UK time is: 12:25:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rumour Mill-Darren Byfield

Released by Bristol City last week, the Clarets were rumoured in the News of the World yesterday to be after the 31-year old journeyman striker, Darren Byfield

He may have had a habit of scoring against us but I cant see why we would be after this player, age will go against him and there are better players out there.

Plymouth, Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea were also reported to be interested.

The Jamaican International (6 caps to date) has certainly been around playing for eleven clubs in his career to date.

The Birmingham-born player started his professional career with Aston Villa and in a two year spell spent most of his time on loan to other clubs including Preston, Northampton, Cambridge United and Blackpool.

He then signed for Walsall in 2000 and played 77 games for them scoring 13 goals.

Following a loan spell with Rotherham he then signed for them permanently in 2002 scoring 20 gaols in 65 appearnaces before moving to Sunderland.

He had a brief spell for the Black Cats before going to Gillingham in 2004(67 appearances/19 goals) and then Millwall in 2006 (31 appearances/17 goals).

Byfield was signed by Bristol City on 29 August 2007 on a one year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Bristol City released five players last week, including top goalscorer Darren Byfield, following their defeat in the Championship play-off final.

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 2 2008

Time: 8:36AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Hope this one isn't true to be honest. We can do better, espedially if Coyle really wants to bring down age of squad. He might have been top scorer for Bristol City but he only scored 8 goals!
turfmanphil
Report Abuse
02/06/2008 08:39:00

Can't see this too be honest and hopefully he will want to stay down South. Plymouth or Swansea should suit him fine.
smitrit
Report Abuse
02/06/2008 15:04:00

Would you really want him? he's never really done a great deal.
dazza71
Report Abuse
06/06/2008 20:36:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Burnley Articles

Audio - Dyche On Leicester Loss (Saturday April 25 2015)

Stats: Burnley v Leicester City (Saturday April 25 2015)

Burnley v Leicester - Team Sheets (Saturday April 25 2015)

Taylor On Tough Leicester Clash (Thursday April 23 2015)

Ings Wants Playing Guarantee (Sunday April 19 2015)

Spirited Display Pleases Heaton (Sunday April 19 2015)

Archived Burnley Articles

List All Vital Burnley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Everton 1 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 0 - 1 Arsenal
Burnley 0 - 0 Spurs
Southampton 2 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 1 - 0 Man City
Liverpool 2 - 0 Burnley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Newcastle 34 9 8 17 -21 35
15. Aston Villa 34 8 8 18 -22 32
16. Sunderland 33 5 15 13 -23 30
17. Hull City 32 6 10 16 -16 28
18. Leicester City 32 7 7 18 -17 28
19. Q.P.R. 34 7 6 21 -21 27
20. Burnley 33 5 11 17 -25 26

Breaking League News

Boss Looking For Two Wins
Sunderland : 26/04/2015 12:22:00
Stoke : 26/04/2015 11:59:00
Young guns - 2015-16 beckons!
Spurs : 26/04/2015 11:42:01
Full Facial
Aston Villa : 26/04/2015 09:32:00
Everton V Manchester United Match Preview
Everton : 26/04/2015 07:21:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Leicester MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Heaton 0%
Trippier 0%
Duff 0%
Shackell 0%
Mee 0%
Boyd 0%
Jones 0%
Arfield 0%
Taylor 0%
Ings 0%
Jutkiewicz 0%
Sub - Sordell 0%
Sub - Wallace 0%
Sub - Kightly 0%