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Clarets Legends 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 Legends Series (Willie Morgan)

Willie Morgan Interview  Willie Morgan was born in Alloa, Scotland on the 2nd October 1944 and joined the Clarets in 1960 as an apprentice. He quickly started to impress on the training ground and signed a professional contract in October 1962 after … 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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