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by kaptin1
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst Premier League XI this season
Replies: 19
Views: 1000

Re: Worst Premier League XI this season

Joelinton (4 goals, £40m), Haller (7 goals, £45m) and Wesley (6 goals, £22m) must all be in with a shout given how much they cost and how many goals they have contributed (albeit to be fair to Wesley, Ben Mee made sure he wouldn’t be scoring any more)
by kaptin1
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wigan
Replies: 97
Views: 4478

Re: Wigan

claretburns wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:40 pm
Currently on a run of 9 unbeaten, clean sheets in their past 7 games and 6 wins in their past 7.
Players suddenly putting a shift in because they know they might be looking for another club soon
by kaptin1
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Olive Grace Mee
Replies: 51
Views: 3569

Re: Olive Grace Mee

Mr Burnley! What a captain, what a player, what a man.
by kaptin1
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What a thoroughly enjoyable 1st half
Replies: 21
Views: 985

Re: What a thoroughly enjoyable 1st half

We’re not missing Hendrick
by kaptin1
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SD
Replies: 199
Views: 9184

Re: SD

I think Villa would be hard to turn down even in Championship. Dyche would be confident he could get them promoted having already done it twice with us.
by kaptin1
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle
Replies: 137
Views: 8452

Re: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle

Was thinking of Newcastle as being a likely destination. Question whether he will be a first choice or come a bit part player/when the takeover goes through and they can afford better?
by kaptin1
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jay Rodriguez
Replies: 33
Views: 4518

Re: Jay Rodriguez

Which was his first for us? I vaguely remember him scoring in the league cup against Fulham pretty early on.
by kaptin1
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aaron Lennon to leave
Replies: 181
Views: 7888

Re: Aaron Lennon to leave

Seems wrong to me that players that have been on loan like Glennon aren’t allowed to play. These are exceptional circumstances and with contracts ending at the end of June and players free to leave it would make sense to let clubs draw on their reserves. This would also potentially give some young p...
by kaptin1
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next season?
Replies: 24
Views: 2637

Re: Next season?

I'm somewhat worried about how lacking in enthusiasm I feel for Mondays game. 47 years following my team through thick and thin, first hand experience of the Wimbledon FA cup defeat, Orient game to York and Scunthorpe away, Sherpa Van at Wembley, and obviously the promotion play offs, to name just ...
by kaptin1
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Injuries hit Clarets for opener
Replies: 421
Views: 14952

Re: Dyche’s Comments About Contracts

Dyche will end up at Villa when they sack Dean Smith. Even if they get relegated that job may be tempting, given the club now has decent financial backing and should make a swift return back to the Premier League. Dyche would back himself to get them promoted having already done it twice with us. If...
by kaptin1
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aaron Lennon to leave
Replies: 181
Views: 7888

Re: Aaron Lennon to leave

Think there is a good chance he will end up back at Leeds
by kaptin1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley heavy away defeats attended.
Replies: 55
Views: 1373

Re: Burnley heavy away defeats attended.

Rowls wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:29 am
I think I can remember a 5-0 away at Fulham on an open terrace. Possibly Stan's first season or the godawful Waddle year.
I remember that. Seem to recall it was crap weather too. Think we had signed John O’Kane who was awful. We played a 6-4-0 formation.
by kaptin1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trading 212 and buying shares
Replies: 17
Views: 935

Re: Trading 212 and buying shares

Good question. Probably because it didn't occur to me when I started. Or perhaps because I like to make a decision occasionally, even if it's very occasionally! Fair enough, each to their own. I work in investments but only hold funds on my own account. I know first hand how difficult it is to cons...
by kaptin1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trading 212 and buying shares
Replies: 17
Views: 935

Re: Trading 212 and buying shares

I use Hargreaves Lansdown. They charge for trades, but not that much, and I don't intend anything fancy like dealing. Buy the shares and leave them, that's my approach. The only real decision is which ones to buy. When I retire, the decision will be which ones to sell. Day by day transactions are f...
by kaptin1
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trading 212 and buying shares
Replies: 17
Views: 935

Re: Trading 212 and buying shares

If you are going to invest in individual stocks and shares then you need to have some fundamental understanding of how to value them and hence be able to determine whether they are being mis valued by the market and therefore provide an attractive investment opportunity. This involves a lot of funda...
by kaptin1
Sat Jun 06, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick & Bardsley
Replies: 58
Views: 2707

Re: Hendrick & Bardsley

Very worrying and the relationship between Dyche and Garlic seems to be going very sour. For some time now Dyche has had his little digs at us not opening things up a bit. If Dyche leaves it will rip the heart out of the club, much as it did when Coyle left. I doubt he would leave in a similar mann...
by kaptin1
Sun May 31, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley team of the past 25 years - at their peak
Replies: 36
Views: 1060

