Burnley Football Club
also known as the The Clarets, are a professional English football club based in Burnley, Lancashire. They were founder members of The Football League in 1888. Between 2000 and 2009 they played in the second tier of English football, until they gained promotion to the Premier League for the first time in 33 years after winning the 2009 Football League Championship play-off Final. After winning their first four home games, they are now the most successful newly promoted team at home with straight wins.