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Burnley
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Full name Burnley Football Club
Nickname(s) The Clarets
Short name Burnley
Founded 1882
Ground Turf Moor, Burnley
(Capacity: 22,546)
Chairman Mike Garlick and John Banaszkiewicz
Manager Flag of England Sean Dyche
Current League Premier League 
2020–21 Premier League, 17th
Website Club home page
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Burnley Football Club are a professional Football League club based in Burnley, Lancashire. Nicknamed the Clarets, due to the dominant colour of their home shirts, they were one of the founder members of the Football League in 1888. The club colours of claret and blue were adopted in 1910 in tribute to the dominant club of English football Aston Villa. It was thought the colours might lift and inspire Burnley too. Their home ground since 1883 has been Turf Moor.

Burnley have been Football League Champions twice, in 1920–21 and 1959–60, and have won the FA Cup once, in 1914. The Clarets also reached the 1961 quarter-finals of the European Cup. They are one of only three teams to have won all top four professional divisions of English football, other two being Wolverhampton Wanderers and Preston North End.

The club spent most of its early history in England's top two divisions, but remained outside the top flight from 1976 to 2009. From 1985 to 1992 they had a seven-year spell in the lowest tier of the Football League. In 1987 they narrowly avoided relegation to the Conference. Between 2000 and 2009 they played in the second tier of English football, until they gained promotion to the Premier League for the first time in 33 years after winning the 2009 Championship Play-off Final, but were relegated after a single season.

Players

First-team squad

As of 30 January 2020
No. Position Player
1 Flag of England GK Nick Pope
2 Flag of England DF Matthew Lowton
3 Flag of England DF Charlie Taylor
4 Flag of England MF Jack Cork
5 Flag of England DF James Tarkowski
6 Flag of England DF Ben Mee (captain)
7 Flag of Iceland MF Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson
8 Flag of England MF Josh Brownhill
9 Flag of New Zealand FW Chris Wood
10 Flag of England FW Ashley Barnes
11 Flag of England MF Dwight McNeil
12 Flag of Republic of Ireland MF Robbie Brady
13 Flag of Republic Ireland MF Jeff Hendrick
No. Position Player
14 Flag of England DF Ben Gibson
15 Flag of Northern Ireland GK Bailey Peacock-Farrell
18 Flag of England MF Ashley Westwood
19 Flag of England FW Jay Rodriguez
20 Flag of England GK Joe Hart
23 Flag of Netherlands DF Erik Pieters
25 Flag of England MF Aaron Lennon
26 Flag of Scotland DF Phil Bardsley
27 Flag of Czech Republic FW Matěj Vydra
28 Flag of Republic Ireland DF Kevin Long
30 Flag of England GK Adam Legzdins
34 Flag of Republic of Ireland DF Jimmy Dunne

Out on loan

No. Position Player
41 Flag of Australia MF Aiden O'Neill (at Brisbane Roar)

Club alumni

Former players

Main article: Burnley F.C. players

Managers

Main article: Burnley F.C. managers

Honours

Domestic

Leagues

Premier League/Division One'

  • Football League Division 1 Winners: 1920–21, 1959–60

Championship/Division Two

  • Football League Division 2 Winners: 1897–98, 1972–73
  • Football League Championship Runners-Up: 2013-14
  • Football League Championship Play-off Winners (Promoted): 2008–09

League One/Division Three

  • Football League Division 3 Winners: 1981–82
  • Football League Division 2 Play Off Winners (Promoted): 1993–94

League Two/Division Four

  • Football League Division 4 Winners: 1991–92

Burnley are one of a few teams to win the championship of all top four professional divisions since the current structure emerged in 1958 (the others are Wolverhampton Wanderers and Preston North End).

