Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Rumour Mill-Gary to Join Brother Steven?

Rumour Mill-Gary to Join Brother Steven?

Celtic defender, Gary Caldwell has once more been linked with a move to Burnley.

The Scottish News of the World today believes Owen Coyle will be keen to sign the 27 year old in the January window and that he will able to meet Caldwell's wage expectations.

Caldwell will be out of contract at the end of the 2009-10 season and will be allowed to speak to interested parties in the New Year.

The Scottish International is understood to be after a significant pay rise but according to the News of the World he is only currently on £8000 per week anyway.

Caldwell is quoted as saying:

'I have had talks with Tony Mowbray, but I am not going to reveal what I said.However, I can say there have been no new developments concerning my contract.'

It is understood he would want to double his salary and that this figure would not be too far away from the reported £15,000 cap that Burnley FC have applied to salaries.

Should Gary come to Turf Moor, he will of course be joining brother Steven and that would certainly make the fight for back four places even more competitive and may even test brotherly love to the limit! Caldwell is also the stand-in captain for Celtic when Stephen McManus isn't playing so there could even be rivalry to lead the team.

The paper goes on to suggest that Coyle could make a bid of around £250,000 during the transfer window rather than wait and get him on a free Bosman at the end of the season.

This is not the first time we have been linked to Gary Caldwell and the rumour refuses to go away.

Gary Caldwell came through Celtic's youth system before joining Newcastle United in 1997. He was eventually given a free transfer after a number of loan spells and joined Hibernian during the second half of the 2003-04 season. He signed a pre-contract agreement to join Celtic in the summer of 2006 and has since made nearly 100 appearances for the Buoys.


Bookmark and Share


Share article via email
Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Sunday October 11 2009
Time: 4:54PM

Comments

0
Heer we go again. The Scottish media are full of this, almost wishing it to happen. His agent is probably working overtime trying to scare Celtic into renewing his contract on double salary
turfmanphil
11/10/2009 16:57:00
0
Will we sign another defender?
Claretdale
11/10/2009 18:37:00
0
Gary and Steve didn't look very solid when paired together for Scotland against Norway! Any sign of Edgar these days? Or are we keeping his profile low till the arbitration is done and dusted?
Couch Potato
11/10/2009 18:45:00
0
Have a couple of Celtic friends who have been saying they would love to get rid of him. They are both not fans of Gary! Anyway why would we need another defender when we could always get Remco out of the drawer he is hidden in to cover if short!!!!!
VinRogue
11/10/2009 19:01:00
0
Caution Owen. The scottish team is very poor.
Grimsby Claret
11/10/2009 20:04:00
0
Like Vin i've heard from our celtic friends they would gladly would drive him to the Turf. another one said it would be payback for giving us Mo Camara lol.
ruane
11/10/2009 20:39:00
0
Celtic taking Mo was comedy. He was only just a good enough left back for Burnley!
Claretdale
11/10/2009 21:11:00
0
I reckon they would have had a better chance converting Mo into a midfielder/winger. He often got up there, his main problem being he couldn't get back into defence quick enough on their counter attack.
turfmanphil
12/10/2009 09:55:00
0
I can remember Richard and Vince Overson but have any other sets of brothers played for The Clarets ? David Miller and Derek Scott doesn't count !
RickersTwickers
12/10/2009 12:26:00
0
Not played together but both the late Walter Joyce and his son,Warren played for the Clarets. Some think also Stan & Ray Ternent were related but apparantly not
turfmanphil
12/10/2009 12:30:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of International Vital

Best of Vital Network

Recent Burnley Articles

Ireland Trip Part Of Burnley's Pre-Season

Among the testers for Burnley ahead of the 2017-18 Premier League season will be a trip to Dublin, Ireland and pre-season friendlies against Preston and Nottingham Forest.

Vokes' Top Goalscorer Delight

Vokes' goal against West Ham couldn't prevent defeat but did see him only the second Burnley player to score 10 in a Premier League season - the first Ings before he left for Liverpool.

2016/17 Second Best Goal Return Ever

The Premier League season of 2016/17 didn't see a new goal record set in the top flight of football on Sunday, however the final day got extremely close.

Premier League 2016/17 Golden Glove Battle (22/5/17)

With Sunday being the final day of the Premier League season of 2016/17, the Golden Glove Winner is now known.

Vital Burnley Social Media

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Have Your Say

Suggest an article
Suggest a poll
As featured on NewsNow:Burnley newsBurnleyNews 24/7

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Burnley
Write For Vital Burnley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By:
Heaton25%
Lowton25%
Long0%
Tarkowski0%
Ward0%
Arfield0%
Hendrick0%
Westwood0%
Brady0%
Vokes50%
Gray0%
Sub - Berg Gudmundsson0%
Sub - Barnes0%
Sub - Defour0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Chelsea 38 30 3 5 93 52
2 Spurs 38 26 8 4 86 60
3 Man City 38 23 9 6 78 41
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 76 36
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 75 33
6 Man Utd 38 18 15 5 69 25
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 61 18
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 46 -7
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 46 -12
10 WBA 38 12 9 17 45 -8
11 West Ham 38 12 9 17 45 -17
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 44 -15
13 Stoke 38 11 11 16 44 -15
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 41 -13
15 Swansea 38 12 5 21 41 -25
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 40 -16
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 -28
R Hull City 38 9 7 22 34 -43
R Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 28 -26
R Sunderland 38 6 6 26 24 -40
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.cornwallclaret7
2.Mike Mada2
3.Irishclaret2
Vital Football Comment