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by JohnDearyMe
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Young Clarets give us a feeling of pride against the Lions
Replies: 19
Views: 909

Re: REPORT: Young Clarets give us a feeling of pride against the Lions

I've been really impressed by how much effort Vydra has been putting in. Compare and contrast with Gibson's approach to not getting much first team football
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 653
Views: 36572

Re: ALK Capital...

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:47 pm
Link to the company.

https://alkcapital.com/

Bit on the importance of the local community on their site.
Bet they've never had to try and negotiate with the likes of Clive Holt before. They are in for a ruddy rude awakening!
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Orient v Spurs
Replies: 14
Views: 919

Re: Orient v Spurs

Can really see the lower league teams struggling to fulfil their fixtures this season
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight ... one trick Pony ?
Replies: 94
Views: 3053

Re: Dwight ... one trick Pony ?

ClaretTony wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:07 pm
Nor several other games and he was absolutely standout in the home win against Bournemouth back in Feb.
Thought he was outstanding against Spurs at home too. Best player on the pitch even with all the talent Spurs had on show
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3961
Views: 381450

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

https://www.burnleyexpress.net/sport/football/talking-points-leicester-city-4-burnley-2-2978079 "So I ask, again, please Mr Chairman, with two weeks and two games remaining before the transfer window closes, give this remarkable motivator and organiser of men the basic tools to continue the quite b...
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 52
Views: 2476

Re: Leicester v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 6

Bardsley 6
Dunne 7
Long 6
Taylor 7

Brady 5
Brownhill 6
Westwood 6
McNeil 5

Rodriguez 6
Wood 6

Pieters 6
Vydra 7

And a big fat zero for our chairman. Time for him to back Dyche
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well done lads
Replies: 28
Views: 1650

Re: Well done lads

4-2 does not do the Burnley display justice. How can anyone be critical with yet another injury, an own goal, hitting the post, makeshift centre backs. A team that never gave in, but succumbed to a club that pays huge sums for players. Burnley were brilliant said Ian Wright and they were, despite t...
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harvey Barnes vs Dwight McNeil
Replies: 56
Views: 2699

Re: Harvey Barnes vs Dwight McNeil

McNeil wasn't as good as he has been tonight but he still got an assist and was instrumental in our first goal too.
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own
Replies: 153
Views: 6063

Re: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own

Don’t think I’d be too far out suggesting one. The chairman owns over half of the active shares. It’s the first time that’s happened since Lord’s days. Such a shame that the relationship has broken down. Fully agree with what you said on Talk Sport that we've got the best manager in the league. Sad...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own
Replies: 153
Views: 6063

Re: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own

That is not the case, suggesting he doesn’t talk to any board members. Maybe that’s the case with some directors but very definitely not with others. But I’ve been saying for months and months, long before the shutdown, that there were serious problems. Do you have any sense of how many board membe...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own
Replies: 153
Views: 6063

Re: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own

I think we all accept that our time in the PL will run out, could be this season. Whatever, I trust the chairman to do what he believes to be in the long term best for the club. I'd agree with that to an extent, I don't think we will ever be permanent top flight fixture. But whilst we still have Se...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Guðmundsson injury not as bad as feared
Replies: 50
Views: 2831

Re: ARTICLE: Guðmundsson injury not as bad as feared

If its a a sprained MCL: Recovery times differ depending on the severity of the injury: A minor, or grade 1, MCL tear can take from a few days to a week and a half to heal sufficiently for you to return to normal activities, including sports. A grade 2 tear can take from two to four weeks to heal. ...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Dunne / Josh Benson
Replies: 53
Views: 4425

Re: Jimmy Dunne / Josh Benson

Hope that Benson gets more of a run out at Millwall
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own
Replies: 153
Views: 6063

Re: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own

randomclaret2 wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:23 am
Ive asked the question a number of times regarding what our less well known directors actually do, we have a number of over 70s on the board who we know little about and never hear about, or from
I presume you're referring to people like Clive "The Power Behind the Throne" Holt?
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread
Replies: 495
Views: 19936

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread

Gordaleman wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:52 pm
So an hour gone, losing 1-0 and no sign of Wood or McNeil.

