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by ksrclaret
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Here’s our third kit....
Replies: 89
Views: 5901

Re: Here’s our third kit....

:lol: :lol: :lol: My Mrs reckons I am addicted to holidays ;) ..... Its not sponsors on Football shirts that fuel gambling addiction but the likes of Jeff Stelling, (self confessed gambling addict) Merson, LeTissier etc pushing betting on Football shows and every other advert on TV. Yes it would be...
by ksrclaret
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Here’s our third kit....
Replies: 89
Views: 5901

Re: Here’s our third kit....

I buy my football shirt because I support Burnley FC... I couldn't give a Rats @rse about the Sponsor. The Sponsor gives a sh*t load of money to sponsor BFC. Doesn't make me want to bet .... Those who want to fill the pockets of the bookies do so because they want to, not because they saw something...
by ksrclaret
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Here’s our third kit....
Replies: 89
Views: 5901

Re: Here’s our third kit....

I am with this. The amount of people that have stopped me in the street and told me they were now going to set up an account with the unknown betting site Lovebet is unbelievable. Thanks for the humorous contribution, but I object to it on principle, not because I am scared I will tempt others into...
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 39
Views: 2653

Re: MOTD

Newcastle are bobbins. Really bobbins
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Owen Jones assaulted
Replies: 167
Views: 5646

Re: Owen Jones assaulted

Well done Fidel, lad, this thread has real potential.

Are the any posters in particular you're hoping to attract to do battle on this one?
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We Are Looking Very Organised
Replies: 28
Views: 1403

Re: We Are Looking Very Organised

We did look organised, but conceding twice from a set piece and a cheap give away in midfield was disappointing. I absolutely loved the high pressed we put on though. That showed some real bravery to go away to Arsenal and press them so high up, on the edge of their box. From memory we were only cau...
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: City v Spurs
Replies: 95
Views: 1798

Re: City v Spurs

Happened to Wolves, now City. It’ll happen to us and everyone else over the season. So every goal celebration by March / April will be a muted cheer and then a couple of minutes waiting for the big screen to give us the opinion that counts. Loads of people like this, which is fine but more than lik...
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton's home debut
Replies: 39
Views: 3840

Re: Heaton's home debut

Are you being ironic, or do you mean something completely different in your post on the thread below (#165)? Personally, I fail to see what difference there would have been in the result had Tom Heaton have been playing and why anyone would feel the need to comment thus? http://www.uptheclarets.com...
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton's home debut
Replies: 39
Views: 3840

Re: Heaton's home debut

Pommieclaret wrote:Let's get over Tom Heaton he now plays for Villa. Nick Pope plays for BFC


Hear, hear.

Incredible to start comparing which keeper would have saved which shot
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton's home debut
Replies: 39
Views: 3840

Re: Heaton's home debut

FactualFrank wrote:Pope would have saved those..


You can’t really compare like that
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5697

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Mindless thuggery from Barnes at the end

A very good performance otherwise in which we deserved to get something
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5697

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

RingoMcCartney wrote:You'd never a guessed!!!


Why are you so surprised?

I’d have thought it would be easy to guess based on my previous posts on this thread
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5697

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

RingoMcCartney wrote:As Pope pulls off another terrific save, you really need to let go of the heaton thing mate.


Yeah good save as I’ve said further up

I just think Heaton is better mate
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5697

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Good save there
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5697

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

All outfield players have been very good today and they deserve to get something from this game
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5697

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Vegas Claret wrote:Pope needs serious work on his distribution :lol: :lol:


Just awful. I cannot believe we let Heaton go in favour of playing Pope
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5697

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

The first of many goals in which we will regret letting Heaton go
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 275
Views: 5697

Re: Arse + Ref - VAR versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Heaton would have saved that
by ksrclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Huddersfield vs Fulham
Replies: 41
Views: 1858

Re: Huddersfield vs Fulham

Lots of reports that Siewert has gone after that
by ksrclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corn Flakes
Replies: 53
Views: 1646

Re: Corn Flakes

Aclaret wrote::o You've never had a fry up or a sausage butty for your breakfast?


Oh I've had plenty of fry ups, but if I'm having one I reserve it for match days only, and it's usually around 11 by the time I'm tucking into one.

Will have to be earlier one tomorrow though or I'll miss the game :D
by ksrclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corn Flakes
Replies: 53
Views: 1646

Re: Corn Flakes

Never have breakfast and haven't for as long as I can remember. First time I eat something during the day is usually a banana at break time.

