Six decades of Cardiff City v Burnley matches.

Six Burnley related questions, the answers will be posted on here tomorrow – apologies for the 00’s question, but we have got promoted this week!


60’s. Who is this Burnley player from this decade shown below and how is he connected with our former midfield player Richard Carpenter?


70’s. This Burnley striker from the 70’s made nearly three hundred appearances for the club and was awarded an MBE in 2006 for his services to football. Who is he and what post did he hold at Burnley after his retirement from playing?

80’s. In the past week, we’ve had crowds totalling nearly 53,000 for our two games at Cardiff City Stadium, but , to the nearest hundred, what was the total attendance for the two matches between us and Burnley in 1986/87?

90’s. The City starting line up and subs for the 2-1 home win over Burnley in March 1994 contained four players with four letter surnames, can you name them?

00’s. Someone called Karl Bermingham was used by Burnley as a substitute in the 3-3 draw between the sides in September 2005 – spookily, he replaced which player who’d scored two goals that afternoon?

10’s. Name the brothers who lined up against City in successive matches in late October/early November this season.



60’s. Frank Casper – his son Chris was awarded out of court damages for the tackle by Carpenter which ended his career in 1999 while he was playing for Reading.

70’s. Paul Fletcher, he was Burnley’s Chief Executive from 2008-11.

80’s. 3,705 – there were 1,702 at Turf Moor for City’s 3-1win in December and 2,003 at Ninian Park for our 1-0 victory in April.

90’S Tony Bird was in the starting eleven and Nathan Wigg, Phil Kite and Carl Dale were the subs.

00’s. Bermingham came on for Wade Elliott who now plays for……….Birmingham!

10. Joe Mills played against us for Burnley in the 4-0 defeat on 27 October and Matt Mills was in the Bolton side that beat us 2-1 a week later.

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