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by Cubanclaret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Everton - Player Ratings
Replies: 71
Views: 3932

Re: Burnley v Everton - Player Ratings

Pope 8
Lowton 8
Pieters 8
Mee 9*
Tarkowski 8
Gudmundsson 6
Hendrick 8
Westwood 7
McNeill 7
Wood 6
Barnes 6

Taylor 7
Rodriguez 7
Lennon (na)
by Cubanclaret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Toffee messagboard
Replies: 26
Views: 3761

Re: Toffee messagboard

There was a very amiable Everton fan who had positioned himself next to the coaches on Harry Potts way, and stopped to shake hands with as many passing Burnley fans as possible, letting us know that the best team won and we deserved it. Had a similar experience chatting with the locals after we won ...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield United (a) - General Info Thread
Replies: 18
Views: 1141

Re: Sheffield United (a) - General Info Thread

The Sheffield Tap is excellent, certainly the best boozer I have ever known situated at a train station. Has lots of Thornbridge brews - unless something has happened in the past two years since I was last there. The Sheaf situated at Heeley Bottom (just off Chesterfield Rd) within walking distance ...
by Cubanclaret
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 68
Views: 4415

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

Pope 8
Lowton 7
Tarkowski 7
Mee 7
Pieters 7
Hendrick 8
Westwood 8*
Cork 7
McNeil 7
Barnes 6
Wood 8

Jay rod 6
Lennon 6
by Cubanclaret
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Richard Hawley
Replies: 11
Views: 1711

Re: Richard Hawley

Interviewed Richard a few times in my Sheffield Telegraph days. His was a slow burning career that just took off with that Coles Corner Record. Saw him promo that in Fopp Records store and a few weeks later he was playing the largest venue at South by South West supporting Morrissey. Top company ove...
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 5th test
Replies: 242
Views: 10630

Re: England vs Australia 5th test

Interesting re the pundits. As an overview they are SO much better than their football counterparts. I suppose generally just cleverer types. I think Father Time has caught up with Botham. He offered surprisingly little insight for such an undisputed giant of the game. Ponting and Warne have been ex...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League final day
Replies: 118
Views: 3480

Re: Lancashire League final day

Congratulations to Burnley CC.
Great effort from Lowerhouse to run it to the wire.
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Australia 4th Test
Replies: 451
Views: 13070

Re: England v Australia 4th Test

Went today with family members and had a good day. Certainly a different type of cricket day but we took it a lot further than I expected albeit always feeling too far adrift. Australia deserve their success. We’ve had a great record at home against them in recent years but this is a fine Australian...
by Cubanclaret
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Liverpool - Player Ratings
Replies: 84
Views: 5602

Re: Burnley v Liverpool - Player Ratings

Pope 7 - hadn’t see the deflection so he gets two extra points as he played well other than the freak goal, which turns out he was not really to blame for. Lowton 6 Pieters 5 Tarkowski 7 Mee 5 Lennon 6 Cork 8*. Thought he was comfortably our best player Westwood 6 McNeil 7 Barnes 7 Wood 7 — Rodrigue...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool predictions?
Replies: 58
Views: 2245

Re: Liverpool predictions?

1-0 Barnes
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool predictions?
Replies: 58
Views: 2245

Re: Liverpool predictions?

1-0 Barnes
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sunderland - Player Ratings
Replies: 34
Views: 3301

Re: Burnley v Sunderland - Player Ratings

Hart 4
Bardo 4
Gibson 5
Long 5
Taylor 6
Lennon 6
Drinks 5
Hendrick 6
McNeil 5
Rodriguez 6
Vydra 5

Wood 6
Lowton 6
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How long will we accept this?
Replies: 117
Views: 5566

Re: How long will we accept this?

ZizkovClaret wrote:That XI should have been good enough to beat a League One team


We did have 5 England internationals in after all...
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 52
Views: 5357

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Agree Leisure. He showed some classy touches / passes but he looked like a player who hasn’t played much competitive football for a while, and that is reflected by the fact that he hasn’t!! Sunderland deserve some credit tonight, they closed down quickly and looked a really fit side. We didn’t work ...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch and Shearer
Replies: 51
Views: 3968

Re: Crouch and Shearer

I thought the penalty was a nonsense
by Cubanclaret
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Australia 3rd Ashes Test
Replies: 490
Views: 15000

