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Burnley vs Southampton: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Burnley manager Sean Dyche is targeting a fourth successive home victory tomorrow when Southampton make the long trek north to Turf Moor. Dyche has exceeded all expectations with the Clarets, who were expected to be cannon fodder at the the start of the season after gaining promotion from the Championship, but who currently sit 12th in the Premier League table – eight points …

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Manchester City 2-1 Burnley: Three things we learnt

Manchester City bounced back from Saturday night’s defeat to Liverpool with a 2-1 victory over Burnley – but it was not without incident or controversy. City were forced to play the last hour with 10 men after Fernandinho was shown a straight red card for two-footed challenge on Johan Gudmundsson. Remarkably, it was the Brazilian’s third red card in his past …

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Three things that we learnt as Stoke eased past Burnley

Two first half strikes from Jonathon Walters and Marc Muniesa secured a relatively comfortable victory for Stoke City over newly promoted Burnley at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday afternoon.   The Potters were the dominant side in the opening forty-five minutes, demonstrating their quality through two thoroughly well worked goals, but were forced onto the back foot during the second …

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Stoke City vs Burnley: Match Preview and predicted line-ups

Stoke City take on Burnley at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday afternoon knowing that a win over The Clarets could see them climb as high as seventh in the Premier League table. The Potters go into the game in a good vein of form and were able to secure a victory on the road against Watford last weekend despite being …

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Burnley vs Manchester City: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Manchester City have still got some way to go before consistently hitting the levels that Pep Guardiola expects after only drawing in the week against Borussia Monchengladbach. However, they will be confident of picking up the three points on Saturday as they travel to Turf Moor to face newly promoted Burnley. It will be another test for Guardiola in English …

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Should Burnley’s Tom Heaton be England’s number one?

The England national team has a lot of problems, but the goalkeeper position isn’t one of them. They have several options, including the Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton. He has been a part of the England squad since the injury to Jack Butland, but he could now be ready to seriously challenge Joe Hart and Fraser Forster to be the national …

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Manchester United vs Burnley: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Manchester united and Burnley Football Club lock horns this coming Saturday, with both sides at the complete opposite ends of the spectrum in terms of money available to spend on strengthening the playing squad. However, at this stage, only four points separate them in the table, and the battle at Old Trafford could be an intriguing one.   Recent form …

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Would this Rangers Outcast be a good signing for Burnley?

Joey Barton is definitely a player that divides opinion. He has spent most of his career detested by a good majority of fans other than those of his own club – who are often happy with his passion and all-action style of play. On his day, he can be a great player who can control a midfield. However, the positive …

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Burnley v Everton: Match preview and predicted line-ups

It will be a clash between two clubs win-less in their last two at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon as Burnley, 14th in the Premier League, entertain sixth-placed Everton. Ronald Koeman’s Toffees will be looking to consolidate their position in the top six and make a push for the top four following their creditable draw at Manchester City last week, …

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Three things that we learnt: Southampton 3-1 Burnley

Southampton continued their good form with a comfortable home win over Burnley. After another summer of upheaval, Saints were expected to fall into mid-table this season, but their recent performances suggest that they can push the top clubs once more. The visitors suffered their fourth successive away defeat and never really competed with their established opponents, which will be concerning …

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Southampton v Burnley: Match preview and predicted line-ups

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Southampton host Burnley in their first home league tie since a 1-0 win over Swansea City back on September 18th. This will be the first home tie since the allegations against former assistant manager Eric Black came to light as part of investigative work by The Telegraph. The Hampshire side find themselves in a comfortable 10th position, although are already …

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Burnley vs Arsenal: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Arsenal have recovered well after a shaky start and are beginning to look like one of the best sides in the league. It was obvious that their recruitment was poorly thought out during the summer and they didn’t do their business until it was too late. However, their side has now clicked and the results are emphasising that fact. On …

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