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Burnley: Town in England
Burnley is a town and the administrative centre of the wider Borough of Burnley in Lancashire, England, with a 2001 population of 73,021. It is 21 miles (34 km) north of Manchester and 20 miles (32 km) east of Preston, at the confluence of the River Calder and River Brun.


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Fight for Premier League survival - who will go down?

After points deductions for Nottingham Forest and Everton and a mini-revival from Burnley, who is facing relegation from the Premier League?
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Jorginho wanted by Serie A sides - Saturday's gossip

Three Serie A sides are interested in Jorginho, Liverpool will target Roberto de Zerbi if Xabi Alonso approach fails, Burnley to stick with Vincent Kompany, plus more.
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Saka scores twice as ruthless Arsenal thrash Burnley

Bukayo Saka scores twice as Arsenal thrash Burnley to close the gap at the top of the Premier League.
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Porro scores winner as Spurs beat Burnley in FA Cup

Tottenham beat fellow Premier League side Burnley to move into the fourth round of the FA Cup thanks to Pedro Porro's stunning strike.
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Villa edge 10-man Burnley to move level with Liverpool

Aston Villa move level with Premier League leaders Liverpool as a late Douglas Luiz penalty secures victory against 10-man Burnley.
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Pleased Klopp praises Liverpool as they top table

Manager Jurgen Klopp believes his Liverpool side played a "really good game" in their 2-0 win at Burnley to go top of the Premier League table.
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Everton victorious on Dyche's return to Burnley

Manager Sean Dyche enjoys a winning return to Burnley as in-form Everton pick up their fourth consecutive Premier League victory.
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'Pop in my pub' - Everton boss Dyche on Burnley reunion

Everton manager Sean Dyche looks ahead to returning to his former club Burnley at the weekend and anticipates inviting some old friends to the pub.
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Dyche not one for sentimentality on Burnley return

Everton boss Sean Dyche says he is not one for sentimentality as he prepares to make his return to Burnley this weekend, but joked he will pop into the pub that bears his name.
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Newcastle's fluid play, open goal misses and sprinklers

Watch 2 Good 2 Bad from Match of the Day 2 featuring Newcastle's fluid play, an open goal miss from Burnley and sprinklers for Jason Mohammad.
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Townsend 'in tears' after Burnley move collapsed

Andros Townsend says he broke down in tears after a free transfer move to Burnley collapsed over the summer.
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'Outstanding' Son leading by example at Spurs

Son Heung-min scored his fifth Tottenham hat-trick at Burnley on Saturday, but there was much more to the Spurs skipper's performance than just his goals.
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Baby boy falls out of second-storey window and suffers serious injuries

A baby boy has suffered serious injuries after falling out of a second-storey window in Burnley.
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Burnley's Kompany wins Championship manager award

burnley's kompany wins championship manager award
Vincent Kompany is named Championship manager of the season after guiding Burnley to promotion to the Premier League.
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How Kompany transformed Burnley to win promotion

how kompany transformed burnley to win promotion
After Burnley seal an immediate return to the Premier League, BBC Sport takes a look at how Vincent Kompany transformed the Clarets.
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EFL: Championship leaders Burnley host Sunderland

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Follow live text from Burnley against Sunderland in the Championship, plus updates from League Two.
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Unstoppable Haaland lives and breathes goals - Shearer

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Watch as pundits Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer & Micah Richards praise "goal-scoring machine" Erling Haaland after Manchester City's 6-0 win over Burnley, with Shearer stating that Haaland "lives and..
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Man City score six to cruise into FA Cup semi-final

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Watch highlights as Manchester City put six goals past Championship leaders Burnley to reach a fifth consecutive FA Cup semi-final, including an Erling Haaland hat-trick.
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Kompany is top human being - Man City boss Guardiola

kompany is top human being - man city boss guardiola
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he isn't surprised how well Burnley are doing under the guidance of his former captain Vincent Kompany.
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'We just love the pain' - Burnley boss Kompany

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Vincent Kompany tells Alex Scott about the jump from playing to managing, preparing Burnley for promotion and how he'll deal with facing former team Man City in the FA Cup.
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Tella scores twice as leaders Burnley beat Wigan

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Nathan Tella's double takes Burnley to within sight of the Championship promotion winning post on another miserable afternoon for bottom club Wigan.
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Runaway leaders Burnley held by lowly Blackpool

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Struggling Blackpool hold runaway Championship leaders Burnley to a goalless draw in an uneventful Lancashire derby.
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Burnley close to signing Swansea striker Obafemi

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Michael Obafemi is close to joining Burnley with the Championship leaders taking the Swansea City striker on loan before the deal is made permanent in the summer.
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From Burnley to getting on stage with the Happy Mondays

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Sean Dyche talks about his break from management, which has seen him join the Happy Mondays on stage at a music festival.
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Rashford not dwelling on World Cup after solo goal

rashford not dwelling on world cup after solo goal
Marcus Rashford says there is no time to dwell on England's untimely World Cup exit after his superb solo goal in Manchester United's win over Burnley.
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Blades beat Terriers to move level at top

blades beat terriers to move level at top
Sheffield United move level on points with Championship leaders Burnley with a narrow victory over bottom side Huddersfield at Bramall Lane.
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Some places in England and Wales are harder hit by the cost of living crisis than others

some places in england and wales are harder hit by the cost of  living crisis than others
The cost of living is increasing faster in Burnley than any other urban area in England and Wales, according to new research from policy institute Centre for Cities.
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Nick Pope: Newcastle United sign England goalkeeper from Burnley for an undisclosed fee

Newcastle United sign England goalkeeper Nick Pope from relegated Burnley for an undisclosed fee.
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Nick Pope: Newcastle in talks to sign Burnley and England goalkeeper

Newcastle United are in talks to sign Burnley and England goalkeeper Nick Pope.
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Man arrested as police search for missing woman last seen getting into van

man arrested as police search for missing woman last seen getting into van
Police have arrested a man in connection with the disappearance of a woman in Burnley, Lancashire.
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Burnley 1-1 Man Utd: Jay Rodriguez goal dents United's top four hopes

Manchester United are left frustrated as Jay Rodriguez's second-half goal sees bottom club Burnley claim a battling draw at Turf Moor.
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Aston Villa v Burnley postponed after Villa record 'increased amount' of positive Covid-19 cases

Aston Villa's match with Burnley is postponed after the Birmingham club confirmed an "increased amount of Covid-19 test results" in their squad.
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Sean Dyche extends nine-year spell at Burnley with four-year deal

Sean Dyche commits his future to Burnley with a new four-year contract, keeping him at the club until summer 2025.
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Andros Townsend: Mum made me believe again by sending me goals video

Andros Townsend credits his mum for the wonder strike which helps Everton beat Burnley and continues their unbeaten start to the season.
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Englishness 'in crisis': People feel alienated from 'Westminster machine', says bishop

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People in England feel alienated from the "Westminster machine" because they feel they are "not being heard", the Bishop of Burnley has told Sky News.
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