Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

No Cole in the Fire for Clarets!

No Cole in the Fire for Clarets!

Andrew Cole will not be returning to Turf Moor according to the Lancashire Telegraph

It is understood that last night he rejected the Clarets' offer of a permanent contract.

The player spoke to gaffer Owen Coyle yesterday afternoon to confirm the situation.

Owen Coyle had this to say about this latest disappointment for Clarets fans:

'At the end of the day it was always going to be a difficult one because of the level of finance,

'We obviously didn't pay his full salary when he was on loan because it was way in excess of what everyone else is on here. Obviously when he left Sunderland, we put a proposal to Andrew.

'Given that it is a fairly reduced package from what he's used to then obviously he wanted a bit of time to think it over.

'We loved working with him and I think he loved it at the football club, but he had a decision to make and he's made it, which he is within his rights to do.

'The bottom line is the deal's not been suitable to him.'

Share article via email
Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Friday May 16 2008
Time: 12:51PM

Comments

0
So the Daily Mail was right afterall!
turfmanphil
16/05/2008 12:53:00
0
All comes down to money in football nowadays!
StevieG Col U
16/05/2008 12:57:00
0
Stuff him, if he wont play out his career with the Clarets,good riddance! [Edited by turfmanphil]
turfmanphil
16/05/2008 12:58:00
0
Thats a first for the Mail. It looks like he is looking for one last big pay day. I'm very glad that we are not going to stretch our finances to get Cole on a one year deal. That one wage could cost us the chance to bring in 3 players on regular championship wages, sp thanks for the effrot you put in last season and hope you find a club willing to pay daft wages for somebody that I don't believe can play 90 minutes or last a full season.
smitrit
16/05/2008 14:01:00
0
Well said, I am up to here with players up their own arse!
turfmanphil
16/05/2008 15:05:00
0
I suppose if you want to get premier standard players you have to put up with their ridiculous demands unless we can bring a team through from the youth and teach them how to behave :-) End of the day its all about money now and not pride or passion. Shame really and I know who I blame for pumping so much cash into football. Problem is I subscribe to many of their channels :-(
smitrit
16/05/2008 16:25:00
0
It still bugs me that a player with at most a season left in him,one who has hummed and arghed about retirement still chooses to look at his bank account to this extent. Very disappointed in his attitude,but that's the type of footballer we breed these days thanks to Sky & the agents
turfmanphil
17/05/2008 08:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Dyche Unimpressed With FA Ban

Manager Sean Dyche was playing his cards close to his chest when facing the media and answering questions about the historic punishment handed to Andre Gray for...

Trio Sign New Burnley Deals

On Friday whilst I was distracted with the retrospective ban by the FA for Andre Gray, Burnley had also announced the signing of three new contracts by players.

Four Match Ban For Gray

The Football Association has decided to hand Andre Gray a four match ban following his historic social media activity.

Vital Pre-Match - Burnley v Watford

Burnley were once again beaten on our travels when Premier League Champions Leicester recorded a win last Saturday. A visit from Watford will come on Monday.

Vital Burnley Social Media

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Have Your Say

Suggest an article
Suggest a poll
As featured on NewsNow:Burnley newsBurnley
News 24/7

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Editor email
Profile
Paul 8c8
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burnley v Watford
Suggested By:
Burnley win67%
Watford win19%
Draw14%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 5 2 1 2 7 1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
14 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
16 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
17 Burnley 5 1 1 3 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Sep 26 2016 8:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 2 2016 4:30PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 16 2016 4:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Mike Mada13
2.WelshClaret9
3.cornwallclaret6
4.Irishclaret2