History Corner

Take a dip into the history of Burnley Football Club

Kit and whisky stolen in Turf Moor raid

Kit and whisky stolen in Turf Moor raid

I think it is fair to say that training methods change over the years and I'm certain that different managers have different approaches to preparing their players for the fixtures each Saturday.
Everton hooligans not wanted in Burnley

Everton hooligans not wanted in Burnley

The fifth round of the FA Cup in 1962 had paired Burnley with fellow First Division club Everton, and that sparked an almighty row in the council chamber in Burnley with claims that people in town were frightened to death of the Everton hooligans.
Stop t'game it's snowing

Stop t'game it's snowing

The early years of the 20th century were not very kind to Burnley Football Club but in 1909 we went on a cup run that was to alter the course of our history and featured one of the most controversial decisions ever made at Turf Moor.
Brothers in Arms

Brothers in Arms

When Michael and Shane Duff stepped up as captains in our friendly against Cheltenham on Saturday I posed the question as to whether it had ever happened previously in a Burnley game.
He was Clarets' guiding light and inspiration

He was Clarets' guiding light and inspiration

Ask Burnley supporters to put forward the names of Turf Moor personalities from the past and it is a fair bet that the name of Billy Dougall will hardly warrant a mention alongside such as Harry Potts and Jimmy McIlroy.
Burnley Express banished from Turf Moor press box

Burnley Express banished from Turf Moor press box

Don't worry, Chris Boden from the Burnley Express will be in the press box on Saturday ready to report on Burnley's home game against Leeds United but that wasn't the case fifty years ago for Burnley's home game that week against Leicester City.
Neighbours - everybody needs good neighbours

Neighbours - everybody needs good neighbours

Burnley Football Club's Board of Directors are ready to go into the transfer market - but not for a player. That was the news that broke from Turf Moor forty years ago today.
A forgotten night in Dublin

A forgotten night in Dublin

When the Clarets travelled to Dublin to play Bohemians last month there was much discussion as to whether we'd ever previously played a game in the Republic of Ireland.


The Martin Dobson Stand?
- Burnley Wed 29th June
Why we 'Oldies' stay away
- Burnley Mon 27th June
Lord under threat
- Burnley Sun 26th June
Burnley's part in 'The Pools Wars'
- Burnley Sat 25th June

Burnley Match Reports

Premier League Sat 18th November 15:00

Burnley 2 - 0 Swansea City

Last game - Match Centre


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