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NickWharton

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Burnley FC season ticket holder and blogger. Stats nerd and avid watcher of football. Tend to tip off stats and patterns not feelings

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Stoke City v Burnley - Preview & Selections From A Burnley Fan

Apr 16th, 2018 at 10:29 Premier League 0 comments

Bet 365 Stadium, Sunday 22 April 1.30pm kick-off Stoke in grave danger of relegation Burnley looking to carry on hot streak Match Preview The Clarets travel to the Bet 365 Stadium on Sunday afternoon to face a Stoke City team in desperate trouble at the bottom of the Premier League table. Burnley themselves, at the time of writing, are currently the form team of the Premier League and are, incredibly, hot on the heels …

Burnley v Chelsea - Preview and Selections From A Burnley Fan

Apr 14th, 2018 at 22:24 Premier League 0 comments

Turf Moor, Thursday 19 April 7.45pm kick-off Will we see a full-strength Chelsea? Can Burnley maintain recent good form? Match Preview Burnley welcome Chelsea to Turf Moor on Thursday evening for a game between two teams defying pre-season expectations for very different reasons. While Burnley sit in 7th place, making a mockery of predictions of a season of relegation struggle, reigning champions Chelsea have never seemed to hit their straps in a season dominated …

Burnley v Leicester City - Preview & Selections From A Burnley Fan

Apr 9th, 2018 at 11:35 Premier League 0 comments

Both teams in decent form Europa League play-off? Strikers in form - value in predicting goals? Match Preview Burnley make a long-awaited return to Turf Moor this Saturday as they welcome Leicester City for a match that has more meaning than many might assume. On the face of it, this is an end- of-season game between two teams are aren't going down but are a little way off the top 6. However, due to …

Watford v Burnley - Preview & Selections From A Burnley Fan

Apr 2nd, 2018 at 15:22 Premier League 0 comments

The HT/FT OF Burnley/Draw looks overpriced at 19.00 with Bet Victor Dyche returns to old stomping ground Watford strong at home, Burnley resurgent Match Preview Burnley travel to Watford this weekend looking to secure another first in a season of groundbreaking firsts - a fourth consecutive win in the Premier League. The Clarets won at The Hawthorns last Saturday in the Premier League (another first) with an accomplished first half performance and held on at …

West Bromwich Albion v Burnley - Preview & Selections From A Burnley Fan

Mar 24th, 2018 at 15:15 Premier League 2 comments

Match Preview Burnley make the trip down the M6 this Saturday afternoon to face West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns buoyed by recent results. After a run of 11 winless games stretching back to mid-December, the Clarets have now recorded back-to-back Premier League victories over Everton and West Ham and will now look to make it three on the bounce against a Baggies team whose 8 year stay in the Premier …

West Ham v Burnley - Preview & Selections From A Burnley Fan

Mar 4th, 2018 at 16:00 Premier League 0 comments

Will Burnley push on from 40 point mark to secure 7th place? Hammers happy to return to home comforts Returning Clarets players adds attacking threat and defensive steel Match Preview This weekend, Burnley make the trip to The London Stadium for a claret and blue clash looking to press on after finally hitting the 40 point mark last Saturday with a win at home to Everton. That win at Turf Moor against the misfiring Toffees …

Burnley v Everton - Preview & Selections From A Burnley Fan

Feb 25th, 2018 at 21:53 Premier League 1 comments

Goals likely to be at a premium Both teams in poor form. Bereft of confidence? Dyche v Allardyce - will defensive masters cancel each other out? Match Preview Burnley welcome Everton to Turf Moor this Saturday with both teams in form that, over the last 10 Premier League games, would see them in the relegation zone with the Clarets rock bottom of the Premier League form table. Bizarrely, both teams remain in relatively healthy …

Burnley v Southampton Preview and Selections from a Burnley Fan

Feb 18th, 2018 at 23:33 Premier League 0 comments

Goals likely to be at a premium Both teams looking to begin run of winnable games Pressure on Saints but will they want it more? Match Preview Burnley welcome Southampton to Turf Moor this Saturday for a game that is being branded as a 'must win' for Saints and a chance to finally end a long winless run for the Clarets. It is now 10 games since Burnley recorded a win in the Premier …

Swansea City v Burnley - Preview and Selections From A Burnley Fan

Feb 5th, 2018 at 14:55 Premier League 0 comments

Can improving Swansea defeat Burnley side on a barren run? Will late comeback against City inspire Clarets to end winless run? Will fixture pile-up catch up on Swansea? Match Preview Sean Dyche may have declared himself "the proudest man in proudsville" when Burnley briefly climbed into the Champions League places in mid-December, but despite their team not managing a win since then that is exactly how many Clarets fans will have felt after Saturday's …

Burnley v Manchester City - Preview and Selections From A Burnley Fan

Jan 29th, 2018 at 14:22 Premier League 0 comments

The HT/FT OF Draw/Man City looks to have value Can Burnley restrict free-scoring City? Clash of styles adds intrigue to possible outcomes Match Preview Burnley face a daunting task in the lunchtime kick-off on Saturday as they face the runaway leaders Manchester City. City have been nothing short of phenomenal this season, winning 22 out of 25 Premier League games and scoring over 70 goals in the process. The two sides have met twice …

Newcastle United v Burnley - Preview & Selections From A Burnley Fan

Jan 25th, 2018 at 22:43 Premier League 0 comments

Can Burnley end tough run of 8 games without a win? Will Newcastle takeover situation affect the team? Clarets boosted by Dyche signing long-term deal Match Preview Burnley make the trip to Newcastle on Wednesday still looking for their first points of 2018 and a first win since 12th December. Although this sounds like a desperate run, the performances against some top teams have shown reasons to think this run will soon be behind …

Burnley v Manchester United Football Tips & Match Predictions

Jan 15th, 2018 at 12:22 Premier League 0 comments

Saturday 20th January 3pm Preview & Selections From A Burnley Fan - Burnley looking to end run of 7 games without a win - Can United put a Christmas to forget behind them? - Goals at a premium in encounter between two tight defences Match Preview The tough run of Christmas fixtures looked to have caught up with one or two Burnley players during Saturday's disappointing defeat away to Crystal Palace. This apparent fatigue and …

Crystal Palace v Burnley Football Tips and Match Predictions

Jan 8th, 2018 at 22:27 Premier League 5 comments

The HT/FT OF Burnley/Draw looks overpriced at 16/1 with Bet 365 Old England v New England in Hodgson v Dyche. Will injurys result in a stalemate? Burnley’s much-vaunted defensive record has taken something of a battering lately. In 5 matches since 23 December, they have conceded 11 goals only one less than they had conceded in the league all season up to that date. In fairness, those goals have all come against Tottenham, Man …