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by Jakubclaret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tammy Abraham
Replies: 51
Views: 2785

Re: Tammy Abraham

whiffa wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 12:02 am
Yeah I wasn't saying they were directly comparable right this minute - just that they were both over-rated. Welbeck was hugely over rated when he was at United.
Fair enough & thanks for clarifying & I agree with the similarities although not presently as I misunderstood.
by Jakubclaret
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Penalty Incident when Vydra was Fouled
Replies: 126
Views: 2857

Re: The Penalty Incident when Vydra was Fouled

Very clumsy to say the least & I honestly can’t be sure because it’s a such a tight call, to properly assess I’d need to freeze frame the point where vydra appears to be shaping to shoot & whether vydra makes contact with saka or it’s the other way around. I can easily see both sides on why it wasn’...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Penalty Incident when Vydra was Fouled
Replies: 126
Views: 2857

Re: The Penalty Incident when Vydra was Fouled

Sometimes a good pundit will know an obscure rule you might not be aware of. The best pundits offer tactical and psychological insight based on their playing days. The kind of thing you’d only know if you were a pro. Then there’s 95% of the pundits out there. Today, for example, Michael Owen was co...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Penalty Incident when Vydra was Fouled
Replies: 126
Views: 2857

Re: The Penalty Incident when Vydra was Fouled

Whilst I didn't think it was a pen, I can see where Rowls is coming from, and I'd like another look on MOTD. If the Ref had given it, chances are it wouldn't have been overturned, as any time a decision is debatable, it stays with the referees original decision, due to not being a clear and obvious...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche Today
Replies: 29
Views: 3256

Re: Dyche Today

That could possibly say more about Arteta than it does about Dyche. Swings & roundabouts regardless, historically always been a bogey side but eventually you will end up winning & overturning things, wouldn’t surprise me if Everton win again next season at anfield after going gods knows how many ye...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Bardsley deal
Replies: 26
Views: 1345

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Bardsley deal

Great signing. Top pro is Bardo. Never seems to be injured and always plays well when he plays. No doubt also a key figure in the dressing room - seems to have a great attitude and no doubt plays a role in guiding our younger players, which seems to get overlooked on here. I was all up for a new RB...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whatever Happened to Owen Coyle?
Replies: 57
Views: 2615

Re: Whatever Happened to Owen Coyle?

I know a lot refuse to believe it, but we wouldn't be where we are today without him. He gave me my favourite ever season and I'd buy him a pint if I met him. I’d do the same in truth a orderly queue may need to be formed, what happened at the time & the manner of the departure could have been done...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whatever Happened to Owen Coyle?
Replies: 57
Views: 2615

Re: Whatever Happened to Owen Coyle?

He must have blown a fortune if he still has to earn money. Most PL managers have earned enough for the rest of their lives - if they're still managing at 54, the chances are it's because they like the job. We can just forget high expenditures & high maintenance partners then, adopting & exercising...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Handball rule change
Replies: 29
Views: 912

Re: Handball rule change

Ashingtonclaret46 wrote:
Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:09 pm
Yes they did, however, they would be absolute clowns to change anything else before the end of this season after the way that they have messed about already this season.
We are talking coco central, I certainly wouldn’t put anything past them, masters at creating further controversial confusion.
by Jakubclaret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trevor Meredith
Replies: 14
Views: 1532

Re: Trevor Meredith

Nice friendly couple who deserve all the happiness life can bring.
by Jakubclaret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tammy Abraham
Replies: 51
Views: 2785

Re: Tammy Abraham

It seems to be a popular ideology to recognise & acknowledge what other players have done elsewhere & transfer that over here as if the same will happen, not taking into consideration that the said players were surrounded by better players & not afforded the same opportunities there would get here, ...
by Jakubclaret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets Fan Survey
Replies: 235
Views: 6262

Re: Clarets Fan Survey

Obtaining tickets anywhere in England across the leagues for whatever games is as easy as walking across a quiet street.
by Jakubclaret
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tammy Abraham
Replies: 51
Views: 2785

