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We have done the right things and come out on top

Steve Bruce ended on the wrong end of a 1-0 scoreline on the last occasion he brought a team to Burnley and he got the same result today on his first visit as Newcastle United manager although his finger was very firmly pointing at referee Tim...
Burnley - 2019-12-15 08:50:33

We’re looking for a performance

Steve Bruce will be in charge of a team at Burnley for the first time since his Hull City team were beaten 1-0 at the Turf in February 2016. He’s since managed Aston Villa, Sheffield Wednesday and now his boyhood team Newcastle United. He brings...
Burnley - 2019-12-14 08:51:05

Burnley secure home win against Newcastle

A Chris Wood goal just before the hour brought our run of defeats to an end and gave us a 1-0 win against Newcastle this afternoon at Turf Moor. A full report will follow. Follow UpTheClarets:
Burnley - 2019-12-14 19:51:17

Clarets looking for points against the Geordies

Newcastle United are our visitors tomorrow as we look to put those three successive defeats against Crystal Palace, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur behind us and get moving back up the table. Everything was looking good when we made our way...
Burnley - 2019-12-14 08:51:05

Robinson gets Premier League debut for Newcastle game

There will be a Premier League debutant at Turf Moor tomorrow when we face Newcastle United with Bognor Regis referee Tim Robinson getting his first ever top flight game in the middle. Robinson became a Football League referee ahead of the 2012/13...
Burnley - 2019-12-14 08:51:05

Dwight shines in big defeat

The man of the match vote and the player ratings were back last week when we visited Tottenham Hotspur and, in the 5-0 defeat, it resulted in one player standing out way ahead of the rest after a difficult game and a disappointing...
Burnley - 2019-12-13 12:50:28

Youth game against Barnsley called off

Our U18 Professional Development League home game against Barnsley has been called off for a second time. Having been called off recently because of a waterlogged pitch, the conditions have again brought a halt to the game which was scheduled to be...
Burnley - 2019-12-13 19:50:28

Huddersfield take Hart

Neil Hart, who has been  the chief executive officer of Burnley FC in the Community for almost six years, will be leaving in March next year to take up the same position with Huddersfield Town Football Club. He arrived at Burnley from Watford,...
Burnley - 2019-12-12 16:50:11

The Gooners are goners

The Burnley team of 60 years ago, fresh from another big home win against Bolton Wanderers, travelled to London and Highbury to take on the Arsenal. Without an away win since September they didn’t disappoint this time and returned with both...
Burnley - 2019-12-12 16:50:11

Barnes and Westwood back in the reckoning

It’s been a case of the walking wounded recently but there is some better news regarding the injuries with a couple of those who have missed recent games back in training ahead of the Newcastle game. Sean Dyche has confirmed that both Ashley...
Burnley - 2019-12-12 16:50:11

Clarets sign young Everton striker

Burnley have reportedly signed 17-year-old Everton striker Max Thompson. The player himself confirmed the move yesterday on social media admitting: “Tough decision to leave Everton, however delighted to have signed for Burnley can’t wait for...
Burnley - 2019-12-11 12:50:20

Lenny Johnrose back at Burnley

It was heartening to see Burnley Football Club open its doors yesterday to former Claret Lenny Johnrose who is currently trying to visit as many football clubs as he can to talk about Motor Neurone Disease. Heartening yes, but also so sad to see...
Burnley - 2019-12-11 12:50:20

Clarets linked again with Bogle

Burnley were linked last January with a potential move for Derby County right back Jayden Bogle. Nothing came of it then but we’ve been linked again with a potential for him in the next window which opens in three weeks time. The Athletic have...
Burnley - 2019-12-11 16:50:11

Referee confirmed for Newcastle game

The Premier League have confirmed that Saturday’s game against Newcastle will be refereed by Tim Robinson from Bognor Regis. He has only once refereed Burnley previously against Rotherham in February 2016 and this will be his first Premier League...
Burnley - 2019-12-10 16:50:28

Statement re: incident at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Burnley FC Supporters Groups have, this morning, issued the following statement following the reported incident at our game v Tottenham Hotspur three days ago.   STATEMENT Burnley FC Supporters Groups have become aware of an incident during our...
Burnley - 2019-12-10 12:50:51

