Tag Archives: Oldham Athletic

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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Former Clarets Winger Joins Oldham Athletic

Chris Eagles Signs One Year Contract at Oldham Athletic Oldham Athletic have confirmed the signing of former Manchester United and Burnley midfielder Chris Eagles on a one year contract. Eagles started his career at the Manchester United academy before being … Continue reading

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Clarets Midfielder Extends Stay Down Under

Aiden O’Neill Joins Brisbane Roar On Season Long Loan Clarets Australian midfielder Aiden O’Neill has joined Robbie Fowler’s Brisbane Roar on a season-long loan. O’Neill, who has signed a new one-year contract at Turf Moor with an option for a … Continue reading

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Yorkshireman Stead Joins Harrogate Town

Jon Stead Joins Harrogate Town Harrogate Town have today confirmed the signing of striker Jon Stead, the Yorkshireman has made over 600 league appearances, scoring over 150 goals. Standing at six foot three, Jon Stead signs from Notts County where … Continue reading

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Clarets First Summer Signing

Burnley Sign Joel Senior From Curzon Ashton Burnley Football Club have today confirmed the signing of young defender Joel Senior, the right-back joins the club on an initial 12-month deal, with a further year’s option, from the Vanarama National League North … Continue reading

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Tony Philliskirk Returns to Club As U18’s Manager Burnley Football Club is delighted to confirm that former striker Tony Philliskirk as the club’s new head coach of the Burnley U18’s side. The former Claret, who has spent the past twenty … 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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