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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: 1071

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: 2324

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
Replies: 71
Views: 2147

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: 18490

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: 18490

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: 11418

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: 11418

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: 11418

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: 971
Views: 18551

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: 9241

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: 9241

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: 427695

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: 16804

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: 28937

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: 2817

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: 1004

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: 1004

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: 1004

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: 3283

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: 3283

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: 3283

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: 3266

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: 3082

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: 1227

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: 2055

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: 3747

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: 5831

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: 1880

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: 4115

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: 3053

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: 3379

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: 24276

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: 4130

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: 4130

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: 2096

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 ...
by alwaysaclaret
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should we cash in?
Replies: 47
Views: 3447

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: 1584

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: 2669

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: 4677

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: 4677

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: 4677

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: 3968

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.
by alwaysaclaret
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team for Liverpool....
Replies: 103
Views: 3968

Re: Your team for Liverpool....

Why? Given Pope isn't yet an option, I would select Heaton. Not playing Heaton, is one of the fundamental reasons why things have gone tits up in my opinion, he's done nothing wrong only get injured for god sake, ok he needed a few games to play himself back in and it may have resulted in losing 2 ...
by alwaysaclaret
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team for Liverpool....
Replies: 103
Views: 3968

Re: Your team for Liverpool....

Heaton Lowton Tarky Gibson Taylor Defour Hendrick Lennon Vydra JBG Barnes Quite like this line up 1980, also re-: the rumoured fall out between tarks and mee it gives us an option if it doesn't work to revert to long and mee, fully behind the Gk decision, gives Cork a rest and puts hendrick back wh...
by alwaysaclaret
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who should be Captain?
Replies: 23
Views: 1239

Re: Who should be Captain?

Heaton, play him ffs
by alwaysaclaret
Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joe Hart
Replies: 57
Views: 2742

Re: Joe Hart

Positives: good reflex saves, looks confident and is competent at one-on-ones. Negatives: suspect in the air from long range, punches when he can catch, doesn’t command his area and doesn’t anticipate. also doesn’t organise his defence (too nice) Verdict: more negatives than positives - time for th...
by alwaysaclaret
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score predictions against Crystal Palace,
Replies: 44
Views: 1593

Re: Score predictions against Crystal Palace,

5-2 palace, they have quick players, that also want to win games, we simply won't cope by backing off and giving them space in which to pull the trigger, we may realise we're in a relegation battle today, get lucky and score 2 consolations.
by alwaysaclaret
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palarse versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 381
Views: 9790

Re: Crystal Palarse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Dyche still doesn't see what 4 other recent managers have seen re-: Hart, still doesn't realise hendrick is not a number 10, still doesn't realise wood can't play up on he's own and why the hell we brought vydra in God only knows. Also Vokesy must be wondering what the bloody hell is going on.
by alwaysaclaret
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How big is the palace game
Replies: 39
Views: 1573

Re: How big is the palace game

Won't define our season, but this is huge. Utc's
by alwaysaclaret
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowton
Replies: 20
Views: 1996

Re: Lowton

jdrobbo wrote:Thought Lennon was one of our best three players last night.

Just curious, who were the other 2

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