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he said he wanted to go to a top 4 club

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If this comes off, great signing for Salford, young, talented and great prospect.

The doctor has a desire for top four, so VW is right to be worried his club will be left behind :P

left behind?........................you're having a laugh

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To be fair to Whitehead, he said he wanted to move to a Top 4 club, that doesn't mean that a top 4 club wanted him.

 

If he wasn't wanted then he has sort of made his bed and would have to go where he could.

 

I would also argue that whilst Salford are not currently a top 4 club, I think they will be an exciting progressive club to play for and it will be a good move for him if it happens. He is young enough to be there for the next 8-10 years or so and could actually be part of the revolution that Salford are looking for.

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Bradford supporters since 1900? Just how old are your family?

 

Maybe he means since 7 o'clock ?

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No wonder the game is going down hill, when promising young players have agents like Whitehead and Kopczak have looking after their interests. Both players were in to new supposedly long term contracts, which their agents told them to ignore. The game still has no major sponsor, and the majority of clubs are spending up to cap limits and dare I say it? Over in some instances. So clearly there is little movement for larger salaries and yet we have players agents telling players to ignore new contracts and yet these same agents would be the first to complain if clubs failed to honour contracts. No one is against players having increases in salaries, but please let it be done in an honourable manner.

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What a ridiculous apparent fee they've paid for a player who's defensive frailties make him not much better than average. IMO he's not even the best back rower at the Bulls. Bateman and Addy put Whitehead to shame weekly.

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It's perhaps worth pointing out here that he hasn't actually signed for Salford. All that's happened is that Salford and Bradford have agreed a fee, and, to the best of my knowledge, we don't know what that fee is.

 

I feel sure though that should he decide to move to somewhere other than Salford, there will be plenty of people who will quick to gloat over it, even though what has happened so far is a long way from him actually signing.

 

Such is the "Rugby League Family".

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What a ridiculous apparent fee they've paid for a player who's defensive frailties make him not much better than average. IMO he's not even the best back rower at the Bulls. Bateman and Addy put Whitehead to shame weekly.

Bateman is much better, but I'm not sure Addy is (get a dig in before he signs for Cas). However, I think that Donaldson will become a better player than Whitehead.

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I'll take the Michael out of whoever he signs for. I get to watch him on a regular basis and I'd never want him at my club. The poor defensive reads and the amount of tackles he falls off is ridiculous for a "young star" of the game. Just go on the SL website and click on the missed tackles part of the stats page. I haven't checked in a few weeks but he was top last time I looked.

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Bateman is much better, but I'm not sure Addy is (get a dig in before he signs for Cas). However, I think that Donaldson will become a better player than Whitehead.

I like Addy. He's not as quick but has a better all round game than Whitehead. What makes him even better is that he can defend :lol:

I have no love for anyone who can't defend in SL. They just shouldn't be there.

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I like Addy. He's not as quick but has a better all round game than Whitehead. What makes him even better is that he can defend :lol:

I have no love for anyone who can't defend in SL. They just shouldn't be there.

Addy has been top of missed tackle rankings for SL.

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Addy has been top of missed tackle rankings for SL.

How recent? Whenever I look its Olbison, Whitehead and Walker in the top 3?

Some players improve. Whitehead never has.

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:lol:

As recent as right now! Told you I haven't checked in a few weeks. He must have had a bad month because I'm sure he wasn't in the top 10 last time I looked ;)

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left behind?........................you're having a laugh

  

No, the money Salford will offer players will in time improve the squad and leave you behind.... Lets just see two / three seasons time

Left behind? With signings like Danny Tickle the Widnes revolution is just beginning.

Pmsl. Forgot about the marque signing to put more bums on seat

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Whitehead's defensive stats are nowhere near as bad as some suggest and werent much worse than more established and experienced players.

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Has the potential to be one of the best five second rowers in the SL IMO. But I'd of signed Bateman who is something special, he'll be in the NRL within 2 years I reckon.

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Maybe he means since 7 o'clock ?

my old fella's family have been bradford fans through the generations. and it has carried on since 1900 right up to the present day..........

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No, the money Salford will offer players will in time improve the squad and leave you behind.... Lets just see two / three seasons time

Pmsl. Forgot about the marque signing to put more bums on seat

there are more signings in the pipeline......tess is just the first.

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there are more signings in the pipeline......tess is just the first.

I'd like to say one thing about widnes, they've some wonderful young players, something Salford haven't got.

Whitehead would've been a better option than tickle .... But how much money have the chemics got??

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My thing with Whitehead going, Addy refusing contract, Lulia going it seems that this season could drop off at a dramatic rate.

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How recent? Whenever I look its Olbison, Whitehead and Walker in the top 3?

Some players improve. Whitehead never has.

Last week. As far as I'm aware Olbison hasn't been near recently. We had 4 of top 20 with Walker ans Sammut up there aswell.

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I'd like to say one thing about widnes, they've some wonderful young players, something Salford haven't got.

 

 

Oooh, controversial. What about Fages, Sneyd, Walne, Owen, Evalds...? Beyond them there are a bunch of useful players just on the edge of the first team, like Jon Ford.

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I'd like to say one thing about widnes, they've some wonderful young players, something Salford haven't got.

Whitehead would've been a better option than tickle .... But how much money have the chemics got??

I'd disagree. Fages and Sneyd are cracking young players.

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Oooh, controversial. What about Fages, Sneyd, Walne, Owen, Evalds...? Beyond them there are a bunch of useful players just on the edge of the first team, like Jon Ford.

A minute quicker than I was haha :)

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I'd disagree. Fages and Sneyd are cracking young players.

  

A minute quicker than I was haha :)

Sorry, I should've said widnes have more..... Fages and Sneyd are impressive

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