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by JohnDearyMe
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Pearson
Replies: 30
Views: 2200

Re: Ben Pearson

ClaretTony wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:34 pm
Before tonight’s game he has 67 yellows and four reds in 185 games
Can there be many other players out there currently with worse records than that?
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remco Van Der Schaaf
Replies: 41
Views: 3246

Re: Remco Van Der Schaaf

In support of what your saying Tony. Barry Kilby at Earby clarets Q and A a year or two after Judas left was asked about Judas. He replied that “ Remco and Penny were the top earners at the club” Judas had left the club with that millstone round its neck. That surprises me about Penny. At least Van...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: sorry but its time for a change
Replies: 56
Views: 3051

Re: sorry but its time for a change

What is going on with Drinkwater? Still not fit or just not good enough?
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tottingham lukewarmspurts Versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 369
Views: 10695

Re: Tottingham lukewarmspurts Versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Surely Gibson will start next week
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs v Clarets : Score Predictions
Replies: 43
Views: 1089

Re: Spurs v Clarets : Score Predictions

4-1 to Spurs
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Safe Standing and the General Election
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: Safe Standing and the General Election

ClaretTony wrote:I went to a meeting with the Shadow Minister for Sport in June last year. Her party confirmed their support for standing two days later.
How was she in person? I get the impression that she is actually a genuine football fan who cares about the issue
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Safe Standing and the General Election
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: Safe Standing and the General Election

I’m not one who believes anything said by politicians but here are the words from three parties on their plans (or not) for the introduction of safe standing at Premier League and Championship Grounds. "We will... work with fans and clubs towards introducing safe standing" (Conservatives) "We will ...
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last Time we Lost a Home Tuesday League Game
Replies: 29
Views: 1602

Re: Last Time we Lost a Home Tuesday League Game

Bordeauxclaret wrote:We had some shocking Tuesday night performances in Dyches first season.
I think Hull might have been the last of a run of them.
Was that not a Monday night game? Only remember it because i had the misfortune of watching it on Sky Sports
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Crewe - U23 Latest
Replies: 36
Views: 2727

Re: Burnley v Crewe - U23 Latest

Granny WeatherWax wrote:Without doubt, he has got to be on the bench on Saturday.
Yes would be very surprised if he doesn't make it
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Wait over as Clarets bag first away win
Replies: 11
Views: 1418

Re: REPORT: Wait over as Clarets bag first away win

The X43 from Manchester late on Saturday...one of life's wonders.

At least it sounded like people were in a good mood
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will we be awarded a penalty this season
Replies: 22
Views: 1301

Re: Will we be awarded a penalty this season

Rileybobs wrote:How today’s wasn’t given without the aid of VAR is a mystery. Dire refereeing.
I know. It led to possibly the quickest VAR decision I've seen yet once they had a look!
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Watford (a) - General Info Thread
Replies: 50
Views: 2024

Re: Watford (a) - General Info Thread

jrgbfc wrote:I'm pretty sure last time I went to Watford they were serving before game but not at half time. Must have changed their policy.
Last time i went 3 seasons ago (one where Hendrick got sent off early on) they were serving beer before the game
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4952
Views: 66636

Re: General Election Is On

Good to see that they have committed to bringing in safe standing in their manifesto
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Brun Lea opens tomorrow
Replies: 31
Views: 3171

Re: The Brun Lea opens tomorrow

Inn on the Wharf could be a top notch pub IF they look after their draft beers and provide good food, not ping-food or deep-fat fryer fodder - the market is already saturated with such fodder. Good food that is made on the premises. I'm not talking about fine dining or its prices. Just decent food ...
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Watford (a) - General Info Thread
Replies: 50
Views: 2024

Re: Watford (a) - General Info Thread

Clarets4me wrote:It often makes me laugh when opposing fans describe Turf Moor and Burnley in general as a " S***hole ".... they've clearly never been to Watford, a town which has, as it's only redeeming feature, the fact that Luton is only 17 miles away.

