Lafferty gets a Swiss role.Byline: MARK McINTOSH
KYLE LAFFERTY Kyle Lafferty (born 16 September 1987 in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Burnley Football Club in the English Football League Championship. has agreed a shock move to big-spending Swiss club FC Sion FC Sion is a Swiss football team from the city of Sion. The club was founded in 1909.
They became Swiss Champions twice (in 1992 and 1997) and won the Swiss cup 10 times in only 10 final appearances.
Their home ground is Stade Tourbillon, which has a capacity of 20187. after quitting crisis-club Rangers.
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland: see Ireland, Northern.
Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland occupying the northeastern portion of the island of Ireland. Area: 5,461 sq mi (14,144 sq km). Population (2001): 1,685,267. ace Lafferty put the finishing touches to a three-year deal after a lastminute bid by Italian club Parma - as first revealed by Sunday Mirror Sport two months ago - was turned down.
Lafferty (above) was one of nine Ibrox stars to reject transfering their contracts to the 'Newco' under Charles Green. He is one of the first stars to seal a deal elsewhere. Meanwhile, Dutch giants Feyenoord have made a sensational move to sign Northern Ireland star Dean Shiels.
Shiels, who is out of contract at Kilmarnock - managed by his dad Kenny - has been targeted by boss Ronald Koeman. Shiels Snr is keen to keep his son at Rugby Park. The attacking midfielder impressed after signing from Doncaster though and has attracted interest.
Now if Feyenoord make a firm offer it would be impossible for Shiels to turn down.