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by Top Claret
Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 60
Views: 2036

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

I dabble in stocks and shares and my advice is only invest what you can afford to lose. Stay clear of Aim, most of the companies on their will rinse you.
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's football 12-7-2020
Replies: 217
Views: 2774

Re: Today's football 12-7-2020

Obviously picked up things from his parents. Don't know what he wrote but the way the world is going this kind of thing will become more and more common.
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day 11-7-20
Replies: 85
Views: 4087

Re: Match of the Day 11-7-20

FYI, at least 2 Arsenal players were giving the Black Power salute as they took a knee. Keep colour politics out of football or things could start to get ugly. Things will soon change once the crowds are allowed back, decent average punters won't put up with this political nonsense, they will let t...
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's football 12-7-2020
Replies: 217
Views: 2774

Re: Today's football 12-7-2020

That's exactly the sort of comment that really riles us when they say that about Burnley. If you look at the records, Everton are one of the historic greats, in fact I think they've had more seasons in the top flight than anyone else except Arsenal. The point is that they offer little excitement fo...
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Day at Villa Park
Replies: 45
Views: 1927

Re: Big Day at Villa Park

I can't see Dyche leaving us this summer with the new season kicking off in mid September. Dyche won't have long enough to put his mark on a new club, especially Villa who are a mess
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's football 12-7-2020
Replies: 217
Views: 2774

Re: Today's football 12-7-2020

Everton are really a nothing football club who have offered little to the Premier league. It is about time they spent some time in the championship, they are always mid table or no higher than 6th
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's football 12-7-2020
Replies: 217
Views: 2774

Re: Today's football 12-7-2020

Another goal Pickford should have stopped, at his near post
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's football 12-7-2020
Replies: 217
Views: 2774

Re: Today's football 12-7-2020

How the likes of Pickford and the spineless Mings, keep out Pope and Tarkowski from playing for England is beyond me
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin Long
Replies: 52
Views: 3271

Re: Kevin Long

He has remained a claret because we have obviously looked after him over the years financially.

In the past his performances at this level have been
inconsistent, he has the remaining games to prove himself. So far so good, he has been excellent
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Charlton
Replies: 61
Views: 1737

Re: Jack Charlton

The Irish loved him, he was the perfect fit to manage the Republic
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jay Rod
Replies: 52
Views: 4078

Re: Jay Rod

wilks_bfc wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:26 am
Got to admit although I wasn’t against signing Jay, I did think the £10m was too much.

As it turns out £1m per point which in turn has earned us directly then it’s turned out to be a bargain
10 million was a bargain
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jay Rod
Replies: 52
Views: 4078

Re: Jay Rod

He has had an amazing 2020. Scored at Old Trafford and Anfield and has really put his mark on this side
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 11, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best result of the season ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1413

Re: Best result of the season ?

United away definitely
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 11, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 59
Views: 3074

Re: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 9
Bardsley 7
Long 8
Tarkowski 9
Taylor 7
Pieters 7
Westwood 6
Browhall 6
McNeil 8
Wood 6
Rodriguez 8
Subs
Vydra 7
JBG 7
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 11, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin Long
Replies: 52
Views: 3271

Re: Kevin Long

Kev was outstanding
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's football 11/7/20
Replies: 82
Views: 1351

Re: Today's football 11/7/20

SonofPog wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:41 pm
Not if we down tools like we usually do...
Burnleys Dyche never down tools, they fight to the death
by Top Claret
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Cork
Replies: 32
Views: 2290

Re: Jack Cork

Didn't like Cork when we loaned him from Chelsea as a kid. Since then his game has improved 100% after spells at Southampton and Swansea, he as turned out to be an excellent signing
by Top Claret
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Declan Rice the invisible footballer
Replies: 58
Views: 2145

Re: Declan Rice the invisible footballer

I watched the West Ham v Chelsea game the other week and Rice played well, that is the only time I have seen him play any bit like
by Top Claret
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation Battle
Replies: 92
Views: 6352

