The Orient Game

The most important game in the history of the club

The Orient Game - Introduction

The Orient Game - Introduction

It is 25 years since the day our great club almost died - the most emotional day I can ever recall in over fifty years of watching the Clarets.
The Orient Game - Dedication

The Orient Game - Dedication

This section of Clarets Mad, devoted to the most important game in the club's history, is dedicated to Keith McNee the former sportswriter of the Burnley Express, Lancashire Evening Telegraph and Burnley Evening Star.
The Orient Game - The Match Programme

The Orient Game - The Match Programme

We were told that they would become collectors items and that they would be worth a lot of money in years to come but there was no way that I was buying one.
The Orient Game - The Local Press

The Orient Game - The Local Press

Here we take a look at the reports from the local journalists Granville Shackleton and Keith McNee from their respective newspapers.
The Orient Game - From the other side

The Orient Game - From the other side

It was all about Burnley and whether we would stay in the Football League and whether we would even stay in existence.
The Orient Game - Your Views

The Orient Game - Your Views

Recently we asked for your views and memories from the Orient game and below are some of those we have received along with some received on the 15th anniversary.
The Orient Game - The National Press

The Orient Game - The National Press

In Living Memory - They came to bury Burnley and stayed to sing their praise


Burnley Match Reports


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