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by AlargeClaret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 118
Views: 3699

Re: West Ham v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 6 nowt to do Lowton 6 few touches up front later but quiet Tarkowski 6 Mee 6 brave Pieters 4 left Mee badly exposed JBG 4 couple of half shots but needs shipping out Brownhill 5 combative but loose Westwood 5 lacks a gear and sadly needs an upgrade Brady 5 poor marking awful end product Wood 4 ...
by AlargeClaret
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Players laughing and joking at full time
Replies: 79
Views: 4044

Re: Players laughing and joking at full time

You have to remember though without fans these have any underlying practice game vibe ( not the effort or end results) and without the baying mob I guess players can shake on a good hard contest . That said no ,I didn’t like it but always switch off ASAP after whistle
by AlargeClaret
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood and Barnes
Replies: 105
Views: 3329

Re: Wood and Barnes

They’ve been great servants but as a partnership really haven’t performed regularly since season before last imo . Barnes look slow and he was never gifted with pace and I think his time at this level is well and truly over . While he may yet score the odd goal some of the blind faith people store i...
by AlargeClaret
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings
Replies: 105
Views: 2921

Re: Burnley v Manchester United - Player Ratings

Pope 7 did what he could Lowton 7 good game for him one great block Tarkowski 8 our best player Mee 7 bravery never in doubt Pieters 7 kept Rashford pretty quiet Brady 6 enthusiastic but some awful balls in Westwood 6 grafted but overrun in 2nd half Brownhill 6 enthusiastic as ever but as above JBG ...
by AlargeClaret
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Burnley XI
Replies: 19
Views: 867

Re: Your Burnley XI

Team picks itself tbf probs JUST keep us above the drop zone

Pope
Lowton Tarks Mee Taylor
JBG Brownhill Westwood McNeil
Rodriguez Wood

Barnes
Cork
Brady
Bards et al
by AlargeClaret
Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood and Barnes
Replies: 105
Views: 3329

Re: Wood and Barnes

I thought Ash was ok tbh though he can kill momentum from forward play as he’s lost a little pace which shows,great servant though and he still has a part to
play .Wood is just woeful and though he’s earnt some credit you have to hope a fit Jay and proper striker is beckoning for Coach Dyche
by AlargeClaret
Wed Jan 06, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Volunteers required
Replies: 23
Views: 2072

Re: Volunteers required

Are you doing it then ? Maybe if the government and NHS did things like gave their nurses the vaccine before asking them to administer this in Covid ridden situations they were placed in before Christmas then people might be a bit more prepared to help out. If this is what they expect from their lo...
by AlargeClaret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Volunteers required
Replies: 23
Views: 2072

Re: Volunteers required

So they want to have people do a job for free in conditions that they may come into contact with Covid-19? Why can't we just pay people. While I doubt you’ve got a days work in you , it’s called public spirit and doing your bit in an unprecedented crisis . The sheer admin that would be needed to of...
by AlargeClaret
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New board, new approach - better communication!
Replies: 121
Views: 4917

Re: New board, new approach - better communication!

Gotta feel sorry for the new top man . Every company’s ultra pain in the arsrse “ meeting the public /shareholders/stakeholders “ In all sectors it’s usually made up of badly educated hard core super fan Facebook type loons . You can only wish him well
by AlargeClaret
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joeys Gone
Replies: 51
Views: 4490

Re: Joeys Gone

He’s done wonders imo . Getting ANYONE to play for Fleetwood from the lowest academy ages up is an ongoing problem for them . They have more recruitment events and trials than any club I’ve ever known . I’ve no idea what’s gone on but you gotta remember it’s Joey Barton so everything is a “bust up” ...
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The wait is over - ALK Capital buy Burnley FC
Replies: 219
Views: 8553

Re: Selling our soul

As a club who are literally desperate for player investment ,I don’t care where the money comes from . While I’d hate us to become a franchise ,people have to understand that “stadium” sponsorship and other corporate nonsense are part of the deal,it won’t tame the beast within .Though bearing in min...
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Greaves MBE
Replies: 21
Views: 983

