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by NL Claret
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Everton tickets to go on pre-sale
Replies: 172
Views: 4965

Re: ARTICLE: Everton tickets to go on pre-sale

jrgbfc wrote:Exactly, not to mention the likes of Drinkwater and Vydra.
Let's just have a squad of 14 and use the development squad / scholars when required, that way the club could take the full allocation for away games.
by NL Claret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa v Toon
Replies: 32
Views: 1690

Re: Villa v Toon

Newcastle have some frustrating players up top.

Saint-Maximine , Joelinton and Almiron contributed absolutely nothing.

Wesley up front for Villa is easy to dislike.
by NL Claret
Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to West Ham
Replies: 81
Views: 7919

Re: Dyche to West Ham

ecc wrote:"Dyche doesn't play the West Ham way, no chance."

Not sure West Ham play "the West Ham way", whatever that is.
BFS was criticised for not playing the "West Ham way" - in his book he wrote that no one actually knows what the "West Ham way" is!!
by NL Claret
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Paul Tierney v Watford
Replies: 42
Views: 1503

Re: RATE THE REF - Paul Tierney v Watford

Not been mentioned however the worst foul of the game was committed late in the game by Doucoure on Dwight, gave him a good kick with no intention of winning the ball, no yellow card. Much worse than the foul Tarky was booked for. Think Mee was complaining that Watford had taken Burnley's throw in w...
by NL Claret
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Paul Tierney v Watford
Replies: 42
Views: 1503

Re: RATE THE REF - Paul Tierney v Watford

I’m sure others will disagree with me but from what I saw from the away end he was absolutely dreadful. A 9 B 8 C 12 D 4 Watched on tv, I don't think many will disagree. He appeared to be nervous, unsure and a bit of a homer. Think he might have relied on var check for the penalty rather than give ...
by NL Claret
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Wanderers
Replies: 63
Views: 3464

Re: Bolton Wanderers

So a few clubs get 5-0 wins early season over Bolton, Bolton then exploit the rules and take it on themselves to postpone the Doncaster game. Doncaster would have won comfortably yet have to play a much stronger Bolton side instead. It makes a mockery of the competition as pointed out by Stanley's c...
by NL Claret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great headers
Replies: 50
Views: 1366

Re: Great headers

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Here you go, Burnley 7-2 York. Winstanley blunder for the first goal!!
by NL Claret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great headers
Replies: 50
Views: 1366

Re: Great headers

I seem to recall Neil Moore scoring with a header from either the edge of the penalty area or just outside against York City. The memory is a little vague, but I seem to think we came back from a goal down to win 7-1, Andy Cooke scored a hat-trick and a ball that rolled off the Bob Lord Stand hit a...
by NL Claret
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great headers
Replies: 50
Views: 1366

Re: Great headers

Eli v Derby and Taylor v Wolverhampton were the pick for me and thank you to the poster who said Blake crossed it. Couldn't think who it was. Taylor used to get criticised for only scoring with his head. Top player was Taylor. Not the greatest headed goal but Ian Moore at Bradford in injury sticks i...
by NL Claret
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR changes
Replies: 95
Views: 2590

Re: VAR changes

Communication isn't the big issue. Consistency is one and another is that VAR is not a goal prevention exercise if a player,s big cock is offside. The rules of football (or the interpretation of them) change by the game.

Then again, the game might be corrupt.
by NL Claret
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR and Offside
Replies: 30
Views: 719

Re: VAR and Offside

Some of the offside calls have been too tight and you have question is the attacking player gaining a clear and obvious advantage. On bein on Saturday they showed an angle which showed Wood was onside. There's a freeze frame with him offside however the ball had left Dwight's boot. Surely it should ...
by NL Claret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee’s goal
Replies: 33
Views: 2734

Re: Ben Mee’s goal

MOTD has its own agenda so no surprise the mee incident was not shown nor much comment on the disallowed goal. My understanding of var is that the on field referee gets a word to go and check the monitor then makes the decision. If he's not sure it goes to var. Only in this country it is used differ...
by NL Claret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee’s goal
Replies: 33
Views: 2734

Re: Ben Mee’s goal

I am not going to defend the decision. However the demand for perfection brought in VAR. Reap what you sow is the most appropriate expression. Maybe just maybe fans and managers might just get off referees backs and realise how difficult the job actually is. How difficult is it to watch a screen an...
by NL Claret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 68
Views: 4769

Re: Match of the Day

Mike Riley needs to be sacked. Mike Halsey tweeted about not following protocol of using the pitch side monitors.

It appears the English referees , in their wisdom, have come up with their own version of VAR.
by NL Claret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 68
Views: 4769

Re: Match of the Day

How close was the offside decision for the goal ruled out by VAR? The player in the right back position looks as though he could be playing him onside. I'm in Fuerteventura so watched on Bein Sports. Andy Gray was going spare at half time, he showed it from a different angle and when the ball was p...
by NL Claret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Idea for offsides
Replies: 42
Views: 1452

Re: Idea for offsides

Here's an idea , don't have useless referees at Stockley Park. Every week they prove why there are no English referees at major tournaments . Andy Gray was going mad at ours and the Sheffield United decisions. For consistency, just have him making all the var decisions .
by NL Claret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lanzini
Replies: 51
Views: 3566

Re: Lanzini

From TV Westwood's was a take one for the team, guessing it was the players landing that caused the injury.

