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Brian Laws Denies Bust-Up with Players

Brian Laws Denies Bust-Up with Players

Amid speculation that all is not well at Turf Moor with rumours of bust-ups between the manager and some players, Brian Laws has come out fighting today.

Speaking to the Official Site he said:

'I can't influence what is going on outside this club and certainly if people want to spread rumours like that there is nothing I can do about it, other than to say there has been no bust-up whatsoever.

'We've had the problem with Kevin McDonald and dealt with that, but there is no issue with Robbie Blake or anyone else. End of story.

'There's been nothing in the dressing room to suggest there's been a fall-out.

'I am disappointed to hear it, but it doesn't surprise me because at the moment we are in a position where we are easy targets.'

His statements will hopefully go some way to allaying the fears of Clarets fans that something is not quite right at the club at the moment.

Words are fine though, what Clarets fans desperately need to see is some evidence on the pitch that the team are finally pulling together as a unit after some woeful performances of late.

They have an ideal opportunity on Saturday in a game against Hull City at the KC Stadium. This is a vital six-pointer and a defeat would virtually ensure our relegation. The Tigers are just one place above us third from bottom but have three points more and a game in hand.

I think we could all take defeat if the team truly tried it's best. Any lacklustre performances though like those recently on show at home against Blackburn & Manchester City and Brian Laws could be under even more pressure. The media it seems are baying for blood and suggesting the gaffer's days could be numbered. He will have to stop giving them fuel for their fire!


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Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Thursday April 8 2010
Time: 12:24PM

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Actions speak louder than words, and as the saying goes theres no smoke without fire. I think he can denie it all he wants, but I think we all know deep down there are problems in the dressing room.
sheclaret
08/04/2010 12:31:00
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Let's just beat Hull and give the media something else to think about!
turfmanphil
08/04/2010 12:32:00
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And that's the bottom line with all this speculation, be it from the media or ourselves. Beating Hull will give everyone some breathing space if nothing else , but a good team performance is way overdue.
WelshClaret
08/04/2010 12:41:00
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We're all hoping for something to cheer about and a win at Hull won't go a miss.
Fedupclaret
08/04/2010 12:53:00
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I dont know Sheclaret - I dont think we know what has happened. Something is wrong, we know that - But whether he has lost the dressing room, they simply arent responding, whether they believe themselves they are down. I am not sure we ever know what is really happening behind the scenes.
Claretdale
08/04/2010 17:07:00
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Team spirit has been lacking, it is the manager's job to generate it, if he can't he should go.
cornwallclaret
08/04/2010 18:03:00
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And the next player who throws a hissy fit when being substituted will be sold in the summer....They still have the group hug at the start of the games....is it cupboard love? Why is there a p in cupboard...what a strange word it is.......nurpse!
VinRogue
08/04/2010 18:21:00
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Ironic that Kev McDonald was the instrumental figure in this "bust-up" as he is the player who perhaps has most to be thankful to Laws for. He's certainly played more games under BL than he would have done under OC. Shame the lad hasn't really got the temperament for it, might end up being a wasted talent, I met his dad last time they were down with kilts - in the KSC again - seemed like a nice bloke but certainly liked his booze :)
cubanclaret
08/04/2010 19:02:00
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Those Carnoustie Clarets are lethal, one of them outside the KSC 110 mooned at one of the passing lady drivers through the window. I am sure she drove round again to just make doubley certain what they wore under their kilts!! :-)
turfmanphil
09/04/2010 16:24:00
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