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by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Delph to Everton
Replies: 5
Views: 958

Re: Delph to Everton

Extremely injury prone though. I bet he struggles to start 20 league games for them.
by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Open
Replies: 9
Views: 509

Re: The Open

The course has been developed recently and they did change 3 or 4 holes. Rory at the age of 16 recorded a round of 61 here !! Still going through the players but I like all the picks on the OP. Rory obvious choice but he’s not playing great at the moment and 8/1 is very short in golf. Tiger has don...
by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164627

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I thought it was commonly accepted that we needed another midfielder through the door as we only have four, one of whom is Defour. 10 goals and 8 assists from midfield sound like decent numbers and £7m in the current market is peanuts. The last thing we need is another steady Eddie squad filler. We...
by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164627

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

MACCA wrote:Right age
Wont expect to start
Small fee
Low wages
Wont improve the first 11
No better than what we have
Wont need to compete for his signature

Could be legs in this


He's not British though. ;)
by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Open
Replies: 9
Views: 509

The Open

Looking forward to this on Thursday, it's got a hell of a lot to live up to after yesterday's sporting action though! Will be interesting to see how they tackle Portrush, as I'm guessing a lot of the field will have never played it before. My bets for the week are; £8 win on Jon Rahm at 14s £3 ew on...
by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Season - What are you looking forward to?
Replies: 37
Views: 1143

Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

I think the League will be a bit different this year. City and Liverpool are miles ahead of everyone but I honestly think the likes of Everton and Leicester will really push Arsenal, Man United and Chelsea. I don't think come the end of the season it will be the usual suspects making up the top 6. I...
by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Season - What are you looking forward to?
Replies: 37
Views: 1143

Re: New Season - What are you looking forward to?

Suppose there's always the hope that we could be a surprise package again like the year we finished 7th, or that we'll take the cups more seriously. Things will get dull very quickly if every season just ends up being a relegation battle.
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 391
Views: 28780

Re: New Corner Stands

I don't think things like hot water and working hand dryers in the toilets are too much to ask for at a Premier League ground tbh.
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 573
Views: 8121

Re: England v New Zealand

Up there with the Miracle of Medinah in the Ryder Cup as the best sporting event I've ever watched I think.
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 573
Views: 8121

Re: England v New Zealand

The lucky 4 byes off Stokes was the difference in the end. Terribly unlucky way for the Kiwis to lose.
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire goes to United
Replies: 87
Views: 6519

Re: Maguire goes to United

Even in Fergies last year or 2 they were making some bad decisions as a club. Bringing Scholes out of retirement instead of properly sorting out the centre mid issue. Ed Woodward has got too much control over the football side of things. He's probably an excellent business/money making man, but he h...
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Nice and Parma – Ticket Information
Replies: 22
Views: 1344

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Nice and Parma – Ticket Information

Don't really see the point in opening every area of the ground for these. Complete waste of money on stewards/catering staff.
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 391
Views: 28780

Re: New Corner Stands

Spurs built a brand new state of the art stadium in the time it will end up taking us to get those corners filled in. Pretty poor effort from the club/Barnfield really.
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire goes to United
Replies: 87
Views: 6519

Re: Maguire goes to united

Hmmmmn how to sum this up, rationally I hope... Maguire is an excellent central defender. He leads well, dies the basics well and can carry a ball outcdefwnce effectively. United are paying £80,000,000 for him. Ok.... Tarkowski is more dominant aerially and is stronger physically. He does the basic...
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket World Cup XI
Replies: 9
Views: 340

Re: Cricket World Cup XI

Not sure how anyone can suggest dropping Williamson when he's carried NZ all the way to the final. Kohli hasn't had a great tournament really not sure why he's there.
by jrgbfc
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley beat Fulham in Portugal
Replies: 94
Views: 4695

Re: Burnley beat Fulham in Portugal

But now we have 3 England internationals for one spot. Apart from Ings, you know the story, the others were ageing, cover was available and not Tom’s value. PS. I don’t want him to leave but why keep a, possibly, unhappy keeper? Not just an unhappy keeper, but club captain and a massive part of the...
by jrgbfc
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Josh Benson
Replies: 20
Views: 3247

Re: Josh Benson

What position does he play?
by jrgbfc
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket World Cup Final on Channel 4
Replies: 18
Views: 1199

Re: Cricket World Cup Final on Channel 4

Papabendi wrote:Good to see FTA TV making a dogs dinner of it as per. Sky coverage all the way for me.


