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by scouseclaret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham Players
Replies: 38
Views: 2491

Re: West Ham Players

West Ham were the worst team to visit the Turf since they visited the Turf last season!
by scouseclaret
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR At Everton
Replies: 89
Views: 2288

Re: VAR At Everton

I’ve thought for a while that the PL are deliberately trying to discredit VAR because they dont want it, and as the weeks go by the more I’m convinced. Say what you like about “subjective decisions” but it worked far, far better than this at the World Cup. The problem is in the way the PL have chose...
by scouseclaret
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 18
Views: 1426

Re: MOTD

Claret wrote:VAR should have picked up the push on Barnes and given a penalty.
Meanwhile, how the feck did VAR decide that the Watford dive was a penalty? Another case of contact=foul bolloc ks


If Wood’s goal v Leicester was a foul, surely J-Rod should have had a penalty early on yesterday.
by scouseclaret
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche and Chris Wilder
Replies: 34
Views: 1696

Re: Sean Dyche and Chris Wilder

Blyclaret wrote:Dyche was out thought out fought in every department.
His one trick pony tactics are wearing very thin.


One trick that has secured two automatic promotions and four consecutive seasons in the Premier League?
by scouseclaret
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool vs Spurs
Replies: 25
Views: 962

Re: Liverpool vs Spurs

A Kop-end penalty if there ever was one. The initial foul is by Mane - clearly puts his leg across the Spurs player’s.
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 41
Views: 2884

Re: MOTD

Thought it odd that they deemed Keane’s accidental clip of the Brighton players foot picked up by VAR as harsh, ‘if you’re going to give penalties for those .....’, the week after deeming the accidental clip on the foot of Wood on Evans picked up by VAR as the correct decision. So did I initially, ...
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope
Replies: 78
Views: 4809

Re: Pope

I’ve always thought Heaton was the better of the two, and still do, but not sure Pope did a whole lot wrong today. And he’s miles better than Hart.

And Pickford.
by scouseclaret
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche a future England manager?
Replies: 41
Views: 1891

Re: Is Dyche a future England manager?

Took us to the semi finals of the last World Cup - last achieved when ? Not afraid to integrate a lot of young players into the senior squad (building for the future) Unfortunately for him personally, but fortunate for us, SD does carry a stigma of playing a type of football that is seen by the maj...
by scouseclaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The best song you have ever heard
Replies: 102
Views: 2097

Re: The best song you have ever heard

Kinks - Sunny Afternoon.
by scouseclaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow
Replies: 24
Views: 2542

Re: Wow

cricketfieldclarets wrote:https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/match-day-pundits-unanimous-over-3447694.amp


Why no mention of Gary “Mr Leicester” Lineker saying “I think we got away with one there.”????
by scouseclaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of VAR
Replies: 177
Views: 5746

Re: Time to get rid of VAR

Dejavu wrote:It would definitely work better if they had no idea which teams were involved!


Dejavu!
by scouseclaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City's strip?
Replies: 21
Views: 935

Re: City's strip?

I’m old enough to remember Coventry’s brown strip, but City’s is the worst I’ve ever seen.
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of VAR
Replies: 177
Views: 5746

Re: Time to get rid of VAR

There's nothing wrong with having your feelings hurt by this. Believe it or not, and don't tell anyone i said this, but i was gutted it was ruled out too. My feelings were hurt just like yours. But remember, i'm not a Proper Claret™ so keep that between us, eh? Of course, as we all should do when o...
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If var is to stay ?
Replies: 17
Views: 594

Re: If var is to stay ?

agreed its the subjective stuff thats hurting us. Wolves pen, today etc etc. Its still the opinion of clowns. You can have a billion dollar computer thats useless if operated by an idiot. These decisions must be fully explained then over a period of time it can be decided whether var is staying or ...
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of VAR
Replies: 177
Views: 5746

Re: Time to get rid of VAR

What i mean is that VAR decision can me measured for accuracy. For example, over the course of a season you can take all the VAR decisions and test them by asking a selection of professionals to evaluate them based on what action they would have taken with the benefit of video replays. Then you can...
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of VAR
Replies: 177
Views: 5746

Re: Time to get rid of VAR

Simply having the debate is not "data". :roll: What do you mean, “data”? All that VAR has demonstrated so far is that refereeing decisions will always be questioned with or without the technology. My point is that, at least in as far the PL have used it (I thought it worked very well in t...
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MotD
Replies: 83
Views: 4466

