Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Demand Sees Clarets Fans in David Fishwick Stand

Demand Sees Clarets Fans in David Fishwick Stand

Burnley Football Club has announced that due to unprecedented season ticket sales 1,500 new season tickets will be made available for general sale.

Home supporters will now occupy a section of the David Fishwick Stand, which has long been reserved exclusively for the away fans at Turf Moor.These seats will be the closest seats to the James Hargreaves Stand and up to the tunnel area. Hopefully there will now be a more rousing reception for the Clarets from behind as they walk onto the pitch, with Clarets fans now competing with away fans in that stand to make more noise.

Clarets manager Owen Coyle is the champion for this initiative and wants to turn Turf Moor into a cauldron of noise on all four sides of the ground!

Coyle talking to the Official Site said:

'I have pressed long and hard for the club to release 1,500 more season tickets to ensure that the David Fishwick Stand is not taken up by 4,000 away supporters and I am absolutely delighted with this news. Last season the Clarets' supporters truly were our 12th man at Turf Moor and their backing helped us to reach the Barclays Premier League.I'm sure the extra 1,500 season tickets, plus the 15,000 we have already sold, can only help us to stay there'

Many old Clarets of a certain age like me will remember the days when the Clarets fans occupied that end before and after the current Cricket Field Stand was built but sadly over the years it has suffered from the elements and most recently from wayward parachutists landing on the roof!

Oh well those seats still look comfortable dont they?



For the very latest Premier League odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Wednesday July 1 2009
Time: 6:24PM

Comments

0
Watch out for those wooden splinters lads and the icicyles on the roof dropping like daggers in Winter!! :-)
turfmanphil
01/07/2009 18:26:00
0
excellent
Claretdale
01/07/2009 18:34:00
0
Are the Clarets still going to have tickets available for non-season ticket holders?
SaintClaret
01/07/2009 19:08:00
0
16500 season ticket holders I make it, so a few thousand still left with current ground capacity for walk-ons but its not going to be like the old days is it?
turfmanphil
01/07/2009 19:26:00
0
Going to have to buy in advance I think. No more buying on the day.
skutter169
01/07/2009 20:28:00
0
I think your probably right. i just hope that of the 15000 or so we have sold - the majority are true clarets!
Claretdale
01/07/2009 20:43:00
0
I have bought a season ticket, I'm just hoping everybody that goes, sings and makes some noise. Thats what stoke do and we really need that too. I've been to Stoke and I didn't think they were that loud, the stadium has huge gaps and the noise escpaes. I think we can show them what a real crowd sounds like.
skutter169
01/07/2009 21:14:00
0
A mate of mine has not been on the turf since his seat in the cricket field fishwick stand call it what you like was no longer available! you know how some folk are i wonder if he will be on?
8clarets8
01/07/2009 22:04:00
0
Amazing! Still many left when McIlroy was transferred in 63, never to return, I wonder how many regret that in their dotage? Mind you that was a more passionate cause than having a seat behind goal taken away from you
turfmanphil
03/07/2009 21:14:00
0
Like i said you know how folk are ;-)
8clarets8
03/07/2009 21:36:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Clarets Training Camp Confirmed

Burnley are heading off to the border of Switzerland and France, for a pre-season training camp once again.

Ward's Euro Journey - Gilks Completes Rangers Move

Gilks had been a teammate of Ward's at Burnley but he was released by Dyche after failing to make a first-team appearance in the league. He's now signed for Rangers.

West Brom After Mee, Villa's Westwood Linked?

With Leicester linked to Michael Keane, West Bromwich Albion are now being linked with Ben Mee, and it's also said we are after Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood.

Leicester Back In For Keane?

The Daily Mail seem to have got themselves all confused the last 24 hours, after reporting on Leicester City's interest in defender Michael Keane...

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Editor email
Profile
Paul 8c8
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Charlton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Heaton57%
Lowton1%
Keane1%
Mee2%
Ward4%
Boyd5%
Marney2%
Barton3%
Arfield1%
Vokes2%
Gray6%
Sub - Barnes1%
Sub - Dyer1%
Sub - Duff14%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Turfy Topper35
2.8clarets812
3.In Dyche We Trust12
4.WelshClaret7
5.DavidT441
6.cornwallclaret1