Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Clarets International: Trapattoni faith in Treacy!

Clarets International: Trapattoni faith in Treacy!

Republic of Ireland manager, Giovanni Trapattoni has given Burnley winger Keith Treacy a bit of an International lifeline after calling him up for a friendly against Serbia.

It has been a frustrating and disappointing Euro 2012 for the Irish side and the rumour goes that Trapattoni is looking for new ideas and new players to improve future performances.

Treacy now appears to be one such player that he wants to look at more closely.

The friendly game against Serbia will be played in Belgrade on 15th August so if Eddie Howe had any intention of playing the former Preston wingman against Port Vale in the Carling Cup season opener, he will have to think again!

Keith Treacy, perhaps surprisingly remains the first and only Burnley player to play for the Republic of Ireland. He has been capped six times with the last his appearances coming as a substitute against Croatia in August of last year.

Treacy has not exactly taken his Burnley career by storm so far and media reports suggest a few clubs like Sheffield Wednesday and Barnsley could be mounting bids to sign him permanently.

Eddie Howe though seems so far happy to give the 23 year old, ex-Blackburn Rovers winger a second chance and he played in the pre-season opener today coming on in the second-half to play in Team B as the Clarets romped home to beat Altrincham 4-1 at Moss Lane. Treacy also set-up Burnley's fourth goal crossing for Charlie Austin to head home in the dying seconds of the game!

Let's hope it works out for Keith at Turf Moor and he can show us once and for all what he is capable of achieving!

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Saturday July 21 2012
Time: 5:39PM

Comments

0
I would really,really like to see Treacy 'do it' consistently for the Clarets! He seems to have the potential but so far something has been preventing him proving it!!
turfmanphil
21/07/2012 17:54:00
0
Treacy is a great player and Im not surprised he has been called up. So much ability. I really hope we give him a good chance next year, he could really deliver.
AdamBurnleyFan
21/07/2012 19:03:00
0
Agree with that TMP.
Claretdale
22/07/2012 19:11:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Vital View - Premier League - 18th November 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 18th November.

Instant Reactions - Burnley v Swansea (18/11/17)

Following yesterday's clash between Burnley and Swansea City, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Burnley v Swansea City

All the stats from Burnley (2) vs (0) Swansea City, Turf Moor, 18/11/17 Att: 18,895

Burnley v Swansea - Follow On Twitter - 18-11-17

Burnley are at Turf Moor with Swansea the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

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)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Pope2%
Lowton0%
Tarkowski0%
Mee10%
Ward0%
Berg Gudmundsson5%
Defour10%
Cork42%
Brady0%
Hendrick0%
Barnes31%
Sub - Vokes0%
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.Grimsby Claret11
2.cornwallclaret9
3.Irishclaret2
4.Portsrewart claret2
5.Mike Mada1
The Vital Football Members League