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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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Sometimes one player is better in one moment but for me Burnley are really well organised.
Burnley replaces Sean Clarke, who was tapped 19 months ago to stem the decline in sales and market share at the supermarket chain.
Throw in the fact that they have scored in their last 13 home league games and that Burnley have bagged only five thus far, and odds of 2-5 about the hosts seem to make sense.
Burnley kept up the pressure with Barton going close with a header from Matt Lowton's right-wing corner.
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.
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skill (BIS) has named Burnley in Lancashire as the Most Enterprising Place in Britain as part of this year's Enterprising Britain Awards, which honour and celebrate the best public initiatives and public-private partnerships that are work to promote business development in UK communities.
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.
PREDICTION: Sunderland 3 Burnley 0 JOHN HOUGHTON HOW Sunderland can be so formidable at home and so lllylivered on their travels is totally baffling.
Burnley have completed the signing of Celtic left-back Danny Fox.
BURNLEY have named former Sheffield Wednesday boss Brian Laws as their new manager.
Summary: Burnley have named Brian Laws as their new manager following the departure of Owen Coyle to rivals Bolton Wanderers.