Dyche: Fans can boost the Clarets

First published in News Lancashire Telegraph: Photograph of the Author by , Burnley FC reporter

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche hopes the Clarets’ play-off push can entice more fans back to Turf Moor.

Home attendances have struggled to get above 13,000 for the most part this season.

But with the Clarets climbing up to seventh in the Championship – after last weekend’s win at Millwall made for a 100 per cent start to 2013 in the league – Dyche is keen to see recent results reflected in the viewing figures, and boost their tilt for the top six.

The 41-year-old is mindful that football has had to take a backseat for many in a tough economic climate, but has vowed to deliver value for money.

“We want to give them something good that entertains them and is successful and that’s an important part of it,” said Dyche, ahead of Saturday’s visit of Birmingham City.

“Of course we’d like to (get more fans in) but at the end of the day there’s an economy out there that’s suggesting life’s pretty tough. You have to bear that in mind. It doesn’t mean they’re not fans, it just probably means they haven’t got the money at the moment to be able to afford to go.

“I’m sure there are plenty like that across the country, and some people in Burnley will fall into that category.

“I think partly that’s the reality of football, and if you look across the whole of football it’s like that.

“We thoroughly appreciate the support we get, home and away, and hopefully it will build for the future with young people coming in and supporting the club and the next generation.

“But it sometimes takes time to regenerate a fanbase and to move it forward.”

But Dyche is aware of their loyal following.

“The one thing for sure, once you’re a Burnley fan that’s it, you're a Burnley fan,” he said.

“We want that next generation. We value the support, long may it continue, and if we can get more in the ground – home and away – fantastic.”

The Clarets boss now hopes a continuation of recent results will help to influence getting more through the turnstiles.

“You hope so but if people haven’t got money to come and watch football, it is what it is,” he said.

“But we’re hoping it promotes itself from the results and the good feeling around the place.

“There is a connection between the fans and the players and I always feel that’s important.

“It’s accelerated by wins, the mesh that holds it together becomes even stronger.

“The challenge is if things don’t go quite as well to keep everyone on board and keep the noses pointing in the right direction.

“But we’re enjoying it at the moment and we want more people to come and enjoy it, if they can do it of course.

“All we can do is play good football, get wins and keep promoting the club from within and encourage the youngsters especially, because they’re the fans of the future, to come in and watch us.”

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8:10am Thu 24 Jan 13

Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder says...

Are you lot taking your trophy cabinet onto Antiques roadshow. Apparently they will be having a civic reception and then opening it for the first time in 53 years live on air. They believe there is a time capsule inside containing a wish list from none other than the prince of wales. Charles wrote when he grows up he wants to play polo for England, become king and marry a horse like a proper dingle. So, only one wish left to fulfill then Charlie
Are you lot taking your trophy cabinet onto Antiques roadshow. Apparently they will be having a civic reception and then opening it for the first time in 53 years live on air. They believe there is a time capsule inside containing a wish list from none other than the prince of wales. Charles wrote when he grows up he wants to play polo for England, become king and marry a horse like a proper dingle. So, only one wish left to fulfill then Charlie Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder
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8:44am Thu 24 Jan 13

claret style says...

Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder wrote:
Are you lot taking your trophy cabinet onto Antiques roadshow. Apparently they will be having a civic reception and then opening it for the first time in 53 years live on air. They believe there is a time capsule inside containing a wish list from none other than the prince of wales. Charles wrote when he grows up he wants to play polo for England, become king and marry a horse like a proper dingle. So, only one wish left to fulfill then Charlie
Yawn
[quote][p][bold]Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder[/bold] wrote: Are you lot taking your trophy cabinet onto Antiques roadshow. Apparently they will be having a civic reception and then opening it for the first time in 53 years live on air. They believe there is a time capsule inside containing a wish list from none other than the prince of wales. Charles wrote when he grows up he wants to play polo for England, become king and marry a horse like a proper dingle. So, only one wish left to fulfill then Charlie[/p][/quote]Yawn claret style
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8:49am Thu 24 Jan 13

Wrexham_Claret says...

Amazing, bearded woman has discovered copy and paste. All those years of home schooling have paid off. Can we expect the same post on every story now?
Amazing, bearded woman has discovered copy and paste. All those years of home schooling have paid off. Can we expect the same post on every story now? Wrexham_Claret
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11:02am Thu 24 Jan 13

fanny_tickler. says...

Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder wrote:
Are you lot taking your trophy cabinet onto Antiques roadshow. Apparently they will be having a civic reception and then opening it for the first time in 53 years live on air. They believe there is a time capsule inside containing a wish list from none other than the prince of wales. Charles wrote when he grows up he wants to play polo for England, become king and marry a horse like a proper dingle. So, only one wish left to fulfill then Charlie
Take a quick look at the Championship table and wind your neck in.
[quote][p][bold]Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder[/bold] wrote: Are you lot taking your trophy cabinet onto Antiques roadshow. Apparently they will be having a civic reception and then opening it for the first time in 53 years live on air. They believe there is a time capsule inside containing a wish list from none other than the prince of wales. Charles wrote when he grows up he wants to play polo for England, become king and marry a horse like a proper dingle. So, only one wish left to fulfill then Charlie[/p][/quote]Take a quick look at the Championship table and wind your neck in. fanny_tickler.
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11:57am Thu 24 Jan 13

Blackburn fans love horses says...

Just ignore this **** - it is evidently 8 Ball Deluxe under yet another psuedonym
Just ignore this **** - it is evidently 8 Ball Deluxe under yet another psuedonym Blackburn fans love horses
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12:11pm Thu 24 Jan 13

Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder says...

Blackburn fans love horses wrote:
Just ignore this **** - it is evidently 8 Ball Deluxe under yet another psuedonym
Oddball?. never heard of him but would fit in well with you special needers
[quote][p][bold]Blackburn fans love horses[/bold] wrote: Just ignore this **** - it is evidently 8 Ball Deluxe under yet another psuedonym[/p][/quote]Oddball?. never heard of him but would fit in well with you special needers Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder
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12:39pm Thu 24 Jan 13

Blackburn fans love horses says...

Yeah of course you haven't you dribbling, facecombing, crispy pancake eating Blackburn chav.

Why don't you run along back to mummy's house - I believe it's spaghetti hoops for tea tonight - your favourite.
Yeah of course you haven't you dribbling, facecombing, crispy pancake eating Blackburn chav. Why don't you run along back to mummy's house - I believe it's spaghetti hoops for tea tonight - your favourite. Blackburn fans love horses
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1:46pm Thu 24 Jan 13

fanny_tickler. says...

Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder wrote:
Blackburn fans love horses wrote:
Just ignore this **** - it is evidently 8 Ball Deluxe under yet another psuedonym
Oddball?. never heard of him but would fit in well with you special needers
Just another of Shadsworth's finest. Away with you, shameless, slack-jawed, degenerate Rovers filth.
[quote][p][bold]Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Blackburn fans love horses[/bold] wrote: Just ignore this **** - it is evidently 8 Ball Deluxe under yet another psuedonym[/p][/quote]Oddball?. never heard of him but would fit in well with you special needers[/p][/quote]Just another of Shadsworth's finest. Away with you, shameless, slack-jawed, degenerate Rovers filth. fanny_tickler.
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4:18pm Thu 24 Jan 13

Fan@clared says...

Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder wrote:
Are you lot taking your trophy cabinet onto Antiques roadshow. Apparently they will be having a civic reception and then opening it for the first time in 53 years live on air. They believe there is a time capsule inside containing a wish list from none other than the prince of wales. Charles wrote when he grows up he wants to play polo for England, become king and marry a horse like a proper dingle. So, only one wish left to fulfill then Charlie
Hey Jarrod alias Neddy meat balls stick to your first love. All things equine.
[quote][p][bold]Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder[/bold] wrote: Are you lot taking your trophy cabinet onto Antiques roadshow. Apparently they will be having a civic reception and then opening it for the first time in 53 years live on air. They believe there is a time capsule inside containing a wish list from none other than the prince of wales. Charles wrote when he grows up he wants to play polo for England, become king and marry a horse like a proper dingle. So, only one wish left to fulfill then Charlie[/p][/quote]Hey Jarrod alias Neddy meat balls stick to your first love. All things equine. Fan@clared
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5:55pm Thu 24 Jan 13

anon starter says...

Think someone's touched a nerve!! I must say though it looks like its the last roll of the dyche for the dingles if he thinks 10000 a week is gonna even pay his wage bill let alone motivate his hapless crew to get anywhere near the playoffs!!! Dare to dream .................wha
tever!!!!!
Think someone's touched a nerve!! I must say though it looks like its the last roll of the dyche for the dingles if he thinks 10000 a week is gonna even pay his wage bill let alone motivate his hapless crew to get anywhere near the playoffs!!! Dare to dream .................wha tever!!!!! anon starter
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6:32pm Thu 24 Jan 13

Chris P Bacon says...

