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by NRC
Mon May 27, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle to be sold
Replies: 32
Views: 3455

Re: Newcastle to be sold

claptrappers_union wrote:I suppose it only matters if their business conflicts.

Families plays against each other all the time in football


They’re not averse to get their scimitars out on each other either when it comes to ruling.... :D
by NRC
Mon May 27, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England U23
Replies: 5
Views: 1244

England U23

Did I miss something with the U21 squad? Are the FA forming a U23?
by NRC
Sun May 26, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Nick Pope signs new long term deal with the Clarets
Replies: 36
Views: 3284

Re: ARTICLE: Nick Pope signs new long term deal with the Clarets

The keeper job requires incredible patience at the top level.... you could spend a full career not actually playing competitively. As Tom’s contract is running out in a year, there’s a plan in the making, right there......
by NRC
Thu May 09, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I keep reading we need to strengthen midfield...
Replies: 32
Views: 1185

I keep reading we need to strengthen midfield...

… but to replace whom? Cork? Westwood, Player of the Year? McNeil/Brady? Johan/Lennon/Hendrick? We already have Hendrick/Defour (if fit).

So is it personnel, or is it shape? Is the suggestion to go 451 or 352?
by NRC
Thu May 09, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Champion’s League Final: Who Do You Want To Prevail?
Replies: 68
Views: 1422

Re: Champion’s League Final: Who Do You Want To Prevail?

Liverpool for me - 3 - Liverpool to lose only 1 game all season domestically (Spurs have lost 13) they deserve something. Like others I was going to say Spurs, but the argument from Middleton claret above is reasonable and compelling. Well done that man for providing me with contemplation - a welco...
by NRC
Thu May 09, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 688
Views: 48807

Re: Bolton

"just like there are Burnley fans who think we have a huge dry powder store."

:shock: we don't?
by NRC
Thu May 09, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trent Alexander-Arnold
Replies: 29
Views: 2601

Re: Trent Alexander-Arnold

FactualFrank wrote:Crazy how 10 months can change things in football. He was thought of as one of the best right backs in the world after the World Cup.


and is 3 weeks away from playing in a Champion's League Final...… and some are lobbying for Tripps to come here
by NRC
Tue May 07, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick
Replies: 63
Views: 3990

Re: Jeff Hendrick

Can someone please remind me what his best position is please? It's been so long. And if there was a completely clean sheet to build a BFC "fantasy team" with only JH currently on the roster, what would be the shape of the team, and where would Hendrick play (remember, you have no other na...
by NRC
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds - shocking
Replies: 133
Views: 7249

Re: Leeds - shocking

Just seen it for the first time. You are spot on. Why Leeds should have had to let the goal be walked in is beyond me. While the gesture from Biesla is admirable, if Dyche allowed that to happen I would be furious! Perfectly good goal. And I don't like Leeds! Wholly disagree it’s a “perfectly good ...
by NRC
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds - shocking
Replies: 133
Views: 7249

Re: Leeds - shocking

In the build-up, Kodjia is fouled and goes down, looking to be injured as Aston Villa stop in their tracks and ask for Leeds to put it out. Roberts slows the game down as if he is going to - but he doesn't. Glich is fed down the left-hand side by Roberts and he looks and he gets into an almost empty...
by NRC
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazing BFC stat about our form
Replies: 24
Views: 2095

Re: Amazing BFC stat about our form

Tom Heaton taking over from Hart and taking the captaincy away from Mee, playing Wood and Barnes regularly up front, Lennon getting injured and being replaced by McNeil, are the reasons for the change in fortune. add to that equation the ultimate realization to play Mee at LCB, does it point to our...
by NRC
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Sarri charged by FA
Replies: 16
Views: 2102

Re: ARTICLE: Sarri charged by FA

"No one is sure what Sarri was actually doing but there have been suggestions, with Burnley moving forward, he might have been time wasting to help his side earn a much needed point."

:lol:
by NRC
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: United v City...The Horns of a Dilemma
Replies: 67
Views: 2199

Re: United v City...The Horns of a Dilemma

it's a good job that fans' opinion stops there and doesn't (hopefully) translate to the management and playing staff - this is very clear, it's against the law. It's called match fixing, and if we extend to betting money going on the game then that is fraud. Fans should never want their team to thro...
by NRC
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Luiz...Whinger
Replies: 11
Views: 2287

Re: David Luiz...Whinger

horrible example of a footballer. I genuinely rejoiced when he left the Premier League to go to PSG. Not just a whinger, but a real nasty side to him. He should go back to the beach and play there
by NRC
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowton
Replies: 44
Views: 2689

Re: Lowton

Dougall wrote:If we can find - and sign - a right back who is better than Matt Lowton, we will do very, very well indeed!


