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by ksrclaret
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski
Replies: 43
Views: 2977

Re: Tarkowski

If those defenders just had to play like we do and have narrow full backs and a wall of four deep midfielders sitting in front of them they would be able to defend in their sleep. It would be so easy for them they'd probably retire out of boredom and take up gardening or something to test themselve...
by ksrclaret
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski
Replies: 43
Views: 2977

Re: Tarkowski

Defensively he really is an absolute beast. Immense in the air, outstanding in 1v1 situations when someone is running at him and he's deceptively very quick. Just needs to refine his technique when in possession, because too often some of his passes are beyond wayward. But to be honest, I think at l...
by ksrclaret
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Max Aarons
Replies: 15
Views: 2378

Re: Max Aarons

Max Aarons is a superb young right back but would be sadly out of reach for us.

However, Norwich happen to have another good right back who'd be well within range for us - Sam Byram.
by ksrclaret
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Caroline Flack found deceased
Replies: 168
Views: 7088

Re: Caroline Flack found deceased

If a lady friend hit me with a lamp (and believe me I've been close) I'd like to think I could deal with it without involving the police. What if it was the latest in a long series of physical punishments? What if, for whatever reason, you were scared of your lady friend and worried about what she'...
by ksrclaret
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick
Replies: 108
Views: 5607

Re: Hendrick

The suggestion that JBG has done nothing for 12 months is equally as stupid as the suggestion that Hendrick was rubbish yesterday.
by ksrclaret
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Negative thread
Replies: 54
Views: 1494

Re: Negative thread

I take it you've forgotten the wins against City and Liverpool at home and the draws away against those clubs. I know it doesn't fit you're argument, but don't try and change history If you read the entirety of my post you'll see that I've not forgotten anything. And I'm not arguing for, or against...
by ksrclaret
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Negative thread
Replies: 54
Views: 1494

Re: Negative thread

I've certainly had enough of it all at certain points within the season. For me, I've got absolutely no interest in seeing us play against Liverpool and Man City etc, watching teams walk all over us for 90 minutes because they're able to spend 10 and 20 times more than us in wages and fees. Of cours...
by ksrclaret
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cabinet Carnage
Replies: 116
Views: 3009

Re: Cabinet Carnage

Quite amusing ksr, but I'm sorry to disappoint you, but I didn't vote for Boris. Living in Spain ( yes, in the EU using the Euro), I decided quite a while ago to stop voting in the UK elections, since I didn't think it would be fair. Thanks. And I'm sorry you didn't get the chance to vote for him. ...
by ksrclaret
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cabinet Carnage
Replies: 116
Views: 3009

Re: Cabinet Carnage

Vino blanco wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:27 pm
DA, I don't have to fight the good fight, my team won, happy days.
Hi Boris, I'm over here Boris, yoo hoo, Boris!! It's me! Vino blanco. Don't you remember me? I voted for you! Hello?

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by ksrclaret
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cabinet Carnage
Replies: 116
Views: 3009

Re: Cabinet Carnage

The real issue is that no one actually voted Cummings into office in the first place. And to think that the whole premise of Brexit was to restore democracy and sovereignty. Who's going to be running the show for the next 5 years, and will the judiciary retain its independence? Worrying times (IMO)...
by ksrclaret
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cabinet Carnage
Replies: 116
Views: 3009

Re: Cabinet Carnage

Has someone really used the swoon to describe their feeling towards what Johnson and co are doing. F3ck me. This country really have got the government it deserves. The worst bit is they bang on about democracy... if only they could remove their heads from Tory rectums and allow themselves to see wh...
by ksrclaret
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets confirm Gibson situation
Replies: 62
Views: 2909

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets confirm Gibson situation

tim_noone wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:50 pm
"His attitude must really stink" in what respect?
In the respect that it smells
by ksrclaret
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gibson training at Middlesbrough
Replies: 385
Views: 14351

Re: Gibson training at Middlesbrough

boatshed bill wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:51 pm
They've just discussed this on 5Live, Jon Walters is on there.
Needless to say Gibson is the victim.
Sorry didn't listen to it - what did they say?
by ksrclaret
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets confirm Gibson situation
Replies: 62
Views: 2909

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets confirm Gibson situation

Totally bizarre situation.

I've been wanting to see him get a proper run because he was excellent for Middlesbrough, but let's be honest here his attitude must really stink. What a thoroughly expensive debacle he's turned out to be.
by ksrclaret
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glennon and Benson
Replies: 14
Views: 2050

Re: Glennon and Benson

Now Phillips is the one intriguing me. I'd never even heard of him, but he's gone out to Morcambe is receiving many plaudits and registering a few goals and assists.

Seems like we have a very decent crop of youngsters at the moment
by ksrclaret
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Early goals on the turf
Replies: 36
Views: 1611

Re: Early goals on the turf

Turned up to a Tuesday night game against Millwall years ago, only to find we were 1 down to a Jermaine Wright goal after about 10 seconds.

