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by Cubanclaret
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Huddersfield - Player Ratings
Replies: 99
Views: 3691

Re: Burnley v Huddersfield - Player Ratings

Disappointing to see Vydra dropped, first half acceptable but once ahead we only had interest in containing, 30 per cent possession at home to Huddersfield is mind boggling. Worst we’ve season at home for quite some time. Hart 7 Lowton 6 Tarkowski 8* kept us in the game today Mee 4 defended well at ...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bruce
Replies: 46
Views: 3167

Re: Steve Bruce

[quote="EarbyClaret"]I'm struggling to think of an occasion where in an in-work manager of a top division club left to take up a job in the league below." Howard Wilkinson - the last English manager to win the top flight - did it twice. He left Notts County to join Sheffield Wednesday...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady has a bit of a setback
Replies: 85
Views: 5177

Re: Brady has a bit of a setback

I'm amazed it was even a consideration that he would go off an play for Ireland when he's been out for 10 months.
Dyche has played this one absolutely right.
by Cubanclaret
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tarkowski makes five
Replies: 6
Views: 736

Re: ARTICLE: Tarkowski makes five

Surprised at this given his early withdrawal at Cardiff four days ago. What's more concerning is the lack of quality in England's midfield against arguably Europe's best two midfield units. Did James Milner already retire from international footballer? As he is about the only in-form England midfiel...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bruce
Replies: 46
Views: 3167

Re: Steve Bruce

If Dyche fancies it and his agent lets Villa know then it could be interesting. Sometimes you have to take a step back to take a larger stride forward and it seems Villa are prepared to throw plenty at it. His credentials would certainly be a lot stronger than a carvahal or dean smith (though smith ...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Golden Retriever dog names
Replies: 54
Views: 833

Re: Golden Retriever dog names

Paul
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD2
Replies: 24
Views: 2130

Re: MOTD2

Second half was quite entertaining - not high quality, but end-to-end for a while.
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 75
Views: 3400

Re: Cardiff v Burnley - Player Ratings

Hart 8* Lowton 5 Tarkowski 7 (Long 7) Mee 7 Taylor 6 Lennon 6 Westwood 6 Cork 4 Gudmundsson 7 Vokes 7 Vydra 6 (Wood 6) -- Cork's performance was a worry today, SD talked about how it wasn't easy to play with all the balls reigning in but in truth we rarely made any attempt to play swiftly through th...
by Cubanclaret
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robert Regis.
Replies: 14
Views: 1289

Re: Robert Regis.

“Harris (can't remember his first name) 6 games” Jason Harris I think, I’m sure he was a midfielder. Entwistle Caughey and Regis were really poor players. Think Grewcock netted 7 that season, he was our talisman. I recall a 3-1 home win against Lincoln when we actually scored three cracking goals. P...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ryder Cup predictions
Replies: 45
Views: 1043

Re: Ryder Cup predictions

I put a bet on 15-13 Europe win. I very rarely bet on sport but had a lucky win on the correct margin Gleneagles victory four years ago.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to United?
Replies: 79
Views: 3724

Re: Dyche to United?

Fergie rates him highly but the fans would see it as a David Moyes mark 2.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Golf
Replies: 99
Views: 1359

Re: Golf

I don’t watch golf generally but I think the Ryder cup is very addictive viewing. The format of the competition is pretty ingenious, bringing a compelling mix of strategy, skill and teamwork to what is otherwise the most individualistic of sports. In the event of a closely matched competition, the s...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood
Replies: 70
Views: 3524

Re: Chris Wood

His composure is a strength and when he’s on his game he can pull central defenders apart. His goal to game time ratio last season was actually among the best in the Premier League. Is just possible that Dyche is playing him in the hope he rediscovers his form, admittedly looks low on confidence thi...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Injured Walters back at Burnley
Replies: 25
Views: 2482

Re: ARTICLE: Injured Walters back at Burnley

Sad news, time not on his side unfortunately.
All the best with the rehab Jon.
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team for Burton Albion?
Replies: 41
Views: 2097

Re: Team for Burton Albion?

Heaton
Lowton
Long
Mee
Ward
Lennon
Defour
Westwood
JBG
Vydra
Vokes

Win the game, try and win a cup, make subs early, keep up the momentum- we have 5 days before Cardiff
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Howe’s That
Replies: 12
Views: 2132

Re: REPORT: Howe’s That

A nice read.
Interesting footnote re: attendance.
Could it be that the doom and gloom affects the fairer weather fan?
Hopefully folks will at least default to a more optimistic frame of mind towards the Club now.
A loyal Burnley fan told me we were as good as relegated on Friday. :roll:
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Bournemouth - Player Ratings
Replies: 74
Views: 4398

Re: Burnley v Bournemouth - Player Ratings

Hart 8
Lowton 8
Mee 8
Tarkowski 8
Taylor 7
Gudmundsson 8
Cork 7
Westwood 9*
Lennon 8
Vokes 7
Vydra 7
—Barnes 8
Wood 6
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Left back
Replies: 59
Views: 2651

Re: Left back

Taylor played well yesterday. He’s developing, he’s a good footballer, and will only get better.
by Cubanclaret
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The biggest win in our premier league history.
Replies: 15
Views: 1054

Re: The biggest win in our premier league history.

