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by alwaysaclaret
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The UTC GE poll
Replies: 163
Views: 4394

Re: The UTC GE poll

neither are fit to govern, but labour just to keep this buffoon out he's nothing but an idiot, can't believe how many are trusting him.
by alwaysaclaret
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mee and Tarks
Replies: 37
Views: 2501

Re: Mee and Tarks

Does not mean you cant tackle to win the ball back - there was 6 or 7 around him for gods sake :o Couldn't have put it better myself, problem is that it's dyche's tactic to get 10 men behind the ball, as close to goal as possible as quick as they can and rely on blocks here and blocks there and mis...
by alwaysaclaret
Sun Dec 08, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So how do we improve things?
Replies: 41
Views: 1724

Re: So how do we improve things?

1)Stop backing off as soon as we lose the ball 2) Try to stay within 5 yards max of your man 3)Get on training pitch and learn to pass the ball to feet, and move to create, like other teams do. 4)Stop being to narrow as if to invite world class wingers, "Zaha, Sterling etc" and give them a free run ...
by alwaysaclaret
Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many points by New Year?
Replies: 28
Views: 1386

Re: How many points by New Year?

7 Would be very acceptable, 12 would be fantastic, I'll predict something like 2 or 3 wins and a couple of draws and a loss or 2 in there, 10 or so points is achievable.
by alwaysaclaret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Idea for offsides
Replies: 42
Views: 1473

Re: Idea for offsides

Imo campaigning for a solution to all this offside business was brought about by so many bad decisions made by officials that seemed to be leaning towards teams deemed to be part of the big six clan, by managers and coaches etc of teams deemed to be "a bottom half team" or teams ending up in a releg...
by alwaysaclaret
Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 64
Views: 8072

Re: Lennon & Pieters

For me Hendrick for Lennon Keep taking Wood off not Barnes for Jay Rod if Wood remains poor Eventually play Jay Rod & Barnes Get Vydra on more Jay & Vydra both woefully short of match sharpness and that only comes with game time imo Couldn't have put it better myself mate, I've always said wood lac...
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Points from next four games?`
Replies: 36
Views: 2764

Re: Points from next four games?`

Liverpool H Brighton A Norwich H Villa A I'd say we should be looking at at least 5-7 points from those matches. After seeing Southampton play against Liverpool I think we have a good chance of at least scoring, especially as Norwich created plenty at Anfield as well. The rest of the matches are th...
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team v Sunderland
Replies: 67
Views: 5818

Re: Team v Sunderland

Aclaret wrote:Can't see Hart being happy playing second fiddle to a rookie from Leeds.
Tough ****, I'd be happy
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Now we have a decent competitive squad
Replies: 18
Views: 1570

Re: Now we have a decent competitive squad

I would be quite happy to be quite happy to be a stoke/West brom type of club in terms of capacity 25/26000, I'm sure it's not beyond the realms of possibility, I wish. Having carried out all the work around and within the bl stand I doubt anything will be done to extend that, so we would now be loo...
by alwaysaclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brady and Defour update with a bit of Drinkwater and Wells
Replies: 18
Views: 2693

Re: ARTICLE: Brady and Defour update with a bit of Drinkwater and Wells

Can't wait for mess'rs Brady and defour to be off the wage bill, hazard a guess both of them have been injured 2/3rd's of the time they've been with us, along with Mr Hart is quite possibly costing in the region of at least 120k a week in wages, roll on the time when we can replace with players that...
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Accy Clarets to Wolves - Sun 25th August ko 4.30pm - REVISED PICKUP TIMES - Fully booked
Replies: 82
Views: 5702

Re: Accy Clarets to Wolves - Sat 24th August ko 3pm tbc

2 adults and 1 u16 from accy please Pete, cheers mate.
by alwaysaclaret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 34913

Re: Heats

LoveCurryPies wrote:Sell Hart if Heaton goes and pool the money to buy a first class keeper.
Look at how long villa have been looking for that top class keeper, they've come with Tom, another top class keeper would cost what we can't afford, that's why we should be keeping him.
by alwaysaclaret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 34913