Image


LoL - good bait from the OP though
by NRC
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR
Replies: 67
Views: 1704

Re: VAR

How do those favoring a quota system reconcile that with the fact that the quote in all probability would still have been used at the end of the game, with the same outcome? Unless you’re suggesting managers would arbitrarily exhaust their allocation?
by NRC
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Notre Dame on Fire
Replies: 98
Views: 3326

Re: Notre Dame on Fire

None, ultimately. Everyone dies. The money could put death off for a while. We spend money on loads of things that are not essential. Buildings, football, pets, travel, a second pair of shoes, dining out, moving to a bigger house, space exploration, computers, TV. The list goes on. Ultimately we ma...
by NRC
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Carduff
Replies: 201
Views: 4155

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Carduff

if we win 3-0 it will apparently be the first time in over 50 years we have won three consecutive games in the top tier by a at least a two goal margin. Thanks to SkySports for that little gem
by NRC
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 153
Views: 13186

Re: New Corner Stands

Turf Moor looking more and more like the house that Jack built
by NRC
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What happened to the splitting the board vote?
Replies: 13
Views: 883

Re: What happened to the splitting the board vote?

Full release required, unredacted. We’re the traffic that generates the advertising revenue, we’re entitled to see it
by NRC
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Concorde 50 Today
Replies: 44
Views: 1028

Re: Concorde 50 Today

Flew on it once, and was lucky enough to be invited to the cockpit into which I could not fit. Having glanced around at the controls that were in charge of this supersonic wizardry I vowed to never fly on it again.

A Lancaster Bomber looked as sophisticated
by NRC
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 21
Views: 1860

Re: Robbie Brady

i still doubt that we can afford two up front, so if Brady can get fit enough and recover his form I'd like to see McNeil pushed inside (almost a No10) with Brady on the left. I can see that, BB. I feel he is a very similar player to Marcus Rashford. Brady out wide, Dwight as a #10 presents a diffe...
by NRC
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Solskjaer appointed manager
Replies: 24
Views: 992

Re: Solskjaer appointed manager

who is the better manager...? OGS, who supervised a relegation with Cardiff, but at Manyoo has had the talent at his disposal and has basically said "go and express yourselves" SD, who has to galvanize a squad of players to over-perform their individual skill levels into a collative team e...
by NRC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adam Johnson Released
Replies: 115
Views: 3660

Re: Adam Johnson Released

forget his employment opportunities, his bigger issue will be his relationship with his daughter, how he manages that (or how she manages it) and how authorities allow him to be with her.... (alone?)
by NRC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sport.cz - Vydra frustrated at strange excuses from Dyche
Replies: 155
Views: 5765

Re: Sport.cz - Vydra frustrated at strange excuses from Dyche

9 from their last 6 is 50% better than our 6 from the last 6, Spijed….. I'll take their form over ours
by NRC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sport.cz - Vydra frustrated at strange excuses from Dyche
Replies: 155
Views: 5765

Re: Sport.cz - Vydra frustrated at strange excuses from Dyche

the fact is we're two points above relegation this deep into the season, and we've pretty much stuck with "the two lumps up front," whom to be fair have had some success, but in spite of that success we're i the doo-doo if an in-form Cardiff beat us. That alone suggests you have to do some...
by NRC
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: World Wide Web 30 Years old today.
Replies: 15
Views: 668

Re: World Wide Web 30 Years old today.

It’s Tim Internet
by NRC
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: whats the Answer
Replies: 63
Views: 1535

Re: whats the Answer

I see 28 and I see 70 and both can be correct, but for the life of me I don’t see 10
by NRC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Albert Einstein
Replies: 12
Views: 724

Re: Albert Einstein

well, world class athletes doing exactly that extract improvement in "fine margins" - hardly insanity..... and it is doubted that attribution of this saying (and it isn't a quote as the world doesn't know who actually said it) should be to Einstein..... but, indeed, there was little intell...
by NRC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lack of options
Replies: 36
Views: 1622

Re: Lack of options

it's not about the players at anybody's disposal as most teams in this league have better players. It's an inability to affect a game within it that cost us
by NRC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Palarse
Replies: 221
Views: 5265

