Burnley - It's like Wednesday all over again
UK time is: 08:43:47
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

It's like Wednesday all over again

NEWSPAPER reports claimed that Celtic striker Derek Riordan was on the verge of signing for Burnley after the Turf Moor club had a bid accepted for the Scottish frontman.

But Owen Coyle denied the reports claiming that he hadn't spoke to them since January when he saw a 400,000 bid turned down by the Celtic Park outfit.

Then Thursday came and it has been an exact repeat, the Daily Mirror claimed that Burnley had bid again for the front man again claiming a 400,000 offer had gone in, when yesterday's reports said that a 750,000 one had been lodged.

But again Burnley gaffer Coyle has come out and denied the reports whilst speaking to the Lancashire Telegraph this morning:

"The last conversation I had with Celtic was probably over three weeks ago when they were on for Kyle Lafferty and obviously Derek Riordan was mentioned within that. But I`ve not spoken to Celtic since," said the Clarets boss, who had a 400,000 offer rejected in the New Year.

"Whether people are jumping the gun, I don`t know.

"There`s not any secret that I`ve always been an admirer of Derek Riordan because I`ve seen him come through as a young kid and I think he`s a talented player.

"But it`s like anything else, if you can`t agree a price, or whatever you want, then it`s all hypothetical.

"But I haven`t spoken to Celtic since Kyle went to Rangers, so there`s nothing new to add on that."




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: M'R Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 3 2008

Time: 12:31PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
One says one thing the other says something different. Same old stories.
MartynRobboBFC
Report Abuse
03/07/2008 12:33:00

Just wish he would sign him!
turfmanphil
Report Abuse
03/07/2008 12:38:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Burnley Articles

Darikwa Completes Clarets Move (Friday July 31 2015)

Shrewsbury Reject Ginnelly Bid (Thursday July 30 2015)

Trip To Ewood On TV (Thursday July 30 2015)

Villa Defender To Replace Shackell? (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Agyei Signs On - Jones Extends Deal (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Dyche Sets Long Short Term Goals (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Fleetwood Win Pleases Dyche (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Nothing Short About Long Deal (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Cisak Seals Leyton Orient Switch (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Friendly - Chesterfield 3-2 Burnley (Saturday July 25 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 Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
5. Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Burnley 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

LUFC Keeper working hard on improving his game
Leeds Utd : 01/08/2015 08:26:00
LUFC Rosler to rotate squad
Leeds Utd : 01/08/2015 08:04:00
LUFC Everton game to be shown live
Leeds Utd : 01/08/2015 07:50:00
LUFC On This Day - August 1st
Leeds Utd : 01/08/2015 07:10:00
Opinion: Predicted line up Vs. Leicester City
Birmingham : 01/08/2015 07:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Heaton 63%
Trippier 6%
Keane 0%
Shackell 3%
Mee 0%
Boyd 4%
Ulvestad 13%
Jones 0%
Arfield 1%
Barnes 1%
Ings 3%
Sub - Vokes 0%
Sub - Taylor 0%
Sub - Reid 6%