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Burnley,

city (1991 pop. 76,365) and district, Lancashire, NW England. Historically a coal mining and cotton-weaving town, Burnley's economy is increasingly dominated by light engineering, including kitchen equipment and electrical heating appliances.

Burnley

an industrial town in NW England, in E Lancashire. Pop.: 73 021 (2001)
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Burnley have paid Everton an initial PS500,000 for Long with another half a million due if Sean Dyche's side get promoted back to the Premier League this season.
Heaton, a former Manchester United youngster, has a contract at Burnley that runs until 2017.
I don't think he has used the injury problems as a reason for the team losing at Burnley - if anything he's actually said that they should go there with'no fear'.
The deal should create even more jobs to add to the 900-strong workforce in Burnley as the new programme will run until 2030, said company chiefs.
The locals flocked to the hustle and bustle of the Burnley markets as long ago as 700 years.
Derby's prospects of climbing above Burnley into the second automatic promotion place virtually evaporated when Chris Martin was sent off for a second bookable offence just before half-time.
Burnley goalkeeper Lee Grant made several outstanding saves to keep out Ipswich, while Leadbitter and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas in particular went close to adding their names to the scoresheet.
Burnley have completed the signing of Celtic left-back Danny Fox.
Laws, a former Burnley defender, has signed a two-and-a-half year contract with the club.
Laws, who began his playing career at Burnley 1979, is thought to have beaten off competition from Doncaster's Sean O'Driscoll for the post.
Surman has warned that beating Burnley to boost their Barclays Premier League survival hopes has to be more important than the controversy that has been created by manager Mick McCarthy's team selection against Manchester United.
GRAHAM Alexander levelled from the penalty spot as Burnley frustrated Arsenal in a compelling Premier League encounter last night.