...one for the fatalists :D
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score Prediction v Bournemouth
Replies: 40
Views: 1608

Re: Score Prediction v Bournemouth

Leicester’s defending was abysmal last weekend, the away team actually had more shots on goal, looked like everything went Bournemouth’s way - we will certainly need to shut their wide men down though, Fraser and brooks are dangerous. Lowton’s return essential against Fraser I feel. I’m going for a ...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: It’s about our own performance levels
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: ARTICLE: It’s about our own performance levels

First goal will decide the outcome of the game.[/quote]

Worth noting Bournemouth’s record for coming from behind - as they did last game last season.
best in the division, if we do go ahead, it won’t be in the bag.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyches press conference
Replies: 45
Views: 3137

Re: Dyches press conference

I thought the radio lancs interview was a lot more insightful than the general ‘presser’ - went into a
lot more detail into the difficulties that the early Europa rounds presented.
Gave me confidence that we could eke our a 1-0 tomorrow.
by Cubanclaret
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Funerals today of John & Susan Cooper ...
Replies: 8
Views: 1369

Re: Funerals today of John & Susan Cooper ...

So sad.
Thoughts and love to all of you who knew them.
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting article by Martin Samuel in the Daily Mail about fine margins
Replies: 40
Views: 1919

Re: Interesting article by Martin Samuel in the Daily Mail about fine margins

I'm in agreement with his observations. Our win at Chelsea last season was massively important to what was to come from us; even though we lost at home to WBA the next match (unluckily), the players knew what we were capable of, and you don't lose that confidence overnight. I recall my barber saying...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Darby
Replies: 6
Views: 968

Re: Stephen Darby

Is he related to Julian Darby (ex Bolton), terrible news, a brutal condition.
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Impact of Defour?
Replies: 37
Views: 2619

Re: Impact of Defour?

It was interesting watching Neves for Wolves on Sunday - the way he just kept dropping deep to be available for the ball, allowing himself time and space to pick the right pass, be it a simple 10 yard one or a neat pin-point chip to a wide player. He did the job that Defour was doing for us with suc...
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton v Brighton
Replies: 21
Views: 737

Re: Southampton v Brighton

Good result -both this sides catchable in time
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lets get real
Replies: 4
Views: 434

Re: Lets get real

I agree that Wolves are a top 10 side, superbly organised team who defended as a five and fluidly reverted to 3-4-3 when required. It was one of those days when losing 1-0 felt like an Ok result given how much we’d been dominated. We’ve come so far so soon and the fans need to really get behind the ...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 133
Views: 4548

Re: Wolves v Burnley - Player Ratings

Watched the game from a Wolves stand with Wolves friends, they are every bit a top 10 team for me, excellent technical players who have momentum coursing through the team; watching Neves reminded me what we’re missing with Defour. Barnes should have been deployed to mark him when Wolves had the ball...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your starting Eleven vs Wolves
Replies: 60
Views: 2158

Re: Your starting Eleven vs Wolves

Hart Lowton Tarkowski Mee Gibson Taylor Hendrick Cork Westwood Vydra Barnes -- Wood, Vokes, McNeil, Ward, Long, Lennon, Heats I think at the minute this gives us the best balance of a strong defence, compact midfield and a threat up top. We'd be sacrificing the creativity of McNeil and pace of Lenno...
by Cubanclaret
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v India 5th Test
Replies: 95
Views: 1834

Re: England v India 5th Test

It was interesting to hear the West Indian great Michael Holding eulogise about Jimmy. He was equally impressed with the amount of Tests Anderson has played, he inferred that those with little interest in the game almost expect it normal that a bowler can keep delivering line and length and moving i...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Ward
Replies: 24
Views: 2872

Re: Stephen Ward

If this is an accurate transcription, it would not be hard to see how 'Jonny' and SD might not get on.
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What would you do...
Replies: 31
Views: 909

Re: What would you do...

Hope you enjoyed your 'international break' ASG.

