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2003–04 Burnley F.C. season

Burnley
2003–04 season
Chairman England Barry Kilby
Manager England Stan Ternent
First Division 19th
League Cup Third round
FA Cup Fifth round
Top goalscorer League:
Robbie Blake (19)
All:
Robbie Blake (22)
Highest home attendance 18,852 (vs. Sunderland, 9 May)
Lowest home attendance 9,473 (vs. Reading, 25 November)
Average home league attendance 12,424

The 2003–04 season was Burnley's fourth season in the second tier of English football. They were managed by Stan Ternent in his sixth full season since he replaced Chris Waddle at the beginning 1998-99 campaign.

Season summary

Burnley struggled all season, and finished the season in 19th, two points above the relegation zone.[1] As with the previous season, Burnley's defense was their downfall - the team conceded 77 goals, bettered in the First Division only by bottom club Wimbledon and in the entire Football League by Second Division side Notts County.

Appearances and goals

No. Nat Pos Player Total First Division League Cup FA Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 Denmark Brian Jensen 52 0 46 0 3 0 3 0
2 England Lee Roche 30 1 21+4 1 1+1 0 3 0
3 Guinea Mo Camara 51 0 45 0 3 0 2+1 0
4 England Paul Weller 37 0 25+8 0 2 0 1+1 0
5 England David May 39 4 34+1 4 1 0 3 0
6 England Graham Branch 41 3 30+8 3 2 0 0+1 0
7 England Glen Little 38 3 33+1 3 2 0 2 0
8 England Robbie Blake 51 22 44+1 19 3 1 3 2
9 Wales Gareth Taylor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Nigeria Dele Adebola (on loan) 3 1 0+3 1 0 0 0 0
10 England Ian Moore 45 13 38+2 9 2 1 3 3
11 Republic of Ireland Alan Moore 17 0 5+8 0 1 0 1+2 0
12 England Tony Grant 42 0 34+3 0 2 0 3 0
14 England Mark McGregor 26 1 20+3 1 0 0 3 0
15 England Dean West 35 1 25+7 1 2+1 0 0 0
16 Republic of Ireland Gareth Farrelly (on loan) 14 0 9+3 0 1+1 0 0 0
16 England James McEveley (on loan) 5 0 0+4 0 0 0 1 0
16 England Lenny Johnrose 7 0 4+3 0 0 0 0 0
17 Ivory Coast Arthur Gnohéré 16 1 12+2 1 2 0 0 0
18 England Luke Chadwick (on loan) 40 6 23+13 5 2 1 1+1 0
19 Grenada Delroy Facey (on loan) 16 5 12+2 5 2 0 0 0
19 England Nathan Abbey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 England Richard Chaplow 44 5 30+9 5 1+1 0 3 0
21 England Matthew O'Neill 4 0 0+4 0 0 0 0 0
22 England Joel Pilkington 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
23 England Paul Scott 2 0 0+2 0 0 0 0 0
24 England Andy Todd (on loan) 8 0 7 0 1 0 0 0
24 England Bradley Orr (on loan) 4 0 1+3 0 0 0 0 0
24 Australia Ryan Townsend 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
25 England Neil Wood (on loan) 11 1 8+2 1 0 0 1 0
26 United States Paul Rachubka (on loan) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 England Marc Pugh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Transfers

In

# Pos Player From Fee Date
3 DF Guinea Mo Camara Wolverhampton Wanderers Free 23 May 2003
2 DF England Lee Roche Manchester United Free 26 June 2003
1 GK Denmark Brian Jensen West Bromwich Albion Free 30 June 2003
18 MF England Luke Chadwick Manchester United Loan 10 July 2003
16 MF Republic of Ireland Gareth Farrelly Bolton Wanderers Loan 1 September 2003
19 FW Grenada Delroy Facey Bolton Wanderers Loan 1 September 2003
24 DF England Andy Todd Blackburn Rovers Loan 4 September 2003
16 DF England James McEveley Blackburn Rovers Loan 11 December 2003
19 GK England Nathan Abbey Ipswich Town Free 16 January 2004
24 MF England Bradley Orr Newcastle United Loan 28 January 2004
26 GK United States Paul Rachubka Charlton Athletic Loan 29 January 2004
25 MF England Neil Wood Manchester United Loan 29 January 2004
9 FW Nigeria Dele Adebola Coventry City Loan 25 March 2004
16 MF England Lenny Johnrose Swansea City Free 25 March 2004

