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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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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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