Blues swoop for Hunt

Published Add your comment

Football News

Birmingham have completed the loan signing of Bolton defender Nicky Hunt on a one-month emergency deal.

The 25-year-old will bring welcome relief for boss Alex McLeish, who has been concerned about his options at right-back after injuries to Stuart Parnaby and Stephen Kelly.

And McLeish, who is keen to stress his faith in 19-year-old full-back Jared Wilson, is delighted to have added Hunt to the squad, telling the club's official website: "Nicky is a player who has massive Premier League experience. He was almost an ever-present under Sam Allardyce but hasn't figured quite as much under Gary Megson."

He added: "We need experienced players in defensive areas and Nicky comes into that category. His presence should bring a bit of confidence to the team and he has good athleticism going forward."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2008, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Bolton Wanderers
Nicky Hunt
Premier League
Stephen Kelly
Stuart Parnaby

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again