Tag Archives: 1958 FIFA World Cup

How Brian Flynn Saved Welsh International Football

An excellent article written by Leon Barton looks at former Clarets midfielder Brian Flynn and how he has saved Welsh International football. From having never qualified for major football tournament in their history, Wales are preparing to play in their … Continue reading

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Clarets Legend Series (Jimmy McIlroy MBE)

Jimmy McIlroy – Clarets Greatest Ever Player James McIlroy MBE, was a Northern Ireland international footballer who played for Glentoran, Burnley, Stoke City and Oldham Athletic. He was regarded as the Clarets greatest ever player, having made 497 appearances, scoring … Continue reading

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Clarets Legend Jimmy McIlroy Passes Away

Jimmy McIlroy (1931 – 2018) Burnley Football Club have this morning confirmed the sad news that former Clarets inside-forward¬†Jimmy McIlroy has died aged 86. ¬†McIlroy who was widely regarded as the clubs finest ever player made 497 appearances for the … Continue reading

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