Michael Burns (footballer)

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Michael Burns
Personal information
Full name Michael John Burns
Date of birth (1988-09-14) 14 September 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Huyton, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2001–2007 Liverpool
2007–2008 Bolton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Carlisle United 1 (0)
2010–2011 Stafford Rangers (loan) 11 (0)
2011 Newport County 1 (0)
2012–2013 Vauxhall Motors
2014– Gap Connah's Quay 10 (0)
National team
2004 England U16 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:34, 29 Jan 2011 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:36, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

Michael John Burns (born 4 October 1988) is an English footballer.

He was previously a player with Liverpool winning the FA Youth Cup twice in 2006 and 2007. He later joined Bolton Wanderers in the summer of 2007, having been signed by Sammy Lee. He made regular appearances for the reserves whilst at Bolton's academy.

He went on trial to Gillingham in the summer of 2008 before going on trial with Carlisle United. In January 2009 he joined Carlisle, signing an eighteen-month contract. He then made his Carlisle debut on 10 February 2009 in the Football League One clash with Walsall.

On 21 January 2010 he joined Stafford Rangers on loan for a month,[1] which was then extended for a second month.[2] He appeared in all 11 games for the club during his loan period. In January 2011 Burns joined Newport County.

After a spell with Guiseley he joined Vauxhall Motors in June 2012,[3] but after an unsuccessful period with the club he joined Welsh Premier League team Gap Connah's Quay in January 2014.

International career[edit]

Burns has represented England schoolboy and at Under-16 levels. He scored on his Under-16 debut in a 4-2 victory over Wales.




  1. ^ "Burns makes Stafford switch". Sky Sports. 2010-01-21. Retrieved 2010-04-13. 
  2. ^ http://www.staffordrangersfc.co.uk/scripts/nw_viewitempopup_1252321150828.php?nwoffset=9
  3. ^ White, Andy (19 June 2012). "Motormen Capture Versatile Burns". The Non League Paper. Retrieved 19 June 2012. 

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