Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

More Burnley Rumours- Robbie Blake

More Burnley Rumours- Robbie Blake

Yep, its that old Robbie Blake rumour again!

This time 'The People' have suggested Cotterill wants to bring the Clarets legend back to Turf Moor for £250,000.

The popular former Claret is now 31 and if he returned could he capture the form that once thrilled the Clarets faithful?

He is still not that old and it would be hard to imagine the player being happy to continue his football in League One. That's assuming Leeds can even sort out their administration problems (otherwise known as Ken Bates)!

Still we have heard all this before although I suspect this is one rumour that certainly would please most of the Clarets fans should he return and it could be a boost for Season Ticket sales too!

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Sunday July 8 2007
Time: 11:22AM

Comments

0
these emotional returns for former greats never work out. surely you're better off looking for new blood?
Dales_Dad
09/07/2007 09:35:00
0
Things seem to be hotting up today in relation to this rumour. The Sun suggests Blake is in talks with Burnley FC and a number of other papers link the potential transfer. BBC Sport report:'Leeds striker Robbie Blake is in talks with Burnley about a £500,000 return to Turf Moor. (Various)' If Blake does get anywhere near the form he had for the Clarets he will be adored by the Clarets faithful and never give up on a player who could buck the trend that Dales-Dad refers to!
turfmanphil
10/07/2007 21:02:00
0
The latest according to local rag, 'Lancashire Telegraph': 'Robbie Blake has NOT yet signed for Burnley, the Lancashire Telegraph can reveal. Reports today suggested that the Leeds striker tied up a deal last night to return to Turf Moor. But that is not the case. Burnley ARE interested in re-signing him but are waiting for the buy-out decision at Elland Road before making a move. That decision is expected this afternoon.
turfmanphil
10/07/2007 21:31:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

West Ham Confidence For Wood

Striker Chris Wood has said that Burnley were always confident the equaliser would come against West Ham United this weekend.

Vital View - Premier League - 14th-15th October 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 14th-15th October.

Dyche Content With West Ham Point

Manager Sean Dyche has said it's hard to be disappointed with Burnley taking a point from West Ham United this weekend.

It Mata's To Juan, Why Not All?

Manchester United's Juan Mata has again called on Premier League players to match his pledge of 1% of their salary being donated to charity.

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)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Pope18%
Lowton0%
Tarkowski0%
Mee0%
Ward0%
Brady0%
Cork16%
Defour16%
Arfield0%
Hendrick0%
Wood0%
Sub - Berg Gudmundsson50%
Sub - Vokes0%
Sub - Barnes0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Irishclaret5
2.cornwallclaret4
3.Grimsby Claret2
Write for Vital Football