One of the Burnley defeats - think it was the 65-66 one - was against their full first team. They were punished by the then manager after a heavy defeat in the old First Division on the previous Saturday.Steelworks End wrote: ↑Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:41 pmWiki is correct, Mark. We beat Oldham, but I have no other details. We've also been losing finalists on three occasions since then, according to my records:-
1965/66 lost 4-0 to Burnley after beating Liverpool, Bury, & Blackpool.
1966/67 lost 2 - 0 to Oldham after beating Man City, Morecambe, & Blackburn.
1969/70 lost 3-2 to Burnley after beating Preston, Netherfield, & Man Utd.
There may also be other occasions that I'm not aware of.
After we lost our Football League place we generally participitated in the Lancashire Junior Cup instead
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