From what I remember of them though though, corn flakes are just a soggy bowl of sugar.
by ksrclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Here’s our third kit....
Replies: 89
Views: 5901

Re: Here’s our third kit....

I've not bought a football shirt in about 10 years, but I'd 100% have bought one of those if it wasn't for the betting logo. I refuse to willingly advertise for a betting company.

I might pop in though and ask if I can have one without the sponsor. Doubt it will be possible but you never know
by ksrclaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 117
Views: 6918

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

I love how Mike Garlick surfaces not long after each transfer window has closed to tell us about the bids we made that weren't successful.
by ksrclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antwerp in for Defour
Replies: 102
Views: 5400

Re: Antwerp in for Defour

I should think this would be an attractive proposition for both the player and the Club. Providing they can meet his wage demands and providing he would pass even the most basic of medicals. He's out of contract next summer, and if we have any sense at all, we will not be looking to extend his contr...
by ksrclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Tarkowski v Calum Chambers
Replies: 27
Views: 2037

Re: James Tarkowski v Calum Chambers

Vegas Claret wrote:we've to watch Chambers, he has a habit against us


Nearly scored against us on the Turf for Fulham too, had a header that hit the bar.
by ksrclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Tarkowski v Calum Chambers
Replies: 27
Views: 2037

Re: James Tarkowski v Calum Chambers

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:Yet still you felt the urge/need to contact me directly. Just skip past my posts love


Okay, well I tried to get you involved in the debate. If simply sniping at everyone else and makes you happy then you crack on, 'love'. :roll:
by ksrclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Tarkowski v Calum Chambers
Replies: 27
Views: 2037

Re: James Tarkowski v Calum Chambers

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:For you ? Nope, knock yourself out


Odd to comment on a thread if you have no intention of adding any of your own contributions to the topic.

It's not very fair to constantly have a go at other's people contributions when you're not prepared to offer any yourself.
by ksrclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Tarkowski v Calum Chambers
Replies: 27
Views: 2037

Re: James Tarkowski v Calum Chambers

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:That is the problem though, if you find yourself typing negative nonsense most the time then it becomes a habit and you type stupid comments like that. He isn't on his own though on here.


Do you have anything to add in terms of the topic?
by ksrclaret
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Tarkowski v Calum Chambers
Replies: 27
Views: 2037

Re: James Tarkowski v Calum Chambers

Nothing wrong with Calum Chambers. He's a decent Premier League player.

Tarkowski is the better defender but Chambers is the better distributor.
by ksrclaret
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Kightly confirms his retirement
Replies: 26
Views: 1511

Re: ARTICLE: Kightly confirms his retirement

An important player for us in 2013/14 on loan. We started the season with Wallace and Stanislas out wide, but as soon as Kightly and Arfield replaced them we suddenly looked so balanced and we never looked back.

Hope he finds an enjoyable second career.
by ksrclaret
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three defenders on the bench Sat
Replies: 48
Views: 2560

Re: Three defenders on the bench Sat

From what I've seen of him I'd say it's that he's not good enough. A couple of decent cameos and a good performance against Huddersfield but nothing much else. Nahki Wells clearly wasn't good enough. Yet he was often found on the bench alongside another striker. For Vydra to not even make the 18 an...
by ksrclaret
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three defenders on the bench Sat
Replies: 48
Views: 2560

Re: Three defenders on the bench Sat

It needs resolving before the window shuts for foreign teams at the end of August. It's not good for the team to have a player with them who everyone knows isn't liked by the manager for whatever reason. It must create an awkwardness on the training ground and in the dressing room. I do feel despera...
by ksrclaret
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick
Replies: 67
Views: 3967

Re: Hendrick

Darnhill Claret wrote:Proper reasoned discussion, good to see.


Looks like you jinxed it. You were spot on until post #13.
by ksrclaret
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reached the peak of our spending...
Replies: 40
Views: 2160

Re: Reached the peak of our spending...

Excellent post. If the transfer window gone by tells us anything, it's that (generally) we can no longer afford to sign players who will improve the starting 11 immediately. That means we must start to sign players who have great potential, but aren't there yet. Now, that's going to be incredibly ha...
by ksrclaret
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick
Replies: 67
Views: 3967

Re: Hendrick

A lot might come down to Hendrick himself. Is he happy as a squad man? As a jack of all trades who's asked to fill in anywhere but the position he grew up playing, and probably considers his favoured position? If he wants to be playing in the centre of midfield, he'll have seen our attempts to stren...
by ksrclaret
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lampard out....
Replies: 72
Views: 3555

Re: Lampard out....

