Referee confirmed for Chelsea game

The Premier League have confirmed that Sunday’s home game against Chelsea will be refereed by Craig Pawson. It will be his first Burnley game since our 3-2 win at Chelsea on the opening day of last season. There will be more information in the build up to the game. Follow UpTheClarets:

Great debut for Irish teenager

In March 1950, despite looking to splash out on an experienced centre-forward, Burnley instead paid Glentoran a sum of £5,000 for their 18-year-old inside forward Jim McIlroy. It wasn’t an exciting signing; supporters had been hoping for a new man who was ready to go straight into the first team. As it happened, the signing…

Youth Cup takes us to Preston

It’s Lancashire Youth Cup quarter-final day for our under-18s and an away game against Preston North End, a team with whom we had a fierce rivalry at this level for a number of years in the Youth Alliance League. From the inception of that league, until the end of the 2016/17 season, we were often…

A far better day in East Manchester

Two days ago the first team suffered a 5-0 defeat against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium, but just down the road this afternoon at Curzon Ashton our under-23s beat Sheffield United 6-0 in the Professional Development League. This was an afternoon of no controversial decisions, although we did have two goals ruled out for…