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by Selby Claret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wolves game moved to Sunday
Replies: 16
Views: 1996

Re: ARTICLE: Wolves game moved to Sunday

Burnley1989 wrote:A rainy Monday night in Wolverhampton..... shudders


More likely than usual this year in August!
by Selby Claret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wolves game moved to Sunday
Replies: 16
Views: 1996

Re: ARTICLE: Wolves game moved to Sunday

I'm led to believe that the clubs couldn't agree so it went to the Premier League to make a decision - Wolves wanted it on the Monday night to allow further recovery time from their Europa League game. As Targetman has posted, it has to go to one of the broadcasting times so was always going to be ...
by Selby Claret
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting stats
Replies: 26
Views: 1491

Re: Interesting stats

Charlie Austin has 34 (tied)
by Selby Claret
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting stats
Replies: 26
Views: 1491

Re: Interesting stats

Cleveleys_claret wrote:Jon Walters - 43
Aaron Lennon - 34 (tied)
David Nugent - 49
David Unsworth - 38
Sam Vokes - 34 (tied)

Jay Rod on 33 at present


Big Sam has nowhere near 34 - where are these numbers coming from.....?
by Selby Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The most expensive player to play for Burnley
Replies: 27
Views: 1475

Re: The most expensive player to play for Burnley

AndyClaret wrote:Crouchy has gone for a bob or 2 over his career.


£50m+ apparently
by Selby Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The most expensive player to play for Burnley
Replies: 27
Views: 1475

Re: The most expensive player to play for Burnley

How much were Akinbiyi's total transfer fees before we signed him....? (Does that count?) :)
by Selby Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Squad size
Replies: 22
Views: 868

Re: Squad size

FactualFrank wrote:Where's McNeil?


McNeil is exempt from the 25 due to age
by Selby Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Squad size
Replies: 22
Views: 868

Re: Squad size

mdd2 wrote:You are not serious that we name 4 keepers?


Let name 24 then?! Why would we not if there's a gap.....?
Unless we are saving a space for a free transfer between now and Jan

Our 4th choice keeper was needed last year
by Selby Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mooy or Drinkwater
Replies: 35
Views: 2460

Re: Mooy or Drinkwater

I was pleased we went for DD over AM partly because Mooy - if selected - will have to go to:

Australia 3x times
Chinese Taipei
Jordan
Kuwait
Nepal

with the Aussie squad

Must take its toll
by Selby Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Squad size
Replies: 22
Views: 868

Re: Squad size

Hart / Legzdins / Pope / BPF
Lowton / Bardsley / Mee / Long / Pieters / Gibson / Taylor / Tarky / Dunne
Defour / Cork / Westwood / Hendrick / Drinkwater
Lennon / Brady / JBG
Wood / Vydra / Rodriguez / Barnes

I count 25 there......
by Selby Claret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Loans
Replies: 28
Views: 849

Re: Burnley Loans

Paul Stewart...
by Selby Claret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 433842

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

SKY SPORTS NEWS
AGYEI TO SIGN FOR OXFORD UNITED

Burnley's Dan Agyei is close to joining Oxford United on a permanent deal.

The 22-year-old was offered a new contract by Burnley so a compensation fee is likely to be involved.
by Selby Claret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 433842

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

williamjblazkowicz wrote:How is Danny going to Drinkwater if there's no Wells?

I know, not funny. Made me chuckle though (I'm easily pleased).


Last year I'd have advised him to Crouch but don't think he Wood
by Selby Claret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 433842

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I'd rather have Drinkwater on loan than Mooy
by Selby Claret
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Missed opportunities....
Replies: 11
Views: 1018

Re: Missed opportunities....

Aquarian wrote:'Those who can do, those who can't teach' (George Bernard Shaw).


'Those who can't do, teach. And those who can't teach, teach gym.' (Woody Allen) :)
by Selby Claret
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky Sports £11 a month
Replies: 37
Views: 2339

Re: Sky Sports £11 a month

ClaretTony wrote:I know inchy’s dad - and that post has made me feel quite ill :oops:


I've no idea who he is and am therefore comfortably oblivious

My only advice - and this would be a general rule - focus your daydreaming on the virgin - rather than the dad.......?!
by Selby Claret
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky Sports £11 a month
Replies: 37
Views: 2339

Re: Sky Sports £11 a month

South West Claret. wrote:If you are really any sort of football fan you wouldn't have Murdoch stuff anywhere near the house, so serves you right for having been paying through the nose .. no sympathy from me.


