List of Burnley F.C. seasons

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This is a list of seasons played by Burnley Football Club in English and European football, from 1885 (when they had their first FA Cup campaign) to the present day. It details the club's achievements in major competitions, and the top scorers for each season.

Seasons[edit]

Season League FA Cup League Cup Charity Shield Other Top scorer[1]
Division P W D L F A Pts Pos
1885–86 There was no League football until 1888. R1 N/A 0
1886–87 R1 Walter Place 2
1887–88 R2 Bill McFettridge 2
1888–89 Football League 22 7 3 12 42 62 17 9th R2 Pat Gallocher 9
1889–90 22 4 5 13 36 65 13 11th R1 Robert Haresnape 6
1890–91 22 9 3 10 52 63 21 8th R2 Claude Lambie 17
1891–92 26 11 4 11 49 45 26 7th R2 Tom Nicol 18
1892–93 Division 1 30 13 4 13 51 44 30 6th R2 Billy Bowes
Robert Buchanan
8
1893–94 30 15 4 11 61 51 34 5th R1 Peter Turnbull 15
1894–95 30 11 4 15 44 56 26 9th R1 Tom Nicol 11
1895–96 30 10 7 13 48 44 27 10th R2 Hugh Robertson 12
1896–97 30 6 7 17 43 61 19 16th R1 Billy Bowes 11
1897–98 Division 2 30 20 8 2 80 24 48 1st QF Jimmy Ross 24
1898–99 Division 1 34 15 9 10 45 47 39 3rd R1 Wilf Toman 12
1899–00 34 11 5 18 34 54 27 17th R1 Edgar Chadwick 10
1900–01 Division 2 34 20 4 10 53 29 44 3rd R2 Bill Jenkinson 11
1901–02 34 10 10 14 41 45 30 9th R1 Cornelius Hogan 12
1902–03 34 6 8 20 30 77 20 18th IR Cornelius Hogan 7
1903–04 34 15 9 10 50 55 39 5th Q4 William Jackson 10
1904–05 34 12 6 16 43 52 30 11th IR Doug MacFarlane 13
1905–06 38 15 8 15 42 53 38 9th R1 Doug MacFarlane 10
1906–07 38 17 6 15 62 47 40 7th R1 Dick Smith 16
1907–08 38 20 6 12 67 50 46 7th R1 Dick Smith 24
1908–09 38 13 7 18 51 58 33 14th QF Dick Smith 18
1909–10 38 14 6 18 62 61 34 14th R2 Benny Green 19
1910–11 38 13 15 10 45 45 41 8th QF Benny Green 14
1911–12 38 22 8 8 77 41 52 3rd R1 Bert Freeman 32
1912–13 38 21 8 9 88 53 50 2nd SF Bert Freeman 36
1913–14 Division 1 38 12 12 14 61 53 36 12th W Bert Freeman 19
1914–15 38 18 7 13 61 47 43 4th R3 Teddy Hodgson 20
No competitive football was played between 1915 and 1919 due to the World War I
1919–20 Division 1 42 21 9 12 65 59 51 2nd R2 Bert Freeman 12
1920–21 42 23 13 6 79 36 59 1st R3 Joe Anderson 31
1921–22 42 22 5 15 72 54 49 3rd R1 R/U Joe Anderson 21
1922–23 42 16 6 20 58 59 38 15th R1 Benny Cross 12
1923–24 42 12 12 18 55 60 36 17th SF George Beel 21
1924–25 42 11 12 19 46 75 34 19th R1 Tommy Roberts 16
1925–26 42 13 10 19 85 108 36 20th R3 Louis Page 26
1926–27 42 19 9 14 91 80 47 5th R5 Louis Page 15
1927–28 42 16 7 19 82 98 39 19th R3 George Beel 35
1928–29 42 15 8 19 81 103 38 19th R4 George Beel 32
1929–30 42 14 8 20 79 97 36 21st R3 Louis Page 15
1930–31 Division 2 42 17 11 14 81 77 45 8th R4 George Beel 25
1931–32 42 13 9 20 59 87 35 19th R3 George Beel 12