.....
My thoughts exactly
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 96
Views: 5738

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Any expectation that he'll make the bench on Saturday?
by JohnDearyMe
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Blake on Brian Laws appointmemt
Replies: 105
Views: 4647

Re: Robbie Blake on Brian Laws appointmemt

Devils_Advocate wrote: Im not arguing we would have stayed up but in that Coyle bad run he had some decent performances but our couple of really good results were draws so only one point
Yep i thought we were excellent against Arsenal in our 1-1 draw and that was just shortly before Coyle left.
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ivan Toney
Replies: 11
Views: 2009

Re: Ivan Toney

Tricky Trevor wrote:Anybody who watches EFL on Quest will have seen him score some screamers.
Strange how that doesn’t equate to doing it at a higher level. Same ball, same goal, only the keeper is of a better standard.
Peterborough seem to have 3 strikers who are all scoring for fun this season
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maradona in Mexico
Replies: 12
Views: 516

Re: Maradona in Mexico

My favourite player of all time by a mile. The videos of him at Barca and Napoli are something else. Will give it a try but will prob end up watching old clips of him Pretty much won the World Cup on his own in 86 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rftoMXeGp0 Finally, someone who can appreciate the m...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Grounds That Burnley Haven't Had Much Change From
Replies: 52
Views: 1586

Re: Grounds That Burnley Haven't Had Much Change From

Craven Cottage (although I did see us pick up a rare win there in the title season under Dyche)
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 51
Views: 4504

Re: Andre Gray

MACCA wrote:I liked the volley winner at Birmingham, the "strong jaw" game.
Really felt that game it was our time.
The roar from the fans and the players response made the hairs on my neck stand.
Great call, pivotal win.

I'd also had about ten pints at Palace so that heightened my enjoyment of it a bit
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 51
Views: 4504

Re: Andre Gray

He did well for us. He helped us get Promoted as Champions, doing the double on the B*stards(and scoring against them), then helped us stay in the Top Flight for the first time in 40 years, then went for a tidy profit. What’s not to like? My favourite memory of him was when he absolutely leathered ...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maradona in Mexico
Replies: 12
Views: 516

Maradona in Mexico

There's a new documentary series on Netflix about Maradona becoming the manager of a struggling team in Sinaloa. Anyone else seen it? Only watched the first two episodes but it is a very entertaining watch
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembrance Day & football
Replies: 51
Views: 1508

Re: Remembrance Day & football

I'd say probably within the last five years or so when it's become rather the trendy thing for football to adopt. Nowt wrong with that particularly but I much prefer the local village's ceremony this morning. Far more intimate, far more relevant, far more touching. I get the feeling that, to some e...
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembrance Day & football
Replies: 51
Views: 1508

Remembrance Day & football

When did the tradition of holding a minutes silence at the game before Remembrance Day (often with soldiers present on the field) begin? Is it a relatively new phenomenon?
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Outstanding
Replies: 52
Views: 2854

Re: Outstanding

How can you be sure that we would have struggled against another team? We absolutely dominated the match against an established Premier League side. We’ve only lost 5 games this season and all 5 of those teams are currently in the top 6. Well said. Isn't Declan Rice an England international too for...
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Poppies ......
Replies: 43
Views: 3176

Re: No Poppies ......

CombatClaret wrote:Ever think it's gone too far..?
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Peak poppy madness.

I thought that was a Chris Morris orchestrated stunt when i saw it!
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Outstanding
Replies: 52
Views: 2854

Re: Outstanding

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Bardsley, as last year scared Anderson to death.
That's what i like about Bardsley. He is hard as nails. Refreshing to see in the modern game
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Nov 07, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood ready to return
Replies: 31
Views: 1956

Re: ARTICLE: Wood ready to return

He has been sorely missed.

Looks like Drinkwater still hasn't been involved in any behind closed doors games yet?
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer targets in January
Replies: 169
Views: 6662

Re: Realistic transfer targets in January

Jakubs Tash wrote:Didn't Dyche say that Rigg gave him plenty of options and he wanted to sign quite a few of them but the board said no? I'm sure I read/heard that in an interview.
Interesting, didn't hear about that. Wonder if it was the transfer fee or wages that were the barrier then for the board?
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer targets in January
Replies: 169
Views: 6662

Re: Realistic transfer targets in January

Made a point on another thread that Mike Rigg has been in post for almost a year. Hope we don't have any more excuses about him settling in. He needs to put forward a number of viable options that will upgrade the starting eleven
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next 3 games - changes needed but what
Replies: 60
Views: 2242

Re: Next 3 games - changes needed but what

We are fast approaching a year since Mike Rigg was appointed. You would hope he has now identified some good viable options for the January transfer window and we finally bring in some better quality.


