Transfers DONE DEAL: Burnley confirm Scott Parker as new Head Coach replacing Kompany

Burnley announced Scott Parker has been appointed as the club’s new head coach.

The 43 year old arrived at Turf Moor with a proven managerial record after securing two promotions to the Premier League previously with Fulham and Bournemouth.

He also enjoyed a stellar career as a player including fifteen seasons in the Premier League and representing his country, England, as captain.

After signing his contract to become boss of Burnley he admitted he couldn’t wait to get started: “I’m really pleased to be here! I have been speaking with Burnley for some time now which has been a positive thing as I’ve now got a real feel for the people around the club.

“To be around the training ground now you start to get that feeling again and I can’t wait to get on the training field and start work!

“For us to be successful this year is the most important thing. We have to win and build a team the fans and club can be proud of. This team can represent every single one of them in that aspect and that’s the aim.”

Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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