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by jurek
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next four games
Replies: 33
Views: 1750

Re: Next four games

Not sure how many points we'll get in the next four games but whatever it is I think it'll go a long way to determining how well we do over the season albeit it'll only be 8 games in. I think this season it'll be a real dog fight down at the bottom between 5 or 6 teams who will all be fighting to st...
by jurek
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool predictions?
Replies: 58
Views: 1775

Re: Liverpool predictions?

I'd love for us to get a result against Liverpool but, at the very least, give them a good game and come off the pitch without any injuries. Getting a goal too would be good. But they're so damn good going forward that I just can't see them not scoring. Dyche's line will be 'stop them from scoring a...
by jurek
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: 11009

Re: Mighty Clarets versus Slumberland

So much for having a strong squad and second eleven.
by jurek
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves (away) - General Info Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 2572

Re: Wolves (away) - General Info Thread

Does anyone know whether you can get a ticket on the day?
by jurek
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 56
Views: 5525

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Have to agree with some posters that a fully fit Drinkwater (hopefully backto his best or close to) should offer us more than any of the current midfielders we have. But then it might not work out that way. At Leicester he was playing alongside Kante (can't recall if anyone else as well) and that gi...
by jurek
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drinkwater - bench this weekend?
Replies: 31
Views: 2790

Re: Drinkwater - bench this weekend?

More than likely that Dyche will stick with the starting line up from Saturday and shuffle around the subs to include Drinkwater. Unless he decides to change formation. If so, he may start with Drinkwater. I think the problem we have playing a 4-4-2 formation is that we can be swamped or bypassed in...
by jurek
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap
Replies: 245
Views: 11226

Re: BREAKING NEWS: Drinkwater signs to fill the midfield gap

I think most fans will agree that we have strengthened the squad especially with the addition of Drinkwater even though the loss of Heaton is a blow albeit if Pope can fill the gap with performances we know he's capable of then no one will be that concerned about the loss of Heaton. So, not a bad wi...
by jurek
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Deadline Day
Replies: 100
Views: 7819

Re: Transfer Deadline Day

If he's come for a medical then we must be relatively close. Probably still haggling about how much of his 100k a week salary we or Chelsea wish to pay? We should offer Chelsea 2m loan fee and agree to pay 40k a week. That would leave Chelsea having to pay about 20k a week. And cost us about 4m for ...
by jurek
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Signing Drinkwater even if it's only on loan and for a year is extremely sensible and if Chelsea agree to pay some of his wages not that costly really (3-4m). Hopefully he'll be ready to start as soon as possible. I think he has made a few starts for Chelsea pre-season so shouldn't be far off. Let's...
by jurek
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 27654

Re: Kalvin Phillips

Somehow doubt very much that we'll get Phillips or that we've been interested in him for a while. It seems as if he's an integral part of the Leeds team and at 25m plus just can't see us paying out that sort of money even though we might be able to offer him more money than he's getting at Leeds. We...
by jurek
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Tom Heaton farewell video
Replies: 13
Views: 1198

Re: Great Tom Heaton video

There's no doubt Tom has been one of our best goalkeepers, not to mention captain, for many a year and like many clarets we're sad he has left. Many will also be seriously disappointed and concerned but then he clearly wasn't happy with what we offered and has decided it would be best for him to lea...
by jurek
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I'm sure Dyche is aware of the scenario with both Defour and the need to have another central midfielder as we can't rely on Defour and his fitness issues. Hopefully one that can improve the team? That's where I have a concern as I do feel if we managed to get someone in who could improve the team t...
by jurek
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prices in Krakow
Replies: 18
Views: 1111

Re: Prices in Krakow

I can recommend the Milk Bar on Tomasza street which is 5 mins from the main square. It's relatively small but you'll get more than a decent meal for less than 5 quid and less than that if you go for the perogi. Service is friendly and relatively quick but depending on the time of day you may have t...
by jurek
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: our wage structure
Replies: 28
Views: 1667

