Clarets on the brink

This Is Lancashire: Michael Kightly celebrates the winner at Blackpool

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

MATCHWINNER Michael Kightly believes Sean Dyche should be named as English football’s manager of the year – as Burnley moved to the very brink of promotion with victory at Blackpool.

FULL TIME: Blackpool 0-1 Burnley

This Is Lancashire: FULL TIME: Blackpool 0-1 Burnley

7:18pm Friday 18th April 2014

MICHAEL Kightly’s goal has taken Burnley to the brink of promotion with victory at Blackpool – as the Clarets now need just two points to return to the Premier League.

David Eyres column: We'll get there soon

This Is Lancashire: Kieran Trippier denies Blackpool a late leveller

10:26pm Friday 18th April 2014

WE never do things the easy way at Burnley, do we? But hopefully we won’t have to wait much longer.

Alexander: Burnley will be ready for top flight

This Is Lancashire: Graham Alexander

9:40am Friday 18th April 2014

FORMER Burnley promotion winner Graham Alexander says the club will be better prepared for life in the Premier League if they get there again.

Live MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackpool v Burnley & Doncaster v Derby

This Is Lancashire: MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackpool v Burnley

4:44pm Friday 18th April 2014

FOLLOW our live match coverage as Burnley travel to Blackpool before Doncaster host Derby as both sides hunt for Premier League football.

Suzanne Geldard column: Waiting game not fair on Burnley supporters

This Is Lancashire: After a tough season, Burnley players deserve the chance to celebrate promotion with the fans

2:40pm Thursday 17th April 2014

“ONE game at a time” – if I had a pound for every time I’ve heard that phrase this season, but increasingly in recent weeks... well, I couldn’t afford to retire but it might cover the council tax for a couple of months.

It’s still one game at a time, insists Burnley boss Dyche

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SEAN Dyche is sorry for repeating himself, but he makes no apology for the sentiment.

Champagne stays on ice if Clarets go up as Trippier targets title

This Is Lancashire: Kieran Trippier

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

KIERAN Trippier says the champagne will stay on ice even if Burnley secure promotion tomorrow, because the title would be their next target.

Burnley bow out in cup semi final

11:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

BURNLEY missed out on a place in the Lancashire FA Senior Cup final, losing 2-1 to Bury in the semi-final at Turf Moor.

Willie Irvine column: Burnley can have a party beside the seaside

This Is Lancashire: THere's much more to the Fylde coastline than Blackpool Tower and beach

1:50pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

‘BLACKPOOL, go for it!” It used to be part of a jingle for an advert about the seaside resort in the 1990s, but it’s a phrase that now applies to Burnley.

Clarets must stay calm in promotion race, says Micky Mellon

This Is Lancashire: Five more points will do it – Micky Mellon wants Burnley to keep calm in the promotion race

9:32am Wednesday 16th April 2014

MICKY Mellon has urged Burnley to keep faith with the methods that have kept them in the top two for practically three quarters of the season, and pave the way to promotion.

England call for Finnis-Brown

12:22pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

BURNLEY’S Rachel Brown-Finnis has been recalled to the England women’s squad after injury.

FULL-TIME: Burnley 1, Bury 2

8:53pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BURNLEY missed out on a place in the Lancashire FA Senior Cup final, losing 2-1 to Bury in tonight's semi-nina at Turf Moor.

Dave Burnley: I had Pool party in a lifeboat by the pier

This Is Lancashire: Gary Parkinson

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

SOMETIMES life doesn’t run to script no matter how hard you try to influence its outcome.

Stephen Cummings: Officer! I’d like to report a robbery!

This Is Lancashire: Danny Ings

1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

IT’S a minor wonder that Lancashire Police’s switchboard wasn’t jammed with calls from thousands of Burnley supporters on Saturday tea-time, complaining of a mugging that had just taken place on Harry Potts Way.

Keep up the good work, urges Burnley boss Dyche

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche

12:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

SEAN Dyche is confident that Burnley will get the wins they need to achieve automatic promotion, providing they keep delivering performances as good as Saturday’s.

