Author Topic: Oliver Burke  (Read 111156 times)

0 Members and 2 Guests are viewing this topic.

Mister AT

  • Senior Baggie

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 3581
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #725 on: January 11, 2019, 11:00:04 AM »
Granted he hasn’t had too much game time, but the decision to loan Butler out before knowing Barnes future is even more bizarre.
Loading...

Dan87uk

  • Youth Baggie

  • Offline
  • ***

  • 598
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #726 on: January 11, 2019, 11:02:28 AM »
Burke has been a waste of time effort and money and wouldn't be any closer than the bench were he still at the Albion.

Would much rather see Harper/Edwards given a chance to shine to be honest.
The Only Dependable Thing About The Future Is Uncertainty

Mikkyk

  • Youth Baggie

  • Offline
  • ***

  • 638
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #727 on: January 11, 2019, 11:14:13 AM »
Reckon we've got a recall clause like the Barnes one?

Standaman

  • WBA Coach

  • Offline
  • ******

  • 6657
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #728 on: January 12, 2019, 09:35:53 AM »
The fact that Burke a player who on paper could fill the slot that Barnes has vacated was loaned out before Barnes future was clarified suggests that whatever is wrong with Burke in the eyes of coaching staff is deep seated. It also suggests that despite whatever Darren has said to the contrary we are pretty close to giving up on him altogether.
Standaman - Born to be a Baggie.

AlbionFan

  • Site Donator
  • Senior Baggie

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 2960
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #729 on: January 19, 2019, 02:32:22 PM »
Celtic Team News: Burke starts up top, Ralston and Izzy play

Source: https://thecelticstar.com/celtic-team-news-burke-starts-up-top-ralston-and-izzy-play/
Prediction, we are heading for a hung parliament

Peachofacross

  • WBA Newbie

  • Offline

  • 14
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #730 on: January 19, 2019, 02:51:10 PM »
Be interesting to see how he gets on up top. I'm hoping he goes there, scores goals and comes back a new player.

AlbionFan

  • Site Donator
  • Senior Baggie

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 2960
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #731 on: January 19, 2019, 05:50:00 PM »
Burke is Celtic's No.900
Celtic 0-0 Airdrieonians

Oliver Burke became the 900th player to wear the Celtic shirt as the Scotland winger makes his debut on loan from West Brom.
Prediction, we are heading for a hung parliament

AlbionFan

  • Site Donator
  • Senior Baggie

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 2960
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #732 on: January 19, 2019, 07:06:00 PM »
FT Celtic 3-0 Airedrionians

Burke plays full 90 min, but not on the score sheet

An eventful or otherwise debut

85 mins
Oliver Burke has a great chance to score on his Celtic debut.

The on-loan West Brom winger rises unmarked to meet an Emilio Izaguirre cross but makes a mess of his header from 10 yards.

That comes seconds after a low Timothy Weah cross just evades Burke in front of goal.
Prediction, we are heading for a hung parliament

Dexy

  • Administrator
  • WBA Manager

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 10025
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #733 on: January 19, 2019, 07:13:49 PM »
Watched most of the game (for gambling reasons 8) ) , not going to jump on Burke's back but he did little against a poor but spirited Airdrie side in a Cup game .
Not convinced he'll ever make a forward let alone anything else.
B_H_Baggie : Dexy : Dudleylad : kris_boing : OldburyWBA
Hull Baggie : LiamTheBaggie : MarkW : Political Cake : tommcneill : WBArgo

Bobby Taylor- Still Super to me.

Black Country Pride

  • Reserve Baggie

  • Offline
  • ****

  • 1445
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #734 on: January 19, 2019, 07:22:32 PM »
Burke is Celtic's No.900
Celtic 0-0 Airdrieonians

Oliver Burke became the 900th player to wear the Celtic shirt as the Scotland winger makes his debut on loan from West Brom.

Poor lamb. He'll need some heavy duty disinfecting before coming back.

BalisPen

  • Youth Baggie

  • Offline
  • ***

  • 444
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #735 on: January 20, 2019, 03:24:39 AM »
Please God let this no mark make his mark in Scotland so as another idiot can buy him and free us from this millstone.

Baggies

  • WBA Manager

  • Offline
  • *******

  • 17292
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #736 on: January 20, 2019, 11:58:50 AM »
Got to hope Rodgers learns how to channel his ability. He is not quite disciplined enough to be a winger and it doesn't feel a natural fit for his game, but as a front man he lacks the natural strikers instinct. He probably needs to be converted into a wide forward as he has a lot of pace, power and energy, but he is one of those enigma type players.

Couldn't watch the game due to it being on premier sports, so I've tried to look for fan reports. A number of them say his touch was poor and nobody coming out saying he played great.

As pointed out by a few of them though, he hasn't started a game for months, and he is still young. Rodgers could be the answer.
Boing Boing

alex1

  • Senior Baggie

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 2812
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #737 on: January 20, 2019, 05:07:03 PM »
I read a report somewhere saying Leipzig let him go as he lacked tactical awareness.
Einstein: A definition of insanity- someone who takes the same action time after time, even though previously it's always ended in failure

B_H_Baggie

  • Administrator
  • WBA Manager

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 20414
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #738 on: January 20, 2019, 06:11:24 PM »
I read a report somewhere saying Leipzig let him go as he lacked tactical awareness.

