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Burnley FC is an English football club, established in 1882 and in season 2014/15 will come out in the Premier League. The club plays its home matches at Turf Moor.Burnley became Dutch champion twice and played 52 seasons in the top class. On april 21, 2014 insured Burnley itself from a second place in the Championship by defeating Wigan Athletic 2-0. Forces the club promotion to the Premier League.

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History[Edit]Edit

Up to WWI[Edit]Edit

Burnley was founded in may 1882 after the football section separated from the rugby section. In 1883, the club moved to the stadium Turf Moor and went there impossible.Only Preston North End has been playing longer in the same stadium. In 1985/86 the club for the first time took part in the FA Cup and got a 11-0 pandoering to the ears.The club was one of the twelve founding members of the Football League in 1888. Burnley finished ninth in the first League season in the world. The following season started badly by Burnley not seventeen games in a row to win. At the end of the season Stoke City only had less points. The club won its first prize in 1890 by the Lancashire Cup win with 2-0 against Blackburn Rovers. There was still no second class so not relegated Burnley and played the following seasons in the middle bracket or subtop club until 1896/97 when the latter was. The following season the club champion and lost only two games. However, no direct promotion to hung here and the club played a final round along with runners-up Newcastle United and top-clubs Stoke and Blackburn. Burnley could thus promote anyway and ended at the return handsome third. The season after, the club was back to square one and was second last. Goalkeeper Jack Hillman Nottingham Forest players tried to buy, but they reported this to the FA, which the player a season long schorstte. The following season ran the club just wrong and then the promotion went downhill and in 1902/03 became the clubs even last. There was still no third class, so Burnley remained on the second level and settled again in the following years the middle bracket. Burnley was third In 1911/12and missed the promotion on the final day. A year earlier the club had the Green team's colors changed to the current, hoping to be just as successful as Aston Villa FC, which also bore these colors. After the third place, the club was second behind Preston and reached the semifinal of the FA Cup, where it lost Dutch champion Sunderland.

At the return ended Burnley in the middle bracket, but won the FA Cup with 1-0 against Liverpool FC. This Cup final was historic because the first reigning monarch King George V was that the Cup to the captain of the winning team handed. In 1914/15 was Burnley shared third with just three points behind champion Everton. By the outbreak of the first world war , the League football for some years quietly in England.

Interwar Period[Edit]Edit

After the war, the club go on its elan and was runners-up behind West Bromwich Albion. The following season started badly with three defeats in a row, but then overcame the setback the club itself and remained the next thirty matches unbeaten. This was a record of consecutive games unbeaten that endured until 2003/04 season when Arsenal even remained unbeaten throughout the season. At the end of the season was Burnley with five points ahead of Manchester City at the top of the ranking and became thus for the first time to Dutch champion. After another third place in 1921/22 Burnley had to resolve the role at the top and dropped away into the lower middle bracket and could in 1925/26 a demotion but just avoid. The following season the club recovered itself with a fifth place, but then began a new battle against relegation which lost three seasons later. Second class after two seasons the club could a new degradation but just avoid. The rest of the 1930s the club to modderde.

After World War Ii[Edit]Edit

After the war, the club team championships and were promoted immediately. That season the club reached the final for the third time of the FA Cup and Charlton Athletic 's lost this in the extensions. The return to the elite did not go unnoticed and Burley ended with seven points behind champion Arsenal in a tie for second place with Manchester United. After a small relapse several years in a row the club established itself in the top ten. During the club's FA Cup 1956/57 received a record win of 9-0 against New Brighton and that even with a missed penalty. After a number of years better middle bracket and The Clarets were subtop in1959/60 for the second time Dutch champion with one point ahead of the Wolves and two on the Spurs. As a result, should the club for the first time European soccer games and was drawn against the French champion Stade de Reims. Reims reached in his previous two campaigns each time the final, which it lost to Real Madrid. Burnley managed to put aside in Reims, but then lost in the quarter final by Hamburger SV.After a 3-1 win seemed the semifinal within, but HSV won the second leg 4-1. Burnley was fourth In the League and in the FA cup was reached the semifinal. After a second and third place seemed the club get away bags, but was again third in 1965/66 and was selected the following year for the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. After three rounds the club again reached the quarter-finals against a German club. This time it was Eintracht Frankfurt the culprit who turned off Burnley. It was one of the latest highlights in the club history. After a few years the club relegated middle bracket in 1970/71. Two years later the club champion and reached sixth place on the return. After a tenth place followed a new relegation in 1975/76. It was the season of the club at the elite.