The cupboard was bare

It was the weekend of the Supporters Club trip to London. We ?d looked at the fixture and the trip and thought yep let?s go and see the wondrous new stadium and how the other half live. It seemed a good idea at the time, but that was before the...
Burnley - 2019-12-09 12:50:21

2019/20: Burnley v Peterborough United – Cup Ticket Information

Ticket information for our FA Cup 3rd round tie against Peterborough United at Turf Moor.   BURNLEY v PETERBOROUGH UNITED Saturday 4th January 2020 – kick off 12:31 p.m. Prices Season Ticket Holders £10 – Adults £5 – Over 65 & under...
Burnley - 2019-12-09 12:50:21

You just can’t give the ball away so often in those bad positions

Jose Mourinho has a 100 per cent record as a manager at Turf Moor but until yesterday had failed to secure a single home victory as a manager against us but he put that right with Tottenham’s 5-0 win against us. He was, as you would expect,...
Burnley - 2019-12-09 08:50:23

Under-23s go in search of first place

The under-23s put their unbeaten league record on the line again this afternoon when we face Bolton Wanderers at Curzon Ashton and it is an afternoon when we will go top should we beat the club who are currently bottom of the league. Nottingham...
Burnley - 2019-12-09 12:50:21

Easy win takes Clarets top

Burnley needed a win against Bolton this afternoon to go top of the Professional Development League and it proved to be an emphatic and comfortable 5-0 victory against a Bolton team who remain some distance behind the rest on the bottom of the...
Burnley - 2019-12-09 19:50:43

First visit to new Spurs home is not one to remember

It was ground ticking day yesterday with our first ever visit to the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, our first new ground for a Premier League game since we visited the London Stadium for the first time in December three years ago. This was one we...
Burnley - 2019-12-09 08:50:23

All set for a trip to the new Spurs stadium

Last season’s away game against Tottenham Hotspur was played in December and I’m sure most of us were hoping that the new stadium would be opened by the time we got there, more so given our perilous position in the league during the first half...
Burnley - 2019-12-07 08:51:22

Number 23 Lincoln City and that left Number 10

A cup trip to Lincoln for Harry Potts and his team It was time for the FA Cup 3rd Round draw sixty years ago. The dramatic events were, as always, held in the FA Council Chamber with BBC Radio allowed in to cover the event as the 64 balls went into...
Burnley - 2019-12-07 12:49:49

Heavy defeat at Tottenham

Burnley have suffered a 5-0 defeat this afternoon at Tottenham. A full report will follow. Follow UpTheClarets:
Burnley - 2019-12-07 19:50:15

Pearson back in football at Watford

This was a name I didn’t even consider as a replacement when Watford sacked Quique Sánchez Flores. When they did the deed with Flores, they confirmed that the appointment of a new head coach was imminent. That new head coach was apparently Roger...
Burnley - 2019-12-07 08:51:22

Vote for your man of the match against Tottenham

Burnley have fallen to a big 5-0 defeat this afternoon at Tottenham and now is your opportunity to choose your man of the match. Because of our technical problems, there was no vote for either of last week’s two home games but goalkeeper Nick...
Burnley - 2019-12-07 19:50:15

Silva is Premier League sacking number five

The Premier League’s worst kept secret was out of the bag last night when Everton finally pulled the plug on Marco Silva less than 24 hours after they’d lost the Merseyside derby across the park at Anfield. The midweek results had seen Everton...
Burnley - 2019-12-06 12:51:05

Quick return for Kevin Friend

Kevin Friend refereed us as recently as four weeks ago when he took charge of the home game against West Ham United and tomorrow he will referee our away game against Tottenham Hotspur. The last three games have seen our games refereed by the...
Burnley - 2019-12-06 16:50:57

You have to work hard for everything you get

Burnley travel to Spurs tomorrow and it will be a first meeting with Jose Mourinho since his Manchester United side played at Burnley in August last year. He recently replaced Mauricio Pochettino and saw his new side lose for the first time this...
Burnley - 2019-12-06 19:51:05

Youths welcome league leaders

Our under-18s are at home tomorrow and the opposition couldn’t come any tougher with the visit of current league leaders Wigan Athletic to Gawthorpe. We are in our third season as a Category 2 club, and hoping to move up next season; Wigan have...
Burnley - 2019-12-06 12:51:05

Youths get another cup away draw

Burnley will travel to Curzon Ashton in the FA Youth Cup 3rd round in eleven days time and there is another away tie awaiting us should we go through against either Mansfield Town or Queens Park Rangers. QPR, like us, have come into the competition...
Burnley - 2019-12-06 16:50:57