Re: Jimmy Greaves MBE

Well deserved for Jimmy , cracking stats and not forgetting he was steaming when he scored at least half of en
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pace interview
Replies: 316
Views: 13349

Re: Pace interview

Seems decent enough though don’t be fooled by the folksy bullshine ,this is a hard nosed corporate investment . I’m highly optimistic though and providing we keep that individuality and uniqueness and don’t turn into a “ kick the ball harder “ franchise I’m all in .
UTC
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic ambitions under ALK
Replies: 102
Views: 4882

Re: Realistic ambitions under ALK

A quality right wing back and either a quality striker ( someone to play alongside Jayrod) or tricky right winger/quality right mid .
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congratulations to Sir Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 133
Views: 2346

Re: Congratulations to Sir Lewis Hamilton

Didn’t our great sportsmen ( he’s truly one of those) have to put a life of achievement in the public domain AFTER their illustrious careers had ended before receiving the honour ? Hopefully the wig wearing petulant clown will behave himself when meeting her maj and not ask her “ why you not taking ...
by AlargeClaret
Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shout out to Jimmy Dunne, Bobby Thomas, Anthony Glennon, Josh Benson and Joel Mumbongo
Replies: 39
Views: 3942

Re: Shout out to Jimmy Dunne, Bobby Thomas, Anthony Driscoll-Glennon and Josh Benson.

We only really got Dwight from Utd at 14/15 so will have been pretty polished tbf .
by AlargeClaret
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Player Ratings
Replies: 91
Views: 3784

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Player Ratings

Pope - 7 nowt to do Lowton - 6 was ok Tarkowski - 8 good Mee - 8 Good Pieters - 6 miles off Taylor Brady - 6 busy and nice shot but upgrade needed Westwood - 6 steady Brownhill - 6 steady Benson - 5 seems naive Wood - 5 one header great save Barnes - 7 put a right shift in Awful game beyond words al...
by AlargeClaret
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Big Yin has retired
Replies: 21
Views: 1547

Re: The Big Yin has retired

Saw him a few times back in the day , Manchester , Stockport etc . He was great at stories , always remember one about a p1ssed up bloke getting the bus home and puking into a old woman’s hood ,(the woman used to carry her little dog around in the hood).... “ I nae remember eating that “ ... was the...
by AlargeClaret
Tue Dec 29, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Wiltshire....
Replies: 81
Views: 6002

Re: Jack Wiltshire....

I guess if we could get him cheap which we wouldn’t, he’d possibly surpass the Belgian crock’s 1 league goal ( or was it 2?) haul over his injury ravaged 3 yr tenure .
by AlargeClaret
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 80
Views: 3579

Re: Leeds v Burnley - Player Ratings

I thought he was pretty good considering the enormous physical pressure we put him under. In fact I thought, despite what we're told that Leeds can't defend, especially from dead ball kicks, they defended very well against us. I suggest this shows our limitations. Without a doubt it shows our limit...
by AlargeClaret
Sun Dec 27, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 80
Views: 3579

Re: Leeds v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 7 unlucky pen couple of cursory saves Lowton 6 loose passes but ok Tarks 7 good going forward amazingly Mee 5 awful 1st half ok 2nd ,easily stretched Taylor 7 good game defensive and crosses Benson 4 out of his depth Westwood 7 limited player but gives 100% Brownhill 8 combative and keen Pieter...
by AlargeClaret
Sun Dec 27, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Their keeper.
Replies: 22
Views: 1462

Re: Their keeper.

