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by boyyanno
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The arrogance of Pochettino
Replies: 22
Views: 1344

Re: The arrogance of Pochettino

No-one's saying he's not a good manager, but as yet he's not proved himself to be a winning manager. He may prove to be so in time and at the right club, but until that happens doubts will remain. Of course he's a winning manager, won far more and did far more than was expected at Spurs and Southam...
by boyyanno
Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The arrogance of Pochettino
Replies: 22
Views: 1344

Re: The arrogance of Pochettino

If he's not a good manager then who is? Some nonsense spouted on here for sure.
by boyyanno
Mon May 18, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Luke Chadwick
Replies: 51
Views: 3603

Re: Luke Chadwick

Surely a message for lots of people here and possibly me too because although I cannot recall me ever engaging in that kind of behavior I tolerated racial abuse at football matches when I should have stopped going in protest. I am ashamed at the racial chanting that I witnessed and never spoke out....
by boyyanno
Fri May 15, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I have been invited ........
Replies: 60
Views: 2930

Re: I have been invited ........

Yes please, just to show myself that I've not made it up and that it's not a horrible nightmare !!! Well I'm a 27 and in decent health so don't worry :lol: I had a knee operation at the beginning of last year for a football injury so I wondered if they had sent them to people who had been in hospit...
by boyyanno
Fri May 15, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I have been invited ........
Replies: 60
Views: 2930

Re: I have been invited ........

Enty1974 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 7:08 pm
Simple. Post a sample of proof of said letter
Look a bit of a mug now....

I got one as well. Should I post that?
by boyyanno
Fri May 15, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley Cult Heroes
Replies: 33
Views: 1234

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley Cult Heroes

Duff has to be a cult hero for me. Signed for next to nothing, gained 3 promotions in a 10 year spell with the club and aged like a fine wine.

If that's not enough for you then just think of those dance moves.
by boyyanno
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: QUIZ: Who has scored the most goals for Dyche?
Replies: 36
Views: 665

Re: QUIZ: Who has scored the most goals for Dyche?

Sam Vokes
Danny Ings
by boyyanno
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: dyche !!! let's hear it from the early season critics .
Replies: 137
Views: 5479

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

Dyche is an outstanding manager, and whilst we were putting in some turgid displays it was crazy to see threads calling for him to go (and they did happen, and have done every other time we have had a poor run). Always makes me laugh, because you would have to be rather unobservant to see that a tr...
by boyyanno
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simply outstanding
Replies: 50
Views: 3026

Re: Simply outstanding

Lucky enough to get treated to meal before the game and great seats among the Utd fans, bounced out of my seat when Jay scored...much to the annoyance of many. That was as good as I have ever seen, Corky, Jeff, Lowts all deserve special mention...all taken some stick...but that was as good as I've ...
by boyyanno
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where Are All The Negatives Posters Now
Replies: 54
Views: 2171

Re: Where Are All The Negatives Posters Now

Sorry, but that’s a lot of waffle to just be defensive. There is a lot of negativity from a lot of our fans on social media who fortunately make up the minority of our fans overall. You say it’s realism, but how people who are ignorant can be described as realists I have no idea. Most of them have ...
by boyyanno
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings
Replies: 108
Views: 5450

Re: Burnley v Leicester - Player Ratings

Pope- 9 MOM Bardsley- 7 Our current best RB. Tarks- 7 Decent enough today. Mee- 6 Silly for the pen. Taylor- 7 Good outlet and has become a decent defender. Hendrick- 6 1/2 Good game. He could get 8/9s if he made the right decision on the ball. Works very hard and gets in to some great positions, sh...
by boyyanno
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MASSIVE Result
Replies: 98
Views: 5227

Re: MASSIVE Result

Didn't expect one, never mind three points today. It was more about fighting spirit than quality particularly with the likes of O'Neill being anonymous for the most part. Pope strengthened his credentials for England's no1 twixt the sticks with that amazing penalty save from Vardy in addition to a ...
by boyyanno
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Toney yes or no
Replies: 47
Views: 3172

