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Burnley: Manager, Stadium, Key Fixtures & Transfers

Burnley have endured an extremely difficult first season back in the Premier League under Vincent Kompany after storming to the Championship title last term.

Stadium: Turf Moor 
Manager: Vincent Kompany
Captain: Jack Cork
Top league scorer last season: Nathan Tella – 17 
Last season’s position: 1st (Championship)
 

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Key Fixtures

Fixtures
  • Opening Day (11th August 2023) - Burnley v Man City
  • Boxing Day (26th December 2023) - Burnley v Liverpool
  • Final Day (19th May 2024) - Burnley v Nottingham Forest
     

Manager – Vincent Kompany

  • Date Joined - June 2022
  • Date of Birth - 10/04/1986
  • Nationality - Belgian
  • Previous clubs - Anderlecht
     

Stadium

Burnley - Turf Moor
  • Name - Turf Moor
  • Capacity - 21,944
  • Record Attendance - 54,775 v Huddersfield Town (February 1924)
  • Opened - 17th February 1883
     

Key Player - Josh Cullen

  • Position - Midfielder
  • Date Joined - July 2022
  • Fee Paid - £3m
  • Nationality - Irish
     

More information on Josh Cullen and other key Premier League players

One to watch - Wilson Odobert

  • Position - Winger
  • Date Joined - August 2023
  • Fee Paid - £10.4million
  • Nationality - French
     

Transfers

Transfers

IN:

  • Zeki Amdouni (Basel – £16m)
  • James Trafford (Manchester City – £15m)
  • Aaron Ramsey (Aston Villa - £14m)
  • Jordan Beyer (Borussia Monchengladbach – £14m)
  • Sander Berge (Sheffield United - £12m)
  • Wilson Odobert (Troyes - £10.4m)
  • Dara O’Shea (West Brom – £7m)
  • Michael Obafemi (Swansea – £3.5m)
  • Hannes Delcroix (Anderlecht - £2.5m)
  • Lica Koleosho (Espanyol – £2.5m)
  • Nathan Redmond (Besiktas - Free)
  • Han-Noah Massengo (Bristol City - Free)
  • Lawrence Vigouroux (Leyton Orient – Free)
  • Jacob Bruun Larsen (Hoffenheim – Loan)
  • Mike Tresor (KRC Genk - Loan)
  • Lorenz Assignon (Rennes - Loan)
  • David Datro Fofana (Chelsea - Loan)
  • Maxime Esteve (Montpellier - Loan)
     

OUT:

  • Bobby Thomas (Coventry City - £2m)
  • Wout Weghorst (Hoffenheim - Loan)
  • Ashley Barnes (Norwich City - Free)
  • Will Norris (Portsmouth - Free)
  • Scott Twine (Hull City - Loan)
  • Luke McNally (Stoke City - Loan)
  • Samuel Bastien (Kasimpasa - Loan)
  • Bailey Peacock-Farrell (Aarhus GF - Loan)
  • Dara Costelloe (St Johnstone - Loan)
  • Matthew Lowton (Without club - Free)
  • Anass Zaroury (Hull - Loan)
  • Connor Roberts (Leeds - Loan)
  • Michael Obafemi (Millwall - Loan)
  • Darko Churlinov (Schalke - Loan)
     

Last season's performance

Burnley went into last season as one of the most fascinating sides in the Championship. Moving away from the direct style of Sean Dyche to the possession-heavy style of Vincent Kompany, anything could’ve happened.

It took a couple of months for the Clarets to get up to speed, but once they hit top gear – which didn’t take all that long – they ran away with the title with promotion as good as sealed by the spring. 

Loanee Nathan Tella had a stellar season with 17 goals, with Manuel Benson and Jay Rodriguez both reaching double figures.
 

This season's prospects

It’s all too easy to look at newly promoted sides as obvious relegation candidates, but by and large, Championship winners come up and look quite at home in the top flight, with the exception of Norwich who’ve always seemed content in going back down. 

Burnley have struggled to adapt to Premier League life, however, with the Clarets staring relegation back to the Championship in the face with Vincent Kompany's side profligate in front of goal and porous in defence in the top flight so far this season.

Burnley Relegation News

Last five seasons

SeasonLeague finish
2022/231st (Championship)
2021/2218th (Premier League)
2020/2117th (Premier League)
2019/2010th (Premier League)
2018/1915th (Premier League)

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