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The Outlaws have Won! Bye,Bye Brian!

The Outlaws have Won! Bye,Bye Brian!

Brian Laws has this afternoon been sacked by Burnley following increasing pressure for him to go by Clarets fans.

Chairman,Barry Kilby called Laws today and asked him to resign.

The Official site have announced that Laws has stepped down with immediate effect.

Kilby is quoted on the official club site saying:

'I have telphoned Brian today and asked him to stand down as manager of Burnley Football Club

'Everyone is naturally disappointed and frustrated that recent results have not gone as we would have hoped

'The Board of Directors has therefore decided that we need a fresh approach in order to achieve our goal of returning to the Premier League"

There will be no further announcements until tomorrow

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Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Wednesday December 29 2010
Time: 3:51PM

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Eureka, about time!
turfmanphil
29/12/2010 15:53:00
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So who do you want to (and also who do you think will) replace Laws? See our new Poll too!! ;-)
turfmanphil
29/12/2010 16:35:00
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Ding Dong Laws has gone. Lets celebrate. Managers I would like are in employment and unlikely to come to Burnley. I think we will go for someone cheap again, another pound shopm manager
sheclaret
29/12/2010 16:40:00
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I think we need someone animated, someone who looks passionate in front of the dugout. We need someone who can motivate players and get them to punch above their weight with belief. Aye OK someone in the Coyle-mode!! Really excited now, cant wait to see who we get. Don't think the Board will make the same cheapskate decision again!
turfmanphil
29/12/2010 16:44:00
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The betting odds are Phil Brown, as low as evens now
Totally_Claret
29/12/2010 16:49:00
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Hope your right TMP
sheclaret
29/12/2010 16:50:00
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Eddie Howe looks a good bet if we want to see attractive football played at the Turf. He is similar to Coyle by all accounts but hopefully with a smaller head!!
turfmanphil
29/12/2010 16:54:00
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Hughton for me, but whoever we get I just hope he's got the 'Coyle' factor. Otherwise we'll be back to 'wotsisname out' before we know it. Someone once said 'you can't please all the people all the time' but the new man has got to appeal to a broad spectrum.
WelshClaret
29/12/2010 17:19:00
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Heck,Preston North End sack manager Darren Ferguson today as well. taxi for Laws down the M65?
turfmanphil
29/12/2010 17:27:00
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Howe is a good shout. Clark? McInnes? Funny how those calling for Laws to leave now have unrealistic and/or no ideas who to get in. "Be careful what you wish for..." Personally, I think Brown will get it, as he is (allegedly) a friend of Flood's. O'Driscoll I think would not come - he recetly turned down The Blades AND, having spoken out about our facilities, may not be welcomed by the board - nevermind the fans. Interesting times...
whentheballmoves
29/12/2010 17:30:00
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