Early kick off for FA Cup tie

Our FA Cup 3rd round tie against Peterborough United has, like the game against Barnsley last season, been selected for overseas television broadcast and has been brought forward to a lunchtime kick off. The game will be played on Saturday, 4th...
Burnley - 2019-12-06 19:51:05

Information for our trip to Spurs

Tomorrow will see us play for the first time at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the first time we will have played a Premier League game at a new stadium since our first visit to the London Stadium almost three years ago. Probably the most...
Burnley - 2019-12-06 12:51:05

Clarets back home with another big win

After the disappointment of the defeat at Fulham a week earlier the Burnley team of sixty years ago turned it on again for the Turf Moor crowd with an easy win against Bolton. We were into December and the thoughts of most people in Burnley had...
Burnley - 2019-12-05 12:50:29

Injury problems for Clarets ahead of Spurs

Burnley go to Spurs this Saturday nursing a number of injury problems with two players out, and three others doubtful. Both Kevin Long and J?hann Berg Guðmundsson remain out of the reckoning while Ashley Westwood, (pictured) who has missed the last...
Burnley - 2019-12-05 16:50:31

Clarets have no answer to City

Twice we were beaten 5-0 by them last season, both of those coming at the Etihad, but this week we suffered a first big home defeat against Manchester City in almost ten years as they went home with a  4-1 victory. They’ve not previously done too...
Burnley - 2019-12-05 12:50:29

Cup draws, academy games and ex-players on the move

The last few days have not been the best in the life of Up the Clarets but thankfully we are back now so we can look at what’s been happening in our absence. We did report the Lancashire Cup draws but on Monday night the draw was held for the 3rd...
Burnley - 2019-12-05 12:50:29

Away ties in County Cups

The draws have been made for both the Lancashire Senior Cup and Lancashire Youth Cup semi-finals and we’ve been given an away tie in both competitions. Our reward for beating Fleetwood and AFC Fylde in the Senior Cup, the first of them on...
Burnley - 2019-12-04 16:50:27

2019/20: Bournemouth v Burnley – Ticket Information

Ticket information for our Premier League game against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. BOURNEMOUTH v BURNLEY Saturday 21st December 2019 – kick off 3 p.m. Allocation to be confirmed Prices £30 – Adults £17 – Over 65s, Under 21s...
Burnley - 2019-12-04 12:50:49

Technical Update

The problems have been identified and work is being carried out to restore the site and message board fully. There is still no conformation as to when things will be fully restored but progress has been made. Follow UpTheClarets:
Burnley - 2019-12-02 12:50:30

Home defeat against Palace

A goal in each half confirmed Burnley to a 2-0 defeat against Crystal Palace at Turf Moor. A full report will follow. Follow UpTheClarets:
Burnley - 2019-11-30 19:51:27

Emery gone at Arsenal

Arsène Wenger was manager of Arsenal for almost 22 years but his replacement Unai Emery has lasted just 18 months with the Gunners making the decision this morning to terminate his contract following their Europa League defeat last night against...
Burnley - 2019-11-29 19:51:20

Technical Issues

Unfortunately, the website is suffering some serious technical issues at the moment. The technicians are working on it but as yet we are not certain when the site will be fully operational again. The site itself is now working without...
Burnley - 2019-11-29 19:51:20

Cup takes us to Ewood

Our under-23s are back in Premier League Cup action this afternoon with what, in the old Central League days, used to be referred to as the mini-derby against Blackburn Rovers. We go into the game in second place in the four team Group G of the...
Burnley - 2019-11-29 08:51:22

No fun at Fulham as Jimmy Chin scores winner

Fresh from the 8-0 win against Nottingham Forest a week earlier, the Clarets travelled to Fulham on this day in 1959 to try and get a first away win since the victory at Newcastle in mid-September. It was miserable weather in town but the water...
Burnley - 2019-11-28 08:50:33

Pope ends great week at Watford

Nick Pope made his competitive England debut last week, getting his first ever start in what was his second appearance for his country, and he then returned to Burnley and to give us a man of the match performance at Watford. Although he didn’t...
Burnley - 2019-11-27 16:52:54

