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by Grumps
Wed May 22, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hatton Garden Query.
Replies: 18
Views: 903

Re: Hatton Garden Query.

Different part of the building
by Grumps
Mon May 13, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 8388

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

paulatky wrote:10 years have passed and the club has progressed whilst Coyle’s star has burnt out.

Some people still have the same views though, and are as burnt out as Coyle
by Grumps
Mon May 13, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 8388

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

Spijed wrote:Because SD is such a good manager I suspect we would still have achieved success because of his abilities.

So yes, we would most likely be in the Prem.

Had we not had the Coyle money/players, Dyche wouldn't have come as manager, so not really relevant
by Grumps
Mon May 13, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 8388

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

https://web.archive.org/web/20080914091310/http://boards.footymad.net/mboard/fmb.php?tno=104&fid=297&sty=2&act=1&mid=2128402120 Nostalgic thread from the old board. Reading some of the other threads at that time, how some prominent posters have changed their views
by Grumps
Mon May 13, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 8388

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

I find the notion that the £60mill that we got from promotion to the EPL under Coyle had absolutely 0 impact on the shape of the squad when Dyche took over is pretty inane tbh. Unless you absolutely cannot see passed the Coyle years... Some people are so blinded, they cannot see what that promotion...
by Grumps
Mon May 13, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton sack Hughton
Replies: 113
Views: 5689

Re: Brighton sack Hughton

ClaretTony wrote:Not so much player power getting him the boot but from what I heard the players wanted to at least give it a go in some games. They've been very negative in both their Premier League games at Burnley, let alone against the top six.

But survived!!!
by Grumps
Mon May 13, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 8139

Re: Crouch could well stay

Sorry to be the bringer of dark statistics, but that isn't true. Crouch played his first game on the 2nd of February against Southampton and we drew 1-1 in the final moments thanks to a hand ball penalty that he was involved in. That game came in the midst of our most productive run, which started ...
by Grumps
Mon May 13, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So who’s off then?
Replies: 34
Views: 3596

Re: So who’s off then?

We had no idea how Tom's shoulder would be after being properly tested... Pope's no different
by Grumps
Mon May 13, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Season Highlight?
Replies: 51
Views: 1499

Re: Your Season Highlight?

I wonder how many of those saying Athens was the highlight would have said the same should we have got relegated as a result?
by Grumps
Mon May 13, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 8388

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

ClaretTony wrote:£2 in the club shop - and I needed one. It wasn't one of that he'd used at all.

You know, and I know that he gave you kit, please don't try and change the thruth
by Grumps
Mon May 13, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 8388

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

MACCA wrote:When you read something, does it not register?

You seem to go on a hell of ramble about things and get your knickers in a right twist.

I'm not going to respond to the post as half of it is irrelevant, most of it is just made up nonsense, and your last point is laughable.

But you have responded!
by Grumps
Sun May 12, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 8388

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

What did he say when you told him? TBH I think it showed big balls for him to turn up last night. Given the video messages from other players he could have done that.. you have to give him kudos for turning up It was many years after he left, he just said that everyone was entitled to their opinion...
by Grumps
Sun May 12, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 8388

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

I hated Coyle with a passion at the time he left, and on one occasion told him so face to face.
But to say that that promotion hasn't in some way helped us get to where we are now is just laughable
by Grumps
Wed May 08, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Open training session for fans today?
Replies: 4
Views: 1033

Re: Open training session for fans today?

It usually means for the press
by Grumps
Mon May 06, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Awards Night
Replies: 18
Views: 2251

Re: Awards Night

I don't think any of the main players off here go, so it doesn't get the coverage other events do.
by Grumps
Sat May 04, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Chris Kavanagh v Everton
Replies: 24
Views: 1000

Re: RATE THE REF - Chris Kavanagh v Everton

Homeblower Gave us nothing and denied us a stonewall penalty Re Westwood tackle Schniderling actually slid in with his studs up Ignore the commentator who didnt want to see what actually happened and stupid Burnley mistake Walters with his misunderstanding of the tackle The penalty push was 1m insi...
by Grumps
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Police Brutality
Replies: 78
Views: 2635

Re: Police Brutality

Rileybobs wrote:You only have to watch Line of Duty to see how many bent coppers there are.

