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by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

96-4 at the close,could have been worse as Stokes was dropped twice,at least we're still in with a shout,and if the total's anywhere near 200 for them to chase,i'd fancy England to bowl the Aussies out,Smith apart their batting is as flimsy as ours,and it's not certain he'll be allowed to bat in the...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky super six
Replies: 109
Views: 4293

Re: Sky super six

If they are hitting 30 points each week some of them must be winning the J/pot I got one score spot on Brighton-West Ham,and got 5 points for that,just looked at the top scorers this week and they got 27 points,5 dead on scores,and 1 correct result,i seem able to get 1 game spot on each week,and a ...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: City v Spurs

Wow... US sports have been using some sort of video replay for years, so I'm used to things being shown on video.... tight call but looks like they are really going by the book for VAR. But that's fair enough,if they don't go by the book,that's when the inconsistencies creep in.as long as everyone ...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky super six
Replies: 109
Views: 4293

Re: Sky super six

Thought i did well getting 9 points this week,and then i look at the standings and i've dropped 15,000 places,don't bleeding know how the top players are getting 30+ points each week,they must be getting a lot of scores bang on.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: City v Spurs

I think the accidental handball rule is crazy,but if you're going to disallow the Wolves goal last week,then you have to disallow the Jesus goal.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: City v Spurs

Handball it's good to see VAR keeping the game fair,maybe it will work after all.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: City v Spurs

That's why they're champions.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: City v Spurs

Spuds are getting hammered 2-1 at HT,how it's only 2 goodness only knows,City are looking as good as ever.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Cleveleys_claret wrote:Curran is out for the season now sadly


That's Tom Curran,i'm guessing the op is referring to Sam Curran,he's been unlucky to miss out,he's never let England down when called upon.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Denly gone for a good looking 26,shades of Mark Ramprakash,promises lots and delivers little.

Burns gone for 29 now,advantage the baggy greens.

71-4,lead is only 79,another 100 and this could still be interesting.

England definitely can't afford any more falling tonight.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

The Aussies should have reviewed that LBW shot from Lyon to Burns. Well then. That lbw shout off Nathan Lyon? The technology suggets it was going on to hit Rory Burns' stumps. That's a missed opportunity for Australia. Justin Langer, up on the balcony, is furious. He's got a stress ball clutched in ...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

TheFamilyCat wrote:Denly played ok in the first innings but didn’t capitalise on his start. This is a big innings for him.


Just been dropped on 7,that might be the luck he needs,Warner shelled a chance.

A 30/40 here could be useful.every run is a prisoner in this situation.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

That assumes of course that our selectors don't have the instincts and guts to do the right thing and replace him. Selecting Denley and Roy and persisting with Root as captain for this series tells us a lot. The argument is that there is no-one better to replace them,but if that's the case it doesn...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 959
Views: 69646

Re: Bolton

Reality check today,after their draw last week,but the whole club is a mess,and until the off the field affairs are sorted ,these results will continue.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

I can see England losing this. 2 down before we reach double figures and virtually no lead from the first innings. Our batting in the main is a shambles We need a couple of partnerships,but i wouldn't bank on it with this line up,if England could get a lead of 150,this game is still alive,because n...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Roy gone for 2 9-1. :o he surely can't play in the next test.

9-2 Root out 1st ball.

Both to Cummins.

Absolute shambles again,why do the bowlers bother. :roll:
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

250 all out,so England have a slender lead of merely 8,important that we bat solidly in this next session,and don't give the Aussies any encouragement,that they could force a win.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton's home debut
Replies: 32
Views: 2652

Re: Heaton's home debut

ksrclaret wrote:Hear, hear.