That was one of the weakest performances I’ve seen from a keeper and that includes grass roots from about u8 up! He dropped and flapped and punched ,how in holy hell he’s getting that gig I’ll never know
by AlargeClaret
Sun Dec 27, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 707
Views: 11930

Re: Leeds versus MIGHTY CLARETS

To be fair Phillips was superb today in that defensive role and their young keeper did well. We are looking a lot better but our final pass and cross so often let’s us down. That was one of the worst keeper performances I’ve ever seen . He flapped and dropped or weakly punched all the high balls ev...
by AlargeClaret
Sun Dec 27, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 707
Views: 11930

Re: Leeds versus MIGHTY CLARETS

One of the weakest refs I’ve seen in years he was terrible and terrified . Unlucky we were today as Leeds are clearly the weakest prem side I’ve seen in years almost beyond poor
by AlargeClaret
Sun Dec 27, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 707
Views: 11930

Re: Leeds versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Was hoping Brady would make it as we’d at least have a natural left winger and Brownhill on the right . It’s looking like we’re back to the reserve left back as a right mid,makes us hellishly weak but we’ve done it before is gonna need some real grit and resolve
by AlargeClaret
Sun Dec 27, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 7649
Views: 524774

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Maybe a daft question but does anyone have a ballpark figure that may be available to SD for the transfer window if all completed on the takeover ?
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Comments on Ashley Barnes
Replies: 136
Views: 6267

Re: Comments on Ashley Barnes

Leisure wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:57 pm
Oops! :D
Humble pie I was happy to eat heartily !

Merry Xmas
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie taylor
Replies: 49
Views: 4939

Re: Charlie taylor

Worth noting that Taylor is improving all the time and almost impossible to compare stats with only a 50% “ on field comparison “ Though Ward was a smart defender he’s nowhere near as good at close control ,crossing or interlinking wing play ( though he could land the odd beauty) Taylor is also a lo...
by AlargeClaret
Tue Dec 22, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why are people called Jeremy.
Replies: 33
Views: 1268

Re: Why are people called Jeremy.

Thorpe
The rather good liberal leader who may or may not have ordered a hit on his ex male lover Norman Scott, they killed his dog my mistake !)
by AlargeClaret
Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Taylor
Replies: 38
Views: 2016

Re: Charlie Taylor

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:13 pm
He’s not far off the levels ward was at for us now. Which is some praise.
:lol: :lol:

Taylor is a class above Ward , though Wardy was good for us
by AlargeClaret
Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Wolves - Matchday Thread
Replies: 562
Views: 7002

Re: Burnley v Wolves - Matchday Thread

Awful awful side we’ve got out though best not to dwell on it, as we can only play the hand we’re dealt.It’s obvious why he’s chosen Barnes with their packed out defence and hope has to spring eternal
by AlargeClaret
Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congratulations to Sir Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 133
Views: 2346

Re: Congratulations to Lewis Hamilton

Its not something I watch or take much notice of but out of curiosity did Gary Lineker win an award this year? His tireless work to raise awareness and get involved around things like racism and the refugee crisis has been fantastic plus the MotD stuff he did in the first big lockdown was top notch...
by AlargeClaret
Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Comments on Ashley Barnes
Replies: 136
Views: 6267

Re: Comments on Ashley Barnes

People talking about Barnes like he “ used to be like Messi until he got injured” he’s been a cracking servant and in teams where so few midfielders /wingers regularly score he’s always earnt his corn in goals no doubt about it . Though at 31 he’s past his best and while he still has his uses ,to th...
by AlargeClaret
Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we were to buy a QUALITY £25 million player...
Replies: 55
Views: 2777

Re: If we were to buy a QUALITY £25 million player...

An off the peg pacy creative right sided mid/winger or a right footed Charlie Taylor
by AlargeClaret
Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should we bring Howe back
Replies: 33
Views: 1638

Re: Should we bring Howe back

Doesn’t Colin usually become available around Xmas ?
by AlargeClaret
Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: El Ghazi
Replies: 26
Views: 1800

Re: El Ghazi

“El Khazi” is more suited to his finishing . Though imagine if we had a fast skilful player !
by AlargeClaret
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Comments on Ashley Barnes
Replies: 136
Views: 6267

Re: Comments on Ashley Barnes

Barnes has become an embarrassment , he’s been a great servant and I’ve loved his attitude but he’s past his prime and really needs to be moved on along with the likes of Lowton, Brady ,JBG et al
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aston Villa v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 71
Views: 3339

Re: Aston Villa v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope - 7
Lowton - 6
Tarks - 7
Mee- 7
Taylor 8
Westwood -6
Brownhill - 6
McNeill 6
Brady - 6
Rodriguez - 6
Wood - 5

Barnes - 4

Some good defence but we were outclassed ,we look as weak as we’ve ever been in the prem
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Very good point.
Replies: 76
Views: 3233

Re: Very good point.

