Ex-Reading winger Convey to leave San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose Earthquakes winger Bobby Convey will not be returning to the club in 2012.

San Jose Earthquakes winger Bobby Convey will not be returning to the club in 2012.

The 28-year old former Reading man has been at the club since 2009 but will not be back for a fourth season at Buck Shaw Stadium because the latest offer he received simply was not good enough.

"I don't want to leave here with people thinking I wasn't trying or didn't care," he said. "I cared a lot. I really wanted to stay here. It's not going to happen.

"There is no chance I am coming back. The offer that I was given was completely unacceptable.

“I didn't want to be the highest-paid player sitting on the bench," he added. "That's not my personality.

“I worked too hard for that. It doesn't matter I was in the last two All-Star games. It doesn't matter about anything that I've done.

"No one has said a word to me," Convey added further. "They said there is no problem. They just can't pay my salary."

 
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