Call it sandal tax.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Liz Fraser
Replies: 8
Views: 1313

Re: RIP Liz Fraser

I immediately thought it was the incredible Cocteau Twins singer when I first saw this. RIP
by Cubanclaret
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bardsley's house burnt down in the summer
Replies: 2
Views: 1477

Re: Bardsley's house burnt down in the summer

They'll not miss the sofas.
by Cubanclaret
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rachel Bland RIP
Replies: 11
Views: 1136

Re: Rachel Bland RIP

Very upsetting story unraveled over the past few days - a fantastic broadcaster and had a great rapport with Tony Livesey on air. Always thought TL made the step up from Radio Lancs with impressive comfort, but a part of that was working with some excellent female co presenters. She certainly came a...
by Cubanclaret
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alistair Cook retires
Replies: 32
Views: 998

Re: Alistair Cook retires

Astonishing numbers. His run of consecutive test appearances perhaps the most impressive stat of all.
Well done Cookie.
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: It’s been a tough period for my players
Replies: 55
Views: 1941

Re: Dyche: Time to Reboot

I hope they have one of those team ‘chats’ you know like the one they had around Christmas time of the Championship Title-winning season that led us to going 23 undefeated ;)
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Watford
Replies: 16
Views: 1350

Re: Watford

Strong squad at Watford and whatever anyone thinks about their managerial merry-go-round, someone there clearly has some top knowledge of the European game, can’t really fault them. Also have some real talent still on the sidelines too.
by Cubanclaret
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The system
Replies: 134
Views: 3840

Re: The system

This is absolutely spot on. And surely anyone who was at the game can see this. Not true at all. If Barnes had played he wouldn’t have got close to Lindelof because Fellaini would have man-marked him out of the game which is exactly what happened in the game two seasons ago. Maybe that’s why Dyche ...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings
Replies: 76
Views: 3191

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings

Hart 9* Bardsley 6 Tarkowski 7 Mee 5 Taylor 6 McNeill 7 Westwood 6 Cork 6 Hendrick 6 Lennon 6 Wood 5 — Vokes 7 Barnes 6 — Didn’t think it was as bad as all that. If you go back to the same match two seasons ago when United beat us 2-0 with a carbon copy display (two first half goals). I’d wager it w...
by Cubanclaret
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disgraceful insult to Jimmy mc
Replies: 69
Views: 4094

Re: Disgraceful insult to Jimmy mc

I didn’t notice it during the silence but United fans in the stadium observed it impeccably from where I sat.
It should of course be a given, but it only takes one nobhead to ruin something like that, so appreciation to Utd fans.
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ‘Grexit’ and gun toting Greek football club owners
Replies: 4
Views: 460

‘Grexit’ and gun toting Greek football club owners

Bonkers world of Greek football. The game seems like a bit of a shambles over there at the current time. 44 league titles suggests great pedigree mind.
Looks like a great draw, enjoy those of you lucky to enough to be going

https://www.worldfootball.net/news/gre-superleague/1/
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should We Put Out A Full Strength Side For Olympiacos?
Replies: 69
Views: 3105

Re: Should We Put Out A Full Strength Side For Olympiacos?

Trust the manager and have faith that all the squad players Dyche calls on - for whichever match - have the ability and temperament to help us deliver.

Have a great time all those lucky enough to be going to Athens.

UTC
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v İstanbul Başakşehir - Player Ratings
Replies: 81
Views: 3271

Re: Burnley v İstanbul Başakşehir - Player Ratings

I really don’t think those who keep bleating about choice of team line-up have much to hang their hat on. Our defenders all performed admirably and kept a clean sheet. Really the only disappointment for me was the absence of Cork, but you couldn’t sit there and argue we’d have definitely won earlier...
by Cubanclaret
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v İstanbul Başakşehir - Player Ratings
Replies: 81
Views: 3271

Re: Burnley v İstanbul Başakşehir - Player Ratings

Hart 9*
Bardsley 8
Long 8
Gibson 8
Ward 6
Lennon 7 (Gudmundsson 5)
Hendrick 6 - did really well to set up goal
Westwood 6 (Cork 9 - our talisman, could score a few this season)
Taylor 6
Vokes 5 (Wood 6)
Barnes 6
by Cubanclaret
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Left backs playing left wing...
Replies: 20
Views: 1221

Re: Left backs playing left wing...

We were the better team for the first 45. But theres no way on earth playing a left back at left wing ahead of your best winger is a positive move. Very little options for us tonight; I think Dyche felt ‘framework’ And direct football was the way to go, and although it wasn’t pretty and we rode our...
by Cubanclaret
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Taylor
Replies: 31
Views: 5002

Re: Charlie Taylor

Thought he was ok first half but had a poor second - some wayward passing. Don’t think Ward helped though, never seemed keen to overlap when Taylor took up good positions in the inside channel. It was the first time the two of them had played together though and at least it was a balanced flank, the...
by Cubanclaret
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton - attached to a microphone for a season
Replies: 22
Views: 1823

Re: Joey Barton - attached to a microphone for a season

Apparently he wanted to bring some transparency to his role.....:)
by Cubanclaret
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Home tickets selling well
Replies: 91
Views: 8586

Re: Home tickets selling well

I wonder how much difference it would make if we had charged just £10 for the Euro match with £5 Under 16s
Enough to get an extra 2,000??

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