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Burnley remain in talks with Boyd and Robinson as Kightly and Barton are released

BURNLEY remain in talks with out of contract pair George Boyd and Paul Robinson but the Clarets have released winger Michael Kightly and midfielder Joey Barton.

Boyd, 31, made 39 appearances for Burnley this season, scoring twice, while 37-year-old Robinson played three times but so

yesterday 15:29
Tony Mowbray agrees to stay on as Blackburn Rovers head coach following talks with Venky's in India

TONY Mowbray has agreed to stay on as Blackburn Rovers head coach after productive talks with Venky’s in India.

The 53-year-old revealed after relegation on the final day at Brentford on May 7 that he would travel to India  to seek assurances before committing his future to

yesterday 13:17
Sam Vokes relishing proving people wrong as Burnley celebrate safety

SAM Vokes admits Burnley have taken delight in proving people wrong this season as they celebrate Premier League safety.

Vokes' 10 top flight goals have helped the Clarets to the 40 point mark and a second successive season at this level for the first time since the mid-1970s.

yesterday 12:11
Sean Dyche hails Burnley's trio of strikers as they hit 28 for the season

SEAN Dyche hailed his trio of strikers after Sam Vokes' goal against West Ham on the final day of the season took them to a combined 28 for the season.

Vokes, Andre Gray and Ashley Barnes all started between 20 and 26 times in the Premier League this season in what has been a

yesterday 09:59
Adam Henley has interest from the Championship and MLS after Rovers release

ADAM Henley is attracting interest from clubs in the Championship and MLS after being released by Rovers.

The 22-year-old saw his 13-year association with Rovers come to an end last week when it was revealed Henley wouldn't be offered a new deal.

Henley played 94 times for Rovers in

yesterday 08:53
Burnley captain Tom Heaton says Clarets knew they'd beat the drop this season

TOM Heaton insists the Burnley squad never felt they were going to be in a relegation battle this season.

The Clarets skipper expressed his pride at the way the dressing room had stuck together during the campaign and proven the pundits wrong by securing back-to-back Premier League

yesterday 05:35
Ryan and James Coward, of Formby Road, Salford, jailed for attack on Joe Halliday at Level nightclub, Mawdsley Street, Bolton

TWO brothers have been jailed for a ‘sustained attack’ which left a New Year’s Eve reveller badly wounded.

James and Ryan Coward became involved in a ‘melee’ at Level nightclub, in Mawdsley Street, Bolton town centre, in the early hours of January 1, resulting in Joe

yesterday 05:35
Lancashire County Council investigation: four arrests

FOUR men have been arrested in connection with the long-running One Connect police inquiry into Lancashire County Council contracts.

They are believed to include the authority's leader designate Geoff Driver, who cancelled all his official appointments this morning.

yesterday 22:59
EFL reveal Huddersfield Town won't face any sanction despite fielding weakened team in Birmingham City defeat

HUDDERSFIELD will not face disciplinary action for making 10 changes for last month’s Championship defeat at Birmingham, despite Rovers boss Tony Mowbray querying whether the integrity of the league had been called in to question.

The EFL ruled David Wagner had fielded a weakened

2017-05-22 19:29
'I don't mind a little half a shandy, it might cost them a few quid' - Sean Dyche on a Burnley pub's free drinks offer

SEAN Dyche joked a Burnley pub could be out of pocket after it offered him free drinks following his achievements with Burnley this season.

The Princess Royal, near Turf Moor, had a sign outside its doors before the final Premier League game of the season on Sunday offering Dyche

2017-05-22 18:23
UPDATED: Child taken to Alder Hey Hospital by helicopter after suffering 'trauma' injuries

THE North West Air Ambulance took a child to Alder Hey Hospital earlier this morning.

It is believed the child was brought via ambulance from a private address and taken to the helicopter.

A spokesman from the North West Air Ambulance said: "We attended Royal Blackburn

2017-05-22 17:17
Rovers announce first set of pre-season friendlies ahead of 2017/18 season

ROVERS have announced their first set of pre-season friendlies ahead of the 2017/18 season.

The first-team face Barrow on Friday, July 8 (3pm) where they will travel to the Furness Building Society Stadium to face the National League side who finished seventh last season.

