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It's in the Can for Chris McCann (and Jay Rod)

It's in the Can for Chris McCann (and Jay Rod)

Chris McCann, often linked with a move to a Premier League club before we became one ourselves has now shown his further loyalty to Burnley FC. The midfielder has today signed a new two year contract to give the club and fans a boost ahead of our top flight 2009-10 kick-off game against Stoke City at the Britannia this Saturday.

Owen Coyle commented as follows:

"Chris only had a year to go and being such a valuable asset it's a bit of security for both him and the football club.For such a young lad, he's really a team player and the experience he had in the Championship, as a goal-scoring threat from midfield, was terrific.Why he keeps being overlooked by the Republic of Ireland I don't know!"

Clarets fans will also be delighted to learn that our up-and-coming striker, Jay Rodriguez has also signed a new two year deal ensuring both players will now be on our books at least until the Summer of 2011.

"Jay is also continuing his development, as we know,continued the gaffer.

"We have a real belief in him, as he showed last year with the goals he scored, and I believe he can be a goal-scoring threat.I'm sure both of them continue their development with the football club and we are absolutely thrilled to gain them both on board for another two years."

Nice one lads!!


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Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Thursday August 13 2009
Time: 11:10AM

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Good news week! Lots of rumours we could be losing the likes of Eagles,Elliott and McCann before that Wembley victory and even a little bit since. Looks like it aint thankfully gonna happen!!
turfmanphil
13/08/2009 11:14:00
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A new 2 year deal? If that's on top of the year he had left, that makes it Summer 2012, or has it just replaced the year he had left?
BarnseyWTBM
13/08/2009 11:22:00
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Interesting everybody so far is saying 2011 so you may be right in your assumption Barnsey
turfmanphil
13/08/2009 11:40:00
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Situation now seems to be confirmed by Coyle,see comments above now added
turfmanphil
13/08/2009 12:07:00
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Wado's Mum told me at the Emirates that he wants to end his career at Burnley.
Couch Potato
13/08/2009 12:55:00
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Good to see these lads tied up for the future!
8clarets8
13/08/2009 16:15:00
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very good news
Claretdale
13/08/2009 19:45:00
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Cracking news. McCann has the potnetial to be very good, and Jayrod has ice in his veins.
skutter169
14/08/2009 15:31:00
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