Re: England v Australia 3rd Ashes Test

Nice description CT. People will look back and remember where they were when Stokes saved the Ashes. My brother and son opted for headingley over Molineux. With respect to the Clarets, I think they made the right call. A real ‘I was there’ occasion. Statto’s in future times will look back at the sco...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Australia 3rd Ashes Test
Replies: 490
Views: 15000

Re: England v Australia 3rd Ashes Test

You know you’ve witnessed something amazing in sport when watching the re-run is even more surreal than seeing it happen the first time.
For drama I think this trumps Arsenal snatching the title form anfield in 89. Absolutely astonishing.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Australia 3rd Ashes Test
Replies: 490
Views: 15000

Re: England v Australia 3rd Ashes Test

Hard to see that session as anything other than the one that handed the Ashes to Australia.
Fine bowling indeed but you have to find a way to dig in.
Will be a huge shame if the series is decided after 3 tests.
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bramall Lane
Replies: 56
Views: 3636

Re: Bramall Lane

Cleveleys_claret wrote:Damn Memory!!! I was sure we should have had a penalty early on and it was Eyres that was fouled


As I recall it, Adrian Randall was the star of the show for Burnley that day. Certainly a class above a 3rd division player, maybe he you were getting mixed up with Eyresy.
by Cubanclaret
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 204
Views: 10638

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Lord’s is an unpredictable ground. To say we’ve lost almost two days through rain, we have an entire team out of form with the bat (Burns excepted), Steve Smith is defining himself as one of the most indefatigable batsmen in cricket history, we still have two impressive bowling attacks and the hope ...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 204
Views: 10638

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Foulthrow wrote:How come Cummins was allowed to bowl a full over of bouncers at Woakes? I know the spirit of the game means nothing to the Australians but surely the limit is still two an over???


Doesnt the limit only apply to limited overs cricket?
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 2546

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

I'm not certain but i believe this is one of the new regulations,they let the game flow and then flag. It's bizarre to me as well,and it will cause a lot of friction during the course of the season. I think they will have to have a Goal of the Season for disallowed goals. There’s pretty much going ...
by Cubanclaret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Ings
Replies: 78
Views: 8796

Re: Danny Ings

Doesn’t Danny Ings still fund a charity foundation at Burnley for young people with disabilities?
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 5577

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Haven’t watched the game but a good one for Norwich to get out of the road first up. It will get easier for them from here, of course. Congrats to the OP who I think suggested a 4-1 win. It’s never easy to accurately predict matches such as these. I imagine Grant Hanley can only succeed as a gimmick.
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 479728

Danny Drinkwater

I don’t start topics often but I’m in France on holiday and having to read all sorts of nonsense before cutting to the chase on the 80+ page thread (much to wife and children’s chagrin). It looks like we are talking to Chelsea about bringing in a 29 year old England international to strengthen our m...
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 479728

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Like to think that there has been contact between SD and the player before its made its presence felt as an ‘inquiry’ on SSN.
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 479728

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Just to qualify my earlier comment, Just seen on Twitter from Bodes that Dyche knows Drinkwater from a spell at Watford when Dyche was assistant to malky mackay (remember him?). You’d hope such things make a difference, still the issue of a considerable wage adjustment !
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 479728

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I suggested Drinkwater might have been a worthwhile loan back in the Christmas window, even at those wages as we gambled with PL survival; thankfully McNeil and Westwood emerged instead. If I’m not mistaken we were linked with him before Leicester had their title winning campaign (possibly by lazy j...
by Cubanclaret
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 479728

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Feels weird going for another Boro defender when the previous one can’t get a game. Can it suggest anything other than an inevitable exit for Tarks?
by Cubanclaret
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nice thread
Replies: 158
Views: 9792

Re: Nice thread

Is pope injured?
by Cubanclaret
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 479728

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Why on earth do people make stuff up like that?
Strange behaviour.
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England squad for 1st Ashes test
Replies: 44
Views: 2055

Re: England squad for 1st Ashes test

Bairstow might have got a pair against Ireland but he had a good World Cup and has experience. There’s going to be a very gutted (pair of) bowlers not making it. I wonder whether Archer might be held back, it would be extremely harsh on Woakes or Curran to miss out. Broad and Anderson pick themselve...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eagles flies into Boundary Park
Replies: 23
Views: 2097

Re: ARTICLE: Eagles flies into Boundary Park

He was a very exciting signing at the time and had some great games at home too. The game v Norwich stands out during the Coyle season. It was the featured game on the Championship highlights, he scored both in a 2-0 win. Tbf he had a good spell under Laws too when we were strong at home, for a whil...
by Cubanclaret
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stronger than last season
Replies: 159
Views: 9489

Re: Stronger than last season

I agree with the outlook, but I don't think we can afford to wait 3-5 years for a potential return from the Academy. We have a resource and it needs to start making money now. That could be done by bringing in players who are 20-22. Players that have a reasonably chance of stepping up in 1 or 2 yea...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarky on the move?
Replies: 140
Views: 10532

Re: Tarky on the move?

