Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - 20th August 1955

Football League Division One

 

Tottenham Hotspur 0 Burnley 1

Brian Pilkington

Attendance: 33,178

 

 

Burnley v Blackpool - 22nd August 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 0 Blackpool 2

Attendance: 35,226

 

 

Burnley v Everton - 27th August 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 0 Everton 1

Attendance: 22,482

 

 

Blackpool v Burnley - 29th August 1955

Football League Division One

 

Blackpool 1 Burnley 1

Brian Pilkington

Attendance: 25,774

 

 

Newcastle United v Burnley - 3rd September 1955

Football League Division One

 

Newcastle United 3 Burnley 1

Brian Pilkington

Attendance: 41,272

 

 

Burnley v Luton Town - 5th September 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 3 Luton Town 0

Peter McKay (3)

Attendance: 19,350

 

 

Burnley v Birmingham City - 10th September 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 3 Birmingham City 2

Brian Pilkington, Albert Cheesebrough, Peter McKay

Attendance: 22,808

 

 

Burnley v First Vienna - 13th September 1955

Friendly

 

Burnley 2 First Vienna 2

Peter McKay (2)

 

 

West Bromwich Albion v Burnley - 17th September 1955

Football League Division One

 

West Bromwich Albion 1 Burnley 0

Attendance: 23,362

 

debut: Bobby Burke

 

 

Burnley v Manchester United  - 24th September 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 0 Manchester United 0

Attendance: 26,723

 

 

Sheffield United v Burnley - 1st October 1955

Football League Division One

 

Sheffield United 1 Burnley 2

Albert Cheesebrough, Bobby Burke

Attendance: 22,559

 

 

Burnley v Huddersfield Town - 8th October 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 2 Huddersfield Town 0

Peter McKay, Billy Gray

Attendance: 22,109

 

 

Coventry City v Burnley - 10th October 1955

Friendly

 

Coventry City 1 Burnley 2

 

 

Cardiff City v Burnley - 15th October 1955

Football League Division One

 

Cardiff City 2 Burnley 2

Albert Cheesebrough, Peter McKay

Attendance: 24,338

 

 

Burnley v Bolton Wanderers - 22nd October 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 2 Bolton Wanderers 0

Peter McKay, Jimmy McIlroy

Attendance: 23,839

 

 

Chelsea v Burnley - 29th October 1955

Football League Division One

 

Chelsea 0 Burnley 0

Attendance: 39,069

 

 

Burnley v Aston Villa  - 5th November 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 2 Aston Villa 0

Peter McKay (2)

Attendance: 20,592

 

 

Sunderland v Burnley - 12th November 1955

Football League Division One

 

Sunderland 4 Burnley 4

Jimmy McIlroy, Hedley (og), Peter McKay (2)

Attendance: 39,787

 

   

Manchester City v Burnley - 16th November 1955

Lancashire Senior Cup

 

postponed

 

 

Burnley v Portsmouth - 19th November 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 3 Portsmouth 0

Peter McKay (3)

Attendance: 20,575

 

 

Arsenal v Burnley - 26th November 1955

Football League Division One

 

Arsenal 0 Burnley 1

Albert Cheesebrough

Attendance: 37,583

 

 

Burnley v Manchester City - 3rd December 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 2 Manchester City 2

Peter McKay (pen), Roy Stephenson

Attendance: 26,217

 

 

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Burnley - 10th December 1955

Football League Division One

 

Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 Burnley 1

Peter McKay

Attendance: 24,276

 

 

Manchester City v Burnley - 14th December 1955

Lancashire Senior Cup

 

Manchester City 2 Burnley 2

 

 

Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur - 17th December 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 2 Tottenham Hotspur 0

Peter McKay, Les Shannon

Attendance: 20,346

 

 

Everton v Burnley - 24th December 1955

Football League Division One

 

Everton 1 Burnley 1

Brian Pilkington

Attendance: 35,406

 

 

Burnley v Preston North End - 26th December 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 1 Preston North End 2

Roy Stephenson

Attendance: 31,006

 

 

Preston North End v Burnley - 27th December 1955

Football League Division One

 

Preston North End 4 Burnley 2

Doug Winton (pen), Les Shannon

Attendance: 29,524

 

 

Burnley v Newcastle United - 31st December 1955

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 3 Newcastle United 1

Brian Pilkington (2), Billy Gray

Attendance: 29,302

 

 

Bury v Burnley - 7th January 1956

FA Cup 3rd Round

 

