UK time is: 17:31:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Manager Says-Colchester 2-3 Burnley

'I thought we played very well today and I actually think 3-2 probably flattered them a bit,said the Clarest gaffer,

'It was a game we deserved to win and the only disappointing thing is that we didn't keep a clean sheet.

'The other slight disappointment is that we didn't score five goals, which we deserved.

'That gives us a good boost going into the two-week break now. That's unfortunate because we could have done without it. But to be in the top half of the table on six points and with a game in hand at home is okay.'

Graham Alexander also made his Clarest debut yesterday in a midfield role rather than his normal right back position. Steve Cotteril had this to say about the former Preston captain.

'Graham gave me exactly what I expected. He has played in there before and I wouldn't have put him in there if I thought it was going to be something he couldn't deal with.

'He can and I thought he was first class. He was a steadying influence, doing the simple things well and we just have to get him a bit fitter now so that he doesn't come off with cramp.

'He is getting a little bit of stick for coming off for that. However, he had a young man alongside him in Chris McCann, who I thought was outstanding.

'Having people run forward into the box is always dangerous and we were pleased Chris managed to do that today, especially for the penalty.'

The gaffer is absolutely right about Alexander and especially McCann. The young midfielder probably had his most confident and commanding game in sometime.




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.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday September 2 2007

Time: 10:20AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
A good hard earned victory maybe all your fickle fans will get off his back for a while!!!
Dicksy
Report Abuse
04/09/2007 16:03:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Burnley Articles

Lafferty Extends Rotherham Spell (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Duff - Premiership's A Tough School (Wednesday April 1 2015)

The Burnley Injury Table Situation (Friday March 27 2015)

Saints defeat but rest lose too!! (Monday March 23 2015)

Stats: Southampton v Burnley (Saturday March 21 2015)

Buoyant Burnley Marching into St Marys! (Wednesday March 18 2015)

Archived Burnley Articles

List All Vital Burnley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Southampton 2 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 1 - 0 Man City
Liverpool 2 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 0 - 1 Swansea
Chelsea 1 - 1 Burnley
Man Utd 3 - 1 Burnley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 30 8 9 13 -12 33
15. Hull City 30 6 10 14 -12 28
16. Aston Villa 30 7 7 16 -20 28
17. Sunderland 30 4 14 12 -21 26
18. Burnley 30 5 10 15 -23 25
19. Q.P.R. 30 6 4 20 -23 22
20. Leicester City 29 4 7 18 -21 19

Breaking League News

De Gea on Champions League and Staying
Man Utd : 01/04/2015 17:29:01
Chelsea Duo Impress in England Defeat
Chelsea : 01/04/2015 17:23:01
Silva Targets That Elusive Trophy
Man City : 01/04/2015 17:07:01
Liverpool: Swap Walcott For Sterling?
Liverpool : 01/04/2015 16:59:01
N'Doye - I'll Play Where It Benefits The Team
Hull City : 01/04/2015 16:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Southampton MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Heaton 10%
Trippier 0%
Duff 0%
Shackell 0%
Mee 0%
Boyd 40%
Jones 0%
Arfield 40%
Barnes 0%
Vokes 0%
Ings 10%
Sub - Jutkiewicz 0%
Sub - Wallace 0%
Sub - Sordell 0%