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by IWOODLOVETT
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 553
Views: 7790

Re: England v New Zealand

Great result, fantastic entertainment but,oh boy, didn’t,t we get all the luck! We were bowled out, NZ werent. That ricochet boundary. That six when Boult trod on the boundary ( Stokes would have been out). Tied after 50 overs. Tied after the super over. Won by the finest of margins. Tough on NZ, bu...
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing
Replies: 99
Views: 5724

Re: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing

Devils_Advocate wrote:How's David doing Mrs Jones? You must have been thrilled when he got that hair transplant and started looking all handsome again.


Ho, ho, ho !!
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing
Replies: 99
Views: 5724

Re: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing

Dyched wrote:Ahh David Jones...I’ve seen oil tankers turn quicker.


Ho,ho,ho!!
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing
Replies: 99
Views: 5724

Re: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing

Did someone not get a choccy biscuit with his warm milk this morning :lol: Apparently, stating a fact is now considered abuse - god help us that these people are actually allowed to roam the streets without supervision (would hope this one has a carer ;) ) Just as I thought - too you and too ignora...
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing
Replies: 99
Views: 5724

Re: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing

Heard that David Jones is back training with us I’m a bit tired of these idiots who constantly abuse David Jones. They seem a bit ignorant (or maybe too young) to remember what a significant part he played for this club in twice getting us promoted to the top league in the World. By the way he also...
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri May 17, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: First signing predictions
Replies: 35
Views: 2528

Re: First signing predictions

At east one signing will be from Boro now that Pulis has gone.
Maybe one or two from this list

George Friend
Paddy McNair
George Saville
Jonathan Howson
Britt Asssombalonga

Good player ages, good source (player location), good club connections.
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri May 17, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pulis gone at Middlesbrough
Replies: 37
Views: 3046

Re: Pulis gone at Middlesbrough

claretblue wrote:Herbert Chapman Tony? ;)


Times are hard at Boro. and they will be looking to get the high-earners off their books. We have a connection through Ben Gibson and maybe one or two of these might become available:

George Friend
Paddy McNair
George Saville
Jonathan Howson
Britt Asssombalonga
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon May 13, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Ward
Replies: 50
Views: 3362

Re: Stephen Ward

Stephen Ward. Had to wait his turn when Ben Mee was LB. showed his worth at Stoke and when the manger saw the light he made the position his own and the team then went on that unbeaten run to the Championship title. Continued his form in the Prem. - solid as a rock, immaculate positional sense and a...
by IWOODLOVETT
Tue May 07, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick
Replies: 63
Views: 4100

Re: Jeff Hendrick

I don’t think any of the five Irish lads were very happy last season.
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon May 06, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 187
Views: 5460

Re: The Death Penalty.

Venkys4eva wrote:He should be used as an organ donor then at least the vile monster would do some good.


There’s one organ that should be removed immediately.
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon May 06, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer expectations
Replies: 62
Views: 4481

Re: Realistic transfer expectations

Hedontplayforyou wrote:Fosu-Mensah is rash and a bit of a liability


A lot of 21 years old sometimes are, but Dyche would do a Trippier on him. He was also officially the fastest player in the Premier league.
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon May 06, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer expectations
Replies: 62
Views: 4481

Re: Realistic transfer expectations

Petersa wrote:Seriously? Looked about the worst defender at Fulham this season imho.


How many games did you see him play? Every dog has his (bad) day and there was a lot of negatives said about Ben Mee’s poor form during the early part of this season.
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon May 06, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer expectations
Replies: 62
Views: 4481

Re: Realistic transfer expectations

How about Timothy Fosu-Mensa (permanent or loan). Right age, right size, defensive midfield or full-back.
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon May 06, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer expectations
Replies: 62
Views: 4481

Re: Realistic transfer expectations

Devils_Advocate wrote:Take your pick

Image



Beware Charlie Adam on a free!!!
by IWOODLOVETT
Thu May 02, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Free Hart
Replies: 66
Views: 4221

Re: Free Hart

The sheer presence of Hart, firstly in the team and then on the bench, has spurred Tom on to bigger and better things and triggered the return to form of the team. So I wouldn’t agree that the deal was a failure. The real loser has been Nick Pope, who has gone from an ever-present first choice Clare...
by IWOODLOVETT
Thu May 02, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Dyche Paradox
Replies: 60
Views: 3662

Re: The Dyche Paradox

Belgianclaret wrote:That's actually not bad Ian, who did you steal that quote from? ;)


Yes, a good quote Ian. Here’s another ......

“Lies, damn lies and statistics” is a phrase describing the persuasive power of numbers, particularly the use of statistics, to bolster weak arguments (Wikipedia)
by IWOODLOVETT
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks
Replies: 57
Views: 4618

Re: Tarks

You don’t often see a more one-footed player than our own Charlie Taylor. It limits his effectiveness as he never switches to deliver an in swinging cross with his right foot and, when isolated in defence, wingers will always cut inside on his weak right side. Opponents know these are his weaknesses...
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Robbie Brady?
Replies: 5
Views: 1108

Re: No Robbie Brady?