To those yet to make the connection, the trawling troll formerly known as Darwin's Whatever and latterly 8-ball Disappearance is drawn here like a moth to a fatal flame, as anon starter. Let's stick together and show this shobgite (Sp) that's EXACTLY what it is. A non starter.

Buck the fegrudgers!
To those yet to make the connection, the trawling troll formerly known as Darwin's Whatever and latterly 8-ball Disappearance is drawn here like a moth to a fatal flame, as anon starter. Let's stick together and show this shobgite (Sp) that's EXACTLY what it is. A non starter. Buck the fegrudgers! Chris P Bacon
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6:51pm Thu 24 Jan 13

anon starter says...

At last Chris P Toenail - didn't take long to lure you out of your cave. Well my friend I am none of persons to which you refer I am merely an observer of pond life and I tend to find the dingle thread provides me with the most material - you being the biggest provider. So thanks for popping out - 34 years etc etc
At last Chris P Toenail - didn't take long to lure you out of your cave. Well my friend I am none of persons to which you refer I am merely an observer of pond life and I tend to find the dingle thread provides me with the most material - you being the biggest provider. So thanks for popping out - 34 years etc etc anon starter
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7:31pm Thu 24 Jan 13

anon starter says...

Job done - the dingle thread boycotted by the indigenous population thanks to a true blue. Thanks for your help Chris P Noodle
Job done - the dingle thread boycotted by the indigenous population thanks to a true blue. Thanks for your help Chris P Noodle anon starter
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8:25pm Thu 24 Jan 13

burnleyglentoran says...

anon starter wrote:
Job done - the dingle thread boycotted by the indigenous population thanks to a true blue. Thanks for your help Chris P Noodle
Bol-Ewood Park Boycotted by 10000s of no-dads.

Well that what they would have us beleive.

"As soon as Kean goes I'm back on Bol-Ewood"

Well its ok now lads you can come back!

Lads?

Lads.?

BRKFC - THE INTERNATIONAL HORSE BOTHERING, SNOWBALL CHUCKING AT CHILDREN, LAUGHING STOCK
[quote][p][bold]anon starter[/bold] wrote: Job done - the dingle thread boycotted by the indigenous population thanks to a true blue. Thanks for your help Chris P Noodle[/p][/quote]Bol-Ewood Park Boycotted by 10000s of no-dads. Well that what they would have us beleive. "As soon as Kean goes I'm back on Bol-Ewood" Well its ok now lads you can come back! Lads? Lads.? BRKFC - THE INTERNATIONAL HORSE BOTHERING, SNOWBALL CHUCKING AT CHILDREN, LAUGHING STOCK burnleyglentoran
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8:31pm Thu 24 Jan 13

anon starter says...

Mutiny on the good ship Bacon. Walk the plank you scurvy dog
Mutiny on the good ship Bacon. Walk the plank you scurvy dog anon starter
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8:34pm Thu 24 Jan 13

anon starter says...

Better still chop his fingers off yes all 12 and feed em to the fish. No more typing for you my friend!!
Better still chop his fingers off yes all 12 and feed em to the fish. No more typing for you my friend!! anon starter
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9:34pm Fri 25 Jan 13

morleyclaret says...

Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder wrote:
Are you lot taking your trophy cabinet onto Antiques roadshow. Apparently they will be having a civic reception and then opening it for the first time in 53 years live on air. They believe there is a time capsule inside containing a wish list from none other than the prince of wales. Charles wrote when he grows up he wants to play polo for England, become king and marry a horse like a proper dingle. So, only one wish left to fulfill then Charlie
Double yawn - and I cannot believe this 'commentator' has the audacity to mention the word 'horse' as a slight on a claret's issue!
[quote][p][bold]Jarrod Schulz Bearded Wonder[/bold] wrote: Are you lot taking your trophy cabinet onto Antiques roadshow. Apparently they will be having a civic reception and then opening it for the first time in 53 years live on air. They believe there is a time capsule inside containing a wish list from none other than the prince of wales. Charles wrote when he grows up he wants to play polo for England, become king and marry a horse like a proper dingle. So, only one wish left to fulfill then Charlie[/p][/quote]Double yawn - and I cannot believe this 'commentator' has the audacity to mention the word 'horse' as a slight on a claret's issue! morleyclaret
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9:33am Sat 26 Jan 13

stevieclaret says...

