Programmes - Season 1971/72

Last updated : 26 July 2012 By L & M Davidson & T Scholes
 

Bolton Wanderers v Burnley - 31st July 1971

Friendly

 

Bolton Wanderers 1 Burnley 0

Attendance: 4,990

 

   

Oldham Athletic v Burnley - 7th August 1971

Friendly

 

Oldham Athletic 1 Burnley 1

Frank Casper

Attendance: 7,524

 

 

Cardiff City v Burnley - 14th August 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Cardiff City 2 Burnley 2

Frank Casper, Martin Dobson

Attendance: 23,004

 

 

Burnley v Luton Town - 21st August 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 2 Luton Town 1

Frank Casper, Steve Kindon

Attendance: 13,365

 

 

Oxford United v Burnley - 28th August 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Oxford United 2 Burnley 1

Frank Casper

Attendance: 8,978

 

 

Preston North End v Burnley - 30th August 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Preston North End 1 Burnley 3

Steve Kindon, Frank Casper, Colin Waldron (pen)

Attendance: 27,284

 

 

Burnley v Bristol City - 4th September 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 1 Bristol City 1

Arthur Bellamy

Attendance: 13,634

 

 

Coventry City v Burnley - 7th September 1971

Football League Cup 2nd Round

 

Coventry City 0 Burnley 1

Frank Casper

Attendance: 15,413

 

 

Burnley v Barrow - 7th September 1971

Lancashire Senior Cup

 

Burnley 2 Barrow 0

 

 

Fulham v Burnley - 11th September 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Fulham 0 Burnley 2

Leighton James (2)

Attendance: 10,395

 

 

Burnley v Queens Park Rangers - 18th September 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 1 Queens Park Rangers 0

Arthur Bellamy

Attendance: 13,795

 

 

Charlton Athletic v Burnley  - 25th September 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Charlton Athletic 2 Burnley 0

Attendance: 8,920

 

 

Burnley v Orient - 28th September 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 6 Orient 1

Arthur Bellamy (3), Dave Thomas, Paul Fletcher, Leighton James

Attendance: 12,433

 

 

Burnley v Sunderland - 2nd October 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 0 Sunderland 1

Attendance: 16,496

 

 

Manchester United v Burnley - 6th October 1971

Football League Cup 3rd Round

 

Manchester United 1 Burnley 1

Leighton James

Attendance: 44,600

 

 

Carlisle United v Burnley - 9th October 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Carlisle United 0 Burnley 3

Frank Casper (2), Leighton James

Attendance: 11,625

 

 

Norwich City v Burnley - 13th October 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Norwich City 3 Burnley 0

Attendance: 24,356

 

 

Burnley v Cardiff City  - 16th October 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 3 Cardiff City 0

Frank Casper (2), Dave Thomas

Attendance: 12,494

 

 

Burnley v Manchester United - 18th October 1971

Football League Cup 3rd Round Replay

 

Burnley 0 Manchester United 1

Attendance: 27,511

 

 

Hull City v Burnley - 23rd October 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Hull City 1 Burnley 2

Paul Fletcher, Leighton James

Attendance: 15,469

 

 

Burnley v Birmingham City - 30th October 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 1 Birmingham City 1

Frank Casper (pen)

Attendance: 17,170

 

 

Sheffield Wednesday v Burnley - 6th November 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Sheffield Wednesday 2 Burnley 1

Alan West

Attendance: 23,398

 

 

Burnley v Middlesbrough - 13th November 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 5 Middlesbrough 2

Arthur Bellamy, Leighton James (2), Geoff Nulty, Martin Dobson

Attendance: 15,720

 

 

Watford v Burnley - 20th November 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Watford 2 Burnley 1

Frank Casper

Attendance: 11,538

 

debut: Jeff Parton

 

 

Burnley v Swindon Town - 27th November 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 1 Swindon Town 2

Martin Dobson

Attendance: 12,329

 

 

Millwall v Burnley - 4th December 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Millwall 1 Burnley 1

Alan West

Attendance: 14,747

 

 

Burnley v Southport - 7th December 1971

Lancashire Senior Cup

 

Burnley 2 Southport 2

 

