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by ewanrob
Mon May 18, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do we actually need any new signings?
Replies: 23
Views: 1433

Re: Do we actually need any new signings?

Transfer prices and wages will change dramatically for those clubs below the top 10 in the PL and right down the pyramid, which personally sits very well with me...still in shock at our wages in the last accounts.
by ewanrob
Sat May 09, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche speaks on the Eamonn and the Gaffers podcast
Replies: 51
Views: 2697

Re: Sean Dyche speaks on the Eamonn and the Gaffers podcast

Bin Ont Turf wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 11:17 pm
Why?
Just seemed a strange response, as he would usually shoot down such an idea.
by ewanrob
Fri May 08, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche speaks on the Eamonn and the Gaffers podcast
Replies: 51
Views: 2697

Re: Sean Dyche speaks on the Eamonn and the Gaffers podcast

A little taken aback by CT's Comment there, if truth be known.
by ewanrob
Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 6000 tickets sold for tonight's game
Replies: 52
Views: 2529

Re: 6000 tickets sold for tonight's game

Is it on the box ?
by ewanrob
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed
Replies: 119
Views: 10612

Re: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed

Great to hear that TE, ...haha with you on the sex. yep similar...drove myself to Leeds for my 35 stints apart from the last few when I was on the floor. Totally agree on the people on site, absolute marvels...and my MacMillan Nurse she is just fantastic.

Take care fella
by ewanrob
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed
Replies: 119
Views: 10612

Re: Prostate cancer advice please- newly diagnosed

Great news TE, how you feeling after the Radiotherapy ?. My was on my neck, a year down the road...still not quite back to where I was. Dry mouth, throat and very little taste and god do my shoulders ache...but heyho I'm still here.
by ewanrob
Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New To Netflix - The English Game
Replies: 37
Views: 2696

Re: The English Game

Oops, sorry didnt see other thread
by ewanrob
Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New To Netflix - The English Game
Replies: 37
Views: 2696

The English Game

Watched all 6 on Netflix last night, very good series..well worth a watch.
by ewanrob
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Football Man
Replies: 1
Views: 216

The Football Man

By Arthur Hopcroft, just reading this again...my god the simularities between Alan Brown and Sean Dyche is unreal, just amazing how their footballing ethos compare with each other. The title in the contents, Alan Brown (and absolute trust)
by ewanrob
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss
Replies: 148
Views: 7708

Re: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss

A hell of a lot of assumptions flying around at the moment, not really sure how anyone can really put these figures out there....all meaningless really.

Lets see where we are at in a month or twos time, in the mean time...stay safe and well.
by ewanrob
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets in the black
Replies: 116
Views: 5608

Re: Clarets in the black

Said it on many occasions, very difficult to keep dining at the top table on the tv revenue only....we will in time become an uncontrollable beast.
by ewanrob
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This is what I'm up against
Replies: 65
Views: 3696

Re: This is what I'm up against

Yesterday I opted to close two threads because I was sick to the back teeth of having to intervene all the time with all the bickering that was going on. I just thought it was best to close them. It was not a decision I took lightly but I'm trying to keep the board as best as I can for everyone. Th...
by ewanrob
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Dave Baldwin says farewell to Turf Moor
Replies: 9
Views: 1049

Re: ARTICLE: Dave Baldwin says farewell to Turf Moor

Neal Hart, dont know much about him other than reading of the terrific work he has done as CEO of BFC in the Community...is this a job he is suited to ?
by ewanrob
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amsterdam
Replies: 38
Views: 2799

Re: Amsterdam

Was soooooo looking forward to our trip, heyho doesn't look like we will make it. Only so long before non movement I would guess.
by ewanrob
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's budget
Replies: 82
Views: 2479

Re: Today's budget

Once again, done sod all for all the Carers out there, it's a disgrace.
by ewanrob
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PIES
Replies: 57
Views: 2578

Re: PIES

Fazz wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:11 pm
Stanforth's in Skipton for the best pork pies
Chamleys pies at Steeton, also worth a mention.
by ewanrob
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 144
Views: 5340

Re: Ben Mee

Just outplayed a top team for the good part of the game, safe again in this fine league...and someone finds a negative, dont get it.
by ewanrob
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Breakfast
Replies: 60
Views: 2376

Re: Breakfast

Just love Toast with poached egg and avocado, loads of black pepper...yum
by ewanrob
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Exeter City, March 1987
Replies: 70
Views: 2413

