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Kasper Schmeichel rescues Leicester with vital saves in draw at Burnley

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2021 by PA6 hits

Kasper Schmeichel came to injury-ravaged Leicester’s rescue with some vital saves at Burnley as the Foxes avoided three successive defeats for the first time under Brendan Rodgers.After Matej Vydra’s first Premier League goal in more than a year was cancelled out by Kelechi Iheanacho’s fantastic first-half volley, Schmeichel came to the fore for a Leicester side without several...Full Story »

Burnley boss Sean Dyche without several first-team players for Leicester clash

Posted Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by PA18 hits

Burnley still expect to be without a number of first-team players for the visit of Leicester on Wednesday.Chris Wood and Dale Stephens returned as second-half substitutes against Tottenham at the weekend, but Erik Pieters, Johann Berg Gudmundsson, Robbie Brady and Ashley Barnes remained sidelined.Clarets boss Sean Dyche indicated that both Brady and Berg Gudmundsson were “close” to a...Full Story »

Jose Mourinho says Gareth Bale is ‘better than ever’ after he batters Burnley

Posted Monday, March 01, 2021 by PA21 hits

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is revelling in Gareth Bale getting his mojo back and said any manager in the world would want him with the form he showed against Burnley.The Wales international delivered the most devastating impact of his second spell in north London with two goals and an assist in the 4-0 victory against the Clarets.Bale’s homecoming from Real Madrid had threatened to be a ...Full Story »

Gareth Bale bags a brace as he inspires Tottenham to victory against Burnley

Posted Monday, March 01, 2021 by PA9 hits

Gareth Bale appeared back to his best as he produced a devastating display that included two goals and an assist in Tottenham’s 4-0 win over Burnley.The Wales international has enjoyed a resurgence in the last few weeks after a miserable start to his Spurs homecoming and delivered his most telling impact yet against the Clarets.After opening the scoring in just the second minute, he then s...Full Story »

Sam Allardyce heartened by 10-man West Brom’s display in Burnley stalemate

Posted Sunday, February 21, 2021 by PA8 hits

Sam Allardyce was heartened by West Brom’s display after Semi Ajayi’s red card but the veteran manager lamented the missed opportunities in a goalless Premier League draw at Burnley that has done little for their survival prospects.Ajayi was given his marching orders in the first half as his handball denied Matej Vydra from going clean through on goal, but Burnley were unable to capi...Full Story »

West Brom overcome Semi Ajayi red card to record goalless stalemate at Burnley

Posted Sunday, February 21, 2021 by PA10 hits

West Brom overcame Semi Ajayi’s first-half red card but spurned several gilt-edged chances in a goalless draw against Burnley as the Baggies missed the chance to boost their survival prospects at a blustery Turf Moor.Mike Dean, refereeing his first match since asking for a break after receiving death threats on social media, gave Ajayi his marching orders as the defender’s handball d...Full Story »

Burnley set to be without Robbie Brady and Johann Berg Gudmundsson for West Brom

Posted Friday, February 19, 2021 by PA9 hits

Burnley look like being without Robbie Brady and Johann Berg Gudmundsson when they host West Brom.Both players had to be withdrawn through injury during Wednesday night’s home draw with Fulham. The pair are set to undergo scans on their respective knocks but Clarets boss Sean Dyche is not optimistic about their chances of being involved on Saturday.Some good news for Dyche will see the ret...Full Story »

Fulham miss chance in relegation scrap after being pegged back by Burnley

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2021 by PA8 hits

Fulham moved to within six points of Premier League safety but their remarkable winless run at Turf Moor continued as Burnley came from behind to claim a 1-1 draw.The Cottagers were chasing back-to-back wins for the first time since last July to make up ground in the relegation battle and they went ahead in the 49th minute when Ola Aina unknowingly deflected into the net from Ademola Lookman&rsq...Full Story »

Burnley without captain Ben Mee for Fulham clash due to concussion protocols

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by PA11 hits

Burnley captain Ben Mee will sit out Wednesday’s Premier League game against Fulham due to concussion protocols.The central defender was taken off on a stretcher late on in the 3-0 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday after he was hit on the side of the head by Jordan Ayew’s shoulder.Erik Pieters was also forced off at Selhurst Park with a tight groin, while Matej Vydra missed that matc...Full Story »

Sean Dyche: Decision to rest players in midweek FA Cup loss paid off for Burnley

Posted Sunday, February 14, 2021 by PA7 hits

Burnley manager Sean Dyche insisted the 3-0 win at Crystal Palace vindicated his decision to rotate his squad for the midweek clash with Bournemouth and also provided a positive update on captain Ben Mee.The Clarets’ hopes of silverware this season were ended on Tuesday when they lost 2-0 at home to the Cherries in the FA Cup.Eight changes were made for the fifth-round tie with an eye on t...Full Story »

