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Club information: Burnley

Club information: Burnley
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Club information page for Burnley Football Club.

Full name: Burnley Football Club

Nicknames: The Clarets

Founded: May 18, 1882

Owner: ALK Capital (84%)

Stadium (capacity): Turf Moor (21,944)

Most appearances: Jerry Dawson (569)

Most league appearances: Jerry Dawson (522)

Most goals: George Beel (188)

Most league goals: George Beel (179)

Oldest player: Len Smelt (41 years 132 days vs. Arsenal, April 18 1925)

Youngest player: Tommy Lawton (16 years 163 days vs. Doncaster Rovers, March 28 1936)

Biggest win: 9-0 vs. Darwen (First Division, January 9 1892), 9-0 vs. Crystal Palace (FA Cup, February 10 1909), 9-0 vs. New Brighton (FA Cup, January 26 1957), 9-0 vs. Penrith (FA Cup, November 17 1984)

Biggest league win: 9-0 vs. Darwen (First Division, January 9 1892)

Biggest defeat: 11-0 vs. Darwen Old Wanderers (FA Cup, October 17 1885)

Biggest league defeat: 10-0 vs. Aston Villa (First Division, August 29 1925)

Highest transfer fee paid: £15m - Ben Gibson from Middlesbrough (August 5, 2018), Chris Wood from Leeds United (August 21, 2017)

Highest transfer fee received: £27m - Chris Wood to Newcastle United (January 13, 2022)



Honours

First Division/Premier League (2): 1920–21, 1959–60

Second Division/Championship (3): 1897–98, 1972–73, 2015–16

Third Division/League One (1): 1981–82

Fourth Division/League Two (1): 1991-92

FA Cup (1): 1914

Charity Shield/Community Shield (2): 1960*, 1973 (*=shared)

Anglo-Scottish Cup (1): 1979

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