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by JohnMac
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erling Håland
Replies: 33
Views: 5631

Re: Erling Håland

I think he wants players with good English first of all, probably easier on the training ground - that's why he likes players from the Championship who have good English skills even if it's their 2nd language......like Geordies :D A lot of these foreign players speak better english than some of the...
by JohnMac
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Please can we have
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Please can we have

If Morgan starts you will know Rodgers doesn't fear us :roll:
by JohnMac
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 42
Views: 2088

Re: Andre Gray

Gray will score goals if you play to his strengths but few teams can afford to at this level and he isn't of sufficient quality to do the difficult stuff. It isn't a slant on him, it's just the facts of playing against International players nearly every week.He will be a real threat in a Championshi...
by JohnMac
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nahki Wells
Replies: 101
Views: 5512

Re: Nahki Wells

Wells is okay at Championship level but he just hasn't shown anything to suggest he is good enough to step up.
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Afica v England 3rd test
Replies: 91
Views: 2658

Re: South Afica v England 3rd test

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:03 pm
What if Root and the boys have a few quid at under 500 :D

Oh bugger, forgot about that option and they are in a Country where it was rife not too many years ago :shock:
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greta Thunberg
Replies: 139
Views: 5988

Re: Greta Thunberg

Over use of packaging for just about everything such as food, clothing, electronics, drinks has changed for the worse. Much of this is aligned with people in silly jobs created for and by the recent generations to justify those without a 'proper degree'. Every change of buyer or technical manager at...
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: South Afica v England 3rd test
Replies: 91
Views: 2658

Re: South Afica v England 3rd test

Many variables against the punter, declaration like that being one of them. Why on earth would you declare at 499? It is bizzare and unfair on the thousands of punters worldwide.

Perish the thought there is outside influence :?
by JohnMac
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kyle Lafferty - not a great start at Sunderland
Replies: 14
Views: 1708

Re: Kyle Lafferty - not a great start at Sunderland

Gelignite George Reynolds wasn't it :shock:
by JohnMac
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adama Traore
Replies: 18
Views: 2108

Re: Adama Traore

He has improved this season and no longer mimics Forrest Gump
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Bold Statement Made At Hendrick Saturday
Replies: 47
Views: 3217

Re: Big Bold Statement Made At Hendrick Saturday

Therein lays the problem when you have to pay £13m for an average player. Market forces dictated a huge uplift in his value, he wasn't any better than when he was valued at about £3.5m. Now look at how many players some on here think we should be flinging £20m+ at in order to see if they are good en...
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer policy - built for the championship
Replies: 33
Views: 1358

Re: Transfer policy - built for the championship

Let's offer West Ham £50m for Haller, only right they should expect a profit on their latest star striker. What about Martial at Man Utd, he isn't a regular starter, probably be able to beat them down to £65m Maybe take Dunk from Brighton, they only expect £60m for him. What about Drinkwater from Ch...
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4562

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

I think it was more about the manner of the defeat, at home, to a relegation rival. (the Villa match). The Everton match, I agree it was unique circumstances, but I was there and we didn't even put up a fight. I honestly think people are more concerned at how much we look like we are struggling on ...
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Guess The Gate
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Arsenal
Replies: 5
Views: 34

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Arsenal

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by JohnMac
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Guess The Gate
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Leicester
Replies: 24
Views: 115

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Leicester

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by JohnMac
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Guess The Gate
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich (FA Cup)
Replies: 5
Views: 27

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich (FA Cup)

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by JohnMac
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gwyneth Paltrow
Replies: 36
Views: 2641

Re: Gwyneth Paltrow

She's either going out with a Sommelier or she is lacking one of the five senses. Or more than likely both :lol:
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 120
Views: 4562

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

Had we beaten Villa on New Years Day I doubt the sudden current negativity would have existed at all. It's one defeat in what most thought was a winnable game. I can't see why there was an expectation for the other games especially when Everton were under new management and the others were establish...
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Free snoods at Turf Moor (Leicester fans only)
Replies: 46
Views: 2814

Re: Free snoods at Turf Moor (Leicester fans only)

Unbelievable that they are still having to bribe their fans to travel to Burnley :lol:
by JohnMac
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will dyche?
Replies: 9
Views: 1393

Re: Will dyche?

