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Burnley Approach Laws

Burnley Approach Laws

Wednesday have revealed they've rejected an approach from Burnley to talk to manager Brian Laws over the vacant manager's position at Turf Moor.

The Clarets and Steve Cotterill parted company only recently and the Burnley board are currently on the search for a successor - with Laws looking to be top of the list.

But the Owls' board have turned down the approach to speak to their man over the job - and have hit out at the Lancashire club after making their approach public knowledge.

'I am extremely disappointed that Burnley have released this information, given that their chairman, Barry Kilby, spoke to me only yesterday; asking if they could approach Brian Laws; we told them no,' Owls chief executive Kaven Walker said.

'I was given an assurance that they would not make the issue public.

'Over a year ago we asked permission to speak to their manager (Cotterill); they said no, and they requested that we said nothing in the media, and we didn't.'

Owls boss Brian Laws was himself subject to a possible sacking just a matter of weeks ago, but has since turned round the Owls' fortunes to lift them to within six points of the play-off spots.



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Writer:Nick
Date:Thursday November 15 2007
Time: 9:11AM

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Hands off, he's ours!
NicNac
15/11/2007 09:15:00
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Wouldn't want to lower himself to Burnley anyway would he?
wednesdaytilidie
15/11/2007 09:21:00
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A complete waiste of Burnleys time trying to get him. His missus wont let him leave Wednesday, not in a million years.
will it ever happen
15/11/2007 10:09:00
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whats his missus got to do with it ?
whites11
15/11/2007 12:50:00
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shes a wednesday fan. ARE BURNLEY SERIOUS??? theyve got more chance of getting wenger.
ozzietheowl
15/11/2007 14:11:00
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Come on let him go 6 games unbeaten means nothing Take the chairman with you ..............And Jeffers
DB2002
15/11/2007 14:23:00
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bet they would hav let him go a few weeks ago
mick66owl
15/11/2007 15:23:00
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bet they wudnt of wanted him a few weeks ago
smiggyswfc
15/11/2007 16:21:00
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About time to see the board get behind the manager and tell other clubs to F*** off. I can see BL down here for many years yet.
will it ever happen
15/11/2007 16:27:00
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I thought he could have used it as a get-out clause! But you're getting out of trouble, at last!
Matt_Us
15/11/2007 19:04:00
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