1932–33 42 11 14 17 67 79 36 19th QF Tommy Jones
Cecil Smith
16
1933–34 42 18 6 18 60 72 42 13th R3 Cecil Smith 17
1934–35 42 16 9 17 63 73 41 12th SF George Brown 24
1935–36 42 12 13 17 50 59 37 15th R3 Cecil Smith 10
1936–37 42 16 10 16 57 61 42 13th R5 Charlie Fletcher 13
1937–38 42 17 10 15 54 54 44 6th R4 Bob Brocklebank 16
1938–39 42 15 9 18 50 56 39 14th R3 Gordon Clayton 10
1939–40 2 0 1 1 1 3 1 [2] Ron Hornby 1
No competitive football was played between 1939 and 1946 due to the World War II
1945–46 n/a R3 Harry Jackson
Peter Kippax
Billy Morris
1
1946–47 Division 2 42 22 14 6 65 29 58 2nd R/U Harry Potts 17
1947–48 Division 1 42 20 12 10 56 43 52 3rd R3 Harry Potts 14
1948–49 42 12 14 16 43 50 38 15th R5 Jackie Chew 11
1949–50 42 16 13 13 40 40 45 10th R5 Harry Potts 12
1950–51 42 14 14 14 48 43 42 10th R3 Bill Holden 12
1951–52 42 15 10 17 56 63 40 14th QF Billy Morris 19
1952–53 42 18 12 12 67 52 48 6th R5 Bill Holden 22
1953–54 42 21 4 17 78 67 46 7th R4 Billy Gray 20
1954–55 42 17 9 16 51 48 43 10th R3 Bill Holden 14
1955–56 42 18 8 16 64 54 44 7th R4 Peter McKay 27
1956–57 42 18 10 14 56 50 46 7th QF Jimmy McIlroy 16
1957–58 42 21 5 16 80 74 47 6th R4 Jimmy McIlroy 19
1958–59 42 19 10 13 81 70 48 7th QF Ray Pointer 29
1959–60 42 24 7 11 85 61 55 1st QF John Connelly 25
1960–61 42 22 7 13 102 77 51 4th SF SF Shared EC QF Jimmy Robson 33
1961–62 42 21 11 10 101 67 53 2nd R/U Ray Pointer 26
1962–63 42 22 10 10 78 57 54 3rd R4 Andy Lochhead 20
1963–64 42 17 10 15 71 64 44 9th QF Andy Lochhead 14
1964–65 42 16 10 16 70 70 42 12th R5 Willie Irvine 25
1965–66 42 24 7 11 79 47 55 3rd R4 QF Willie Irvine 37
1966–67 42 15 9 18 66 76 39 14th R3 R3 ICFC QF Andy Lochhead 19
1967–68 42 14 10 18 64 71 38 14th R3 QF Frank Casper 17
1968–69 42 15 9 18 55 82 39 14th R4 SF Frank Casper 21
1969–70 42 12 15 15 56 61 39 14th R4 R4 Steve Kindon 18
1970–71 42 7 13 22 29 63 27 21st R3 R2 Eric Probert 5
1971–72 Division 2 42 20 6 16 70 55 46 7th R3 R3 Frank Casper 19
1972–73 42 24 14 4 72 35 62 1st R3 R2 Paul Fletcher 15
1973–74 Division 1 42 16 14 12 56 53 46 6th SF R3 W Paul Fletcher 15
1974–75 42 17 11 14 68 67 45 10th R3 R4 Leighton James 17
1975–76 42 9 10 23 43 66 28 21st R3 QF Peter Noble 17
1976–77 Division 2 42 11 14 17 46 64 36 16th R4 R2 Peter Noble 15
1977–78 42 15 10 17 56 64 40 11th R4 R3 Steve Kindon 13
1978–79 42 14 12 16 51 62 40 13th R5 R3 Peter Noble 16
1979–80 42 6 15 21 39 73 27 21st R4 R2 Martin Dobson
Billy Hamilton
7
1980–81 Division 3 46 18 14 14 60 48 50 8th R2 R2 Steve Taylor 17
1981–82 46 21 17 8 66 45 80 1st R4 R1 Billy Hamilton 19
1982–83 Division 2 42 12 8 22 56 66 44 21st QF SF Billy Hamilton 19
1983–84 Division 3 46 16 14 16 76 61 62 12th R3 R1 FLT SF Billy Hamilton 21
1984–85 46 11 13 22 60 73 46 21st R3 R2 FLT QF Kevin Hird 22
