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by Duffer_
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Olympiakos
Replies: 19
Views: 1859

Re: Olympiakos

Paulclaret wrote:So you think we should try to sign a player who plays for the biggest club in Greece and who is guaranteed European football every season? Really??


On that basis, no-one would ever leave Celtic. 'Money talks...dirty cash I want you, dirty cash I need you woh-oh'.

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by Duffer_
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tough trip to Watford for youths
Replies: 6
Views: 403

Re: ARTICLE: Tough trip to Watford for youths

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by Duffer_
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tough trip to Watford for youths
Replies: 6
Views: 403

Re: ARTICLE: Tough trip to Watford for youths

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by Duffer_
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tough trip to Watford for youths
Replies: 6
Views: 403

Re: ARTICLE: Tough trip to Watford for youths

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by Duffer_
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tough trip to Watford for youths
Replies: 6
Views: 403

Re: ARTICLE: Tough trip to Watford for youths

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by Duffer_
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Kightly confirms his retirement
Replies: 26
Views: 1689

Re: ARTICLE: Kightly confirms his retirement

Cleveleys_claret wrote:Memory serves me right he scored the first from a free kick in the following game against Wigan past Shaka Hislop which won us promotion (?)


Wasn't Shaka Hislop either :D

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by Duffer_
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Minor gripe
Replies: 58
Views: 4151

Re: Minor gripe

Bosscat wrote:There was me thinking Bri came before Bur cheers for that one m8 :)


It's that kind of attitude, a slavish deference to the alphabet, that could see us missing out on a Champions League place my friend!

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by Duffer_
Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Minor gripe
Replies: 58
Views: 4151

Re: Minor gripe

Just checked and in the PL after GD, goals scoreD and head to head record, the position is determined by the number of away goals. So Brighton are rightfully above us. Have you got a link for that Rileybobs? The article I read suggested that away goals were only relevant in the context of the head ...
by Duffer_
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Minor gripe
Replies: 58
Views: 4151

Re: Minor gripe

My minor gripe, and apologies if it's already been posted, but why are the Beeb showing us as 4th in the table? I accept that we are listed 4th for alphabetical reasons but we should have 3= next to our name. I've only just talked myself down from sending my season ticket back because we fielded 2 l...
by Duffer_
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson
Replies: 78
Views: 8614

Re: Gibson

I find the notion of two left footed center halves abhorrent. It's unnatural!! And basically just dirty. Edit - and I'd like to add, this would see us relegated. I'd just about come to terms with the vulgarity of two left footed centre halves when I realised they are both called Ben. This is beyond...
by Duffer_
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2 great windows business wise
Replies: 44
Views: 3432

Re: 2 great windows business wise

...when the like of Hart, Bardsley, Hendrick, Cork, Lennon and Defour need replacing ( allpossibly in the next 12 months ) It's a fair point but you would probably have seen an average of 2 from that list in the starting eleven in the second half of last season. The surgery required isn't as radica...
by Duffer_
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2 great windows business wise
Replies: 44
Views: 3432

Re: 2 great windows business wise

This is a very good window. Jay Rod is an upgrade on Sam, feels like heresy given what a servant and player Big Sam was for us, offering more versatility and quality. Pieters is an upgrade on Wardinho, if only because of relative age. Drinkwater is as good a quality CM as we could have hoped for. Th...
by Duffer_
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 27654

Re: Kalvin Phillips

rob63 wrote:HSurprised Eze at QPR hasn't got a move this window, thought he'd be on Howe's radar.


So, you reckon Eze good then Rob, yeah? Nudge nudge, wink wink ;)

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by Duffer_
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 27654

Re: Kalvin Phillips

I like him but he's only had one good season and is unproven at PL level. I always thought he was a red card waiting to happen but he looked more disciplined and noticably leaner and fitter last season. 20 is plenty imo but it's Leeds prerogative. I don't see him rocking the boat to leave either. On...
by Duffer_
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kalvin Phillips
Replies: 233
Views: 27654

Re: Kalvin Phillips

Bid of Vydra plus £11m or "Round about that" per Nixon. That must value KP at circa £20m?

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by Duffer_
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Rail
Replies: 22
Views: 1586

Re: Northern Rail

yTib wrote:arsehole post.