anon starter wrote:
Think someone's touched a nerve!! I must say though it looks like its the last roll of the dyche for the dingles if he thinks 10000 a week is gonna even pay his wage bill let alone motivate his hapless crew to get anywhere near the playoffs!!! Dare to dream .................wha

tever!!!!!
And your 12000 will pay premier league wages? Where have all your so called fans gone? Will your gates halve again in league 1??? Your bubble has burst hence ur that desperate u do stuff to horses and village snowmen. What a bunch of half wits u lot are!!!
[quote][p][bold]anon starter[/bold] wrote: Think someone's touched a nerve!! I must say though it looks like its the last roll of the dyche for the dingles if he thinks 10000 a week is gonna even pay his wage bill let alone motivate his hapless crew to get anywhere near the playoffs!!! Dare to dream .................wha tever!!!!![/p][/quote]And your 12000 will pay premier league wages? Where have all your so called fans gone? Will your gates halve again in league 1??? Your bubble has burst hence ur that desperate u do stuff to horses and village snowmen. What a bunch of half wits u lot are!!! stevieclaret
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10:34am Sat 26 Jan 13

anon starter says...

League 1? Get a grip. Whatever gates we get we'll always have more than you lot. 10k a week and that's when you think you are doing well. I know money's tight especially in war torn dingle ville but you're attendances are pathetic
League 1? Get a grip. Whatever gates we get we'll always have more than you lot. 10k a week and that's when you think you are doing well. I know money's tight especially in war torn dingle ville but you're attendances are pathetic anon starter
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10:49am Sat 26 Jan 13

stevieclaret says...

anon starter wrote:
League 1? Get a grip. Whatever gates we get we'll always have more than you lot. 10k a week and that's when you think you are doing well. I know money's tight especially in war torn dingle ville but you're attendances are pathetic
That means 1 in 6 of the burnley population goes. if you had that ratio u would av 30000+! If ours are pathetic, describe yours? You r averaging 1000 more than us. The only thing bigger is your population u tool!
[quote][p][bold]anon starter[/bold] wrote: League 1? Get a grip. Whatever gates we get we'll always have more than you lot. 10k a week and that's when you think you are doing well. I know money's tight especially in war torn dingle ville but you're attendances are pathetic[/p][/quote]That means 1 in 6 of the burnley population goes. if you had that ratio u would av 30000+! If ours are pathetic, describe yours? You r averaging 1000 more than us. The only thing bigger is your population u tool! stevieclaret
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11:19am Sat 26 Jan 13

Chris P Bacon says...

Stevie Stevie Stevie....why dignify stupidity with comments? That's a non starter. Please don't throw that dog a bone, treat the mangy cur the way common sense tells us it should be treated.
Stevie Stevie Stevie....why dignify stupidity with comments? That's a non starter. Please don't throw that dog a bone, treat the mangy cur the way common sense tells us it should be treated. Chris P Bacon
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12:03pm Sat 26 Jan 13

stevieclaret says...

You're right. He won't be on here anyway because there will be hundreds of snowmen around that he will want to breed with!!!
You're right. He won't be on here anyway because there will be hundreds of snowmen around that he will want to breed with!!! stevieclaret
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12:07pm Sat 26 Jan 13

Chris P Bacon says...

stevieclaret wrote:
You're right. He won't be on here anyway because there will be hundreds of snowmen around that he will want to breed with!!!
N-ice one!
[quote][p][bold]stevieclaret[/bold] wrote: You're right. He won't be on here anyway because there will be hundreds of snowmen around that he will want to breed with!!![/p][/quote]N-ice one! Chris P Bacon
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12:12pm Sat 26 Jan 13

stevieclaret says...

His mother will s-cold him when the dirty pervert returns home!!
His mother will s-cold him when the dirty pervert returns home!! stevieclaret
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1:23pm Sat 26 Jan 13

anon starter says...

What a double act. I must say I'm surprised that you dare to venture into the area of procreation - what with your reputations!! Still - nice to see Chris P backward is alive and well. Ideal weather for him this with his webbed feet
What a double act. I must say I'm surprised that you dare to venture into the area of procreation - what with your reputations!! Still - nice to see Chris P backward is alive and well. Ideal weather for him this with his webbed feet anon starter
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