He did exactly the same against us at Elland Road the season before.
by ksrclaret
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corbyn picks nose and wipes it all over his beard
Replies: 57
Views: 2140

Re: Corbyn picks nose and wipes it all over his beard

Another anti-Semitic gesture from Corbyn.

He should be talking about the things people want to hear, like letterboxes.
by ksrclaret
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 99
Views: 5454

Re: Andre Gray

Aye other than being our leading scorer and a major part of getting promoted and then making a profit of £10m on him what did Andre Gray ever do for us ? Good riddance indeed ! No issues with his contributions on the field, really, as well you know TVC. But if you want to play the game I'll bite - ...
by ksrclaret
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 99
Views: 5454

Re: Andre Gray

Thank Christ that swap deal never materialised.

I thought good riddance when he left, and I certainly wouldn't want to see him return.
by ksrclaret
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blades v Bournemouth
Replies: 74
Views: 3934

Re: Blades v Bournemouth

I met Eddie Howe once at an AGM, and he was very friendly and amiable with me and everyone else there all night. Contrast that with Sean Dyche who is often very sarcastic with fans at such events when he’s had enough. Can’t comment on how nice they are to their staff though, which I am told is a sor...
by ksrclaret
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunderland Till I Die
Replies: 20
Views: 1618

Re: Sunderland Till I Die

Worth watching just to see the anger from the fans at some games and then the despair. We’ve all been through it. Also, Grayson would hardly inspire you if you were a footballer. Hasn’t he got 4 promotions on his CV? He mustn’t be that bad. As good as the documentary is, the editing is clearly done...
by ksrclaret
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds failing again ...
Replies: 56
Views: 3966

Re: Leeds failing again ...

the other week when they came from 2-0 down at home to Millwall to win the game, I thought they'd be fine. They look very wobbly now, again, and they will surely be feeling the psychological burden of what happened last year from now to the finish line.
by ksrclaret
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A workforce failing to reflect society ....
Replies: 33
Views: 1657

Re: A workforce failing to reflect society ....

thatdberight wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:46 pm
Yes. Sadly, the noticeboard wont, or certainly wouldnt at the time, allow apostrophe's in user name's.
Keep fighting the good fight duck x
by ksrclaret
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A workforce failing to reflect society ....
Replies: 33
Views: 1657

Re: A workforce failing to reflect society ....

A whole thread dragged into the boredom of inappropriate apostrophes and the poster responsible is actually missing an apostrophe.

Shouldn’t it be that’dberight?
by ksrclaret
Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Caption this...
Replies: 33
Views: 2181

Re: Caption this...

"come here lad, you need to show luiz and guendouzi how to put a bobble in like that"
by ksrclaret
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyches subs
Replies: 33
Views: 2430

Re: Dyches subs

The problem with the idea of bringing Lennon on is twofold

a.) Lennon tends to be rubbish

b.) Hendrick was doing a sterling job of helping Lowton out as much as possible when the very dangerous Aubameyang was on the ball, whilst still offering options when we were attacking
by ksrclaret
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 4992

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

You're confusing "disapproved of" and "opposed". If you don't like the result but you accept it, that's democracy. If you don't like the result so you work to see that the result is ignored, that is not democracy. It isn't possible to be a democrat if you won't accept a democratic vote. If you only...
by ksrclaret
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 4992

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

Specifically what I am criticising is people who are opposed to democracy. I don't think that is ever pointless. They opposed the result of one democratic question, not democracy as a principle. I think it's worth trying to appreciate that small but not insignificant difference. I opposed the resul...
by ksrclaret
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 4992

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

You can either let the "experts" decide, or you can have democracy. You can't have both. The only expert in the question "do you want to be in the EU" is the person filling in the voting slip. No expert can tell me what I want, no expert can tell you what you want. These people that don't like refe...
by ksrclaret
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 4992

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

The point is, Benny, that a whole lot of former Remainers (who are of course no longer remainers, because there are no remainers now - though there might be some rejoiners) determine intelligence by which way they voted. Their definition of "people who are stupid" means "people who voted for Brexit...
by ksrclaret
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheff Utd
Replies: 52
Views: 1447

Re: Sheff Utd

John Johnson 1605 wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:40 pm
Media Darlings, even more so now Howe’s crown has slipped.

There are 60 million reason why Wilder’s dome well.

As for their fans absolute disgusting at the Play Off Final.
What were you saying just then CFC? :D
by ksrclaret
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheff Utd
Replies: 52
Views: 1447

Re: Sheff Utd

Something about rich foreign owners, lots of debt, FFP, Leeds/ Portsmouth/ Bolton, they didn't pay for their own stadium etc etc Now we've got that out of the way, yes it's been a fabulous season for Sheff Utd. Way beyond anybody's expectations. Their manager is their greatest asset. A unique format...
by ksrclaret
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal - My hopes
Replies: 6
Views: 816

Re: Arsenal - My hopes

They are coming here in February with the same number of points as us. Make no mistake, this is an Arsenal side that can be beaten. Mikel Arteta has certainly made an impact, but some of their recent results point to definite vulnerabilities. I would expect the game to finish with each side taking a...
by ksrclaret
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick
Replies: 31
Views: 2181

Re: Jeff Hendrick

I'll be sad to see him go.

