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Tykes Transfer Latest: 'No truth` in Akinbiyi move

Burnley manager Owen Coyle has claimed that there is 'no truth` in Barnsley`s apparent quest to land striker Ade Akinbiyi.

The tykes are in need of a goalscorer to boost their Championship status claim, and it seems that Akinbiyi fits the bill.

However, Coyle told the Lancashire Evening Telegraph:

"There's no truth in that"

Akinbiyi is the cousin of current Barnsley striker Kayode Odejayi, it seems the two could make a powerful pairing up front. But Coyle continued:

"The players we've got left are the ones we want to keep"

The thirty-three year old has bagged twelve goals in sixty-four appearances for the Clarets since rejoining them eighteen months ago from Sheff Utd.



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Writer: MattyG Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 2 2008

Time: 1:39PM

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thank heavens for this
mattyg
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02/06/2008 13:42:00

sign him hes great
mick66owl
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02/06/2008 15:07:00

haha get lost.
mattyg
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02/06/2008 15:38:00

I bet Beevers and Wood are losing sleep at the thought of lining up against odejayi and akinbiyi
aball2112
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02/06/2008 16:00:00

i dont think we'll be playing everton next season - unless we get them in one of our famous cup runs
mattyg
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03/06/2008 11:56:00

no and relegation to go with it
mick66owl
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04/06/2008 01:08:00

nar, you wont get relegated, unless you sell them of course. which i think is inevitable.
mattyg
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04/06/2008 11:55:00

Had the odd good season during his career, he's been transferred for some silly money at times.
dazza71
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06/06/2008 20:19:00

 

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