 

Burnley v Portsmouth - 11th December 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 1 Portsmouth 3

Colin Waldron

Attendance: 11,381

 

 

Bristol City v Burnley - 18th December 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Bristol City 0 Burnley 2

Paul Fletcher (2)

Attendance: 12,909

 

 

Burnley v Blackpool - 27th December 1971

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 2 Blackpool 1

Steve Kindon, Martin Dobson

Attendance: 22,015

 

 

Queens Park Rangers v Burnley - 1st January 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Queens Park Rangers 3 Burnley 1

Paul Fletcher

Attendance: 14,614

 

 

Burnley v Oxford United - 8th January 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 1 Oxford United 1

Steve Kindon

Attendance: 10,971

 

 

Burnley v Huddersfield Town - 15th January 1972

FA Cup 3rd Round

 

Burnley 0 Huddersfield Town 1

Attendance: 21,563

 

 

Orient v Burnley - 22nd January 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Orient 1 Burnley 0

Attendance: 9.231

 

debut: Alan Stevenson

 

 

Burnley v Norwich City - 29th January 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 1 Norwich City 0

Frank Casper (pen)

Attendance: 13,713

 

 

Burnley v Hull City - 12th February 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 0 Hull City 2

Attendance: 11,751

 

debut: Billy Ingham

 

 

Birmingham City v Burnley - 19th February 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Birmingham City 2 Burnley 0

Attendance: 32,035

 

 

Burnley v Sheffield Wednesday - 26th February 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 5 Sheffield Wednesday 3

Paul Fletcher (2), Dave Thomas, Frank Casper, Leighton James

Attendance: 10,617

 

 

Middlesbrough v Burnley - 4th March 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Middlesbrough 1 Burnley 0

Attendance: 17,069

 

 

Burnley v Carlisle United - 11th March 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 3 Carlisle United 1

Dave Thomas, Paul Fletcher, Doug Collins

Attendance: 10,346

 

Luton Town v Burnley - 18th March 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Luton Town 1 Burnley 0

Attendance: 8,490

 

 

Burnley v Fulham  - 25th March 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 1 Fulham 1

Doug Collins

Attendance: 10,107

 

 

Burnley v Liverpool  - 28th March 1972

Lancashire Senior Cup

 

Burnley 1 Liverpool 0

 

 

Blackpool v Burnley - 1st April 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Blackpool 4 Burnley 2

Frank Casper (2 1 pen)

Attendance: 15,931

 

 

Sunderland v Burnley - 3rd April 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Sunderland 4 Burnley 3

Eric Probert, Martin Dobson, Frank Casper

Attendance: 14,034

 

 

Burnley v Charlton Athletic - 4th April 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 3 Charlton Athletic 1

Frank Casper (2), Paul Fletcher

Attendance: 9,385

 

 

Burnley v Watford - 8th April 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 3 Watford 0

Martin Dobson (2), Frank Casper

Attendance: 8,695

 

Swindon Town v Burnley - 15th April 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Swindon Town 0 Burnley 1

Eric Probert

Attendance: 11,818

 

 

Manchester United v Burnley - 20th April 1972

Lancashire Senior Cup Final

 

Manchester United 2 Burnley 2

 

 

Burnley v Millwall - 22nd April 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 2 Millwall 0

Paul Fletcher, Martin Dobson

Attendance: 11,271

 

 

Burnley v Preston North End - 25th April 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Burnley 1 Preston North End 0

Eric Probert

Attendance: 13,067

 

debut: Billy Rodaway

 

 

Portsmouth v Burnley - 29th April 1972

Football League Division Two

 

Portsmouth 1 Burnley 2

Martin Dobson, Jim Thomson

Attendance: 5,885

 

 

Burnley v Manchester United - 2nd May 1972

Lancashire Senior Cup Final

 

Burnley 3 Manchester United 0

 

 

Washington International Youth Football Festival

12th to 14th May 1972

 

Burnley 2 Sheffield United 1

Burnley 1 Kickers Offenbach 1

Burnley 3 Standard Liege 0

Burnley 1 Sunderland 0 (final)

 

all games played at Washington until final which was played at Roker Park, Sunderland