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by Goody1975
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New ticket office
Replies: 53
Views: 3925

Re: New ticket office

ClaretTony wrote:The whole thing was out in the open previously. It’s bavk indoors now.


I wasn't comparing it to monsoon corner behind the new club store but the original ticket office that had fans queuing in the rain at peak periods like matchdays.
by Goody1975
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New ticket office
Replies: 53
Views: 3925

Re: New ticket office

The previous ticket office was adequate for 99% of the time but struggled during busy periods like the hour or so before kick off on matchdays and cup games/play offs. One of the major issues was the lack of cover for the majority of the queue during inclement weather, although i haven't seen the ne...
by Goody1975
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many sellouts last year
Replies: 27
Views: 2156

Re: How many sellouts last year

Although home support has remained fairly constant the novelty of the Premier League was certainly short-lived as far as away support was concerned! Last season Accy Clarets ran 41 coaches to away games, transporting 2050 fans. The previous season it was 74 coaches and 3780 fans. :o Two seasons ago...
by Goody1975
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extended home section in cricket field stand
Replies: 219
Views: 9957

Re: Extended home section in cricket field stand

Our fans fall for the Chairman’s rhetoric when all he does, as the clever businessman he is, is turn a desire for improved stadia and facilities into a discussion around capacity. In other words he dodges the talks for a year or two. Easy. We ask for imorovements, he ignores that bit and says in an...
by Goody1975
Sat May 25, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hazard : £130 Million?
Replies: 32
Views: 2313

Re: Hazard : £130 Million?

Chester Perry wrote:Don't think you got what I was getting at either



I obviously don't
by Goody1975
Sat May 25, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hazard : £130 Million?
Replies: 32
Views: 2313

Re: Hazard : £130 Million?

Chester Perry wrote:so you want to pay him just 3 days a week


Don't think that's what he was getting at Chester.
by Goody1975
Fri May 24, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our best ever away support ?
Replies: 66
Views: 3926

Re: Our best ever away support ?

JimMcDonald wrote:Chelsea in the League Cup ?

Sheffield United FA Cup in the 90s ?

Jimmy Mullens Claret & Blue army at Derby ?

Preston. Joey Barton 1-0 game ?


Out of those the largest is the 8,500 at Sheffield United but Deepdale in 1973 and probably Maine Road in 1960 would beat that.
by Goody1975
Thu May 16, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Staff at Turnstiles
Replies: 44
Views: 2944

Re: Staff at Turnstiles

Hi Vintage, yes they did let him in. But only after the turnstile operator closed his turnstile and got his supervisor. Luckily, his supervisor saw sense. As far as i'm aware you can pass the card on to someone else as long as they are the same pricing category or lower. So an Adult using an Adult ...
by Goody1975
Sun May 12, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?
Replies: 75
Views: 2810

Re: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?

I prefer this to what came before Dyche, it is often frustrating but we fought as a club since the mid 70's for this dream and i don't want to see us give it up because it isn't always a bed of roses.
by Goody1975
Sun May 12, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 10431

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

Dyche’s squad has nothing to do with the money made from Coyle’s promotion to the Premier League. Sean Dyche has said on many occasions that when he first met with the board he was told the money from the 09/10 season had all gone. Both the automatic promotion sides under Dyche would destroy our 20...
by Goody1975
Sun May 12, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 10431

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

Polite applause as to not lower the tone of the evening but getting off my seat to give him a standing ovation, no ******* chance.

Each to their own and who am i to tell others how to react.
by Goody1975
Sat May 11, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 12233

Re: Crouch could well stay

"A couple squad additions and maybe one 'big' signing (a Che Adams type) is what I see as realistic. Sorry, but for me that scenario will see us in a big fight to stay above the bottom 3 next season Apart from youth with good potential, the only position for which we need a "squad" p...
by Goody1975
Sat May 11, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 12233

Re: Crouch could well stay

But that's the point - we don't need 5 strikers (6 if you include Wells) If Crouch stays there won't be any more signings at that position I disagree, we had six strikers on the books at the start of this season (Barnes, Wood, Vydra, Vokes, Wells and Walters) and five last season (Barnes, Wood, Vok...
by Goody1975
Sat May 11, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 12233

Re: Crouch could well stay

Somewhat mixed messages coming from SD He wants the club to back him substantially in the summer window and at the same time hints he wants to keep a 39 year old as 3rd/4th choice striker Crouch was rumoured to be the highest earner at Stoke, still on around £60k per week, so no wonder they wanted ...
by Goody1975
Sat May 11, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 12233

Re: Crouch could well stay

http://i67.tinypic.com/2cy4eww.png Taken from this site at http://www.uptheclarets.com/players/squad-list The list shows we are in a position of weakness in some ways and a position of strength in others. The majority of the squad have two or less years on their contracts, some have an option in ou...
by Goody1975
Sat May 11, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 12233

