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Key Burnley player claims this has been his best season yet

Burnley sit top of the Championship table separated from Middlesbrough and Brighton & Hove Albion below them by goal difference only.

Burnley defender Ben Mee has spoken to the club's official website about how he feels this season has been his best yet in a Clarets' shirt.

The Lancashire club currently sit top of the Championship and host Queens Park Rangers on Monday as they look to continue their automatic promotion push.

Mee, 26, has been a key component in their charge towards the Premier League, and he told burnleyfootballclub.com of his delight at his performances over the course of the campaign.

"Getting to play at centre back, using the experience I’ve gained over the past few seasons, has really helped me," he said. "I think it’s the best season I’ve had and I want to end it on a real high."

The Manchester City academy graduate has just picked up five accolades at Burnley's annual Supporters Club awards ceremony, and he spoke about the boost it has given him to be recognised in that way.

“It was really nice to be recognised by the fans, it’s a real honour and it’s great for me to be able to go and receive an award," he said. "To be recognised is great and for people to see what I’ve been doing on the pitch and show their appreciation by voting for me is great and it means a lot.”

Mee explained how he and his teammates realise that their destiny lies in their own hands, but it will not prevent him from having a keen eye on the Birmingham City versus Middlesbrough game tomorrow night:

“I’ll have a look at the results on Friday and probably watch the game, but I guess it’s in our hands still."

Two wins from the Clarets' final two games would guarantee a return to England's top tier and complete a fantastic turnaround after their relegation from the Premier League last season.

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