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10 Burnley Reads
For a ‘little’ club Burnley is well served by a number of authors, some of us retired, some still working, but all with one thing in common, six of us are amateur writers that do this for love not money.If we get our costs back we are happy. All of us just enjoy writing about a small club that has such a big history and has seen so many great players. Just four of the books listed were ghosted by professionals.
Chelsea 2 Burnley 3
Two goals from Sam Vokes and a Stephen Ward special give inspired Clarets flying start against the champions
Burnley 1 Hannover 0 Abandoned At Half Time
Ben Mee gave the Clarets a half-time lead but sadly his goal will not be remembered for long after Burnley’s final pre-season friendly was abandoned.
10 Memorable Burnley Goals
WHY MEMORABLE: Whatever club we support, wherever we are, we all have our best remembered goals and all for different reasons.
Shamrock Rovers 0 Burnley 4
Jon Walters needed just nine minutes to make his mark in a Burnley shirt as the Clarets’ Irish eyes were smiling in Dublin.
10 Burnley Cult Heroes
Put six fans of any club in any room and ask them to define what makes a cult hero, and I’m pretty sure you’d get six different answers. Hero, legend, cult hero, they can all be so different; yet just sometimes a player can be all three. Maybe the great Jimmy McIlroy now in his eighties and the Club President at Burnley Football Club, is one of the latter.
Seeing Through The Noise
The latest publication by Dave Thomas is available direct from Dave, (Details on the order form below) it is a limited edition of just 150 copies, they are already selling fast so get your orders in quickly.
Ten Burnley games that brought a lump in your throat
WHY: How is it that some games reduce us to tears of despair and others raise us to tears of joy? There can be 46 games in a Championship season or just 38 in a Premier League season.
Diary 43 Gala dinners and end of term
‘Don’t remember this fuss when we knocked down the old Brunshaw Road Stand,’ tweeted Phil Bird after watching the scenes at Tottenham when they played their last ever game at White Hart Lane before demolition began in earnest.
Diary 42 - Jelly and Ice Cream
BOURNEMOUTH 2 BURNLEY 1 - It was the twilight zone for neighbours Blackburn Rovers after the last day drama in the Championship that saw them relegated despite a 3-1 win at Brentford.