As for the one on Taylor, there was no contact.
by NL Claret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A loss today and we could be on the edge
Replies: 14
Views: 813

Re: A loss today and we could be on the edge

It's November.
by NL Claret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood ready to return
Replies: 31
Views: 1934

Re: ARTICLE: Wood ready to return

After reading some of Dyche's comments I've got a bad feeling he's going to stick with Pieters and Wood coming in will be the only change, hope I'm wrong. Has Peters been that bad or do you just not like him? You know that mind made up once he was signed. Noticed on a football stats website yesterd...
by NL Claret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mail from a debt collection company
Replies: 6
Views: 873

Re: Mail from a debt collection company

We opened a letter recently without really looking at the name on it. It was from a debt collection company. It was to someone we had never heard of owing £4,800 to Paypal. Huh we muttered and binned it. A second one came this week we returned it with 'not known at this address'. Scam? Anyone else ...
by NL Claret
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood ready to return
Replies: 31
Views: 1934

Re: ARTICLE: Wood ready to return

cricketfieldclarets wrote:To think how some people slated him. Even when he was bagging.

Vital player in every way.
He used to play for Leeds so it's natural for some UTC posters to dislike him.
by NL Claret
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wallace training with St Mirren
Replies: 13
Views: 1075

Re: ARTICLE: Wallace training with St Mirren

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Strange that he and Stanislas were often slated in here.
Not strange at all, quite simple. He was signed by Bison Head and used to play for PNE, that is enough for many to dislike and slate him.
by NL Claret
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee confirmed for West Ham game
Replies: 21
Views: 1368

Re: Referee confirmed for West Ham game

Kevin Friend's a crap referee
by NL Claret
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil & Taylor
Replies: 21
Views: 2064

Re: McNeil & Taylor

Pieters is this season's UTC posters Joe Hart.
by NL Claret
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: More worried then last season ?
Replies: 33
Views: 1626

Re: More worried then last season ?

It's been a while since Hart was singled out.

Is the centre of midfield still the same? Perhaps the lack of a centre midfield could be the problem that needs addressing?

When was the last time Cork had a good game? 2017? Best be careful, Cork is a fans favourite.
by NL Claret
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Knives and Forks utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 398
Views: 7443

Re: Knives and Forks utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Watched Sheff U v Arsenal and they looked a decent side. Believe they were decent v Liverppol too. They are no mugs.

A lot of drama queens and experts on this thread this afternoon.

That is all.
by NL Claret
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 749
Views: 75690

Re: Bury : No Wages

In the circumstances a phoenix club seems their best option,at least in that scenario the power and decisions will be at the behest of fan groups,indivduals who have the clubs best interests at heart. I guess their first major hurdle will be finding a stadium to play in,once they manage that,then t...
by NL Claret
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?
Replies: 150
Views: 4231

Re: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?

Plenty, I'm not an uber fan. A few that stick in mind. City at home under Stan. Wigan away under Waddle. Preston away when Eastwood put us 1-0 up Preston away SVT Rotherham at home 2-6 Wolves away 3-0 left after an hour Stockport away when there was a riot Some times I don't see the point in staying...
by NL Claret
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brother's playing together
Replies: 67
Views: 3065

Re: Brother's playing together

Don't think they played in the PL but played in the same Doncaster Rovers team - Glynn and Ian Snodin.
by NL Claret
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton
Replies: 22
Views: 2660

Re: Matt Lowton

Remember “UTC posters” never ever criticise the club. Just cheerlead all that time or talk about Brexit. Thanks Swizzley, I don't think social media and football is for me anymore. I'll leave it to you and jrbbfc, I do admire his dedication to UTC and his negativity. NL will log in again in a week ...
by NL Claret
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton
Replies: 22
Views: 2660

Re: Matt Lowton

We're on a Burnley FC message board. People are obviously going to discuss our players. If some people think with our millions of pounds we can improve on Matt Lowton I don't see the issue. Would be very dull if every thread was about how wonderful all our players are, how amazing Dyche and the Boa...
by NL Claret
Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton
Replies: 22
Views: 2660

Re: Matt Lowton

Agree totally but read the match day thread and both Lowton and Pieters are hammered. It’s become the norm, sadly. I don't tend to bother reading the posts (especially player ratings) much due to the level of sh!te posted, it's usually a case of if the UTC posters likes / dislikes a certain player ...
by NL Claret
Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton
Replies: 22
Views: 2660

Re: Matt Lowton

There doesn't have to be a scapegoat, why is there the need to point the blame? Is there something wrong?
by NL Claret
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laurent Banide in at Oldham
Replies: 23
Views: 2928

