"The best part was the goals over Easter and then the pitch invasion at Wigan," recalled Kightly in an exclusive interview with Lancs Live earlier this season. Staying up for more than one season won't be easy for the club, but the former Burnley man—one who helped lead Burnley to promotion in 2009—and current Fleetwood Town manager Graham Alexander thinks the club is up to the task, as he told Suzanne Geldard of the Lancashire Telegraph: The year we had in the Premier League will stand the people in charge of the club in good stead if they do it, which I’m sure they will. Gallery PETTY’S SHORTLISTED AT … Burnley secured an immediate return to the Premier League as Sam Vokes’ goal earned a 1-0 victory over QPR on Monday. Remark-ably, this was only their second win away from Turf Moor since October. Brysonjacksontqs. This followed their win over Wigan Athletic. Burnley's third win in their last four matches means Leicester still have to win one of their final three matches to clinch the second-tier title. The latest sports news, from football to tennis and cricket to rugby, updated around the clock. Burnley ended their four-year wait to return to the Premier League in emphatic fashion as their 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic clinched promotion on Monday. For the first half of the season we had two centre forwards with Vokesy and Ingsy. His record reads an impressive 59 wins and 49 draws as he approaches his … "That first promotion came out of nowhere really although we earned it. It may have surprised a few on the outside but not me. Burnley returned to the Premier League after a four-year absence after beating Wigan 2-0 at Turf Moor on Easter Monday to claim the second automatic promotion spot. And as Burnley did so often that season, they rolled out result after result and produced a performance against the Latics that contained no hint of the pressure they were under. Burnley edged closer to Premier League promotion with Michael Kightly's second-half goal sealing victory over relegation-threatened Blackpool. Dyche – the top-flight’s longest serving boss – has led the Clarets in all of those matches since taking Burnley into the Premier League following the first of his two promotions in 2014. From the section Football Burnley scored a late equaliser to draw at Watford and move a point closer to promotion to the Premier League. On 5 April 2014, Leicester City earned promotion from the 2013–14 Football League Championship after ten-years away from the Premier League. Chris Brunskill/Getty Images Burnley were promoted to the top flight for the 2009-10 and 2014-15 seasons, but failed to stay afloat and were immediately relegated. Promotion-chasing Burnley were held to a draw by enterprising Bournemouth for the second time this season. Burnley Promoted to Premier League from Championship for 2014-15 Season. Sean Dyche, in typically considered fashion, said after the win that it was a 'big result but just another part of business taken care of.'. We were asked about the Clarets’ magnificent achievement, but also about some of the impact the team’s promotion to the Premier … The Clarets, backed by a superb travelling support, kept their composure to secure the three points. No additional import charges on delivery. His side were now 11 unbeaten on the road and returned home to watch Derby play Doncaster in the evening game. On 5 April 2014, Leicester City earned promotion from the 2013–14 Football League Championship after ten-years away from the Premier League. I’m pleased for them but on the flip side, I am disappointed we have not managed to quite be in a position to be favourites to finish in second place. Date published: Saturday 8th February 2014 4:59. You can unsubscribe at any time. 18 April 2014. It remains unlikely Burnley will pip the Foxes to top spot, but promotion will more than suffice for a club with limited resources who were tipped by many to struggle at the start of the season. Goals from David Jones and Dean Marney saw Burnley move a step closer to the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over automatic-promotion rivals Derby County at Turf Moor. We look back on that momentous occasion six years on with Dyche, and Michael Kightly - who scored in both fixtures - reliving the action. Date: Sat 22 November Doors open: 7.00 pm Tickets: £26.00 (). The 2013-14 campaign had begun with few, even in Burnley circles, expecting an automatic promotion push. The Clarets had enjoyed a superb season and began the Easter weekend double header on the brink of returning to the Premier League. Derby were hosting Barnsley and knew if they failed to win then Burnley would be promoted regardless of how they fared against a Wigan Athletic side who were in the play-off places. Burnley Burnley 0 Leicester Leicester City 2. Burnley have signed midfielder Dale Stephens from Brighton and Hove Albion on a two-year deal, the Premier League clubs have said. They held an eight point advantage over challengers Derby and travelled to Blackpool knowing a win in the Lancashire derby would move them one step closer. The 31-year … On 21 April 2014, Burnley earned promotion to the Premier League with second place. And the 34-year-old, who is now retired, looks back on that promotion-clinching win as perhaps his career highlight. The Clarets, backed by a superb travelling support, kept their composure to secure the three points. Trippier said playing for the club was "an honour", as his fellow players celebrated on the pitch. Burnley move five points clear in second place in the Championship as they beat fellow promotion hopefuls Derby County. On 21 April 2014, Burnley earned promotion to the Premier League with second place. Burnley celebrate promotion and finishing 2014 runners up Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images And now they'll receive a sizeable boost to their budget with the revenue shared between the Premier League teams. Burnley missed the chance to secure promotion to the top flight as they were beaten 1-0 by Middlesbrough in the Championship. Clever from Marns, he continues his run, gets in behind and crosses it and Barnesy smashes it in. The Rams, currently in third, need a win if they want to keep alive their hopes of an automatic promotion. Homepage. It was the champagne cork popping to start a party that lasted well into the night as the Clarets beat Wigan Athletic 2-0 in front of an electric Turf Moor to secure a return to the Premier League. But Derby County's keeper, Lee Grant—one of the clubs heading to the Championship's playoff—isn't among those surprised by Burnley's strong season, as he told Steve Nicholson of the Derby Telegraph: Huge credit to them for what they have done this season. Burnley defender Kieran Trippier says he is "gobsmacked" at the Claret's promotion. "That is not because I didn't believe in the players but we were working with an incredibly low number of players. Moved to Reading and won promotion to the Premier League and also played for Portsmouth and Sheffield United before retiring. For a team that finished eighth, 13th and 11th respectively in their last three seasons in the Championship, the 2013-14 team has more than surpassed expectations this season. The 2014–15 season was Burnley's first season back in the Premier League after gaining promotion in the previous season. Nugent (35' minutes), Wood (78' minutes) Assists. The scenes will live long in the memory of all who were there that day and for Dyche, despite the many highs he has achieved with the club since, that Turf afternoon remains top of the pile. Clips of live football goals, player interviews & video highlights from hundreds of games. SAT 29 Mar 2014 Championship. "And Kights put one in the corner as well. Played his final game for Burnley in that promotion fixture and moved into management with Gilingham. It doesn’t surprise me hugely the season they are having. 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It's been four years, but Burnley have officially sealed their promotion … Dyche continues: "We were superb and I just remember thinking from all of that work to be able to deliver such a performance against a team going so well . Following their sell-out UK tour earlier this year, Birmingham’s reggae stars UB40 will embark on a second leg UK tour in October and November 2014. Burnley reported profits of £30.1m in March, following their 2014-15 season in the Premier League. Details about Burnley FC Champions Promotion 2014 wooden framed Football Picture..wigan 0-2 See original listing. Burnley`s third win in their last four matches means Leicester still have to win one of their final three matches to clinch the second tier title. Thousands of football fans line the streets for a parade to celebrate Burnley's promotion to the Premier League. But this team is headed to the Premier League because they played a stingy brand of defense, a style of play they'll need to build upon when the more talented top-flight teams come calling. Steve Bardens/Getty Images. Burnley FC promotion 2014: The key moments. Burnley have ended their four-year wait to return to the English Premier League with a 2-0 win over Wigan clinching promotion. Price: £25.00. Advertisement "I'm very happy. The Good Friday contest was settled by Michael Kightly's second half strike in a game that was interrupted by home fans throwing tennis balls onto the pitch in protest at then chairman Karl Oyston. If you could pick a perfect football Easter break, 2014 would probably be it. Sean Dyche will be under no illusions as to how difficult it will be, but it’s difficult to get promoted. Premier League 2014-15 preview No3: Burnley The odds are against survival, the financial playing field hardly level, but as long as Sean Dyche is in charge there is a chance . ... 4 May 2014. "We went into that season feeling we were going to be stronger than the season before but I couldn't tell that I thought we were going to get automatically promoted that year," said Dyche, looking back six years on. It came three days after a Good Friday turned into a great one when Burnley returned from a Bank Holiday day out at Blackpool with a 1-0 win and three priceless points. "My favourite is still the Wigan game," said the Burnley boss, when asked for his standout moment during his Turf tenure. They had slipped up in their last two home games, losing to eventual champions Leicester and then Middlesbrough, but there was no danger of a repeat on an historic Turf Moor afternoon. A young Jay Rodriguez was first change and showing signs of his potential but it is impossible to look past the … "When we got to the Wigan game we were thinking 'come on lads, just turn up.'". "That could have affected us because there are teams that have gone the wrong way under that kind of pressure but it didn't. It … Trippier said playing for the club was "an honour", as his fellow players celebrated on the pitch. Burnley Promotion. Share. The 2014–15 season was Burnley's first season back in the Premier League in four years after gaining promotion in the previous season. “Promotion two years ago was a glorious surprise, but this one feels way better, after all the planning and effort that went into it. Last updated on 5 April 2014 5 April 2014. The magical moment still tops the Sean Dyche best of Burnley hit list and it is an Easter Monday unlikely to be forgotten. "Whenever I talk about mixed football that was it," he added. Burnley kept their automatic promotion push on track with a win over Doncaster to move three points behind Championship leaders Leicester. Premier League Promotion 2014: Teams, Championship Playoff Schedule and More Rory Marsden @ @roomarsden Featured Columnist May 11, 2014 Comments. Burnley won promotion back to the Premier League 359 days after being relegated from the top flight. See more ideas about Burnley fc, Burnley, Claret. Burnley moved five points clear in second place in the Championship as they beat fellow promotion hopefuls Derby County to extend their unbeaten run in the league to 11 matches. Danny Ings celebrates Burnley's promotion in 2014 after the 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic. The hosts were dominant and Ashley Barnes, who had arrived in January as Dyche's first cash signing, swept them into the lead after a fine team move. It is a big difference, and you never know how big a difference until you’re there. Burnley ended their four-year wait to return to the Premier League in emphatic fashion as their 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic clinched promotion on Tuesday. The 31-year-old made 223 appearances for Brighton after arriving from Charlton Athletic in 2014 and helped them win promotion to the Premier League in 2017. May 5, 2018 - Explore E. Pulliam, Jr.'s board "PL - Burnley FC Clarets", followed by 349 people on Pinterest. It's a goal every Burnley fan could probably describe to you now. David Jones finds Scott Arfield, Danny Ings clips a pass into Dean Marney who is in behind the defence and his cross is planted into the net by Ashley Barnes. Permalink. Burnley defender Kieran Trippier says he is "gobsmacked" at the Claret's promotion. Burnley Clinches Promotion to Premier League With 2-0 Win Over Wigan Athletic; Barnes Scores Winning Goal; Kightly Scores in Second Straight Game BALTIMORE, Maryland April 22, 2014 - The suspense has now ended. Burnley keep up promotion push. ", Linda Nolan devastated as cancer spreads and fears this could be her last Christmas, "He turned to me and said the CT scan had shown something on my liver again. Burnley will be bolstered by the fact that Hull City and Crystal Palace are well on their way to retaining their positions in the Premier League after winning promotion last season (though Cardiff City's odds aren't looking great). The promotion wheels were set in motion by Barnes' opener - a goal Dyche still delights in discussing now. 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Burnley Promoted to Premier League from Championship for 2014-15 Season Timothy Rapp @ ... but the former Burnley man—one who helped lead Burnley to promotion … Kightly, the hero a few days earlier, then made it two before the break with a curling free kick. Sean Dyche's team kicked off knowing a victory would guarantee their lucrative place among English football's elite next season, and they finished Sun, 13 Dec 2020 | Emirates Stadium, London. close. Sean Dyche and Michael Kightly look back on that historic few days in April 2014, Get the latest on Covid-19, the news in your area and more in the free LancsLive newsletter. Jun 17, 2016 - SEAN Dyche and his Burnley squad will receive the Championship trophy in front of thousands of Clarets fans tonight. Danny Ings hit the post in the second half but it mattered not as the Clarets celebrated three points and promotion. Anything other than a Rams win would see the Clarets promoted but Steve McClaren's men were 2-0 victors and the promotion chase rolled over to Easter Monday. Sean Dyche, in typically considered fashion, said after the win that it was a 'big result but just another part of business taken care of.' The Rams, currently in third, need a win if they want to keep alive their hopes of an automatic promotion. Updated: 22 April, 2014 09:03 IST | AFP | Burnley ended their four-year wait to return to the Premier League in emphatic fashion as their 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic clinched promotion on … Squad statistics As of match played 3 May 2014. Goals from David Jones and Dean Marney saw Burnley move a step closer to the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over automatic-promotion rivals Derby County at Turf Moor. . Burnley secure promotion to Premier League Burnley have secured a return to the Premier League at the first time of asking after they beat QPR 1-0 with a goal from Sam Vokes. 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