Re: Burnley v Exeter City, March 1987

For those of us who knew so much better times in previous years, it was heartbreaking to see the Turf like that and the few of us watching awful football that was so hard to take. For those like yourself, you knew nothing different. Both of these groups of fans can really appreciate what we have no...
by ewanrob
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Exeter City, March 1987
Replies: 70
Views: 2413

Re: Burnley v Exeter City, March 1987

Seem to remember sitting in the Bob Lord for this one, with my Brother.....he was just home from Israel and was desperate to get on.....ahmmmm!!
by ewanrob
Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick
Replies: 155
Views: 9344

Re: Hendrick to Celtic

He is soon to be announced as signing a deal with Celtic. Massive miss for me. Much maligned and vastly underrated. Particularly given the job he does in any position asked. Will be a tough job to replace. Especially given we won’t get anything for him. Imagine Brownhill may be given a similar role...
by ewanrob
Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 4179
Views: 341166

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Two weeks prior to announcing their impressive 2018/19 financial results last week, Liverpool took out a debenture loan with Nat West (probably to fund the development of the Anfield Rd end. I knew that Liverpool had bought a lot of property around Anfield of the years (as the club thought about re...
by ewanrob
Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .
Replies: 137
Views: 5454

Re: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .

I'm not at all sure you can blame SD for today's performance, his interview clearly shows his frustration. More to do with the players taking their foot off the gas, than management instruction.
by ewanrob
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Westwood extends stay for another year
Replies: 51
Views: 3203

Re: ARTICLE: Westwood extends stay for another year

That pretty much sums up my take on the situation, without the verbosity. I'm happy that Westwood is part of our team, but a new contract would have made me a lot happier. Westwood is a quality player who fills an important role our squad. We did very well to get him off Villa for such a small sum ...
by ewanrob
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Newcastle match
Replies: 53
Views: 3953

Re: The Newcastle match

On Barnes and Vydra, both great players...but form dips, what doesn't dip is The Shithousery that comes with Barnes, has been and will continue to be a major tool in our armoury.
by ewanrob
Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .
Replies: 137
Views: 5454

Re: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .

I was definatley one of those who wasn't happy, Ive always said I don't mind us loosing as long as we were giving someone a bloody nose...we weren't and something needed to change. Again, Sean has been fortunate in that his hand was forced with the injuries.. and going on Saturday certainly the 2nd ...
by ewanrob
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra again
Replies: 76
Views: 6112

Re: Vydra again

ksrclaret wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:45 pm
Haha
As your partner might say...is that it 🤭
by ewanrob
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra again
Replies: 76
Views: 6112

Re: Vydra again

Bournmouth closed us down brilliantly for 50 minutes, two bad decisions for them knocked the stuffing out of them...upto our first goal that was a tough game.
by ewanrob
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra again
Replies: 76
Views: 6112

Re: Vydra again

Cirrus_Minor wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:55 pm
I thought he should have had a hat trick and maybe 4 today. But his movement is good and.looks a threat. Was knackered after 70 minutes.
The fact he lasted that long is amazing heres a bloke who has not played for well over a year...unbelievable from him.
by ewanrob
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If you could turn back time...
Replies: 44
Views: 1817

Re: If you could turn back time...

17....brilliant year for parties, young ladies, working away for the 1st time as an apprentice welder...then met my future wife at the end of the year.

Strangely enough, sort of fell out of love with Burnley at that time...cherry picked games in the 1980 season.
by ewanrob
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We must never lose our identity.
Replies: 53
Views: 2689

Re: We must never lose our identity.

What I find truly bizarre, and this occurs with some of our own fans, is when people film the live action with their phones. Instead of watching the game going on in front of them, they are watching the game through their tiny mobile phone screen. So because it doesn't sit easy with you then it's w...
by ewanrob
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: View from our Head of European & International recruitment
Replies: 139
Views: 6090

Re: View from our Head of European & International recruitment

It looks like we chose to invest in longer contracts with players whom we knew would do a job for us, rather than spend money on risks shall we say....and it's worked, not always been easy but has worked. The test is this summer, a lot out of contract and some ageing players...I would say this summe...
by ewanrob
Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Max Aarons
Replies: 17
Views: 3330

Max Aarons

Watched Norwich Liverpool last night...this lads a player, can see him going to a bigun
by ewanrob
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Storm Vydra
Replies: 40
Views: 3065

