Lancashire TelegraphGOING UP: Dyche is a magician says Clarets superfan Dave Burnley (From Lancashire Telegraph)

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GOING UP: Dyche is a magician says Clarets superfan Dave Burnley

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SEAN Dyche is a magician and, make no mistake, he should be handed the manager of the season prize for returning Burnley to the promised land of the Premier League.

I’ve watched the Clarets for 40 years – but I never thought I’d see us back in the top flight in my lifetime after our brief foray there five years ago.

After witnessing those remarkable scenes at Turf Moor yesterday, I believe it is one of Burnley’s greatest achievements, especially when you gauge the size of our squad, in comparison to other Championship clubs who have spent millions more than us.

The team’s broken so many individual and club records, and I feel very honoured to have seen every fixture of this truly memorable campaign.

In fact, this promotion feels a lot more special than when we achieved it under Owen Coyle in 2009 because we’ve done it on a shoestring budget.

We’ve been on the launching pad for several weeks now, but promotion feels like a supersonic rocket taking off, with us once again ready to welcome Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal to Turf Moor.

I’ll even have a local derby to look forward to at Stoke, a few miles from my home village in Staffordshire!

Now we’ve crossed the finishing line, and we can crack open the champagne and make a toast to Sean Dyche, his terrific players and the Premier League.

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10:52pm Mon 21 Apr 14

ToffeeGuy says...

"GOING UP: Dyche is a magician"

And for his next trick he will disappear to Norwich City.
"GOING UP: Dyche is a magician" And for his next trick he will disappear to Norwich City. ToffeeGuy
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11:16pm Mon 21 Apr 14

jogalot says...

"GOING UP: Dyche is a magician" sums it up. Against all odds a small town club with a small following and small pockets has joined the big boys.

He seems very sensible and I don't think he'll be tempted by any offers apart from the top 6 clubs maybe.

Well done Mr Dyche and Burnley. You've shown there's still a place for good old-fashioned values even among football's elite.
"GOING UP: Dyche is a magician" sums it up. Against all odds a small town club with a small following and small pockets has joined the big boys. He seems very sensible and I don't think he'll be tempted by any offers apart from the top 6 clubs maybe. Well done Mr Dyche and Burnley. You've shown there's still a place for good old-fashioned values even among football's elite. jogalot
  • Score: 5

6:53pm Tue 22 Apr 14

hugofakenham says...

Dyche is "THE Maestro"
Dyche is "THE Maestro" hugofakenham
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