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Coyle confident

New Burnley gaffer Owen Coyle has this morning issued a warning to league leaders, Watford and Sir Aidy Boothroyd. The former St Johnstone manager has warned the Vicarage Road side his own team will attack the Hornets tonight.

Unlike many struggling teams who have made the daunting journey to Hertfordshire this season, namely Hull City, Blackpool and Sheffield Wednesday, Coyle`s side aren`t prepared to sit back and soak up the pressure. This is though, a tactic which has worked well, and Simon Grayson`s Blackpool frustrated Watford and came back with a point after defending for nigh-on 90 minutes.

"We'll go there, we'll prepare well and we'll be positive in the game and try to take the game to Watford," said Coyle who replaced Steve Cotterill at Turf Moor.

"We'll go there to try to get players on the ball - again we might not be allowed to because Watford might have spells in the game where we can't do that, but we'll certainly keep to trying to achieve that. We'll go there in good heart."

"We'll give Watford every respect because of how they go about their business and the quality they have, but for me, I always wanted to play against the best players and the best teams, and this provides that opportunity because Watford, at this moment in time, are the best team in the Championship, said Coyle."


Some excellent news for the Hornets from an apparently naïve new gaffer in Lancashire, perhaps Sir Aidy should contemplate going 4-3-3 at long last to counter-act their attacking potent…

Writer:wfc123
Date:Tuesday November 27 2007
Time: 11:04AM

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