Bury 2 Burnley 2

 

abandoned due to fog

 

 

Bury v Burnley - 10th January 1956

FA Cup 3rd Round

 

Bury 0 Burnley 1

Billy Gray

Attendance: 18,346

 

 

Birmingham City v Burnley - 14th January 1956

Football League Division One

 

Birmingham City 1 Burnley 2

Peter McKay, Bobby Burke

Attendance: 27,388

 

 

Burnley v West Bromwich Albion - 21st January 1956

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 1 West Bromwich Albion 2

Bobby Burke

Attendance: 23,749

 

 

Burnley v Chelsea - 28th January 1956

FA Cup 4th Round

 

Burnley 1 Chelsea 1

Peter McKay

Attendance: 44,857

 

 

Chelsea v Burnley - 1st February 1956

FA Cup 4th Round Replay

 

Chelsea 1 Burnley 1 - after extra time (1-1 at 90 mins)

Brian Pilkington

Attendance: 26,661

 

debut: Brian Miller

 

 

Manchester United v Burnley - 4th February 1956

Football League Division One

 

Manchester United 2 Burnley 0

Attendance: 27,542

 

 

Burnley v Chelsea - 6th February 1956

FA Cup 4th Round 2nd Replay

 

Burnley 2 Chelsea 2 - after extra time (2-2 at 90 mins)

Peter McKay, Jimmy McIlroy

Attendance: 21,921

 

played at St. Andrew's, Birmingham City

 

 

Burnley v Sheffield United - 11th February 1956

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 1 Sheffield United 1

Brian Miller

Attendance: 19,017

 

 

Burnley v Chelsea - 13th February 1956

FA Cup 4th Round 3rd Replay

 

Burnley 0 Chelsea 0 - after extra time

Attendance: 42,757

 

played at Highbury, Arsenal

 

   

Burnley v Chelsea - 15th February 1956

FA Cup 4th Round 4th Replay

 

Burnley 0 Chelsea 2

Attendance: 27,210

 

played at White Hart Lane, Tottenham Hotspur

 

 

Huddersfield Town v Burnley - 18th February 1956

Football League Division One

 

Huddersfield Town 1 Burnley 0

Attendance: 16,243

 

 

Burnley v Cardiff City - 25th February 1956

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 0 Cardiff County 2

Attendance: 18,549

 

 

Portsmouth v Burnley  - 3rd March 1956

Football League Division One

 

Portsmouth 3 Burnley 1

Roy Stephenson

Attendance: 19,279

 

 

Southampton v Burnley  - 5th March 1956

Friendly

 

Southampton 2 Burnley 2

Billy Gray, Peter McKay (pen)

Attendance: 8,116

 

 

Burnley v Chelsea - 10th March 1956

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 5 Chelsea 0

Albert Cheesebrough, Brian Pilkington (3), Peter McKay

Attendance: 18,670

 

 

Aston Villa v Burnley - 19th March 1956

Football League Division One

 

Aston Villa 2 Burnley 0

Attendance: 15,120

 

 

Burnley v Sunderland - 24th March 1956

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 4 Sunderland 0

Albert Cheesebrough, Doug Newlands, Brian Pilkington, Peter McKay

Attendance: 23,782

 

 

Charlton Athletic v Burnley - 30th March 1956

Football League Division One

 

Charlton Athletic 2 Burnley 1

Peter McKay

Attendance: 22,119

 

 

Bolton Wanderers v Burnley - 31st March 1956

Football League Division One

 

Bolton Wanderers 0 Burnley 1

Bobby Burke

Attendance: 29,488

 

 

Burnley v Charlton Athletic - 2nd April 1956

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 2 Charlton Athletic 1

Peter McKay, Bobby Burke

Attendance: 20,274

 

 

Burnley v Arsenal - 7th April 1956

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 0 Arsenal 1

Attendance: 24,393

 

 

Manchester City v Burnley -  14th April 1956

Football League Division One

 

Manchester City 1 Burnley 3

Peter McKay, Jimmy McIlroy (2)

Attendance: 29,087

 

 

Burnley v Botafogo - 17th April 1956

Friendly

 

Burnley 1 Botafogo 2

Peter McKay

 

 

Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers - 21st April 1956

Football League Division One

 

Burnley 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2

Doug Newlands

Attendance: 22,322

 

 

Luton Town v Burnley - 26th April 1956

Football League Division One

 

Luton Town 2 Burnley 3

Brian Pilkington, Peter McKay (2 1pen)

Attendance: 15,999