Burnley footballer set for A-League final

TOP SCORER: Daniel McBreen
TOP SCORER: Daniel McBreen

Burnley-born Daniel McBreen will line-up for Central Coast Mariners in the Australian A-League Final on Sunday against Western Sydney at the Allianz Stadium.

The 35-year-old outscored Alessandro Del Piero and former Claret Besart Berisha with 18 goals to win the golden boot with 18 goals, with his last strike securing the 1-0 semi-final victory against Melbourne Victory at Bluetongue Stadium.

Daniel’s father Jimmy, who died 12 months ago, also played professionally in Australia, and was a well-known amateur player in Burnley.