Re: Relegation Battle

I would think that the bottom 3 will stay as it is. It will be good to get shut of Villa who have money and would be serious contenders to lure Dyche
by Top Claret
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley interested in Paul Cook
Replies: 67
Views: 5084

Re: Burnley interested in Paul Cook

I'd have Duff over most other managers. Some might say he lacks experience but he's done an excellent job at Cheltenham and knows this club inside out. He'll have learned a lot from Dyche which will allow some form of continuity which I feel is essential if we're to continue in the top flight. What...
by Top Claret
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions vs Hammers
Replies: 23
Views: 818

Re: Predictions vs Hammers

3-1 West Ham. I get the feeling our manager is now focusing on next season
by Top Claret
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley interested in Paul Cook
Replies: 67
Views: 5084

Re: Burnley interested in Paul Cook

Have you ever considered that like young players, young managers go out in loan too. Duff who obviously was drawn to Cheltenham, is one such example. He could’ve sat on Dyches staff and worked with him until he was ready to step in or he could go out on ‘loan’ and learn the ropes the hard way. Bart...
by Top Claret
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Academy Granted Category 1 ststus
Replies: 106
Views: 4352

Re: Academy Granted Category 1 ststus

It sounds as though we need a minimum of 5 million to finance this a season. I can't see us being able to afford to give this the attention it needs to get the viable returns. It could take years for us to find another Dwight Yorke to pay back the huge investment, by then we could be back in the cha...
by Top Claret
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Patrick Bamford
Replies: 26
Views: 2295

Re: Patrick Bamford

If Leeds want to stay up, if they go up, they will have to do better than a duck egg like Bumford
by Top Claret
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Academy Granted Category 1 ststus
Replies: 106
Views: 4352

Re: Academy Granted Category 1 ststus

To keep our Cat 1 status it is imperative that we stay in the Premier league, unlike Rovers we don't have benefactors.

Can't see how our present board will be able to finance this Cat 1 set up without an investor
by Top Claret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Portsmouth fans at Oxford.
Replies: 14
Views: 1832

Re: Portsmouth fans at Oxford.

Just got a glimse of the Pompey fans, their all still in the car park
by Top Claret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley - No Gibson recall
Replies: 134
Views: 6324

Re: Burnley - No Gibson recall

Winstonswhite wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:26 pm
I think it was the other way round- we didn’t want him playing for a relegation rival.

So it was Gibson that hit the ceiling
by Top Claret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley - No Gibson recall
Replies: 134
Views: 6324

Re: Burnley - No Gibson recall

I think I read somewhere that he turned down a loan move to Watford in January, if true that is when the preferable hit the fan.

Gibson moping around with his chin on the floor because he isn't getting a game, then he turns down a loan to another Premier league club. I bet Dyche hit the ceiling
by Top Claret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Tarkowski, at fault for the equaliser!!
Replies: 38
Views: 1995

Re: James Tarkowski, at fault for the equaliser!!

I thought Long was to blame as he was playing on the right side
by Top Claret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Academy Granted Category 1 ststus
Replies: 106
Views: 4352

Re: Academy Granted Category 1 ststus

Great news but lets hope we can afford to keep up with the upkeep
by Top Claret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: F1 season underway
Replies: 42
Views: 999

Re: F1 season underway

Personally don't believe in taking the knee, although I wouldn't be to miffed if someone took Lewis Hamilton by the throat
by Top Claret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Distance Themselves From BLM Movement
Replies: 165
Views: 7235

Re: FA Distance Themselves From BLM Movement

Most people are sick to the back teeth of BLM and taking the knee. The reaction by now from the crowds would have been negative, without a doubt.
by Top Claret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The drinks break
Replies: 31
Views: 1299

Re: The drinks break

The only reason I can see for the drinks break is to stop players from picking up bottles that others have drunk out of. The conditions we have had for football have been perfect since the re start. Wet and mild
by Top Claret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wigan
Replies: 124
Views: 6790

Re: Wigan

Do IEC own the stadium?
by Top Claret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cork & Mee our for the season
Replies: 41
Views: 2715

Re: Cork & Mee our for the season

No point in busting a gut to finish in 8th when the club gain nothing financially. I think Dyche will now whind this season down and prepare for the new season, programmed to KO mid September. We will need to hit the ground running in September with a fully fit squad, to do this he won't risk player...
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton - what's the problem
Replies: 13
Views: 2176

Re: Tom Heaton - what's the problem

RalphCoatesComb wrote:
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:07 pm
Villa could do with him now to organise this defence.