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Palarse

no intelligence in our play whatsoever
by NRC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Palarse
Replies: 221
Views: 5265

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Palarse

i get the whole "fine margins" thing, but fundamentally how is it the situation that we lose 1-3 at home (assuming that's how it stays), to a team below us? It just shouldn't happen
by NRC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Palarse
Replies: 221
Views: 5265

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Palarse

there has to be more to our game than huff-n-puff....
by NRC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Palarse
Replies: 221
Views: 5265

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Palarse

great play from Heats there to narrow it down
by NRC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank
Replies: 476
Views: 17256

Re: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank

FFS nyclaret, I bet you’re one of these types that sits in meetings, but not really present because you’re cruising t’interweb instead..... and then you ask a question which has all the eyes in the room quickly glance at each other
by NRC
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We could be safe by next Saturday Evening
Replies: 49
Views: 3581

Re: We could be safe by next Saturday Evening

Currently at Heathrow waiting for my flight back - great game to catch, what a lucky pick! Too many points counters on here. While in the UK I was struck by the radio advert for teachers, where the girl talks about her teacher telling her “to think big, and if you can think big, think bigger...” lov...
by NRC
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche: An Apology.
Replies: 93
Views: 5775

Re: Sean Dyche: An Apology.

fidelcastro wrote:It takes a real man to admit when he's wrong.


And an even bigger one to have the wisdom to not jerk his knees like a cocaine-snorting puppet in the first place, and not have the smallness to play such a cliched “get out of jail free” card to somehow gain some haughty self-rapture
by NRC
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 4th Official and the ball
Replies: 39
Views: 4364

Re: 4th Official and the ball

And how does this incident NOT merit at least equa attention as to the corner incident? At least in the former it was almost impossible for the officials to judge who may have marginally touched it last, and we’re told advantage to the attacking team, are we not, Whereas in the throw-in case there w...
by NRC
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Special Visitor Today
Replies: 12
Views: 1624

Re: Special Visitor Today

thought you were announcing you’d got your period, . Well doem
by NRC
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A good window
Replies: 41
Views: 2098

Re: A good window

I’m happy that I didn’t waste any time reading any of the posts on the transfer rumors or the deadline day thread. That’s a positive
by NRC
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch
Replies: 113
Views: 4366

Re: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch

Least we've been involved in one of the biggest stories of the day....... I’d have been happier with it being a tall story rather than a big story. I just described Sam to a Potters mate of mine as “good at hold-up play with his back to goal, so an outlet player. Directional heading ability - score...
by NRC
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch
Replies: 113
Views: 4366

Re: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch

This is Burnley FC we’re talking about. They know very well they need to keep the balance of our dour persona with the bitter as well as the sweet
by NRC
Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disney world Florida
Replies: 91
Views: 3923

Re: Disney world Florida

my learning from reading this thread, is that I should form an online booking agency where I take 50% of the savings I find from what you find for yourselves
by NRC
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Martin Tyler
Replies: 25
Views: 3511

Re: Martin Tyler

the US coverage is top class in every respect
by NRC
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets linked with Medel
Replies: 105
Views: 10441

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets linked with Medel

I was intrigued by the notion of signing him on the strength of how fit his missus is...… and for our convenience for all future signings I've found this remarkable site http://wagsapp.net/
by NRC
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has Our Turn Around In Fortunes Come At A Good Or Bad Time
Replies: 47
Views: 2243

Re: Has Our Turn Around In Fortunes Come At A Good Or Bad Time

'We played against teams that we should have beaten, anyway.' tsch tsch….. We played teams we ought to have beaten anyway. "against" is superfluous "should have" is subjective, whereas "ought to" is objective, which is your context there should be no comma after "...
by NRC
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quick poll...
Replies: 67
Views: 1806

Re: Quick poll...

no
by NRC
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Hart Article..
Replies: 36
Views: 3921

Re: Joe Hart Article..

He got so many caps because he was a very good keeper. He’s not now. He’s third best at this club and it’s no wonder it’s only Championship clubs showing an interest. I’m with tallpaul on this. During his early 20s he really didn’t have the competition so he was the best keeper available and Englan...
by NRC
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Starting lineup...
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: Starting lineup...

IMHO the team for the occasion and a good bench
by NRC
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus OneEff
Replies: 359
Views: 6892

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus OneEff

Snow event tonight in North Carolina, but a calm 3c currently. Come on Clarets,

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