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Burnley & Scotland Defender Passes Away

John ‘Jock’ Aird (1926 – 2021) Burnley Football Club have this morning confirmed the passing of Clarets’ oldest player and International ground-breaker. John ‘Jock’ Aird, who had been the club’s oldest surviving former player passed away earlier this month at … Continue reading

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Albert Cheesebrough – One Of Our Own

Albert Cheesebrough (1935 – 2020) Burnley Football Club confirmed this morning that Albert Cheesebrough has sadly died at the age of 85, he was a member of the Clarets 1950 squad that was on the brink of winning the Football … 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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