Burnley F.C.

Association football club in England

Burnley Football Club is an English association football club based in Burnley, Lancashire. Founded on 18 May 1882, it was one of the first to become professional, and subsequently put pressure on the Football Association to permit payments to players. The club entered the FA Cup for the first time in 1885–86 and was one of the 12 founder members of the Football League in 1888–89. From the 1950s until the 1970s, under chairman Bob Lord, the club became renowned for its youth policy and scouting system, and was one of the first to set up a purpose-built training ground. The team currently compete in the Premier League, the top tier of English football.

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David Moyes says he will be "disappointed" if fifth-placed West Ham do not qualify for Europe after they beat Burnley 2-1 at Turf Moor.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 5 days ago

Michail Antonio scores twice as West Ham come from behind to defeat Burnley and maintain their pursuit of a top-four finish.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 5 days ago

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