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Vital Burnley Welcome Young Claret Jamie

Vital Burnley are pleased to announce the arrival of 14 year old Jamie who will be writing articles for the site under the name of 'Young Claret'

Please give him your support and encouragement.

Please note his first article below was written before the departure of Owen Coyle

Clarets Duo Set for Return

Burnley stars Chris McCann and Martin Paterson are close to a return to action to provide the Clarets with a New Year's boost. It is reported both players are back training with the first team squad after recovering from long-term injuries.

'Both McCann and Paterson have now trained with me for a couple of sessions and done well' said Owen Coyle recently on the Official club website.

In the closing months of 2009 there was speculation going around that both McCann and Paterson would be returning for the Manchester United away game which is set to be played on Saturday 16th January 2010.

However the return date has still not been confirmed, which we cant expect for a few days or weeks until the Owen Coyle crisis is out of the way.

In my opinion and many other peoples opinion, bringing back McCann would help us strengthen up the midfield where he will most likely play by the side of youngster Kevin McDonald, who has played some superb football this season. Paterson, I can't see reaching the first squad anytime soon, due to Steven Fletcher and David Nugent who have both been on very good form recently.

My opinion also stands with the 2 weakest areas in our squad ie the Defence and Midfield. The midfield issue might just be solved with the return of Chris McCann.

Our other two current injuries are to Steven Caldwell and Jay Rodriguez

Burnley captain Steven Caldwell is injured for 1 month with a groin injury which is supposed to be similar with the injury the skipper got at the beginning of the season, according to the Official Site.

Jay Rodriguez is only just behind Chris McCann and Martin Paterson after suffering from a fractured ankle, He isn't yet confirmed to be training with the first team squad however we are told he is making a good recovery.

Thanks for reading my first article.

Jamie(YoungClaret)




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Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 11 2010

Time: 2:51PM

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Cheers Jamie. I think we all think McCann has been missed in midfield. Hopefully we will know soon whether he gets a chance to play against Man U at Old Trafford this Saturday. Might be best if we kept him on the bench if he was fit and bring him on a few minutes in second half
turfmanphil
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11/01/2010 14:55:00

Nice piece Jamie, and welcome on board.
sheclaret
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11/01/2010 15:02:00

Is this YoungClaret who writes in WTBM? If so I have been quite a fan as per my reviews of WTBM, if not welcome anyway Jamie.
VinRogue
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11/01/2010 15:43:00

No,different one I think
turfmanphil
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11/01/2010 15:44:00

Welcome aboard, Jim lad !
jjokocha
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11/01/2010 16:43:00

Tell you what, wish I was 14 again, knowing what I know now of course. Nice stuff this Jamie - look forward to reading lots more of your articles.
RickersTwickers
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11/01/2010 17:14:00

Thanks alot for the support. Any ideas on what article to do next also. VinRoque that must me another person. But, Yeah give me some suggestions please.
YoungClaret
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11/01/2010 17:25:00

Hi Jamie. I will look forward to reading more of your articles in the future.
ClaretClaude
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11/01/2010 17:43:00

Jamie, are you a season ticket holder? If you are then I would go for perhaps your match day experiences. What do you do on a Saturday for a home game. For me I plan the day down to the last detail, allow 1 hours snag time as I drive up the A1/M62 etc etc. Or who your mates support and how you get on with non Clarets at school? I will have a thought on other ideas, good luck. Vin
VinRogue
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11/01/2010 18:27:00

Nice one Jamie - Keep it going.
claretdale
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11/01/2010 18:35:00

Nice one: there are TWO young clarets writing now - good stuff! :-)
whentheballmoves
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11/01/2010 19:06:00

Have you got him sweeping the chimneys between articles :-)
merlin
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11/01/2010 19:13:00

only joking - nice to see a further addition to the Vital Netwrok!
merlin
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11/01/2010 19:14:00

Who is the WTBM YC,you allowed to say,Barnsey? Thought it might be Martyn Robbo?
turfmanphil
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11/01/2010 20:13:00

What was the first Claret game you remember Jamie? Us Old Clarets all wish we could remember ours. Mine was at Stoke, in the 60s, but I have been arguing with my parents for 5 years now about which actual year!
Couch Potato
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11/01/2010 20:27:00

Reckon tmp could have a scribes book prize, like the quiz thing. Give us all the choice of say two or three Headings and a word limit...would be a bit of fun in what has been a quiet year so far for weeeeeee Clarets......what you fink? p.s. how do I use spellchequer...
VinRogue
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11/01/2010 20:53:00

I would go for Vins suggestion YoungClaet what you do on a Saturday, superstitions (excuse spelling brain dead today) etc, I'd love to hear if anyone else is like me eg walk to the gound or drive a certain way, even down to the underwear I wear lol!! OMG I think I have to many issues!!!
sheclaret
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12/01/2010 09:35:00

That's a great idea for an article SheC. Sure there are lots of strange preparations undertaken by the Vital crew as we get ourselves ready to watch our beloved Clarets. I'm sure some of them could be posted on this site too !! Young Jamie could tell us what he does and then we could all add our weird and wonderful practices underneath.
RickersTwickers
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12/01/2010 18:02:00

Thanks, I like your suggestions. Im going to do a Birthday Special on saturday because its my 15th birthday, so hope you all look forward to that, Keep the comments in.
YoungClaret
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12/01/2010 20:44:00

Looking forward to that YC
turfmanphil
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12/01/2010 21:30:00

Happy Birthday for Saturday, maybe one of your presents can be we do the double on United.
sheclaret
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13/01/2010 09:27:00

Nah, Im going to start it on Saturday im 15 on the 19th (tuesday) But yeah I hope that the utd double will be a birthday pressie UTC
YoungClaret
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