Michael Kightly

Position: Winger
Team: Stoke City
Born: January 24, 1986 (age 28)
Hometown: London, England
Height: 5'8"
Nationality: English
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
Burnley manager Sean Dyche smiles during his team's match against QPR on October 26, 2013
Sean Dyche: 'That was a very good win for us'
Burnley manager Sean Dyche hails his side for picking up a "very good win" at Charlton Athletic.
Mar 22, 17:58
Burnley's Danny Ings celebrates after scoring the opening goal against QPR on October 26, 2013
Result: Burnley extend unbeaten run to 15 matches
Burnley put three past Charlton Athletic to consolidate their position in second place in the Championship table.
Mar 22, 16:59
Burnley manager Sean Dyche smiles during his team's match against QPR on October 26, 2013
Preview: Burnley vs. Leeds United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between high-flying Burnley and troubled Leeds at Turf Moor.
Mar 13, 17:03
Burnley manager Sean Dyche smiles during his team's match against QPR on October 26, 2013
Result: Bournemouth, Burnley share the spoils
Bournemouth share a 1-1 draw with Burnley in their Championship match at Dean Court.
Feb 15, 17:06
Steve Cook of Bournemouth during the Pre Season Friendly match between Bournemouth and West Ham United at Goldsands Stadium on July 13, 2013
Half-Time Report: Bournemouth, Burnley goalless
Bournemouth and Burnley play out a goalless first half in their Championship match at Dean Court this afternoon.
Feb 15, 15:59
Burnley's Sam Vokes celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Southampton during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Result: Sam Vokes goal wins Lancashire derby for Burnley
Burnley strengthen their grip on second place in the Championship table after seeing off Lancashire rivals Bolton Wanderers 1-0 at the Reebok Stadium.
Feb 11, 21:57
Kevin Doyle of Queens Park Rangers scores during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Burnley at Loftus Road on February 1, 2014
Live Commentary: Queens Park Rangers 3-3 Burnley - as it happened
Read how second and third place in the Championship played out a thrilling 3-3 draw at Loftus Road on Saturday lunchtime.
Feb 1, 11:45
A general view of Turf Moor during the pre season friendly match between Burnley and Sunderland at Turf Moor on July 30, 2011
Result: Burnley, Brighton & Hove Albion ends goalless
A goalless draw at Turf Moor between Burnley and Brighton & Hove Albion leaves the hosts in third place in the Championship.
Jan 28, 21:40
Burnley boss Sean Dyche, photographed on August 24, 2013
Team News: Burnley name unchanged side for Yeovil Town visit
Burnley stick with same XI for today's clash against Yeovil Town at Huish Park.
Jan 11, 14:15
Burnley'a Ben Mee and Forest's Dan Harding battle for the ball during their League Cup match on September 24, 2013
Team News: Ben Mee starts for Burnley
Burnley make one change for their Championship game against Huddersfield Town.
Jan 1, 14:38
A general view of Turf Moor during the pre season friendly match between Burnley and Sunderland at Turf Moor on July 30, 2011
Preview: Burnley vs. Huddersfield Town
Sports Mole casts its eye forward to the Championship match on New Year's Day between Burnley and Huddersfield Town.
Dec 30, 19:40
A general shot of Wigan Athletic's DW Stadium on March 19, 2011
Result: Wigan Athletic, Burnley finish goalless
Wigan Athletic and Burnley play out a goalless draw in the Championship.
Dec 29, 16:57
Burnley boss Sean Dyche, photographed on August 24, 2013
Sean Dyche: 'Burnley were never in crisis'
Burnley boss Sean Dyche laughs off suggestions that the 1-0 win over Barnsley today signifies the end of the team's "crisis" in the Championship.
Dec 7, 18:58
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