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Nixon Spouts, Clarets Fans Shudder

Nixon Spouts, Clarets Fans Shudder

Owen Coyle's journalist mate Alan Nixon has dropped a bombshell in the Mirror suggesting Owen Coyle could leave Burnley for nothing.

In an article in the Mirror online late last night he claimed that Coyle's barrister has informed our disgraced former manager that he is within his rights to leave the club because Burnley have breached his contract.

Coyle's barrister is from the League Managers Association solicitors and the LMA claim that Coyle was effectively sacked by Burnley when they called a press conference to discuss his replacement while he was on 'gardening leave'

In another extraordinary piece of journalism he also breaks the news that Owen Coyle in his generosity wants the Clarets to get £1million compensation deal from Bolton as a final gesture of goodwill.

Goodwill? More like good riddance!

If there is any element of truth in these accusations then Burnley FC are going to have more egg on their face than the contents of a million Ostrich eggs.



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Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Friday January 8 2010
Time: 8:49AM

Comments

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Oh for heaven's sake I hope our lawyers have more steel to sort this one out if not the club really ought to get a better legal team and set of advisors
turfmanphil
08/01/2010 08:52:00
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Oh thats just great so its ok for OC to say see ya I want to abandon ship at this critical time and set sail on another sinking ship. But we can't look for someone else to steer us to safety it damn well stinks.
sheclaret
08/01/2010 09:11:00
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one other thing please please can we stop putting picture of that Judas on vital, it makes me want to thump the screen! lol
sheclaret
08/01/2010 09:16:00
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Yeah I should have put that photo of a load of balls up!
turfmanphil
08/01/2010 09:19:00
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When things go to lawyers, you hear both sides before a settlement, and a lot of stuff gets said as both sides toughen up their positions, trying to put the frighteners on the other one. I don't think we need think that Alan Nixon knows more than our lawyers. If the LMA have issued a statement, it will be on the basis of only partial information, so it is very different from being a judgemtn. Meantime, I agree with sheclaret about not wanting to see anenymore photos of Coyle.
Couch Potato
08/01/2010 09:27:00
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I'm with sheclaret. Perhaps a picture of the Greek God Proteus might be appropriate. His great characteristic was being able to change shape so you never quite knew who he was ?
jjokocha
08/01/2010 09:45:00
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Was Proteus that shapeshifter in Star Trek, jj? Didn't he keep turning back into a little puddle at the bottom of a bucket?
Couch Potato
08/01/2010 09:52:00
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We wish,CP, we wish.
jjokocha
08/01/2010 10:11:00
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Poor bucket!
turfmanphil
08/01/2010 10:12:00
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There's a Coyle in my bucket, de liar, de liar!
Couch Potato
08/01/2010 10:14:00
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