UK time is: 12:14:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Former Red To Rangers

Rangers have struck a deal to bring former Reds striker Jean-Claude Darcheville to Ibrox for next season.

The Frenchman will join on a two-year contract when his current deal at Bordeaux expires in the summer.

Darcheville, 31, has been a regular scorer in French football for Lorient and Bordeaux, but experienced a difficult 1998-99 season when he tried his luck in England at the City Ground.

He was a target of former Rangers boss Alex McLeish but the club`s interest appeared to have cooled in the past year.

Known for his pace, and nicknamed `The Rocket`, Darcheville turned down a new contract with Bordeaux and an approach from Monaco to secure his move to Rangers.

Bordeaux are currently third in the French Ligue 1, level on points with second-placed Lens

Rangers boss Walter Smith told www.rangers.co.uk: 'With Dado Prso leaving we said that we were looking to bring in some player to strengthen the front area. And we feel we have been quick to do so by agreeing the deal to bring Jean-Claude here.'

He added: 'There were a number of other clubs interested in him and Bordeaux wanted him to sign a new deal so we are pleased that we will have his talents for the next two seasons.'




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 9 2007

Time: 1:15PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
J-CD eh? There is a blast from the past. He will certainly get a few in the SPL provided he still has that pace.
wemaybefamousagain
Report Abuse
09/05/2007 13:45:00

Seen him play a few times for Bordeaux, I think he'll struggle
Johnny Kipper
Report Abuse
09/05/2007 17:36:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Cohen Pleased With Rehab (Saturday January 24 2015)

Hobbs - We Gave Ourselves Too Much To Do (Saturday January 24 2015)

Eastick - We Needed A Fulham Miracle (Saturday January 24 2015)

Antonio Not For Sale (Thursday January 22 2015)

Fulham Fell Forest!! (Thursday January 22 2015)

Stats: Fulham v Nottingham Forest (Thursday January 22 2015)

Fulham v Nottingham Forest - Team Line-Ups (Wednesday January 21 2015)

Pearce Wary Of Fulham's Threats (Wednesday January 21 2015)

Fulham v Forest Match Preview (Wednesday January 21 2015)

Grealish Possible? (Tuesday January 20 2015)

Archived Nottingham Forest Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. PVH 706
2. Jimmy Gordon 604
3. LyttleByLyttle 444
4. Calvin Plummer 311
5. orbitalforest 308
6. da fuq 288
7. JWJW 283
8. MrsBrownsBoys 264
9. toms 239
10. Pope John XXIII 236

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Fulham 3 - 2 Forest
Derby County 1 - 2 Forest
Forest 0 - 2 Sheff Wed
Forest 1 - 3 Birmingham
Middlesbrough 3 - 0 Forest
Forest 1 - 1 Leeds Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Sheff Wed 26 9 10 7 -2 37
10. Blackburn 26 9 9 8 1 36
11. Birmingham 26 9 8 9 -8 35
12. Forest 27 8 10 9 -2 34
13. Cardiff 26 9 7 10 -3 34
14. Fulham 27 10 4 13 -7 34
15. Huddersfield 27 9 7 11 -10 34

Breaking League News

The Spirit Of The Cup
Bolton : 25/01/2015 11:59:00
Fulham after Bolton Centre Back
Fulham : 25/01/2015 11:55:00
Neil: We Didn't Deserve anything
Norwich : 25/01/2015 11:00:00
2.5 Million Could Buy Ruiz
Fulham : 25/01/2015 10:48:00
Fuham Youngster MK Dons Bound?
Fulham : 25/01/2015 10:42:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By:  
de Vries 1%
Kane 0%
Hobbs 0%
Wilson 0%
Lichaj 0%
Antonio 0%
Gardner 0%
Lansbury 66%
Osborn 0%
Tesche 0%
Assombalonga 0%
Sub:-McLaughlin 33%