Re: MotD

Neville has already been asking why referees aren’t using the pitch side monitors today, so I suspect he’ll be sympathetic.
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MotD
Replies: 83
Views: 4466

Re: MotD

Who’s the editor?
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of VAR
Replies: 177
Views: 5746

Re: Time to get rid of VAR

Is there actual data supporting this idea that it's not working? Or is this all based on how it feels? Yes - the fact that we are having this debate, as are Watford fans, and that follows on from dozens of other contentious VAR decisions already this season. Surely the point of VAR is that it reduc...
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of VAR
Replies: 177
Views: 5746

Re: Time to get rid of VAR

This is exactly the response the PL want. The PL and the big clubs don’t want it.

If we felt it was going to level the playing field, e were clearly wrong.
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester City v .MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 330
Views: 7628

Re: Letcher Shitty v .MIGHTY CLARETS

I don't think it's unreasonable to believe it was a foul. The VAR operator obviously thought it was, unless you're saying they're deliberately making wrong decisions for some reason. If you read my post, that is what I’m saying. I don’t think the Premier League want VAR and I think they’re trying t...
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester City v .MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 330
Views: 7628

Re: Letcher Shitty v .MIGHTY CLARETS

Imploding turtle , contentious argumentative and always wrong. It was clearly a legitimate goal. Var will be under intense scrutiny after this. Absolutely disgraceful decision and not one football pundit will defend it. I’ve been thinking for a number of weeks that the Premier League is deliberatel...
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester City v .MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 330
Views: 7628

Re: Letcher Shitty v .MIGHTY CLARETS

Imploding Turtle wrote:Wood tripped him. I'm not sure why you lot are being so hysterical over it.

Anywhere else on the pitch it'd be a foul and none of you would have a problem with it.


Because e ball is already in the net when he trips himself up, clearly.

Are you even a f***ing Burnley fan, dickhead?
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester City v .MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 330
Views: 7628

Re: Letcher Shitty v .MIGHTY CLARETS

This game is ******* bent. And instead of making less bent, VAR is making it more bent.
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rovers v Huddersfield
Replies: 19
Views: 1254

Re: Rovers v Huddersfield

I don’t remember championship football being this bad when we were there.
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are unique
Replies: 62
Views: 4060

Re: We are unique

I love watching Burnley under Dyche. I love the fact that we have found a way of playing that can make life really difficult for - and sometimes beat - the bigger clubs, and I love even more listening to them whinge about it afterwards.
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Dyer "The Wall"
Replies: 68
Views: 3557

Re: Danny Dyer "The Wall"

Saturday night telly is indeed depressingly shite, but i agree with yTib that it’s too easy to get dewy-eyed about how it used to be. I grew up with The Generation Game as the Saturday night staple. Imagine the reaction if they were to put that on now!
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: On This Day 1991
Replies: 34
Views: 2439

Re: On This Day 1991

Dark Cloud wrote:The start of a journey that day at Wrexham I'd suggest. A seminal moment in our eventual resurrection.


Think you could argue the “journey” started with the Orient Game, but I think Wrexham was a very significant staging post.
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: On This Day 1991
Replies: 34
Views: 2439

Re: On This Day 1991

28 years? Bloody hell!

Ohhhhh Lanky Lanky...
by scouseclaret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton were dire today
Replies: 20
Views: 3815

Re: Everton were dire today

I really think Dyche and Everton is a perfect match - he would make them a Champions League side. Fortunately for us, the usual uniformed whinges about long-balls and unattractive playing styles will kick-in,and they’ll recruit the next flavour-of-the- month over-rated foreigner. Lets hope Poch gets...
by scouseclaret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The perfect football weekend?
Replies: 13
Views: 2274

Re: The perfect football weekend?

FactualFrank wrote:Burnley 1 - Everton 0
Millwall 2 - Leeds 1
QPR 4 - Rovers 2


And my lad’s team won for the time this season :D :D
by scouseclaret
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So that is what 250m gets you!
Replies: 30
Views: 3484

Re: So that is what 250m gets you!

