Sean Dyche hits out at questions over Burnley future

    The Clarets beat Watford 1-0.

    Sean Dyche guaranteed to keep defending Burnley however stopped short of dedicating his long-lasting future to the club after managing a 1-0 win over relegation-battling Watford on Thursday night.

    Jay Rodriguez‘s 50 th goal for his home town club offered the Clarets factor to cheer after a hard week on and off the pitch.

    Prior To the game the club continued a strong action to the ‘White Lives Matter’ banner flown over their 5-0 defeat at Manchester City on Monday as players once again took a knee in assistance of the Black Lives Matter movement, however the focus was likewise on Dyche after an obvious falling out with the board.

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    A hard-fought success over Nigel Pearson‘s side supplied some tonic as Dyche stated his players had actually reacted in the right way to occasions of current weeks.

    However asked to close rumours over his own future Dyche, who has actually 2 years left on his Grass Moor contract, was more scrupulous.

    “The challenge of managing Burnley has been there all the time I’ve been here,” he stated. “It’s constantly an obstacle in differing ways and I enjoy the obstacle.

    ” I have actually constantly stated that someplace down the line one celebration desires the other one gone or another celebration can be found in. That is not to do with this minute, I have actually been stating that for 6 out of seven-and-a-half years when I have actually been linked with different circumstances and I’m still here.

    Jay Rodriguez commemorates his goal (Jon Super/ NMC Pool/PA)

    “I’m out there working hard with this group of players to get results for them, me and the club.”

    Dyche might at least name a full enhance of replacement for this match after Phil Bardsley signed a new offer, however the week has actually seen Jeff Hendrick, Joe Hart, Aaron Lennon and Adam Legzdins leave to highlight Dyche’s disappointment.

    However the 48- year-old firmly insisted the problem had actually been ‘parked’ as he mentioned a favorable action to current difficulties.

    “I think what it does show is the resilience and mentality of a strong group of players,” he stated.

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    “I think it was a response to a difficult result, a difficult week. There was a lot going on.”

    Rodriguez stooped to fulfill Dwight McNeil’s cross in the 73 rd minute however left the match soon after having taking a knock to the ankle, though Dyche thinks it is absolutely nothing severe– and should hope so with Chris Wood and Ashley Barnes currently sidelined.

    Defeat for Watford keeps Nigel Pearson’s side hovering simply one point above the drop zone, and Pearson was left dissatisfied after a strong start to the second half.

    “I feel it was a bit of a missed opportunity,” he stated. “That’s not to take anything away from Burnley, I thought they played well, they saw the game out pretty effectively once they’d taken the lead, but we’ve spurned opportunities and there were too many unforced errors that caused us problems.”

    The beverages break came at a great time for Burnley (Michael Steele/NMC Pool/PA)
    Watford were totally on top in the second half till the beverages break, however Pearson stated there was no point home on the breaks themselves, especially on a night when the mercury was still at 28 degrees centigrade at kick-off.

    “I don’t think there is any point to say too much about that, they are part of the new organisation,” he stated.

    ” All I would state is that when you remain in the ascendancy in some cases it provides your opponent a possibility to regroup. In the first half they were very much on top prior to the break as we remained in the second half.

    “Read into that what you will. But I don’t think it was a key factor in the result tonight.”

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