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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Junior Stanislas
Replies: 70
Views: 2950

Re: Junior Stanislas

TVC15 wrote:
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:29 am
Maybe we could do a double swoop for him and Messi with the rumours of LM refusing to sign a new contract ?
Nah, I don't think he'd be able to produce at TM on a cold wet winters night.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Junior Stanislas
Replies: 70
Views: 2950

Re: Junior Stanislas

I'd have Traore now he's settled down and grown into English football. He looked a complete waste of a wage when he first rocked up and if I remember rightly he was on close to £60k and still got a pay rise when his club got relegated. Everyone who dismissed him then was right with that opinion he w...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Junior Stanislas
Replies: 70
Views: 2950

Re: Junior Stanislas

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:44 pm
Erm. Yeah!?! :lol:
Stats show he's not really any better than what we've got.

If we want to improve then it wouldn't make sense signing him.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which football information app do you use?
Replies: 15
Views: 572

Re: Which football information app do you use?

BBC sport, I've never really considered using another one.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Junior Stanislas
Replies: 70
Views: 2950

Re: Junior Stanislas

I’d have him on the wing ahead of Brady or jbg. A quick browse of the stats of all 3 players on the PL site would suggest there isn't much in it really in regards to quality /contributions etc. You prefer him because that's your choice, but if we are in the market for a new winger then we do need b...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A first. I agree with Jose Mourinho.
Replies: 52
Views: 1905

Re: A first. I agree with Jose Mourinho.

Belial wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:03 pm
Hawkeye was at fault for the failure to 'log' it going over the line....but VAR should have been there to overturn it, technology or otherwise. It was obvious to everyone
It was obvious, but is VAR able to overturn Hawkeye?
I honestly don't know if it can.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A first. I agree with Jose Mourinho.
Replies: 52
Views: 1905

Re: A first. I agree with Jose Mourinho.

We have needed VAR as a comparison tool if nothing else. At least now people can say get rid it whereas if it hadn't ever been used, lots of people would have still called for it. Interestingly Dyche and others have claimed it has been a success, just these isolated incidents are now becoming tedio...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A first. I agree with Jose Mourinho.
Replies: 52
Views: 1905

Re: A first. I agree with Jose Mourinho.

Why did football need VAR? It's done very well without it for well over 100 years. I'm a big believer in the old adage, 'If it ain't broke, don't ment it'. The footballing authorities have messed about with the rules an awful lot in the last 20 years, and I can't immediately think of a change that ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A first. I agree with Jose Mourinho.
Replies: 52
Views: 1905

Re: A first. I agree with Jose Mourinho.

Football needed VAR in some form.
It's just being poorly used.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?
Replies: 164
Views: 5306

Re: Will you be going to the pub tomorrow?

choosing a saturday for reopening the pubs is just the sort of knuckle-headed decision i have come to expect from this government. the rush to get out could have been much diminished if they'd chosen a day earlier in the week. With the amount of people still furloughed I honestly don't think it mat...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell
Replies: 65
Views: 3520

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell

I think you'll find that no matter how much evidence they find on Andrew, he'll remain untouchable. Royalty, Presidents, Dictators, they are all covered better than diplomats. Of course, it will be another nail in our Royal Family's coffin but who cares about that? Apart from the Queen herself, (Ma...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell
Replies: 65
Views: 3520

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell

Gordaleman wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:18 pm
Not a chance of that. He'll be covered by the sort of immunity that all top knobs like him get.
Depends on how much stuff they find in Epsteins records/computers etc.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 4579
Views: 352248

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

huw.Y.WattfromWare wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:01 pm
Simeone would be perfect but would he want it?
The real questions are would Messi want him and if not would the Barca board go against his wishes and plan for the future...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell
Replies: 65
Views: 3520

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell

Unfortunately no member of the government, or opposition for that matter will have the balls to say Prince Andrew should be extradited, if that's what the US authorities want, especially if it goes against the wishes of the Queen. There won't be many places he can or will want to visit outside of t...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A goodbye message from Jeff
Replies: 63
Views: 3937

Re: A goodbye message from Jeff

Jeff hasn't just written that tweet on the spur of the moment. It is carefully worded. There is a sarcastic meaning within that sentence ;- "The crowd noise didn't go unnoticed" - meaning he heard the jeers. "It really helps push the lads on" - meaning its us ( the players) against the world / fans...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 4579
Views: 352248

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

That's a great summarisation of the issues of Barca.

Note the part where it mentions someone having to step up to and halt the 'power' Messi seemingly has at Barca.

I couldn't begin to pick a manager to do such a thing.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bournemouth match
Replies: 66
Views: 5928

Re: The Bournemouth match

So the Bournemouth fairytale is looking like it's over.

