Match Report: Vokes Scores Late Winner Off The Bench

Super-sub Sam Vokes scored a late winner to give Burnley a 1-0 win against Leicester City at Turf Moor. It was an end-to-end start to the game with both sides having chances in the first 10 minutes. Riyad Mahrez had a shot blocked from Christian Fuchs’ cross which was cleared only for Leicester to put…

Gallery: Blackpool 0-0 Walsall

The Blackpool youth team remained top of the North West Youth Alliance league with a 0-0 draw against title rivals Walsall. Jack Sims was the hero for the Tangerines with a penalty save in the second half and he also managed to smother the follow-up shot.

Match Report: Burnley Knock Sunderland Out of the FA Cup

Burnley won 2-0 at Turf Moor to progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup at the expense of Sunderland. Sam Vokes put the Clarets ahead in the first half before Andre Gray scored late in the match to set up a home tie against Bristol City in the next round. Vito Mannone was…

Match Report: Burnley 1-0 Southampton

Joey Barton came off the bench to score the winning goal as Burnley secured a 1-0 win against Southampton at Turf Moor. In his first home match for the Clarets since re-joining the club in December, Barton broke the deadlock with a low free-kick just minutes after his introduction late in the match. After a cagey…

Preview: Dyche Delight At Upturn In Fortunes

Sean Dyche has been delighted with the progress his side has made since the first Premier League meeting with Southampton three months ago. The Clarets crashed 3-1 at St Mary’s in mid-October, but have since won five of six home games to enter the New Year firmly embedded in mid-table. And in narrowing the gap…

Preview: Arfield and Gudmundsson Doubts

Sean Dyche has confirmed that Scott Arfield and Johann Berg Gudmundsson are likely to miss this weekend’s Premier League match against Southampton at Turf Moor. The pair came off with injuries during the second half of the FA Cup third round tie at Sunderland on Saturday. But the Clarets’ boss will be boosted by the…

Preview: Lowton Wants Saints To See ‘Real’ Burnley

Matt Lowton wants Burnley to show their true colours against Southampton on Saturday. The Clarets lost 3-1 at Southampton in October following a below-par display at the St Mary’s Stadium. But Lowton expects Sean Dyche’s men to be a different proposition when the two sides meet again at Turf Moor on Saturday. The defender said:…

Reaction: Tarks Happy To Get Game Time

James Tarkowski was delighted to get some game time under his belt in the FA Cup third round stalemate against Sunderland. The great form of Michael Keane and Ben Mee has limited Tarkowski’s playing time this season. However, the former Brentford defender took his opportunity well in an impressive display in his first start for…

News: Kneale To Feature On Stamps

British Shooting athlete Tim Kneale will feature on a new set of Olympic stamps commissioned by the Isle of Man Post Office. Kneale produced a great performance in Rio to finish fourth in the double trap event and was narrowly pipped to the bronze medal by fellow Team GB shooter Steve Scott. Fellow Manx athlete…