Re: Tammy Abraham

I don't have in depth knowledge of Chelsea but early impressions are that Tuchel has reverted to the tried and trusted Mourinho/Conte blueprint for success that would have difficulty in accommodating the more expansive style favouring Abraham's game Whilst there's no way he's coming here if the lik...
by Jakubclaret
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tammy Abraham
Replies: 51
Views: 2785

Re: Tammy Abraham

whiffa wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:46 pm
Not for me, another Welbeck type player who got a lot of hype with no real end product.
Crucially the distinct difference about 7 years of age which is huge in terms of being a footballer, 1s pre peak 1s post peak so me personally I wouldn’t class them as the same.
by Jakubclaret
Thu Mar 04, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tammy Abraham
Replies: 51
Views: 2785

Re: Tammy Abraham

I’d love to have him here, these are the exact calibre of targets we should be looking to attract & if need be going toe to toe with other rival clubs ensuring the signatures are secured.
by Jakubclaret
Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester's goal
Replies: 75
Views: 3333

Re: Leicester's goal

Even if Pope had been in the right place (a yard or so to his left) the ball would still have gone in, unless it happened to hit his foot. Remember Pope didn't know that the man was going to hit it first time. if he had known that, he would have played it differently. Anticipation I think is the ke...
by Jakubclaret
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets Fan Survey
Replies: 235
Views: 6262

Re: Clarets Fan Survey

I dont think this would work because if you had thousands of people trying to connect to the same wifi it would just overload it and you would have the exact same issues you see now trying to use your mobile data. That’s correct, it’s because everybody’s concentrated within a smallish area, if peop...
by Jakubclaret
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets Fan Survey
Replies: 235
Views: 6262

Re: Clarets Fan Survey

Rileybobs wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:17 pm
I've got no idea what DNS tunnelling is or what the relevance is, sorry. Is this a method that can allow someone to get internet coverage at Turf Moor?
Personal dab radios aren’t a bad invention & will tell you what you need to know without accessing cellular data/WIFI.
by Jakubclaret
Mon Mar 01, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill RM - never again
Replies: 51
Views: 2905

Re: Brownhill RM - never again

Falling short in his first season full season at this level? Probably doing more running than necessary given all the injuries and not fully fit players. I’d love to see us go with 3 in the middle next season if we stay up, one being Brownhill for sure . On the basis of what we are currently seeing...
by Jakubclaret
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill RM - never again
Replies: 51
Views: 2905

Re: Brownhill RM - never again

Yes I 100% agree. That is the problem with our main source of recruitment coming from the championship. We can all talk about it until the cows come home but we never pay top dollar for anybody really so it’s no great surprise some of players struggle at this level, it’s not really there fault, we ...
by Jakubclaret
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill RM - never again
Replies: 51
Views: 2905

Re: Brownhill RM - never again

He is just not premier league quality. His passing his really poor for a CM. Will graft all game for the team but unfortunately he is just not the required level. Never has been to be fair, he was a very good Championship player & the step up is beyond his capabilities, he was a bit of a gamble in ...
by Jakubclaret
Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So will we stay up or not
Replies: 231
Views: 7127

Re: So will we stay up or not

It hardly matters. Without huge investment in the squad our days are numbered so if it's not this season then, without major cash input, it will be next season. That’s somewhere not far off how I see it, it’s slowly catching up with us & becoming more difficult as we aren’t strengthening sufficient...
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic Dyche Replacement
Replies: 100
Views: 3888

Re: Realistic Dyche Replacement

I'd give him a short term deal too. It would be about 1 second long and I wouldn't pay him anything On the premise that the malaise would be lifted & to start playing with an identity I can only think of 1 candidate, I didn’t say any longevity but if you are looking at a short term fix instead of a...
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic Dyche Replacement
Replies: 100
Views: 3888

Re: Realistic Dyche Replacement

I’d give somebody like Ian Holloway a short term deal to see if things could take off, if dyche was to leave.
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 648
Views: 8451