You'd like to thing they'll stick with Eddie like we did with Dyche and give him the chance to take them back up.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today I buried my 10 month old Grandson.
Replies: 102
Views: 3694

Re: Today I buried my 10 month old Grandson.

Such a heartbreaking story, so sorry for your loss.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wigan
Replies: 98
Views: 4636

Re: Wigan

I think the main problem with Jack Walker was that he was the only football fan in the family, from all that's been in the papers, etc. When he died, interest lapsed. The Walker Trust seems to have been a bit of a disaster for them. The Trust wasn't a disaster for them, they just carried on doing w...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £385.000 a week
Replies: 36
Views: 2222

Re: £385.000 a week

I assume the Op has similar feelings about movie stars and musicians? There are movie stars who command upwards of £20 million per film, musicians who've got millions in the bank. Same with Authors making millions from a story they've written... What's so wrong with people earning what they can whil...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "New Deal"
Replies: 86
Views: 3802

Re: "New Deal"

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:04 pm
Great, another politics thread where left wingers cry for 700 pages.

Give it a rest man, we won last night.

Be happy.
It's deadline day and they're scared about the window closing tonight.

Once it's closed its going to be nigh on impossible to get yet another extension.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ayew
Replies: 52
Views: 2842

Re: Ayew

He's easily their top scorer that's why he earns a wage, and he's being linked with Chelsea, so Lampard must see something in him. Ayew is linked with Chelsea? He's not even a 1 in 5 yet he's meant to be a forward, I'm pretty sure Chelsea have someone better in their youth team... He's perfect for ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOT's - 6 month extension if due after 30th March
Replies: 24
Views: 939

Re: MOT's - 6 month extension if due after 30th March

Update on this one.

Mot extensions will NOT be given after 31st July.

Reminder that you can get an Mot done up to 4 weeks before it runs out to get those extra 4 weeks added.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle
Replies: 137
Views: 8452

Re: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle

Leisure wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:20 pm
Can you please name them?
You can take your pick from half the PL let's be honest.

He can play in multiple positions, experienced, works hard and doesn't cause a fuss.

Of course other teams will pay for him now he's proven at this level, they've signed worse for more money.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The FA cup alive and well
Replies: 50
Views: 1304

Re: The FA cup alive and well

I think in the last 25 years the winners have been mainly the top teams in the PL, with only 2 exceptions that I recall.

That's why the FA Cup is dying.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England
Replies: 60
Views: 1638

Re: England

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:35 pm
Mee is too slow for international level unfortunately. Just look at how many goals we concede against top sides like City and Liverpool.
Phil Jones....
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle
Replies: 137
Views: 8452

Re: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle

Steve1956 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:09 am
Moore,Hurst,& Peters lived on that for the last 54 years ...laughable really.
Especially as they've never won the top flight, just 3 FA cups.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle
Replies: 137
Views: 8452

Re: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle

West Ham are a "massive" club compared to us. They spend like billy-o but are looking down the barrel of a gun right now. Ah another club over hyped by the likes of the media into being a club bigger than they really are :roll: The West Ham way of football, never really worked out what that means t...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Looking To European Market For Reinforcements
Replies: 39
Views: 2529

Re: Burnley Looking To European Market For Reinforcements

Imagine if we'd spent £15m on a player from abroad who barely played and 2 years later was training with his old club while we continued to pay his wages...we cant risk that kind of thing.. Gibson is pretty much a one off though, pretty much every other player can emotionally detach themselves from...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 1583
Views: 43885

Re: Donald Trump

I would hope the military would remove him never mind the GOP or the public Military would never do it, in fact they've never done it in the US have they? You're talking about a country that spends trillions fighting wars around the world, including those under false pretences, and prides itself on...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Movies you can see again and again
Replies: 108
Views: 2381

Re: Movies you can see again and again

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:14 pm
The Big Lebowski
I didn't find it that good.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 1583
Views: 43885

Re: Donald Trump

It won't be the end of him, we all know that.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Movies you can see again and again
Replies: 108
Views: 2381

Re: Movies you can see again and again

Bill and Ted. Star Wars, apart from the prequel trilogy I'll watch the rest. Star Trek. Das Boot Guardians of the Galaxy and most of the other Marvel films. Flash Gordon The usual mob/mafia films like Casino. Terminator and other 80's classics. The Tolkien films. I could go on but I watch a lot of f...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OGS: correct or excuses for his failure to land silverware
Replies: 14
Views: 589

Re: OGS: correct or excuses for his failure to land silverware

Zlatan wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:00 pm
SD is waiting in wings with us until OGS gets potted, mark my words...
Honestly I'd expect to see that Utd team put in more of a shift if Dyche was manager there.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle
Replies: 137
Views: 8452

Re: Hendrick Offered Contract By Newcastle

Newcastle are a massive club. It's not just the population, given above, they have virtually everybody from there to the Scottish border and split the Co. Durham support with Sunderland. A successful Geordie side could easily sell out an 80k stadium. Any club who was able to have regular sustatined...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OGS: correct or excuses for his failure to land silverware
Replies: 14
Views: 589

Re: OGS: correct or excuses for his failure to land silverware

It's only harder when teams don't evolve to keep up.
Utd haven't really evolved much since Fergie left.

