The big day is getting close. The day when the Clarets face Sheffield United at Wembley in the Championship Play-Offs Final and have a chance to be in the top flight for the first time since 1976. That day is Spring Bank Holiday Monday 25th May 2009 and already the clamour for tickets has begun and questions are being raised.
The last time we were at Wembley was back in 1994 when Jimmy Mullens’s side defeated Stockport County in the Second Division (League 1) play-offs final. A lot has changed since then including the fact that the old stadium has long since been demolished and replaced by a brand spanking new one so the Clarets will be playing at the new Wembley for the first time in their history.
A number of our posters have been asking questions about the big day. There are lots of things to sort out, the process for obtaining Wembley tickets, travel and car-parking arrangements, information about Wembley itself and of course the most important of them all,where are we going to meet for pre-match drinky poos?
In addition to asking for information and providing the detail, posters are of course keen to discuss the match in all it’s aspects and have a bit of fun predicting the result.
Vital Burnley therefore have decided to lauunch a Special Wembley Forum so our posters will be able to access all things Wembley in the same place.
The forum is called Wembley Matchday Mayhem and can be entered by clicking this direct link:
Wembley Matchday Mayhem Link
The forum is packed with useful tips and information and is a place where you can raise any questions. Vital Burnley admin will try and answer your questions if we can.
Also in the forum is a thread where Clarets fans and Blades fans can enter into banter about the fast approaching Wembley clash. The thread is a sticky entitled The Great Que Sera Sera Thread!-Clarets v Blades @Wembley. There is also a facility for Clarets fans to have a bit of fun and predict the outcome of the match.
So come on you Clarets fans what are you waiting for, come and have some fun as we prepare for the big day!