Home of Burnley FC

Opened 1833

Capacity 21,944

Rating: 4.4

(1655) Google Reviews

We attended the Millwall game and went for the hospitality. Everything was great, the drinks, prematch food, the game wasn't too bad either smashing Millwall 2-0. Our seats were 2 rows from behind the dugouts so you can imagine there was light banter with the Millwall manager. Post match was cheese board and drinks. Thoroughly enjoyed the day.
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3 months ago
Old fashioned ground, retaining what looks like one original stand. Beautiful views from the away stand. Parking really close by for £5 which is good. Just a shame their fans don't know how to banter & just wanted to talk my team (Luton Town) down despite us drawing 1-1
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4 months ago
No matter what the result or weather. Good people, so good time. Thanks. That is still the case 02/03 /2022 also modernisation seems to be progressing. More ladies toilet facilities in the away end required though please.... Asking for my mum. All energies and love
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9 months ago
Happy Place for all Clarets. One of the oldest football grounds, although all stands are modernish. Great views to the Pennines, singing, ringing tree, cricket club adjacent and the town itself. Pitch immaculate for first home match.
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3 months ago
Great atmosphere, however very expensive for a championship game... £48 for an adult and a child. Refreshments were well organised for away fans and weren't too dear. £4.20 for a lager.
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3 months ago
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History (from Wikipedia)

Turf Moor's pitch is surrounded by four stands: the Bob Lord, the Cricket Field, the James Hargreaves and the Jimmy McIlroy. The two newest stands, the James Hargreaves and the Jimmy McIlroy, both have two tiers, while the Bob Lord and Cricket Field are single-tiered. Away supporters are seated in the Cricket Field Stand.[43] The stadium has a capacity of 21,944,[1] which is approximately one seat for every three inhabitants of the town—one of the best ratios in English football.[44][45]

The James Hargreaves Stand, constructed in 1996,
[6] was originally known as the North Stand.[28] It can accommodate around 8,000 spectators and runs parallel to the length of the pitch.[46][47] The television gantry and the press box are both situated at the back of the James Hargreaves.[48] The stand's suite has been licensed since 2005 to hold civil wedding services and it can also be used for banqueting events.[49][50] The Jimmy McIlroy Stand was erected in 1996 and is situated at the eastern side of the pitch with an approximate capacity of 6,000.[46][47] Together with the James Hargreaves, the stand houses the stadium's corporate hospitality boxes. The Jimmy McIlroy's upper tier is the designated family area.[47][51] A memorial garden is located behind the stand and includes a dugout replica with an image of manager Brian Miller with his hands aloft, which was taken before Burnley's match against Orient in 1987;[52][53] Burnley defeated their opponents and stayed in the Football League.[54]

The Bob Lord Stand, constructed in 1974,
[8] has a capacity of around 4,000 and runs parallel with the Harry Potts Way, named after the manager who won the 1959–60 First Division with Burnley.[55][56] It houses the club's trophy room as well as the directors' box and a corporate area.[55] The Burnley club shop is located between the Bob Lord and Jimmy McIlroy Stands.[1][57] The Cricket Field, built in 1969, is Turf Moor's oldest stand.[6][43] It houses home and away fans and has a capacity of around 4,000.[1][43] The stand backs onto Burnley Cricket Club's pavilion and contains both teams' dressing rooms and the officials' lounge.[33][55]

Burnley opened the world's first 
higher education institution with university degrees in the football and sports industry in 2011. It was named the University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) and was set up at Turf Moor.[58][59] Since then, other campus locations were opened at Wembley Stadium, London, and at the City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester.[60]

A popular drink served at Turf Moor since the First World War is "Béné & Hot"—the French liqueur 
Bénédictine topped up with hot water. The East Lancashire Regiment soldiers acquired a taste for the drink while stationed at the birthplace of the beverage in FécampNormandy, during the war. They drank it with hot water to keep warm in the trenches, and the surviving soldiers later returned to the East Lancashire area with the liqueur. In excess of 30 bottles are sold at each game, which makes the club one of the world's biggest sellers of Bénédictine; Turf Moor is the only British football ground to sell it.[61]

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