They've made several poor signings, including Pogba considering what he's cost.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Minepalois police department to be abolished
Replies: 35
Views: 1271

Re: Minepalois police department to be abolished

Stupid idea.

They're going to dismantle the police force and replace it with licenced peace keepers.. :roll:

Honestly they should look at major police reforms instead.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 31 games in
Replies: 36
Views: 2259

Re: 31 games in

Maybe if Garlick came out and gave his side of events it might help. I understand he’ll move on but for us to lose him over an apparent rift would be absolutely ridiculous for this football club. Why should Garlick go to the press over an internal matter? Just to satisfy the fans desire to be in th...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 78
Views: 6602

Re: Andre Gray

No to both strikers.

Deeney's strike rate isn't any better than our current lot and whilst he has other attributes that are admirable, it's not really worth signing him and dropping one of the other lads.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick set to leave
Replies: 272
Views: 18209

Re: Hendrick set to leave

Hendrick will become the new David Jones of UTC.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worrying times
Replies: 112
Views: 5972

Re: Worrying times

if West Ham are relegated David Moyes would be in the frame. If he could regain the intensity of his best Everton years it would not be so bad. Moyes is a busted flush now. He's failed repeatedly to regain his Everton 'form' and there's no way he'd do it here. I'd actually forgotten he was at West ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chairman
Replies: 281
Views: 17257

Re: The Chairman

Nah, one goes to the press when they aren't getting their own way and want to force the issue.

Football agents have been doing it for years.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Commentary Charts by Clive Tyldesley
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Commentary Charts by Clive Tyldesley

Anyone seen these up close?

https://www.commentarycharts.com/

I've just ordered the Spurs Ajax one for someone I know.

To make a Burnley one he'd need more interest, approx 50 request, I've already asked.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chairman
Replies: 281
Views: 17257

Re: MG

99% of Managers will want money to build THEIR team and they won't get that with MG, so they like Dyche will be working with their hands tied which will surely put a lot off. So i'm not convinced the quality will be there. Lets hope this is all irrelevant and SD isn't going anywhere. Dyche built hi...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chairman
Replies: 281
Views: 17257

Re: MG

If Dyche leaves (I hope not) what level of manager would you expect us to attract given MG's prudent strategy measures, this was Sean's first big job and it was a risk, but it worked out, I doubt we will be as fortunate next time. I do think we need to be looking at outside investment and I don't m...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chairman
Replies: 281
Views: 17257

Re: MG

Garlick’s stewardship has been astute ,prudent and successful .However now we’ve achieved a 5th season in the prem ,we could really push on. Dyche’s “ miracle” being that he’s created a “ winning “culture and tactics out of relative premier league poverty .The wage restraints and v limited budgets ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Zaha
Replies: 20
Views: 1963

Re: Zaha

Zaha is a horrible little man. He disgusts me. Everything that is wrong with modern football. Just a cheat, nothing else to call it. He cheats, falls over, cons the referee. My most hated person in football. He's the one in football you hate the most? What's up, didn't he sign your autograph book l...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick set to leave
Replies: 272
Views: 18209

Re: Hendrick set to leave

Be interesting to see what reception he would get coming back to the Turf for another club. Don't know if other posters are like me but your fondness of someone leaving our club is influenced in the manner they left Ex players I still have a lot of time for-Keane, Heaton, Tripps,De Four, Vokes, Arf...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chairman
Replies: 281
Views: 17257

Re: The Chairman

"though it seems some would want a benefactor so we can get used to living beyond our means, then collapse into an awful mess when they get bored or leave" It's a great point, but the question is how do we move on financially, if we are effectively left with 30 million after wages and other deducti...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chairman
Replies: 281
Views: 17257

Re: MG

A sad day when SD leaves ,but Garlick’s almost pathological lack of risk/reward ratio investment will ultimately strangle us .Now is the time to take the club another step forward not expect more Dyche miracles to keep us afloat ,and miracles they are tbf. Why is it a miracle? Genuine question tbh....