Out

# Pos Player To Fee Date
FW England Anthony Shandran Spennymoor United Free 20 May 2003
GK Greece Nikolaos Michopoulos Omonia Nicosia Free 20 May 2003
MF England Mark Rasmussen Accrington Stanley Free 20 May 2003
DF England Earl Davis Swansea City Free 20 May 2003
DF England Andrew Leeson Blyth Spartans Free 20 May 2003
MF England Paul Cook Accrington Stanley Free 23 May 2003
DF Guinea Drissa Diallo Ipswich Town Free 4 June 2003
DF Trinidad and Tobago Ian Cox Gillingham Free 5 June 2003
MF England Gordon Armstrong Accrington Stanley Free 5 June 2003
FW England Andy Payton Stalybridge Celtic Free 17 June 2003
MF England Brad Maylett Swansea City Free 18 June 2003
DF England Steve Davis Blackpool Free 2 July 2003
FW Greece Dimitrios Papadopoulos Panathinaikos £200k 4 July 2003
DF England Lee Briscoe Preston North End Free 22 July 2003
MF England Andy Waine Accrington Stanley Free 23 July 2003
9 FW Wales Gareth Taylor Nottingham Forest £500,000 27 August 2003
7 MF England Glen Little Bolton Wanderers Loan 1 September 2003
17 DF Ivory Coast Arthur Gnohéré Queens Park Rangers Loan 5 September 2003
GK England Marlon Beresford Bradford City Free 15 September 2003
17 DF Ivory Coast Arthur Gnohéré Queens Park Rangers Free 19 February 2004

Results

First Division

9 August 2003
3:00 pm
Burnley 2 – 3 Crystal Palace
Blake Goal 11'
Roche Goal 19'
(Report) Freedman Goal 6' (pen.) Goal 32' Goal 67'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 12,976
Referee: C Foy

16 August 2003
5:35 pm
West Bromwich Albion 4 – 1 Burnley
Šakiri Goal 31'
Hulse Goal 59'
Hughes Goal 88' Goal 89'
(Report) Blake Goal 28'
The Hawthorns, West Bromwich
Attendance: 22,489
Referee: M Clattenburg

23 August 2003
3:00 pm
Burnley 0 – 2 Wigan Athletic
(Report) Kennedy Goal 13'
Ellington Goal 77'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 13,231
Referee: A Butler

25 August 2003
3:00 pm
Gillingham 0 – 3 Burnley
(Report) I. Moore Goal 27'
West Goal 30'
Blake Goal 77'
Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham
Attendance: 7,645
Referee: M Halsey

30 August 2003
3:00 pm
Burnley 1 – 0 Crewe Alexandra
Chaplow Goal 52' (Report)
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 11,495
Referee: G Laws

6 September 2003
3:00 pm
Stoke City 1 – 2 Burnley
Asaba Goal 53' (Report) May Goal 18'
Chadwick Goal 27'
Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent
Attendance: 14,876
Referee: M Cooper

13 September 2003
3:00 pm
Norwich City 2 – 0 Burnley
Crouch Goal 58'
Roberts Goal 90'
(Report)
Carrow Road, Norwich
Attendance: 16,407
Referee: C Penton

16 September 2003
7:45 pm
Burnley 0 – 3 Nottingham Forest
(Report) Harewood Goal 7'
Reid Goal 76'
Taylor Goal 82'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 12,530
Referee: A Kaye

20 September 2003
3:00 pm
Burnley 4 – 0 Bradford City
I. Moore Goal 43'
Chadwick Goal 54' Goal 60'
Blake Goal 68'
(Report)
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 12,719
Referee: M Dean

27 September 2003
3:00 pm
Wimbledon 2 – 2 Burnley
Holdsworth Goal 66'
Agyemang Goal 71'
(Report) Blake Goal 21' Goal 37'

30 September 2003
7:45 pm
Watford 1 – 1 Burnley
Fitzgerald Goal 45' (Report) Chadwick Goal 54'
Vicarage Road, Watford
Attendance: 11,573
Referee: A Hall

4 October 2003
3:00 pm
Burnley 3 – 1 Walsall
Facey Goal 4' Goal 82' Goal 87' (Report) Merson Goal 24'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 10,532
Referee: M Jones

14 October 2003
7:45 pm
Ipswich Town 6 – 1 Burnley
Couñago Goal 20' Goal 22'
Wright Goal 28'
Bart-Williams Goal 30'
Chaplow Goal 40' (o.g.)
Kuqi Goal 90'
(Report) Facey Goal 49'
Portman Road, Ipswich
Attendance: 22,048
Referee: P Joslin

