rangers.

When Fergie left Posh and joined Preston, he returned to Posh to sign up Coutts for a reported £500,000! Not a bad investment by Posh and a quick profit on their original outlay of just £25,000.

It was widely rumoured that Posh were interested in Coutts when Fergie returned to London Road but nothing could be agreed with Preston as they wanted to return to the Championship at the first time of asking.

However, with Coutts having just one year left on his Preston contract and the 23-year-old being one of their highest earners, Preston are keen to move the player on and accepted a bid from Posh.

Coutts couldn't agree personal terms with Posh though and has rejected the chance to return to London Road.

Should Preston sell Coutts before his contract expires, Posh will receive some of the transfer money. Posh had a sell-on clause included when selling him to Preston and so would be entitled to a percentage of any fee Preston receive for him.



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

Writer:mwl1967
Date:Friday June 29 2012
Time: 12:37PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

McCann`s Musing - Post-Walsall

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann has slated his players after this latest defeat to Walsall who scored two goals in added time!

Vital Posh MOTM v Walsall Poll

Rate the Peterborough United players as the Vital Posh Man of the Match Poll for the Sky Bet EFL League One match at Walsall is now up and running

Rate The Ref - Walsall v Posh - Mark Haywood

What did you think to Mark Haywood`s refereeing performance in the Sky Bet EFL League One match between Walsall and Peterborough United?

Stats: Walsall v Peterborough United

All the stats from Walsall (2) vs (0) Peterborough United, Banks's Stadium, 18/02/2017 3pm Att: 4,759

Archived Vital Posh Articles

Vital Posh articles from

Site Journalists

mwl1967
Editor email
Profile
TomLea_
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many points will Posh get from their 7 February matches?
Suggested By:
08%
1-411%
5-827%
9-1238%
13-1611%
17-200%
215%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 33 19 8 6 65 24
2 Scunthorpe 32 17 9 6 60 25
3 Bolton 31 17 7 7 58 19
4 Fleetwood 33 16 10 7 58 15
5 Bradford 33 12 16 5 52 11
6 Southend 32 13 11 8 50 8
7 Millwall 31 14 8 9 50 7
8 Rochdale 31 14 6 11 48 4
9 Peterborough 32 13 8 11 47 4
10 Bristol Rovers 33 12 10 11 46 -2
11 Walsall 33 11 13 9 46 -2
12 Oxford 30 12 7 11 43 4
13 Charlton 31 9 15 7 42 7
14 Northampton 33 11 7 15 40 -4
15 Wimbledon 31 9 12 10 39 0
16 MK Dons 32 10 9 13 39 0
17 Shrewsbury 33 10 8 15 38 -11
18 Gillingham 32 8 11 13 35 -10
19 Oldham 33 8 11 14 35 -12
20 Bury 33 9 7 17 34 -11
21 Port Vale 31 8 10 13 34 -16
22 Swindon 33 7 9 17 30 -18
23 Chesterfield 32 7 6 19 27 -21
24 Coventry 32 5 10 17 25 -21
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Peterborough United Results (view all)

Peterborough United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 21 2017 7:45PM : Southend United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Rochdale (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Millwall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Bradford City (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Oxford United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Chesterfield (a)
Sky Bet League One
The Vital Football Members League