Re: Toney yes or no

Occasionally we should take a gamble because if he realises his potential, then in 18 months his price tag will soar. Thinking of James Bowen. A club like ours can probably only make such a gamble perhaps once every couple of years. I didn’t watch him closely enough to form an opinion so I defer to...
by boyyanno
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The chairman’s comments on the transfer situation
Replies: 244
Views: 9501

Re: The chairman’s comments on the transfer situation

The club were keen to tell us about the 20m player we missed out on in the summer in an attempt to pacify fans who were unhappy with the window. Garlick needs to be very careful because that clearly shows A: we have a transfer kitty capable of getting at least one decent player, and B: you'd assume ...
by boyyanno
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Drinkwater return
Replies: 98
Views: 5167

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Drinkwater return

Its a very good question that you pose. Just thinking maybe Burnley and Chelsea (or the player) couldn't agree terms for either an extension or a transfer. Could be the case. It's possible that this is the case but if we were intending to keep him here longer (either permanently or on loan) then I'...
by boyyanno
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Drinkwater return
Replies: 98
Views: 5167

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Drinkwater return

Why can't Dyche just be honest about the situation. Nonsense to think we "couldn't get him enough game time". Dyche realises he makes the decision on who to play doesn't he? And if he's such a good player and character then why is he going back after not playing and scrubbing a wage off us.
by boyyanno
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Right back options
Replies: 29
Views: 1631

Re: Right back options

Bogle not good enough (yet) Tavernier not good enough. John joe Kenny not good enough for Everton. Jon Flanagan never been any good As for the suggestion Hendrick at right back, seriously I despair. Not sure why it matters if Kenny is good enough for Everton or not. He'd be a decent signing for us.
by boyyanno
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Statement Even The Claret Tinted Can See Something Has To Change
Replies: 70
Views: 4048

Re: Statement Even The Claret Tinted Can See Something Has To Change

I don’t like the fact we brought on a ‘big man’ as a last resort to score an equaliser. Clearly the change didn’t work but you don’t know if any alternative would have worked either. I doubt Dyche’s substitution would have been criticised much if Long had won a header from a corner that led to a go...
by boyyanno
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Statement Even The Claret Tinted Can See Something Has To Change
Replies: 70
Views: 4048

Re: Statement Even The Claret Tinted Can See Something Has To Change

I’m not exactly beaming that we brought Long on in our search for a goal. But what do you think that the alternative in Drinkwater would have offered? And what have you seen of him since he signed to back this up? Do you think we would have all of a sudden began to play like Man City? I think it’s ...
by boyyanno
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Statement Even The Claret Tinted Can See Something Has To Change
Replies: 70
Views: 4048

Re: Statement Even The Claret Tinted Can See Something Has To Change

Because maybe Dyche thinks that we didn’t have a player on the bench who could create a better chance. I’m not sure whether or not it was a poor decision because having seen very little of Drinkwater in a Burnley shirt I’d be guessing if I said he would have created more. For the record I don’t thi...
by boyyanno
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 231870

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

MACCA wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:16 pm
Hes approaching 30
Cheap
Irish
Does the messy stuff
Great around the dressing room

He's a Dyche signing if ever there was one.
Probably some legs in it even though it's from.a clickbait crap site
Agree 100 percent about him being a Dyche type signing.

I hope this isn't true though.
by boyyanno
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ingsy Again
Replies: 37
Views: 1916

Re: Ingsy Again

Fao Boyyanno the stats I quoted on the internet and by Sky The stat I quoted is from the same source. I have no issue with the validity of the facts, it's more about you stating that Wood is the best striker of headed goals in Europe, which he is clearly not. He's scored the most (whilst missing th...
by boyyanno
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ingsy Again
Replies: 37
Views: 1916

Re: Ingsy Again

Chris Wood is the best striker of headed goals in Europe For the older fans he reminds me of Andy Lochead Like Chris not always appreciated by fans but excellent in the air Chris does the dirty stuff well and could have scored again given more composure Danny is doing well but I'd take Chris everyt...
by boyyanno
Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Statement Even The Claret Tinted Can See Something Has To Change
Replies: 70
Views: 4048

