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Burnley F.C. - Honours

In the history of soccer, since its formation in 1882, Burnley F.C. has played in the top four levels of the English football league system. The club has has been crowned English League Champions twice and won the FA Cup once.

England

League

Level One of the English football league system (known as the football pyramid)

(‘Football League First Division’ until 1992; ‘Premier League’ from 1993)

Winners (League Champions): twice - 1921, 1960

Runners-up: Twice – 1920, 1962

Level Two of the English football league system

('Second Division' until 1992; 'Football League First Division' until 2004; 'Championship' since 2005)

Winners: 3 times - 1898, 1973, 2016

Runners-up: 3 times - 1913, 1947, 2014

Play-Off Winners: Once - 2009

Level Three of the English football league system

('Third Division' ('Third Division North' and 'Third Division South' from 1922 - 1958) until 1992; 'Football League Second Division' until 2004; 'League One' since 2005)

Winners: Once - 1982

Runners-up: Once - 2000

Play-Off Winners: Once - 1994

Level Four of the English football league system

('Fourth Division' from 1959 until 1992; 'Football League Third Division' until 2004; 'League Two' since 2005)

Winners: Once - 1992

FA Cup

Winners: Once - 1914

Runners-up: twice- 1947, 1962

Texaco Cup

Runners-up: Once - 1974

Football League Trophy

('Associate Members Cup' from 1983 - 1984; 'Freight Rover Trophy' from 1985 - 1987; 'Sherpa Vans Trophy' from 1988 - 1989; 'Leyland DAF Cup' from 1990 - 1991; 'Autoglass Trophy' from 1992 - 1994; 'Auto Windcreens Shield' from 1995 - 2000; 'LDV Vans Trophy' from 2001 - 2006; 'Johnstone's Paint Trophy' from 2007 - 2015; 'Checkatrade Trophy' from 2017)

Runners-up: Once - 1988

Europe

Anglo-Scottish Cup

Winners: Once - 1979

 

First Football History

Events and details behind each of these and other national triumphs and near misses form part of the Burnley Football Club story. We have selected a series of football books which expand further on the soccer history of the AFC Bournemouth Football Club. These books have been carefully selected, reviewed and are available on amazon: Burnley - Book selection

 

 

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