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by Blackrod
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds
Replies: 426
Views: 20899

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds

BFC

On the pitch: under promise over deliver
Finances of club: under promise over deliver
Community Scheme: under promise over deliver
PR and Comminications: over promise under deliver

You’d think the last one would be the easiest one to get right.
by Blackrod
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today I buried my 10 month old Grandson.
Replies: 82
Views: 2356

Re: Today I buried my 10 month old Grandson.

Heart wrenching to read. Condolencies to you all. Keep strong.
by Blackrod
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood, Rodriguez, JBG and Brady...
Replies: 30
Views: 2688

Re: Wood, Rodriguez, JBG and Brady...

Nobody who started the other night has deserved to lose their place.
by Blackrod
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester
Replies: 41
Views: 2045

Re: Leicester

Multi Generational living has been cited as a main factor. This was one of the problems in Italy too as a poster above mentioned. Agree about a lot of youngsters just ignoring social distancing as they think it doesn’t apply to them. Many are strictly obeying the rules but for many others it’s all b...
by Blackrod
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds
Replies: 426
Views: 20899

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds

If it was any other business you would be concerned thinking they had cash flow problems. They don’t and they are a multi million pound business paying millions in wages. It shouldnt take this long to sort out. They are happy to still collect money quickly. It looks at best amateur and at worst disr...
by Blackrod
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester
Replies: 41
Views: 2045

Re: Leicester

Has anyone suggested why there could be a spike in Leicester ? I have a friend in Rochdale who says it was particularly badly affected there compared to other areas.
by Blackrod
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Does SD Learn
Replies: 23
Views: 1692

Re: Does SD Learn

I think he has mentioned he is constantly learning and developing. Whilst his hand was forced a bit he always knew McNeil could play there. Now we have the evidence to suggest it could work for us again as an option. He will also have seen that Pieters was more than comfortable further forward. The ...
by Blackrod
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chairman
Replies: 271
Views: 16391

Re: The Chairman

He’s referring to the club going into full panic mode ( and we do need to be a bit cautious ) on the back of Coronavirus. Things were obviously agreed before about contracts and targets and then stopped in their tracks leaving everything in limbo with no contingency plan. Whilst we can’t carry a big...
by Blackrod
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill
Replies: 83
Views: 6718

Re: Brownhill

Think he’s still finding his feet. Needs more composure with shooting too. Lots of endeavour and clearly a good footballer. I like his positive style of play and I think he’ll get better and better.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 52
Views: 2437

Re: Crystal Palace v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Bardsley 8
Tarkowski 8
Mee 9
Taylor 8
Brownhill 8
Westwood 8
Cork 8
Pieters 8
McNeil 9
Vydra 7

Brilliant performance with such a thin squad. Some great football first half too.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters
Replies: 23
Views: 1551

Re: Pieters

He’s a good footballer and does not look out of place there at all. Was definitely the right decision to keep Taylor at LB and play Pieters further forward.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ayew
Replies: 52
Views: 2816

Re: Ayew

Thought he was lucky to stay on initially and hadn’t seen the look he made. Looked and lined up his arm then the force of it on top. Definite Red.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 502
Views: 11154

Re: Woy's Pal Arse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Excellent performance from a threadbare squad. This manager deserves more backing.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 502
Views: 11154

Re: Woy's Pal Arse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:10 pm
VAR won't be even watching. They'll be talking to eachother about the game on Thursday while munching on a bacon sandwich and swigging down coffee.
:lol:
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 502
Views: 11154

Re: Woy's Pal Arse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Could have broken Brownhill’s nose.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 502
Views: 11154

Re: Woy's Pal Arse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Some great football. Vydra looks a bit isolated but looking good across the middle. Pieters and Brownhill are good footballers and McNeil is all over the place. Hope he can keep it up.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 502
Views: 11154

Re: Woy's Pal Arse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Good football so far
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds
Replies: 426
Views: 20899

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds

What if you are paying a Direct Debit and decide to stop it now if you don’t trust the club to process next seasons refunds quickly enough. Where does it leave you in respect of your seat when the football does start again with crowds ?
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD
Replies: 199
Views: 9159

Re: SD

Hope he doesn’t go but if so Hughton is the standout person for me. Others on that list look poor. Pocketing is totally unrealistic.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds
Replies: 426
Views: 20899

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds

I wonder if they’ve managed to pay the players and creditors yet ? Shows you how far down the pecking order fans are.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Holidays Abroad
Replies: 33
Views: 1013

Re: Holidays Abroad

You don’t have to go to school if you think is it’s not safe, you can’t visit who you want when you want, you can’t mix too many households together, some shops won’t let too many in at once, you have to wear a mask or sit outside at the pub ( once open) but you can sit in a metal tube with stranger...
by Blackrod
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our front line vs Palace
Replies: 33
Views: 1468

Re: Our front line vs Palace

Pieters looked good when he came on and he can certainly cross. If no Jay Rod I’d play him left and move Brownhill inside. Keep Taylor in position.
by Blackrod
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 171
Views: 8478

Re: Investor

To progress further we need outside investment. To progress further we need more flex with funds as Dyche has highlighted. The alternative is we keep it local, be glad of what we achieved and accept the inevitable relegation. Imagine a local business that does well from small beginnings and needs ou...
by Blackrod
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Film Biopics
Replies: 13
Views: 354

Re: Film Biopics

Love and Mercy ( about Brian Wilson and Beach Boys)
by Blackrod
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Holidays
Replies: 68
Views: 2029

Re: Holidays

Holidays are only being allowed to save airlines, the tourism industry and to get the chavs off uk beaches. You are not allowed to go the pub, restaurants and it’s one in one out in some shops, most toilets aren’t open, you can’t get your haircut yet and don’t have to go to school if you feel it’s n...
by Blackrod
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Movies you can see again and again
Replies: 108
Views: 2371

Re: Movies you can see again and again

Early Bond films. I detest any Daniel Craig ones although will put up with him in Defiance which is a great story and film. Classic Westerns too. Blues Brothers and Trains Planes and Automobiles.
by Blackrod
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace predictions...
Replies: 40
Views: 1597

Re: Crystal Palace predictions...

