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by Hibsclaret
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings
Replies: 36
Views: 1734

Re: Burnley v Norwich - Player Ratings

Pope 8 Lowton 8 Mee 8 Tarkowski 8 Pieters 9 Cork 8 Westwood 8 Hendrick 9 McNeil 8 Barnes 7 Wood 9 * Games like today against a newly promoted team (on the back of beating the champions) are where you pinch yourself and think that this Burnley side are genuine premier league quality. Tbh they have sh...
by Hibsclaret
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 49
Views: 1063

Re: Rugby World Cup

I’m on NZ -6 to get 4 out of 8 with 4 left on a Goliath. So fingers crossed.

The Aussies were impressive in the 2nd half and the All Blacks superb for 10 mins so far. England have a great chance in this World Cup imo
by Hibsclaret
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 49
Views: 1063

Re: Rugby World Cup

Watching the All Blacks when they are on form is one of the very best sights in sport (when it’s not against England of course)
by Hibsclaret
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 49
Views: 1063

Re: Rugby World Cup

Aclaret wrote:You are right on both up to now Hibs.


My accumulator is looking good....I had Australia-15 too :o

The French don’t half make you sweat though...they nearly gave that away...

The all blacks are looking superb now after a very poor start.... great stuff
by Hibsclaret
Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 49
Views: 1063

Re: Rugby World Cup

Think France might just edge this one but should be a good one.
by Hibsclaret
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 49
Views: 1063

Re: Rugby World Cup

Aussies very impressive 2nd half. Great game to watch when it is played like that...
by Hibsclaret
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 116
Views: 2553

Re: Danny Drinkwater

There’s no issue giving someone a chance when they have previously done something that is out of order. The issue is when they let you down....that’s the difference between Barton and Drinkwater, one of them has let us down
by Hibsclaret
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 116
Views: 2553

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Definite red :o
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 116
Views: 2553

Re: Danny Drinkwater

There are no circumstances that should lead to one of our players acting like this in public at the age of 29. I would guess that very few people on here have ever felt the need to headbutt anyone and if they did it may have been part of youthful exuberance or they have a screw loose. This guy shoul...
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 116
Views: 2553

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Not good to be getting (effectively) drip fed the details of this. Looks like we’ll be getting more and more videos and story enhancements each week.... If (and it’s a big if) this guy adds any value to our season I'll be surprised. He’s gonna be under a lot of pressure when he does get on the pitch...
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Staggering stats from Saturday
Replies: 30
Views: 2133

Re: Staggering stats from Saturday

Dont know if I'm more shocked at the stats, or the way we played with the players who've got these stats between them... Not sure why anyone is staggered by the stats. Under Dyche we have continued to evolve with more and more international players allayed to our stays in the Prem. As for the way w...
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 49
Views: 1063

Re: Rugby World Cup

Russia done well so far. The Japs have looked nervous from the kick off. 40 point spread was good to be on the under side but think the Japs will take the game away now and win by 20 or so
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Norwich at the Turf – a view from the other side
Replies: 3
Views: 713

Re: ARTICLE: Norwich at the Turf – a view from the other side

Fair assessment.

I’m sure most of the other prem teams previews are not as succinct or unbiased. Good luck to them after Saturday :o
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TV Fixtures for November
Replies: 42
Views: 5194

Re: TV Fixtures for November

I prefer football at 3pm full stop. We are never going to be on TV much more than 10 times in a season and therefore i'd prefer it if we were on as few a times as possible. 8pm last season at Chelsea, that was fun wasnt it. It was. I enjoyed it immensely even with the ball boy view I had on the fir...
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TV Fixtures for November
Replies: 42
Views: 5194

Re: TV Fixtures for November

Quickenthetempo wrote:In what sense are we competing with Man City or Liverpool?


Being in the same division.

