“People are always looking to pigeon-hole you. Maybe some people are trying to compare me to him, but I honestly don’t worry about what people think of me, I never have done.” 

BEN Mee insists Burnley will take a lot of positives from their cruel defeat to Arsenal at Turf Moor.

With the Premier League now over, chief football writer Phil McNulty assesses how each team performed over the season.

RAP sensation Snoop Dogg got his paws on a Claret shirt – and he loves it.

SAM Vokes is hoping his performances as a lone striker for Burnley will help him earn that spot from the start for Wales.

Man Utd want Everton's Seamus Coleman, Philippe Coutinho set for new Liverpool deal, Roberto Mancini eyeing England job, plus more.

CLARETS full-back Matt Lowton believes the defeat at Leicester City last month could turn out to be a blessing in disguise.

CLUB record signing Jeff Hendrick has revealed his move to the Clarets has kept him ‘hungry for success’.

There are over 87,000 different drink combinations at Starbucks, according to the coffee retailer’s website. How many of them do you know? From flu remedies to Harry Potter-inspired beverages, we highlight the weird and the wonderful brews and infusions.

The club colours of claret and blue were adopted in 1910 in tribute to the dominant club of English football at the time, Aston Villa. Their home ground since 1883 has been Turf Moor and their current manager is Sean Dyche.

Tony Blair's former Director of Communications, Alastair Campbell, is a lifelong supporter of Burnley.[40] He is regularly involved in events with the club.[41]

Sportmen (non-footballers): James Anderson (cricketer), Ian Austin (cricketer), Stuart Fielden, Craig Heap, Neil Hodgson.

BURNLEY’S latest international star Michael Keane admitted he’s had a ‘surreal’ 48 hours but said his first England call-up was a ‘massive honour’.

“These are the things we put in place to make sure it helped build a better future for Burnley. The owners understand that. That can change, we’ve all seen it, but the club have remained true to their word. They see the reality. I’m very open with the board, it’s a good relationship.

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Burnley were listed 2nd out of a list of 92 respective Football League clubs with the most rivals, with Blackburn Rovers, Halifax Town and Stockport County considering Burnley their main rival and Preston North End, Rochdale and Blackpool considering them their second main rival.[33] Burnley consider their biggest rivalry to be with Blackburn.[citation needed] Games between them are known as the 'East Lancashire Derby'.

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Major bars and nightclubs in Burnley include BB11, Barcode, Fusion, Koko's, the Mix, Pharaoh's, Posh, Rewind, Smackwater Jack's Bar, Inside-Out and Sanctuary Rock Bar. There are also chain-owned bars, such as Wetherspoons and Walkabout. Lava & Ignite, which was a leading nightclub, closed in 2014.[104]

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“I can’t control people’s life four years ago, I can only try and put them in the right place now to be respectful and to conduct themselves in the right way, which he has done since he’s been here.” 

With his gravel voice, shaved head and goatee beard, Sean Dyche looks and sounds different to most Premier League managers. 

FORMER Burnley midfielder Joey Barton has been issued with a notice of complaint by the Scottish Football Association after being accused of betting on football matches.

George Green went from comparisons with Wayne Rooney to English football's eighth tier but says Kilmarnock can help him reach the top.

In early 2012 the Prince of Wales confirmed that he is a supporter of Burnley F.C.[36][37] Prince Charles visits the town regularly and has taken a close, personal interest in the borough's regeneration and development. His various charities support numerous projects within the town & he visits Burnley regularly.[38][39]

Burnley Football Club (/ˈbɜːrnli/) is a professional association football club based in Burnley, Lancashire. The team will play in the Premier League, the highest level of English football in the 2016–17 season after winning the England's second tier league in the 2015–16 season in the Football League Championship. Nicknamed The Clarets, due to the dominant colour of their home shirts, they were one of the founder members of the Football League in 1888.[1]

MOTD2 analysis of how Burnley's lack of a goal threat means their attempts to contain teams is seriously flawed.

Nearly 80% of BBC Sport users who have picked a final Premier League table think Manchester City will be champions.


SEAN Dyche and Ben Mee have backed Michael Keane for an England call-up.

Burnley is still the record-holder of having the highest fan-ratio in Britain. In the championship year of 1960 the fan-ratio of Burnley was twice the top flight average.[32]

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Keane, 23, who has played for England at under-19, under-20 and under-21 levels, will report to St George's Park on Tuesday with the rest of the squad.

Modern economic developments have been industrial estates and business parks with the following currently in Burnley:[57] Heasandford, Rossendale Road, and Healeywood Industrial Estates; Network 65, Shuttleworth Mead, Smallshaw & Chestnut, Elm Street, and Gannow Business Parks; and Burnham Gate Trading Estate. A further large business park called Burnley Bridge, on a site near Hapton formerly belonging to Hepworth Plastics[58] has recently opened.

In four years at Burnley, he has always seen the bigger picture, which is why his legacy is about more than just two promotions to the Premier League. This time he wants to keep them there. 

In summer 1992, the town came to national attention following rioting on the Stoops and Hargher Clough council estates in the south west of the town.[22]

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“It’s a difficult challenge, our record signing [Jeff Hendrick from Derby for £10.5million] cost less than most of the big clubs’ cheapest player. The reality is when you’re not winning every week, or it’s tougher to win, the feelgood factor disappears a little bit. On the other hand the challenge is a buzz in itself.

Burnley Tornados is the American Football club in the town.

He is a modern coach with an old-school approach, and if you try to put a label on him, it will not stick. In many ways he is a throwback to a time when people like him – straight-talking, blunt, unfiltered – dominated English dugouts: men who managed clubs rather than coached teams.

On 4 March 2007, Burnley's away kit for the 2006–07 season (yellow shirt with claret bar, yellow shorts and yellow socks) won the Best Kit Design award at the Football League Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.