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The 2010–11 season was Burnley's 1st season back in the second tier of English football after being relegated from the Premier League. They were managed by Brian Laws in his first full season in charge since he replaced Owen Coyle after he left to join Bolton Wanderers halfway through the 2009–10 season. Burnley finished 8th with 68 points, 7 points off the play offs position with a goal difference of +4.

Burnley
2010–11 season
ChairmanBarry Kilby
ManagerBrian Laws
(until 29 December 2010)
Stuart Gray
(caretaker manager)
Eddie Howe
(from 16 January 2011)
GroundTurf Moor
Championship8th
FA Cup5th Round
League Cup4th Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Jay Rodriguez (14)
All: Chris Eagles & Jay Rodriguez (15)
Highest home attendance20,453 v Leeds United
(11 December 2010)
Lowest home attendance9,442 v Port Vale
(8 January 2011)
Average home league attendance14,807

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
6 Nottingham Forest 46 20 15 11 69 50 +19 75 Qualification for 2011 League Championship playoffs
7 Leeds United 46 19 15 12 81 70 +11 72
8 Burnley 46 18 14 14 65 61 +4 68
9 Millwall 46 18 13 15 62 48 +14 67
10 Leicester City 46 19 10 17 76 71 +5 67
Updated to match(es) played on 7 May 2011. Source: The Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Match detailsEdit

Football League ChampionshipEdit

Football League Championship match details
Date League
position
Opponents Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorers Attendance Ref
7 August 2010 11th Nottingham Forest H W 1–0 Iwelumo 44' 17,496 [1]
14 August 2010 8th Ipswich Town A D 1–1 Carlisle 90' 19,317 [2]
21 August 2010 3rd Leicester City H W 3–0 Wallace 44', Iwelumo 62', Alexander 74' pen. 15,516 [3]
28 August 2010 5th Swansea City A L 0–1 15,135 [4]
11 September 2010 5th Preston North End H W 4–3 Iwelumo (3) 9', 84', 88', Rodriguez 90' 15,509 [5]
14 September 2010 6th Middlesbrough A L 1–2 Bikey 65' 15,033 [6]
18 September 2010 8th Crystal Palace A D 0–0 14,451 [7]
25 September 2010 8th Bristol City H D 0–0 14,540 [8]
28 September 2010 5th Hull City H W 4–0 Iwelumo (2) 14', 53', Eagles (2) 24', 50' pen. 14,458 [9]
2 October 2010 6th Millwall A D 1–1 Rodriguez 22' 12,330 [10]
16 October 2010 8th Sheffield United A D 3–3 Marney 49', Eagles 54' pen., Rodriguez 90' 22,936 [11]
19 October 2010 4th Barnsley H W 3–0 Eagles (2) 56', 66' pen., Iwelumo 82' 14,428 [12]
23 October 2010 7th Reading H L 0–4 14,895 [13]
30 October 2010 8th Queens Park Rangers A D 1–1 Alexander 45' pen. 15,620 [14]
9 November 2010 9th Doncaster Rovers H D 1–1 Cork 63' 13,655 [15]
13 November 2010 6th Watford H W 3–2 Iwelumo 25', Wallace 70', Alexander 77' pen. 14,160 [16]
20 November 2010 10th Coventry City A L 0–1 14,432 [17]
27 November 2010 6th Derby County H W 2–1 Mears 82', Cork 90' 13,790 [18]
11 December 2010 9th Leeds United H L 2–3 Easton 29', Rodriguez 37' 20,453 [19]
26 December 2010 8th Barnsley A W 2–1 Guidetti 49', Bikey 54' 14,219 [20]
28 December 2010 9th Scunthorpe United H L 0–2 15,043 [21]
1 January 2011 8th Sheffield United H W 4–2 Eagles 29', Iwelumo 45', Rodriguez 45', Thompson 85' 14,897 [22]
3 January 2011 10th Reading A L 1–2 Wallace 28' 16,151 [23]
15 January 2011 10th Queens Park Rangers H D 0–0 14,819 [24]
22 January 2011 11th Scunthorpe United A D 0–0 4,334 [25]
25 January 2011 9th Portsmouth A W 2–1 Rodriguez 31', Marney 37' 13,345 [26]
1 February 2011 11th Doncaster Rovers A L 0–1 8,893 [27]
5 February 2011 10th Norwich City H W 2–1 Marney 33', Rodriguez 81' 14,859 [28]
12 February 2011 8th Watford A W 3–1 Bennett 8' o.g., Eagles 66', Iwelumo 75' 13,103 [29]
15 February 2011 8th Cardiff City A D 1–1 Thompson 83' 21,307 [30]
26 February 2011 8th Preston North End A W 2–1 Rodriguez 32', Cork 84' 21,307 [31]
5 March 2011 7th Crystal Palace H W 1–0 Rodriguez 3' 14,848 [32]
8 March 2011 7th Hull City A W 1–0 Delfouneso 5' 20,218 [33]
12 March 2011 7th Millwall H L 0–3 14,589 [34]
15 March 2011 7th Coventry City H D 2–2 Rodriguez (2) 18', 79' 13,802 [35]
19 March 2011 8th Bristol City A L 0–2 14,360 [36]
2 April 2011 9th Ipswich Town H L 1–2 Rodriguez 68' 14,483 [37]
9 April 2011 11th Leicester City A L 0–4 24,039 [38]
12 April 2011 12th Nottingham Forest A L 0–2 19,411 [39]
16 April 2011 11th Swansea City H W 2–1 Williams 57' o.g., Eagles 77' pen. 13,675 [40]
19 April 2011 9th Middlesbrough H W 3–1 Rodriguez 22', Elliott 23', Duff 37' 14,366 [41]
23 April 2011 8th Derby County A W 4–2 Eagles (2) 15', 62', Elliott 65', McCann 74' 25,187 [42]
25 April 2011 8th Portsmouth H D 1–1 Eagles 74' 14,927 [43]
30 April 2011 9th Leeds United A L 0–1 31,186 [44]
7 May 2011 8th Cardiff City H D 1–1 Rodriguez 13' 14,197 [45]