Last time I looked we had fixtures against them twice a season
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TV Fixtures for November
Replies: 42
Views: 5194

Re: TV Fixtures for November

Maybe we still see our football club as a football club first? When we get to the business taking over the football balance, which I don't think we're quite at yet. I will stop attending. Just as well we are not as successful as Liverpool or Man City because their games get moved every other weeken...
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TV Fixtures for November
Replies: 42
Views: 5194

Re: TV Fixtures for November

I go to most away games. This is why I love this message board. You have a different opinion to the usual suspects and instead of them just accepting that people have different opinions you get: You never go to games You never go to away games I’m the best fan ever The most important thing is me bec...
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TV Fixtures for November
Replies: 42
Views: 5194

Re: TV Fixtures for November

I’d rather we had a business with the largest possible income. Just one extra game would pay a players salary but let’s not get in the way of good old fashioned structure...

The game has changed and you have to move with it or go backwards
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TV Fixtures for November
Replies: 42
Views: 5194

Re: TV Fixtures for November

As usual you have to have a pop. Were you at Brighton last week or Istanbul or the Orient game...etc

Can you post without insulting people?
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TV Fixtures for November
Replies: 42
Views: 5194

Re: TV Fixtures for November

Not sure how it can be good news when we are running a business dependent upon income where we get added cash for being on tv more than 10 times...but you know best. I wonder if Mike Garlick shares the good news view?
by Hibsclaret
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Duff
Replies: 11
Views: 2201

Re: Mike Duff

Agreed. Was hoping he’d do well. He will have learnt a lot from the great ginger one... if he does well he could be the man to take over in about 20 years hopefully :o
by Hibsclaret
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Olympiakos
Replies: 23
Views: 2199

Re: Olympiakos

We beat Spurs last time we played them...and should have beaten Olympiakos last time we played them....
by Hibsclaret
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Stokes hits out at The Sun
Replies: 68
Views: 2551

Re: Ben Stokes hits out at The Sun

You would think they had gone low enough with their hillsborough stuff. When you’re in a hole keep on digging seems to be the mantra for that paper.
by Hibsclaret
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 60
Views: 4120

Re: Lennon & Pieters

Pieters doesn't offer anything going forward? I think he's the perfect fit for us. He can whip in a decent cross from deep (almost resulted in a goal for us at Brighton). Anyone remember his cross to Barnes against Southampton? Taylor offers something different but his play is suited better when we...
by Hibsclaret
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Midfield 3
Replies: 36
Views: 1985

Re: Midfield 3

There’s far too many trolls on here for that to happen....
by Hibsclaret
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp
Replies: 93
Views: 7135

Re: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp

Not sure why we have to have such vitriol for one of our recent players that added to our success. The money argument is always mentioned but: He was a millionaire before he met us The decision to join Burnley would most likely be football based Pretty sure he didn’t want the unfortunate injuries he...
by Hibsclaret
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 5th test
Replies: 242
Views: 6133

Re: England vs Australia 5th test

Not sure why our media employ anyone as Aussie biased as McGrath tbh. Just the usual be controversial and predict an Aussie whitewash every time they come here. There’s never any substance in anything that he spouts. Warner is alright tbh and it tends to be obvious banter when he’s being pro Aussie,...
by Hibsclaret
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 60
Views: 4120

Re: Lennon & Pieters

most people on here know you are a bit of a weirdo Fixed it for you. I was comparing this years defence to last saying that nothing needs changing in response to the OP and the usual snipers come in like you and Salou. I’ll leave it to Dyche to decide when he wants to change a defence that is worki...
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton
Replies: 40
Views: 1970

Re: Everton

Classic UTC thread about Everton....we are now comparing Callum Wilson with all and sundry (nobody from Everton). How about sticking to the topic?
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton
Replies: 40
Views: 1970

Re: Everton

FactualFrank wrote:I'm guessing he means we couldn't beat an egg at the minute, therefore its us we should be worried about.


Really :o
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should Vydra start?
Replies: 73
Views: 3536

Re: Should Vydra start?

Since most teams set up against us to deal with the long ball to the front two, then maybe we ought to be mixing it up a bit by playing the likes of Vyagra and JayRod. As it's not what the opposition have trained for, could take a few by surprise. We’ve never had such stiff competition for places.....
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton
Replies: 40
Views: 1970

Re: Everton

Safron wrote:Sorry guys but we aren't exactly looking anywhere near good enough yet


What’s that got to do with Everton....
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton
Replies: 40
Views: 1970

Re: Everton

Neverton
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 60
Views: 4120

Re: Lennon & Pieters

SalouClaret wrote:Seeing as though I'm a straight female, no.


