Burnley are Back

A look back at the 1991/92 Fourth Division Championship season

It's a late, late show in the early kick off

It's a late, late show in the early kick off

Burnley came back from the dead to take a point in the morning kick off at Glanford Park against Scunthorpe United in 1992, and held a three point lead at the top of the table.
Northampton hit for five by rampant Clarets

Northampton hit for five by rampant Clarets

John Francis won star billing for the Clarets, but it was an overall superb team performance that saw off an in form Northampton Town at Turf Moor to enhance our chances of promotion from the Fourth Division even further.
Clive Holt hitting out at Scunthorpe early kick off

Clive Holt hitting out at Scunthorpe early kick off

Burnley Football Club director Clive Holt wasn't a happy man in 1992 with the decision to force the Clarets to play an important Fourth Division game at Scunthorpe on a Saturday morning.
Five points clear after Conroy winner

Five points clear after Conroy winner

Burnley extended their lead to five points at the top of the Fourth Division in 1992 when Mike Conroy scored the only goal of the game to see off Lincoln City at Turf Moor.
Scarborough finally beaten at third attempt

Scarborough finally beaten at third attempt

At the third time of asking we got our Autoglass Trophy tie against Scarborough played in 1992 and won through to the next round with a 3-1 win at Turf Moor to take us one step closer to Wembley.
Late comeback at Walsall extends lead at the top

Late comeback at Walsall extends lead at the top

Burnley increased their lead at the top of the Fourth Division to two points over Mansfield Town after coming from two behind to draw 2-2 against Walsall on what was our second visit to the new Bescot Stadium.
Mullen makes second signing

Mullen makes second signing

Burnley might well have gone out of the FA Cup but there was still a lot to play for. We were still in the Autoglass and more importantly we were still top of Division Four and six points clear of the play offs.
A day to remember at Derby despite a cup defeat

A day to remember at Derby despite a cup defeat

In 1992 Burnley went out of the FA Cup, losing 2-0 in a 3rd round replay at the Baseball Ground against Derby County, but a mere reference to the result can never tell the full story of one of the most remarkable days in the history of our club.


Referee abandons game after 90 minutes
- Burnley Mon 21st January
Conroy hat trick takes Burnley back to the top
- Burnley Fri 18th January
Fog on the Derwent comes to Burnley's rescue
- Burnley Mon 14th January
We didn't like to be beside the seaside
- Burnley Fri 11th January
McMinn cheats but Clarets earn replay at Derby
- Burnley Fri 4th January
Five points clear after Saltergate win
- Burnley Tue 1st January
Burnley secure winning end to 1991
- Burnley Fri 28th December
Boxing Day brings first defeat for Mullen
- Burnley Wed 26th December
Pender own goal ends winning run
- Burnley Sat 15th December
Mullen makes first signing - it's Randall
- Burnley Fri 14th December
Second Division Derby for Clarets after cup win
- Burnley Sun 9th December
From Russia with Love
- Burnley Fri 7th December
Harper double as Burnley win cup tie
- Burnley Tue 27th November
Back in third place after Conroy penalty
- Burnley Sat 24th November
Swing Low - it's no go for Marriott
- Burnley Fri 23rd November
Burnley beat Donny second time round
- Burnley Mon 19th November
Doncaster force cup replay as winning run ends
- Burnley Fri 16th November
Burnley win again - York are victims this time
- Burnley Wed 7th November
Top three for Burnley after win at Halifax
- Burnley Fri 2nd November
Lincoln can't stop Mullen's Burnley
- Burnley Fri 26th October
Granville Shackleton
- Burnley Fri 26th October
And a cup win now for Mullen's Burnley
- Burnley Mon 22nd October
Three out of three for new boss Mullen
- Burnley Fri 19th October
Two wins gets Mullen the job
- Burnley Thu 18th October
Six for Mullen and Burnley at Wrexham
- Burnley Fri 12th October
Still Mullen in charge as Jimmy Mac looks on
- Burnley Thu 11th October
Early candidates to replace Casper
- Burnley Tue 9th October
Caretaker Mullen gets a win in first game
- Burnley Fri 5th October
Frank Casper quits as Burnley boss
- Burnley Wed 3rd October
Fans want Franks Out!
- Burnley Fri 28th September
Goalkeeper keeps clean sheet but Burnley lose 1-0
- Burnley Fri 21st September
Burnley suffer Hereford defeat with ten men
- Burnley Fri 14th September
One of those days for David Hamilton
- Burnley Fri 7th September
Another win and Eli's claiming it you know
- Burnley Mon 3rd September
Defeat despite Conroy goal on opening day
- Burnley Fri 17th August
Casper replaces Davis and gets Davis
- Burnley Wed 15th August
1991 pre-season ends with big defeat at Preston
- Burnley Fri 10th August
This was Jimmy Holland's night
- Burnley Wed 8th August
Clarets Shaken in Manx Cup opener
- Burnley Fri 3rd August
A second draw ends Russian tour
- Burnley Sun 29th July
First goal for Conroy as we draw in Russia
- Burnley Wed 25th July
Casper grabs Conroy from Reading
- Burnley Fri 13th July
Teasdale launches attack on local councillor
- Burnley Fri 29th June
Leeds United's Pearson is a Casper target
- Burnley Sun 24th June
Casper releases four after play off defeat
- Burnley Sun 27th May
Burnley were not staying down 4 ever
- Burnley Tue 22nd May

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