Re: Crouch could well stay

I'd be amazed if Crouch is on less than £45k per week. Even if he's only contracted till June 1st (I suspect it's July 1st) he's already cost us the thick end of £1m. He has been on the pitch for 70mins in that time and got one assist. He'll be in his 40th year next season and we know there's no wa...
by Goody1975
Sat May 11, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch could well stay
Replies: 146
Views: 12233

Re: Crouch could well stay

If you asked posters on this board what they wanted us to change squad wise a lot would talk about six or seven new signings. The facts are no matter what the board do with the purse strings that is virtually impossible unless we are buying players below the quality level we require or selling some ...
by Goody1975
Tue May 07, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee confirmed for Arsenal game
Replies: 24
Views: 1025

Re: Referee confirmed for Arsenal game

I don't think Mike Dean is half as good a referee as he used to be but he doesn't give a **** which team he gives a decision for or against and that is why we should be grateful when he refs us against one of the big six.
by Goody1975
Sun May 05, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adama Traore
Replies: 50
Views: 5495

Re: Adama Traore

If we bought/loaned him then we'd have to revert to playing a 4-5-1/4-3-3 to accommodate him. Then we'd have to buy a second player who is comfortable playing the number ten role and we still wouldn't have solved to massive issue we have with the central midfield.
by Goody1975
Sat May 04, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We Need Athleticism In Midfield
Replies: 32
Views: 2456

Re: We Need Athleticism In Midfield

So basically what we needed twelve months ago when we had a Belgian midfielder recovering from a long term injury.......and repeat.
by Goody1975
Wed May 01, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 81075

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

AndyClaret wrote:Not according to the replies.


Exactly, he is being made to look a massive twonk there.
by Goody1975
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin Friend FA Cup final referee
Replies: 5
Views: 374

Re: Kevin Friend FA Cup final referee

Falcon wrote:To be fair to him I thought he reffed the Chelsea game well.


Yes, i thought his use of the advantage law when David Luiz threw himself to the floor was a major highlight.
by Goody1975
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If the World Cup in 2022 was taken from Qatar...
Replies: 9
Views: 388

Re: If the World Cup in 2022 was taken from Qatar...

If Turf Moor is unavailable due to the continuing works on the corner stands then probably Odsal.
by Goody1975
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If the World Cup in 2022 was taken from Qatar...
Replies: 9
Views: 388

Re: If the World Cup in 2022 was taken from Qatar...

...and England asked to host, which stadia would you select? Based on the fact that twelve were used in Russia, please name 12 stadiums from England only... St James Park Stadium of Light Anfield Etihad Old Trafford Villa Park New White Hart Lane Emirates Wembley St Mary's Walkers Crisp Bowl Turf M...
by Goody1975
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Corner Stands
Replies: 389
Views: 28360

Re: New Corner Stands

I agree with some of the above. Everything we do to the Turf appears to have a stamp of the here and now, and as cheaply as possible on it. From the pillars at the main entrance not even hiding the fact they’re hollow, the shoddy rendering job on them and cheap caps on top, to the cheap cladding, w...
by Goody1975
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Todays football
Replies: 190
Views: 6316

Re: Todays football

Is that a penalty in the other penalty area?

Not whether you think it is one but would Atkinson give it?

A definite no from me.
by Goody1975
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cardiff tickets nearly sold out
Replies: 55
Views: 6267

Re: Cardiff tickets nearly sold out

13 remain
by Goody1975
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: There is a lot of dead wood
Replies: 64
Views: 3293

Re: There is a lot of dead wood

Brady and Defour were never going to play a major role this season and that is why it was unbelievable that reinforcements weren't made in those areas. They were coming back from serious long term injuries and if they were fortunate to avoid niggles they wouldn't have been anywhere near their best t...
by Goody1975
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10 yellow card amnesty
Replies: 11
Views: 944

Re: 10 yellow card amnesty

ClaretTony wrote:Only Phil Bardsley could now get a 15 yellow card ban but he would need to get one in every remaining game.


Don't encourage him for goodness sake.
by Goody1975
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are a more civilsed bunch nowadays.
Replies: 7
Views: 917

Re: We are a more civilsed bunch nowadays.

If Mark Lawrenson didn't have such long legs he'd have had much more to worry about than what was being lobbed at him from behind the goals.

If only.
by Goody1975
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Czech Republic - Vydra - "I can taunt them..."
Replies: 69
Views: 4716

Re: Czech Republic - Vydra - "I can taunt them..."

theroyaldyche wrote:On the bench tnite


That's where he's played his best football for us this season, gets better every week.
by Goody1975
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tactics at 10 men
Replies: 9
Views: 582

Re: Tactics at 10 men

Passing the ball square across the back four for long periods was a major highlight for me. The lack of urgency in possession came a close second. Really hope we aren't sat there in May HAVING to get a goal against Arsenal, when we had an opportunity this afternoon against ten men to go for the jugu...
by Goody1975
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 1681
Views: 81075

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Royboyclaret wrote:Can't remember how close they came to relegation in the first of those three seasons.


