Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Wes Fletcher Off On Loan to Partick?

Wes Fletcher Off On Loan to Partick?

First year professional hotshot striker Wes Fletcher is thought to be close to agreeing a six-month loan deal with Scottish club, Partick Thistle.

Owen Coyle and Partick boss Ian McCall are good friends and this would make an ideal opportunity for Wes to gain some valuable experience playing for the Scottish First Division side.

If he does move, he would be following in the footsteps of Jay Rodriguez who was previously sent up to Scotland on loan Rodriguez signed with Stirling Albion on loan until the end of the 2007/2008 season.

More recently it was the turn of Alex MacDonald to take up a loan deal North of the Border after the Scottish Under 19 International signed a six month loan deal with Falkirk



Wes was originally on Liverpool's books joining the Clarets in 2007 after being spotted playing for Lancashire.Ormskirk born, the striker scored 26 goals last season



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Tuesday July 21 2009
Time: 6:43PM

Comments

0
Good move for the lad if this comes off!
turfmanphil
21/07/2009 18:45:00
0
Yep it didn't do Rodriguez no harm ;-) it also helps not getting confused with the Fletchers and the Macdonalds come to think of it! when listening to the radio
8clarets8
21/07/2009 18:58:00
0
I think any move which lets the younger lads get some first team football under their belt is a good move. As said above - a loan spell at Stirling doesnt seem to have harmed young Jay!
Claretdale
21/07/2009 20:47:00
0
Does seem a little strange though that we have just brought in John Henry to develop the young professionals in their first year. Gonna be difficult if they are sent out on loan. Loans though are the way to go
turfmanphil
21/07/2009 22:04:00
0
It can't do the lad any harm, I wouldn;t have thought. I am sure that the new coach has cleared this!
BarnseyWTBM
21/07/2009 22:16:00
0
This will certainly do him some good but would have liked to have seen Wes play some reserve games against some good players here.
Claretacchio
26/07/2009 01:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Clarets Training Camp Confirmed

Burnley are heading off to the border of Switzerland and France, for a pre-season training camp once again.

Ward's Euro Journey - Gilks Completes Rangers Move

Gilks had been a teammate of Ward's at Burnley but he was released by Dyche after failing to make a first-team appearance in the league. He's now signed for Rangers.

West Brom After Mee, Villa's Westwood Linked?

With Leicester linked to Michael Keane, West Bromwich Albion are now being linked with Ben Mee, and it's also said we are after Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood.

Leicester Back In For Keane?

The Daily Mail seem to have got themselves all confused the last 24 hours, after reporting on Leicester City's interest in defender Michael Keane...

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Editor email
Profile
Paul 8c8
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Charlton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Heaton57%
Lowton1%
Keane1%
Mee2%
Ward4%
Boyd5%
Marney2%
Barton3%
Arfield1%
Vokes2%
Gray6%
Sub - Barnes1%
Sub - Dyer1%
Sub - Duff14%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Turfy Topper35
2.8clarets812
3.In Dyche We Trust12
4.WelshClaret7
5.DavidT441
6.cornwallclaret1