Steven Pressley plays down Burnley speculation

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CLARETS target Steven Pressley has tried to play down speculation linking him with the vacant managerial post at Turf Moor.

The Falkirk boss is thought to be a major contender to take over from Eddie Howe, along with former Watford chief Sean Dyche.

However, he said today ahead of the Bairns’ game with Partick Thistle on Saturday: “I know what has been said is speculation.

“It is flattering because Burnley is a good club with a great tradition - but so is Falkirk - and there has been no contact between the clubs.

“Like anyone I am ambitious but I need to stress I am very happy here. I am proud to be manager at this football club (Falkirk) I have worked hard here and I will continue to do that because there is a real job to do here to keep delivering the best results for this club and I’ve been doing that this week ahead of the game with Partick Thistle on Saturday.”

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