UK time is: 10:35:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Barrett 'Why I left Southend'

ADAM Barrett chose to leave Southend to get his football career back on track.

But the defender, 30, was handed a free transfer after getting his contract -which had two years left to run -cancelled by Southend and Crystal Palace were quick to pounce with a deal until 2012.

Barrett told the SPL 'It was sad to leave but the way it was going at Southend I had to get out for the good of my career,' said Barrett.

'When I first went there the club was really on the up, we had a lot of success, and there were plans for a new stadium, which was all really exciting. But unfortunately the last 18 months to two years the things going on off the field were just unbearable.

'I just want to get back to playing with a smile on my face and be able to concentrate on my career - I wasn't able to do that.'




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



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

The Journalist

Writer: SGE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 24 2010

Time: 8:42AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

Parish - We Talk But That's All It Is (Monday October 27 2014)

West Bromwich Albion 2-2 Palace (Sunday October 26 2014)

Palace In Takeover Talks? (Sunday October 26 2014)

Warnock Fumes Following Speroni Assault (Saturday October 25 2014)

Stats: West Brom v Crystal Palace (Saturday October 25 2014)

Team News: West Bromwich Albion v Palace (Saturday October 25 2014)

Warnock Confirms Contracts For Duo (Thursday October 23 2014)

Adarabioyo Signs Short Term Deal (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Palace 1-2 Chelsea (Sunday October 19 2014)

Archived Crystal Palace Articles

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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. WBA 9 2 4 3 -1 10
14. Newcastle 9 2 4 3 -5 10
15. Aston Villa 9 3 1 5 -10 10
16. Crystal Palace 9 2 3 4 -3 9
17. Leicester City 9 2 3 4 -4 9
18. Sunderland 9 1 5 3 -9 8
19. Q.P.R. 9 2 1 6 -10 7

Breaking League News

So How Did You Vote?
Chelsea : 31/10/2014 09:42:00
Name the Starting XI - QPR (h)
Chelsea : 31/10/2014 06:25:00
Swansea Hopeful Sigurdsson & Ki Will Return
Swansea : 30/10/2014 20:52:00
Swansea City Have Fernandez Red Card Rescinded
Swansea : 30/10/2014 20:44:00
Irvine Expecting Tough Leicester Encounter
WBA : 30/10/2014 17:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

WBA MotM
Suggested By:  Eddy
Speroni 20%
Kelly 0%
Mariappa 0%
Hangeland 0%
Ward 0%
Zaha 0%
Jedinak 0%
Ledley 0%
Bolasie 60%
Chamakh 0%
Campbell 0%
Sub - Hennessey 0%
Sub - Puncheon 0%
Sub - Guedioura 20%