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Rumour Mill-Laws To Still Forster Interest ?

Rumour Mill-Laws To Still Forster Interest ?

Newcastle United goalkeeper Fraser Forster is understood to be a key target of Burnley boss Brian Laws.

Laws was frustrated this week by his inabilty to bring in a fourth summer signing.

Speaking about the situation before our first pre-season friendly match yesterday against Bury at Gigg Lane, Laws said:

"I am very ­disappointed we have not had another player available for this game, but that deal should be concluded this week."

Ater our 3-0 victory over Bury, Laws indicated the other club was dragging their heels over a deal but that he was still confident he would sign him before the Singapore tour.

Laws indicated he also had another player on his radar and said:

' There will definitely be one or two incoming,

' I certainly want one in before we go to Singapore and hopefully another one later'

It is widely believed the player he was talking about was a keeper and it looks like a season-long loan for Forster is on the cards despite speculation that Preston keeper Andy Lonergan was a target.

The Sunday Mirror also believes Forster will be on board before we embark on our Singapore trip this Saturday.

It had been thought Norwich City were favourites to sign the 22 year old stopper.
He had a successful spell at Carrow Road on loan last season and Canaries manager, Paul Lambert had been keen to sign him again.

Talks failed though and Norwich changed tack signing Everton's keeper, John Ruddy this week instead

Forster started his professional career with Newcastle in 2006 but has yet to make his debut for the club being effectively third-choice goalkeeper.

He has had three loan spells. He played a handful of games for Stockport County and Bristol Rovers before last season signing on loan for Norwich City and helping the League 1 club achieve promotion back to the Championship at their first attempt. Forster was so impressive,keeping a 50% clean sheet that he was awarded Norwich's Players Player of the Year 2010 and came second in the Supporters Player of the Year award.

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Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Sunday July 11 2010
Time: 8:18AM

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While you're thinking about this, I have just posted some quiz-type questions on the thread called ze Burnley Legends at ze World Cup in the World Cup Forum, in the forums section of this site. As I don't know the answers, I am really hoping that someone like Dale does! Basically I am trying to establish links between Burnley FC and World Cup finals. Have fun...
Couch Potato
11/07/2010 09:36:00
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From what I have seen of Forster, he looks a decent keeper
Claretdale
11/07/2010 15:20:00
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