BURNLEY have appointed former Crewe Alexandra coach Michael Jolley as their new Under 21s manager.

Jolley began his coaching career at Crystal Palace in 2003, moving on after four years to add Nottingham Forest, Falkirk and Lincoln City to his CV, and most recently Crewe.

The 37-year-old, who is one of just sixteen coaches globally to hold the FA Elite Coaches Award, is now looking forward to helping nurture future Turf Moor talent.

“I’m really excited to get started, it’s obviously a great time to be joining the club with them going towards the Premier League," he said.