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by RVclaret
Mon May 10, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 72
Views: 2058

Re: Fulham v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Lowton 8
Tarkowski 8
Mee 8
Taylor 7
Brownhill 6
Westwood 6
Cork 6
McNeil 5
Vydra 8
Wood 8*
by RVclaret
Thu May 06, 2021 6:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea-Real
Replies: 69
Views: 1810

Re: Chelsea-Real

Abraham, Hudson-Odoi and Sterling will be involved in some form, although whether they'll make it onto the field is another question entirely. Foden v Mount in the midfield should be an interesting tussle to witness, are they competing head-to-head for an England starting this summer?, personally I...
by RVclaret
Thu May 06, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Player of the year 2020/21
Replies: 30
Views: 1163

Re: Player of the year 2020/21

Wood or Mee.
by RVclaret
Tue May 04, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v West Ham - Player Ratings
Replies: 72
Views: 2435

Re: Burnley v West Ham - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Lowton 5
Tarkowski 5
Mee 5
Taylor 7
Brownhill 7
Westwood 5
Cork 6
McNeil 4
Wood 7
Vydra 6

Jay Rod 6
by RVclaret
Tue May 04, 2021 5:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Credit where it’s due
Replies: 43
Views: 2565

Re: Credit where it’s due

Thought first half was a relatively even contest but they really took control in the second. Excellent side.
by RVclaret
Mon Apr 26, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matheus Pereira
Replies: 16
Views: 2491

Re: Matheus Pereira

Gallagher and Maitland Niles have both been excellent for them on loan, suit our system and probably realistic targets who would come to us.
by RVclaret
Mon Apr 26, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche teams vs Wingbacks
Replies: 18
Views: 1611

Re: Sean Dyche teams vs Wingbacks

I have noticed this too.

Gray and Ings were excellent at exploiting space in the channels as Vydra seems to do quite well.
by RVclaret
Sun Apr 25, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Cork
Replies: 31
Views: 2842

Re: Jack Cork

Big fan of Cork. The amount of times he broke down their attack was immense. Then moving forward he was very tidy.
by RVclaret
Sun Apr 25, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 83
Views: 3755

Re: Wolves v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Lowton 9
Tarkowski 9
Mee 9
Taylor 9
Brownhill 9
Westwood 9
Cork 9
McNeil 9
Wood 10* - one of the best centre forward performances I have seen watching us, outstanding
Vydra 9

Proper performance.
by RVclaret
Sun Apr 25, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris wood
Replies: 87
Views: 3322

Re: Chris wood

He’s absolutely class. I know it’s a game of opinions but in this case whoever doesn’t rate Chris Wood is just clueless.
by RVclaret
Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 22055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:50 pm
Will the last team to drop out be crowned as inaugural champions of the ESL?
If so Tottenham may ensure they are last out... then make a DVD about it :lol:
by RVclaret
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans
Replies: 1148
Views: 22055

Re: “A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

Chelsea, City, United, Arsenal, Athletico and Barca all out. Crumbling faster than my apple crumble took to bake on Sunday.
by RVclaret
Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Right winger options for summer?
Replies: 91
Views: 4269

Re: Right winger options for summer?

Few suggestions of Harvey Elliott but from what my Rovers supporting mates tell me they want him out of their squad. They say his attitude stinks, thinks he’s something special and is regularly on social media, for example showing off a trick he did in a game (even if the trick didn’t even come off ...
by RVclaret
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Newcastle - Player Ratings
Replies: 63
Views: 3317

Re: Burnley v Newcastle - Player Ratings

Peacock-Farrell 7 Lowton 5 Tarkowski 5 Mee 5 Pieters 5 JBG 5 Westwood 6 Brownhill 5 McNeil 6 Vydra 7* Wood 6 As someone else posted we dominated for 60 minutes, played some good stuff but needed to make it count. Going behind + lack of options = total predictability from us unfortunately. I’d have b...
by RVclaret
Sun Apr 04, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We now know that shirt pulling in the box is allowed
Replies: 66
Views: 4380

Re: We now know that shirt pulling in the box is allowed

Vintage Claret wrote:
Sun Apr 04, 2021 3:31 pm
It's a close call.. :shock:
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Wow
by RVclaret
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 74
Views: 3859

Re: Southampton v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 6
Lowton 6
Tarkowski 5
Mee 4
Pieters 7
JBG 6
Westwood 5
Brownhill 5
McNeil 6
Wood 7
Vydra 7

Taylor 6
by RVclaret
Sat Mar 13, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters v Taylor
Replies: 38
Views: 1262

Re: Pieters v Taylor

Taylor for me, he’s clearly been struggling with full fitness for most of this season but when he’s 100% he is class.

