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Erik Pieters and Phil Bardsley available for Burnley against Newcastle

Burnley will have full-backs Erik Pieters and Phil Bardsley available for Sunday’s Premier League clash with Newcastle. Left-back Pieters has recovered after being forced off by a hamstring problem in last weekend’s loss at Southampton, while right-back Bardsley returns to contention following compassionate leave. The Clarets remain without injured trio...
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Erik Pieters: Instagram disables account of user who abused Burnley defender

Instagram has disabled the account of one user who sent abusive comments to Burnley defender Erik Pieters following an investigation. Burnley condemned online abuse directed at Pieters and his family following the 1-1 draw against Arsenal on Sunday. The abusive comments were made on an Instagram post, where Pieters had...
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FA Cup: Burnley pick suspended Erik Pieters for Bournemouth game

Burnley were saved from a costly FA Cup mistake when they named a suspended player in their line-up - as opponents Bournemouth pointed out the error. Left-back Erik Pieters was picked for the match at Turf Moor - but the visitors noticed he was ineligible after being booked against MK Dons and Fulham in the previous two rounds.
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Burnley name Erik Pieters in FA Cup team to face Bournemouth before realising defender is suspended

Burnley named left-back Erik Pieters in their starting line-up to face Bournemouth in the FA Cup fifth round without realising the defender was suspended.Pieters picked up yellow cards in each of the previous rounds, earning a one-match ban. It seems manager Sean Dyche, his coaching staff and Pieters himself were all unaware of the situation, and the 32-year-old was listed on the team sheet for the Clarets.REVISED LINE-UP | Here is how the Clarets line-up to face @afcbournemouth this evening at Turf Moor. ⬇️Due to an administrative error, Erik Pieters no longer plays tonight and Anthony Glennon will come in for the left-back. 💪#BURAFCB | #UTC | #EmiratesFACup | @eToro pic.twitter.com/KIQRORh3Vx— Burnley FC (@BurnleyOfficial) February 9, 2021The club were made aware of the mix-up before kick-off, however, and quickly issued a new line-up with Pieters replaced by the 21-year-old Anthony Glennon.Had Pieters played in the game Burnley could well have found themselves disqualified from the competition, regardless of Tuesday night's result.
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