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  • We are delighted to announce the appointment of Lee Sharples as reserve team manager. Sharples brings a wealth of experience, having served as chairman at Clitheroe and also held roles at Padiham and AFC Wolves. “I’m really happy to get back into football,” he said. “I can’t wait to be
  • AFC defender Ryan Salmon says the side are ready to return to league action against Water United on Saturday. Before the lockdown, Sean Horrocks’ men won back-to-back games against Old Blackburnians and Todmorden Borough. AFC are third in the table – just two points behind joint leaders Lymm and Oldham
  • Midfielder Peter Denwood is relishing his return to football with AFC Burnley. Denwood was signed by Blackburn Rovers at a young age and spent 12 years in the club’s academy setup. After leaving Blackburn, he spent seven years away from the game before returning to the pitch with AFC. “It’s
  • Defender Daniel Jackson is loving life at AFC Burnley and believes the side can go all the way this season. Sean Horrocks’ men are third in Division Two of the Lancashire Amateur League after picking up 13 points from their opening six matches. Their only loss came against leaders Lymm,
  • AFC Burnley made it back-to-back wins after a strong performance against Todmorden Borough at the Stanley Sports Hub. Josh Cook, Shane Holding and James Crorken were all on target in the second half. Burnley almost took an early lead when the Todmorden goalkeeper made a fine save to deny Liam
  • AFC Burnley recorded their third win of the season after a dominant display against Old Blackburnians. James Crorken scored a hat trick with Connolly Steen and Richard Cowan also getting on the scoresheet. Burnley started strongly and went in front when Steen found the top corner with a superb strike
  • AFC Burnley captain Wesley Hensby is looking for “a big performance” against Oldham Hulmeians on Saturday. Burnley’s unbeaten start came to an end last weekend after a 4-2 loss at home to league leaders Lymm. And Oldham will provide a tough test, having won their opening four matches. “I’m expecting
  • AFC Burnley’s unbeaten start came to an end against leaders Lymm at the Stanley Sports Hub. Jonny Carlin and James Crorken got on the scoresheet for the hosts. Burnley went in front after just three minutes when Aaran Smith won the ball high up the pitch and played in Carlin,