Burnley Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Burnley Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

When Liverpool travelled to Turf Moor in the second game of the 2016-17 season, Jurgen Klopp was starting his first full season in charge of the Reds and his team had already defeated Arsenal in the first game. Then at Turf Moor they ran in to Sean Dyche’s Burnley and their low-block defence. Try as they may, the high-tempo Liverpool were not able to unlock that defence and lost the game 2-0. It almost became a template that teams adopted …
Burnley vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Burnley vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

The season is drawing to an end and these two clubs have had differing fortunes. Burnley have had a spectacular campaign as they have been by far the best of the rest. Sean Dyche’s men still have a chance of finishing in the top six and that would represent one of the best achievements in Premier League history considering the past success of the club. Meanwhile, Chelsea have faltered in their title defence and are left scrambling to restore pride …
Burnley Vs Liverpool Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Burnley Vs Liverpool Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Winter games in the Premier League must feel like a series of tests for the teams. One after the other, the tests keep coming, until they suddenly stop. One last test awaits all the twenty teams and for some it comes less than 48 hours after the previous one ended. Two of those teams are Burnley and Liverpool. The Clarets host the Reds at 15:00 on the 1st of January, while both the teams finished their previous games at about 17:00 …
Is Mark Hughes closing in on the exit door at Stoke City?

Is Mark Hughes closing in on the exit door at Stoke City?

Stoke City were the latest victims of Burnley, who rose remarkably to 4th place in the Premier League after Ashley Barnes' 89th minute winner at Turf Moor. It was elation for Sean Dyche's men, but that result sparked more disappointment and frustration amongst the Potters' supporters, a lot of them now calling for Mark Hughes' head. Tony Pulis instilled Premier League stability at Stoke ever since their promotion in the 2007/08 campaign, and Hughes too has succeeded since his appointment …
Why the job Sean Dyche is doing at Burnley deserves more credit

Why the job Sean Dyche is doing at Burnley deserves more credit

Not many football fans around the globe expected to see Burnley in the Premier League's top six after seven games. The fact they are where they are, considering the fixtures Sean Dyche's men have had is remarkable. The Clarets were in 18th place in the Premier League net spend table come the famous 'slamming' shut of the transfer window. In a market that is becoming crazier by the minute, the start the Lancashire club have made is all the more …
Manchester United v Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After some eventful midweek league cup football, the Premier League resumes at Old Trafford for Manchester United as they will host newly promoted Burnley on Saturday. The home side come off the back of a massive result in the league cup, a 1-0 derby win against Manchester City, thanks to Spaniard Juan Mata, which has seen them through to the quarter-finals of the competition which will played in late November. The result, and more so the strong performance in the …
If Burnley Can Survive...

If Burnley Can Survive...

You would be forgiven for believing that Burnley were favorites for relegation since their promotion to the Premier League. Any team with a budget as low as theirs is expected to struggle to cope in the most expensive league in the world.  Manchester United spent upward of £60 million on Angel Di Maria last summer, Burnley FC have only spent £45 million in the 133 year history of their club. It's facts like that which make it hard to believe …
Man City vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Man City vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

In the second batch of fixtures in the space of 48 hours, champions Man City welcome promoted side Burnley, eager to remain hot on the heels of current leaders Chelsea. The Clarets need to start picking up positive results sooner rather than later in order to give themselves a good opportunity of remaining in English football’s elite division. Man City have now won eight of the last nine games with the last seven being consecutive victories. City’s loss to West …
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