Princess Royal set for a name change?

The Princess Royal pub on Yorkshire Street in Burnley looks set for a name change with the Clarets all but assured European football next season.

The Princess Royals offer back in November
The Princess Royals offer back in November

Back in November, the pub - who said Clarets boss Sean Dyche could drink for free after guiding the club to Premier a League safety last season - put up a billboard saying they would rename the establishment The Dyche if Burnley returned to Europe.

Barring an unlikely series of events - Everton need to win both their remaining games and Burnley lose theirs, with a 15-goal swing - the Clarets will be back in Europe for the first time since 1966/67.

Hide Ad

And Dyche, asked about the prospect of the pub being renamed in his honour, joked: “What was the name, The Handsome Ginger Fella?

“The Royal Dyche? That’s got a ring to it, the Raised Elbow?

“Write in with a name...”