Villa looked v good , we defended well but looked terrible for much of the game .We’re crying out for 2/3 players we have to clear out the aging dross
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazon Prime
Replies: 76
Views: 4377

Re: Amazon Prime

She was excellent. Impartial. Although tonight as a Birmingham fan she might not be. She’s as good as any about right now for me. Just let me and CT be dinosaurs please ! It’s not Carney per se it’s just women doing stretches of commentary does my head in ( though as summarisers I think they’re dec...
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazon Prime
Replies: 76
Views: 4377

Re: Amazon Prime

Oh ffs please tell me Carney isn’t doing the commentary .? Nothing wrong with birds working in football /tv but the female voice just does not work when doing football commentary . Works ok with summarising like on Sky Sat multi games etc .
by AlargeClaret
Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions vs Villa
Replies: 47
Views: 1731

Re: Predictions vs Villa

I fancy us 0-2 or 1-2

Villa are an open playing side but they’re nowt special , a side who will allow the likes of McNeil and Jay Rod a bit more service could be painful for them . We’ve a lot more confidence and defensively we’re looking a lot tighter
by AlargeClaret
Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Frey Bentos pies
Replies: 58
Views: 1974

Re: Frey Bentos pies

Fray Bentos are pleasingly disgusting, the urge and desire then the gorging following by queasy slightly nauseous regret. Not unlike picking up a rough old tart at 3am
by AlargeClaret
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Giles Coren
Replies: 24
Views: 1908

Re: Giles Coren

Quite an amusing restaurant critic tbf ( he’s no AA Gill mind ) Though he’s the last person you can ever imagine at a match . I’m minded of the old fast show “ new football fan “ character but an agonisingly middle class version . Probs says “ boo hiss” when Utd come on the telly
by AlargeClaret
Tue Dec 15, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Grealish
Replies: 50
Views: 3929

Re: Jack Grealish

Ah , thought this was Grealish coming out
by AlargeClaret
Tue Dec 15, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire police in IPTV crackdown...
Replies: 81
Views: 5059

Re: Lancashire police in IPTV crackdown...

Good to see the old bill tackling the crimes that matter . Report an ongoing burglary,you may get a squad car within an hour or so, report a supposed racial or homophobic slur you’ll likely have helicopters and armed units at your door . I have an image of almost python-esque superintendents orderin...
by AlargeClaret
Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nick Pope
Replies: 101
Views: 4318

Re: Nick Pope

His shot stopping , positioning and command of area is superb though his kicking is same as it’s always been since he was at Bury ( when I first saw him play and train ) He could play it longer off the ground than anyone I’ve ever seen but his trapping of the ball ain’t gonna change , glad we have h...
by AlargeClaret
Mon Dec 14, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 70
Views: 3476

Re: Arsenal v Burnley - Player Ratings

Pope 8 good saves ,awful kicks ( who cares) great positioning Lowton 6 struggles against real speed but stuck with it Tarkowski 8 mom Tarky masterclass Mee 7 back on form and even has a shot ! Taylor 8 good game and could have scored Brady 7 decent enough though painfully out of position Brownhill 8...
by AlargeClaret
Mon Dec 14, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil shouldn't have reacted to the foul
Replies: 47
Views: 2408

Re: McNeil shouldn't have reacted to the foul

Was a full on professional foul on Dwight and they’d been fouling him all game , can’t blame him reacting .
by AlargeClaret
Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Return to Turf Moor Update
Replies: 335
Views: 8117

Re: Return to Turf Moor Update

While I can see why people are mightily ****** off by the lancs boundary thing ( why not just any other tier 2 areas ??) to hear people moaning about “ I might get wet in the JHL” and “ I’ve never had a phone and never will” really does reinforce that Burnley is some backwater hillbilly town with an...