Re: Heats

Ok so its a massive mistake. What are the club to do ? He wont sign a contract Simply offer him the length of contract that villa are doing, I'm guessing they are offering 3 as opposed to our 2 years, Tom is a proven keeper and a very important member of the team, as was said earlier in the thread ...
by alwaysaclaret
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Wigan
Replies: 126
Views: 16296

Re: Burnley v Wigan

We are simply desperate for a midfielder, the stumbling block imo, is the likes of defour and hart's wage bill unfortunately.
by alwaysaclaret
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Wigan
Replies: 126
Views: 16296

Re: Burnley v Wigan

You’re quite with the “Dyche pre season” horsesh1t” There’s little more than a fag paper between all the prem fitness wise .Theyre ultra professional athletes with the very best training /conditioning /medical facilities /nutritional and sports science available . How often do we ever see any team ...
by alwaysaclaret
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Wigan
Replies: 126
Views: 16296

Re: Burnley v Wigan

Just an educated guess but I would say it's now looking unlikely that we sign this midfielder we all know we need, in order to figure next season we're all aware that any potential new signing obviously needs a dyche pre season, may sound negative, nevertheless has in past seasons proved to be true,...
by alwaysaclaret
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 997
Views: 37000

Re: Boris

Could Boris just drag his feet with parliament and take us out of the EU with no deal in October? Or is there some kind of mechanism to stop that catastrophe from happening? There's a parliamentary process that will stop him but the problem is their all going on bloody holiday now so there's only 2...
by alwaysaclaret
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarky on the move?
Replies: 140
Views: 11828

Re: Tarky on the move?

Which has nothing to do with whether Tarkowski is in the defence or not. Perhaps not but imo does simplify the point that's being made. However we all know we desperately need to strengthen midfield in any case, tarkowski's sale would no doubt give us potential for better quality there but would le...
by alwaysaclaret
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarky on the move?
Replies: 140
Views: 11828

Re: Tarky on the move?

I don’t understand that comment It says to me that if we bring in a quality midfielder, arguably better than we have then it would in theory in turn take some pressure off the defence as a whole, as long as it was with the view of holding the ball better in midfield, which would involve a bit of a ...
by alwaysaclaret
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 547045

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Done deal, jrod's home
by alwaysaclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 21553

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

I thought it was common knowledge that BFC made an offer to buy and also relocate BCC to Fulledge. Not only that, BFC offered to fund BCC for a good few years. BCC are reluctant due to the money they generate from BFC matchdays. I could be wrong but I thought that was the story. Assuming it's an op...
by alwaysaclaret
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: London again
Replies: 193
Views: 30614

Re: London again

Bordeauxclaret wrote:So the answer is stop and search and spending less time talking about Brexit and Trump.

Seems an easy fix.
Would be a step in the right direction, but clearly this has happened over a generation and will quite likely take at least a generation to fix, unfortunately.
by alwaysaclaret
Fri May 17, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks out of England Squad
Replies: 57
Views: 3722

Re: Tarks out of England Squad

I might be in the minority here but i don't think Tarks is anywhere near England class. He needs to realise he can't dally and attempt to turn in the middle of nowhere and expect to keep coming out with the ball, it's happened on numerous occasions this and he's lost the ball and put us under press...
by alwaysaclaret
Thu May 16, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: U23's and youth recruitment
Replies: 14
Views: 1161

Re: U23's and youth recruitment

Thanks for your comments and understanding long time lurker, but don't worry I'm old enough and wise enough if you get what I mean, but just for the record you are quite correctrl in your thoughts that I got mixed up with Micheal fowler and Lewis Richardson, and also for the record, as my poster nam...
by alwaysaclaret
Thu May 16, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: U23's and youth recruitment
Replies: 14
Views: 1161

Re: U23's and youth recruitment

Perhaps I didn't see their reported recruitment at the time or maybe they weren't all actually reported but anyway, maybe we should become a bit more attack minded when recruiting, yes it's a team game but games are won predominantly by strikers scoring goals, I do recall recently one was let go, th...
by alwaysaclaret
Thu May 16, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: U23's and youth recruitment
Replies: 14
Views: 1161

