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Football: Warnock scorched by Burns' furious play-off blast; NATIONWIDE LEAGUE NEWS.

Former Nottingham Forest and Birmingham City favourite Kenny Burns has confirmed he was involved in a bust-up with Sheffield United boss Neil Warnock and striker Dean Windass on Saturday.

Burns confronted the pair as they left the field at half-time during the play-off semi-final first-leg clash at the City Ground.

The ex-Scotland star, who now works for Forest in their corporate areas on match-days, said: 'Warnock's lot were simply trying to kill the game and I just thought I'd let them know how I felt.'

Huddersfield Town's future looks brighter after a takeover bid from a consortium led by former chairman Terry Fisher was accepted by the club's administrators.

Huddersfield Giants chairman Ken Davy is also involved in the bid to save the club, who were placed into administration on March 31 and subsequently relegated to Division Three.

A creditors' voluntary arrangement (CVA) will now be applied for and is expected to take around three weeks to be set up.

Assuming the bid is approved by creditors, Spain-based multi-millionaire Fisher would assume the mantle of chairman once again.

Fisher was in charge when the club were promoted to Division One in 1995.

Fisher said: 'The fact that Ken Davy and I have come together over the last 24-48 hours is definitely the right way forward for the club.

'I think what has happened to the football club over the past few years is a tragedy. I left a strong First Division football club and I come back to a Third Division football club.'

Bradford manager Nicky Law is poised to make his first summer signing with Chelsea midfielder Robert Wolleaston set to agree a deal.

The 23-year-old impressed Law during two recent reserve outings and although he is still under contract with Chelsea, the Bantams expect to conclude talks in the near future.

Boston United are close to completing a move for former Norwich player Daryl Sutch.

The 31-year-old utility man has held talks with the Pilgrims after being released by Southend.


Stefan Moore finds his progress halted by two Blackburn Rovers defenders during the second leg of the final of the FA Premier Academy League Under-19s play-offs. Trailing 5-3 from the first leg, Villa failed to find a way through the defence as the return petered out into a 0-0 draw, handing the trophy to the Ewood Park youngsters
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Publication:The Birmingham Post (England)
Date:May 14, 2003
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