He's got four years worth of PL experience and has only just turned 28, can play well in a number of positions and pops up with some important goals. That sort of profile is worth it's weight in gold really for a club like us.
by ksrclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most boring window ever?
Replies: 16
Views: 634

Re: Most boring window ever?

Can’t say it particularly is for me. It can be mildly entertaining at best. I just find the idea that a transfer window can be boring to be comical. What happened before transfer windows? Did we describe whole seasons as boring because of a lack of transfer activity. Sky Sports have made an event o...
by ksrclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy brexit folks
Replies: 10
Views: 298

Re: Happy brexit folks

I find it bizarre that people are getting so excited by it. Treating it like a personal achievement or victory. It's totally nuts.

I'm sure it'll be fine in the end, but what a strange few years it's been.
by ksrclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well then, is that now another poor to average windows?
Replies: 77
Views: 2250

Re: Well then, is that now another poor to average windows?

Not sure there will be a big summer rebuild? I can already imagine the disappointment from the folk who think we need to or will do We do have quite a number out of contract in the summer though, along with a couple who've not been playing at all and will surely move on. Doubt it will be a big summ...
by ksrclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well then, is that now another poor to average windows?
Replies: 77
Views: 2250

Re: Well then, is that now another poor to average windows?

Anyone suggesting that we’ve got no money doesn’t understand having a poker face and how to negotiate deals. The last thing we should be doing is saying to selling clubs what our budget actually is - all they’ll do is pull our pants down on any transfers I think that's quite harsh on Dyche. I'm sur...
by ksrclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well then, is that now another poor to average windows?
Replies: 77
Views: 2250

Re: Well then, is that now another poor to average windows?

I think it's been a pleasing window actually, but that's probably down to the very successful lowering of expectations by the club. To the extent where we're now suggesting we have to sell to buy. That's concerning because this summer we have a number of players (almost certainly) departing for noth...
by ksrclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220071

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Spijed wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:09 pm
Which ones?
https://www.uptheclarets.com/players/squad-list

See link for out of contract players. Out of those, I'd expect Westwood to stay and the others to move on.

In addition, players like Vydra and Gibson will surely be on the move too.
by ksrclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220071

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

With the stream of negative noises coming out of the club this month, I didn't think we'd be signing anybody. So to have brought in Josh Brownhill on a good bit of business is pleasing and is more than I expected. This summer will have to be busier because we've got at least 5 players on their way o...
by ksrclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ian Moore
Replies: 62
Views: 3114

Re: Ian Moore

It was known as On Digital and they signed a deal with the football league in June 2000. Moore signed in a November 2000 We spent money we hadn’t yet received- Kilby probably learnt a big lesson from it. Absolutely. The phrase 'we won't bet the ranch' appeared soon after and lingered for years. In ...
by ksrclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220071

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I struggle to think that Watford have anybody that they'd be happy to let go, and we would be happy to take.
by ksrclaret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill having medical
Replies: 234
Views: 22217

Re: Brownhill having medical

The thing about Twitter is that all Burnley's signings are revealed, or at least rumoured, in advance on Twitter. So are all the signings we don't get. I bet if you look hard enough we will have been linked with all of Bristol City's first XI in the last few months; if you get fifty pieces of info ...
by ksrclaret
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Midfielder Brownhill signs in
Replies: 106
Views: 5810

Re: ARTICLE: Midfielder Brownhill signs in

Good. I'll look forward to seeing him in action for us.

Surprisingly in this day and age we appear to have taken him for a sensible price.
by ksrclaret
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill having medical
Replies: 234
Views: 22217

Re: Brownhill having medical

fidelcastro wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:42 pm
Ah yes, that bastion of truth!

:lol:
Good one
by ksrclaret
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill having medical
Replies: 234
Views: 22217

Re: Brownhill having medical

fidelcastro wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:39 pm
Like where? Twitter?

:shock:
Yes, funnily enough.
by ksrclaret
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brownhill having medical
Replies: 234
Views: 22217

Re: Brownhill having medical

Chris Boden knows absolutely nothing about any aspect of BFC. Well, nothing that everybody else doesn't already know.

Not knocking him really, he's got a very comfortable gig going on, but if you want some actual information, best to look elsewhere.
by ksrclaret
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220071

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

MACCA wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:45 pm
Brownhill in
Gibson, Wells/Vydra/both out, Dunne going out on loan too, so would think a CB will be arriving too

3 out
2/3 in

Will be a busy window for us.
It's hard to see us doing any business at all, let alone get all that lot done.

The fax machine will be sweating at that prospect
by ksrclaret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans are brainwashed
Replies: 9
Views: 1590

Re: Fans are brainwashed

I'm amazed anyone gives that fat greasy crook a platform these days.

An alternative might be that fans are brainwashed to think the PL is the golden thread of football.