Incredible to start comparing which keeper would have saved which shot


You started it on the match thread,so it's your fault :)
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Strange dismissal of Smith. Did he REALLY pass the "concussion test"? I'm not certain how much time there was between his retirement and the resumption of his innings,but i'd guess about 30 minutes,that's not very long after a serious blow like he sustained. You'd imagine if Smith's in an...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Woakes owes Archer a big hand for his part in that wicket,he clearly unsettled Smith,be an intriguing contest in the Headingley test now. Looks like England will be batting after tea,i have a feeling that'll be pretty intense,i don't foresee many pitched-up deliveries that's for sure. Roy's spilt a ...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Cummins gone and Smith resumes his innings whatever your thoughts about the sandpaper incident the lads got lots of bottle coming back out. 230-7 now just 28 behind surely Archer has to come on for a quick burst before tea,England can't afford for the Aussies to get a lead of 50 or so,there's still ...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton's home debut
Replies: 32
Views: 2652

Re: Heaton's home debut

Villa better learn quickly it's not easy to play out from the back in this league,they're not Man City after all.

Tom's already shipped 5 goals in a game and a quarter not a good start.

Remind me how much did Villa spend in the summer,about 150 million i believe.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

I am condoning short pitched bowling. It’s part of the game and has been for years (although a shortage of genuine quick in recent years has made it less so). If the best batsman in the world has a perceived weakness, why would you not exploit it? And I doubt Johnson was “sick to the gut” when he w...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Smith retired hurt after getting hit on the neck by Archer. He was clearly rattled by short, fast stuff a couple of overs earlier. Why wait until he’s on 80-odd before we start giving him some? Mitchell Johnson summed it up very well. 'It makes you feel sick to the gut' Mitchell Johnson Ex-Australi...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Aussies 203-6 Smith still there,but Archer's causing him plenty of discomfort,he's even struck him on the arm,and now the head during a hostile spell including a 96 MPH delivery,this chap will be a crowd-pleaser that's for sure. I'm not condoning sport-pitched bowling,but the Aussies can hardly comp...
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5173

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

We played really well 1st half,they upped their game after the break as you'd expect,and yet they were still hanging on at the death,no disgrace losing narrowly at the Emirates,can't believe the moaners are coming out of the woodwork already FFS.
by tiger76
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Huddersfield vs Fulham
Replies: 41
Views: 1774

Re: Huddersfield vs Fulham

FactualFrank wrote:Will hopefully get a good msnager in and get them up the table.


Sol Campbell's available,or maybe Tony Mowbray,Huddersfield have been handed a tough start with Derby and Fulham at home,but they haven't won since February,and Siewert never looked comfortable in that job.
by tiger76
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Huddersfield vs Fulham
Replies: 41
Views: 1774

Re: Huddersfield vs Fulham

Rileybobs wrote:This Huddersfield side just can’t create chances. They don’t seem to have a game plan. This manager won’t last long.


If they lose tonight the pressure will build,yes it's only 3 games in but they've been poor from what i've seen.
by tiger76
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192567

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

But how could a Brexit MP represent the people of Burnley on other issues if they won, such as schools, Burnley General Hospital, policing etc.? It's all well and good saying it sorts Brexit, but what about day-to-day issues if your MP hasn't got a clue about them? Depends who the BP candidate for ...
by tiger76
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192567

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

You probably need to look at websites such as http://www.ukpollingreport.co.uk Separately, the polling guru - John Curtice thinks there will still be a hung parliament. It's seats like Canterbury which will be problematic for the Tories and in Labour strongholds they might want Brexit but they will...
by tiger76
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192567

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

No argument from me Spijed... and yes I think they will decide it is a price worth paying. The liberal dems will get a massive boost from Brexit, but I expect the Tory machine to turn on their policies soon enough.... Labour will retain the ‘I vote Labour’ but lose the swing, a new balance in Parli...
by tiger76
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Unless there is a dramatic collapse from either of this sides,which can't be ruled out,this test has a dead duck draw written all over it i'm afraid.