Take the blame for individual errors today and the very poor bias refereeing decisions?

Dubious offside for the goal disallowed
Lowton sliding in
Pope rooted to the ground
Foul not given on Tarky at both ends before the 2nd goal
by JohnMac
Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colne Rd Shut Again
Replies: 29
Views: 1835

Re: Colne Rd Shut Again

I don't often get up that way but yesterday went to Howarths woox yard. Coming back to join the main road and turn right toward Burnley there was a white van parked right next to the junction preventing any vision whatsoever for traffic approaching from Burnley. I had to nudge out to a point where m...
by JohnMac
Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Smart watches.
Replies: 46
Views: 1492

Re: Smart watches.

Hi, I'll take a look at that watch, on a scale of 1-10 1 being poor & 10 being excellent, overall what rating would you give, thanks? It's just a simple tell the time and date which I like and is very slim. I'm not a fan of the blingy chunky dress watch or one's with a face like a Grandfather clock...
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Smart watches.
Replies: 46
Views: 1492

Re: Smart watches.

I wear a G Shock Solar and a Fitbit Inspire for everyday use, happy with both and they are often too smart for their own good!

I wanted a new dress watch that was different to the pack and eventually bought a Skagen Titanium. Simple, elegant and affordable.
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why you shouldn’t buy anyone in January (long read)
Replies: 6
Views: 569

Re: Why you shouldn’t buy anyone in January (long read)

Excellent read that, cheers. Now, who shall sign and from where?
:lol:
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight
Replies: 76
Views: 6499

Re: Dyche Speaks Out NW tonight

I really am more than content to appreciate the miracle of Burnley playing in the Premier League whilst it lasts. Opening the proverbial chequebook at the expense of the future isn't a gamble I would take were I a Director. Leeds, Middlesboro, Sheff Wed, West Brom, Stoke, Derby, Forest and Birmingha...
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: goal of decade
Replies: 16
Views: 616

Re: goal of decade

In the context of things Barnes v Wigan was such an important goal and very special.
by JohnMac
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of the Royal family?
Replies: 117
Views: 2649

Re: Time to get rid of the Royal family?

Get rid of the parasites that sponge off the state and add zero value.

That's right, dole dossers!

GSTQ
by JohnMac
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: White House Farm - ITV1
Replies: 26
Views: 1273

Re: White House Farm - ITV1

I can't see how fidelcastro has given anything away other than expressing an opinion.

Bizzare how some people react to certain posters.
by JohnMac
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: White House Farm - ITV1
Replies: 26
Views: 1273

Re: White House Farm - ITV1

Back in my Army days I was driving home to Colchester from a fishing trip to Maldon. As I got into Tolleshunt D'Arcy there were people, police and TV crews in numbers. I hadn't realised that the funerals were taking place for the victims. I can't remember if it was all of them and am not inclined to...
by JohnMac
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Going on the Turf - 1920
Replies: 56
Views: 2478

Re: Going on the Turf - 1920

All the women wearing a headscarf or a hat and not a beehive in sight :lol:
by JohnMac
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche interview
Replies: 21
Views: 1997

Re: Dyche interview

I doubt any Premier League Managers are the one's holding the purse strings and spending the money nowadays so it's slightly irrelevant.
by JohnMac
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hart to Villa - Yay or Nay
Replies: 59
Views: 2114

Re: Hart to Villa - Yay or Nay

We need him for our FA Cup run to Wembley :lol:
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Drinkwater back in claret and blue
Replies: 77
Views: 3471

Re: ARTICLE: Drinkwater back in claret and blue

He is supposed to be a professional athelete and is paid accordingly 52 weeks a year. The onus should be on him to maintain a high level of fitness, playing should add sharpness to his game. His mental state will contribute to his fitness, he arrived unfit and probably left only marginally better. S...
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things not well at the club?
Replies: 104
Views: 5809

Re: Things not well at the club?

