- Thu Feb 22 5:29 PM
BURNLEY’S injury crisis is on the verge of easing, with captain and goalkeeper Tom Heaton playing his first game in over five months in a behind closed doors meeting with Blackpool, striker Chris Wood coming through 70 minutes and midfielder Dean Marney completing 90 minutes.
- Thu Feb 22 4:46 PM
Burnley's injury woes are easing - although manager Sean Dyche has had to add himself to the casualty list. The Clarets headed to Portugal for a short training break, where Dyche ruptured a thigh.
- Tue Feb 20 5:08 PM
BURNLEY captain Tom Heaton played his first game since suffering a dislocated shoulder in September, coming through the full 90 minutes of the Clarets' 1-1 draw with Blackpool behind closed doors.
- Tue Feb 20 4:30 PM
Burnley and England goalkeeper Tom Heaton plays his first match since having surgery on a dislocated shoulder in September.
|We have a good collection here of course, but for him to come here yet again is another tick box in the story of Burnley,
Forget talk of what it needs, it's a big marker to get to 40 points with nine games to go. That's not an easy thing to do,
I told them that you've got nothing to lose and everything to gain,
Dyche said. Nobody thinks you can come back because you haven't done historically.
I think overall it was deserved,
Dyche said. We'd given a, certainly, at least, a reasonable performance first half, and I was very pleased with the mentality of the players when they scored, because I don't think we went under, maybe a couple of minutes soft, but then got back on it.