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by Cubanclaret
Sat Jan 23, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1159
Views: 94092

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Looks the right type - I wonder if pursuing him and Knight at Derby as they’re both coming through the Irish ranks together ?
by Cubanclaret
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1159
Views: 94092

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

King for Vydra makes sense - the clubs would be simply exchanging their no. 27s Maybe £5m on top ? King's stats are impressive - pretty much a 3 goals per start forward (for club and country) who can play anywhere across the front line. His versatility and pace make him a little more useful than Vyd...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 112
Views: 3637

Re: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 9
Lowton 9
Mee 9
Tarkowski 9
Taylor 9
Brady 6
Brownhill 7
Westwood 8
McNeil 9 (best player on the pitch on the ball)
Wood 6
Barnes 8 (extra pt for the penalty)
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Pieters 8
Gudmundsson 7
by Cubanclaret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What You Drinking?
Replies: 42
Views: 619

Re: What You Drinking?

2 cans of out of date Guinness during the game and one large gin and tonic to enjoy during the aftermath
by Cubanclaret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barnes
Replies: 73
Views: 3223

Re: Barnes

I thought Jay Rod should play tonight, our scoring record and recent performances did suggest a change might be an idea, but I'd never get angry about it if SD sees it differently, he's the manager after all and all the players deserve our 100 per cent support. As said up the thread, Dyche (and the ...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Klopp
Replies: 64
Views: 4837

Re: Klopp

I thought he was less of a bad loser tonight than he was when we drew there in July.

I'd have loved to see an interview with Andy Robertson :lol:
by Cubanclaret
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team and formation vs Liverpool
Replies: 77
Views: 2209

Re: Your team and formation vs Liverpool

I'd just like to see Jay Rod back in for Barnes and McNeil of course on the left, with Brady on the right. If Cork was fit enough I'd have him replace Brownhill for this fixture but I'm not sure he's match fit enough to face Liverpool. I hope to god Taylor is ready, we've really missed him. This wou...
by Cubanclaret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread
Replies: 802
Views: 9038

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Match Thread

Wowzers. Some really angry people on here - possibly feeling the effects of lockdown? West Ham have been very good this season. And this really was a game of fine margins. I’m frustrated but the first touch of all 4 of our strikers was lacking today as was the service into the box. McNeil was excell...
by Cubanclaret
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's games
Replies: 57
Views: 2152

Re: Tonight's games

Spijed wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:32 pm
What was the point of Spurs signing Gareth Bale?
I, too, wondered this tonight. In fact I’d pretty much forgotten they had him. Has he been injured? Thought him, Son and Kane could have been quite some front 3.
by Cubanclaret
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 1159
Views: 94092

Re: January Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome koi N

Don’t think Everton fans had much positive to say about Keane when he had a slump in form too ? If I remember rightly Kenny had a bit of a run of games under Allardyce. But profile-wise someone whose not quite good enough to dislodge players of £35m cost (Iwobi) should hardly bring written off. I ag...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7673
Views: 528422

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Leading on from that thinking Paul, I wondered if the size of deferred payments might link to future ‘goodwill of the business’ which are faced with great uncertainties in terms of broadcast money (hard to imagine increases here) and also Covid (not to mention relegation). Alan Pace’s comments allud...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7673
Views: 528422

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Fair play to Chris Boden for getting a more personable story outside the confines of the presser the other day. I’ve been quietly taking on some well balanced opinions expressed on here from many posters much more financially knowledgable than myself. Is there a chance that some folks have been over...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6316

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

Sean has been hung out to dry by Sky Sports
On Twitter running with the headline that he thinks footballers should be vaccinated.
Lots of angry responses from people who clearly haven’t gathered the context which he reiterated many times in the full interview. Shame, as he made some good points.
by Cubanclaret
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD press conference at 4pm
Replies: 114
Views: 6316

Re: SD press conference at 4pm

Sean makes great points about vaccinations for footballers being cheaper than continuous testing.

Means greater payback for the system, NHS and things remaining competitive.

Also I thought he looked dog rough - hope he's ok.
by Cubanclaret
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Toney Dyche’s ideal striker
Replies: 37
Views: 3312

Re: Is Toney Dyche’s ideal striker

Part of the problem here is that the striking department probably hasn’t been a priority for us over the past few windows. We have good competition for places and 4 lads (or 3 1/2 ;) who have all proved capable at PL level. Compare that with some of our rivals. Perhaps SD feels It’s the supply chain...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When we were crap - players you feared.
Replies: 109
Views: 2397

Re: When we were crap - players you feared.

