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Enough is enough

December 29, 2010

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As Brian Laws trudged down the Turf Moor tunnel after Burnley’s humiliating 0-2 defeat to Championship strugglers Scunthorpe, he had the look of a broken man. Failing to acknowledge the snarling supporters who jeered him and his team off the pitch, and with rumours already circulating that a board meeting had been called for that […]

Who will stay and who will go?

April 5, 2010

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*Article originally appeared in When The Ball Moves We’ve reached a point where most people are resigned to the inevitable. We may be only four points from safety with five matches to go, but Burnley just don’t look like picking up any points and a return to the Championship after one season away looks closer […]

Born Burnley: Boff Whalley speaks

April 5, 2010

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Chumbawamba frontman Boff Whalley, whose band formed in Burnley in 1982, is still enjoying life in the Premier League even as the side tumble towards the Premier League trapdoor at an alarming speed. “Even though the last game (the 2-1 home defeat by Wolves) was absolutely awful, I’m still really enjoying it, because we never […]

Premier League focus: The BFC view (4)

February 28, 2010

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*Article originally appeared in When the Ball Moves What a scumbag John Terry is. In my eyes, there’s no defending the man. He’s had a chequered history in any case, but this latest episode is the worst yet. Having an affair is bad enough, but with a teammate and friend’s ex-girlfriend, the mother of his […]

Brian, sort it out!

February 27, 2010

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*Article originally appeared in When The Ball Moves I write this in the bleak aftermath of the humiliating defeat by Portsmouth at Turf Moor. Often during the season fans, players and managers talk about “pivotal” moments and “turning points”. Mostly phrases like this are used in a positive sense. Yet it strikes me that this […]