There was a link in the Independent with us and Tomori (Chelsea loanee at Derby last season). Thought he looked excellent in the Championship play off final. Different type to Tarks but skilful and quick. Derby’s best player on the day.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarky on the move?
Replies: 140
Views: 10532

Re: Tarky on the move?

It’s disappointing for me. He’s very similar to maguire I think. He can be sloppy but he’s a monster centre half more often than not. I’ve loved watching him. However, it’s likely to be almost double our previous record transfer and when you consider he arrived here for (was it £2m ??), then it woul...
by Cubanclaret
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bruce - BBC reporting he has resigned from Sheff Wed
Replies: 66
Views: 4405

Re: Steve Bruce - BBC reporting he has resigned from Sheff Wed

Its really poor form from Bruce - once again. No doubt he'll come out and say managing his boyhood club was a 'once in a lifetime' opportunity that was 'too good to turn down'. I'm sure he 'stood on the Gallowgate as a little boy' and 'he's not getting any younger' but reality might kick in if he al...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 17236

Re: England v New Zealand

Kane Williamson is a total dude.
Surreal stuff really. I think NZ have been a little hard done to.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch confirms.....
Replies: 57
Views: 3734

Re: Crouch confirms.....

I will always be grateful for seeing his incredibly angled cushioned header out to the left wing on his home debut against Southampton.

It really was a thing of beauty.

Good luck Crouchy. At least he retired at the top ;)
by Cubanclaret
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 6245

Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Smith’s over will be replayed with so much mirth.
Satisfying in the extreme to see the Aussies scraping the barrell in their futile attempt to get back in it.
by Cubanclaret
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 6245

Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Rashid the unsung hero for me. Breaking that Smith Carey partnership was key.
So pleased after all the hammerings we’ve taken down the years. Big job now on Sunday.
by Cubanclaret
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Alan Lee – from striker to director
Replies: 13
Views: 1593

Re: ARTICLE: Alan Lee – from striker to director

He’s very highly regarded by Rotherham fans. Club legend.
by Cubanclaret
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: India v New Zealand
Replies: 43
Views: 2236

Re: India v New Zealand

Not sure about that. The team who bats second tomorrow are likely to have a reduced target to chase. High chance of rain from mid afternoon onwards....
by Cubanclaret
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 479728

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Chris Boden was the first reporter I saw break the news that Jay Rod had a £5m release clause in his contract. It's very easy for people to make critical remarks on those working in the media but its a very different world to what it once was. Once over, the relationship between the clubs and local ...
by Cubanclaret
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashes 2005: The Greatest Series (10PM C4)
Replies: 54
Views: 2113

Re: Ashes 2005: The Greatest Series (10PM C4)

Quite striking how much mental fragility was in that 2005 team. Harmison, Tresco, Giles, Jones all suffer(ed) especially with depression. It sounds like Vaughan’s mind was scrambled too. Remarkable they pulled it off really. I went to day 5 at old Trafford and the oval to see us bring it home. I loo...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley in the air – destinations Portugal and Poland
Replies: 30
Views: 2750

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley in the air – destinations Portugal and Poland

You’d think it would be too hot on the Algarve at this time of year for much intensive training.
by Cubanclaret
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Che Adams on way to Southampton according to sky
Replies: 87
Views: 6838

Re: Che Adams on way to Southampton according to sky

Adams and Ings- if the latter stays fit then that strikes me as an excellent strike force that will cause team’s problems next season. Bit gutted about Adams, he was so good when he first burst onto the scene with Sheff U and has recovered after a wobble...I see him having a Troy Deeney style impact...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v India
Replies: 152
Views: 4532

Re: England v India

Great effort under pressure today. As long as we don’t show any complacency against NZ we should be OK.
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v India
Replies: 152
Views: 4532

Re: England v India

I think all things considered we’ve done very well there.
by Cubanclaret
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Parma will be final pre-season opponents
Replies: 28
Views: 2623

Re: ARTICLE: Parma will be final pre-season opponents

Asprilla..! was my era.

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