Burnley FC

Burnley Football Club has been a member of the Football League since its foundation in 1888. Over the years the club has won two league titles (1921 and 1960) plus the FA Cup title once (1914). Some of the biggest profiles in the history of the club are Jerry Dawson, Tom Boyle, Bob Kelly, Jimmy Adamson, Jimmy Mcllroy and John Connelly.

Basic facts

Founded: 1882
Country: England
City: Burnley

Home grounds

Calder Vale (1882-1883)
Turf Moor (1883)

Main trophies

First Division/Premier League: 2
FA Cup: 1

Burnley FC team shot
The champions team of the 1920-21 season.

History

The club was founded in 1882 when the Rugby Club Burnley Rovers change sport from rugby to football and become Burnley Football Club.

By Oscar Anderson

Trivia

Football clubs also founded in 1882

Tottenham Hotspur FC logoTottenham Hotspur FC

Football clubs ordered after establishment

League statistics

League record

Titles in total: 0
Premier League titles: 0
First participation: 1888-1889

All seasons

Season League Position Points Notes
2018-19 Premier League 15 40  
2017-18 Premier League 7 54  
2016-17 Premier League 16 40  
2015-16 Championship 1 93  
2014-15 Premier League 19 33 Relegated
2013-14 Championship 2 93  
2012-13 Championship 11 61  
2011-12 Championship 13 62  
2010-11 Championship 8 68  
2009-10 Premier League 18 30  
2008-09 Championship 5 76  
2007-08 Championship 13 62  
2006-07 Championship 15 57  
2005-06 Championship 17 54  
2004-05 Championship 13 60  
2003-04 1st Division 19 53  
2002-03 1st Division 16 55  
2001-02 1st Division 7 75  
2000-01 1st Division 7 72  
1999-00 2nd Division 2 88  
1998-99 2nd Division 15 55  
1997-98 2nd Division 20 52  
1996-97 2nd Division 9 68  
1995-96 2nd Division 17 55  
1994-95 1st Division 22 46 Relegated
1993-94 2nd Division 6 73 Promoted
1992-93 2nd Division 13 61  
1991-92 4th Division 1 83 Promoted
1990-91 4th Division 6 79  
1989-90 4th Division 16 56  
1988-89 4th Division 16 55  
1987-88 4th Division 10 67  
1986-87 4th Division 22 49  
1985-86 4th Division 14 59  
1984-85 3rd Division 21 46 Relegated
1983-84 3rd Division 12 62  
1982-83 2nd Division 21 44 Relegated
1981-82 3rd Division 1 80 Promoted
1980-81 3rd Division 8 50  
1979-80 2nd Division 21 27 Relegated
1978-79 2nd Division 13 40  
1977-78 2nd Division 11 40  
1976-77 2nd Division 16 36  
1975-76 1st Division 21 28  
1974-75 1st Division 10 45  
1973-74 1st Division 6 46  
1972-73 2nd Division 1 62 Promoted
1971-72 2nd Division 7 46  
1970-71 1st Division 21 27 Relegated
1969-70 1st Division 14 39  
1968-69 1st Division 14 39  
1967-68 1st Division 14 38  
1966-67 1st Division 14 39  
1965-66 1st Division 3 55  
1964-65 1st Division 12 42  
1963-64 1st Division 9 44  
1962-63 1st Division 3 54  
1961-62 1st Division 2 53  
1960-61 1st Division 4 51  
1959-60 1st Division 1 55  
1958-59 1st Division 7 48  
1957-58 1st Division 6 47  
1956-57 1st Division 7 46  
1955-56 1st Division 7 44  
1954-55 1st Division 10 43  
1953-54 1st Division 7 46  
1952-53 1st Division 6 48  
1951-52 1st Division 14 40  
1950-51 1st Division 10 42  
1949-50 1st Division 10 45  
1948-49 1st Division 15 38  
1947-48 1st Division 3 52  
1946-47 2nd Division 2 58 Promoted
1939-46 - - - WWII
1938-39 2nd Division 14 39  
1937-38 2nd Division 6 44  
1936-37 2nd Division 13 42  
1935-36 2nd Division 15 37  
1934-35 2nd Division 12 41  
1933-34 2nd Division 13 42  
1932-33 2nd Division 19 36  
1931-32 2nd Division 19 35  
1930-31 2nd Division 8 45  
1929-30 1st Division 21 36 Relegated
1928-29 1st Division 19 38  
1927-28 1st Division 19 39  
1926-27 1st Division 5 47  
1925-26 1st Division 20 36  
1924-25 1st Division 19 34  
1923-24 1st Division 17 36  
1922-23 1st Division 15 38  
1921-22 1st Division 3 49  
1920-21 1st Division 1 59  
1919-20 1st Division 2 51  
1915-19 - - - WWI
1914-15 1st Division 4 43  
1913-14 1st Division 12 36  
1912-13 2nd Division 2 50 Promoted
1911-12 2nd Division 3 52  
1910-11 2nd Division 8 41  
1909-10 2nd Division 14 34  
1908-09 2nd Division 14 33  
1907-08 2nd Division 7 46  
1906-07 2nd Division 7 40  
1905-06 2nd Division 9 38  
1904-05 2nd Division 11 30  
1903-04 2nd Division 5 39  
1902-03 2nd Division 18 20  
1901-02 2nd Division 9 30  
1900-01 2nd Division 3 44  
1899-00 1st Division 17 27 Relegated
1898-99 1st Division 3 39  
1897-98 2nd Division 1 48 Promoted
1896-97 1st Division 16 19 Relegated
1895-96 1st Division 10 27  
1894-95 1st Division 9 26  
1893-94 1st Division 5 34  
1892-93 1st Division 6 30  
1891-92 Football League 7 26  
1890-91 Football League 8 21  
1889-90 Football League 11 13  
1888-89 Football League 9 17  

Note. The 1939-40 season was abandoned after three rounds and is therefore excluded.

Premier League – facts, stats and history

References:
Premier League by Gunnar Persson

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