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George Boyd

Midfielder     Burnley  Premier


Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 1"    Weight:  174 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract


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Signed a three-year contract to join Burnley in August 2014.

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March 14, 2015    George Boyd News

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Boyd was the hero Saturday as he scored the only goal in the shocking 1-0 win over Manchester City.

Boyd also led Burnley with four completed dribbles in the match and was dangerous all match long. Boyd now has four goals and two assists on the season and has been a reliable starter for Burnley all season long. Burnley will need Boyd to continue to be productive as they find themselves only one point away from clearing the drop zone just behind Sunderland. Boyd and Burnley take on Southampton next Saturday.

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January 2, 2015

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Boyd scored the hero goal Thursday in the 86th minute to capture a 3-3 draw to Newcastle.

Boyd has now scored in back-to-back games and looks to be a real threat scoring three goals this month. Boyd was also second on the team with two crosses, so it's clear he's become a major part of the Burnley offense. Boyd and Burnley host QPR next Saturday in a game Burnley will surely have some momentum after impressive back-to-back comeback draws.

December 28, 2014

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Boyd scored the opening goal for Burnley in the surprising 2-2 draw to Manchester City Sunday.

Boyd was lucky to keep the goal as he was clearly offsides, but a goal is a goal. The goal was created through a creative pass by Danny Ings and Ings continues to provide for all his teammates. The Scottish midfielder and Burnley will take on Newcastle next Thursday.

December 20, 2014

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Boyd assisted on Burnley’s lone goal during their 2-1 loss to Spurs on Saturday.

The assist was Boyd’s first of the season, but he’s now gone two straight games without taking a single shot. He also only had 27 total touches during the match, and while the Burnley attack is boosted by Danny Ings’ play, Boyd just doesn’t contribute enough in most fantasy formats despite his regular spot in the starting XI.

December 6, 2014

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Boyd led Burnley with five shots in the 2-0 loss to QPR Saturday.

After scoring last week, Boyd came back and had another solid performance leading Burnley in shots this weekend. Boyd has been playing significantly better since Ings returned from injury and clearly the threat of Ings is opening things up for players like Boyd. With that said, Boyd and Burnley play one of the toughest defense in the Premier League next weekend when they host Southampton.

December 3, 2014

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Boyd scored the lone goal for Burnley in the 1-1 draw to Newcastle Tuesday.

This is Boyd's second goal of the season and he appears to have a secured a starting role after uncertainty to start the year. If Ings can continue his good form, maybe he can help provide for players like Boyd going forward. Boyd and Burnley travel this weekend to face QPR.

October 18, 2014

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Boyd scored his first goal of the season Saturday in a 3-1 loss to West Ham.

Burnley's offense has severely struggled and their hoping this off-season acquisition can snatch some goals for them. He hasn't done much, but with the insertion of Danny Ings into the lineup, the offense looked a bit more efficient. Keep an eye on Boyd and Burnley as their scoring problems are slowly coming out of its rut the more they're getting used to playing in the Premier League.

September 1, 2014

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Boyd has signed a three-year contract to join Burnley. He leaves Hull City after making 53 appearances and will look to help Burnley fight to avoid relegation this season.

Boyd had played just nine minutes this season with Hull City and will look to get more playing time with Burnley. Despite the move, Body is expected to still have very minimal fantasy value.