Youths win in cup

Michael Fowler, who is also playing for Padiham on a work experience loan, led the youth team to a 3-2 win against Bolton in the Lancashire Youth Cup with a hat trick. Follow UpTheClarets:

Set for first ever visit to Burton

The Football League paired us with Burton Albion in the League Cup for a second time in seven years but tonight it is away from home and gives us our first ever game at the Pirelli Stadium. It’s one that will suit many of our fans, first of all giving us all a ground tick…

It’s a game we will be taking deadly seriously

Tonight’s League Cup tie will bring together two managers who were both at Nottingham Forest as players and for Burton Albion boss Nigel Clough it will be a first game against Burnley since our 3-0 win at Pride Park against Derby County in August 2013. Embed from Getty Images Clough has been with Burton for…

First Burnley game for referee Jones

Rob Jones, from the Wirral, is the man in charge tonight at the Pirelli Stadium when we play Burton Albion in the League Cup, and it will be his first ever competitive game in charge of the Clarets. He’s only just into his third season as a Football League referee but he’s already a member…

Under-18s in county cup tie action today

Fresh from the 3-2 win against Barnsley last Saturday, the youth team are in action again this afternoon at Gawthorpe with a visit from Bolton Wanderers in the Lancashire Youth Cup. We’ve been drawn out earlier in this season’s competition. A year ago we beat Blackpool 2-1 with goals from Tristan Jumeau and Jordan Cropper…

Ex-Claret Dyer joins Bolton

Lloyd Dyer, who signed for the Clarets on a short term deal in February 2016, yesterday signed a similar deal with Bolton Wanderers who were looking for cover for the injured Sammy Ameobi. The experienced Dyer, who had played for such as Leicester, Watford and Birmingham before arriving at Turf Moor, made just three substitute…

Brady back as under-23s lose

The under-23s lost 3-0 this afternoon against Hull City in the Professional Development League but the big news at Curzon Ashton was Robbie Brady playing virtually the whole game as he follows Steven Defour on the road to recovery. For those of us expecting to see Defour again, he was absent from the team today…