Hey Junior Bluebirds! This weekend we travel to Turf Moor to play against Burnley! If you’re travelling up there then I hope that you have a safe journey and enjoy the match! With Saturday’s match in mind, let’s have a look at some of Bartley’s Match Facts!
Bartley’s must-know Match Facts for Cardiff City vs. Burnley
* Burnley’s top goalscorer so far this season is Ashley Barnes! The striker has scored 10 goals for Burnley during the 2018/19 season in the Premier League and has had two assists also.
* Víctor Camarasa is Cardiff City’s top goalscorer so far this season! The Spanish midfielder has scored five goals for the Bluebirds, and has had three assists!
* Sean Dyche is Burnley’s manager. The former player has been in charge at the club since 2012, having previously managed Watford.
* Dyche has seen the Clarets promoted twice to the Premier League, at the end of the 2013-14 and 2015-16 seasons!
* At the end of last season, Burnley finished seventh on the Premier League table. They then qualified to play in the Europa League second qualifying round, losing the knockout stage 4-2 on aggregate against Greek side Olympiacos.
* The Burnley player with the most appearances of all time is goalkeeper Jerry Dawson, who played 569 times for the Clarets in all competitions between 1907-28!
* The Cardiff City player with the most appearances of all time is Billy Hardy, who played in 590 matches in all competitions for the Bluebirds between 1911-1932. Hardy was a part of the side that won the FA Cup Final against Arsenal on April 23rd, 1927!
* Burnley have kept seven clean sheets this season in the Premier League, whilst Cardiff City have kept eight!
* Josh Murphy was the last Cardiff City player to score against Burnley, when we last played against them in September!
* The last Cardiff City player to score against Burnley at Turf Moor was Craig Conway! The Scottish winger made 58 league appearances for the Bluebirds between 2011-14. Conway’s goal secured the 2013 Championship title for the Bluebirds!
That’s all for now, Junior Bluebirds! Check back with me before our next match against Brighton Hove Albion for more of Bartley’s Match Facts! Bluebirds!!!