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by Goobs
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG on his way back
Replies: 42
Views: 1896

Re: ARTICLE: JBG on his way back

Happy days. Let's hope he can last more than a couple of games this time. Possibly our most dangerous player when on top form.
by Goobs
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Beating teams above us in the Prem
Replies: 21
Views: 1125

Re: Beating teams above us in the Prem

Selby Claret wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:15 pm
In fact we've beaten more teams above us (4) than below us (3) if you don't count Saints on the opening day as everyone was equal
But were they above us when we played them?
by Goobs
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Woodleyclaret wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:30 am
A top player and Asian Hertiage as well
Would be a good buy never mind loan
What does his family heritage have to do with anything? I couldn't care if his family are gender fluid, A-sexual, Eskimos as long as he is a decent footballer.
by Goobs
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Under-23s set for cup clash
Replies: 12
Views: 938

Re: ARTICLE: Under-23s set for cup clash

Leisure wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:56 pm
Just seen the teamsheet and it's still a reasonable starting 11. Jimmy Dunne in but no sign of Lewis Richardson.
Are you able to post the team on here please Leisure, for those of us unable / too lazy to get it from Twitter.
by Goobs
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAD
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Re: FAD

I always enjoy talking football regardless of how we are doing as there is always something to talk about, be it potential transfers, squad changes, decisions in the game, or simply reliving the winning goal etc. The day I stop talking / playing / watching football will likely be the one after I die.
by Goobs
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The points we need to stay up
Replies: 37
Views: 3456

Re: The points we need to stay up

Pretty sure WHU's game in hand is v Liverpool. Yesterday was massive and as I hoped the fans played their part. I think we can stay up due to our experience, but we really need to address cm. To have no sub option is poor. We do have a sub option for CM. The option is to move Jeff inside and bring ...
by Goobs
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 106
Views: 4587

Re: Ben Mee

Ben Mee could easily have cost us the game yesterday had it not been for a penalty save from Pope and VAR somehow missing a very clear handball. Let's not pretend he or the performance was wonderful. We were much better than we have been and got that little bit of luck that you need to help get out ...
by Goobs
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 3973

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

Pope 9
Bards 8
Tarks 9
Mee 5
Taylor 8
Hendrick 8
Westwood 8
Cork 5
McNeil 7
Jay Rod 8
Wood 8
by Goobs
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maddison
Replies: 53
Views: 3668

Re: Maddison

Christ, if you think Maddison is bad then just wait until you have watched Williams and James on Wednesday.
by Goobs
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Beecroft - RIP
Replies: 108
Views: 5881

Re: Alan Beecroft - RIP

Very sad to hear this.

Used to go away with Colne Clarets to a lot of away games when we were younger and Alan was always really helpful and friendly.
by Goobs
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

The fact that they do not feature often in the first team, does not make them valueless. Without a squad, one day we would not be able to field a team or train effectively. Exactly. People don't seem to realise we need a squad of 20-25 players and that you can only field a maximum of 14 a game ther...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

I would rather go for a manager like Duff who is untried at this level, and therefore has unmeasurable potential, than a failed manager with Premier League experience. WE know how good the latter is whereas Duff has yet to reach his ceiling. He knows the club too. No-one had heard of Dyche and few ...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team v Leicester
Replies: 33
Views: 1480

Re: Your team v Leicester

What I would like:

Pope
Bardsley Tarks Mee Taylor
Cork Westwood
JayRod Hendrick McNeil
Wood
by Goobs
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Sadly, seldom found anywhere on this forum. The slightest mention that the purse strings could be loosened brings a chorus of "we don't want to end up like Bolton". But we have spent money and when it hasn't worked (Gibson, Vydra etc) those that like a moan then complain we have wasted money and sh...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I never understand this mind set that people have. They say Oh remember Orient 30 years ago! But where does that end? Can we talk about winning the league? Or the FA Cup? History is irrelevant. People are using the Orient game to highlight where we could easily end up if we overspend and it fails. ...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Attention turns to the under-23s
Replies: 23
Views: 976

Re: ARTICLE: Attention turns to the under-23s

Not doubting the witness at the game, however I would expect the goal keeper to be saying to the referee "I saved it, you got it wrong" or words to that effect. The apparent non plussed action of the keeper suggest sadly that the referee got the decision correct. At which point the ref would have q...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Spijed wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:51 pm
But you can't argue that the way we do things has brought us far more success than we could realistically have hoped for.
Oh I bet he can.