Next up is

2017-05-22 16:11
Ranking success, a big summer and the strikers: Burnley 1 West Brom 2 talking points

RANKING SUCCESS

A final day defeat was a disappointing way to end a memorable season for Burnley, but as Sean Dyche said the pain will soon fade as the scale of the achievement of Premier League survival sets in.

It's been an incredible campaign and had you offered the

2017-05-22 15:05
UPDATED: Two helicopters circling in Blackburn

POLICE say they are not dealing with any incidents as two helicopters were seen flying around Blackburn this morning.

Sirens could be heard in the town centre.

A police spokesman said: "There is no emergency call out and you can only assume that they were doing something mundane such

2017-05-22 15:05
Tom Heaton lists Liverpool and Crystal Palace wins as key moments in Burnley's season

TOM Heaton has pin-pointed Burnley's first and most recent Premier League wins as two key moments in their successful 2016/17 campaign.

The Clarets picked up their first point of the season on the second weekend of the campaign, beating Liverpool 2-0 at Turf Moor thanks to goals from Sam

2017-05-22 13:59
Two helicopters circling in Blackburn

TWO police helicopters are hovering and flying around Blackburn town centre.

Do you know what it is for? Have you seen anything?

More to follow....

2017-05-22 13:59
Daily News
Nick Kyrgios crashes out of Lyon Open

World number 19 Nick Kyrgios suffered an unexpected second-round loss to Argentina’s Nicolas Kicker at the Lyon Open.

The Australian number four seed, given a bye in the first round, took the opening set before eventually going down 2-6 6-4 6-2 against Kicker, who is ranked at

today 00:21
Heather Watson advances but Naomi Broady falls in French Open qualifiers

It was a mixed day for British tennis in the first round of the women’s French Open qualifying at Roland Garros.

Naomi Broady fell to a straight-sets defeat at the hands of Switzerland’s Jil Teichmann while Heather Watson came from a set down to beat Anastasiya Komardina and

today 00:21
UK terror threat level raised to ‘critical’ following Manchester Arena atrocity

Britain was braced for further terrorist attacks following the Manchester atrocity as Theresa May said the threat level was being raised to its highest possible rating.

In a live televised statement from Downing Street, the Prime Minister said the terror threat level would be increased to

today 23:13
Eric Cantona posts message of support for victims of Manchester attack

Former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona has recorded a message of support and solidarity for the victims of the terror attack in Manchester, saying “my heart is with you”.

A suicide bombing killed 22 people and left many more injured at the end of an Ariana Grande concert

today 23:13
Ian Poulter happy to put Wentworth ahead of FA Cup final and Monaco Grand Prix

Ian Poulter insists he would choose a weekend at Wentworth over watching his beloved Arsenal in the FA Cup final and a trip to the Monaco Grand Prix.

Poulter has previously made no secret of his dislike for the BMW PGA Championship venue, especially after the controversial redesign by

today 23:13
UPDATED: UK terror threat level raised to 'critical' as two young people from Lancashire died after Manchester Arena atrocity

Britain was braced for further terrorist attacks following the Manchester atrocity as Theresa May said the threat level was being raised to its highest possible rating.

In a live televised statement from Downing Street, the Prime Minister said the terror threat level would be

today 23:13
First named victim of Manchester Arena terror attack played for Bolton Wanderers junior team

THE first person named to have died in the Manchester Arena terror attack was a former Bolton Wanderers youth player.

Georgina Bethany Callander, from Whittle-le-Woods in Lancashire, was one of 22 people killed by the blast as she left the Ariana Grande concert at the