To be fair he doesn't strike me as someone who naturally understands the game. It's something that could possibly develop in him as he matures as he clearly has some natural yet very raw ability, its easy to forget he's still pretty young too as it feels like he's been around for a long time.

A loan move was much needed as he simply needs minutes on the pitch and as long as he gets game time at Celtic it should improve him as he's stagnated since that move to Germany.
B_H_Baggie : Dexy : Dudleylad : kris_boing : OldburyWBA
Hull Baggie : LiamTheBaggie : MarkW : Political Cake : tommcneill : WBArgo

Mikkyk

  • Youth Baggie

  • Offline
  • ***

  • 638
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #739 on: January 23, 2019, 08:02:16 PM »
Oliver Burke puts Celtic 1-0 up against St Mirren

OldburyWBA

  • Administrator
  • WBA Chairman

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 40208
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #740 on: January 23, 2019, 08:19:55 PM »
And old boy Sinclair gets the 2nd

Can we keep this to Oliver Burke please, any other SPFL score updates have a thread in General Sports for them.
B_H_Baggie : Dexy : Dudleylad : kris_boing : OldburyWBA
Hull Baggie : LiamTheBaggie : MarkW : Political Cake : tommcneill : WBArgo

Baggies

  • WBA Manager

  • Offline
  • *******

  • 17292
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #741 on: January 23, 2019, 08:37:26 PM »
A loan move was much needed as he simply needs minutes on the pitch and as long as he gets game time at Celtic it should improve him as he's stagnated since that move to Germany.

Looks like he is going to get game time and a few goals out at Celtic this second half of the season. Really frustrating that we opted to keep Burke, Leko AND Edwards all her first half of the season when we were clesrly not going to use them.

We really need to learn from this lesson, this move could well do Burke the world of good and get us money back on what has so far looked the biggest overspend in our history.
Boing Boing

Baggies

  • WBA Manager

  • Offline
  • *******

  • 17292
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #742 on: January 23, 2019, 09:03:07 PM »
Burke is on a hattrick. Scores a rebound from a teammates shot.
Boing Boing

AlbionFan

  • Site Donator
  • Senior Baggie

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 2960
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #743 on: January 23, 2019, 09:13:49 PM »
Burke is on a hattrick. Scores a rebound from a teammates shot.

Is there a recall clause in the loan deal?  :D
Prediction, we are heading for a hung parliament

telford baggie

  • Youth Baggie

  • Offline
  • ***

  • 798
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #744 on: January 23, 2019, 09:26:23 PM »
Looks like he is going to get game time and a few goals out at Celtic this second half of the season. Really frustrating that we opted to keep Burke, Leko AND Edwards all her first half of the season when we were clesrly not going to use them.

We really need to learn from this lesson, this move could well do Burke the world of good and get us money back on what has so far looked the biggest overspend in our history.
he is still only 21..he will be getting game time at a big club hopefully score goals every week and come back a different player...get rid of players like kanu and give these kids a proper chance not 5mins at end of a game,sooner players like brunt and kanu go the better

WBArgo

  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Baggie

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 4394
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #745 on: January 23, 2019, 11:03:51 PM »
he is still only 21..he will be getting game time at a big club hopefully score goals every week and come back a different player...get rid of players like kanu and give these kids a proper chance not 5mins at end of a game,sooner players like brunt and kanu go the better

At the same time, he's not been used by 3 different managers now which is quite telling. 21 appearances for us in total with no real return. I remember Leko getting an assist having been on for 5 minutes vs Stoke a few seasons back and even he isn't used too much, whereas Burke hasn't even done that.
I think he'd have to score loads to be properly noticed whilst at Celtic.
B_H_Baggie : Dexy : Dudleylad : kris_boing : OldburyWBA
Hull Baggie : LiamTheBaggie : MarkW : Political Cake : tommcneill : WBArgo

TheJacko2000

  • WBA Manager

  • Offline
  • *******

  • 11335
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #746 on: January 23, 2019, 11:51:57 PM »
At the same time, he's not been used by 3 different managers now which is quite telling. 21 appearances for us in total with no real return. I remember Leko getting an assist having been on for 5 minutes vs Stoke a few seasons back and even he isn't used too much, whereas Burke hasn't even done that.
I think he'd have to score loads to be properly noticed whilst at Celtic.


Rave review in the BBC write up of the game.
Proud to be a Baggie. BOING BOING.

overseas baggie

  • Senior Baggie

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 2898
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #747 on: January 24, 2019, 12:31:21 AM »

Rave review in the BBC write up of the game.

Agreed.  Hopefully either they’ll buy him or it will ensure that we can get a good price for him on the summer, or we’ll be getting back a better and more mature player.  A no-lose situation.

paulosull

  • Senior Baggie

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 2927
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #748 on: January 24, 2019, 12:53:31 AM »
None of our coaches have given any youngster a chance at club, with little or no financial support from owner academy and younger squad players should be used more. If Burke improves under Rodgers what does that say about Moore and Jones?

Atomic

  • Senior Baggie

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 3182
Re: Oliver Burke (on loan at Celtic)
« Reply #749 on: January 24, 2019, 06:58:33 AM »
Did they play him out wide or through the middle?