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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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Phil Cavener Interview

Phil Cavener was born on the 2nd June 1961 in North Shields, however at the age of ten he emigrated to Australia with his family in the early 1970’s. Having made an impression on the pitch down under Arsenal Football … Continue reading

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Former Clarets Defender Sadly Passes Away

Fred Smith (1942 – 2020) Burnley Football Club have this evening confirmed that former Clarets defender Frederick (Freddie) Smith has sadly passed away at the age of seventy-seven. He was recommended to Burnley by Jack Hixon while playing for Northumberland … Continue reading

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Clarets Legend Series (Jimmy Adamson)

Jimmy Adamson was born in Ashington, Northumberland on the 4th April 1929, he was born into a mining community and like most football mad kids growing up in the North East in the 1930’s, the narrow poorly lit alleys between … 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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Sean Dyche Extends Clarets Contract

Clarets Boss Signs New Contract Burnley Football Club have this afternoon announced that manager Sean Dyche has signed a new long-term contract to extend his stay at Turf Moor. Dyche has put pen to paper on a new deal running until … Continue reading

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Clarets Rekindle Robson’s Memories

Jimmy Robson Remembers European Days As the Clarets continue to battle in the Premier League for a European place by finishing in the top this season, former Claret Jimmy Robson recalls the 1960’s when Burnley were League Champions and representing … Continue reading

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Former Clarets Striker Passes Away

Ray Pointer (1936-2016) Burnley Football Club have this morning confirmed the sad news that former striker Ray Pointer has passed away at the age of 79. Born in Northumberland in 1936, Ray joined the Clarets in 1955 after being spotted … Continue reading

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