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
The Burnley Injury Table Situation (Friday March 27 2015)
Saints defeat but rest lose too!! (Monday March 23 2015)
Audio - Dyche On Southampton Penalty Decision (Sunday March 22 2015)
Stats: Southampton v Burnley (Saturday March 21 2015)
The Burnley Walking Wounded - Injury Table (Friday March 20 2015)
Buoyant Burnley Marching into St Marys! (Wednesday March 18 2015)
Petition to FA to #stopdiving in Football (Tuesday March 17 2015)
Turf Titbits (Tuesday March 17 2015)
Burnley Boyd Up by City Win, By George! (Sunday March 15 2015)
My Gawd Footy Life is Hard...City Next! (Saturday March 14 2015)
|15. Hull City||30||6||10||14||-12||28|
|16. Aston Villa||30||7||7||16||-20||28|
|20. Leicester City||29||4||7||18||-21||19|
|Leicester Ticket Prices Too High?
» Leicester City : 27/03/2015 20:50:01
|Hull Get Pathetic FA Charge
» Hull City : 27/03/2015 20:41:00
|Liverpool: Pjanic Speculation Growing
» Liverpool : 27/03/2015 19:36:00
|Stoke's March goal of the month
» Stoke : 27/03/2015 19:24:00
|Adam wins Crystal Palace man of the match poll
» Stoke : 27/03/2015 19:18:00