Re: Burnley team of the past 25 years - at their peak

Gordon Cowans in midfield? Division 1 and European cup winner in his prime, albeit only made 6 appearances for us right at the end of his career. Accept his time at Rovers may put some people off.
by kaptin1
Sun May 24, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS
Replies: 273
Views: 5863

Re: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS

Pimlico_Claret wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 6:01 pm
New series?
Yes, episode 3 I think
by kaptin1
Sat May 23, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS
Replies: 273
Views: 5863

Re: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS

I was watching an episode of Brassic the other night and the opening scene was shot in QEGS
by kaptin1
Fri May 22, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS
Replies: 273
Views: 5863

Re: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS

Pimlico_Claret wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 10:22 pm
Jimmy Grogan, Latin and Classics, top fella. Don't mention Dickie Mead, physics and music if I remember, turned out to be a bit of a Fred Talbot.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-l ... e-28522783
by kaptin1
Fri May 22, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS
Replies: 273
Views: 5863

Re: TJ Jack Longstaff - QEGS

I liked Harry Aspden, had him for physics and found him a great teacher, even coaxed a smile out of him once. “Harry the *******” Once bumped into him on holiday in Florida Remember him calling the entire class a ‘bunch of whingers’ because a few parents had complained about the amount of homework ...
by kaptin1
Sat May 02, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: At home with Phil Bardsley
Replies: 7
Views: 1601

Re: At home with Phil Bardsley

Isn’t he out of contract at the end of June? I like him and hope he gets an extension to his deal. Great attitude.
by kaptin1
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paddy Mc-effin-Guiness balls dropped
Replies: 42
Views: 2251

Re: Paddy Mc-effin-Guiness balls dropped

I know we have said this before but just finished dinner put on the TV and wtf is this abso-bloody-lute b*ll*cks Catchpoint ... do they deliberately find morons who A, cannot catch and B, have no general knowledge ... if this is primetime TV bring back Bullseye.... LOL, only just seen this and what...
by kaptin1
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss
Replies: 148
Views: 7912

Re: Clarets facing up to £50 million loss

Bye bye Dwight
Bye bye Nick
Bye Bye James
by kaptin1
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is This The End Of Huge Wages For Footballers
Replies: 28
Views: 1388

Re: Is This The End Of Huge Wages For Footballers

thedoge wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:43 am
When the currant climate ends and football returns(could be a long time)will the levels of money be the same,or will every player have to take a big drop in wages.
They won’t be raisin wages
by kaptin1
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VPN throttling on Firestick
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

Re: VPN throttling on Firestick

Its likely nothing to do with your VPN provider. Firesticks have very low powered processors not designed to support typical VPN encryption. Try finding a PPTP or LTTP method to connect to your vpn instead, here are instructions: https://support.cyberghostvpn.com/hc/en-us/articles/213703989-Android...
by kaptin1
Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VPN throttling on Firestick
Replies: 33
Views: 1392

VPN throttling on Firestick

When I run my VPN (Cyberghost) on my Firestick it throttles the speed really badly. I get 40-50mbs without it switched on and 10-20mbps with it (sometimes even less). The Firestick is hardwired into the router via Ethernet. I also have an android box (Ethernet) and iPad (WiFi) connected tonthe same ...
by kaptin1
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can you name all these players?
Replies: 53
Views: 2475

Re: Can you name all these players?

That was my first year as a season ticket holder (1997/8 I think) and I remember being so excited because we had Chris Waddle as player manager. What a come down! It took us until the middle of September to score a goal (away at York, I remember getting lost on the way there) and another month to wi...
by kaptin1
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Tottenham - Player Ratings
Replies: 60
Views: 3924

Re: Burnley v Tottenham - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Bardsley 7
Tarkowski 8
Mee 7 (-1)
Taylor 7
McNeil 8
Westwood 8
Cork 9
Hendrick 6
Wood 9* (+1)
J-Rod 8 / Vydra 8
by kaptin1
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 43
Views: 3146

Re: Newcastle v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Bardsley 7
Tarkowski 8
Mee 7
Taylor 7
Hendrick 6
Cork 6
Westwood 6
McNeil 6
JRod 6
Vydra 6 / Wood 6
by kaptin1
Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Bournemouth - Player Ratings
Replies: 61
Views: 4726

Re: Burnley v Bournemouth - Player Ratings

Pope 9
Bardsley 6
Tarkowski 7
Mee 6
Taylor 8
Hendrick 6
Cork 8
Westwood 6
McNeil 9 (+1)
Vydra 9 (+1)*
J-rod 9 (+1)
by kaptin1
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Storm Vydra
Replies: 40
Views: 3080

