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by Blackrod
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should Vydra start?
Replies: 66
Views: 2484

Re: Should Vydra start?

Bordeauxclaret wrote:No goal in ten competitive games for Wood. Which does seem odd as he couldn’t stop scoring in pre season.

The other two must be knocking on the door.


Not really. Juke scored for fun in pre season but couldn’t hit a barn door in real games.
by Blackrod
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Does anyone here read the Sun newspaper?
Replies: 51
Views: 2122

Re: Does anyone here read the Sun newspaper?

Grumps wrote:Yes... Nowt wrong with it sports wise


Other than pretending they’ve sent reporters to football matches and making player scores up ? it’s lost any kind of credibility for me.
by Blackrod
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich sell out
Replies: 34
Views: 3364

Re: Norwich sell out

Leisure wrote:I'm not sure about that. Fairly certain that I've read somewhere that it's now around 2250.


Not sure.
Fairly certain.
Read somewhere.

Which one is it ? Do you mean you don’t have a clue ?
by Blackrod
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin Long
Replies: 30
Views: 3484

Re: Kevin Long

He’s been a good loyal servant. Probably prefers to get the chance of a game in the PL and appearances for his country. He probably wouldnt get the former elsewhere. At least he can say he’s played in the PL instead of playing a ton of games in lower divisions. We need back up players and if they kn...
by Blackrod
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Kosovo
Replies: 128
Views: 2568

Re: England vs Kosovo

Their second was a good assist and well taken goal. Definite penalty too.
by Blackrod
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Kosovo
Replies: 128
Views: 2568

Re: England vs Kosovo

They could beat this lot 15-1 but I still wouldnt fancy England to beat a Spain or Germany in a major tournament semi.
by Blackrod
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arise Sir Geoffrey...
Replies: 89
Views: 2626

Re: Arise Sir Geoffrey...

Not historically a massive cricket fan but Boycott gets me interested and makes me listen. He certainly knows the sport and I like his blunt offerings.
by Blackrod
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Marvin Sordell
Replies: 56
Views: 3298

Re: Marvin Sordell

Just hope that it doesn't become fashionable to have mental health issues. It's being used a hell of a lot lately for peoples actions, possibly like an excuse. Just hope those who have these issues get help and support, and that it's not there because someone else has exhausted that support through...
by Blackrod
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 25150

Re: Drink water injury

I’m struggling to see how DD is motivated to play for us. We’ve given him an opportunity to earn a shirt. I’m not sure he really wants it. The players generally do well keeping out of the press and I’m sure this has something to do with Dyche and mutual respect. Even Barton went on twitter much less...
by Blackrod
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: successful loan signings under Dyche
Replies: 64
Views: 1705

Re: successful loan signings under Dyche

If we were doing a thread on the players who have had the biggest impact in the shortest period of time then Creaney, D Reeves and Nicky Walker would be on it. I agree about Paul Cook and thought he was a pivotal player for us.
by Blackrod
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 25150

Re: Drink water injury

Oh dear.

He was not fit to start games with us when arrived. He had a reasonable level of fitness considering he hadn’t played much. Confirmed by club.

There is no player in the PL turning out for the first team who is not on ‘thousands’ a week. You’d have to be a bit of a nugget to think otherwise.
by Blackrod
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 25150

Re: Drink water injury

The club need to think about the effect of having Drinkwater around the place on the other players. So far he has rocked up not fit enough to start a game until the end of August. & then gets so legless he can't remember what he has done gets himself injured so he will probably be out for a cou...
by Blackrod
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 25150

Re: Drink water injury

Are we? How many thousands? Yes I can assure you we are paying tens of thousands and not hundreds. I don’t have the exact figure. It’s a real kick in the nuts for the coaching staff and management at BFC. I questioned the logic of signing someone who wanted to sit on their arse collecting cash. I t...
by Blackrod
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 25150

Re: Drink water injury

Sound like a f ing idiot. We are paying thousands a week for this. Send him back.
by Blackrod
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robert Mugabe Dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1252

Re: Robert Mugabe Dead

Good riddance
by Blackrod
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie's ready
Replies: 20
Views: 1807

Re: Robbie's ready

Let’s hope he finds some sort of form and remains injury free.
by Blackrod
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13999
Views: 257281

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

After today it's pretty clear that Corbyn's a far superior leader than Johnson who can't lead a piss-up in the proverbial brewery. Abbott might be cringeworthy at times, but she keeps getting elected so she's obviously more competent than her public image suggests, and having her in government is m...
by Blackrod
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13999
Views: 257281

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

The Vote was ‘To Leave’. Not ‘Leave with suitable conditions’.

