Fans celebrate Burnley's promotion to Premier League

Burnley fans wait for the players to arrive outside the Burnley Town Hall Fans gathered outside Burnley Town Hall for the civic reception

Related Stories

Thousands of fans lined the streets of Burnley for a parade to celebrate the team's promotion to the Premier League.

The players toured the town in an open top bus from a civic reception at Burnley Town Hall to the Turf Moor stadium.

Manager Sean Dyche and his players were welcomed by the crowds when the appeared on the town hall balcony.

The Clarets were promoted after they beat Championship side Wigan 2-0 at home last month.

Dyche said: "I've come to learn over my 18 months of being here how close the town is to the football club and how important that is.

"The team's given the people a marvellous day."

Burnley's open top bus parade

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Lancashire

Weather

Preston

18 °C 9 °C

Features

  • HandshakeKiss and make up

    A marriage counsellor on healing the referendum hurt


  • Pellet of plutoniumRed alert

    The scary element that helped save the crew of Apollo 13


  • Burnt section of the Umayyad Mosque in the old city of AleppoBefore and after

    Satellite images reveal Syria's heritage trashed by war


  • Woman on the phone in office10 Things

    The most efficient break is 17 minutes, and more nuggets


  • Amir TaakiDark market

    The bitcoin wallet with controversial users


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.