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If it had been a boxing match it would have been stopped

Burnley’s 2-0 win against Norwich left manager Sean Dyche enthusing about his team’s performance while counterpart Daniel Farke was looking for positives in his team’s defeat. Norwich had beaten reigning champions Manchester City last week...
Burnley - 2019-09-22 08:49:21

Clarets stop the singing Canaries

Norwich City came to Burnley yesterday just a week after producing the shock result of the season so far with a 3-2 win against Manchester City, but they had no answer to the Clarets yesterday as two Chris Wood goals in the first 14 minutes gave us...
Burnley - 2019-09-22 16:49:49

Clarets for Foodbanks v Norwich

Burnley FC Supporters Groups will be out and about again this afternoon ahead of the home game collecting food items for Burnley Community Kitchen with all the wheelie bins today being manned by members of London Clarets. The bins will again be...
Burnley - 2019-09-21 12:51:44

Vote for your man of the match against Norwich

Burnley have beaten Norwich 2-0 at home with two goals from Chris Wood and now is your opportunity to choose your man of the match following our second victory of the season. Jeff Hendrick (pictured), who came on as a substitute and scored the late...
Burnley - 2019-09-21 19:50:00

Burnley on the road in the Premier League Cup

Curzon Ashton – venue for the home game against Middlesbrough The fixture dates, times and venues have been confirmed for our six group games in this season’s Premier League Cup with none of the three home games being played in Burnley. Last...
Burnley - 2019-09-21 08:52:15

Second half goals give youth team a third win

Three goals in the second half saw Burnley through to a comfortable 3-0 win this morning in the U18 Professional Development League. Jayden Major opened the scoring on 54 minutes. Mitch George doubled the lead with just under 20 minutes remaining...
Burnley - 2019-09-21 16:51:05

Burnley and Norwich finally to meet in the Premier League

It seems Burnley and Norwich City have been doing all they can in the last decade to avoid meeting but tomorrow we come face to face for the first time in a league game for nine seasons. When we first went up to the Premier League in 2009, they...
Burnley - 2019-09-21 08:52:15

Clarets claim second win of the season

Two early goals from Chris Wood, his first of the season, were enough for the Clarets to beat Norwich 2-0 at home this afternoon to take our points total to eight from six games. A full report will follow. Follow UpTheClarets:
Burnley - 2019-09-21 19:50:00

We have the experience and we?re at Turf Moor

Daniel Farke will bring his Norwich team to Burnley for the first time tomorrow following their promotion last season and he’s been talking about us and how we can be a role model for their club even though the two of us do things...
Burnley - 2019-09-21 08:52:15

Norwich at the Turf – a view from the other side

Norwich City are our visitors tomorrow. They arrive at Burnley having beaten current Premier League champions Manchester City last week and below, ahead of tomorrow’s game, we’ve got the views of Richard from Norwich blog City of...
Burnley - 2019-09-20 12:49:53

Short trip to Wigan for youth team

A week ago our under-18s travelled to Watford where we were beaten 3-1 in the last of the early season games against teams from the north group of the U18 Professional Development League and tomorrow the main group of games against the teams in our...
Burnley - 2019-09-20 12:49:53

Coote will referee Norwich game

David Coote will be the man in the middle tomorrow when Norwich are our visitors and this will be his eighth Burnley game and the third in the Premier League. He refereed us twice last season, the 4-2 defeat at Fulham early in the season and the...
Burnley - 2019-09-20 12:49:53

Town set for change as Clarets face trip to Newcastle

Having been beaten in midweek by Preston, the Clarets were back on the road sixty years ago today and this time it was off to familiar territory for almost half of the Burnley team with an away game at Newcastle United. Plans for Pickup Croft The...
Burnley - 2019-09-19 16:50:17

A Beast of a cup win

Burnley are through to the quarter finals of the Lancashire Senior Cup having beating Fleetwood Town 5-4 on penalties this afternoon following a disappointing game that had ended 0-0. It was a ninety minutes from which there wasn’t too much to...
Burnley - 2019-09-19 19:50:25

Anderson, Conlan and Errington provide the case for the defence

The 2011/12 season was an up and down one for Burnley. We came close to dropping into the bottom three in late November but eventually finished 13th despite winning only seven home games throughout the season. But there was some bright news coming...
Burnley - 2019-09-19 12:50:17

