Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Just Too Little, Too Late?

Just Too Little, Too Late?

Former Clarets winger,Glen Little could still feature for Reading in our two-leg play-off semi final clash with the Berkshire side.

He looks set to return to training later this week according to the Official Reading site

Little missed Sunday's vital match against Birmingham with a hamstring problem. The Royals lost that match 2-1 at the Madejski and in so doing failed in their bid for automatic promotion having to settle for 4th place and a play-offs clash against 5th placed Burnley in the two leg semi final.

Glen Little spent 8 years at Turf Moor before moving on a Bosman to Reading in the summer of 2004 following a loan spell at the club. He helped the Royals gain promotion to the Premier League at the end of the 2005/6 season, scoring five goals and assisting in a record 14 goals.

An injury picked up in the close season kept him sidelined for the early part of the 2006/7 season in the top flight although he did return at right wing later in the season.

In 2007/8 he again suffered from a number of injuries and when Reading were relegated that season he decided to sign for Portsmouth on a one-year contract in June 2008. His appearances though were limited,playing for Pompey on only 5 occasions.

Little, now 33 rejoined Reading on loan until the end of the season in March 2009. He has played eight times for the club but has yet to score.



For the very latest Championship odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Wednesday May 6 2009
Time: 12:41PM

Comments

0
What do you reckon busted flush or major threat if he plays against us?
turfmanphil
06/05/2009 12:44:00
0
What do you reckon busted flush or major threat if he plays against us?
turfmanphil
06/05/2009 12:44:00
0
It would be nice to see Glen come on say for the last few minutes when we are three or four up :-)
8clarets8
06/05/2009 21:13:00
0
It would be nice to see Glen come on say for the last few minutes when we are three or four up :-)
8clarets8
06/05/2009 21:13:00
0
Come on 9 year ago he was a major threat but now???????????????? Not even going to bother us thats why he didn't want Reading to play the Super Clarets!!!! So he did't get embarrassed against Wade! 2000 he was ace 2009 he ain't all that!!
AccyClaret
06/05/2009 23:45:00
0
Come on 9 year ago he was a major threat but now???????????????? Not even going to bother us thats why he didn't want Reading to play the Super Clarets!!!! So he did't get embarrassed against Wade! 2000 he was ace 2009 he ain't all that!!
AccyClaret
06/05/2009 23:45:00
0
I think and hope you are probably right,Accy (welcome back by the way). I saw him play in their game away to Norwich recently and he didn't seem to be contributing much. He picked up his hamstring in that match and that's something else he seems prone to,injuries!!
turfmanphil
07/05/2009 09:17:00
0
I think and hope you are probably right,Accy (welcome back by the way). I saw him play in their game away to Norwich recently and he didn't seem to be contributing much. He picked up his hamstring in that match and that's something else he seems prone to,injuries!!
turfmanphil
07/05/2009 09:17:00
0
As long as he doesn't find his form again, against us, I think he should score the winning goal right in the bak of his own net, then he will always be super Glen to the clarets.
sheclaret
07/05/2009 10:29:00
0
As long as he doesn't find his form again, against us, I think he should score the winning goal right in the bak of his own net, then he will always be super Glen to the clarets.
sheclaret
07/05/2009 10:29:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

The Burnley FC Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Burnley FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Robinson Relishing Premier League Test

Experienced goalkeeper and former England man Paul Robinson has reflected on his recent outings in the Premier League as Tom Heaton's replacement...

Match Day Officials v Bournemouth (10/12/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Bournemouth this weekend.

Vital View - Premier League, 3rd-5th December 2016

Chelsea's win against Manchester City keeps them at the top ahead of Arsenal now. Swansea, Hull and Sunderland are the sides that remain in the bottom three.

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:
Robinson19%
Flanagan8%
Keane16%
Mee8%
Ward0%
Arfield0%
Hendrick0%
Marney8%
Boyd0%
Barnes8%
Gray8%
Sub - Vokes0%
Sub - Tarkowski25%
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 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
14 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
15 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
16 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 14 3 2 9 11 -18
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.Irishclaret4
2.cornwallclaret2
3.WelshClaret1
The Vital Football Members League