I remember a Birmingham winger having a blinder in the midweek milk cup tie in 1983. Ian Handysides. They came back from 2-0 to pull level then we won 3-2. The season we reached the semi finals.
by Cubanclaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When we were crap - players you feared.
Replies: 109
Views: 2397

Re: When we were crap - players you feared.

Simon Garner
David Dunn
Derek Spence
Neil Shipperley
Michael Brown

And when we were really bad: Mark Loram (Torquay)
by Cubanclaret
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13485

Re: Pace interview

I got my kids a Jehovah’s Witness advent calendar this year.

Similar to a normal one only it starts with the doors open and you shut a door each day ;)
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13485

Re: Pace interview

It's probably worth putting this up again https://www.rslsoapbox.com/2017/2/2/14395874/real-salt-lake-checketts-hansen-ownership-style There's pros and cons to Checketts from reading this - he's certainly hands on but clearly a bit reckless over financial affairs too. Certainly seems to have plenty...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joel Randall (son of Ady)
Replies: 43
Views: 3349

Re: Joel Randall (son of Ady)

Not sure about walking home with a 6-pack, but I did once see him walking away from Turf Moor shortly before kick-off with a pair of football boots. I'll never forget it, the game in question was the play-off semi-final at home to Plymouth (1993/4)? - I couldn't believe Jimmy Mullen hadn't picked hi...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who will be the first signing under ALK
Replies: 123
Views: 11122

Re: Who will be the first signing under ALK

Lundstrum arguably quicker than Westwood / Cork - but there’s certainly no evidence of him being ‘stronger’ or indeed an improvement on either of those two. He didn’t play much in their promotion season albeit had a good run when everything was going well for them last year. He appears to be quite i...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Back to the Fixture (away vs Man U)
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: Back to the Fixture (away vs Man U)

Good call
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunday Times article
Replies: 29
Views: 3245

Re: Sunday Times article

It’s definitely strikes a patronising tone towards Sean Dyche. I’d like to think that this opportunity is what Dyche needs to show the world how could he can be as a manager. It’s pretty clear that a movement up the footballing career ladder has been tempered by accusations of ‘Dycheball’ and depict...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joel Randall (son of Ady)
Replies: 43
Views: 3349

Joel Randall (son of Ady)

Pulled from The Athletic. I didn’t know that Adrian had a son pulling up trees in the lower leagues. He looks just like him too. Joel Randall Current club: Exeter City Position: Left winger Possible cost: £1.5 million Exeter City’s academy is rightly lauded as a conveyor belt of talent, with old boy...
by Cubanclaret
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13485

Re: Pace interview

I did wonder whether mormons would come into it after reading that he was in involved at Real Salt Lake. I wonder what they'll think of the 'Oh Burnley is wonderful song' :lol: Overall though he talks well and this interview tackles one of the first potential pitfalls that a moneyball approach might...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13485

Re: Pace interview

Americans usually talk well in these kind of contexts. It’s interesting that he places so much value on the continuity of the coaching staff and even mentions being impressed with our style of play. Also seems genuine that no talks have yet taken place with Dyche. I’m sure I’m not alone in thinking ...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC
Replies: 219
Views: 8622

Re: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC

Is anyone else as part of the ALK team relocating to the North West. Did Pace already live in the Uk?
by Cubanclaret
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds United predictions
Replies: 86
Views: 4209

Re: Leeds United predictions

It’s a tricky one. Newcastle play defensively with organisation and strength but they got ripped apart.
I think the Wolves game was a good template. Leeds tend to start like a house on fire and it will be a case of keeping them out and growing into the game. I’m going for a 1-0 win.
by Cubanclaret
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds United predictions
Replies: 86
Views: 4209

Re: Leeds United predictions

Steve1956 wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:21 pm
This game should be an absolute cracker...
Leeds 2 v 3 Burnley...Wood hat-trick.....just imagine the meltdown on the Leeds forums 😂
Apparently we paid £20m for Wood according to an extremely prickly Leeds fan on Twitter.
by Cubanclaret
Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sendings off under Dyche
Replies: 35
Views: 1737

Re: Sendings off under Dyche

Thanks for your help !
There was a few I had forgotten, I guess I’ll was only recalling PL sendings off.
Looks like only 4 and we’re in our 6th season.
by Cubanclaret
Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sendings off under Dyche
Replies: 35
Views: 1737

