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Tunnel Vision at Turf Moor!

Tunnel Vision at Turf Moor!

Work has started on re-locating the players` tunnel at Turf Moor. It is about time too considering the disadvantage over the years of the home side coming out from the current tunnel in the middle of the David Fishwick stand to a hostile reception. The David Fishwick stand of course houses the away contingent. Turf Moor is the only ground where this situation occurs either in the Premier League or Football League!

There were ambitious plans the last time Burnley were promoted to the top flight back in May 2009 and it was proposed at one stage to rebuild the changing rooms in the corner of the Jimmy Mac and James Hargreaves but those plans died a death along with the general ambitious redevelopment plans at Turf Moor put forward by then Chief Executive, Paul Fletcher.

The new tunnel will now be built in the corner of the stadium, between the David Fishwick away end and the James Hargreaves Stand.

Co-chairman John Banaszkiewicz talking about the new tunnel said:

"We`re working on a lot of infrastructure projects. There`s a few cosmetic changes going on which will be really good for when the fans come back."

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Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Saturday June 14 2014
Time: 6:14PM

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We need the stand rebuilding not just a. new tunnel.
Grimsby Claret
14/06/2014 19:46:00
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True GC, the Cricket Field Stand is an embarassment even if it does house the away lot! Wonder if home fans will get a slice of that stand next season like last time in the Prem?
turfmanphil
15/06/2014 11:45:00
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No they said the Cricket Field Stand will just be for away fans this time round.
8clarets8
15/06/2014 21:13:00
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they think it puts the away team off there game ,,, I think as its small an old ,,,,
claretdog
17/06/2014 22:01:00
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I don't accept the AWAY FANS don't like A AWAY END ,,,,,,,,,,,, if they are winning they DONT GIV a Monkeys about the away end at all ,,,, I went to west ham and Totenham away ends are rubbish to
claretdog
17/06/2014 22:08:00
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