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by Ashingtonclaret46
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 95
Views: 1710

Re: City v Spurs

All three officials were spot on yesterday with all their decisions and, as Bordeaux said, the flag had already gone up before it was reviewed. Likewise, there was no flag for the Ashley Barnes goal which was reviewed and stood. Technically VAR was redundant in our game yesterday because the officia...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: chelsea leicester
Replies: 24
Views: 781

Re: chelsea leicester

Both teams are doing well in the 'feel contact and go down stakes' ---absolutely pathetic! Pity that lads like Dave Mackay are not around any more --they would know what contact really is.
by Ashingtonclaret46
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Women's Team
Replies: 12
Views: 1277

Re: Burnley Women's Team

Bin Ont Turf wrote:They won 3-2 8-)

Did the Rathburn lass get a hat trick?


She scored two and then came off and Burnley won with a penalty in the 87th minute.
by Ashingtonclaret46
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Divers
Replies: 19
Views: 916

Re: Divers

CnBtruntru wrote:Ceballos first half think Cork left a leg out and slightest of touches, he seemed to stop and then do an half twist somersault and nobody picked it up :?


No, the Burnley bench saw it and marked him 9 out of 10 for style!
by Ashingtonclaret46
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 39
Views: 2548

Re: MOTD

Can’t think of a time when he had dived when there hasn’t been physical contact to be honest. There may be some that you can point out, but as far as I can recall most of the time he is just getting his body in front of defenders first who just don’t like the fact that somebody chooses to back into...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 95
Views: 1710

Re: City v Spurs

The game we all desire? Yeah we've all really enjoyed watching Koscielny bundle the ball over the line against us these last couple of years to give Arsenal wins when he's either offside or using his hand. We all enjoy watching officials favour the bigger teams, even when it's not games involving u...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 95
Views: 1710

Re: City v Spurs

So you're upset because VAR did its job and ruled out a goal thanks to a handball? No one needs to appeal it if VAR spots something that's happened to fast for the officials to see, that's kind of the point of it last time I checked. Upset? About a game of football? Not at all. THe only thing that ...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 95
Views: 1710

Re: City v Spurs

How is it in any way relevant whether the players or fans saw the offence and appealed? Forget it --players and fans never appeal for anything so it is totally irrelevant to expect that they woud start now. I hold my hand up and look forward to many quiet games in the future and I also look forward...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 95
Views: 1710

Re: City v Spurs

The question how many players appealed is total nonsense though. Surely you know that as an ex-referee? There’s lots of incidents that aren’t seen in real time or by the naked eye - that’s one of the purposes of VAR - whether you like it or not. If you think that it is rubbish asking how many playe...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 95
Views: 1710

Re: City v Spurs

How many Spurs players appealed for handball? None! Did the officials think that there had been a handball? No Did the commentary team think, in real time, that there had been a handball? No However, a guy watching a tv screen some 220 miles away in the middle of an industrial estate on the outskirt...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 1822

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

It's not relevant to the players what the referee is doing, except that if he hasn't blown his whistle, the ball is still live. All sorts of annoying things can go wrong, including the linesman waving his flag when he shouldn't, but if the forward is not offside and the ref has not blown his whistl...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: First Turf Moor floodlights switched on
Replies: 25
Views: 1378

Re: ARTICLE: First Turf Moor floodlights switched on

In a dim, dark corner of my mind there is something that tells me that the floodlights were second-hand and bought from the army - Aldershot maybe? That match was the one and only time my younger brother went on t'Turf. After seeing the lights he wanted to go home and spent the entire match sulking...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: First Turf Moor floodlights switched on
Replies: 25
Views: 1378

Re: ARTICLE: First Turf Moor floodlights switched on

I remember going to Accrington Stanley in 1954 when they played their first floodlit game against Blackburn Rovers in front of what seemed a massive crowd --over 17000! I also remember going to the Turf with my dad for the switch on of the lights as in Tony's article. Our average gate that season wa...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: It all starts at the Den with the under-23s
Replies: 26
Views: 811

