Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Wolves Confirm Vokes Can Leave!

Wolves Confirm Vokes Can Leave!

Burnley's chances of signing former loan striker, Sam Vokes were improved today following an announcement that he would be allowed to leave Molineux.

'For Sam I think it is best to find a new challenge, I have spoken to him about that and we have had an honest, open discussion.' Wolves gaffer Ståle Solbakken told Wolves Official Website.

He continued: 'If an offer is right and Sam is happy and we are happy he will be allowed to leave on a permanent basis.

'We haven`t had any offers to date but just had an open chat with Sam two days ago about what is best for him and for us.'

Vokes still had 12 months remaining on his contract and it had already been announced that a decision on the striker's future was going to be made about the same time as their Ireland tour.

The 22-year-old Welsh international had loan spells with Championship sides Burnley and Brighton last season and both could now be in the market to sign him on a permanent deal. It is thought an asking price of £500,000 could be enough to secure his services.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Monday July 23 2012
Time: 4:00PM

Comments

0
Snap him up Eddie!! Will be miffed if the Seagulls get him!!
turfmanphil
23/07/2012 16:02:00
0
Cheap enough...I suppose it's up to him on where he want's to go and who can offer him the best deal, we could sign him and still have a good sum to come should Fletcher move on?
8clarets8
23/07/2012 16:16:00
0
Will see how much Eddie does want him on a permanent basis ( if he does) and if so if he is top priority. Would have thought we should be in a good position should it suit.
Claretdale
23/07/2012 17:04:00
0
It all went quiet on Josh McQuoid front too didn't it? Thought he might have been a stronger target but clearly not [Edited by turfmanphil]
turfmanphil
23/07/2012 17:09:00
0
Mcquoid had his qualities, but for me wasnt good enough. With no offence meant to the Cherries, if he was good enough he would probably have gone to a club in the championship?
Claretdale
23/07/2012 19:26:00
0
In the words of Shania Twain....... no not man a feel like a woman! tuther one........... "He don't impress me much".........
hollinsclaret
23/07/2012 20:11:00
0
Think I would have Vokes over McQuoid...Vokes gives us something different up front 500k would be a snip imo and he seems to fit Howe's criteria young with plenty to learn and already an established International the stumbling block would be how many games we can offer him? I would Imagine Pato, Austin and maybe Ings would be ahead of him, he would of course know Jay Rod has gone and Hines and maybe willing to fight for a place or would going to Brighton give him a more chance of first team football? I don't know only time will tell.
8clarets8
23/07/2012 20:26:00
0
...and if we are due 10-15% of the profit on the Fletcher deal with Sunderland, it could be a done deal for almost nothing - result!
Mike Mada
23/07/2012 21:44:00
0
Sign him Eddie.
WelshClaret
25/07/2012 12:21:00
0
Rumour going round in local media that we could have 2,but more likely one new face in by time of Bath game next Tuesday night. Priority midfielder with Stock mentioned again. T'other could be Vokes
turfmanphil
26/07/2012 12:46:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Lewis Tips Joshua to Win

Vital F1 - Blog: Sochi Preview

Recent Burnley Articles

18 Month FA Ban For Barton

The Football Association have today confirmed that Joey Barton has been banned for a period of 18 months following the investigation into his betting habits.

Tarkowski - Confidence Remains High

With the end of the 2016/17 season nearing, centre half James Tarkowski has said that confidence remains high in the Burnley camp as we seek Premier League survival.

Heaton Takes Player Of The Year 2017

Goalkeeper Tom Heaton was named as Burnley's Supporters' Player of the Year at the Turf Moor awards ceremony yesterday evening.

Dyche - We Can Overcome The Nerves

Manager Sean Dyche has admitted that with so few games remaining now as Burnley look to secure their Premier League status there might be some nervy moments...

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)

Manchester United MotM
Suggested By:
Heaton18%
Lowton7%
Keane17%
Mee28%
Ward7%
Boyd0%
Barton3%
Hendrick0%
Brady10%
Gray7%
Barnes0%
Sub-Tarkowski3%
Sub-Berg Gudmundsson0%
Sub-Agyei0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 33 25 3 5 78 40
2 Spurs 32 21 8 3 71 46
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 32 17 12 3 63 26
6 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
7 Arsenal 31 17 6 8 57 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 32 11 7 14 40 -5
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 33 11 5 17 38 -7
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 32 10 7 15 37 -12
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 33 4 12 17 24 -20
20 Sunderland 32 5 6 21 21 -32
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 5:30PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.cornwallclaret4
2.Irishclaret3
3.possetclaret1
The Vital Football Members League