Recent history[Edit]Edit

After several mediocre seasons relegated Burnley in 1979/80. In the 42 League matches in the club could not win his first sixteen or the last sixteen games and were relegated to the third Division for the first time so.Two years later, Burnley champion, but was referred back to the third division after one season. Boost that year was a quarter-final in the FA Cup and the League Cup in a semi-final. In this last Cup were Liverpool and Spurs reports, which in the League yet were Dutch champion and fourth respectively. Two seasons later it reached to the absolute low point by Burnley relegated to the Fourth Division. In 1986/87 ended the club even one point above relegation to the Conference National. Afterwards it went uphill and again in 1991/92 was the club champion. After two seasons they were promoted through the final round, after a sixth place, back to the second division but could not hold out. In 1997/98 the club narrowly escaped to a new relegation to the Fourth Division. With the appointment of Stan Ternent as a trainer it went up again. Since 1999/2000 season the club plays in the second division of English football. In June 2004 was Stan Ternent succeeded by Steve Cotterill. In his first season the club finished 13th in The Championship and it had a good series in both the League Cup and the FA Cup. They switched include Liverpool and Aston Villa from. After several places in the middle bracket ended Burnley in 2009 on a fifth place and thus qualified for the play-offs. After Reading FC Sheffield United FC in the finals and was defeated 1-0 in the 2009/2010 season Burnley comes out again in the Premier League, after an absence of 33 years. There bore the used in the second game of the season at home 1-0 to Manchester United to win the Dutch title. Also against Everton was won 1-0 at home. However, the club could not keep the level and slumped after one season back from the Premier League.

Palmares[Edit]Edit

1920/21, 1959/60
Winner: 1914
Finalist: 1947, 1962

Burnley in Europe[Edit]Edit

  • 1R = first round
  • 2R = second round
  • 1/8 = 1/8th final
  • 1/4 = quarter final
  • PUC = points UEFA coefficients
Season Competition Round Country Club Score PUC
1960/61 European Cup Football Club Tournament 1/8 [1] Stade de Reims 2-0, 2-3 5.0
1/4 [2] Hamburger SV 3-1, 1-4
1966/67 Inter-cities Fairs Cup 1R [3] VfB Stuttgart 1-1, 2-0 12.0
2R [4] Lausanne Sports 3-1, 5-0
1/8 [5] SSC Napoli 3-0, 0-0
1/4 [6] Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1, 1-2

Total points for UEFA coefficients: 17.0

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See also participants UEFA tournaments England

Selection 2012/2013[Edit]Edit

# Name Nationality Position
1 Lee Grant [8]

England

Goalkeeper
12 Brian Jensen [9]

Denmark

Goalkeeper
30 Jon Stewart [10]

England

Goalkeeper
2 Kieran Trippier [11]

England

Defender
3 Daniel Lafferty [12]

Northern Ireland

Defender
4 Michael Duff [13]

Northern Ireland

Defender
5 Jason Shackell [14]

England

Defender
15 David Edgar [15]

Canada

Defender
16 Luke O'Neill [16]

England

Defender
18 Joseph Mills [17]

England

Defender
36 'M Joining [18]

England

Defender
6 Chris McCann [19]

Ireland

Midfielder
7 Ross Wallace [20]

Scotland

Midfielder
8 Dean Marney [21]

England

Midfielder
11 Junior Stanislas [22]

England

Midfielder
17 George Porter [23]

England

Midfielder
20 Marvin Bartley [24]

England

Midfielder
22 Brian Stock [25]

Wales

Midfielder
26 Keith Treacy [26]

Ireland

Midfielder
27 Alexander MacDonald [27]

Scotland

Midfielder
33 Steven Hewitt [28]

England

Midfielder
9 Sam Vokes [29]

Wales

Attacker
10 Martin Paterson [30]

Northern Ireland

Attacker
14 Danny Ings [31]

England

Attacker
23 Charlie Austin [32]

England

Attacker
39 Wes Fletcher [33]

England

Attacker
42 Shay McCartan [34]

Northern Ireland

Attacker

Notable former players[Edit]Edit

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See thelist of players from Burnley FC for a list of players who play or have played for the club.

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