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Well it's about time

SEASONS and seasons pass and every time, each and every paper tips the Clarets for relegation to the Coca-Cola League One, but finally a paper has give us a reasonable position!

The Times has today published it's prediction for the final Championship league table and low and behold, the Clarets are predicted a finish in the Play-Offs as finally a paper takes Burnley's signings into account.

This is what they had to say about the Clarets:

Owen Coyle, the manager, has spent the summer rebuilding his squad for an expected challenge for the play-offs this season. A failure to complete a permanent transfer for Andrew Cole, after the forward`s spell on loan from Sunderland last season, was compounded by the loss of Kyle Lafferty, the Northern Ireland international, in a 3 million move to Rangers. However, the arrival from Manchester United of Chris Eagles, the attack minded midfield player, for 1.2 million and the signing of the Scunthorpe United forward, Martin Paterson, for 1 million, have bolstered Burnley`s attacking options.

Click Here to view The Times' view on the rest of the Championship >>

It is certainly a welcomed change as the joke paper News of the World predicted the Clarets a relegation struggle and a 21st placed finish. Every paper so far are predicting Blackpool a 24th placed finish... What a shame!

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Writer: M'R Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 4 2008

Time: 1:21PM

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Still shocked with this I have to say! LOL!
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05/08/2008 14:00:00

I have noticed a few encouraging comments from the media/punters recently, now all we have to do is deliver and not have too many games like the openner against Owls today!
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09/08/2008 21:29:00


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