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by KRBFC
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15399

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

I’m amazed so many people give a sh** about Drinkwater still tbh
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where Are All The Negatives Posters Now
Replies: 54
Views: 1852

Re: Where Are All The Negatives Posters Now

Rode our luck and played quite well 2nd half, much needed win but I’ll continue to moan about our transfer policy and style of play until I see improvements. 1 win doesn’t paper over the gaping cracks I see.
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Mixed fortunes for lads out on loan
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: ARTICLE: Mixed fortunes for lads out on loan

A look at how it's gone today for the young players out on loan See link https://www.uptheclarets.com/mixed-fortunes-for-lads-out-on-loan Is the Hessenthaler related to the old Gillingham manager? If I remember correctly we always used to lose against them. Think he was player manager, little midge...
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erling Håland
Replies: 38
Views: 6105

Re: Erling Håland

I see Villa are set to sign that Striker from the Belgium league who shagged Liverpool in the Champions League. Liverpool also signed Minamino from RB for just 5.5m
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erling Håland
Replies: 38
Views: 6105

Re: Erling Håland

Dortmund paid 22m Euros, bargain.
by KRBFC
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adama Traore
Replies: 18
Views: 2215

Re: Adama Traore

Let's be fair, alot of the previous comments were based on his performances of last season and even when at Middlesbrough, where he would run fast and have zero end product - one goal in 36 games and none in 35 in last two prem seasons. I remember watching him run round in circles - nobody could ca...
by KRBFC
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adama Traore
Replies: 18
Views: 2215

Re: Adama Traore

Let's be fair, alot of the previous comments were based on his performances of last season and even when at Middlesbrough, where he would run fast and have zero end product - one goal in 36 games and none in 35 in last two prem seasons. I remember watching him run round in circles - nobody could ca...
by KRBFC
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adama Traore
Replies: 18
Views: 2215

Re: Adama Traore

Another player who the experts on here have constantly slagged off as not good enough for us. A million miles ahead of our options on the right hand side, he never seems to lose the ball.
by KRBFC
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114972

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

jrgbfc wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:35 pm
Gibson going to Boro on loan makes sense for everyone, as long as we have the option to recall him in case of injuries.
How does loaning out a £15m signing benefit us though? As time ticks on his contract his value is decreasing, we’d be much better cashing in on him ASAP imo.
by KRBFC
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nahki Wells
Replies: 102
Views: 5863

Re: Nahki Wells

And I’m sure if we recalled him, played in and it turns out he is tripe and we go down that you would give Dyche your full support....... Are you really still following my every post responding with sarcastic bs or nit picking? It was boring 2 years ago and it’s still boring today. I gave my opinio...
by KRBFC
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nahki Wells
Replies: 102
Views: 5863

Re: Nahki Wells

I don’t think Wells was ever going to be good enough and it’s turned out he was a horrendous signing and spectacular waste of resources BUT would he really have been much worse than Barnes has been over the last 2 months? I actually really like the way he’s been happy to drop a division and join a p...
by KRBFC
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114972

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

Tall Paul wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:33 pm
Manchester City?
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by KRBFC
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's footy
Replies: 126
Views: 3720

Re: Today's footy

Crystal Palace a side with a clear plan against the big teams
by KRBFC
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ipswich Town - Winding Up Petition
Replies: 27
Views: 2262

Re: Ipswich Town - Winding Up Petition

What exactly is the difference between saying we paid the staff £81m, and saying that we paid the staff £58m plus £23m in bonuses? Dyche added a bit more information to what we already knew, and that extra info is helpful to assess the following year figure, but it makes no difference to the statem...
by KRBFC
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ipswich Town - Winding Up Petition
Replies: 27
Views: 2262

Re: Ipswich Town - Winding Up Petition

Fake news it may be, but this is going to happen more often. You could add half the PL clubs which are not profitable without sugar daddy chairmen. The thing is, do you really need to be profitable? Does it make any difference on the pitch being in profit? Is it better to have money in the bank and...
by KRBFC
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ipswich Town - Winding Up Petition
Replies: 27
Views: 2262

Re: Ipswich Town - Winding Up Petition

How sustainable is football outside of the top tier though? How many of the 72 football league clubs are running at a profit?
by KRBFC
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Snooker Masters 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 769

