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Burnley in top form at Hillsborough

Burnley fans cheer on their team at Sheffield Wednesday. Credit: PA

Two goals in the space of five first-half minutes gave Burnley a 2-1 win against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.

Headed goals from Danny Ings after 33 minutes and Sam Vokes five minutes later won the game but Wednesday created a nervous finish for the Clarets after pulling a goal back on 70 minutes through David Prutton.


Dyche happy with life after Austin

Burnley boss Sean Dyche insists there is life after Charlie Austin as his side impressed in a 1-1 draw on the opening day of the Championship season against local rivals Bolton.

They looked really fit and there were good signs. It (the departure of Charlie Austin) has been, it's gone and we move on.

It bodes well for how we think the group is developing. It's one game and we've got so much still to do.

– Burnley boss Sean Dyche


Dyche: Austin fit and raring to go

Burnley boss Sean Dyche says star striker Charlie Austin is looking fit and ready to go after his move away from Turf Moor fell through.

He's good, he looks fit and well. We're just building him up ready for the season.

From my point of view, I'm delighted (he's still at Burnley). He's a solid boy and it (missing out on his move to Hull) is not the biggest hardship, if you've come from playing for Poole Town, working on a building site.

There's plenty of good things going on for him, and the fact he's fit and well is one of them.

We're still letting the dust settle, we want to get him doing what he does best, enjoy his football and score some goals.

Football has a way of sorting things out one way or another.

– Burnley manager Sean Dyche speaking to the Lancashire Telegraph.

Clarets deny Austin deal

Burnley have not agreed a fee with Hull for the sale of striker Charlie Austin, the club said on Monday morning

Contrary to media reports, Burnley Football Club has not agreed any deal with Hull City for striker Charlie Austin.

– Official club statement
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