Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Rumour Mill-It's Just Like Having A Church?

Rumour Mill-It's Just Like Having A Church?

Burnley are understood to have made an enquiry for 24 year old, Reading forward Simon Church according to the Burnley Express but if true they could face compeition from Millwall with reports that a £250,000 deal could be on the cards.

The forward is now back at the Madejski Stadium following a loan spell at Huddersfield Town. The loan contract completed at the end of last year.

The Welsh international is now well down the pecking order at the Madejski having made just one appearance, a Capital One cup game for the Royals all season.

Church was a prominent figure in Reading's promotion to the top flight as Champions last season scoring seven goals in 30 games but he is now clearly out of favour at the club. He has scored a total of 30 career goals in 170 matches and picked up 19 caps for Wales since making his international debut in 2009. Although a recognised striker, he can also play on the wing.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Friday January 11 2013
Time: 9:19AM

Comments

0
Interesting link since this is coming from the local media. Quite an high-profile player that could do well at Turf Moor
turfmanphil
11/01/2013 09:24:00
0
Not sure about this one myself. I havent heard many rave reviews about him in the last few years?
Claretdale
11/01/2013 13:08:00
0
I'm struggling to see how and where he would fit in, possibly more in the sorts of roles now being played by Pato and Ings than by Charlie and Vokes. I would have thought our priorities lay elsewhere. But the jigsaw could, of course, get more complicated first before the pieces fall into place later.
Couch Potato
11/01/2013 14:53:00
0
Could be a contingency should we lose Austin and Paterson in the summer or maybe even January?
turfmanphil
11/01/2013 15:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

Robinson Pens 12 Month Burnley Extension

Burnley have today confirmed that experienced goalkeeper Paul Robinson has penned a 12 month extension to his time at Turf Moor.

Clarets Training Camp Confirmed

Burnley are heading off to the border of Switzerland and France, for a pre-season training camp once again.

Ward's Euro Journey - Gilks Completes Rangers Move

Gilks had been a teammate of Ward's at Burnley but he was released by Dyche after failing to make a first-team appearance in the league. He's now signed for Rangers.

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Editor email
Profile
Paul 8c8
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Charlton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Heaton57%
Lowton1%
Keane1%
Mee2%
Ward4%
Boyd5%
Marney2%
Barton3%
Arfield1%
Vokes2%
Gray6%
Sub - Barnes1%
Sub - Dyer1%
Sub - Duff14%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Turfy Topper35
2.In Dyche We Trust15
3.8clarets812
4.WelshClaret7
5.DavidT441
6.cornwallclaret1