Date: 29th December 2010 at 3:52pm
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Brian Laws has this afternoon been sacked by Burnley following increasing pressure for him to go by Clarets fans.

Chairman,Barry Kilby called Laws today and asked him to resign.

The Official site have announced that Laws has stepped down with immediate effect.

Kilby is quoted on the official club site saying:

‘I have telphoned Brian today and asked him to stand down as manager of Burnley Football Club

‘Everyone is naturally disappointed and frustrated that recent results have not gone as we would have hoped

‘The Board of Directors has therefore decided that we need a fresh approach in order to achieve our goal of returning to the Premier League”

There will be no further announcements until tomorrow

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