You do realise its pretend, don't you?
by Grumps
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Police Brutality
Replies: 78
Views: 2635

Re: Police Brutality

I don't think being a nasty person makes you a good cop. Fair play if you do. This thread is about police brutality, and corruption. You might not like how Mr Wood went about his job at BFC, or his personality, but he was not guilty of the things being discussed on the thread whilst employed by Lan...
by Grumps
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil
Replies: 51
Views: 3942

Re: Dwight McNeil

Excellent player, but I agree he is very lightweight, and backs out of 50/50 challenges at times, but that side of his game should improve
by Grumps
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester City - Player Ratings
Replies: 71
Views: 2568

Re: Burnley v Manchester City - Player Ratings

I didn't say Tarks was flawless. I said he was "pretty much flawless". Which allows for the odd chink of a flaw in his distribution (I think you're overstating that myself, but whatever you think) without detracting from the fact his defending was absolutely top drawer. It had to be, give...
by Grumps
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester City - Player Ratings
Replies: 71
Views: 2568

Re: Burnley v Manchester City - Player Ratings

Really good effort from the lads, particularly with safety assured, but in truth we were - for all our effort - barely able to lay a glove on City, which is lest we forget something we have with the vast majority of the Premier League. Heaton - 8 - Couple of really solid saves, even if he'd expect ...
by Grumps
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester City - Player Ratings
Replies: 71
Views: 2568

Re: : Burnley v Manchester City - Player Ratings

Heaton 8 sound performance again from Tom Lowton 6 did ok but lack of pace let him down Mee/Tarks 9 immense throughout Taylor 7 ok defensively especially as Mc Neill virtually no help Hendrick 5 offered nothing offensively, got back to add numbers defensively but flatters to deceive. Cork/Westwood ...
by Grumps
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any trouble today ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1136

Re: Any trouble today ?

Didn't know there was a McDonald's in Burnley Wood
by Grumps
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many disabled fans do we have
Replies: 20
Views: 1150

Re: How many disabled fans do we have

Even if there were only 2 disabled fans ... i’d rather the club had the best facilities for them than just half arsing something and making do. Agree, but if there was only two, it wouldn't need the new developments, my question was if it was for existing fans, or attracting new ones, no agenda jus...
by Grumps
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many disabled fans do we have
Replies: 20
Views: 1150

Re: How many disabled fans do we have

Vegas Claret wrote:don't think I'd want to sit in a wheel chair open to the elements ! the new facility looks superb so hopefully it will attract more fans, you would imagine the club has done their research on this.

I would guess the one between the new stands will still get the weather
by Grumps
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Any trouble today ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1136

Re: Any trouble today ?

Being taken to the train station?
by Grumps
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many disabled fans do we have
Replies: 20
Views: 1150

How many disabled fans do we have

Genuine question, the two new developments seem to have more spaces for far more disabled fans than I have ever seen on the ground. Do we have lots who don't attend because of the previous poor facilities, or are we hoping to attract more disabled fans?
by Grumps
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Police Brutality
Replies: 78
Views: 2635

Re: Police Brutality

deanothedino wrote:There's good and bad like every walk of life.

The former ground safety officer was an ex-cop and he was a... and full of himself. But plenty of others are decent people trying to do a hard job.

He wasn't a bad cop though, so what's your point?
by Grumps
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Police Brutality
Replies: 78
Views: 2635

Re: Police Brutality

Around 12 years ago, I was policing a demonstration, with activists looking to wilfully obstruct the highway. An elderly lady in a wheelchair was positioned quite close to me, and without warning, tipped herself out onto the road. It was only later that I was told who she was, and that this was a r...
by Grumps
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tickets falling into the wrong hands
Replies: 64
Views: 4742

Re: Tickets falling into the wrong hands

Some of the supporters clubs always seem to have spares which they offer to people, perhaps these made their way to Central london
by Grumps
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: CT about to be on Talksport !
Replies: 47
Views: 4490

Re: CT about to be on Talksport !

wilks_bfc wrote:No it wasn’t.

Sports Bar with Goldstein is on till 1am

Tony was on around 1:40

OK, apologies, it was Goldstien when I was listening
by Grumps
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: CT about to be on Talksport !
Replies: 47
Views: 4490

Re: CT about to be on Talksport !

Lancasterclaret wrote:Adam Cattaral supports that lot down the road.