Sorry, just read the other thread. Close the topic.
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Robbie Brady?
Replies: 5
Views: 1108

No Robbie Brady?

Is he injured?
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Random observations from today
Replies: 27
Views: 2989

Re: Random observations from today

We are at long last getting some grudging compliments from the media and this game was described by many as being the most difficult of City’s remaining games.
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Proud
Replies: 27
Views: 2845

Re: Proud

Proud is the correct word, brilliant performance today, let’s not forget City needed the win today more than we needed a point. I had to chuckle about Dyche’s post game interview saying City had 4 CB’s on late in the game to protect a 1-0 lead against ‘little Burnley’. City were simply managing the...
by IWOODLOVETT
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Sarri charged by FA
Replies: 16
Views: 2142

Re: ARTICLE: Sarri charged by FA

ClaretTony wrote:FA charged him this morning

See link
http://www.uptheclarets.com/sarri-charged-by-fa


I know Chelsea are very precious about time-keeping (especially during Mourinho’s years) so how about these:
Minute 8 - Hendrick
Minute 24 - Barnes
Minute 94 - Sarri
Minute 95 - a well-earned point.
by IWOODLOVETT
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs v Brighton
Replies: 58
Views: 3693

Re: Spurs v Brighton

To coin a phrase “.... tonight was all about resilience” and Brighton just haven’t quite got it, have they!!
by IWOODLOVETT
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Luiz says we are anti football
Replies: 160
Views: 6893

Re: Luiz says we are anti football

It’s isn’t a long shot to say going into the final weekend a win at Old Trafford for Cardiff plus us to lose vs Arsenal and a 3/4 goal swing will send us down. Don’t get me wrong last nights points was superb. But Sean Dyche tells us time and time again it isn’t over until it’s mathematically over....
by IWOODLOVETT
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John ????? Bob Lord Stand
Replies: 50
Views: 5863

Re: John ????? Bob Lord Stand

IanMcL wrote:Long Gone John misses opportunity for silver


Found ...... Long Gone John’s long johns ..... in the John on the Longside.
by IWOODLOVETT
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Solskjaer appointed manager
Replies: 24
Views: 1017

Re: Solskjaer appointed manager

The summer transfers will be interesting - Solkjaer will just accept what he’s given.
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reykjavik
Replies: 27
Views: 1102

Re: Reykjavik

Expensive. It might be too light for seeing the Northern Lights. There are some other things to see - swim in the Blue Lagoon, go to the ??? Waterfall. I don’t think there will be any snow at this time however. Reykjavik is basically one long high street plus the old quarter and docks areas, so you ...
by IWOODLOVETT
Sun Mar 03, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John ????? Bob Lord Stand
Replies: 50
Views: 5863

Re: John ????? Bob Lord Stand

Is his surname Walters? If so I don’t think he will be renewing next year !!
by IWOODLOVETT
Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whats Hapopened To Brady
Replies: 44
Views: 3257

Re: Whats Hapopened To Brady

A happy footballer is a good footballer. Look at how players like Nahki Wells, Arfield, Juke and Bamford are doing in their new surroundings. We got the best out of the Irish lads when they were all featuring in the team. Brady, Ward, Long, Waters and Hendrick were all ROI internationals when they w...
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Barnes
Replies: 18
Views: 1987

Re: Ashley Barnes

I've voted. What's that about "not a robot." Don't we extend voting rights to robots these days? Watched Ashley's goal against Spurs on the flight back from US earlier today - plus Chris's, of course. It made the flight time pass quickly. What they need to know is that you’re not Peter Cr...
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pre match interviews v Palace
Replies: 7
Views: 923

Re: Pre match interviews v Palace

Beware a red for Bardsley !!!
by IWOODLOVETT
Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Please wait until the morning
Replies: 44
Views: 3201

Re: Please wait until the morning

I take your point but I don’t think Man City players can be a good comparison. Bernardo may do the minutes and cover the yardage but he has quality all around him - players that are always available, can accept an awkward pass and help with the tackling. Jack does all of the spadework in midfield an...
by IWOODLOVETT
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Please wait until the morning
Replies: 44
Views: 3201

Re: Please wait until the morning

Jack Cork has (as far as I can remember) played every minute of every Premier league game since he rejoined us. More games than Ben Mee, more games than Tom Heaton. He is never subbed and has only been rested for cup and Euro games and even then brought on from the bench when things are not going we...
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Chris Baird calls time on his career
Replies: 11
Views: 1262

Re: ARTICLE: Chris Baird calls time on his career

whentheballmoves wrote:Made a key goal line clearance away to Watford, If I remember rightly?