I thought Delph was a steal at less than 10 million. But I’ve changed my mind and City had their pants down. One of the worst premier league performances I’ve ever seen in centre mid. I was speaking to a City fan at work about Delph the other day, saying I thought he was a great signing for Everton...
by scouseclaret
Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee confirmed for Everton game
Replies: 14
Views: 1832

Re: Referee confirmed for Everton game

Happy with this theirs a lot worse than Scott. But ref's shouldn't matter now we have VAR We have had two goals ruled out that would have definitely been given but for VAR away at Arsenal and at Villa now so its helped us to a degree The only time it might have gone for us is at Wolverhampton but V...
by scouseclaret
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Another away game – another draw
Replies: 20
Views: 2444

Re: REPORT: Another away game – another draw

ClaretTony wrote:I was in the upper tier but a lot of booing ahead of kick off.


There was some booing in the upper tier, but I’d say it was a small minority.
by scouseclaret
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City Strip today
Replies: 18
Views: 2103

Re: City Strip today

Definitely this...

https://tinyurl.com/yyw459oq
by scouseclaret
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our style of play
Replies: 24
Views: 2126

Re: Our style of play

Since when was “getting the ball wide and putting balls on the box” deemed to be an unattractive style of play anyway??
by scouseclaret
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton Villa
Replies: 50
Views: 5443

Re: Heaton Villa

jrgbfc wrote:He was in no man's land for Arsenals winner on Sunday. Thought it was basic stuff that when facing a free kick you cover one side and set up the wall to cover the other.


Watch it again, and keep your eyes on Grealish jibbing it on the end of the wall. Heaton wouldn’t have been expecting that!
by scouseclaret
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton Villa
Replies: 50
Views: 5443

Re: Heaton Villa

watched the game yesterday between Arsenal and Villa, Heaton made some good stops but the pundits said his positioning for Arsenals 3rd from Aubameyang set piece was his mistake he was un sighted with the wall but should have had it covered. He went in rash when they played Bournemouth and gave a p...
by scouseclaret
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR Penalty 2nd Half?
Replies: 89
Views: 5889

Re: VAR Penalty 2nd Half?

I can’t believe the ref didn’t give it - it happened right in front of him! As regards VAR, I’m beginning to suspect that the Premier League, in the way they’ve chosen to apply it, is deliberately trying to discredit it so we’ll all agree to scrapping it. It’s no secret that the big clubs don’t want...
by scouseclaret
Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich over passing at goal kicks
Replies: 41
Views: 3698

Re: Norwich over passing at goal kicks

Even the great Man City lost to Norwich because of this. Seems to have become a bit of an obsession since they changed the goal kick rule. I just don’t understand it.
by scouseclaret
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Stokes hits out at The Sun
Replies: 68
Views: 4183

Re: Ben Stokes hits out at The Sun

Quickenthetempo wrote:Don't buy the Sun.


Where I live, they don't.
by scouseclaret
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Meeting your heroes
Replies: 40
Views: 6761

Re: Meeting your heroes

He was excellent in his first spell with us and was the best keeper we'd had in donkeys years (Mariott and Walker in the same bracket but were just loanees) Following the 4th Div promotion we stayed up comfortably but without either Heath or Beresford we would have been struggling cos they really c...
by scouseclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich
Replies: 76
Views: 6838

Re: Norwich

Good time to play them I reckon.
by scouseclaret
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sussex by the Sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 283
Views: 10325

Re: Sussex by the Sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Vegas Claret wrote::lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


What I meant was what a clearly inspired substitution that was! ;)
by scouseclaret
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sussex by the Sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 283
Views: 10325

Re: Sussex by the Sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Jayrod?
Brady?
Vydra?

No. Fuckin Hendrick!!!
by scouseclaret
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs v Essex t20 Quarter Final
Replies: 77
Views: 3942

Re: Lancs v Essex t20 Quarter Final

Burnley1989 wrote:No local wicket up to standard apparently, plus Lancs have had great results there and seem to really like it


Surely if a pitch is fit for 4 day cricket, it’s fit for 20/20?
by scouseclaret
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs v Essex t20 Quarter Final
Replies: 77
Views: 3942

Re: Lancs v Essex t20 Quarter Final

ClaretTony wrote:Big crowd :D


Couldn’t they have played this game in Liverpool or somewhere???
by scouseclaret
Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Australia 4th Test
Replies: 451
Views: 19742

Re: England v Australia 4th Test

Still tickets left for Sunday. Worth a punt at £25 given the likelihood of rain delays on the first 3 days - money back if it doesn't get that far.
by scouseclaret
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Two big lumps up front!!
Replies: 47
Views: 3644

Re: Two big lumps up front!!

The most baffling decision was not to change it much earlier. We were pretty poor second half - Jayrod should’ve been on before the hour.

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