Burnley cruise to victory at Crystal Palace

Posted Sunday, February 14, 2021 by PA8 hits

Burnley returned to winning ways in style after a quick start proved key to a 3-0 win away at Crystal Palace.Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Jay Rodriguez netted inside 10 minutes at Selhurst Park and Matt Lowton added a brilliant third after the break to end a four-match run without a victory for Sean Dyche’s team.It moved the Clarets to 26 points and 11 clear of the relegation zone but the E...Full Story »

Burnley midfielder Jack Cork to be assessed before FA Cup clash with Bournemouth

Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2021 by PA15 hits

Burnley midfielder Jack Cork is doubtful for the FA Cup fifth-round clash against Bournemouth on Tuesday evening.Cork has already missed a large chunk of the season following a fractured foot and he suffered a knock in Saturday’s 1-1 Premier League draw against Brighton, so his fitness will be checked.Fellow midfielder Josh Brownhill, full-back Charlie Taylor, winger Robbie Brady and strik...Full Story »

Sean Dyche scratching his head as Burnley take just one point against Brighton

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2021 by PA7 hits

Sean Dyche was left scratching his head after Burnley were unable to claim all three points against Brighton but the Clarets boss was delighted with his side’s performance in the 1-1 draw at a sodden Turf Moor.The hosts fell behind in the pouring rain in the 36th minute when an unchallenged Lewis Dunk headed home, despite the presence at the back post of Johann Berg Gudmundsson, who got hi...Full Story »

Johann Berg Gudmundsson earns Burnley a point against Brighton

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2021 by PA9 hits

Johann Berg Gudmundsson made amends for an earlier mistake by bagging the leveller in Burnley’s 1-1 draw against Brighton, as both sides inched further away from the Premier League relegation zone.Lewis Dunk’s towering header from a corner sailed into the net, despite the presence of Gudmundsson at the back post, with the Iceland winger seeming to lose his footing in the pouring rain...Full Story »

Granit Xhaka slams Patrice Evra for 'provoking online abuse' after Burnley red card

Posted Saturday, February 06, 2021 by hits

Arsenal ace Granit Xhaka has hit out at Patrice Evra for “inviting a wave of criticism” on social media after his red card against Burnley earlier in the season. Evra ripped into Xhaka when he was sent off in the Gunners’ 1-0 defeat at home to Burnley back in December, claiming that Thierry Henry once switched his television off when he saw the midfielder was captaining his fo...Full Story »

Burnley injury woes continue for Brighton clash

Posted Friday, February 05, 2021 by PA9 hits

Burnley may be without several first-team players when they welcome Brighton to Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon.Former Seagulls strikers Chris Wood and Ashley Barnes, as well winger Robbie Brady, midfielder Josh Brownhill and full-back Charlie Taylor were all sidelined by a variety of injuries for the defeat to Manchester City in midweek.Dyche does not think any of the quintet will be sidelined ...Full Story »

Burnley 0 - 2 Manchester City: Leaders Manchester City breeze past Burnley to record 13th straight victory

Posted Thursday, February 04, 2021 by PA15 hits

Manchester City reopened a three-point gap at the top of the Premier League as they beat Burnley 2-0 for a 13th straight win in all competitions. It was routine stuff for a City side in ominous form going into Sunday’s meeting with Liverpool as Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling put them in control before the break, the only complaint being their failure to add to the lead in the second ...Full Story »

Chris Wood among five Burnley injury doubts for Man City match

Posted Tuesday, February 02, 2021 by PA12 hits

Burnley are expected to be without five players nursing minor niggles when they face Manchester City on Wednesday night.Chris Wood was withdrawn with a knock in Sunday’s 2-0 defeat at Chelsea, a match which Charlie Taylor, Robbie Brady, Ashley Barnes and Josh Brownhill all sat out with a variety of ailments.Sean Dyche stopped short of ruling any of the five out of facing City but indicated...Full Story »

Thomas Tuchel secures first win as Chelsea manager with victory over Burnley

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2021 by PA21 hits

Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso showed up Chelsea’s misfiring attacking cordon as the Blues defenders netted fine strikes in a 2-0 win over Burnley to secure Thomas Tuchel’s first win in charge.Azpilicueta’s first goal in a year had the profligate Blues in charge at the break, before Alonso toasted his first Chelsea appearance since September with a smart finish at the deat...Full Story »

N’Golo Kante fit to return for Chelsea against Burnley

Posted Friday, January 29, 2021 by PA13 hits

N’Golo Kante will be fit to return for Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Burnley on Sunday.The France midfielder has shaken off his latest hamstring concern, and could feature for the first time under new manager Thomas Tuchel.German coach Tuchel could rotate his personnel from Wednesday’s goalless draw with Wolves, but is likely to reprise the 3-4-2-1 formation.Sean Dyche mu...Full Story »

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