U23's and youth recruitment

We seem intent and persistent at the moment in pursuing and signing defenders, not that we never need them but every time I read on website it seems we hardly ever recruit in any other position, oh I forget goalkeeping, do we not need midfielder or strikers bringing through, has anyone else observed...
by alwaysaclaret
Wed May 15, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm player departures
Replies: 31
Views: 3583

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm player departures

alwaysaclaret wrote:Of course not, but played his part.
Sorry, I thought the result of the game was 2-1, so he played a huge part in the point. But to re-iterate he certainly shouldn't be anywhere the set up next season.
by alwaysaclaret
Wed May 15, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm player departures
Replies: 31
Views: 3583

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm player departures

fidelcastro wrote:He didn't get us a vital three points against Southampton.

:oops:
Of course not, but played his part.
by alwaysaclaret
Wed May 15, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm player departures
Replies: 31
Views: 3583

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm player departures

The situation with crouch is quite baffling, he's hardly going to be good enough next season when he wasn't good enough this, ok you could arguably say he got us a vital 3pts v Southampton but surely over the course of the season his time is up at 38, no better than league 1 standard in my opinion, ...
by alwaysaclaret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton & Southampton still not out of it either
Replies: 25
Views: 3488

Re: Brighton & Southampton still not out of it either

Looked at both of their games a while back and thought Brighton could be in trouble, Southampton I always expected to be safe because of their run in, Brighton need to beat Cardiff as we do, although top teams will have a big say, as there is always a freak result here and their at this stage, but a...
by alwaysaclaret
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can we keep hold of McNeil ?
Replies: 53
Views: 3672

Re: Can we keep hold of McNeil ?

FactualFrank wrote:I guess it depends on the age. He joined us at 14.
That constitutes one of our own in my book
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's Burnleys strength?
Replies: 28
Views: 1549

Re: What's Burnleys strength?

As a club our main strength seems to be to have a healthy bank balance, which apparently to many is why we exist as a club. Forget football or actually trying to WIN anything, let's just get rich. Well, after all you don't actually have to buy players do you, they just fall out of trees. Keep the m...
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team v Wolves
Replies: 37
Views: 3039

Re: Team v Wolves

It's quite baffling why so many people persist having tarkowski in their team when he made 2 absolute howlers on Saturday, which ultimately lost us the game, and it's not the first time, he's far too slow, makes wrong decisions far too often and just thinks he's better than he is, needs to give his ...
by alwaysaclaret
Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We could be safe by next Saturday Evening
Replies: 49
Views: 4276

Re: We could be safe by next Saturday Evening

Palace and Cardiff huge games, win these two and we're as good as safe imo, and you could also throw in avoid defeat at Newcastle. A win for the gooners against the saints and i guess it would be mathematically sure, but one game at a time.
by alwaysaclaret
Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Massive, Outstanding, Huge
Replies: 47
Views: 6675

Re: Massive, Outstanding, Huge

Absolutely outstanding. I’m very, very ashamed to say that I was one of the “Dyche Outers” earlier on in the season. More fool me. To be fair dyche was a little stupid not to have seen the problem much earlier, we could have been in a similar position to last season by now, but onwards and upwards,...
by alwaysaclaret
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Englands worst places to live
Replies: 16
Views: 2065

Re: Englands worst places to live

I can confirm, b.......d town definitely on the list, it's a shithole.
by alwaysaclaret
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bottom 8 teams on 13th May...
Replies: 47
Views: 4496

Re: Bottom 8 teams on 13th May...

edison wrote:I don't think we'll get nothing out of the last four matches
Think you may be surprised, some weird and wonderful results against top sides at this time of season, hopefully pressure will still be on them but fingers crossed we may have enough by then.
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has anyone else noticed...
Replies: 28
Views: 3456

Re: Has anyone else noticed...