FA CupEdit

FA Cup match details
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorers Attendance Ref
Third round 8 January 2011 Port Vale H W 4–2 Carlisle 4', Mears 21', Eagles 50', Alexander 76' pen. 9,442 [46]
Fourth round 29 January 2011 Burton Albion H W 3–1 Eagles (2) 29', 70', Paterson 90' 11,664 [47]
Fifth round 21 February 2011 West Ham United A L 1–5 Rodriguez 71' 30,000 [48]

Football League CupEdit

Football League Cup match details
Round Date Opponents Venue Result Score
F–A
Scorers Attendance Ref
Second round 24 August 2010 Morecambe A W 3–1 Eagles 30', Thompson 61' pen., McDonald 83' 5,003 [49]
Third round 21 September 2010 Bolton Wanderers H W 1–0 Elliott 45' 17,602 [50]
Fourth round 27 October 2011 Aston Villa A L 1–2 (a.e.t.) Carlisle 88' 34,618 [51]

Coaching staffEdit

Position Name Nationality
Manager: Brian Laws   English
Assistant Manager: Russ Wilcox   English
First Team Coach: Stuart Gray   English
Youth Team Coach: Terry Pashley   English
Chief Scout: Tim Henderson   English
Goalkeeping Coach: Billy Mercer   English
Fitness Coach: Tom Little   English

TransfersEdit

InEdit

# Pos Player From Fee Date
8 MF   Dean Marney Hull City Undisclosed 28 May 2010
9 FW   Chris Iwelumo Wolverhampton Wanderers Undisclosed 1 June 2010
22 MF   Ross Wallace Preston North End Undisclosed 2 July 2010
1 GK   Lee Grant Sheffield Wednesday Undisclosed 27 July 2010
6 MF   Jack Cork Chelsea Loan 12 August 2010
20 FW   John Guidetti Manchester City Loan 25 November 2010
23 FW   Charlie Austin Swindon Town Undisclosed 28 January 2011
20 MF   Marvin Bartley Bournemouth Undisclosed 31 January 2011
26 FW   Nathan Delfouneso Aston Villa Loan 8 March 2011
25 DF   Shane Duffy Everton Loan 24 March 2011

