Ward could be first of four signings for Burnley

Stephen Ward completed his move to Burnley last night

Stephen Ward completed his move to Burnley last night

First published in News Lancashire Telegraph: Photograph of the Author by , Burnley FC reporter

BURNLEY hope Stephen Ward will be the first of four signings before the end of the transfer window.

It is understood the Clarets were keen to secure a minimum of two of their targets, and Stephen Ward was the first of those new additions, with the Republic of Ireland international signing a three-year deal with the Clarets last night.

Ward was on course to return to Championship side Brighton on a permanent move from Wolves on Thursday after the clubs agreed a fee. But the left back, who turns 29 next week, did not turn up for his medical as scheduled in the afternoon after Burnley trumped the offer at the 11th hour.

Brighton have been chasing Ward all summer after he made 53 appearances on a season-long loan at the Amex, and were understandably angered by the defender’s no-show.

The offer was immediately taken off the table, but after Burnley made their move there was no chance of a change of heart.

Ward has been allowed to move with Wolves’ blessing, but the same cannot be said of Wigan Athletic’s James McArthur.

The midfielder has also been the subject of interest from the Clarets on the eve of the Premier League season, but Wigan boss Uwe Rosler is not open to offers, with Burnley having a reported £4million bid rejected.

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“We made them aware of the situation – we don’t expect any more bids from Burnley because we told them the player is not for sale,” said Rosler.

“We didn’t give any valuation – we’re not looking to give any valuation because the player is not for sale.”

Burnley have so far met resistance for West Brom defender Craig Dawson and Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury but it is understood the Clarets are still in the hunt for both players.

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11:48am Sat 16 Aug 14

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12:18pm Sat 16 Aug 14

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[quote][p][bold]RobH2O .[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]AnotherPounding4Burn ley[/bold] wrote: This Div 1 player will be followed by more unflushable floaters, Dyche out Pulis in[/p][/quote]Friction burns play havoc with logic of this tug-artist.[/p][/quote]Hi Bobber Jobber, just to prove to you that I am what I say I am, and as promised I have entered a dream team in sky sports using my real name ID etc. Ooh how exciting. Unfortunately they have a letter limit on team names so AnotherPounding4Burn ley was not possible. So AP4B is the name of my team. Feel free to enter your own team. You and crispy and whomever are welcome. We could start our own league. maybe we could call it " Doomed I Tell Thee"? This way you will all see and experience my superior football knowledge. I will get to pound the living daylights out of all of you. Sounds too good to be true is what you are thinking. but this is just fantasy football and not real life you weirdos. Well? you lot got the minerals? Got what it takes or just full of hot gasses, I know what my guess would be. AnotherPounding4Burnley
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12:30pm Sat 16 Aug 14

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2:56pm Sat 16 Aug 14

AndyBFC says...

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Well? do you feel lucky?
Got the minerals?
You've been shooting it off all close season
Lets see how good you slack jawed hillbillies really are
Dyche or Mourinho
Hughes or Wenger
Pardew or Martinez
What kind of manager will you be when the chips are down?
You are such a pr!ck
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4:02pm Sat 16 Aug 14

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Got the minerals?
You've been shooting it off all close season
Lets see how good you slack jawed hillbillies really are
Dyche or Mourinho
Hughes or Wenger
Pardew or Martinez
What kind of manager will you be when the chips are down?
You are such a pr!ck
No one reads his rantings just himself we all give him the thumbs down.
[quote][p][bold]AndyBFC[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]AnotherPounding4Burn ley[/bold] wrote: Right then, further info League name is Doomed I Tell Thee and the pin to enter is 8095708 Well? do you feel lucky? Got the minerals? You've been shooting it off all close season Lets see how good you slack jawed hillbillies really are Dyche or Mourinho Hughes or Wenger Pardew or Martinez What kind of manager will you be when the chips are down?[/p][/quote]You are such a pr!ck[/p][/quote]No one reads his rantings just himself we all give him the thumbs down. andy1
  • Score: 3

5:34pm Sat 16 Aug 14

AnotherPounding4Burnley says...

AndyBFC wrote:
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Well? do you feel lucky?
Got the minerals?
You've been shooting it off all close season
Lets see how good you slack jawed hillbillies really are
Dyche or Mourinho
Hughes or Wenger
Pardew or Martinez
What kind of manager will you be when the chips are down?
You are such a pr!ck
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[quote][p][bold]AndyBFC[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]AnotherPounding4Burn ley[/bold] wrote: Right then, further info League name is Doomed I Tell Thee and the pin to enter is 8095708 Well? do you feel lucky? Got the minerals? You've been shooting it off all close season Lets see how good you slack jawed hillbillies really are Dyche or Mourinho Hughes or Wenger Pardew or Martinez What kind of manager will you be when the chips are down?[/p][/quote]You are such a pr!ck[/p][/quote]So as you have no knackers, it would have been easier just to type, I AM A KNACKERLESS WONDER AnotherPounding4Burnley
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5:37pm Sat 16 Aug 14

AnotherPounding4Burnley says...

