Date:Wednesday July 18 2012
22-year-old Burnley striker, Alex MacDonald has agreed a new 12-month deal. His contract expired this summer and there had been some delay reaching an agreement. MacDonald came through the club`s youth system and made seven appearances for the Clarets last season, taking his total number of senior games for Burnley to fifteen. The Scotland under-21 international was sent out on loan to League 2, Plymouth towards the end of last season and he helped them retain their league status scoring four goals in eighteen appearances.MacDonald`s efforts with Plymouth alerted a number of clubs to his talents but it looks like his ambition lies with Burnley FC
MacDonald has now joined the squad in their pre-season training programme and could feature in their first summer friendly when they play Alrincham away this Saturday.
Macdonald talking about his new deal said:
"It`s something I wanted, I didn`t want to move away.
"I finally signed, and it`s a season I`m looking forward to - a make or break season for myself.
"I`ve been at the club a long time and never really made myself a first team regular.
"If I don`t do that this time, maybe it will be time to move on and look at things.
"But I`m not looking at that, only at breaking into the first team and staying there.
"It`s up to myself, I believe in my own ability, that I`m good enough."
Talking about interest from other clubs, including Plymouth he said:
"I knew I had an offer here, I spoke to the manager quite a few times over the season and he promised me something for this year, but I had a few clubs interested in me, and I had a few offers.
"But I think I`ve come to the right decision for me and my family."
Date:Wednesday July 18 2012
Pre-season Pressing on at Preston! (Monday July 28 2014)
Rumour Mill Update-Oh Bhoy, Efe Ambrose! (Sunday July 27 2014)
The Dawson and Deeney Bidding Wars Hot Up! (Sunday July 27 2014)
Weekly Rumour Mill-Shall We Get Chalobah? (Sunday July 27 2014)
Burnley on Tracky against Accy! (Sunday July 27 2014)
The Friendly Gentlemen of Verona! (Saturday July 26 2014)
Accy Backy! (Saturday July 26 2014)
Big, Small 8-0 Win in Austria Over FC Big-Small!! (Monday July 21 2014)
The Austria Tour and FC Großklein Friendly (Sunday July 20 2014)
Knockbacks and Bouncebacks in the Transfer Window (Sunday July 20 2014)
|2. Aston Villa||0||0||0||0||+0||0|
|5. Crystal Palace||0||0||0||0||+0||0|
|7. Hull City||0||0||0||0||+0||0|
|So Suarez Was Too Good For Liverpool Too, Right?
» Arsenal : 31/07/2014 00:12:00
|Swansea City Boss: More Signings To Come
» Swansea : 30/07/2014 21:09:00
|Borini Poll Result..
» Sunderland : 30/07/2014 18:15:00
|Ghanaian International Coming On Loan?
» Sunderland : 30/07/2014 17:20:00
» Chelsea : 30/07/2014 17:14:00