UK time is: 12:54:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Burnley X-Files: Vokes signs for Brighton

22-year old Wolverhampton Wanderers and Wales striker Sam Vokes has signed for Brighton and Hove Albion until the end of the season.

Sam Vokes was of course recently playing for Burnley on loan but returned to Molineux after his loan spell expired on the 15th January. He arrived at Turf Moor in November last year and in the end made just nine appearances for the club scoring two goals.

Towards the end of his spell at the club, Vokes found opportunities limited and despite Eddie Howe hinting he wanted to extend Vokes loan deal, it was probably the lack of games that led to Wolves manager, Mick McCarthy refusing to extend the loan contract.

Vokes had earlier been linked with a move to Brighton and a loan deal looked almost certain after he was reportedly at their FA Cup game against Newcastle in the Amex Stadium. He was probably further impressed by their 1-0 victory over the Premier League side.

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 30 2012

Time: 11:35AM

Your Comments

Wonder if Howe is wishing he had played him more now? Can McQuoid fill Vokes shoes? We have to hope so unless another striker comes in before the window closes.
turfmanphil
As long as Sam gets sent off at the Turf, along with 2 or 3 of his new mates, all will be well.
Couch Potato
Would have liked to sign Vokes, just gave us a different look up front. Does anyone know how long has he left on his contract at Wolves, may be cheeky bid in the summer.
Fedupclaret
What the hell happened there then ??
hollinsclaret
What the hell happened there then ??
hollinsclaret
Austin, JayRod, Pato, Ings, Hines, Stanislav, Wallace, Treacy, McQuoid, McDonald + Youth, thats about 11 players who could be knocking on the door for a starting place where a maximum of only 4 will get a shirt and some may argue only 3 should be getting a shirt if you select McCann, Marney and Bartley. I think Vokes has done the best thing for him and wish him luck with Gus!
VinRogue
Totally agree with VR. We have enough strikers at the club.
AdamBurnleyFan
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Burnley Articles

Weekly Rumour Mill-A Couple of Links! (Saturday October 25 2014)

The Question-Ings! (Saturday October 25 2014)

Can Burnley Win for Toffees? (Saturday October 25 2014)

Burnley Keepers on the Move! (Friday October 24 2014)

Grim and Bear It in Top Flight! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Archived Burnley Articles

List All Vital Burnley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 8 2 3 3 -1 9
15. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9
16. Crystal Palace 8 2 2 4 -3 8
17. Sunderland 8 1 5 2 -7 8
18. Newcastle 8 1 4 3 -6 7
19. Burnley 8 0 4 4 -9 4
20. Q.P.R. 8 1 1 6 -12 4

Breaking League News

Burnley V Everton Match Preview
Everton : 25/10/2014 12:40:00
Weekly Rumour Mill-A Couple of Links!
Burnley : 25/10/2014 10:16:00
Carrick on Comeback Trail
Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:40:00
Is Garay The Man?
Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:36:00
The Question-Ings!
Burnley : 25/10/2014 09:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

No Win Yet! How Confident Are You That We Will Avoid Relegation?
Suggested By:  Vital Burnley Admin
Very Confident 30%
Moderately Confident 14%
Slightly Confident 3%
Not Confident but Hoping 14%
We Will Definitely Go Down! 39%