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by nyclaret
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mighty Clarets versus Scousepool
Replies: 140
Views: 3866

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Scousepool

I mean, it’s as if we’re playing the European champions or something...
by nyclaret
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone Driven Into Manchester This Morning?
Replies: 27
Views: 2005

Re: Anyone Driven Into Manchester This Morning?

Herts Clarets wrote:Managed to get 4 days off work again have they? Position a bulldozer at one end of Deansgate, 5 min warning to clear the place then any remaining great unwashed get dozed out of the way.

Charming.
by nyclaret
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil
Replies: 22
Views: 3450

Re: McNeil

We were seconds away from going third and you want to drop our most creative player? Good one...
by nyclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 455682

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Drinkwater having medical
by nyclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 455682

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Ill say it again on the thread because it’s probably been lost in all of the bickering but James McCarthy at £3m is something we could have done in our finance structure. Would have ticked the boxes for me. How do you know we weren’t in for him? Palace would’ve offered him higher wages and the lure...
by nyclaret
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson
Replies: 78
Views: 8601

Re: Gibson

I dont think the issue is being able to use the weaker foot. I think it is more to do with positional sense and what you are used to playing At schoolboy and youth level if you are left footed you are very likely to play alongside right footed players and therefore all through their young playing l...
by nyclaret
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 27584

Re: Kalvin Phillips

I just can't see this happening unfortunately. I have a bad feeling it'll be Vydra out and no incomings come Thursday.
by nyclaret
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 27584

Re: Kalvin Phillips

He posted this on Instagram yesterday. Doesn't seem like he's about to move. https://www.instagram.com/p/B0sZLrjhypd/
by nyclaret
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jagielka
Replies: 126
Views: 9091

Re: Jagielka

He's very close to signing
by nyclaret
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 455682

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Imagine the scenes when we lose Tarks and Gibson and replace one with Jagielka.
by nyclaret
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves in for Tarkowski
Replies: 243
Views: 20372

Re: Wolves in for Tarkowski

Hummels going back to Dortmund for £25M, what is the price Leicester want for Maguire again? overrated English players who have achieved nothing. Hummels going back for that fee does put things into perspective a little. He's still only 30! They'll get another good couple of seasons out of him yet....
by nyclaret
Mon May 20, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Targets
Replies: 163
Views: 16811

Re: Transfer Targets

TheFamilyCat wrote:Not sure why you seem so certain that Bowen, Maupay and Adams who’ve never kicked a ball in the PL would improve out starting XI, nor Bryam who’s played less than 30 games and was farmed out on loan to Notts Forest last season.

James Maddison had never kicked a ball in the PL before this season.
by nyclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National League Play-Off final ....
Replies: 26
Views: 2545

Re: National League Play-Off final ....

Who's ground ? Salford is over 5000 with plenty of room to add capacity, temporarily with scaffold stands initially. Long term maybe an issue if they get the crowds ( which I doubt) it's hard to get to, very poor transport links. It's a nightmare for cars to park. Residents around the ground have t...
by nyclaret
Thu May 09, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Champion’s League Final: Who Do You Want To Prevail?
Replies: 68
Views: 2189

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

A Spurs victory would send the entire Arsenal fanbase into the meltdown of all meltdowns. So on that basis, Spurs.
by nyclaret
Wed May 08, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: G Cahill officially linked
Replies: 51
Views: 5478

Re: G Cahill officially linked

I'd have thought Jagielka would move to Sheff Utd rather than Cahill
by nyclaret
Wed May 08, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic Lineup for next season?
Replies: 80
Views: 5005

Re: Realistic Lineup for next season?

I don't see how it's different to having 2 right-footers playing there. Liverpool, a team with 90+ points, play with Van Dijk and Matip/Lovren, all right footed. Man United under Fergie played with Vidic and Ferdinand, who are both right footed. Even Real Madrid, the EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS, have Ramos ...
by nyclaret
Wed May 08, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: G Cahill officially linked
Replies: 51
Views: 5478

Re: G Cahill officially linked

Jakubs Tash wrote:Good defender but wrong age for us.

Could see him signing for Sheff Utd. He supports them and they will probably require some experience.

He supports Wednesday?
by nyclaret
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks
Replies: 57
Views: 4936

Re: Tarks

ksrclaret wrote:I can say with some certainty that Dyche would have no issues playing with two left footed centre halves in the team.

And I can say that because he simply wouldn’t have bought Gibson if that was the case.

He would play Long on the right side before Gibson.
by nyclaret
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic Lineup for next season?
Replies: 80
Views: 5005

Re: Realistic Lineup for next season?