His first game with us away at Charlton I think. Played a blinder to help give us the points when we were down to the bare bones. Top pro who nearly came to us permanently.
by IWOODLOVETT
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: how many Clarets have had a sausage named after 'em
Replies: 23
Views: 1441

Re: how many Clarets have had a sausage named after 'em

cricketfieldclarets wrote:I do know factual frank used to be named after a sausage!


Would that be Factual Frank Furter ??
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton quotes
Replies: 49
Views: 3565

Re: Heaton quotes

Bosscat wrote::shock: is Tom Schizophrenic :shock:

"certainly how I and I pretty much know that's how the boys felt," he told"

OMG


“There’s only two Tom Heatons, only two Tom Heatons .....”
by IWOODLOVETT
Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Sam Vokes ?
Replies: 109
Views: 11556

No Sam Vokes ?

Make-weight in a deal for Joe Allen?
by IWOODLOVETT
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Indies v England 1st test match
Replies: 96
Views: 4733

Re: West Indies v England 1st test match

Wife's special birthday this February so I arranged for us to go on a Caribbean cruise over her birthday, which coincidentally is Valentine's Day. It didn't occur to me, back in October when I booked it, that England would be out there at the same time. Then I discovered that, on the final day of th...
by IWOODLOVETT
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hammers fined for crowd trouble in our match..
Replies: 7
Views: 873

Re: Hammers fined for crowd trouble in our match..

Amazing that it should take so long for this fine to be logged. The evidence was there for all to see via the Sky cameras. Another example of bad news being hidden when it suits the agenda of the media.
by IWOODLOVETT
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Penalty Ref!
Replies: 16
Views: 2023

Re: Penalty Ref!

Vardy last week, Sala yesterday, Stirling, Deli Ali etc. on a regular basis. Referees are caught in the headlights with thousands and thousands of ‘experts’ baying for blood. They have to make a split second decision and sometimes get it wrong. Refs are not the problem - the cheats players and coach...
by IWOODLOVETT
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Our first goal against Fulham has been given to Hendrick
Replies: 22
Views: 1527

Re: ARTICLE: Our first goal against Fulham has been given to Hendrick

We also had one in the first half that was blocked and here was a header in the second half that admittedly went straight to the goalkeeper. That's a minimum of three now. The media have wrung every last drop out of their ‘football facts’ story and now it’s gone quiet Jeff gets what was always due ...
by IWOODLOVETT
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who else is going to Watford game?
Replies: 38
Views: 1854

Re: Who else is going to Watford game?

Yep - I’ll be there.
by IWOODLOVETT
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Demetri Michel
Replies: 21
Views: 2374

Re: Demetri Michel

David Jones was at Untd with Tom Heaton.
by IWOODLOVETT
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick goal
Replies: 37
Views: 3307

Re: Hendrick goal

It clearly should be Hendrick’s goal, but he has fallen foul to Sky thirst for a different news item. 1. A win without a shot on target. 2. Two own goals. Much more interesting for Sky’s constant spouting of statistics and more fodder for their ‘experts’ to analyse. Sorry Jeff - you’ll have to do be...
by IWOODLOVETT
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Throwback to Summer 2003
Replies: 12
Views: 1919

Re: Throwback to Summer 2003

Impressive Brazilian ??
by IWOODLOVETT
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crosses into the box
Replies: 64
Views: 4180

Re: Crosses into the box

We are missing the work that Ward did so well. His positioning, communication and blocking are far superior to Taylor and he is also surprisingly better than Taylor in the air - given that CT is the taller man. Ward is also the main “blocker” for our own set pieces, which is an ‘assist’ that goes u...
by IWOODLOVETT
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crosses into the box
Replies: 64
Views: 4180

Re: Crosses into the box

We are missing the work that Ward did so well. His positioning, communication and blocking are far superior to Taylor and he is also surprisingly better than Taylor in the air - given that CT is the taller man. Ward is also the main “blocker” for our own set pieces, which is an ‘assist’ that goes un...
by IWOODLOVETT
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fulham at home
Replies: 68
Views: 5490

Re: Fulham at home

Fulham gave England defender Gary Cahill, 33, Nigeria winger Victor Moses and England midfielder Danny Drinkwater, both 28, a training ground tour in an attempt to lure them away from Chelsea

Seems they are prepared to spend their way out of trouble.
by IWOODLOVETT
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defour to play RM
Replies: 68
Views: 4533

Re: Defour to play RM

Also injured during the first game for Iceland during the WC.
by IWOODLOVETT
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defour to play RM
Replies: 68
Views: 4533

Re: Defour to play RM

Hendrick scored our first at Fulham and deserves a run in the side. He's been decent when played wide right for ROI and we need someone to snuff out the wing service to Mitrovic who bullied our defence and goalkeeper last time - scoring twice.

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