Date: 9th November 2009 at 12:49pm
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Burnley FC’s PR & Media manager,Darren Bentley read out a message during the Clarets Player broadcast of the City game on Saturday ensuring one of our journalists, Couch Potato got a bit of a buzz whilst giving the Editors of both Vital Burnley and When the Ball Moves…Fanzine a nice warm glow of satisfaction after a free plug.

Darren said the following:

‘Geoffrey Mann, who lives in Dorset, says he listens to Clarets Player whenever he can, and also writes as Couch Potato in the fanzine When the Ball Moves, and on the Vital Burnley website. Thanks for letting us see an early copy of what will be in December’s fanzine, Geoffrey, about your recent visit to the only ground at which the Clarets won an away game in a major European competition… thus far!!! ‘

The message was read out in between Alexander’s goal from the penalty spot and the tap in by Fletcher with Darren reminding any listeners that they can ask for similar ‘shouts’

Couch Potato has also given some positive feedback about Clarets Player and writes:

‘Clarets Player is much better sound quality now, with transmission interruptions almost consigned to history and listening to Phil Bird and the various guys who partner him, including Darren B from time to time, is great. Highly recommended even if you are simultaneoulsy watching on ‘IraqGoals’, and only £39.95 a season.The emotions are always spot on. The intensity is fantastic. The gossip-free chat around the edges unfailingly interesting. My only complaint is that they don’t stay on air at half time to give us the action from Pie ‘n Chips!’

Incidentally we will soon be putting up an article from Couch Potato talking about the European grounds we have played at in the past so watch this space. This will cunningly answer also the conundrum posed by Darren’s rhetorical question.

Well done, Geoffers!! What a PLAYER!!


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