- Address: Harry Potts Way, Burnley
- Country: United Kingdom
- Capacity: 21,000
- Opened: 17 February 1883
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Burnley FC (football)
Extra stadium info – Turf Moor
Burnley Football Club, one of the first football clubs to become professional, moved to the venue named Turf Moor in 1883. They won the FA Cup in 1914 for the first time in their history after beating Liverpool FC, the second English club with a world championship title, 1-0. Bertram Clewley Freeman scored the only goal in the FA Cup final between Burnley FC and Liverpool FC. The stadium’s record attendance was set in 1924, when 54,000 people attended a football match between Burnley FC and Huddersfield Town.
English football champions
In 1921, Burnley FC were crowned English football champions for the first time in their history. They won 23 of the 42 English top-flight league games during that football season. 13 of those 42 games ended in a draw. Burnley FC drew an average home attendance of 31,000 in that English top-flight football league season. They won the English top-flight football league in 1960 for the second time in their history. Burnley FC won 24 of the 42 English top-flight league games during that football season. Seven of those 42 games ended in a draw. Burnley FC drew an average home attendance of 26,000 during that domestic league season.
The European championship for football clubs
In 1960, Burnley FC made their debut in the European championship for football clubs. They reached the quarter-finals of the tournament after beating the French side named Stade de Reims. Burnley FC faced the German side HSV in the quarter-finals. On 18 January 1961, they won the first leg against HSV 3-1. The match took place at the stadium named Turf Moor in front of 46,000 fans. On 15 March 1961, HSV won the second leg 4-1. The game took place in the German city of Hamburg in front of 74,000 spectators.