Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Stoke get Whelan

Stoke get Whelan

Stoke City have signed Glenn Whelan from Sheffield Wednesday for £500,000 to take the winger to the Britannia Stadium on a three-and-a-half year contract

Whelan had been the subject of bids from both the Clarets and Plymouth Argyle earlier in the transfer window.

He would have been out of contract at the end of the season.

This will dishearten a number of Clarets fans. The Clarets were believed to have had a bid of £400,000 turned down by the Owls so if they really wanted him, you would have thought an extra £100,000 plus could have been found somewhere to outbid one of our rivals for promotion.

Oh well it looks like we have lost all four of our targets, Riordan, Robson, Whelan and Carrusca. The transfer window is now shut so unless there are any early announcements of deals already done tomorrow,thats it until the Summer unless we have more UK loans lined up.


Share article via email
Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Friday February 1 2008
Time: 12:21AM

Comments

0
What the hell is this club doing? One point off the play-offs and all we can manage is three loans?
turfmanphil
01/02/2008 00:23:00
0
I know it's pretty rubbish, OC must think that the players have it in them. Although 3 ok signings, I'm most impressed with the young gunner though, nice one.
AccyClaret
01/02/2008 08:59:00
0
Sounds like we nearly got the Argy but the club changed terms at the last minute to something that wasnt acceptable to player, still a chance we could sign him in Summer according to Coyle in LT. Just hope we havent missed a chance by not increasing the squad further now considering out position with all to play for
turfmanphil
01/02/2008 13:00:00
0
We have got it all to play for now. It's up to the lads now to prove their worth. At least Wade Elliott is still in a claret shirt. Can really show everyone in this league our intentions tomorrow against West Brom
AccyClaret
01/02/2008 13:23:00
0
I suppose with Lafferty still here and soon to be available, with presumably Carlisle & Mahon not too far off with these hamstring problems plus Duff looking close to return then maybe Berisha later, things could be worse. 3 new faces in, one out, 2 extra additions to squad although you cant really count Adam Kay and Jay is out on loan too! Would have felt a lot better had we made just one more permanent signing of the calibre of Riordan or Argy
turfmanphil
01/02/2008 14:03:00
0
we had lots of players linked and out of all of them we got cole, on loan.
tomlaw
01/02/2008 16:41:00
0
Still think we've got the quality in the squad to do it this time, ok the numbers are down but when the injuries return OC will have a good selection.
AccyClaret
01/02/2008 17:24:00
0
Still not happy with the lack of signings though, wish we'd of bought some players!
AccyClaret
01/02/2008 17:25:00
0
Yeah I was a bit deflated this morning when I found out young Randall was all we'd signed..no chance of a Caldwell-esque announcement now!! But I like Phils optimistic view and things could be worse. Always look on the bright side of life...
SaintClaret
01/02/2008 17:29:00
0
Think you've got to as a Claret.
AccyClaret
01/02/2008 19:05:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

No More Quarter Final Replays For Burnley

Should Burnley progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

Burnley's Parachute Payments In 2015/16

With the 2015-16 season behind us, the final television allocation money based on final league positions have been confirmed - and here's what Burnley...

Jutkiewicz 'Gutted' By Barton's Rangers Move

Jutkiewicz has hailed the dressing room presence Barton offered, which means he's been left 'gutted' at the loss to Burnley as a result but can see why he wanted the Rangers challenge.

Burnley Announce Morecambe Friendly

Burnley have today announced the second pre season friendly of the summer as Sean Dyche and the boys gear back up for a return to the Premier League.

Vital Burnley Social Media

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Have Your Say

Suggest an article
Suggest a poll
As featured on NewsNow:Burnley newsBurnley News 24/7

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Editor email
Profile
Paul 8c8
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Charlton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Heaton66%
Lowton0%
Keane1%
Mee0%
Ward7%
Boyd4%
Marney1%
Barton3%
Arfield0%
Vokes1%
Gray5%
Sub - Barnes0%
Sub - Dyer0%
Sub - Duff12%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.cornwallclaret13
2.WelshClaret8
3.Irishclaret7
4.Mike Mada3
5.Grimsby Claret2
6.DavidT441