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Bonnie Scotland Again for Clarets!

Burnley Football Club has provisionally announced two more pre-season friendlies in Scotland.

The Clarets are yet to confirm the first opponents in match to be played on Thursday, August 6 (KO 7.45pm).

But just like in last season's Scottish Tour, Burnley will face Owen Coyle's former club St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Saturday, August 8 (KO 3pm).

The Clarets' pre-season friendlies so far now include:

Bradford City (A), Saturday, July 11 (3pm)

USA Tour 2009

VC Fusion in Los Angeles, Monday, 20th July

TBC in LA, Wednesday, 22nd July

Portland Timbers at PGE Park, Oregon, Saturday, July 25th.

Accrington Stanley (A), Tuesday, July 28th.

Leeds United (H), Saturday, August 1, (3pm).

Scotland Tour 2009 (both provisional)

TBC (A), Thursday, August 6 (KO 7.45pm).

St Johnstone (A) Saturday, August 8 (KO 3pm).

There will also be a match between a Burnley XI and Chester City (A)on Thursday, July 30 (7.45pm).




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Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 11 2009

Time: 5:57PM

Your Comments

Not being very original with their choice of friendlies this year are they?
turfmanphil
Pretty much same as last season to be honest!not really a big build up to the Premiership :-(
8clarets8
It all smacks of thinking small not thinking big, to be honest, but what the f do I know?!
BarnseyWTBM
I share Barnsey's anxiety, as far as getting the players up to speed is concerned. But has the preseason perhaps been planned with wider goals in mind? No! NOT a bigger distance between goalsposts, but (a) building the Bfc brand in new parts of the North American TV market (b) keeping an eye on promising Scottish youngsters, and maybe American ones too (c) rewarding core fan loyalty by offering a pre-season mini-tour that's affordable within recession-affected budgets (d) luring more folk from West Yorks to Turf Moor now they don't even have Championship football there! But as Barnsey says: wtfdik?
Couch Potato
Kilmarnock confirmed as the second Scottish tie
8clarets8
And there was me thinking of Gers! But at least it's two Scots Prem teams this year.
Couch Potato
 

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