Hendrick goal wins point and man of the match

Jeff Hendrick struck in the first minute of stoppage time last Saturday to earn us an unlikely point at Brighton and his performance, having come on as a substitute just before the hour, has won him both the man of the match vote and the player...
Burnley - 2019-09-19 16:50:17

David Jones still on the lookout for a new club

There was something of a reaction from Burnley fans when they learned that David Jones was back training with us in pre-season after he’d been released by his previous club Sheffield Wednesday. The very mention of Sheffield Wednesday should be...
Burnley - 2019-09-18 16:50:29

Ipswich win keeps Burnley in third place

Burnley have come just where we started the week in the Professional Development League, in third place behind leaders Nottingham Forest and Leeds United. Forest were without a game and that’s allowed us to move within two points of them and, for...
Burnley - 2019-09-18 12:49:39

2019/20: Leicester City v Burnley – Supporters Travel

The Supporters Clubs travel details to the Premier League game against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium for Burnley Football Supporters Club & Accrington Clarets. LEICESTER CITY v BURNLEY Saturday 19th October 2019 – kick off 3...
Burnley - 2019-09-17 12:49:17

Sheffield Wednesday are new youth league leaders

It was a good day for the two Sheffield clubs in the U18 Professional Development League last Saturday as both recorded 4-0 away wins, United at Colchester United and Wednesday at Coventry City. Wednesday’s win, coupled with Wigan drawing at...
Burnley - 2019-09-17 12:49:17

Referee confirmed for Norwich game

The Premier League have confirmed that Saturday’s home game against Norwich City will be refereed by David Coote whose last Burnley game was the 2-0 home win against West Ham United that brought 2018 to a close. There will be more information...
Burnley - 2019-09-17 16:49:53

Clarets doing the Ali Koiki hat trick

It’s six games unbeaten now for the under-23s after today’s 3-1 win against Ipswich Town at Curzon Ashton gave us a second successive win to add to the four draws from the first four games this season. The afternoon was one of personal triumph...
Burnley - 2019-09-16 19:50:05

Local plumber scores to beat injury hit Clarets

With a General Election less than a month away in 1959 the town of Burnley had hardly been hit by election fever, rather the townsfolk were far more concerned about job losses and the continuing spell of dry weather. More mills were set to close...
Burnley - 2019-09-16 08:49:40

Early kick off for Curzon Ashton return

The under-23s will play Ipswich Town in our third home game of the Professional Development League season this afternoon and it brings with it a return to Curzon Ashton for the first time in the league since early January when we suffered a 1-0...
Burnley - 2019-09-16 12:49:34

Jeff Hendrick’s late show at Brighton

When the board went up to indicate there would be four minutes of stoppage time, and with us trailing 1-0 at Brighton, I think we’d just about decided this wasn’t to be our day, but the players, and Jeff Hendrick in particular, came up with a...
Burnley - 2019-09-16 08:49:40

I don?t want to be too critical because that?s the first dip we?ve had

Graham Potter is still looking for his first home win as Brighton manager but thought he’d got it yesterday when the game went into stoppage time with his side leading 1-0, only for Burnley to equalise in the first of the four minutes added...
Burnley - 2019-09-15 16:49:26

Point for Burnley

A stoppage time equaliser from Jeff Hendrick earned the Clarets a point from a 1-1 draw at Brighton. A full report will follow. Follow UpTheClarets:
Burnley - 2019-09-14 19:50:09

Our first south coast trip of the season takes us to Brighton

By the time the season ends we will have made three visits to the south coast in the Premier League and tomorrow brings the first of them when we face Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium. It will be a very early start for those Burnley fans...
Burnley - 2019-09-14 08:50:04

Youths crash at Watford

Our under-18s have been beaten 3-1 today at Watford despite taking the lead. Under-16 Michael Mellon opened to scoring on 68 minutes but Watford equalised five minutes later before going on to score twice more to give the south group leaders...
Burnley - 2019-09-14 16:48:55

There are no easy games in the Premier League

Graham Potter will manage Brighton against us tomorrow in what will be his first ever game against Burnley as a player or a coach. He played for a number of clubs, making more appearances for York City than any other club, but it was in Sweden where...
Burnley - 2019-09-14 08:50:04

Oliver has the whistle at Brighton

Michael Oliver will referee our game tomorrow at Brighton and it will be his third Burnley game in 2019 having previously refereed our game at Watford and the home game against Leicester City last season. Embed from Getty Images// In total, he...
Burnley - 2019-09-13 19:50:05

