Clarets depleted for Stoke clash

Owen Coyle is facing a defensive crisis as Burnley travel to face Stoke at the Britannia Stadium in Saturday's Premier League opener.

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Clarets captain Steven Caldwell sustained a groin injury during Scotland's 4-0 World Cup qualifier defeat against Norway on Wednesday and looks certain to miss out.

His loss will be keenly felt as Michael Duff is already out with an ankle injury and new recruit David Edgar is suspended.

Burnley (from): Jensen, Eckersley, Carlisle, Alexander, Mears, Jordan, Kalvenes, Eagles, Blake, McCann, McDonald, Gudjonsson, Easton, Thompson, Rodriguez, Paterson, Elliott, Fletcher, Penny.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
12:45
Burnley v Man Utd
15:00
Man City v Stoke
Newcastle v C Palace
QPR v Sunderland
Swansea v West Brom
West Ham v Southampton
17:30
Everton v Chelsea
Sunday, 31 August 2014
13:30
A Villa v Hull City
Tottenham v Liverpool
16:00
Leicester v Arsenal

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Tottenham 2 5 6
2 Chelsea 2 4 6
3 Man City 2 4 6
4 Swansea 2 2 6
5 Arsenal 2 1 4
6 Hull City 2 1 4
7 A Villa 2 1 4
8 West Ham 2 1 3
9 Liverpool 2 -1 3
10 Everton 2 0 2
11 Sunderland 2 0 2
12 West Brom 2 0 2
13 Man Utd 2 -1 1
14 Southampton 2 -1 1
15 Stoke 2 -1 1
16 Leicester 2 -2 1
17 Newcastle 2 -2 1
18 C Palace 2 -3 0
19 Burnley 2 -3 0
20 QPR 2 -5 0

Updated Wed, 27 Aug 2014

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