Pieters has had a solid season and such a good signing all round. From his interviews he seems like a great guy too.
by RVclaret
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nows time to shop
Replies: 16
Views: 911

Re: Nows time to shop

Jeff Schlupp on a free, Jack O’Connell from Sheff Utd for circa £10m and Lookman from Leipzig if Fulham don’t stay up.
by RVclaret
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Does Vydra
Replies: 85
Views: 4523

Re: Does Vydra

Said it in my ratings that Vydra is creating space, not just for Wood, but others to play around. If he could start to finish some of his chances, which I’m sure it’s a confidence thing, he’s gonna be a real asset for us. One thing I’ve really noticed improve is his work rate and ‘aggression’ - some...
by RVclaret
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Truly outstanding
Replies: 39
Views: 2912

Re: Truly outstanding

Really really enjoyed that performance tonight.
by RVclaret
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill
Replies: 149
Views: 7638

Re: Brownhill

What a strange performance for someone ‘not good enough for the Prem’...

On a serious note he was everywhere, really notice his interceptions now I know he’s got leading stats for the league. ;)
by RVclaret
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 112
Views: 5196

Re: Everton v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 8 Lowton 8 Tarkowski 8 Mee 8 Pieters 8 Jbg 8 Westwood 8 Brownhill 9 McNeil 9* Wood 8 Vydra 8 Brady 6 Excellent performance, arguably our best of the season. Vydra is playing really well and deserved a goal - his movement is creating space for others to play in. Outstanding goal from Dwight and ...
by RVclaret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill
Replies: 149
Views: 7638

Re: Brownhill

I’m sorry but this is complete ********. No one is debating that he is great at the defensive parts of the game. It’s his all round ability, his passing is really poor, he is weak on the ball and regularly gives it away. Playing a certain tactic doesn’t stop his quality on the ball. I merely highli...
by RVclaret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So who thinks we will win at Goodison
Replies: 48
Views: 2919

Re: So who thinks we will win at Goodison

They lost 2-0 at home to both Fulham and Newcastle recently.

Teams they are ‘expected to beat’ have been a weak point this season for them.

Would love a point.
by RVclaret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation fodder - anyone worth taking?
Replies: 60
Views: 3091

Re: Relegation fodder - anyone worth taking?

Anguissa, Lookman and Anderson at Fulham. Berge, O’Connell or Egan from Sheffield United. Ritchie and Gayle from Newcastle. Trossard from Brighton. Pereira and Gallagher (on loan from Chelsea) from West Brom. Suggested players who I think would be ‘realistic’ targets for us opposed to the likes of S...
by RVclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill
Replies: 149
Views: 7638

Re: Brownhill

Bigvince wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:39 pm
I don’t get all this crap about
“not being good enough to play at this level”
He is playing at this level! Just get behind the young lad and give him your support!
Exactly this!
by RVclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Pitch
Replies: 16
Views: 1636

Re: Our Pitch

Yeah commented on this during the match, haven’t seen it look this poor for a while?
by RVclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill
Replies: 149
Views: 7638

Re: Brownhill

Brownhill was just fine today. Westwood certainly wasn’t any better and in fact has been one of our poorer players lately.
by RVclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings
Replies: 75
Views: 3704

Re: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings

Pope 7

Lowton 7
Tarkowski 7
Mee 9
Taylor 7

Jbg 6
Brownhill 6
Westwood 5
McNeil 7

Vydra 8
Wood 7

Pieters 6

Poor first half excellent second. Like others, impressed with Vydra again and good to see Dyche/Woan recognise his efforts when he went off too.
by RVclaret
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: India v England 3rd test Ahmedabad
Replies: 141
Views: 3617

Re: India v England 3rd test Ahmedabad

Absolute farce of a test match. The quickest to finish since 1935 tells you all you need to know. Between two strong batting line ups too.

Personally didn't find any of it entertaining like I have seen others comment.
by RVclaret
Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The GameStop phenomenon
Replies: 187
Views: 6885

Re: The GameStop phenomenon

Remember when Spiral called me a loon and ‘dunce’ for saying some of the Reditters may find themselves in a trouble for illegal pumping of GME... :)
by RVclaret
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Taylor v Pieters
Replies: 38
Views: 1989

Re: Taylor v Pieters

Yes I do genuinely believe Pieters is much more comfortable in possession. I think Taylor is the better athlete and can get up and down the pitch much more efficiently but generally he is quite poor when in possession. Would love to see Taylor with Pieters quality on the ball Crazy how different ou...
by RVclaret
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Long and Tarks v Fulham
Replies: 43
Views: 3480

Re: Long and Tarks v Fulham

Long defended just fine but his passing abilities are absolutely woeful.
by RVclaret
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Taylor v Pieters
Replies: 38
Views: 1989

