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by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood injury.
Replies: 108
Views: 6936

Re: Chris Wood injury.

We can't afford to rush Barnes and Wood back, also too much of a risk to play Vydra who's not match fit regardless of his heroics last week, we can't afford to play Vydra and Rodriguez together with the lack of options we currently have. Get Lennon on the wing and Hendrick playing behind Jay. Would...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The worst Burnley performance that you've witnessed live....
Replies: 96
Views: 2764

Re: The worst Burnley performance that you've witnessed live....

5-0 Home to Gillingham 7-2 Home to Sheffield Wednesday (Who were already relegated the previous week) 3-0 Away to Crewe, Boxing Day 2003, we had Graham Branch and Arthur Gnohere at Centre Back, for one of the goals they ran in to each other and left future Claret Steve Jones through on goal. It coul...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion at it again ..mindless
Replies: 42
Views: 1996

Re: Extinction Rebellion at it again ..mindless

Middle class eco-warrior champagne socialist vegan PC gaggle of absolute tossers.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bournemouth match
Replies: 61
Views: 4056

Re: The Bournemouth match

Watched them against Villa a couple of weeks back and they were terrible. I couldn't believe they won the game. Expect a competitive game, but think we will edge it.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Non commital thread
Replies: 10
Views: 328

Re: Non commital thread

I'm on the fence on this one.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal of the season (so far)
Replies: 36
Views: 1693

Re: Goal of the season (so far)

I'd struggle to separate them, both sensational goals.

Anti-football eh?
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson, Vydra or Ings
Replies: 55
Views: 2621

Re: Gibson, Vydra or Ings

I knew Ings' heart wasn't in it when he passed that penalty to Matt Taylor against Leicester at Burnley.

If that had gone in, we could well of stayed up that season.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Better to be a Burnley Supporter
Replies: 30
Views: 2283

Re: Better to be a Burnley Supporter

I travelled into Liverpool on Saturday afternoon to go to the theatre. The trains from Warrington were packed to overflowing, the Pubs and Restaurants were heaving with Red shirts and scarves. It was all good natured and typically scouse, but I couldn't help thinking that I'd much rather be a Burnl...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Burnley tackles in pictures
Replies: 29
Views: 2643

Re: Great Burnley tackles in pictures

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:26 am
You could be forgiven for thinking that Duff's was a shocking foul from the evidence of that photo
It probably was if you were to apply the rules strictly.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Burnley tackles in pictures
Replies: 29
Views: 2643

Great Burnley tackles in pictures

A good tackle gets the crowd going as much as a goal, on occasion.

Anyone want to add any?
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: League table with extrapolated positions, opponent difficulty, highest/lowest finish, etc
Replies: 16
Views: 1873

Re: League table with extrapolated positions, opponent difficulty, highest/lowest finish, etc

Got to say you'd be very happy with 11th. Would class that as a very successful season.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Name the 3
Replies: 41
Views: 1871

Re: Name the 3

Would like:

Leeds
WBA
Preston

To come up,

Think it will be:

Leeds
WBA
Brenford
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Name the 3
Replies: 41
Views: 1871

Re: Name the 3

West Ham, their next 7 games are horrendous, can't see them winning any of them at the moment.
Villa, watched them vs Bournemouth yesterday and they were awful
Norwich, been down for a while.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Josh Brownhill...
Replies: 22
Views: 3348

Re: Josh Brownhill...

Can't we just use the generic song for an ex Preston player?

He used to play in white, he left because they're shite..
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings
Replies: 71
Views: 3724

Re: Burnley v Arsenal - Player Ratings

Pope 8
Lowton 9
Mee 9
Tarkowski 9
Taylor 9
Hendrick 8
Cork 7
Westwood 8
McNeil 8
Wood 7
Rodriguez 7
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley

Ha ha ha ha Gibson never to start because of ONE game against league one Sunderland and you say to me get real. That one stupid sentence says it all about you, I think Mr Dyche must think the same way, over the last two season's player's have needed to be dropped, Gibson in your eyes shouldn't be p...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley

Nothing to do with challenging, Dyche won't change the starting eleven, over the past two season's Mee, Tarks Westwood and cork to name a few should of been rested but not a chance Dyche will change. Brady contracted until 2022 Brady 5 million max Vydra 8 million max Gibson 10 million max McNeil 25...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Solution to low cup attendances
Replies: 39
Views: 1291

Re: Solution to low cup attendances

I think building the first rounds of the League Cup and FA Cup into the season ticket package is the best way forward. How you can do this, I'm not sure - given your not guaranteed a home tie. But I think supporters wait for the draw, decide if it whets the appetite before buying tickets. Would you...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Seriously
Replies: 11
Views: 1201

Re: Seriously

I'd rather have more dodgy penalties and offside goals awarded to us than fouls without yellow cards.. But that's just me..
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:48 pm
Is he not out of contract?
We have a one year option, could take it and then try and flog him for a fee.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley

Yes I could see us spending 30-40 million on replacements given we could sell some of the players and save wages from this list of Vydra, Gibson, Lennon, lowton Hendrick Bardsley McNeil, Hart and Brady. From that list I would of thought we would bring in at least 40-50 million in fees and save abou...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick
Replies: 31
Views: 2186

Re: Jeff Hendrick

Get the feeling Brownhill is his replacement
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley

I disagree. For a start, we need squad players. We need good players on the bench. Gibson is a solid defender who hasn't had much chance due to Ben Mee not getting nasty injuries and being our captain. Had Ben Mee broken his leg, we'd have had Gibson to step in and fans would have been thanking our...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley

I agree with most that its going to be a challenge to get in 5 or 6 players as replacements, especially given how its worked out for Gibson and Vydra. Would many championship players want to gamble based on how their careers have stalled with us? Next season could be our most challenging in the top ...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Re: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley

Tricky Trevor wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:30 am
Am I reading that right? You think McNeil will leave for free? Or is it the frees after tge comma for Vydra & Gibson? Either way it sounds odd.
McNeil on current form was worth more last Summer.
Obviously meant "fee"
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley
Replies: 59
Views: 2441

Pivotal Summer window ahead for Burnley

Looking at our current play contracts with have seven out of contract in Summer. They are: Jeff Hendrick Ashley Westwood (1yr option) Robbie Brady (1 yr option) Phil Bardsley Joe Hart Adam Legzdins Presumably we'll take up the extra year on Westwood, at least, the rest could walk for free. Bare in m...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Mike Garlick said it, think it was published or was in a interview, and I'm sure he doesn't tell lies. And I dont think we would take a massive 20m gamble, its extremely un Burnley like. On a side note I think SD is talking BS I don't see how Dyche can by talking BS, if that was the case then surel...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Windows...a question
Replies: 4
Views: 354

Re: Transfer Windows...a question

It benefits the clubs with tighter budgets. Stops teams with unlimited funds who are having a tough season buying there way out of trouble immediately. It also allows clubs with tighter budgets to keep hold of players that they could potentially use for a longer stretch. Promotes a more settled seas...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

MACCA wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:52 pm
Thank the lord the 20m Phiilips bid wasnt accepted in the summer, we would have had to sell him this window or risk going bust.

Everything happens for a reason...
Either that bid was ********, or they were prepared to take a massive gamble..
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is that us done
Replies: 33
Views: 2816

Re: Is that us done

Omar Niasse loan, said on Sky.

Presuming to allow Vydra to leave.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Looks unlikely we'll be getting anyone in of real relevance at this stage.

Expect one of Vydra and Wells to go and maybe Gibson.

We may get cover for Gibson in on loan.

Ah well.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

jedi_master wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:15 pm
I can only assume we want a sale or obligation (rather than option) to buy in the summer?
What planet are they on. As though, we're going to loan a centre half to a competing club.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wells back with the Clarets for now
Replies: 47
Views: 3489

Re: ARTICLE: Wells back with the Clarets for now

I think this comment on Twitter from a QPR fan is amusing: "Dear lord, what a sad little life, Burnley. You ruined our season just so you can sell Wells. I hope you can spend the money you make on lessons in grace and decorum. Because you have all the grace of a reversing dump truck without any tyr...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Is he better than Cork or Westwood? Surely we have to be looking to improve our starting XI? It's not like he's at an age where he will improve either. I'd say he probably is better than Cork and Westwood. Played over 100 games for Liverpool and in a Europa League final with them. A mainstay in Wal...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:54 am
Another signing from Stoke could tip me over the edge.
Why? Bardsley has been a great signing when you look at the fee and games we've gotten out of him.