Low scoring draw without Zaha. With him a win for them.
by Blackrod
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle
Replies: 137
Views: 8432

Re: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle

They are a bigger club but they don’t have a better team. If a new owner comes in and Bruce goes he could find himself well down the pecking order with a few off games. But at least he’ll have more cash.
by Blackrod
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil
Replies: 37
Views: 3481

Re: Dwight McNeil

Won’t benefit him from a footballing point of view if he leaves too soon. He can really crack on with us for next season and develop into an even better player. We’ve proved we can get players into England squads and Southgate is certainly happy to watch Burnley players.
by Blackrod
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds
Replies: 426
Views: 20899

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds

It’s going to be a long wait for next seasons refunds ! ( which are going to happen in part )
by Blackrod
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 78
Views: 6590

Re: Andre Gray

Deeney is no better than our other strikers. Would I swap him for Gibson 100%.
by Blackrod
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Immense effort
Replies: 39
Views: 2468

Re: Immense effort

Decent Interview on sky with SD, dont know who interviewer was...but decent respectful questions and dare I say it a manager who seemed a little more at piece with himself. Yes the interviewer was very good. She asked really good probing questions but in the right manner. Pearson’s interview was st...
by Blackrod
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Post match interviews v Watford
Replies: 8
Views: 1249

Re: Post match interviews v Watford

Very strange one from Pearson
by Blackrod
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Watford - Player Ratings
Replies: 42
Views: 2615

Re: Burnley v Watford - Player Ratings

Pope 6
Lowton 6
Tarkowski 7
Mee 7
Taylor 7
Brownhill 7
Cork 6
Westwood 6
McNeil 8 he can’t be expected to keep up his level of quality for 90 mins and in this heat.
Vydra 8 played well, unlucky not to score and looks confident
JayRod 7 great header

Pieters 7
by Blackrod
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Immense effort
Replies: 39
Views: 2468

Re: Immense effort

Good team effort. Thought Vydra played very well.
by Blackrod
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Wotfor?
Replies: 283
Views: 6534

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Wotfor?

Really needed to take one of first half chances when we were on top.
by Blackrod
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worrying times
Replies: 112
Views: 5971

Re: Worrying times

Don’t want Dyche to go as his imprint is all over the club. If he did I would also like Chris Hughton. Just hoping we dont get a string of lacklustre performances if all is not well.
by Blackrod
Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions vs Watford
Replies: 42
Views: 1375

Re: Predictions vs Watford

O-0 or 1-1
by Blackrod
Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds
Replies: 426
Views: 20899

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds

Not yet
by Blackrod
Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Bardsley extends Turf Moor stay
Replies: 32
Views: 1965

Re: ARTICLE: Bardsley extends Turf Moor stay

Good news. Could do with a young RB to train under him a bit like we did with Ward and Taylor on the other side. Certainly doesn’t look like a 35 year old when he plays.
by Blackrod
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche on Peter Crouch podcast
Replies: 12
Views: 1449

Re: Dyche on Peter Crouch podcast

I don’t know how Crouch gets airtime. Don’t find him remotely funny or entertaining.
by Blackrod
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bardsley to sign new deal. Breaking now.
Replies: 35
Views: 2456

Re: Bardsley to sign new deal. Breaking now.

The one player I did want us to resign. He is definitely good for another year.
by Blackrod
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 12892
Views: 256949

Re: The lifting of Lockdown...

I suppose it has to be lifted sometime but do I feel safe in pubs and restaurants ? No so I won’t be going. Reducing 2m to 1m will mean nothing in some people’s eyes. I’ve seen groups of young lads ignoring it for weeks. I’d prefer to see new cases numbers much lower yet.
by Blackrod
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Neil Warnock is back
Replies: 38
Views: 2475

Re: Neil Warnock is back

Very good manager imo also good to listen to on the radio
by Blackrod
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick set to leave
Replies: 272
Views: 18199

Re: Hendrick set to leave

Clubs with benefactors will be able to offer high wages. There will be less clubs overall offering them. It will be a narrower market for better players. Lesser players will be offered far less and by the majority of clubs imo. Without fans it is not the same product and some clubs will struggle now...
by Blackrod
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players who haven't been offered things have decided not to finish their contracts.
Replies: 19
Views: 1693

Re: Players who haven't been offered things have decided not to finish their contracts.

Reflects poorly on the footballers imo and proves my about the money for them. They’ve been well looked after and when injured. Prefer we get players on lesser money who are committed and with a point to prove.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Positives
Replies: 49
Views: 2051

The Positives

Bit of match practice
Nobody had to leave early
Nobody had to drive home
There was another match on tv
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets
Replies: 366
Views: 11869

Re: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets

Tie now gone Northampton’s way. Didn’t expect this.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets
Replies: 366
Views: 11869

Re: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets

I’ve switched to Cheltenham v Northampton. It’s a match with 2 teams competing and the result wasn’t known on 52 mins.
by Blackrod
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets
Replies: 366
Views: 11869

Re: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:26 pm
So you think it'll be 3 or 4 nil, but think it'll probably be more. Can you narrow it down a bit? :)
Missed out ‘at half time’ after 3 or 4 nil and ‘at full time’ after probably more. 😀