Tough trip to Watford for youths

After having had no game last week, a week that saw us drop to fourth from the top of the league, the under-18s are back in action tomorrow morning with an away game against south group leaders Watford. Right back Kane Patterson We are recovering...
Burnley - 2019-09-13 19:50:05

Clarets up to 3rd in under-23 league

Nottingham Forest won at Ipswich last Monday to move four points clear at the top of the Professional Development League, the lead increased with Leeds only able to pick up a point at Crystal Palace, but it was a week when we got our first win which...
Burnley - 2019-09-12 12:50:21

Another win but Burnley mourns death of Smith

Burnley was very much a town in mourning sixty years ago as the sad news came through that O’Neill Gordon (Collie) Smith, who had been injured in a car crash in Staffordshire, had failed to recover from his injuries and had died on Wednesday 9th...
Burnley - 2019-09-12 16:49:33

Record breaking internationals back for the Clarets

The international break is over and the Burnley players who have been away with their respective countries will be returning to Gawthorpe ahead of Saturday’s game at Brighton this weekend. Only five of our players were in the international squads...
Burnley - 2019-09-12 12:50:21

Dyche speaks on Drinkwater

Sean Dyche has confirmed today that Danny Drinkwater’s injury is not too serious and that he’ll be out for a couple of weeks before he can rejoin the squad in full training. The pair have met this week and Dyche has clearly decided to draw a...
Burnley - 2019-09-12 16:49:33

Colchester throw one in and send Wigan to the top

Having gone to the top of the U18 Professional Development League with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace a week last Saturday, we had to sit and watch all of Wigan Athletic, Nottingham Forest and Crewe Alexandra move ahead of us last weekend. With no...
Burnley - 2019-09-10 19:50:04

Under-23s search for first win continues at Charlton

The under-23s are in action this afternoon against Charlton Athletic and it’s a fifth game of the season for Steve Stone’s squad who are still looking for a first victory of the 2019/20 season. Charlton, however, were the last team to beat us...
Burnley - 2019-09-09 12:49:33

First win of the season for under-23s

Having drawn all four games so far, the under-23s have secured a first win of the season in the Professional Development League this afternoon with a 3-2 win against Charlton Athletic at Princes Park, the home of Dartford and we had to come from...
Burnley - 2019-09-09 19:50:18

Football Cancer Life Death

?I thought that stuff like cancer was for other people. Not me. I was in the top sets at school, the football team, I got my 2:1 degree from a good university, got a good job, got married (twice, a few bumps in the road but I came out of it OK),...
Burnley - 2019-09-09 12:49:33

Javi Gracia must have been the only one surprised at Watford exit

Over more recent years, I’ve become fascinated by the number of times some clubs opt to make managerial changes. Only this morning, Dino Maamria has lost his job at Stevenage after a difficult start, the same Dino Maamria who saw his team end last...
Burnley - 2019-09-09 16:49:55

Burnley leave it late to beat Preston

Burnley returned home from London still smarting after the 4-1 defeat at Chelsea on the Saturday, and also returned to winning ways with two late goals giving us a 2-1 win over Lancashire rivals Preston North End. Burnley was a town still in shock...
Burnley - 2019-09-08 12:51:42

Forest move ahead in under-23 league

A week ago, three teams were a the top of the north group in the Professional Development League, all of Nottingham Forest, Hull City and Leeds United having six points, but it is Forest who have pulled clear with their third win in four...
Burnley - 2019-09-06 12:49:04

Bob Lord authors at Colne Bookshop this Saturday

Mike Smith and Dave Thomas, the joint authors of Bob Lord of Burnley, the new biography of the former Burnley chairman, will be at Colne Bookshop this Saturday. They will be there between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a chat and a gossip about all things...
Burnley - 2019-09-05 12:51:07

Clarets paired with local rivals in Premier League Cup

The draw for this season’s Premier League Cup has given Burnley a tough group alongside local rivals Blackburn Rovers, Crystal Palace and Middlesbrough. This is the seventh season of the competition in which we reached the semi-finals in 2013...
Burnley - 2019-09-05 16:49:33

Roy Keane speaks out about two former Clarets

Roy Keane has launched a shocking attack on two former Clarets, one of whom played for him at Ipswich and both members of the Republic of Ireland squad he worked with alongside Martin O’Neill. The players in question are Stephen Ward and Jon...
Burnley - 2019-09-05 12:51:07

