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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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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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