“I started my career there, I went there as a kid at 14. I trained with what was then the apprentices," he explained to the Lancashire Evening Telegraph.
“I was a local lad who broke through at a time when Burnley was full of kids from the north-east and a couple from Ireland. For a local boy to break through was quite an achievement.
“I supported the club on the terraces in those days and it's a club that holds a nice place for me and my family."