Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

The Weekly Rumour Mill Update-Haynes and Pains!

The Weekly Rumour Mill Update-Haynes and Pains!

Burnley this week were linked with just one new player not previously already been mentioned. The Clarets in addition to Blackpool and Hull City are all thought to be among those leading the chase for the 23-year-old Barnsley forward, Danny Haynes.

Haynes only arrived at Oakwell in January this year after being signed from Bristol City for an undisclosed fee by former gaffer, Mark Robbins. The former Millwall and Ipswich striker though could be ready to move on with new Barnsley manager, Keith Hill at the helm. Haynes scored seven goals from 33 appearances for the Tykes last season in the Championship although a strike rate of about one goal every five games does not look particularly impressive.

Three of our current players were also in the news this week regarding possible moves.

That old chestnut of Everton wanting to sign Chris Eagles picked up momentum again in the media with reports that Eagles now wants a move to the Premier League after all with David Moyes understood to be ready to launch another attempt to bring the former Manchester United winger to Goodison Park. Keep watching this space, I guess!

Speculation then broke that Andre Bikey was also a possible target with Steve Cotterill at Portsmouth reported to be targeting the defender in order to strengthen his back-four.

However, Cotts then seemed to put a dampener on the rumours by stating in the media:

"It`s nonsense. I don`t know where it came from. I`m not in for him," he said.

"I don`t know where it`s appeared from. There`s no truth in it whatsoever.

"If there was, the only time you`d read about it is when we`re signing them. That`s how I want to do it.
"If we`re signing them I want to speak to the manager and then let the chief execs do their bit, or let David (Lampitt) do the deal.

"So I`ve given him a couple of names and we're on with that at the moment."

Finally, Dean Marney was then linked with a possible move to Ipswich. Tractor Boys` boss Paul Jewell is understood to be a fan of the former Hull City midfielder and could be considering an approach.

It would not be a welcome approach though with Eddie Howe likely to dig his heels in.

The 27-year-old impressed Howe with his work-rate both during training and in the games last season. He was also rewarded towards the end of 2010-11 with the captain`s armband.

Ipswich though could have a sizeable budget for players this season especially now they are resigned to losing £10million-rated striker Connor Wickham this summer. That money would be a significant war-chest for the Suffolk club and Marney could be one player attracted by a move to East Anglia and a return closer to his roots (Marney was born in Barking, Essex)

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Friday June 17 2011
Time: 6:58PM

Comments

0
It's all hotting up! All we need now is some actual action not speculation!
turfmanphil
17/06/2011 19:01:00
0
7 goals from 33 appearances!!!! are your sure he's not a goalkeeper? .... rubbish .... must do better
hollinsclaret
17/06/2011 23:16:00
0
How many 'nos' does it take from Cotts before it becomes a 'yes'?
Couch Potato
18/06/2011 09:27:00
0
Oh you mean Steve 'Vicar of Dibley' Cotterill ? No,No, No..Yes? :-)
turfmanphil
18/06/2011 09:42:00
0
Don't know much about the lad but have faith in EH, hope for good news on the McCann and Cork front. I see Eagles and Everton has surface again must be every season this happens, not really fussed if Eagles or Bikey goes as long as we get a few quid for them.
Fedupclaret
18/06/2011 09:52:00
0
"I haven't heard anything and he is someone I want to keep at the club," Barnsley manager, Keith Hill told the club's official website. "As far as I am concerned Danny is going nowhere and no-one has approached us about him." .
turfmanphil
18/06/2011 15:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Burnley Articles

Dyche - We Remain Realistic On Finances

Manager Sean Dyche has again been speaking about the long term stability of Burnley when it comes to finances ahead of the coming 2017/18 campaign.

Huddersfield Striker In - Gray To Everton?

It was being reported over the weekend that Burnley were planning an £8million bid for Huddersfield Town striker Nakhi Wells, with Everton continuing to circle Andre Gray.

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

2017/18 Final Weekend Details

With the release of the Premier League fixtures last week and last Wednesday seeing the EFL following suit, the full details for the final weekends across...

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)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By:
Heaton24%
Lowton6%
Long1%
Tarkowski1%
Ward1%
Arfield6%
Hendrick1%
Westwood4%
Brady4%
Vokes40%
Gray1%
Sub - Berg Gudmundsson1%
Sub - Barnes1%
Sub - Defour9%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.cornwallclaret6
2.Irishclaret3
3.Mike Mada1
Write for Vital Football