Dyche celebrates 5 years at Burnley with win over Newcastle

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Burnley’s Jeff Hendrick, right, celebrates scoring his side’s winning goal against Newcastle at Turf Moor stadium in Burnley, England, Monday Oct. 30. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)

Burnley, England (AP) — Sean Dyche celebrated his fifth anniversary as Burnley manager with a 1-0 victory over Newcastle that moved the modest northwest England team up to seventh in the English Premier League on Monday.

Jeff Hendrick’s 74th-minute winner from close range settled a dull contest at Turf Moor as Burnley leapfrogged Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle in the standings.

Burnley were in the bottom half of the second-tier League Championship when Dyche arrived in 2012, and now his side appear to be consolidating their place in the top-flight.