BURNLEY 

("The Clarets")

Year formed1882
Turned professional 1883 
Limited company 1897 
Previous namesNone
GroundTurf Moor, Harry Potts Way, Burnley BB10 4BX

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Club's ground since1883
Pitch measurements113 x 71 yards (103.5 x 65 metres)
Ground capacity22,546
Record attendance at present ground54,775 v Huddersfield Town, FA Cup 3rd round, 23rd February 1924 (won 1-0)
First competitive game at present ground17 February 1883 v Rawtenstall (lost 3-6)
Previous groundsCalder Vale: 1882 - 1883
League careerFootball League/Division One: 1888 - 1897

Division Two: 1897 - 1898

Division One: 1898 - 1900

Division Two: 1900 - 1913

Division One: 1913 - 1930

Division Two: 1930 - 1947

Division One: 1947 - 1971

Division Two: 1971 - 1973

Division One: 1973 - 1976

Division Two: 1976 - 1980

Division Three: 1980 - 1982

Division Two: 1982 - 1983

Division Three: 1983 - 1985

Division Four: 1985 - 1992

Division Two: 1992 - 1994

Division One/Two: 1994 - 2000

Division One/Championship: 2000 - 2009

Premiership: 2009 - 2010

Championship: 2010 - 2014

Premier League: 2014 - 2015

Championship: 2015 - 2016

Premier League: 2016 - .

First Football League game 8th September 1888 v Preston North End, Football League, lost 2-5 
  
Honours 
European

Texaco Cup runners-up: 1973-74

Anglo-Scottish Cup winners: 1978-79

Domestic - LeagueDivision One champions: 1920-21, 1959-60

Division One runners-up: 1919-20, 1961-62

Division Two / Championship champions: 1897-98, 1972-73, 2015-16

Division Two / Championship runners-up: 1912-13, 1946-47, 2013-14

Division Three champions: 1981-82

Division Two runners-up: 1999-2000

Division Four champions: 1991-92

Domestic - CupFA Cup winners: 1913-14

FA Cup runners-up: 1946-47, 1961-62

Charity Shield winners: 1973-74

Charity Shield joint holders: 1960-61

Charity Shield runners-up: 1920-21

Sherpa Van Trophy runners-up: 1987-88

FA Youth Cup winners: 1967-68

Lancashire Cup winners: 1889-90, 1914-15, 1949-50, 1951-52, 1959-60,

1960-61, 1961-62, 1964-65, 1965-66, 1969-70, 1971-72, 1992-93

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position22nd, Division Four, 1986-87
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1960-61, 1968-69, 1982-83
  
Most League points  
2 for a win62, Division Two, 1972-73
3 for a win93, Championship, 2013-14, 2015-16
Fewest League points 
2 for a win13, Division One, 1889-90
3 for a win30, Premier League, 2009-10
Most League goals scored102, Division One, 1960-61
Most League goals conceded108, Division One, 1925-26
Fewest League goals scored28, Premier League, 2014-15
Fewest League goals conceded24, Division Two, 1897-98
Most wins in a League season26, Championship, 2013-14, 2015-16
Fewest wins in a League season4, Division One, 1889-90
Most draws in a League season17, Division Three, 1981-82
Fewest draws in a League season3, Division One, 1888-89, 1890-91
Most losses in a League season24, Premier League, 2009-10
Fewest losses in a League season2, Division Two, 1897-98
Record League win9-0 v Darwen, Division One, 9th January 1892
Record Cup win9-0 v Crystal Palace, FA Cup 2nd round replay, 10th February 1909

9-0 v New Brighton, FA Cup 4th round, 26th January 1957

9-0 v Penrith, FA Cup 1st round, 17th November 1984

Record defeat0-10 v Aston Villa, Division One, 29th August 1925

0-10 v Sheffield United, Division One, 29th January 1929

  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season35, George Beel, Division One, 1927-28
in total179, George Beel, 1923-32
  
Most League goals in one match 6, Louis Page v Birmingham, Division One, 10th April 1926 
Most League appearances 522, Jerry Dawson, 1907-28
Most capped player51, Jimmy McIlroy, Northern Ireland
Youngest League playerTommy Lawton, 16 years 174 days v Doncaster Rovers, 28th March 1936 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£30,000,000 for Michael Keane to Everton, July 2017
Highest Transfer Fee Paid

Undisclosed (reported £15,000,000) for Chris Wood from Leeds United,

August 2017