That famous season we went 23 unbeaten. We had a really rocky patch just before that where people were losing faith in the manager and slowly but surely the moans of discontent brewed. It came to a peak on boxing day, where we lost emphatically to fellow promotion rivals Hull 3-0. The mood was incr...
by alwaysaclaret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Stoke’s Vokes
Replies: 60
Views: 5057

Re: ARTICLE: Stoke’s Vokes

A massive sad day for the club as far as I'm concerned, Sam is a true legend, was a big part of our recent success, good luck in your next chapter, you'll be missed.
by alwaysaclaret
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 28723

Re: Peter Crouch

jrgbfc wrote:At least it means we have no option but to sign a striker this summer. Just about the only positive I can find!
For god sake don't hold your breath, I'm not, chances are we'll go and sign a keeper.
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will this government and May
Replies: 162
Views: 5208

Re: Will this government and May

This government, and Cameron’s have been abysmal - unless you’re wealthy. All the pain of austerity, only to see the money that was saved be given away in tax breaks, while the national debt grew by more than under every Labour government in history. And of course the playing politics with the coun...
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will this government and May
Replies: 162
Views: 5208

Re: Will this government and May

Lancasterclaret wrote:Would he be worse than the current lot?

You could argue that they might be, but there is a fairly good chance that they might not be either.
Couldn't have put it better myself, maybe we'll be a bit financially worse off, but c'mon this government have taken austerity a tad past the limit.
by alwaysaclaret
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham were poor - why?
Replies: 24
Views: 2307

Re: West Ham were poor - why?

Biggest difference for me was Barnes & Wood. Back to glimpses of their effectiveness together last year. On this form these two can define our future I'm a huge fan of vokes, and normally prefer vokes to wood, but the evidence seems these two are a better pairing, this was wood's best game for some...
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should we cash in?
Replies: 47
Views: 3718

Re: Should we cash in?

Have to say the thought occurred to me that SD might be putting Heaton on the shop window today. I love Heaton to bits, but with Pope close to full fitness and Hart as back up, if we get a decent offer for Tom it’s got a fair bit of logic to it. No way are we going to keep three England keepers hap...
by alwaysaclaret
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score prediction v West Ham
Replies: 37
Views: 2056

Re: Score prediction v West Ham

Somewhere between 2 and 10 -1, we only ever score 1 nowadays, we can all live in hope that we win 1-0 at some point, although I can't see it happening with the current set up.
by alwaysaclaret
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is the actual problem?
Replies: 51
Views: 3681

Re: What is the actual problem?

We’re seemingly incapable of passing / running with the ball towards the opposition goal. Unless we lump it forwards. This imo is simply because dyche's primary game plan is to defend and hope to feed and score off a long punt and scraps that come from it, we can not hope to win games with this tac...
by alwaysaclaret
Thu Dec 27, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would you accept David Moyes as a new manager
Replies: 101
Views: 5859

Re: Would you accept David Moyes as a new manager

dougcollins wrote:'re Hart, I doubt Dyche thinks he has made a mistake.
I'm afraid at this stage if this is still the case, it really is time for him to go, sorry but some people really do need to look at hart's all round game.
by alwaysaclaret
Thu Dec 27, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would you accept David Moyes as a new manager
Replies: 101
Views: 5859

Re: Would you accept David Moyes as a new manager

ClaretMoffitt wrote:agreed.

He has earned the chance to pull this around.
Maybe, but time is something we don't have. And for anyone thinking the transfer window will be our saviour, my guess is it will be even more disastrous than we've had already.
by alwaysaclaret
Thu Dec 27, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would you accept David Moyes as a new manager
Replies: 101
Views: 5859

Re: Would you accept David Moyes as a new manager

Would be interesting to see if dyche would do anything different if he could turn the clock back pre europa league, I would be most interested to see would he have signed Joe Hart, however to the question of David moyes, it's a resounding no from me, the premier league has evolved even over the last...
by alwaysaclaret
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team for Liverpool....
Replies: 103
Views: 4683

Re: Your team for Liverpool....

theroyaldyche wrote:What do you mean why?

Hart is our best keeper by a county mile
That's why 3 other managers have moved him on, just a shame dyche still hasn't seen it.