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Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas Column
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The view from Tenerife
If you want football nostalgia and great pictures of the old Longside or the Beehole End, then Stuart Clarke's ...
It's the 'what if' game?
A two-week break for the Premier teams and we twiddled our thumbs, furrowed our brows, and went through all the ...
Fifty Shades of Frustration
We continued to reflect on the City game. Like a bowl of porridge the warm inner glow lasted for days. Boyd's goal was ...
Bovril, a pie and a 1-0 win
Were we not all a bit surprised by the news? Burnley had actually signed someone. And a Johnny Foreigner as well, ...
This is Anfield
The word was trepidation, Burnley away to Liverpool a side that was on fire since their undeserved win at Turf Moor on ...
Back to some sort of normality
Well that's what it seemed until I read the latest footie rumour that Russell Crowe was considering buying Leeds United ...
Pencils up his nose and a pair of pants on his head
It was just one of the media tributes that came Burnley's way after the defeat ...
Have we upset the football Gods?
I had to laugh. The red collecting buckets were out before the West Brom game. The word Ebola was on the side and the ...
Let's not forget where we are
It was time to move on. We were all agreed on that. Just about all of us had felt less positive than usual.
Not the best of weekends
Steve Cotterill was in the news over the weekend of the FA Cup when Bristol City were at home to West Ham.
Heroes, wingers and Tom Finney
Out of the Cup, a blessing in disguise, two weeks to re-charge batteries, let the bruises go down and get injured ...
How to start a Lada & lose 2 games
Well: that was a grim week, and then some. We found the knack of scoring goals at one end, but then leaked like a sieve ...
The Duracell men
I've not told anyone but I fell going up the stairs at Turf Moor some weeks ago. It was the evening game against ...
Disappearing cup magic
Burnley v Tottenham in the third round of the cup, a wonderfully attractive mouth-watering tie; and yet it passed by at ...
Up on cloud nine
The day after the City game I was out buying newspapers. It's one of the pleasures of being in the Premier League, all ...
Down Buchan & Etihad Lane
'What a stadium Turf Moor was,' wrote Jim Pilling after he'd seen the Buchan Burnley book.
A Birthday and 55 years a Claret
Dear God I hit the 70 mark on Boxing Day. When I was a kid I used to work out how old I'd be in the year 2000. I was ...
Down Buchan Lane - 2
The cup draw that pitted Burnley against Tottenham no doubt produced a few 'ooohs'.
Down Buchan Lane
A couple of things set me thinking this week.
A Weekend Away
The word was out. Roy Keane had left Villa following a row with senior players during training.
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