is first guest of the year
was helping Burnley towards the last ever Fourth Division Championship fifteen years ago and he's
back at the Turf this afternoon as the first half time draw guest of 2007.
had become something of a crowd favourite after a less than auspicious start to his
Burnley career.Signed as a defender cum midfielder in the summer of 1989 it was only when he
went up front in an emergency during that first season in a cup tie against Scunthorpe that he
began to establish himself.He
was to play as a forward for the rest of his
time at Burnley, but it all came to a premature end after he
suffered an injury towards the end of that promotion season.He
missed the last few games as the title was won and hardly played during the next two seasons because of the injury before being released at the end of the 1993/94 season following our Wembley play off win.
The 1991/92 season was very much his
was second highest scorer behind Mike Conroy, and also scored the goal of the season past former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton in the FA Cup tie against Derby.He played a total of 99 league games for the Clarets, scoring 20 goals.