Michael Kightly

Position: Winger
Team: Stoke City
Born: January 24, 1986 (age 28)
Hometown: London, England
Height: 5'8"
Nationality: English
Ashley Barnes of Burnley in action during the pre season friendly match between Burnley and Celta Vigo at Turf Moor on August 05, 2014
Ashley Barnes backs Burnley strikers to shine
Ashley Barnes believes that Burnley's strikers will start scoring goals soon.
Oct 20, 11:57
Burnley manager Sean Dyche celebrates with Danny Ings following the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Preview: Burnley vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Burnley and West Ham United at Turf Moor as the Clarets resume their search for a first win since promotion.
Oct 16, 17:36
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Burnley at The King Power Stadium on October 4, 2014
Michael Kightly targets more goals
Burnley winger Michael Kightly hopes to add more goals following his strike against Leicester City at the weekend.
Oct 7, 13:56
Ross Wallace of Burnley celebrates as he scores their second and equalising goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Burnley at The King Power Stadium on October 4, 2014
Player Ratings: Leicester City 2-2 Burnley
Sports Mole looks at who impressed during Leicester City's 2-2 draw against Burnley at the King Power Stadium this afternoon.
Oct 4, 18:25
Ross Wallace of Burnley celebrates as he scores their second and equalising goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Burnley at The King Power Stadium on October 4, 2014
Match Analysis: Leicester City 2-2 Burnley
Sports Mole looks back at Leicester City's 2-2 draw against Burnley in the Premier League this afternoon.
Oct 4, 17:41
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Burnley at The King Power Stadium on October 4, 2014
Result: Leicester City pegged back by Burnley
A Ross Wallace goal in the sixth minute of injury time gives Burnley a 2-2 draw away at Leicester City in this afternoon's Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium.
Oct 4, 17:00
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City climbs over Jason Shackell of Burnley during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Burnley at The King Power Stadium on October 4, 2014
Half-Time Report: Leicester City leading Burnley in lively game
Goals by Jeff Schlupp and Riyad Mahrez give Leicester City a 2-1 half-time lead at home to Burnley in their Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium.
Oct 4, 15:53
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Burnley at The King Power Stadium on October 4, 2014
Live Commentary: Leicester City 2-2 Burnley - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of the entertaining 2-2 draw between Leicester City and Burnley from the King Power Stadium.
Oct 4, 14:00
West Bromwich Albion's English defender Craig Dawson scores a goal during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Burnley at the Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 28, 2014
Result: Saido Berahino scores twice in thumping West Bromwich Albion win
Saido Berahino scores twice as West Bromwich Albion beat Burnley 4-0 at the Hawthorns in the Premier League.
Sep 28, 17:50
West Bromwich Albion's English defender Craig Dawson scores a goal during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Burnley at the Hawthorns in West Bromwich on September 28, 2014
Half-Time Report: West Brom leading Burnley 2-0 at the interval
Craig Dawson and Saido Berahino hand West Bromwich Albion a 2-0 half-time lead over Burnley in their Premier League clash at the Hawthorns.
Sep 28, 16:48
Chelsea striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring their first goal in front of the Burnley fans during the English Premier League football match on August 18, 2014
Player Ratings: Burnley 1-3 Chelsea
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed during Chelsea's 3-1 win over Burnley in the Premier League this evening.
Aug 18, 23:22
Burnley boss Sean Dyche, photographed on August 24, 2013
Sean Dyche: 'No limit on new Burnley signings'
Burnley manager Sean Dyche admits that he has not set a limit to the number of new signings he is looking to make for the Clarets' upcoming Premier League campaign.
Aug 9, 14:37
Burnley boss Sean Dyche, photographed on August 24, 2013
Burnley boss Sean Dyche still seeking new signings
Burnley boss Sean Dyche reveals that he still wants to bring in several new faces to his newly-promoted squad before the start of the Premier League season.
Aug 3, 04:44
Burnley manager Sean Dyche celebrates with Danny Ings following the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Three players Burnley should sign
Sports Mole picks out three signings that we believe would help to keep Burnley in the Premier League next season.
Jul 7, 11:23
Burnley boss Sean Dyche, photographed on August 24, 2013
Burnley sign Matt Taylor, Marvin Sordell
Burnley complete deals to take midfielder Matt Taylor and striker Marvin Sordell to Turf Moor.
Jul 4, 13:55
Matt Taylor of West Ham celebrates scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match against Burnley on October 29, 2013
Report: Burnley to sign Matt Taylor
Matt Taylor will become Burnley's third signing of the summer, according to a report.
Jul 3, 12:42
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Michael Kightly joins Burnley
Burnley sign Michael Kightly permanently from Stoke City, following the loan spell last season.
Jun 27, 14:45
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Michael Kightly set for permanent Burnley switch after promotion
Michael Kightly will reportedly join Burnley on a permanent deal after the Clarets' promotion to the Premier League triggered a clause in his loan deal from Stoke City.
Apr 30, 14:08
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Match Analysis: Burnley 1-0 Ipswich Town
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Burnley's victory over Ipswich Town in the Championship's early kickoff on Saturday.
Apr 26, 15:15
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Result: Michael Kightly gives Burnley win
A second-half goal from Michael Kightly gives Burnley a 1-0 win over Ipswich Town in the Championship.
