Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Burnley X-Files: Leon No Longer To Cort Charlton!

Burnley X-Files: Leon No Longer To Cort Charlton!

34 year old Leon Cort is one of nine players to be released by Charlton Athletic. Cort of course used to ply his trade with Burnley. The Stoke City defender came to Turf Moor in January 2010 for £1.5 million after signing a three-and-a-half-year deal. At the time, Burnley were playing their first season in the top flight for 33 years but had just lost their charismatic gaffer, Owen Coyle with Brian Laws now at the helm. It would not prove a successful move and he could not help his side avoid relegation back to the Championship. Cort found opportunities in the second tier limited and loans at Preston and Charlton Athletic followed. The Guyana international signed a permanent deal with the Addicks in January 2012 after making just 19 first team appearances for the Clarets. His career began to take off again after helping the League One side gain promotion back to the Championship and his contract was extended by a year in May 2013. He now leaves 'The Valley' though having notched up 33 appearances for the Addicks.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Sunday May 25 2014
Time: 7:41AM

Comments

0
Was he that bad? Maybe he was just in a team led by a manager that was clueless. U just wonder what Dyche would have got out of him!
turfmanphil
25/05/2014 18:05:00
0
Better Cork than Cort.
Couch Potato
26/05/2014 08:55:00
0
he d be a good for us jack cork ,,,,,
claretdog
02/06/2014 14:02:00
0
he d be a good for us jack cork ,,,,,
claretdog
02/06/2014 14:02:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Vital Preview - Burnley v Hull City

A big battle at the top sees Burnley play host to league leaders Hull tomorrow with the Clarets probably knowing avoiding defeat is a must with a win potentially priceless.

Match Day Officials v Hull

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Hull this weekend.

January PotM Nomination - Mee

The January nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month Award are in.

January MotM Nomination - Dyche

The January nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month Award are in.

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Profile
Paul 8c8
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burnley v Hull
Suggested By:
Burnley win58%
Hull win28%
Draw14%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 28 17 5 6 56 27
2 Middlesbrough 27 17 4 6 55 23
3 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
4 Burnley 29 14 10 5 52 21
5 Derby County 29 13 11 5 50 14
6 Ipswich 29 13 9 7 48 3
7 Sheff Wed 29 12 11 6 47 11
8 Birmingham 29 13 8 8 47 9
9 Cardiff 29 11 11 7 44 5
10 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
11 Forest 29 9 12 8 39 5
12 Wolves 29 10 9 10 39 -1
13 Q.P.R. 29 8 12 9 36 0
14 Preston 29 8 12 9 36 -2
15 Leeds Utd 29 8 12 9 36 -4
16 Reading 29 9 8 12 35 0
17 Huddersfield 29 8 8 13 32 -3
18 Blackburn 27 6 12 9 30 0
19 Fulham 28 6 10 12 28 -5
20 MK Dons 28 7 5 16 26 -18
21 Rotherham 29 7 4 18 25 -18
22 Bristol City 29 5 10 14 25 -23
23 Charlton 29 5 9 15 24 -29
24 Bolton 29 3 12 14 21 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 12:30PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.WelshClaret9
2.Grimsby Claret3
3.cornwallclaret3
4.stevewright702
5.Mike Mada1