Re: REPORT: Storm Vydra

That sums it up perfectly. One of those days yesterday when all those qualities our team have were on view. I thought it was right to headline Vydra in the report and when the rest of the players let him step forward it said everything. We’ve been playing well recently but I just thought yesterday ...
by ewanrob
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bournemouth match
Replies: 61
Views: 4503

Re: The Bournemouth match

Lord Beamish wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:00 pm
I strongly suspect that we will never beat Crystal Palace at home whilst Hodgeson is their manager and the have Wilfred Zaha playing for them. Hodgeson has Dyche’s game sussed and uses Zaha’s pace and skill to great effect against our rigid style.
Bang on
by ewanrob
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa vs Spurs / Arsenal vs Newcastle
Replies: 106
Views: 3783

Re: Villa vs Spurs / Arsenal vs Newcastle

Villa wide open at the back, shocking.
by ewanrob
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick
Replies: 155
Views: 9344

Re: Hendrick

jedi_master wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:51 pm
Another good game from Jeff but Christ I was screaming at him to make a run when Taylor got to the byline! Tap in Jeff, come on!

Hope he signs a new deal but I don’t think he’ll be staying.
Same here...take a bloody chance on it coming
by ewanrob
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 132
Views: 7838

Re: Vydra

Just give him chance, all we can ask...done well.
by ewanrob
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Full backs to be assessed
Replies: 21
Views: 1620

Re: ARTICLE: Full backs to be assessed

Picked up in training ?...both looked very mobile and fit against Arsenal
by ewanrob
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 16519

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

Hi Boysie, "last season before Xmas," apart from the first few games, Ben Gibson was injured. How was that going to work putting him in the team then, even if both Mee and Tarks were under performing? The way I see it: summer 2018, Ben Mee had not signed his new contract. So, it makes good sense to...
by ewanrob
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 16519

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

Younger player, not as established as Gibson was...so as with Tarks probably prepared to wait.....but get your point.
by ewanrob
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 16519

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

You aren't making enough of this, Boysie. This isn't the first time Dyche has made the same mistake. We signed James Tarkowski in January 2016 for close to our second highest fee, behnd Andre Grey. And he didn't make a start for 15 months, and then only when Mee got injured. So don't concentrate wi...
by ewanrob
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: what games have you attended with highest attendance ?
Replies: 62
Views: 1853

Re: what games have you attended with highest attendance ?

"Northern Final second leg at Deepdale"

Indeed....still felt like a semi final though!
by ewanrob
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 16519

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

Wasn't really a good fit from the start, signing a player for that money and given the standard he is/was...he would expect to start games. If we knew Ben was staying, we clearly wouldn't have paid out 16 million on a back up CH, certainly not of his standard..so without knowing the ins and outs, it...
by ewanrob
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: what games have you attended with highest attendance ?
Replies: 62
Views: 1853

Re: what games have you attended with highest attendance ?

Not so much biggest crowd, but remember the away end at the Sherpa semi at Preston...never felt so nervous in a stand....absolutely shoe horned in.
by ewanrob
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nigel Pearson
Replies: 41
Views: 4536

Re: Nigel Pearson

Wile E Coyote wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:05 am
that's the problem with public figures, we judge them based on next to nothing
Very true, unfortunately he has shown on many occasions that he has a darker side.
by ewanrob
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nigel Pearson
Replies: 41
Views: 4536

Nigel Pearson

Interesting piece in the Times... not at all sure the persona hes portraying is totally accurate....making himself sound quite vulnerable....never liked the man personally.
by ewanrob
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Better to be a Burnley Supporter
Replies: 30
Views: 2453

Re: Better to be a Burnley Supporter

Agree, to go from the Villa performance to that at old Trafford is pretty much what you get with Burnley...no point in even trying to understand it...just smile and wave.
by ewanrob
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great performance
Replies: 22
Views: 1415

Re: Great performance

It was indeed a fantastic performance, what's changed some ask. We keep getting these defining moments, Ben Mee moving to CH in Championship winning season, Vokes and Ings striking that great partnership the promotion before, Tom coming back after the Everton boxing day match, and now Ash with the H...
by ewanrob
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has a goalkeeper scored against us?
Replies: 42
Views: 1644

Re: Has a goalkeeper scored against us?

ClaretTony wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:33 pm
Bolton 3 Burnley 0 January 1983, Jim McDonough
Seem to Remember being there, wasnt it ridiculously windy that day ?