If We won the league, he'd complain about the style of football or that we didn't go undefeated.
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:12 pm
Ferguson definitely ‘gradually stepped up levels’ going from Aberdeen to Man Utd.
The gap between the SpL and EpL (as they are named now) wasn't as big as it is now and United were awful whereas Aberdeen were winning European trophies when he took over at United so not that big a step up really.
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ground name quiz.
Replies: 77
Views: 1084

Re: Ground name quiz.

boatshed bill wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:18 pm
Surely there has to have been a player called Dean Court?
FFS thanks for that, you've just bloody reminded me of Duane Courtney :(
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds bid for Bowen
Replies: 42
Views: 3162

Re: Leeds bid for Bowen

bfcjg wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:12 pm
If we don't get Bowen will it be a case of "Look at what you could have won " ?
What a load of bully.

I'd rather we stay in the black and out of the red rather than spunk money on him
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Jakubs Tash wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:08 pm
Koiki to replace McNeil in the squad or on the left wing?
In the squad as a left sided player. Not trying to compare them or say he is close to being good enough just that he can play the same position and has been in and around the squad this year.
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I think there is a mini clear out on the way in summer regardless of where we are. I imagine the following will leave between now and next season regardless of division: Tarks McNeil Lennon Brady Vydra Wells Hart Gibson With the possible others Hendrick Pope That would leave us with a large rebuild ...
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

He would be available for what the board would want to spend on a manager.. The Watford manager would be on my radar as well. Maybe not on the Boards though. I think you are wrong unless he gets them promoted and does well in league one and we are relegated before Dyche leaves. I could see Cowley a...
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Nixon saying Leeds have offered £3m to take Bowen on loan for remainder of the season and are willing to pay an additional £15m should they get promotion. He goes back to Hull if Leeds don't get promotion. At least Leeds are trying to be creative to be fair..... Can you imagine the comments on here...
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

conyoviejo wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:11 pm
He would be my one of my choices when Dyche is sacked or leaves.
What, based on a decent half season in league 2? Or simply the fact that he played for us for a long time?
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Benson in Grimsby move
Replies: 29
Views: 1903

Re: ARTICLE: Benson in Grimsby move

Great move for the lad and another fine example of just how far we have come as a club in the last 7-8 years. I'm sure that one of the naysayers will be along shortly to explain why this is a bad thing and how it shows that SD has lost the dressing room and that is why all the youngsters are leaving...
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

BOYSIE31 wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:56 pm
A agree the next 7 months are massive and might just give fans an insight as to what the plans are for the club.
I think you could use that sentence but change it to the next 15 days.
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League Pledge
Replies: 19
Views: 1565

Re: Sheffield Wednesday’s Premier League Pledge

So the longer they stay outside the Premiership the better value for money your ticket becomes?
by Goobs
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Barnes to have hernia surgery
Replies: 141
Views: 4760

Re: ARTICLE: Barnes to have hernia surgery

Darthlaw wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:20 am
"Ere Fwank, we got dat Baarnley on da phone arsking if dey can borrow Mitchy Bat-shoe-are-yee for a bit"

"Nah fanks, tell em E said E wants a go samwhere E can play sam fatbawl!"
Whose the Jamaican bloke talking to Frank?
by Goobs
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

ClaretTony wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:24 pm
Conor Gallagher has joined Swansea on loan. From what I know, we were trying to sign him permanently but Chelsea just wanted him out on loan.
We should have just offered £20m to get it done! Rigg out! ;)
by Goobs
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any News On Wood
Replies: 23
Views: 2402

Re: Any News On Wood

houseboy wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:17 pm
JR, Barnes and Wood all doubts but Vydra still won't get a game. I keep expecting a call from Dyche to see if I want a game. He'd be about 35 years too late though. Even then I'm sure he'd play me before Vydra. :lol: :lol:
Maybe this is why Richardson didn't play for the U23's the other day ;)
by Goobs
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Official : No Scottish IndyRef 2
Replies: 43
Views: 1466

Re: Official : No Scottish IndyRef 2

Tell you what Steve I always found Sturgeon to be incredibly irritating in the way of all cause seekers, you know the ones who just won't shut up and f*ck off, but now I think she has become slightly a parody of herself. I often wonder what the hell she would do if the Scots ever got independence.....
by Goobs
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15393

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Done well to make a career then hasn't he Jack Cork? ******* fear for some of you lot when you do actually have to watch some **** players again. You get what you deserve. Thing is a lot of those moaning won't see the **** players when it happens again as they'll be amongst the thousands either boy...
by Goobs
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114931

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I can Spijed. - It's not just about wages. Yes, they're well paid but still people with feelings, ambition and pride. It seems to me that Vydra is being treated appallingly by SD - why? I can't even guess - but being shoved on with 30 mins to go when the team is being flogged by a top side has the ...
by Goobs
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Under 23 Latest
Replies: 40
Views: 2873

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Under 23 Latest

Interesting to see on Twitter someone questioning the team selection. Why were Brady and Vydra not playing? Who cares? Some need to have a day off. Haha Farrell out! How dare he pick U23's for an U23's match and then have the audacity to win as well? I would suspect that considering our current inj...
by Goobs
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich Bournemouth and West Ham.
Replies: 33
Views: 1995

Re: Norwich Bournemouth and West Ham.