Re: ARTICLE: It all starts at the Den with the under-23s

I've decided to give it a miss - have you seen the weather forecast? I know that it isn't going to be the easiest drive down, however, I shall put a change of clothes in the car and see what it's like! Is there a likelihood that it could be called off because of the weather? That has happened to me...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: It all starts at the Den with the under-23s
Replies: 26
Views: 811

Re: ARTICLE: It all starts at the Den with the under-23s

Legzdins Cropper Glennon Thomas Younger Bayode N'Guessan Benson Koiki Phillips Harker Bayode was replaced by Conn-Clarke at half time and Harker was replaced by Richardson on 62 minutes. Overall I thought that it was a decent performance with quite a young side once again. Looking forward to watchi...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New idea for goal kicks
Replies: 22
Views: 1670

Re: New idea for goal kicks

So there has now been clarification about the incident the other day and here is the word from IFAB ----- Zurich, 2 August 2019 Law 16 – The Goal kick – clarifications The changes to the Laws of the Game 2019/20 have proved successful as seen at the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, FIFA u20 World Cup™ and i...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New or old Transfer window?
Replies: 14
Views: 533

Re: New or old Transfer window?

Old way for me too.

The introduction of the windows was completely media driven in order to try to make a drama out of something which is really quite mundane.
The problem is that so many fans just buy into it and this helps the Sky machine to over-dramatise the whole thing.
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New idea for goal kicks
Replies: 22
Views: 1670

Re: New idea for goal kicks

The IFAB have a funny idea of the laws, even if they are the ones in charge of them. How can it be an offence to use a deliberate trick to pass the ball back to the goalkeeper with the head, even if the goalkeeper doesn't pick it up; but at the same time it is not an offence to use a deliberate tri...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New idea for goal kicks
Replies: 22
Views: 1670

Re: New idea for goal kicks

Unsporting behaviour includes when a player " uses a deliberate trick to pass the ball (including from a free kick) to the goalkeeper with the head, chest, knee etc. to circumvent the Law, whether or not the goalkeeper touches the ball with the hands " I would have thought that was covere...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New idea for goal kicks
Replies: 22
Views: 1670

New idea for goal kicks

This could well become the norm with the new Laws

https://twitter.com/jackcook95/status/1155598855276306433?s=21
by Ashingtonclaret46
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Besiktas CEE Cup Live YouTube Now
Replies: 18
Views: 1242

Re: Burnley v Besiktas CEE Cup Live YouTube Now

I didn't see the first game when the referee apparently had a mare, but I don't think the game will ever go as far in this country as it does elsewhere. I sincerely hope not, however, the directives going out from those running the game do make me wonder and it would appear that the gap between wha...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Besiktas CEE Cup Live YouTube Now
Replies: 18
Views: 1242

Re: Burnley v Besiktas CEE Cup Live YouTube Now

The biggest problem I have seen with the whole tournament has been the number of times the officials have stopped physical contact and have given fouls when fair tackles have been made. The least bit of contact seems to be penalised and this seems to be t he way that the game is going and, obviously...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Ire Test match
Replies: 159
Views: 5037

Re: Eng Vs Ire Test match

I was down there today, it was very enjoyable apart from England's poor batting. Tickets were about half price cf ashes tickets & I suspect there were some big concessions - given how many kids were there. There were a lot of Irish supporters and they fair enjoyed the morning. It's good to see ...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Sordell calls time on playing career
Replies: 11
Views: 727

Re: ARTICLE: Sordell calls time on playing career

Sad to retire at 28 years old, however, he obviously has lots of reasons why he has made the decision and I wish him well in whatever he does now.
by Ashingtonclaret46
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Dreams of Autarky
Replies: 29
Views: 2102

Re: ARTICLE: Dreams of Autarky

What a great review. Certainly an interesting subject, particularly for those of us who have been around for a long time
by Ashingtonclaret46
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Ire Test match
Replies: 159
Views: 5037

Re: Eng Vs Ire Test match

All because our bowlers have finally pitched the ball up instead of pitching short ---it isn't rocket science!
by Ashingtonclaret46
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight on Sky 401 at 6.55pm - York's v Lancs 20/20
Replies: 97
Views: 2229

