UK time is: 16:49:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dyer Trouble for Former Claret

Southampton FC have confirmed that their striker Bradley Wright-Phillips and winger Nathan Dyer were detained by the Police on Tuesday over allegations of theft at a Hampshire nightclub.

The arrests were made after investigations of the thefts at Bar Bluu in Southsea on 28 February. The players had visited the nightclub for a VIP night involving R&B singing star Kano. It is understood the two players and their mates were caught on CCTV entering an open bar staff room. It is alleged that a number of items were stolen from some handbags after bar staff later reported that mobile phones, cash, cigarettes and other personal effects had gone missing.

Hampshire Police confirmed two men had been bailed until 17 June at Portsmouth Central police station.

A spokesman for Southampton said: 'It's a matter of police investigation and we cannot comment.'

Both players had already been punished by the club picking up a one-match ban and fined two week's wages for late night socialising. Dyer though has been suffering from an injury and has not been match fit since December.His contract with the Saints is also up in the close season.

Nathan Dyer played for the Clarets whilst on loan from Southampton in 2005. The little bubbley winger scored twice in five appearances whilst at Burnley and was a popular favourite with the Clarets fans during his short stay.

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 26 2008

Time: 9:28AM

Your Comments

Oh heck, all rather suspicious bearing in mind that according to the local Southampton paper(Southampton Daily Echo),Wright-Phillips earns around 8,000 a week, and Dyer in the region of 5,000.
turfmanphil
sign im back if hiis contract is out in the summer and i'd say he fills a position in which we are struggling
tomlaw
I know what you mean but I suspect the Premier League clubs will be sniffinga round and I dont think we can afford him anyway
turfmanphil
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Burnley Articles

Humiliating Horror Show at the Hawthorns! (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Baggies a Burnley Win? (Saturday September 27 2014)

Point at Palace but Penalty Paid! (Monday September 15 2014)

Clarets Target Crystal Clear at Palace! (Thursday September 11 2014)

Burnley X-Files: Old Loans, New Clubs! (Tuesday September 9 2014)

Would Coyle Like Tangerines? (Monday September 8 2014)

Archived Burnley Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 4 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 0 - 0 Sunderland
Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd
Swansea 1 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 1 - 3 Chelsea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Liverpool 6 2 1 3 -1 7
15. Everton 6 1 3 2 -2 6
16. Hull City 6 1 3 2 -2 6
17. Sunderland 6 0 5 1 -1 5
18. Q.P.R. 6 1 1 4 -9 4
19. Newcastle 6 0 3 3 -7 3
20. Burnley 6 0 3 3 -7 3

Breaking League News

Match Day Moments - Sporting Lisbon (a)
Chelsea : 30/09/2014 16:43:00
Misfits!
Spurs : 30/09/2014 14:25:00
The Villa Times - 30/09/2014
Aston Villa : 30/09/2014 14:25:00
Missing Out
Man Utd : 30/09/2014 13:02:00
A Contented Mourinho!
Chelsea : 30/09/2014 12:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

No Win Yet! How Confident Are You That We Will Avoid Relegation?
Suggested By:  Vital Burnley Admin
Very Confident 20%
Moderately Confident 12%
Slightly Confident 3%
Not Confident but Hoping 15%
We Will Definitely Go Down! 50%