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Bradford Target Burch

Bradford Target Burch

Former Wednesday goalkeeper Rob Burch has been targetted by former Blade Stuart McCall at Bradford City after being released from his contract at Hillsborough.

The former England youth goalkeeper, now 24, was one of a number released from the Owls by boss Brian Laws at the end of last season as he started to re-build his side for the 2008-09 campaign.

But Burch now looks like he could well have a new club sooner rather than later, with League Two side Bradford taking a keen interest in the stopper.

And the Bantams are not the only club showing interest in Burch, who made just three appearances in between the sticks for the Owls.

'Rob is back in the county next week and we'll be having another discussion with him. But I know there's a lot of interest,' McCall told the official Bradford City website.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Nick
Date:Monday June 23 2008
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

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never really had a chance at hilsbora. but hope he signs for someone and does well
mick66owl
23/06/2008 09:03:00
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I agree completely Mick, with Grant solid between stick and getting better with each game he knew his chance would be few and far between. Good luck for future Burch hope he does well wherever he does go. UP THE OWLS !!
stevetheowl
23/06/2008 09:35:00
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See this link for the latest on the takeover from the Wednesdayite perspective: http://www.wednesdayite.com/news.php
CLIFFANDJ
23/06/2008 13:15:00
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will grant want to stop at a club like wendy though when he gets other offers coming in? i think not!! just like simek, beevers, wood, and spurr won't.
bladesforlife1889
23/06/2008 13:54:00
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aren't you bored yet pig for life do us a favor go on holiday for a week or two and clear your head of all this crap you keep coming out with don't send a post card.
beverley owl
24/06/2008 18:32:00
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Is it just me or do any other owls fans on here feel really tired whenever they see bladesforlifes comments on our site, Im sure its tiredness cos I just carnt stop yawning.....YAWWWWNNNNNNNN !!!!!! ZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!!!!!! UP THE OWLS !!!
stevetheowl
26/06/2008 00:11:00
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I think Burch should go to Chesterfield if they can afford him, they aint got a goalie at mo and he wud do a great job for them. UP THE OWLS !!!
stevetheowl
26/06/2008 00:13:00
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Well after all the speculation he has joined Lincoln, a club full of ambition and on the up.
Dean1
05/07/2008 07:39:00
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