X

Saturday 06
June

Burnley

Hendrick ready to upset City

25th April 2019, 15:06 by Nick Harris

Midfielder Jeff Hendrick says Burnley are ready to stall Manchester City's title charge on Sunday.

Pep Guardiola's men went back to the top of the table on Wednesday with a win over Manchester United, but they could be back in second by the time they visit Turf Moor on Sunday as Liverpool face Huddersfield on Friday night.

Hendrick insists the Clarets will be going into the clash in high spirits, having secured their Premier League status with their draw at Chelsea on Monday, and he says they're ready to have a say in the title race.

He told the club's website: "It's always nice when the big teams come to town. It's going to be tough; they're a very good team and they move the ball well.

"We know there will be a lot of people watching, but this year we've picked up some good points from the big teams and hopefully we can do it again.

"We've been saying for a few weeks now that the main thing for us is to take each game as it comes, and keep putting points on the board.

"We've been on a good run of form as well, so it definitely helps."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

More Burnley

Recent Sport Headlines

Horse Racing

King relishing Derby chance

5th June 2020, 17:52

Ed Walker is relishing the prospect of having a genuine Derby contender in his ranks and will not be taking any risks with English King.

Horse Racing

Gosden keeping Yoda options open

5th June 2020, 17:40

John Gosden admits there is no firm plan as yet for Miss Yoda after she overcame a difficult start to win the Oaks Trial Fillies Stakes at Lingfield.

Horse Racing

Cox remains Positive for Royal Ascot glory bid

4th June 2020, 11:54

Clive Cox has described stable star Positive as "far stronger" than last year as he gets set for the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Horse Racing

Sharing poised for Royal raid

3rd June 2020, 18:41

Breeders' Cup winner Sharing looks set to be sent across the Atlantic for this month's Royal Ascot meeting for a crack at the Coronation Stakes.

Horse Racing

Pinatubo leads 15-strong Guineas field

3rd June 2020, 13:45

The Charlie Appleby-trained Pinatubo will face 14 rivals when he goes for glory in the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday.

Horse Racing

Fanning fancies Royal tilt

2nd June 2020, 18:08

Joe Fanning expects Army Of India to be heading to Royal Ascot after his victory at Kempton on Tuesday.

Horse Racing

Early return too expensive for Ffos Las

2nd June 2020, 17:55

Ffos Las executive director Phil Bell has revealed it was too expensive to stage races at the course this summer.

Horse Racing

More Guineas success for Fabre

1st June 2020, 16:10

Andre Fabre registered a ninth career race win in the French 2000 Guineas as Victor Ludorum claimed the spoils in Monday's Classic.