Re: Taylor v Pieters

Taylor a far more complete full back than Pieters. Tonight he did okay considering he's been out for best part of 2 months. I felt he was holding himself back a bit from the usual lung busting runs on the outside probably due to not being 100% fit. Interesting a comment I saw from NewcastleClaret sa...
by RVclaret
Wed Feb 17, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 148
Views: 7260

Re: Robbie Brady

I’ve been coming to Brady’s defence since his return from injury but to be fair, that has to be one of the worst cameos I’ve seen for a while.
by RVclaret
Wed Feb 17, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Fulham - Player Ratings
Replies: 92
Views: 4649

Re: Burnley v Fulham - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Lowton 7
Tarkowski 8
Long 6
Taylor 7
Jbg 6
Westwood 8
Cork 7
McNeil 6
Jay Rod 6
Barnes 6

Brady 3
Brownhill 6
by RVclaret
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions vs Fulham
Replies: 94
Views: 2836

Re: Predictions vs Fulham

1-0 Burnley. Rodriguez.
by RVclaret
Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What style of football would you like to see?
Replies: 70
Views: 1374

Re: What style of football would you like to see?

The football when we are 'on it' under Dyche is the best for me. Pragmatic, structured, direct and incredibly effective. If I could choose my favourite 'styles of play' under Dyche it would be the first Championship season with Vokes and Ings, Ings gave real incisiveness to our attacking play, then ...
by RVclaret
Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 26
Views: 3703

Re: Robbie Brady

KeithWilson wrote:
Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:59 am
Another option would be going three at the back?
There’s more chance of Ian Woan at left back than Dyche changing to a 3 at the back.
by RVclaret
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 84
Views: 4335

Re: Crystal Palace v Burnley - Player Ratings

Don't want to take any shine away from the performance. After witnessing that performance from Palace they are probably the worse side in the league at the moment, although their league position says otherwise. We literally only needed to turn up You’re first and last sentences just completely cont...
by RVclaret
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ind Vs Eng 2nd Test
Replies: 78
Views: 2852

Re: Ind Vs Eng 2nd Test

We’ve got the proper Indian treatment this morning. Spinners haven’t bowled a loose ball between them. This wicket on the morning of day 2 is a shambles but you’d think it’s pretty much game set and match now - bar a Ben Stokes miracle.
by RVclaret
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The LB conundrum
Replies: 38
Views: 2914

Re: The LB conundrum

Really hope Taylor is fit for these next two. Class player.
by RVclaret
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs India - Test Series
Replies: 203
Views: 5838

Re: England vs India - Test Series

Anybody ever seen anything like the “dead ball” wicket before? Looked like the bail came off from the sound wave after Archers delivery hit the bat. Odd how the stump was leaning backwards though. Possibly from the batter stepping back and soft ground. Either way it’s the strangest thing I’ve seen ...
by RVclaret
Tue Feb 09, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs India - Test Series
Replies: 203
Views: 5838

Re: England vs India - Test Series

Outstanding cricket all round from England. That over from the GOAT was just sublime, even by his own standards. Superb to see and we go again in three days.

Clearly the toss is big regardless in India so let’s see.
by RVclaret
Mon Feb 08, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England at the Euros
Replies: 31
Views: 1613

Re: England at the Euros

Pope Trippier Stones Maguire Shaw Rice Hendo Sterling Grealish Foden Kane Would love to see this but highly unlikely under negative Southgate. Mason Mount (good player, I wouldn’t start him though) is a guaranteed start. Pretty incredible depth to the team: Chilwell, Gomez, Alexander Arnold, James, ...
by RVclaret
Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9110
Views: 609461

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2021/feb/02/burnley-us-takeover-has-left-club-90m-worse-off-and-loaded-with-debt New article by David Conn who is to be respected in the world of football finance. Basically tells us somewhat we already knew albeit with more ‘directors’ statements about the finan...
by RVclaret
Tue Feb 02, 2021 4:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The GameStop phenomenon
Replies: 187
Views: 6885

Re: The GameStop phenomenon

GME now trading at 180 after hours. A lot of people are going to lose a lot of money on this. This will lead to lead to further regulation to protect the 'little guy' in the US. Which will then lead to the markets being even harder to access for the 'little guy' (e.g. minimum account sizes, evidence...
by RVclaret
Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome
Replies: 81
Views: 4358

Re: Summer 2021 Transfer Window Discussion - Rumours and Links welcome

Right_winger wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:43 pm
Get yourself into Twitter and see that quite a lot of people agree with this view.
Haha, erm, this is exactly the place I would go for the contrarian view on things.
by RVclaret
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The GameStop phenomenon
Replies: 187
Views: 6885

Re: The GameStop phenomenon

Oliver Shah in The Sunday Times. Bedroom traders are misguided in their rage against the hedge funds https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/1273b9b6-6305-11eb-8b5f-ad0e838c1195?shareToken=211118d865d9bbf2ce048517dffc4907 A different view and some facts I hadn't seen in other reports. Great article! Exa...