Nottingham Forest - Former Red To Rangers
UK time is: 05:09:52
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 '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.
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

Fawaz Talks Peter Taylor Tribute (Monday October 5 2015)

Ten Get International Calls (Monday October 5 2015)

Freedman & Lansbury On Hull Loss (Monday October 5 2015)

Video - Hull Highlights (Sunday October 4 2015)

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Hull City (Saturday October 3 2015)

Fawaz Sponsorship Continues (Friday October 2 2015)

Freedman Talks Hull (Friday October 2 2015)

Forest v Hull: Vital Match Preview (Friday October 2 2015)

Forest Are You Protesting? - Fans Unite (Thursday October 1 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 64
2. Calvin Plummer 50
3. the jock 37
4. MrsBrownsBoys 30
5. Old Red Fart 30
6. Our Kids Dad 29
7. Pope John XXIII 29
8. toms 23
9. Ibrahim Bakayoko 22
10. paz1967 22

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Q.P.R. 10 4 3 3 -2 15
12. Ipswich 10 4 3 3 -2 15
13. Fulham 10 3 3 4 1 12
14. Forest 10 3 3 4 -1 12
15. Blackburn 10 2 5 3 2 11
16. Leeds Utd 10 2 5 3 -4 11
17. Charlton 10 2 4 4 -3 10

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

RUFC - Walsall Say 'No' To Millers?
Rotherham : 06/10/2015 23:25:00
BWFC: Angry
Bolton : 06/10/2015 21:03:00
LUFC Taylor wins monthly award
Leeds Utd : 06/10/2015 19:16:01
Leon's Best Not Good Enough
Huddersfield : 06/10/2015 17:41:01
Stephens Delight As Albion Hope For LuaLua Boost
Brighton : 06/10/2015 16:59:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Hull MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
de Vries 0%
Lichaj 0%
Mills 0%
Hobbs 0%
Pinillos 0%
Lansbury 0%
Mancienne 0%
Vaughan 100%
Castro Oliveira 0%
O'Grady 0%
Mendes da Graca 0%
Sub - Ebecilio 0%
Sub - Ward 0%
Sub - Walker 0%