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by Hibsclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arise, Sir Andrew Murray
Replies: 22
Views: 819

Re: Arise, Sir Andrew Murray

Like him or not, he is probably in the top five British sportsmen of all time. To come back from those surgeries and win in doubles at basically his first attempt is an unbelievable achievement...
by Hibsclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Cameroon
Replies: 65
Views: 1852

Re: England vs Cameroon

It shows that as much as we moan about refs, there is even worse than Moss and co.....
by Hibsclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Cameroon
Replies: 65
Views: 1852

Re: England vs Cameroon

That was a lively one....however, the worst part was putting up with Jonathan Pearce’s drivel. At the end there is a review for a red card on which he argues that it should be yellow because it is in the last minute....better to watch with the sound off
by Hibsclaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stuart Downing
Replies: 22
Views: 1861

Re: Stuart Downing

Anything t’roverrrs do with the word down in it is right by me....
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 28, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chernobyl
Replies: 70
Views: 4529

Re: Chernobyl

Interesting seeing how Gorbachov is portrayed and how flippantly he deals with how 3 men are going to certain death, along with his disdain for info from the scientist. Makes you realise the pressure of dealing with a situation effecting potentially millions of lives. Not sure how our indecisive pol...
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 28, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Being old
Replies: 44
Views: 3078

Re: Being old

Is overrated.
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 28, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?
Replies: 27
Views: 2358

Re: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?

claretburns wrote:Not an allegation at all, I heard it from the man who works the closest to Sean Dyche.


Seems you missed the joke. They don’t all work.

Ronald was like a pig in you know what when he left the Palace
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 28, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?
Replies: 27
Views: 2358

Re: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?

Simon Jordan has pretty much said he did on Talksport. It definitely doesn’t surprise me. I think his new deal made a difference though, he’s very well rewarded and possibly in the most secure job in football right now! I think we are also benefitting from a media peddled perception that we are ‘ju...
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 28, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?
Replies: 27
Views: 2358

Re: Sean Dyche - Where next? And when?

claretburns wrote:Well he applied for the Crystal Palace job after De Boar was sacked so he is looking for a fresh challenge.


Wild allegation
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 26, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alan Moore article revealing suicide attempts
Replies: 19
Views: 2347

Re: Alan Moor article revealing suicide attempts

I know his brother Turf
by Hibsclaret
Sat May 25, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hazard : £130 Million?
Replies: 32
Views: 2122

Re: Hazard : £130 Million?

I don't think Sane or Griezmann have just 1 year left on contract.

That is the difference and why Chelsea are living in cloud cuckoo land expecting 130 m. That is wether or not you think Hazard is better than those 2. Sane is younger and Griezmann is a World Cup winner.
by Hibsclaret
Sat May 25, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hazard : £130 Million?
Replies: 32
Views: 2122

Re: Hazard : £130 Million?

Vegas Claret wrote:1 year left on his contract, so in 6 months he can sort a free transfer out. Chelsea in cloud cuckoo land


This
by Hibsclaret
Sat May 25, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big news ? New deal for Pope
Replies: 64
Views: 3677

Re: Big news ? New deal for Pope

I’m afraid one of them will HAVE to sit on the bench as we are only allowed to field one goalkeeper. Yep, I know, but that’s how it is. We just gotta suck it up. When the season starts and one of them isn’t selected the other one of them will be rightly ****** off. Both PL keepers, and both will be...
by Hibsclaret
Fri May 24, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big news ? New deal for Pope
Replies: 64
Views: 3677

Re: Big news ? New deal for Pope

You have to protect your assets just like any business. In football that means your best players need to have longevity of contract so that they command a bigger fee should the leave, whether they want to go or not. Even a club the size of Chelsea can’t keep Hazard and with just a year left the fee ...
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 21, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Niki Lauda
Replies: 10
Views: 582

Re: RIP Niki Lauda

Amazing to reach 70 after those injuries. Can remember the crash quite well and certainly makes you feel old. We’re only here for a visit so make it worthwhile......and think how lucky you are to be a claret...
by Hibsclaret
Mon May 20, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 579
Views: 13401

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

Devils_Advocate wrote:Katie Hopkins should be drowned in the stuff...
by Hibsclaret
Mon May 20, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Astonishing claims on " BRFCS " ....
Replies: 16
Views: 3084

Re: Astonishing claims on " BRFCS " ....

It is now THREE THOUSAND, THREE HUNDRED and FORTY days since they beat us.

They need to scratch around for snippets of bs to keep themselves happy.

Come on Rowwverrrrrrrs......
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 19, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is women’s football winning you over?
Replies: 185
Views: 4833

Re: Is women’s football winning you over?

4:20 wrote:
Subbuteo-Ref-61213-Mundial-Goals-1986-93_700_600_6ENLV.jpg


Some of the keepers would struggle with these...and certainly would be improved by being operated by a large stick ala subbuteo
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 19, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is women’s football winning you over?
Replies: 185
Views: 4833

Re: Is women’s football winning you over?

