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Whip crack-away Day!

Oh! The Deadwood Stage is a-rollin' on over the plains,
With the curtains flappin' and the driver slappin' the reins.
Beautiful sky! A wonderful day!
Whip crack-away!, Whip crack-away!, Whip crack-away...


Yes folks, its that time of the season when Clarets fans wanting to see the big derby game get forced onto the coaches to take them into battle against the old enemy at Deadwood, sorry Ewood Park!

This Sunday, Burnley play Blackburn Rovers in the land of "four thousand holes" including one s**t one!

Don't forget too this is also an early kick-off at 12:30 pm.

The only way those Burnley fans who have tickets will be able to get to the ground will be on the special coaches laid on by the club for the derby.

The club have announced special travel details and we reproduce these in full below

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Burnley fans are advised of the following travel arrangements ahead of Sunday`s Championship game at Blackburn Rovers.

Burnley Football Club wishes to ensure that all supporters who are travelling to Ewood Park by the official coach operation get there safely and on time.

Therefore the cooperation of all supporters will be greatly appreciated to ensure this happens.

Supporters travelling on coaches from Turf Moor:

The ticket office will be open for ticket collections only between 8.30am-10am on Sunday.

Coaches will leave Turf Moor from the North car park from 9.45am prompt.

Coaches will be individually numbered and supporters are requested to note the coach number, as the return journey will be on the same coach.

There is limited parking available on the Harry Potts car park.

The North (main) car park is not available to supporters, as this is the departure point for coaches.

The James Hargreaves Stand (lower tier) enclosure will be open for toilet facilities ONLY.

Please note there are no refreshment kiosks open.

Supporters MUST have their match tickets and coach tickets at time of travel.

Please note that if supporters arrive at Turf Moor after 9.45am they may well be denied entry to the car park and coach travel.

Supporters travelling on coaches from Clayton-le-Moors:

The ticket office will be open for ticket collections only between 8.30am-10am on Sunday.

Coaches will leave the GEC Business Park at Junction 7, Clayton-le-Moors from 10.45am. (Postcode BB5 5GT).

Coaches will be individually numbered and supporters are requested to note the coach number, as the return journey will be on the same coach.

There is limited parking available at the GEC Business Park.

There are no toilet facilities.

Supporters MUST have their match tickets and coach tickets at time of travel.

ALCOHOL

No alcohol is permitted within the confines of the pickup points and on any of the coaches and supporters will be subject to random police and steward checks prior to leaving. Food and soft drinks are permitted to be taken on board. All under 15`s must travel with a supervising adult.

ON ARRIVAL

Upon arrival at Ewood Park, please go directly to the appropriate turnstile within the Darwen End Stand,making note of the coach number that you arrived on.Supporters will be allowed to take food and soft drinksin to the stadium, however, please note alcoholic drinks will not be permitted and supporters may be subject to search before entering the stadium.Refreshments will be available on the concourse,
including alcoholic drinks.

POST MATCH

After the match, please leave the stadium and return directly to your coach as quickly as possible. The coaches will not leave until all supporters are seated. The arrangements for this fixture have been agreed by the relevant organisations Thank you for your support and co-operation. Enjoy the game!

Burnley FC

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Oh! The Deadwood Stage is a-headin' on over the hills,
where Rovers fans will soon be taking their headache pills
Dangerous land! No time to delay!
So, Whip crack-away!, Whip crack-away!, Whip crack-away!


..and let's stuff 'em!!

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Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday March 16 2013

Time: 9:39AM

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Not sure about this 'Bubble' travelling but hey ho!! No real opportunity for drinky poos either! Just hope I will be drinking 'n celebrating myself silly in Burnley somewhere after!!
turfmanphil
 

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