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by boatshed bill
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Labour MPs To Split From Party?
Replies: 175
Views: 2964

Re: Labour MPs To Split From Party?

elwaclaret wrote:The problem with PR no one can resolve is that minor parties always hold the larger to ransom,


Isn't that what's kept the Tories in power here and now?
by boatshed bill
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Labour MPs To Split From Party?
Replies: 175
Views: 2964

Re: Labour MPs To Split From Party?

I wouldn't trust either to run a bath. May can't deal with internal division Corbyn doesn't want anybody doesn't share his vision. They both need a massive kick up the arse, and hopefully this kind of thing will change things for the better You're not far wrong there, i'd like to think it's a first...
by boatshed bill
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Labour MPs To Split From Party?
Replies: 175
Views: 2964

Re: Labour MPs To Split From Party?

Yes. You made a racist statement, typical of the "Labour left" as has been stated by some of the 8 MPs who have resigned the Labour party for this reason, this and that Cornyn would be terrible PM. Can you, or anyone else with a brain, seriously believe that Corbyn is less capable of bein...
by boatshed bill
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Political Threads - Poll
Replies: 161
Views: 3313

Re: Political Threads - Poll

Imploding Turtle wrote:If the only thing we were allowed to talk about was football then this forum would be dead when there's no football to talk about.


you can't really separate people from politics.
by boatshed bill
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T I want to come home
Replies: 716
Views: 11299

Re: O/T I want to come home

Has she actually killed anyone?
Just wondering after watching Chelsea last night, seems OK for millionaires to take lives.
by boatshed bill
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Political Threads - Poll
Replies: 161
Views: 3313

Re: Political Threads - Poll

ClaretTony wrote:Not for further discussion, just a straight forward vote.
by boatshed bill
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 15 years
Replies: 22
Views: 1925

Re: 15 years

Drugs like heroin could be made available to registered addicts free through the NHS. The money we’d save in policing, courts and jails, and in hospital treatment would more than cover (probably a hundred times) the cost. And your insurance premiums would drop too. Nice in theory, but unlikely to b...
by boatshed bill
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T I want to come home
Replies: 716
Views: 11299

Re: O/T I want to come home

Does anyone on here understand the term "deradicalisation", and how it is achieved?
by boatshed bill
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do we still attribute ‘Europe’ to our poor start to the season?
Replies: 86
Views: 2109

Re: Do we still attribute ‘Europe’ to our poor start to the season?

I put it down to injuries and fitness issues, nothing more.
by boatshed bill
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 52
Views: 3666

Re: Brighton v Burnley - Player Ratings

Depends whether he would have stopped on his mind for the other 2 or 3 I suppose. Or whether he was beaten from a 25 yard shot to his left side again. As for Duffys goal I don’t think that is a ball a keeper should be coming for - far too risky. Firstly you have a chance of your defenders winning i...
by boatshed bill
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: McNeil
Replies: 81
Views: 5192

Re: McNeil

tim_noone wrote:A couple of bad games... And he'll be filed alongside Brady defour Hart and Lennon to name a few.


I very much doubt that, Tim.
He is a very good footballer, the only way is up!
by boatshed bill
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How many points will we need to be safe?
Replies: 121
Views: 7025

Re: How many points will we need to be safe?

Spijed wrote:As long as we get 10 more pts the other permutations and combination of results will fall into place.


10 points would mean that Cardiff and Southampton would need 13, more than a point a game from both which is unlikely in my opinion.
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff
Replies: 36
Views: 3297

Re: Jeff

FactualFrank wrote:Certainly his place to lose, even with JBG back and ready.


Is JBG "on the grass"?
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche - tactical genius
Replies: 35
Views: 2956

Re: Dyche - tactical genius

He's done OK, I think he's better with his back against the wall.
Some of the decisions above are forced on him, but he has done well largely thanks to the return of Tom Heaton
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man of the match
Replies: 27
Views: 1237

Re: Man of the match

Based on the second half:
Heaton, closely followed by Tarkowski and Mee.
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bong
Replies: 104
Views: 7163

Re: Bong

Ha Ha Ha. Tough on bong, he's not the first player to get booed and he won't be the last :D :D
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Link for Brighton game
Replies: 21
Views: 1359

