Burnley Football Newspaper Book



Burnley Football Newspaper Book. Starting with coverage of Burnley’s 1-0 win over Blackburn in 1913, this book charts a glorious history of great games and League and Cup titles through the decades of the 20th and 21st century. Early top stories include promotion to Div1 in 1913, winning the FA Cup in 1914 against Liverpool, becoming Div1 Champions in 1921 & the nail biting FA Cup Final vs Charlton in 1947. Read about the early European encounters such as beating Hamburg 3-1 in the 1961 European Cup Qtr Final 1st leg, the big wins on the domestic scene – the 6-1 thrashing of QPR, 6-0 thumping of West Ham, & the 7-2 massacre of Spurs in the early 1960s. Coverage also of beating Preston in 1973 to become Div2 Champions, & the long fight back from the late 80s when Burnley nearly dropped out of the Football league to more recent successes. A unique and wonderful gift and must have for all Burnley fans.

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Burnley Football Newspaper Book