Re: REPORT: Storm Vydra

Will be a shame to see Hendrick leave but, if he is going to go, we should be looking to introduce Brownhill before the end of the season.
by kaptin1
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 69
Views: 4425

Re: Southampton v Burnley - Player Ratings

In very difficult conditions

Pope 7 (+1 for save near end)
Bardsley 7
Tarks 8
Mee 8 (albeit lucky not to give penalty away for handball)
Taylor 8
Hendrick 6
Cork 7
Westwood 7 (+1)
McNeil 6
J-Rod 6
Wood 6 / Vydra 7 (+1)
by kaptin1
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 16792

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

I would imagine his transfer fee will be payable in instalments. If so, it may be the case that there are still substantial payments outstanding to Boro. If he is willing to take a pay cut then it is possible that a deal could be done in summer, without it costing Boro a fortune. Or maybe we could l...
by kaptin1
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The turnaround in our defence
Replies: 22
Views: 1204

Re: The turnaround in our defence

One word, ‘confidence’. Everything changed when Pope made that penalty save from Vardy.
by kaptin1
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings
Replies: 71
Views: 4778

Re: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings

Pope 7
Lowton 9
Tarkowski 8
Mee 8
Taylor 9*
Hendrick 7
Westwood 9
Cork 8
McNeil 8
J-Rod 8
Wood 7
by kaptin1
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trippier views on SD
Replies: 23
Views: 2130

Re: Trippier views on SD

jedi_master wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:22 pm
Trippier has made reference to playing under Dyche again 2 or 3 times since being at Spurs/Atletico.

Hopefully we get to see Tripps come back for an Indian summer in a couple of years when his Atletico days are winding down - that would be superb.
Won’t bring the squad age down though :lol:
by kaptin1
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231855

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

Said it before, but we really need to find a way of giving more of our squad game time. Problem is that whenever we rotate we start losing matches. I think this is partly down to the squad players being not up to the same standard as the first eleven but maybe also reflects their lack of game time. ...
by kaptin1
Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231855

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

Problem is our wage bill is going through the roof with salaries for fringe players and bench warmers. The'll definitely need to be some pruning before we start recruiting in the summer. And new deals for Barnes and Wood won’t have come cheap, plus potential need to offer Hendrick, Westwood etc ext...
by kaptin1
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231855

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

SGr wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:02 pm
West Ham's recruitment has been so wasteful of late they're now waiting for the other middling clubs to do the scouting for them :lol:


Right seriously though can this one just happen please, thanks.
Imagine relying on Burnley to do your scouting for you :lol:
by kaptin1
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231855

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

Have we signed the chicken soup yet?
by kaptin1
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So what did we learn from today?
Replies: 66
Views: 3224

Re: So what did we learn from today?

Why the hell is Hart playing ahead of BPF when Hart will be gone in summer and BPF will likely be Pope's replacement if/when he eventually leaves. Surely better to give the latter some first team game time? Or is BPF injured?
by kaptin1
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 64
Views: 3581

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

Hart 4
Lowton 5
Tarks 7
Long 4
Pieters 6 (+1]
Lennon 7
Westwood 6
Cork 6
Brady 6
J Rod 5
Wood 6

Vydra 5
Hendrick 7
McNeil 7
by kaptin1
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 17
Views: 3082

Re: MOTD

Clear foul on Cork and a tackle from behind which isn’t allowed these days
by kaptin1
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 17
Views: 3082

Re: MOTD

Danny Murphy often gives us credit but tonight suggests we were fortunate to win and didn't play all that well overall. From the extended highlights, I still feel the 3 points is papering over the cracks and we still need some investment before the window slams shut. Difference was that Pope had an...
by kaptin1
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood's right foot
Replies: 11
Views: 1951

Re: Chris Wood's right foot

Vegas Claret wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:14 am
surprised VAR didn't rule it out because Jonny Evans didn't win the header tbh
Evans was still falling over from the trip in the last match we played against them
by kaptin1
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick
Replies: 52
Views: 3598

Re: Jeff Hendrick

Thought he was really frustrating first half. Kept getting into good positions and then dithering on the ball. Second half the entire team, including Hendrick, grew in confidence, especially after the penalty save.
by kaptin1
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 5449

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

Pope 10 (+1)
Bardsley 8
Tarkowski 8
Mee 7 (-1)
Taylor 9
McNeil 6
Westwood 8 (+1)
Cork 6
Hendrick 6
Rodriguez 6
Wood 7 (+1)
by kaptin1
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 41
Views: 2912

Re: Chelsea v Burnley - Player Ratings

Drinkwater 10
by kaptin1
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 255
Views: 19585

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

HunterST_BFC wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:40 pm
By pulling him off?
:lol: