Burnley FC line up Torquay friendly

THE Clarets are off to the seaside as part of their preparations for next season.

Boss Eddie Howe has lined up a friendly at League Two side Torquay United as the final piece of his pre-season plans.

Burnley will go to Plainmoor to face the Gulls on Saturday, July 23 (kick-off 3pm). Admission prices will be £10 (adults), £5 (Over 65s and students) and £1 (U16s).

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The fixture against Torquay, who lost out to Stevenage in the League Two play off final at Old Trafford last weekend, will conclude the Clarets’ mini tour of the south west following their game at Bristol Rovers on Tuesday, July 19.

Following games at Altrincham and Bury, Burnley will stay south for a five-day training camp in the build-up to the new Championship season, before returning for further games against Oldham Athletic and Sunderland.

Pre-season fixtures:

Altrincham (A) Saturday, July 9 (kick-off 3pm).

Bury (A) Tuesday, July 12 (kick-off 7.45pm).

Bristol Rovers (A), Tuesday, July 19 (kick-off 7.45pm).

Torquay United (A), Saturday, July 23 (kick-off 3pm).

Oldham Athletic (A), Tuesday, July 26 (kick-off 7.45pm).

Sunderland (H), Saturday, July 30 (kick-off 3pm).