Burnley look set to again be without captain Ben Mee as they continue their battle for Premier League survival against Wolves on Sunday. Defender Mee, part of the club’s interim coaching staff, has not played since the start of March as he recovers from a knee problem and was again missing from the squad for Thursday night’s home win over Southampton.
Relegation-battling Burnley will remain without captain Ben Mee for Thursday’s visit of Southampton. Caretaker manager Mike Jackson said Mee – who has been part of his interim coaching staff – is also likely to miss Sunday’s match against Wolves, though he remains optimistic the defender will play at part in the season run-in.
Burnley skipper Ben Mee will miss out again when Premier League leaders Manchester City visit Turf Moor on Saturday. Mee continues to recover from the injury that has kept him out of the last two games, while fellow centre-back Nathan Collins serves a one-game ban after his sending off in the 2-0 loss to Brentford.
Burnley captain Ben Mee is not fit to face Brentford in this weekend’s crunch relegation clash.The centre-back missed last Saturday’s defeat to Chelsea with a shin injury and has not recovered in time for the trip to London.“Ben Mee is going to need a bit of time, certainly not a few days, but hopefully not too long,” said manager Sean Dyche.“The break will benefit him. We thought it was a knock (but it is) a very tiny hairline kind of situation on his fibula, which is non weight-bearing, but it still needs taking care of.“It’s a real blow to him and a blow to us because we thought it was just a knock and it’s ended up being more than that, though it’s not anything too drastic.“It just needs a little extra time to calm down.”
Burnley have a fresh injury concern over Ben Mee for Saturday’s Premier League visit of Chelsea after their captain was forced off in the first half of Tuesday’s 2-0 home defeat by Leicester.Mee put in a strong challenge to block Patson Daka’s attempts to break into the box around 20 minutes into the match, and after twice receiving treatment on his knee the 32-year-old was forced off five minutes before half-time, replaced by Nathan Collins.Sean Dyche said after the match he did know how serious the injury was, and was hoping for more information on Wednesday.“I think he has a...
A 71st-minute header from Ben Mee gave lowly Burnley a surprise 1-0 Premier League win over Tottenham Hotspur at Turf Moor on Wednesday. Mee beat Cristian Romero in the air at the back post to head in a free kick from Josh Brownhill and earn the Clarets their third win of the season.
Burnley secured back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time in 13 months as skipper Ben Mee scored the only goal to beat Tottenham at a rain-lashed Turf Moor. Mee rose above Cristian Romero to meet Josh Brownhill's 71st-minute far-post free-kick perfectly and send it back past Hugo Lloris and into the far corner.
Ben Mee headed Burnley closer to safety as Sean Dyche’s side secured back-to-back wins for the first time in 13 months with a 1-0 victory over Tottenham. The Clarets had won only one league match all season prior to Saturday’s 3-0 victory away to Brighton, but are now two points from safety after another hugely encouraging performance.
Ben Mee came up with a rare goal in the 71st minute to earn Burnley a massive victory over Champions League chasing Tottenham Hotspur. It is a win that leaves Sean Dyche's men just two points away from Premier League survival, with a game in hand over Newcastle United in 17th.