Michael Kightly

Born: January 24, 1986 (age 30)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Basildon, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Winger
Team: Burnley (no. 11)
Michael Kightly for Burnley on October 26, 2014
Career History
Youth2001-2002Tottenham Hotspur
Senior2003-2005Southend United
→ 2004-2005Farnborough Town (loan)
2005-2006Grays Athletic
→ 2006-2007Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan)
2007-2012Wolverhampton Wanderers
→ 2011-2012Watford (loan)
2012-2014Stoke City
→ 2013-2014Burnley (loan)
2014-Burnley
Sports Mole has 177 articles about Michael Kightly. Articles 1 to 40:
Reading's Nick Blackman is congratulated by team mate Gareth McCleary after scoring the equaliser against Bolton on August 10, 2013
Half-Time Report: Nick Blackman and Lucas Piazon give Reading two-goal lead against Burnley
Reading lead Burnley by a 2-0 scoreline at half time at Turf Moor thanks to strikes from Nick Blackman and on-loan Chelsea midfielder Lucas Piazon.
Sep 26, 15:56
Michael Kightly for Burnley on October 26, 2014
Winger Michael Kightly: 'Strong mindset key for Burnley'
Burnley winger Michael Kightly cites a strong mindset as being essential to Burnley's chances of success this season, as the club look to continue a five match unbeaten run.
Sep 25, 11:43
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
Preview: Burnley vs. Reading
Sports Mole checks on the progress of Burnley and Reading ahead of Saturday's meeting at Turf Moor.
Sep 24, 23:08
Richard Keogh for Derby County on January 10, 2015
Result: Derby County, Burnley ends in stalemate
Burnley miss out on the chance to edge into the Championship's automatic promotion places following a goalless draw away at Derby County in Monday's clash at the iPro.
Sep 21, 21:36
Paul Clement manager of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Middlesbrough at Pride Park Stadium on August 18, 2015
Half-Time Report: Goalless between Derby County, Burnley
It is goalless at the break between Derby County and Burnley in Monday night's Championship clash at the iPro Stadium.
Sep 21, 20:35
 Sam Vokes of Burnley celebrates scoring the equalising goal during the FA Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur at Turf Moor on January 5, 2015
Result: Burnley up to third with MK Dons win
Burnley move up to third in the Championship with a 2-1 win over MK Dons at Turf Moor.
Sep 15, 21:48
Andre Gray of Burnley during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Burnley at Ashton Gate on August 29, 2015 in Bristol, England.
Preview: Burnley vs. MK Dons
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Burnley and MK Dons at Turfmoor.
Sep 15, 01:54
Freddie Sears for Ipswich Town on February 24, 2015
Result: Ipswich Town see off Burnley
Freddie Sears and David McGoldrick score second-half goals as Ipswich Town beat Burnley 2-0 at Portman Road.
Aug 18, 21:39
Manager of Ipswich Town Mick McCarthy looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Half-Time Report: Ipswich Town, Burnley goalless at the break
Ipswich Town and Burnley play out a goalless first half in their Championship meeting at Portman Road.
Aug 18, 20:37
Manager of Ipswich Town Mick McCarthy looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Preview: Ipswich Town vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews the midweek Championship match between Ipswich Town and Burnley at Portman Road.
Aug 17, 17:00
Jake Cole, Goalkeeper of Plymouth Argyle saves at the feet of Jordan Hugill of Port Vale during the Budweiser FA Cup third round match between Port Vale and Plymouth Argyle at Vale Park on January 5, 2014
Result: Late Byron Moore goal sinks Burnley
Byron Moore scores with eight minutes remaining as Port Vale beat Burnley 1-0 to reach the second round of the League Cup.
Aug 11, 21:40
Adam Yates of Port Vale during the Sky Bet League One match between Port Vale and Rochdale at Vale Park on November 15, 2014
Half-Time Report: Stubborn Port Vale holding Burnley
Port Vale frustrate Championship side Burnley to earn a 0-0 half-time draw in round one of the League Cup.
Aug 11, 20:33
Giuseppe Bellusci (L) of Leeds United challenges Jelle Vossen of Burnley during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Burnley at Elland Road on August 8, 2015
Result: Leeds United, Burnley share points after late goals
Sam Vokes cancels out a late goal from Mirco Antenucci as Leeds United share a 1-1 draw with Burnley at Elland Road.
Aug 8, 14:25
Giuseppe Bellusci (L) of Leeds United challenges Jelle Vossen of Burnley during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Burnley at Elland Road on August 8, 2015
Half-Time Report: No goals at Elland Road
Leeds United and Burnley remain level at the break following a lively but goalless first half at Elland Road in the Championship.
