UK time is: 14:24:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Burnley swoop to sign Cort

Burnley has today signed Stoke centre-back Leon Cort for 1.5 million. The former Palace defender has put pen to paper on a 3 and a half contract with the relegation contenders.

Cort signed for Stoke two years ago for a then club record fee of 1.4 million. He quickly became an instant fans favourite by helping the Potters to promotion.

That`s where it all started to fall apart for Cort. Several indifferent displays saw him lose his place to Ryan Shawcross and Ibrahima Sonko and have since struggled to break back into the team.

In all honesty the deal isnt going to affect anything on the pitch as Cort was never realistically going to break back into the team on merit. It seems then that Tony Pulis is unlikely to search for a replacement.

It`s a deal that suits all parties now that Burnley have their man and Stoke how a nice healthy cheque to cash. Thanks to Leon for his services and we wish him the best of luck




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.

The Journalist

Writer: Charlie Bennett Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 27 2010

Time: 5:34PM

Your Comments

Yeh good luck Leon. He did well for us through his time with the club and hope he does well at Burnley
redandwhitestripemad
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Stoke and Cardiff play out a draw (Monday April 21 2014)

Stats: Cardiff City v Stoke City (Monday April 21 2014)

Jones loses appeal (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Ireland pens 3-year Stoke contract (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Fluent Stoke ease past Newcastle (Monday April 14 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Stoke Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. lloyd_17 2

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 1 - 1 Stoke
Stoke 1 - 0 Newcastle
Chelsea 3 - 0 Stoke
Stoke 1 - 0 Hull City
Aston Villa 1 - 4 Stoke
Stoke 3 - 1 West Ham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Man Utd 34 17 6 11 16 57
8. Southampton 35 13 10 12 5 49
9. Newcastle 35 14 4 17 -15 46
10. Stoke 35 11 11 13 -10 44
11. Crystal Palace 35 13 4 18 -13 43
12. West Ham 35 10 7 18 -10 37
13. Swansea 35 9 9 17 -4 36

Breaking League News

Jose is Marmite
Chelsea : 23/04/2014 13:59:00
Olsson - We Have To Change Our Pattern
WBA : 23/04/2014 13:53:00
Dorrans - We Can Take The Positives
WBA : 23/04/2014 13:44:00
Double 5.5m Leeds 'Swoop'
Crystal Palace : 23/04/2014 13:35:00
Vital Villa Man Of Match v Southampton
Aston Villa : 23/04/2014 13:10:00
Could Six Points Be Enough?
Cardiff : 23/04/2014 12:31:00
Summer Madness
West Ham : 23/04/2014 12:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs. Cardiff
Suggested By:  
Begovic 0%
Cameron 0%
Shawcross 0%
Wilson 0%
Pieters 0%
N'Zonzi 0%
Whelan 0%
Arnautovic 100%
Odemwingie 0%
Ireland 0%
Crouch 0%
Muniesa 0%
Assaidi 0%
Walters 0%