Apr 26, 14:10
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Live Commentary: Burnley 1-0 Ipswich Town - as it happened
Live text coverage of the Saturday lunchtime Championship match between Burnley and Ipswich Town, courtesy of Sports Mole.
Apr 26, 11:45
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Michael Kightly targets permanent move to Burnley
Michael Kightly reveals that he would be willing to sign a permanent deal with Burnley in the summer.
Apr 24, 04:52
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out its best XI from gameweek 44 in the Championship, as well as highlighting the biggest numpty and best goal.
Apr 23, 15:31
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Michael Kightly: "It's a great feeling"
Burnley winger Michael Kightly reveals that he is elated with his teammates following the club's promotion back to the Premier League.
Apr 21, 18:43
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Wigan Athletic at Turf Moor on April 21, 2014
Result: Burnley secure Premier League promotion
First-half goals from Ashley Barnes and Michael Kightly secure Burnley's promotion back to the Premier League.
Apr 21, 16:58
Burnley manager Sean Dyche smiles during his team's match against QPR on October 26, 2013
Half-Time Report: Burnley on verge of promotion
Goals from Ashley Barnes and Michael Kightly leave Burnley 45 minutes away from securing promotion back to the Premier League.
Apr 21, 15:52
Burnley right-back Kieran Trippier looks on during a Championship match on August 3, 2013
Live Commentary: Burnley 2-0 Wigan Athletic - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the Championship clash at Turf Moor as Burnley are promoted to the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Wigan.
Apr 21, 14:30
Burnley's Danny Ings with his Player of the Month award for October on November 7, 2013
Team News: Danny Ings, Ashley Barnes lead Burnley attack
Burnley start with Danny Ings and Ashley Barnes in attack against Wigan Athletic.
Apr 21, 14:12
Blackpool manager Barry Ferguson looks on during the Championship match against Reading on January 28, 2014
Barry Ferguson: 'Fans have every right to protest'
Blackpool manager Barry Ferguson admits that the supporters have every right to protest against chairman Karl Oyston, but wishes they would not do so during games.
Apr 18, 22:45
Michael Kightly of Burnley celebrates his goal with team mates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackpool and Burnley at Bloomfield Road on April 18, 2014
Result: Burnley close in on promotion with slender win at Blackpool
Burnley's 1-0 Lancashire derby victory over relegation-threatened Blackpool means that they will be promoted to the Premier League if Derby fail to beat Doncaster on Friday.
Apr 18, 19:11
Blackpool manager Barry Ferguson looks on during the Championship match against Reading on January 28, 2014
Blackpool fans hurl tennis balls on pitch during Burnley clash
Blackpool supporters fling tennis balls onto the pitch at Bloomfield Road in protest during the Seasiders' Championship clash against Burnley.
Apr 18, 18:37
Burnley boss Sean Dyche, photographed on August 24, 2013
Half-Time Report: Blackpool, Burnley yet to break deadlock
Blackpool and Burnley sit goalless at the half-time interval of their Championship clash on Good Friday.
Apr 18, 18:05
Burnley manager Sean Dyche smiles during his team's match against QPR on October 26, 2013
Live Commentary: Blackpool 0-1 Burnley - as it happened
Live text commentary of Burnley's game at Blackpool in the Championship.
Apr 18, 16:50
Burnley's Kieran Trippier (L) gets past Middlesbrough's Emanuel Ledesma during the Sky Bet Championship match on April 12, 2014
Result: Burnley promotion put on hold
Middlesbrough defeat Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor in the Championship.
Apr 12, 17:08
A general view of Turf Moor during the pre season friendly match between Burnley and Sunderland at Turf Moor on July 30, 2011
Half-Time Report: Burnley, Middlesborough goalless
Burnley and Middlesbrough are level at half time in the Championship.
Apr 12, 15:58
Michael Duff of Burnley celebrates scoring the second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Burnley at St Andrews on March 12, 2014
Result: Ashley Barnes on target as Burnley see off Barnsley
Ashley Barnes scores the only goal of the game as Burnley defeat Barnsley 1-0.
Apr 8, 21:47
Michael Duff of Burnley celebrates scoring the second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Burnley at St Andrews on March 12, 2014
Half-Time Report: Burnley in command at Oakwell
Ashley Barnes gives Burnley a half-time lead over Championship strugglers Barnsley.
Apr 8, 20:42
Scott Arfield of Burnley in action with George Thorne of Watford during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Watford at Turf Moor on December 03, 2013
Result: Scott Arfield earns Burnley a late point
A late equaliser from Scott Arfield earns Burnley a 1-1 draw at Watford in the Championship.
Apr 5, 17:06
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Blackburn Rovers at Vicarage Road on March 25, 2014
Half-Time Report: Troy Deeney puts Watford ahead
Troy Deeney puts Watford 1-0 up against Burnley as they look to keep their playoff hopes alive
Apr 5, 15:59
Jamie Vardy of Leicester celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Sky bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leicester City at City Ground on February 19, 2014
Team News: Leicester City unchanged to face Burnley
Leicester City name an unchanged side for their top-two Championship clash with Burnley.
Mar 29, 11:46
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