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Does Charlie Claret Have Enough Loyalty Points?

Does Charlie Claret Have Enough Loyalty Points?

One of our Directors, John Sullivan this week has revealed that Prince Charles is a supporter of Burnley FC following a meeting with him recently at a private reception at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh.

Although such conversations are normally kept private and confidential it would appear that the club now have a connection with Royalty with the Prince of Wales watching our progress and keen to know our results. It was also revealed that the Prince would like to attend a game if his busy schedule permitted.

I doubt though he will have enough Loyalty points yet to get a ticket for the game against Manchester United at Old Trafford this January although of course should we get to the Wembley FA Cup final this season,it would be a breeze for him to get in and present the Cup to us at the end!

Seriously though this has to be welcome news and of course it has come about because of the Club and town's connections with the Prince's Trust and Community Sports Trust.

The Community Sports Trust is involved with the Prince's Trust and the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme. John Sullivan was instrumental in developing this idea and the club have now handed out 105 such awards. Burnley FC have taken the Premier League lead in this initiative and the model has now been copied by another 22 league clubs.



Mr Sullivan (Pictured above with the Prince) speaking to the local press said:

"The Prince was delighted at the progress made by the club and has expressed a desire to visit us and see the good work we do in the community for himself, should his diary allow."

Burnley have a Prince's Trust office in town and their aim is to help and invest in young people to boost the town's economy and development. The Prince first visited the town in 2005 to look at the progress being made and invited Burnley Council staff to Clarence House to discuss potential projects in the town. He was also said to be impressed by the Weavers Triangle regeneration site on one of his visits.

So there you go, Burnley FC by Royal Appointment. I will of course be contacting him now to see if he would be interested in registering on Vital Burnley, so if you see the user name Charlie Claret you will know I have succeeded! What am I like!!


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Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Thursday December 10 2009
Time: 10:42AM

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Cant wait to see Charlie in the Directors Box at Turf Moor!
turfmanphil
10/12/2009 10:48:00
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That's it could be the Tower for me now and I don't mean Blackpool's!! :-) ;-)
turfmanphil
10/12/2009 11:24:00
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Are you referring to , "The nimble-footed madcap Prince of Wales," of William Shakespeare's "Henry IV Pt I 4.2.95 ?
jjokocha
10/12/2009 12:05:00
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If his interest continues to grow, perhaps he will be requiring a residence in town? May I suggest that 'some modernisation', as his estate agents might put it, of properties on the brow of the hill to the west of Manchester Road Station would allow him to keep an eye on both Turf and Triangle!
Couch Potato
10/12/2009 12:24:00
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JJ - I always thought that the Bard's nimble-footed Prince of Wales was Leighton James.
Couch Potato
10/12/2009 13:23:00
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Charles is a dingle. He will have to borrow Williams claret and blue villa scarf when he comes to the turf
Grimsby Claret
10/12/2009 17:49:00
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One would have thought Royalty points would trump Loyalty points?
8clarets8
10/12/2009 22:31:00
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Inspired 8c8 - late contender for line of the year !
RickersTwickers
11/12/2009 11:35:00
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I couldn't access VitalBurnley from home overnight. At first I thought this meant that tmp had indeed been taken to the Tower. But I then found that some other Vital sites were down too. So presumably tmp is still a free man, but possibly now chained to a different server? Or has my unloyal laptop at home been sent a virus By Royal Appointment?
Couch Potato
11/12/2009 12:56:00
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Still have my head firmly attached but who knows what Clarence House have been up to! There has been a major internet problem with the London Internet Exchange (LINX) which is in Brick Lane in E. London. They have had problems over the last couple of days and it has affected not just Vital, or the thousands of other sites at out Data Centre but dozens of other data centre's across the South East.
turfmanphil
11/12/2009 19:13:00
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