Villa need an Houdini-type act to get out of this!
No not Houdini, just Watford
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cork & Mee our for the season
Replies: 41
Views: 2715

Re: Cork & Mee our for the season

Last August I thought we would finish 11th and I will stick by that, especially now with our injuries and weak squad.

Do the club actually benifit from a higher finish or do the benifts go to the players?
by Top Claret
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee Interview, Sunday Times
Replies: 32
Views: 2793

Re: Ben Mee Interview, Sunday Times

They were Burnley fans. They put Burnley on the banner. We have racists in our fanbase - we need to own that, we need to deal with it. It tainted our club and town. Just glossing over it is not an option. Great interview with Ben who has been something else recently. You are no better than the idio...
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lee Johnson
Replies: 40
Views: 2352

Re: Lee Johnson

Just a few days ago some of the comedians on here were putting him up for Dyches job
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?
Replies: 200
Views: 6548

Re: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?

Gordaleman wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:24 am
This is good and it proves that some things never change.

Sam Pepys.jpg
Bet you can't guess where I am Richard?
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?
Replies: 200
Views: 6548

Re: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?

Gordaleman wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:22 am
You don't know me at all then. What's 'Hyporacy'?
Is that better clever Richard?
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?
Replies: 200
Views: 6548

Re: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?

Gordaleman wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:41 am
Read his post again. The vulnerable don't matter to him.
Would not surprise me if you were one of those clowns who supported the BLM marches, your types stink of hyporacy
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?
Replies: 200
Views: 6548

Re: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?

Would you allow everything back to normal, i.e. no distancing, full crowds at football etc.? How do you protect the vulnerable? I said open everything back as planned. No planning as been mentioned for mass gatherings and should not be, until we have total control. I am at present doing shopping an...
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Washington Redskins name change
Replies: 50
Views: 1220

Re: Washington Redskins name change

Change it to Washington 4 skin
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?
Replies: 200
Views: 6548

Re: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?

The NHS as been underwhelmed this last few months, whilst the economy as been shattered , businesses have been ruined and the counties future in tatters People have to be responsible and stop blaming the government every time they catch a cold. The majority can't suffer any longer just to protect a ...
by Top Claret
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who do you want to win today ?
Replies: 47
Views: 1169

Re: Who do you want to win today ?

It would make the last few games more interesting if Leeds got beat, with wins for Fulham, Brentford and Forest. Rovers are crap and I doubt very much that they will make the play offs
by Top Claret
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?
Replies: 200
Views: 6548

Re: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?

Bad forecast this weekend so I won't be bothering. I will definitely be back in the pubs, but only in the off peak times or I will try pubs with beer gardens when dry and warm. Usually visit a pub 3 xs a week, more through habit than actually enjoying myself. I have now got used to drinking at home ...
by Top Claret
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wigan
Replies: 124
Views: 6790

Re: Wigan

I think 83 year old Wheelan put his grandson in the chairman position until he was offered a good price for the club.
by Top Claret
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hong Kong protests
Replies: 83
Views: 2541

Re: Hong Kong protests

It won't be a bad thing welcoming the people of HK to the UK. The Chinese have a reputation for being successful business men and will contribute greatly to our economy. Hong Kong as links to both Liverpool and Manchester and it would be great for the North West economy if they located their wealth ...
by Top Claret
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: tonight's games
Replies: 438
Views: 10393

Re: tonight's games

boatshed bill wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:04 pm
We're virtually safe. yippee! :D :D :D
We would be safe on 37pts. None of the bottom five look capable of stringing a run together.