Burnley FC: Ex Premier League Players


Where are these ex Burnley FC Premier League players now?

Welcome to the Burnley legends page – the gateway to information on ex Burnley players who have played in the Premier League.

In addition to information on ex Burnley players we have also added Burnley’s Premier League statistics which include the top Burnley scorers in the Premier League, most Premier League appearances by a Burnley player and also Burnley football club’s final league position for each year that they have featured in the English Premier League.

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Graham Alexander – Premier League Appearances: 33 | Goals Scored: 7

One of the very few footballers who have played over 1,000 professional appearances, Graham Alexander hung up his boots in April 2012 whilst playing for Preston North End. Read More..

Clarke Carlisle – Premier League Appearances: 31 | Goals Scored: 0

A solid figure at the heart of Burnley’s defence, Clarke Carlisle spent one full season in the Premier League with Burnley during the 2009-2010 season making 29 appearances.

Carlisle retired from playing in May 2013 after a spell in the lower leagues with Northampton Town and went onto have a full time career in the media as a co-commentator and pundit across various channels. Read More..

Wade Elliott – Premier League Appearances: 38 | Goals Scored: 4

An ever present during Burnley’s 2009-10 season in the Premier League, Wade Elliott retired from playing at the end of the 2014-15 season after captaining a Bristol City side which gained promotion to the Championship. Read More..

Robbie Blake – Premier League Appearances: 100 | Goals Scored: 11

After a career mostly spent playing in the top two English leagues, Robbie Blake retired from playing professionally in 2013 after a brief spell with Doncaster Rovers. Read More..

Burnley Premier League Statistics

This table shows the players who have made the most Premier League appearances for Burnley and the top goalscorers for Burnley in the Premier League. (info correct as of 22/05/17)

Top EPL GoalscorersGoalsMost EPL AppearancesGames
Ashley Barnes14Ben Mee87
Sam Vokes13Ashley Barnes84
Danny Ings11Scott Arfield83
Andre Gray9Tom Heaton77
Steven Fletcher8George Boyd71
George Boyd7Sam Vokes68
Graham Alexander7Stephen Ward63
David Nugent6Michael Keane56
Scott Arfield5Jeff Kendrick51
Wade Elliott4Matthew Lowton49

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