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ClaretTony
14-07-2015, 02:02 PM
Ex-captain hangs up his boots - see link - view external link (www.clarets-mad.co.uk/news/tmnw/captain_caldwell_retires_865610/index.shtml)

ClaretTony2014
14-07-2015, 02:11 PM
Top bloke, outstanding signing and captain for us.

mgill87
14-07-2015, 03:18 PM
Someone was asking about him on the Tyrone Mears thread the other day, so at least their questions are answered.

He did a very good job for us and I was sorry to see him go.

ClaretTony2014
14-07-2015, 03:22 PM
I thought it was a big mistake letting him go although he had missed two big chunks of the previous season with injury.

I spoke to Cotterill a couple of days before we signed him and he told me that if we got him he'd be the captain. When I asked why he just said that you only need to speak to Caldwell once to know he's a leader.

bleedingClaret
14-07-2015, 03:54 PM
There was more talented individuals on the pitch in the first promotion to to the PL season but in Caldwell & Grezza you knew that you had two players both 100% committed and switched on for every second of every game, two captains on the pitch.
They are both forever in the folklore of this club.

CWFrog
14-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Hear,hear, CT.

Quicknick
14-07-2015, 05:59 PM
If he'd had pace, he'd probably have played his whole career right at the top. Great football brain.

Bullabill
15-07-2015, 03:53 AM
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bleedingClaret has it spot on.

BurnleyBulldog
15-07-2015, 10:02 PM
Yeah I agree, bit young though

IanMcL
16-07-2015, 03:29 AM
Overtly leader on the pitch and worked with the other senior members as a unit who collectively decided to work for the promotion and achieved their goal.

A salute and big thanks from me.

IanMcL
16-07-2015, 08:36 PM
Nice article fron Suzanne Geldard about the skippers arrival and retirement. - view external link (http://tinyurl.com/oh95p98)

IanMcL
16-07-2015, 08:42 PM
...and another article abpout Burnley being his best time in football. - view external link (http://tinyurl.com/qbgkx4k)