Sendings off under Dyche

I was amazed to hear the commentators say that u der Arteta’s tenure (12 months-ish ?) Arsenal have had 7 red cards. Can someone confirm how many we’ve had in 8 years under Dyche as I’m sure it’s not that many. In fact I could only think of 5 (Duff v West Ham, Hendrick at Watford, Barnes at Everton ...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 70
Views: 3502

Re: Arsenal v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 9
Lowton 8
Tarkowski 9*
Mee 9
Taylor 8
Brady 8
Westwood 8
Brownhill 8
McNeill 7
Wood 6 (Vydra 7)
Rodriguez 7 (Barnes 7)
by Cubanclaret
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Souness
Replies: 43
Views: 3491

Re: Souness

Evra was pretty funny too
by Cubanclaret
Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7673
Views: 528422

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Wow. He’s actually a Burnley fan.
Could certainly do with a seat on the board.
But it sounds like he has other priorities and quite right too.
by Cubanclaret
Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tyrese Campbell linked
Replies: 33
Views: 3619

Tyrese Campbell linked

To Burnley and Wolves...on BBC transfer gossip. Stoke city striker, 20 years old, in the goals this season.
by Cubanclaret
Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sam Vokes
Replies: 44
Views: 3699

Re: Sam Vokes

He's missed a few penalties for Stoke now, yet never missed one for us (and he took quite a few). That says it all about the difference in his confidence. He was never that convincing from the spot even though he didn’t miss one for us. I remember one at Southampton hit down the middle without much...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Dec 01, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7673
Views: 528422

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

I think a bit more to it than that HB with respect. I’m only only posting the link as it came out today. I’m surprised that the expansion of European football is so lucrative tbh as it just leads to more pointless matches but that’s where it’s heading. They won’t ‘breakaway’ but reduction to 18 team...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7673
Views: 528422

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/55131356

Seems a crazy time to be buying the smallest PL football club. I hope they know what they’re letting themselves in for.
by Cubanclaret
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets complete Nartey deal
Replies: 36
Views: 3201

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets complete Nartey deal

If I read that right it appears as though you believe that you should get it free whilst the rest of us has to pay? Surely you don’t mean that?? Tbh Tony should get it for nowt as he thoroughly reports for the busiest on-line Burnley fans portal. How is that different to a ‘press pass’ afforded to ...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7673
Views: 528422

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

So do we have anyone to second what’s stated in the report, that we are merely awaiting Premier League ratification on the deal of a £200m takeover.
by Cubanclaret
Sat Oct 31, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Chelsea
Replies: 447
Views: 11724

Re: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Chelsea

Can’t believe the defending there :(
by Cubanclaret
Sat Oct 31, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Chelsea
Replies: 447
Views: 11724

Re: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Chelsea

Much better from us in second half up till now. Can we find a cutting edge ?
by Cubanclaret
Sat Oct 31, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Chelsea
Replies: 447
Views: 11724

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Chelsea

Got off lightly there. Agree that Brownhill goes Into the middle and Jay Rod or Brady comes on.
Actually I’d have them both on for Stephens and Barnes.
by Cubanclaret
Sat Oct 31, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Football Focus Today
Replies: 21
Views: 2803

Re: Sean Dyche - Football Focus Today

Interviewed by Jordan North.
Is he some kind of celebrity?
Or a poster on here?
by Cubanclaret
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7673
Views: 528422

Re: ALK Capital...

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:02 pm
From the information I've been able to gather there is nothing signed
So the Mirror Sport is fake news. Or just that somebody has horribly jumped the gun.
by Cubanclaret
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 8482

Re: The next American President?

Who do you think will be next US president KateR?
And do you have any concerns about The Trump’s campaign’s efforts to depress number of votes cast in battleground States?
by Cubanclaret
Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7673
Views: 528422

Re: ALK Capital...

There was a news item on Newsnight last night saying how quickly and easily ‘fake news’ becomes reality as digital
platforms all paraphrase each other. It happened with a story about Woolworths relaunching on Monday.
Perhaps be a good thing if this goes the same way.
by Cubanclaret
Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7673
Views: 528422

Re: ALK Capital...

Forgive me if I’m being naive but is the lawyer (Farnell) not acting as a go between. The Egyptian is the man with the money right?
by Cubanclaret
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reading FC
Replies: 20
Views: 2319

Re: Reading FC

If I remember rightly Man United won something like the first 10 Or 12 matches of the First Division that same season. They still managed to cock it up and failed to win the league!
by Cubanclaret
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reading FC
Replies: 20
Views: 2319

Re: Reading FC

You must have had a decent match Warks...