today 23:13
Vigil in Preston shows support for bombing victims
“We are Manchester”.
today 22:59
Latest news from Preston
today 00:21 Nick Kyrgios crashes out of Lyon Open
today 00:21 Heather Watson advances but Naomi Broady falls in French Open qualifiers
today 23:13 UK terror threat level raised to ‘critical’ following Manchester Arena atrocity
today 23:13 Eric Cantona posts message of support for victims of Manchester attack
today 23:13 Ian Poulter happy to put Wentworth ahead of FA Cup final and Monaco Grand Prix
today 23:13 UPDATED: UK terror threat level raised to 'critical' as two young people from Lancashire died after Manchester Arena atrocity
today 23:13 First named victim of Manchester Arena terror attack played for Bolton Wanderers junior team
today 22:59 Vigil in Preston shows support for bombing victims
today 22:07 Thousands gather for vigil in show of defiance after deadly terror attack
today 22:07 Ajax boss Peter Bosz: Europa League final has lost its glow
today 22:07 Sam Allardyce resigns as Crystal Palace manager
yesterday 21:01 Birmingham candle-lit vigil cut short after ‘armed man’ arrested
yesterday 21:01 General Election campaigning to remain suspended after Manchester terror attack
yesterday 19:55 IS claims responsibility for Manchester atrocity which claims 22 lives
yesterday 19:55 Manchester suicide bomber named as 22-year-old Salman Abedi
yesterday 19:55 Emotional scenes in Victoria Square, Bolton, as candles lit and prayers held for victims of terror attack
yesterday 18:49 Baby Charlie Gard’s parents await ruling on taking son to US for treatment
yesterday 18:49 Astronauts complete International Space Station relay box repairs
yesterday 18:49 Thousands gather for vigil in Manchester show of solidarity
yesterday 18:49 Theresa May hails ‘unbreakable spirit’ of Mancunians in book of condolence
yesterday 18:49 Leigh's Adam Higson banned for Magic high tackle
yesterday 18:49 Cracksman pleases John Gosden as Investec Derby hope enjoys Epsom spin
yesterday 18:49 Tom Dumoulin answers call of nature then retains Giro d’Italia lead
yesterday 18:49 Tianjin Quanjian play down Diego Costa reports
yesterday 18:49 Andrea Radrizzani buys out Massimo Cellino to become Leeds owner
yesterday 18:49 Tributes paid to Runshaw College student and eight-year-old Leyland girl killed in Manchester pop concert bombing
yesterday 17:44 NHS workers praised for their ‘superb’ response
yesterday 17:44 Drone came within 20 metres of plane at Edinburgh Airport
yesterday 17:44 Eight-year-old girl among first Manchester blast victims to be named
yesterday 17:44 Families comforting each other at Etihad Stadium support centre
yesterday 17:44 Champions Trophy teams reassured over safety following Manchester terror attack
yesterday 17:44 Koscielny to miss FA Cup final following unsuccessful red-card appeal
yesterday 16:37 Rail strikes called off following Manchester terror attack
yesterday 16:37 Solemn duty to remember Holocaust victims, says Donald Trump on memorial visit
yesterday 16:37 Extra armed police at Wembley for FA Cup final
yesterday 16:37 How events unfolded at Manchester Arena
yesterday 16:37 Islamic State’s responsibility for Manchester terror attack ‘not verified’
yesterday 16:37 Manchester’s community ‘an example to the world’, William says
yesterday 16:37 Joe Marchant and Paul Hill ruled out of England’s summer tour of Argentina
yesterday 16:37 Antoine Griezmann casts more doubt on his future at Atletico Madrid
yesterday 16:37 Banned Joey Barton released by Burnley
yesterday 16:37 Hannah Macleod announces retirement from international hockey
yesterday 16:37 Homeless man cradled dying woman after terror attack at Manchester Arena following Ariana Grande concert
yesterday 16:37 First named victim of Manchester Arena terror attack played for Bolton Wanderers junior team
yesterday 16:21 Magpies announce retained list
yesterday 16:21 Preston to hold vigil in support of Manchester bomb victims
yesterday 16:21 Friends pay tribute to “beautiful girl” killed in Manchester Arena bombing
yesterday 15:29 Best moment of my life again, says father who found daughter after blast
yesterday 15:29 Blood donor centres report ‘incredible’ public response
yesterday 15:29 I will make World Health Organisation more relevant, says British candidate
Latest news from Great Britain
today 04:09 ‘We will do it’ Leaked call reveals Trump poised to attack North Korea unless China acts
today 04:09 BREAKING: Airport on LOCKDOWN as flight forced into emergency landing
today 04:09 BREAKING: Stansted Airport terror police arrest man 'plotting attack'
today 03:59 The strange tale of the Gold Nose of Green Ginger found in Bransholme
