Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Agent Kean: Mission Accomplished!

Agent Kean: Mission Accomplished!

Blackburn Rovers are relegated and their 11 year tenure in the top flight is finally over after losing 1-0 at home to Wigan Athletic tonight. Antolin Alcaraz headed the Latics to victory from a corner in the 87th minute ensuring their survival in the Premier League for another season.

Blackburn manager Steve Kean came under significant pressure throughout the game with the home crowd on his back all night.'Kean Out' banners were splattered all round Ewood with similar chants echoing round the ground. At times it was pure farce especially when a chicken draped in a Blackburn flag appeared in the Wigan box five minutes into the game and had to be caught by Latics goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi

There was also the case of the confused and frustrated Rovers fans who charged onto the pitch at the start of the second half chucking his season ticket into the dugout in disgust! Trouble was it was the wrong dugout!

It was also absolute mayhem after the final whistle with objects being thrown and the crowd swarming onto the pitch to protest . 'We want Venkys out' was the chant!

Burnley though can now look forward to playing their deadly enemy in the Championship next season on a level playing field and all Clarets fans will be raising a glass to Agent Kean tonight for a job well done! Full marks too to the organisers of the plane that flew over Ewood before kick-off carrying a message reading "In Venky's We Trust - Burnley"



So then Owen Coyle and Bolton next?

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Monday May 7 2012
Time: 10:02PM

Comments

0
I want to gloat but before I do, I am going to say imo Agent Kean has shown how to be dignified. Now bring on the derby next season.....jelly and ice cream time
VinRogue
07/05/2012 22:09:00
0
Venkys are a truly awful family though! They were not even at Ewood tonight. By all accounts they were so thick too they thought clubs couldn't be relegated from the Prem when they bought into them! Gawd help us Cluck,cluck..are we all in Eggstacy?
turfmanphil
07/05/2012 22:12:00
0
Flipping eck is it 11 years...wow where did that go?? I can remember it like yesterday...a few party's in Burnley tonight...Bolton next bring it on :)
8clarets8
07/05/2012 22:34:00
0
I'm coming over for that derby at TUrf Moor
nor-claret
07/05/2012 22:39:00
0
What a glorious occasion, can't wait for the derbies next season with Noblot next hopefully. What comes around goes around! BRFC Pride of Lahore
YorkshireClaret
07/05/2012 23:28:00
0
Hope its Coyles turn next!!
deadlydave
08/05/2012 00:19:00
0
On the subject of Noblot. I watched their destruction by Tottenham. The way the back line kept slipping out of sync against the Spurs quick attacks looked oddly familiar. Couldn't put a finger on it but could almost see Bikey, Mears, Carlisle and others making the same mistakes. Odd realy.
AndyHo
08/05/2012 06:23:00
0
Had a beer with young Grimsby last night to celebrate. lets hope its a double Celebration with Judas going down with the Chickens.
Grimsby Claret
08/05/2012 07:53:00
0
Carlsberg don't do Bank Holiday Mondays BUT IF THEY DID......:)
VinRogue
08/05/2012 07:54:00
0
Truth is Coyle has no tactical nous at all. His Plan A was to be creative and gung-ho, scoring more goals than he conceded (he isn't capable of creating a solid back 4). His Plan B? He doesn't do a Plan B. That's why we started to struggle under him in the Premiership and with panache (and cowardice) he baled at the wrong time (for us - or in the bigger picture, was it?). His bluster and strong people skills bought him time last season and he has been thoroughly exposed this season. Just hope that Stoke do the business on him come Saturday. With luck he'll soon end up eking out a living in the lower divisions in Scotland, he'll have had his 15 minutes of fame and we'll see the end of his repetitive sound bites.
Mike Mada
08/05/2012 08:10:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Retires?

Recent Burnley Articles

How Much Did Injuries Cost You In 2016/17

The numbers have been crunched on how much money sides had to fork out last season in the Premier League based on the injuries they suffered across the year.

Dyche's Preston Delight

Manager Sean Dyche was a happy man at full time in Burnley's most recent friendly against Preston North End.

Bardsley Is Dyche's Fourth Of The Summer

Stoke City right back Phil Bardsley has become Sean Dyche's fourth additional of the summer at Burnley.

Darikwa Heads To Forest

On Wednesday evening Burnley confirmed that right back Tendayi Darikwa had now completed a permanent move to Nottingham Forest.

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:
Heaton23%
Lowton4%
Long4%
Tarkowski2%
Ward1%
Arfield4%
Hendrick4%
Westwood3%
Brady3%
Vokes35%
Gray1%
Sub - Berg Gudmundsson4%
Sub - Barnes1%
Sub - Defour11%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.cornwallclaret5
2.Irishclaret3
3.WelshClaret1
4.Mike Mada1
The Vital Football Members League