Scott Sellers, Head of Academy at Wolves and ex Academy coach at Man City reckons that's nonsense in an interview I saw a couple of weeks back. He wasn't a centre-back but seems qualified to give an opinion. Deschamp stated that he didn't include Laporte in his World Cup squad because they can't ha...
by nyclaret
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic Lineup for next season?
Replies: 80
Views: 5005

Re: Realistic Lineup for next season?

As much as I'd love to see the current team start again next season, we've seen in the past that teams get punished for standing still. Nothing wrong with 1 or 2 KEY additions to the starting 11.
by nyclaret
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic Lineup for next season?
Replies: 80
Views: 5005

Re: Realistic Lineup for next season?

I reckon Gibson will be off unfortunately. Shame he didn't get his chance. If Tarkowski leaves, it is very unheard-of to have a centre back partnership with two left footed players. Anyone who has played the position at a good level will know that playing a left footed centre back on the right side ...
by nyclaret
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leyton Orient return to the Football League
Replies: 27
Views: 1744

Re: Leyton Orient return to the Football League

Why did the Class of 92 buy Salford and not Bury or Oldham?
by nyclaret
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Huddersfield; First Goal.
Replies: 6
Views: 747

Re: Huddersfield; First Goal.

Lord Beamish wrote:Only just seen highlights of the match.
Jeez! What an utter calamity that first goal was; and from their own kick off!

Anyone think The Terriers will make it back to the PL anytime soon?

I can see them being mid table or bottom half next season. Jury is still out on Siewert.
by nyclaret
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ole Gunnar Solskjær
Replies: 36
Views: 2856

Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjær

I'd actually say defensively Man City aren't much better. It's just that teams rarely get the chance to attack Man City's defence because of their world class midfield and strikers, but when they do like Spurs did in the CL, it looks very fragile. Not much better?! Kompany, Stones, Laporte are leve...
by nyclaret
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: De Gea.....has he been got at?
Replies: 25
Views: 2206

Re: De Gea.....has he been got at?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premier_League_Golden_Glove I realise it's about opinion but here's a little fact. Joe Hart has won the Golden glove joint most times with 4. What's your point? City have had a better defence than United for a good number of years now. If De Gea had been GK at City t...
by nyclaret
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ground Development BL Stand
Replies: 67
Views: 7402

Re: Ground Development BL Stand

I’m perfectly happy with the way Turf Moor is now. It has character. Do you all want Southampton/Cardiff/Swansea identikits? Increase capacity - why? It’s not difficult to get tickets. No one has suggested we turn Turf Moor into a soulless plastic bowl. There's no harm in upgrading the stadium to i...
by nyclaret
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: De Gea.....has he been got at?
Replies: 25
Views: 2206

Re: De Gea.....has he been got at?

Yeah I've watched both throughout their careers in England and for their national teams. Every time De Gea makes a routine save the media make out it's world class. They have both been good goalkeepers but one gets touted as the greatest ever and one awful, who's mocked regular. De Gea is better th...
by nyclaret
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: De Gea.....has he been got at?
Replies: 25
Views: 2206

Re: De Gea.....has he been got at?

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:We have gone from McNeil getting too much praise as he has done little so far, nobody big club has bid 30m+ for him and he had a low rating on FIFA to Hart has had a better career than De Gea

This forum is ace

:lol:
by nyclaret
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: De Gea.....has he been got at?
Replies: 25
Views: 2206

Re: De Gea.....has he been got at?

Quickenthetempo wrote:Looking back I would say Hart has had the better career with far less howlers.

Did you watch him last season?
by nyclaret
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: De Gea.....has he been got at?
Replies: 25
Views: 2206

Re: De Gea.....has he been got at?

Quickenthetempo wrote:De Gea is so overrated it's untrue.

He's made far more howlers in his career than Joe Hart ever did.

Just look how the media portray both though.

Are you implying that Hart is better than De Gea?
by nyclaret
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ronaldo: Big game player
Replies: 19
Views: 1078

Re: Ronaldo: Big game player

Chester Perry wrote:most of the key talents in that team will be sold this summer - a few deals already agreed it seems

Similar to Monaco a couple of seasons ago.
by nyclaret
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: the vultures are circling already
Replies: 137
Views: 7752

Re: the vultures are circling already

This could be the first time in our history we have a class act and are not in the position of having to sell. I could have cried seeing Willie Morgan, Ralph Coates, Martin Dobson, Taffy James, Micky Phelan and Trevor Steven all sold for way below their true value. Dwight will want to play at the h...
by nyclaret
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Violent Climate change lefty’s..
Replies: 257
Views: 7082

Re: Violent Climate change lefty’s..