Time is Dunne for Ross Wallace at Fleetwood

Having left Sheffield Wednesday in the summer of 2018, former Claret Ross Wallace signed for League One club Fleetwood Town. He made 36 league appearances for the Cod Army last season, scoring once, in a 3-2 win at Blackpool, but there was some...
Burnley - 2019-09-05 12:51:07

Lennon voted the best in cup defeat

Last Wednesday saw us again go out of the League Cup to a lower league team, this time finding a new way to do it, dominating the first half hour and actually going in front. It led to some low marks in the player ratings from a disappointing...
Burnley - 2019-09-05 12:51:07

A hammering at Chelsea as local cricketer fights for life

Burnley suffered a second defeat of the season at Chelsea on 5th September 1959 but there was far worse sporting news in the town on the following day as news came through that Burnley Cricket Club professional, West Indian test batsman Collie...
Burnley - 2019-09-05 16:49:33

Tarky is August player of the month

It didn’t need the Liverpool game for James Tarkowski to win the Up the Clarets August Player of the Month. He already had a lead of eleven points over Ashley Barnes in second place but this game has seen him move even further ahead. Two man of...
Burnley - 2019-09-05 12:51:07

2019/20: Aston Villa v Burnley – Ticket Information

Ticket information for our Premier League game against Aston Villa at Villa Park. ASTON VILLA v BURNLEY Saturday 28th September 2019 – kick off 3 p.m. Initial Allocation 1,500 Prices £30 – Adults £20 – Over 65s, Armed Forces...
Burnley - 2019-09-04 16:49:19

Brady but no Jensen in latest under-23 draw

There was a shock when we arrived for the under-23 game this afternoon against Queens Park Rangers, which ended in a 0-0 draw, with the name JENSEN on the team sheet as our goalkeeper. As it happened he wasn’t involved in the game but he was at...
Burnley - 2019-09-02 19:49:23

Clarets for Foodbanks underway in the spirit of Shankly

Bertie Mee said to Bill Shankly, have you heard of the North Bank, Highbury" Shanks said no, I don’t think so, but I’ve heard of the Longside, Burnley. That’s how the long standing Burnley song goes and I’m sure many of our younger fans,...
Burnley - 2019-09-02 12:51:17

Dunne joins Joey at Fleetwood

Central defender Jimmy Dunne, who spent last season on loan with Hearts and Sunderland, has moved out on loan again today and will spend the rest of the season in League One with Fleetwood Town. It will be a fifth loan for him having spent time...
Burnley - 2019-09-02 19:49:23

Draw specialists are back on the Turf this afternoon

Played three, drawn three, that’s the record so far for the under-23s this season who this afternoon will be playing QPR on the Turf in game number four. All three have had their frustrations. We were in front in both away games, firstly at...
Burnley - 2019-09-02 12:51:17

Defour joins Antwerp

As expected, Steven Defour, who had his contract terminated at Burnley over the weekend, has signed a one year deal this afternoon with Belgian club Royal Antwerp. Although, as a free agent, he could have signed at any time, the deal has gone...
Burnley - 2019-09-02 19:49:23

McNeil out of England reckoning

Dwight McNeil has been forced to withdraw from the England under-21 squad due to an injury. Follow UpTheClarets:
Burnley - 2019-09-02 19:49:23

From bottom to top in two weeks

After defeats against Millwall and Bristol City, the under-18s were bottom of the U18 Professional Development League, but wins since against Cardiff City and, last Saturday, Crystal Palace have seen us move to the top of the league. The south...
Burnley - 2019-09-02 12:51:17

Brilliant Blacklaw helps Burnley to a win at Goodison

The games were coming thick and fast at the start of the 1959/60 season and Burnley faced a return game with Everton in the second midweek of the season, looking to recover from the home defeat against West Ham. There had been no let up with the...
Burnley - 2019-09-02 16:49:45

I think the scoreline was harsh

Jürgen Klopp, for the third time in succession, left Turf Moor with all three points after Liverpool’s 3-0 win, and he was delighted with his team’s performance. Having seen his side score a quick double in the first half and add a third ten...
Burnley - 2019-09-01 08:49:01

Liverpool continue winning run at the expense of the Clarets

It was a 3-0 win against Southampton on the opening day of the season and in our first home game since had exactly the same scoreline although this time the goals and points went in favour of our opponents Liverpool who inflicted on us our second...
Burnley - 2019-09-01 16:48:18

