Andy Lochhead: Clarets are in a good position - but the hard work must go on

This Is Lancashire: Sam Vokes Sam Vokes

BURNLEY are already in a very healthy position, but the next four games are a big opportunity to put us in a really fantastic position at the turn of the year.

With four games in a short space of time, if we could get something like 10 points from them it would really set us up for 2014.

I think we should be aiming for maximum points, and why not?

The two home games, against Blackpool tomorrow and Huddersfield on New Year’s Day, are matches we should be looking to win.

Middlesbrough away on Boxing Day is winnable, and Wigan away is another we can get something from because they haven’t been great this season either.

I went down to the Leicester game on Saturday and I got a nice welcome from another of my old clubs.

Three or four of the 1969 FA Cup final team were there, and it was nice to see them again.

It was a game of two halves. Leicester could have been three up at half time but we came back really well and could even have won it with the chance Sam Vokes had.

I honestly came away thinking that Burnley are the better of the two teams.

Leicester have players with quality but I just felt we were stronger as a unit, and that overall we are the better team.

There’s no reason at all why we can’t finish above Leicester and if we can do that it would put us in a great position, because you would expect Leicester to be there or thereabouts.

I’m looking forward to this derby match against Blackpool tomorrow, and I’m hoping we can really hit top form again.

There have been a couple of games recently where we’ve been a bit lethargic but I hope we can really take this game by the throat.

We’ve had some good home wins against Blackpool in the last couple of years and hopefully this will be another one.

It’s a shame to hear that Sylvan Ebanks-Blake looks like he will be signing for Ipswich because I think he’s quite a good player and I was quite pleased to hear Burnley linked with him.

But there are plenty of other good players out there and I’m sure the manager and his staff will be looking.

I’m looking forward to spending Christmas with my daughter and grandchildren.

I wish everyone a very happy Christmas.

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3:13pm Fri 20 Dec 13

FakeVilla_MTCabinet says...

Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up
One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL
Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job
Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job FakeVilla_MTCabinet

3:28pm Fri 20 Dec 13

Bfc88pc says...

FakeVilla_MTCabinet wrote:
Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up
One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL
Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job
And where are your lot in the league?
[quote][p][bold]FakeVilla_MTCabinet[/bold] wrote: Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job[/p][/quote]And where are your lot in the league? Bfc88pc

3:39pm Fri 20 Dec 13

We'll win the next one says...

1 season and your convinced your the best team ever ! Sad, but only to be expected from inbreeds like you dingles who have the memory retention of a prokaryote ! Mongs.
1 season and your convinced your the best team ever ! Sad, but only to be expected from inbreeds like you dingles who have the memory retention of a prokaryote ! Mongs. We'll win the next one

3:53pm Fri 20 Dec 13

Dingle Dangle says...

I therefore presume that 4 defeats means the season is over. I think that's probably a realistic expectation. It truly is mad Friday !!!
I therefore presume that 4 defeats means the season is over. I think that's probably a realistic expectation. It truly is mad Friday !!! Dingle Dangle

4:40pm Fri 20 Dec 13

Bfc88pc says...

We'll win the next one wrote:
1 season and your convinced your the best team ever ! Sad, but only to be expected from inbreeds like you dingles who have the memory retention of a prokaryote ! Mongs.
Two games in a row without a loss and you're convinced you'll be in the Play-offs! Haha
[quote][p][bold]We'll win the next one[/bold] wrote: 1 season and your convinced your the best team ever ! Sad, but only to be expected from inbreeds like you dingles who have the memory retention of a prokaryote ! Mongs.[/p][/quote]Two games in a row without a loss and you're convinced you'll be in the Play-offs! Haha Bfc88pc

5:26pm Fri 20 Dec 13

soulboy1 says...

FakeVilla_MTCabinet wrote:
Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up
One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL
Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job
Speaking of tools.........have a good Christmas
[quote][p][bold]FakeVilla_MTCabinet[/bold] wrote: Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job[/p][/quote]Speaking of tools.........have a good Christmas soulboy1

5:31pm Fri 20 Dec 13

no ney never says...