What a shame that some on here can't wait to stick the boot in on Lampard. Here we have a young English coach who tries to play football the right way, who puts his faith in youth and in developing players, who got a basket case club in Derby to a Championship play off final in his very first year i...
by ksrclaret
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A question re: Taylor v Pieters and McNeil
Replies: 41
Views: 2108

Re: A question re: Taylor v Pieters and McNeil

Anyone notice how Ashley ran straight to Eric after his second goal mouthing something along the lines of “Ive been waiting a while for a cross like that from the left”. I’ve never seen Ashley (but stand to be corrected) purposely run to the provider before to celebrate as he did for that goal. :lo...
by ksrclaret
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A question re: Taylor v Pieters and McNeil
Replies: 41
Views: 2108

Re: A question re: Taylor v Pieters and McNeil

As I noted yesterday, Pieters tends to play quite narrow, meaning McNeil looked a little isolated in the first half and was very ineffectual. Second half they seemed to develop more of a rapport, but there's no question McNeil's attacks down the left are helped by Taylor offering an overlap and gett...
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barnes pictured after the win...
Replies: 32
Views: 3539

Re: Barnes pictured after the win...

Five Guys burgers are our family treat - fantastic burgers and chips cooked in peanut oil. To feed 2 adults and a small boy costs about £23 - in the usual chains (BK and McD) it’s about £15-£18 so the small extra amount isn’t that much, and the difference in quality is well worth it. The one we fre...
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Ings
Replies: 78
Views: 6201

Re: Danny Ings

His injuries have robbed him of his pace. He's still got great technical ability but it wasn't on show today. As the OP suggests, he barely touched the ball.
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barnes pictured after the win...
Replies: 32
Views: 3539

Re: Barnes pictured after the win...

Very good burgers, he's got taste has Ashley.

Now I've given up meat though, my chances of bumping into him at Five Guys has all but diminished.
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton
Replies: 67
Views: 6271

Re: Southampton

Shocking defensively, absolutely shocking. They got away with a couple of slips in the first half, but we punished them for each and every mistake second half. If I was a Saints fan, I'd be worried about the way they collapsed after the first went in. Gunn - suspect Stephens - poor Vestegaard - dism...
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pieters starts
Replies: 49
Views: 2903

Re: Pieters starts

Thought Pieters had a great debut. He plays quite narrow and was shaky to begin with, but he grew into the game well and he fits into our system perfectly. A cracking assist as well. Charlie Taylor will find it tough to get back in. Sadly though, there is one negative to this. Hibsclaret will be cre...
by ksrclaret
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Southampton - Player Ratings
Replies: 79
Views: 4650

Re: Burnley v Southampton - Player Ratings

Pope 7 - exudes confidence but distribution still needs work Lowton 8 - very good today Tarkowski 8 - apart from one moment where he dallied and gifted Redmond possession, he was commanding Mee 7 - good first game as club captain Pieters 7 - plays very narrow for a full back but thought he did well,...
by ksrclaret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 3978

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

Norwich are a neat side but they must learn from this and establish a solidity if they are to achieve anything close to 17th position this season.

It’s only their first game but their manager has got to learn quickly.
by ksrclaret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee appointed club captain
Replies: 43
Views: 2198

Re: Ben Mee appointed club captain

Danny Drinkwater our first number 8 since Dean Marney

Big boots to fill
by ksrclaret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Crouch dontcha just love him
Replies: 9
Views: 1525

Re: Peter Crouch dontcha just love him

Don't give up the day job, Peter.

Oh yeah, he already did. Thank god.
by ksrclaret
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Bob Lorders
Replies: 19
Views: 776

Re: FAO Bob Lorders

Just keep an eye on Dyche and his interactions with the fourth official

If he's only mildly abusing the fourth official, the decision has probably gone for us

If he's getting his mate Woany up to join him in berating the fourth official, the decision has probably gone against us
by ksrclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drinkwater - interview
Replies: 26
Views: 3198

Re: Drinkwater - interview

He doesn't exactly look very enthused does he? Hope he shows more motivation on the pitch. Footballers often have that sort of demeanor. The slightly vacant and rigid expression. But I think you've got to remember they are footballers, and probably feel very uncomfortable in front of a camera on th...
by ksrclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mooy or Drinkwater
Replies: 35
Views: 2460

Re: Mooy or Drinkwater

Danny Drinkwater is unquestionably the better midfield player. They're similar in that their game is based around moving the ball on quickly, but Drinkwater has more energy, is more mobile and snaps into tackles with more intent. That's not to say Aaron Mooy isn't good, because he is. He was very ef...

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