andy1 wrote:
AndyBFC wrote:
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ley
wrote:
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Well? do you feel lucky?
Got the minerals?
You've been shooting it off all close season
Lets see how good you slack jawed hillbillies really are
Dyche or Mourinho
Hughes or Wenger
Pardew or Martinez
What kind of manager will you be when the chips are down?
You are such a pr!ck
No one reads his rantings just himself we all give him the thumbs down.
So you have no knackers either. Is this a town full of Eunuchs?
[quote][p][bold]andy1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]AndyBFC[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]AnotherPounding4Burn ley[/bold] wrote: Right then, further info League name is Doomed I Tell Thee and the pin to enter is 8095708 Well? do you feel lucky? Got the minerals? You've been shooting it off all close season Lets see how good you slack jawed hillbillies really are Dyche or Mourinho Hughes or Wenger Pardew or Martinez What kind of manager will you be when the chips are down?[/p][/quote]You are such a pr!ck[/p][/quote]No one reads his rantings just himself we all give him the thumbs down.[/p][/quote]So you have no knackers either. Is this a town full of Eunuchs? AnotherPounding4Burnley
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6:05pm Sat 16 Aug 14

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9:28pm Sat 16 Aug 14

goldfinger59 says...

The word on the streets is this bloke will be Burnleys next signing


http://www.lancashir
etelegraph.co.uk/new
s/11412430.30_year_o
ld_Burnley_pervert_e
xposed_himself_on_in
ternet/?ref=mr
The word on the streets is this bloke will be Burnleys next signing http://www.lancashir etelegraph.co.uk/new s/11412430.30_year_o ld_Burnley_pervert_e xposed_himself_on_in ternet/?ref=mr goldfinger59
  • Score: -7

11:57pm Sat 16 Aug 14

Claretcert says...

Usual pile of dross from our pony club 'neigh' - bours.
Troll spends about 4999 words (4888) nonsense trying to convince his own fans he actually went to the seaside. They ignore him. Troll wipes his sticky lips on chip fat carpet and turns his attention to his real obsession - BFC. Liaguture beckons and troll dies alone, never quite knowing why his life was so empty, so dull, depressing, mundane. Children play outside as loner in box is snuck out of his stinking Blackburn bedsit. Sun shines. Birds sing. Nobody noticed a lack of idiotic, repetitive, boring troll posts. His mother laughs. Free of the gimp
Usual pile of dross from our pony club 'neigh' - bours. Troll spends about 4999 words (4888) nonsense trying to convince his own fans he actually went to the seaside. They ignore him. Troll wipes his sticky lips on chip fat carpet and turns his attention to his real obsession - BFC. Liaguture beckons and troll dies alone, never quite knowing why his life was so empty, so dull, depressing, mundane. Children play outside as loner in box is snuck out of his stinking Blackburn bedsit. Sun shines. Birds sing. Nobody noticed a lack of idiotic, repetitive, boring troll posts. His mother laughs. Free of the gimp Claretcert
  • Score: 3

8:42am Sun 17 Aug 14

ZomZom@thePark says...

goldfinger59 wrote:
The word on the streets is this bloke will be Burnleys next signing


http://www.lancashir

etelegraph.co.uk/new

s/11412430.30_year_o

ld_Burnley_pervert_e

xposed_himself_on_in

ternet/?ref=mr
I think you have erred there my friend, that is the new food taster at Ewood.
[quote][p][bold]goldfinger59[/bold] wrote: The word on the streets is this bloke will be Burnleys next signing http://www.lancashir etelegraph.co.uk/new s/11412430.30_year_o ld_Burnley_pervert_e xposed_himself_on_in ternet/?ref=mr[/p][/quote]I think you have erred there my friend, that is the new food taster at Ewood. ZomZom@thePark
  • Score: 2

8:44am Sun 17 Aug 14

ZomZom@thePark says...

He admitted grooming, the clue is right there. Grooming. He is a Blackburn fan, good with horses apparently.
He admitted grooming, the clue is right there. Grooming. He is a Blackburn fan, good with horses apparently. ZomZom@thePark
  • Score: 3

10:22am Sun 17 Aug 14

Claretcert says...

ZomZom@thePark wrote:
He admitted grooming, the clue is right there. Grooming. He is a Blackburn fan, good with horses apparently.
I think the troll might be interested in another sort of grooming. Always trying to attract boys to his vilie little website. Under all his Burnley hate is a fat old perverted Blackburn man trying to snare people into his twisted little world. He spends all day every day trying to attract attention online. A man like that has no real life friends, sick sad pervey troll thinks nobody knows his fantasist football persona is just a mask he wears to attract people - creepy doesn't really describe this man's behaviour. So here we see it, stalker, online addict, attention seeking - key signs of a man you wouldn't leave alone with a pet let. The sad creep actually wants you to talk to him, go round to his flat. Ignore. File under fruitcake and freak.
[quote][p][bold]ZomZom@thePark[/bold] wrote: He admitted grooming, the clue is right there. Grooming. He is a Blackburn fan, good with horses apparently.[/p][/quote]I think the troll might be interested in another sort of grooming. Always trying to attract boys to his vilie little website. Under all his Burnley hate is a fat old perverted Blackburn man trying to snare people into his twisted little world. He spends all day every day trying to attract attention online. A man like that has no real life friends, sick sad pervey troll thinks nobody knows his fantasist football persona is just a mask he wears to attract people - creepy doesn't really describe this man's behaviour. So here we see it, stalker, online addict, attention seeking - key signs of a man you wouldn't leave alone with a pet let. The sad creep actually wants you to talk to him, go round to his flat. Ignore. File under fruitcake and freak. Claretcert
  • Score: 4

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