1985–86 Division 4 46 16 11 19 60 65 59 14th R3 R1 FLT GS Alan Taylor 21
1986–87 46 12 13 21 53 74 49 22nd R1 R1 FLT R1 Leighton James 12
1987–88 46 20 7 19 57 62 67 10th R1 R2 FLT R/U George Oghani 19
1988–89 46 14 13 19 52 61 55 16th R1 R2 FLT R1 Brendan O'Connell 18
1989–90 46 14 14 18 45 55 56 16th R3 R1 FLT GS Ron Futcher 10
1990–91 46 23 10 13 70 51 79 6th R3 R2 FLT SF Ron Futcher 20
1991–92 42 25 8 9 79 43 83 1st R3 R1 FLT SF[3] Mike Conroy 29
1992–93 Division 2[4] 46 15 16 15 57 59 61 13th R3 R1 FLT QF Adrian Heath 23
1993–94 46 21 10 15 79 58 73 6th[5] R3 R2 FLT GS David Eyres 28
1994–95 Division 1 46 11 13 22 49 74 46 22nd R4 R2 David Eyres
Liam Robinson
10
1995–96 Division 2 46 14 13 19 56 68 55 17th R1 R2 FLT QF Kurt Nogan 26
1996–97 46 19 11 16 71 55 68 9th R3 R2 FLT R2 Paul Barnes 25
1997–98 46 13 13 20 55 65 52 20th R1 R2 FLT SF[3] Andy Cooke 20
1998–99 46 13 16 17 54 73 55 15th R1 R1 FLT R1 Andy Payton 23
1999–00 46 25 13 8 69 47 88 2nd R4 R1 FLT R1 Andy Payton 27
2000–01 Division 1 46 21 9 16 50 54 72 7th R3 R2 Andy Payton 15
2001–02 46 21 12 13 70 62 75 7th R4 R1 Gareth Taylor 16
2002–03 46 15 10 21 65 89 55 16th QF R4 Gareth Taylor 17
2003–04 46 13 14 19 60 77 53 19th R5 R3 Robbie Blake 22
2004–05 Championship[6] 46 15 15 16 38 39 60 13th R5 R4 Robbie Blake 13
2005–06 46 14 12 20 46 54 54 17th R3 R3 Ade Akinbiyi 14
2006–07 46 15 12 19 52 49 57 15th R3 R1 Andy Gray 14
2007–08 46 16 14 16 60 67 62 13th R3 R3 Andy Gray 13
2008–09 46 21 13 12 72 60 76 5th R5 SF Martin Paterson 19
2009–10 Premier League 38 8 6 24 42 82 30 18th R4 R3 Steven Fletcher 12
2010–11 Championship 46 18 14 14 65 61 68 8th R5 R4 Chris Eagles
Jay Rodriguez
15
2011–12 46 17 11 18 62 61 58 13th R3 R4 Jay Rodriguez 21
2012–13 46 16 13 17 62 60 61 11th R3 R3 Charlie Austin 28
2013–14 46 26 15 5 72 37 93 2nd R3 R4 Danny Ings 26
2014–15 Premier League 38 7 12 19 28 53 33 19th R3 R2 Danny Ings 11
2015–16 Championship 46 26 15 5 72 35 93 1st R4 R1 Andre Gray 23

Key[edit]

Champions Runners-up Promoted Relegated

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Goals in all competitions (The Football League or Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup, Football League Trophy , FA Charity Shield or FA Community Shield and European) are counted.
  2. ^ The 1939–40 season was abandoned in early September and all results annulled.
  3. ^ a b Section Final
  4. ^ The Four Divisions Changed name Level 1 was called the Premier League
    Level 2 was called Division 1
    Level 3 was called Division 2
    Level 4 was called Division 3
  5. ^ Won the 1994 play-off final 2–1 against Stockport County at Wembley Stadium
  6. ^ The remaining Divisions changed to Football League Championship, Football League One and Football League Two