No need to be so specific. The word "post" is totally unnecessary.

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by Duffer_
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs T20
Replies: 62
Views: 2829

Re: Lancs T20

It's on is this! Sorry for my lack of belief tybfc. I look forward to 'don't be such a clever c*nt' catchphrase style images.

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by Duffer_
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs T20
Replies: 62
Views: 2829

Re: Lancs T20

Clarets4me wrote:Crowd Orgasm Bee Band ?? :?


No, but spookily that is my Twitter handle.

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by Duffer_
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs T20
Replies: 62
Views: 2829

Re: Lancs T20

tybfc wrote:To be honest John I would fancy us to beat anybody in any format at the moment. But yes certainly those were two lost points.

Off to Old Trafford tomorrow night and I will no doubt eat my words.


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by Duffer_
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Kevin Long to Forest? https://www.nottinghampost.com/sport/football/transfer-news/nottingham-forest-target-kevin-long-3170757 We won't get anyone better as a 4th choice CB but I wouldn't stand in his way if he wanted more regular football at his age. Tarky is a different kettle of fish - it's £50m ...
by Duffer_
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

wilks_bfc wrote:I’ll be glad when it’s 17:05 on Thursday and this is all over


It's a battle of ideologies, or mindsets at least, so it's never over.

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by Duffer_
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

We are linked to a loan deal for young Spurs striker Troy Parrott.

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by Duffer_
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Back to business
Replies: 15
Views: 1666

Re: Back to business

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Will that do you?


Bit dark.

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by Duffer_
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Claretmatt4 wrote:No better than what we have. Town mate of mine thinks they've had Bournemouths pants down.


Town mate of mine reckons he's quality. Some Town fans mistook his languid style for lack of effort but his numbers were always decent.

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by Duffer_
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Phillip Billing gone to Bournemouth for £15 million. Should have been ours in my opinion. Not sure if he woulda, coulda, or shoulda been ours but he looked like a realistic prospect that would have ticked a number of our boxes. He did, however, look poor in what I saw of him in the U21 Euros. UTC!
by Duffer_
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

& he's 30 now, so not exactly lowering the age of the squad & no resale value.....plus the problem starts all over again in 2 years time But you can't strengthen the starting 11 in every position in every window no matter how much SSN would love us to. A signing like Stephens or Hogg would ...
by Duffer_
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Central midfield
Replies: 155
Views: 8881

Re: Central midfield

Jonathan Hogg from Huddersfield. A bit off with my date but still pretty confident on this one.

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by Duffer_
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 20806
Views: 788456

Re: adeola friday

Thrush
by Duffer_
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stalybridge Celtic v Burnley - Latest
Replies: 30
Views: 3108

Re: Stalybridge Celtic v Burnley - Latest

Stop it Tone! Every time you post they score a goal!

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by Duffer_
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I described Klich as the Thomas Muller of the Championship based on his first half of last season and a passing resemblance. I think he would be a good addition.

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by Duffer_
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most over rated Burnley player. (EVER)
Replies: 127
Views: 5183

Re: Most over rated Burnley player. (EVER)

Vegas Claret wrote:Nick Pickering

end.of.thread


Just because everyone thought you were complete shoite, doesn't mean you can't still be over-rated. Take a bow Nick Prickering!

I rarely criticise ex players btw.

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by Duffer_
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5242
Views: 456686

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Can’t see the issue with helping David Jones out. Think it’s a nice touch by the club and Dyche. He was a good servant, always appreciative of the fans and a good bloke. Maybe he’s a future coach in the making. Boden tweeted: Again explains David Jones is training with the club as a favour to "...
by Duffer_
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Getting new golf clubs
Replies: 31
Views: 1741

Re: Getting new golf clubs

I got my driver fitted at Garforth, same place as dande, and I had a similarly positive experience. Significantly better than when I got my irons from American Golf.

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by Duffer_
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What year is this shirt from?
Replies: 35
Views: 2660

Re: What year is this shirt from?

KlyBfc wrote:I thought I was a cross between Steve Davis mk1 and Ron Futcher......


Me too...the pace of Rocket Ron and the dribbling ability of Steve Davis mk1.

