Burnley - Berisha on that Injury
UK time is: 15:35:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Berisha on that Injury

The Clarets winger, Besart Berisha has been out of action since the 22-year-old damaged his right knee during Albania's 3-0 friendly win over Malta a few weeks ago.

'It's unfortunate that I have got injured,' he said. 'I did it competing for a header and felt my right knee tighten.

'It's not an easy time for me because it's the first time in my career I've had an injury as serious as this.

'But I am a fighter and will give everything in order to play football as soon as possible again.

'But, at the same time, it's important that my injury is allowed to recover completely. It will be a hard few weeks for me because I don't like not being able to play football.'

The injury also forced him to miss Albania's Euro 2008 qualifier against the Netherlands last night. This was probably the worst time he could have got the injury bearing in mind he seemed to be recently on song for Albania.

He of course scored that goal at Turf Moor in the England B International against Albania earlier this year. His performance in that match catching the eye of gaffer, Steve Cotterill leading to the signing.

In the friendly also against Malta, he scored an impressive goal and made another in their 3-0 win.

He maybe looked a little raw in the pre-season friendlies but lets hope the player recovers from his injury soon and the gaffer can start to include him in his team selection thinking.

Besart certainly seems to be enjoying his new club and is quoted as saying the following:

'Burnley is a super club and good for my general wellbeing,

'As players, we respect each other and there is a good spirit within the team. There are a lot of good players and we will give everything in order to have a successful season.'




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:Thursday September 13 2007

Time: 11:07AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Damn he has cruciate ligament damage and will be out for season (see above article) Damn,damn,damn!!
turfmanphil
Report Abuse
13/09/2007 15:06:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Burnley Articles

Bristol City v Burnley - Team Line Ups (Saturday August 29 2015)

Audio - Barton On Burnley Move (Friday August 28 2015)

Barton - Unlucky For Some (Friday August 28 2015)

Barton In On A One-Year Deal (Friday August 28 2015)

Audio - Dyche Discusses Joey Barton (Thursday August 27 2015)

Gray On Clarets Move & Derby Tickets (Wednesday August 26 2015)

Derby Moved For The Cameras (Monday August 24 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 Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Burnley 1 - 0 Brentford
Ipswich 2 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 2 - 2 Birmingham
Leeds Utd 1 - 1 Burnley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Sheff Wed 4 1 2 1 1 5
11. Forest 4 1 2 1 0 5
12. Preston 4 1 2 1 0 5
13. Burnley 4 1 2 1 -1 5
14. Brentford 3 1 1 1 1 4
15. Leeds Utd 4 0 4 0 0 4
16. Derby County 4 0 4 0 0 4

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

How They Line Up At Ashton Gate
Bristol City : 29/08/2015 14:57:00
Team Line-Ups: Sheffield Wednesday v Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough : 29/08/2015 14:40:00
Rotherham v Fulham - Team-Sheets
Fulham : 29/08/2015 14:22:01
Team News - Huddersfield Town v QPR
Q.P.R. : 29/08/2015 14:03:00
Has Fulham`s Search for a defender been satisfied?
Fulham : 29/08/2015 12:57:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bristol City v Burnley
Suggested By:  VitalBurnley
Burnley win 58%
Bristol City win 14%
Draw 28%