Comcast own Sky - Murdoch not involved any more

Although that's not necessarily better.....!
by Selby Claret
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky Sports £11 a month
Replies: 37
Views: 2339

Re: Sky Sports £11 a month

Inchy wrote:unfortunately my dads with virgin or i would be using his sky go for sports


If your Dad's upstairs couldn't you just sneak in and watch if he's busy - don't want to hear him at it though I suppose....
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 19141

Re: Heats

tarkys_ears wrote:How do you know it's what he wants?

I can't imagine his first thought was "I want to go to villa no matter what" - It's just what its come to.


And there endeth most relationships!
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 19141

Re: Heats

But maybe Tom isn't happy with that! It does feel like being the victim of a break-up where you don't want it to end but your girlfriend / boyfriend has decided to finish it! We can beat our fists on the ground and tantrum all we like but if, ultimately, it's what Tom wants, then there's nothing ca...
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 19141

Re: Heats

Blyclaret wrote:Keane/Tarwowski
Austin/Ings
Vokes/Jay Rod
Heaton/ Pope.
Nothing to see here move on.


I hope that 'Tarwowski' sticks
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 19141

Re: Heats

Leeds were top with BPF in goal - they then signed Casilla in January - dropped BPF, finished third and lost in the play offs (losing 10 out of their last 22)

For those using the Hart-Heaton method in their arguments - Peacock-Farrell must be a world beater........ ;)
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 19141

Re: Heats

Pope Fulham 45 mins - 0 Crewe 90 mins - 1 Average 0.66 goals per game Hart Fulham 45 mins - 0 Port Vale 45 mins - 0 Fleetwood 90 mins - 0 Nice 45 mins - 1 Average 0.4 goals per game Heaton Port Vale 45 mins - 1 Wigan 90 mins - 2 Nice 45 mins - 0 Average 1.5 goals per game Just saying........(tin hat...
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 19141

Re: Heats

Most people should remember Danny Ings' performances after his head was turned The last thing I want is a keeper - regardless of status / history / abilities - staring wistfully into the distance as he runs downs his final year Too important a position to have someone not 100% committed - I'm not su...
by Selby Claret
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Hart
Replies: 53
Views: 4670

Re: Joe Hart

Sky reporting Blades close to securing Dean Henderson again for another year - could mean any move for Hart is aborted I personally think that, now Billy M has had a full year and now a full preseason to get his teeth into Joe, we may see the benefits of that this year (as apparently evidenced v Fle...
by Selby Claret
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 433842

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Reecey1987 wrote:Hull have announced the signing of Josh Bowler on a season long loan from Everton. Jarrod bowen will most likely be on his way now


Do you think they've signed him as his name is so similar so that the fans might not notice if Bowen then slopes off....?
by Selby Claret
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away and 3rd kits
Replies: 93
Views: 5500

Re: Away and 3rd kits

boatshed bill wrote:Slightly off topic. Has any club's shirt ever been the reverse of ours?


It would appear that our club's shirt has been the reverse of our club's shirt - 1934-5:

http://www.historicalkits.co.uk/Burnley/Burnley.htm
by Selby Claret
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away and 3rd kits
Replies: 93
Views: 5500

Re: Away and 3rd kits

I'm guessing that the spraying of white on the doors mirrors whatever the slightly darker blue shade is on the top half of the shirt

Wearing it at Crewe maybe?
by Selby Claret
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Season Tickets on there way
Replies: 185
Views: 9168

Re: Season Tickets on there way

nope
by Selby Claret
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to scrap the police force?
Replies: 43
Views: 1829

Re: Time to scrap the police force?

The problem is having operational police officers spending all their time trying to 'solve' crimes when they should be out preventing / deterring / responding to immediate crime. I think its time for civilians to take over all crime reporting tasks - particularly as they are mostly for recording pur...
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HTFC - Home Kit
Replies: 122
Views: 5719

Re: HTFC - Home Kit

by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HTFC - Home Kit
Replies: 122
Views: 5719

Re: HTFC - Home Kit

Will we see them in it tonight at Rochdale? Or will they be in an away kit......?
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away and 3rd kits
Replies: 93
Views: 5500

Re: Away and 3rd kits

Does the club even care how many they sell to fans and when?
20000 shirt sales at £45 a pop is still less than a million - hardly a major source of income (and I'm sure we don't sell anywhere near 20000!)

Is the staggering of kits at Umbro's request - i.e. supply chain?
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HTFC - Home Kit
Replies: 122
Views: 5719

Re: HTFC - Home Kit

MarkGreen wrote:Image


Is that SPORTS DIRECT in Mandarin........?
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HTFC - Home Kit
Replies: 122
Views: 5719

Re: HTFC - Home Kit

TheFamilyCat wrote:Written by Wayne Ankers. You don’t think they’re in on it do you?


