Posts Tagged "Burnley"

Blackburn vs Burnley: Time To Burst The Bubble?

By on Oct 13, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 11 comments

Like many local rivals, Blackburn Rovers and Burnley have more in common than either would care to admit, and the rivalry between the two clubs has the added bonus of rarity value. This weekend, they meet at Ewood Park in the Premier League. It’s the first time that they have met in the top flight since the 1965/66 season, and they have only managed a handful...

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In Praise Of… Burnley Football Club

By on May 12, 2009 in English League Football | 3 comments

This evening’s Championship play-off semi-final between Reading and Burnley was a battle between old and new. In the blue corner were Reading, snatched from the jaws of obscurity by John Madjeski, who dropped them into a brand new stadium and gave them the means to challenge for a place in the Premier League. In the claret corner, representing “old...

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