Re: Do we need a change

Ok then, would you care how we played (longball stuff) if we had a chance of ever winning the Prem, or CL? Would you rather be entertained and be mid table, let's say? It’s about having a good time irrespective of burnley being top of the premier league or bottom of league 2, the older you get you ...
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 648
Views: 8451

Re: Do we need a change

Spijed wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:27 pm
Do you think Liverpool cared how they won the prem or if Man city care how they play if it meant they won the CL?
That’s nothing to do me that’s none of my concern, there’s no relevance attached to that because I don’t support them 2 teams so I’m unsure on your point or what you are driving at?
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 648
Views: 8451

Re: Do we need a change

Oh right... let's get Coyle back then :lol: Anything to ensure happiness even if we had Ronald McDonald on the touchline I wouldn’t be bothered providing it was an enjoyable day out. Too many people are consumed about the grandeur of the PL & lose sight of the more important aspects in football.
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 648
Views: 8451

Re: Do we need a change

Here was me hoping for my team to be as successful as possible, such as playing in the top league. Oh well, dare to be different. :roll: People watch football to be entertained irrespective of winning drawing losing, the result ranks far less of importance than the general day out, you are soon bac...
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tottenham versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 648
Views: 8451

Re: Do we need a change

No it doesn’t. As we're in the top league and arguably the most high profile league in the world, any realistic new manager would at least be on the radar of football supporters. The suggestions so far have either been wind-ups or just utterly desperate. Eddie Howe FFS! :roll: That’s what some peop...
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Baldwin RIP
Replies: 33
Views: 2114

Re: Mike Baldwin RIP

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:10 pm
That’s not local media. He’s nothing to do with the Burnley Express other than working for the company that own it.
Maybe you are right about that I’m not sure, I basically googled Johny Briggs & Burnley FC because I was genuinely curious if he was a supporter of the club.
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Baldwin RIP
Replies: 33
Views: 2114

Re: Mike Baldwin RIP

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:20 pm
I think it was said once but there is no evidence to support it, maybe it was a line from Corrie at some time.
The local media don’t agree.

https://www.burnleyexpress.net/sport/fo ... 908538?amp
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Baldwin RIP
Replies: 33
Views: 2114

Re: Mike Baldwin RIP

He was in 1 the other day with Norman wisdom I forget the name, he was never the star really but just the character actor.
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Baldwin RIP
Replies: 33
Views: 2114

Re: Mike Baldwin RIP

He was in a lot of good b&w films away from the cobbles some people might not realise, although he was always associated more with the coronation street role with the soap set of viewers, RIP.
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lee Mason
Replies: 135
Views: 7594

Re: Lee Mason

I think, though happy to be corrected, that a free kick can be taken immediately unless the ref has to take action to prevent it (book or speak to a player, call a physio on, mark out a wall) and then blows the whistle to restart play when satisfied that everyone is ready for the kick to be take. N...
by Jakubclaret
Sun Feb 28, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lee Mason
Replies: 135
Views: 7594

Re: Lee Mason

Surely, the main reason that Brighton lost is that 2 of their players failed to hit the target from 2 separate penalties. In fairness if you read the match report potter accepts responsibility for that & graciously acknowledges defeat he’s not been overly complaining about things yesterday, the mai...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I rest my case
Replies: 45
Views: 3438

Re: I rest my case

It’s all made up bull**** as there go along, nobody knows for sure what the rules are so everything is blagged, Var spend half the time completely guessing decisions & getting half the decisions wrong, you might as well just let stevie wonder ref the games & make the decisions there would be more ch...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today’s football 27/02
Replies: 259
Views: 5155

Re: Today’s football 27/02

Bigvince wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:31 pm
Newcastle battering wolves, but can’t score
True I’m listening to it on talksport 2 the stats say 62% possession, I think Brighton today should have beat West Brom but didn’t, stats are meaningless if you don’t put the ball in the onion bag you might as well watch activity on Mars.
by Jakubclaret
Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to cash in?
Replies: 95
Views: 3680

Re: Time to cash in?

