Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Laws on Wallace the Third!

Laws on Wallace the Third!

Brian Laws frustrated by the financial obstacles put in place by Hearts following his attempts to sign Andrew Driver has instead this week changed tack and been successful today in signing 25 year old Scottish international, Ross Wallace from local rivals, Preston North End for an undisclosed fee.

He has penned a three-year deal.

'We are delighted to have secured the signing of Ross,' Laws told the club's official website.

'He is one of the best left-sided players in the Championship and having him here will add even more to a strong midfield department.

'He is a natural left-sided player and I am sure he will make an immediate impact with the supporters with his ability to manoeuvre the ball and the quality of his delivery.

'He will give us an added balance to the team and I am delighted with this bit of business in getting a player who I believe will be coming to his peak.'

He will wear squad number 22.

Wallace joined Preston from Sunderland initially on loan in 2008 before signing a permanent four-and-a-half year contract at Deepdale in January 2009

He started his professional career with Celtic in 2002 before joining the Black Cats in August 2006 along with teammate and former Clarets loan,Stanislav Varga.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Friday July 2 2010
Time: 8:22PM

Comments

0
Yes at long last,get in, looks a good signing this one and Preston fans are probabluy miffed!!
turfmanphil
02/07/2010 20:25:00
0
That looks to be our interest in Driver and Whittingham over then? Brother-in-Law Preston fan is not happy!! about time we had a left footed winger.
8clarets8
02/07/2010 21:32:00
0
come on clarets, imagine with cork and maynard. the good will out
ClaretTricks
02/07/2010 21:45:00
0
Excellent this - hopefully his discipline will improve now he is a bit older. A goalie, and for me, a centre back IF Bikey isn't intended to be played there. Then we will be a good side.
CrosspoolClarets
03/07/2010 00:15:00
0
A good signing, but I didn't even know we were after him until yesterday ! Will we now have to paint our faces blue and chant 'Wallace' from the stands? I hope Laws keeps a brave heart and continues to chase Whittingham. Lookin' good so far.
WelshClaret
03/07/2010 00:28:00
0
Let's be honest he wasn't our first choice but at least he is a good second choice or maybe even third choice if we have given up on Peter Whittingham too.
turfmanphil
03/07/2010 06:30:00
0
Also think this is a good signing. Interesting that the article says he will wear number 22 - Did i miss the other squad numbers getting announced?
Claretdale
03/07/2010 11:01:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Burnley Articles

We Move On - Dyche

Manager Sean Dyche and James Tarkowski have both been speaking following FA Cup disappointment against Lincoln City at the weekend.

Video - Burnley 0-1 Lincoln

Lincoln caused another giant killing act with the non-league side dumping Burnley out of the FA Cup. A last minute winner claiming the Imps the Clarets' scalp.

Vital View - FA Cup, 18th-19th February 2017

A season of upsets continued with non-league Lincoln making it into the last eight along with Millwall - they saw off Burnley and Leicester respectively.

Stats: Burnley v Lincoln City

All the stats from Burnley (0) vs (1) Lincoln City, Turf Moor, 18/2/17 Att: 19,185

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Burnley
Write For Vital Burnley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

FAC - Lincoln MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Heaton0%
Darikwa30%
Keane0%
Tarkowski20%
Flanagan0%
Berg Gudmundsson10%
Westwood0%
Barton20%
Arfield10%
Gray0%
Vokes0%
Sub - Boyd0%
Sub - Barnes10%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2017 4:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Irishclaret13
2.cornwallclaret9
3.Grimsby Claret6
4.stevewright703
5.WelshClaret3
6.possetclaret1
The Vital Football Members League