Vincent Kompany's preparations hit as Burnley's Burton friendly cancelled
One of Burnley’s two public pre-season friendlies has been cancelled.
The club said in a statement: “Burnley Football Club can confirm that due to a number of reasons beyond our control, the Clarets' pre-season friendly at Burton Albion next week has been cancelled.”
Vincent Kompany's side were scheduled to play at the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday, July 9th, the same day another side take on Wolves behind closed doors at the Sir Jack Hayward Training Centre.
The Clarets begin their pre-season programme on Friday afternoon against Rochdale in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Gawthorpe.
Their only public warm up game will now come at Shrewsbury Town on Friday, July 15th, before travelling to Portugal on Sunday, July.17th
Kompany’s men will spend six days in Lisbon, at a state-of-the-art training complex, with two behind-closed-doors matches scheduled to be played.