My Story:

This is the Mitre Tensile club issued version used by Burnley in the 2010/2011 English Football League Championship season.

According to Wikipedia: Burnley Football Club are a professional Football League club based in Burnley, Lancashire. Nicknamed “The Clarets”, due to the dominant colour of their home shirts, they were founder members of the Football League in 1888. The club colours of claret and blue were adopted in 1910 in tribute to the dominant club of English football Aston Villa. It was thought the colours might lift and inspire Burnley too. Their home ground since 1883 has been Turf Moor.

Burnley have been Football League Champions twice, in 1920–21and 1959–60,and have won the FA Cup once, in 1914. The Clarets also reached the 1961 quarter-finals of the European Cup. They are one of only three teams to have won all top four professional divisions of English football. The other two teams are Preston North End and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The club spent most of its early history in England’s top two divisions, but remained outside the top flight from 1976 to 2009. From 1985 to 1992 they had a seven-year spell in the lowest tier of the Football League. In 1987 they narrowly avoided relegation to the Conference. Between 2000 and 2009 they played in the second tier of English football, until they gained promotion to the Premier League for the first time in 33 years after winning the 2009 Championship Play-off Final, but were relegated after a single season.

 

The Official Story:

I have not seen one yet since this is a club issued ball.  The story for the generic Mitre Tensile should be good enough.

 

Technical Story:

Made in Pakistan.

FIFA Approved Code: 219.R4T

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