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Sean Dyche backs Burnley striker Ashley Barnes to cope well with Chelsea fallout

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley's Ashley Barnes and Newcastle United's Paul Dummett

4:00pm Thursday 26th February 2015

SEAN Dyche expects Ashley Barnes to react well to the furore caused by his clash with Nemanja Matic and hopes the striker will not change his combative playing style.

Burnley defender O'Neill makes Leyton Orient loan move

Lancashire Telegraph: Luke O'Neill - wanted by Southend United

12:34pm Thursday 26th February 2015

BURNLEY defender Luke O'Neill has joined Alex Cisak on loan at League One side Leyton Orient.

FRUSTRATING: Burnley midfielder Michael Kightly determined to take first team chance

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Thursday 26th February 2015

MICHAEL Kightly is happy to be back in action for Burnley after admitting it has been a ‘frustrating’ season for him so far.

We must build on Chelsea draw, warns Clarets striker Sam Vokes

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Thursday 26th February 2015

BURNLEY have sent a message to the rest of the Premier League after their fearless Stamford Bridge display, according to Sam Vokes.

CLARETS FANS JURY: Was Martin Atkinson right not to penalise Ashley Barnes against Chelsea?

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30pm Thursday 26th February 2015

Was Martin Atkinson right not to penalise Ashley Barnes for his challenge with Nemanja Matic at Stamford Bridge on Saturday?

Tyrone Marshall column: Burnley boss Sean Dyche brings closure to Ashley Barnes incident

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:41am Thursday 26th February 2015

IT took Sean Dyche just short of 11 minutes to bring some sanity to a week that made us long for the days when football was more about what happened on the pitch, and less about the soap opera that now engulfs the game.

Chelsea to wait on FA before making next Nemanja Matic move

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:34am Thursday 26th February 2015

CHELSEA will wait for the Football Association’s written reasons for reducing Nemanja Matic’s suspension by just one match before deciding their next course of action.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho made ‘oversight’, says Sean Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

CHELSEA should have returned the ball to Burnley after Tom Heaton kicked it out of play to allow Ben Mee to get treatment, according to Clarets boss Sean Dyche.

Ashley Barnes criticism has gone too far, insists Clarets boss Sean Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:54am Wednesday 25th February 2015

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche felt compelled to speak out against criticism of Ashley Barnes after Saturday’s draw with Chelsea because he thought it had ‘gone a bit too far’.

Defender Michael Keane believes Clarets can make Turf Moor a fortress

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Wednesday 25th February 2015

MICHAEL Keane has called on Burnley to turn their good form in big away games into wins at home - starting with the visit of Swansea on Saturday.

Willie Irvine column: Clarets didn’t get the credit they deserved

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:05am Wednesday 25th February 2015

TO GO to Stamford Bridge and come away with a point when all the odds were against the Clarets was a magnificent team effort.

FA chairman Greg Dyke fires warning over 2022 World Cup fixture disruption

Lancashire Telegraph: FA chairman Greg Dyke is backing the appeal

10:47am Wednesday 25th February 2015

FOOTBALL Association chairman Greg Dyke has warned it will be tough to cope with the disruption to the football calendar after a FIFA task force recommended the 2022 World Cup be played in November/December.

Nemanja Matic ban is reduced to two games after Burnley sending off

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:25pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

NEMANJA Matic has seen his three-match suspension for his red card against Burnley on Saturday reduced to two games by the FA following an appeal.

Chelsea could have had two penalties, admits Clarets boss Sean Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:37am Tuesday 24th February 2015

SEAN Dyche admitted Chelsea could have had two penalties for incidents in the first half of Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.

VIDEO: Burnley boss Dyche questions Mourinho verdict on Barnes - and criticises Chelsea ace Diego Costa

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Tuesday 24th February 2015

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche has defended Ashley Barnes from Jose Mourinho's criticism - and also pointed to an incident involving Diego Costa during Saturday's draw at Chelsea.

Ireland international Stephen Ward back in contention for Clarets after spell on sidelines

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Tuesday 24th February 2015

STEPHEN Ward is delighted to be back in a matchday squad for Burnley, and hopes his versatility and experience can play a part in the Premier League run-in.

Dave Burnley column: It was a great day at Stamford Bridge for Clarets

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

I RECEIVED my weekly Sky Sports email from my mobile phone on Saturday asking my predictions for their ‘Super 6’ competition, which gives you a chance to win £250,000 for guessing all six results.

Stephen Cummings column: Not beating Burnley is the real reason for Chelsea boss' Barnes blast

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:41am Tuesday 24th February 2015

BY THE time you get round to reading this, Jose Mourinho will hopefully be recovering from surgery, having undergone an emergency operation to have Ashley Barnes removed from under his skin where he clearly resided all weekend.

FA will not take action against Burnley striker Barnes after Chelsea incident

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:35pm Monday 23rd February 2015

THE Football Association have announced that they will not take retrospective action against Burnley striker Ashley Barnes for the challenge with Nemanja Matic in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Chelsea.

Burnley rewarded for taking game to Chelsea, says Sean Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Monday 23rd February 2015

SEAN Dyche says that Burnley’s superb draw at league leaders Chelsea was reward for their willingness to take the game to the Premier League’s top teams.

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