West Yorkshire Clarets off to Halifax

With no meeting scheduled for December, the West Yorkshire Clarets will be holding their final meeting of 2019 tomorrow with a destination, as is usually the case at the end of the year, of Halifax. It’s the regular venue too at the Three Pigeons...
Burnley - 2019-11-27 12:50:08

Top three win in under-23 league as Forest reclaim the lead

Leaders Birmingham City won last Friday but lost top spot to Nottingham Forest on the same afternoon while Burnley kept the pressure on the top two with victory against Crewe Alexandra two days ago in the Professional Development League. Birmingham...
Burnley - 2019-11-27 16:52:54

2019/20: Bournemouth v Burnley – Supporters Travel

The Supporters Clubs travel details to the Premier League game against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium for Burnley Football Supporters Club & Accrington Clarets. BOURNEMOUTH v BURNLEY Saturday 21st December 2019 – kick off 3...
Burnley - 2019-11-26 12:51:06

2019/20: Everton v Burnley – Supporters Travel

The Supporters Clubs travel details to the Premier League game against Everton at Goodison Park for Burnley Football Supporters Club, Accrington & Central Lancs Clarets. EVERTON v BURNLEY Thursday 26th December 2019 – kick off 3...
Burnley - 2019-11-26 12:51:06

Referees confirmed for Crystal Palace and Manchester City games

The Premier League have confirmed that our next two games against Crystal Palace and Manchester City will be refereed by Peter Bankes and Jon Moss respectively. Anthony Taylor will be on VAR duty for the Palace game with Graham Scott at Stockley...
Burnley - 2019-11-26 16:50:33

Back to league action for the under-23s against Crewe

In what has been a  busy season so far, the under-23s have actually gone three weeks since they last played a league game. That was a 1-1 draw against Sheffield Wednesday on Monday 4th November, played at Curzon Ashton. Since, we’ve played two...
Burnley - 2019-11-25 12:51:32

Unbeaten under-23s claim another win

The under-23s have beaten Crewe Alexandra 4-2 this afternoon at Curzon Ashton on an afternoon when we might have won by a much bigger margin. We led 3-0 at half time but the lead could, and probably should, have been much greater by the time the...
Burnley - 2019-11-25 19:50:42

Draw takes youths up one place

Our under-18s came from behind to draw against Nottingham Forest two days ago and that point has taken us back up to fifth in the northern group of the U18 Professional Development League, ahead of Hull City on goal difference. We went behind after...
Burnley - 2019-11-25 16:50:56

Wait over as Clarets bag first away win

The wait for a first away win of the season is over as is the wait for a first clean sheet on the road since January. That previous clean sheet came at Watford and it was back at Vicarage Road yesterday where the Clarets came through, after a...
Burnley - 2019-11-24 16:49:20

The principles we’ve built here for a long time were on show

Watford boss Quique Sánchez Flores saw his side drop back to the bottom of the Premier League with Burnley’s 3-0 win against his team at Vicarage Road. He was pleased with the way his side played in the first half as the Clarets struggled to get...
Burnley - 2019-11-24 08:50:01

Clarets get win at Watford

Goals from Chris Wood, Ashley Barnes and James Tarkowski have given Burnley a 3-0 win at Watford. A full report will follow. Follow UpTheClarets:
Burnley - 2019-11-23 19:50:50

Off to Watford as we resume after third international break

The third international break of the season is over. We’ve got until March until the next one and it is back to Premier League football tomorrow for the Clarets and a trip to Watford as we look to continue the form we showed in the 3-0 win against...
Burnley - 2019-11-23 08:50:49

Youths will look to get back on track

Two weeks ago things seemed to be going well for the under-18s. We were in a good run of form and looking to push up towards the top teams in the league with our games in hand. However, successive defeats against the two Sheffield clubs have...
Burnley - 2019-11-22 19:51:33

Tierney to referee Burnley and Watford again

I don’t suppose we should be too surprised that Wigan referee Paul Tierney will be the man in charge tomorrow when we face Watford at Vicarage Road; this is the third successive season in which he’s refereed a game between the two clubs. Two...
Burnley - 2019-11-22 19:51:33

We’ve got to go and deliver again

Quique Sánchez Flores started his second spell as Watford manager in September following the sacking of Javier Gracia after a difficult start to the season. Flores had been in charge of Watford for the 2015/16 season, their first back in the...
Burnley - 2019-11-22 19:51:33

