Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

The Opposition - Burnley

The Opposition - Burnley

Full Club Name:
Burnley Football Club

Year Formed:
1882

Nickname:
The Clarets

Ground:
Turf Moor (capacity: 22,546)

Manager:
Owen Coyle (2007 to present)

Chairman:
Barry Kilby (1998 to present)

Mascot:
Bertie Bee - He became well known for rugby tackling a streaker on the pitch who had evaded the stewards.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lC0mjo8jbqs

Premier League Fixtures 09/10:
Stoke 2 - 0 Burnley (Loss)
Burnley 1 -0 Man United (Win)
Burnley 1 -0 Everton (Win)
Chelsea 3 - 0 Burnley (Loss)
Liverpool 4 - 0 Burnley (Loss)
Burnley 3 - 1 Sunderland (Win)
Tottenham 5 - 0 Burnley (Loss)
Burnley 2 - 1 Birmingham (Win)
Blackburn 3 - 2 Burnley (Loss)
Burnley 1 - 3 Wigan (Loss)
Burnley 2 - 0 Hull (Win)

Current Table Position:
10th Played 11. Won 5. Lost 6. Drawn 0. Goal difference -10. Points 15

Club Records:
Most League appearances: 522 Jerry Dawson
Most League goals: 178 George Beel
Most League goals in a season: 35 George Beel, Division 1, 1927-28
Most capped player: 51 Jimmy McIlroy - Northern Ireland
Record transfer fee paid: 3,000,000 Steven Fletcher, Hibernian, 30 June 2009
Record transfer fee received: 3,250,000 Kyle Lafferty, Rangers, 19 June 2008

Rivals:
Blackburn Rovers, Blackpool United, Preston North End

Famous Burnley Fans:
Alastair Campbell (Press secretary - Blair)
Sir Bernanrd Ingham (Press secretary - Thatcher)
Margaret Thatcher (Former PM)
Tony Livesey (North West Tonight)
Sam Aston ('Chesney Brown - Coronation Street)
James Anderson (England cricketer)



Writer:bigal84
Date:Friday November 6 2009
Time: 10:14PM

Comments

0
Come on City, time for a win and a crushing one at that in the league. I've gone for a goal bonanza with a 5-1 home win so I hope that I haven't overrated our chances tomorrow!
Kevinho
06/11/2009 22:23:00
0
Sorry lads, the link doesn't seem to work. Try it here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lC0mjo8jbqs
Scragg
06/11/2009 22:26:00
0
I like Burnley but anything but a win today and i'll be gutted (again)
Thaibluefan
07/11/2009 04:44:00
0
Top stuff BLS! Pukka!
Johnny Baguette
07/11/2009 07:58:00
0
Taking my 2 year old daughter with me today. Thus far she's been to City 6, Pompey 0, and City 4, l'arse 2. On current trends I am hoping Kevinho's 5-1 is the correct score!
fifthcolumnblue
07/11/2009 09:06:00
0
A must three points, no offence to Burley, but we could boost our GD today.
Buzz Lightyear
07/11/2009 10:13:00
0
Famous Burnley Fans:? Don't forget to add my mate and writer on Vital Burnley, actor Richard Moore who played Jarvis in Emmerdale!!
turfmanphil
08/11/2009 12:54:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Foreign Owners - An Outsiders View - Competition

Sportswriter Bob Holmes has taken a look at the rise of foreign ownership in the English game and as well as acknowledging the often aired thoughts of the fans, he's also...

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (27/3/17)

The final international break of the Premier League 2016/17 season ticks on by and this year could see a record number of players break the 20 goal mark.

Manchester City Women's Football Club

Over the last 25 or so years Women's professional football has come on leaps and bounds, none more so than Manchester City Women's Football Club.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

I am viewing VMC from...?
Suggested By: Tudor
United Kingdom53%
Republic of Ireland4%
North America0%
South America0%
Asia0%
Africa4%
Europe13%
Australia / New Zealand 26%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 2 2017 4:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 8:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 15 2017 5:30PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 12:30PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 23 2017 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
FA Cup

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear713
2.Johnny Baguette610
3.Skoorb360
4.Rising151
5.kennyclementstache140
6.johnkelv128
7.Tudor124
8.Colin Is The King106
9.citizhun81
10.Bluedub77
Write for Vital Football