UK time is: 19:02:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rumour Mill- A Weaver to Nick?

According to the Daily Mirror, Brian Laws is interested in bringing 30 year old keeper, Nicky Weaver to Turf Moor.

Clarets fans might ne loathe to accept this gossip since the article is written by the now disgraced journalist and Coyle confidante, Alan Nixon.

Brian Laws knows the keeper having loaned him from Manchester City whilst at Sheffield Wednesday in Autumn 2005.

The well-travelled keeper started his professional career with Mansfield Town before joining Manchester City in 1997.

In July 2007, the out of contract Weaver signed for Charlton Athletic on a free transfer but was released last summer before joining SPL side, Dundee United in August 2009 on a short-term contract until January this month.

Weaver, a former England Under 21 international made it plain he would like to return to England and it had been thought he would sign for Middlesbrough after being given a recent trial.

Brian Laws definitely appears to be in the market for one if not two keepers after links also with Lee Grant at Sheffield Wednesday.

Laws yesterday though scotched any interest in Grant saying:

'Obviously people speculate and we can't stop that. He's quite clearly a very good goalkeeper and he's got a bright future ahead of him but there's certainly nothing in it at the moment.'

All this seems to have upset Brian Jensen who via his agent this week has dropped hints he could be moving to Portugal in the summer if a new contract can not be agreed soon.


Bookmark and Share




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 22 2010

Time: 2:24PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Well I think we have now been linked with so many keepers I have lost count. lets see we have had Lonergan, Burch, Grant and now Weaver! With three keepers already on the books, Jensen, Penny and Lund something will have to give soon if there is any truth in any of these keeper rumours
turfmanphil
Report Abuse
22/01/2010 14:31:00

VR's gone very quiet about Lonergan since telling us it was practically a done deal back in early December.
Couch Potato
Report Abuse
22/01/2010 15:41:00

Perhaps Alan Stevenson could be linked with a return - every other 'keeper has been. Which reminds me. Whatever happened to Roger Hansbury ?
RickersTwickers
Report Abuse
22/01/2010 17:18:00

Yeah someone mentioned they'd read this in todays Daily Mirror, I had reckoned to look before shooting off to work, but I obviously missed it. Time will tell.
sheclaret
Report Abuse
22/01/2010 17:56:00

Noooooooooooo!
whentheballmoves
Report Abuse
22/01/2010 21:26:00

Cant see this one myself.
Claretdale
Report Abuse
24/01/2010 10:51:00

Brian Jensen is a good keeper, we need a young keeper like grant who is slightly better and more versatile. not one that in my opinion is not as good
Albmaleaf claret
Report Abuse
24/01/2010 19:38:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Burnley Articles

Swans Fly to Burnley, Boyo! (Saturday February 28 2015)

More Sky Tinkering With Fixtures! (Monday February 23 2015)

The Special One versus The Ginger One! (Wednesday February 18 2015)

New TV Deal Challenge (Wednesday February 18 2015)

Massive New Sky & BT Premiership TV Deal (Tuesday February 10 2015)

Archived Burnley Articles

List All Vital Burnley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Burnley 0 - 1 Swansea
Chelsea 1 - 1 Burnley
Man Utd 3 - 1 Burnley
Burnley 2 - 2 WBA
Sunderland 2 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 2 - 3 Crystal Palace

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Everton 27 6 10 11 -6 28
15. Hull City 27 6 8 13 -11 26
16. Sunderland 27 4 13 10 -16 25
17. Q.P.R. 26 6 4 16 -18 22
18. Burnley 27 4 10 13 -20 22
19. Aston Villa 27 5 7 15 -24 22
20. Leicester City 26 4 6 16 -18 18

Breaking League News

Stoke : 02/03/2015 18:46:00
Sherwood - The Pressure Is On Ahead Of West Brom
Aston Villa : 02/03/2015 18:37:00
Ireland wins Aston Villa man of the match poll
Stoke : 02/03/2015 18:29:00
Liverpool: Reds Post A 1m Profit
Liverpool : 02/03/2015 18:29:00
All Change - New Albion Injury Update
Aston Villa : 02/03/2015 18:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

That Barnes incident against Matic.What did you think?
Suggested By:  Vital Burnley Admin
Much ado about nothing! 26%
Rode his luck 12%
Equivocal, not sure! 37%
Definite foul, yellow card fair 0%
Blatant foul should have been sent off 25%