Aug 8, 13:20
Manager Sean Dyche of Burnley reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Burnley at St Mary's Stadium on March 21, 2015
Preview: Leeds United vs. Burnley
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday lunchtime's match on the opening weekend of the season as Leeds United take on Burnley.
Aug 6, 23:19
Burnley manager Sean Dyche on May 9, 2015
Result: Burnley ease to win at Fleetwood Town
Goals from Stephen Ward and Marvin Sordell earn Burnley a 2-0 friendly win away at Fleetwood Town.
Jul 28, 21:38
Lukas Jutkiewicz for Burnley on September 28, 2014
Result: Burnley beat Swiss side Etoile Carouge in pre-season friendly
George Boyd and Lukas Jutkiewicz score in a 2-1 pre-season friendly win over Swiss side Etoile Carouge for Burnley.
Jul 10, 19:48
Burnley manager Sean Dyche on May 9, 2015
End-of-season report: Burnley
Sports Mole looks back over a 2014-15 Premier League campaign that ended in relegation for Sean Dyche's Burnley.
May 25, 11:00
Burnley boss Sean Dyche, photographed on August 24, 2013
Preview: Burnley vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Burnley and Leicester City at Turf Moor.
Apr 23, 16:57
Jack Cork of Swansea City is congratulated by teamates after his shot is deflected for an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Swansea City at Turf Moor on February 28, 2015
Result: Burnley downed by own goal as Swansea City steal 1-0 away win
Burnley fall foul to a bizarre second-half own goal as Swansea City steal a slender 1-0 victory over Sean Dyche's men at Turf Moor in the Premier League.
Feb 28, 16:50
Ashley Barnes of Burnley clears the ball as Jack Cork of Swansea City closes in during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Swansea City at Turf Moor on February 28, 2015
Half-Time Report: Burnley and Swansea City goalless at half time
Burnley and Swansea City share a goalless first half at Turf Moor in the Premier League, thanks to some first-half heroics from Swans stopper Lukasz Fabianski.
Feb 28, 15:47
Ben Mee of Burnley celebrates after scoring a goal to level the scores at 1-1 during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge on February 21, 2015
Team News: Burnley unchanged for visit of Swansea City
Burnley boss Sean Dyche names an unchanged side as they welcoming Swansea City in the Premier League.
Feb 28, 14:31
Referee Martin Atkinson shows the red card to Nemanja Matic of Chelsea for his reaction to the tackle by Ashley Barnes of Burnley during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge on February 21, 2015
Preview: Burnley vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Burnley and Swansea at Turf Moor, where a win would see the Clarets climb out of the relegation zone.
Feb 26, 20:23
Ben Mee of Burnley celebrates after scoring a goal to level the scores at 1-1 during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge on February 21, 2015
Result: Burnley stun Chelsea with late leveller
Burnley come from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Chelsea and put a dent in the Blues' title hopes.
Feb 21, 16:54
Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge on February 21, 2015
Half-Time Report: Chelsea lead Burnley thanks to Branislav Ivanovic goal
Branislav Ivanovic's 14th-minute goal gives Chelsea a 1-0 half-time lead over Burnley at Stamford Bridge.
Feb 21, 15:49
Chris Smalling of Manchester United scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Burnley on February 11, 2015
Match Analysis: Man Utd 3-1 Burnley
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester United's 3-1 win over Burnley as Louis van Gaal's side climb up to third.
Feb 11, 22:24
Jonny Evans of Manchester United shows his frustration during the Capital One Cup Second Round match against MK Dons on August 26, 2014
Team News: Two defensive changes for Manchester United's visit of Burnley
Louis van Gaal makes two defensive changes for Manchester United's visit of Burnley, who are forced to alter their lineup for the first time in 11 Premier League games.
Feb 11, 18:58
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on October 26, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Manchester United and Burnley at Old Trafford.
Feb 9, 20:36
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
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CBurnley462615572353793
3Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton462417572423089
4Hull City4624111169353483
5Derby CountyDerby4621151066432378
6Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds4619171066452174
7Ipswich TownIpswich461815135351269
8Cardiff CityCardiff461717125651568
9Brentford46198197267565
10Birmingham CityBirmingham461615155349463
11Preston North EndPreston461517144545062
12Queens Park RangersQPR461418145454060
13Leeds UnitedLeeds461417155058-859
14Wolverhampton WanderersWolves461416165358-558
15Blackburn RoversBlackburn461316174646055
16Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest461316174347-455
17Reading461313205259-752
18Bristol City461313205471-1752
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield461312215970-1151
20Fulham461215196679-1351
21Rotherham UnitedRotherham461310235371-1849
RCharlton AthleticCharlton46913244080-4040
RMK Dons46912253969-3039
RBolton WanderersBolton46515264181-4030