ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

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ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 1:06 pm

Pre-season announced with two to be added at the end

See link
http://www.uptheclarets.com/burnley-to- ... pre-season

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby MACCA » Wed May 29, 2019 1:10 pm

Nice and local, gives a few of our younger fans no doubt a chance to tick off a ground or 2.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby Herts Clarets » Wed May 29, 2019 1:15 pm

" they are followed by two at home against European opposition but the club are not, as yet, in a position to confirm the opponents"

Hannover? :D

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 1:15 pm

MACCA wrote:Nice and local, gives a few of our younger fans no doubt a chance to tick off a ground or 2.


No ground ticks for me unfortunately, was hoping for AFC Fylde possibly but not to be.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby JimMcDonald » Wed May 29, 2019 1:16 pm

Tinpot & awful. Surely we can muster up something better than the same dross we have been playing for years. This is the reason we will never be big because we have a small team mentality.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby Spike » Wed May 29, 2019 1:17 pm

least exciting pre-season for many a year.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby South West Claret. » Wed May 29, 2019 1:18 pm

Rubbish I demand SD’s email address as I have something to say to him about his selections :D

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby Right_winger » Wed May 29, 2019 1:20 pm

Disappointing to be playing these kind of clubs again.typical Dyche meat and 2 veg mentality though.
Why not a nice tour somewhere semi exotic? Get our team and brand out into a wider audience.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 1:20 pm

JimMcDonald wrote:Tinpot & awful. Surely we can muster up something better than the same dross we have been playing for years. This is the reason we will never be big because we have a small team mentality.


Can't recall us having previously played either Crewe or Port Vale in pre-season and I reckon it could be thirty years since we last played Wigan in pre-season. Only ever once played Fleetwood. We've two home games to follow against European clubs. No problem with it and it is all about preparing the players, fitness wise, for the new season.
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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby duncandisorderly » Wed May 29, 2019 1:20 pm

JimMcDonald wrote:Tinpot & awful. Surely we can muster up something better than the same dross we have been playing for years. This is the reason we will never be big because we have a small team mentality.



https://www.soccerbase.com/teams/head_t ... am2_id=990

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby Crewe claret » Wed May 29, 2019 1:20 pm

Yes Crewe at gresty road my closest away game ,I live a mile away from the ground

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 1:23 pm

Crewe claret wrote:Yes Crewe at gresty road my closest away game ,I live a mile away from the ground


Will you be opting for Port Vale that day :D
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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby BOYSIE31 » Wed May 29, 2019 1:28 pm

Not bothered with pre season games for over 20 years as they are just glorified kick abouts and should all be free to watch

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby claretonthecoast1882 » Wed May 29, 2019 1:30 pm

Moaning about the opposition in a friendly you have no interest in attending is very modern day Burnley fan
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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 1:37 pm

Would you want to be the fourth official with these two managers either side of you?

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby summitclaret » Wed May 29, 2019 1:40 pm

Looks like we are taking the League Cup seriously thus time.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby Tall Paul » Wed May 29, 2019 1:47 pm

What happened about Barton and the assault on the Barnsley manager?

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby MACCA » Wed May 29, 2019 1:52 pm

ClaretTony wrote:No ground ticks for me unfortunately, was hoping for AFC Fylde possibly but not to be.


Same here, Fylde would have been nice, ( even Salford ).

This ground ticking lark hasn't been too easy since Mr Dyche decided to work his magic.
It's getting to the stage where I'm lucky to even tick off 1 a season.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 1:57 pm

Tall Paul wrote:What happened about Barton and the assault on the Barnsley manager?


Not heard a thing. The police spoke to him, Barton issued a statement dismissing all allegations and I've not seen anything since.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby Rowls » Wed May 29, 2019 2:10 pm

What a dull pre-season.

Brilliant.

Players and staff can focus on fitness and getting everybody ready for the start of the season.
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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby CaptJohn » Wed May 29, 2019 2:18 pm

Crewe claret wrote:Yes Crewe at gresty road my closest away game ,I live a mile away from the ground


It's nice and close for me too living in Chester. My Uncle used to own the "Gresty Road Chippy" many years ago and my cousin still lives on Gresty Road.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 2:19 pm

CaptJohn wrote:It's nice and close for me too living in Chester. My Uncle used to own the "Gresty Road Chippy" many years ago and my cousin still lives on Gresty Road.


We went in the chippy a few years ago when we went for the Premier League Cup game - they were poor.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ashtonlongsider » Wed May 29, 2019 2:22 pm

Go on then I'll pay a long overdue visit to the DW. Also take in Fleetwood if it looks a good night. Overall I'm not too much into friendlies and testimonials.

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Postby SalisburyClaret » Wed May 29, 2019 2:25 pm

Not very inspiring locations - anyone would think these games are for the benefit of the players rather than the fans
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Postby Crewe claret » Wed May 29, 2019 2:27 pm

ClaretTony wrote:We went in the chippy a few years ago when we went for the Premier League Cup game - they were poor.

