Burnley’s Clarke Carlisle wins Countdown
Brainbox centre-back wins TV quiz show
Burnley have finally picked up a win away from Turf Moor this season after defender Clarke Carlisle triumphed on television quiz show Countdown. Carlisle emerged victorious from every student and granny’s favourite late afternoon maths and word test after appearing as the challenger on yesterday’s show.
The 30-year-ol scored an impressive 89 points to easily beat the defending champion’s score of 55.
“I can’t say it’s better than winning a big football game – but it’s up there,” he said