Still raining and the chances of any more play today are slim to none.
by tiger76
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192567

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I can't believe that people think that the HOC would vote to revoke A50 without another referundum. Ideally they wouldn't,but if we're going to hold another referendum(not my preferred option BTW),i can't see how that's possible without yet another extension,whether the EU would grant a further del...
by tiger76
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Little gripes
Replies: 51
Views: 1444

Re: Little gripes

Kick-offs being changed at short notice Dodgy foreign owners (in fact any dodgy owners) Agents. Robbie Savage Chris Sutton Gary Lineker Celebrity fans (especially ones that know f**k all about the game) flaming glory hunters Transfer deadline day Squad Rotation Shirt Swapping (unless done by the lad...
by tiger76
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Good morning for England but Smith is still there,until England see the back of him they'll be nervous. 1st test wicket for Jofra,Broad and Woakes the other wicket takers. Wade given out LBW,but decision overturned on review as ball was pitching outside leg. Drizzle falling but they're carrying on t...
by tiger76
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal predictions?
Replies: 61
Views: 1745

Re: Arsenal predictions?

I think we'll score,the problem will be keeping their strike force quiet,2-1 to the Gooners.
by tiger76
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

How on earth has Jofra not got a wicket so far,he's constantly beating the bat,surely an edge has to happen soon.
by tiger76
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Four slips in place i like that from England attack while we're on top,good to see such intent.
by tiger76
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Nice to see the cheating git fail again,be good to get Smith to the crease tonight if we can,258 could be a decent score after all,this pitch definitely offers something for the bowlers,the balls beating the bat regularly. Can Warner be officially recorded as Stuart Broad's rabbit,3 in 3 for Broady ...
by tiger76
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Helpfully the Beeb have posted the laws on short-pitched bowling,which are as follows. 41.6.1 The bowling of short pitched deliveries is dangerous if the bowler’s end umpire considers that, taking into consideration the skill of the striker, by their speed, length, height and direction they are like...
by tiger76
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Bairstow and Woakes recovering the score somewhat,if England could get 300 at least it would give Archer and co something to bowl with. Another excellent knock by Burns,he is developing into a decent test opener now,as for Roy that experiment's clearly failed,haven't a clue who could replace though,...
by tiger76
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Bugger Denly gone for 30 92-3.
by tiger76
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 2nd test
Replies: 117
Views: 3299

Re: England vs Australia 2nd test

Good partnership from Burns and Denly 91-2 now,looking much healthier,strange the Aussies opted to bowl first.

Cummins and Hazlewood are getting plenty of bounce on this wicket,that bodes well for Jofra,once England come to bowl.

That dropping of Rory Burns is growing costly for Australia.
by tiger76
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Film Recommendations please.
Replies: 343
Views: 20701

Re: O/T Film Recommendations please.

Blinded by the light is getting plenty of media attention,lot's of Springsteen tunes in the soundtrack naturally,so if you're not a fan of “The Boss” this is probably not to your taste. Running time is 2 hours+,but the coming-of-age story of a British-Pakistani Muslim in Thatcher's Britain is a feel...
by tiger76
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Road to Wembley starts this weekend
Replies: 18
Views: 855

Re: Road to Wembley starts this weekend

Some interesting replays tonight.

Coventry Sphinx winning 1-0 at Coventry United.

Skelmersdale United thumping Penistone Church 5-2 away.
by tiger76
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Macclesfield Town
Replies: 12
Views: 1672

Macclesfield Town

Following on from Bolton and Bury's woes,Macclesfield are now having their own problems.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49342498
by tiger76
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 1741

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

Rowls wrote:Think the commentary team got it right - UEFA didn't want to overrule their ref in a high profile game.


You could well be right,in that case what's the point in having VAR then.
by tiger76
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 1741

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

Karma's a bitch,Abraham missing is so sweet. :)
by tiger76
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 1741

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

Rowls wrote:It was clearly and obviously a dive.


That's what most people in the crowd thought,so how on earth can the VAR official not see that with the various different angles,this doesn't bode well for the CL and PL games to come,if such an obvious dive can't be caught out.
by tiger76
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 1741

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

Rowls wrote:What on earth is VAR for if not for disallowing that penalty????


The argument seems to be it wasn't a clear and obvious error,so the ref's decision stands,it'll certainly encourage more players to go to ground when there's minimal contact,Dele Alli will be excited by that call among many others.

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