Tag Archives: European Cup

Clarets Legend Series (John Connelly)

John Connelly was born in St Helens on the 18th July 1938, he began his playing career with his hometown club St Helens Town in the Lancashire Combination. A scout from Burnley Football Club attended a St Helens game in … Continue reading

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Former Claret Recovering After Right Leg Amputation

Bobby Seith – Clarets Right-Half Recovering In Ninewells Hospital Former Clarets right-half, Bobby Seith is recovering in Ninewells Hospital, Scotland after having surgery to remove his right leg. He was admitted to hospital after suffering from pain in the leg … Continue reading

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Burnley Football Club Inspires Malayan Cup Competition

Choo Seng Que Visits Turf Moor Choo Seng Que (Malaysia Football Manager) was sent to United Kingdom in January 1961 by the Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman to study the techniques of football training in England. After arriving in London … Continue reading

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Brian Pilkington Passes Away

Brian Pilkington (1933 – 2020) Burnley Football Club has this afternoon confirmed the sad news that one of the clubs legends and former footballer Brian Pilkington has died at the age of eighty-six. Brian, was a key member of the … Continue reading

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Colne Football Club Set to Challenge Dynamoes Ambitions

Non-League Football Reborn In Colne In the East Lancashire town of Colne they still remember the extraordinary adventures of a non-league football club Colne Dynamoes. The club which was owned and managed by millionaire Graham White had huge ambitions to … Continue reading

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Former Claret Honoured By Lancashire FA

Lancashire FA Name Stand After Brian Pilkington Former Clarets hero Brian Pilkington was honoured by Lancashire Football Association this week after a stand at the County Ground in Leyland was named after the 85 year old. Pilkington, who made 340 … 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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