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MATCH: Mick Ennis Memorial Trophy set for 6th May

Vintage Clarets are pleased to announce a second fixture for 6th May – the annual Mick Ennis Memorial Trophy match. The match has been a regular fixture for the VC’s over the last couple of years and has always been a great spectacle, played in the right spirit and in loving memory of Mick Ennis. […]

MATCH: Carleton FC Confirmed

Carleton FC Veterans will play host to a Vintage Clarets XI on Sunday 6th May at Carleton FC Club. The match marks the first fixture for the VC’s in 2018 and will see the return of several key names to the squad. Entry on the day is FREE of charge with the match aiming to […]

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TEAM NEWS: Squad Announced Ahead of Fisher More Fixture

VINTAGE CLARETS are in action again on Sunday 29th October against Fisher More School (ex students and staff). The match is to mark two significant events for the school, with assistant head teacher Simon Atkin adding; “The reason as to why we are hosting this fixture is two fold. Firstly, we officially opened our new […]

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TEAM NEWS: Squad announced for Mick Ennis Memorial Trophy

VINTAGE CLARETS are back in action today (17th September) at Belvedere FC in the annual Mick Ennis Memorial Trophy. The event has proved to be a huge success each year, and is always very well supported too. The Clarets on show today will be from: Graham Lancashire Paul Weller Roger Eli Andy Payton John Deary […]

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TEAM NEWS: All you need to know ahead of Sunday’s game!

VINTAGE CLARETS are back in action this Bank Holiday weekend, as they prepare to face another local side raising money for a very worthy cause. The VC’s are raring to go under new the new stewardship of Gerry Harrison and Phil Eastwood, having taken the reins from Roger Eli and John Deary over the summer. […]

NEW SPONSOR: Gym Upholstery

VINTAGE CLARETS are excited to announce a brand new sponsorship deal with Gym Upholstery, which begins immediately. The firm, who operate nationwide supporting gyms of all sizes, specialise in the maintenance and repair of gym equipment. The new agreement will see the Gym Upholstery logo emblazoned on one of the VC kits ahead of the […]

Rolls Old Boys Are First Up

VINTAGE CLARETS begin a busy summer schedule this weekend (Sunday 14th May), as they travel to face Rolls Old Boys at Rolls Royce Barnoldswick. With the annual veterans tournament in Germany on the horizon for June, the Clarets begin their preparations to defend their European crown. The match has been organised in memory of Mick […]

One to Eleven: Leighton James

Next up in our One to Eleven series is the one and only Welsh Wizard, Leighton James! After making his Burnley debut in 1970 against Nottingham Forest, James went on to make 335 appearances for the Clarets over 3 spells, scoring 67 goals. There are some wonderful players in his team, one that would have […]

One to Eleven: Paul Fletcher

To kick off our new series feature of decades, we’re starting with the 70’s! Up first is the one and only Paul Fletcher, and his team contains some world class stars, including England World Cup winning captain Bobby Moore, and the legendary Johan Cruyff! Eddie Hopkinson Michael Docherty Norman Hunter Booby Moore Colin Waldron Dickie […]

The Magic Of The Cup! Tell Us Your Stories!

With FA Cup 3rd round weekend kicking off this evening (yes, on a Friday!) we felt it would be a great time to get the fans involved by telling us about their favourite FA Cup memories, and why! Please use our social media pages on Facebook and Twitter to tell us about your most memorable games […]