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by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defour Interview
Replies: 20
Views: 1589

Re: Defour Interview

Good interview and more great praise for Dyche from an ex player.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 76
Views: 1949

Re: Boris Watch

It's probably not his fault. His boss, that proper ugly Cummings fella (and boy does he look like he stinks), will be giving him his orders and, in the lowly position of PM, Boris Johnson can only do as the adviser tells him. Best description I’ve read of Cummings is ‘he looks like a student in fre...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cabinet Carnage
Replies: 199
Views: 4355

Re: Cabinet Carnage

Is there a cut off point in terms of age for those who are going to be policy leaders in a government where you can say where you want no matter how abhorrent?

Wonder if people in early 1930’s Germany were having the same conversations?
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten from twelve
Replies: 17
Views: 1839

Re: Ten from twelve

MACCA wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:58 pm
And to be honest, I'd have been happy with 2 points from them 4.

I marked the next 4 as the ones to guide us to safety, however looks like the next 4 will be the nudge I need to renew ones passport....
Indeed should also ensure plenty of season ticket renewals next season!
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 286
Views: 7292

Re: Coronavirus

It’s comforting that on this messageboard as well as sideline football managers, coaches, scouts, club owners etc we can now add medical experts to the list of expertise.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

Don’t think he’ll be on that much, palace aren’t a more attractive proposition than us club wise, rather geographically London is the draw, remember being at Chelsea for such a long time it’d be wise to assume he’s settled down south, had it been a Manchester club with a ageing defender northbound ...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

Not sure why Cahill's name has come into the discussion Paul. Don't think he was a free agent at the time and he's miles out of the wage structure. These factors don't really come into the equation as Cahill would have no interest in signing for the club. Think some are still under the illusion Bur...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 286
Views: 7292

Re: Coronavirus

I’m more worried about how much we spent on Gibson and Vydra.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

Bad business all round. Paying a record fee for a player as "cover" makes no sense. If you want cover, sign Erik Pieters type players. Wasn't Cahill available at the time? - can't remember. So instead, 3 days after Gibson signs, Mee signs and we have created a problem for ourselves. We have a recor...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:13 pm
Yes that's acceptable for a back up player
Ok just so we know what the cut off point is for future reference! I hope for 5 million they would be up to the required standard for you!!
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:59 pm
You don't spend that much on a third choice centre half for a club like us who are short of cash - it's been a bad signing all-around and we have had quite a few these last couple of years
If we’d paid 5 million for Gibson would you be taking this news a bit better?
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

Could you honestly ever see a situation where Dyche dropped Ben Mee? It was extremely unlikely before, now he's captain there's no chance. Why do you want him to be dropped? You and Boysie have dedicated nearly your whole day posting about your unhappiness about Gibson not playing and how much we s...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

You dont spend that kind of money on a third choice centre half - we had Long (who i dont rate) but you go and get the next up and coming youngster who has played some league football and will come to Burnley to continue the education. A club like ours cannot even in the premier league be paying ou...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

dougcollins wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:37 pm
That's the point, did we really acquire a record signing as back-up?
Yes to cover if Mee or Tarkowski got injured or suspended.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

Because Dyche bought this lad in with a good pedigree and he was a very good player being marked up for the England squad - we sign him for a club record fee and i know he has a had a couple of injuries but never even got a look in when other players were out of form or had bad games. Yet the very ...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

dougcollins wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:27 pm
I struggle to see what the plan was buying him in the first place.

Record signing and all.
To provide back up to our first choice centre halves at a wild guess?
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14373

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

Sounds like he needs to take up violin lessons with Bamford the soft git.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds failing again ...
Replies: 56
Views: 3972

Re: Leeds failing again ...

Whenever I have the misfortune of watching Leeds on tv , Bielsa is always crouching down on the touchline looking like he’s about to take a dump.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pickford
Replies: 37
Views: 2850

Re: Jordan Pickford

Somehow England’s number one! Dreadful goalkeeping.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley players with 300 league appearances
Replies: 50
Views: 1638

Re: Burnley players with 300 league appearances

Paul Fletcher? Remco Van Der Schaff?
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley players with 300 league appearances
Replies: 50
Views: 1638

Re: Burnley players with 300 league appearances

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:32 am
Absolutely. He has his moments. And he / we know his limitations.

But what a signing he has been.

How many young kids do you sign from Man City. Who go on to captain the club in the premier league and never leave.
Fantastic defender and leader. Not sure what his limitations are?
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lewis Richardson
Replies: 25
Views: 2704

Re: Lewis Richardson

Good news on both these signing deals. Hopefully Richardson might make the bench towards the end of the season once we are safe.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tony Parkes
Replies: 32
Views: 2842

Re: Tony Parkes

Sad to hear. A horrible disease for a family to deal with.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brentford
Replies: 38
Views: 2053

Re: Brentford

Woodleyclaret wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:54 am
Looked good and I wish them well.Its only a short hop down the M4 for us.Re their recruitment its been outstanding for 5 yrs buying cheap and selling on at a big profit
Their scouting network is light years above our poor model
I wish we could be like Brentford.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheff Utd
Replies: 52
Views: 1449

Re: Sheff Utd

Chris Wilder and his team. Take a bow. What an incredible effort. Today’s victory probably sees them safe. But more than that with the belief they have who knows where they could finish. Now fifth and they don’t look like stopping. They remind me of us under Coyle with the confidence and lack of re...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

What’s this obsession with Brentford by some posters?
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A true cult hero - Roger Eli walks in on the West Yorkshire Clarets
Replies: 34
Views: 2251

Re: A true cult hero - Roger Eli walks in on the West Yorkshire Clarets

Jimmymaccer wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:48 pm
In my collection
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Remember them selling these outside the ground after the Scunthorpe cup tie!!
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 01, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 5021

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

You're probably right to be fair. But, when I do it, I've enough self awareness and objectivity to realise that there's a gaggle of posters that I've clearly needled since the referendum result. Sad really. Did you actually get to celebrate your special day? Just you seemed to have spent the majori...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 21894
Views: 601805

Re: Brexit: Happy Brexit Day! Including Brexit Celebrations

ClaretAndJew wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:27 am
Oh what a night, leaving Brexit on a Friday night.
Saw a wannabe football hooligan singing this to the camera on the news wondering how you leave Brexit!? He needs to work on his lyrical content.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 21894
Views: 601805

Re: Brexit: Happy Brexit Day! Including Brexit Celebrations

Apologies Colburn I can see from the video below you Brexiteers really are clued up on the EU and have coherent and well thought out views on what leaving means https://twitter.com/i/status/1223518314913259520 If there is one thing that has annoyed me over the years it’s the ruddy Germans imposing ...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 5021

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

I made a joke. And, surprise surprise, someone who'd had a sense of humourectony seized upon it , took the opportunity to silence me. No foul and abusive language, no personal abuse, just a joke. But hey, it was Ringo..... I've clearly got under the skin of a handful havent I Hey-ho ...... Talking ...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well then, is that now another poor to average windows?
Replies: 77
Views: 2250

Re: Well then, is that now another poor to average windows?

All these poor to average transfer windows and we’re 13th in the Prem. Can’t wait to see where we end up once we finally have a good one. Just a reminder there’s not a single club of our size in English football doing better than us right now. Who is it we’re aiming to be? It’s all about going to t...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:32 pm
4 or 5 players don't keep you up
No thankfully the squad we have are managing to do that.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

joey13 wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:16 am
No real business done , apart from over 100 deals , spot on yet again
The majority of which are loan deals. Even the sky presenters and guests look like they are starting to get bored commenting on rumours they have probably made up themselves.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

You are right he does pick his best 11 - problem is that best 11 have not really been upgraded for 2 seasons. But continue to do the job required. He’s just upgraded his midfield options. We have an England keeper and centre half. A left back who must be on the verge of a call up. A striker who has...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Two out - wells who hadn’t been at the club for 18 months and Drinkwater, who was never really able/wanted to play / wanted to be here. One in - young fresh ambitious midfielder, great attitude and capable of covering several roles (upgrade on Hendrick?) We never ever say anything other than we hav...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Ha you still don't get it do you - the board correctly have not released dyche anymore money How do you think the board meetings with dyche goes - well we gave you 26 million plus wages with not much in return plus other's who are not up to scratch - how much more would you like. Been far too many ...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Because our players room has 26 million sat in it and most times not even on the bench - get your head around that for a bit and think about it and then go and have another think about wages - that is why the board correctly are not releasing anymore money And if we had cheap squad players I’m sure...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

If course I know what a squad is - but the stubborn bugger does not use that squad hence that's why we need a major clear out - massive massive summer needed but can't see it happening He picks his best 11 this obsession with playing squad players is bizarre. I’d say Dyche is doing ok with his curr...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Like I have been saying the board want dyche to get rid of his deadwood signings before releasing more money and who can blame them - far too much money wasted for a club who supposedly are run right It’s called having a squad unfortunately only 11 can start it really isn’t a difficult concept to g...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Looking at that list of names I'd disagree. McNeil and Hendrick are the only 2 warranting keeping. Brady and Lennon just aren't the required standard and there's no point having John Berg if he's only fit once every 5 games. If we wait till Summer we are going to have make around 4-5 signings. I'd ...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Midfielder Brownhill signs in
Replies: 106
Views: 5914

Re: ARTICLE: Midfielder Brownhill signs in

This news has probably ruined deadline day for some posters!
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

IanMcL wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:20 pm
Jay Rodriguez is proving a good repurchase!
Apart from him!
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v West Brom - Youth Cup latest
Replies: 51
Views: 2855

Re: Burnley v West Brom - Youth Cup latest

Excellent stuff!
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:58 pm
Seen him a few times yes - nothing special and released by Preston on a free 2 years ago

Not good enough for prem
How long you been scouting for?
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 102
Views: 3015

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

We spent 10 years never doing anything in the Championship... I don't understand the mentality of the fans who miss this. We also spent a long period of doing nothing in the 4th and 3rd division. Certainly don’t miss those days like playing Doncaster at home on a Tuesday night in front of a few tho...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Newcastleclaret93 wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:33 pm
Burnley preparing a bid for Harold Moukoudi the 20 year old CB at St Etienne.
‘Preparing’ means Clive Holt firing up the fax machine.
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220370

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Right back I think and i'm sure he got stuck up front in a cup tie that was at the 2nd or 3rd replay. The rest as they say is history. On a side note for those on here that despise the diving cheats of the modern game Eli was revered amongst the Burnley fans for his ability to con the ref and win u...
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 3265

Re: Robbie Brady

Dark Cloud wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:23 pm
Really Frank?? Just how long were you thinking, as I'm 62 in April and I'd be surprised to see it in the time I've got left tbh.
You sound like my dad he’s 75 so there’s still a chance!?
by Steve-Harpers-perm
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 64
Views: 2755

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:23 pm
No I agree it hasn't but even so they were times when he could have expected a game after plenty of poor performances from the undroppable Mee and Tarks
Or the largely fantastic defensive duo of Mee and Tarks.