I'd ask Matt Taylor the answer, if he scores that penalty there is a fair chance they could have gone down. Their momentum continued and the rest is history.
by Goody1975
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 259
Views: 5653

Re: Scousers versus MIGHTY CLARETS

I'd suggest the selection of Lallana isn't the most popular in Merseyside.

Some of the comments though. :o

https://twitter.com/JamesPearceEcho/sta ... 7424862208
by Goody1975
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next five games will define the season
Replies: 87
Views: 4871

Re: Next five games will define the season

When we have weekends like this the other teams become world beaters and we'll never pick another point up EVER again, it's completely the opposite when we win and results go our way. The truth is in the middle. If we decided it is a two horse race now between ourselves and Cardiff we would go into ...
by Goody1975
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's football
Replies: 233
Views: 7004

Re: Today's football

IF we beat Cardiff we will be fine. We have four games before that and need more points to be completely safe but Cardiff now have eight games left which are three at home and five away. Chelsea (h) Manchester City (a) Burnley (a) Liverpool (h) Fulham (a) Crystal Palace(h) Manchester United (a) *Bri...
by Goody1975
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rovers Preston
Replies: 31
Views: 2607

Re: Rovers Preston

ElectroClaret wrote:On brfcs...."Get him out"...."pathetic "...." Bye Tony."

:lol: :lol: :mrgreen: :lol:


To be fair we had some (a very small number) calling for Dyche to go because he stopped using organic eggs.
by Goody1975
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackpool
Replies: 27
Views: 1821

Re: Blackpool

Expecting a crowd of 41,000 this afternoon.
by Goody1975
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rovers Preston
Replies: 31
Views: 2607

Re: Rovers Preston

Crowd of 21,577 with 7,514 away fans.
by Goody1975
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs to play at new ground in April
Replies: 30
Views: 934

Re: Spurs to play at new ground in April

ClaretShaun wrote:Why is it unfair?

Is it because Spurs will get a lift now and therefore its harder for visiting teams than it was for rest of us at Wembley... or am I missing something obvious?


or the opposite, we don't know.

Level playing field and all that.
by Goody1975
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs to play at new ground in April
Replies: 30
Views: 934

Re: Spurs to play at new ground in April

Cup games = Yes
League games = Big fat NO!!
by Goody1975
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: whats the Answer
Replies: 63
Views: 1692

Re: whats the Answer

Impossible to answer, just because the cookies on the top line are worth ten does not mean we know the one on the bottom is worth seven.

If we assume that then the answer is 11

Edit

Same with the clock in the middle, which i have now seen is different in the last line.

So 10 like others have said.
by Goody1975
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank
Replies: 476
Views: 18169

Re: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank

25,000 capacity max though. There just isn't the need for anymore I have been one of the few who is willing to get involved in this discussion everytime it arises and i've said continually that it's about redevelopment rather than capacity. I think 23,500 is fine with 2,500 for away supporters but ...
by Goody1975
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defour out for the Season
Replies: 77
Views: 3729

Re: Defour out for the Season

We knew we'd be lucky to get 25 league games out of him when the summer transfer window opened, that is why a large majority of people on here identified central midfield as a weak spot in the team. I'd suggested going for player in a similar mould to Defour but much younger, they could deputise for...
by Goody1975
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank
Replies: 476
Views: 18169

Re: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank

I'm not suggesting we do, I merely suggesting that better players would attract bigger crowds not new shiny seats ...and i've outlined above that we plan for ground redevelopment and only push ahead with it if we remain a Premier League club for the next few seasons. If we set aside a % of the prof...
by Goody1975
Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank
Replies: 476
Views: 18169

Re: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank

Wow, just picked up on this thread for the first time since the match yesterday. Unbelievable the number and content of the responses since then. Proof, if proof was needed, that the BoD made a massive mistake in having just the one informal shareholders meeting in 2012, as this was exactly the kin...
by Goody1975
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank
Replies: 476
Views: 18169

Re: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank

Seriously ? You think the loos are ok to take your children ? I used to hate taking my kids to these when they were little and that was 15 years ago. They have not had any money spent on them at all during this period. I’m struggling to think of one place who host members of the public that would n...
by Goody1975
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank
Replies: 476
Views: 18169

Re: Mike Garlick says we have £24m in bank

Our average home crowds (home support) has been quite steady. 2009-10 = 18734 2014-15 = 16380 (**** head decided to give the CFS to away supporters) 2016-17 = 18566 2017-18 = 18804 2018-19 = 18440 (so far) This could easily be increased towards 20,000 with more available seats (and better quality on...
by Goody1975
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Play off final 1994
Replies: 50
Views: 2913

Re: Play off final 1994

Foulthrow wrote:Apart from the result that one is fine from a commentary point of view. On my DVD copy it’s Martin Tyler and Andy Gray doing the comms


Exactly my point.

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