Finley Burns

Defence

17

Apps: 32 (9)

Goals: 0

Last Updated: 15 August 2023
On loan from Manchester City

Debut: vs. Northampton Town (A, 1-0), 05/08/2023  

Boro' got some tongues wagging close to the start of the 2023-4 season with the addition of Finley Burns on a season-long loan

Finley Burns

Date of Birth: 17-06-2003

Place of Birth: London

Boro’ got some tongues wagging close to the start of the 2023-4 season with the addition of Finley Burns on a season-long loan. At just 20-years-old when he signed, the defender came highly rated from all-conquering Manchester City; part of the young Citizens’ side that secured a FA Youth Cup and U18 Premier League North title double in 2020. By City’s own description, he is a tall, imposing, and mature defender; attributes you’d be confident of serving Burns well as we embarked on our return to League One.

Finley Burns: Before Boro’

Burns had become quite the regular in City’s youth structure after joining the club from Southend United for a reported £175,000 in 2012. At the time, the defender was a mere 13-years-old and – in anyone’s book – that’s a decent wedge for a lad only just into his teen years. With the Premier League club, he played his part as they won a third successive PL2 crown in 2023. He also saw continental action in the UEFA Youth League. Oh, and he made his senior debut for City in a 2021 EFL Cup tie against Wycombe Wanderers.

As senior football goes, however, opportunities were still to come his way by the time he arrived at Boro’. The second half of the 2021-2 campaign saw him go to Swansea City on loan. But, while down in South Wales, he only made a handful of appearances; the experience no doubt helpful for him, but perhaps not quite what the intention had been? Either way, he signed a long-term contract extension at Manchester City around when he moved to South Wales. So, the Premier League club clearly see a long-term future for him there.

2023-4

Saturday 05 August 2023

Tuesday 08 August 2023

Saturday 12 August 2023

Tuesday 15 August 2023

Saturday 19 August 2023

Saturday 26 August 2023

Tuesday 29 August 2023

Saturday 02 September 2023

Tuesday 05 September 2023

Saturday 09 September 2023

Saturday 16 September 2023

Saturday 23 September 2023

Saturday 30 September 2023

Tuesday 03 October 2023

Saturday 14 October 2023

Tuesday 24 October 2023

Saturday 28 October 2023

Saturday 04 November 2023

Saturday 11 November 2023

Saturday 18 November 2023

Saturday 25 November 2023

Tuesday 28 November 2023

Saturday 02 December 2023

Saturday 23 December 2023

Tuesday 26 December 2023

Monday 01 January 2024

Saturday 06 January 2024

Saturday 13 January 2024

Saturday 27 January 2024

Saturday 03 February 2024

Tuesday 06 February 2024

Saturday 10 February 2024

Tuesday 13 February 2024

Saturday 17 February 2024

Saturday 24 February 2024

Tuesday 27 February 2024

Saturday 02 March 2024

Saturday 09 March 2024

Saturday 23 March 2024

Friday 29 March 2024

Monday 01 April 2024

Previous Clubs:

Swansea City (loan)
Manchester City
Southend United

Later Clubs: