Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Kiraly's former coach is gutted!

Kiraly's former coach is gutted!

The Crystal Palace goalkeeping coach,Tony Burns is glowing in his praise today for our new Hungarian keeper, Gabor Kiraly. It would appear Tony might be a betting man and seems certain Kiraly will have success with the Clarets.

He also appears to be rather upset that the 31-year-old international has left the Eagles.

Speaking to the Lancashire Telegraph Sport he is quoted as saying

'I'm very disappointed. As a goalkeeping coach, I would have liked to have seen him stay.

'He's a massive bargain. He did a great job at Crystal Palace and I know there are a lot of people here who are sad to see him leave.

'He's one we will definitely miss.'

This is all rather interesting, and the Clarets might get the chance to see Gabor's potential at the Accy friendly this Saturday!

We shall have to see whether 'The Beast' has any say in this matter and whether he can convince Steve Cotterill that he should be the Number One keeper choice. Brian Jensen probably came off best over the last two seasons in the friendly battle with Danny Coyne (who has since departed for Tranmere)

Danny was not helped by two serious injuries; one to his cruciate ligament. This gave Brian the chance to perform and he has done so admirably despite a mid-season wobble that saw him transfer listed after complaining about being dropped in favour of loan Wigan keeper, Pollitt.

Now reinstated, we shall have to see how he reacts should Kiraly become the first choice keeper.

One thing is certain, 'The Beast' does have better dress sense and I suspect many Clarets remain to be convinced about the adornment of 'pants' by the Hungarian keeper during games!

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Tuesday July 10 2007
Time: 9:24PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Burnley Post Net Loss

Burnley have confirmed a net loss of £3.7m on the year to June 2016, which compares to record £30.1m profits on figures from the previous season.

EFL Cup To Fast Track Video Assistance?

It's been reported this week that the Football Association could now fast track video assistant referee help for match day officials in the League Cup.

Match Day Officials v Tottenham (1/4/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Tottenham Hotspur this Saturday.

The Burnley FC Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Burnley FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

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)

Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur
Suggested By:
Burnley win100%
Tottenham win0%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 15 2017 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 23 2017 2:15PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 29 2017 5:30PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.cornwallclaret10
2.Irishclaret8
3.WelshClaret1
4.possetclaret1
5.Mike Mada1
Write for Vital Football