18 October 2003
3:00 pm
West Ham United 2 – 2 Burnley
Connolly Goal 20'
Hutchison Goal 86'
(Report) Facey Goal 38'
I. Moore Goal 82'
Boleyn Ground, London
Attendance: 31,474
Referee: I Williamson

25 October 2003
3:00 pm
Burnley 1 – 1 Millwall
I. Moore Goal 60' (Report) Whelan Goal 53'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 10,435
Referee: A Bates

1 November 2003
1:00 pm
Burnley 1 – 1 Cardiff City
Chaplow Goal 52' (Report) Earnshaw Goal 76'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 10,886
Referee: H Webb

8 November 2003
3:00 pm
Sheffield United 1 – 0 Burnley
Tonge Goal 45' (Report)
Bramall Lane, Sheffield
Attendance: 20,967
Referee: G Cain

15 November 2003
3:00 pm
Derby County 2 – 0 Burnley
Morris Goal 20'
Taylor Goal 90' (pen.)
(Report)
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 21,960
Referee: U Rennie

22 November 2003
3:00 pm
Burnley 1 – 1 Rotherham United
Blake Goal 35' (Report) Mullin Goal 51'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 12,928
Referee: R Olivier

25 November 2003
7:45 pm
Burnley 3 – 0 Reading
Blake Goal 5'
Chaplow Goal 47'
Chadwick Goal 54'
(Report)
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 9,473
Referee: M Pike

29 November 2003
3:00 pm
Sunderland 1 – 1 Burnley
Kyle Goal 39' (Report) I. Moore Goal 72'
Stadium of Light, Sunderland
Attendance: 29,852
Referee: A Kaye

6 December 2003
3:00 pm
Burnley 3 – 2 Sheffield United
Blake Goal 17' Goal 45' (pen.)
I. Moore Goal 34'
(Report) Montgomery Goal 24'
Whitlow Goal 31'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 11,452
Referee: N Barry

13 December 2003
3:00 pm
Burnley 1 – 2 Coventry City
Blake Goal 53' (Report) Suffo Goal 8'
Weller Goal 40' (o.g.)
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 10,358
Referee: M Fletcher

20 December 2003
12:30 pm
Preston North End 5 – 3 Burnley
Fuller Goal 18' Goal 71' Goal 82'
Lewis Goal 60'
Healy Goal 88'
(Report) I. Moore Goal 24'
Gnohéré Goal 64'
Blake Goal 78' (pen.)
Deepdale, Preston
Attendance: 18,802
Referee: M Dean

26 December 2003
3:00 pm
Crewe Alexandra 3 – 1 Wigan Athletic
Ashton Goal 37'
S. Jones Goal 55' Goal 90'
(Report) Blake Goal 89' (pen.)
Gresty Road, Crewe
Attendance: 9,512
Referee: T Parkes

28 December 2003
3:00 pm
Burnley 0 – 1 Stoke City
(Report) Akinbiyi Goal 52'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 12,812
Referee: D Gallagher

10 January 2004
3:00 pm
Crystal Palace 0 – 0 Burnley
(Report)
Selhurst Park, London
Attendance: 15,276
Referee: A Wiley

17 January 2004
3:00 pm
Burnley 1 – 1 West Bromwich Albion
Blake Goal 68' (Report) Horsfield Goal 73'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 13,106
Referee: N Miller

31 January 2004
3:00 pm
Wigan Athletic 0 – 0 Burnley
(Report)
JJB Stadium, Wigan
Attendance: 11,147
Referee: U Rennie

7 February 2004
3:00 pm
Burnley 1 – 0 Gillingham
Little Goal 83' (Report)
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 10,400
Referee: P Danson

21 February 2004
3:00 pm
Burnley 4 – 2 Ipswich Town
Little Goal 26'
May Goal 28'
Chaplow Goal 61'
Blake Goal 90'
(Report) Westlake Goal 65'
Reuser Goal 88'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 11,343
Referee: M Dean

24 February 2004
8:00 pm
Reading 2 – 2 Burnley
Owusu Goal 19'
Harper Goal 90'
(Report) I. Moore Goal 23'
May Goal 67'
Madejski Stadium, Reading
Attendance: 10,543
Referee: A Penn

28 February 2004
3:00 pm
Millwall 2 – 0 Burnley
Ifill Goal 12'
Sweeney Goal 52'
(Report)
The New Den, London
Attendance: 10,148
Referee: A Butler

2 March 2004
7:45 pm
Burnley 1 – 1 West Ham United
Branch Goal 31' (Report) Connolly Goal 36' (pen.)
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 12,440
Referee: P Dowd