Great. No point arguing with you then. I give up
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 60
Views: 4120

Re: Lennon & Pieters

Not going to lie, I can't be arsed. I eagerly await Taylor getting back in the team and your breakdown that inevitably follows. Sounds like you have an exciting life. Have you tried getting a girlfriend? If Dyche brings Taylor back then that’s fine by me. He is a better player than this time last s...
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 60
Views: 4120

Re: Lennon & Pieters

...and yet your dislike for him continued throughout the full season and in to this one. Really....where’s your evidence? During our run from Jan onwards he had improved to be good enough and my ratings said so. Find the evidence to back up what you are saying... I trust in our great manager who ha...
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 60
Views: 4120

Re: Lennon & Pieters

You mean like last season when you were championing Ward to play instead of Taylor every other day? Not exactly. After 5 games 18/19. Scored 3 conceded 10 19/20. Scored 6 conceded 7 I’d say it was nothing like last season. When you factor in we have played 2 of the big 6 rather than just a poor Man...
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick goal
Replies: 71
Views: 6310

Re: Hendrick goal

His strike today and the one at Chelsea last season show that when he connects it can be pretty much perfect. You will not see a cleaner strike than those all season. Great stuff from someone on the fringes and really pushing for a start now.
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 60
Views: 4120

Re: Lennon & Pieters

We have been fine all season defensively. Excellent against Southampton, Arsenal and Wolves. Not bad against Liverpool and Brighton. We have made a few individual errors such as Mee against Liverpool and Pieters against Wolves etc but there is absolutely no need to have threads every week suggesting...
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 60
Views: 4120

Re: Lennon & Pieters

Taylor is simply better than him. Sean clearly agrees. Why is he not even on the bench? When you are out of the team you need to knuckle down like Hendrick. If he can’t get on the bench does this suggest he his not trying hard enough to get back. The stats don’t back up that he’s a better player at...
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 60
Views: 4120

Re: Lennon & Pieters

Not limited to one assist a season though, so not that limited
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should Vydra start?
Replies: 73
Views: 3536

Re: Should Vydra start?

It’s a confidence issue with strikers. If Wood scores that chance at Wolves where he is a bit unlucky and also the early one against Liverpool you can get a different player. I don’t think it helped trotting him out in front of the media pre game tbh. He was asked about his offsides, not scoring etc...
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves
Replies: 15
Views: 1739

Re: Wolves

I said they’d struggle at the start of the season.

All the usual pundits were spouting them getting in the top 6.....not sure what they get paid for tbh.

As for the ones on here that don’t accept how we were affected last season....
by Hibsclaret
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lennon & Pieters
Replies: 60
Views: 4120

Re: Lennon & Pieters

Keep dreaming...
by Hibsclaret
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich
Replies: 76
Views: 3709

Re: Norwich

Should be a good game against this lot next week.

We are definitely a very different challenge than Man City and I reckon we can nick it tbh.
by Hibsclaret
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 70
Views: 4013

Re: Brighton v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 8
Pieters 6
Lowton 7
Tarks 6
Mee 6
Westwood 6
Cork 6
Lennon 5
McNeil 6
Wood 5
Barnes 5

Hendrick 7
Rodriguez 5
Vydra 6
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 5th test
Replies: 242
Views: 6133

Re: England vs Australia 5th test

Now for the limpet
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia 5th test
Replies: 242
Views: 6133

Re: England vs Australia 5th test

ClaretTony wrote:Warner has been one of the highlights of the series. 84 runs now in nine innings.


More like lowlights of the series or lowlife of the series...
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton : Score Predictions
Replies: 46
Views: 1610

Re: Brighton : Score Predictions

ClaretAndJew wrote:Think they will edge us out in midfield and will just cost us.


Doubt it...
by Hibsclaret
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coolest bday present ever
Replies: 30
Views: 1856

Re: Coolest bday present ever

Nowt wrong with that. Actually you could do some research and find the 6 kits with the best win percentage....I reckon the recent championship one would be there

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