Burnley - Rumour Mill-Cardiff Rival Burnley For Shackell?
UK time is: 04:30:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rumour Mill-Cardiff Rival Burnley For Shackell?

It is no secret that Burnley are interested in bringing 28 year old Derby defender, Jason Shackell to Turf Moor.

Burnley are reported to already have had an 800,000 offer rejected but now it looks like they could face compeition from Cardiff City if reports in the Daily Mail are true.

In a bidding war, Burnley could easily lose out following reports that Cardiff City's Malaysian owners have detailed a 100m investment pledge for squad strengthening, debt repayment and upgrading facilities.

Contrast that with 'ickle old Burnley who will not even release the whole amount of the 7 million received from the sale of Jay Rodruiguez for squad building and you begin to see how already we look like paupers in the Championship.

Fortune must favour the brave when you look at the financial mess Cardiff have found themselves in over the years having now still managed to wriggle themselves free.

Current reports suggest that the Bluebirds (who now actually play in a red kit..oh dear!) have already offered 1 million for the former Norwich, Wolves and Barnsley defender.

It remains to be seen if they manage to snatch the back-four catch from under our noses!

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:Saturday June 16 2012

Time: 9:05AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Anyone know why Derby are willing to sell, after just one season? The sums being offered thus far, for a supposed key player, are quite modest.
Couch Potato
Report Abuse
16/06/2012 09:52:00

Ummm! is this another Leicester city but in red perhaps lol ? let's see if it meant to be with shackell plenty more fish if not....
hollinsclaret
Report Abuse
16/06/2012 10:01:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Burnley Articles

Audio - Dyche On Bristol City Win (Saturday August 29 2015)

Stats: Bristol City v Burnley (Saturday August 29 2015)

Bristol City v Burnley - Team Line Ups (Saturday August 29 2015)

Audio - Barton On Burnley Move (Friday August 28 2015)

Barton - Unlucky For Some (Friday August 28 2015)

Barton In On A One-Year Deal (Friday August 28 2015)

Audio - Dyche Discusses Joey Barton (Thursday August 27 2015)

Archived Burnley Articles

List All Vital Burnley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Bristol City 1 - 2 Burnley
Burnley 1 - 0 Brentford
Ipswich 2 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 2 - 2 Birmingham
Leeds Utd 1 - 1 Burnley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Middlesbrough 5 2 2 1 4 8
7. Birmingham 4 2 2 0 3 8
8. Charlton 5 2 2 1 2 8
9. Burnley 5 2 2 1 0 8
10. Leeds Utd 5 1 4 0 1 7
11. MK Dons 5 2 1 2 1 7
12. Wolves 5 2 1 2 -1 7

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Late Win Delights Ramsey
Q.P.R. : 30/08/2015 00:00:01
Q.P.R. : 29/08/2015 23:48:00
Chery on Top
Q.P.R. : 29/08/2015 23:38:01
Karanka proud in victory
Middlesbrough : 29/08/2015 21:41:00
Boro surge to victory
Middlesbrough : 29/08/2015 21:30:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bristol City MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Heaton 50%
Darikwa 0%
Duff 0%
Keane 50%
Mee 0%
Boyd 0%
Jones 0%
Arfield 0%
Kightly 0%
Vokes 0%
Gray 0%
Sub - Jutkiewicz 0%
Sub - Vossen 0%
Sub - Taylor 0%