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Celta Vigo To Visit Turf Moor

Clarets complete pre-season line-up with visit of La Liga side

9 June 2017

Spanish top-flight side Celta Vigo are to visit Turf Moor to complete the Clarets’ pre-season line-up.

Celta – losing semi-finalists to Manchester United in this season’s Europa League – will play at Burnley on Tuesday, 1 August (kick-off 7.45).

It will be the second time the ‘Sky Blues’ have visited Turf Moor, having also played in a pre-season friendly ahead of the Clarets’ 2014/15 Premier League campaign.

That game finished 2-2 with new signing Lukas Jutkiewicz netting twice for the Clarets before Celta levelled late on through Spanish international Nolito, who is currently at Manchester City.

Celta Vigo scarves

Sean Dyche’s side will now face European opposition twice at home in the space of five days in the run-up to the new campaign.

Newly-promoted Bundesliga side Hannover 66 are due to visit Turf Moor a week before the 2017/18 Premier League season starts.

Ticket details for both games will be announced in due course.

Burnley pre-season fixtures

Shamrock Rovers (A) - Friday, 14 July (7pm)

Kidderminster Harriers/Alfreton Town (A) – Saturday, 22 July (both 3pm)

Preston North End (A) – Tuesday, 25 July (7.45pm)

Nottingham Forest (A) – Saturday, 29 July (3pm)

Celta Vigo (H) – Tuesday, 1 August (7.45pm)

Hannover 96 (H) – Saturday, 5 August (3pm)

First Premier League fixture – weekend commencing Saturday, 12 August.


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