Dobson: It's just a matter of time for the Clarets

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche will take Burnley up, according to Martin Dobson

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

CLARETS legend Martin Dobson is the last player to captain Burnley to automatic promotion to the top flight, but says he will happily hand over the honour to Jason Shackell.

Bad luck but it’s no Greek tragedy for Burnley

This Is Lancashire: A young Burnley fan is denied a promotion party on Saturday

4:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

FANS arrived at Turf Moor hoping for a promotion party, but 27 shots later it had turned into a very strange kind of horror show.

No reason to be disappointed, says Burnley boss Dyche

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche

2:50pm Monday 14th April 2014

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche said his team could not have done much more to at least prevent defeat to Middlesbrough.

Andrew Greaves column: Home defeats like buses for Burnley

This Is Lancashire: Danny Ings is left frustrated as Burnley cannot find a way through

2:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

WELL that result has certainly made things interesting hasn’t it?

New deals for five Burnley youngsters

This Is Lancashire: CLARETS STARLET Cameron Howieson

1:37pm Monday 14th April 2014

BURNLEY have offered new contracts to five young professionals, however eight will be leaving the club.

Burnley boss Dyche bemused by ref justice

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche contests the decision to dismiss his goalkeeper

12:50pm Monday 14th April 2014

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche was left baffled by the performance of referee Dean Whitestone as three penalty appeals were turned down during Saturday’s 1-0 home loss to Middlesbrough.

There's no need to panic, insists Burnley defender

This Is Lancashire: Ben Mee

10:44am Monday 14th April 2014

KEEP calm and carry on – that’s the message from defender Ben Mee as Burnley’s promotion push extends into the Easter weekend.

Clarets v Middlesbrough...How they rated

This Is Lancashire: Young Clarets topple the Trotters

7:30am Monday 14th April 2014

Suzanne Geldard rates the Clarets in the Turf Moor defeat...

Clarets v Middlesbrough...what the papers say

This Is Lancashire: Young Clarets topple the Trotters

11:29am Sunday 13th April 2014

A round-up of reports from the Clarets defeat to Middlesbrough...

Burnley boss Dyche baffled by defeat to Boro

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche

9:28pm Saturday 12th April 2014

SEAN Dyche admitted he was left scratching his head after Burnley suffered back-to-back home defeats for the first time under his watch.

FULL-TIME: Burnley 0, Middlesbrough 1

This Is Lancashire: Kieran Trippier clears the danger on his return to the Burnley first team

5:38pm Saturday 12th April 2014

BURNLEY'S promotion party has been put on hold, after suffering back-to-back home defeats for the first time in over two years.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Burnley v Middlesbrough

This Is Lancashire: Turf Moor

2:49pm Saturday 12th April 2014

LIVE updates as Burnley bid to seal promotion to the Premier League at home to Middlesbrough this afternoon.

TEAM NEWS: Burnley v Middlesbrough

This Is Lancashire: Young Clarets topple the Trotters

2:53pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A WIN against Middlesbrough this afternoon could be enough for Burnley to secure automatic promotion to the Premier League.

Burnley boss Dyche will go up and up, says Malky Mackay

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche

11:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

MALKY Mackay says his old friend Sean Dyche’s Burnley have been ‘terrific’ this season – and believes promotion into the Premier League would be just the start.

Parkinson hopes to see Clarets claim the glory as his old clubs meet

This Is Lancashire: Gary Parkinson

8:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

TODAY is a momentous occasion in Gary Parkinson’s recovery from a severe stroke which left him with locked-in syndrome - a condition of almost paralysis apart from eye movements, which Gary has used to communicate his thoughts in this interview with his son, Luke...

Clarets v Middlesbrough...match preview

This Is Lancashire: Young Clarets topple the Trotters

8:02am Saturday 12th April 2014

Burnley will have virtually a fully-fit squad as they face Middlesbrough knowing a win could send them into the Premier League.

