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Clarets Firm-Up Pre-Season Plans

12 June 2015

Burnley Football Club can now confirm their pre-season plans, including trips to Accrington Stanley and a first ever visit to Fleetwood Town, managed by former claret Graham Alexander.

Michael Duff’s testimonial game is also scheduled at Turf Moor for Saturday, August 1, when Bradford City will be the opponents.

The Clarets first team squad will also be embarking on two pre-season training trips to France and Scotland, with games still to be confirmed.

Pre-season will kick off with a six-day trip to Évian-les-Bains in south eastern France, on the border with Switzerland, between Monday, July 6 and Saturday, July 11.

There, the Clarets aim to play one fixture against local opposition on Friday, July 10.

After the short trip to Accrington on Saturday, July 18, the first team will travel to Glasgow in the week commencing Monday, July 20.

The club proposes to play two games during this trip, with dates and opposition to be confirmed.

Burnley will then return south to face Fleetwood on Tuesday, July 28 and complete their pre-season schedule at Turf Moor on Saturday, August 1 in Michael Duff’s benefit game.

First team fixtures (confirmed) are as follows:

Saturday, July 18: Accrington Stanley at the Store First Stadium (3pm)
Ticket prices will be confirmed as soon as possible.

Tuesday, July 28 Fleetwood Town at the Highbury Stadium (7.45pm).
Pay on the gate: Adults £12.50, Over 65 and U18 £7.50, U16 £2.50, U5s free.

Saturday, August 1: Bradford City at Turf Moor in the Michael Duff Testimonial game (3pm).
Ticket prices will be confirmed as soon as possible.



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