On a separate note Corbyn is such a depressing character. Listening to his durge is like returning to grey and wet after a week in the sun.
by Blackrod
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley FC Shares
Replies: 19
Views: 1959

Re: Burnley FC Shares

I think they restructured the old shareholdings. The only benefit can be for sentimental reasons. This is unless you are acquiring £millions worth and prepared to accept the associated risk.
by Blackrod
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Had enough of football for one lifetime, lads
Replies: 29
Views: 2777

Re: Had enough of football for one lifetime, lads

How’s the head this morning ? If you are awake yet....
by Blackrod
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have Burnley fans ever greeted a new signing?
Replies: 25
Views: 1599

Re: Have Burnley fans ever greeted a new signing?

Going by some of the negative comments on the Defour thread, a good number may well turn up to wave him goodbye... I don’t think anyone doubts what a quality player he was and that he wanted to be fit. Whilst some outstanding memorable moments were provided it is the time on the pitch v the outlay ...
by Blackrod
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defour may leave before European deadline
Replies: 208
Views: 6622

Re: Defour may leave before European deadline

As we all knew this would happen it’s s good job we strengthened central midfield in the window with an unfit player.
by Blackrod
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defour may leave before European deadline
Replies: 208
Views: 6622

Re: Defour may leave before European deadline

If they hadn’t told us I wouldn’t have noticed if he’d gone.
by Blackrod
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This football
Replies: 28
Views: 1291

Re: This football

I couldn’t go today as at an event but managed to watch first half. We were good until they scored a freak goal. I didn’t bother with the second half as I knew it was game over. Some Liverpoool fans at the event I was at couldn’t believe I was so confident it was game over but I explained have we do...
by Blackrod
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve harper
Replies: 45
Views: 1829

Re: Steve harper

50k for Hancock from memory which was a lot of money for us then. The expectation and then the disappointment ... What about Woodworth, Caughey, Devanney, J Harris, and then Jones Mk1, Kendal and Stewart.
by Blackrod
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve harper
Replies: 45
Views: 1829

Re: Steve harper

Peter Hampton had a half decent career.
by Blackrod
Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve harper
Replies: 45
Views: 1829

Re: Steve harper

Whoever put the article together clearly didn’t watch us very much. Steve Harper was quite good for the level at the time and as said above we have had many many worse players.
by Blackrod
Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool predictions?
Replies: 58
Views: 1754

Re: Liverpool predictions?

Us 0 Them 4. They really are a top side and a cut above most of the Premier League.
by Blackrod
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Homophobic chants halt Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille
Replies: 34
Views: 1160

Re: Homophobic chants halt Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille

Under 6.1 I would say that calling someone fat could be humiliating and insulting. Chanting that the ref doesn’t know what he is doing is insulting and and could damage his reputation as a Professional referee so this should fall foul of this too as would chanting ‘you are getting sacked in the morn...
by Blackrod
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Homophobic chants halt Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille
Replies: 34
Views: 1160

Re: Homophobic chants halt Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille

IT Making things up again to suit his agenda. I’ve no ‘sympathy’ for them. I’m commenting on the fact it is unusual for a game to be stopped for chanting and where it might lead. There are a lot of ‘unacceptable’ comments at matches and my post is more about who decides where the line is drawn.
by Blackrod
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Homophobic chants halt Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille
Replies: 34
Views: 1160

Re: Homophobic chants halt Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille

Who decides whether it is acceptable to call people fat, bald, the ref blind and so on ?
by Blackrod
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Homophobic chants halt Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille
Replies: 34
Views: 1160

Re: Homophobic chants halt Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille

Could this lead to ‘ who are all the pies ? ...... you f*t b*st*rd ....” stopping a game ?
by Blackrod
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3274

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

Billy Balfour wrote:That's Talkshite for you. Terrible station. It's the pondlife of radio. Say what you want about BBC, but R5 is great. And so is 6Music.