Re: Tonight on Sky 401 at 6.55pm - York's v Lancs 20/20

tiger76 wrote:They'll be used to disappointment then ;)


Oh yes and they are reminded constantly!
by Ashingtonclaret46
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight on Sky 401 at 6.55pm - York's v Lancs 20/20
Replies: 97
Views: 2229

Re: Tonight on Sky 401 at 6.55pm - York's v Lancs 20/20

Actually Bodge... best moment, 17,500 singing Sweet Caro....... smash shaqib;'s bowled Pooran..... it was like stopping a sneeze :lol: :lol: :lol: Actually dande --the best moment was the whole night --we won --they lost! Such a shame for a lot of my friends --who just happen to support Leeds too!
by Ashingtonclaret46
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Ire Test match
Replies: 159
Views: 5037

Re: Eng Vs Ire Test match

TheFamilyCat wrote:Are you saying The Yorkshire Vet is the reason we can’t bat?

That should make a good half-hour discussion on TMS!


I have no idea who the Yorkshire Vet is ---what number does he bat?
by Ashingtonclaret46
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Ire Test match
Replies: 159
Views: 5037

Re: Eng Vs Ire Test match

So what’s the answer? Too much one-day and 20/20 is often cited as the reason batters can’t play properly but we still play enough four-day cricket that batters should know how to set their stall out for the long haul. The BP system in the CC doesn’t put too much pressure on to score at a pace that...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight on Sky 401 at 6.55pm - York's v Lancs 20/20
Replies: 97
Views: 2229

Re: Tonight on Sky 401 at 6.55pm - York's v Lancs 20/20

How good is it to see Yorkshire fans leaving with an over still to go? I just missed them singing and dancing at the end --such a shame1
by Ashingtonclaret46
Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Ire Test match
Replies: 159
Views: 5037

Re: Eng Vs Ire Test match

Hope the likes of Bairstow and Mooen Ali are suitably embarrassed watching Leach get his 50 after some of their recent efforts. They should be even more embarrassed after their showing in the second innings. I did say yesterday that it was good to see our batsmen making hay while the sun shone and ...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Ire Test match
Replies: 159
Views: 5037

Re: Eng Vs Ire Test match

Quiet start this morning 21-0 Leach is hanging in there as nightwatchman 13 off 10 overs. Another 5 overs to get through then it would be a good time for Roy to come in. Burns technique looks awful. I was just about to agree with you and, as I was logging in, Burns was out! Very poor technnique, ho...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lewis Richardson
Replies: 57
Views: 5557

Re: Lewis Richardson

You’re right. https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/newcastle-uniteds-u23-team-geordies-15069192 I see that BIlly Ingham was missed from that list, however, it was definintely Jack Hixon who took him to the Turf. Jack was a regular visitor to Bomarsund Welfare football ground...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley U18s to face Slavia Praha today at 2:30 UK Time (Streamed on YouTube)
Replies: 126
Views: 5223

Re: Burnley U18s to face Palmeiras today at 4:30 UK Time (Streamed on YouTube)

I know that there have been Law changes, however, the events there have just totally mystified me. AR flags for a free kick for a foul on a Claret right in front of him and the referee gives the free kick. There then ensues some stupidity whilst the ball is still not in play and this results in the ...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley U18s to face Slavia Praha today at 2:30 UK Time (Streamed on YouTube)
Replies: 126
Views: 5223

Re: Burnley U18s to face Palmeiras today at 4:30 UK Time (Streamed on YouTube)

Tricky Trevor wrote:Bang on HT they’ve had a towering header, from a corner, disallowed. Lino flagged but no idea why.
HT 0-1


Ball went out of play and came back in from the corner kick.
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Ire Test match
Replies: 159
Views: 5037

Re: Eng Vs Ire Test match

Great to get back to playing proper cricket and watching our batsmen making hay while the sun shines :D
by Ashingtonclaret46
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are the Longball Burnley !
Replies: 53
Views: 2353

Re: We are the Longball Burnley !