Yes they are still poor plenty of better takeaways around the corner on Nantwich road

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby Vegas Claret » Wed May 29, 2019 2:44 pm

JimMcDonald wrote:Tinpot & awful. Surely we can muster up something better than the same dross we have been playing for years. This is the reason we will never be big because we have a small team mentality.


yeah you are right, we should blow our transfer budget on paying Real Madrid to turn up, followed by a whole host of top European teams so we can go into the season exhausted from chasing the ball around and with zero confidence, makes perfect sense :lol:
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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 2:47 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:yeah you are right, we should blow our transfer budget on paying Real Madrid to turn up, followed by a whole host of top European teams so we can go into the season exhausted from chasing the ball around and with zero confidence, makes perfect sense :lol:


Was it Real Madrid that Bournemouth played two or three years ago and charged fans around £50 per ticket to cover
The costs?

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Postby duncandisorderly » Wed May 29, 2019 2:50 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Was it Real Madrid that Bournemouth played two or three years ago and charged fans around £50 per ticket to cover
The costs?


Is this a rhetorical question?

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Postby Vegas Claret » Wed May 29, 2019 2:54 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Was it Real Madrid that Bournemouth played two or three years ago and charged fans around £50 per ticket to cover
The costs?


yes it was and on top of that and they got battered 0-6 , I don't see a single reason to play any of these massive teams tbh

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 2:54 pm

I did ask because I wasn’t sure who the opponents were. I have looked it up now and it was Real Madrid. Was also six years ago. Ronaldo got a hat trick in a 6-0 win.

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby Paulclaret » Wed May 29, 2019 3:03 pm

They still go on about that Real Madrid game down here. For many it's the highlight of their football lives. I say 'But you got beat 6-0 and paid £50 for the privilege!' But they don't care, they got to see Ronaldo.

I suppose that's what it's like when you support a club with no history. :D
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Postby edison » Wed May 29, 2019 3:08 pm

Two potential ticks for me, but unlikely I'll get across

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Postby LoveCurryPies » Wed May 29, 2019 3:13 pm

Are the home matches likely to be more exciting? :(

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Postby LoveCurryPies » Wed May 29, 2019 3:14 pm

Leeds United?

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Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 3:15 pm

LoveCurryPies wrote:Are the home matches likely to be more exciting? :(


Club have said European opposition but if that falls through we have backup with Padiham & Nelson :D
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Postby theroyaldyche » Wed May 29, 2019 3:26 pm

Absolute dog shite

Who the **** gets involved with the arrangements. We are a premier league team. Playing tinpot local teams doesnt get us in premier league shape. We should be attracting a foreign base of teams and have an away friendly trip. Why not play teams in portugal?

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 3:34 pm

theroyaldyche wrote:Absolute dog shite

Who the **** gets involved with the arrangements?


Sean Dyche
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Postby edison » Wed May 29, 2019 3:39 pm

theroyaldyche wrote:Why not play teams in portugal?


União da Madeira?

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby theroyaldyche » Wed May 29, 2019 3:59 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Sean Dyche


Tell him hes a prick when you see him
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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretAL » Wed May 29, 2019 4:00 pm

Guys, please remember we sometimes play 2 matches on the same day, some will be first team and some development. I presume there will be plenty more fixtures announced

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Postby ZizkovClaret » Wed May 29, 2019 4:04 pm

theroyaldyche wrote:Absolute dog shite

Who the **** gets involved with the arrangements. We are a premier league team. Playing tinpot local teams doesnt get us in premier league shape. We should be attracting a foreign base of teams and have an away friendly trip. Why not play teams in portugal?


Because that stage of pre-season isn't about playing matches

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ZizkovClaret » Wed May 29, 2019 4:05 pm

ClaretAL wrote:Guys, please remember we sometimes play 2 matches on the same day, some will be first team and some development. I presume there will be plenty more fixtures announced


Aye wouldnt be at all surprised to see the Dev squad go to lesser sides like Fylde, Salford City and Blackburn
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Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 4:11 pm

theroyaldyche wrote:Tell him hes a prick when you see him


Tell him yourself
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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby ClaretTony » Wed May 29, 2019 4:11 pm

ZizkovClaret wrote:Aye wouldnt be at all surprised to see the Dev squad go to lesser sides like Fylde, Salford City and Blackburn


Not playing teams at that level

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Postby ZizkovClaret » Wed May 29, 2019 4:13 pm

:lol:

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Postby theroyaldyche » Wed May 29, 2019 4:15 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Tell him yourself



Oooooo
I will

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Postby Bop » Wed May 29, 2019 4:35 pm

Like Crewe Claret - just down the road for me too. It’ll be a bit cheaper than travelling to Europe but not quite the same experience.

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Postby Taffy on the wing » Wed May 29, 2019 4:57 pm

theroyaldyche wrote:Absolute dog shite

Who the **** gets involved with the arrangements. We are a premier league team. Playing tinpot local teams doesnt get us in premier league shape. We should be attracting a foreign base of teams and have an away friendly trip. Why not play teams in portugal?

Go support Man Utd or some other "real" team then!

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Re: ARTICLE: Burnley to play six games in a more conventional pre-season

Postby theroyaldyche » Wed May 29, 2019 5:23 pm

Taffy on the wing wrote:Go support Man Utd or some other "real" team then!


Il be attending all the games in question

Its pathetic the level of opposition preparing for a prem league campaign
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Postby NottsClaret » Wed May 29, 2019 5:24 pm

Friendlies are the absolute worst. If we lined up Barcelona i’d save my cash for Doncaster away in the League Cup instead.

Any game without pressure is a training session. Haven’t been to one since Jimmy Holland’s testimonial and that was a load of toss too.


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