BURNLEY will prepare for the Premier League with a hat-trick of Lancashire friendlies.

After returning from their pre-season tour to Austria the Clarets will take on Accrington Stanley, Preston and then Blackpool.

Burnley's trip to the Store First Stadium takes place on Saturday, July 26 (kick-off 3pm), marking the return of a traditional pre-season friendly between the two clubs.

The Clarets head to Deepdale the following Tuesday (kick-off 7.45pm).

The tour of the Lancashire clubs is complete on Saturday, August 2 (kick-off 3pm), when Burnley play Blackpool at Bloomfield Road.

Ticket prices for these games will be announced at a later date.

Burnley's current pre-season schedule for the 2014/15 season now reads as follows: FC Großklein v Burnley: Sunday, July 20 (5pm KO) Accrington Stanley v Burnley: Saturday, July 26 (3pm KO) Preston North End v Burnley: Tuesday, July 29 (7.45pm KO) Blackpool v Burnley: Saturday, August 2 (3pm KO).