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For the love of the club: Kilby to bow out

February 7, 2012

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After thirteen years at the helm of what has in that time been one of the country’s most stable football clubs, Barry Kilby has announced that he is to stand down as chairman of Burnley FC at the end of the season. This is sad news indeed, particularly as Kilby has cited health reasons for […]

“Where has the money gone?”

October 20, 2011

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“There are extreme reactions and that’s football! People do have extremes as supporters and I can understand that. It’s my job to try and stay on a level footing, aware of the results and the need to improve them. “I would only ask the fans to stick with me and my players and see if […]

Questionable ambition from BFC

September 8, 2011

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*To appear in next month’s edition of When The Ball Moves It must have been Friday 11th August when Eddie Howe realised that his mobile phone ringing was something he, and any other Burnley manager, should dread rather than welcome. That was the day he discovered that the board had sold left-back Danny Fox to […]

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 […]