So if the phone in was full of Chelsea fans having a go, its not a shock

It would be a shock.. Adam wasn't on, it was Goldstien or whatever he's called
by Grumps
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags
Replies: 105
Views: 5752

Re: Turn up early tomorrow to see the flags

ClaretTony wrote:You involved the fans by consulting with them

All of them? Or just the few, who don't represent my views anyway
by Grumps
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hillsborough 1989 - today's court news
Replies: 120
Views: 3509

Re: Hillsborough 1989 - today's court news

Perhaps South West Claret should write to the Justice Secretary and offer to be on the Jury for the retrial. I’m sure they will oblige him to ensure ‘Justice’ is served. Failing that perhaps he could lend his experience and superior knowledge to the Crown Prosecution Legal team as they were clearly...
by Grumps
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Appendix operation forces Crouch out
Replies: 94
Views: 3782

Re: ARTICLE: Appendix operation forces Crouch out

In hindsight ( as stated ) he was an extremely costly ( financially ) mistake. His wages and fee could have been better used elsewhere. Also factor in our poor form and squad moral etc. It's no coincidence form and moral picked up on Tom's return, and he's not even the best GK at the club... Who wo...
by Grumps
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Appendix operation forces Crouch out
Replies: 94
Views: 3782

Re: ARTICLE: Appendix operation forces Crouch out

Add Walter's and Wells to that too. You could say Brady, Ward and Hart, however injuries while here after decent service is tough luck. The Hart one was an expensive mistake with hindsight. There's no doubt in my mind we will think twice about the next time players looking for 1 last pay day become...
by Grumps
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cork very lucky
Replies: 78
Views: 4519

Re: Cork very lucky

ClaretTony wrote:Cork is very fortunate to be in this team in my view

Who would replace him?
by Grumps
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Classless Chelsea.
Replies: 24
Views: 1984

Re: Classless Chelsea.

It does and it did - Coyle was spoken to, not even suggested, here before Cotterill left. Totally agree that Chelsea are classless but this happens at a lot of clubs. Do you honestly think OGS hadn't been lined up before the plug was pulled on Mourinho at Man U? I thought Coyle came late in the pro...
by Grumps
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Haydock races
Replies: 35
Views: 2076

Re: Haydock races

BurnleyFC wrote:It’ll be South Yorkshire Police’s fault.

Logged on just to like this post.... Well said
by Grumps
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hannover 96 .... update
Replies: 14
Views: 2661

Re: Hannover 96 .... update

At a time of funding cuts I would be annoyed if, and its a big if, this was still being investigated.
by Grumps
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hannover 96 .... update
Replies: 14
Views: 2661

Re: Hannover 96 .... update

ClaretTony wrote:It isn’t none but it’s nowhere near what it should have been. Still being investigated believe it or not but I think it’s been a balls up of an investigation.

Based on what?
by Grumps
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bomb threat at Blackburn ASDA.
Replies: 14
Views: 2116

Re: Bomb threat at Blackburn ASDA.

theroyaldyche wrote:Blow the town up for me

I understand the feelings towards the football club, but don't forget many burnley fans, and posters on this board live in the town
by Grumps
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 22875

Re: Peter Crouch

Paddy1882 wrote:If this happens then all this “we won’t sign anyone just for the sake of it” is nonsense!! We’ve got someone to come off the bench and cause problems with his height.... it’s Sam Vokes!!

To be fair, crouch would cause more problems than vokes in those circumstances
by Grumps
Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Sam Vokes ?
Replies: 109
Views: 11277

Re: No Sam Vokes ?

Lancasterclaret wrote:Like everyone else, I can see why we might sell Vokes, but I'd want to know who the replacement is first.

If its JayRod, then its an upgrade surely?

Is that the same Jay rod who's said he's not moving!?
by Grumps
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nahki wells
Replies: 19
Views: 2963

Re: Nahki wells

Nothing in his record to suggest he's better than anything we already have
by Grumps
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nahki wells
Replies: 19
Views: 2963

Re: Nahki wells

jrgbfc wrote:After going through the effort to sign and pay money for him we may as well of given him a chance.

Do you think he's good enough?
by Grumps
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nahki wells
Replies: 19
Views: 2963

Re: Nahki wells

tim_noone wrote:Strikes again!

And?
by Grumps
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burgled Bradley
Replies: 30
Views: 3251

Re: Burgled Bradley

Most insurers now have small print that invalidates the insurance if you post anything on social media relating to holidays while you're not at home Somebody needs to tell Mr Bentley... You can plot him and his families whereabouts quite easy off his social media.... And he's the one who advises ou...
by Grumps
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has anybody ever wanted Rovers to win?
Replies: 53
Views: 2112

Re: Has anybody ever wanted Rovers to win?

theroyaldyche wrote:Never

Unbelievable that someone prefers rovers results over success for the team they supposedly support
by Grumps
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has anybody ever wanted Rovers to win?
Replies: 53
Views: 2112

Re: Has anybody ever wanted Rovers to win?

theroyaldyche wrote:Never. Ever

Rovers win Burnley win league/don't get relegated.... Rovers lose, Burnley don't win league/get relegated....... Do you want to rethink?

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