Turf Moor is a football stadium in Burnley, Lancashire, England. It is the home ground of Premier League club Burnley Football Club, who have played there since moving from its Calder Vale ground in 1883. The stadiumis on Harry Potts Way. The road is named after the club's longest serving manager. The official capacity is 21,944.

Turf Moor
The Turf
Turf Moor is located in Burnley
Turf Moor
Turf Moor
Location in Burnley
LocationHarry Potts Way,
BB10 4BX
Coordinates53°47′21″N 2°13′49″W / 53.78917°N 2.23028°W / 53.78917; -2.23028
OwnerTurf Moor Properties Ltd
OperatorBurnley F.C.
Field size115 yd × 74 yd (105 m × 68 m)[2]
SurfaceDesso GrassMaster
Started1833 (as a cricket ground)[3]
Opened17 February 1883[3]
Construction cost£5.3 million
Burnley (1883–present)
Burnley Cricket Club (1833–1883)

References change

  • Adams, Duncan (2004). The Essential Football Fan: The Definitive Guide to Premier and Football League Grounds. Aesculus Press. ISBN 978-1-904328-22-3.
  • Simpson, Ray (2007). The Clarets Chronicles: The Definitive History of Burnley Football Club. Burnley F.C. ISBN 978-0-9557468-0-2.
  1. "Stadium Access Information". Burnley Football Club. Archived from the original on 30 March 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  2. "Turf Moor". Soccerbase. Archived from the original on 7 August 2007. Retrieved 27 December 2009.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Simpson, p. 574

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