What's the point of putting them on the bench is we're just going to run the clock down?
Probably don't want to risk them getting an injury ahead of Leicester
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread
Replies: 495
Views: 19936

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread

Only slight positive with the JBG injury is that it has happened whilst the transfer window is still open
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: We haven’t always delivered in the cup competitions
Replies: 6
Views: 411

Re: ARTICLE: We haven’t always delivered in the cup competitions

Sod's law that we'll actually get to a final this season when none of us will be able to attend!
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Claret tony
Replies: 46
Views: 4850

Re: Claret tony

That was a good and level headed analysis of our current situation
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1,000 allowed attend ten Football League games
Replies: 131
Views: 2461

Re: 1,000 allowed attend ten Football League games

I'd imagine you'd get most problems with the fans meeting up for drinks before and after the game
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche on Tarkowski
Replies: 138
Views: 7113

Re: Dyche on Tarkowski

Leicester are strapped for cash, they won't pay the 23m for their main defensive target from st ettiene. No chance they are paying 30m+ for Dwight. Interesting Andy, is that due to the hits all clubs have experienced due to Covid? Hard to get a sense of how much other clubs have been impacted by th...
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If Tarks release clause is met on deadline day ?
Replies: 46
Views: 2109

Re: If Tarks release clause is met on deadline day ?

Boss Hogg wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:38 pm
I have it on good authority that the club fax machine will be fully oiled, dusted down and fully loaded with paper in this eventuality on deadline day.
Just got to hope and pray that Clive Holt remembers to switch it on this year
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: is it just me ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1936

Re: is it just me ?

This may be the kiss of death but I've not seen any pundits tip us for relegation this season. In the Observer last week where fans of all the clubs gave their predictions not one tipped us for the drop too which makes a change. As stated above fingers crossed we get some good quality reinforcements...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: U18’s Stoke v Burnley
Replies: 31
Views: 1549

Re: U18’s Stoke v Burnley

Great to see Richardson back on the scoresheet, and Thompson bagging as well, they're acquitting themselves adequately at the higher level thus far. If we do manage to bring in a few new signing i wonder whether either of these two will be making the first team bench still? They seem to be highly r...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 50 years ago today. UTC.
Replies: 21
Views: 897

Re: 50 years ago today. UTC.

Great story and I'm sure that reading it makes a few of us miss going on the Turf even more
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee interview in the Guardian
Replies: 15
Views: 2346

Re: Ben Mee interview in the Guardian

Great piece from a great Burnley captain. Good to read his thoughts on his excellent post match interview at Man City too.
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greenwood & Foden in trouble
Replies: 103
Views: 5044

Re: Greenwood & Foden in trouble

Have these two cretins been in a coma for the last six months? Clearly not the brightest
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1175
Views: 81125

Re: Tark - transfer

Even if West Ham met the release clause. Tarkowski would be mad to go to West Ham. Car crash of a club on and off the pitch. He'd not be enhancing his chances of an England call up in a team who regularly bobs along towards the bottom end of the table and just don't seem capable of building a team ...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1175
Views: 81125

Re: Tark - transfer

claretandy wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:11 pm
West Ham taking the pi$$ with a 20m bid rejected.

https://twitter.com/JPercyTelegraph/sta ... 1423267840
And people complain about Burnley making low unrealistic bids...that is surprisingly low
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pre season friendlies
Replies: 79
Views: 4783

Re: Pre season friendlies

bodge wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:01 pm
Yes let's hope JBG gets a full pre season under his belt and gets to trust his body again, good player is JBG.
Selfishly I hope he doesn't play for Iceland in their upcoming games
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Steve Davis – November 2007
Replies: 14
Views: 728

Re: ARTICLE: Steve Davis – November 2007

You mention in the article that he would have been a popular appointment in 2010; was he seriously considered by the board as a permanent or even stop gap appointment?
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Possibly Dwight for England
Replies: 94
Views: 6317

Re: Possibly Dwight for England

Out of interest, who was in the last England squad? You'd imagine he would have moved ahead of players like Jesse Lingard etc
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3961
Views: 381450

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:08 pm
Yeh but apart from that what has Dyche ever done for this football club!?
Haha i fear that reference will go over his head and that is exactly what he'll be asking in all seriousness
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3961
Views: 381450

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

CFS wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:47 pm
And grinding out scabby wins will keep us up forever?
Scabby wins? We've had two top half finishes in the last three seasons
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3961
Views: 381450

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Loan or permanent makes sense to me. I've always liked Brady but it's been pretty clear that he now isn't the player we signed. We have to wheel and deal with players like Brady. Only a year left on his contract - what are the chances of us realistically giving him a new contract (a years contract ...
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst ever individual performance by a Burnley player ?
Replies: 105
Views: 2939

Re: Worst ever individual performance by a Burnley player ?