Defour returns to Belgium

Steven Defour’s Burnley career is over after his contract was terminated by mutual respect to allow him to return to Belgium for family reasons. Manager Sean Dyche explained: “Steven has worked really hard throughout the summer to get back to...
Burnley - 2019-09-01 08:49:01

Kavanagh in the middle for Liverpool game

Our Premier League game against Liverpool will be refereed by Manchester referee Chris Kavanagh who will be taking charge of just his eighth Burnley game. Embed from Getty Images// The first of those games was our 3-1 win at Brentford in January...
Burnley - 2019-08-31 08:51:10

You have to be right on top of your performance levels

Liverpool are at the Turf tomorrow and that means a fourth visit for their manager Jürgen Klopp who has recorded two victories since his first visit in 2016 when goals from Sam Vokes and Andre Gray gave us a 2-0 win. He wasn’t too happy last...
Burnley - 2019-08-31 08:51:10

Second win for youth team

Burnley have followed up last week’s 2-1 home win against Cardiff with a win by the same score this morning against Crystal Palace. The game was played at Vauxhall Road, home of Hemel Hempstead Town, and we were close to taking the lead in just...
Burnley - 2019-08-31 16:48:20

Clarets set to welcome early league leaders

Liverpool are our visitors tomorrow, the team who have started off the season better than anyone else and sit top of the league with nine points from their opening three games. It’s not been a bad start for us either. Having won against...
Burnley - 2019-08-31 08:51:10

England Under-21 call for McNeil

Dwight McNeil has been called up for the England under-23s as the U21 Euro campaign gets underway with games against Hungary and Slovenia. It’s a new look squad with very few players remaining from last season while Reading midfielder Omar...
Burnley - 2019-08-30 12:48:34

Richardson and Conn-Clarke added to international calls

It’s been a busy week with the international call ups and this afternoon two more Burnley players have received theirs ahead of next week’s the international break. What a week it has been for Lewis Richardson (pictured). He scored for the...
Burnley - 2019-08-30 19:49:07

Top form Tarky takes the honours again

James Tarkowski’s performance at Wolves last Sunday has won him the player ratings for a third successive game this season and this time he was able to add the man of the match award to it. It’s no surprise to see him winning again. He played...
Burnley - 2019-08-30 12:48:34

Leeds and Hull join Forest at top of under-23 league

Nottingham Forest sat three points clear at the top of the Professional Development League a week ago but their defeat at Millwall has enabled both Leeds United and Hull City to join them on six points and Leeds with a game in hand too. Leeds got...
Burnley - 2019-08-30 12:48:34

Youths are at Palace tomorrow

Following two defeats against Millwall and Bristol City to kick off the season, our under-18s finally got things moving last week with a 2-1 win against Cardiff City at Gawthorpe with the goals coming from the two forwards Mitch George and Joe...
Burnley - 2019-08-30 12:48:34

Vote for your man of the match against Sunderland

Burnley have been beaten 3-1 by Sunderland in the League Cup and now is your opportunity to choose who you think was our man of the match. The winner from last Sunday’s draw at Wolves was central defender James Tarkowski (pictured above) who,...
Burnley - 2019-08-29 08:48:48

Pope back in England squad

Nick Pope has won his place back in the Burnley team just over a year since suffering a serious injury in the Europa League qualifier at Aberdeen and, after three Premier League games, has won his place back in the England squad. The real...
Burnley - 2019-08-29 16:49:14

Another League Cup disaster

I suppose we should be used to it by now; losing League Cup games against teams from League One and League Two and by the time the final whistle blew last night we’d added Sunderland to Port Vale, Accrington Stanley and Burton Albion who have all...
Burnley - 2019-08-29 12:48:48

The first five minutes of that second half was unacceptable

Jack Ross was without any doubt the happier of the two managers as he saw his Sunderland team come back from a goal behind to beat the Clarets 3-1 in the League Cup. Embed from Getty Images// After the game, he said: “The game swings at times. We...
Burnley - 2019-08-29 08:48:48

Clarets beaten by Sunderland

Despite going in front with a Jay Rodriguez goal, we’ve gone out of the League Cup with a 3-1 home defeat against Sunderland. A full report will follow. Follow UpTheClarets:
Burnley - 2019-08-29 08:48:48
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