No more excuses we clearly need to upgrade after disappointing dealings over the last few
by JohnDearyMe
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer targets in January
Replies: 169
Views: 6662

Re: Realistic transfer targets in January

Would be surprised if Bowen is still a Hull player by the end of January.
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 96
Views: 5738

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Doesn't sound like he'll be in contention until the end of November. Would be amazed if he makes the bench next weekend
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 249
Views: 7892

Re: Rugby World Cup

Lord Beamish wrote:I’m weeping into my Pimms.
There'll be riots on the streets of Richmond this morning after that
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 41
Views: 2298

Re: Danny Drinkwater

So it's looking like the tail end of November/early December before he's in contention for the 1st team squad. Such a shame
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Seven years and up there with the great Harry Potts
Replies: 37
Views: 1433

Re: ARTICLE: Seven years and up there with the great Harry Potts

At some point i think the club will put a statue of Dyche outside the ground like Newcastle have done with Bobby Robson. He is that good
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood touch and go for Saturday
Replies: 25
Views: 1875

Re: ARTICLE: Wood touch and go for Saturday

jrgbfc wrote:Touch and go has generally meant no chance of playing.
Yeah thought so. Wonder why he keeps using it? Sure opposition managers have cracked the code by now
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood touch and go for Saturday
Replies: 25
Views: 1875

Re: ARTICLE: Wood touch and go for Saturday

Has any player declared to be "touch and go" by Dyche in his pre-match press conference actually started for us in the following days?
by JohnDearyMe
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alleged "Racist" Burnley fan - case dropped
Replies: 54
Views: 3461

Re: Alleged "Racist" Burnley fan - case dropped

ClaretTony wrote:The club have said on a number of occasions that they have a zero tolerance policy in terms of racism. You would hope that they will take any appropriate action.
Can happily confirm that this is the case from my limited dealings with the club on this issue.
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Changes for next week?
Replies: 32
Views: 1557

Re: Changes for next week?

Taylor and Bardsley back in. Would replace Barnes with Wood (if fit) too
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Chelsea - Player Ratings
Replies: 60
Views: 3535

Re: Burnley v Chelsea - Player Ratings

Some truly diabolical defending cost us, not to mention the sitters Barnes missed. Most unlike us under Dyche.

Pope 5
Lowton 4
Tarky 4
Mee 5
Pieters 5
McNeil 7
Cork 6
Hendrick 5
Westwood 5
Barnes 4
Rodriguez 6

Vydra 6
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We would have beaten plenty of teams today
Replies: 65
Views: 2732

Re: We would have beaten plenty of teams today

Strange old game. Most unlike us to be so poor defensively but fair play to Chelsea for being so clinical. As you say i don't think teams like Sheff Utd or Newcastle would have punished us as much
by JohnDearyMe
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Individual Mistakes
Replies: 35
Views: 2033

Re: Individual Mistakes

That's the difference between the top teams and us. They will punish you more often than not when you make a mistake
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Miracle of Burnley
Replies: 36
Views: 2948

Re: Miracle of Burnley

Yep probably going to be difficult to make a return on the money but you would get some back with more bars, quicker serving of food and drink (eg using the pint pouring technology), and more and better choice of food. ) Always wondered why we've never done this. Takes an age to get a drink at half...
by JohnDearyMe
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Miracle of Burnley
Replies: 36
Views: 2948

Re: Miracle of Burnley

We have already agreed to spend nearly £2m on the hospitality in the James Hargreaves converting them into individual corporate boxes....this will be done as long as we stay up this season. How does the standard of our corporate seats and experience compare to other clubs? Only been in an executive...
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Thrilling finale as Burnley hang on against City
Replies: 23
Views: 968

Re: ARTICLE: Thrilling finale as Burnley hang on against City

My dad loved tripe and trotters. We even had a tripe shop just round the corner from where we lived. Must say I couldn’t even think of eating the stuff. Wow, a whole shop dedicated to tripe! Great series of articles, not just for the football but the social history and the memories it provokes on h...
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Thrilling finale as Burnley hang on against City
Replies: 23
Views: 968

Re: ARTICLE: Thrilling finale as Burnley hang on against City

Silkyskills1 wrote:There used to be a tripe stall on Haslingden market in the 1950's and 1960's JDM. Never tried it and never wanted to but one relative of mine swore by it!!!!!!!
Haha. Just the thought of it turns my stomach!
by JohnDearyMe
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Thrilling finale as Burnley hang on against City
Replies: 23
Views: 968

Re: ARTICLE: Thrilling finale as Burnley hang on against City

Anyone ever sampled the UCP tripe mentioned in the article?!
by JohnDearyMe
Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Ward
Replies: 34
Views: 2448

Re: Stephen Ward

I think we've finally laid the ghost of Leon Cort's signing to rest following our recent transfer dealings with Stoke. We've done very well