'Wow, Dyche would hate me' - Sky pundit reacts to Charlie Austin's Burnley story

Former Burnley striker Charlie Austin has shared an anecdote detailing how Clarets boss Sean Dyche chastised him and his teammates for some overzealous celebrating back in 2013.
Charlie Austin. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)Charlie Austin. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)
Charlie Austin. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

The 31-year-old was on the books at Turf Moor between 2011 and 2013, bagging 44 times in 90 outings.

But it was an altogether more unusual scorer that got him and his colleagues in trouble during a game against Bolton Wanderers eight years ago.

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Canadian centre-back David Edgar had given the Clarets the lead against the Trotters, sparking jubilant celebrations among his teammates.

Bolton battled back in the second half to secure a 2-1 win, however, and Austin revealed that Dyche was less-than-pleased with his players come Monday morning.

Speaking on Sky Sports' Super 6 Podcast, he said: “David Edgar scores. He hardly ever scores, he’s a centre-half. He ran over and there’s like four or five of us doing this ‘cobra’, right?

"Fine, first half, bossed it. He says nothing at half time, ‘Well done lads, keep going, keep going’.

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"Come out second half, Bolton battered us. Couldn’t touch the ball. They beat us 2-1.

"We come in on the Monday morning, there’s just a screen in the canteen just replaying, not the goal, the celebration.

"He’s going, ‘What is that? I never, ever want to see that ever on this football pitch from my team ever again. You don’t see Man United doing things like that, you don’t see Chelsea doing things like that’.

"Pulled no punches.

"I think the next goal we scored it was like the old Shearer with the arm in the air.”

Host Adebayo Akinfenwa replied: “Oh wow, Dyche would hate me.”