THE funeral of former Burnley captain Peter Noble who died last week will take place on Friday.

Dozens of fans are expected to turn out to pay their respects to the Clarets hero.

A service will be held at St John the Evangelist Church, Worsthorne, at noon, followed by committal at Burnley Crematorium at 1.40pm.

Prior to the cremation, Peter’s funeral cortege will pass Burnley Football Club at approximately 1.30pm.

A club spokesman said: “Due to the large congregation of family, friends and former playing colleagues expected at the church and the crematorium, fans are asked to pay their respects as Peter is driven onto Harry Potts Way, from the North Stand car park at Turf Moor.”

Noble, who died at the age of 72, made 299 appearances for the Clarets between 1973 and 1979.