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by Blackrod
Sat May 18, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good Luck Citeh today
Replies: 104
Views: 2100

Re: Good Luck Citeh today

They should be winning 6-0 with the amount of money they have. It wasn’t a competition so for me wasn’t that entertaining. A bit like an end of season dead rubber.
by Blackrod
Sat May 18, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is women’s football winning you over?
Replies: 62
Views: 1176

Re: Is women’s football winning you over?

A nice extended advert on the BBC FA Cup Final coverage. You WILL like womens’ football.
by Blackrod
Sat May 18, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New home kit
Replies: 176
Views: 6554

Re: New home kit

Not massively a fan of betting companies but it’s where the money is. Some more thought over the design would be better. Perhaps if the Chinese betting companies are so keen they could help with shirt distribution in the Far East. As said above just selling them just via the club shop is a bit small...
by Blackrod
Sat May 18, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The BBC......
Replies: 8
Views: 693

Re: The BBC......

Personally find a full day of build up when you don’t support either team bores me to tears.
by Blackrod
Sat May 18, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is women’s football winning you over?
Replies: 62
Views: 1176

Re: Is women’s football winning you over?

No. The BBC are pushing it though. They don’t even differentiate on the headlines anymore. ‘Arsenal have just signed Jane something or other’ why not just state ‘now moving onto women’s football ...’
by Blackrod
Fri May 17, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New home kit
Replies: 176
Views: 6554

Re: New home kit

It’s a 2 way thing. The global exposure is huge. The Far Eastern gambling market is enormous and the amount of money that changes hands through gambling on PL games astronomical.
by Blackrod
Thu May 16, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New home kit
Replies: 176
Views: 6554

Re: New home kit

The annual strip moan has come early. ‘Oh I dont like it with collars.... the badge is too high so that’s ruled me out ...it’s the wrong shade of claret....there’s not enough blue on it.... it won’t look right with my socks and shorts when shopping at Asda’ Has there ever been a time when most fans ...
by Blackrod
Thu May 16, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coral Bay, Pathos
Replies: 22
Views: 853

Re: Coral Bay, Pathos

Great area but I would hire a car even if just for a few days of your holiday. There is also a regular and cheap bus service from Paphos with little walking needed at either end.
by Blackrod
Wed May 15, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Farewell to Wardy
Replies: 24
Views: 1076

Re: ARTICLE: Farewell to Wardy

Excellent player for us. Wasn’t sure why we signed him when we did as I didn’t think we needed him. We did.
by Blackrod
Wed May 15, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Staff at Turnstiles
Replies: 41
Views: 2036

Re: Staff at Turnstiles

Without the clunking turnstiles it just wouldn’t be the same walking in for me. It’s very satisfying going through them.
by Blackrod
Wed May 15, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top 3 managers you have NOT enjoyed watching Burnley under ?
Replies: 47
Views: 1351

Re: Top 3 managers you have NOT enjoyed watching Burnley under ?

Laws, Cotterill, Dyche. 3 horrible styles of play, not sure which side passes the football less but given the financial circumstances when all were manager, Dyche for me has to take the award for ''worst style of play'' but also the award ''most successful''. Agree with much if this. Cotterill did ...
by Blackrod
Tue May 14, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bid for Jay then?
Replies: 54
Views: 3766

Re: Bid for Jay then?

No Thanks
by Blackrod
Tue May 14, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crete Transfers
Replies: 23
Views: 996

Re: Crete Transfers

Crete is quite large for a Greek Island and it probably would have been better to fly straight into Heraklion. Not sure Heraklion itself is a great city break but it may have improved since I was last there. Great island though.
by Blackrod
Tue May 14, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we improve the defence next year?
Replies: 48
Views: 1640

Re: How can we improve the defence next year?

randomclaret2 wrote:We invite pressure by not being able to keep the ball for long enough when we do have possession.


This is it. The defence is very good and we don’t need to improve it ( well maybe RB). Midfield is where we have to improve and with real quality in my opinion.
by Blackrod
Tue May 14, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeremy Kyle
Replies: 55
Views: 2423

Re: Jeremy Kyle

Modern day freak show. Cheap laughs at people who know no better. Kyle has plenty of documented problems he’s just more intelligent than the participants.
by Blackrod
Mon May 13, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 7750

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

Murger wrote:It's obvious Coyle was gonna be there. He's an attention seeking bellend.