I'm prepared to be corrected here (with evidence) but this claim that Tarkowski wants to run his contract down and get his pay day appears to be totally fabricated. He's stated he won't sign a new contract which is completely different. My understanding is he actively wants a move. That’s correct, ...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to cash in?
Replies: 95
Views: 3680

Re: Time to cash in?

So how do we buy new, if we don't sell first? Tarky is the top CB in the league according to the stats, which most clubs go off. We will get a good price. Demand is probably the most important point & truly determines any players value, maybe the time was right earlier but it’s all ifs & buts & may...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What am I missing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2537

Re: What am I missing?

Why does your argument keep changing? The stats aren’t that important to supersede tried & tested methods of coaching & finally you’ve admitted that football would still happily continue without the stats, thanks for agreeing with me I think I’ve concluded what I needed to know, in respect to the ot...
by Jakubclaret
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What am I missing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2537

Re: What am I missing?

Either the stats are important or there aren’t, you can’t have it both ways which 1 is it?
by Jakubclaret
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What am I missing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2537

Re: What am I missing?

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:09 am
And without the invention of ovens we'd all still be hsppy cooking food on an open fires. I suspect you still might be.
Would we starve? Things aren’t that important to that detriment, we actually thrived & existed before.
by Jakubclaret
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What am I missing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2537

Re: What am I missing?

You have hit the nail on the head there Jakub. The mainstream frequent posters do often indeed gang up on posters when they may express views not compatible with theirs. And some of them do it in a subtle way which drags the offending poster in and before they know it the offending poster is then i...
by Jakubclaret
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What am I missing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2537

Re: What am I missing?

Unfortunately, you have made several claims in the past few days that were wrong and proved to be so. Nobody ganging up, just walking you through an issue you found too complex to cope with. It happens, I guess. What I don't understand is the wind up merchants actually bragging about it - as if the...
by Jakubclaret
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to cash in?
Replies: 95
Views: 3680

Re: Time to cash in?

No chance we should sell Pope or Tarks. You have to ask yourself how many points their individual performances (along with Mee) win us? I'd say 20. Hard to imagine we would replace them with similar quality/experience, so if you assume you replace their replacements win us half the number of points...
by Jakubclaret
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What am I missing?
Replies: 63
Views: 2537

Re: What am I missing?

I’d love to know what exactly people take away from the experience of winding people up/ fishing / making stuff up. Tell me about how satisfied it make you feel when someone reacts . I genuinely think sometimes people aren’t intending to do that but it looks that way, you’ve sometimes got certain p...
by Jakubclaret
Thu Feb 25, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans to return
Replies: 98
Views: 3537

Re: Fans to return

For once I don’t think it’s the usual posters practising their negativity ( well to be good at it you have to practice) While many have kept their enthusiasm like you, many more have reached the stage that they can’t get excited about it so close to the end of the league season As soon as there shu...
by Jakubclaret
Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did anyone book a holiday after the latest update?
Replies: 93
Views: 2912

Re: Did anyone book a holiday after the latest update?

I have Cornwall booked for a week in August. Not a chance I’ll be booking a foreign holiday this year. Can’t be faffed having a Covid test 72 hours beforehand, whilst on holiday, or want to run the risk either are positive and the whole thing turns to ****. Not to mention the risks that the timetab...
by Jakubclaret
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How are you?
Replies: 32
Views: 1160

Re: How are you?

Struggling tbh But feeling ashamed to admit it. I’ve seen a few post from people on Facebook/Twitter etc and think wow you are so brave to admit it in a public setting but I couldn’t do that as I would feel ashamed Don’t know anyone here so I feels easier to admit that I’m not ok You’ve already mad...
by Jakubclaret
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: stats are for idiots.
Replies: 114
Views: 2323

Re: stats are for idiots.

I think Jakub's having a lie down, bless the lad. No not at all, like I said last night we will have to agree to disagree, it’s clear we are not going to see each other’s side while we’ve got a hole in our backsides & on that basis my adult response is to back out & stop going around in circles & t...