Taken from Twitter.

1 in 6 global deaths each year results from air pollution. Includes 1 million Chinese.

Meanwhile every 100g of mussels in UK have 70 particles of plastic. By 2050 there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish.

Rebellion isn’t justified, it’s a duty #ExtinctionRebellion
by nyclaret
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ground Development BL Stand
Replies: 67
Views: 7402

Re: Ground Development BL Stand

Any chance of some proper redevelopment of the Bob Lord or Cricket Field now we’re safe? I always thought this might be the summer (if we stayed up) that we may announce something. Certainly Garlick hinted at there being ‘something’ possibly/maybe in the pipeline with the ground on that video a cou...
by nyclaret
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bornmuff versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 232
Views: 9083

Re: Bornmuff versus MIGHTY CLARETS

MASSIVE WIN! GET IN LADS!!!
by nyclaret
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon
Replies: 53
Views: 3402

Re: Lennon

Hold on a second. Wasn't McNeil about to go out on loan to Cheltenham before our winger injury crisis? Cheltenham!
by nyclaret
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kit manufacturer
Replies: 29
Views: 3142

Re: Kit manufacturer

ChrisG wrote:If you click on the Umbro link on that site, there is a claret and blue shirt shown that I'd be proper chuffed with.

https://www.umbro.co.uk/item/324/Shirts/WITTON-SS-JERSEY-Claret--Sky.html
by nyclaret
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kit manufacturer
Replies: 29
Views: 3142

Re: Kit manufacturer

Really looking forward to seeing what Umbro design for next seasons kit. Love their designs this year (apart from b4stards of course).
by nyclaret
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do we avoid what we are going through now this time next year ?
Replies: 66
Views: 2776

Re: How do we avoid what we are going through now this time next year ?

Bertiebeehead wrote:I would love him to play for us again, I’d be delighted to be proved wrong. Most technically gifted player in my time that’s ever played for the club.

We just need him to complete a full preseason
by nyclaret
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do we avoid what we are going through now this time next year ?
Replies: 66
Views: 2776

Re: How do we avoid what we are going through now this time next year ?

Bertiebeehead wrote:Building a team around Defour? Best April fool yet.
The guys brilliant but I suspect he won’t play professional football again.

Did I miss his retirement announcement? Did we not trigger an extension in his contract?
by nyclaret
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How do we avoid what we are going through now this time next year ?
Replies: 66
Views: 2776

Re: How do we avoid what we are going through now this time next year ?

Pope
New RB - Tarks - Gibson - Taylor
New RW - Defour - New CM - McNeil
Wood/Barnes - New ST

We need to buy a CM who can score!
by nyclaret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff vs Chelsea
Replies: 215
Views: 7413

Re: Cardiff vs Chelsea

cricketfieldclarets wrote:To be honest thats hardly a bad side.

Would be stronger with Hazard and Kante.
by nyclaret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff vs Chelsea
Replies: 215
Views: 7413

Cardiff vs Chelsea

Hazard and Kante start on the bench...
by nyclaret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil chant
Replies: 8
Views: 1181

McNeil chant

Dwiiiiiight! Dwight will tear you apart again! (Joy Division obvs)
by nyclaret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight Mcneil - He's one of our own!
Replies: 62
Views: 2960

Re: Dwight Mcneil - He's one of our own!

Did Liverpool fans consider Raheem Sterling as one of their own? He joined them from QPR at 14. Just a thought.
by nyclaret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So, onto Bournemouth
Replies: 21
Views: 2395

Re: So, onto Bournemouth

joey13 wrote:Brady ripped them a new one last season, maybe worth a start

:lol:
by nyclaret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can we keep hold of McNeil ?
Replies: 53
Views: 3283

Re: Can we keep hold of McNeil ?

Spijed wrote:How come Hudson-Odoi seems to be valued far higher yet he's played fewer matches than DM?

Greater potential?
by nyclaret
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight Mcneil - He's one of our own!
Replies: 62
Views: 2960

Re: Dwight Mcneil - He's one of our own!

Charlie Taylor’s chant is... creative? :shock:
by nyclaret
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we lose today. Time for a change.
Replies: 20
Views: 2005

Re: If we lose today. Time for a change.

There needs to be a change to the lineup for this game. Performances have gone stale. However I doubt Sean will make these necessary changes.
by nyclaret
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets v Wolves : Score Predictions
Replies: 39
Views: 1472

Re: Clarets v Wolves : Score Predictions

0-2 Wolves

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