I think we'll finish above Norwich, Bournemouth, Villa and Brighton. The one that amuses me are Brighton who are getting loads of credit and people talking about them as thought they are a really good team and yet they are on the same points as us. The only difference is they are probably better to ...
by Goobs
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15393

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

deanothedino wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:38 am
It means timid :lol:
I thought it meant a laminated cat so I was really confused.
by Goobs
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our new RB
Replies: 33
Views: 2464

Re: Our new RB

We could have an alternative eleven with some of the suggestions that have been trotted out on here.

Pope
Hendrick Long Mee Gibson Brady
Westwood Tarks McNeil
Long Wood
by Goobs
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: EH
Replies: 44
Views: 3016

Re: EH

Christ, what with Bournemouth dropping like a stone, DD showing how shite he is and Leicester starting to drop off the title pace now who will the Dyche haters glorify next?

Could be an interesting couple of weeks especially if we beat Leicester on Sunday and results go our way.
by Goobs
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We have been building for the championship for a few season's
Replies: 51
Views: 2624

Re: We have been building for the championship for a few season's

What an interesting thread. Completely irrelevant as we ain't going down, but interesting none the less.
by Goobs
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 100
Views: 3194

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information

Oh well, that's another game that I won't be taking the kids on then. £40 for an FA Cup 4th round match against Norwich. Not for me. I don’t think the prices are particularly awful but I really don't get the whole STH v non STH pricing. Surely cup games like this are the ideal opportunity to try and...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colne Rd Shut Again
Replies: 29
Views: 1854

Re: Colne Rd Shut Again

I came past earlier on and the Motorcyclist was receiving treatment. It really didn't look good and the car / bike was a real mess.

Hope they are OK.
by Goobs
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team v Chelski
Replies: 47
Views: 1893

Re: Team v Chelski

You can debate what the more defensive set up is, I think. If you accept that any 4-5-1 we play is more 4-4-1-1 than 4-3-3, then the defensive strength comes from that line of four, and Hendrick does a better job defensively on the flank for me than McNeil (who has been caught out plenty of times o...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jobs suggestions for 19 year old who's just been let go
Replies: 53
Views: 2351

Re: Jobs suggestions for 19 year old who's just been let go

If it was one of my daughters in the future then I would be telling them to think about the type of thing they want to do or could see themselves enjoying (or at least not hating). You spend a lot of time at work (both each week and n the grand scheme) which is a long time to be unhappy or wishing y...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team v Chelski
Replies: 47
Views: 1893

Re: Team v Chelski

I suppose we went 5 at the back at Arsenal and Spurs last season, but I'd rather we didn't try it again. If Jay is fit, then it's Goobs' team for me. If Jay is not fit, then its a 4-4-1-1 with Lennon coming in on the right, Hendrick switching to the left, and McNeil playing in behind Wood. If Jay i...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Chant To Think About
Replies: 40
Views: 1277

Re: New Chant To Think About

Nice one. Change "players" to "men" and it scans perfectly. Perhaps the chorus: "Bring back, bring back, Oh bring back Chris Waddle to me, to me, Bring back, bring back, Oh bring back Chris Waddle to me." We played stylish football under him. No goals, but stylish football. ;) I like it. We have a ...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn v Preston
Replies: 12
Views: 1369

Re: Blackburn v Preston

0-0 after both team have 4 sent off.
by Goobs
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team v Chelski
Replies: 47
Views: 1893

Re: Team v Chelski

Assuming everyone is fit barring those we know won't make it

Pope
Bardsley Tarks Mee Taylor
Hendrick Westwood Cork McNeil
JRod Wood
by Goobs
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Connor Wickham - Dyche signing in the making?
Replies: 16
Views: 1860

Re: Connor Wickham - Dyche signing in the making?

Probably on higher wages than we pay. Done virtually nothing since one good season when he was a youngster. Seems to have been more interested in the benefits of being a footballer than actually playing the game. How in anyway does that seem like a Dyche signing? I assume you mean it is because he i...
by Goobs
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Chant To Think About
Replies: 40
Views: 1277

Re: New Chant To Think About

Or for those depressed souls that think that the end is nigh and that the club can do no right we could go for for something along the lines of (to the tune of "bring back my bonnie") We used to sign players to play football but then all their wages got high so now we just sign freebie cloggers and ...