FakeVilla_MTCabinet wrote:
Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up
One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL
Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job
'This guy' having played in an fa cup final clearly doesn't know what he is talking about, where as you do!
☆VDT☆
[quote][p][bold]FakeVilla_MTCabinet[/bold] wrote: Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job[/p][/quote]'This guy' having played in an fa cup final clearly doesn't know what he is talking about, where as you do! ☆VDT☆ no ney never

7:37pm Fri 20 Dec 13

FakeVilla_MTCabinet says...

no ney never wrote:
FakeVilla_MTCabinet wrote:
Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up
One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL
Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job
'This guy' having played in an fa cup final clearly doesn't know what he is talking about, where as you do!
☆VDT☆
John Bond not only played in the FA cup final, he won the FA cup final, now he certainly knew what he was dong.
The names Bond.............Joh
n Bond
[quote][p][bold]no ney never[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FakeVilla_MTCabinet[/bold] wrote: Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job[/p][/quote]'This guy' having played in an fa cup final clearly doesn't know what he is talking about, where as you do! ☆VDT☆[/p][/quote]John Bond not only played in the FA cup final, he won the FA cup final, now he certainly knew what he was dong. The names Bond.............Joh n Bond FakeVilla_MTCabinet

11:21pm Fri 20 Dec 13

MikeMada says...

Oh to be a chicken-plucker, now that Christmas is here...
Oh to be a chicken-plucker, now that Christmas is here... MikeMada

6:17am Sat 21 Dec 13

no ney never says...

FakeVilla_MTCabinet wrote:
no ney never wrote:
FakeVilla_MTCabinet wrote:
Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up
One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL
Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job
'This guy' having played in an fa cup final clearly doesn't know what he is talking about, where as you do!
☆VDT☆
John Bond not only played in the FA cup final, he won the FA cup final, now he certainly knew what he was dong.
The names Bond.............Joh

n Bond
Turned out he was a bstd in disguise which is why we sent in the venkys. Now who's laughing? Cluck cluck phwoar!
☆VDT ☆
[quote][p][bold]FakeVilla_MTCabinet[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]no ney never[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FakeVilla_MTCabinet[/bold] wrote: Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job[/p][/quote]'This guy' having played in an fa cup final clearly doesn't know what he is talking about, where as you do! ☆VDT☆[/p][/quote]John Bond not only played in the FA cup final, he won the FA cup final, now he certainly knew what he was dong. The names Bond.............Joh n Bond[/p][/quote]Turned out he was a bstd in disguise which is why we sent in the venkys. Now who's laughing? Cluck cluck phwoar! ☆VDT ☆ no ney never

8:19am Sat 21 Dec 13

Chris P Bacon says...

FakeVilla_MTCabinet wrote:
Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up
One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL
Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job
You have a Merry Lidl Christmas, sir. You know you deserve it.
[quote][p][bold]FakeVilla_MTCabinet[/bold] wrote: Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job[/p][/quote]You have a Merry Lidl Christmas, sir. You know you deserve it. Chris P Bacon

2:01pm Sat 21 Dec 13

u owe u owe says...

This time last year, oh how our neighbours mocked.
Bless em, they were wrong then, their wrong now.
Burnley are the better run club, have a better team and more important a better league position.
Long may it continue, have a Happy Claret Christmas, and let's see what the new year brings.
This time last year, oh how our neighbours mocked. Bless em, they were wrong then, their wrong now. Burnley are the better run club, have a better team and more important a better league position. Long may it continue, have a Happy Claret Christmas, and let's see what the new year brings. u owe u owe

5:23pm Sat 21 Dec 13

Bfc88pc says...

FakeVilla_MTCabinet wrote:
Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up
One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL
Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job
Just one defeat in seventeen now in the league and the Clarets now have 43 points from 21 games. TOP OF THE LEAGUE!!

Where are your team in the league?

Thought I'd ask again as I don't recall you answering the last time I asked.
[quote][p][bold]FakeVilla_MTCabinet[/bold] wrote: Biggin it up, biggin it up, I can hear them, biggin it up One win in seven aginst the mighty Barnsley and this guy thinks they can win their next four games. LOL Recent history shows you haven't the tools to do the job[/p][/quote]Just one defeat in seventeen now in the league and the Clarets now have 43 points from 21 games. TOP OF THE LEAGUE!! Where are your team in the league? Thought I'd ask again as I don't recall you answering the last time I asked. Bfc88pc

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