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Premier League
Danny Drinkwater: What were Villa thinking?
19:00 Tuesday 14th January 2020

If Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was ever concerned about Danny Drinkwater, he found a solution to his problem in short order. The former Leicester man, unwanted at Stamford Bridge, played his last three matches against City, each for…

Premier League
Where has it all gone wrong for Aaron Lennon at Burnley?
12:01 Wednesday 8th January 2020

Aaron Lennon made only his second start for Burnley since September during Saturday’s FA Cup win over Peterborough United, playing a full 90 minutes for only the third time this season. The 32-year-old had a hand in three goals…

Premier League
Why football fans have grown to love Burnley FC
12:00 Saturday 30th November 2019

Three things in life are certain, death, taxes and Burnley Football Club climbing up the table at this point in the season. Sean Dyche's Clarets sit in seventh in the Premier League, ahead of Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.…

Premier League
2019/20 Burnley Premier League preview
17:00 Tuesday 30th July 2019

Can success be a hindrance? Burnley may think so.  After a sensational 2017/18 season to finish seventh, claiming Premier League’s ‘best of the rest tag’, the Clarets flirted with relegation last campaign. Despite recovering…

Europa League
Wolves face early start for Europa League fishing trip
19:00 Monday 22nd July 2019

One Sunday morning when I was five, shortly after my mother remarried and moved us to Canada, my stepfather woke me up in the middle of the night. “Come on,” he said. “We’re going fishing.” As the cobwebs cleared,…

Premier League
Can the 2019/20 Premier League's English managers forge success?
12:00 Wednesday 19th June 2019

It’s been a while, but England is making a comeback in the Premier League. Perhaps the best European striker over the past four seasons, Harry Kane, is English. Raheem Sterling now ranks among the game's best wingers after his…

Premier League
Where does Joe Hart go from Burnley?
09:00 Monday 11th March 2019

Burnley goalkeeper Joe Hart was an unused substitute for the 11th consecutive Premier League game on Sunday, watching on as the Clarets slumped to defeat at Anfield. Dropped after conceding five goals against Everton on Boxing Day, the 31-year-old's…

Premier League
Will 38-year-old Peter Crouch short-change Burnley?
09:00 Tuesday 5th February 2019

Peter Crouch is back in the Premier League. After being relegated with Stoke last season, it took the veteran six months to find his way back to the top tier.  Without question, Crouch is a respected figure in the Premier League.…

Premier League
What’s gone wrong with Burnley?
09:00 Saturday 1st December 2018

Premier League faithful must ask the question. What’s happened to Burnley? By the end of last season, the Clarets had created an impression. They were a close-knit tactical side, resilient and ever-ready to cover twice as much distance…

Premier League
Was City routing Burnley an omen for the Manchester Derby?
17:00 Saturday 27th October 2018

There is no greater sight in football than Manchester City in full flow. Saturday’s 5-0 victory over Burnley was enjoyable for home fans and neutrals alike, sparing a thought for those travelling support who watched their side get swept…

Premier League
Cardiff have no choice but to beat Clarets
12:00 Sunday 30th September 2018

Cardiff enter Premier League week seven as one of three teams without a win. They want nothing better than to end that run. Neil Warnock's side could face no better club than Burnley in this situation. The Clarets picked…

Premier League
Why haven't Burnley found their rhythm yet?
12:00 Tuesday 11th September 2018

Burnley Football Club is now considered an established Premier League side. Their best ever successful season being the most recent. The 2017-18 campaign saw them finish in seventh place; above teams such as Everton and former Premier League…

Premier League
Why Chris Hughton should emulate Sean Dyche
09:00 Thursday 26th July 2018

In just over a fortnight, top-flight newbies Brighton and Hove Albion will kick off their second Premier League season.  The Seagulls are still a comparatively small club. They must improve to stay up but also spend within…

Premier League
Burnley's transfer inactivity unsurprising yet worrisome  
15:00 Friday 6th July 2018

It's been almost two months since Burnley concluded a historic Premier League campaign. Barely three weeks before another begins with a Europa League trip to Aberdeen. Yet, Sean Dyche has remained mute concerning possible new signings.…

Premier League
Could Burnley’s success prove to be a poisoned chalice?
09:00 Monday 18th June 2018

Tipped by most to yet again battle relegation, Burnley silenced the doubters and shocked even their backers by claiming the title of ‘Premier League best of the rest’. That is to say, they finished seventh, tops among clubs not…