Think SKY are just allowing channel 4 to show their coverage, so it will just be the same pundits, commentators etc.
by jrgbfc
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch confirms.....
Replies: 57
Views: 2700

Re: Crouch confirms.....

What you said is that Dyche signed him because of his name - doesn’t make any sense at all. If Dyche thought he was finished why do you think he signed him ? What would “his name” bring to the team or to the club ? Clearly he did not have long left but he thought he could offer something. He didn’t...
by jrgbfc
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Park View - Phoenix from the flames
Replies: 35
Views: 4320

Re: Park View - Phoenix from the flames

Anyone heard any more gossip about the pub reopening? Seems to have gone a bit quiet, hope it hasn't fallen through.
by jrgbfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 3528

Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Great day for England, great day for cricket. I watched that channel 4 documentary last week about our 2005 ashes triumph, and I thought it was a shame cricket hadn't swept the nation since then to the same extent. It was a smashing atmosphere today, and I hope on top of an England win in the final...
by jrgbfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164627

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

MDWat wrote:Peacock-Farrell is truly, truly garbage.


Pretty sure he was a regular for Leeds the first half of last season when they were top of the league, so he can't be that bad.
by jrgbfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164627

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

What's happened to Danny Drinkwater? He was in the press for a drink-driving ban but I haven't seen anything about any possible transfers for him which is surprising given his lack of playing time at Chelsea. Is he injured? Pretty sure he had the chance to go out on loan in January but he wasn't in...
by jrgbfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket World Cup Final on Channel 4
Replies: 18
Views: 1199

Re: Cricket World Cup Final on Channel 4

Massive day of Sport on Sunday. Cricket final, men's final at Wimbledon and the British Grand Prix as well as the final day of the Scottish Open golf.
by jrgbfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket World Cup Final on Channel 4
Replies: 18
Views: 1199

Re: Cricket World Cup Final on Channel 4

Great news. Will be interesting to see the viewing figures, even if it pulls in massive numbers the ECB will never admit they made a massive error in completely selling the game to SKY.
by jrgbfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 3528

Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

The problem is some players are more likely to walk than others. It seems that being from Yorkshire can give you a bit of the Boycotts about you. Don’t want to be too harsh because he has been superb in the last 3 games particularly but his spat with Vaughan gives you some clue to his mindset Or wh...
by jrgbfc
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?
Replies: 39
Views: 1007

Re: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?

I genuinely think the gap won't be as big next season. City and Liverpool will be miles ahead of the rest again, but I don't think the likes of Leicester and Everton are far off United, Arsenal and Chelsea. In fact I'm going to have a tenner on Leicester to finish in the top 4, got a great young sid...
by jrgbfc
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Much would you pay to get your stolen dog back?
Replies: 32
Views: 1274

Re: How Much would you pay to get your stolen dog back?

He'd probably get injured going to collect the ransom money anyway.
by jrgbfc
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3333

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

Update 165-3 at tea,great chance of saving this now,50 for Hameed hopefully this innings will play him back into form,he's been in for 2 and a half hours now,ideal situation for him,runs don't really matter it's occupying the crease. Only problem is the T20 season starts now so he probably won't pl...
by jrgbfc
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: India v New Zealand
Replies: 43
Views: 1735

Re: India v New Zealand

If England make it I think I would have been more confident playing against India. We'd be big favourites against NZ, which I'm not sure really suits us.
by jrgbfc
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164627

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Boden ppsted this earlier .SD looking to add further signings after Pieters and Jay Rod: "We've corrected the balance in terms of who's left and who we've brought in, and now we're looking to see if we can strengthen further, or make us more flexible Apart from maybe centre mid our squad looks...
by jrgbfc
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164627

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Do we think that will be our business done now for the first team squad? Unless Tarks or Gibson leave I think that will be it for us.
by jrgbfc
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3333

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

Real chance for Hameed to dig in and spend some time at the crease.
by jrgbfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 100
Views: 2327

Re: Is Attenborough right?