Re: our wage structure

I seem to recall our Chairman stating a while back that we weren’t the lowest payers in the Premiership and that many of the players received pretty hefty bonuses last year for finishing 7th. Maybe not as much this year but I suspect quite a few ended up averaging well over 50k a week over the last ...
by jurek
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing
Replies: 99
Views: 6678

Re: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing

I can't believe Crouch will come back and we actually would contemplate bringing him back. Dyche must be out of his mind to even consider bringing someone in to sit on the bench and come on occasionally for 10 mins or so. If this is the case then Dyche is becoming one dimensional beyond belief and m...
by jurek
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I for one am not expecting much in respect to incoming. We've been linked with a number of players but I doubt we'll get many in. I was hoping it might be a tad different this transfer window especially after appointing Rigg but, at present, it looks very much the same. I don't think we've actually ...
by jurek
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one
Replies: 105
Views: 7464

Re: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one

I'm not a Tory Party member so I don't have any say.

However, if I was, per chance, a Tory Party member that I think I would
have resign from being a member rather than have to choose between those two.
by jurek
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 23913

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Well, what a unbelievably poor show that was! I'm not sure what the Tory members watching that might think but I found it verging on unbelievable. Apart from Stewart they were all promising some tax cuts or raising the tax threshold or whatever else. And then a few minutes later (or was it earlier?)...
by jurek
Tue May 28, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home
Replies: 78
Views: 5203

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home

Maybe it's all a smokescreen?
And we'll bring in a couple of unknowns who turn out to be
just what we were looking for.

You would have thought that after 3 seasons in the Premiership
we'd have a reasonable network set up and access to some decent oversea players.
by jurek
Fri May 24, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Nick Pope signs new long term deal with the Clarets
Replies: 36
Views: 5735

Re: ARTICLE: Nick Pope signs new long term deal with the Clarets

Second all the views that Pope signing an extended contract to 2023
is extremely good news and hopefully puts to bed some of the rumours he might be leaving.

Now let's get one of two decent midfielders signed up!
by jurek
Sun May 19, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I like Boris Johnson but..
Replies: 64
Views: 3035

Re: I like Boris Johnson but..

There are moments when it might be possible to like Boris Johnson or be able to smile at some of his statements/utterances. But to consider him worthy of the top post in the country is verging on insane. The lefties won't need to do much to smear him. In fact they won't need to do much at all. He'll...
by jurek
Sun May 19, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer window open
Replies: 57
Views: 5108

Re: Transfer window open

If its anything like previous seasons it'll be much closer to the closing of the transfer
window afore we manage to get anyone in.
It would be good if we could get our targets in earlier but we know it's not likely to happen
nor is it likely to be those on who are top of our wanted list.
by jurek
Wed May 15, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bid for Jay then?
Replies: 54
Views: 4791

Re: Bid for Jay then?

I don't think we'll go back for Jay or anyone else from West Brom albeit he may offer us something a little bit different to what we have at present. But he's approaching 30 I believe and may only have another couple of seasons left and may not be worth much after that. We need to buy someone with m...
by jurek
Wed May 08, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ajax Spurs
Replies: 162
Views: 4590

Re: Ajax Spurs

You've just got to hand it to both Liverpool and Spurs.
'Never say die' team spirit got then both through.

Wish I had a tenner on them both getting through prior to the games.

Pity they had to do it whilst the country is hoping to leave Europe.

One up for the Brits, eh?
by jurek
Wed May 08, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal score predictions?
Replies: 33
Views: 1795

Re: Arsenal score predictions?

Much may depend on how Arsenal fare in the Europa League and whether they get through to the final as they may not field their strongest side against us. Even if they do they may not be that motivated with the final to play on the 29th. Hopefully we'll be motivated to get a result against them given...
by jurek
Mon May 06, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer expectations
Replies: 62
Views: 4905

Re: Realistic transfer expectations

Anyone (or two, preferably three) who can improve our first eleven.
That's hopefully a realistic expectation if not a bare minimum.

Certainly one midfielder (in the Maddison mould), a forward and possibly
a decent winger.
by jurek
Mon May 06, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Citeh v Foxes
Replies: 88
Views: 3261

Re: Citeh v Foxes

If Leicester can get another good season from Vardy
then I fancy them to be challenging the current top six.

