UK time is: 16:26:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rumour Mill-Martin Paterson



One Sunday paper this morning has linked the Clarets with Scunthorpe's Northern Ireland International striker, Martin Paterson.

The News of the World suggests Burnley have offered £400,000 for the 21-year old forward.

Martin Paterson started his professional career with his local side Stoke City and spent three years with the club between 2004-2007. During this time he had a loan spell with Grimsby Town during the 2006-7 season.

Paterson was signed by Scunthorpe United manager Nigel Adkins as a replacement for the departed Billy Sharp in the Summer of 2007.

He scored on his full début for the Iron giving the side 1-0 lead against League One side Hartlepool United in the League Cup before his side eventually lost the game 2-1.

Paterson scored 7 goals in 11 starts and this impressive statistic led to the player being called up for the Northern Ireland squad.

In the January window of 2008 Norwich had a £850,000 bid rejected by Scunthorpe so if the rumour is true, £400,000 seems a little light. However with Scunthorpe being relegated to League One they could possibly now be strapped for cash and they might now be tempted by this lower offer.

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 18 2008

Time: 9:31AM

Your Comments

Damn good striker, 13 goals in 35 appearances for S ****hrope last season. Strike rate of 1 in 3 at our level. Hope this one works out
turfmanphil
Young with a bit of pace. Just the type of player we should be looking at.
smitrit
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Burnley Articles

Can Burnley Rule Britannia? (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Rumour Mill-Mowatt What? (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Burnley X-Files: Pato Back With Grezza! (Saturday November 15 2014)

Rumour Mill-Are Burnley Minging? (Monday November 10 2014)

Football Aid 2015 - Play at Turf Moor! (Monday November 10 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
Burnley 1 - 0 Hull City
Arsenal 3 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 1 - 3 Everton
Burnley 1 - 3 West Ham
Leicester City 2 - 2 Burnley
WBA 4 - 0 Burnley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Sunderland 11 2 6 3 -7 12
15. Hull City 11 2 5 4 -2 11
16. Aston Villa 11 3 2 6 -11 11
17. Crystal Palace 11 2 3 6 -6 9
18. Leicester City 11 2 3 6 -7 9
19. Q.P.R. 11 2 2 7 -11 8
20. Burnley 11 1 4 6 -13 7

Breaking League News

Team News From The King Power Stadium
» Sunderland : 22/11/2014 14:39:00
Mirallas returns to face West Ham
» Everton : 22/11/2014 14:14:00
Everton v West Ham - Team-Sheets
» West Ham : 22/11/2014 14:13:00
Line Ups amp; Updates: Man City vs Swansea City
» Swansea : 22/11/2014 13:35:00
Hull City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
» Spurs : 22/11/2014 11:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Our first win at last. How many more before Xmas?
Suggested By:  Vital Burnley Admin
6 2%
5 0%
4 17%
3 30%
2 17%
1 21%
0 13%