Re: Snooker Masters 2020

Why do so many people in the crowd get “taken Ill”?
by KRBFC
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:51 pm
I love the notion that a random article with someone saying a manager of Cheltenham could be a Burnley manager = the club lining up Duff to replace Dyche

Still some can't help themselves
Where did anybody say the club were lining up Duff to replace Dyche?
by KRBFC
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:12 pm
Ferguson definitely ‘gradually stepped up levels’ going from Aberdeen to Man Utd.
He went from East Stirling to St Mirren to Aberdeen, of course he gained experience and gradually stepped up levels it’s what most managers do.
by KRBFC
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

Cheltenham currently sit in 3rd in league 2, it’s perfectly feasible that they could be challenging for promotion to the championship next season. Duff is doing well, don’t discount someone based upon their current position - that is something that describes where they are not where they could be. ...
by KRBFC
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

Clough started at Hartlepool, Shankly started at Carlisle, Ferguson started at East Stirling. Of course, you may be right that the game has changed and these three would all be unambitious signings nowadays; but I have a suspicion that any of the three would still make top managers if transplanted ...
by KRBFC
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

Just because a manager starts at the bottom doesn't mean he can't reach the top. Sheff United got Wilder from Northampton. Is that modern enough? You’re right of course they can reach the top but I swear Sheff United were in League One, I’m almost certain Northampton were also in League One the sea...
by KRBFC
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

dsr wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:04 pm
Is it necessarily right to assume that getting a manager from a lower league club is a mistake? For example, we poached a manager from Shrewsbury in 1958 - was it a mistake?
Good old 1958, quite relevant to 2020 if I do say so myself.
by KRBFC
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2521

Re: Duff on F365

conyoviejo wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:11 pm
He would be my one of my choices when Dyche is sacked or leaves.
High expectations then if we’re poaching a League Two manager
by KRBFC
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Barnes to have hernia surgery
Replies: 141
Views: 4760

Re: ARTICLE: Barnes to have hernia surgery

You really do post some absolute garbage don't you? I know you will be full of excitement this morning because you think you've found a new stick to beat the club with but you've got this one so ridiculously wrong. Strange given you posted recently something about Barnes shouldn’t have been playing...
by KRBFC
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eni Aluko retires ....
Replies: 11
Views: 926

Re: Eni Aluko retires ....

Maybe I’m in the minority but I like Alex Scott
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114972

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

Oh Well Maybe not then! :cry: We reported previously that there’s been Premier League interest in Josh Brownhill for some time. So none of the recent reports are particularly new. Josh is one of the best central midfielders in the Championship and one of the best professionals at Bristol City, and ...
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

In VARs case they made this decision pretty quickly, which is quite clearly a guess in the big clubs favour. It’s far too inconclusive and iffy to make a swift accurate decision with incorrect lines drawn. I have absolutely no problem with the goal being ruled out if Mee is offside, I wouldn’t consi...
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

I thought arm yesterday but having looked at that link KRBFC put up I’m 99% sure it’s a leg. Farce either way So we are arguing amongst ourselves wether it’s an arm or a leg, brilliant :lol: it’s like one of those stupid puzzle photos where everybody sees a different coloured object :lol: :lol: :lo...
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

Zlatan wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:07 pm
Doesn’t this discussion about arm/leg sock/sleeve just emphasise how flawed the VAR process is?
Yes, it would soften the blow of relegation for me, VAR is just killing the game completely.
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

I'd suggest anyone who doesn't know, picks up their phone and contacts their optician to book an appointment. Do you have a better image? The more and more I look at it after Riley said it was Hendricks arm, the more convinced I am it’s Hendricks arm. Scroll down to the image and zoom in, I’m 90% s...
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1090
Views: 114972

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

Who’s the Bristol city right back? Hunt from Sheff Wednesday? Is he fit? Ok we’ll take him too
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Victor Wanyama
Replies: 19
Views: 1952

Re: Victor Wanyama

Used to be very good, I haven’t seen him play in a long time though. Isn’t he a sick note?
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

deanothedino wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:13 pm
Unless Hendrick was wearing a white sock on his arm, that is Abraham's leg.
Nobody seems to know, I didn’t even consider it could be Hendricks arm until it was mentioned.
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

Hendrick is above wood but whatever is sticking out is white ( Chelsea socks are white) not blue ( Burnley sleeves are blue ) Whatever is correct it shows how inconclusive the stills are. Not enough to disallow a goal. Game is fine if the font fix this and quickly Yeah it’s difficult to tell what i...
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