David Eyres: Promotion would be fitting for the Clarets

This Is Lancashire: David Eyres and Gary Parkinson at Wembley

12:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

IT would be so fitting if Burnley could win promotion today, in front of their own fans.

Andy Lochhead: Dyche has made the difference for Clarets

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

I MUST admit, I still pinch myself when I wake up in a morning and think about where Burnley are in the league table.

Clarets deserve it – but not against us, says Boro boss

This Is Lancashire: Aitor Karanka

1:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

AITOR Karanka is out to postpone Burnley’s promotion party and become the first team this season to do the double over Sean Dyche’s second placed Clarets – even though they are the Championship team he most admires.

Destiny is in our own hands, says Clarets ace Kightly

This Is Lancashire: Michael Kightly

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

MICHAEL Kightly says Burnley’s destiny is “in our hands”, with the Clarets on the cusp of a Premier League return.

Burnley boss refusing to look ahead as Clarets close in

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

SO far, so good.

Burnley FC fans' jury

This Is Lancashire: Young Clarets topple the Trotters

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Have your say on the week's hot topic from Turf Moor

Clarets striker's surgery a success

3:05pm Thursday 10th April 2014

BURNLEY striker Sam Vokes has undergone surgery to repair the ruptured anterior cruciate ligament which has ended his season.

Heaton: Burnley fans the difference in Barnsley win

This Is Lancashire: Tom Heaton

12:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CLARETS keeper Tom Heaton said a wall of noise at Oakwell helped Burnley move a step nearer the Premier League.

Matchwinner Barnes says Clarets promotion push is all because of boss

This Is Lancashire: Ashley Barnes

9:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

MATCH-WINNER Ashley Barnes declared it is down to Sean Dyche that Burnley have not lost their focus in their quest for automatic promotion.

Willie Irvine column: Burnley as good as up

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche

12:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

IT was hard not to mention the P word after Saturday’s valuable point at Watford put us 10 points clear in second again, after QPR and Derby slipped up.

'Mental' test for Rodriguez

This Is Lancashire: Jay Rodriguez

3:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Southampton’s Jay Rodriguez faces a “very difficult” mental and physical challenge after injury robbed him of a place at the World Cup, according to former England midfielder Darren Anderton.

Date set for Clarets semi final

This Is Lancashire: Young Clarets topple the Trotters

9:02am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Burnley’s Lancashire Senior Cup semi-final against Bury will take place on Tuesday, April 15, with a 7pm kick off at Turf Moor.

Burnley on the brink of Premier League after Barnes header sinks Barnsley

1:43am Wednesday 9th April 2014

BURNLEY could secure promotion at home to Middlesbrough this weekend, but Sean Dyche is staying consistent to his "one game at a time" message.

Matchday live: Barnsley v Burnley

7:39pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Burnley can take a step nearer automatic promotion tonight, and have top scorer Danny Ings back in the line-up to take on Barnsley

Dave Burnley column: Watford point so crucial as Clarets close in on finish line

This Is Lancashire: Sean Dyche

4:20pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

POUND for pound, after taking everything into consideration, Burnley’s draw at Watford on Saturday was quite possibly the single most crucial point of the season so far.

Stephen Cummings column: Barnsley test is one this Burnley side can pass

This Is Lancashire: Chris Baird

2:40pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

AS a thing of beauty, it’s probably fair to say that Watford 1 Burnley 1 is unlikely to trouble the memory banks many years hence.

Parkinson to attend Burnley's clash with Middlesbrough

This Is Lancashire: Gary Parkinson with wife Deborah and son Luke on the pitch at Middlesbrough on Boxing Day

1:30pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

BURNLEY hero Gary Parkinson is the guest of honour at a Turf Moor on Saturday, along with his family, as his old clubs go head-to-head.

Burnley defender Duff not getting carried away

This Is Lancashire: Michael Duff

12:52pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

MICHAEL Duff says it would be “foolish” to change tactics and start talking about promotion, until it is real.






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