Highlighted when he had to remonstrate with the referee in the middle of the pitch in the Bolton game when the commotion was threatening to boil over in the stands.
by Blackrod
Mon May 13, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 7750

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

Lancasterclaret wrote:And I am for the dig at me for not liking Laws. Plenty thought he was ****, because he was, well, ****.


A poor appointment by the board (Flood?). This is a bit disrespectful to a former player.
by Blackrod
Mon May 13, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton sack Hughton
Replies: 112
Views: 5196

Re: Brighton sack Hughton

Hughton was the best thing about Brighton. Not much left to like.
by Blackrod
Mon May 13, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton sack Hughton
Replies: 112
Views: 5196

Re: Brighton sack Hughton

Don’t know who that picture is or what it has to do with Hughton being sacked. Good manager and done well for them. One if the local journos thinks they are in for Rafa. Delusions of Grandeur.
by Blackrod
Mon May 13, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 7750

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

As noted above Howe’s signings ( and I’m not a fan of Howe) have more to do with where we find ourselves now. The 2009 season was great and it was superb at Wembley. Coyle could have been a legend here even after his downward spiral of a career. He is divisive so will never have this status now. Yes...
by Blackrod
Mon May 13, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Replies: 39
Views: 2951

Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

He won’t last. Big job, big expectations, too many player egos. There are some good players there without a doubt but no cohesion. Lifting players when the chips are down is a harder job as he found at Cardiff.
by Blackrod
Mon May 13, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Season Highlight?
Replies: 51
Views: 1460

Re: Your Season Highlight?

Home game against Aberdeen for the atmosphere, the occasion and what the away fans brought to the event.
Win against a strong Spurs side.
McNeil’s goal v Wolves.
by Blackrod
Sun May 12, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So who’s off then?
Replies: 34
Views: 3569

Re: So who’s off then?

Ideally Crouch, Hart, Lennon, Wells, Brady. Defour too if he can't get fit. I can't see Cork or Hendrick going but we need better upgrades desperately.
by Blackrod
Sun May 12, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 7813

Re: Crouch could well stay

His wages need to go towards a player we actually need. His wages could make up part of the wages of the quality replacements we need for Cork and Hendrick in midfield. He would be nowhere near any other PL club bench. Next stop League 1 or retirement.
by Blackrod
Sun May 12, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Ward
Replies: 50
Views: 2888

Re: Stephen Ward

Have really enjoyed watching Stephen Ward in a Burnley shirt. Good signing.
by Blackrod
Sat May 11, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 187
Views: 3608

Re: The Death Penalty.

Interesting. Earlier in this thread someone showed you that US states with the death penalty consistently have a higher collective murder rate every year than states without the death penalty, and you're still a big fan of the death penalty. Now you're trying to make the case that we should remove ...
by Blackrod
Sat May 11, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 7750

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

Not ‘hung up’ on it and also ‘grown up’. Just posting my view as it’s a thread about a do involving that season and Coyle.i spend little time thinking about it. Posting that it’s so wonderful that he’s shown his face is just wet.
by Blackrod
Sat May 11, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 7750

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

That is great to hear. Many of us would have made a mistake in our careers and not been totally honest with current employers if looking at other opportunities - but Coyle was such a lightning rod for the club. It’s a shame so many supporters still act like pathetic jilted lovers. Some people value...
by Blackrod
Sat May 11, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 7750

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

Apparently, according to the clubs twitter feed, he got a “standing ovation” - and rightly so imo I suspect the people attending this bash aren’t representative of the fanbase as a whole and I can imagine the type. Whilst it was still fairly raw that night he returned with Bolton was the worse host...
by Blackrod
Sat May 11, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NORMAN'S CHIPPY
Replies: 3
Views: 958

Re: NORMAN'S CHIPPY

I walk past that most match days. I’ve never been tempted to go in.
by Blackrod
Sat May 11, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 7813

Re: Crouch could well stay

We really need to invest in some quality this year and particularly in midfield. Making up the numbers just doesn’t cut it imo. Crouch isn’t good enough for Stoke in the division below. I offer something different up front but it doesn’t mean it’s a good idea.
by Blackrod
Fri May 10, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Move Euro finals to England?
Replies: 58
Views: 1894

Re: Move Euro finals to England?