Re: Link for Brighton game



Thanks,
watched the second half. Great result, and much needed.
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Link for Brighton game
Replies: 21
Views: 1359

Re: Link for Brighton game

theroyaldyche wrote:Dont kno why


Keep blocking malicious stuff.
as soon as I close them it stops.
The worst thing is I'd have been perfectly happy to listen on Clarets Player, but Alastair Campbell is co-commentating. Anyone who's heard him will know what I mean ;)
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Dunne
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Re: Jimmy Dunne

ClaretAndJew wrote:Gibson will replace Tarky


Doesn't Gibson prefer left side?
Anyhow I meant in the squad, if not necessarily in the first eleven.
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sussex by the sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 372
Views: 5560

Re: Sussex by the sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

taio wrote:otherwise what?


I would say that if we aspire to staying in the PL these games (Southampton, Brighton, Newcastle) are pivotal.
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sussex by the sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 372
Views: 5560

Re: Sussex by the sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

taio wrote:Then it is not a feckin must win is it - how difficult.is it ffs. Agree we both want 3 points mind.


I really do think it's a must win meself ;)
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Link for Brighton game
Replies: 21
Views: 1359

Re: Link for Brighton game

Looking at these streams, Norton is working like fury!
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Dunne
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Re: Jimmy Dunne

ClaretAndJew wrote:Gibson and Mee on long term deals.


If we go down we'll flog Tarky. Dunne will replace him
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sussex by the sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 372
Views: 5560

Re: Sussex by the sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

JBG had most assists before picking up his injury, but in a way Jedimaster is right about players who can't stay fit. We do have a small squad, and can't really carry 5 goalkeepers. I thought we'd try to ship at least one out in January.
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sussex by the sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 372
Views: 5560

Re: Sussex by the sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Spijed wrote:Can we put one myth to bed that Southampton, Palace, Newcastle etc are all too good to go down.
They are where they are because they aren't.


Correct, and so are we.
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Dunne
Replies: 23
Views: 2636

Re: Jimmy Dunne

MACCA wrote:For every Dunne and McNeil there's a Renny Smith and a Luke Hendrie...


More like about 20 to 1, Macca
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sussex by the sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 372
Views: 5560

Re: Sussex by the sea versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Marty Dobson wrote:A point will suffice. Great if we get 3.


We need to win this, we are in serious trouble if we can't beet teams like Brighton and Southampton.
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 56
Views: 3152

Re: Devon clarets

Quickenthetempo wrote:I have to ask why you won't be meeting up and going to the actual game, seeing as it's your nearest fixture?


Cardiff and Bournemouth much closer.
by boatshed bill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Barnes - don't read Oliver Kay in The Times
Replies: 31
Views: 2539

Re: Ashley Barnes - don't read Oliver Kay in The Times

Quickenthetempo wrote:Barnes should issue an apology. It is ruining the game, just another way of cheating, trying to influence referees decisions.


The ref should issue an apology. he's called Ash a cheat as well as denying us the penalty.
by boatshed bill
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who do you think will win the PL this year?
Replies: 40
Views: 1551

Re: Who do you think will win the PL this year?

I think, to quote that annoying w@nker Mark Chapman, a club called Manchessity :D will winnit.
by boatshed bill
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Now the dust has settled...
Replies: 33
Views: 2062

Re: Now the dust has settled...

When the dust settles we are 25% of a four horse race hoping to avoid relegation. Failure to strengthen may see us relegated. If we stay up it will not be down to anything more than the weaknesses of the three clubs that finish below us. In my humble opinion, of course. ;)
by boatshed bill
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is there a really serious issue with alcohol in this country?
Replies: 76
Views: 3254

Re: Is there a really serious issue with alcohol in this country?

A very serious problem. I blame supermarkets
by boatshed bill
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Che
Replies: 37
Views: 3925

Re: Che

Burnley Ace wrote:Che didn’t want to come to Burnley, nothing to do with our offer.


If this is the case why did we submit bids?
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Che
Replies: 37
Views: 3925

Re: Che

Wasn’t responding to you bb. I just picked the £15m out of the air. More making light of the fact that people whinge about us wasting money on Wells, Walters, Vydra etc. Well, what if Adams is seen as a massive risk as he’s extremely unproven and we’re only willing to risk so much? The same people ...
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Stoke’s Vokes
Replies: 60
Views: 2638

Re: ARTICLE: Stoke’s Vokes

Claret Tony's headlines are pretty good, this one and "Ouch, it's Crouch" haha!
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Che
Replies: 37
Views: 3925

Re: Che

Rileybobs wrote:Who cares. If Birmingham want £12m for him then we should sign him for £15m regardless.


