16 days ago

1987 and nearly the abyss

1987: we’d lost two parents by now, my father and Mrs T’s father. The latter succumbed to the indignity of Parkinson’s and Dementia, my own father to a sudden heart […]
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16 days ago

The Orient Game – National Press

In Living Memory – They came to bury Burnley and stayed to sing their praise is how Ian Woolridge began his report of the Burnley v Orient game. Below are […]
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16 days ago

The Orient Game – Local Press

Here we take a look at the reports from the local journalists Granville Shackleton and Keith McNee from their respective newspapers. Keith was taken ill at the game but still […]
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16 days ago

The Orient Game – Match Programme

We were told that they would become collector’s items and that they would be worth a lot of money in years to come but so many were printed they really […]
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16 days ago

The Orient Game – Dedication

This section of Up the Clarets, devoted to the most important game in the club’s history, is dedicated to Keith McNee the former Burnley FC reporter for the Burnley Express, […]
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16 days ago

The Orient Game – Introduction

It is 33 years since the day our great club almost died – the most emotional day I can ever recall in over sixty years of watching Burnley. There have […]
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17 days ago

Twenty-first century goals

When Scott Arfield scored Burnley’s winning goal against Watford in December 2017 I’m sure not many of us realised it was our 1,000th league goal since the turn of the […]
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