Wish we had someone like Maddison and/or Tielemans.
by jurek
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic Lineup for next season?
Replies: 80
Views: 5015

Re: Realistic Lineup for next season?

I think it would foolish and complacent to say that the current team/squad is good enough to push us up the table and far away from relegation struggles albeit, as a few posters have said, our form since Xmas would put us near, if not in the top 6. However, I do think the board and Dyche will realis...
by jurek
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Proud
Replies: 27
Views: 3046

Re: Proud

I agree. We've much to be proud of over the last 10 seasons or more. Especially defensively in the last two games where we've (the whole team not just the defense) have put in 'back to the wall' performances. We may have only picked up one point and didn't offer much offensively today but every play...
by jurek
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will Burnley hand the title to Liverpool ?
Replies: 26
Views: 2981

Re: Will Burnley hand the title to Liverpool ?

Burnley will win all our remaining matches and the rest is up to the others. And if we do win all our remaining games we could finish as high as 10th with 11 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats from our last 19 games. We'd also have given (probably) the title to Liverpool and scuppered Man City. Now that w...
by jurek
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Roll over like a kitten on Sunday?
Replies: 49
Views: 2891

Re: Roll over like a kitten on Sunday?

I very much doubt we will roll over like the proverbial kitten on Sunday. At least I hope not. And if play like we did against Chelsea (make the most of our few chances and defend like hell) then we might just get a result although I do think City will score albeit they haven't been banging them in ...
by jurek
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 70
Views: 5110

Re: Chelsea v Burnley - Player Ratings

From the telly. Heaton 7 He did what he had to do. Safe and strong. But didn't have to excel and pull of a couple of wonder saves. Lowton 7 Got done by Hazard for their first goal (and who hasn't) but hey he did improve and did a good job in the second half. Tarkowski 8 Strong display for most of th...
by jurek
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: That Was a Brilliant Performance
Replies: 28
Views: 2206

Re: That Was a Brilliant Performance

That was as determined a defensive display I've seen probably all season and yes we were under the cosh in the second half but it's not as if Chelsea hit the post a couple of times and Heaton had to pull of some excellent saves. We fully deserved the point, scored two very decent goals albeit Chelse...
by jurek
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How much are we worth?
Replies: 22
Views: 1894

How much are we worth?

Just whiling away some time and caught myself thinking how much are we worth? Well, the players that is. Probably more than we've ever been is my conclusion. We have 3 players that could (if sold in the summer) fetch 20m+ Tarks, Wood and McNeil. We have another four or five who I think could fetch 1...
by jurek
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Four Games Predictions?
Replies: 40
Views: 2330

Re: Last Four Games Predictions?

I'd be happy with one point from the last 4 games. And to come through those games giving Chelsea, City and Arsenal plenty to think about and performing well. Possibly scoring one or two decent goals too. Other than that to get through those games injury free. Would love to beat Arsenal on the last ...
by jurek
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What a turn around...
Replies: 25
Views: 2427

What a turn around...

...since that 1-5 mauling against Everton. At the time I was, (and probably not the only one, if memory serves me well) beginning to seriously think we might go down. We were in the bottom three, playing very poorly and 3 or more points behind the rest. Well since then we all know we've turned it ar...
by jurek
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Carduff
Replies: 201
Views: 6110

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Carduff

Nervous about this one but for all going on the Turf please give a cheer and big support from me. Shall probably hide away somewhere for the first half and then log on to see the score. Be happy to see us 3-0 up at half time and then get another in the second half to finish them off. That would make...
by jurek
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will Warnock go to war at Turf Moor
Replies: 57
Views: 6022

Re: Will Warnock go to war at Turf Moor

I'm sure Warnock and the Cardiff players know they must win this game to give themselves a chance of staying up so no doubt they'll be well fired up. But I think Dyche and our players also know that if we beat them we're as good as safe. So we'll be just as fired up. Just hope we don't conceded an e...
by jurek
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Safe
Replies: 98
Views: 7740

Re: Safe

We're not safe in the sense of mathematically safe and even if we lose to Cardiff I think we're capable of picking up a point or two even from those last difficult 4 fixtures. But although stranger things have happened I can't really see Cardiff picking up 3 wins or more and that's what they might n...
by jurek
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth v Clarets : Score Predictions
Replies: 39
Views: 1364

Re: Bournemouth v Clarets : Score Predictions

I think we'll battle out a decent draw against Bournemouth.
Secretly hoping we'll grab a late winner but will settle for a point.

