Posted In: May 2015

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Turning Out For Tommy

THE Vintage Clarets are Turning Out For Tommy in a Charity Football match being held on Saturday 25 July 2015 at Padiham FC. Clarets fan Lorretta Tatham explains: “On the 24th July 2014, my dad Tommy Robertson peacefully fell asleep after a long fought battle with cancer. My dad was the kind of person that would […]

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Vintage Clarets Set For Charity Golf Day

VINTAGE CLARETS players and staff are set to compete in a charity golf event at Ghyll Golf Club on Friday 29th May 2015. The event has become a firm favourite with the squad, and club physio John Dawson has done a sterling job in organising the day once again. Former Clarets taking part include; Andy Farrell, […]

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We Are The Champions!

Goals from top scorer Liam Robinson and John Borland helped the Vintage Clarets lift the Hamm Veterans Tophy for the first time on a sunny Bank Holiday Sunday afternoon in Germany. It was The VCs fourth attempt at winning the competition and they started as they meant to go on. A 1-0 win in their first […]

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Loafy’s On A Hamm Roll!

SKIPPER John Deary believes this is the best opportunity the Vintage Clarets have had yet to win the annual Veteran’s Tournament in Hamm, Germany. The Vcs were due to fly out to Dusseldorf from Leeds-Bradford airport on Thursday evening en route for the tournament. With check-in at the hotel not expected to be completed much […]

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FOOTBALL Fundraising set to take on Vintage Clarets once again!

FOOTBALL Fundraising are arranging another charity football match against the Vintage Clarets at Nelson FC on August 2. Football Fundraising started out in 2013, when they arranged a Burnley v Sheffield United fans’ game at Turf Moor raising £1000, which was split between Pendleside Hospice and SANDS. This time they are raising money for Kidneys […]

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Player Profile: Marlon Beresford!

MARLON is one of three keepers I remember from my short time covering Burnley FC. He, Chris Pearce and David Williams were the three custodians that spring to mind during that spell. In fact he followed me about a bit as he also went to Middlesbrough shortly after my time covering the Boro during Bryan […]

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Introducing Steve Bott

Hi, I’m Steve Bott, a 59-year-old semi-retired journalist who worked for the Daily Star, Today and People for over 36 years. I also had the misfortune to spend 18 months or more covering Burnley FC between January 1989 and July 1991 when that motley crew led by the legendary Frank Casper graced Turf Moor. Among […]