The Chesterfield game was Kendall’s debut. Seem to remember John Francis coming off at the end with a facial cut after a clash with their nasty centre half who I believe is now a Premier League manager. I always remember thinking back then that Dyche at Chesterfield and Matty Elliot at Oxford were ...
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3961
Views: 381450

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I think Dyche is at a time in his career when he would love to manage one or two really technically gifted, creative players who can excite the crowd and become firm Turf Moor favourites. Don't rule out a surprising and unexpected signing in the next few weeks. Agreed, from some of his interviews i...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Fletcher signs in with the Potters
Replies: 19
Views: 1027

Re: ARTICLE: Fletcher signs in with the Potters

He was a strange one. I remember him being poor in the air and even missing a header at Portsmouth(?) that was easier to score in an important game the season we were relegated. He later turned into some sort of Big Dunc scoring headers more than any other type of goals Didn't he miss a particularl...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Chris Waddle – July 1997 to May 1998
Replies: 43
Views: 1044

Re: ARTICLE: Chris Waddle – July 1997 to May 1998

BenWickes wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:41 pm
Only other one I can think of is Wayne Dowell?!
Did Chris Brass ever play right back? Apart from him Dowell is the only other young player i can think of. Maybe I'm just totally misrembering. Or as you said he played with Smith
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Chris Waddle – July 1997 to May 1998
Replies: 43
Views: 1044

Re: ARTICLE: Chris Waddle – July 1997 to May 1998

Waddle thought a lot about Weller and he told me at some function that he should be playing in the Premier League and that he would do. What we didn't know is that Paul was seriously struggling at the end of that season with his bowel problem. Looking back now it is miraculous that he was even play...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Chris Waddle – July 1997 to May 1998
Replies: 43
Views: 1044

Re: ARTICLE: Chris Waddle – July 1997 to May 1998

As bad as we were, I seem to remember the last few weeks of that season being pretty exciting? Some big wins at home and the last minute win at Deepdale? Neil Moore with a last minute header if i remember correctly. Think we were all stood on the terrace opposite to where the Tom Finney stand is no...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New North of England Lockdown Laws coming into force on 5th August
Replies: 109
Views: 6751

Re: New North of England Lockdown Laws coming into force on 5th August

Grumps wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:25 pm
The reports in the papers say the younger end.. 25 to 40.
Thanks, interesting. Wonder if these people are consciously happy to meet up with their peers without social distancing but are making efforts to distance from others, especially older people?
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: That night at Old Trafford is the big winner
Replies: 15
Views: 505

Re: ARTICLE: That night at Old Trafford is the big winner

Just three Premier League grounds I’ve not seen us win at now which is no surprise because we’ve never won at any of them, Emirates, Etihad & Spurs Stadium. I'm hopeful for a win at Arsenal next season as we generally have been improving our performances there during this era in the top flight. We ...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New North of England Lockdown Laws coming into force on 5th August
Replies: 109
Views: 6751

Re: New North of England Lockdown Laws coming into force on 5th August

Likewise, Blackburn where restrictions have been in place longer, with higher infection rates yet nobody is ending up in hospital. The risk of younger people passing it on to the more elderly hasn't happened, or if it has, not making them seriously ill. It'd be interesting to see data on the ages o...
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trophy Room Restaurant
Replies: 60
Views: 4233

Re: Trophy Room Restaurant

It’s very good. Unlike the boxes everyone is seated at tables in the trophy room so you can mix with others on other tables. There are probably up to 300 people in this lounge now. When it was the original 100 club we were in a smaller lounge which has now become the new director’s lounge. Food off...
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Holloway wants Clarets in his beautiful cake mix
Replies: 8
Views: 977

Re: ARTICLE: Holloway wants Clarets in his beautiful cake mix

Conroysleftfoot wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:30 pm
Sounds very Cantonaesque
Plenty of trawlers and seagulls in Grimsby too
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trophy Room Restaurant
Replies: 60
Views: 4233

Re: Trophy Room Restaurant

Not booked the latest offer but it is nice in there. Me and my husband dine in there every match day as part of our 100 club season ticket package. If it is usual BFC catering team you should enjoy it. How is the 100 club match day experience? Always wondered how it compared to what happens on the ...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Adrian Heath – March 1996 to June 1997
Replies: 28
Views: 1023

Re: ARTICLE: Adrian Heath – March 1996 to June 1997

I actually asked Waddle at a fans' Q&A evening why he never played Gentile, and from what I remember, the answer was something to do with Gentile being signed by Heath as a man to man marker, and this wasn't the way that Waddle and Roeder wanted us playing. However, judging by the way we defended t...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Adrian Heath – March 1996 to June 1997
Replies: 28
Views: 1023

Re: ARTICLE: Adrian Heath – March 1996 to June 1997

Did any witness Marco Gentile's performance at Stoke for us? (Think that was where he played)

Was he really bad or did he just fall out with Waddle? The Remco Van Der Schaaf of the 90s
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ward training with Tractor Boys
Replies: 30
Views: 1792

Re: ARTICLE: Ward training with Tractor Boys

I was also surprised things didn't work out for him at Stoke. Thought he'd do a great job back at that level