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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 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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