Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Clarets International: Pato & Bikey Called Up

Clarets International: Pato & Bikey Called Up

Martin Paterson recently returned to international duty for Northern Ireland playing away to Montengro in a friendly match earlier this month.The 2-0 defeat was made worse for Pato when he picked up a booking in the 36th minute after clashing with Luka Pejovic.

This was Northern Ireland's final warm-up game before the Euro 2012 qualifiers.

Paterson however will be pleased to learn this week that he has been called up to the squad again by Northern Ireland boss, Nigel Worthington. He could now play in the opening Euro 2012 qualifying game away to Slovenia on Friday 3rd September.

Northern Ireland are grouped with Italy, Serbia, Slovenia, Estonia and the Faroe Islands in the qualifiers and they will be hoping to get to the Euro 2012 finals to be played in Poland and Ukraine.

Andre Bikey will have been disappointed not to play in the South Africa 2010 World Cup for Cameroon. He was not even named in the squad for that competition.

He did however play recently for Cameroon in a friendly game against Poland, a match the Indomitable Lions won 3-0.

There is more good news today. New Cameroon boss, Javier Clemente, the former national coach of Spain has named Bikey in the squad for an African Cup of Nations qualifier. He will now travel to the Indian Ocean and hopefully play against Mauritius on Saturday 4th September.


Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Friday August 20 2010
Time: 1:38PM

Comments

0
Well done lads but please come back safe&sound!
turfmanphil
20/08/2010 13:41:00
0
Bikey is looking a lot fitter and happier these days, He must feel better now he's back in his favoured place ( centre back ) The team can only benefit from this as he did look out of place at time playing under Judas.
Totally_Claret
20/08/2010 16:51:00
0
Well done lads and good luck
sheclaret
22/08/2010 14:39:00
0
Bikey deserves to be in the Cameroon team.
grimsby claret
23/08/2010 08:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Winter Break Nears For Premier League?

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has admitted talks are underway on the potential of introducing a winter break for the top flight in the future.

Premier League 2 Ends B Team Talk

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has been speaking about the introduction of Premier League 2 for the 2016/17 season, and he's also spoken about how it should end...

Dyche On Vokes, Discreet Deals & Defenders

Dyche, along with the club, continues to plug away at transfer deals in the hope of bringing arrivals to Burnley knows Vokes is very much our player with him coming back into the fold.

Burnley Show Zero Tolerance Attitude

A supporter who racial abused a Bradford player in Burnley's pre-season win against on Saturday has been identified and banned 'indefinitely' from attending Clarets matches.

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Editor email
Profile
Paul 8c8
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Adams or Ledley?
Suggested By:
Adams10%
Ledley41%
Both34%
Neither15%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Arsenal 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Burnley 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Turfy Topper6
2.WelshClaret6
3.cornwallclaret5
4.Irishclaret2
5.Mike Mada1
6.DavidT441