Date for Burnley FC legend John Connelly’s funeral

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THE funeral of former Clarets star John Connelly will take place on Monday, November 5th.

John, who won the league title with Burnley in 1959-60 and was part of England’s World Cup winning squad in 1966, died at home in Barrowford on Thursday aged 74.

A service will be held at St Mary’s RC Church, Yorkshire Street, Burnley, at 10am before a private burial in Barrowford.

His funeral cortege will pass Turf Moor at 9-45am where fans can pay their final respects to the popular and talented winger.