To be fair, we do hoof it more often than most... I can deal with the big punt to a front man, but we do sometimes hoof it to get rid rather than look for a pass. Safety first I suppose, and we are quite old school and the 'if in doubt...' defending sometimes comes into play. As mentioned, I'll tak...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are the Longball Burnley !
Replies: 53
Views: 2353

Re: We are the Longball Burnley !

Is that the Bournemouth we seem to always beat/not lose against???? It is!! In our two matches last season they had 1447 touches to our 1019. They had 1045 passes (more than we even touched the ball) and we made just 644. They made 64 clearances whereas we made just 51. How did we manage to score 7...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Austin's rant at manager
Replies: 41
Views: 3576

Re: Charlie Austin's rant at manager

Not sure where those starts have come from. I've got Austin as only starting 69 Premier League games, 35 for QPR and 34 for Southampton but what is fact is that he's only scored 16 league goals since signing for Southampton in January 2016 and has only started those 34 games. Premier League records...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Austin's rant at manager
Replies: 41
Views: 3576

Re: Charlie Austin's rant at manager

Stats are all well and good but much like the Bruce/Dyche comparison yesterday, one is getting better and the other is a busted flush. I reckon if you compare the last couple of seasons Barnes would be clearly the better of the two. It’s all very well being the best natural finisher in the world bu...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Jamaica
Replies: 22
Views: 834

Re: England v Jamaica

I'm puzzled because we are playing Trinidad and Tobago! We beat the Jamaicans a couple of days ago!
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Austin's rant at manager
Replies: 41
Views: 3576

Re: Charlie Austin's rant at manager

Rileybobs was making a comparison between Austin and Barnes. Austin is 3 months older than Barnes and their PL records are:- Austin started 106, come on as sub on 37 occasions. Scored 34 and has 8 assists. Barnes started 136, come on as sub on 41 occasions. Scored 32 and has 6 assists. Both have bee...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: U18's v Everton Wed 11am
Replies: 14
Views: 872

Re: U18's v Everton Wed 11am

It’s a good morning out before heading down to the turf It certainly is, however, with TV keep messing about with our fixtures and also because of a couple of personal things, I never managed to see one Under 18 game last season. I am hoping for better things this season because, although I have to...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 11650

Re: England v New Zealand

dsr wrote:Thanks. I must have been confusing it with the Worsley Cup. ;)


I am fairly certain that in 40 over cricket in the UK a no ball counts as 2 runs ---it's confusing isn't it?
by Ashingtonclaret46
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 11650

Re: England v New Zealand

dsr wrote:No, because England would be all out - Wood was the number 11 batsman. And I think the no ball would be worth 2 anyway, wouldn't it?

No ball in the World Cup was 1 run.
by Ashingtonclaret46
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Boyd back at Posh
Replies: 17
Views: 1786

Re: ARTICLE: Boyd back at Posh

Ran a lot, not much else. He earned his money with us making 115 League appearances out of a possible 122 games. He was very much a vital cog in our Championship winning team and was not just a runner, however, it is all about opinions and the manager obviously realised his value to the team becaus...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 79
Views: 4482

Re: Bournemouth......

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Fair play to them. I’d sooner the likes of Bournemouth than Leeds or Forest.

As for gates. Who cares. If league tables were organised by gates we would be a league one club.


Based on last season we would be mid-table in the Championship with 2 other current PL clubs below us in various positions.
by Ashingtonclaret46
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 11650

Re: England v New Zealand

Just another matter Yes it should have been 5 runs given With Rashid on strike not stokes for the next ball because the batsmen did not cross at the point of the throw Should play it again! Haha ---some people are just happy to accept life as it is --win or lose. The only reason that any of us know...
by Ashingtonclaret46
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 11650

Re: England v New Zealand

Distant memory: the umpire could give a five and allow the batsmen to cross in that situation. Ashy will know. Ashy doesn't definitely know, however, the batsmen can't really be penalised for not running because, as was seen yesterday in the later over, Stokes refused a run to keep the strike. Bats...

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