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Burnley Way

Post by SlidingTackle » Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:56 am

https://thesefootballtimes.co/2020/03/2 ... ecial-way/

A thoroughly good read in the absence of any football to actually watch... :lol: .
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Re: Burnley Way

Post by bodge » Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:27 am

Cheers sliding tackle, good read.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by Rumpelstiltskin » Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:28 am

Love it !

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by Tricky Trevor » Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:50 am

Cheers for that and a link under it to another good Clarets article.
https://thesefootballtimes.co/2018/02/2 ... f-1959-60/
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Re: Burnley Way

Post by beddie » Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:15 pm

Thanks for posting it, an enjoyable read.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by bobinho » Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:35 pm

Yep. Great read.

Strange innit when an outsider can watch and see what’s going on and understand why we do things the way we do, when some people from Burnley who watch us week in week out struggle to grasp the concept.
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Re: Burnley Way

Post by bodge » Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:37 pm

SD is also on the BBC daily podcast, available from the BBC Sport page.

Check it out from around 10 minutes in.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by SlidingTackle » Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:39 pm

bobinho wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:35 pm
Yep. Great read.

Strange innit when an outsider can watch and see what’s going on and understand why we do things the way we do, when some people from Burnley who watch us week in week out struggle to grasp the concept.
:lol: .......... don't get me started!

........ waits for allegations of being a happy clapper (whatever one of those is!!!) come the next run of bad results..... :D :D :D :D
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Re: Burnley Way

Post by SlidingTackle » Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:07 pm

Tricky Trevor wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:50 am
Cheers for that and a link under it to another good Clarets article.
https://thesefootballtimes.co/2018/02/2 ... f-1959-60/
Wow!!!! That's superb. Lots I didn't know about in there. Thank you Tricky Trevor!

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by Buxtonclaret » Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:09 pm

What Sundays are for, great reads like that. :)
Cheers, Sliding.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by Targetman » Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:26 pm

SlidingTackle wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:56 am
https://thesefootballtimes.co/2020/03/2 ... ecial-way/

A thoroughly good read in the absence of any football to actually watch... :lol: .

There is also another good read at the link at the end of this article.
Think it says something like...."tortuous journey to Turf Moor".....
The link is a photo of the Chelsea team of 1970. Just click on that.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by LeadBelly » Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:36 pm

Had to laugh at this bit in the 1959/60 article:
"Lord was antagonistic, autocratic, argumentative and belligerent and some who had crossed him would say these were amongst his better qualities. "

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by JohnMac » Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:59 pm

Cracking article, cheers ST

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by Rodleydave » Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:24 pm

Excellent

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by dsr » Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:36 pm

Just to pick a nit, we didn't beat Leyton Orient in May 1987 - we beat Orient. They changed their name back to Leyton Orient in July that year.

And Dyche, the longest serving manager in the top flight? What happened to Howe - or have Bournemouth been deemed to be relegated when I wasn't looking? ;)

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by bodge » Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:07 pm

Whilst we are on the subject of Burnley articles, the March edition of Turf More is now available to view.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by evensteadiereddie » Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:20 pm

Essential reading for any Claret, thanks ST.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by Silkyskills1 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:30 pm

nor did we only gain five points from our first ten games.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by Ashingtonclaret46 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:40 pm

Silkyskills1 wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:30 pm
nor did we only gain five points from our first ten games.
In 2014/15, we only gained 4 points with 4 draws in our first 10 matches and only scored 5 goals as the article says.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by Stalbansclaret » Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:17 pm

The article in the OP is such a good summary of where we have come from and where we are now that I think it should be required reading for any clarets' children as a sort of compulsory "National Syllabus" item . Also to be made available to new partners in order to get them quickly up to speed ! Not often you read something as accurate as that.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by Cirrus_Minor » Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:28 pm

Enjoyed that, thanks.

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Re: Burnley Way

Post by timshorts » Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:37 pm

Missed out the classic "we shouldn't be losing to this siht" from the bingo card, but very enjoyable nonetheless.

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