Vital Football

Latest Liverpool FC News

Liverpool: Coady Joins Huddersfield

Liverpool: Coady Joins Huddersfield

Young Reds midfielder Conor Coady has moved to Huddersfield Town in a transfer worth around £500k...

Liverpool completed two transfer deals in one day yesterday by following the loan capture of Javier Manquillo with the sale of Conor Coady to Huddersfield Town.

The combative midfielder has joined the Championship outfit permanently for a fee of around £500k, which could rise due to performance-related add-ons.

"I'm made up," revealed the 21-year-old to the official Terriers website. "When I heard Huddersfield wanted to sign me, it was immediately interesting.

"The last few days have been very exciting for me. I've been away (in the USA with Liverpool`s First Team) and I couldn't wait to get home and get the move sorted. I'm really happy to be here...

"This Club has big ambitions, which is something I want to be a part of. I want to help Huddersfield Town progress up the Championship table. With the players that are here, who knows where it can take us."

A product of Liverpool's Academy, Coady made his senior Reds debut in a Europa League tie against Anzhi Makhachkala in November 2012.

A Premier League bow followed later in the same season when he appeared as a substitute in a 3-1 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage.

Coady, who has been capped by England from U16 to U20 level, spent last term on loan at League One side Sheffield United.

There he made 50 appearances, including one at Wembley in an FA Cup semi-final, scoring six goals.

Coady's departure is likely to be the first of many over the coming weeks with established names such as Daniel Agger and Pepe Reina, who is close to joining Bayern Munich, expected to be part of the exodus.

Vital Verdict
Not a surprise to see Coady move on - it's probably what he needed at this stage of his career. Regular first team appearances were never going to be likely for Liverpool and sometimes it's pointless sending a player out on loan repeatedly when both parties know the individual is not likely to quite make the grade at the very top level. That said, he has ability and by all accounts is a popular guy and a model professional. Everyone at Vital Liverpool would like to wish Conor well for the rest of his career.

Follow me on Twitter @superbag

Not a Vital Liverpool member? It's 100% free to join & only takes a few moments to sign up. Click here to become a member or alternatively simply sign in using Social Media!

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

Writer:Gavin Kelley-Day
Date:Thursday August 7 2014
Time: 8:41AM


all the best conor
07/08/2014 08:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Liverpool Articles

Stats: Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion

All the stats from Liverpool (2) vs (1) West Bromwich Albion, Anfield, 5.30pm BST 22/10/2016 Att: 53,218

Coutinho In Team Of The Week (24/10/16)

Liverpool are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 16/17 - West Brom (Home)

Ex-Reds centre-back Mark Lawrenson previews the upcoming Premier League fixture between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion

Points Warning Over Disabled Access?

Calls for Premier League clubs to finally get their seating arrangements in order for disabled fans across the country have continued this week...

Archived Vital Liverpool Articles

Vital Liverpool articles from

Site Journalists

Gavin Kelley-Day
Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Was MOTM vs. West Bromwich Albion? (Home)
Suggested By: Editor
Loris Karius0%
Nathaniel Clyne0%
Dejan Lovren0%
Joel Matip0%
James Milner0%
Jordan Henderson0%
Emre Can0%
Adam Lallana0%
Philippe Coutinho100%
Sadio Mane0%
Roberto Firminio0%
Georginio Wijnaldum (sub)0%
Lucas Leiva (sub)0%
Divock Origi (sub)0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 9 6 2 1 20 11
2 Arsenal 9 6 2 1 20 10
3 Liverpool 9 6 2 1 20 9
4 Chelsea 9 6 1 2 19 10
5 Spurs 9 5 4 0 19 9
6 Everton 9 4 3 2 15 5
7 Man Utd 9 4 2 3 14 1
8 Southampton 9 3 4 2 13 3
9 Watford 9 3 3 3 12 0
10 AFC Bournemouth 9 3 3 3 12 0
11 Crystal Palace 9 3 2 4 11 0
12 Leicester City 9 3 2 4 11 -4
13 WBA 9 2 4 3 10 0
14 Burnley 9 3 1 5 10 -5
15 West Ham 9 3 1 5 10 -7
16 Stoke 9 2 3 4 9 -7
17 Middlesbrough 9 1 4 4 7 -4
18 Hull City 9 2 1 6 7 -14
19 Swansea 9 1 2 6 5 -7
20 Sunderland 9 0 2 7 2 -10
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Liverpool Results (view all)

Liverpool Fixtures (view all)

Oct 25 2016 7:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Capital One Cup
Oct 29 2016 5:30PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 2:15PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 26 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

The Vital Football Members League