No, I'm just saying that I bet they'd have our hand off in response to a specific post saying they couldn't sell.
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Stoke’s Vokes
Replies: 60
Views: 2638

Re: ARTICLE: Stoke’s Vokes

All The Best, Sam, you've been great for us :cry:
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Che
Replies: 37
Views: 3925

Re: Che

IanMcL wrote:They need to keep him as they cannot sign a replacement.


I bet they'd take £15million, regardless. And that's the minimum we'd be paying for a decent striker in the summer.
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are we genuinely surprised
Replies: 44
Views: 2612

Re: Are we genuinely surprised

Tinribs wrote:You don’t get value in January little if any big deals get done in Jan.
We have enough in the squad to stay up and then plenty in the kitty for the summer window

14 games to go keep smiling


I admire your faith.

5 games unbeaten and we still lie in 17th! We needed a couple of fresh players, IMO.
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are we genuinely surprised
Replies: 44
Views: 2612

Re: Are we genuinely surprised

Actually, yes I'm surprised.
We are very close to the "trap door", we have a thin squad carrying five goalkeepers.
I'd have expected us to be trying to bolster the squad in terms of midfield and up front. There's about £120m immediately at stake, so why not invest a bit.
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 56
Views: 3152

Re: Devon clarets

ontario claret wrote:Yep. Home to Thatcham Town.Regular kick-off time, 3pm. Should I tell Geoff to look for you? Getting crowds of close to 300 these days. You might be hard to find.


Just found it! Like I say, I've the afternoon off so may well get there. I will be wearing a BFC woolly hat!
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Devon clarets
Replies: 56
Views: 3152

Re: Devon clarets

ontario claret wrote:I assume so. They play almost every Saturday, unless the weather doesn't cooperate.Just a sec and I'll check their schedule.


I quite fancy this, I have the afternoon to myself, I think they are playing Thatcham unless it gets called off.
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Deadline Day
Replies: 413
Views: 16425

Re: Transfer Deadline Day

CombatClaret wrote:Who says they haven't? They might want £17m, we say 'No thanks, how about £12m?'

And who's to say the price they say they want is what they'll take. Basic negotiation here people...


Well, if they want £17 million then there's little point in offering £12m is there?
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Deadline Day
Replies: 413
Views: 16425

Re: Transfer Deadline Day

They won't be telling us. They might not even know themselves but there will be a tipping point. For all we know we've bid 12m and they want him loaned back. We could be negotiating buying the 'loan back' option for an extra cash deal That will not be permitted, to do with their FFP situation, I be...
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Deadline Day
Replies: 413
Views: 16425

Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Lowbankclaret wrote:4th bid for che of 12 million turned down, going to be too late even if they accept a bid.


Why can't we just pay what they want? Or at least get them to name their valuation so that we can say no thanks??
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 21221

Re: Peter Crouch

jrgbfc wrote:But Barnes and Wood will know full well that Crouch and Vydra aren't serious competition for the shirt. Vydra is massively out of favour and Crouch will take over the role of our token 83rd minute substitute.


Exactly.
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 21221

Re: Peter Crouch

Doesn't mean he's not able to play longer. It says exactly what it says, assuming nothing. Here's another PC stat: he's only completed one 90minute game this season. The funny thing is that whilst I'm not over the moon I can see why this is happening, it gives Sam Vokes (who has been a fantastic se...
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch
Replies: 469
Views: 21221

Re: Peter Crouch

willsclarets wrote:By the way, why is everyone so sure that Crouch can't play 70+ minutes. Or a whole game even?


Averaging about 20 mins per game in the Championship
by boatshed bill
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brooks at Bournemouth
Replies: 34
Views: 2298

Re: Brooks at Bournemouth

Spijed wrote:Spurs loaned Dele Alli back to MK Dons because he wasn't ready for their first team but they still signed him.


Bournemouth are so small-time. Sometimes we get a bit above ourselves.
This was a great move for Brooks, and a manager prepared to show faith in him.

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