Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Burnley X-Files: Bowditch Bows Out at Ipswich

Burnley X-Files: Bowditch Bows Out at Ipswich

Former loan Clarets striker, Dean Bowditch has been released by new Ipswich gaffer, Roy Keane after seven years with the club.

He made his debut for Ipswich at the age of 16 coming on from the bench against local rivals Norwich playing a key role in defeating them.The following season in a game against Watford he became the youngest Ipswich player to score a hat-trick.

The player though has simply failed to deliver on the early promise he showed and in 72 appearances for Ipswich only managed to score 8 goals.He suffered a spate of major injuries and lack of confidence during this time.

Bowditch seemed to spend more time away from Portman Road on loan than he did playing for the Tractor Boys. Between 2005-2009 he had 6 loan spells only managing another 5 goals.

Burnley was the first club to loan the player under Steve Cotterill in 2005 but Bowditch generally failed to deliver showing the trademark lack of confidence. He managed only one goal in 10 appearances for the Clarets.

Loan spells at Wycombe Wanderers, Brighton (twice), Northampton and Brentford followed.

It never really happened for him and now the player still only 22 has been released along with Ivan Campo, Tommy Miller, Billy Clarke,Chris Casement, Jai Reason and Kurt Robinson.



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:Saturday May 9 2009
Time: 8:24AM

Comments

0
Let's hope the lad can get his career back on track. He has had bad luck with injuries and seems prone to a lack of confidence. He was dreadful for us
turfmanphil
09/05/2009 08:27:00
0
A bit Keane to ship them out ;-)
8clarets8
09/05/2009 12:18:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

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:
Robinson20%
Flanagan7%
Keane15%
Mee7%
Ward0%
Arfield0%
Hendrick0%
Marney7%
Boyd0%
Barnes7%
Gray7%
Sub - Vokes0%
Sub - Tarkowski30%
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