Linfield 'delighted' with Callacher move

Published Wednesday, 29 January 2014
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Linfield manager David Jeffrey is "delighted" that former Glentoran defender Jimmy Callacher is now free to play for the club.

Linfield 'delighted' with Callacher move
Callacher is now free to play for the Blues. (© Pacemaker)

It comes after the two Belfast sides reached an agreement on his transfer.

Speaking to the Linfield website on Tuesday, Jeffrey said: "I'm absolutely delighted that Jimmy Callacher is now able to join us tonight.

"He's a young man who I've watched over a long period of time and who's impressed me, incrementally and increasingly with his performances.

"I've been impressed not just with his footballing ability but by his desire to win and his integrity, as well as his sheer professionalism. I've been monitoring his performances and progress for a number of years now and it's great to welcome him on board at training."

Callacher, who came through the youth ranks at the Oval, had signed a pre-contract agreement with Jeffrey's side.

His contract with Glentoran had been due to finish at the end of the season and Callacher would have been free to move to Linfield then.

Reports suggest the deal for the 22-year old cost Linfield between £8,000 and £10,000.

© UTV News
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9 Comments
Andy in Belfast wrote (267 days ago):
Dry up son
Darzo in Co Down wrote (267 days ago):
@ Ryan carr u talk some rubbish haha!
Billy Blue in Belfast wrote (268 days ago):
Ryan Corr. Dont know what planet your on fella. It took me about an hour to read your post. You must think your texting one of your mates.Havent a clue what your talking about with the 3 things hes gonna ask the Blues to do for him. Im actually glad that you hate Linfield, although i am really annoyed that you couldnt possibly hate us as much as we hate The Gurning Glens.As the Linfield fans banner says, "You Can Only Envy Us"....Im away here Ryan, ive to ask the I.F.A President can he give the Blues some money to lend to you so you can buy some hankies to dry your eyes. ROLLING IN IT, AND LOVING IT.
Ryan corr in Belfast northern Ireland wrote (269 days ago):
he had hs head turned wait to use see he will do the same to use he will ask use to do 3 things for hm then use will do it and he will still leave when dne all wot he wntd and he still lift I wish the ifa wuld start putting caps n linfield its nt fair n the rest of the clubs that linfield can just sign up whoever they wnt and I can't believe all these players that go there they can only field 11 players they are nt even going to get n they are gona b bench warmers why wuld players wnt to sit n the bench rather than playing football week in week out linfield can put out 3 teams and still have players lift and look hw many they have let go unbelieveable I hate linfield and the ifa I am sick of the one team being able to sign everyone buy the league crown every year and they wuldnt b able to do that if northern Ireland wasn't a tennent bt until the ifa grow a set of balls its gona b the same evey year ohh wot am I talking bout I am stupid the ifa is linfields board silly me lmao
Darzo in Co Down wrote (269 days ago):
Get yourself a packet of tissue's and dry your eyes! Everyone aloud to buy or loan players but its a shame they all want 2 join THE SUPER LINFIELD haha! WE ARE LINFIELD SUPER LINFIELD
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