Radio 5 is good and has had a lot of consistently good presenters other than this Nihal guy who is on in the afternoons who is dreadful imo.
by Blackrod
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pope back in England squad
Replies: 40
Views: 2233

Re: ARTICLE: Pope back in England squad

Good for Pope. On this occasion based on form Tarkowski should be in it.
by Blackrod
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vote for your man of the match against Sunderland
Replies: 7
Views: 590

Re: Vote for your man of the match against Sunderland

Must be one of the fans for showing up. Nobody on the pitch did.
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How long will we accept this?
Replies: 117
Views: 4823

Re: How long will we accept this?

I expect all the training and tactics this week have been focused on the Liverpool game. This has been used as a fitness game for players not in the starting eleven. I don’t think it has been given much thought or serious preparation now but just an assumption that they should be good enough. No pre...
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Hart
Replies: 69
Views: 4333

Re: Joe Hart

Yes I must be more careful pressing my keys :roll:
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team for Sat
Replies: 13
Views: 640

Team for Sat

Picks itself. Easiest team selection ever for the manager. Fringe players aren’t as hungry as we thought.
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Hart
Replies: 69
Views: 4333

Re: Joe Hart

We need completion to keep Pope on his toes. Hart isn’t the answer.
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not so Mighty on the night Clarets versus Slumberland
Replies: 371
Views: 10900

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Slumberland

SussexDon1inIreland wrote:7445 attendees


Who should be refunded ( by the 11 on the pitch ). Losing is one thing but this is pathetic.
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not so Mighty on the night Clarets versus Slumberland
Replies: 371
Views: 10900

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Slumberland

Who’ll be wasting their money attending the FA Cup 3rd round ?
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not so Mighty on the night Clarets versus Slumberland
Replies: 371
Views: 10900

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Slumberland

Wood on for further hoofball. Get Peacock Farrell on ! To be honest we might as well just play young lads if this is the level of performance.
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not so Mighty on the night Clarets versus Slumberland
Replies: 371
Views: 10900

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Slumberland

Its not good enough from these players considering who they are facing and the changes Sunderland have made. Paid far too much with not nearly enough desire. Don’t they want to be selected for the Premier League ? I’ve always supported Hart but very poor tonight.
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not so Mighty on the night Clarets versus Slumberland
Replies: 371
Views: 10900

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Slumberland

Absolutely pathetic as is the manager’s record in cups. **** poor.
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Not so Mighty on the night Clarets versus Slumberland
Replies: 371
Views: 10900

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Slumberland

Nice skill from Vydra for goal.
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 704
Views: 41903

Re: Bury : No Wages

The historically strong league structure we have always had is starting to implode due to the greed of the few. Of course the fit and proper test on prospective owners is extremely weak and not all clubs are treated the same it seems. Costs are spiralling out of control though throughout the league ...
by Blackrod
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ash for England?
Replies: 39
Views: 2904

Re: Ash for England?

Not sure he is an England style striker. If he starts notching a lot of goals this season ( early days yet) he won’t be ignored though. His all round game suits us and I personally like a ‘Costa’ like centre forward.
by Blackrod
Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poor following yesterday
Replies: 53
Views: 3621

Re: Poor following yesterday

I was in the lower tier and I doubt if it was a quarter full. Some complete bell ends sat near me. 1 guy in his 40s spent most of the game abusing an over weight Wolves fan, he was embarrassing. Another when we scored in his 30s ran to the Wolves fans shouting a barage of 4 word expletives. A fella...
by Blackrod
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves Imports versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 228
Views: 7797

Re: Wolves Imports versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Typical this late on when we could have out the game to bed.
by Blackrod
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is our designated penalty taker this season?
Replies: 11
Views: 731

Re: Who is our designated penalty taker this season?

I remember Ings bottling one and Taylor making a hash of it in a crucial game.

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