Sport Rutherglen Glencairn boss Harvey re-signing star players before transfer moves
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Former footballer Keith Gillespie has recently praised Liverpool for their decision to loan out Harvey Elliott. Gillespie was recently talking to Football FanCast about Elliott and the fact that Liverpool loaned the youngster out to the Championship last summer. The former Man Utd and Newcastle man praised the Reds for their decision, saying that it […]Gillespie was recently talking to Football FanCast about Elliott and the fact that Liverpool loaned the youngster out to the Championship last summer. The former Man Utd and Newcastle man praised the Reds for their decision, saying that it is a ‘wise decision’ from the Merseyside-based club.
Rutherglen Glencairn boss Willie Harvey has been busy re-signing his players for next season.
Harvey’s focus has been strictly on keeping his best players and 12 of his first-team squad have already agreed to new deals.
Six of those players have put pen to paper – including Scott McLellan and Keirin Coleman – and Harvey is pleased by the progress.
He said: “We’ve been concentrating on our own players and every player that we’ve approached so far have agreed to stay.
“We are just taking our time with it and progressing well because at this time of year we’d normally be playing games.
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“A lot of clubs seem to be offering new deals very early and I understand that because there will be loads around in the summer.
“We want to see where we are with our current players before deciding on our approach in the summer.”
It will be a busy summer for clubs with players looking for fresh challenges after the most difficult of years.
Harvey admits he’s in talks with potential new signings but doesn’t expect any movement soon.
He said: “We’ve no new signing news. You can’t really sign new players at the moment because contracts generally don’t expire until the end of June.
“It’s all down to whether clubs are willing to just let boys go and cancel their contracts now.”
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CORONATION STREET'S Sharon Bentley has caused a bit of a stir on the cobbles since returning this week after last being seen in 1999 and it seems she is connected to Harvey.Viewers last saw Harvey getting arrested after Leanne Battersby (Jane Danson) worked with the police to get him caught when she and Simon Barlow (Alex Bain) became embroiled in his drug dealing.