Can't we just get Frank McPartland back?

He seemed on top of the job.
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Park view
Replies: 28
Views: 2818

Re: Park view

Bit of windowlene, a vacuum and the flick of a feather duster will see it ready
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: predictions for the decade ahead.
Replies: 36
Views: 1246

Re: predictions for the decade ahead.

A small percentage of Burnley fans using high speed message boards continue to believe they are the chosen ones and their word is the word of Burnley fans worldwide. Meanwhile Burnley Football Club continue to ply their trade in the top 2 tiers of English football, defying the odds. With all of thei...
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson wants to leave Burnley
Replies: 95
Views: 5855

Re: Gibson wants to leave Burnley

His injury record is on par with Darren Anderton so it's hard to judge him when he isn't available most of the time.

Leeds United would be a good move for him this month.
by JohnMac
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Drinkwater back in claret and blue
Replies: 77
Views: 3471

Re: ARTICLE: Drinkwater back in claret and blue

He may be fit, he may not be but one thing is certain, he is stealing a wage and was obviously not happy at Burnley. I personally will trust the judgement of the staff at Burnley as to why he wasn't used but from my perspective his body language never suggested he was highly motivated or desperate t...
by JohnMac
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal vs Leeds
Replies: 106
Views: 3019

Re: Arsenal vs Leeds

I wish some of our so called fans would sod off to Leeds!
by JohnMac
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things not well at the club?
Replies: 104
Views: 5809

Re: Things not well at the club?

The simple solution is to go prospecting, hope you discover oil in unprecedented quantity and then bankroll the Club instead of enjoyng your new found wealth 8-)
by JohnMac
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who would you want
Replies: 64
Views: 3489

Re: Who would you want

Absolute nonsense. He’s had what 6 years, spent millions to form the squad to play how he wants. And look what he has achieved in that time, arguably more than any other Burnley Manager in history. Yes, Harry Potts won the 1st Division and reached an FA Cup Final but it was a more level playing fie...
by JohnMac
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's footie
Replies: 97
Views: 2224

Re: Today's footie

Always works when someone posts a negative :lol:

1-1
by JohnMac
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erik Pieters
Replies: 49
Views: 2987

Re: Erik Pieters

Charlie Taylor was tried n front of Ward if I remember rightly and it didn't create many waves.
by JohnMac
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche "intrigued" with Vydra reception
Replies: 97
Views: 5964

Re: Dyche "intrigued" with Vydra reception

A bit like we love the underdog tag when dished out by the press.

I cheered when he came on because he is clearly an underdog within the squad and it's good to see him getting out of the kennel
by JohnMac
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score prediction v Peterborough
Replies: 18
Views: 400

Re: Score prediction v Peterborough

1-1
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Gibson
Replies: 80
Views: 6830

Re: Ben Gibson

Whatever people think of him he hasn't pulled up any trees in a Claret and Blue shirt when given the opportunuty.

It isn't always Dyche, sometimes the players aren't good enough or fit enough to displace others.
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Villa make it anything but a happy new year
Replies: 16
Views: 950

Re: REPORT: Villa make it anything but a happy new year

No smugness intended but elsewhere I predicted 4 points from Decembers fixtures and we scraped 6. I could only see a further possible 8 until the end of February and 3 of those have gone. With Saints playing well now it may be anything better than 4 points going into March will be a miracle. I don't...
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saido Berahino
Replies: 23
Views: 2429

Re: Saido Berahino

I listened to Johnson and Berahino on TS yesterday.

My impression was Johnson speaks the truth and Berahino is a product of the 'too much money, not enough intelligence' type player that exists seemingly only in English football.
by JohnMac
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saido Berahino
Replies: 23
Views: 2429

Re: Saido Berahino

:lol: Missing the 'r' Macca