The Jimmy Mcilroy Stand - The upper tier of this is the designated family stand and has a capacity of 6,088. Turf Moor capacity: 21,944. Premier League stadiums 2019/20: Complete guide to every ground. 14.12.2017 England: Burnley filling the corners but not increasing capacity By August 2018 Turf Moor will have two of its four corners filled with new infrastructure. Scroll down and click through to find out. The first match played at the ground was against Rawtenstall (3-6), though at that point the stadium was nothing more than a … Revealed: How many Burnley fans could miss out under new Turf Moor capacity plans The Premier League are reportedly considering plans to allow fans back into grounds for the beginning of the 2020/21 season – with stadiums set to be at 40 percent capacity. Pitch size: 105m x 68m. Liberty Games has analysed Premier League stadiums including to calculate the reduced capacity with social distancing measures in place. With Turf Moor located a reasonable walking distance from Burnley Central there are a good number of establishments which both sets of fans might want to drink from. The stadium, which is situated on Harry Potts Way, named so after the club's longest serving manager, has an official capacity of 21,944, all seated. Photo: Pool Burnley played their first match at the ground on 17 February 1883, losing 3–6 to local side Rawtenstall. The Club recommends the use of the following car park for both sets of fans: Rosegrove Unity Working Mens Club also welcomes away fans with a large car park. Hotels in Burnley are scattered around the town centre with the city lacking a nucleolus of accommodation options. Former Claret Damian Matthew on his time at Burnley and Crystal Palace, his old mate Sean Dyche, and his new challenge in India, Sean Dyche £3.5m contract clause and 5% 'development' condition revealed as Burnley midfielder targeted. There are very few, if any truly “home supporters” only pubs, with the nearby Burnley Cricket Club welcoming home and away fans, including those clad in their team’s colours. The main road leading to the ground, Harry Potts Way, is also lined with greasy choices with several independent chippies and Kebaberies ready to fill a hole. This is presumably to negate the impact of the two large support beams which keep the roof from falling, although anywhere beyond the first little section of seating is unfortunately likely to have slightly restricted sight-lines. Capacity: 21,944 Record PL attendance: 21,870 v Manchester United (24 April 2017) Built: 1883 Pitch size: 105m x 68m Stadium address: Turf Moor, Harry Potts Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 4BX Phone: +44 (0) 871 221 1882 Once a rugby club, Burnley converted to the round-ball game in the 19th century. Pitch size: 105m x 68m. Deanmill (Plumb St) Car Park, £4.00, BB11 3AG. We’re a nation of sports lovers, and due to the Coronavirus, we haven’t been able to go out and watch football or rugby with our mates. Burnley is served by no less than three train stations: Burnley Barracks, Burnley Central and Burnley Manchester Road with the club suggesting that the latter is the closest to the stadium but my estimations put it at a joint distance of 0.9 miles with Burnley Central. Turf Moor stadium is almost in the center of Burnley therefore it’s incredibly convenient to visit. As one of the older stands in the stadium, the facilities within David Fishwick had previously had a very poor reputation, with the state of the toilets leaving a lot to be desired in addition to the grubby nature of the concourse itself. Phone: +44 (0) 1282 446800 Away fans who make the trip to Turf Moor are housed within the David Fishwick Stand which lies on the Western side of the pitch behind the goal. Burnley's Turf Moor stadium became the 50th Premier League stadium when it hosted Burnley's first ever home Premier League fixture, against champions Manchester United, on 19 August 2009. The position of the fans depends on how many are expected to attend with the club sometimes opting to place fans within either corner rather than in the middle. In 1883, they invited Burnley to a pitch adjacent to the cricket ground. ©JPIMedia Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. It doesn’t appear as if Burnley FC currently offer fans the chance to undertake a stadium tour of Turf Moor. For those who prefer their real ale then you might want to get to Burnley slightly early and make your way to The Bridge Bier Huis (Dutch for “Beer House” in the centre of town. If this changes, we’ll be sure to update this section. Back towards the city centre there is the Talbot Hotel which is close to Burnley Central Station. In the Claret’s formative years when the team was known as Burnley Rovers Football Club and they occasionally played rugby union, their home was at Calder Vale Ground. Listed in the CAMRA beer guide, it has up to six cask conditioned ales at anyone time, and combined with a trip to the nearby “Boot Inn” you should have plenty of choice. Below is a seating plan of Burnley's Turf Moor: Turf Moor is comprised of the following four sections: The James Hargeaves Stand (North), The Jimmy Mcilroy Stand (East), The Bob Lord Stand (South) and the David Fishwick Stand (West). Burnley first moved into Turf Moor in 1883 after being invited to use a spare plot of land by Burnley Cricket Club who had occupied the site by themselves for over 50 years. Stadiums. However, no significant increase is expected as these projects will accommodate solely the club's disabled supporters. Stadium address: Turf Moor Harry Potts Way Burnley Lancashire BB10 4BX. The standard allocation of around 3,931 doesn’t quite fill the entirety of the stand which is reserved solely for the travelling fans. Top-flight stadiums will welcome back 4,000 fans in Tier 1 areas, while 2,000 fans can attend if the region is in Tier 2, with everyone present to be socially-distanced in the stands. The walk will likely take you around 20 minutes from either station not including Burnley Barracks.