Pieters is decent cover for the fee.

Crouch was only ever meant to be there in an emergency.

None of them have been a total disaster.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

summitclaret wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:00 am
Not an ideal signing for the future but if he still has the desire, unlike DD, he could be just what we need to fight relegation now.
He'd be ideal for us at the moment in midfield. Certainly would be pushing for a starting place, which is what we need.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Dael Fry won't be happening. He went over injured last night after 37 minutes and Woodgate said it would take a bid of 30m to sign him, while also discussing wanting to sign Ben Gibson with the media. I'd personally tell Boro and Bristol City to take a run and jump for Gibson and Wells if they want ...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

A deal including Wells would seem like a very obvious bit of business in respect of both Brownhill (who plays in a position we need to strengthen as a priority) and Eliason (who doesn't, but nonetheless sounds like he'd be a good addition). 10 million + Wells for both would be good business for us,...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 149
Views: 6641

Re: Ben Mee

deanothedino wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:26 am
Ignoring the fact he was hacked down obviously
That's irrelevant, he shouldn't be in a position where an opposing player can make that challenge in our half. Him and Westwood have cost us goals from those positions.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dermot - No Foul
Replies: 57
Views: 3073

Re: Dermot - No Foul

I was watching on TV and had the benefit of two or three replays, at half time I said to a friend I didn't think it was a foul. Now I've seen in 7 or 8 times on various highlights, I think it is a foul. The way the ball moved off Cork made it look like the tackling player made the contact. It just i...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 149
Views: 6641

Re: Ben Mee

Midfield is more pressing, given we were caught in possession and gave away a sloppy goal again.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Grumps wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:18 am
A Midlands reporter saying we are bidding 5m for kieron Gibbs. We all know how dealing with WBA goes.
Wouldn't bank on that, they've got Martin Olsson training with them as Gibbs is injured. Went off against Leeds on new year's day.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Cleveleys_claret wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:33 am
Arent Juve and Bayern in for him?
Never seen those links. Wouldn't have thought so.

Why would Juve and Bayern be after United's third choice right-back?
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I'd be prioritising a right-back personally given the way Lowton has been this season.

Timothy Fosu-Mensah, just returned form injury, only 22 and played 33 PL games last season and is only on 15k-a-week at United. I can't see him displacing Wan-Bissaka or Dalot for their spots.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220435

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Lee Johnson (Bristol City manager) said he doesn't envisage any outgoings.

Probably counts the two lads we're interested in out.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO ClaretTony
Replies: 14
Views: 1474

Re: FAO ClaretTony

ClaretTony wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:59 pm
Thanks. It's all beyond me but I know dibraidio is discussing with our host company. I'll ensure he sees this thread.
Had a similar issue myself recently and it is a nightmare.

Happy to pass on my email address if he wants the help.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 135
Views: 5408

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

Had we beaten Villa on New Years Day I doubt the sudden current negativity would have existed at all. It's one defeat in what most thought was a winnable game. I can't see why there was an expectation for the other games especially when Everton were under new management and the others were establis...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO ClaretTony
Replies: 14
Views: 1474

FAO ClaretTony

Hi Tony,

Noticed there's been some security and server issues with the platform recently.

I work as a journalist and web master for an online news portal and have experience securing websites from vunerabilities, so would be happy to offer my help without charge, if required.

Thanks.
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ademola Lookman
Replies: 26
Views: 3085

Re: Ademola Lookman

I don't understand the board's mentality. Jarrod Bowen is available for 20m right now, Dwight McNeil will leave in summer whatever happens and is likely to go for double that.. Surely with Dwight being money in the bank, we could get a replacement in early and then allow them to help us stay up.. If...
by UpTheClaretsFCBK
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Masked Singer
Replies: 54
Views: 2943

Re: The Masked Singer

They do this program where I live, in Thailand. It's terrible.