Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Rumour Mill-Clarets Go Sammon Fishing?

Rumour Mill-Clarets Go Sammon Fishing?

Speculation in the Scottish Sunday papers today suggest Burnley could be interested in 24 year old Kilmarnock striker, Conor Sammon.

The Dublin-born Republic of Ireland Under 21 international has been scoring at the rate of about 1 goal in 4 games for the SPL side and has recently been linked with a £600,000 move to Championship rivals, Scunthorpe.

He rejected a move to Glanford Park last week denying this was because he hoped instead to move to Celtic.

"I do hear rumours but thats part and parcel of the transfer window with names being thrown about, said Sammon

"Ive no other offer and never had another one. When I went to Scunthorpe it was the only option I had but I didnt feel the move was right.

"I've got 18 months left on my deal and I'm happy to stay at Kilmarnock until the summer at least as I've never tried to get a move away"

It remains to be seen if the Clarets have indeed made an approach although the Scottish Sunday Mail suggest Burnley are considering making a £600,000 bid for the striker. Let's hope the media simply haven't got their wires crossed in view of the fact that Burnley and Scunthorpe both played each other on Saturday at Glanford Park which seems rather a co-incidence.

Sammon started his career with League of Ireland side, UCD in 2005 before joining LoI rivals, Derry City in December 2007.

Following a short trial at the club,Sammon signed for Kilmarnock in July 2008 for an undisclosed fee .

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Sunday January 23 2011
Time: 10:46PM

Comments

0
Sounds a bit fishy this rumour! Sorry, I'll get my coat!
turfmanphil
23/01/2011 22:49:00
0
ONE GOAL IN FOUR GAMES..... he can join our other elite strikers at that rate ! me thinks not !
hollinsclaret
24/01/2011 10:35:00
0
Turf Moor is not the plaice for Salmon, I think this is a red herring.......coat for vin too
VinRogue
24/01/2011 15:42:00
0
He might be well PLAICED to move though. Well he COD be?
turfmanphil
24/01/2011 15:47:00
0
You had a DAB at my PLAICE which is BRILL tmp, I know you have the odd FLOUNDER, we may need to look at the MULLET to see if it is RED or WHITING....some posts have no SOLE....I cant wait for the rumour we are signing JOHN DORY......my coat please
VinRogue
24/01/2011 16:34:00
0
Probably a Coat of Many COLEYS!! :-)Anyway I have HADDOCK 'nuff of this now!!
turfmanphil
24/01/2011 16:38:00
0
He sounds a bit of a damp squid to me...
8clarets8
24/01/2011 19:13:00
0
Laughed like a Whale, how I love the intelligent threads for us mear football prawns.
VinRogue
24/01/2011 19:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Burnley Confirm 2016/17 Shirt Numbers

Burnley have today confirmed the shirt numbers for the coming 2016/17 Premier League campaign.

Liverpool Fullback Set For Loan?

It's being reported today that Sean Dyche could be interested in taking Liverpool youngster Jon Flanagan on loan this year.

Dyche Pleased With Morecambe Run Out

With Burnley making the trip to the Globe Arena on Tuesday evening to face off against Morecambe, manager Sean Dyche has declared himself pleased with the work out the players got...

New Behaviour Rules For Referees In 2016/17

Well it has been a summer of change for the Premier League and English Football League...

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:
Adams9%
Ledley42%
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