Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Burnley X-Files: Chappy Roars for Millwall!

Burnley X-Files: Chappy Roars for Millwall!

Championship side Millwall have completed the signing of former Clarets midfielder Richard Chaplow on a free transfer. Chaplow has signed a two-year deal at the Den. Last season, he made four appearances for the Lions during a loan spell from Southampton.

'Delighted to be a Millwall player,' the 28-year-old wrote on Twitter.

'Looking forward to getting into the training and to get back playing.'

Many Clarets fans may well have been hoping that the player might have made a return to Burnley but there was never any strong links or even weak ones that the club were remotely interested in bringing the player back to Turf Moor.

Chaplow, born locally in Accrington came through Burnley's youth system to become a fans favourite in the first team. He had been at the club since the age of eight and spent twelve years at Turf Moor before a career change beckoned for the England Under 21 International

He joined West Bromwich Albion for a fee of £1.5 million on transfer deadline day in January 2005 signing a three-and-a-half year deal, with the option of a further season.

In February 2006, Chaplow signed a three-month loan deal with Championship side Southampton and this would be the first of three spells he would eventually have at the club. First though he would move to Preston North End in January 2008 on a three-year contract for £800,000 with a further £550,000 in add-ons bringing his three years at the Hawthorns to an end.

His second spell at St Marys followed in September 2010. He rejoined the Saints initially on a one month loan but this was eventually extended to the end of December. At the end of December 2010, it was announced Chaplow had agreed a two-and-a-half year permanent deal with Southampton for an undisclosed fee. Southampton though agreed to terminate Chaplow's contract this month.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Thursday July 18 2013
Time: 5:59PM

Comments

0
Well they say you should never take back a player who was with a club before but remember Robbie Blake. I know its a done deal now with Chaplow going to Millwall but given our current lack of incoming players I would have taken a punt.
Claretacchio
19/07/2013 15:45:00
0
Welcome back Claretacchio! Got yer private VB message, will respond separately over weekend mate! Mmmm wouldn't have said no to Chaplow but maybe time to move on?
turfmanphil
19/07/2013 22:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Double Arrival At Burnley

Burnley have completed the signing of former Bolton forward Thomas with midfielder Leitch also signing from Motherwell. The youngsters will link up with the Development Squad.

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.

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.cornwallclaret1