6 March 2004
3:00 pm
Burnley 1 – 1 Preston North End
Blake Goal 19' (Report) Alexander Goal 58' (pen.)
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 15,837
Referee: D Pugh

13 March 2004
3:00 pm
Coventry City 4 – 0 Burnley
Joachim Goal 10'
McSheffrey Goal 33' Goal 39' (pen.)
Konjić Goal 78'
(Report)
Highfield Road, Coventry
Attendance: 12,953
Referee: A Bates

17 March 2004
7:45 pm
Nottingham Forest 1 – 1 Burnley
Taylor Goal 80' (Report) Chaplow Goal 15'
City Ground, Nottingham
Attendance: 26,885
Referee: R Olivier

27 March 2004
3:00 pm
Bradford City 1 – 2 Burnley
Cadamarteri Goal 18' (Report) Blake Goal 8'
I. Moore Goal 90'
Valley Parade, Bradford
Attendance: 13,667
Referee: G Laws

3 April 2004
3:00 pm
Burnley 3 – 5 Norwich City
Wood Goal 7'
May Goal 30'
Blake Goal 38'
(Report) Svensson Goal 14' Goal 62'
Huckerby Goal 32' Goal 89'
McKenzie Goal 51'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 12,417
Referee: A Hall

10 April 2004
3:00 pm
Walsall 0 – 1 Burnley
(Report) Blake Goal 56' (pen.)
Bescot Stadium, Walsall
Attendance: 7,769
Referee: S Bennett

12 April 2004
3:00 pm
Burnley 2 – 3 Watford
McGregor Goal 30'
Adebola Goal 86'
(Report) Devlin Goal 39' (pen.)
Helguson Goal 55'
Cook Goal 84'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 11,413
Referee: C Boyeson

17 April 2004
3:00 pm
Cardiff City 2 – 0 Burnley
Langley Goal 78' (pen.)
Campbell Goal 80'
(Report)
Ninian Park, Cardiff
Attendance: 13,525
Referee: M Jones

20 April 2004
7:45 pm
Burnley 2 – 0 Wimbledon
Branch Goal 26'
Ntimban-Zeh Goal 45' (o.g.)
(Report)
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 13,555
Referee: G Cain

24 April 2004
3:00 pm
Burnley 1 – 0 Derby County
Branch Goal 42' (Report)
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 16,189
Referee: E Evans

1 May 2004
3:00 pm
Rotherham United 3 – 0 Burnley
Butler Goal 15'
Stockdale Goal 39'
Proctor Goal 85' (pen.)
(Report)
Millmoor, Rotherham
Attendance: 9,157
Referee: P Walton

9 May 2004
1:00 pm
Burnley 1 – 2 Sunderland
Little Goal 11' (Report) Breen Goal 37'
Kyle Goal 66'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 18,852
Referee: K Hill

Final league position

Pos Team Games played Won Drawn Lost Goals for Goals against Points
19 Burnley 46 13 14 19 60 77 53

League Cup

First round

12 August 2003
7:45 pm
Chesterfield 0 – 0
(a.e.t.)
Burnley
Report
  Penalties  
Brandon Penalty scored
Payne Penalty scored
Hudson Penalty missed
Hurst Penalty missed
Evatt Penalty missed
2 – 3 Penalty scored Weller
Penalty scored West
Penalty missed Blake
Penalty scored Little
Saltergate, Chesterfield
Attendance: 2,928
Referee: P Robinson

Second round

23 September 2003
7:30 pm
Scunthorpe United 2 – 3 Burnley
MacLean Goal 32'
Beagrie Goal 85'
Report Chadwick Goal 22'
Blake Goal 42'
I. Moore Goal 77'
Glanford Park, Scunthorpe
Attendance: 2,915
Referee: M Fletcher

Third round

28 October 2003
7:45pm
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 – 0 Burnley
Miller Goal 48'
Craddock Goal 81'
Report
Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton
Attendance: 18,548
Referee: Chris Foy

FA Cup

Third round

3 January 2004
3:00 pm
Mansfield Town 0 – 2 Burnley
Report I. Moore Goal 30'73'
Field Mill, Mansfield
Attendance: 8,290
Referee: P Prosser

Fourth round

24 January 2004
3:00 pm
Burnley 3 – 1 Gillingham
I. Moore Goal 30'
Blake Goal 33'64'
Report Henderson Goal 71'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 9,735
Referee: Graham Laws

Fifth round

14 February 2004
3:00 pm
Millwall 1 – 0 Burnley
Dichio Goal 70' Report
The New Den, London
Attendance: 10,420
Referee: Howard Webb

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