The penalty- Just watched it on MOTD 2. "There was contact" There was. Willian made sure that, as he fell , like he'd been shot by a sniper, HE , made contact with Lowton! Losing to the better side , I can take. Losing to a cheating mother funkster.... I'm less inclined to "take it on the chin" as ...
by KRBFC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

Woods arm is sticking out unless Hendrick was wearing number 9 . Hendrick is nearer the camera than Wood and is clearly oside. Why am I the only one who can see Abrahams leg has a white sock on ??? No way in a million years does that view prove offside. Remember only Mee and Hendrick were involved ...
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wade Elliots thoughts
Replies: 10
Views: 1660

Re: Wade Elliots thoughts

I'm not sure they are that comparable. Wade's quality was his delivery. Didn't try to always beat the man. Dwight seems to insist on getting to the byline. I think he needs to play more central and vary his play a bit more Wade had quite a unique delivery, would work an inch and just chip it into a...
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15399

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Possibly, i'm not sure on all of them being better than the Danny Drinkwater that Chelsea paid about £35million for. You remember he was on the edge of the England set up? Truth is he's done nothing but fcuk up for two years, and what we saw exemplifies this. I still thought he was an odd signing f...
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15399

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

boatshed bill wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:31 pm
Oh, he's crap allright. Poor professional attitude. If not Lampard wouldn't be punting him out.

And I don't need to bash the manager or any supporters.
Lampard would be punting him out though, Loftus Cheek, Kante, Kovacic, Jorginho, Barkley, Mount are all better players.
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15399

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

i think lots of us were delighted that DD was crap because (A) we knew it all along and this appears to galvanise that opinion, and (B) because he was part of a Villa team who are relegation candidates (as we are) who just got tubbed. I’m not entirely sure how a game against De Bruyne tells us anyt...
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

FCBurnley wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:06 pm
Woods arm is stuck out. Abrahams leg is also stuck out.
If you look at the image again I think Riley is correct that it’s Hendricks arm sticking out and not Abraham’s leg, I agree with the rest though, the VAR lines were a farce again, seems like a system implemented to favour the big sides.
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15399

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Are you sure the "problem" that you feel you are identifying on this MB is caused by SD's "hoofball"? I believe the Dyche football is spreading here and causing fans to go after each other. It’s a very negative bitchy forum at the moment, posters point scoring about a player who left, like why does...
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15399

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Damo wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:33 pm
Bet you were on the side praying drinkwater played well for villa
I’m on neither side, I liked the Drinkwater signing at the time I still believe long term he would’ve been good for us after a run of games to rediscover his form and fitness but he’s moved on so I’m over it.
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15399

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

What a surprise, our cover midfielder for 6months isn’t actually the superstar people on here thought. Just for balance because I don’t care either way but why are people so fickle in football? He’s played 1 game against Man City and you are happily writing him off? I’d hope you wouldn’t write off ...
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15399

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

This topic highlights the problem on this forum and a problem stemmed from Dyche’s hoof ball. The fans are so divided and toxic atm. You have one side praying Drinkwater does well for Villa to slam Dyche and the opposite side laughing at every Drinkwater touch to argue back. What is wrong with you a...
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Smith & Drinkwater
Replies: 252
Views: 15399

Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

I still believe Drinkwater would’ve been good for us long term, looks shite for Villa so far though and wasn’t great for us while on the pitch, I still think he needs a run of games to get really up to speed before judging him and I wouldn’t look too much into his 2 shite performances against City.
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

Rileybobs wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:58 pm
I don’t think I can see Abraham’s leg on the second picture.
I think you’re actually correct ya know, maybe it is Hendricks arm and not Tammys leg. The line clearly isn’t placed correctly still though.
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich Bournemouth and Burnley
Replies: 25
Views: 1675

Re: Norwich Bournemouth and Burnley

Us Norwich Villa for me, Bournemouth have enough attacking quality and with Ake now back, they should be fine when King and Brooks return.
by KRBFC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick’s goal VAR
Replies: 90
Views: 5130

Re: Hendrick’s goal VAR

Rileybobs wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:26 pm
Pretty sure it’s Hendrick’s arm.
Look at the 2nd image, it’s Abraham’s leg I’m talking about, why is the line not drawn there?

https://www.givemesport.com/1537160-var ... vs-chelsea