Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Its Arsenal Again!!

Its Arsenal Again!!

Burnley will play Arsenal at Turf Moor in the Quarter Final of the Carling Cup

Clarets fans might be disappointed we didn't get a Manchester United or Blackburn who draw each other at Old Trafford. A local tie of this ilk could have been a great money spinner but we cant complain

19% in a recent Vital Burnley Poll wanted the Clarets to play Arsenal, the third highest behind Blackburn (28%) and Manchester United (22%)

The full poll results were as follows:

Arsenal 19%
Blackburn 28%
Derby 4%
Man United 22%
Stoke 6%
Tottenham 4%
Watford 17%

It was only last January that Arsenal were the visitors to Turf Moor in the FA Cup 3rd Round. We went down 2-0 and Lafferty was sent off but we earned a lot of respect from that game and Arsene Wenger will not be relishing another hike up north with the Clarets now in even better form having just despatched arguably the best team in Europe on their own soil.

Can we beat yet another of the Top 3 Premier League clubs?

We shall find out in the first week of December when all the ties will be played

The full draw was as follows:

Stoke City v Derby County
Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers
Burnley v Arsenal
Watford v Tottenham Hotspur



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Saturday November 15 2008
Time: 12:21PM

Comments

0
Good Lord it's them again! Can we do it this time against Wengers Young Guns?
turfmanphil
15/11/2008 12:24:00
0
Are you any better than Sheffield united?
Imperium
15/11/2008 12:36:00
0
Who? lol
turfmanphil
15/11/2008 12:47:00
0
Best route through to the Semis ..I think....3-0 to the Clarets
Cardiff_Claret
15/11/2008 13:08:00
0
Unfortunately for Burnley, our Young Guns are better than our first team at the moment. If Wenger didnt employ his youth policy in the Cup and played his first team, I think Burnley would have been a great chance.
AussieGooner
16/11/2008 01:05:00
0
if you can beat Chelsea at the bridge.....you can beat Arsenal at Turf Moor....even the young ones....
lincolnblue
16/11/2008 09:56:00
0
I think AG, I agree with LB, your Young Gunners will certainly face their toughest challenge yet and they wont relish a cold,wet night in the wilds of Turf Moor!. How's Mark Randall doing these days by the way? Could he be playing against us? He seemed to struggle a little bit when on loan for us. I am hoping the Championship tougher game might be a little too much for your other youngsters
turfmanphil
16/11/2008 11:07:00
0
I also think that the kids might not fancy a cold wet night in Burnley - If they do, we might have a problem! Vela in particular looks like he will grow to be a class act - and Wilshere also looks to have bags of potential!
Claretdale
16/11/2008 13:34:00
0
I think this will be a tough test for us as Wenger knows roughly what to expect after playing the Fa Cup last season so he won't under estimate us like Chelsea did. Not to meation they have some Cracking young lads that would make most 1st team in the prem.
ruane
16/11/2008 14:19:00
0
Randall is doing alright, he had a quite game against wigan, but seems like a decent prospect (i.e. Might make it at a lower prem club...). But if fit, he will definitely play against you lot.
Imperium
16/11/2008 21:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Audio - Dyche On Tough Day At Stoke

Manager Sean Dyche has reflected on another tough day for Burnley as they lost to Stoke City in today's Premier League action.

Stats: Stoke City v Burnley

All the stats from Stoke City (2) vs (0) Burnley, Bet365 Stadium, 3/12/16 Att: 27306

Team Sheets - Stoke City v Burnley

Burnley go to the bet365 Stadium as the visitors to Stoke for the latest Premier League game.

Stoke City v Burnley - Follow On Twitter

Burnley go to the bet365 Stadium as the visitors to Stoke today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Burnley
Write For Vital Burnley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By:
Robinson16%
Flanagan14%
Keane14%
Mee0%
Ward0%
Arfield0%
Hendrick0%
Marney0%
Boyd0%
Barnes14%
Gray14%
Sub - Vokes0%
Sub - Tarkowski28%
Sub - Kightly0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 13 9 3 1 30 18
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
7 Man Utd 13 5 5 3 20 3
8 Everton 13 5 4 4 19 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
11 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
12 AFC Bournemouth 13 4 3 6 15 -4
13 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
14 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
15 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
16 Middlesbrough 13 2 6 5 12 -3
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 13 3 2 8 11 -17
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 7:45PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 18 2016 4:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Irishclaret2
The Vital Football Members League