Cups

FA Cup

  • Winners: 1914

FA Community Shield

  • Winners: 1973
  • Shared: 1960

Anglo-Scottish Cup

  • Winners: 1978–79

External links

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History: Seasons

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Burnley F.C. squad - 2021–22

1 Pope · 2 Lowton · 3 Taylor · 4 Cork · 5 Tarkowski · 6 Mee · 7 Guðmundsson · 8 Brownhill · 9 Wood · 10 Barnes · 11 McNeil · 12 Brady · 15 Peacock-Farrell · 16 Stephens · 18 Westwood · 19 Rodriguez · 23 Pieters · 25 Norris · 26 Bardsley · 27 Vydra · 28 Long · 33 Thompson · 34 Dunne · 35 Mancini · 37 Thomas · 40 Jensen · 41 Benson · 44 Goodridge · 45 Glennon · 46 Mumbongo ·

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Burnley F.C. seasons

2015-16 · 2016-17 · 2017-18 · 2018-19 · 2019-20 · 2020-21 · 2021-22 ·

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Burnley F.C. squad seasons

2011-12 · 2012-13 · 2013-14 · 2014-15 · 2015-16 · 2016-17 · 2017-18 · 2018-19 · 2019-20 ·

Burnley F.C. matches - 2021-22
2021-22 Premier League

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2021-22 FA Cup
2021-22 League Cup
Burnley F.C. match images - 2021-22
2021-22 Premier League

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2021-22 FA Cup
2021-22 League Cup
FA Cup winners

1872: Wanderers • 1873: Wanderers • 1874: Oxford University • 1875: Royal Engineers • 1876: Wanderers • 1877: Wanderers • 1878: Wanderers • 1879: Old Etonians • 1880: Clapham Rovers • 1881: Old Carthusians • 1882: Old Etonians • 1883: Blackburn Olympic • 1884: Blackburn Rovers • 1885: Blackburn Rovers • 1886: Blackburn Rovers • 1887: Aston Villa • 1888: West Bromwich Albion • 1889: Preston North End • 1890: Blackburn Rovers • 1891: Blackburn Rovers • 1892: West Bromwich Albion • 1893: Wolverhampton Wanderers • 1894: Notts County • 1895: Aston Villa • 1896: The Wednesday • 1897: Aston Villa • 1898: Nottingham Forest • 1899: Sheffield United • 1900: Bury • 1901: Tottenham Hotspur • 1902: Sheffield United • 1903: Bury • 1904: Manchester City • 1905: Aston Villa • 1906: Everton • 1907: The Wednesday • 1908: Wolverhampton Wanderers • 1909: Manchester United • 1910: Newcastle United • 1911: Bradford City • 1912: Barnsley • 1913: Aston Villa • 1914: Burnley • 1915: Sheffield United • 1920: Aston Villa • 1921: Tottenham Hotspur • 1922: Huddersfield Town • 1923: Bolton Wanderers • 1924: Newcastle United • 1925: Sheffield United • 1926: Bolton Wanderers • 1927: Cardiff City • 1928: Blackburn Rovers • 1929: Bolton Wanderers • 1930: Arsenal • 1931: West Bromwich Albion • 1932: Newcastle United • 1933: Everton • 1934: Manchester City • 1935: Sheffield Wednesday • 1936: Arsenal • 1937: Sunderland • 1938: Preston North End • 1939: Portsmouth • 1946: Derby County • 1947: Charlton Athletic • 1948: Manchester United • 1949: Wolverhampton Wanderers • 1950: Arsenal • 1951: Newcastle United • 1952: Newcastle United • 1953: Blackpool • 1954: West Bromwich Albion • 1955: Newcastle United • 1956: Manchester City • 1957: Aston Villa • 1958: Bolton Wanderers • 1959: Nottingham Forest • 1960: Wolverhampton Wanderers • 1961: Tottenham Hotspur • 1962: Tottenham Hotspur • 1963: Manchester United • 1964: West Ham United • 1965: Liverpool • 1966: Everton • 1967: Tottenham Hotspur • 1968: West Bromwich Albion • 1969: Manchester City • 1970: Chelsea • 1971: Arsenal • 1972: Leeds United • 1973: Sunderland • 1974: Liverpool • 1975: West Ham United • 1976: Southampton • 1977: Manchester United • 1978: Ipswich Town • 1979: Arsenal • 1980: West Ham United • 1981: Tottenham Hotspur • 1982: Tottenham Hotspur • 1983: Manchester United • 1984: Everton • 1985: Manchester United • 1986: Liverpool • 1987: Coventry City • 1988: Wimbledon • 1989: Liverpool • 1990: Tottenham Hotspur • 1991: Liverpool • 1992: Arsenal • 1993: Arsenal • 1994: Manchester United • 1995: Everton • 1996: Manchester United • 1997: Chelsea • 1998: Arsenal • 1999: Manchester United • 2000: Chelsea • 2001: Liverpool • 2002: Arsenal • 2003: Arsenal • 2004: Manchester United • 2005: Arsenal • 2006: Liverpool • 2007: Chelsea • 2008: Portsmouth • 2009: Chelsea • 2010: Chelsea • 2011: Manchester City • 2012: Chelsea • 2013: Wigan Athletic • 2014: Arsenal • 2015: Arsenal • 2016: Manchester United • 2017: Arsenal • 2018: Chelsea • 2019: Manchester City • 2020: Arsenal •

FA Community Shield winners

1908: Manchester United • 1909: Newcastle United • 1910: Brighton & Hove Albion • 1911: Manchester United • 1912: Blackburn Rovers • 1913: English Professionals XI • 1920: West Bromwich Albion • 1921: Tottenham Hotspur • 1922: Huddersfield Town • 1923: English Professionals XI • 1924: English Professionals XI • 1925: English Amateurs XI • 1926: English Amateurs XI • 1927: Cardiff City • 1928: Everton • 1929: English Professionals XI • 1930: Arsenal • 1931: Arsenal • 1932: Everton • 1933: Arsenal • 1934: Arsenal • 1935: Sheffield Wednesday • 1936: Sunderland • 1937: Manchester City • 1938: Arsenal • 1948: Arsenal • 1949: Shared • 1950: English World Cup XI • 1951: Tottenham Hotspur • 1952: Manchester United • 1953: Arsenal • 1954: Shared • 1955: Chelsea • 1956: Manchester United • 1957: Manchester United • 1958: Bolton Wanderers • 1959: Wolverhampton Wanderers • 1960: Shared • 1961: Tottenham Hotspur • 1962: Tottenham Hotspur • 1963: Everton • 1964: Shared • 1965: Shared • 1966: Liverpool • 1967: Shared • 1968: Manchester City • 1969: Leeds United • 1970: Everton • 1971: Leicester City • 1972: Manchester City • 1973: Burnley • 1974: Liverpool • 1975: Derby County • 1976: Liverpool • 1977: Shared • 1978: Nottingham Forest • 1979: Liverpool • 1980: Liverpool • 1981: Shared • 1982: Liverpool • 1983: Manchester United • 1984: Everton • 1985: Everton • 1986: Shared • 1987: Everton • 1988: Liverpool • 1989: Liverpool • 1990: Shared • 1991: Shared • 1992: Leeds United • 1993: Manchester United • 1994: Manchester United • 1995: Everton • 1996: Manchester United • 1997: Manchester United • 1998: Arsenal • 1999: Arsenal • 2000: Chelsea • 2001: Liverpool • 2002: Arsenal • 2003: Manchester ;United • 2004: Arsenal • 2005: Chelsea • 2006: Liverpool • 2007: Manchester United • 2008: Manchester United • 2009: Chelsea • 2010: Manchester United • 2011: Manchester United • 2012: Manchester City • 2013: Manchester United • 2014: Arsenal • 2015: Arsenal • 2016: Manchester United • 2017: Arsenal • 2018: Manchester City • 2019: Manchester City • 2020: TBD •

Premier League 2021–22

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