Michael Kightly

Born: January 24, 1986 (age 29)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)

Hometown: London, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Winger
Team: Burnley (no. 17) on loan from Stoke City
Career History
Senior2003-2005Southend United
→ 2004-2005Farnborough Town (loan)
2005-2006Grays Athletic
2006-2012Wolverhampton Wanderers
→ 2011-2012Watford (loan)
2012-Stoke City
→ 2013-Burnley (loan)
2014-Burnley
Sports Mole has 149 articles about Michael Kightly. Articles 1 to 40:
Nacer Chadli of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring the opening goal during the FA Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur at Turf Moor on January 5, 2015
Result: Burnley fight back to hold Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur and Burnley will need a replay to decide which club reaches the next round of the FA Cup, after a 1-1 draw in their third-round tie.
Jan 5, 21:38
Roberto Soldado in action for Tottenham Hotspur on November 2, 2014
Team News: Roberto Soldado leads Tottenham Hotspur attack against Burnley
Tottenham Hotspur make seven changes to their side for their FA Cup tie against Burnley, while the hosts make just two changes.
Jan 5, 19:24
Newcastle United's English defender Steven Taylor celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Burnley at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England, on January 1, 2015
Result: Newcastle United, Burnley play out thrilling draw
Newcastle United and Burnley play out a 3-3 draw in Thursday afternoon's Premier League clash at St James' Park.
Jan 1, 17:02
Burnley's English manager Sean Dyche arrives ahead of the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Newcastle United at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England, on December 2, 2014
Mid-season report: Burnley
Having unexpectedly earned promotion to the Premier League, Sports Mole reflects on how Burnley have fared during the opening five months of the 2014-15 season.
Dec 30, 12:00
David Silva of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at Etihad Stadium on December 20, 2014
Preview: Manchester City vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews Manchester City's Premier League home game against relegation-threatened Burnley, as the champions go in search of an eighth straight win.
Dec 27, 18:58
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Queens Park Rangers at St Mary's Stadium on September 27, 2014
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between QPR and Burnley, with the two newly-promoted sides going into the Loftus Road clash in the relegation zone.
Dec 5, 10:33
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
Team News: Scott Arfield replaces Michael Kightly in Burnley starting XI
Burnley make one change for Tuesday's Premier League clash against Newcastle United, Scott Arfield replacing Michael Kightly in midfield.
Dec 2, 19:23
Danny Ings of Burnley scores his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Aston Villa at Turf Moor on November 29, 2014
Result: Danny Ings penalty denies Aston Villa much-needed win
Danny Ings scores a late penalty to deny Aston Villa a first Premier League win in eight games as Burnley continue their recent upturn with a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor.
Nov 29, 16:55
Danny Ings of Burnley celebrates scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Burnley at the Britannia Stadium on November 22, 2014
Preview: Burnley vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Burnley and Aston Villa at Turf Moor, where a win will send the Clarets above their opponents in the table.
Nov 27, 20:35
Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring the winning goal with Jan Vertonghen during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur at KC Stadium on November 23, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 most impressive players from the 12th round of Premier League encounters.
Nov 25, 09:00
Danny Ings of Burnley celebrates scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Burnley at the Britannia Stadium on November 22, 2014
Result: Burnley edge past Stoke City
Burnley secure a vital win for their season after edging past Stoke City thanks to Danny Ings's brace.
Nov 22, 16:56
Danny Ings of Burnley celebrates scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Burnley at the Britannia Stadium on November 22, 2014
Half-Time Report: Danny Ings brace gives Burnley the lead
Danny Ings's brace gives Burnley a 1-2 lead going into the break of their Premier League clash with Stoke City.
Nov 22, 15:51
Mark Hughes, manager of Stoke City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Team News: Geoff Cameron, Marc Muniesa come in for Stoke City
Marc Muniesa and Geoff Cameron come into Stoke City's side for their Premiership clash against Burnley.
Nov 22, 14:45
Ashley Barnes of Burnley celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Hull City at Turf Moor on November 8, 2014
Preview: Stoke City vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Stoke and Burnley at the Britannia Stadium as both sides look to build on good pre-international break results.
Nov 20, 19:00
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
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