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Previous encounters: Blackpool

Burnley have dominated this Lancashire derby in encounters at the Turf, writes James Bird.

Last time out

The last time the Seasiders visited Turf Moor, the home fans were treated to a 3-1 victory. Charlie Austin grabbed his ninth of the season with a header from close range after 20 minutes. It didn’t take long for the Clarets to add a second as Ross Wallace scored from a free-kick on the 29th minute. Marvin Bartley completed the home side’s scoring 11 minutes from time. Jonjo Shelvey got a consolation effort for Blackpool deep in injury time.

This was Blackpool’s third defeat in four and Ian Holloway couldn’t have any complaints.

Burnley 3 – 1 Blackpool. nPower Championship. 29 October 2011.

One for us

Owen Coyle’s Burnley were in dominant form when Blackpool visited in September 2009. It would take until the second half of the game to make that dominance show on the scoreline though, when Martin Paterson cut in from the right hand side to score from 20 yards out. Graham Alexander sealed the win for the Clarets from the spot after Ian Evatt had hindered Steven Caldwell in the box. The home side had experienced a poor start to the season but this performance was just a sign of what was to come from that promotion winning team.

Burnley 2 – 0 Blackpool. Coca-Cola Championship. 16 September 2008.

One for them

It’s a while since Blackpool have had a win at Turf Moor. April 1998 in fact and Andy Payton scored the Clarets only goal that day with Junior Bent scoring the winner for the Seasiders adding to an earlier Phil Clarkson goal. It was a season that would see Chris Waddle’s Clarets only secure safety on the final day of the season when Plymouth Argyle visited the Turf.

Burnley 1 – 2 Blackpool. Second Division. 07 April 1998.

Head-to-head at Turf Moor.

Burnley – 35 wins, 107 goals.

Blackpool – 13 wins, 60 goals.

Draws – 12.

Worth noting.

  • The Clarets have won five of the last six games between the sides at Turf Moor, with Blackpool without a win in those six.
  • Gilks and Baptiste have been ever presents so far this season for Blackpool.
  • Charlie Austin has struck in his last six league and cup games, Willie Irvine scored in seven successive league games in 1965.

Can the Clarets make it six in six at home to the Seasiders when Terry Pashley takes charge at Turf Moor this Saturday? Let us know in the comments.

  1. Can’t believe you didn’t mention Wallace and Bikey/Amougou fighting over the free-kick!

    Posted 2 years ago by Jamie Smith
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