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by Duffer_
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

No, I wouldn't if I was them as moving to a different area could be fatal for the club. You can't guarantee that area would support the club. You have introduced new terms. I asked if you would swap an uncertain £50k pa for £1m in abstract. I didn't ask if the cricket club should move. What is the ...
by Duffer_
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

Out of interest, would you or many other Burnley fans accept a lucrative cash offer from Tesco to move from Turf Moor? No, nay, never. You can't tear us from our spiritual homeland. That is an outrageous thing to even suggest. I take your point btw. My point has been that any refusal to sell on the...
by Duffer_
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

Local cricketer wrote:As a current member if it ever got to a vote I'd be against selling up


Thanks for the reply. What would it take for you, personally, to vote in favour of selling up?

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by Duffer_
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

Quickenthetempo wrote:Because they would have to be daft as a brush to cut off the best income stream a cricket club has got in this country.


So you wouldn't swap an uncertain £50k per year for £1m? The numbers are purely illustrative...just saying the finances of this thing are evidently surmountable.

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by Duffer_
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

Local cricketer wrote:Absolutely no chance off the cricket club selling up


What makes you say that?

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by Duffer_
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

No inference that it wouldn't be safe, but that building regs wouldn't allow it now. As for incentives to the cricket club, I'm not sure how much land you could take from them before it has a damaging effect on their ground. We bought some extra land off them to build the current cricket field stan...
by Duffer_
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

I don't think there is a better time to replace it, but with what? As I said above, I think space would have to be allocated to allow people to get behind it whereas that is on the cricket ground currently. I was told, and I'm sure by Fletcher, that building one with the turnstiles at either end no...
by Duffer_
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

They do have every right. Believe Flood & Fletcher tried to bully them a bit a few years ago. If we were to replace the cricket field stand on the same footprint we would have to put turnstiles at the back of it which would mean a smaller stand in terms of depth. Maybe that's a price worth payi...
by Duffer_
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

ewanrob wrote:Given those numbers, certainly not to be sniffed at...and you can see why they wish to hold onto to the golden egg.


We can swap it for a bejewelled one and mitigate the financial impact by taking the beer sales ourselves.

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by Duffer_
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

I’m sure I read somewhere that the Cricket Club took £18,000 over the bar when we played Aberdeen at home, and the Aberdeen fans were turning up with cases from Tesco. It was pretty packed mind. They must take £10K per home game on average, which is £190,000, plus parking at £5 each? What is there,...
by Duffer_
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

I thought it was common knowledge that BFC made an offer to buy and also relocate BCC to Fulledge. Not only that, BFC offered to fund BCC for a good few years. BCC are reluctant due to the money they generate from BFC matchdays. I could be wrong but I thought that was the story. Wasn't that nearly ...
by Duffer_
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

Jakubs Tash wrote:To do so, I think they really need to buy the cricket club first. Whether this is a new build or significant redevelopment.


That's fair enough if BCC will not sell but is there any evidence that we've tried? It's a complication rather than a reason NOT to.

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by Duffer_
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand
Replies: 172
Views: 17715

Re: Burnley looking to redevelop the Cricket Field stand

As we prepare to embark on our 4th consecutive season in the PL, can anyone offer a rational explanation as to why we're NOT building a new Cricket Field stand?

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by Duffer_
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England U21 v France U21
Replies: 70
Views: 4649

Re: England U21 v France U21

I think Calvert-Lewin is a more intelligent footballer than both Abraham and Solanke. Again, probably doesn't score enough though.

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by Duffer_
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England U21 v France U21
Replies: 70
Views: 4649

Re: England U21 v France U21

Tricky Trevor wrote:We’ve been excellent until the ball goes anywhere near Solanke. I get the impression he’s made his name as a schoolyard bully.


Or he's badly out of nick and lacking confidence. Either way he has been somewhat of a liability so far.

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by Duffer_
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Argentina ....
Replies: 16
Views: 1113

Re: England v Argentina ....

It was a fabulous winning goal and the cross from Beth Mead was sublime. Mead didn't have a great game but she kept trying to beat her oppo and I like that. JIll Scott was my POTM but should really have scored.

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