[5][7], Turf Moor hosted its first Football League match on 6 October 1888, when Burnley won 4–1 against Bolton Wanderers. Burnley FC The Clarets Founded: 1882, Stadium: Turf Moor, Capacity: 21,944 Founded in 1882, the team originally only played friendly matches until they entered the FA Cup for the first time in 1885-86. [9], In 1913, the Burnley directors decided to demolish the "Stars" Stand for a second time, just 15 years after it had been rebuilt. Six years later, plans were announced to build a new covered terrace on the site of the old "Stars" Stand, but these plans were delayed by the outbreak of the Second World War. [56] In 2007, Turf Moor hosted a friendly international between England B and Albania. Millennium NCP, Brown St, BB11 1PZ. Please check your email for further instructions. I've included some of the websites/services to use where you can book all your travelling. Six years after this, the "Stars" Stand was erected and terracing was later added to the ends of the ground. Turf Moor could see its capacity altered as Premier League clubs eye the return of crowds to stadiums at the beginning of the 2020-21 season. Harry Potts Way. 144 tournament stadiums When built it was named the North Stand, although it has its current name thanks to a six-figure sponsorship deal. There’s also a picnic area and a conference space as well as free Wi-Fi and free parking. 21,994 seats. 1 Notwithstanding possession of any ticket the Club, any police officer or authorised steward may refuse entry to (or eject from) the Ground any person: 1.1 that fails (or in the Club's reasonable opinion is likely to fail) to comply with these Ground Regulations or any reasonable instruction issued by a police officer or authorised steward or officer of the Club; and/or. By August 2018 Turf Moor will have two of its four corners filled with new infrastructure. 26 All ticket holders agree that the Matches for which the tickets have been purchased are public, and that their appearance and actions inside and in the perimeter of the Ground where a Match occurs are public in nature, and that they shall have no expectation of privacy with regard to their actions or conduct at Matches. Published by The Football Association Premier League Limited. Capacity: 100 cars It’s around five miles away from Turf Moor, so it might a better choice for you if you’re considering driving. 28 Refused entry to (or ejection from) the Ground may lead to further action by the Club including, but not limited to, the withdrawal of any season ticket (without reimbursement), Club Membership and other benefits. Burnley played their first match at the ground on 17 February 1883, losing 3–6 to local side Rawtenstall. In 1932, Burnley's newly-founded supporters' club raised funds to install a hut and a scoreboard at the Bee Hole End. According to the report, The current plans involve at least a seat between each person, with discussions revolving around fans sitting behind each other, rather than diagonally, which would pose a greater risk of catching the virus. [65] The highest seasonal average attendance at the stadium for Burnley was 33,621 in the First Division in 1947–48,[66] while the lowest average home attendance was 1,500 in 1902–03 in the Second Division. (The Cricket Field Stand (The David Fishwick Stand)), 54 775 (Burnley - Huddersfield Town, 1924). Burnley first moved into Turf Moor in 1883 after being invited to use a spare plot of land by Burnley Cricket Club who had occupied the site by themselves for over 50 years. 8154 (The James Hargreaves Stand) 6280 (The Jimmy McIlroy Stand) 4000 (The Bob Lord Stand) 4112 (The Cricket Field Stand (The … Capacity. Capacity: 275 cars The Scots beat their English counterparts 3–2, which included Burnley players Teddy Hodgson, Eddie Mosscrop and Tommy Boyle, who scored a penalty kick. Dating back to 1833 when the site was used as a cricket ground, the 21,940 capacity stadium today has developed significantly from when it originally consisted of just a single stand. [20][22] It was later renamed the James Hargreaves Stand due to a six-figure sponsorship deal. Burnley has played home games at Turf Moor since 17 February 1883, after the club had moved from the original premises at Calder Vale. [58], The ground has also been the home stadium of football clubs other than Burnley. 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