Re: Statement Even The Claret Tinted Can See Something Has To Change

Long was brought on to win headers in the box and hopefully get onto the end of a corner kick or other set piece. Drinkwater doesn’t offer that threat - so no, I don’t think the substitution is worthy of criticism despite it not reaping rewards. We spent 90 minutes hoofing it and it didn't work. He...
by boyyanno
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady
Replies: 92
Views: 5819

Re: Robbie Brady

Brady was awful for the first half season we had him after his signing in January, then pretty good (along with the whole team) from August up until his injury at Leicester in the first half of the 7th place season. I suffered an ACL injury playing football in April 2019, and have found the recover...
by boyyanno
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is wrong?
Replies: 110
Views: 5998

Re: What is wrong?

We have stagnated, and football is ever changing. We are no longer getting an extra 5 percent by being the fittest team or the team that covers most ground, that's become somthing of a minimum for all teams. We have not continued to improve the first 11 and allowed the squad age to creep slowly upwa...
by boyyanno
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Had enough of this rubbish
Replies: 13
Views: 1245

Re: Had enough of this rubbish

Troll level 1000
by boyyanno
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley's high press
Replies: 37
Views: 2311

Re: Burnley's high press

I'd like to see us balance the side back out, I can't see how the football will improve without doing so. We only have two options at the moment, the left side or knocking it long. Having an out-ball on the RH/S of the pitch in either the defense or midfield is what we are crying out for. We've neve...
by boyyanno
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jokes wanted....
Replies: 121
Views: 8611

Re: Jokes wanted....

Really bad one but: A bill collector knocked on the door of a country debtor. "Is Fred home"? he asked the woman who answered the door. "Sorry," the woman replied. "Fred's gone for cotton." The next day, the collector tried again. "Is Fred here today"? "No, sir," she said. "I'm afraid Fred has gone ...
by boyyanno
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congratulations John McGreal
Replies: 29
Views: 2089

Re: Congratulations John McGreal

A free transfer masterclass from Cotterill.

He was everything we needed and his signing was a key reason that prevented us being relegated imo. Hope he has an absolutely stonking career, I was a teen when he played so I remember him fondly.

I like to think we'll always show appreciation where due.
by boyyanno
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR - Off the wall idea
Replies: 29
Views: 1335

Re: VAR - Off the wall idea

Talk about asking for the impossible. There are always going to be subjective decisions in football and until the rules are 100 percent black and white I don't see that changing with or without VAR.

How can you eliminate subjectivity from, for example, handball/ball to hand?
by boyyanno
Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tubby Football Players
Replies: 67
Views: 2559

Re: Tubby Football Players

Blake under Coyle.
by boyyanno
Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The bench yesterday
Replies: 12
Views: 3297

Re: The bench yesterday

Improving the first 11 automatically improves the squad. Spending 40m to improve the bench, or to not even make the 18 isn't the best policy. Be better spending 40m improving the team, with those making way dropping to the bench. That's when theres "real competition in the squad" I dont think we ca...
by boyyanno
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If you won the euro millions would you buy a football club.....
Replies: 23
Views: 2487

Re: If you won the euro millions would you buy a football club.....

Not played the lottery in years but seen the news today that the Euro Millions has rolled over and will be nearly 200 million on Tuesday. Got me thinking if I did buy a ticket and win that amount of money what would I do with the it.... Barring the obvious making sure my friends and family were fin...
by boyyanno
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick
Replies: 71
Views: 8954

Re: Jeff Hendrick

Interestingly, we can test this with evidence. He's been continually putting in good performances week in week out for the whole of this calendar year (just like McNeil and Westwood), yet you're still not giving him credit. Are you honestly saying that in the whole of 2019 Hendrick has had a good g...
by boyyanno
Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 68
Views: 13870

