Turf Moor
The Turf
Turf Moor
Full name Turf Moor
Owners Burnley F.C.
Location Burnley,
Broke ground 1833 (as a cricket ground)
Opened 17 February 1883
Tenants Burnley (1883–present)
Capacity 21,940
Field dimensions 114 yards × 72 yards

Turf Moor is a football stadium in Burnley, Lancashire. It is the home ground of Premier League side Burnley Football Club, who have played there since moving from its Calder Vale ground in 1883. The stadium, which is situated on Harry Potts Way, named so after the club's longest serving Manager, has a capacity of 21,940, all seated. It is one of the last remaining stadiums in England to have the players' tunnel and dressing rooms behind one of the goals. The ground originally consisted of just a pitch and the first grandstand was not built until 1885. Six years after this, the "Star" stand was erected and terracing was later added to the ends of the ground. After the Second World War, the stadium was redeveloped with all four stands being rebuilt. During the 1990s, the ground underwent further refurbishment when the Longside and Bee Hole End terraces were replaced by all-seater stands. Currently, the four stands at Turf Moor are the James Hargreaves Stand, the Jimmy McIlroy Stand, the Bob Lord Stand and the Cricket Field Stand.

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