AlargeClaret wrote:Hibs, that’s all good and well but we’re looking for women’s football suggestions not Scottish Premier league ones


Just as well we are not discussing Scottish women’s football....
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 19, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is women’s football winning you over?
Replies: 185
Views: 4833

Re: Is women’s football winning you over?

I do think they suffer from playing in full sized nets, unfortunately. There aren't too many female goalkeepers who are six foot plus, so as the standard of the outfield players gets better, it becomes much easier for them to just stick it in a spot where the 5ft6 goalie can't reach it. I think it ...
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 19, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is women’s football winning you over?
Replies: 185
Views: 4833

Re: Is women’s football winning you over?

. watched the women’s final a few weeks ago - he thinks the goalkeeping was almost as bad as the men’s final yesterday. Cos of course you would see a save of the quality of Edersons to keep it nil nil or even the one for the lucky 5th goal on to the post. You really can’t compare goalkeeping in the...
by Hibsclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is women’s football winning you over?
Replies: 185
Views: 4833

Re: Is women’s football winning you over?

The main issue for me is the quality of keeping. It really is appalling. Pretty much whenever you see a game there is always at least one should’ve done much better moment from a keeper.
by Hibsclaret
Wed May 15, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.
Replies: 52
Views: 3097

Re: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.

Just the 46/7 then! So potentially 7 more goals or in other words the same number as Harry Kane who is a 100m plus player. Not sure why we have to criticise someone for being offside when playing up front in a two with someone like Barnes. We have done better this season going forward than any othe...
by Hibsclaret
Wed May 15, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Farewell to Wardy
Replies: 24
Views: 1311

Re: ARTICLE: Farewell to Wardy

The best Claret full back since the 70’s. Let’s hope he gets a good championship club rather than one where he can do us some damage, particularly at corners and nullifying our right wing. Great pro.
by Hibsclaret
Wed May 15, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.
Replies: 52
Views: 3097

Re: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.

Just the other 52 then! So you can confirm the other 52 were actually offside rather than given as offside? The only one I have highlighted was clearly wrong because it was in injury time and affected the result. Given the standard of assistant decisions I suspect at least another 10% or more were ...
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.
Replies: 52
Views: 3097

Re: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.

whiffa wrote:I have more of an issue with his first touch, than his offsides to be honest.


Is there any stats for that so we can suggest a trophy for it?
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.
Replies: 52
Views: 3097

Re: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.

Wood’s our best finisher and Barnes is our best overall striker and they complement each other well. The way we play with 2 up top will inevitably lead to more offsides than other sides of similar stature that play one up or the top sides that have more pace. Luckily for us he has scored the same nu...
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Season Highlight?
Replies: 51
Views: 1768

Re: Your Season Highlight?

Hendrick’s goal against the run of play at the bridge was pretty special
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Season Highlight?
Replies: 51
Views: 1768

Re: Your Season Highlight?

Devils_Advocate wrote:When Jon Walters finally announced his retirement.


It should have been announced before the game in Istanbul so he wouldn’t have had to do his impression of a puppy chasing a balloon
by Hibsclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.
Replies: 52
Views: 3097

Re: Chris Wood should get a trophy for this.

Well one of them was actually a goal at Watford...that’s for a start.

Very easy to knock someone because of stats like that...
by Hibsclaret
Mon May 13, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 9915

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

Not to mention the fact that the premier league history of the club may have helped entice Dyche to us specifically rather than perhaps a Preston type club with no premier league history. God knows if he would have been here at all without the first promotion. Given his notorious attention to detail...
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Ward
Replies: 50
Views: 3203

Re: Stephen Ward

Wardy is summed up by the 2nd goal in the 2-0 win at home to Liverpool. If you get chance to watch that goal again it's a classic counter attack and Ward is the furthest player up the pitch when the goal goes in even though he starts the move from our box...best left back I have seen for us, certain...
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Replies: 39
Views: 3193

Re: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

There is absolutely no doubt that Dyche is by far a better manager than Solskjaer. You just have to compare their records.

Only in football would you give a novice the reigns of a billion pound plus business. The appointment made no sense whatsoever
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus couldn'tbeArsed
Replies: 106
Views: 3607

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus couldn'tbeArsed

same happened last season, as soon as the objective was achieved the beach called, can't blame the lads with the effort they've put in since January Over to Mr Rigg now though, too easy for some of our lot to be playing week in week out There is absolutely no comparison between the game against Ars...
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 9915

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

Unbelievable hypocritical gash. No one drills Dych and the club like you whatever they do. He sucked us in with lies about loyalty and building something special then turned us over for a local rival at a critical time in the season. I don't hate him or feel bitter but neither do I want to do the c...
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 9915

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

I hated Coyle with a passion at the time he left, and on one occasion told him so face to face. But to say that that promotion hasn't in some way helped us get to where we are now is just laughable What did he say when you told him? TBH I think it showed big balls for him to turn up last night. Giv...
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Blake : Would He Fit Into Our Current Set-Up?
Replies: 30
Views: 1549

Re: Robbie Blake : Would He Fit Into Our Current Set-Up?

