UK time is: 07:04:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Clarets in Euro 2008 Summary

Northern Ireland last night moved to to the top of their Euro 2008 Group table as they swopped places with Sweden after beating them 2-1 at Windsor Park. Current hotshot, David Healy scored a brace to compliment his hat-trick in the previous game against Liechtenstein! David Healy is becoming a bit of an enigma, he is struggling with his team Leeds but is raising his profile considerably on the Euro stage. One wonders if the January transfer window rumours of a Healy move to Turf Moor had any substance.

Oh well we can but speculate on that so lets look at how well our own Clarets did on the International Euro 2008 stage last night.

Steve Jones will be the most disappointed.It had been hoped he might have been considered a direct replacement for the suspended Northern International winger, Keith Gillespie. Lawrie Sanchez however chose to keep Jones on the bench and he didnt feature in the match at all.

Kyle Lafferty was maybe surprisingly dropped to the bench. He did however come on to replace Feeney after 79 minutes but didnt therefore have much time to make an impression.

Michael Duff played the full 90 minutes and after 25 minutes was presented with Northern Ireland's first opening chance but headed well over from a Chris Brunt corner.

Our fourth International, Danny Coyne played for Wales in goal as they had a comfortabale 3-0 win against minnows, San Marino in the Millennium Stadium. Their Euro 2008 ambitions though are all but over and despite the win they are now in fifth place with only six points after five matches.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 29 2007

Time: 9:44AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Burnley Articles

Point at Palace but Penalty Paid! (Monday September 15 2014)

Clarets Target Crystal Clear at Palace! (Thursday September 11 2014)

Burnley X-Files: Old Loans, New Clubs! (Tuesday September 9 2014)

Would Coyle Like Tangerines? (Monday September 8 2014)

Rumour Mill-Koby Arthur, Brum Brum! (Monday September 8 2014)

Just the Ticket-In the Foxes Lair! (Friday September 5 2014)

Dyche Names His 24! (Thursday September 4 2014)

Archived Burnley Articles

List All Vital Burnley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Burnley 0 - 0 Sunderland
Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd
Swansea 1 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 1 - 3 Chelsea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Stoke 5 1 2 2 -1 5
15. Sunderland 5 0 4 1 -1 4
16. Q.P.R. 5 1 1 3 -8 4
17. Burnley 5 0 3 2 -3 3
18. Newcastle 5 0 3 2 -6 3
19. Crystal Palace 4 0 2 2 -3 2
20. WBA 4 0 2 2 -5 2

Breaking League News

Everton V Crystal Palace Match Preview
Everton : 21/09/2014 04:35:00
Arsenal`s Control Freaks Take The Points
Arsenal : 21/09/2014 00:41:00
Liverpool : 20/09/2014 21:58:00
Swansea : 20/09/2014 21:23:00
Bodymoor Closed For Business After Arsenal Loss
Aston Villa : 20/09/2014 21:19:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How many points from next five games?
Suggested By:  Vital Burnley Admin
13-15 2%
10-12 6%
7-9 68%
4-6 6%
0-3 18%