Injured players still out for Watford

None of J?hann Berg Guðmundsson, Mat?j Vydra or Danny Drinkwater are expected to be part of Burnley’s squad for the game against Watford this Saturday at Vicarage Road. Sean Dyche confirmed this afternoon that Guðmundsson (pictured) is...
Burnley - 2019-11-21 16:50:50

Modern homes bad smells and eight goals

After a 1-1 draw at Sheffield Wednesday the Burnley fans were hoping for a performance at home as good as the one in the previous Turf Moor game when Wolves were beaten 4-1. The Clarets very definitely didn’t disappoint when Nottingham Forest were...
Burnley - 2019-11-21 12:50:37

Pochettino to Mourinho – quick change at Spurs

Things have clearly not been all they should be at Tottenham. Despite reaching the Champions League Final last season, results domestically have been poor since they were beaten 2-1 at Turf Moor last February and they did manage to concede seven...
Burnley - 2019-11-20 12:50:49

Steels plays for Donny in search for new club

Doncaster Rovers drew 1-1 yesterday in a Central League game against Scunthorpe United but there was some Burnley interest in the fixture with one of our young players featuring in the Doncaster team. When they named their line up, Doncaster...
Burnley - 2019-11-20 12:50:49

Charlie Taylor signs new Burnley contract

Left-back Charlie Taylor has committed himself to the Clarets until the summer of 2024 having signed a new deal. Taylor first became a Burnley player in the summer of 2017 but he had to wait a while to make his Premier League debut because of the...
Burnley - 2019-11-19 16:52:47

Eric gets on his bike for the Clarets

With a headline of â€˜He has cycled the country to follow his team’ a 1948 article in the Burnley Express started: “If you happen to be on your way by motor coach to support Burnley F.C. and you pass a young lone cyclist not wearing an overcoat...
Burnley - 2019-11-19 19:52:01

Birmingham take top spot in under-23 league

Crewe Alexandra  played Birmingham City yesterday with us knowing that a result either way would see us drop a place to third in the Professional Development League. A draw would have seen us remain above Crewe on goal difference and a point ahead...
Burnley - 2019-11-19 12:51:01

Everton tickets to go on pre-sale

Tickets for our away game at Everton on Boxing Day will go on pre-sale to all season ticket holders from tomorrow at 9:15 to help the club determine which of two allocations they should take. The smaller of the allocations is for 1,500 lower tier...
Burnley - 2019-11-19 19:52:01

December date for FA Youth Cup tie

Curzon Ashton beat Oldham Athletic last week to set up a 3rd round tie in the FA Youth Cup against Burnley and today the date and time of the game have been confirmed. It will be played on Tuesday 17th December at Curzon Ashton’s Tameside...
Burnley - 2019-11-19 19:52:01

Pope in goal almost 61 years after McDonald

In May 2016, Tom Heaton came on as an 87th substitute for Fraser Forster in England’s 2-1 win against Australia at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light. In a team that included current loanee Danny Drinkwater, it was the first time I’d ever seen live...
Burnley - 2019-11-18 16:51:08

Blades go second as we drop into bottom half

Sheffield United’s 2-0 win against us two days ago in the U18 Professional Development League has taken them into second place in the northern group while the loss has seen us drop into the bottom half. Hull have gone above us courtesy of their...
Burnley - 2019-11-18 19:51:31

Youths suffer second successive defeat against Sheffield club

The under-18s were beaten 2-1 at Gawthorpe last Saturday by Sheffield Wednesday but there was to be no revenge against the south Yorkshire city this morning with us suffering a second successive defeat, this time losing 2-0 against Sheffield United...
Burnley - 2019-11-16 16:50:24

Youths want to blunt the Blades

Having been beaten by Sheffield Wednesday last Saturday, the under-18s will be looking to get back to winning ways tomorrow against the other team in the steel city, Sheffield United. With game in hand on all the sides in the league, we are...
Burnley - 2019-11-15 19:50:51

Under-23s stay second after Crewe lose

There has been little action in the Professional Development League in the last week with only two games and only one northern group club involved. That one club was Crewe who were at home against Millwall last Monday. A draw would have seen them...
Burnley - 2019-11-15 16:51:28

Dwight’s day against West Ham

For the second successive season, Dwight McNeil had a major impact as the Clarets returned to form with a home win against West Ham. Last season he played ever so well in only his second Premier League start and scored his first goal at first team...
Burnley - 2019-11-14 12:50:36
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