He's a real fella apparently!!!

https://twitter.com/wayneankers?lang=en
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HTFC - Home Kit
Replies: 122
Views: 5719

Re: HTFC - Home Kit

As much as it may be a gag - there are currently 1000s of HT fans' responses on Twitter on HT official account voicing their (increasingly angry!) negative opinions. I like a wind-up as much as the next person but it may be that some people don't find the funny side even if they do reveal a more pal...
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HTFC - Home Kit
Replies: 122
Views: 5719

Re: HTFC - Home Kit

Also, how are the junior kits going to work? Just a blank white sash? Maybe they'll advertise a charity I suppose
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HTFC - Home Kit
Replies: 122
Views: 5719

Re: HTFC - Home Kit

TheFamilyCat wrote:Isn’t there a rule on the size of sponsor logos that this would surely break? If so then it’s obviously not the real kit.


Was just about to say the same - there certainly used to be
by Selby Claret
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Rodriguez and Pieters both net in friendlies
Replies: 43
Views: 3861

Re: ARTICLE: Rodriguez and Pieters both net in friendlies

Rick_Muller wrote:Heaton played a half too - that MUST mean that he's going nowhere... ;)


Pope 0 goals conceded
Legzdins 0 goals
Hart 1 goal
Heaton 2 goals

Get rid!! ;)
by Selby Claret
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Rodriguez and Pieters both net in friendlies
Replies: 43
Views: 3861

Re: ARTICLE: Rodriguez and Pieters both net in friendlies

AndyClaret wrote:Dwight now wearing the number 11 shirt.


I noticed that Ryan Cooney's signing photo showed him in a '31' shirt so I guess this confirms McNeil is now going to be '11' despite wearing '31' in Portugal
by Selby Claret
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your all-time favourite piece of music?
Replies: 60
Views: 1967

Re: Your all-time favourite piece of music?

Landed by Ben Folds or Tangled up in Blue - Dylan Just can’t decide, may need another island Another Ben Folds Claret! Who da thunkit! I would have to say The Lonely Shepherd by Zamfir - tingles every time I hear it. For pure light entertainment value though I never tire of Spanish Flea by Herb Alp...
by Selby Claret
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is your second favorite sport
Replies: 64
Views: 1756

Re: What is your second favorite sport

Baseball

Huge Houston astros fan after living out there. Once you get someone to explain the rules that is...
by Selby Claret
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley beat Fulham in Portugal
Replies: 94
Views: 5227

Re: Burnley beat Fulham in Portugal

Ps no Koiki in the line ups tonight although I believe he is also out there

Or Jonah.....
by Selby Claret
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley beat Fulham in Portugal
Replies: 94
Views: 5227

Re: Burnley beat Fulham in Portugal

Why worry

Pope and Hart both kept clean sheets tonight (for those of you reading into the game......) :)
by Selby Claret
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 433842

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

SKY SPORTS 1019h VILLA HAVE HEATON BID REJECTED Aston Villa have had a speculative bid for goalkeeper Tom Heaton rejected and classed as derisory by Burnley, according to Sky sources. Sources in the Midlands have told Sky Sports News that Villa’s opening move was to gauge Burnley’s reaction, which w...
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Asian hornets.
Replies: 34
Views: 1909

Re: Asian hornets.

I thought this was going to be an IPL thread about an expansion franchise ...
by Selby Claret
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 247
Views: 17653

Re: Tom Heaton

There’s no point pretending that Pope’s kicking isn’t an issue. It’s not necessarily goal kicks or even general distribution but he has a tendency to completely shank the ball out of play when given a back pass. Anyway, with our style of play it’s not the be-all and end-all but something he needs t...
by Selby Claret
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 247
Views: 17653

Re: Tom Heaton

Southgate is also happy to pick keepers from the Championship - he picked the Stoke keeper last season. I think Tom's best chance of continuing England honours is to stay put - for the simple reason that if he's at Burnley and keeping Pope out of the team he's a better chance of being one of the th...
by Selby Claret
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All Misspell XI
Replies: 56
Views: 1671

Re: All Misspell XI

Always remembered fondly in our house was when the Hull City announcer (at Boothferry Park) in the mid-90s announced the Clarets team with Marion Beresford in goal :)
by Selby Claret
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jamie Shackleton?
Replies: 15
Views: 2146

Re: Shackleton?

Somebody will post that he's past his best and burnt his bridges when he left us...... ;)

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