Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

The Rumour Mill- Danny Coyne

The Rumour Mill- Danny Coyne

Danny Coyne, has had a fairly turbelent stint since signing for the Clarets in the close season of 2004/5.

He was one of the first few signings that Steve Cotterill brought to the club in his first season as manager after the departure of Stan Ternent.It was made clear that Coyne would be given the No 1 keeper role ahead of stalwart, Brian Jensen. He has retained the Number One squad number now for three seasons.

In practice,it hasnt really worked out that way on the pitch and Coyne has fallen prey to a number of long term injuries including cruciate problems and has been unable to make any consistent inroads into establishing himself as the natural first choice goalkeeper over 'The Beast'

This season he has only featured in 12 matches and now that the gaffer has patched up his differences with Jensen,originally on the transfer list back in January, Coyne has again taken a back seat on the bench for the past six matches!

Coyne's contract is up for renewal in the close season and its widely believed by the fans that he will be out of contract and available for transfer. The manager of course is remaining tight-lipped on the situation but the 'News of the World' today suggests that Norwich are showing some interest in the Welsh International.

It remains to be seen whether this paper gossip contains any truth but either way the feeling is that Danny's days are numbered at Turf Moor.



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Sunday April 22 2007
Time: 3:15PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Audio - Dyche On Tough Day At Stoke

Manager Sean Dyche has reflected on another tough day for Burnley as they lost to Stoke City in today's Premier League action.

Stats: Stoke City v Burnley

All the stats from Stoke City (2) vs (0) Burnley, Bet365 Stadium, 3/12/16 Att: 27306

Team Sheets - Stoke City v Burnley

Burnley go to the bet365 Stadium as the visitors to Stoke for the latest Premier League game.

Stoke City v Burnley - Follow On Twitter

Burnley go to the bet365 Stadium as the visitors to Stoke today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

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)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By:
Robinson0%
Flanagan25%
Keane25%
Mee0%
Ward0%
Arfield0%
Hendrick0%
Marney0%
Boyd0%
Barnes25%
Gray0%
Sub - Vokes0%
Sub - Tarkowski25%
Sub - Kightly0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 13 9 3 1 30 18
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
7 Man Utd 13 5 5 3 20 3
8 Everton 13 5 4 4 19 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
11 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
12 AFC Bournemouth 13 4 3 6 15 -4
13 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
14 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
15 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
16 Middlesbrough 13 2 6 5 12 -3
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 13 3 2 8 11 -17
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 7:45PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 18 2016 4:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Irishclaret2
Write for Vital Football