today 03:59 Miss Hull is crowned! Agatha Lawton juggles pageant and studies to claim victory
today 03:59 Hessle Road prostitutes given 18 banning orders in nine weeks in Hull police clampdown
today 03:59 Landlord David Wood's fury as Hull council try to force him to repair flat he does not own
today 03:59 Alleyway used by druggies and fly-tippers in west Hull could be shut off to stop crime
today 03:59 9/11 widows offer support to people of Manchester after terror attack leaves 22 dead
today 03:59 Manchester Arena attack latest: Olivia Campbell, 15, and mums who went to collect daughters confirmed among 22 dead
today 03:59 Brad Pitt is all smiles in all-white outfit for Tokyo premiere of new Netflix film War Machine
today 03:59 Brad Pitt is all smiles in all-white outfit for Tokyo premiere of new Netflix film War Machine
today 03:51 WATCH: Awkward moment Melania Trump refuses to hold Donald's hand AGAIN on Rome trip
today 03:51 BREAKING: Manhunt underway at NYC airport after man breaches security checkpoint
today 03:51 BREAKING: New Jersey airport closed as United Airlines plane engine catches fire
today 03:51 New Terror? Manchester bombing ‘could have been set up by pro-ISIS al-Qaeda splinter cell'
today 03:51 BREAKING: Anti-terror police arrest man at Stansted Airport as 'he tried to flee to Syria'
today 03:03 Sick online ISIS manual told jihadis to target kids days before Manchester attack
today 03:03 Libya link? Salman Abedi 'returned from ISIS stronghold DAYS before Manchester bombing'
today 03:03 BREAKING: Heartbreak for GMB appeal mum as daughter found dead after Manchester bombing
today 02:53 Liverpool touch down in sunny Sydney hours before taking on Sydney FC in front of 80,000 fans
today 02:53 Liverpool touch down in sunny Sydney hours before taking on Sydney FC in front of 80,000 fans
today 02:53 Kourtney Kardashian flaunts incredible bikini body aboard luxury yacht with toyboy lover Younes Bendjima and Kendall Jenner
today 02:53 Kourtney Kardashian flaunts incredible bikini body aboard luxury yacht with toyboy lover Younes Bendjima and Kendall Jenner
today 02:53 Sean Connery remembers friendship with Sir Roger Moore that was "filled with jokes and laughter"
today 02:53 Sean Connery remembers friendship with Sir Roger Moore that was "filled with jokes and laughter"
today 02:53 Missing Olivia Campbell confirmed among those killed in Manchester terror attack hours after mum's emotional TV plea
today 02:53 Mums waiting to collect teenage daughters at Manchester Arena both died in bombing
today 02:53 Mums waiting to collect teenage daughters at Manchester Arena both died in bombing
today 02:45 ‘Manchester will NOT be broken’ Ex-Ukip MEP urges Britons against complacency after attack
today 02:45 George Galloway blames Tory cuts for making the UK unsafe after Manchester terror attack
today 02:45 BREAKING: GMB mum reveals daughter Olivia Campbell is latest Manchester bombing victim
today 02:15 Dog 'eats' rugby player Matt Shepherd's passport
today 01:57 Twisted Manchester terror attacker ‘hung ISIS flag from house’
today 01:57 Saved by a SELFIE: Lucky teen reveals INCREDIBLE Manchester bombing escape
today 01:47 Antonio Conte ‘fighting’ to keep top Chelsea star? Transfer news and gossip from Wednesday's papers
today 01:47 Antonio Conte ‘fighting’ to keep top Chelsea star? Transfer news and gossip from Wednesday's papers
today 01:47 Brendan Cole's brush with death after Strictly star falls 40ft off a ladder - while holding a chainsaw
today 01:47 Brendan Cole's brush with death after Strictly star falls 40ft off a ladder - while holding a chainsaw
today 01:47 Director Zack Snyder thanks fans for support after stepping down from Justice League following daughter's suicide
today 01:47 Director Zack Snyder thanks fans for support after stepping down from Justice League following daughter's suicide
today 01:47 Dark theory behind dates of recent terror attacks - chilling coincidence or something more sinister?
today 01:39 Chocolate helps prevent irregular heartbeat and THIS is how much you should be having
today 01:39 'I wanted to help' Patient gives up his bed for wounded Manchester bombing victim
today 01:39 Former US judge says 'OVERLOAD' from extensive surveillance allowed for terror attack
today 01:39 People of Manchester praised for acts of kindness and bravery in face of bomb attack
today 01:39 Arthritis cure - adding THIS to diet could reduce painful symptoms in the knees
today 01:39 Manchester bombing: Sophisticated terror plot hints killer did not act alone, expert says
today 01:39 ‘Stick your ISIS up your a***’ Football fans sing DEFIANT song after Manchester bombing
today 01:39 Ariana Grande returns to America after 22 people were killed and 59 hurt at Manchester gig