Re: Laurent Banide in at Oldham

My prediction was a month out. :shock:

The last I read was that Oldham have a relatively new stand that they don't own and is currently closed. :!:
by NL Claret
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League TV Appearances 2019/20
Replies: 35
Views: 3965

Re: Premier League TV Appearances 2019/20

Phil Bird retweeted a tweet from amazon prime video sport who said we are on twice in December. Guessing midweek game / Boxing Day ?
by NL Claret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 64
Views: 8054

Re: Lennon & Pieters

The amount you constantly whinge about “UTC posters” it’s a wonder you continue to post on here. I like the occasional post every now and again just to get a nibble, thank you for obliging again Swizzley. Used to read the message board regularly, hardly bother these days as there's rarely anything ...
by NL Claret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 64
Views: 8054

Re: Lennon & Pieters

Really don’t understand the bashing that Pieters gets on here, it is quite irrational. Without Hart in the team and some are realising Hendrick isn't as bad as they thought , UTC posters are scratching around for a scapegoat. UTC posters like Taylor so Pieters is easy to dislike, I think that's how...
by NL Claret
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 749
Views: 75690

Re: Bury : No Wages

Council voted against buying the ground / club which as a council tax payer in the borough is the correct decision. Instead they will look to find a suitable buyer.
by NL Claret
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 749
Views: 75690

Re: Bury : No Wages

Councillor James Daly, what is his connection with Dale? How many £s does he expect Bury Council to be able to spend on buying a football club? I'd assume one or two of Bury's councillors were supporters of their town club - which is not unreasonable - will they all have to remove themselves from a...
by NL Claret
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 47576

Re: Drink water injury

Tend not to read much on here however I wouldn't be surprised if it is the same UTC posters who were criticising the length of the loan period when he signed who have now changed their tune saying he is a bad apple and needs to go back to Chelsea now.
by NL Claret
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Managers if we'd gone down.
Replies: 47
Views: 3365

Re: Managers if we'd gone down.

Cast your minds back to December and some were calling for Dyche to be sacked. When challenged about who should replace him they would inform you that it was not for them to decide, the chairman and directors were paid to do that. A very odd response indeed. This thread nails why Dyche should not ha...
by NL Claret
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 749
Views: 75690

Re: Bury : No Wages

Surely the elected MP is only doing the best by his constituents. Jobs etc are reliant on the club... I'm pretty sure he is / was a season ticket holder and is a bury lad so as well as constituents is probably massively upset and angry on a personal level. Played cricket with a few times about 20 y...
by NL Claret
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A reality check
Replies: 26
Views: 2948

Re: A reality check

A reality check? For who?

Liverpool are European champions and a very good side with title aspirations, Burnley are not.

4 points from 4 is a good start for us. Next 4 games are ones where we will be competitive and have a chance of getting something.

Reality check :roll:
by NL Claret
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pub to watch today near Heysham please
Replies: 3
Views: 315

Re: Pub to watch today near Heysham please

Went in Heysham Cricket Club the other week. Very friendly place and have Sky Sports.

Others that I've not been in.

Old Hall
Strawberry Garden
The Golf club
by NL Claret
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 749
Views: 75690

Re: Bury : No Wages

For the last time. The EFL did not let Dale buy the club. There is nothing to stop this happening. He failed fit and proper as he could not show he had the funds and probably the intention of paying wages or bills. He still went ahead and became the registered owner. The EFL problem is that their pu...
by NL Claret
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 749
Views: 75690

Re: Bury : No Wages

The CVA is now being investigated following the revelations about RCR Holdings https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/aug/29/bury-cva-investigation" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/insolvency-practitioner-sanctions-steven-wiseglass-3-july-...
by NL Claret
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ex-EFL
Replies: 31
Views: 2425

Re: Ex-EFL

you could argue that AFC Fylde are a phoenix club, given that they were started as a result of Blackpool's Oyston woes Kirkham Town merged with Wesham in 1988 to become Kirkham and Wesham, not sure that is a Pheonix? They joined the counties as Kirkham and Wesham in about 2007. Think if you read Si...
by NL Claret
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ex-EFL
Replies: 31
Views: 2425

Re: Ex-EFL

Yeah well that's okay bud because you're a Claret. I was getting at the 'Manchester' fans. Who shouted hypocrite? I just think we should welcome our fans from far off places that's all. ;) ;) ;) Consider yourself let off House Boy :D I'd guess in Bury the order goes something like this. Man U Man C...
by NL Claret
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ex-EFL
Replies: 31
Views: 2425

Re: Ex-EFL

The only thing I find odd is that it has been pointed out that Bury (the town) is today in mourning. Whilst I can understand this I wonder how many of those in Bury who are upset about it ever actually went to support them? Bury has a population just shy of 183k (well over twice the size of Burnley...
by NL Claret
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 749
Views: 75690

Re: Bury : No Wages

What's the situation with Bury's ground? So far as I can gather it appears to have been shifted off to a different company but is that company part of the administration or a separate company that is still a going concern? I think I saw that there was a covenant on the ground meaning it can only be...