OutEdit

# Pos Player To Fee Date
DF   Steven Caldwell Wigan Athletic Free 11 May 2010
DF   Stephen Jordan Sheffield United Released 11 May 2010
MF   Adam Kay Stalybridge Celtic Released 11 May 2010
GK   Jonathan Lund Released 11 May 2010
FW   Steven Fletcher Wolverhampton Wanderers £6,500,000 3 June 2010
GK   Nicky Weaver Sheffield Wednesday Free 1 August 2010
31 GK   Diego Penny Released 16 August 2010
7 MF   Kevin McDonald Scunthorpe United Loan 14 October 2010
28 DF   Kevin Long Accrington Stanley Loan 15 October 2010
39 FW   Wes Fletcher Stockport County Loan 15 October 2010
17 DF   Richard Eckersley Bradford City Loan 13 November 2010
18 DF   Leon Cort Preston North End Loan 25 November 2010
27 FW   Alex MacDonald Inverness Caledonian Thistle Loan 28 January 2011
28 DF   Kevin Long Accrington Stanley Loan 31 January 2011
7 MF   Kevin McDonald Notts County Loan 11 February 2011
17 DF   Richard Eckersley Bury Loan 14 March 2011
38 MF   Alex-Ray Harvey Fleetwood Town Loan 18 March 2011
17 DF   Richard Eckersley Toronto Loan 15 April 2011

Appearances and goalsEdit

Numbers in parentheses denote appearances as substitute.
Players with names struck through and marked   left the club during the playing season.
Players with names in italics and marked * were on loan from another club for the whole of their season with Burnley.
Players listed with no appearances have been in the matchday squad but only as unused substitutes.
Key to positions: GK – Goalkeeper; DF – Defender; MF – Midfielder; FW – Forward
No. Pos. Nat. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals    
1 GK   ENG Lee Grant 25 0 3 0 3 0 31 0 0 0
2 MF   SCO Graham Alexander 15 (17) 3 1 (1) 1 2 0 18 (18) 4 2 0
3 DF   SCO Danny Fox 35 0 3 0 2 0 40 0 12 0
4 DF   NIR Michael Duff 27 (1) 1 3 0 1 0 31 (1) 1 8 0
5 DF   ENG Clarke Carlisle 33 (2) 1 3 1 3 1 39 (2) 3 6 1
6 MF   ENG Jack Cork * 36 (4) 3 3 0 3 0 42 (4) 3 5 0
7 MF   SCO Kevin McDonald 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 1 0 (1) 1 0 0
8 MF   ENG Dean Marney 34 (2) 3 2 (1) 0 1 (1) 0 37 (4) 3 6 0
9 FW   SCO Chris Iwelumo 29 (16) 11 1 (2) 0 1 (1) 0 31 (19) 11 1 0
10 FW   NIR Martin Paterson 7 (4) 2 0 (1) 1 1 (1) 0 8 (6) 3 0 0
11 MF   ENG Wade Elliott 37 (7) 2 3 0 2 (1) 1 42 (8) 3 6 0
12 GK   DEN Brian Jensen 21 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0
14 DF   JAM Tyrone Mears 44 1 3 1 2 0 49 2 10 1
15 DF   CAN David Edgar 3 (4) 0 0 0 1 0 4 (4) 0 2 1
16 MF   IRL Chris McCann 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0
17 DF   ENG Richard Eckersley 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
18 DF   GUY Leon Cort 3 (1) 0 0 0 1 0 4 (1) 0 1 1
19 FW   ENG Jay Rodriguez 37 (5) 14 3 1 3 0 43 (5) 15 8 0
20 FW   SWE John Guidetti *   2 (3) 1 0 0 0 0 2 (3) 1 0 0
20 MF   ENG Marvin Bartley 3 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 3 (2) 0 0 1
21 DF   CMR André Bikey 27 (1) 2 0 (1) 0 1 0 28 (2) 2 7 0
22 MF   SCO Ross Wallace 24 (16) 3 1 (1) 0 1 0 26 (17) 3 4 0
23 FW   ENG Charlie Austin 2 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 2 (2) 0 0 0
24 DF   SCO Brian Easton 11 (1) 1 0 0 1 0 12 (1) 1 0 0
25 DF   IRL Shane Duffy *   1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
26 FW   ENG Nathan Delfouneso *   7 (4) 1 0 0 0 0 7 (4) 1 1 0
27 FW   SCO Alex MacDonald 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 DF   IRL Kevin Long 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 FW   SCO Steven Thompson 2 (27) 2 1 (2) 0 1 (2) 1 4 (31) 3 5 0
31 GK   PER Diego Penny 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 MF   ENG Chris Eagles 37 (6) 11 3 3 2 1 42 (6) 15 3 0
35 DF   ENG Chris Lynch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 DF   ENG Nik Kudiersky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 MF   ENG Chris Anderson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
38 MF   ENG Alex-Ray Harvey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
39 FW   ENG Wes Fletcher 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
42 GK   ENG Josh Cook 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
43 FW   ENG Dominic Knowles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 MF   ENG Michael King 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0

ReferencesEdit

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