Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Alexander the Great-At least in Scotland!

Alexander the Great-At least in Scotland!

Graham Alexander has come under increasing criticism by Clarets fans after putting in a number of indifferent to poor performances in the back four.

His case was not helped in the Ipswich match on Saturday when he scored an own goal but at least George Burley is keeping faith in the 36 year old.

Although he has missed out on recent games for Scotland, he has now been recalled to the Scottish squad for the Northern Ireland friendly on Wednesday night at Hampden Park this week.

He does however appear to have been fortunate following a number of injuries to Scottish players over the weekend leading to their withdrawel from the squad.

If he does fetaure in the match he could be playing against his Clarets team mates, Michael Duff and Martin Paterson both selected for the Irish squad.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Sunday August 17 2008
Time: 8:30PM

Comments

0
I feel sorry for Graham at the moment,so this should cheer him up a bit. Owen Coyle does seem to persist with Alexander but for how long? He seems reluctant to drop his vice captain (come to think of it,the captain too) and has even now named him as the penalty taker suggesting he intends to keep him in the team.
turfmanphil
17/08/2008 20:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Dyche In Team Of The Week (4/5/16)

Burnley are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

Better Than 2014 For Heaton

Goalkeeper Tom Heaton has said that he feels promotion this time around for Burnley has been better than in 2014, especially as the skipper believes...

Barton On Burnley's Title Charge

Midfielder Joey Barton was delighted to see Burnley secure their automatic spot back to the Premier League this year, but far from celebrating he now wants to get...

Keane's Best Day In Football

Michael Keane celebrated yesterday's automatic promotion clinching win against Queens Park Rangers and described it as his best day in football so far.

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Editor email
Profile
Paul 8c8
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

QPR MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Heaton53%
Lowton2%
Keane2%
Mee18%
Ward0%
Boyd4%
Jones0%
Barton6%
Arfield0%
Vokes13%
Gray0%
Sub - Barnes2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 45 25 15 5 90 34
2 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
3 Brighton 45 24 16 5 88 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 45 21 15 9 78 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 45 13 18 14 57 -1
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Charlton Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.cornwallclaret4
2.Irishclaret3
3.WelshClaret2
4.Mike Mada1