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Pressure still on - Dyche

11th April 2019, 12:21 by Nick Harris

Burnley boss Sean Dyche says the pressure is still on his side this weekend despite back-to-back wins.

The Clarets had been under the cosh with a run of four straight defeats but wins over Wolves and Bournemouth have seen them move eight points clear of trouble.

Dyche insists the pressure has not gone away as they prepare to face Cardiff at Turf Moor, although a win over the Bluebirds would just about ensure their safety for another year.

He told the Lancashire Telegraph: "I think it just makes us hungry.

"Every manager is hungry for everything they can get. If you had told me at 19 games, when we had 12 points, that come (Saturday) playing here we would be two points behind Bournemouth and have taken 24 points then I would have taken it.

"And even me, who believes in what we do, would have said that is a pretty big stretch but the players continue to do it. We have more work to do but the players are in a good place."

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.

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