Robbie had a great career, but for me he should have played in the Premier League in his pomp (28-32 were his best years). Don’t know how it didn’t work out at Birmingham for him and under Coyle we were struggling. If the Blake of those years was put into a mid table Premier League team I think he’...
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 9915

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

I think the difference between this and the first Dyche promotion season is that many of us were convinced we’d never ever see Burnley at the top level again. So the pure excitement and enjoyment of the Coyle promotion, for me, will never be equalled. It was so completely unbelievable and unexpecte...
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal
Replies: 276
Views: 9915

Re: 2009 Play Off Reunion Meal

Had we not gone up that season and with Flood’s business empire failing I am convinced that the furure of the club would have been LeagueOne/Two. We had a transfer embargo placed on us from January that year. In my opinion that first promotion was indeed the catalyst for where we are today. It’s no...
by Hibsclaret
Fri May 10, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Biggest flop of the season
Replies: 84
Views: 4754

Re: Biggest flop of the season

SGr wrote:Not calling him an outright flop, I’m saying he hasn’t/won’t justify such an enormous investment.

This the same Salah that cost considerably less than him yeah?


So how many goals should he have scored to justify the investment? 35? 40? 45?

Really......
by Hibsclaret
Fri May 10, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Luka Jovic
Replies: 71
Views: 7792

Re: Luka Jovic

With all this duff transfer activity how the hell have we managed to become the best financially managed club in the Premier League. I’m sure we were bottom half of the championship when the current management team in.... Never mind, if we all write to the club with our transfer recommendations and ...
by Hibsclaret
Fri May 10, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Complete this sentence
Replies: 26
Views: 1342

Re: Complete this sentence

All the potholes in the road would be called “fine margins” and Brexit would be “touch and go”
by Hibsclaret
Fri May 10, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Champion’s League Final: Who Do You Want To Prevail?
Replies: 68
Views: 1443

Re: Champion’s League Final: Who Do You Want To Prevail?

Spurs for me.

The much harder question is the Europa league final as I can’t stand either of those teams...one of them with the anti football nonsense and the other seem to get every dodgy decision going..hopefully, both sets of fans get to Baku and the game gets called off
by Hibsclaret
Sun May 05, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds United - two simple observations
Replies: 15
Views: 2356

Re: Leeds United - two simple observations

One simple observation.

Bottlers

Playoff semi should be the return of the milk cup
by Hibsclaret
Thu May 02, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Longside, old & new 1996
Replies: 22
Views: 2048

Re: The Longside, old & new 1996

I remember the inchy interview very well. All about aiming the club towards the premier league within 5 years. It seemed like all words and a pipe dream tbh.

However, 13 years later it happened along with the great stuff since. Good to get reminders of those days to appreciate the current.
by Hibsclaret
Wed May 01, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'It's one of my best achievements' - Dyche
Replies: 43
Views: 2912

Re: 'It's one of my best achievements' - Dyche

But had the season been reversed, it would be classed as a shambles. . But it wasn’t reversed so there’s no point referencing that. It was obviously going to be harder starting the season in July and playing Sunday, Thursday with the associated travel etc. Clearly that was harder than playing less ...
by Hibsclaret
Wed May 01, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'It's one of my best achievements' - Dyche
Replies: 43
Views: 2912

Re: 'It's one of my best achievements' - Dyche

Not sure how anyone can describe this season as going backwards given the last 17 games have provided a higher points to games ratio than last season when we finished 7th. I think this is what he means along with learning from the trials and tribulations of games 1 to 19 and the other distractions, ...
by Hibsclaret
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks
Replies: 57
Views: 4469

Re: Tarks

They may well do. Even if they do most footballers like money. Also, Rogers is touted as one of the best coaches of young players that has ever walked the earth...however, I think he may go to a bigger team than Leicester, perhaps nearer home.
by Hibsclaret
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield United and Chris Wilder
Replies: 20
Views: 1865

Re: Sheffield United and Chris Wilder

Lancasterclaret wrote:100% self interest here, but glad Norwich and Sheff Utd have gone up.

Both aren't massively backed, both very like us.

Always better for us if the smaller, less well off teams come up.


Absolutely, and We are a bogey team for Sheff U in recent years to boot
by Hibsclaret
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: That was like a bloody training session
Replies: 17
Views: 2093

Re: That was like a bloody training session

If we open the game up we give ourselves no chance at all against this sort of side. One of the best teams ever as proven by the points tally over 2 seasons. You have to defend unbelievably and hope for a break. Sometimes you need the ref to do his job like sending Kompany off at the Etihad, for exa...

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