Burnley - Third signing for Clarets-David Edgar
UK time is: 12:26:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Third signing for Clarets-David Edgar

Burnley have today signed 22 year old defender, David Edgar from Newcastle United.The Canadian Under 20 International has agreed a four-year deal at Turf Moor.

Because the player is under 24 though Burnley are currently in the process of trying to agree a compensation fee with Newcastle after his contract expired yesterday.

Edgar's agent Barry MacLean told Ontario newspaper The Record:

"I`d say he`s pretty happy. We are looking for him to play regularly at this stage of his career. For him to play regular first-team football is critical for him."

Edgar is Burnley's third summer signing following the news that Tyrone Mears and Steven Fletcher joined yesterday.

He will wear shirt number 15




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 1 2009

Time: 5:59PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Gawd its an hectic time for Editors!! ;-) Things are coming together nicely though
turfmanphil
Report Abuse
01/07/2009 18:06:00

Good signing for you guys, I think.
Samboney
Report Abuse
01/07/2009 18:39:00

I was getting worried when we hadn't signed anybody, a left back would be great and if I'm greedy another centre back!
skutter169
Report Abuse
01/07/2009 20:25:00

Where are the glasses and the affro whoops red it wrong Edgar Davids :-) No could be a good signing? i take it he is a central defender as said before i really don't know anything about him he seems to fit the kind of player we are going for!
8clarets8
Report Abuse
01/07/2009 21:54:00

I got an offer from Newcastle a couple of weeks ago, but to be honest my mind was on Burnley anyway, said Edgar, who made 11 appearances last season, scoring one goal. I love Newcastle - I have done since I was a little kid - so it was tough, but when it came to football there was no other option for me. At this point in my career I felt it was time to move on and the gaffer here was so enthusiastic about having me, the way he wants to play football and how he sees me playing, and it was just too good to turn down. I said to my friends and family that its good to be at a place youre wanted, and the gaffer definitely made me feel like that"
turfmanphil
Report Abuse
03/07/2009 18:32:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Burnley Articles

Nothing Short About Long Deal (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Cisak Seals Leyton Orient Switch (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Friendly - Chesterfield 3-2 Burnley (Saturday July 25 2015)

Lansbury Bid Wasn't Accepted! (Friday July 24 2015)

Gilchrist Injury & Conlan Loan (Friday July 24 2015)

Lansbury Fee Agreed? (Friday July 24 2015)

Derby Are Interested In Shackell (Wednesday July 22 2015)

Friendly - St Mirren 0-3 Burnley (Wednesday July 22 2015)

Archived Burnley Articles

List All Vital Burnley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
5. Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Burnley 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Sam Gallagher Signs For MK Dons On Loan
MK Dons : 29/07/2015 12:11:01
Former Rams Handed England Roles
Derby County : 29/07/2015 12:00:00
FA halts Wednesday move for Austin‏
Sheff Wed : 29/07/2015 10:49:01
Wednesday Fans Away Game Coach Travel Info and Costs
Sheff Wed : 29/07/2015 10:32:00
RUFC - Maguire Looking Forward To New Season
Rotherham : 29/07/2015 10:02:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Heaton 66%
Trippier 6%
Keane 0%
Shackell 3%
Mee 0%
Boyd 3%
Ulvestad 11%
Jones 0%
Arfield 1%
Barnes 1%
Ings 3%
Sub - Vokes 0%
Sub - Taylor 0%
Sub - Reid 6%