CoolClaret wrote:What is deemed as 'needless'... Your opinion on a messageboard?


I'd say getting a 3 hour flight to sit in a bar and booze all weekend when you could do it in this country is pretty needless, wouldn't you?
by jrgbfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 100
Views: 2327

Re: Is Attenborough right?

The general public should not be punished wanting a annual holiday or exploring the world. What we need to cut down on is business people taking an 8 hour flight to sit in a meeting for an hour, sign a document then go home on the 8 hour return flight the same day. Heavy, heavy taxes on private cha...
by jrgbfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 100
Views: 2327

Re: Is Attenborough right?

I agree that airfares are too cheap. Thing is we've all got used and to and almost see it as a right now to be able to jet off to Europe for a weekend away on the cheap.
by jrgbfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra exit now inevitable?
Replies: 63
Views: 4708

Re: Vydra exit now inevitable?

It appears that a lot of our fans struggle with the concept of a squad. I know that historically we haven’t been blessed with a squad full of talent but we’re now playing in one of the world’s best leagues and it’s imperative that we have strong competition for each position. If Vydra wants regular...
by jrgbfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: One of our own has made his way home
Replies: 110
Views: 6191

Re: ARTICLE: One of our own has made his way home

Quickenthetempo wrote:Will he get his song back?

Or will Dwight McNeil hang on to it?

Or can we sing it for both?


Time to come up with something better for McNeil, he's not even a local lad so the song doesn't fit at all anyway.
by jrgbfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra exit now inevitable?
Replies: 63
Views: 4708

Re: Vydra exit now inevitable?

Unfortunately for Vydra he is even less likely to see any action now. May as well let the lad go and keep Wells as 4th choice.
by jrgbfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 223
Views: 13225

Re: Tom Heaton

Surely Heaton’s only motivation for leaving would be financial? He’s a first choice keeper and club captain at an established Premier League club. The faith the management team had in him was ultimately demonstrated by his selection over two other England goalkeepers in the second half of last year...
by jrgbfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 223
Views: 13225

Re: Tom Heaton

Rileybobs wrote:What about the clubs who aren’t competing in Europe?


How many clubs outside the top 6 or 7 have 2 genuinely good goalkeepers?
by jrgbfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 223
Views: 13225

Re: Tom Heaton

Pretty sure Heaton won't fancy a year sat on the bench when at present it seems like he's England's number 2 and Euro 2020 at the end of the season.
by jrgbfc
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 223
Views: 13225

Re: Tom Heaton

dandeclaret wrote:All this talk if not being able to keep 2 good keepers happy...... how do all the other clubs do it?


Because the big clubs are playing pretty much 2 games a week with Europe, cup competitions etc. We play about 2 cup games a season.
by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164627

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Walton wrote:Rodriguez scored more league goals last season than either Vokes or Ings did in our 13/14 promotion season.


He scored plenty of penalties last season though as I recall. I'm actually a fan of his so not a dig at him, just an observation.
by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again
Replies: 135
Views: 6098

Re: ARTICLE: Pieters signs as Burnley go shopping at Stoke again

At some point we're going to have to start bringing the age of our squad down, instead of keeping patting ourselves on the back for signing all these 30 year olds.
by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League 06/07
Replies: 122
Views: 2410

Re: Lancashire League 06/07

That's the only problem with the 2 divisions it's not really in Colne's interest to be promoted. No fun getting convincingly beaten every week. The difference in quality is just too big.
by jrgbfc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164627

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Quicknick wrote:Pietersen? That didn't take long.


He'll fit in really well alongside Woods and Hendricks :lol:
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164627

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Fair do's, I can see the logic in that. In all fairness, I don't think this is a bad signing. He seems like a perfectly adequate back up for Taylor should we ever need him, and probably isn't going to cost much. I do still have concerns that we've somewhat strayed away from our previous model of si...
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1855
Views: 164627

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Not sure Stoke are getting such a good deal here, swapping a steady performer like Pieters for Ward who is older, and has big question marks over his fitness.
by jrgbfc
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northamptonshire v Lancs
Replies: 71
Views: 3333

Re: Northamptonshire v Lancs

Time for Jennings and Hameed to dig in and get some runs.

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