It’s a European competition to be enjoyed by Europe so they should’ve prepared to travel to the host city anywhere in Europe. Not sure Baku is in Europe though. The ticket allocations to the clubs are pitiful though. Not sure UEFA has anything control over airport landing spots. There is probably no...
by Blackrod
Fri May 10, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Swedish imported tool extender
Replies: 4
Views: 453

Re: Swedish imported tool extender

I’ve already bought the self propelled straw baler otherwise I would have one.
by Blackrod
Fri May 10, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Question Time
Replies: 109
Views: 2913

Re: Question Time

Not been tempted to watch since Dimbleby stopped hosting. Amber Rudd as PM Shudder. Dreary is a good description.
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonights Games....
Replies: 27
Views: 992

Re: Tonights Games....

The PL is without a doubt the strongest in the world.
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I keep reading we need to strengthen midfield...
Replies: 32
Views: 1033

Re: I keep reading we need to strengthen midfield...

JimMcDonald wrote:No hes too slow and lightweight.


:roll:
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 187
Views: 3608

Re: The Death Penalty.

Do western countries with the death penalty benefit from lower crime than us? The US has 4 times the rate of intentional homicides than we do. Capital Punishment isn’t used in all US States. The gun laws in USA are out of control. Should anyone really need an arsenal of military grade weapons to de...
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I keep reading we need to strengthen midfield...
Replies: 32
Views: 1033

Re: I keep reading we need to strengthen midfield...

And Lennon if we are looking at wide positions. Also not a fan of Brady although others are.
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I keep reading we need to strengthen midfield...
Replies: 32
Views: 1033

Re: I keep reading we need to strengthen midfield...

Cork. We need better to evolve. We also need backup for injuries. Defour is injured more than he plays.
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 187
Views: 3608

Re: The Death Penalty.

Just to add some balance the death penalty will not stop all crime and it may not deter some sickos but it may make someone think twice about wielding a weapon or committing murder. Once it has happened once in the current era it will serve as a deterrent and the victims will have had justice. As a ...
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 187
Views: 3608

Re: The Death Penalty.

In reference to the article above : 1. Actually quite lacking in detail. 2. Written to support an ‘against death penalty’ viewpoint 3. Doesn’t include hanging. 4. Looks as though mostly legal costs which is an issue but the US system is different to ours and convicts spend years and years on death r...
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 187
Views: 3608

Re: The Death Penalty.

Test User wrote:There are evidently a lot of sick minds out there who are only not killing people because they would get into trouble for it. They'd love a legal means to do it.


Ridiculous comment
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 187
Views: 3608

Re: The Death Penalty.

The trouble with hanging is that if you get it wrong you either decapitate or strangle the victim, neither of which are that humane. You don’t get it wrong. It’s a craft. If you read Pierrepoint’s Autobiography you will see how many went wrong since the turn of the century. The only issue I see wit...
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Baker sacked
Replies: 182
Views: 5770

Re: Danny Baker sacked

Not a big fan of the BBC PC agenda but they are absolutely right on this one. Idiotic tweet and he’s paid enough to quote above ‘engage his brain’. No sympathy.
by Blackrod
Thu May 09, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Champion’s League Final: Who Do You Want To Prevail?
Replies: 68
Views: 1033

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

Spurs. Probably my favourite other team.
by Blackrod
Wed May 08, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Early FA Cups to be downgraded ...
Replies: 36
Views: 2115

Re: Early FA Cups to be downgraded ...

Rewriting history to comply with modern standards or tastes - are the BBC behind this ?
by Blackrod
Wed May 08, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Biggest flop of the season
Replies: 84
Views: 4022

Re: Biggest flop of the season

Danny Drinkwater. Over 100k week and made no league appearances. Crashed, done for drink driving and told he has no future at the club.
by Blackrod
Wed May 08, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Biggest flop of the season
Replies: 84
Views: 4022

Re: Biggest flop of the season

Sanchez and Fred are good shouts. The return by Sanchez for the outlay is v poor. I’m convinced Fred wouldn’t have cost as much if he wasn’t just called ‘Fred’. He sounds like he should be better than he is imo. A bit like ‘Jo’.
by Blackrod
Wed May 08, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal score predictions?
Replies: 33
Views: 1094

Re: Arsenal score predictions?

0-1 we looked devoid of ideas or threat against Everton. We look like we’ve given up and are on the beach. Fans are paying to see a bit more than that so I hope this game is different.
by Blackrod
Wed May 08, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 187
Views: 3608

Re: The Death Penalty.

Coincidentally I watched a show last night looking into the problems that the US are having with the death penalty at the moment. It was largely about the logistics of the executions. Unsurprisingly doctors refuse to be involved so the procedure is carried out with incorrectly trained personnel. Am...

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