A win will just about keep us up even if Cardiff manage to beat us at the Turf.
by jurek
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wage Bill is 59M
Replies: 69
Views: 4535

Re: Wage Bill is 59M

I'm assuming bonuses were calculated on the number of games each player played and possibly whatever else was deemed as appropriate. Presumably it also applied to the whole squad. It seems that there is a possibility that a number of players received close on a million, possibly more. Not a bad bonu...
by jurek
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Never has the ‘one game at a time’ mantra read more true...
Replies: 34
Views: 2857

Re: Never has the ‘one game at a time’ mantra read more true...

Yes I also think the game at Bournemouth is as important as the one against Cardiff as if we manage to get a win on Saturday then we'd be 8 points ahead of Cardiff and virtually safe. even a point would be perceived as more than beneficial and put us 6 ahead with a much better goal difference. So if...
by jurek
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal difference
Replies: 46
Views: 2894

Re: Goal difference

I think City might find it a tad more difficult against Cardiff than many believe it will be. Cardiff have absolutely nothing to lose, will be fired up after losing against Chelsea and know that goal difference isn't an issue. It's not as if they're likely to score 5 or 6. They may defend for their ...
by jurek
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we stay up now ..
Replies: 58
Views: 3256

Re: If we stay up now ..

or beating Spurs ....and winning out first game at Chelsea last year, ....beating Liverpool 2-0 with less than 30% possession! ....and almost beating United twice at Old Trafford! I'm sure there are other moments and games others can recall too. So if we do stay up there still be lots of good memori...
by jurek
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we stay up now ..
Replies: 58
Views: 3256

Re: If we stay up now ..

..we'd have done very well especially given we looked almost down and out after the Everton game when we were down in the bottom three and 3 or more points behind the likes of Cardiff. And 10 behind Brighton. Since then we've picked up 21 points in 13 games and that's with 4 straight defeats. A pret...
by jurek
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will Warnock go to war at Turf Moor
Replies: 57
Views: 6022

Re: Will Warnock go to war at Turf Moor

It'll be a tough game that could go either way albeit if we win then Cardiff are virtually
certain to go down unless they can manage to win 3 of their last 5 games.
A draw might be enough for us if we can pick up a few points elsewhere.
by jurek
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton & Southampton still not out of it either
Replies: 25
Views: 3377

Re: Brighton & Southampton still not out of it either

We need to add ourselves to Brighton and Southampton still not out of it. But I do think 3 possibly 4 more points for us will be enough. Whereas Cardiff might need at least 8 possibly 9 or more points. It shouldn't be beneath us to think we'll get those 3/4 points without breaking into serious sweat...
by jurek
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Feel sorry for Cardiff?
Replies: 69
Views: 5438

Re: Feel sorry for Cardiff?

It's difficult not to feel some sadness for Cardiff. They didn't deserve that. I know we've had our fair share of bad luck but we've also been lucky in some games - the one down at Cardiff where we won 2-1 comes to mind. Cardiff will probably have to beat us at the Turf to stand much chance albeit t...
by jurek
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff vs Chelsea
Replies: 215
Views: 7582

Re: Cardiff vs Chelsea

You have to feel sorry for Cardiff. Can you imagine what it would have been like if it was us? We'd be steaming! However, it puts us back in with a more than decent chance of staying up. One more win should do it and if it was against Cardiff than almost for sure. Would love it to be earlier and a w...
by jurek
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So, onto Bournemouth
Replies: 21
Views: 2411

Re: So, onto Bournemouth

A win there would virtually guarantee us premiership football.
But I'd be happy with a point.

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