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

Pope 8 - Made that big save against Pukki at 0-0. Lowton 7 - Solid Tarks 7 - Good game but mistake nearly put us 1 down Mee 8 - Very solid today. Peiters 7 - Solid Hendrick 8 - Would have been a 9 this week if not for a few little errors. His pressing in the first 20 was a big contribution to us win...
by boyyanno
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen King's "IT"
Replies: 21
Views: 1847

Re: Stephen King's "IT"

I think this part will be better than the last. It's a good book but has one particular chapter I'd avoid if you haven't read it before, which the films sensibly avoided imo. Has anyone read any other Stephen King books? He's got a new one out in September called "The Institute" that looks appealing...
by boyyanno
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Free Transfers
Replies: 23
Views: 2693

Re: Free Transfers

Tricky Trevor wrote:If you can’t name 3 then withdraw your previous comment. His point was 3 free transfers that arrived at the same time and he wins.
See my post above.
by boyyanno
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Free Transfers
Replies: 23
Views: 2693

Re: Free Transfers

dsr wrote:Name a better three-freesome.
Juve have signed:

Ramsey
Rabiot
Buffon

All on free transfers this window.
by boyyanno
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heats
Replies: 491
Views: 41669

Re: Heats

Buxtonclaret wrote:It'll take some imagination...
Not that I agree with the original post but Barton would fit the criteria. He's the only one though unless you count Steven Reid but I thought he was more defensive back-up than midfield for us.
by boyyanno
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 589039

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Firthy wrote:Probably no substance to this rumour but either way, they're not what we need.
I agree there is probably no substance to it but someone like Grujic is exactly what we need in my opinion.
by boyyanno
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lafferty
Replies: 11
Views: 2572

Re: Lafferty

Selling him for what we did was one of the best bits of business we have ever done.

Had okay potential but never really progressed, quite probably due to his character.
by boyyanno
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stronger than last season
Replies: 159
Views: 16396

Re: Stronger than last season

I agree with all of this - and most fans (me included) think we should be spending more and prioritising a centre mid. I’ve said on many threads why we can afford this too backing it up with numbers. What I disagree with as how anybody could think we are in a weaker position now than the start of l...
by boyyanno
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stronger than last season
Replies: 159
Views: 16396

Re: Stronger than last season

LTL - do you ever answer a simple point with a simple answer ? You said we were weaker now than we were at the start of last season....yet in a very long winded way you seem to be contradicting yourself by admitting that Jay and Pieters are better than am injured Ward or Crouch / Vokes (I think you...
by boyyanno
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ravel Morrison
Replies: 33
Views: 3480

Re: Ravel Morrison

This lad will continue to go club to club pretending he's changed his ways and he'll continue to be found out in my opinion. Been described as an exceptional youth player and from what former managers say and the fact he's managed to land a premier league club he must be a quality player talent wise...
by boyyanno
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sam Byram
Replies: 0
Views: 1119

Sam Byram

Signed for Norwich today from West Ham. A 750k fee apparently. Can only imagine he's not the same player since his injury but looks to be a bargain for the price.
by boyyanno
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Rodriguez and Pieters both net in friendlies
Replies: 43
Views: 4681

Re: ARTICLE: Rodriguez and Pieters both net in friendlies

I'm surprised David Jones got 65 minutes.

We're doing the right thing as a club allowing him to train with us, allowing him to play over our own players/youth is a bit silly though.
by boyyanno
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 589039

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Camarasa is a good player and would definitely improve us. We still need a ball winner in midfield though.
by boyyanno
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most over rated Burnley player. (EVER)
Replies: 127
Views: 12640

Re: Most over rated Burnley player. (EVER)

Surprised to see some people say JBG who I think is a decent player, same with Barnes and Jones. All of them signed for next to nothing from similar or worse teams and all of them contributed to our recent success. I always thought Chris Eagles was a bit overrated, he was a very good player on his d...
by boyyanno
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dawson to Watford
Replies: 95
Views: 7872

Re: Dawson to Watford

But we still got 28 points from 19 matches in the second half of the season. So how many did we get in the other 19, 12 points? It doesn't matter how you look at it really, at the end of the season we finished 6 points from relation. If we weren't to strengthen, which was your original point, we wo...