Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Carlisle to Northampton or Cobblers?

Carlisle to Northampton or Cobblers?

Aidy Boothroyd is clearly an admirer of Burnley's central defender, Clarke Carlisle. He was his boss at Watford and brought him to League 2 Northampton on loan last January.

The 32 year old defender helped the club avoid relegation with the Cobblers finishing in 20th spot, four points clear of the drop zone.

Boothroyd is now looking to sign Carlisle on a permanent deal.

'Conversations with Clarke are ongoing," he said.

'I thanked all the loan players on Friday for the work they have done with us. Clarke will have a lot of offers and we`ve got to put an offer together for him and make sure all the little things that are important in his life are right for him.'

Clarets fans have been resigned to losing Carlisle in the summer for most of the season and he clearly no longer features in Eddie Howe's future plans.

Good luck for the future though Clarke and thanks for the good times!

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Monday May 7 2012
Time: 11:29AM

Comments

0
Could Carlisle finish up in League 2 or has he still got more to give in the higher leagues? Reckon he could still do a job in League 1 but would struggle in Championship
turfmanphil
07/05/2012 11:33:00
0
Not sure TMP - I was surprised he ended up at Northampton this season.
claretdale
07/05/2012 15:57:00
0
Not a problem, wish him well in Division 1 or 2 with a team happy to allow him time off for PFA and media work. He wasn't on my keep list and he can be added to Easton, McDonald & Treacy.
VinRogue
07/05/2012 17:32:00
0
Just hope he's staying off the pop (though he might struggle tonight, its nearly Blackburn relegation time!!!) thanks for the good times indeed.
cubanclaret
07/05/2012 19:25:00
0
Think League 2 is probably the right level for him at this stage of his career. Whenever I saw him play for us he always gave his best - not the greatest player in the world but not the worst we have ever had either.
RickersTwickers
08/05/2012 19:39:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Officials - Arsenal v Burnley (22/1/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Arsenal and Burnley this Sunday.

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (20/1/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Vital Preview - Premier League, 21st-22nd Jan 2017

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Mixed Injury News For Burnley

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Burnley FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

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)

Arsenal v Burnley
Suggested By:
Burnley win50%
Arsenal win50%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Jan 22 2017 2:15PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
FA Cup
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 12 2017 1:30PM : Chelsea (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Irishclaret9
2.cornwallclaret9
3.WelshClaret3
4.Mike Mada2
5.charlie12
6.Bryan webster 1
Write for Vital Football